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Francis Cabot Lowell (1803-1874) Papers, 1788-1966

... Box 32 Vol. 90-109 Small line-a-day diaries, 1825-1849 There are no volumes ...

In: Collection Guides

Charles Russell Family Papers, 1727-1927

... 1867. Other diaries contain line-a-day entries which document the weather, Russell's daily activities ...

In: Collection Guides

Batchelder-Lewis Family Papers, 1833-1948

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In: Collection Guides


In 1758 my Period with Mr. Putnam expired. Doolittle and Baldwin visited me in the office, and invited me to settle in Worcester. They ... | ... to satisfy the Court. Mr. Gridley said he had known me some Years, but that he had lately spent half a day ...

John Quincy Adams to Charles Adams and Thomas Boylston Adams, 3 October 1778

My Dear Brother Passy Octr. 3 1778 ... | ... , orthography, rhetoric, prosody, lexicography, and the philosophy of language, JQA in the last days ...

Abigail Adams to John Adams, 9 December 1781

My Dearest Friend December 9 1781 ... | ... the Ship in consequence of Gillions conduct, and were arrived at Bilboa. The vessel saild the day ...

Editorial Note

The courts of Vice Admiralty in the colonies had been established by the Crown in 1697 primarily to provide a forum for enforcement ... | ... . After a day of hearings in June and a further postponement in August, proceedings before the arbitrators ...

To Robert R. Livingston, 6 September 1782

The Hague Septr. 6th. 1782 Sir In your Letter of ... | ... to the Comte. Two days ago the Duke called upon me, and informed me, that he had the Comte's Answer, which ...

William Gordon to John Adams and Francis Dana, 8 March 1780

My Dear Sirs Jamaica Plain Mar. 8. 1780 You are so ... | ... the following is a part. Col. Henly called the Lords day last when I showed him ...

Thomas Boylston Adams to Abigail Adams, 12 February 1798

My dear Mother. Berlin 12 February 1798. Your kind favor of November ... | ... to acknowledge the receipt, on this day, of your more recent communication, dated the 3d: ulto: at Philadelphia ...

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