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Generals' Correspondence 1839-41 [500:84-91]., 01/23/1839-08/24/1841

 File — Box: 93, Folder: 11
Identifier: 40693
This series contains correspondence from and to Father General.

Dates

  • 01/23/1839-08/24/1841

Container Summary

Contains correspondence from Roothaan to: McSherry 5 ALS spanning 1/23/1839-12/17/1839; Mulledy 3/4/1839 and 8/3/1839; ALS from Joseph Simme to Dzierozynski 1840; 7 ALS from Roothaan to Dzierozynski spanning 8/28/1840-12/22/1840; ALS from Roothaan to Lopez 5/5/1840; from Roothaan to Lucas 12/22/1840; AMs letter from Dzierozynski to Roothaan 1/1/1841; 6 ALS from Roothaan to Dzierozynski spanning 2/13/1841-8/24/1841.

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Extent

From the Collection: 131 Linear Feet (224 boxes)

Shelf Location

VAULT

Container Summary

Contains correspondence from Roothaan to: McSherry 5 ALS spanning 1/23/1839-12/17/1839; Mulledy 3/4/1839 and 8/3/1839; ALS from Joseph Simme to Dzierozynski 1840; 7 ALS from Roothaan to Dzierozynski spanning 8/28/1840-12/22/1840; ALS from Roothaan to Lopez 5/5/1840; from Roothaan to Lucas 12/22/1840; AMs letter from Dzierozynski to Roothaan 1/1/1841; 6 ALS from Roothaan to Dzierozynski spanning 2/13/1841-8/24/1841.

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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