A Guide to the Henry Stevens Collection Stevens, Henry. 7213

A Guide to the Henry Stevens Collection

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 7213


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Repository
University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. Alderman Library University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Collection Number
7213
Title
Henry Stevens Collection 1842 Nov 18
Extent
1 item
Creator
Location
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

See the University of Virginia Library’s use policy.

Preferred Citation

Henry Stevens Collection, Accession 7213, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

Purchase 1963 February 25

Funding Note

Funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities



Item Listing

Letter
  • Henry Stevens( Barrett, VT) to William Whitwell Greenough( Boston)
    1842 Nov. 18
    ALS, 3p.

    [Letter gives a brief history of Vermontup through its admittance into the Union, with specific emphasis on the State's Treasury. Describes his collection of "Bills of Credit" from many states. Mentions monetary units (farthing, shillings, pound), the Revolutionary War, the "Burgoine" Army, Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. Also mentions Historical Antiquarian Societies.]

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Henry Stevens
  • William Whitwell Greenough

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Barrett, VT
  • Boston
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont