Wightman, Joseph M. (Joseph Milner), 1812-1885

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Epithet: Major-General; of Add MS 33273

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001152.0x0003b7

Philosophical instrument maker, author, and politician(?) of Boston, Mass.

From the description of Papers, 1839-1880. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38754440

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referencedIn Autograph File, S, 1556-1996. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. George S. Hillard letters [manuscript] 1842-1876. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Wightman, Joseph M. (Joseph Milner), 1812-1885. Papers, 1839-1880. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn George Frisbie Hoar autograph collection, 1598-1945. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, C, 1554-2002. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, G, 1641-1991. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Robert Hare papers, 1764-1858, 1764-1858 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Baldwin, Loammi, 1780-1838. Boston water supply papers, 1824-1892. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Autograph File, E, 1564-1961. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Timothy Claxton letter to Joseph M. Wightman, 1838 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Autograph File, L, 1641-1976. Houghton Library.
referencedIn LETTERS to Henry Watkins, Judge Advocate General, with papers; 27 Dec. 1702-29 July, 1714. (See Add. MS. 33,225.) The names of writers will be found in the Index. At the beginning, ff. 1-10, is a fragment of a register of warrants and other official... British Library
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associatedWith Baldwin, Theron, 1801-1870. person
associatedWith Claxton, Timothy, 1790- person
associatedWith Hare, Robert, 1781-1858 person
associatedWith Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. person
associatedWith Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904 person
associatedWith Mitchell, Elisha, 1793-1857. person
associatedWith South Boston Methodist Episcopal Church. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Venlo, Limburg
Instrument manufacture--History
Scientific apparatus and instruments--History--19th century
Models and modelmaking--History
Mail-order business--History


Birth 1812-10-19

Death 1885-01-25


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