Papers, 1768-1807.


Adams, Thomas, 1724-1812. Papers, 1768-1807.

Papers, 1768-1807.

Notebooks, memoranda, correspondence, and sermons extracted or transcribed by "Book Adams" and or his daughter Hannah. Includes 60 personal and business letters of Hannah Adams, an author of religious and historical works. Correspondents include Fisher Ames, Ezra Stiles, Henri Gregoire, Sarah Bowdoin Dearborn, Andrew Bigelow, and Sarah Savage.

42 v. ; 10-19 cm.

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Bigelow, Andrew, 1795-1877 (person)

Bigelow was a Unitarian clergyman. From the description of Papers, 1817-1867. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505817 From the guide to the Papers, 1817-1867., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Andrew Bigelow (1795-1877) was born in Groton, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard College in 1814 and studied law before turning to divinity. He graduated from Harvard Divinity School in 1817 and spent some time in Edinburgh, Sc...

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Grégoire, Henri, 1750-1831 (person)

French bishop and politician. From the description of Passport signed by him as president of the convention nationale : Paris, issued to citizen Maure, 1792 Nov. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270511055 Député du clergé aux états généraux de 1789, l’abbé Grégoire (1750-1831) contribua à l’union du bas-clergé et du tiers et proposa, le 4 août, l’abolition du droit d’aînesse. Il fut le premier à prêter le serment de fidélité à la Constitution civile du clergé (novembre 179...

Ames, Fisher, 1758-1808 (person)

Massachusetts attorney elected to first four Congresses; Federalist and supporter of Hamilton's fiscal program. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Colonel Joseph Ward, Boston, 1791 Feb. 16. (Boston Public Library). WorldCat record id: 37601637 Member of the 1st-4th Congresses from Massachusetts. From the description of ALS : New York, N.Y., to John Lowell, 1789 Apr. 8. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122645434 Lawyer and...