American manuscripts, 1703-1806, from the British Museum.


Bell, Whitfield J. (Whitfield Jenks). American manuscripts, 1703-1806, from the British Museum.

American manuscripts, 1703-1806, from the British Museum.

This is a miscellaneous collection of manuscripts (ca. 35 items) from the British Museum, selected for filming by Whitfield J. Bell, Jr. Included are letters, botanical lists, illustrations, and other types of documents.

1 microfilm reel.



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