Bernard Barton Correspondence
- 1818 - 1848
- Barton, Bernard, 1784-1849 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
His best known work is The Convict's Appeal (1818), in which he protested against the death penalty and the severity of the criminal code. He was well known in his day for his books of poetry and hymns.
.2 Linear Feet (1 box) : 95 items
Note that several items included in this inventory are not actually part of this collection, but are instead part of the Charles F. Jenkins Autograph Collection (MSS 031) or Friends Historical Library Collection of Miscellaneous Manuscripts (MSS 004), as indicated.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Jesse Merritt, 1939.
Gift of Charles F. Jenkins.
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