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William Traill - Biographical Information., 01/01/1800-12/31/1900

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 15
Identifier: 47689

Collection-level Scope and Content Note

From the Collection:

The Carroll Spence papers consist of material originally pasted/sewn into a folio scrapbook album, probably by Spence, chiefly concerning his career as U.S. envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary to the Sublime Porte (Turkey). Includes correspondence and addresses sent and received by Spence by high ranking officials, diplomats, as well as various American and foreign residents in Turkey. Also included is some correspondence to Robert Traill Spence, father of Carroll Spence, as well as to Keith Spence, the latter's grandfather. Other material conists of autograph notes, possibly by Spence and/or members of his family concerning the family's genealogy.


  • 01/01/1800-12/31/1900

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From the Collection: 2.5 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Shelf Location


Container Summary

Contains autograph notes about William Traill who settled in Wales after marrying the daughter of Sir George Colebrook of Wales. After the latter's death, William Traill inherited the estate.

Subjects and Associated Physical Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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