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Burns, Samuel Adams, 1802-1875

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1802 - 1875

Samuel Adams Burns was born on June 21, 1802 in Rumney, New Hamsphire. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1826 after. He was a lawyer, being admitted to the Suffolk Bar in 1831. He studied law in the office of Richard Fletcher in Boston, and opened an office in Boston in 1831. In 1832 when his health was failing, he went to Charleston, S. C., and was Latin and Greek tutor in the South Carolina University until 1836. He then taught the High School in Charleston up to 1847. He removed to Plymouth, in 1849, and after travelling in Europe a year or more. He married in Paris (France) September 15, 1848, Pauline Henrietta Ansman. He removed to Cambridge, Massachusette where he died in 1874.

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Samuel Adams Burns letter

Mss 825374
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Identifier: Mss 825374
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