State Library of Massachusetts
The collection contains correspondence from 1862-1863 between Samuel G. Howe and George C. Davis, a fellow board member, concerning the Massachusetts State Reform School in Westborough, MA
American Antiquarian Society
This collection of consists of correspondence, envelopes, handbills, newspaper clippings, and a legal document pertaining to Hero. The collection includes eleven letters dating from 1849 from Dr. Butler Wilmarth to John Hero about a possible partnership to establish a water-cure institution. Letters include case descriptions of patients being treated, discussions of homeopathic, allopathic, and other forms of treatment, descriptions of water-cure treatments, and the possible "indelicacy for a male practitioner" treating female patients. In 1852 Wilmarth and Hero corresponded about Hero attending medical school in Syracuse to enhance their reputation and joint venture. Wilmarth believed it would be "time and money well invested." In one letter, Wilmarth reported sending a skeleton which he had prepared in lye. Correspondence with Russell describes several water-cure institutions, including the New Graefenberg Hydropathic and Kinesipathic Establishment, which Dr. Holland founded
American Antiquarian Society
This collection of papers consists of sermons, 1729-1747, of Rev. William Jennison, mostly preached at Salem and Westboro, Massachusetts; a notebook of extracts, anecdotes, poems and aphorisms, 1809-1810, and 28 diaries, 1813-1842, of William Jennison (1790-1866), which record social life, trips, weather, daily concerns, and deaths, particularly of judges, lawyers, sheriffs and coroners in Worcester County. The collection also includes poems of Samuel Jennison, 1809-1859, his diary, 1819, and 16 boxes of biographical notes, filed in two alphabetical series, 1800-1860, on several hundred prominent individuals of the period; finally, there is a diary, November 1848-December 1849, of Ann Elizabeth Jennison, which records her personal, social, familial and religious life (she married Barton on April 4, 1849)
New York Public Library
Sermons and scriptural notes written by Ebenezer Parkman, founder of the Congregational Church of Westborough, Massachusetts, in 1774. Some of the sermons may also have been delivered in 1782
Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
The State Reform School was founded in 1847 and opened in 1848 at Westborough for the instruction, discipline, employment, and reform of male juvenile offenders in Massachusetts. It was renamed the Lyman School for Boys in 1884 and closed in 1972. Register gathered background information on each inmate upon commitment -- Information includes case no., age, date and place of birth, date and reason for commitment, by what authority, sentence, date of expiration, indenture arrangements, trade residence, and general remarks
Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
Printed reports of trustees as follows--report year end date varies; date recorded here is for predominant year represented, although actual publication date is usually the following calendar year
American Antiquarian Society
This collection contains fifty-one sermons, dated 1828 to 1831, written by Elisha Rockwood. The sermons numbered 787 to 902, with many missing. The majority were delivered in Greenfield, Mass., with several listed as delivered in Deerfield, Mass
Maine Historical Society
Land grants for the County of Oxford, Me., the Little Ossipee River, and Beaver Dam [Brook] in North Berwick [1797?]; a deed from James Bowdoin of Boston to David Thurston of Monmouth, Me. (1 Apr. 1822; a deed from Timothy, John, and Abner Warren of Westborough, Mass., to Daniel Warren (1 Sept. 1796)
Peabody Essex Museum
Sermon delivered in Westborough, Mass., by Ebenezer Parkman


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