Hall, Bolton, 1854-1938

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Bolton Hall was a lawyer in New York City. In 1910 he founded the Free Acres Association in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey.

From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1905-1940, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155885844

New York City lawyer, reformer, and exponent of single tax theory.

From the description of Hall-Herrick papers, ca. 1830-1949. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58782757

Bolton Hall (1854-1938) was an American lawyer and author. He prepared the expurgated text of the King James version of the Bible (called The Living Bible) in addition to writing and speaking on topics such as social reform and political economy. He was a founder of the Longshoremen's Union and the New York Tax Reform Association, was a disciple of Henry George, and an advocate of the single tax and model tenement housing.

From the guide to the Bolton Hall papers, ca. 1891-1938, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Bolton Hall (1854-1938) was an American lawyer and author.

He prepared the expurgated text of the King James version of the Bible (called The Living Bible) in addition to writing and speaking on topics such as social reform and political economy. He was a founder of the Longshoremen's Union and the New York Tax Reform Association, was a disciple of Henry George, and an advocate of the single tax and model tenement housing.

From the description of Bolton Hall papers, ca. 1891-1938. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 86164309

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referencedIn Allen, Henry Ware. Correspondence, 1928-1953. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Clarence Darrow Papers, 1894-1941, (bulk 1910-1935) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Wheelock, John Hall, 1886-1978. Letter, 1912, February 28, [New York City], [to] [Mr.] Markham, [Staten Island] / John Hall Wheelock. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
referencedIn Dennett, Mary Ware, 1872-1947. Papers: Series III, 1909-1942 (inclusive) [microform]. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Hall, Bolton, 1854-1938. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, [Between 1920 and 1938]. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Labadie, Jo, 1850-1933. Jo Labadie papers, 1880-1931. University of Michigan
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949 Houghton Library
referencedIn William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (bulk 1872-1921) Houghton Library
creatorOf Sunrise Cooperative Farm Community (Alicia, Mich.). Sunrise Cooperative Farm Community records, 1933-1937. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Bolton Hall papers, ca. 1891-1938 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. Letter 1909 June 9, Staten Island [to] Bolton Hall, Unknown / Edwin Markham. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Papers, 1874-1945 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Cutts, Suzanne H. Collection of letters written to members of the Scott family, [ca. 1880-1936]. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Hall, Bolton, 1854-1938. Bolton Hall papers, ca. 1891-1938. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938. Clarence Darrow papers, 1894-1941 (bulk 1910-1935). Library of Congress
creatorOf Hall, Bolton, 1854-1938. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1905-1940, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Joseph Ishill papers, 1888-1966. Houghton Library
creatorOf Hall, Bolton, 1854-1938. Letter, 1931 Nov. 25, New York, to Belle Chaapel [n.p.] University of Michigan
creatorOf Hall, Bolton, 1854-1938. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1927-1934. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Sunrise Cooperative Farm Community records, 1933-1937 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Glueck, Sheldon. Sheldon Glueck papers. 1916-1972. Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Hall, Bolton, 1854-1938. Hall-Herrick papers, ca. 1830-1949. New-York Historical Society
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associatedWith Abbott, Leonard Dalton, 1878-1953. person
associatedWith Addams, Jane, 1860-1935. person
associatedWith Allen, Henry Ware. person
associatedWith Barnhill, John Basil. person
associatedWith Battle, George Gordon, 1868- person
associatedWith Bigelow, Poultney, b. 1855. person
associatedWith Blanshard, Paul, 1892-1980. person
associatedWith Browne, Porter Emerson, 1879-1934. person
associatedWith Brown, Harold. person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Chaapel, Belle. person
associatedWith Crane, Frank, 1861-1928. person
associatedWith Crapsey, Algernon Sidney, 1847-1927. person
associatedWith Cutts, Suzanne H. person
correspondedWith Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938. person
associatedWith Day, Katharine Briggs Dodge. person
associatedWith De Forest, Robert W. (Robert Weeks), 1848-1931. person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Dennett, Mary Ware, 1872-1947. person
associatedWith Durant, Will, 1885-1981. person
associatedWith Fagnani, Charles Prospero, 1854- person
associatedWith Farrar, Geraldine, 1882-1967. person
associatedWith George, Henry, 1839-1897. person
associatedWith Glueck, Sheldon, 1896- person
associatedWith Hall, Lois Bolton, Mrs. person
associatedWith Herrick family. family
associatedWith Herrick, Gerard P. person
associatedWith Herrick, Gerard P. person
associatedWith Herrick, Gerard P., Mrs. person
associatedWith Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964. person
associatedWith Holt, Henry, 1840-1926. person
associatedWith Holt, Roland, 1867-1931. person
associatedWith Horne, Chrystal. person
associatedWith Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915. person
correspondedWith Ishill, Joseph. person
associatedWith Knopf, Alfred A., 1892-1984. person
associatedWith Labadie, Jo, 1850-1933. person
associatedWith Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. person
associatedWith Marsh, Edward C. person
associatedWith MARY (WARE) DENNETT person
associatedWith Mason, Alfred Bishop, 1851-1933. person
associatedWith Masson, Thomas L. person
associatedWith Moley, Raymond, 1886-1975. person
associatedWith Nethersole, Olga, 1870-1951. person
associatedWith Orlenoff, Paul. person
associatedWith Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1875-1941. person
associatedWith Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938. person
associatedWith Pirsson, James. person
associatedWith Putnam, George Haven, 1844-1930. person
associatedWith Reedy, William Marion, 1862-1920. person
associatedWith Singh, Amar. person
associatedWith Steffens, Lincoln, 1866-1936. person
associatedWith Sunrise Cooperative Farm Community corporateBody
associatedWith Sunrise Cooperative Farm Community (Alicia, Mich.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923 person
associatedWith Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910. person
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Wheelock, John Hall, 1886-1978. person
associatedWith Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924. person
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New York (State)--New York
New York (N.Y.)
New York (State)--New York
New York (State)
Subject
Publishers and Publishing
Saving and investment
Grief
Social problems
Real property
Land use
Publishers and publishing--New York (State)--New York
Single tax
Steam-boilers--Patents
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Authors
Lawyers
Reformers
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Birth 1854-08-05

Death 1938-12-10

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