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George Jacob Abbot Papers: Finding Aid
mssAT 1-173  
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Description
This collection contains papers and correspondence of George J. Abbot (1812-1879), a member of a prominent family of New England educators, and the related families of Emery, Gilman, Nicholas, and Throop families. Included are correspondence between Abbot and Edward Everett Hale, family photographs, a volume of printer's proofs, and newspaper clippings relating to Daniel Webster.
Background
George Jacob Abbot (1812-1879), member of a prominent family of New England educators, and friend of Edward Everett Hale and Daniel Webster, served as American consul to Sheffield, England, after 1865.
Extent
373 pieces in 4 boxes.
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.