Letters, ca. 1809-ca. 1829.


Gray, Francis Calley, 1790-1856. Letters, ca. 1809-ca. 1829.

Letters, ca. 1809-ca. 1829.

Includes two letters written ca. 1809, when Gray left Boston to accampany John Adams to Russia, where he served as unpaid secretary to the American legation. One letter, in French, is addressed to a member of the Russian Academy of Science. A letter from about 1829, possibly to George Parkman, a classmate from Harvard, discusses John Quincy Adams' dispute with the Athenaeum over his assessment.

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Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848

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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...

Gray, Francis Calley, 1790-1856

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Connected to the U.S. legation to St. Petersburg. Resident of Boston, Mass. From the description of Diary, 1811-1815. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 154270616 From the description of Diary, 1811-1815. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19657416 Harvard benefactor. From the description of Letters, ca. 1809-ca. 1829. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 14967883 ...

Parkman, George, 1790-1849

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Boston physician and murder victim. From the description of Letters received, ca. 1826-1847. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 14445201 ...