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Letter from Mary Ware Allen Johnson to Harriet Hall Johnson Johnson, October 9, 1853
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written by Mary Ware Allen Johnson, 1819-1897 (1853); in Allen-Johnson Family Papers, 1759-1992 (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 1-4

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...

written by Mary Ware Allen Johnson, 1819-1897 (1853); in Allen-Johnson Family Papers, 1759-1992 (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 1-4
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Chapter II. The Revolutionary War
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written by Jaroslave Joseph Zmrhal, 1878- (1912); in A Primer of Civics Designed for the Guidance of the Immigrant (Chicago, IL: Colonial Dames of America, 1912), 21-33
written by Jaroslave Joseph Zmrhal, 1878- (1912); in A Primer of Civics Designed for the Guidance of the Immigrant (Chicago, IL: Colonial Dames of America, 1912), 21-33
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Diary - November 1801
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written by Ruth Henshaw Miles Bascom, 1772-1848 (1801); in Ruth Henshaw Bascom Papers, 1789-1846 (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 1-26

Ruth Henshaw Bascom (1772-1848) was born in Leicester, Massachusetts, the daughter of William Henshaw (1735-1820) and Phebe Swan Henshaw (1753-1808). Her father was an influential Leicester resident, and Ruth Henshaw grew up as a member of a large and very active family. In 1804 she married Dr. Asa Miles...

written by Ruth Henshaw Miles Bascom, 1772-1848 (1801); in Ruth Henshaw Bascom Papers, 1789-1846 (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 1-26
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Letter from Sarah Haggar Wheaten Osborn to Joseph Fish, Dictated to Anonymous Writer, December 28, 1779
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(1779); in Sarah Osborn Letters, 1743-1779 (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 1-4

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...

(1779); in Sarah Osborn Letters, 1743-1779 (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 1-4
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Miscellany From the Rhode Island American - An Extract from the Third Paragraph to the Fifth
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written by Lucy Cargill Waldo, 1762-1830; in Waldo Family Papers, 1788-1830 (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 1-1

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...

written by Lucy Cargill Waldo, 1762-1830; in Waldo Family Papers, 1788-1830 (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 1-1
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