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Blake, John Lauris, 1788-1857



  • Existence: 1788 - 1857

John Lauris Blake was born n December 21, 1788 in Northwood, NH. He graduated from Brown University in 1812 and was licensed as a Congregational minister in 1813. Blake was the founder of the Ladies' Magazine, headmaster of the Cornhill School for Young Ladies, and served on the committee of Boston public schools. In 1815, he was elected a member of the American Antiquarian Society. Blake died on July 6, 1857.

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John Lauris Blake letter

Mss 844419
Identifier: Mss 844419
Scope and Contents Letter from John Lauris Blake to Rev. William Cogswell, sugggesting that Dartmouth College confer the degree of D.D. on Benjamin F. Farnworth and comments on his character.