- Holmes, Samuel L., 1788-1853
- Call number
- MssCol 4052
- Physical description
- 37 items (1 folder)
- Preferred Citation
- Samuel L. Holmes and Huldah Bouton correspondence, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Samuel L. Holmes (1788-1853) of Bedford and Brooklyn, New York was an educator, New York State Assemblyman and, at the time of his death, Superintendent of Public Schools in Brooklyn. Holmes and Huldah Bouton (1800-1874) were teachers in Bedford during their courtship. Correspondence between Samuel L. Holmes and Huldah Bouton, 7 Feb.-17 July 1821, documenting the span of their courtship in Bedford, Westchester County, New York until a few days prior to their marriage.
Source of acquisitionGift of, Agnes B. Holmes, 1948
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328
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Alternative form available
Available on microfilm; New York Public Library; *ZL-4