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Guide to the John Ambler papers, 1788-1864

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Summary

Personal and business correspondence, including letters from William Tucker of Amherst County, Va., concerning agriculture, and a letter from Chapman Johnson concerning the Norton estate, to which Mrs. Ambler was one of the heirs. Also includes a letter from Robert Ambler to Beverly Ambler discussing army life during the Civil War, a draft of a play, and an essay on the importance of study.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.30041
Title
John Ambler papers
Date
1788-1864
Creator
Ambler, John, 1762-1838
Extent
26 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Personal and business correspondence, including letters from William Tucker of Amherst County, Va., concerning agriculture, and a letter from Chapman Johnson concerning the Norton estate, to which Mrs. Ambler was one of the heirs. Also includes a letter from Robert Ambler to Beverly Ambler discussing army life during the Civil War, a draft of a play, and an essay on the importance of study.

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John Ambler Papers, 1788-1864, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Historical Note

Planter, from Richmond, Va.


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This finding aid was derived from a MARC record using a crosswalk defined in marc2ead_section.xsl. The finding aid was generated as part of a larger project to digitize several thousand small collections housed in Section A, January 2017.