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Guide to the John Coakley Lettsom papers, 1788, 1789, 1794, [1801], 1813

Summary

ALS from Lettsom to Miss Warren briefly mentions Thomas Joseph Pettigrew. 4 ALS to Lettsom from various correspondents, B. Wilmer, L. Maclean, J. Murphy and W. May, relate to the Medical Society of London. A transcription, in an anonymous hand, of abolitionist verse by Lettsom is followed by a description of the setting of the gathering at which the verses were presented. On the verso of this is an autograph note, signed by Benjamin Wilson, 1801.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.10629
Title
John Coakley Lettsom papers
Date
1788, 1789, 1794, [1801], 1813
Creator
Lettsom, John Coakley, 1744-1815
Extent
6 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

ALS from Lettsom to Miss Warren briefly mentions Thomas Joseph Pettigrew. 4 ALS to Lettsom from various correspondents, B. Wilmer, L. Maclean, J. Murphy and W. May, relate to the Medical Society of London. A transcription, in an anonymous hand, of abolitionist verse by Lettsom is followed by a description of the setting of the gathering at which the verses were presented. On the verso of this is an autograph note, signed by Benjamin Wilson, 1801.

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John Coakley Lettsom papers, 1788, 1789, 1794, [1801], 1813, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Historical Note

English Quaker physician and philanthropist.


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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.