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Books contributed by the Boston Public Library. Established in 1848 by an act of the Great and General Court of Massachusetts, the Boston Public Library (BPL) was the first large free municipal library in the United States. In 1839, French ventriloquist M. Nicholas Marie Alexandre Vattemare became the original advocate for a public library in Boston when he proposed the idea of a book and prints exchange between American and French libraries. The Mayor of the City of Boston, Josiah Quincy, Jr., ...



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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Dec 25, 2022 Smith, Evelina A. S; Weston, Miss, recipient
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Topics: Weston, Miss, Smith, Evelina A. S, Anti-slavery fairs, Antislavery movements, Women abolitionists
Source: bplscas
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Dec 24, 2022 Howe, S. G. (Samuel Gridley), 1801-1876; Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, recipient
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Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Howe, S. G. (Samuel Gridley), 1801-1876, Liberty bell (Boston,...
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399 p. : 23 cm
Topics: McConnell family, Martin family, Barber family, Wilson family, Baird family, McCall family, Morris...
Source: bplsocsci
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Dec 17, 2022 Bramhall, Ann Rebecca; Weston, Miss, recipient
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Topics: Weston, Miss, Bramhall, Ann Rebecca, Anti-slavery fairs, Antislavery movements, Women abolitionists
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Dec 11, 2022 M'Kim, J. Miller (James Miller), 1810-1874; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, M'Kim, J. Miller (James Miller), 1810-1874, Vigilance Committee...
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Dec 7, 2022 May, Samuel, 1810-1899; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, May, Samuel, 1810-1899, Antislavery movements, Women abolitionists
Source: bplscas
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Dec 6, 2022 Loring, Anna; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Loring, Anna, Browne, Martha Griffith, d. 1906, Loring, Louisa...
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Dec 5, 2022 Davis, Edward Morris, 1811-1887; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Topics: Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, Davis, Edward Morris, 1811-1887, Liberty bell (Boston, Mass.),...
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Dec 2, 2022 Arnold, Elizabeth Rotch, 1786-1860; Weston, Miss, recipient
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Topics: Weston, Miss, Arnold, Elizabeth Rotch, 1786-1860, Autographs, Antislavery movements, Women...
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Nov 27, 2022 Mesureur, G
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Consists of designs for embroidery on linen
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Topic: Embroidery
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Nov 19, 2022 Taride, A., editor
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Cover title
Topics: Paris (France) -- Pictorial works, Versailles (France) -- Pictorial works
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Nov 19, 2022 Irish Book Bureau, publisher; Kerryman Limited, printer
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In printed wrappers; imprint transposed from tail of page [1] of wrapper; printer's statement transposed from tail of page 32; wrapper includes advertising matter; publisher's price printed on wrapper
Topics: Political ballads and songs, Revolutionary ballads and songs, Songs, Irish, Songs, English, Folk...
Boston Public Library Interlibrary Loan
Nov 19, 2022 Richebourg, Emile, 1833-1898
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2 v. ; 21 cm
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Cover title
Topics: Dental clinics, Children
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Nov 19, 2022 Auge, Claude, 1854-1924
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1 score (111 pages) : 21 cm
Topics: School songbooks, French, Children's songs -- France, Songs, French, Children's songs, France
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Nov 18, 2022 Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827; Container of (work): Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Sonatas, piano, no. 14, op. 27, no. 2, Ć minor; Container of (work): Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Sonatas, piano, no. 21, op. 53, C major; Container of (work): Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Sonatas, piano, no. 23, op. 57, F minor
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For piano
Topics: Sonatas (Piano), Music
Last two pages are mutilated
Topic: Piano
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Nov 18, 2022 Czerny, Carl, 1791-1857; Bellini, Vincenzo, 1801-1835
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For piano, 4 hands
Topics: Piano music (4 hands), Arranged, Rondos (Piano, 4 hands), Arranged
Author's name on p.12: Hen : Scobel Cleric, Parliamenti
Topic: Ireland -- History -- 1649-1660 -- Sources
Source: bplill
1 score (24 pages) ; 17 x 24 cm
Topics: Flageolet, Flageolet music
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Nov 18, 2022 Kreutzer, Conradin, 1780-1849
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1 vocal score (155 p.) ; 27 cm
Topic: Operas
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Nov 18, 2022 Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856
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For piano
Topic: Piano music
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Caption title
Topic: Piano music (4 hands), Arranged
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Nov 18, 2022 Dodge, Emma A., former owner. MB; American Tract Society, issuing body, publisher
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In printed wrapper; cover and title vignettes; publishers' advertising matter on page [4] of wrapper
Topics: Bible, Christian life, Christian literature for children, Sunday school literature
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Nov 18, 2022 Balfe, M. W. (Michael William), 1808-1870, composer; Marks, G. W., arranger of music
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For piano, 4 hands
Topics: Potpourris (Piano, 4 hands), Arranged, Operas
Source: folio
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Nov 18, 2022 Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827; Container of (work): Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Sonatas, piano, no. 11, op. 22, B́Ư major; Container of (work): Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Sonatas, piano, no. 4, op. 7, ÉƯ major; Container of (work): Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Sonatas, piano, no. 12, op. 26, ÁƯ major
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For piano
Topics: Sonatas (Piano), Music
Source: folio
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Nov 18, 2022 Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828; Jansen, F. Gustav, 1831-1910
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For 2 pianos, 8 hands
Topics: Incidental music, Overtures (Pianos (2), 8 hands), Arranged
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Nov 18, 2022 Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association
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"Instituted March 15, 1795. Incorporated March 8, 1806." -- T.p
Topics: Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association, Mechanics (Persons)
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Nov 18, 2022 Cherubini, Luigi, 1760-1842, composer; Klage, Carl, 1788-1850, arranger
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Arranged for piano, 4 hands
Topics: Overtures (Piano, 4 hands), Arranged, Operas
Source: folio
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Nov 18, 2022 Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809
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1 score (19 pages) + 2 parts ; 35 cm
Topic: Piano trios
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Nov 18, 2022 Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868, composer; Rummel, Joseph, 1818-1880, arranger of music
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For piano, 4 hands
Topics: Piano music (4 hands), Overtures, Arranged, Operas
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Nov 18, 2022 Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association
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"Instituted March 15, 1795. Incorporated March 8, 1806." -- T.p
Topics: Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association, Mechanics (Persons)
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Nov 18, 2022 Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848; Ha˜hnel, J., translator
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Duet for tenor and bass or soprano and alto, with piano
Topic: Vocal duets with piano
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Nov 18, 2022 Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791; Container of (work): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Nozze di Figaro. Dove sono? Vocal score
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For soprano; accompaniment reduced for piano
Topics: Operas, Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Source: folio
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Nov 18, 2022 Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association
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"Instituted March 15, 1795. Incorporated March 8, 1806." -- T.p
Topics: Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association, Mechanics (Persons)
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Nov 17, 2022 Longfellow, Samuel, 1819-1892; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Longfellow, Samuel, 1819-1892, Liberty bell (Boston, Mass.),...
Source: bplscas
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
Nov 17, 2022 Chapin, Silas; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Author was a colonel and president of the court martial
Topic: Courts-martial and courts of inquiry
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
Nov 17, 2022 Langdon, John, 1741-1819; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Sources
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Nov 10, 2022 Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885; Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898, recipient
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Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898, Antislavery movements, Women...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Interlibrary Loan
Nov 6, 2022 Shattuck, Samuel, 1620?-1689; Endecott, John, 1588?-1665, recipient
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Caption title
Topic: Quakers
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Nov 6, 2022 Saco, José Antonio, 1797-1879
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Text in double columns
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Oct 31, 2022 M'Kim, J. Miller (James Miller), 1810-1874; Weston, Miss, recipient
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Topics: Weston, Miss, M'Kim, J. Miller (James Miller), 1810-1874, Webb, Richard Davis, 1805-1872, Weston,...
Source: bplscas
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Oct 30, 2022 Loring, C. W; Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, recipient
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Topics: Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, Loring, C. W, Anti-slavery fairs, Antislavery movements, Women...
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Oct 27, 2022 Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885; Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, recipient
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Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, Follen, Eliza Lee Cabot, 1787-1860,...
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Oct 26, 2022 Chapman, Mary Gray, 1798-1874; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Chapman, Mary Gray, 1798-1874, Anti-slavery fairs, Antislavery...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Interlibrary Loan
Oct 23, 2022 Charles II, King of England, 1630-1685; Endecott, John, 1588?-1665, recipient; Morris, William (Agent of Charles II)
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Caption title
Topic: Quakers
Books to Borrow
Oct 19, 2022 Pike Family Association
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Imprint varies
Topic: Pike family
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Includes bibliographical references
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Topic: Witchcraft -- New England
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Oct 18, 2022 Bailey & Noyes, publisher
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In printed wrappers; cover & title vignettes; ornamental border on page [1] of wrapper; series statement at head of page [1] of wrapper; alphabet on title verso
Topics: Riddles, Juvenile, Riddles, American
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Oct 18, 2022 Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association
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"Instituted March 15, 1795. Incorporated March 8, 1806." -- T.p
Topics: Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association, Mechanics (Persons)
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Oct 18, 2022 Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association
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"Instituted March 15, 1795. Incorporated March 8, 1806." -- T.p
Topics: Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association, Mechanics (Persons)
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Oct 18, 2022 Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association
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"Instituted March 15, 1795. Incorporated March 8, 1806." -- T.p
Topics: Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association, Mechanics (Persons)
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Oct 18, 2022 Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703; Howard, Justin H., illustrator; McLoughlin Bros., publisher
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Title, imprint statement, and series transcribed from page [1] of printed wrapper. Series transposed from head of wrapper
Topics: Abandoned children, Ghouls and ogres, Fairy tales, Children's stories, American, Picture books for...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Oct 14, 2022 Hooper, Ellen Sturgis; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Hooper, Ellen S, Liberty bell (Boston, Mass.), Antislavery...
Source: bplscas
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Oct 9, 2022 Child, Mrs. (Lydia Maria), 1802-1880
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Topics: Child, Mrs. (Lydia Maria), 1802-1880, Antislavery movements, Women abolitionists
Source: bplscas
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Oct 1, 2022 Chapman, Mary Gray, 1798-1874; Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, recipient
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Holograph, signed with initials
Topics: Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, Chapman, Mary Gray, 1798-1874, O'Brien, Antislavery movements, Women...
Source: bplscas
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Sep 29, 2022 M'Kim, J. Miller (James Miller), 1810-1874; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, M'Kim, J. Miller (James Miller), 1810-1874, Johnson, Oliver,...
Source: bplscas
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Sep 24, 2022 Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885; Laugel, Elizabeth Bates Chapman, b. 1831, recipient
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Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Laugel, Elizabeth Bates Chapman, b. 1831, Jay, John, 1817-1894,...
Source: bplscas
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96 p. : 19 cm
Topics: Authors, Illustrators
Source: bplsc
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Sep 18, 2022 Thomas Nelson & Sons, publisher; S. W. Partridge & Co. (London, England), publisher
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In printed wrappers; title vignette
Topics: Children, Christian life, Christian literature for children
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Sep 18, 2022 Parker, John Henry, 1806-1884, publisher
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In printed wrapper; cover vignette; cover title and imprint; publishers' advertising matter on pages [2], [3], and [4] of wrapper
Topics: Discontent, Contentment, Children
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Sep 18, 2022 Hayward, William Robertson, composer; Macfarlane, J. R. (John Reid), 1800-1841, composer
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For voice and piano
Topics: Songs (Medium voice) with piano, Ballads, English
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Sep 14, 2022 Eddy, Mary C; Weston, Deborah, b.1814 recipient
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Topics: Weston, Deborah, b. 1814, Eddy, Mary C, Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880, Antislavery movements, Women...
Source: bplscas
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Aug 29, 2022 Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890; Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, recipient
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Extract of letter handwritten by unknown person. Whereabouts of original manuscript unknown
Topics: Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, Foster, Stephen S. (Stephen Symonds),...
Source: bplscas
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Aug 28, 2022 Chapman, Henry Grafton, 1833-1883; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Chapman, Henry Grafton, 1833-1883, Antislavery movements, Women...
Source: bplscas
Books to Borrow
Aug 19, 2022 Washington, George S. H. L. (George Sydney Horace Lee), 1910-
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[2] p. ; 23 cm
Topics: Washington family, Washington, George, 1732-1799
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Aug 18, 2022 H. H., engraver; Kiggins & Kellogg, publisher, bookseller; Lossing & Co., engraver
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In printed wrapper; cover and title vignettes; series statement on page [1] of wrapper; publishers'/booksellers' advertising matter on page [4] of wrapper
Topics: Children, Christian life, Prayer, Parent and child, Dolls, Thunderstorms, Natural theology,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Jul 26, 2022 Child, Mrs. (Lydia Maria), 1802-1880; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885. recipient
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Topics: Child, Mrs. (Lydia Maria), 1802-1880, Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Antislavery movements,...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Jul 26, 2022 Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882; Phillips, Ann Terry Greene, 1813-1886, recipient; Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, Phillips, Ann Terry Greene, 1813-1886, Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884,...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy previously cataloged under call no.: 4839a.33
Topic: genealogy
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"To printers -- the following are specimens of a portion only of types, which we offer for sale at one-half their cost. The late B.B. Penhallow was a liberal buyer of every new style of type that appeared. What we now offer is not offered for sale because it is old or worn, (for it has been very little used,) but merely because our supply of types is in excess of our present needs ..."--Page 3
Topics: Type and type-founding, Printers
Boston Public Library
Jul 18, 2022 Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809; Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791; Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827; Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista, 1710-1736
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For 2 manuals (no pedal)
Topic: Organ music, Arranged
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In printed wrapper; title vignette
Topics: Christian literature for children, Thumb bibles
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Jul 18, 2022 Bell, Alexander Melville, 1819-1905
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Introduces a new method of phonetic script for the English language: "This is not a method of short-hand writing."--Introduction, p.[1]
Topic: Shorthand
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Jul 18, 2022 Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809; Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791; Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827; Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista, 1710-1736
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For 2 manuals (no pedal)
Topic: Organ music, Arranged