Vaughan, John

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Letter from Joseph Priestley to John Vaughan
December 26, 1803

Joseph Priestley sends instructions for printing his manuscript (Index to the Bible) and orders several copies of his Church History and Lectures. Priestley also tells John Vaughan that he is out of oysters. While "the oysters have been of great service to me,"...

Location: I-NeffG-1956-1

Subject: Literary Pursuits, Personal and Family Life

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

Letter of Attorney from James Hamilton to John Vaughan
June 15, 1807

James Hamilton Sr. uses this letter of attorney to provide John Vaughan of Philadelphia with the legal authority to to lease or sell lands that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has granted to Pennsylvania's officers and soldiers. Hamilton signs this document on June 15, 1807 in Charleston, South...

Location: I-Friends-1975-13

Subject: Land and Real Estate, Legal Affairs

Format: Legal and Government Documents

Time Period: 1800-1819

Letter from Thomas Cooper to Parker Cleveland
July 20, 1817

Former Dickinson College Professor Thomas Cooper writes Parker Cleveland, a Professor of Mineralogy at Bowdoin College, and asks for advice regarding about his plans to teach a class on mineralogy at the University of Philadelphia. "I propose using your book as the manual for my class," as...

Location: I-Purchase-1950-1

Subject: Education, Science and Technology

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

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