Eliot, Samuel Atkins, 1798-1862

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Samuel Atkins Eliot was born in Boston, Mass., March 5, 1798; attended the Boston Latin School; was graduated from Harvard University in 1817 and from the divinity school in 1820; member of the State house of representatives 1834-1837; mayor of Boston 1837-1839; served in the State senate in 1843-1844; elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Robert C. Winthrop and served from August 22, 1850, to March 3, 1851; declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1850; treasurer of Harvard University 1842-1853; died in Cambridge, Mass., January 29, 1862; interment in Mount Auburn Cemetery. Sources: Harvard University Archives; United States Congressional Biography.

From the description of Papers of Samuel Atkins Eliot, 1817-1861 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77069258

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referencedIn North American Review papers, 1831-1843 Houghton Library
referencedIn Parkman family papers, 1793-1896 Houghton Library
referencedIn Papers, 1857-1962. Andover-Harvard Theological Library
referencedIn Clapp, William Warland, Jr., 1826-1891. Correspondence, 1790-1891 (bulk 1840-1891) Houghton Library
referencedIn North American Review papers, 1831-1843 Houghton Library
creatorOf Eliot, Samuel Atkins, 1788-1862. Letter, 1845 Dec. 12, Boston, to A.D. Foster. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873. Correspondence and other papers, 1821-1877 Houghton Library
referencedIn Loring, Charles G. (Charles Greely), 1794-1867. Papers, 1768-1866 Houghton Library
referencedIn Harvard University. Treasurer. Records of the Treasurer of Harvard University, 1669-2008. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Wendte, Charles William, 1844-1931. Papers, 1867-1931 Andover-Harvard Theological Library
referencedIn Augustus A. (Augustus Addison) Gould papers, 1831-1866, 1831-1866 (inclusive), 1838-1852 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Bowen, Clayton Raymond, 1877-1934. Papers, 1889-1994. Andover-Harvard Theological Library
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Personal papers, 1808-1866 Houghton Library
referencedIn Autograph File, E, 1564-1961. Houghton Library
creatorOf Eliot, Samuel Atkins, 1798-1862. Papers of Samuel Atkins Eliot, 1817-1861 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Whipple, John Adams, 1822-1891. Group portrait of The Club Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926. Papers of Charles William Eliot, 1807-1945. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Greenough, William W. (William Whitwell), d. 1899. Papers of William W. Greenough, 1823-1890. Library of Congress
referencedIn Papers of Charles William Eliot, 1807-1945. Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Jules Marcou correspondence, 1837-1889. Houghton Library
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915 Houghton Library
referencedIn Raible, Robert. Papers, 1913-1979. Andover-Harvard Theological Library
referencedIn Jackson, Francis, 1789-1861. Autograph letter signed : Boston, to the Reverand George Ripley, 1841 Mar. 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Members of "The Club" [photograph album], ca. 1855-1862 Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915 Houghton Library
creatorOf Boston Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge records II, 1830-1843 Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Chandler, Peleg W. (Peleg Whitman), 1816-1889. Peleg W. Chandler legal papers, 1717-1888. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Arlington Street Church, Boston, MA. Records, 1730-1979 Andover-Harvard Theological Library
creatorOf Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. Letter, 1850 Aug. 15, to Samuel A. Eliot. New Hampshire Newsp Project
referencedIn Papers, 1878-1972. Andover-Harvard Theological Library
referencedIn Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882. Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (bulk 1820-1888) Houghton Library
referencedIn Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908. Papers, ca.1845-1908 Houghton Library
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Letterbooks, 1789-1866 Houghton Library
referencedIn Papers, 1885-1950. Andover-Harvard Theological Library
referencedIn Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930. Correspondence and compositions, 1859-1930. Houghton Library
creatorOf Bancroft, George, 1800-1891. Papers, 1815-1908 Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Oosterbaan, Hero 1736-1807. Institutionum theologicarum : libri de Deo / Cl. H. Oosterbaan S.S. Th. et Ph. Prof. ap Teleiobaptistas. manuscript. [between 1772-1829] HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Papers of Professor Henry William Wilder Foote and Family, 1714-1959 Andover-Harvard Theological Library
referencedIn Papers, 1862-1933. Andover-Harvard Theological Library
referencedIn Papers, 1819-1882. Andover-Harvard Theological Library
referencedIn Bigelow, John P. (John Prescott), 1797-1872. Papers, 1805-1896 (bulk 1814-1863) Houghton Library
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, oversize, ca. 1829-1985 Harvard University Archives.
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associatedWith Boston Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. corporateBody
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associatedWith Chandler, Peleg W. (Peleg Whitman), 1816-1889. person
associatedWith Clapp, William Warland, 1826-1891 person
correspondedWith Dewey, Orville, 1794-1882 person
correspondedWith Dodge, Henry Nehemiah, 1843-1937 person
associatedWith Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926. person
correspondedWith Eliot, Samuel A. (Samuel Atkins), 1862-1950 person
associatedWith Eliot, William H. person
associatedWith Gould, Augustus A. (Augustus Addison), 1805-1866 person
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associatedWith Guild, Mary E. person
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correspondedWith La Piana, George, 1879-1971 person
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associatedWith Loring, Charles G. (Charles Greely), 1794-1867 person
associatedWith Loring, Charles G. (Charles Greely), 1794-1867 person
correspondedWith Marcou, Jules, 1824-1898 person
correspondedWith Moore, Edward Caldwell, 1857-1943 person
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associatedWith Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908 person
associatedWith Oosterbaan, Hero 1736-1807. person
correspondedWith Palfrey family. family
correspondedWith Parkman family. family
correspondedWith Raible, Robert. person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. person
correspondedWith Wendte, Charles William, 1844-1931 person
correspondedWith Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930 person
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Washington, D. C. DC US
Cambridge MA US
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Birth 1798-03-05

Death 1862-01-29

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