Gay family papers, 1718-1916.

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Gay family papers, 1718-1916.

Documents and photographs concerning the Gay family of Massachusetts, and printed materials on English writer John Gay.

1 box (.5 linear ft.)

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Boston

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William Bant.

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Gay family.

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Ernest Lewis Gay was an American librarian and book collector in Boston, Mass. His ancester, John Gay (1685-1732) was an English writer, dramatist, and poet during the neoclassical period. From the guide to the Gay family papers, 1718-1916., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Smith, J. Hyatt (John Hyatt), 1824-1886

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Epithet: of Sloane MS 1700 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x000090 Epithet: Pastor of Nijmegen British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x000097 Epithet: of Add MS 36190 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x00007e Epithet: of Egerto...

Gay, Ernest Lewis

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Ernest Lewis Gay (1874-1916) was a librarian and book collector of Boston, Mass. who collected materials especially concerning the English poet and playwright, John Gay (1685-1732). John Gay used the Mohock theme in his one-act play, The Mohocks. A tragi-comical farce, (1712). The Mohocks and Hawkubites were street gangs in London during the reign of Queen Anne. It was their delight to molest and ill-treat the women, children, and feeble old men who might be in the streets after sunset. The Moho...

Elizabeth Lewis Gay

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Millington, John

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Epithet: Professor, of Mechanics, Royal Institution British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x000178 Epithet: engineer and natural philosopher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000977.0x000150 Epithet: of Holme-onSpalding-Moor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_1...

Clap, Joshua

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Gay, Ebenezer, 1696-1787

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Probably a resident of Duxbury, Massachusetts. From the description of Ebenezer Gay diary, 1738. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 180917063 ...

Martin Gay

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Fryer, John

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Epithet: MD; of Sloane MS 742 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000301.0x0002bc Epithet: MD; of Sloane MS 1538 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000301.0x0002bb ...

Stephen Felch.

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Robinson, John

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Epithet: carrier British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001302.0x0001ab John Robinson served as Secretary for Royal Society of Edinburgh. He wrote to John Brown regarding the Antarctic explorer James Weddell whom they both knew. From the guide to the John Robinson collection, 1839, (Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge) Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manusc...

Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810

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Continental Army officer, collector of customs for the port of Boston; from Hingham (Plymouth Co.), Mass. From the description of Papers, 1778-1804. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19903396 Benjamin Lincoln was an American general during the Revolutionary War. He accepted the British surrender at Yorktown. From the description of Benjamin Lincoln collection, 1775-1782. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 712651132 ...

Potts, John

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Title: Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000491.0x0003a8 ...

Ezekiel Goldthwait

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Joshua Pico

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John Norton.

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Norton, Mary

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Quinzey, John

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Kingsbery, Nathan

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Owen, Thomas

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This book was written by an Anglesey man, probably Thomas Owen, Clerk. Nothing is known about him, other than the fact that he moved in the same social circles as those of the gentry of the island. From the guide to the Thomas Owen's Anglesey Poetry, c. 1715-1730, (Bangor University) Epithet: of Add MS 22583 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000566.0x0000ac Epithet: of Add MS 15024 ...

John Gay, 1685-1732

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Gay, Martin

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Gay, Calvin.

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Jeffries, David (David J.)

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Epithet: Chairman to the London Infirmary British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000268.0x0000db Epithet: Jeweller British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000268.0x0000dc ...

Elizabeth Quinzey

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John Foaring?

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Walpole, Mass. Board of Assessors.

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Thomas Rayner.

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Treat

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Richards, Henry, 1848-1949

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Laura E. Richards (1850-1943) was the daughter of Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe, founder of the Perkins School for the Blind, and Julia Ward Howe, social reformer and lyricist of the "Battle Hymn of the Republic." In 1871 she married Henry Richards (1848-1949; Harvard College A.B. 1871), architect and industrialist. In 1876 they moved to Gardiner, Maine for Henry to manage the family paper mills. Laura Richards wrote more than ninety works, mostly in the fields of children's literature and biography. ...