Pickering, John, 1777-1846

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The son of statesman Timothy Pickering, John Pickering was a lawyer and philologist who practiced law in Salem and Boston. He compiled a lexicon of the Greek language (1826) and the first dictionary of Americanisms.

From the description of Letter to Henry Dearborn, 5 February 1836. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339494

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creatorOf Pickering, John, 1777-1846. Letter, 1823 February 4, Salem, Massachusetts, to [Thomas Jefferson], n.p. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Buckminster, J. S. (Joseph Stevens), 1784-1812. Papers, 1797-1812. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Letter, 1823 February 26, Mont[icell]o, [Albemarle County], Virginia, to John Pickering, n.p. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Story, Joseph, 1779-1845. Papers, 1794-1851 William L. Clements Library
creatorOf Murray, Alexander, 1775-1813. The philosophical history of the European languages : manuscript, [before 1813] Houghton Library
creatorOf Newhall, Isaac. Letters on Junius, 1830-1831. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Pickering, John, 1777-1846. Miscellaneous 19th century pamphlets. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Pickering, John, 1777-1846. Papers of John Pickering, 1824-1841 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Tucker family. Tucker Family Papers, 1680-1878. Peabody Essex Museum
creatorOf Pickering, John, 1777-1846. Letters, 1826 Sept. 7, Monday May 22, and Friday morning, Salem, to George Ticknor, Boston. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Vaughan, John, 1755-1841. Papers, 1768 - ca. 1936 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Humboldt, Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1767-1835. Correspondence of Baron W. Humboldt, February 24, 1821- July 20, 1834 [ microform]. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
referencedIn James Russell Lowell additional papers, 1802-1898. Houghton Library
referencedIn Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882. Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (bulk 1820-1888) Houghton Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIb, 1807-1825 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Pickering, John, 1777-1846. Letter, 1810 Feb. 1, Salem, to James Savage, Boston. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848. Walcott-Pickman family papers, 1776-1887. Library of Congress
creatorOf American and English literary and historical papers collected by Atcheson L. Hench, 1782-1966 University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. [The scholar, the jurist, the artist, the philanthropist : an address before the Phi Beta Kappa Society of Harvard University, at their anniversary, August 27, 1846] : manuscript, [1846] Houghton Library
referencedIn St. John de Crèvecoeur, J. Hector, 1735-1813. Esquisse de ma vie depuis ma sortie de prison à New York : [n.p.] : autograph manuscript, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn North American Review papers, 1831-1843 Houghton Library
referencedIn Autograph File, P, 1554-2005. Houghton Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IId, 1837-1844 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Charles M.(Charles Moore) Wheatley papers, 1840-1882, 1840-1882 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Vol. X. (ff. 696). Oct. 1838-Dec. 1841.includes:f. 1 Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie, 1st Baronet: Letters to C. Babbage: 1834-1861. ff. 3, 115, 534 Robert Vaughan Richards, barrister: Letters to C. Babbage: 1831-1841. ff. 5, 389 Julius Jeffreys: Lett... British Library
referencedIn Davenport, Rufus. Letters, 1827 June 16 and 1828 June 17; Boston, [Mass.], to John Pickering, Boston, [Mass.]. New England Historic Genealogical Society
creatorOf Pickering, John, 1777-1846. Papers, 1803-1811. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Wheatley, Charles Moore, 1822-1882. Papers, 1840-1882. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844. Papers, 1663-1844 (bulk 1781-1844) Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835. Papers, 1746-1900 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Charles Babbage selected correspondence, 1827-1871, 1827-1871 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Rasles, Sébastien, 1657-1724. Dictionary of the Abenaki Indian language : manuscript, 1691-1724. Houghton Library
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915 Houghton Library
referencedIn Kirby, Thomas Austin. Thomas Austin Kirby papers, 1932-1988. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Letter, 1825 October 27, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia] to John Pickering, n.p. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Duker, Karl Andreas, 1670-1752. Notae in Luciani dialogos selectos dictatae : a viro clariss. A. C. Duker hist. et eloq. prof. ordin. in Acad. Ultraj. : manuscript, [17--] Houghton Library
creatorOf Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829. Timothy Pickering papers, 1731-1927. Library of Congress
referencedIn Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844. Collection, 1781-1844 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Tudor, William, 1779-1830. Papers, 1786-1826. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Newhall, Issac, 1782-1858. Issac Newhall Papers, 1806-1858. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn Houghton Library. Houghton Library printed book provenance file, L-Q. 1942. Houghton Library
referencedIn Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. Correspondence, 1829-1874 Houghton Library
referencedIn Harvard University. Mathematical theses, 1782-1839 Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Letter, 1822 February 13, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia] to [John] Pickering, n.p. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIc, 1826-1836 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Papers, 1732-1850. Houghton Library
referencedIn Pickering family. Pickering Family Papers, 1662-1887. Peabody Essex Museum
creatorOf Titcomb family. Titcomb Family Papers, 1721-1823. Peabody Essex Museum
creatorOf Wingate, Paine, 1739-1838. Papers, 1732-1850. Houghton Library
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Pickering, John, 1777-1846. Letter, 1822 January 28, Salem, Massachusetts to Thomas Jefferson, n.p. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Letter, 1819 September 22, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia] to John Pickering, n.p. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Joseph Story papers. 1794-1851. William L. Clements Library
creatorOf Pickering family. Papers, 1767-1844. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Pickering, John, 1777-1846. Letter to Henry Dearborn, 5 February 1836. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871. Selected correspondence, 1827-1871. American Philosophical Society Library
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Massachusetts--Boston
Massachusetts--Salem
Subject
Law--Cases
Tariff--Law and legislation
Science--Experiments
Lawyers
Classical education
Calculators
Account books
Scientists--Great Britain
Law--Terminology
Mohegan language
French language--Vocabulary
Indians of North America--Languages
Lawyers--Fees
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Birth 1777

Death 1846

Americans

English

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