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Dana, Francis 1743-1811

Works: 34 works in 41 publications in 3 languages and 373 library holdings
Genres: History  Periodicals  Personal narratives  Records and correspondence  Sources  Catalogs 
Classifications: Z2002,
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Papers by Israel Keith( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Typescripts of the papers of Israel Keith, Adjutant-General under William Heath and John Hancock. Letters to and from Keith concern his experiences in the Revolutionary War and Shays's Rebellion, his views on political and social issues, and a deed to land in Pittsford, Vermont. Also included is a document concerning the case of a doctor being sued by a Black man for the removal of the remains of his buried wife. Correspondents include James Bowdoin, Joseph Pearse Palmer, S.H. Parsons, William Heath, and Francis Dana. Location of originals unknown
Dana family papers by Dana family( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Other family members represented in the collection are Richard Dana, Edmund Trowbridge, Edmund Dana, Washington Allston, Edmund Trowbridge Dana, Edmund Trowbridge Dana, Jr., Elizabeth Ellery Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Sarah Ann Dana, Ruth Charlotte Dana, Elizabeth Ellery Dana II, Frances Longfellow Dana, Helen Sherwood Ford Mumford Dana, and Sophia Willard Dana Ripley (discussing Brook Farm). Prominent correspondents include: John Adams, Elbridge Gerry, William Cullen Bryant, Charles Francis Adams, Charles Sumner, William M. Evarts, Henry Cabot Lodge, Theodore Roosevelt, Charles Francis Adams II and Charles J. Bonaparte
Dana family financial records by Dana family( Book )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The collection primarily contains bills and receipts of Francis Dana and other Dana family members as well as bills and receipts of Francis Dana's contemporaries including Israel Thorndike. There is correspondence of the Dana family members including letters from William Cullen Bryant to Richard Henry Dana as well as correspondence between Richard Henry Dana III and William Penn Cresson about the latter's biography, Francis Dana, a Puritan diplomat in the court of Catherine the Great. There is a small amount of correspondence and other materials received with the collection whose relationship to the Dana family is unclear
Elbridge Gerry papers by Elbridge Gerry( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Correspondence of statesman Elbridge Gerry and his family. Gerry's correspondence with Samuel Adams, John Adams, Tristram Dalton, James Warren, Joseph Trumbull, Rev. William Gordon, Francis Dana, James Sullivan, James Lovell, and John Wendell concerns: a smallpox epidemic in Boston (1774), reaction to the British blockade of Boston, campaigns of the Revolutionary War, military supplies and the payment of soldiers, money troubles of the young United States, and the Treaty of Paris. Later correspondence concerns Mass. and national politics, Gerry's diplomatic mission to Paris and the subsequent war with France, the Louisiana Purchase, and the Jefferson and Madison administrations. Gerry's letters to his wife Ann Thompson Gerry and his children Ann, Eliza, and Elbridge Gerry describe Washington and its social life, as well as news about the War of 1812
Paris, to Francis Dana by John Adams( Book )
1 edition published in 1782 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Concerning the signing of the peace treaty with Great Britain, and the advisability of notifying the Russian government
Henry W. Taft autograph collection by Henry W Taft( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Two disbound volumes of letters, legal documents, autographs, engravings, and photographs of prominent judges, primarily in Massachusetts courts, and political figures, 1759-1904. The collection was gathered by Henry Walbridge Taft of Pittsfield, Mass., a lawyer and clerk of the Court for the County of Berkshire. The bulk of Vol. II is organized by judicial positions such as Mass. justices of the Supreme Judicial Court, and pre-Revolutionary justices of the Court of Common Pleas in Berkshire County, among other categories. Some of the letters in the collection are addressed to Taft in his position as Clerk of the Court. Judges represented in the collection include: Francis Dana, Horace Grey, John Lathrop, Samuel Sewall, and John Wells
Papers of James Winthrop related to the Harvard College Library by James Winthrop( Archival Material )
in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
This collection contains a small assortment of thirteen administrative records related to the Harvard College Library and its management by the College Librarian, dating from 1780 to 1801. The document consist of two letters concerning book donations to the College Library; five documents concerning library staff appointments and payment for service; and six documents related to book borrowing, book binding, and the arrangement of volumes. The records are primarily dated within James Winthrop's tenure as College Librarian from 1772 to 1787 though many of the documents do not concern Winthrop
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