Correspondence: Letters about Vans’ claim against Codmans


This folder contains two letters relating to the claim of William Vans against the Codman family. One is a letter from J. Lowell to William H. Gardiner (who was counsel for the Codman family) dated March 11, 1835. It is an impassioned defense of R. Codman. The other is a letter from W. H. Gardiner to Henry Codman, Esq., dated January 28, [no year]. It is a request by Gardiner to Codman to review a book about Van’s claim.


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John Codman (1898-1989) family papers

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Folder 135