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William Pringle Papers, 1783-1800

Title
William Pringle Papers, 1783-1800
ID
Mss. 68 P93
Extent
0.5 Cubic Feet
More Extent Information
22 items
Scope and Contents
Letters, 1783-1800, written by William Pringle to his brother John Pringle, a tailor in Georgetown [District of Columbia]. William Pringle carried on a seed business in America with his brother acting as agent. Other than seeds, subjects discussed in the letters include the new city of Washington; the war between France and England; politics and the economy in America and England; and the sending of William Pringle's son to America to apprentice as a tailor.
Other URL
http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/findingaids/65_P93_Pringle__William.pdf
Creators
Pringle, William (fl. 1783-1800)
Pringle, John (fl. 1783-1800)
Subjects
Apprentices--United States--History
Gardening--United States--History--18th century
Tailoring--United States--District of Columbia
Tailoring--United States--History
Washington (D.C.)--History--18th century
Genres
Correspondence
Languages
English

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Administrative Information

Acquired
04/1968.
Restrictions
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.
Rights
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.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Mrs. Paul Myatt.
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Preferred Citation
William Pringle Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
Other Note
A PDF document of this inventory is available online.
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