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Object Details

Scope and Contents
This series contains an artificial collection of correspondence and visiting cards (calling cards) from various dignitaries of the Republic of Liberia. Of particular interest is a letter from the first President of Liberia, Joseph J. Roberts and a series of letters sent to Rev. Ben W. Austin from different government officials.
1862 - 1895
3 Items
Archival materials
Collection Rights
The Correspondence from the Republic of Liberia collection is the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Collection Citation
Benjamin W. Austin Liberian Autograph Collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
ACMA.06-049, Series 1
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