WorldCat Identities

Keyes, John Shepard 1821-

Overview
Works: 30 works in 40 publications in 1 language and 153 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author
Classifications: F74.C8, 974.272
Publication Timeline
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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

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
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
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
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

(Cont.) unveiling of Minuteman; ms. score of march by Reeves; ms. oration by Curtis (with correspondence); ms. poem (in series Misc.) "The Battle Cry of the Revolution," by Eliza Cogswell; printed handbills, invitations, tickets; printed Proceedings at the centennial celebration
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
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

Manuscript Secretary's and financial records. Secretary's bound record book (containing material 1849-1857) includes minutes of committee meetings (1849-1850), correspondence (1850; including responses from invited guests), list of subcommittees, list of nominations for orator, contract with John Wright to provide dinner for the occasion, and records and communications from committees in towns involved in Union Celebration. Secretary Wheildon used record volume as scrapbook, adding ephemera (tickets, broadside, handbill, and clippings, 1850-1857) relating to celebration
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
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

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
Social Circle in Concord records by Social Circle in Concord( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

(Cont.) biographies contained in the 1st 5 v. of the printed memoirs); ms. memoir of Humphrey Barrett by and in hand of Nathan Brooks, [1856] (published 1882 in 1st v. of memoirs); notes by Nathan Brooks on Tilly Merrick and William Parkman; ms. memoir of Jonathan Fay by Jonathan Fay Barrett, 1859 (published 1882 in 1st v. of memoirs); file of John Shepard Keyes materials relating to Barrett family members (ms. information on Punkatasset Farm, written by George Tolman for Edward Waldo Emerson, 1906 Apr. 3; ms. notes on Humphrey Barrett; ms. transcription of
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
[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
 
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Alternative Names
Keyes, John Shepard

Languages
English (38)