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.
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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.
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.