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Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859



  • Existence: 1769 - 1859

Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859), Prussian polymath, geographer, naturalist, explorer, and proponent of Romantic philosophy and science.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Nathaniel Pendleton Family papers

Call Number: MS 392
Overview: Correspondence and legal and financial papers reflecting Pendleton's service in the Revolutionary Army as aide-de-camp to General Nathanael Greene, and his close connection with Alexander Hamilton. The correspondence includes letters from Samuel Finley, Mrs. Nathanael Greene, Alexander von Humboldt and Otho Holland Williams. Legal and financial papers as well as correspondence of Alexander Hamilton are also included since Pendleton was executor of his estate. Also included are legal documents...
Dates: 1716-1853