Guide to the Samuel H. Gardiner Letters, 1839-1864 MS 038
Samuel H. Gardiner was an attorney based in Sag Harbor and New York City.
This collection consists of 193 letters written to a Long Island attorney, Samuel H. Gardiner, Esq. of Sag Harbor and New York City. The letters give a good picture of the activities of a counselor at law of that period. The majority of the letters concern legal matters; however, some relate to politics, touching on the election campaigns of 1844 and 1848.
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Samuel H. Gardiner Letters, 1839-1864, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
This collection was purchased from Edward H. Phillips on March 15, 1960.
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