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Martin Van Buren papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P4, Folder: P-131
Identifier: P-131

Scope and Content Note

Collection contains the resolution and the letter of thanks of the Israelites of Virginia, dated September 4, 1840, to Van Buren for intervening on behalf of the Jews being persecuted in Damascus. Appearing on both documents is the name A.H. Cohen. Also includes a letter from D. Peterkin to Van Buren requesting an appointment for his son.

Dates

  • 1839-1840

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers, except items that may be restricted due to their fragility, or privacy.

Use Restrictions

No permission is required to quote, reproduce or otherwise publish manuscript materials found in this collection, as long as the usage is scholarly, educational, and non-commercial. For inquiries about other usage, please contact the Director of Collections and Engagement at mmeyers@ajhs.org.

For reference questions, please email: inquiries@cjh.org

Extent

.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Collection contains the resolution and the letter of thanks of the Israelites of Virginia, dated September 4, 1840, to Van Buren for intervening on behalf of the Jews being persecuted in Damascus. Appearing on both documents is the name A.H. Cohen. Also includes a letter from D. Peterkin to Van Buren requesting an appointment for his son.

Physical Description

Collection is located in Consolidated Box P4.

Note

The text of the first two letters is printed in the Publications of the American Jewish Historical Society, Volume 8

Title
Guide to the Martin Van Buren papers, 1839-1840 P-131
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid created by marc2ead_ajhs.xsl
Date
© 2009
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • April 2020: EHyman: post-ASpace migration cleanup.

Repository Details

Part of the American Jewish Historical Society Repository

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