Item #57523 Memorials of the graduates of Harvard University. No. 1 August 1833 [wrapper title]. Memorials of the graduates of Harvard University, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, commencing with the first class MDCXLII. John Farmer.

Memorials of the graduates of Harvard University. No. 1 August 1833 [wrapper title]. Memorials of the graduates of Harvard University, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, commencing with the first class MDCXLII

Concord: Marsh, Capen and Lyon, 1833. 8vo, pp. 48; original printed blue wrappers; wrappers foxed, text a little toned, else very good. Ex-Boston Library Society with a bookplate neatly tipped in (so as not to obscure any of the printed Advertisement on the verso of the front wrapper, and a perforated stamp on a blank portion of the title page. This copy inscribed to "Warwick Palfray Esq. with the affc. regards of John Farmer." OCLC notes that this is the "First part of a projected work announced in a prospectus to be issued in ten numbers. Not included in the bibliographies of the author, though the whole work is noted as existing in ms, at the time of the author's death. Contains biographies of 25 graduates, 1642-1647: Benjamin Woodbridge, George Downing, John Bulkley, William Hubbard, Samuel Bellingham, John Wilson, Henry Saltonstall, Tobias Barnard, Nathaniel Brewster, John Jones, Samuel Mather, Samuel Danforth, John Allin, John Oliver, Jeremiah Holland, William Ames, John Russell, Samuel Stow, James Ward, Robert Johnson, John Alcock, John Brock, George Stirk, Nathaniel White, Jonathan Mitchel (incomplete). The same material is contained verbatim in the Collections of the New Hampshire Historical Society, v. 4, 1834, p. [39]-83, with the exception of the last biography, which is omitted. American Imprints 18753; Sabin 23833. Item #57523

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