Weems, M. L. (Mason Locke), 1759-1825

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Best known as "Parson Weems," biographer of George Washington, Weems began as an Anglican priest in Maryland. He wrote several other biographical and moral works and from 1794 to 1825 worked as an agent for the Philadelphia publisher Mathew Carey.

From the description of ALS : Dumfries, Va., to Jacob Johnson, Kimber & Co., 1815 Apr. 13. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122489377

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referencedIn Slaughter, Philip, 1808-1890. Letter [manuscript] : to an unknown recipient, 1887 April 29. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Skeel, Emily Ford, 1867-1958. Emily Ford Skeel papers, 1871-1958. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Weems, M. L. (Mason Locke), 1759-1825. ALS : Dumfries, Va., to Jacob Johnson, Kimber & Co., 1815 Apr. 13. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Autograph note unsigned : Monticello, to Mason L. Weems, 1821 Oct. 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Weems, M. L. (Mason Locke), 1759-1825. Letter to Thomas Cummings [manuscript], 1822 August 26. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Leary, Lewis (Lewis Gaston), 1906-1990. Lewis Gaston Leary papers, 1719-1986. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Weems, M. L. (Mason Locke), 1759-1825. Letters to Isaac Wayne, 1809. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Slaughter, Philip, 1808-1890. Letter : to an unknown recipient, 1887 April 29. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Wayne, Isaac, 1772-1852. Letters, 1797-1841. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Sprigg, Richard, fl. 1776-1788. Richard Sprigg : papers, 1776-1788. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Scrapbook of book reviews and clippings relating to "Parson" Mason Locke Weems and publication of his book, The life of George Washington, 1919-1946. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Schaefler, Sam, 1920-,. Historical and Literary Letters and Documents, 1674-197-. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Emily Ellsworth Ford Skeel papers, 1871-1958 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Ford, Paul Leicester, 1865-1902. Papers : of Paul Leicester Ford, 1888-1905. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Wallace, Jerry, 1894-1982. Papers, 1844-1982, n.d, (bulk 1950-1970) Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Dreer, Ferdinand Julius, 1812-1902,. Literary and scientific autographs and manuscripts, 1703-1900. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
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associatedWith Carey & Lea. corporateBody
associatedWith Cummings, Thomas G. person
associatedWith Dreer, Ferdinand Julius, 1812-1902, person
associatedWith Ford, Paul Leicester, 1865-1902. person
associatedWith Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. person
associatedWith Johnson, Jacob, 1771?-1819, person
associatedWith Leary, Lewis (Lewis Gaston), 1906-1990. person
associatedWith Schaefler, Sam, 1920-, person
associatedWith Skeel, Emily Ford, 1867-1958. person
associatedWith Slaughter, Philip, 1808-1890. person
associatedWith Sprigg, Richard, fl. 1776-1788. person
associatedWith Wallace, Jerry, 1894-1982. person
associatedWith Wayne, Isaac, 1772-1852. person
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United States
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Map industry and trade
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Commercial agents
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Birth 1759-10-11

Death 1825-05-23

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