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Foster, Dwight 1757-1823

Overview
Works: 31 works in 46 publications in 1 language and 252 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author
Classifications: Z1215,
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Most widely held works about Dwight Foster
 
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Most widely held works by Dwight Foster
Mr. Dwight Foster's motion, June 6. 1798 by Dwight Foster( Book )

10 editions published in 1798 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report of the secretary of the Treasury, on the subject of the public debt : Presented to the House of Representatives, February 7th, 1792 by United States( Book )

1 edition published in 1792 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers by Dwight Foster( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers of Dwight Foster, Massachusetts congressman, senator, and jurist, include family letters of his father Jedediah, chief justice of the Superior Court of Massachusetts, his brothers Theodore, senator from Rhode Island, and Peregrine, a stockholder in the Ohio Company and land speculator in Virginia and Ohio. Correspondence includes letters from Theodore and Dwight Foster describing their lives at Brown University, politics, and their allegiance to the Federal Party; and letters from Dwight Foster to his daughters Pamela and Sophia. Also, papers concerning the town of Brookfield, Mass., of which Dwight Foster was a selectman, and papers relating to cases that Jedediah and Dwight Foster adjudicated in the Massachusetts courts. Other correspondents include Joseph Allen, Moses Brown Jr., Theodore Dwight, Abigail Foster, and Foster's grand-nephew, Dwight Foster
William Allen (1756-1842) letter to Dwight Foster by William Allen( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letter signed William Allen, dated Providence, August 14, 1786, to Dwight Foster, discusses the purchase of a farm at Brookfield, Mass., administrative changes in the state of Massachusetts following the recent election, and the new paper money
[n.p.] by Oliver Wolcott( )

1 edition published in 1798 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Inviting Mr. Foster to dinner
by Benjamin J Gilbert( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Personal correspondence, accounts, and compositions
Papers by Charles P Greenough( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Autograph collection of letters and documents, chiefly of a legal or political nature, mostly assembled between 1877-1905. Includes papers of Barnabas Bidwell, Timothy Bigelow, George S. Boutwell, George Davis, Henry A.S. Dearborn, Daniel Dewey, Dwight Foster, John Hancock, Thomas Hancock, Nahum Mitchell, James Sullivan, Increase Sumner, George Thatcher, Henry Vose, and Ezekial Whitman
Daniel Clap letter to Dwight Foster by Daniel Clap( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letter from Daniel Clap to Dwight Foster, dated Worcester, July 7, 1788. Discusses how to receive payment: in gold or in crowns. Would like a list of "adventurers for which we are agents," with amounts paid, numbers of shares, etc
Foster family autograph collection by Foster family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection also includes personal, legal and military papers kept by generations of the Foster and related Dwight families of Massachusetts including Joseph Dwight (1703 1765), Dwight Foster (1757-1823), Jedediah Foster (1726 1779), and Dwight Foster (1757 1823) among other family members, 1648-1930; legal correspondence kept by Dwight Foster (1828-1884) while serving as a lawyer with the firm Foster and Estabrook in Worcester, Mass., 1856-57; and legal documents related to family estates managed by Abbott Lawrence of Boston, Mass., 1836-91
by Benjamin J Gilbert( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personal correspondence, accounts, and compositions
Foster family papers( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Dwight Foster graduated from Harvard in 1819 and was admitted to the bar in 1822. In 1824, he moved from Brookfield, Massachusetts, to Worcester, Massachusetts, where he was elected representative to the Massachusetts General Court from 1831 to 1833, town selectman in 1832 and a member of the Massachusetts Governor's Council. He was a trustee of Leicester Academy and Amherst College, and also was a trustee and treasurer of the State Lunatic Asylum for many years. He was chairman of two commissions concerning the State Reform School in Westboro, Massachusetts, and was active in the Congregational Church from 1832 to 1852
 
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Alternative Names
Dwight Foster American politician

Dwight Foster Amerikaans politicus (1757-1823)

Dwight Foster politicien américain

Dwight Foster US-amerikanischer Politiker

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English (46)