Elkanah Watson research collection, [ca.1947].

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Elkanah Watson research collection, [ca.1947].

Complete manuscript of "Elkanah Watson, Gentleman-Promoter", and incomplete manuscript of same, several printed bibliographic items regarding American agriculture by Edward Everett, and material related to Samuel Talmage. The collection also includes a manuscript of Fairs of Europe, notes related to Watson and a photograph of Watson. The manuscript was written in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Ph.d at Columbia University in 1947.

2 boxes.

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Everett, Edward, 1794-1865

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Flick, Hugh Meredith

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Watson, Elkanah, 1758-1842

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Talmadge, Samuel.

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