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Richard Varick Petition to Congress, 1829 September 29

 File — Box: 4257.001, Folder: 4

Scope and Contents

Petition to Congress written by several members of the "Committee of Petitioners in the City of New York." The main concern of the petition is "to prevent the transportation of the mail on the Sabbath and the keeping open of post-offices on that holy day." The petition is a mixture of handwritten and typed concerns


  • 1829 September 29

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From the Collection: 15.2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Formerly MSS.0591 Richard Varick Petition to Congress


Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266