Collected correspondence and biographies, 1801-1807 and 1972.


Relf, Samuel, 1776-1823. Collected correspondence and biographies, 1801-1807 and 1972.

Collected correspondence and biographies, 1801-1807 and 1972.

Ten letters, 1801-1807, written by William Tayler, a London businessman, to Samuel Relf, editor and owner of the National Gazette of Philadelphia; and ten letters, 1802-1803, written by William Poyntell, a Philadelphia merchant traveling in Europe, to his wife Ann. (William and Ann Poyntell were the parents of Relf's wife, Sarah Poyntell Relf; William Tayler was an uncle of William Poyntell.) The letters were, in fact, news dispatches intended for publication in the Gazette, reporting on current political, military, and naval developments in Europe, or on social and cultural events in England and on the Continent. Included also are handwritten biographical sketches (1972) by Samuel Relf Durand of Samuel and Sarah Relf's daughter Ann Relf Kemper and her husband Bishop Jackson Kemper, Sarah Poyntell Relf, Samuel Relf, Anne Wilcocks Poyntell, and William Poyntell; and photographic copies of portraits by Rembrandt Peale of Samuel Relf and William Poyntell.

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Poyntell, Ann Wilcocks. (person)

Tayler, William James, 1810- (person)

Kemper, Ann Relf. (person)

Poyntell, William, 1756-1811 (person)

William Poyntell was a Philadelphia bookseller. From the description of Thermometrical journal, 1803. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173466175 From the guide to the Thermometrical journal, 1803, 1803, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Kemper, Jackson, 1789-1870 (person)

Bishop of the Missionary District of Missouri and Indiana and of the territory later forming Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnensota, Nebraska and Kansas, with visitations to other parts of the west and southwest and Bishop of Wisconsin. From the description of Jackson Kemper papers, 1811-1878. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 658860832 Episcopal bishop. From the description of Letter of Jackson Kemper, 1841. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423776 ...

Relf, Samuel, 1776-1823 (person)