Letter from John Coborn to James Taylor, 26 November 1806

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Title

Letter from John Coborn to James Taylor, 26 November 1806

Description

Letter from John Coborn to James Taylor discussing schooling for his son. He expresses his wish for him to be taught "every useful branch of learning, carefully avoiding the dead languages..." and for his teacher to "direct his attention to the English Grammar, Geography, and some of the lesser branches of mathematics."

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Source

Pirtle-Rogers Family papers, 1797-1875, Filson Historical Society

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Mss. A P672A f5

Citation

Coborn, John, “Letter from John Coborn to James Taylor, 26 November 1806,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed May 22, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5539.