A collection of epitaphs written by Hanah Flagg Gould of Newburyport, Mass. on various friends in their lifetime : transcribed from a copy made by Caleb Cushing of Newburyport, for Miss Mary Townsend of Salem, Massachusetts.

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A collection of epitaphs written by Hanah Flagg Gould of Newburyport, Mass. on various friends in their lifetime : transcribed from a copy made by Caleb Cushing of Newburyport, for Miss Mary Townsend of Salem, Massachusetts.

Handwritten transcription of the original record. Includes a 1876 September 20 letter from Caleb Cushing of Newburyport to John Ward Dean of Boston concerning the authorship of the Cushing epitaph as well as five newspaper clippings concerning the Cushing and Gould epitaphs.

1 v. (12, 1 p.) ; 23 x 36 cm.

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Dean, John Ward, 1815-1902

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Author, librarian, and editor. From the description of John Ward Dean correspondence, 1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79424039 ...

Gould, Hannah Flagg, 1789-1865

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Gould was born in Lancaster, Massachusetts, and moved with her family to Newburyport in 1808. She started writing poetry in her 30s. Her first book of poetry was published in 1832; her second and third volumes appeared in 1836 and 1841. Some of her poems commemorate her father Benjamin Gould, who led the Massachusetts militia at the battle of Lexington. Her brother was Benjamin A. Gould, a Boston educator and author. From the description of Poems and correspondence, 1824-1851 and und...

Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879

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Cushing served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1835- 1843, and as special U.S. Envoy to China from 1843-1845. His career also included a term as U.S. Attorney General from 1852-1857. From the description of Letters to Thomas Mayo Brewer and Henry Vose, 1843, 1858. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234342903 U.S cabinet official and representative from Massachusetts, army officer, diplomat, and lawyer. From the description of Caleb Cushin...

Townsend, Mary Elizabeth

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Mary Elizabeth Townsend was born December 30, 1919 in Lawrence, Kansas to Charles Jetz and Florence Murray Fishback. After graduating from Liberty Memorial High School in 1939, she married Ross Townsend on February 10, 1943. She then attended the University of Kansas where she earned a bachelor’s degree in 1963 and a master’s degree in 1965, both in social work. In 1965, Townsend joined the University of Kansas faculty as an instructor; she earned tenure in 1971. From 1968-1974, Tow...