Papers, 1768-1922 (inclusive).

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Vaughan, John, 1755-1841. Papers, 1768-1922 (inclusive).

Papers, 1768-1922 (inclusive).

This collection contains correspondence relating to French and English politics, business, and trade (ca. 1778-1782). There is also information on his immigration to America, Joseph Priestley, vaccines and innoculation (with Jefferson's comments on the same), Vaughan's business in Philadelphia, and the American Philosophical Society. There is correspondence with Pierre, Eleuthére Irénée, and Victor Marie du Pont, 1801-1816 (photostats from Eleutherian Mills Historical Library); and with George W. Featherstonhaugh (photostats from Mrs. Duane Featherstonhaugh).

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