Bullard, John M. (John Morgan). Papers, 1871-1964: Finding Aid.
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Repository: Harvard Law School Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Bullard, John M. (John Morgan), b. 1890
Title: John M. (John Morgan) Bullard papers
Quantity: 2 boxes
Language of materials: English
Abstract: Contains materials relating to Bullard's memoir about Edward and Hetty Green, titled,
"The Greens as I knew Them."
These papers were presented to the Harvard Law School Library in January of 1969 by
Mr. Bullard's wife Catherine Crapo Bullard, of Nonquitt, Massachusetts.
Prepared by Erika Chadbourn, 1969.
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John Morgan Bullard, Lawyer.
- Born at New Bedford, Mass.
- A.B., Harvard, 1913.
- LL.B., Harvard, 1915.
- Member, Law firm of Crapo, Clifford, Prescott & Bullard, in New Bedford, Mass.
- Died August 31, 1965, at New Bedford, Mass.
- The Rotches. 1947.
- Captain Edmund Gardner. 1958.
- Friends' Academy, 1810-1960. 1960.
- The Greens As I Knew Them. 1964.
This collection of Papers of John M. Bullard relates to his manuscript The Greens As I Knew Them. Mr. Bullard wrote this book after the publication of Arthur H. Lewis's The Day They Shook the Plum Tree (Harcourt, Brace & World, 1963). Mr. Bullard was a native of New Bedford, Mass., and his law firm was closely associated with the Green family (Edward Henry Green
and his wife Hetty) for many years. His book was published privately in New Bedford
The two boxes contain a printed, but unbound, copy of his manuscript, a typed carbon
copy thereof, and various materials which Mr. Bullard collected in preparation for
writing his book. There are a few personal items relating to the publication itself.
The papers contain correspondence, legal documents and briefs, printed material, pictures, newspaper clippings, and facsimiles of samples of handwriting.
- 1-1 to 1-2. Printed manuscript, unbound
- 1-3 to 1-4. Typed carbon copy of manuscript
- 1-5. Pictures used in manuscript
- 1-6 to 1-8. Misc. research material
- 1-9 to 1-15. Misc. reprints of legal briefs, etc.
Date: 1866, 1870, 1871.
U.S. Distr. Court, Mass.; Mass. Supreme Judicial Court; Surrogate's Court; etc.
Date: 1866, 1870, 1871.
- 1-16. Commemorative coin engraved: "In commemoration of your visit to the 'Charles W. Morgan'
at Round Hill, Mass." Picture of the whaling ship on reverse of coin. n.d.
- 1-17. Xerox copies of clippings in New Bedford Standard Times concerning Arthur H. Lewis's book The Day They Shook The Plum Tree, 1963.
2 personal letters concerning publication matters,
- 2. 2 Scrap books containing facsimiles of signature of Sylvia Ann Howland, and of her will.
Not placed in folders. Facsimiles very brittle.
New Bedford (Mass.) -History.
Green, Hetty Howland Robinson, 1834-1916.
Howland, George, 1806-1892.
Howland, Sylvia Ann, 1807-1865.
Green, Edward Howland Robinson, d. 1936.
Crapo, William Wallace, 1830-1926.