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Ward, Artemas 1727-1800

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Works: 102 works in 124 publications in 1 language and 969 library holdings
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The life of Artemas Ward, the first commander-in-chief of the American Revolution by Charles Martyn( Book )

2 editions published in 1921 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Order to the Sheriff or Marshall of Worcester County, or Constables of Lancaster, to attach the property of Ephraim Willard : by Artemas Ward( )

2 editions published in 1767 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Various court and sheriff actions relating to collection of interest owed to Jotham Bush by Ephraim Willard
George Washington by George Washington( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This collection of papers contains original materials, copies (photostats and handwritten) and facsimiles of a wide variety of material for the period 1754 to 1830. The original documents include receipts; certificates of discharge from the Continental Army; Washington's letter to Thomas Paine (1737-1809) thanking him for an oration delivered in his honor in 1779; his letter to General Artemas Ward (1727-1800), 17 November 1775, with orders for the erection of fortifications against an expected British march from Boston; his letter to the Second Continental Congress, 12 August 1775, respecting the payment of soldiers and proposed expeditions; and a letter to the Chief Justice of the United States, John Jay (1745-1829), 17 March 1791, in regard to some papers (these "papers" concerned the prosecution of a gang of counterfeiters)
[Writ of attachment] 1755? January 19, John Peirks vs Isaac Harrington by Massachusetts( )

1 edition published in 1755 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Printed form with holographic inserts
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in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A collection of autograph letters, documents, or signatures of each signer of the Articles of Confederation. The items, which are organized roughly alphabetically, are described in 56 individual records (MA 557.1-55 and MA 1083, a contemporary copy of the thirteen Articles of Confederation laid in at the front of the volume)
Mellen family papers by Mellen family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers of the Mellen and related families, in particular those of Rev. John Mellen, Jr., a Congregational minister of Barnstable, Mass. The bulk of the collection is family and personal correspondence between Mellen and his wife, children, siblings, and parents, in particular his father John Mellen, Sr. and his brother-in-law Caleb Gannett. Other John Mellen papers include sermons, papers related to his tenure as manager of the Harvard lotteries in 1806 and 1811, and letters written to Artemas Ward during the American Revolution. Papers of Mellen's son-in-law Levi Frisbie include household accounts and student essays written for him while a member of the Harvard faculty (1817-22). Other families whose correspondence appears include the Ward, Henshaw (including genealogical materials), Carruth (including correspondence and bills from trips to Europe in 1854 and the 1860s), and Savage families. Bound vols. include Catharine Mellen's (later Frisbie) commonplace-book (1802); genealogical material on the Mellen family; an account book kept by Thomas Brattle in Cambridge (1785-89); and a journal/commonplace-book kept by Catharine S. Mellen (1806-07)
Artemas Ward orderly book by Artemas Ward( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Providence by George Washington( )

1 edition published in 1776 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Begins: I have given such instruction to Mr. Park the assistant Quarter Master General that if he pays a proper attention to them you will have little trouble with his department
Philadelphia, to an unidentified recipient by Artemas Ward( )

1 edition published in 1780 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Forwarding a letter to him; mentioning that "Doctor Shipping [i.e.Shippen] is discharged by Congress from his arrest;" expressing his desire that the quota of money for his State [Massachusetts] could be sent without delay as "their Supplies of Provisions &c as they are extremely wanted;" clarifying his understanding of whether Massachusetts should bear the cost of supplying forage for the French Troops saying "...my private opinion is, that it will not, for that Quota of Forrage was laid on the State, for the use of the main army, without any regard to our allies, by the Committee at Head Quarters."
Benjamin Whipple orderly book by Benjamin Whipple( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Orderly book kept by Benjamin Whipple, 29 June- 9 July 1775. Whipple was the adjutant for Moses Little's Regiment of the Continental Army at Prospect Hill, Cambridge, and recorded orders from Gen. Artemas Ward and George Washington regarding sentry duties; and orders from Little regarding cleanliness
Joseph Ward papers by Joseph Ward( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters to and from Colonel Joseph Ward and a few other persons, some available only as typed transcripts, and newspapers, newspaper pages, and clippings, many containing articles and poems written by Ward. Approximately 390 original manuscript items and typed transcripts of 160 additional letters are included. Collection also includes a typescript biography of Ward, by Estelle Frances Ward (199 p.; written circa 1930s). Topics include complaints about insufficient funding by the U.S. government during the Revolutionary War and Ward's efforts to secure reimbursement afterward for money lent to the government; Ward's work as Commissary-General of Musters; and efforts to secure the release of prisoners held by the British, including Ward, who was released in Feb. 1780; comments on religion, criticizing the lax behavior of some Americans; on the Penobscot Expedition of 1779; on the sieges of Boston and Savannah, Ga.; on the activities of the Comte D'Estaing and of American privateers; later, on the acceptance of the U.S. Constitution; Federal Party politics; the French crisis; and other public issues of the post-Revolutionary period
Ward-Perry-Dexter papers( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers of the interrelated Ward, Perry, and Dexter families, including: several items related to Gen. Artemas Ward's service in the French and Indian and Revolutionary Wars and as a justice of the peace in Worcester County, including a few orders, commissions, returns, and numbers of men around Boston during the siege (1775). Other Ward family members represented include the general's son Artemas and grandson Charles T. Ward. Perry family papers include a letter from Commodore Oliver H. Perry while commanding the ship Java during the War of 1812; and a series of letters from Oliver Hazzard Perry (son of the Commodore) and his second wife, Mary Anne Moseley Perry, to their son William C.G. Perry while the latter was a midshipman on the U.S. frigate Constitution (1863-65). There are also a few Civil War letters from Charles E. Munroe and Abner E. Drury of the 45th and 32nd Mass. Infantry Regiments respectively, written in 1863; a brief commonplace-book kept by Samuel Dexter; and two commissions to Nahum Ward (1733, 42)
Autographs of the Generals of the American Revolution :( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A collection of 147 autograph letters and documents signed by the Generals of the American Revolution; see individual records in MA 558.1-147 for more information
Letter to Artemas Ward and portrait by Samuel Adams( )

1 edition published in 1776 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An engraving of Adams accompanies the letter
Ward family papers by Ward family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Personal and family correspondence, diary (1758), orderly book (1775-76), official documents, accounts, receipts, and other papers of Artemas Ward of Shrewsbury, Mass., Revolutionary War general and member of the Continental Congress; together with personal and official papers of Nahum Ward concerning his duties in local offices of Shrewsbury, correspondence of the Perry and Dexter families, and genealogies, photos, and other records of the family
Hancock family papers by Hancock family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Manuscripts, business and family correspondence, receipts, contracts, inventories of bills, decedents' estates, deeds and letters to and from John Hancock while he served on the Massachusetts General Court and as President of the Continental Congress. Letters discuss equipment, supplies, commerce, the Massachusetts Militia, Continental Army, and other aspects relating to the American Revolution. Also, business correspondence discussing financial aspects, accounts, investments, shipping to and from Canada, and letters to Thomas Hancock related to his role as a prominent Boston merchant and as the supplier for the British/American troops in the French and Indian War related to shipping merchant Thomas Hancock and later John Hancock. Also includes a receipt book, 1747-55, and letter book, 1745-50, of Thomas Hancock, and letter book of John Hancock, 1780-82. Correspondents include Ebenezer Hancock, Thomas Hancock, William Donnison, James Murray, Thomas Cushing, Artemas Ward, William Livingston, William Heath, Robert Treat Paine, Dorothy Quincy, Henry Knox, Edmund Quincy, Edward Browne, and Mercy Scollay, among others
General Artemas Ward's and Colonel Jonathan Ward's regiments by Frank A Gardner( Book )

1 edition published in 1915 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Horace N. Fisher papers by Horace N Fisher( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence, military papers, maps, notes and writings of Horace Newton Fisher of Brookline, Mass. pertaining to his experiences during the Civil War, 1862-65. Fisher served as an aide de camp to Gen. Alexander McDowell McCook in the 2nd (later the 4th) Division of the Army of the Ohio, and Inspector General in the 20th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland in Kentucky and Tennessee. The collection includes letters written to his family describing travel from Boston to Tennessee, the Battle of Shiloh, Pennsylvania, April 1862, skirmishes in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Jan. 1862, and the Chickamauga campaign. Also, official papers relating to troop inspections and an inspector general's report for Sept. 1863
Oxford [MA], to Artemas Ward by Ebenezer Learned( )

1 edition published in 1794 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Asking for his assistance in getting a copy of his discharge papers from May 1776, a copy of the Settlement that was made on his behalf with the United States "or any other papers your Honour may think may be benefitial to me in making my defence in s'd action;" asking that he use his "Influence that Some way may be prescribed by Congress to bar any action that have or may be commenced against paymasters who have rendered an account to and made a Settlement with the United States. otherwise your Hon'r I make no doubt is Sensible the paymaster must be Subject to many needless lawsuits and a great deal of unnecessary costs all which I Submit to your Superior Judgement;" asking, in a postscript, if he would let him know "the determination of Congress on the doings of the Circuit Court in my behalf & if unfavourable I wish you to try the fortunes(?) of the Petision I handed your Hon'r."
 
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Alternative Names
Artemas Ward Amerikaans politicus (1727-1800)

Artemas Ward Continental Army general

Artemas Ward général américain

Artemas Ward general americano

Artemas Ward militare e politico statunitense

Artemas Ward US-amerikaanschen Politiker

Artemas Ward US-amerikanischer Generalmajor im Unabhängigkeitskrieg und Politiker

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アートマス・ウォード

亞提馬斯·華德

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