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Guide to the Richard H. Dana letter to John Fremont 1974.203

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Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Dana, Richard Henry, 1815-1882
Title: Richard H. Dana letter to John Fremont
Dates: 1857
Abstract: A letter from Richard Henry Dana, dated 1857, inviting Fremont to a social gathering to be attended by individuals with the surnames Emerson, Lowell, Holmes, and Longfellow, as well as G.A. Adams. Dana resided at 12 Court Street at the time.
Quantity: 0.08 Linear feet in one folder
Text [Box]: A0025
Call Phrase: 1974.203
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Dana, Richard Henry, 1815-1882
  • Fremont, John

Document Type

  • Correspondence

Subject Places

  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) |x Social life and customs |y 19th century

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to users without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Richard H. Dana letter to John Fremont, 1974.203, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Source and date of acquisition unknown. The letter was formally accessioned in 1974.

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