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John Codman (1782-1847)

Description

This series includes correspondence and printed matter belonging to John Codman (1782-1847). Folder 10 contains a letter sent in 1818 to the Selectmen of Boston in reply to a letter from them, refuting their claim that "encumbrances and nuisances" have been erected on his property. He also states that his title to "Codman Wharf" is "unquestionable." Folder 11 contains an undated letter to Codman from Daniel Webster, who sends Codman his best wishes before leaving for Washington. Webster also asks Codman to donate to any charitable cause in his absence. Folder 9 contains a newspaper article about religious controversy from 1812.

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Collection Name
John Codman (1898-1989) family papers
Collection Code
MS037
Dates
1812-1818
Physical Description
3 folders
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Series
GUSN
295419
Reference Code
MS037.03

Arrangement

Materials in this series are arranged alphabetically by subseries and chronologically within each subseries.

Record details

Originator
Codman, John, 1782-1847
Other People
Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852
Descriptive Terms
religion (discipline)
Material Type
clippings (information artifacts)
correspondence
newspapers
publications
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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