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- .1 linear foot (1 folder)
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- Donated by J. Pierpont Morgan, 1899, as part of the Ford collection, with additional gifts and purchases.
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- MssCol 3753
Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829.
Henry Dearborn letters and documents, 1801-1823.
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Henry Dearborn (1751-1829) of New Hampshire was an an American army officer and statesman. He fought in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, attaining the rank of senior Major General in the U.S. Army. Dearborn was U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts, 1793-1797; U.S. Secretary of War, 1801-1809; and U.S. minister to Portugal, 1822-1824. The collection, dating from 1801 to 1823, consists of letters written by Henry Dearborn to public officials and others, two personal letters to his son Henry Alexander Scammell Dearborn, a brief note, and miscellaneous documents with his signature. Also present is a letter written by Henry Dearborn's wife Sarah Bowdoin Dearborn to H.A.S. Dearborn's wife, 1822, describing their life in Lisbon.
Donated by J. Pierpont Morgan, 1899, as part of the Ford collection, with additional gifts and purchases.
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Child, David Lee, 1794-1874, Correspondent.
Dearborn, H. A. S. (Henry Alexander Scammell), 1783-1851, Correspondent.
Dearborn, Sarah Bowdoin, 1762-1826, Correspondent.
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