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Manuscript/Mixed Material Stephen A. Benson letter, Monrovia, Liberia, to Theodore Dwight, New York, American Ethnological Society First line of letter: On my return home early in May, from an official tour down the Coast, I received your favour of the 24th Jany

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Title

  • Stephen A. Benson letter, Monrovia, Liberia, to Theodore Dwight, New York, American Ethnological Society

Other Title

  • First line of letter: On my return home early in May, from an official tour down the Coast, I received your favour of the 24th Jany

Summary

  • Autograph letter, signed, from Stephen A. Benson to Theodore Dwight about the benefits of circulating publications in Arabic about "Civilized Countries" in Africa with assurances from Benson that he will procure desired Arabic manuscripts for Theodore Dwight.

Names

  • Benson, Stephen Allen, 1816-1865, correspondent
  • Dwight, Theodore, 1796-1866, recipient, addressee
  • Rothman, Adam, 1971- transcriber
  • American Ethnological Society, associated name
  • Omar ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • Monrovia, Liberia : 1860 July 19.

Headings

  • -  Dwight, Theodore,--1796-1866--Correspondence
  • -  Benson, Stephen Allen,--1816-1865--Correspondence
  • -  Manuscripts--Washington (D.C.)
  • -  Liberia--Monrovia

Notes

  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  Title devised by Library staff.
  • -  Transcription provided by Dr. Adam Rothman available online.

Medium

  • 1 sheet ; 25 x 21 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • E445.N8 O43, no. 2

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2018662602

Online Format

  • online text
  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Benson, Stephen Allen, Correspondent, Theodore Dwight, Adam Rothman, Associated Name American Ethnological Society, and Omar Ibn Said Collection. Stephen A. Benson letter, Monrovia, Liberia, to Theodore Dwight, New York, American Ethnological Society. Monrovia, Liberia:, 1860. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/2018662602/.

APA citation style:

Benson, S. A., Dwight, T., Rothman, A., American Ethnological Society, A. N. & Omar Ibn Said Collection. (1860) Stephen A. Benson letter, Monrovia, Liberia, to Theodore Dwight, New York, American Ethnological Society. Monrovia, Liberia:. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2018662602/.

MLA citation style:

Benson, Stephen Allen, Correspondent, et al. Stephen A. Benson letter, Monrovia, Liberia, to Theodore Dwight, New York, American Ethnological Society. Monrovia, Liberia:, 1860. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018662602/>.