Sprague, Charles, 1791-1875

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American banker and poet.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Boston], to the Rev. John Pierpont, 1828 Jan. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129691

From the description of Letter, 1855 June 20, Boston, to "My dear Bingham" [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647824681

The "banker poet" of Boston.

From the description of The winged worshippers : autograph manuscript copy of the poem signed, [1841 or later]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270581278

Served with the 65th Illinois Infantry, Company I until consolidated, then transferred to Company K. Mustered out as a sergeant in 1865.

From the description of Diary, April 18, 1863-Oct. 16, 1864. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 49794643

Charles Sprague (1791-1875) was a banker and a poet. The son of Samuel and Joanna Thayer Sprague, he was born on 26 December 1791; married Elizabeth Rand (ca. 1784-1862), by whom he had four children, on 8 May 1814; and died on 21 January 1875.

From the description of Scrapbook, 1821-1895. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191257676

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850. [Speeches, 1824-1833.] Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Lewis Gannett papers, 1681-1966 (inclusive) 1900-1960 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843 Houghton Library
creatorOf Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. Letter, 1850 Dec. 9, to Charles Sprague. New Hampshire Newsp Project
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson letters from various correspondents, ca. 1814-1882. Houghton Library
creatorOf Sprague, Charles, 1791-1875. Notebook of Charles Sprague [manuscript], 1849-ca.1875. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Callender and Sprague. Account book, 1810-1813. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Underwood, Francis Henry, 1825-1894. Papers of Francis Henry Underwood [manuscript], 1859?-1874? University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Skaar, Arnold Harry, 1941-. University of Virginia scenes, 4th of July oration, and notebook [manuscript] 1836. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Literary Manuscripts collection, 1666-1990 Free Library of Philadelphia: Rare Book Department
referencedIn Willey, Henry, 1824-1907. Papers, 1839-1961. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Sprague, Charles, 1791-1875. Autograph letter signed Chas. Sprague to: Dear Sir December 9, 1841. Wellesley College
creatorOf Sprague, Charles, 1791-1875. Letter, 1855 June 20, Boston, to "My dear Bingham" [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Papers, 1796-1845 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Sprague, Charles, 1791-1875. Letter to James T[homas] Fields. [s.l.]. 1865 Jan. 14. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Sprague, Charles, 1791-1875. Letter, 1861, October 4, Boston, Mass., to W. H. S. Claridge. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Autograph File, S, 1556-1996. Houghton Library
creatorOf Paine, Robert Treat, 1866-. Family papers, 1754-1901. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Story, Joseph, 1779-1845. Papers, 1796-1844. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library
creatorOf Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865. L.H. Sigourney papers [manuscript], 1830-1865. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Trowbridge, J. T. (John Townsend), 1827-1916. Papers of John Townsend Trowbridge [manuscript], 1869-1880. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn United States Sanitary Commission records. Army and Navy Claim Agency archives, 1861-1870 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn John P. (John Prescott) Bigelow papers, 1805-1896 (inclusive) 1814-1863 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Sprague, Charles, 1791-1875. Letters, 1851 May 16 and 17 and [n.d., n.p.], to George Ticknor, [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Sprague, Charles D. Diary, April 18, 1863-Oct. 16, 1864. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Sprague, Charles, 1791-1875. Autograph letter signed : [Boston], to the Rev. John Pierpont, 1828 Jan. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn James Thomas Fields autograph album, 1750-1941. Houghton Library
creatorOf Sprague, Charles, 1791-1875. Autograph letter signed Chas. Sprague to: My Dear Sir January 20, [s.d.]. Wellesley College
referencedIn Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. Correspondence, 1829-1874 Houghton Library
creatorOf Platt, Charles A. (Charles Adams), 1861-1933. [Pools and fountains for various clients] [graphic] / Charles A. Platt Architect. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Barrett assorted authors collection, 1814-1947 University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Sprague, Charles, 1791-1875. The winged worshippers : autograph manuscript copy of the poem signed, [1841 or later]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn George Frisbie Hoar autograph collection, 1598-1945. Houghton Library
referencedIn Temple, Nelson, Lloyd, Vassall, and Borland family papers, 1611-1862 (inclusive), 1700-1831 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Dana, Richard Henry, 1787-1879. Letter, 1842 April 27 [n.p.], to Mr. Ticknor [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Sprague, Charles, 1791-1875. Untitled poem, 1894. University of Michigan
creatorOf Sprague, Charles, 1791-1875. Signature, 1860, December 21. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Sprague, Charles, 1791-1875. Letter from Charles Sprague to Daniel Webster [manuscript], 1832 February 10. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Sprague, Charles, 1791-1875. The grave : manuscript, undated. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Sprague, Charles, 1791-1875. Letter from Charles Sprague to John O. Sargent and poem [manuscript], 1843 May 8. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Sprague, Charles, 1791-1875. Scrapbook, 1821-1895. Gadsden Public Library
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associatedWith Bigelow, John P. (John Prescott), 1797-1872 person
associatedWith Bingham, Mr. fl. 1855, person
associatedWith Callender and Sprague. corporateBody
associatedWith Claridge, W. H. S., person
associatedWith Dana, Richard Henry, 1787-1879. person
correspondedWith Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 person
associatedWith Fields, Annie, 1834-1915, person
associatedWith Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881, person
associatedWith Free Library of Philadelphia. corporateBody
correspondedWith Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966 person
associatedWith Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857. person
associatedWith Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904 person
associatedWith Lamson, John. person
associatedWith Paine, Robert Treat, 1866- person
associatedWith Pierpont, John, 1785-1866, person
associatedWith Platt, Charles A. (Charles Adams), 1861-1933. person
associatedWith Sargent, John Osborne, 1811-1891. person
associatedWith Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865. person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Sprague, Charles J. (Charles James), 1823-1903. person
correspondedWith Story, Joseph person
associatedWith Story, Joseph, 1779-1845. person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith Ticknor, George, 1791-1871. person
associatedWith Trowbridge, J. T. (John Townsend), 1827-1916. person
associatedWith Underwood, Francis Henry, 1825-1894. person
associatedWith United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 65th (1861-1866) corporateBody
associatedWith United States Sanitary Commission corporateBody
associatedWith Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852 person
associatedWith Willey, Henry, 1824-1907. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Jonesboro (Ga.)
United States
Tennessee
Subject
Jonesboro, Battle of, Georgia, 1864
Kenesaw Mountain (Ga.), Battle of, 1864
Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863
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Birth 1791-10-26

Death 1875-01-22

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