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Mss: 766 1869-1870 A126

Abbot, George Jacob. George Jacob Abbot Letter Book, 1869-1870: Finding Aid

Baker Library Historical Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: Mss: 766 1869-1870 A126
Repository: Baker Library Historical Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Creator: George Jacob Abbot
Title: George Jacob Abbot letter book
Date(s): 1869-1870
Quantity: .75 linear feet (1 volumes)
Language of materials: English

Provenance:

Gift of Richard Appel,1960, from the estate of Mrs. Edgar Nichols, who was Julia Abbot.

Historical Note

George Jacob Abbot was a teacher and State Department official (A.B. Harvard, 1835). He taught school in Washington, D.C., 1837-1850; headed the Consular Bureau, State Department, 1852-1864; was the American Consul at Sheffield, England, 1864-1870; and taught at Meadville Theological School, 1871-1876.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of a letterbook, Nov. 1869-1870, containing copies of outgoing letters kept by Abbot while he was American Consul at Sheffield, England.

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