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Guide to the Abigail Adams Letters, 1797-1798, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Mrs. Esther Black, Quincy, Massachusetts.

Summary

6 letters (ALS) to Mrs. Black concerning Mr. and Mrs. Hall, who died in the yellow fever epidemic of 1797, and their orphaned infant daughter. Mr. Hall was treated by Dr. Benjamin Rush and Dr. John Redman Coxe. The infant was later inoculated for small pox by Dr. Rush. Includes transcriptions.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.10204
Title
Abigail Adams letters, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Mrs. Esther Black, Quincy, Massachusetts.
Date
1797-1798
Creator
Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818
Extent
15 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

6 letters (ALS) to Mrs. Black concerning Mr. and Mrs. Hall, who died in the yellow fever epidemic of 1797, and their orphaned infant daughter. Mr. Hall was treated by Dr. Benjamin Rush and Dr. John Redman Coxe. The infant was later inoculated for small pox by Dr. Rush. Includes transcriptions.

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Abigail Adams Letters, 1797-1798, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Mrs. Esther Black, Quincy, Massachusetts., David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Historical Note

Wife of John Adams, second President of the United States.


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Provenance

Source unknown

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Processed by: Rubenstein Staff

Finding aid derived from MARC record using DukeMARC2EAD-HOMproject.xsl, December 2014

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General note

Forms part of the Trent Manuscripts Collection.