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Dewey, William Worthington, 1777-1861

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1777 - 1861

William Worthington Dewey was born April 19, 1777. He moved to Hanover, New Hampshire in 1779, when he was two years old. Dewey was a farmer in Hanover until 1860, after which he farmed in Norwich, Vermont. He was also an antiquarian. Dewey died in 1861.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Lois Eames correspondence

Mss 821573.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 821573.1
Overview In English.

William W. Dewey Journal

Codex 003442
 Collection
Identifier: 003442
Overview Journal of William Worthington Dewey; 60 pp. Includes mostly apothecary recipes and concoctions for home and farm use. Additionally, several references to the deaths of Hanover, NH residents are included; including Bezaleel Woodward. Multiple references to local weather are recorded as well as marking of the ruling from the United States Supreme Court on the Dartmouth College Case.

William W. Dewey notebooks and sketches

MS-1264
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1264
Overview William W. Dewey (1777-1861), farmer. Contains notebooks with observations and recollections of life and death in Hanover, NH during the late 18th and early 19th century. Sketches of early Dartmouth College buildings are also included.

Wm. Dewey letter

Mss 803679
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 803679
Overview In English.

Zenas Coleman survey

Mss 803126
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 803126
Overview In English.