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Tappan, Lewis, 1788-1873

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1788 - 1873

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

James Roberts Gilmore papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0037
Overview James Roberts Gilmore (1822-1903) was an American author who often used the pseudonym "Edmund Kirke." This collection includes letters collected by Gilmore from significant literary, political, and popular individuals of the 19th century. The letters span the years 1820 to 1903.

John Pendleton Kennedy letter to the National Intelligencer newspaper

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030118909]
Identifier: MS-0716
Overview John Pendleton Kennedy (1795-1870) was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He was a politician (elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1838) and writer with strong ties to the South. This collection includes a public letter which elucidates Kennedy's dialogue as an apologist for slavery on the one hand, and the views of famed anti-slavery activist, Lewis Tappan, on the other. The correspondence was written on March 5, 1850.