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Annie Sullivan Letters, 1887-1902
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 177 page(s)

Anne Mansfield "Annie" Sullivan (1866-1936) became the teacher of Helen Keller (1880-1968) in 1887 upon the recommendation of Michael Anagnos (1837-1906), director of the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind in South Boston, Massachusetts, from which Miss Sullivan had recently graduated....

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 177 page(s)
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Bangs Family Papers, 1839-1865
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 602 page(s)

Edward Bangs (1756-1818) graduated from Harvard in 1777 and became an attorney in Worcester, Massachusetts. He was later appointed to the state supreme court. His son, Edward Dillingham Bangs (1790-1838) received his M.A. from Harvard in 1827 after having studied law with his father. He had actually begun hi...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 602 page(s)
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Chase Family Papers
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 3733 page(s)

Anthony Chase (1791-1879), son of Israel Chase (1760-1797) and Matilda Butterworth Chase (1765-1843), was a man of varied interests—a Worcester merchant, part-owner of the Massachusetts Spy, official in a Worcester insurance company and in various banks, and an active member of the Quaker church. He marrie...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 3733 page(s)
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Gale Family Papers, 1818-1851
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 2020 page(s)

Hannah ("Anna") Davis Gale (1818-1851) and her brother Frederick William Gale (1816-1854) were born in Northborough, Massachusetts, the children of Captain Cyrus Gale (1795- ) and Eliza Davis Gale ( -1821). Eliza Gale was a sister of Massachusetts governor John Davis (1787-1854). Frederick, a member of...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 2020 page(s)
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Gilman Family Papers, 1810-1894
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 392 page(s)

Samuel Gilman (1791-1858), the son of Frederick and Abigail Hillier (Somes) Gilman, was born in Gloucester, Massachusetts, on 16 February 1791. He graduated from Harvard in 1811 and was a tutor of mathematics there from 1817 to 1819. On 1 December 1819, he was ordained minister of the Second Independent Church...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 392 page(s)
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Sarah Osborn Letters, 1743-1779
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 212 page(s)

Sarah Haggar Osborn (1714-1796) was born in London, the daughter of Benjamin and Susanna Haggar. She arrived in New England in 1722 with her family, who eventually settled in Newport, Rhode Island, in 1729. In 1731, she married Samuel Wheaten ( -1733), who died at sea two years later. She started teaching school...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 212 page(s)
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Amy Barnes Correspondence, 1876-1889
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 575 page(s)

Amy Barnes Maynard (1859- ), the daughter of George Barnes (1815- ) and Mary Ware Lincoln Barnes (1820- ), was a native of Northborough, Massachusetts. She had a career as a cook and as a teacher of cooking in Worcester, Boston, and New Bedford, Massachusetts. In 1892, she married Samuel Taylor Ma...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 575 page(s)
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Burr Family Papers, 1805-1836
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 49 page(s)

Aaron Burr (1756-1836) was a U.S. Revolutionary War soldier, lawyer, and Vice President of the United States. This bound volume includes two letters of Theodosia Burr Alston (1783-1813), daughter of Aaron Burr and wife of Governor Joseph Alston (1779-1816) of South Carolina, as well as supplementary informatio...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 49 page(s)
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DeWolf-Lawrence Family Correspondence, 1785-1843
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 337 page(s)

The DeWolf family moved to Nova Scotia after 1755 when the English Governors encouraged New England people to settle there. James DeWolf (1762-1834) was married three times; his second wife, Nancy (Lawrence) DeWolf (1764-1807) was the daughter of Rev. William Lawrence (1723-1780) of Lincoln, Massachusetts....

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 337 page(s)
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Ellen Tucker Emerson Letters, 1863-1865
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 366 page(s)

Ellen Tucker Emerson (1839-1909) was the eldest surviving child of Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) and Lidian Jackson Emerson (1802-1892).

This collection contains one hundred letters all written by Ellen Tucker Emerson to family and friends. The majority of the letters (45) were written to her sister Edith (1...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 366 page(s)
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