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!UNKNOWN LABEL

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1809 June 10
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1809 June 10
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Language
eng
Summary
Letter, dated 10 June 1809, from John Maclean (1771-1814) of Princeton, New Jersey, to Joshua Maddox Wallace of New Jersey, explaining the reason why Edward Carrington Mayo (1791-1852), of Richmond, Virginia, left Princeton University
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John Maclean was born 1 March 1771 in Glasgow, Scotland. He studied surgery and chemistry, eventually becoming a renowned surgeon. Upon his arrival in the United States in 1795, Maclean settled in Princeton, New Jersey and became professor of chemistry and natural history at Princeton University 1 October 1795. A popular and respected professor, Maclean resigned in 1812, when the school was reorganized. He accepted a position at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, but had to withdraw due to poor health. He remained in Princeton, dying there 17 February 1814. He married Phebe Bainbridge (d. 1828) in 1798 and they had six children, one of whom, John Maclean (1800-1886) eventually became president of the university.
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Vi
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Letter
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!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
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4
Immediate source of acquisition
Virginia Historical Society
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000498661
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Photostats (negoative).
Type of unit
leaves.

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