Letters to Matthew Calbraith Perry from various correspondents
Letters to American naval officer Matthew Perry, many pertaining to naval affairs.
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Extent.5 linear feet (1 box)
Contains letters to Perry, many pertaining to naval affairs and letters between third parties.
Biographical / Historical
Perry was an American naval officer, best known for negotiating the treaty that opened Japan to trade with the West.
Organized into the following series:
- I. Letters to Perry
- II. Other letters
Immediate Source of Acquisition
*65M-25. Gift of Jeanne Therese Tilton (née Alippe), Littleton, New Hampshire; received: 1965 July 15.
As part of a conscious and inclusive re-description effort, titles were updated to include a woman's first name when identified.
Previously identified as Mrs. George Tilton changed to Jeanne Therese Tilton (née Alippe)
- Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858, recipient. Letters to Matthew Calbraith Perry from various correspondents: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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