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New England life in the eighteenth century : representative biographies from Sibley's Harvard graduates

Author: Clifford Kenyon Shipton
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Harvard University Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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In 1930, Clifford K. Shipton resumed the work of John Langdon Sibley who, in the late-19th century, produced biographical sketches of all Harvard graduates from 1642 to 1689. This book offers  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clifford Kenyon Shipton
ISBN: 0674612515 9780674612518
OCLC Number: 34050414
Description: xxvii, 626 pages : portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Benjamin Wadsworth (1690) --
Henry Flynt (1693) --
William Vesey (1693)--
Jedediah Andrews (1695) --
Richard Saltonstall (1695) --
Samuel Vassall (1695) --
Peter Thacher (1696) --
John Read (1697) --
Jonathan Belcher (1699) --
Jeremiah Dummer (1699) --
Thomas Wells (M.A. 1703) --
Timothy Cutler (1701) --
Israel Loring (1701) --
Jared Eliot (1703) --
William Shurtleff (1707) --
Joshua Parker (1710) --
Samuel Phillips (1712) --
Hugh Hall (1713) --
Thomas Walter (1713) --
Benning Wentworth (1715) --
Isaac Greenwood (1721) --
Ebenezer Parkman (1721) --
William Brattle (1722) --
Jonathan Frye (1723) --
Samuel Coolidge (1724) --
Henry Phillips (1724) --
Mather Byles (1725) --
Benjamin Kent (1727) --
Solomon Prentice (1727) --
Josiah Quincy (1728) --
John Seccomb (1728) --
William Williams (1729) --
Peter Oliver (1730) --
Joseph Seccombe (1731) --
John Winthrop (1732) --
Thomas Bell (1734) --
John Phillips (1735) --
Andrew Eliot (1737) --
Benjamin Prat (1737) --
Oxenbridge Thacher (1738) --
Lemuel Briant (1739) --
John Tucker (1741) --
Samuel Auchmuty (1742) --
Edward Bromfield (1742) --
William Rand (1742) --
Samuel Cooper (1743) --
James Warren (1745) --
Edward Augustus Holyoke (1746) --
Samuel Moody (1746) --
Peaslee Collins (1747) --
Isaac Gardner (1747) --
Ebenezer Storer (1747) --
Samuel French (1748) --
Jonathan Sewall (1748) --
Samuel Haven (1749) --
Benjamin Marston (1749) --
Nathan Tisdale (1749) --
George Washington (1749) --
Thomas Dudley (1750 --
Henry Gardner (1750).
Other Titles: Sibley's Harvard graduates.
Responsibility: Clifford K. Shipton.

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