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Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879



Jacob Abbott (1803-1879) was an American writer of children's books, educated at Bowdoin College and Andover Theological Seminary School.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Bidwell family papers

Call Number: MS 79

The papers consist of correspondence, writings, legal and financial documents, and other papers of six generations of Bidwell family members. Principal figures include Barnabas Bidwell (1763-1833), lawyer and politician in Massachusetts and Kingston, Ontario; and his son, Marshall Spring Bidwell (1799-1872), lawyer and politician in Kingston and New York City.

Dates: 1750-1952, bulk 1782-1915

Letters : Farmington, Maine, to [Edward] Denham, 1876

 Part of Collection — Box 43: [Barcode: 39002137170529], Folder: GROUP 719, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Two ALS to Denham, one congratulating him on a "pamphlet" and the other declining an invitation. With manuscript notes about Abbott in an unidentified hand.

Dates: 1876