Memoirs of George Strawbridge (1784-1859) : of the Class of 1802 Princeton University : typescript, 1900.


Memoirs of George Strawbridge (1784-1859) : of the Class of 1802 Princeton University : typescript, 1900.

Typewritten copy of his memoirs. Contains information about the Strawbridge family ancestry, his early life, his career at Princeton, 1799-1802, study of law, adventures recovering title to land in Tioago County, Pennsylvania (which had been settled by squatters), and his career in New Orleans (including two business failures and a judgeship). Also contains sketches of friends, James A. Bayard, J. De Longpre, James Wilson, and Stephen Girard's shipping during war of 1812.

1 v. (108 leaves) ; 23 cm.


SNAC Resource ID: 7777170

Princeton University Library

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