Cranch family papers, 1758-1882.


Cranch family papers, 1758-1882.

Cranch family papers, 1758-1882.

Correspondence, poetry, and other items. Correspondents include John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Abigail Adams, Noah Webster, William Cranch, Eunice Paine, and Josiah Quincy.

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Webster, Noah, 1758-1843 (person)

American lexicographer, textbook author, spelling reformer, word enthusiast, and editor; b. in Hartford, Conn.; attended Yale and taught school in the Hartford area; moved to New Haven, Conn., in 1798. From the description of Noah Webster papers, 1786-1980. (New Haven Colony Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 319706045 Noah Webster (1758-1843) was an American lexicographer, author and editor. He is best known for his spellers (early spelling textbooks) and his ...

Cranch family. (family)

Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818 (person)

Epithet: wife of President John Adams British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001123.0x000282 Wife of John Adams. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Quincy, to Thomas Jefferson, 1804 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129697 From the description of Autograph letter signed "A.A." : Philadelphia, 1800 Jan. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129709 From the description...

Quincy, Josiah, 1772-1864 (person)

Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts; United States and Massaschusetts legislator; and, President of Harvard University. From the description of Josiah Quincy letter, portrait and autograph, 1839-1889. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 63118297 President of Harvard. From the description of Autograph note signed : [Cambridge, Mass.], addressed to the Rev. John Pierpont, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616000 From the description of Autograph note ...

Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 (person)

John Quincy Adams (b. July 11, 1767, Braintree, Massachusetts-d. February 23, 1848, Washington, D.C.) was an American statesman who served as a diplomat, United States Senator, member of the House of Representatives, and the sixth President of the United States. He was a member of the Federalist, Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and later the Anti-Masonic and Whig parties. He was the son of President John Adams and Abigail Adams. As a diplomat, Adams played an important role in neg...

Cranch, William, 1769-1855 (person)

Chief Justice of the U.S. district court for the District of Columbia, 1805-1855. From the description of Letter : Washington, to Robert G. Harper, Baltimore, 1810 Nov. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22218740 From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C., to Mrs. D.T. Madison, 1836 July 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22218754 From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C., to the New North Society of Boston, 1830 Sept. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id:...

Paine, Eunice (person)

Adams, John, 1735-1826 (person)

John Adams (1735-1826) was the second president of the United States, born in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts. He served as defense counsel for British soldiers accused of Boston Massacre in 1770; as delegate to Continental Congress from 1774 to 1778; as member of committee charged with drafting Declaration of Independence in 1776; as congressional commissioner to France from 1778 to 1779; as minister to United Provinces in 1780; and negotiated a loan from Dutch bankers in 1782. Adams join...