Contents and Arrangement

Letter, 1748 October 16

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

ALS discussing the process of drafting a college charter, Burr's spiritual life, and other bits of news and business. 1 folded leaf.


Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Collection History


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Rebecca Garcia in 2007. Finding aid written by Rebecca Garcia on November 26, 2007.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Letter; Thomas Foxcroft Correspondence, C0160, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
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Related Materials

Additional papers related to Princeton Presidents Aaron Burr, Sr., and Jonathan Dickinson may be found in the Aaron Burr Collection (C0090) and the Jonathan Dickinson Collection (C1046) as well as in the Office of the President Records at the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library.


American Writers Before 1800 (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1983) and American National Biography Online ( were consulted during preparation of biographical note.

Princeton University
Dickinson, Jonathan, 1688-1747
Mayhew, Experience, 1673-1758