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Samuel Lawrence reminiscences

Title
Samuel Lawrence reminiscences, 1875.
Author
Lawrence, Samuel, 1801-1880.

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.21 linear foot (1 volume)
Summary
Prominent Massachusetts merchant Samuel Lawrence wrote these reminiscences of his childhood and early life in Groton and Boston while in Stockbridge in March 1875. The reminiscences cover the years 1803-1844 and mention James Madison, Noah Webster, the Marquis de Lafayette, Samuel Morse, Henry Clay, Rufus Choate, John Brown, a visit of Charles Dickens' and his wife to the Lawrence home, John James Audubon, the Agazzis, the War of 1812, disputes about nullification, and other matters. The reminiscences also include accounts of the early days of the Republic, heard from Lawrence's father, a soldier of the Revolution, and others.
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Memoirs.
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  • Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Call Number
MssCol 1701
OCLC
751997865
Author
Lawrence, Samuel, 1801-1880.
Title
Samuel Lawrence reminiscences, 1875.
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Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Research Call Number
MssCol 1701
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