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Thomas, John 1724-1776

Overview
Works: 39 works in 67 publications in 1 language and 488 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives  Biography  Sources  Diaries  Records and correspondence  Church history 
Roles: Author
Classifications: F1038, 971.6
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Journals of Beauséjour: Diary of John Thomas, Journal of Louis de Courville by John Clarence Webster( Book )

6 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diary of J. Thomas, surgeon in Winslow's expedition of 1755 against the Acadians. Communicated ... to the New England Historical and Genealogical Register by John Thomas( Book )

1 edition published in 1879 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Devens letter to Gen. Thomas by Richard Devens( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letter from Richard Devens to Gen. Thomas, dated Cambridge, May 19, 1775. Devens states that the Committee of Safety has appointed Messrs. Bernen, Shaw, Wood, and Dike as armorers for the army at Roxbury and if Gen. Thomas would think any further appointments of this kind necessary Devens will do so as soon as the proper persons appear
Americans to arms. [Verses. An extract from "The Bunker Hill Number" of The Ballad History of the American Revolution by John Thomas( Book )

1 edition published in 1875 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

John Thomas diary by John Thomas( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Diary of surgeon John Thomas, kept at Marshfield, Mass., 1 Jan.-31 Dec. 1750. Brief entries describe Thomas's daily activities; local travels and visits; medical calls; local events, including weddings and deaths; sermons he heard; church business; Thomas family matters; and the weather. Included are entries noting the purchase by Thomas's father of a 12-year-old slave girl named Philis, her death and that of an Indian boy two months later of inflammatory fever, and the building of "a Loft for the Negrows" in the Marshfield meeting house
John Thomas papers by John Thomas( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thomas's diaries were kept from 1748-49, 1751-54, 23 Feb.-29 Mar. 1755, 1-16 June, and 11 Aug.-6 Sept. 1760, with an additional fragment kept from 27 Sept.-9 Oct. 1752. The 1748-55 diaries were kept in Marshfield, Mass. and note the weather, visits to neighboring towns, including dining and lodging, and news from town and church meetings. The entries provide little information on his medical practice. The fragment for 1752 describes a brief trip to Connecticut. The 1760 diaries were kept during Thomas's service with the Massachusetts Provincial forces during the French and Indian War and describe a march from Albany to Crown Point (N.Y.), and a voyage up Lake Champlain from Crown Point to Ile aux Noix and Fort Chambly (Quebec). Additional family papers include letters among John Thomas, Jr., the general's grandson, Joseph Sampson, and Anthony and Augustus Thomas. Letters between Sampson and John Thomas, Jr. relate to their time as students at Brown University. Also included are a few clippings and programs on the erection of a gravestone to Thomas in 1925
Diary of John Thomas. Journal of Louis de Courville by John Thomas( Book )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Diary by John Thomas( Book )

1 edition published in 1879 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Account of surgeon's service in King George's War and French and Indian War
Jonathan Bagley letter to Colonel Thomas by Jonathan Bagley( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Autograph letter, signed, dated Louisburg [Nova Scotia], Oct. 27, 1759. Reports that a man of war and two transports arrived at Louisbourg from Quebec as part of the "Hallifax fleet." The regiments must stop for the winter here and he is sending 100 old and invalid men home
Roxbury Camp, to the Committee of Safety by John Thomas( )

1 edition published in 1775 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning the procurement of a "Small Number of Firearms which I have Presumed to Store in the Camp at Roxbury" as "we have a "Considerable Deficiency of arms ..."
Montreal, to General Thomas by Benedict Arnold( )

1 edition published in 1776 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning the delivery and supply of provisions for the troops; saying "The Easterly wind which blows Fresh here this afternoon, we are fearfull will bring Up the Enemies Ships over the Rapids."
Boston, [Mass.], to Col. John Thomas, [Nova Scotia] by Nathaniel Thwing( )

1 edition published in 1760 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

January 16, 1760, letter from Thwing, an officer in Col. John Thomas' regiment of Massachusetts militia, to Thomas, who was with the regiment in Nova Scotia, regarding the results of his mission to Boston to obtain the discharge of the troops
Benjamin Church letter and copy by Benjamin Church( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letter from Dr. Benjamin Church, Committee of Safety, to General John Thomas, dated Cambridge, May 10, 1775. The account of the Battle of Lexington has been transmitted to their friends at London by Congress. Handwritten copy of a letter to an unnamed recipient, giving an account of the colonies' preparations for war. Includes cipher key for future correspondence
Robert Treat Paine legal documents by Robert Treat Paine( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Two powers of attorney related to Robert Treat Paine. The first is an unsigned draft, dated June 1759, from Joseph and Abigail Paine Greenleaf of Abington, Mass., and Eunice Paine of Weymouth, Mass., authorizing Robert Treat Paine to sell property in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Richard Wenman of Halifax. Included on the second leaf is a note by Wenman about the sale. The second power of attorney, 6 June 1765, from Timothy Fales of Taunton, Mass., authorizes Silas Linkon [Lincoln?] of Taunton to find and retrieve Fales's stolen bay mare. Signed by Robert Treat Paine as justice of the peace and John Thomas
 
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Alternative Names
John Thomas Amerikaans dokter en soldaat

John Thomas amerikanischer General im Amerikanischen Unabhngigkeitskrieg

Джон Томас

جان توماس افسر آمریکایی

ジョン・トーマス

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English (62)