Papers, 1813-1921, bulk: 1813-1865.


Everett, Edward, 1794-1865. Papers, 1813-1921, bulk: 1813-1865.

Papers, 1813-1921, bulk: 1813-1865.

Papers of Edward Everett concerning family and professional matters. Correspondents include P.C. Brooks, Alexander Everett, Charlotte Gray Everett, Edward Everett Hale, Nathan Hale, Sarah Everett Hale, Charlotte Everett Wise, and Henry Wise. Papers relating to his professional life as congressman, governor, foreign minister, Unitarian minister, faculty member, and President of Harvard University contain discussions of national and state political issues, foreign relations with France and England, his lifelong association with Harvard University, and his early disenchantment with the Unitarian Church. (Cont) Letters written by Everett, his daughter Charlotte, and his wife Charlotte describe social engagements and their travels in Europe. Letters between Everett and Daniel Webster concern dealings with British minister Lord Ashburton on the issue of visit and search aboard American ships. Also included are letters concerning the attempt of Charlotte Hopkins to wrest control of the Everett papers from her cousin Edward Everett.

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