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
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.
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.
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.