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Call No.: MS Sparks 14
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866, collector.
Title: George Clinton notes on Stedman's History of the American War
Quantity: .1 linear feet (1 volume)
Language of materials: Materials are in English.
Abstract: American documents chiefly concerning the American colonies and the original thirteen states, collected by the historian and Harvard president Jared Sparks.
Jared Sparks (Harvard, AB 1815, AM 1818) was an American historian and editor, the McClean Professor of Ancient and Modern History at Harvard University (1839-1849), and its president (1849-1853).
The Jared Sparks Collection of American Manuscripts taken as a whole consists of original and transcribed historical documents and correspondence, chiefly concerning the American colonies and the original thirteen states, collected or transcribed beginning in 1819 by Jared Sparks. The collection includes the papers of Sir Francis Bernard and George Chalmers, letters of Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, the Marquis de Lafayette, and George Washington, the journals of Thomas Ainslie, the Board of Trade, the New York Provincial Congress and Conventions, as well as the papers and records from state public offices, among many others.
Catalogue of the library of Jared Sparks: with a list of the historical manuscripts collected by him and now deposited in the library of Harvard University (Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1871).