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Ripley, George (1802-1880) to George J. Gardner

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02453.30 Author/Creator: Ripley, George (1802-1880) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 29 November 1854 Pagination: 1 p. 20.2 x 13 cm

Summary of Content: Thanks him for his recent letter. Requests that in February he send the latest statistics on the manufacture of salt in Syracuse, "to be incorporated into our article on salt." Ripley was a minister, literary critic, journalist, and a leading figure in the Transcendentalist movement.

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: ReligionTranscendentalismTranscendentalistReform MovementIndustryJournalismDiet and nutritionScience and Technology

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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