Sons of Liberty records, 1766-1770.


Sons of Liberty. Sons of Liberty records, 1766-1770.

Sons of Liberty records, 1766-1770.

Records of the Sons of Liberty of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1766-70, include correspondence with the Sons of Liberty of Boston, Mass., Norwich, Conn. and Providence, Rhode Island; letters sent to the Boston publishers Edes and Gill; and drafts of resolutions and meeting notices. The letters discuss non-importation agreements and Great Britain's Stamp Act passed in 1765. Some letters are addressed to Josiah Bass, Richard Champney, Samuel Griffith, William Parker, Jacob Sheafe, John Sherburne, Barlow Trecothick, John Wentworth, and Thomas Young. Some letters are written in the hand of Samuel Langdon.

1 oversize box and 1 narrow box of photocopies.

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Edes and Gill (corporateBody)

Young, Thomas, 1732-1777 (person)

Sons of liberty (corporateBody)

Langdon, Samuel, 1723-1797 (person)

Congregational clergyman and president of Harvard. From the description of Sermon on the character of a parent [manuscript], ca. 1790. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 642177271 Samuel Langdon (1723-1797) was the thirteenth President of Harvard College from October 14, 1774 to August 30, 1780. He presided over the college during the American Revolution. From the description of Papers of Samuel Langdon 1745-1790, 1902. (Harvard University). WorldCat record ...

Griffith, Samuel B (person)

Miller. From the description of Business records, 1835-1869. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155439792 Marine Corps officer. From the description of Reminiscences of Samuel Blair Griffith II : oral history, 1970. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122587211 Samuel Griffith was a blacksmith in southeastern Pennsylvania. From the description of Ledger, 1834-1837. (Winterthur Library). W...

Parker, William Dan, 1934- (person)

Wentworth, John, 1737-1820 (person)

Governor of the New Hampshire Colony and loyalist. From the description of Marriage license of John Wentworth, 1774 June 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981478 ...

Trecothick, Barlow, 1720-1775 (person)

Bass, Josiah. (person)

Sheafe, Jacob, 1745-1829 (person)

Great Britain. (corporateBody)

Sherburne, John, gent. (person)

Champney, Richard. (person)