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Dwight Foster letters
The collection contains 17 letters from Benjamin J. Gilbert, a Hanover, NH Lawyer and supporter of Dartmouth College. The letters discuss conditions at Moor's School, family, international relations (particularly related to the XYZ affair), Senator William Blount's impeachment, the Griswold-Lyon brawl and fallout and Thomas Jefferson's election to the presidency.
- 1797 - 1802
- Foster, Dwight, 1757-1823 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.
.25 linear ft. (1 box)
Language of Materials
Dwight Foster (1757-1823), Congressman and Senator from Massachusetts. The collection contains 20 letters from Benjamin J. Gilbert and Daniel Gilbert.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Nathaniel Wright Family Fund; Purchase; 2012
Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA