Letters and autograph, 1791-1844

About this Collection

Creator
Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen , 1760-1844
Collection Title
Letters and autograph, 1791-1844
Language
English
Origin
Pennsylvania
Description
4 sheets (5 p.)
Repository
Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/990021520590203941
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Subjects
Bréard-Neuville, Pierre Antoine Sulpice de
Chandler, Peleg W. (Peleg Whitman)
American Historical Society.
Debt, Imprisonment for
Debt, Imprisonment for--France

Content Notes

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.

Biographical Notes

Du Ponceau was a leading authority on international law and practice.