CONDICT, Lewis, 1772-1862


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College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Historical Collections of the Library
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: 1832, 1 item.
A letter from Lewis Condict to Franklin Bache written on June 29, 1832. In the letter, Lewis Condict discusses plans for 1840 National Medical Convention to revise U.S. Pharmacopoeia and encourages participation of apothecaries and pharmaceutical organizations.


Dartmouth College
Rauner Special Collections Library
Hanover, NH
Papers: 1843, 1 page.
A letter from Lewis Condict to Daniel Webster written on June 21, 1843. In the letter, Lewis Condict writes about a neighbor being held prisoner in Mexico and asks if Webster would write to General Santa Anna to gain his release.


Duke University
Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library
Durham, NC
Papers: 1829, 1 item.
A letter from Lewis Condict to Tristam Buyes written on March 6, 1829. In the letter, Lewis Condict writes on his way home from the presidential inauguration, and remarks critically upon President Andrew Jackson’s address and his cabinet.


New Jersey Historical Society
Newark, NJ
Papers: 1833-1837, 1 volume.
The bound volume contains notes on Revolutionary War pension applications taken by Lewis Condict between the years 1833-1837. In these notes, Condict attempts to outline and verify the war service of 122 applicants using each man’s own statements and/or the testimony of fellow soldiers. His findings are passed along to the pension office where they approved or declined the application. The case notes are in no particular order and are not indexed, however, the finding aid lists the names of applicants in both alphabetical order and the order they appear.

Papers: 1795, 1 volume.
A travel diary records Lewis Condict’s 1795 horseback journey from Morristown to visit his mother and relatives at Cox’s Creek in the Salt River Valley of Kentucky, traveling through Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland and Virginia. Major John Kinney and Silas Cook, both of New Jersey, were his companions. The diary chronicles the people, towns, taverns, geography, and various flora and fauna he encountered in these regions. Includes references to the Dunkard family, Colonel Hendricks, Chief Flying Cloud, Native American activities around Fort Washington, Judge Symmes of North Bend, Peyton Short of Kentucky, and various “Dutchmen” who provided lodging for the travel party. A description is available in the repository.


New-York Historical Society
New York, NY
Papers: June 27, 1818; May 24, 1824; April 18, 1836.
3 letters. Finding aid in repository.