John McAllister Jr. letter
Scope and Contents
John McAllister Jr., letter to his mother, 0.03 cubic feet, 1837. McAllister, a Philadelphia manufacturer, wrote to his mother about his wife Eliza's trip to White Sulpher [sic] Springs and other Virginia resorts. With his wife traveling in the South, McAllister adds his own observations on a North/South split just then occurring among Presbyterians meeting in Philadelphia.
- Creation: 1837
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The collection is open for research use.
0.03 Cubic Feet (One folder in a document box BW 5.)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was purchased from Ian Brabner, Rare Americana by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia on December 9, 2015.
- John McAllister Jr. letter
- Ellen Welch
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