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Title John Lowell document set
Date 1786 August 11 [letter]
Description 1 item - 2 leaf pamphlet with letter
People Lowell, John, 1743-1802

Bowdoin, James, 1726-1790
Search Terms Continental Congress

Scope & Content John Lowell document set. 1 item - 2 leaf pamphlet with letter. A.L.S. (2 p.), 1786 April 11, Boston to "His Excellency Governor Bowdoin" regarding "five of the gentlemen appointed commissioners to proceed to Annapolis"

John Lowell was a member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1778, 1780-82; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1780; Delegate to Continental Congress from Massachusetts, 1782; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1784-85; Judge, Massachusetts Court of Appeals, 1784-89; Judge of U.S. District Court for Massachusetts, 1789-1801; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals, 1801-02.

Bowdoin was the governor of Massachusetts (1785-1787)

Part of box of documents related to the Annapolis Convention.

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Admin/Biographical History John S. H. Fogg, compiler of this collection, born in Eliot, Maine. Graduated from Bowdoin College in 1846, earned a degree in medicine from Harvard College in 1850 and established his practice in South Boston, Massachusetts. While a student at Bowdoin, Dr. Fogg developed a lifelong interest in collecting autograph letters and documents, particularly those relating to the history of the United States. Paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair in 1873, Fogg gave undivided attention to building his magnificent collection. Beginning in 1875, he had completed the task by 1881.