Wigglesworth, Edward, 1732-1794

Wigglesworth, Edward, 1732-1794

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1732 - 1794

Biography

Edward Wigglesworth (1732–1794), the son of Edward Michael Wigglesworth (c. 1693–1765), occupied the Hollis Chair of divinity at the Harvard Divinity School from 1765 to 1792. His father had been the first to hold that position. He graduated from Harvard University in 1749. He was a charter member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1780).

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. J. Wheelock letter

Mss 789166
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 789166
Date(s): 1789-02-16
Abstract

In English.

Edward Wigglesworth letter

Webster Mss 794252
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 794252
Date(s): 1794-04-02
Scope and Contents

Letter of Edward Wigglesworth of Boston, Mass. to Daniel Webster from the letterbook of Thomas English. Relates to Webster's apparent casualness in following specification in ship-building. Mentions Capt. Hackett.

Edward Wigglesworth letter

Mss 791690
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 791690
Date(s): 1791-12
Scope and Contents

Extract from a letter from Edward Wigglesworth to John Erskine giving writer's opinion of Kirkland's plan for establishing a school in the Indian country.

E(dward) W(igglesworth) letter

Mss 788480
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 788480
Date(s): 1788-08-30
Abstract

In English.

J. Wheelock letter

Mss 787681
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 787681
Date(s): 1787-12-21
Abstract

In English.

J. Wheelock letter

Mss 790203
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 790203
Date(s): 1790-03-03
Abstract

In English.

Ja. Bonar letter

Mss 789510.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 789510.1
Date(s): 1789-09-10
Abstract

In English.

Ja. Bonar letter

Mss 789510.2
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 789510.2
Date(s): 1789-09-10
Abstract

In English.

Jo: Kemp letter

Mss 790260
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 790260
Date(s): 1790-04-10
Abstract

In English.

Jo: Kemp (Sec. of Soc. in Scotland) letter

Mss 789312.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 789312.1
Date(s): 1789-05-12
Abstract

In English.