Letters and autograph, 1791-1844
About this Collection
- Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen , 1760-1844
- Collection Title
- Letters and autograph, 1791-1844
- 4 sheets (5 p.)
- Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University
Autograph of Du Ponceau, dated 1791, and three letters: to a Monsieur d'Orbigny (1816) regarding the work of Pierre Antoine Sulpice de Bréard-Neuville and imprisonment for debt (written in French); to the Committee of the American Historical Society (1837) regarding an invitation to speak; and to Peleg W. Chandler of the Massachusetts House of Representatives (1844) regarding Chandler's American criminal trials and a legal issue before the legislature.
Du Ponceau was a leading authority on international law and practice.