Henry A. S. Dearborn collection 1801-1850 1814-1850 Dearborn, Henry A. S. collection


Henry A. S. Dearborn collection 1801-1850 1814-1850 Dearborn, Henry A. S. collection

The Henry A. S. Dearborn collection (156 items) contains the correspondence of the Massachusetts politician and author Henry Alexander Scammell Dearborn, son of the Revolutionary War General, Henry Dearborn. The papers largely document his career as the collector of the Boston Customs House and include letters from prominent government officials in Boston, New York, and Washington D.C.

156 items



SNAC Resource ID: 6392415

William L. Clements Library

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