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Keyes, John Shepard 1821-

Overview
Works: 30 works in 40 publications in 1 language and 147 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author
Classifications: F74.C8,
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Most widely held works by John Shepard Keyes
Memoirs of members of the Social Circle in Concord : by Social Circle in Concord( Book )

3 editions published in 1888 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of an old house : read before the Concord Antiquarian Society by J. S Keyes( Book )

3 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of members of the Social Circle in Concord. Fourth series, from 1895 to 1909 by Social Circle in Concord( Book )

4 editions published in 1909 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of members of the Social Circle in Concord. Third series, from 1840 to 1895 by Social Circle in Concord( Book )

2 editions published in 1907 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical sketch of Concord : prepared for D.H. Hurd's "History of Middlesex County, Massachusetts," J.W. Lewis & Co., Philadelphia, publishers by J. S Keyes( Book )

1 edition published in 1890 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concord Committee of Arrangements for the celebration in Concord of the centennial anniversary of the Battle of Concord records by Concord (Mass.)( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Records include: minutes; printed membership list; ms. rept. rel. to Lexington/Concord negotiations; contract with J. Pierce and C.E. Felker for dinner; correspondence, incl. letters rel. to presidential visit (several from F.C. Barlow) and responses to invitations (incl. ALS from W.C. Bryant, J.F. Clarke, E.E. Hale, O.W. Holmes, H.W. Longfellow, and J.R. Lowell); ms. of remarks by Keyes at
[Concord, Mass.] by Henry David Thoreau( )

1 edition published in 1859 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thoreau records that John S. Keyes read at the memorial service for the abolitionist John Brown held in Concord, Mass. on Dec. 2, 1859. Below this "The Execution of Montrose" is written lightly in pencil (possibly in Franklin B. Sanborn's hand). Thoreau also notes that the "passages selected by A.B. Alcott" and an "original poem, by a friend of Capt. Brown, were omitted for want of time." Alcott's passages and the poem appear in James Redpath's printed account of the service in Echoes of Harper's Ferry
Houses & owners or occupants in Concord, 1885 by J. S Keyes( )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Records of Concord, Mass., Committee on Gunboat "Concord" by Concord (Mass.)( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Records include: correspondence (incl. letters from Daniel Chester French, Secretary of Navy B.F. Tracy, and Commander O.A. Batcheller); drawing by Edward Waldo Emerson of proposed placement of statuette; and ms. reports
Letters received by United States( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Born in Concord, Mass., Keyes was raised and educated in the company of Emerson, Thoreau and Hawthorne, whom he regarded as friends. He graduated from Harvard (1841), attended Harvard Law School, and in 1853, was elected sheriff of Middlesex Co. Keyes served as U.S. Marshall during the Civil War, handling all prizes and contraband goods captured, investigating rebel spies and letters and communications from southern sympathizers. His activities are outlined in this collection, which includes letters from government officials and from Richard Henry Dana, Jr., Charles Francis Adams, Jr., John Lowell and John Adams Dix, among others
Records of U.S. Marshal for Massachusetts from the tenure of John Shepard Keyes by United States( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Records (1861-1867) include: correspondence; misc. documents (list of ships' crews, surety bond, pledges of loyalty, order to commit, appointments of bailiffs, manifest); financial records (accounts, bills, receipts); printed ephemera. Much of all material relates to storage and sale of cargo confiscated from prize ships. (Separate file contains material relating to prize brig Lilla, cargo of which included saltpeter.) One folder contains financial records for maintenance, repair, and refurbishing of U.S. Court House in Boston
A Concord record : by J. S Keyes( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerns a fragment of early Concord, Mass., town records
Concord Committee of Arrangements for the Union Celebration in Concord of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Concord records by Concord (Mass.)( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

(Cont.) Financial records (1849-1850) include lists of subscribers to defray cost of celebration (1850), bills and receipts (1849-1850), and Treasurer's account book and summary statement (1850)
Records of Committee of Arrangements for 1885 celebration in Concord, Mass., of 250th anniversary of incorporation of town by Concord (Mass.)( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Records include correspondence, schedule, program, seating arrangements, text for historical markers, remarks by John S. Keyes (all mss.), and printed program
Brooks family papers by Brooks family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

N. Brooks personal correspondence includes ALS from: daughter Caroline; Daniel Brooks; son George; brothers Charles, Franklin (who was seriously in debt and mentally unstable), Hiram, Humphrey, Isaac, and Joshua; Louisa, Mary, and William Brooks; John H. Hartwell; Martha Keith; E.F. Paige (a college friend); and others (among them George B. Emerson, Samuel Hoar, Levi Lincoln, Ezra Ripley, and Samuel Ripley). Correspondence to other Brooks family members includes ALS to Mary Merrick Brooks (e.g. 1863 July 30 From William Lloyd Garrison) and from Mary M. Brooks to Maria Parkman
Houses, & owners or occupants in Concord, 1885 : by J. S Keyes( )

1 edition published in 1885 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Holograph ms. of description by Keyes of Concord houses and residents, 1885. Organized by streets or roads upon which houses stood. Includes index to streets
Social Circle in Concord records by Social Circle in Concord( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

(Cont.) biography by Nathan Brooks of Humphrey Barrett; ALS, 1862 Nov. 25, Richard Barrett to "Friend Keyes"; ms. biography of Richard Barrett by and in hand of J.S. Keyes, published 1907 in Memoirs, Third Series; ms. biography of Nathan Barrett and Nathan Barrett, Jr., by and in hand of J.S. Keyes, both published 1888 in Memoirs, Second Series; receipt for payment to Nathan Barrett by Miss Nancy Shepard); printed memoirs (6 v., 1882-1975) and the Circle's The Centenary of the Birth of Ralph Waldo Emerson ... (1903)
Houses, & owners or occupants in Concord 1885 : by J. S Keyes( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ms. transcript of Keyes's 1885 description of houses and their owners/occupants, with Tolman's ms. comments (dated 1915-1919) about their later disposition and owners. Includes some later annotations by Mrs. Adams Tolman
 
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Alternative Names
Keyes, John Shepard

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English (38)