Blackler, William (c. 1740-1818)

1 folder

This collection is stored at Firestone Library.

Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room .

Collection Creator: De Coppet, Andre, 1892-1953..

Dates: 1809 October 9.

Extent: 1 folder

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research use. Researchers may be required to use surrogates of collection items stored in special vault facilities.

Description

Blackler was a ship owner and captain from Marblehead, MA, said to have commanded the boat that took George Washington across the Delaware River in December 1776. This file consists of a letter to him, as well as a letter to his son of the same name who carried on the family shipping business.

Preferred Citation

Blackler, William (c. 1740-1818); 1809 October 9; Andre De Coppet Collection, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

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    Title Date Container
    Letter 1809 October 9 Box 3, Folder 27
    Letter and memo 1845 March 28 Box 3, Folder 27