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Theophilus Ware Letter

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Ware, Theophilus.
Title: Theophilus Ware Letter
Inclusive Dates: 1825
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: Letter from Theophilus Ware of Philadelphia, to vice president John C. Calhoun, announcing himself as Supreme Judge of the Universe.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
http://scrc.syr.edu

Biographical History

Nothing is known of Theophilus Ware other than the information given in the letter. He evidently hailed from Philadelphia and was, at least at the time of writing this, of unsound mind.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Theophilus Ware Letter consists of a letter from Theophilus Ware of Philadelphia, to vice president John C. Calhoun. In the letter Ware announces himself as Supreme Judge of the Universe and invites Calhoun to call upon him at his earliest convenience.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings

Persons

Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850.
Ware, Theophilus.

Subjects

Mentally ill -- Correspondence.

Genres and Forms

Correspondence.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Theophilus Ware Letter,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Unspecified, 1969.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 12 Oct 2010
Revision history:

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Inventory

Correspondence
SC 622 Calhoun, John C. 1825

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