Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
Extent1 linear feet (3 boxes)
There also is a printed mortgage deed with manuscript additions from 1818-1845, for the Boylston Massachusetts homestead that once belonged to Ward Cotton. This deed includes signatures of Ralph Waldo Emerson and his wife, Lydian Jackson Emerson, among many others.
Biographical / Historical
- I. Ward Cotton sermons
- II. Other papers
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Part of the MS Storage project, 2008-2009.
- Cotton, Ward, 1770-1843. Ward Cotton papers, 1758-1851: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
- Description rules
- EAD ID
Part of the Houghton Library Repository
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