Seth Webb Papers
Scope and Contents
Collection contains papers of Seth Webb, including memorandum books and diaries, 1808-1850s; information about schools at which he taught in 1812 and 1834; legal documents, 1824-1859; and church and fraternal documents. Also included are genealogies of the Webb family and reminiscences written by Seth Webb. The collection also contains letters and documents of Seth Webb's son, Jeremiah Webb, as well as his diaries for various years between 1856 and 1884. A few items of Albion Webb and Jeremiah Webb, Jr., dating from 1882-1921, are also included.
- Webb, Seth, 1778- (Person)
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Seth Webb was born in Gorham, Maine, in 1778, the son of Eli and Sarah Webb. He was a farmer and also had a school in Standish, Maine. In 1832 he moved to Knox, Maine, where he also farmed, had a school and was a justice of the peace. Seth Webb died in 1861. His sons, Jeremiah and Albion, also appear to have been farmers in Knox.
1 box (12 folders)
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- Diaries Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Gorham (Me.) -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Knox (Me. : Town) -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Standish (Me.) -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Teachers -- Maine -- Knox (Town) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Teachers -- Maine -- Standish Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Webb family
- Webb, Albion
- Webb, Jeremiah
- Guide to the Seth Webb Papers
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