Webster, Noah, 1758-1843
- Existence: 1758-10-16 - 1843-05-28
Noah Webster (1758-1843), American lexicographer, textbook pioneer, English-language spelling reformer, political writer, editor, and author.
Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:
Agreement to donate one of every hundred copies of hisGrammatical Institute of the English Language to Yale College, 1790 Apr 5
Autograph manuscript, signed.
"Books Presented to the Library of Yale College by N. Webster", 1837 Sep 9
Holograph manuscript, signed and dated at New Haven.
Certificates for shares in Union School House, New Haven, Conn., 1802 Jan 20
Two printed forms completed in manuscript, numbered 80 and 81.
The certificates were issued to Henry Daggett, Jr., and signed by Webster and Jonathan Barker.
Chauncey family-Fowler family papers
Chauncey family papers
David Daggett papers
Day family papers
The Day family papers consist of correspondence, account books, diaries, journals, lectures, manuscripts, notes, sermons, and related papers of the Day family, 1767-1929. The personal lives, academic activities, and professional careers of several family members are documented, including Reverend Jeremiah Day (1737-1806), Reverend Jeremiah Day (1773-1867), Henry Noble Day (1808-1890), Mills Day (1783-1812), and others.
Document assigning printing rights for his American Spelling Book to Bradford & Read, booksellers, 1815 Jul 23
DS, written in an unidentified hand and signed by Webster, assigning rights to print 100,000 copies in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.
Evarts family papers
Paul Leicester Ford papers
Fragment of a deed for a burial place in the New Burying Ground, New Haven, Conn., n.d.
Fragment of a printed form completed in manuscript, transferring ownership of a burial place to Webster, signed by James Hillhouse, Theodosia Woolsey, and Elisha Munson.
Kingsley memorial collection
Latin declamation, 1776 May 4
Holograph manuscript, signed.
Printed in the Yale Alumni Weekly, Nov 19, 1926.
Letter, 1828 Mar 5
ALS, dated at New Haven, authorizing Samuel J. Hitchcock to demand payment of security money owed to Webster by James Bishop.
Letter : New Haven, Conn., to Messrs. Richardson, Lord and Holbrook, 1830 Apr 13
ALS outlining proposals for future editions of The American Spelling Book.
Letter : New Haven, to Jacob Johnson, 1808 Aug 30
ALS, with address leaf, regarding terms of sale for his Spelling Book.
Accompanied by a typed transcript.
Letter : New Haven, to Sylvester Judd, 1835 Nov 12
ALS, with address leaf, concerning Webster family genealogy.
Letter : New Haven, to the Society of Brothers in Unity, 1840 Oct 12
Letter : New York, to Jedidiah Morse, 1793 Dec 25
Copy of an ALS, written in an unidentified hand, discussing methods of collaboration.