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Letters while visitin Haiti, 1816

 File — Box: 1

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


  • 1816

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