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MS Am 1106

Minot, Samuel Lawrence, 1826-1853. Samuel Lawrence Minot letters to John Sherman Minot, 1845-1847: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1106
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Minot, Samuel Lawrence, 1826-1853.
Title: Samuel Lawrence Minot letters to John Sherman Minot,
Date(s): 1845-1847.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear feet)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from Phillips Academy student Samuel Lawrence Minot to his brother John living in Belgrade, Maine.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Recataloged from Cl 9886. Bequest of Mrs. G. Reed Kelly; received: 1938.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Samuel Lawrence Minot Letters to John Sherman Minot, 1845-1847 (MS Am 1106). Houghton Library, Harvard University.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Samuel Minot's letters to his brother John chiefly describe his studies at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. He also discusses travels in New England, and his political support of the Whig Party and of the abolition of slavery in New Hampshire.

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