WorldCat Identities

Palmer, Joseph 1716-1788

Overview
Works: 16 works in 26 publications in 2 languages and 179 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  Promotional materials  History  Portraits  Personal narratives  Observations  Obituaries  Advertisements  Correspondence  Sources 
Roles: Other, Composer, Author
Classifications: LD2141, 378.73
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joseph Palmer
Sperma-ceti candles warranted pure ; are made by Joseph Palmer & Co. at Germantown near Boston, & to be sold by them at their store in Boston. New-England by Joseph Palmer & Co( )

8 editions published in 1770 in English and French and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orders to secure Bunker Hill and Dorchester Heights by Massachusetts( )

2 editions published in 1775 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This letter was issued as general orders to various Colonial militia officers after the Committee of Safety learned of the British plans to attack Bunker Hill and Charlestown. The Colonial militia eventually lost the battle
Papers by Joseph Palmer( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers of Joseph Palmer related to his positions as a member of the Mass. Provicial Congress, the Mass. Board of War, and the Mass. Council during the Revolutionary War. Also, letters, orders, and papers related to military operations of the Suffolk County Regiment of the Mass. Militia of which Palmer was Brigadier General. The papers, in particular Palmer's drafts of resolves, petitions, etc., relate to the role of the Mass. governing agencies in the war, especially in Boston and Braintree. Correspondents include Benjamin Lincoln and Thomas Legate
Necrology of alumni of Harvard college, 1851-52 to 1862-63 by Joseph Palmer( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Treat Paine papers by Robert Treat Paine( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Earlier papers include his sea journals/logbooks kept from 1750-54 on voyages to Cape Hatteras and North Carolina, the Azores, and Cadiz, Spain on trading voyages and on a whaling voyage off Greenland; diaries (1745-1814); and sermons given in Mass. and as a chaplain on the Crown Point Expedition during the French and Indian War (1755). Also included is a significant amount of Paine family correspondence, legal, and financial papers (including the estates of Paine and his father Thomas)
Account of the Battle of Bunker Hill by Massachusetts( )

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

Account of the Battle of Bunker Hill drawn up in accordance with a resolve set forth by the Massachusetts Provincial Congress on July 7, 1775 requiring that a committee be established to report to Great Britain "a fair and impartial account of the late Battle at Charlestown." Written in Watertown and signed by J[oseph Palmer] and forwarded to Arthur Lee in London. Manuscript copy
Letter to Joseph Palmer and portrait by Robert Treat Paine( )

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

Paine encloses an extract [not included] which Major [Joseph] Hawley will explain, requests Palmer's support and concludes by wishing "a deliverance from the Perils of public Enemy & also false Brethern ..."
Letter from John Adams, Philadelphia, to Gen. Joseph Palmer, 1776 August 27 : by John Adams( )

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

Encouraging him to quickly fortify Boston Harbor as it is not yet impregnable and the British forces had landed on Long Island
ADS, Watertown by Joseph Palmer( )

1 edition published in 1775 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text reads: "To all whom it may concern, be it known, that the Regular Troops have this morning kill'd Six Men near Lexington Meeting House; this News is bro[ugh]t to Watertown by Mr. Sanzer, who told me that he saw the Men lie dead. J. Palmer of the Congress Com[mit]te."
 
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Alternative Names
Joseph Palmer

Joseph Palmer American general of the Revolutionary War

Joseph Palmer militair leider

Джозеф Палмер

Languages
English (23)

French (3)