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Dwight Foster letters

MS-1206
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1206
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.

Dates

  • 1797 - 1802

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

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

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA