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Archives & Manuscripts

Charles Farquar correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-037

Abstract

This collection includes correspondence from Benjamin Hallowell to his brother-in-law, Charles Farquar. The letters relate primarily to family news, and occasionally address issues related to the Alexandria Boarding School and methods of teaching scientific and mathematical information.

Dates

  • 1829-1842

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Charles Farquar was a birthright Quaker, the son of Amos and Mary Farquar of Pipe Creek Monthly Meeting in Maryland. He died in 1844. His older sister, Margaret Farquar, married Benjamin Hallowell, and together they opened the Alexandria Boarding School in 1824.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (1 folder.))

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Donor Unknown.
Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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