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American Revolution collection : biographical materials, 18th-20th centuries.

Author: John AndrewsJoseph DanaDaniel DanaCarlton A StaplesJonathan HarringtonAll authors
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Miscellaneous documents of and/or chiefly relating to persons involved in the American Revolution.
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Genre/Form: Maps
Correspondence
Named Person: Dorothy Quincy Hancock; John Hancock; Hugh Percy Northumberland, Duke of; George Washington; Joshua Bentley; Abram Child; Peter Thatcher, Pastor; John Parker; Marie Joseph Paul Yves Rock Gilbert Du Metier Lafayette, marquis de; Joseph Fiske; William Diamond; Jonas Clark; Ebenezer Hancock; Thomas Hancock; John Hancock; Carlson, Lt. Col.; Jonas Parker
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: John Andrews; Joseph Dana; Daniel Dana; Carlton A Staples; Jonathan Harrington; Edwin B Worthen; A M Mulliken; George Washington; National Geographic Society (U.S.); Society of the Cincinnati.
OCLC Number: 644730305
Language Note: Materials in English.
Notes: The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Lexington Historical Society, Lexington, Mass.
Description: 31 items.

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Miscellaneous documents of and/or chiefly relating to persons involved in the American Revolution.

Also includes poem "Jefferson, Freedom, and Glory", author unknown, undated, printed as a handbill; National Geographic Society map of the travels of George Washington (1931); original ms. by Rev. C.A. Staples, describing the visit to Lexington, Mass., by Marquis de Lafayette (read before Lexington Historical Society Oct. 17, 1894) and booklet on Lafayette; letter (1760 Feb. 12) to Jonas Clarke from John Hancock; certificate of membership of Dr. Joseph Fiske in the Society of the Cincinnati, signed by George Washington (1784 May 5); biography of William Diamond, drummer boy at Lexington; program of exhibit on John Hancock memorabilia, Boston, Jan.-Feb., 1962; autograph statement by Jonathan Harrington declaring himself to be the last survivor of the Apr. 19, 1775 encounter on Lexington Common (1847 Apr. 19); biography of Jonas Clarke written by Edwin B. Worthen, Jr.; treasury warrant signed by Samuel Adams when president of the Massachusetts Senate (1785 Mar. 18); biographical materials on Rev. John Hancock and other family members including Rev. Ebenezer Hancock, Hon. Thomas Hancock, and his Excellency John Hancock; brief account of Surgeon Joseph Fiske as transcribed by Miss A.M. Mulliken (1901); and other papers.

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