Letters, 1821-1844.


Biddle, Nicholas, 1786-1844. Letters, 1821-1844.

Letters, 1821-1844.

The first item is Nicholas Biddle's letter accepting the invitation to address the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture at its annual meeting on January 15, 1822. Biddle sent letters with copies of his address to Thomas J. Rogers, Walter Lowrie, President James Monroe, Thomas Law, Jacob Brown, Jonathan Roberts, John Hare Powel, J. LeRay de Chaumont, Mathew Carey, John Quincy Adams, Stephen Duncan, Timothy Pickering, Nathaniel Amory, Col. Kingsberry, Samuel D. Ingham, and Isaiah Graham. Other correspondents are Eliakim Littell and John Stuart Skinner. The final item is Biddle's resignation from the Society just prior to his death in 1844, addressed to James Mease.

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