Stephen Williams diary, 1797 - 1798Manuscript MS-1300

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Stephen Williams diary, 1797 - 1798

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-1300

Collection Dates:

1797 - 1798

Size of Collection:

1 box (.25 linear ft)


Stephen Williams (1762-1822), minister. Williams' diary documents his teaching and preaching in New Hampshire and Vermont.

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Use & Access

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Use Restrictions

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

The diary of Reverend Stephen Williams discusses his teaching in the academy in Orford, New Hampshire and his preaching in Chelsea, Woodstock and Windsor, Vermont, where he sat in on Court proceedings. Several transcripts of the diary are also included.


Stephen Williams was born in 1762 at Woodstock, Connecticut. He was the son of Reverend Stephen Williams (1693-1795) who received the degree of Doctor of Divinity from Dartmouth College in 1773. He was also the brother of Timothy Williams who was preceptor at Groton, Massachusetts. Williams was a teacher in the academy in Orford, New Hampshire and preached throughout the communities of Chelsea, Woodstock and Windsor, Vermont. He died in 1822.

Series, Box & Folder List

Series 1, Diary, 1797-1798

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Box: 1, Dates: 1797-1798

Diary pages with typescript transcriptions

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Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

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