Papers of Samuel Holten, 1630-1843 (bulk 1744-1843).

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Holten, Samuel, 1738-1816. Papers of Samuel Holten, 1630-1843 (bulk 1744-1843).

Papers of Samuel Holten, 1630-1843 (bulk 1744-1843).

Correspondence relating chiefly to Holten's service in the Massachusetts Council, Massachusetts Provincial Congress, U.S. Continental Congress, and the U.S. House of Representatives; and account books, bills, and receipts documenting Holten's life and medical practice in Danvers, Mass. Correspondents include Samuel Adams, James Bowdoin, William Cushing, Nathan Dane, Elbridge Gerry, William Gordon, Nathaniel Gorham, John Hancock, Israel Hutchinson, John Lowell, George Partridge, James Sullivan, Benjamin Wadsworth, and Thomas Wallcut.

2000 items.4 containers.4 microfilm reels.1.6 linear feet.

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Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803

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Epithet: of Add MS 36068 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000741.0x0001d1 Continental Congressman; of Boston, Mass.; graduated Harvard in 1740; leading spirit behind the Boston Tea Party; signer of Declaration of Independence; lieutenant governor of Massachusetts, 1789-1794; governor of Massachusetts, 1794-1797. From the description of Samuel Adams correspondence, 1775. (Unknown). WorldCat record id:...

Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814

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American statesman. From the description of Copy of a letter : Paris, to the Minister of Foreign Affairs [Talleyrand], 1798 Apr. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269595261 From the description of Letter, 1790 June 18, New York, to John Hancock, [Boston]. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 15174967 Declaration of Independence signer from Massachusetts. From the description of Letter to [James Warren] and portrait, 1776 June 15. (University of Virgi...

Massachusetts. Provincial Congress

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As of Aug. 1, l774, Gov. Thomas Gage had replaced the Council chosen from among the members of the General Court with one appointed by royal writ of mandamus. On Sept. 1 he called for the election of representatives to a General Court to meet in Salem on Oct. 5, but on Sept. 28 discharged them. Nevertheless ninety elected representatives met as scheduled, protested Gage's action, and on Oct. 7 resolved themselves into a Provincial Congress. They then adjourned until Oct. 11 in Conco...

Wallcut, Thomas, 1758-1840

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Thomas Wallcut (1758-1840), son of Benjamin and Elizabeth Marshall Wallcut, was educated to become an Indian missionary at the Indian Charity School in Hanover, N.H. In 1774, he passed the exams for Dartmouth College, but instead went to live with the St. Francis Indians near Montreal. During the Revolution, he worked in hospitals at Albany and Boston. Wallcut was devoted to antiquarian research and the collecting of books and pamphlets. He was one of the ten original members of the Massachusett...

Massachusetts. Council

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Samuel Adams was an American patriot and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. From the description of Order for powder magazine guard, 1779 July 21. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 56357672 During the colonial period (1629-1686) certain members of the Court of Assistants (which functioned not only judicially but also legislatively as part of the General Court, constituting from 1644 its upper house, though without the formal title--see: Mas...

Bowdoin, James, 1726-1790

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Governor and public official from Massachusetts. From the description of James Bowdoin papers, 1785-1786. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980726 American politician, governor of Massachusetts, 1785-87; father of James Bowdoin, 1752-1811 From the guide to the James Bowdoin, Sr. letter to John Sullivan, 1786, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Dane, Nathan, 1752-1835

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While a member of the Continental Congress, from Massachusetts, he assisted in drafting the ordinance for governing the Northwest Territory. He wrote the clause prohibiting slavery and involuntary servitude. (from D.A.B. v.5) (blue index cards) From the description of Nathan Dane papers, 1832 October 18. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 659524670 Delegate of the Continental Congress, author, and lawyer of Massachusetts. From the description of Nathan...

Gordon, William, 1728-1807

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Massachusetts minister. Author of The rise, progress and establishment of the United States of America (1788). From the description of ALS : Jamaica Plain, N.Y., to Nathanael Greene, 1785 Sept. 26. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525034 ...

Cushing, William, 1732-1810

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Jurist. From the description of William Cushing correspondence, 1783. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 152569144 Cushing was chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1777-1788), and associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1789-1810). George Simpson was cashier of the Bank of the United States. From the description of Letters to George Simpson, 1798, 1805. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234338688 ...

Wadsworth, Benjamin, 1750-1826

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Hancock, John, 1737-1793

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John Hancock (b. January 23, 1737, Braintree, MA-d. October 8, 1793, Boston, MA) was a prominent Boston merchant and leading statesman during the American Revolutionary War period. A 1754 graduate of Harvard College, he served as its treasurer from 1773 until 1777. Born in Braintree, Massachusetts, Hancock moved to Boston after the death of his father, the Reverend John Hancock (1702-1744) and lived with his uncle and aunt, Thomas (1703-1764) and Lydia Hancock (1714-1776). Upon grad...

United States. Continental Congress

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The central governing body of the American colonies from 1774, continuing during the American Revolution; and also the first governing body of the U.S. until the establishment of the U.S. Constitution in 1789. From the description of Continental Congress minutes, 1778 Oct. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 429918299 Noah Cooke, Jr. (1749-1829) earned his Harvard AB 1769. His early career was as a clergyman, but he later became a lawyer. He was admitted to the bar in Cheshir...

Lowell, John, 1743-1802

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John Lowell (1743-1802) was a Massachusetts lawyer and judge who served in the Continental Congress (1782-1783). His son John Lowell (1769-1840) was a Massachusetts lawyer, agriculturist, philanthropist, and Federalist pamphlet writer. From the description of Papers, 1629-1894 (inclusive), 1764-1803 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612366665 John Lowell (1743-1802) was born in Newbury, Massachusetts on June 17, 1743. He attended Harvard College, where he rec...

Holten, Samuel, 1738-1816

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Delegate to the U.S. Continental Congress from and U.S. representative of Massachusetts, jurist, and physician. From the description of Papers of Samuel Holten, 1757-1774. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71069538 From the description of Papers of Samuel Holten, 1630-1843 (bulk 1744-1843). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71060964 Biographical Note 1738, June 9 Bor...

Sullivan, James, 1744-1808

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Continental Congressman, anti-Federalist, governor of Massachusetts, founder of Massachusetts Historical Society. From the description of ALS, 1789 June 28 : Boston, to Elbridge Gerry. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13986996 Attorney general of Massachusetts (1790-1807). From the description of James Sullivan autograph letter signed, 1798. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 71130492 Continental Congressman, g...

United States. Congress. House

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U.S. House of Representatives is the lower house of Congress. From the guide to the Subscription lists, 1870, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Partridge, George, 1740-1828

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Hutchinson, Israel, 1727 or 1728-1811

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Gorham, Nathaniel, 1738-1796

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Gorham was a member of the U.S. Constitutional Convention. From the description of [Letter] 1772 Aug. 13, Charlestown [to] Mess. Reynell & Coates, merchants, Philadelphia / Nath. Gorham. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 231351463 Businessman, Continental Congressman. Gorham was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. He became involved with Oliver Phelps in land speculation in western New York. From the description of Letters to James Wadsworth, 17...