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Arthur Tappan Letter

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 6 Oct 2010

Biographical History

Arthur Tappan (1786-1865) was an American abolitionist. He was the brother of Ohio Senator Benjamin Tappan and abolitionist Lewis Tappan.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Arthur Tappan Letter consists of a single outgoing letter addressed to Henry and Thomas Davis of Syracuse, New York. The letter concerns financial transactions with someone named Hasbrook.

Arrangement of the Collection



Access Restrictions:

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Use Restrictions:

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Related Material

See also the Lewis Tappan Letter for correspondence of his brother.

Subject Headings


Tappan, Arthur, 1786-1865.


Syracuse (N.Y.) -- History.

Genres and Forms


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Arthur Tappan Letter,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Transfer from Rare Books, 1971.

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