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Overview: Sermons, notes, and drafts relating to New Testament scholar and Harvard Divinity School professor Ezra Abbot's work on a revised bible, 1881. The papers span 1813-1881.
Overview: Correspondence, compositions, genealogical material, and photographs of minister and founder of the Free Religious Association, Francis Ellingwood Abbot (Harvard A.B., 1859; Divinity School, 1859-1860; Ph.D., 1881; Meadville Theological School 1863). The collection also includes correspondence, diaries and photographs of Abbot's family members and friends.
Overview: Private letters and dispatches written and received by Massachusetts congressman Abbott Lawrence while he was serving as envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary of the U.S. in London.
Scope and Contents: Account book of Thompson, Connecticut, tavernkeeper Abel Jacobs, dated 1794 to 1809, primarily recording credits and debits for board, liquor, food, and transportation he provided. He often accepted labor and services or commodities like salt and sugar as payment.
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of letters received from Toulmin, Hazard & Company, relating to cotton which Bell and Company sold on consignment.
Scope and Contents: Account book of Abraham Burger of Ulster County, New York kept between 1849 to 1881. The peddler's records show "first cost", "profits", and "retail price." At the end of the book are some acounts possibly of James M. Reed, Hampton, N.H.