Peleg Wadsworth letter to son, 1796

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Peleg Wadsworth (1748-1829) of Portland wrote to his son John, a student at Harvard College, encouraging him to improve his public speaking skills and reporting on the educational achievements of the younger Wadsworth siblings.

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About This Item

  • Title: Peleg Wadsworth letter to son, 1796
  • Creator: Wadsworth, Peleg
  • Creation Date: 1796-09-25
  • Subject Date: 1796
  • Town: Cambridge, Portland
  • County: Cumberland, Middlesex
  • State: MA, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 30 cm x 20 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 16, Box 2/11
  • Collection: Wadsworth family correspondence
  • Object Type: Text

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