Robbins, Thomas, 1777-1856

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Connecticut clergyman, educational reformer, and anitquarian, who served various Congregational pastorates in Connecticut and Massachusetts, as well as missionary tours of Vermont, New York, and the Western Reserve of Ohio.

From the description of Speech draft, ca. 1830. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 53020629

Robbins was born in Norfolk, Connecticut, the son of the Reverend Ammi Ruhamah Robbins. He graduated from both Yale College and Williams College and studied theology and taught school in Sheffield and Stockbridge, Massachusetts. He was minister at East Windsor (now South Windsor) and Stratford, Connecticut, and in Rochester, Massachusetts.

From the description of Thomas Robbins collection, 1792-1852. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 276839544

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creatorOf Robbins, Thomas, 1777-1856. Speech draft, ca. 1830. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Webster, Noah, 1758-1843. Noah Webster papers, 1790-1868, bulk 1796-1868 [microform]. The Henry Ford, Benson Ford Research Center
creatorOf General Association of Connecticut. Records, 1741-1865. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Robbins, Thomas M., d. 1854. Diary of Capt. Thomas M. Robbins : ms., 1843-1846. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Rhode Island Historical Society. Certificate, 1834. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Atwater, Amzi, 1776-1850. Manuscripts relating to the early history of the Connecticut Western Reserve, 1795-1869. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
creatorOf Robbins, Thomas, 1777-1856. Thomas Robbins collection, 1792-1852. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Robbins, Philemon, 1709-1781. Robbins family papers, 1724- ca. 1803. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Atkins, Quintus Flaminius, 1782-1859. Papers, 1803-1876. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
referencedIn Parris, Samuel, 1653-1720. Rev. Samuel Parris sermons, 1689-1695. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Atwater, Amzi, 1776-1850. Manuscripts relating to the early history of the Connecticut Western Reserve, 1795-1869 [microform]. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
creatorOf Robbins, Thomas, 1777-1856. A treatise on man's sinful condition, and on his recovery by grace. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Robbins, Thomas, 1777-1856. Letter, 1823 May, to John C. Calhoun. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Harvie, John. Transcriptions of sermons by John Harvie and Matthew Henry, 1689-1706. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Humbolt, Alexander von, 1769-1859. Letter to Thomas [?] Robbins, [Paris], France. [1819 Apr. 24]. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Humbolt, Alexander von, 1769-1859. Letter to Thomas [?] Robbins, [Paris], France. 1819 May 6. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Drexelius, Jeremias. A Right Intention is the Rule of all Humane Actions, ca. 1635. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Eccles, Henry Effingham, 1898-. Papers, 1898-1986. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Hosmer, James Bidwell, 1781-1878. James B. Hosmer papers, 1834-1878. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Spurzheim, J. G. (Johann Gaspar), 1776-1832. Letter to Thomas [?] Robbins. [France]. [1819] Apr. 22. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Connecticut Historical Society. Diplomas, Universities and colleges. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Robbins, Thomas, 1777-1856. Thomas Robbins diary, 1777-1795. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Robbins, Thomas. Waleska. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
creatorOf Robbins, Thomas. Thomas Robbins Papers, 1681. Peabody Essex Museum
creatorOf OAC Review Index (University of Guelph). Athletic Awards 1940, OAC Review, v.52, no.6, Mar. 1940, p. 378. University of Guelph
referencedIn Buell, Thomas B. Papers, 1906-1980. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
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associatedWith American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions. corporateBody
associatedWith Atkins, Quintus Flaminius, 1782-1859. person
associatedWith Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918. person
associatedWith Battel, Sarah Robbins. person
associatedWith Buell, Thomas B. person
associatedWith Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850. person
associatedWith Connecticut Historical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Drexelius, Jeremias. person
associatedWith Eccles, Henry Effingham, 1898- person
associatedWith Ely, Benjamin, 1767-1852. person
associatedWith Foreign Mission School (Cornwall, Conn.) corporateBody
associatedWith General Association of Connecticut. corporateBody
associatedWith Goodrich, Chauncey A. (Chauncey Allen), 1790-1860. person
associatedWith Hayes, Benjamin Ignatius, 1815-1877. person
associatedWith Hosmer, James Bidwell, 1781-1878. person
associatedWith Humbolt, Alexander von, 1769-1859. person
associatedWith Lord, Eleazar 1788-1871. person
associatedWith Missionary Society of Connecticut. corporateBody
associatedWith North, M. L. (Milo Linus), 1789-1856. person
associatedWith OAC Review Index (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Parris, Samuel, 1653-1720. person
associatedWith Rhode Island Historical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Robbins, Philemon, 1709-1781. person
associatedWith Spurzheim, J. G. (Johann Gaspar), 1776-1832. person
associatedWith Starr, Peter, 1744-1829. person
associatedWith Stebbins, William. person
associatedWith Strong, Jacob, 1764-1827. person
associatedWith Washington, Augustus, b. 1820. person
associatedWith Webster, Noah, 1758-1843. person
associatedWith Williams College. corporateBody
associatedWith Yale College (1718-1887). corporateBody
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Cherokee Indians--Government relations
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Birth 1777-08-11

Death 1856-09-13

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