Contents and Arrangement

Patrick Henry Letter Fragment to Moses Smith, 1794 February 14

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of selected manuscript material by and about Patrick Henry (1736-1799), including signed autograph letters to family and associates; documents and notes regarding legal, property, and financial matters; and engraved portraits of Henry.

Collection History


AM 2020-72

Custodial History:

The collection was formed as a result of a Departmental practice of combining into one collection material of various accessions relating to a particular person, family, or subject.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No material was separated during 2013-2020 processing.


The majority of materials in this collection were purchased with support from The Barksdale-Dabney-Henry Fund for Research and Teaching on Patrick Henry and Early Americana

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and 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.

Credit this material:

Patrick Henry Letter Fragment to Moses Smith; Princeton University Library Collection of Patrick Henry Materials, C1165, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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