This collection contains papers and correspondence of George
J. Abbot (1812-1879), a member of a prominent family of New England educators, and the related
families of Emery, Gilman, Nicholas, and Throop families. Included are
correspondence between Abbot and Edward Everett Hale, family photographs, a volume
of printer's proofs, and newspaper clippings relating to Daniel Webster.
George Jacob Abbot (1812-1879), member of a prominent family of New England educators, and
friend of Edward Everett Hale and Daniel Webster, served as American consul to
Sheffield, England, after 1865.
373 pieces in 4 boxes.
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