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COLLECTION Identifier: HUG 1871

Papers of Henry Ware, Sr.

Quarter bills, 1783, 1783 Digital

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This series contains two printed quarter bill forms for May 29, 1783 and February 27, 1783 for Henry Ware's student expenses, signed by Harvard College Steward Caleb Gannett.

Title supplied by cataloger.

Financial journal, 1789-1795 Digital

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Folio-sized paper notebook with account entries for dates between 1789 and 1795. The account records are not standardized, and include entries listing farm expenses, purchased items, wood purchases, a description of the labor and supplies used to dig a well, money borrowed on interest, and payment to laborers.

Financial journal, 1790-1798 Digital

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Three folio-sized leaves with account entries in columns labeled "Cash" and "Orders," for dates between 1790 and 1798.

[Account entries and the heights of five children], 1794 Digital

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One leaf containing a handwritten list of the heights of five children dated October 1, 1794, and on the verso, some miscellaneous account entries.

Financial journal, 1795-1804 Digital

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Folio-sized paper notebook with account entries for dates between 1795 and 1804. The entries typically note cash received.

Mr. William Deblois to Henry Ware, 1796 Digital

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One folio-sized leaf containing a statement of expenses owed to Ware for the boarding and instruction of William Deblois's son Gilbert in 1796.

Title transcribed from document.

Financial journal, 1797-1804 Digital

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Folio-sized paper notebook with account entries for dates between 1797 and 1804. The records include entries for farm labor, purchases, and a small number of food recipes.

Financial journal, 1797-1808 Digital

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Folio-sized paper notebook with account entries for dates between 1797 and 1805. The entries record debts on interest and debts not on interest, bills, income from board and instruction, and calculations on the difference between Ware's income and expenses between 1793 and 1801. There is also a shelflist of books dated 1808. Another draft of the shelfist is also held in the collection (HUG 1871 Box 8, Folder 44).

Accounts, 1803 December 24 Digital

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One-leaf containing entries with names and unidentified corresponding dollar amount.

[Real estate questions], undated Digital

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One octavo-sized leaf containing two handwritten questions related to the purchase of real estate in annual installments from two "maiden ladies."

No. 296. Colossians 3, 2, 1793-1805 Digital

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Paper notebook with white paper covers containing two versions of a sermon based on Colossians 3:2, "Set your affections on things above, not on things on the earth." The sermon was delivered multiple times between February 10, 1793 and April 21, 1805. The notebook begins with pages 5-16 of an initial version of the sermon, followed by pages 1-4; pages 1-5 of a later version are laid into the notebook.

No. 360 2 Kings 5. 13, 1795-1812 Digital

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Paper notebook containing a handwritten sermon based on the story of the Syrian General Naaman and the prophet Elisha from 2 Kings 5:13. The sermon is identified as "No. 360" and was delivered on January 18, 1785, July 24, 1803, and November 1, 1812.

No. 368 Proverbs 22:1, 1795-1799 Digital

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Paper notebook containing a handwritten sermon based on Proverbs 22:1: "A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold." The sermon is identified as "No. 368" and was delivered on March 29, 1795, December 19, 1796, and August 18, 1799.

Thanksgiving, 1804-1814 Digital

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Paper notebook containing a handwritten Thanksgiving sermon based around the 103rd Psalm, "Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name. Bless the Lord. O my soul, and forget not all his benefits." The sermon was first delivered on November 29, 1804.

Sermon delivered at the Dedication of the New North Meeting House in Hingham, 1807 June 17 Digital

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Paper notebook containing a handwritten sermon delivered on June 17, 1807 at the dedication of the New North Meeting House in Hingham, Mass., and based around 2 Chronicles 6.

Prov. 4. 26, 1807-1821 Digital

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Paper notebook with white paper cover containing a handwritten draft of a sermon based on Proverbs 4:26, "Ponder ye path of thy feet, and let all thy ways be established." The sermon was delivered three times between October 13, 1807 and September 30, 1821. The sermon appears to be an earlier draft of HUG 1871 Box 2, Folder 11.

John IX. 4, 1808-1830 Digital

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Paper notebook containing a handwritten sermon based on John 9:4, "I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is a day: the night cometh, when no man can work." The sermon was delivered multiple times between July 26, 1808 and July 11, 1830. The first page contains the note: "Copied for 1830 and [altered]."

Isaiah IX. 7, 1815-1832 Digital

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Paper notebook containing a handwritten sermon based on Isaiah 9:7, "Of ye increase of his government and peace, there shall be no end. The sermon was delivered first on April 13, 1815 in "Thanksgiving for ye Peace," and repeated multiple times through June 24, 1832. The final pages of the sermon are missing.

Proverbs III. 9, 1817-1826 Digital

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Paper notebook containing a handwritten draft of a sermon based on Proverbs 3:9, "Honour ye Lord with thy substance, and with the first fruits of all thine increase." The sermon was delivered four times between December 4, 1817 and November 30, 1826.

The last page of the item is numbered 20 and the final pages of the sermon appear to be missing.

John XVII. 21, 1818-1837 Digital

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Paper notebook with gray paper covers containing a handwritten draft of a sermon based on John 17:21, "That they all may be one, as though F[ather] art in me and I in thee...." Notes on the first and last pages indicate the sermon was delivered multiple times between June 14, 1818 and October 29, 1837.

Prov. IV. 26, [ca. 1821] Digital

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Paper notebook with gray paper covers containing a handwritten draft of a sermon based on Proverbs 4:26, "Ponder ye path of thy feet, and let all thy ways be established." The sermon appears to be a later draft of HUG 1871 Box 2, Folder 6.

Proverbs XI. 19, 1821-1833 Digital

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Paper notebook containing a handwritten draft of a sermon based on Proverbs 11:19, "As righteousness tendeth to life; so he [that] pursueth evil, pursueth it to his own death." The sermon was delivered multiple times, occasionally, on fast days, between April 5, 1821 and April 4, 1833.

The last page of the item is numbered 16 and the final pages of the sermon appear to be missing.

Proverbs V. 11, 1821-1837 Digital

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Paper notebook containing two versions of a handwritten sermon based on Proverbs 5:11, "Les thou morn at the last." The sermon was delivered multiple times between June 3, 1821 and September 3, 1837. There are also three leaves of an unidentified sermon, with the note "July 14, 1822. Death of Prof. Frisbie" referring to Harvard Latin Professor Levi Frisbie (1784-1822).

Matthew XXIII. 23, 1823-1831 Digital

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Paper notebook with white paper covers containing a handwritten sermon based on Matthew 23:23, "These ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone." The sermon was delivered multiple times between February 9, 1823 and February 27, 1831.

Luke XXII. 19. 20, 1823-1837 Digital

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Paper notebook containing a handwritten sermon based on Luke 22:19-20, "And he took bread, and gave thanks, and break it, and gave unto them saying, this is my body which is given for you; this do in remembrance of me." The sermon was delivered on October 26, 1823; January 4, 1824; October 28, 1827; October 29, 1831; February 26, 1837.