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Sumner, William H. (William Hyslop) 1780-1861

Overview
Works: 84 works in 205 publications in 1 language and 2,539 library holdings
Genres: History  Claims  Anecdotes  Personal narratives  Biography  Rules  Genealogy  Trials, litigation, etc  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Composer, Compiler
Classifications: F73.68.E2, 974.461
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Most widely held works about William H Sumner
 
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A history of East Boston : with biographical sketches of its early proprietors, and an appendix by William H Sumner( Book )

27 editions published between 1858 and 2013 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inquiry into the importance of the militia to a free commonwealth : in a letter from William H. Sumner to John Adams, late president of the United States ; with his answer by William H Sumner( Book )

13 editions published between 1823 and 1957 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoir of Increase Sumner, governor of Massachusetts by William H Sumner( Book )

12 editions published between 1854 and 2016 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical sketch about Increase Sumner, Jr. (1746-1799), who was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts, married Elizabeth Hyslop in 1779, and died in Boston, Massachusetts, just after having been re-elected as Governor of the state. The latter part of the book is genealogical, showing that William Sumner (ca.1605-1691/1692) immigrated from England to Dorchester, Massachusetts during or before 1637, and his descendants lived in New England, New York, Maryland and elsewhere
Trial by a court martial of Lieut. Col. Grenville Temple Winthrop, on charges preferred against him by Adjutant Gen. William H. Sumner : in pursuance of orders from His Excellency Levi Lincoln, governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts by Grenville Temple Winthrop( Book )

7 editions published between 1832 and 2008 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Charges of disobedience of orders, neglect of duty, and unmilitary and unofficer like conduct ..."--Page 1
Reminiscences by William H Sumner( Book )

5 editions published between 1854 and 1978 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inquiry into the importance of the militia to a free commonwealth by William H Sumner( Book )

3 editions published in 1823 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reminiscences of Gen. Warren and Bunker Hill by William H Sumner( Book )

6 editions published between 1858 and 2010 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This memoir from General Sumner was printed on behalf of the New England Historical and Genealogical Register. Though Sumner wasn't alive during the American Revolution, his own military career allowed him to become acquainted with the important engagements of the earlier war
Reminiscences of Lafayette's visit to Boston, Gov. Brooks, Gov. Eustis, and others by William H Sumner( Book )

3 editions published in 1859 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Eliot bureau by William H Sumner( Book )

2 editions published in 1855 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some recollections of Washington's visit to Boston by William H Sumner( Book )

5 editions published in 1860 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sketch of Adjutant General Sumner's address to the Charlestown Artillery Company, upon delivering their field pieces, November 23, 1831 by William H Sumner( Book )

5 editions published in 1832 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sumner family by William H Sumner( Book )

2 editions published in 1855 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A paper on the Militia : presented to the Hon. James Barbour, Secretary of War, in November, 1826 by William H Sumner( Book )

5 editions published between 1833 and 2015 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Address to the reader of the documents relating to the Galveston Bay & Texas land company which are contained in the appendix by Galveston Bay and Texas Land Company( Book )

3 editions published in 1831 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reminiscences relating to General Warren and Bunker Hill by William H Sumner( Book )

3 editions published in 1858 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sketch of Adjutant General Sumner's address to the Charlestown Artillery Company, November 23, 1831 by William H Sumner( Book )

2 editions published in 1832 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Sumner, William Hyslop 1780-1861

William H. Sumner Massachusetts politician and militia officer

Languages
English (146)