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MS Am 1929

Grew, Edward W., Mrs., collector. Mrs. Edward W. Grew autograph collection: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1929
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Grew, Edward W., Mrs., collector.
Title: Mrs. Edward W. Grew autograph collection,
Date(s): 1761-1834.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters and documents of American historical figures including letters and a passport of Aaron Burr and a list of prisoners made at Powles Hook.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*75M-107. Gift of Mrs. Edward W. Grew, 238 Marlborough St., Boston, Massaschusetts; received: 1949 March 3.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Mrs. Edward W. Grew Autograph Collection (MS Am 1929). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Includes letters from Aaron Burr to Catharine Hawes, from Thomas Addis Emmet to Charles Smith, from Alexander Hamilton to John Bay, from William Jones to John Fisher, from Philip Milledge to John Fisher, from George Taylor to Archibald Stewart, and from John Woodside to Joseph Hardy, among other letters. Also includes a manuscript contract from Comfort, Sands, and Company; an autograph manuscript by Robert Fulton; a manuscript lease for Powles Hook ferry; a passport for Aaron C. Burr; and a list of prisoners made at Powles Hook, among other documents.

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