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Sullivan (William) Papers
mssHM 48660-48732  
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A collection of material related to the personal and professional life of William Sullivan, Boston lawyer, Federalist and author.
William Sullivan (1774-1839) was a prominent Boston lawyer, Federalist politician, and author. Sullivan was active in Federalist party politics and helped to plan party policies. In addition to his party activities, Sullivan held numerous state and city positions and held various elective offices in Massachusetts (representative, senator, and Executive Council member) until 1830. In 1802, Sullivan married Sarah Webb Swan, the daughter of Colonel James Swan, a wealthy Boston merchant. Sullivan was also an author; among his publications were historical works, as well as a series of "class-books" designed to further popular education in the country.
1.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
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