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Commonplace book of Samuel Brown, ca. 1700-1812

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Title:
Commonplace book of Samuel Brown, ca. 1700-1812
Description:
Small notebook with transcriptions of sermons (by Mr. Alling, Crary & Mitchel), Bibical passages in Latin and Greek, and family records recording the births of family members. Also includes the following entries: 'The Rhetorick of Farnabe translated' [Thomas Farnaby's 'Index Rhetoricus'] , 'Joseph Brown his book ye 1790', 'Value of silver money per the ounce' from 1705-1747, 'Josiah Brown Eqr liber anno domini may 2 1760', and Samuel Brown's 'A memorandum of the remarkables of my life'. Blank pages were not scanned. Samuel Brown was born 4 Sept 1687 Newbury MA. He was ordained at Abington 17 Nov 1714. He died 19 Sept. 1749 Abington MA.
Creator:
Brown, Samuel, 1687-1749
Date:
1700–1812
Format:
Books
Genre:
Sermons
Commonplace books
Location:
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Collection (local):
Commonplace Books (NEHGS)
R. Stanton Avery Special Collections, New England Historic Genealogical Society
Subjects:
Brown, Daniel, 1769-
Brown, Joseph, 1745-1825
Brown, Josiah, 1740-
Brown, Woodbridge, 1714-1783
Brown family
Registers of births, etc.--Massachusetts--Abington
Sermons
Commonplace books
Abington (Mass.)--History
Places:
MassachusettsPlymouth (county)Abington
Extent:
1 volume ; 13 cm.
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Terms of Use:
Open access
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Preferred Citation:
Commonplace book of Samuel Brown, Mss A 1099, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections, New England Historic Genealogical Society, online at DigitalCollections.AmericanAncestors.org.
Language:
English
Latin
Identifier:
Mss A 1099
http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1066870~S0