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Boudinot Family Collection, 1772-1852
C0725
3 boxes 1.5 linear feet

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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
The collection consists of correspondence and documents of various members of the Boudinot family of New Jersey, regarding family, business, and political affairs. Most of the correspondence is related to Elias Boudinot IV (Trustee of Princeton University, 1772-1821) and his brother Elisha but many other family members are also represented.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Elias Boudinot was a lawyer and Revolutionary statesman, serving as member of the Continental Congress (president, 1782), secretary of foreign affairs (1783-84), New Jersey congressman (1789-95), and director of the U.S. Mint (1795-1805). The collection consists of miscellaneous letters and documents of Boudinot, many of which concern his land dealings.