Patterson-Lord papers, [ca. 1809]-1876 Circa 1809-1876

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Patterson-Lord papers, [ca. 1809]-1876, Circa 1809-1876

Patterson-Lord papers, [ca. 1809]-1876 Circa 1809-1876

This collection of Robert Patterson family papers is composed primarily of the letters of Robert Maskell Patterson, but includes some of the business and personal papers of his father, Robert, and a series of letters written from Europe in 1855 by Helen Patterson.

0.5 Linear feet, Ca. 600 items

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Russell, Jonathan, 1771-1832

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Epithet: Lieutenant; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000244.0x0001f4 Merchant, diplomat, and U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, Leader of Jeffersonian Party; Charge d'Affaires at Paris (1810), and at London(1811); Minister to Sweden and Norway at Stockholm (1814-18); negotiator at Council of Ghent. From the description of Papers, 1795-1832. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122411145 ...

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Berger, Francis E.

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Moore, Samuel, 1737?-1810

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