Cowper, William, 1731-1800
- Existence: 1731-11-26 - 1800-04-25
Biographical / Historical
William Cowper (1731-1800), English poet and hymn writer
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Call Number: GEN MSS 920
Overview: The papers primarily consist of correspondence received by Mason Fitch Cogswell from family, friends, and professional colleagues. Prominent among the correspondents are Cogswell's brother Samuel Cogswell, his nephew James Lloyd Cogswell of Long Island, New York, his friend Theodore Dwight, the Caribbean planter Charles Joseph Sibert, Vicomte de Cornillon, and deaf education pioneers Laurent Clerc and T. H. Gallaudet. Other colleagues in the papers are the Reverend Ebenezer Fitch, Connecticut...
Dates: 1772-1853, bulk 1790-1830