These photostats of letters were collected from various repositories by Lyman H. Butterfield for his book, "Letters of Benjamin Rush" 2 v. American Philosophical Society Memoirs 30(1951). Some of the topics discussed are Philadelphia and United States politics, slavery, Afro-American churches, and medicine.
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Abolitionists. | Adams, John, 1735-1826 | African American | African American churches | African Americans -- Religion | Belknap, Jeremy, 1744-1798 | Butterfield, L. H. (Lyman Henry) | Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 | Early National Politics | General Correspondence | Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786 | Hazard, Ebenezer, 1744-1817 | Medicine | Medicine. | Montgomery, John, 1722-1808 | Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century. | Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Social life and customs. | Political Correspondence | Religion | Research Records and Reports | Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813 | Rush, James,1786-1869. | Slavery. | United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Personal histories. | United States -- Politics and government -- 1801-1815 -- Sources. | United States -- Politics and government -- 18th century. | Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.