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Mode of Cultivating Trees and Plants, December 2, 1851
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written by Abby Kelley Foster, 1810-1887 (1851); in Abigail Kelley Foster Papers, 1836-1925 (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 1-2
written by Abby Kelley Foster, 1810-1887 (1851); in Abigail Kelley Foster Papers, 1836-1925 (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 1-2
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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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Note on the Letters of Theodosia Burr Alston by Rebecca W. Hawes, May 1, 1919
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written by Rebecca W. Hawes, fl. 1900-1919 (1919); in Burr Family Papers, 1805-1836 (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 1-2
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Chase Family Papers
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 3720 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), 3720 page(s)
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Dorothy Sturgis Harding Papers, 1908-1976
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 6669 page(s)

Dorothy Sturgis Harding (1891-1978), bookplate designer, was the daughter of Richard Clipston Sturgis (1860-1951), noted Boston architect and designer of many New England buildings, including the American Antiquarian Society. Mrs. Harding studied at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts in 1910. She resided with her h...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 6669 page(s)
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Oxford by Susan Bard Johnson
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written by Susan Bard Johnson, 1868-1957; in Johnson Family Papers, 1697-1985 (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 1-34

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...

written by Susan Bard Johnson, 1868-1957; in Johnson Family Papers, 1697-1985 (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 1-34
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Waldo Family Papers, 1788-1830
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 798 page(s)

Lucy Cargill Waldo (1762-1830) was born in Pomfret, Connecticut, to Captain Benjamin Cargill, a prominent mill owner, and his wife Mary Cargill. On 16 July 1787, she married Albigence Waldo (1750-1794), a physician from Pomfret, Connecticut, who had served during the American Revolutionary War as a surgeon f...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 798 page(s)
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Washburn Family Papers, 1811-1869
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 546 page(s)

Ichabod Washburn (1798-1868) of Worcester, Massachusetts, was born on 11 August 1798, the son of Ichabod and Sylvia (Bradford) Washburn. A leading manufacturer of wire in the U.S., he diversified his interests into many businesses related to the wire industry. His firm, known as Washburn and Moen after 1850, re...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 546 page(s)
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Way-Champlain Family Papers
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 1125 page(s)

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...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 1125 page(s)
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