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1Author:  Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844Requires cookie*
 Title:  Sea terms in different languages, [n.d.]     
 Dates:  n.d. 
 Abstract:  The Peter Stephen Du Ponceau Collection has a wide array of material. This entry refers to a dictionary of terms relating to the sea and seafaring (359.03 D92). This portion likely reflected both Du Ponceau's personal interest in linguistics and his career as a lawyer who specialized in international law and trade. This volume include terms from French, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and Danish.

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 Call #:  Mss.359.03.D92 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  International Trade. | Law 
 Genre:  Language Material | Legal Records 
 Subjects:  Language and languages | Philology. 
2Author:  Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844Requires cookie*
 Title:  Peter Stephen Du Ponceau commonplace book, 1820     
 Dates:  1820 
 Abstract:  The Peter Stephen Du Ponceau Collection has a wide array of material. This entry refers primarily to a commonplace book Du Ponceau had that contains interesting notes on colonial Pennsylvania history and especially William Penn's legacy (B D92c). Written in 1820, the notes can lend insight into the public and historical memory in early nineteenth century Philadelphia.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.D92c 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Literature, Arts, and Culture | Pennsylvania History 
 Genre:  Commonplace Book | Manuscript Essays 
 Subjects:  Language and languages | Linguistics. | Quakers -- Pennsylvania. 
3Author:  Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844Requires cookie*
 Title:  Peter Stephen Du Ponceau notebooks on philology, [1815-1834]     
 Dates:  Circa 1815-1834 
 Abstract:  The Peter Stephen Du Ponceau Collection has a wide array of material. This entry refers to a nine volume set of notes on philology that focuses on Native American languages but includes notes on range of other language groups, such as the language of Polynesians and Greeks (410 D92). The notes also make numerous observations about Native American customs, practices, and beliefs.

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 Call #:  Mss.410.D92 
 Extent:  9 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Language and Linguistics | Native America 
 Genre:  Commonplace Book | Language Material | Native American Materials 
 Subjects:  Arabic language | Greek language | Indians of North America -- Languages | Language and languages | Polynesian languages | Turkic languages