Charles Caldwell letters, 1816-1838, New York.


Caldwell, Charles, 1772-1853. Charles Caldwell letters, 1816-1838, New York.

Charles Caldwell letters, 1816-1838, New York.

Letter (ALS) to Nahum Capen, restating the argument of Caldwell's book, Phrenology Vindicated, and Anti-Phrenology Unmasked, and a letter (ALS) to Reverend Samuel Gilman, relating to personal matters.

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Gilman, Samuel, 1791-1858 (person)

Unitarian minister in Charleston, S. C., and author of "Fair Harvard"; husband of noted author Caroline Howard Gilman. From the description of Samuel Gilman letters [manuscript], 1826-1843. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648019813 Gilman graduated from Harvard in 1811. He was a tutor at Harvard and was author of Fair Harvard. From the description of Papers of Samuel Gilman, 1811-1952 (inclusive), 1811-1858 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat rec...

Capen, Nahum, 1804-1886 (person)

Capen, born in Canton, Mass., began to study medicine at age 18; however, ill health prevented completion of his apprenticeship and in 1825 he entered into partnership in the publishing firm of Marsh, Capen, and Lyon. He wrote papers, articles, and books on history and politics, and was an advocate of free trade, federal copyright laws, popular education, and various social welfare reforms. He was postmaster of Boston from 1857 to 1861, and is credited with working out the free delivery system. ...

Caldwell, Charles, 1772-1853 (person)

Physician. He developed Transylvania University's medical school into one of the nation's strongest and was co-founder of the Louisville Medical Institute. From the description of Letter, 1820 Dec. 9. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46763925 Philadelphia physician. From the description of ALS : to James Ewell, 1816 Aug. 13. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122490275 Surgeon and professor of medicine. ...

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