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|Named Person:||Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Benjamin Silliman; Bedell family.|
|Document Type:||Book, Archival Material|
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|Notes:||Forms part of the Tracy W. McGregor Library Autograph Collection.|
Topics of interest include descriptions of New York City; a Fourth of July celebration; a fatal duel; a medical procedure; the casting of gudgeons; sermons he hears; national politics; sword, pistol, and woolen factories; views on female education particularly geography which enables women to "understand the conversation of men" and astronomy which will "lead the mind to its maker" and noting that "female pedantery is at all times abominable"; a murder trial; the purchase of cotton manufacturing machines; and medicinal uses of the slippery elm.
People he meet include members of the Biddle family, a General Doughty, and Benjamin Silliman of Yale with whom he debates on "the difference of the mental qualities of the negro and the white man."
- Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Elba and the Hundred Days, 1814-1815 -- Foreign public opinion.
- Silliman, Benjamin, -- 1816-1885.
- Bedell family.
- Yale College (1718-1887)
- Cotton textile industry -- History -- 19th century.
- Dueling -- New York.
- Fourth of July celebrations -- History -- 19th century.
- Iron founding -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
- Pistols -- History -- 19th century.
- Racism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
- Sermons, American -- History and criticism.
- Slippery elm.
- Swords -- History -- 19th century.
- Traditional medicine -- New England.
- Women -- Education -- History -- 19th century.
- Connecticut -- Description and travel.
- New Jersey -- Description and travel.
- New York (N.Y.) -- Description and travel.
- New York (State) -- Description and travel.
- Pennsylvania -- Description and travel.
- Rhode Island -- Description and travel.
- United States -- Economic conditions -- History -- 19th century.
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1809-1817 -- Public opinion.
- United States -- Social life and customs -- History -- 19th century.