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Forster family papers

Identifier: MSS 2/300
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters sent and received, 1819-1887, by members of the Forster family of Dauphin County, Pa., particularly General John Forster (1777-1863); his second wife, Margaret S. Forster (1804-1891); Mrs. Forster's son, James H. Stuart (1828-1854); and Benjamin L. Forster, the second son of John and Margaret Forster.Although the content of the Forster family letters is personal in nature, there are many observations concerning matters of individual and public...
Dates: 1819 - 1877

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  • Subject: Medical students -- Philadelphia, Pa. -- Nineteenth century X
  • Names: Forster, John, General X