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Birthplace of Edward Everett

GC002.01.MA.3650.005 (RS98058)

Description

"This was built about 1770. The Rev. Oliver Everett was pastor of the New South Church in Boston in 1782, and after giving up his pastorate there removed to Dorchester, and in this house his son, the noted Edward Everett, was born in 1794. It stands on the corner of Boston and Pond Streets. It is said to have been occupied by General Washington. It is said that Robt. Oliver, a West India merchant, built this house." From "Homes of Our Forefathers in Boston, Old England and Boston, New England" by Edwin Whitefield, 1889.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1945-04-12
Physical Description
1 hand-tinted engraving
Dimensions
4.5x 3(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR288
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. W.S. Appleton, 1945
GUSN
198517
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.3650.005

Record details

Originator
Whitefield, Edwin, 1816-1892 (Author)
Other People
Everett, Edward, 1794-1865
Everett, Oliver, 1752-1802
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Descriptive Terms
exterior views
historic sites
houses
Material Type
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Subjects
Birthplaces
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Places or Streets: A-B
Physical Access Restrictions
fair to good

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