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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 1304.1

Julia Garnett Pertz correspondence


Correspondence of Julia Garnett Pertz, wife of German historian Georg Heinrich Pertz.


  • 1825-1852

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.5 linear feet (1 box)
Correspondence to Pertz addresses sympathy for death of friends and family, inheritance of property, life in Paris, and contains many letters of introduction. Letters also discuss the evils of slavery, University College in London with sketch, news from friends of their family life, and politics and government of the United States.

Biographical / Historical

Pertz was the wife of German historian Georg Heinrich Pertz.


Organized into the following series:
  1. I. Miscellaneous letters
  2. II. Letters to Julia (Garnett) Pertz

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

*73M-64. Deposited by Mrs. Katherine Haramundanis, Bedford Road Carlisle, Massachusetts; received: 1973 May 2.
Pertz, Julia Garnett, 1793-1852. Julia Garnett Pertz correspondence: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

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