Record of addresses, 1813-1814.


Washington Benevolent Society of Massachusetts. Record of addresses, 1813-1814.

Record of addresses, 1813-1814.

Account book with a handwritten copies (by secretary William Cochran) of patriotic addresses given at quarterly and annual meetings: Henry D. Sedgwick on July 14 1812, Lemuel Shaw on October 13 1812, Nathan Hale on January 1813, Arnold Willis on February 22 1813, Isaac Foster Coffin on July 1813, John Knapp on October 12 1813 and Henry Codman on April 12 1814.

1 v. (124 p.) ; 24 cm.

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Sedgwick, Henry D. (Henry Dwight), 1785-1831 (person)

Coffin, Isaac Foster, 1787-1861 (person)

Welles, Arnold, 1761-1827 (person)

Hale, Nathan, 1784-1863 (person)

Shaw, Lemuel, 1781-1861 (person)

Chief justice of Massachusetts, 1830-1860. His daughter Elizabeth married the author Herman Melville. From the description of ALS : Boston, to Joseph B. Felt, 1834 Oct. 14. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122475395 Shaw was chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1830-1860). Webster and Parkman were on the faculty of Harvard Medical School at the time of Parkman's murder. From the description of Sentence of John W. Webster...

Knapp, John. (person)

Codman, Henry, 1789-1853 (person)

Washington Benevolent Society of Massachusetts (corporateBody)

The Washington Benevolent Society was organized Feb 22, 1812 "to cherish the principles of Washington, and to aid unfortunate members of the institution". It originated in the office of Nathan Hale, attorney, No. 12 Exchange Street with General Arnold Welles president. There were more than 2000 members. Disolved in 1853. From the description of Record of addresses, 1813-1814. (New England Historic Genealogical Society). WorldCat record id: 51166447 ...