Benjamin Rush (Philadelphia) letter to James Thornton (n. p.), 1792 September 3

Box 1, Folder 15
Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813
1 Leaf
Physical description:
3 pages; 23 cm
Scope and content:

Rush writes to Thornton regarding his opposition to capital punishment, and encloses copies of a his pamphlet on the matter, of which Thronton had approved. Rush also discusses his birthplace, Byberry, where Thornton resides.

Acquisition information:
Gift of Josiah Charles Trent Collection, 1956
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1-page transcript available

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