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Collection Reference Number GLC06906
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1800 
Title Benjamin Rush to Samuel Jennings regarding education and teachers
Date 18 October 1800
Author Rush, Benjamin (1746-1813)  
Recipient Jennings, Samuel  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description "It will always give me great pleasure to maintain a friendly intercourse with the instructors of youth in every part of the United States. I consider their occupation as next to that of parents in forming the public mind." Jennings was principal of the New London (CT) Academy.
Subjects Health and Medical  Children and Family  Education  
People Rush, Benjamin (1746-1813)  Jennings, Samuel (fl. 1800)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme Children & Family; Education; Health & Medicine
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859