Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855

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Biographical note: Boston merchant; Abbott Lawrence was in partnership with his brother Amos, founded and developed the textile-manufacturing city of Lawrence, Massachusetts, represented his district in Congress (1834-1836, 1838-1840), and was U.S. minister to Great Britain (1849-1852). Richard Henry Wilde (1878-1847) was an American lawyer, scholar and poet. He was Attorney General of Georgia (1811) and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1815-1817, 1825, 1827-1835).

From the description of Letter to R.H. Wilde, 1846-1846. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 48433483

Abbott Lawrence, American manufacturer, philanthropist, and diplomat.

From the description of Abbott Lawrence manuscript material : 1 item, 1850 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 696972562

Manufacturer and diplomat; Congressman from Massachusetts, 1835-37, 1839-41.

From the description of Letter : Boston, Mass., to J. Fisher Leaming, Philadelphia, 1846 Jan. 31. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28996331

American merchant.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Amos Adams Lawrence, 1842 July 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598189

From the description of Autograph letter signed : House of representatives, to F. R. Hassler, 1840 Feb. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595838

From the description of Autograph letter signed, [18]45 Sept. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595411

Lawrence, a merchant, textile manufacturer, railroad promoter, Massachusetts congressman, and diplomat, was the U.S. minister to England (1849-1852).

From the description of Abbott Lawrence papers, 1849-1852. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612376694

From the guide to the Abbott Lawrence papers, 1849-1852., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Manufacturer, U.S. representative from Massachusetts, and diplomat.

From the description of Note of Abbott Lawrence, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014859

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creatorOf Rotch, Benjamin Smith, 1817-1882. Papers, 1832-1860. Library of Congress
referencedIn Ashburton, Alexander Baring, 1st Baron, 1774-1847. Letter, [1842, London?], to Daniel Webster, [London]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855. Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Amos Adams Lawrence, 1842 July 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Paige, James W. (James William), 1792-1868. Papers, 1798-1886. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855. Letters, 1850 February 14-1854 May 21, London and [Boston?], to George Ticknor, Boston. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855. Autograph letter signed, [18]45 Sept. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Lawrence family. Histories, 1852-1854. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Appleton family. Appleton family papers, 1539-1941, bulk: 1795-1916. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Papers, 1806-1902. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Hunton, Hamilton Morris, 1908-. Autograph collection of Hamilton Morris Hutton [manuscript], 1828-1930. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn A. & A. Lawrence Co. [Ledgers]. American Textile History Museum Library
creatorOf Lawrence, Amos, 1786-1852. Letters to Abbott Lawrence, 1814-1829. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855. Autograph letter signed : House of representatives, to F. R. Hassler, 1840 Feb. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855. Letter : Boston, Mass., to J. Fisher Leaming, Philadelphia, 1846 Jan. 31. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Randall, Henry S. Papers, 1836-1861. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf Lawrence, Amos, 1786-1852. Papers II, 1811-1851. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849. Letter, 1848 November 22, Washington, to Abbott Lawrence, Boston. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Ewing, Thomas, 1789-1871. Thomas Ewing family papers, 1757-1941 (bulk 1815-1896). Library of Congress
creatorOf Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855. Abbott Lawrence papers, 1849-1852. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Meredith family. Meredith family papers, 1756-1964, bulk 1772-1873. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Daniel Webster Papers, 1800-1900, (bulk 1824-1852) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Abbott Lawrence papers, 1849-1852. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Amy Lowell autograph collection, 1523-1930. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834. Autograph file, L, 1641-1976. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Biddle, Nicholas, 1786-1844. Nicholas Biddle papers, 1681-1933 (bulk 1775-1846). Library of Congress
creatorOf Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855. Letter : Boston, to General D.W.C. Clark[e?], Burlington, Vt., 1848 Dec. 18. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Cushing family. Papers II, 1773-1857. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. Letter. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Washburn, Emory, 1800-1877. Papers, 1783-1884. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Samuel Gray Ward and Anna Hazard Barker Ward papers, 1823-1934 (inclusive) 1837-1900 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. Letter, 1849 April 19, Washington, to George Ticknor, [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. Daniel Webster papers, 1800-1900 (bulk 1824-1852). Library of Congress
referencedIn Thomas Ewing Family Papers, 1757-1941, (bulk 1815-1896) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Lawrence family. Papers, 1815-1892. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855,. Autograph letter signed from Abbott Laurence, Boston, to Reverend S. Polks (?), New York [manuscript], 1845 December 3. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. Letter, 1841 February 21, Washington, to "Dear Sir", [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Lawrence, Amos, 1786-1852. Papers III, 1846-1852. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855. Abbott Lawrence manuscript material : 1 item, 1850 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Jackson, Charles T. (Charles Thomas), 1805-1880. Papers, 1839-1922; bulk: 1840-1896. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letter from Queen Victoria to the President United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855. Letter, 1852 February 6, London, to Daniel Webster, Washington. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Autograph File, L, 1641-1976. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Clarke, Mary Cowden, 1809-1898,. Autograph letter signed from Mary Cowden Clarke, Bayswater, to Charles F. Dennet, Esq. [manuscript], 1852 January 17. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855. [Letter, 1850]. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Cleaves, Freeman, 1904-. Research papers of Freeman Cleaves, 1940-1960. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Nicholas Biddle Papers, 1681-1933, (bulk 1775-1846) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Papers, 1768-1866. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856. John M. Clayton papers, 1798-1868 (bulk 1819-1850). Library of Congress
referencedIn Prescott, William Hickling, 1796-1859. Papers of William Hickling Prescott [manuscript], 1836-1858. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Bigelow, Andrew, 1795-1877. Papers, 1817-1867. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn John Edward Gray papers, 1783-1884, 1783-1884 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855. Letter, 1842 November 7, Boston, to Daniel Webster, Washington. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn John P. (John Prescott) Bigelow papers, 1805-1896 (inclusive) 1814-1863 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855. Letter, 1848 May 8, Boston [to] Wilkes. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
referencedIn Mason Machine Works. [Business records]. American Textile History Museum Library
creatorOf Lawrence, James, 1821-1875. Letters to James Lawrence, 1835-1855 Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855. Rotch-Lawrence papers, 1820-1889. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. Daniel Webster papers, 1800-1895 (inclusive), 1824-1852 (bulk), [microform]. Yale University Library
creatorOf Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. Daniel Webster papers, 1813-1852. New England Historic Genealogical Society
referencedIn Granger, Francis, 1792-1868. Papers of Francis and Gideon Granger, 1800-1864. Library of Congress
creatorOf Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855. Letter to R.H. Wilde, 1846-1846. Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division
creatorOf Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855. Letter, 1851, to Nathan Hale. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855. Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Henry Wheaton, 1847 Aug. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Cushman, Charlotte Sanders, 1816-1862. Collection of autographs, [ca. 1797 to ca. 1915]. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Peabody, Marian Lawrence, 1875-. Letters and family papers, 1783-1957. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855. Letter, 1852 January 15, London, to Daniel Webster, Washington. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. Letter, 1851 Jan. 13, Washington, D.C., to Mr. Lawrence. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Boston Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Papers II, 1830-1843. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Clarke, Mary Cowden, 1809-1898,. Autograph letters signed or initialled from Mary Cowden Clarke to Robert Balmanno [manuscript], 1851-1861. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Abbott and Amos Lawrence collection, Lawrence, Abbott and Amos collection, 1831-1885 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Papers, 1817-1867. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters by and about Abbott Lawrence, 1831-1856. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Jackson, Jonathan, 1743-1810. Lee Family Papers, 1535-1957. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Charles Deane collection, Deane, Charles collection, 1840-1909, 1848-1889 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn [Plan of residences on Park Street in Boston]. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
referencedIn Letters and family papers, 1783-1957. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Barksdale, Narcissa L. Smith, d. 1875. Papers of the Janney family, 1695-1981 (bulk 1755-1944). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Cotting family. Papers, 1849-1922. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Rives, William C. (William Cabell), 1793-1868. Papers of William C. Rives, 1674-1939 (bulk 1830-1890). Library of Congress
referencedIn Jackson, Jonathan, 1743-1810. Lee family papers, 1535-1957. Library of Congress
referencedIn Charles Henry Brainard papers, 1795-1884 and undated. Houghton Library.
referencedIn McDowell, Sally. McDowell papers, 1839-1865. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Lawrence family. Lawrence family collection, 1837-1860. Lawrence Public Library
creatorOf Lawrence, Amos, 1786-1852. Amos Adams Lawrence papers, 1814-1879. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Bigelow, Andrew, 1795-1877. Papers, 1806-1889. American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn Louis Agassiz correspondence and other papers, 1821-1877. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855. Note of Abbott Lawrence, undated. Library of Congress
creatorOf Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855,. Autograph letter signed from Abbott Lawrence, London, to E. Flower, Mayor of Stratford-upon-Avon [manuscript], 1851 April 10. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Lawrence, William R. Papers III, 1855-1885. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Appleton, Nathan, 1779-1861. Letters by and about Abbott Lawrence, 1831-1856. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Bingham, W. mss., 1752-1891 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
referencedIn John M. Clayton Papers, 1798-1868, (bulk 1819-1850) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Dorothea Lynde Dix papers, 1798-1893 (inclusive), 1827-1887 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn General information about gifts to Harvard from Abbott Lawrence. Harvard University, Archives
creatorOf Hale, Samuel. Letter book, 1823 April 29-1832 April 21. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Lawrence Manufacturing Company. Records, 1831-1955 (inclusive), 1831-1926 (bulk). Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
creatorOf Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855. Letter, 1854 Jan. 28, Boston, to Dr. Shurtleff. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn William Warland Clapp correspondence, 1790-1891 (inclusive), 1840-1891 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855. Records from the British Archives relating to the Harvard Charter, 1698-1700, copies 1851. Harvard University, Archives
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Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Massachusetts
Europe
Ireland
England
Great Britain
United States
Central America
Nicaragua
London (England)
United States
United States
Subject
Tariff
Canals, Interoceanic
Diplomats--19th century--Correspondence
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Prometheus (Greek deity)
Pardon
Slavery
Diplomatic and consular service, American
Occupation
Diplomats
Representatives U.S. Congress--Massachusetts
Industrialists
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Birth 1792-12-16

Death 1855-08-18

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