Ware family papers, 1821-1891.


Ware family papers, 1821-1891.


Correspondence, journals, deeds, and other papers (1821-1852), of Rev. William Ware (1797-1852), Unitarian clergyman, of New York City and West Cambridge (now Arlington), Mass., relating to his ministry, the publication of his books, and his editorship of the Christian Examiner (1837-52), as well as a diary kept during a trip to Europe (1848-49). Correspondence of Henry Ware (1824-1885) relates to his activities in Washington, D.C., during his official visits in 1864 as secretary to Governor John A. Andrew and while he was in the office of the Secretary of the U.S. Senate in 1868. William Ware’s correspondents include Lewis Gaylord Clark (editor of the Knickerbocker), Charles S. Francis, and Jared Sparks. Henry Ware’s correspondents include Alexander H. Bullock and Orville Dewey.

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SNAC Resource ID: 6915923

Massachusetts Historical Society

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