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Letter : New York, [N.Y.], to James Abbott, Detroit, [Mich.], 1832 July 13.

Author: William B Astor; James Abbott; Maximilian Wied, Prinz von; Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library); Newberry Library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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July 13, 1832, letter of introduction to fur trader James Abbott of Detroit, written by William B. Astor for Mr. Von Braunsberg (Alexander Philip Maximilian, Prince of Wied-Neuwied), who was beginning his two-year natural science expedition to the trans-Mississippi region of North America. The introduction was probably never used, as cholera in Detroit and Buffalo prevented the prince from traveling west via the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
History
Records and correspondence
Sources
Named Person: James Abbott; William B Astor; Maximilian Wied, Prinz von; William B Astor; Maximilian Wied, Prinz von
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: William B Astor; James Abbott; Maximilian Wied, Prinz von; Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library); Newberry Library.
OCLC Number: 36145298
Notes: Forms part of the Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library).
Text of letter on p. [1]; address on p. [4].
For more information, consult the Special Collections Info. File.
Description: 1 item (1 folded sheet (4 p.)) ; 25 cm.
Other Titles: ALS

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July 13, 1832, letter of introduction to fur trader James Abbott of Detroit, written by William B. Astor for Mr. Von Braunsberg (Alexander Philip Maximilian, Prince of Wied-Neuwied), who was beginning his two-year natural science expedition to the trans-Mississippi region of North America. The introduction was probably never used, as cholera in Detroit and Buffalo prevented the prince from traveling west via the Great Lakes.

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