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Richard T. Earle, Jr. essay

 Collection — Box: Multi 02
Identifier: MS-0017

Scope and Contents Note

This collection contains an essay entitled “Were England and France Justifiable in Declaring War Against Russia?” Earle’s essay says the war was justified citing Russia’s treatment of Turkey and its continuous expansion.


  • 1856

Access restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication rights

Copyright has not been assigned to Washington College. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Washington College as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Biographical Information Note

The Earle family has a long history on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. They have also had a history with Washington College, Richard T. Earle, Jr.’s ancestor Judge Richard T. Earle was a graduate of the class of 1787. Richard Tilghman Earle, Jr.’s date of birth and death are uncertain due to the popularity of the name in the family. He is noted as being a Junior at Washington College in the 1857-1858 catalog so most likely graduated class of 1859. It is possible that this Richard T. Earle retired to the family farm.


.05 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Acquisition information


Finding Aid to the Richard T. Earle, Jr. Essay
L. Sheldon
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Language of description note
Description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Washington College Archives & Special Collections Repository

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