A Guide to the Charles Deane Letter, Cambridge, Mass., to Samuel Eliot, October 17, 1879 Deane, Charles, Letter, 1879 MS 1937.5

A Guide to the Charles Deane Letter, Cambridge, Mass., to Samuel Eliot, October 17, 1879

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Manuscript Number MS 1937.5


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript number
MS 1937.5
Title
Charles Deane Letter, Cambridge, Mass., to Samuel Eliot, Oct. 17, 1879.
Extent
1 item (3 p. on 1 leaf)
Creator
Charles Deane, 1813-1889.
Language
English

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Preferred Citation

Charles Deane Letter, Cambridge, Mass., to Samuel Eliot, 1879 Oct. 17, Manuscript 1937.5, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Acquisition Information

Gift, 1937.

Alternative Form

Also available on microfilm (M-1561)


Biographical/Historical Information

Charles Deane was a merchant with the firm of Waterston, Pray & Company. He retired from the firm in 1864 and devoted himself to the research early American history.

Scope and Content Information

Single letter from Deane to Eliot, apparently answering a question about the introduction of slaves into Virginia.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Deane, Charles, 1813-1889.
  • Eliot, Samuel, 1821- 1898.
  • Subjects:

  • Slavery--Virginia--History-- 17th century.
  • Geographical Names

  • Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600- 1775.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Charles Deane, 1813-1889.
  • Deane, Charles, 1813-1889.
  • Eliot, Samuel, 1821- 1898.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600- 1775.