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Dawes, William 1745-1799

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Works: 37 works in 56 publications in 1 language and 613 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Genealogy  Archives  Prescriptions, formulae, receipts, etc 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QB36.D39, 994.4502
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26 views of the starburst world : William Dawes at Sydney Cove 1788-91 by Ross Gibson( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ross Gibson continues his speculative brilliance with this work on the astronomer and colonist William Dawes, using his notebooks as source material. It is an intellectual adventure around the tensions and pleasures of language and meaning, particularly Dawes' encounters under the southern stars, sharing ideas with a small group of Indigenous people from around Sydney Harbour. Dawes called his collaborators 'the Eora'. They told him it was their word for 'people', and it might have been the first thing they watched him write down. These were the years when Britain seized the Eora country, leading eventually to the establishment of the modern nation of Australia. Fragmentary, poetic and intriguing, Gibson describes, ponders and interprets the pages of Dawes' notebooks, which are reproduced throughout
Papers by Eliot family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Miscellaneous papers of the Eliot, Dawes, Goddard, and May families include sermons, almanacs, and notes on deaths and marriages of Andrew Eliot, minister of Boston's New North Church; of his son John Eliot who succeeded him; and of Andrew Eliot, another son, minister of the First Church in Fairfield, Conn. Other family members represented are Lucretia Dawes, William Dawes Jr., Christopher Rhodes Eliot, Ephraim Eliot, Mehetable May Dawes Goddard, Joseph May, and Samuel Joseph May. Also, genealogical information, miscellaneous printed matter, and photographs. Other correspondents include Jeremy Belknap, William Francis Channing, Samuel Dexter, Edward Everett Hale, and Josiah Quincy
Papers by William Dawes( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Journals and papers of the daughters, grandchildren, and a niece of William Dawes. Includes a story book written and illustrated by Dawes' granddaughter, Lucretia D. Newcomb (d.1804), presenting her vision of the ideal way of relating to her parents and brother. Correspondence between three of Dawes' daughters, Hannah Dawes Newcomb, Mehetabel May Dawes Goddard, and Lucretia Dawes, and granddaughter Harriet Newcomb Holland, covers their daily activities and Mehetabel's interests in painting and music. Hannah Newcomb's will and Mehetabel's account of her father's alarm ride on April 18, 1775 are also included in this collection. The diary of Hannah Dawes Newcomb describes the weather and visitors. Lucretia Dawes Newcomb (d.1850), William Dawes' niece, writes in her diary about visits to Boston and her responses to Sunday sermons
A vicar prays for a dying usurer while his wife receives medical advice. Mezzotint by B. Clowes after W. Dawes, 1768 by William Dawes( Visual )

1 edition published in 1768 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The dying usurer, or, The wife the physician by Butler Clowes( Visual )

1 edition published in 1768 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ledger by William Dawes( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ledger of business transactions
William Dawes account book by William Dawes( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Account book of William Dawes, Jr., tanner, grocer, and merchant of Boston. Dawes was a member of the Sons of Liberty and rode, with Paul Revere, to Lexington and Concord on 18 Apr. 1775. Included are records of cash transactions and accounts with shoemakers, carpenters, printers, ship captains, hatmakers, blacksmiths, and other tradespeople of various towns in Massachusetts. Among these are Samuel Babcock; Samuel Baker; James Bird; Bond & Bryant; Cato, "a black man"; Samuel Fenno; Moses Fessenden; John Hobby; James Lanman; John Lloyd; Joseph May; John Mears; Ebenezer Parsons; John Pingrey; Giles Richards; Benjamin Russell; Benjamin Sweetser; Tappan & Fowle; and Susanna Wiley, as well as Dawes' sons William M. Dawes and Charles Dawes. Products listed include textiles, clothing, skins, sails, tools, groceries, rum, tea, tobacco, candles, and indigo
Papers by William Dawes( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers of William Dawes, who rode to Lexington and Concord to report British troop advances, April 18, 1775, with several newspaper clippings pertaining to his role. Family accounts of Dawes' ride include a poem by his granddaughter Julia Goddard and a descriptive letter written by Mehetable M. Goddard, Dawes' daughter. An announcement of the dissolution of partnership of the firm Dawes and Coolidge which Dawes formed with his brother-in-law John Coolidge is also contained in the collection. Also, Dawes' last will, along with an account of his estate, several letters concerning the disbursement of the estate, a copy of the will of Dawes' second wife Lydia, and a family record drawn up by Dawes' son, Charles
by Boston (Mass.)( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Two petitions signed by various Boston citizens, including Benjamin Edes, John Hancock, Ezekiel Savage, Caleb Blodget, William Dawes, and others
The hen-peckt husband by Butler Clowes( Visual )

1 edition published in 1768 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Statute Hall for hiring servants by John Goldar( Visual )

1 edition published in 1770 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In a large, barn-like hall on the street level, with an open door on the right, a man stands outside the door raises a staff denying entrance to two men coming towards him. The hall is spacious, with an arched double door and a skylight window above in the center of the back wall and a tall hooded chimney over a fireplace on the left. Along the back of the hall two women sit on a bench awaiting an interview. The one on the left has crossed eyes and beauty spots and is well dressed, her hands in a muff. Two youths standing behind her smile down on her scornfully. Further to the right sits a poorly dressed black woman with an eager expression on her face. A young woman standing behind her appears to instruct her while pointing to the interview taking place in the foreground. On the left, an old getleman examines a young, buxom maid whom he is holding by the arm. A copy of Harris's list sticks out from his coat pocket. Two other women standing by the fireplace watch the pair intently. In the center of the image, an elderly lady leaning on a cane examines through her quizzing glass a sturdy young man she is interviewing. Between them on the ground, sits a little boy with a toy in his hand. Next to them, a large dog lies asleep, with a note next to his muzzle, "A faithful servant wants a place". On the extreme right, a man seated behind a desk with his back to the viewer, gives a young woman a paper signed "To Mrs. Coupler Covent Garden". A large lantern is suspended from the ceiling near the fireplace. One of its panes reads, "Cheatall's new Statute Hall every day", another, "A Statute Hall for hiring servants."
William Dawes artist file : by William Dawes( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Assembled artist file includes b&w photographs, reproductions from books and auction catalogs, and in some cases, negatives. Items may include full views, details, before and after restoration views, etc. Documentation may include artist name, title of work, medium, dimensions, provenance, exhibition history, related works, previous attributions, and bibliography
Papers by William Dawes( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

(Cont.) The collection also contains letters to John Goddard from Senators Nicholas Gilman and Jeremiah Mason. Topics discussed include the status of a merchants' petition to Congress, criticism of Jefferson's anti-mercantile policies, the Election of 1812, tensions between the Executive and Legislative branches concerning the Embargo, the nation's general preparedness and conduct of the war, and the appointment of Albert Gallatin as Secretary of the Treasury
A vicar prays for a dying usurer while his wife receives medical advice. by William Dawes( Visual )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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William Dawes Patriot im Amerikanischen Unabhängigkeitskrieg

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