Richard Rush letters

Title
Richard Rush letters, 1811-1856.
Author
Rush, Richard, 1780-1859.

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Mixed materialRequest in advanceAvailableMssCol 4606Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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.1 linear foot (1 folder)
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Provenance (note)
  • Material was originally received as part of the Ford collection.
Call Number
MssCol 4606
OCLC
868229142
Author
Rush, Richard, 1780-1859.
Title
Richard Rush letters, 1811-1856.
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Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Summary
Letters and drafts of letters from American statesman Richard Rush (1780-1859) relating to official, legal, and political issues, as well as social matters. Most are brief, but more extensive letters discuss the burning of Washington, slavery and abolition, and the establishment and regulation of fisheries in Newfoundland. Recipients include Albert Gallatin, Peter Stephen Du Ponceau, James Madison, and others.
Provenance
Material was originally received as part of the Ford collection.
Occupation
Statesmen United States 19th century.
Added Author
Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844, recipient.
Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849, recipient.
Madison, James, 1751-1836, recipient.
Ford collection.
Research Call Number
MssCol 4606
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