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Christian Schultz Letter Copybook, 1819-1829

Christian Schultz Letter Copybook, 1819-1829
Mss. 91 Sch8
0.2 Cubic Feet
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Scope and Contents
Letter copybook of Christian Schultz of Marietta, Ohio and Wood County, Virginia (West Virginia). Includes copies of over 200 letters relating to land speculation, family problems, and natural history. Letters are written to Lewis Cass, DeWitt Clinton, Philip Doddridge, Stephen Girard, Thomas Jefferson, George Lorillard, Jacob Lorillard, Peter Lorillard, Return Jonathan Meigs, James Monroe (on the national character), Richard Channing Moore, Christian Nestell, Robert Owen, Henry R. Schoolcraft, Anna Marie Schultz, [?] Van Rennselaer, newspaper editors, lawyers, family members, and others. Some letters are signed with pseudonyms: A Candid Virginian, Fiat Justitia, A Friend in Virginia, Paulina, Powhatan, Scrutator, and Seneca.  295 pages: bound volume; 22cm.
Schultz, Christian
Frontier and pioneer life--United States
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Land speculation--Virginia--19th century
United States--American Authors
Wood County (W. Va.)--History--19th century

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Acquisition Note
 Source: William Reese.
Preferred Citation
Christian Schultz Letter Copybook, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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