Tobias Lear papers  1791-1817
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Title: Tobias Lear papers
Creator: William L. Clements Library
Inclusive dates: 1791-1817
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
The Tobias Lear papers consist of correspondence and a journal related to Lear's career as the consul general at Algiers, to his contribution during the War of 1812 as a war department secretary, and as a negotiator of prisoner exchanges with the British. Of particular importance is Lear's contemporary account of the illness and death of George Washington.
Language: The material is in English
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
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The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
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