Manuscript Group 596, Chew Familiy Papers, 1935 – 1996

Papers, 1935-96. 26 items.

Correspondence and documents of Benjamin, Joseph, and Beverly Chew, members of a politically prominent Pennsylvania family, as well as of James Alexander; William Alexander, Lord Stirling; William Duer; Nathanael Greene; Benjamin Lincoln; William Paterson (1 745- 1806); Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben; and George Washington. Includes the autobiography of Beverly Chew (1794- 1844), Vice-Consul to Russia under President James Madison and Collector of the Port of New Orleans. Indexed in the manuscripts catalog.

Gift of Philip F. Chew, 1963.

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