Ebenezer Hazard collection, 1492-1832.


Hazard, Ebenezer, 1744-1817. Ebenezer Hazard collection, 1492-1832.

Ebenezer Hazard collection, 1492-1832.

Correspondence, historical notes, transcripts, legal papers, scrapbooks, and other papers collected by Hazard for a partially published documentary history of the U.S. The collection relates chiefly to such topics as the Stamp Act, Plymouth Colony, colonial Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine, and the British occupation of New York City during the Revolution; it also includes records of the United Colonies of New England and letters (1791-1793) to the Duke of Richmond relating to the fortification of Grenada.Prominent individuals represented include Jeremy Belknap, Daniel Falckner, Benjamin Franklin, Hugh Gaine, Jedidiah Morse, Francis Daniel Pastorius, William Pepperrell, and Wiliam Shirley. Also includes papers (1790-1830) of Hazard's son, Samuel (1784-1870), consisting chiefly of scrapbooks, meteorological journals, and papers relating to the U.S. Military Academy.

1977 items.18 containers.8 microfilm reels.

Related Entities

There are 14 Entities related to this resource.

Morse, Jedidiah, 1761-1826

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6xs5wjz (person)

Congregational clergyman and geographer of Connecticut and Massachusetts. From the description of Papers, 1783-1826. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58770513 From the description of Account book, 1816-1820. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58770209 Jedidiah Morse (1761-1826), a Congregational clergyman, was known as "the father of geography". His lectures on geography included Geography Made Easy (1784), the fir...

Falckner, Daniel, ca. 1666-1741.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69h00tj (person)

Belknap, Jeremy, 1744-1798

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6765cdw (person)

Jeremy Belknap was born in Boston on June 4, 1744. He received an AB from Harvard in 1762 and an AM in 1765. He became the minister of the First Congregational Church of Dover, New Hampshire in 1767, and later served as the minister of the Church in Long Lane, Boston. As a historian, Belknap published the History of New Hampshire and American Biography. His work on American Biography encouraged an interest in Harvard's history, and he explained in a letter two months before his de...

Pepperrell, William, Sir, 1696-1759

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6cf9q7z (person)

Army officer and Colonial governor, of Kittery, Me. From the description of Letter, 1755 May 2. (Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 70950078 From the description of Letter, 1737 June 22. (Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 70944443 Pepperrell was a merchant, politician and soldier who served in the colonial governments in Massachusetts. Israel Williams was a soldier and commander of a Hampshire County regimen...

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6tn815h (person)

Benjamin Franklin (b. January 17, 1706, Boston, MA-d. April 17, 1790, Philadelphia, PA) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. As an inventor, he is known for the ligh...

Gaine, Hugh, 1726 or 1727-1807

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6fb58t8 (person)

Pastorius, Francis Daniel, 1651-1719

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6cc0zmp (person)

Francis Daniel Pastorius (1651-1719) was a German settler of Colonial Pennsylvania. As the agent for the Frankfort Land Company, he came to Philadelphia in 1683 to purchase land tracts for German settlers. This land was later known as Germantown. In 1708, John Henry Sprogel attempted to dispossess many of the German settlers. Pastorious settled the legal dispute in favor of the settlers. From the description of Frankfort Land Company papers, 1683-1721. (Swarthmore College). WorldCat ...

Great Britain.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6840k2m (corporateBody)

Hazard, Samuel, 1784-1870

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qz4dk3 (person)

Charles Nicoll Bancker was a merchant and financier. From the guide to the Charles Nicoll Bancker family papers, 1733-1894, 1733-1894, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Shirley, William, 1694-1771

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bg2p0s (person)

Shirley was governor of Massachusetts from 1741 to 1757. From the description of Letter, 1745 June 1, Boston [Mass.], to Jacob Wendell, Boston [Mass.]. (New England Historic Genealogical Society). WorldCat record id: 50844670 Colonial Governor of Massachusetts. Shirley was active in colonial politics, served in the French and Indian War, and succeeded Braddock as commander of all British Forces in North America upon Braddock's death. Shirley attended a council of war in New ...

Hazard, Ebenezer, 1744-1817

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68p62xd (person)

U.S. postmaster general, public official, and publisher. From the description of Papers of Ebenezer Hazard, 1788-1814. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450833 American collector of historical records and Postmaster-General. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Noah Webster, 1788 Jan. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270470811 Postmaster and editor of historical records. From the description of American chronology, ...

Richmond and Lennox, Charles Lennox, Duke of, 1735-1806

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6vq3h6v (person)

English statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Goodwood, to Lord Auckland, 1789 Oct. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270654957 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Goodwood, to George Romney, 1800 May 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270654941 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1763 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270654938 From the description of Letter signe...

United States Military Academy

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67x01xt (corporateBody)

West Point, N.Y., was originally utilized as a strategic defense location during the American Revolution. West Point is geographically located on a 100 ft. plateau overlooking the Hudson River. After the American victory Congress created a Corps of Invalids (veterans) that were transferred to West Point for the purpose of instructing candidates for commission. In 1802 Congress legally established the United States Military Academy at West Point. The Academy produced many leaders of American forc...

United Colonies of New England.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6zs9pr0 (corporateBody)