Moses Dresser Phillips and His World

This board is about Moses Dresser Phillips (1813-1859), the senior member of Phillips, Sampson & Company, a Boston publishing firm, and the founder of The…
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Christmas Blossoms - First Edition - Signed - Franklin D. Roosevelt
CHRISTMAS BLOSSOMS FOR 1848 AND 1851, ILLUSTRATED WITH 12 SARTAIN MEZZOTINTS, BOTH INSCRIBED BY AND FROM THE LIBRARY OF FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, ONE DATED DURING HIS PRESIDENCY (ROOSEVELT, Franklin D.). Christmas Blossoms, and New Year’s Wreath, for 1848. WITH: Christmas Blossoms, and New Year’s Wreath, for MDCCCLI. Boston and Philadelphia: Phillips & Sampson and E.H. Butler, 1848, 1851
two books with gold designs on them sitting next to each other
Christmas Blossoms - First Edition - Signed - Franklin D. Roosevelt
CHRISTMAS BLOSSOMS FOR 1848 AND 1851, ILLUSTRATED WITH 12 SARTAIN MEZZOTINTS, BOTH INSCRIBED BY AND FROM THE LIBRARY OF FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, ONE DATED DURING HIS PRESIDENCY (ROOSEVELT, Franklin D.). Christmas Blossoms, and New Year’s Wreath, for 1848. WITH: Christmas Blossoms, and New Year’s Wreath, for MDCCCLI. Boston and Philadelphia: Phillips & Sampson and E.H. Butler, 1848, 1851
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1857: Photos of the World From the Year The Atlantic Launched
Images of five of the original eight founders of <em>The Atlantic</em>, most of them made close to the year of its founding: 1857. From left, Ralph Waldo Emerson (ca 1856); James Russell Lowell (1855); Francis H. Underwood (undated); Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (ca 1860); and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (ca 1860). Lowell served as the magazine's first editor and Underwood was its first associate editor. The other men were writers who, along with publisher Moses Dresser Phillips and other founding
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I Found It at the Watkinson! » Blog Archive » Saying Good-Bye to Sigourney
Lydia H. Sigourney, famed poetess of Hartford. Click on the image for more detail.
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Unknown | Mrs. Lydia Huntley Sigourney | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Mrs. Lydia Huntley Sigourney, 1850's
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George Sewall Boutwell
George Sewall Boutwell about 1851 Southworth and Hawes (American, 1843–62) Plate: 21.7 x 16.7 cm Photograph, daguerreotype
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Timothy Shay Arthur - Wikipedia
Timothy Shay (T.S.) Arthur (June 6, 1809 – March 6, 1885) was a popular 19th-century American author. He is most famous for his temperance novel Ten Nights in a Bar-Room and What I Saw There (1854), which helped demonize alcohol in the eyes of the American public.
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NYPL Digital Collections
Henry Ward Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe.
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Harriet Beecher Stowe on Perseverance
Harriet Beecher Stowe on Perseverence
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(c. 1850) Lucretia Peabody Hale