Lovell, James, 1737-1814

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Lovell was a member of the Continental Congress, serving here on the Committee of Foreign Affairs.

From the description of ALS, 1780 July 24 : [s.l.], to unknown. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13755662

Delegate to the Continental Congress from Massachusetts.

From the description of James Lovell papers, 1780. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983144

James Lovell (1737-1814) received his B.A. from Harvard College in 1756 and his M.A. in 1759. Known as a strong orator, he made the valedictory speech at Commencement in the summer of 1759, and followed with the funeral sermon for Tutor Henry Flynt (1675-1760) in Holden Chapel in February 1760. Tutor Henry Flynt (Harvard AB 1693) was one of the College's longest-serving faculty members, teaching from 1699 to 1754. Known as "Father Flynt" to his students, he died on February 13, 1760, at the age of eighty-five.

From the description of Oratio in funere vivi venerabilis Henrici Flynttj, Arm. habita in Sacello Holdeniano Coll. Harvard. Cantab. Novang. A Jacobo Lovell. A.M., Anglica Versione [per Ignotum] additâ. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 599828465

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referencedIn Peabody, Nathaniel, 1741-1823. Papers, 1767-1815. New Hampshire Historical Society Library
creatorOf Lovell, James, 1737-1814. Letter, 1805 July 4, Boston, [Massachusetts] to "Philsopher of Monticello", [Thomas Jefferson], n.p. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814. Elbridge Gerry papers, [1948]. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Benjamin Franklin Papers Part 6 -- Letters to Franklin, 1781-1782 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, L-Q. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Lovell, James, 1737-1814. ALS, 1780 July 24 : [s.l.], to unknown. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Putnam, Hiram. Putnam papers, 1780-1885. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Lowell, Charles, 1782-1861. Manuscripts, 1657-1853. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814. Elbridge Gerry papers II, 1770-1848. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Benjamin Franklin Papers Part 5 -- Letters to Franklin, 1779 December-1780 December American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Richard Henry Lee Papers, 1763-1823 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Papers of Joseph and William Whipple, 1717-1904 (inclusive), 1763-1814 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Peter Stephen Du Ponceau Collection, 1781-1844 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814. Gerry-Townsend papers, 1675-1846. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Lovell, James, 1737-1814. James Lovell papers, 1780. Library of Congress
creatorOf Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794. Letters of Richard Henry Lee [manuscript] 1777-1791. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lee, Arthur, 1740-1792. Letters of Arthur Lee, [manuscript] 1779-1789. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Roberdeau, Daniel, 1727-1795. Papers, 1767-1791. Library of Congress
referencedIn Hiram Putnam Papers MS 56., 1780-1885 Mortimer Rare Book Room
referencedIn United States. Continental Congress. Whipple/Traile family papers, 1751-1841. Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume VIII, miscellany, 1776-1816. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814. Elbridge Gerry papers, 1772-1936, bulk: 1772-1814. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Lovell, James, 1737-1814. Letter, 1809 January 24, Boston, [Massachusetts] to [Thomas Jefferson], n.p. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Autograph File, L, 1641-1976. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Franklin-Bache Papers, 1707-1799 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Lee, Arthur, 1740-1792. Arthur Lee papers, 1741-1882 (inclusive), 1766-1787 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Lovell, James, 1737-1814. Oratio in funere vivi venerabilis Henrici Flynttj, Arm. habita in Sacello Holdeniano Coll. Harvard. Cantab. Novang. A Jacobo Lovell. A.M., Anglica Versione [per Ignotum] additâ. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of documents concerning the American Revolution, 1740-1866 . Houghton Library.
referencedIn Roberdeau, Daniel, 1727-1795. Daniel Roberdeau papers, 1767-1791. Library of Congress
referencedIn Langdon, John, 1741-1819. John Langdon, William Whipple, and Elwyn family papers, 1713-1965 (bulk 1761-1853). Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum
referencedIn Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829. Bill, 1810. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
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