West family papers  1697-1880
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Four broadsides are housed in the Book Division:

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The Manuscripts Division's Schoff Revolutionary War collection contains a set of six letters written by Benjamin West (1746-1817) to his brother, Samuel West (1738-1808), pertaining to Benjamin's Revolutionary War service in South Carolina.

The Clements Library Book Division holds a selection of published sermons and essays of Samuel West.


Saunderson, Henry Hamilton. History of Charlestown, New Hampshire: The Old No. 4, Embracing the Part Borne by Its Inhabitants in the Indian, French And Revolutionary Wars, and the Vermont Controversy; Also Genealogies and Sketches of Families, from Its Settlement to 1876. Claremont, N.H.: Claremont Manufacturing Co., 1876.

West, Benjamin, and James Stanley Schoff. Life In the South 1778-1779: The Letters of Benjamin West. Ann Arbor: The William L. Clements Library, 1963.