Grindall Reynolds papers, 1870-1888.


Grindall Reynolds papers, 1870-1888.

Papers include: holograph address "The Parish," delivered before Ministerial Union, Oct. 10, 1870; working papers for and drafts of "Concord During the Shays Rebellion," which was completed in 1877 and published (posthumously) in 1895 in A Collection of Historical and Other Papers (this material including 1875 correspondence to Reynolds from Crawford Nightingale and Seth Chandler, notebooks, loose notes, newspaper article--1875, reprinted 1877, and three holograph drafts--the last dated 1877 Jan. 31, varying somewhat from the printed version); and holograph "Memoir of Joseph Lasinby. (Cont.) Brown," published in Memoirs of Members of the Social Circle in Concord, 2nd Series, 1888.

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