Title: John H. B. Latrobe letter
Call Number: Coll167
Creator: Latrobe, John H. B. (John Hazlehurst Boneval), 1803-1891
Dates: 1877
Size: 1 box (.25 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: Consists of a one page letter from John H. B. Latrobe to a Mr. Wallis, dated March 28, 1877.
Citation: John H. B. Latrobe letter, Collection 167, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

John Hazlehurst Boneval Latrobe (1803-1891) was a prominent Maryland lawyer. He worked for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad as a land acquisition attorney. Latrobe incorporated the first telegraph service in the world along the Baltimore & Ohio’s line. He was also an inventor and landscape painter.

Scope & Content


A single item.

Provenance Information

Processing Note

Letter was removed from: Griffin, Thomas W. "Sketches of the Early History of Maryland," Baltimore, 1821.

Descriptive Rules Used

Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)

Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including PastPerfect.

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Finding Aids

Finding Aid: http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/findingaids/coll167.php

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Subject Headings


Latrobe, John H. B. (John Hazlehurst Boneval), 1803-1891


Latrobe, John H. B. (John Hazlehurst Boneval), 1803-1891 -- Correspondence

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