Manuscript Group 318, Peter Wilson (1746-1826), New Jersey Assemblyman Papers, 1778-1855

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Manuscript Group 318, Peter Wilson (1746-1826), New Jersey Assemblyman

Papers, 1778-1855, 54 items

Call Number: MG 318

Summary


Summary:

Letters written by Peter Wilson to Dirck Romeyn (1778-1779), a Whig minister from Hackensack and president of Union College in Schenectady, New York.  Wilson’s letters as a member of the New Jersey Assembly for Hackensack contain information on legislation and Revolutionary military affairs.  In later life Wilson taught classics at Columbia College and at Erasmus Hall in Brooklyn, New York.  Included are letters written to Archer Gifford, 1853-1855, concerning a biographical sketch of Wilson.

Related Collections:

Manuscript Group 46, New Jersey Legislature Records

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