Tyler, Royall, 1757-1826

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Tyler was a playwright and jurist whose career included terms on the Supreme Court of Vermont (1801-1813).

From the description of Deed to Joseph Woodward, 29 November 1786. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235157483

American novelist, dramatist and jurist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Windsor [Vermont], to Samuel Williams in Rutland, 1799 Feb. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573729

American jurist, novelist, and playwright.

From the description of Papers of Royall Tyler [manuscript], 1787-1824, (bulk 1808-1824). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814410

Royall Tyler (1757-1826) was born in Boston, Mass. He received degrees from Harvard and Yale in 1776. He became a lawyer and was named chief justice of the Vermont Supreme Court in 1807. A playwright and author, he produced the first American comedy, "The Contrast," in 1787.

Tyler married Mary Palmer (1775-1866) and they had eleven children. Mary Palmer Tyler wrote "The Maternal Physician," published in 1811, and an autobiography which was published by her descendent Helen Tyler Brown in 1925.

From the description of Royall Tyler collection, 1753-1935. (Vermont Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36062402

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referencedIn Tyler, Mary Palmer, 1775-1866. Autobiography of Mary Palmer Tyler, 1858. Library of Congress
referencedIn Batchelder, Samuel Francis, 1870-1927. Samuel Francis Batchelder papers, ca. 1775-1927. Cambridge Historical Society
creatorOf Tyler, Royall, 1757-1826. Clerk of Commissioners Office form signed by Royall Tyler, 1799 February 8. Vermont Historical Society
creatorOf Clarke, Henry Leland. The song of Alknomook / [music by] Henry Leland Clarke ; [words by] Royall Tyler. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Haven, C. C. Copy of "a patiotic song" from C.C. Haven, to Mrs James T. Furness, 1867 March 4. Vermont Historical Society
creatorOf Tyler, Royall, 1757-1826. Affidavit for Josiah Edson : Rutland, Vt., 1804 Feb. 1. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Tyler, Royall, 1757-1826. Letter : from Royall Tyler, Brattleboro, Vt., to William Barton, Danville, Vt., 1816 September 6. Vermont Historical Society
creatorOf Experimental Theatre of the Dartmouth Players. Program for The Contrast, 1939. Vermont Historical Society
creatorOf Tyler, Royall, 1757-1826. Papers of Royall Tyler [manuscript], 1787-1824, (bulk 1808-1824). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Steele, Edmund D. Correspondence of Edmund D. Steele concerning Royall Tyler, 1975-1976. Vermont Historical Society
creatorOf Tyler, Royall, 1757-1826. Biography of Royall Tyler, n.d. Vermont Historical Society
referencedIn Poets of America, extra-illustrated. Houghton Library
creatorOf Tyler, Royall, 1757-1826. Letter : from Royall Tyler, Bennington, Vt., to Thomas Chittenden, 1787 February 23. Vermont Historical Society
creatorOf Tyler, Royall, 1757-1826. Autograph letter signed : Windsor [Vermont], to Samuel Williams in Rutland, 1799 Feb. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Tyler, Royall, 1757-1826. Royall Tyler bill and autograph, 1812 February. Vermont Historical Society
creatorOf Tyler, Royall, 1757-1826. Letter : from Royall Tyler, Guilford, to Mr. Ruggles, Roxbury, 1795 June 28. Vermont Historical Society
creatorOf Tyler, Royall, 1757-1826. Preface to the third edition of the Algerine Captive, and other writings of Royall Tyler, ca. 1805-1807. Vermont Historical Society
creatorOf Tyler, Royall, 1757-1826. Letter : from Royall Tyler, Rutland, Vt., 1813 February 8. Vermont Historical Society
referencedIn Charles Franklin Dunbar autograph collection, 1757-1865. Houghton Library
creatorOf Tyler, Royall, 1757-1826. Deed to Joseph Woodward, 29 November 1786. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Tyler, Royall, 1757-1826. A Christmas Hymn, 1793. Vermont Historical Society
referencedIn Jensen, Alfred C. The theatre in Los Angeles, 1936. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Tyler, Royall, 1757-1826. Affidavit for Josiah Edson : Rutland, Vt., 1804 Feb. 1. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950. Houghton Library
creatorOf Tyler, Mary Palmer, 1775-1866. Mary Palmer Tyler correspondence, 1825-1847. Vermont Historical Society
creatorOf Tyler, Royall, 1757-1826. Contract between Royall Tyler and Simeon Ide, 1818 January 26. Vermont Historical Society
creatorOf Tyler, Royall, 1757-1826. Letter, 1798 December 24, Guilford, N.H., to Jonathan Hunt, Hindsdale. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Tyler, Royall, 1757-1826. Royall Tyler collection, 1753-1935. Vermont Historical Society
creatorOf Tyler, Royall, 1757-1826. Letter : from Royall Tyler, Brattleboro, Vt., to Jonathan Janes, 1812 May 25. Vermont Historical Society
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associatedWith Adams, John, 1735-1826. person
associatedWith Allen, Heman, 1779-1852. person
associatedWith Alleyne, Abel, person
associatedWith Barton, William. person
associatedWith Batchelder, Samuel Francis, 1870-1927. person
associatedWith Boardman family. family
associatedWith Borgman, Albert Stephens, 1890-1954 person
associatedWith Bowdoin, James, 1726-1790. person
associatedWith Brown, Allan, d. 1904. person
associatedWith Brown family. family
associatedWith Brown, Guy. person
associatedWith Brown, Helen Tyler, 1864-1935. person
associatedWith Chittenden, Thomas. person
associatedWith Clarke, Henry Leland. person
associatedWith Clinton, George, 1739-1812. person
associatedWith Dunbar, Charles Franklin, 1830-1900 person
associatedWith Edson, Josiah, 1758-1819. person
associatedWith Elliot, James. person
associatedWith Experimental Theatre of the Dartmouth Players. corporateBody
associatedWith Griffith, William, 1766-1826. person
associatedWith Haven, C. C. person
associatedWith Hunt, Jonathan, 1787-1832. person
associatedWith Ide, Simeon. person
associatedWith Janes, Jonathan, fl. 1812. person
associatedWith Jensen, Alfred C. person
associatedWith Johnson, John. person
associatedWith Jones, Jonathan. person
associatedWith Meigs family. family
associatedWith Merrill, O. C. (Orsamus Cook), 1775-1865. person
associatedWith Palmer family. family
associatedWith Purdy, Samuel. person
associatedWith Robinson, Moses, 1742-1813. person
associatedWith Ruggles, Mr. person
associatedWith Smith, Jeremiah, 1759-1842. person
associatedWith Spooner, Amasa. person
associatedWith Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908 person
associatedWith Steele, Edmund D. person
associatedWith Tupper, Frederick, 1871-1950. person
associatedWith Tyler, Amelia. person
associatedWith Tyler, Ann M. person
associatedWith Tyler, Charles Royall, 1812-1896. person
associatedWith Tyler, Diane. person
associatedWith Tyler family. family
associatedWith Tyler, Gertrude. person
associatedWith Tyler, Mary Palmer, 1775-1866. person
associatedWith Tyler, Thomas Pickman, 1817-1892. person
associatedWith Van Ness, Cornelius Peter, 1782-1852. person
associatedWith Vermont. Court (Burlington County) corporateBody
associatedWith Wilbur, James Benjamin, 1856-1929. person
associatedWith Williams, Samuel, 1743-1817, person
associatedWith Woodward, Joseph. person
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Braintree (Mass.)
Massachusetts
United States
Brattleboro (Vt.)
Vermont
New Hampshire
Windham County (Vt.)
Rutland (Vt.)
Danville (Vt. : Town)
Vermont
Vermont
Vermont
New Hampshire
Chittenden County (Vt.)
Brattleboro (Vt.)
Vermont--Windham County
Brattleboro (Vt.)
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Birth 1757-07-18

Death 1826-08-26

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