August Belmont papers, 1853-1887.


Belmont, August, 1813-1890. August Belmont papers, 1853-1887.

August Belmont papers, 1853-1887.

Collection consists of Belmont's letter books, 1853-1858, as United States Chargé d'Affaires and Minister to the Netherlands; correspondence as a director and president of the New York Academy of Music; visiting list, 1853-1854, at the Hague; several letters to his wife, Catherine Slidell Perry Belmont, from European figures; and family memorabilia.

.8 linear foot (3 boxes)

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