[Miscellany of Massachusetts records], 1650-ca. 1975.


[Miscellany of Massachusetts records], 1650-ca. 1975.

[Miscellany of Massachusetts records], 1650-ca. 1975.

This collection is an artificial collection of records pertaining to Massachusetts. The items in the collection have been loosely separated into two series: Correspondence and Documents. Items include letters, deeds, writs, warrants, and petitions. Documents pertain to the towns of Southborough, Douglas, South Hadley, Ipswich, Boxford, and Dorchester. Of particular note are several documents that date from the Revolutionary War period. Also of note: a proclamation in Arabic addressed to Governor Frank G. Allen and a letter addressed to Rep. Henry L. Shattuck. The signatures of the following governors are found in the collection: John Brooks, Caleb Strong, George N. Briggs, Eugene N. Foss. Additional names of interest: Henry Dearborn, Levi Woodbury, Luther Jewett.

32 items.

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Strong, Caleb, 1745-1819

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Strong was a native of Northampton, Mass. He served as governor of Massachusetts (1800-1807 and 1812-1816). Strong assisted in writing the Constitution of Massachusetts and was a member of the U. S. Constitutional Convention, 1787. From the description of [Letters, 1787-1812] / Caleb Strong. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 437427465 Justice of the peace, state legislator, delegate to Continental Congress, U.S. senator from Massachusetts (1789-1796), and governor of Mass...

Briggs, George N. (George Nixon), 1796-1861

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Governor of Massachusetts, 1844-51. From the description of Letter : Lanesboro, Mass., to an unidentified correspondent, 1835 Nov. 12. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 29461777 George Nixon Briggs (1796-1861) began to study law in 1813 and in 1818 was admitted to the bar. In 1824, he was elected town clerk of Lanesboro, Mass., and in 1826, was appointed chairman of the commissioners of highways of Berkshire County. In 1830, he was elected to Congress, where he served...

Woodbury, Levi, 1789-1851

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Lawyer, governor of New Hampshire, U.S. senator, U.S. secretary of the Navy, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and U.S. Supreme Court justice. From the description of Letters, 1813-1851. (New Hampshire Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70963939 U.S. senator from and governor of New Hampshire, U.S. secretary of the navy, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and Supreme Court justice, and lawyer. From the description of Levi Woodbury family papers, 1638-191...

Shattuck, Henry Lee, 1879-1971

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Attorney, trustee, author. Harvard, A.B. 1901, LL.B. 1904, LL.D., Williams College 1936, Nat. U. of Ireland 1950, Harvard U. 1952, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, 1955. Attorney in Boston, Mass. Treasurer, Harvard Coll., 1929-1938. Member, Mass. House of Repres., 1920-1930; Boston City Council, 1934-1941. Member, U.S. Loyalty Review Bd.; Chairman, Interim Mixed Parole and Clemency Board. From the description of Papers, 1947-1954. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 23...

Foss, Eugene Noble, 1858-1939.

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Brooks, John Langdon, 1920-....

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Jewett, Luther, 1772-1860

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U.S. representative of Vermont and clergyman. From the description of Letters of Luther Jewett, 1850-1856. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423679 ...

Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829

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Revolutionary officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Capt. Callenden Irvine, 1803 July 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270529279 Army officer, U.S. Secretary of War, and U.S. representative from Massachusetts. From the description of Papers, 1800-1814. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70972156 Major general, politician, and statesman. From the description of Papers, 1761-1826. (Unknown). WorldCa...

Allen, Frank G. (Frank Gilman), 1874-1950.

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