Letters while visitin Haiti, 1816
Scope and Contents
"1816" letters while visiting Haiti:
(7 items: letters, some manuscript copies) includes letters of Stephen Grellet to:
-William Allen from Port au Prince 17th of 8 mo. 1816 inscribed "Copy" at top of page, inscribed on back that it's a copy made by Rebecca Grellet and mailed to William Allen
-manuscript copy of above letter without note by Rebecca Grellet but probably in her hand
-2 additional copies of above [not by RG] manuscript copy "Extract of a letter from Stephen Grellet to George Stacey dated New York, 29th of 10th month 1816"
-2 additional copies of above
-Grellet's favorable reception in Haiti
-need for general education and school teachers, books, etc.
-Grellet speaks to a group of soldiers
-his illness while in Haiti
-the president of Haiti
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The collection is open to research use.
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