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Pennsylvania -- Description and travel -- 18th century

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Benjamin Rush travel diary, 178[4] April 2-7

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents The diary records Rush's travel, accompanied by a servant and via horses, between the outskirts of Philadelphia and Carlisle, Pennsylvania, for an initial meeting with the trustees of Dickinson College. During the meeting the Trustees selected Dr. Charles Nisbet to serve as the College's first president. Rush described the taverns and other travel lodges at which he stopped, along with Tavern staff and other patrons, the quality of the food and drink, along with conversations he witnessed or...
Dates: 178[4] April 2-7