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Gerrit Smith Letter to Asher Tyler

Identifier: SC 00574

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Scope and Contents

Letter from Gerrit Smith In Petersboro, New York  to Asher Tyler.  Concerns sending money to a mutual friend and the infirmities of Smith's old age. March 13, 1872.


  • Creation: 1872 March 13


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Biographical Information:

Gerrit Smith (1797-1874) was a philanthropist and reformer. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


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Acquisition Information:

Removed from book, Gerrit Smith:  A Biography.

Guide to the Gerrit Smith Letter to Asher Tyler
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

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