Autograph Collection, 1708-1954.

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Various. Autograph Collection, 1708-1954.

Autograph Collection, 1708-1954.

Collection consists of original letters, photostats of letters, printed facsimiles, and autographed envelopes. The majority of letters were written during the 18th and 19th centuries. Letters were written by artists, politicians, authors, and famous local and national personalities of the time. Letters written by organizations, banks, and societies to specific individuals are also included. Some letters were written aboard ship.

12 linear feet.

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Revere, Paul, 1735-1818

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Boston goldsmith and engraver. Helped plan and execute the destruction of the tea in Boston harbor; gave notice of the British expedition to Concord on 18 Apr. 1775. From the description of Paul Revere receipt of Nathaniel Appleton, 1786 Aug. 28. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 76893586 Silversmith, patriot, courier famous for his midnight ride announcing British forces. From the description of ADS, 1797 May 5 : Boston. Bill. (Copley Press, J S Copl...

Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874

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Massachusetts lawyer and U.S. Senator, 1851-1874. He was an ardent abolitionist who attacked the south in his "crime against Kansas" speech in 1856. Two days later he was assaulted in the Senate, receiving injuries that took him years to recover from. From the description of Letters, 1858-1869. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55768315 Born in Boston, Mass., the U.S. statesman Charles Sumner studied law at Harvard and practiced law in his native ci...

Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924

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Henry Cabot Lodge, American statesman, Republican political leader, author and historian; he was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on May 12, 1850, a member of the influential New England Lodge and Cabot families. Lodge attended Harvard College, eventually graduating with a Ph.D. in Political Science, he then attended Harvard Law School from which he graduated in 1874. Lodge was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1880-1881, then served in the U.S. House of Representatives from ...

Adams, John Quincy, 1849-1940

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Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000209.0x00016f ...

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894

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American writer and physician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Beverley Farm, Mass., to Tristram Coffin, 1890 Aug. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269544690 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Tristram Coffin, 1891 Dec. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 642361192 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to [Tristram Coffin], 1891 Nov. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 642361674 From the descript...

Turner, Ross, 1847-1915

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Watercolorist, painter, illustrator; Salem, Mass. From the description of Ross Turner letters, 1884-1913. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122595031 ...

Various.

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Fuller, Margaret, 1810-1850

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Fuller was an American author, editor, critic, and social reformer interested in Transcendentalism, feminism, and the revolution in Rome. From the description of Margaret Fuller family papers, 1662-1909 (inclusive), 1760-1864 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612369673 From the guide to the Margaret Fuller family papers, 1662-1909 (inclusive), 1760-1864 (bulk)., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) American critic and socia...

Saltonstall, Leverett, 1783-1845

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Lawyer; speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives; president of the Massachusetts Senate; first mayor of Salem, Mass., 1836-8; member of the U.S. Congress, 1838-43. From the description of Letter : Salem, to Sir, 1832, Mar. 30. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57352026 Representative from Massachusetts. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to S. Greenleaf, 1842 Aug. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634496 ...

Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911

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Higginson, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts to Stephen Higginson and Louisa (Storrow) Higginson, graduated from Harvard Divinity School in 1847 and became a pastor first in Newburyport and then in Worcester, Massachusetts. He was actively involved in the abolitionist movement and served as colonel of the first regiment of African Americans in the Civil War. After the war, Higginson published biographies, essays, poetry, and histories, including Army life in a black regiment. From the...

Dow, George Francis, 1868-1936

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George Francis Dow was a historian. He published several volumes on the early history of New England. From the description of Notes, [ca. 1900-ca. 1930]. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122601818 ...