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written by Jane D. M'Neely (1839); in Abigail Kelley Foster Papers, 1836-1925 (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 1-4
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Allen-Johnson Family Papers, 1759-1992
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 19222 page(s)

Joseph Allen (1790-1873), the son of Phineas and Ruth Smith Allen, of Medfield, Massachusetts, graduated from Harvard in 1811. He then studied for the ministry and in l8l6 was called by the town of Northborough to be its third minister. It was a post he held for forty years, until he voluntarily relinquished hi...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 19222 page(s)
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Letter from J. B. Mills to Lucy Chase, October 4, 1864
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written by Jane D. M'Neely (1864); in Chase Family Papers (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 1-4

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...

written by Jane D. M'Neely (1864); in Chase Family Papers (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 1-4
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Letter from R. M. Mitchill to Harriette Merrifield Forbes, June 6, 1914
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written by Jane D. M'Neely (1914); in Harriette Merrifield Forbes Papers, 1860-1950 (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 1-2

Harriette Merrifield Forbes (1856-1951), Worcester author and historian, was the widow of Judge William Trowbridge Forbes (1850-1931) and the mother of novelist Esther Forbes (1891-1967). A capable researcher, she wrote New England Diaries, 1602-1800: A Descriptive Catalogue of Diaries, Orderly Books and Sea Jo...

written by Jane D. M'Neely (1914); in Harriette Merrifield Forbes Papers, 1860-1950 (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 1-2
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Johnson Family Papers, 1697-1985
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 4106 page(s)

The Johnson family’s roots stem back to the early settlement of New York. Early residents include Lancaster Symes ( -1729), Samuel Bard (1742-1821), and Peter Roosevelt (1763-1833), nephew of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s great-great grandfather, Isaac.

Lancaster Symes ( -1729) came to New York in 1690 as a B...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 4106 page(s)
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Letter to Anonymous Recipient from M. Middy, September 1, 1792
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written by Jane D. M'Neely (1792); in Way-Champlain Family Papers (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 1-2

Mary Way (1769-1833) and her sister Elizabeth Way (1771-1825) were born in New Haven, Connecticut, the daughters of Ebenezer Way (1728-1813) and Mary Taber Way (1737-1771). The sisters were both painters of small watercolors.

Mary Way moved to New York City about 1811 and advertised herself as a portrait and...

written by Jane D. M'Neely (1792); in Way-Champlain Family Papers (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 1-2
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