Papers of Edward Jerningham, 1760-1812.

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Jerningham, Mr. (Edward), 1737?-1812. Papers of Edward Jerningham, 1760-1812.

Papers of Edward Jerningham, 1760-1812.

The collection consists of letters primarily addressed to Edward Jerningham. Manuscripts by Jerningham include twelve letters (1764-95), miscellaneous notes and compositions (5 pieces), and one piece of verse titled "The queen of diamonds to Miss Jerningham." Of note in the collection is a letter from Thomas Jefferson (1789) thanking Jerningham for a copy of "Enthusiasm."

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