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!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1804
Inclusive dates
1804
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 1804, to Benjamin Crowninshield (1782-1864) at the College of William and Mary, consisting of a a letter, 24 May 1804, from John J. Frobel of Richmond, Virginia, regretting that he had to leave Richmond without being able to meet Crowninshield, a friend of his nephew; and a letter, 19 June 1804, from Thomas Blanchard of Norfolk, Virginia, concerning money missing from a letter delivered by Crowninshield to a Mr. Newsum. Blanchard speculates that it may be a plot to ruin Crowninshield's reputation because he is the first Yankee to enroll at the College of William and Mary
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Benjamin Crowninshield was born in 1782 in Salem, Massachusetts, to Benjamin Crowninshield (1758-1836) and Mary Lambert (b. ca. 1762). He attended both Harvard University and the College of William and Mary, but had to leave each school. Crowninshield was known as "Philosopher Ben" to distinguish him from his father and from his cousin Benjamin Williams Crowninshield (1772-1851) who was Secretary of the Navy from 1814 to 1818. Crowninshield died in December 1864.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Letters
Label
!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
3
Immediate source of acquisition
Taylor, Charles Hl
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000487579
Reproduction note
Photostats (positive).
Type of unit
leaves.

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