- Blackler, William (c. 1740-1818)
Blackler, William (c. 1740-1818)
This collection is stored at Firestone Library.
Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room
Collection Creator: De Coppet, Andre,
Dates: 1809 October 9.
Extent: 1 folder
Collection is open for research use. Researchers may be required to use surrogates of
collection items stored in special vault facilities.
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.
Blackler, William (c. 1740-1818); 1809 October 9; Andre De Coppet Collection, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.