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Dexter, Samuel 1726-1810

Works: 19 works in 44 publications in 1 language and 631 library holdings
Genres: Personal narratives  Biography  History  Archives  Genealogy 
Roles: Author
Classifications: Z1215,
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Publications about Samuel Dexter
Publications by Samuel Dexter
Publications by Samuel Dexter, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Samuel Dexter
Thoughts upon several passages of Scripture, both in the Old and New Testament, relative to Jacob and Esau : with incidental excursions. by Samuel Dexter( Book )
8 editions published in 1791 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Catalogue of the Dexter collection of antique household furniture to be sold at auction ... 1887 ... at the Gov. Fenner place ... Providence by Samuel Dexter( Book )
1 edition published in 1887 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Papers by Eliot family( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Miscellaneous papers of the Eliot, Dawes, Goddard, and May families include sermons, almanacs, and notes on deaths and marriages of Andrew Eliot, minister of Boston's New North Church; of his son John Eliot who succeeded him; and of Andrew Eliot, another son, minister of the First Church in Fairfield, Conn. Other family members represented are Lucretia Dawes, William Dawes Jr., Christopher Rhodes Eliot, Ephraim Eliot, Mehetable May Dawes Goddard, Joseph May, and Samuel Joseph May. Also, genealogical information, miscellaneous printed matter, and photographs. Other correspondents include Jeremy Belknap, William Francis Channing, Samuel Dexter, Edward Everett Hale, and Josiah Quincy
Ward-Perry-Dexter papers ( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Papers of the interrelated Ward, Perry, and Dexter families, including: several items related to Gen. Artemas Ward's service in the French and Indian and Revolutionary Wars and as a justice of the peace in Worcester County, including a few orders, commissions, returns, and numbers of men around Boston during the siege (1775). Other Ward family members represented include the general's son Artemas and grandson Charles T. Ward. Perry family papers include a letter from Commodore Oliver H. Perry while commanding the ship Java during the War of 1812; and a series of letters from Oliver Hazzard Perry (son of the Commodore) and his second wife, Mary Anne Moseley Perry, to their son William C.G. Perry while the latter was a midshipman on the U.S. frigate Constitution (1863-65). There are also a few Civil War letters from Charles E. Munroe and Abner E. Drury of the 45th and 32nd Mass. Infantry Regiments respectively, written in 1863; a brief commonplace-book kept by Samuel Dexter; and two commissions to Nahum Ward (1733, 42)
Samuel Dexter commonplace-book by Samuel Dexter( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Commonplace book kept by Samuel Dexter of Dedham, Mass. entitled, "Forms of prayer, miscellaneous thoughts, memoranda, extracts from various authors, etc," recording religious observations, 1763-1809. Also includes sporadic diary entries, 1782-1809, describing religious beliefs, daily activities, and birthdays; copies of letters received from his mother Catherina Mears Dexter Barnard; and letters written to various churches and ministers
Alternative Names
Philotheorus 1726-1810
English (44)
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