Letters and drawings, 1818-1835.
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The American Antiquarian Society was founded in Worcester, Mass., in 1812, largely through the efforts of Isaiah Thomas (1749-1831). The Society's original stated purpose was to "encourage the collection and preservation of the Antiquities of our country, and of curious and valuable productions in Art and Nature [that] have a tendency to enlarge the sphere of human knowledge." AAS from its inception attempted to be national in its collecting and its membership, which is by election....
Atwater was a lawyer and practiced in Ohio, served in the state legislature; was an Indian commissioner. From the description of Caleb Atwater papers, 1795-1838 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 658056388 Caleb Atwater (1778-1867) was a pioneer and author. From the description of Letters and drawings, 1818-1835. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207109744 Circleville, Ohio, pioneer, lawyer, and legislator. Author of works on Ohio natural and civ...