Tobias Lear papers 1791-1817 Lear, Tobias, papers


Tobias Lear papers, Lear, Tobias, papers, 1791-1817

Tobias Lear papers 1791-1817 Lear, Tobias, papers

The Tobias Lear papers consist of correspondence and a journal related to Lear's career as the consul general at Algiers, to his contribution during the War of 1812 as a war department secretary, and as a negotiator of prisoner exchanges with the British. Of particular importance is Lear's contemporary account of the illness and death of George Washington.

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