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Hancock family papers

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Am 2103

Correspondence and other papers of the Hancock family of Kentucky, relatives of American author Mark Twain.

Hancock family papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1712-1854 H234
Overview: The Hancock family of Boston included wealthy colonial merchant Thomas Hancock (1703-1764) and his nephew John Hancock (1737-1793), president of the Second Continental Congress, governor of Massachusetts, and signer of the Declaration of Independence. This collection, dated 1664-1854, contains business and personal correspondence, financial records, and legal papers of Thomas Hancock, John Hancock, and other relatives and associates, including Ebenezer Hancock (1741-1819; Harvard AB 1760),...