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Henry Alexander Scammel Dearborn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00978

Scope and Contents

March 23, 1822 letter from J.B. Davis of Boston to H.A. S. Dearborn, October 10, 1850 letter from H.A.S. Dearborn to Hon. David A. Linman of Massachusetts, undated letter from John L. Kerr to General Dearborn and an undated invitation written by someone else from General [Richard] Mason to General Dearborn.

Topics are legal matters and personal matters.

Dates

  • 1822, 1850, undated

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

4 items

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical Information:

Henry Alexander Scammel Dearborn was born in New Hampshire and died in Maine. He was an American lawyer, author, statesman and soldier. Dearborn was also the first President of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society, a member of the Society of the Cincinnati, and the author of many books.

He graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1803.

Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Acquisition Information:

Purchase. Accessioned as 1992.39.

Physical Description

4 items
Title
Guide to the Henry Alexander Scammel Dearborn Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Anne Johnson.
Date
2009-12-02
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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