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Farnham, John Hay 1791-1833

Works: 8 works in 8 publications in 1 language and 39 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E172,
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Most widely held works about John Hay Farnham
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Most widely held works by John Hay Farnham
Extract of a letter from John H. Farnham ... describing the Mammoth cave in Kentucky by John H Farnham( )

1 edition published in 1820 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oration delivered at Salem, Indiana. On the fiftieth anniversary of American independence. At the request of the Committee of arrangements, appointed for that purpose. by John H Farnham( Book )

1 edition published in 1826 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inaugural address of his excellency John H. Farnham to the Indiana legislature by John H Farnham( Book )

1 edition published in 1833 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers by Farnham family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers of the family of Newburyport, Mass. native John Hay Farnham, lawyer and aide to Gov. James B. Ray of Indiana. Correspondents include Farnham's parents, William and Hannah Bliss Emerson Farnham; his aunt, Mrs. Catharine Hay; his uncle, the younger Rev. William Emerson; his step-grandfather, Rev. Ezra Ripley; his brothers, Daniel and William Emerson Farnham; and his wife, Evelyn M. Leonard Farnham. Contents of the letters include a description of the death of the elder Rev. William Emerson during the Revolutionary War; an account of a duel between two Harvard students in 1810; and a description of a fire in Newburyport in 1811. Several letters, including two from Henry Clay, and other papers relate to the visit of the Marquis de Lafayette to Indiana in 1825
Journals by John H Farnham( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Two journals kept on trips by John H. Farnham. The first describes an 1806 trip from Newburyport, Mass., to Boston, and from Boston by sea to Portland, Me., and on to Waterford, Me. The second describes a trip from Jeffersonville, Ind., to New England and back in 1825, with descriptions of Ohio, New York (including Niagara Falls), and Massachusetts. Also included is an account of trips taken between 1821 and 1832
Farnham, John Hay, 1791-1833 by John H Farnham( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A collection of letters between Farnham and his family in Massachusetts. Farnham has immigrated to Kentucky and is encouraging his family to do so as well. He writes that the opportunities in Kentucky are especially important since his family is in debt. He discusses the politics of the War of 1812 and admonishes his sister Mary for being sympathetic to the British losses. His sisters write about local and family news and particularly Charlotte's school in Boston
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