Lynch, William Francis, 1801-1865

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U.S. and Confederate naval officer. Led U.S. expedition to explore the Dead Sea and the River Jordan, 1848; later planned expedition to West Africa which was not carried out.

From the description of ALS, 1852 Oct. 15, Philadelphia, Pa., to Aaron Ogden Dayton. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122541799

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creatorOf Carey, Lea & Blanchard. Correspondence, 1823-1849. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Spillard, Jeremiah A., 1842-1925. Papers, 1866-1952. University of Notre Dame, Hesburgh Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 52: Assistant Secretary, Incoming Correspondenc.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. James Henry Coffin Papers.
referencedIn Alvord, D.S. From the Chicago Historical Society [microform]. American Primers
creatorOf Lynch, William Francis, 1801-1865. ALS, 1852 Oct. 15, Philadelphia, Pa., to Aaron Ogden Dayton. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn , 1819-1869. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
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associatedWith American Colonization Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Carey, Lea & Blanchard. corporateBody
associatedWith Dayton, Aaron Ogden, 1796-1858, person
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
correspondedWith Murphy, J. W., & Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Smith, Eli, 1801-1857 person
associatedWith Spillard, Jeremiah A., 1842-1925. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Rio de la Plata (Argentina and Uruguay)
Amazon River
Africa, West
United States


Birth 1801-04-01

Death 1865-10-17



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