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Papers, 1746-1900.

Author: Benjamin Vaughan
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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This collection includes letters, with some transcripts and photostats, between Vaughan and American and British correspondents. There are also lectures, mostly in shorthand (3 v.); notes on the peace negotiations, 1782-1783; miscellaneous legal papers; and genealogy of the Abbott-Vaughan families.
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Genre/Form: Genealogies
Lectures
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Named Person: John Quincy Adams; William Allen; Jesse Appleton; Joseph Banks; Benjamin Franklin; James Freeman; John Locke; William Manning; Samuel L Mitchill; Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Joseph Priestley; Benjamin Rush; Jared Sparks; Benjamin Vaughan; John Collins Warren; Parker Cleaveland; Aaron Dexter; Robert Hallowell Gardiner; Gideon Snow; Charles Vaughan; Petty Vaughan; Samuel Vaughan, Sr.; Samuel Vaughan, Jr.; Sarah Vaughan; William Vaughan; William Oliver Vaughan; John Collins Warren; Benjamin Vaughan; Jared Sparks; Joseph Priestley; Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Samuel L Mitchill; William Manning; John Locke; James Freeman; Benjamin Franklin; Joseph Banks; Jesse Appleton; William Allen; John Quincy Adams
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Vaughan
OCLC Number: 86165441
Notes: For a personal account of the collection, see Mary Vaughan Marvin, "The Benjamin Vaughan Papers," American Philosophical Society Proceedings 95 (1951): 246-249.
Description: approximately 5000 items

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This collection includes letters, with some transcripts and photostats, between Vaughan and American and British correspondents. There are also lectures, mostly in shorthand (3 v.); notes on the peace negotiations, 1782-1783; miscellaneous legal papers; and genealogy of the Abbott-Vaughan families.

There is a large number of notes and memoranda on a wide variety of topics, such as agriculture, architecture, astronomy, diplomacy, diseases, dueling, electricity, hieroglyphs, internal improvements, medicine, meteorology, land, manufactures, politics, punctuation, religion, silk-manufacturing, stock-breeding, taxation, Unitarianism, Benjamin Franklin, John Locke, Napoleon I, Joseph Priestley, Bowdoin College, and the town of Hallowell, Maine.

There is also personal correspondence and business papers of other members of the Vaughan family, namely Charles, Petty, Samuel Sr., Samuel Jr., William, William Oliver, and Sarah (2 boxes).

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