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 21 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.
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.
Five ALS to West, a bookseller, including an ALS dated Jul 10, 1805, containing a copy of a testimonial regarding his American Spelling Book, by Daniel Crocker, Bela Kellogg, and Ezekiel W. Morse, teachers in New Haven.
Volume, signed, containing holograph accounts and other notes, including notes relating to books lent and a list of people to whom a dictionary prospectus had been sent.
Four ANS to West & Richardson, Boston booksellers, including orders for payment of money to Elijah Dwight and Munson & Bernard.
Also present is a receipt for money paid by West & Richardson to Webster.