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ARE THE FOLLOWING SYDNEY'S SPARROW? - RELATED TO SPARROW?
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DEAD AS OF 1776
Joseph, 1783-1861. cn; Clay, John William, 1838-1918, ed.,
Familiae minorum gentium, p. 319
Jonathan Trumbull (1710-1785), Mercantile Firm of Williams, Trumble and Pitkin, Elisha Williams (Senior Partner), Joseph Pitkin
Deals with Sparrow in London, prior to 1760 as Williams, Trumble and Pitkin (1750-1765). Afterward 1760 with Booth and Lane in London.
Glenn Weaver, Jonathan Trumbull, Connecticut's merchant magistrate, 1710-1785. (Hartford, Connecticut Historical Society, 1956),
p. 43: "... partners with Samuel Sparrow, merchant. Sparrow was induced to give merchandise, "fresh and saleable," to the value of £2,478 19s 5d and to ship the same to Newport, R.I., on the Friendship, Captain Sear, master. Williams was elated with this success for Sparrow's generosity must ...";
p. 46: " ...and asked Williams to speak to Mr. Sparrow about forming a syndicate to carry on a ship in shipmasts for use by the Royal Navy. 88 ... the winter of 1750-1751 ...";
p. 47: "... Avery, however, passed them on to Sparrow who wrote both Trumbull and Governor Wolcott that although he not protest the bills and thus embarrass the Governor, he would not honor them but would charge Trumbull ...";
p. 48: " ... The Sarah had been sent out from London in mid-summer of 1751, but, as it still had not reached Connecticut by December, Trumbull and Pitkin decided to ship their oil on the Sea Horse, Captain Andrew Burr master, which was making a winter voyage eastward ..."
p. 56 - Footnote: "... 70 Samuel Sparrow to Jonathan Trumbull, March 28, 1750, Trumbull Merc. Corresp. 289, CHS ..."
pp. 57-58 - Footnotes: "86. Samuel Sparrow to Jonathan Trumbull and Joseph Pitkin, August 20, 1750, Trumbull Merc. Corresp., 289, CHS; Samuel Sparrow to Jonathan Trumbull ..."; 87. Jonathan Trumbull and Joseph Pitkin to Samuel Sparrow, December 31, 1750, ibid. ..." 88. Samuel Sparrow to Williams, Trumbull, and Pitkin, April 10, 1751, ibid.; Samuel Sparrow to Roger Wolcott, ..."; "107 . [Jonathan Trumbull] to [Samuel] Sparrow, [December 1751], Trumbull Merc. Corresp., 289, CHS. 108. Jonathan Trumbull to [Samuel] Sparrow, December 9, 1751, Ibid. ..."; "110 The vessel was insured for £200 and the goods for £1,000. Samuel Sparrow to Williams, Trumbull, and Pitkin, February 24, 1752, ibid. 111. ibid. 112 Samuel Sparrow to Williams, Trumbull ... "
p. 62: "... payment, Sparrow had invited Williams, Trumbull, and Pitkin to participate in the ownership of the Sarah. Such joint ownership by colonial merchants and their London factors was not at all uncommon, for not only was it a good means of spreading risks, but also all parties concerned ...";
p. 66.: "When Williams, Trumbull, and Pitkin could no longer meet their obligations, the correspondence would be dissolved, the correspondents "parting on the like good terms as you have done with my Friend Mr. Sparrow.37 ... As had been the case in their dealings with Sparrow, the business with ..."
p. 93 - Footnote: " ... 71 Samuel Sparrow to Jonathan Trumbull, September 3, 1755, ibid. ..."
p. 94 - Footnote: "130 Samuel Sparrow to Jonathan Trumbull, October 20, 1756, ibid. ..."
"Sparrow, Samuel, London, merchant, 43, 47, 49-51, 61--67, 71-72, 79, 101,
118, 122, 124, 131, 143, 152."
David Morris Rothm, Connecticut's War Governor, Jonathan Trumbull: Jonathan Trumbull (Pequot Press, 1974).
Page 14: "... He, along with his partners, received over £6000 worth of merchandise from Samuel Sparrow, a London merchant; opened up an account with another London ..."
Page 84 -
Footnote: " ... 27. In explaining Trumbull's mercantile decline, it must be
noted that the Lebanon merchant's business was hurt by a series of serious
losses at sea, especially in the 1760s. Too, he had ignored the sound advice
in the 1750s of Samuel Sparrow who advised Trumbull produce to pearl-ash for
sale on Britain ..."
The Connecticut Historical Society Bulletin, Volume 53-54,Connecticut Historical Society, 1989.
Page 199: " ... Sparrow had declared himself to be a good friend of New England and had ..."
Page 200: " ... Also Trumbull sent a sample of Connecticut timber of the type suitable for shipmasts, with the suggestion that Williams speak to Sparrow about forming a syndicate to provide shipmasts for ..."
Page 200: " ... which Williams informed them of the purchase of the share in the Sarah. They probably had no idea that Williams was going to such lengths to develop their direct trade with England, but Williams' promise of quick riches inspired them to make purchases of goods to send to London. By November, a quantity of Connecticut ..."
Page 201: "... merchandise which had been sent on the Friendship. Consequently he urged repeatedly that the Sarah not be sent across the Atlantic until Spring, and that as little as possible be sent before then by other vessels. 21 ... Trumbull and Pitkin set out to raise a payment to Samuel Sparrow, and by the ..."
Page 205: " ... the Sarah, thanks to the efforts of Samuel Sparrow, was ready to sail. ... Jonathan Trumbull and Joseph Pitkin.51 Neither Samuel Sparrow in England nor ... "
Page 210: "... months. Sparrow had already had some trouble in obtaining remittances from the colonies, and he was certainly more aware of the difficulties of raising funds for payments to London than were Williams, Trumbull, and Pitkin. Probably in the hope of securing a guarantee of payment, Sparrow had invited Williams, Trumbull, and Pitkin to participate in the ownership of the Sarah. Such joint ownership by colonial merchants and their London ...
Page 210 - Footnotes: " 25 Samuel Sparrow to Jonathan Trumbull and Joseph Pitkin, 20 August 1750, Trumbull Papers, CHS." ; ""26 Samuel Sparrow to Williams, Trumbull, and Pitkin, 28 June 1751, ibid." ; "27 Samuel Sparrow to Williams, Trumbull, and Pitkin, 20 January 1752, ibid."
Collections of the Connecticut Historical Society, Connecticut Historical Society, Volume 16, 1916
... Samuel Sparrow to Roger Wolcott (A.L.S.), April 10, 1751, Roger Wolcott Papers, I, 144, 47 ...
SAMUEL SPARROW TO ROGER WOLCOTT.
May it please Your Honr
Having lately received from Mr Jona Trumble of Lebanon, the five Bills of Exchange undermention'd, amounting to £1715 9 4 Sterling: drawn by Your Excellency, on Doctr Benj a Avery who, for want of some public Testimonial : (such at least, as the Seal of your Colony from the Secretary, certifying Your being chosen Govr at such a time) refused to Pay the said Bills when they became due, which was on the 9 Instant. However, being tender of Yours, & the Colonys Honour: and depending thereon; I did not protest the Bills: not doubting of all proper care, as soon as possible, to remove Doct: Averys difficulty, and readiness to satisfy my Friend Mr Jona Trumble for all charges of Interest & Commission, in the same manner, as if the Bills had been return'd with Protest. With great respect I am
Your Honrs most Obedient and humble Servant
London 10 April 1751
The 5 Bills referr'd to in the foregoing Letter were drawn as follow
£1115 9 4 by Govr Wolcott at Windsor on ye 27 December 1750 on Docr Benj. Avery @ 30 Days Sight to the order of Col: Jona Trumble & Col: Jos: Pitkin & Mr Elisha Williams Junr
200 drawn as above to the order of Jabez Huntington Esqr
200 Ditto d° of Ichabod Robinson
100 Ditto d° of Joel White
100 Ditto d° of Docr Daniel Lothrop
£1715 9 4 Sterling
[Superscribed] To the Honble Roger Wolcott Esqr Governor
of the Colony of Connecticut
[Indorsed] From Mr Sparow Aprill 10 1751
ELISHA WILLIAMS TO TRUMBLE, PITKIN AND WILLIAMS.
London Welbeck Street Ap 12th 1751.
My Dear Friends
Col. Trumble's Letter of Novbr 27th Col. Pitkins of Decembr 10th 18th & 28—and your joint Letter of Decembr 31—have come Safe to Hand. The contents of which I note, and Shall do as Well as I can in what relates to ye Same. But it is very Unlucky for us, You did not take care to Send, an Authentick Evidence, under ye Secretys Hand, and Seal of ye Colony—That He was the Govr who has Signed ye Bills drawn on Dr Avery, according to the advice he has taken, he Supposes it not regular for Him to pay ye Bills for want of Such Evidence, all That Mr Sparrow & I am able to Say will not prevail upon Him to do it, nor will he take any Bond of Indemnification in ye Case, for he Sais, if he Should do it, in ye Case, he must then do the Same for others—who have Such Bills—and he will not be involved. For ye Present We Suffer yet could not but advise against the protesting the Bills, for the Sake of ye Honr of ye Colony, and the Govr , assuring Mr Sparrow, That they will have So much Honour and Justice, as to pay the Damages, and ye Interest of ye Money till it Shall be paid, as truly as if Regularly protected. He yfore forbears protesting and writes a Lr to Govr Wolcott, by ys Conveyance agreable to wt I have now Wrote. I beg yfore Such a Certification from ye Colony Records as above mentioned may be Sent wth all possible Dispatch. I conclude you will find no more Difficulty in ye Gen1 Assembly, about drawing for ye Money here in order to sink or outstanding Bills, when they shall Understand from Mr Partridges Lettrs wt ye Parliament are Doing about the Papr Currency, and what rod yy are now holding up to N England wch really would not have been, had Rhoad Island, done any thing like wt we have done for ye Sinking their Bills. The Fate of that as well as of ye Petition of ye West India Merchts an acct of wch he has also given (& yrfore I forbear it) is as yet Uncertain. There appearing no opening at [ ] for an application to Parliament for any thing farther for the regiment I was not willing to throw away good Money after bad, and So it must Lye for a more Lucky Hour, if Such an one Should ever happen, The Prince of Wales's Death, (wch happened on ye 20th of March) has drawn a Dark Cloud over every hopeful Prospect.
I wrote by Captn Fones to my Son (before my receipt of yr Last) that 8 pence on ye pound Should be taken from ye Soldrs Wages, for Charges & fees, but on farther Consideration of ye Matter, I propose to you That where 12d on ye Pnd and 1 Days Wages pr yr wch are Stopped at ye pay office are Deducted from ye allowance of 6d pr Day for a Centinel, 8d for a Drumr & Corpol and 12d for a Sergt and ye Price of ye Arms deducted from Such as have witheld ym Set 25/ for a Gun, 5/ for a Cutlass, 1s 10d 2p for a Cartouch Box, & 15/ for a Drum, Then on yr Remaindr to take 6d on ye pd for defraying ye Chargs & fees, Which althô it will not answer probably for ye whole of those articles, exclusive of any Consideration for my Time yet Since we are Such Losers on or Wages, they may possibly think hard to take any more, when there must be another Deduction, of 2 & 1/2 Pr Cent for receiving & 1/2 Pr Ct for paying (as the Agents for ye other N England regiments here take) wch they may think may answer for my Time. I say if you think best on ye whole, to deduct only 6d on ye pd for Charges, I will acquiesse, Especialy If you will consider me Something wth regd to that article.
I hope they will be all paid by you before I get Home, Unless Such of Col. Talcotts, & Captn Church's Companys as shall not have Sold their Wages, or Choose not to receive them from you. (Note Every Drumr had a Cutlass, and I Suppose never returned any. ) when all ye above Deductions are Made I Suppose you will pay them at ye Difference of ye money. The Words used in ye order, Signed by ye Lords of ye Treasury are yse For the Sum payable by the hands of Col. Elisha Williams for the Pay of the Commission & Non Commission Officers and Soldiers of ye regiment raised &c. So that I am accountable for the Pay of ye Soldrs to yr Lordships. Trust yrfore you will pay none but a Legal receiver, taking their receipts for ye Same.
I had hoped to have been on my return by this Time but So it is, as Mr Sparrow also Writes you, That or ship is not yet returned from Spain, wch we conclude has been prevented by controry Winds for Some Time (for so have ye Winds been here), we Shall make all possible Dispatch upon her arrival. My hearty Wishes for the best of Blessings on you all & yours, with proper regards and Salutations to my Friends, Concludes this from
Yr Sincere Friend &c
Hearty Love to my Brother, & His to whom I have not time now to Write have Wrote to Him lately by Fones
Messrs Trumble Pitkin and Williams
[Superscribed] To Col1 Jonathan Trumble In Lebanon New England
[Indorsed by Trumble] Col Williams Apll 1751 N° 11
RICHARD PARTRIDGE TO ROGER WOLCOTT.
London 3d mo: or May 22d 1751.
I wrote thee last of the 17th Inst, since which Dr Avery is come to Town, & I understand now refuses to pay any of thy Bills so upon the Possessor of them Saml Sparrow acquainting me of it I have promised to pay to the Value of £1700 of them when Legally Protested for the Honr of the drawer & of the Colony—& tomorrow I am to pay Storke and Champion another of thy Drats under Protest of £111 ...
And here I must not omitt desireing you to give my service to Mr Samll Sparrow of London who by his letter of the 10th of Aprill has Informed me that altho Coll° Trumbles bills were not Accepted yett he did not protest them but waits till the Dificulty with Doctr Averie should be removed this I Acknowledge was kind and Ingenious in him and had the other Corispondants done the like they would have served the purchassers better then hastily to protest the bills since it was well known that we wanted not Creditt with Doctr and that the Dificulty would Easily and soon be removed ...
I hear by my friend Mr Sparrow, that the worthy Coll° Williams & his Lady are Safely arrived. In Varios Casus, if ever any body did. I am not a little disappointed that I have not yet Seen it under his own Hand, that he is got safe. But I nevertheless most heartily rejoice in their preservation and hope they are preserv'd for long mutual Comfort & for extensive usefulness.
My best Wishes & readiest Services shall ever attend your Honour & the Colony of Connecticut.
I am your Honour's most faithfull & most obedient humble Servt
Guy's Hospital 22 Septr 1752.
Trumbull, Jonathan Trumbull, Governor of Connecticut, 1769-1784
(Boston: Little Brown, and Company, 1919).
Pages 64-65: "IN 1760 Trumbull had reached the age of fifty, having occupied for many years the positions of Assistant in the General Assembly, Judge of the County Court, and Judge of Probate. His home interests had, as we have seen, grown on his hands, the mercantile business in which he was engaged having expanded both in home and foreign commerce. In Boston particularly we find him dealing with the firms of Bowdoin, Pitts and Flucker, Benjamin Dolbeare, Henry Johnson, Green and Walker and others, all of whom reposed such confidence in him that they left the affairs of an insolvent debtor in Lebanon in his hands for settlement on their account unreservedly, at an earlier date. In London, his dealings with Samuel Sparrow had been large; but at the time we are now considering his principal London connection was with the firm of Booth and Lane. His connections with Ireland, the West Indies and other points were also worth mentioning.
first regularly established firm bore the name of Williams, Trumble and
Pitkin, beginning about the year 1750 and continuing under this style
for nearly fifteen years, after which a new partnership was formed under
the name of Trumble, Fitch and Trumble, the two junior members being
Eleazer Fitch and Trumbul's eldest son, Joseph, who was, at the time of
forming this new firm, in London attempting to promote his father s
business enterprises. This firm appears to have continued, to struggle
against obstacles and difficulties during the short period of its
existence which ended in 1767 ..."
Margaret Ellen, From Dependency to Independence: Economic Revolution in Colonial New England (Newell Edition: Published by Cornell University Press, 1998).
Page 205: "Even though they paid a premium of up to 800 percent, these transactions allowed Trumbull and his partner, Elisha Williams, to begin importing goods on their own account with the London merchant Samuel Sparrow. 66 .... 66. ... Samuel Sparrow to Trumbull, 15 May 1750, all in Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., Papers ..."
John J. McCusker, The Early Modern Atlantic Economy: Essays on Transatlantic Enterprise (Kenneth Morgan Edition, Cambridge University Press, 2000)
Page 48 - Footnote 44: Samuel Sparrow to Col. Jonathan Trumbull, 28 March 1750, Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., papers, Box 1. [goods available from London]
Isaac William Stuart, Life of Jonathan Trumbull, Sen., Governor of Connecticut: Sen., Governor of Connecticut (Crocker and Brewster, 1859)
"He [Trumbull] dealt also much with Halifax ... But
Trumbull's trade abroad was specially extensive with the West Indies , and
with England -particularly in London, with the firms of Lane and Booth, of
Hayley and Champion, and with Samuel Sparrow ... "
New Haven Colony Historical Society, Papers of the New Haven Colony Historical Society , 1908.
Page 212: ... and the speaker has in
his possession a bill of sale to him from one Samuel Sparrow, a merchant of
London, of one-half of the ship "Sarah. ...
Men of Yale - Page 25 by Francis Parsons - 1971 - Elisha Williams
(1694-1755): "mercantile firm of Williams, Trumbull & Pitkin of which
he was a senior partner. He made various purchases and investments for the
firm. The writer
has in his possession a bill of sale to him from one Samuel Sparrow, a
merchant of London, for one half of the ship Sarah ..." [probably 1750]
Jonathan Trumbull, Albert Edward Van Dusen, Adventurers for Another World: Jonathan Trumbull's Com̄on , Connecticut Historical Society
was the establishment of a direct trade with England, a feat accomplished by
the opening in 1750 of a trade with London merchant Samuel Sparrow. ..."
Jonathan Trumbull, Sr. Papers, A Guide to the Jonathan Trumbull, Sr. Papers at the Connecticut Historical Society
Series 1: Correspondence - Folder I.11 Correspondence, including that from James Bowdoin, Samuel Sparrow, Josiah Porter, and Ebenezer Bushnell. 1750
Series 1: Correspondence - Folder I.12 Correspondence, including that from James Bowdoin, Joseph Pitkin, and Samuel Sparrow. 1751
Series 1: Correspondence - Folder I.18 Correspondence, including that from Thomas Wells, William Bowdoin, Green and Walker, and Samuel Sparrow. 1757
Series 1: Correspondence - Folder I.20 Correspondence, including that from Joseph Trumbull, Samuel Sparrow, and Nathanial Porter. 1759
Series 2: Bills, Receipts, and Accounts - Bills, receipts, accounts from such men as Edward Bacon, Samuel Sparrow, and Joshua Abell. 1751
ARE THE FOLLOWING SYDNEY'S SPARROW? RELATED TO SPARROW?
John Winthrop Jr., F.R.S. (1681-1747) ? -
Winthrop, F.R.S. (b. 1681) was born in Boston to Wait Still Winthrop (1643-1717)
and Mary Browne Winthrop (1656-1690).
He married Ann Dudley (1684-1776). After several years in Massachusetts and Connecticut,
where he became embroiled in legal conflicts, he took up residence in London.
He was a member of the Royal Society.
He built up a large collection of natural history specimens, including minerals and ores.
American Antiquarian Society, Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, Volume 14, 1900-1901 (American Antiquarian Society, 1902)
Page 114: " ... Next we have a letter from John Chandler, 1726, drafts of two petitions to the Privy Council about 1730, and a letter from Roland Cotton, 1736. In the last named year John Winthrop, F.R.S., started a scheme in England for working the mine on a larger scale, with the financial help of several persons, one of whom was Samuel Sparrow, a London merchant, who twice visited New Enoland on this business. Many of his letters are filed here. He agreed to sell 500 tons ... Besides Winthrop's letters from England,—exhibiting the failure of the undertaking to pay its expenses and the resulting litigation with Sparrow and Jeremiah Hunt, D.D., another investor,— ...
Page 487: "  ... to act as his steward at the mine. On the following day he entered into a contract with a young London merchant, named Samuel Sparrow, by virtue of which he (Sparrow) was to transport and bring the black lead from the mine and land of Tantiusques and within six years was to pay to ..."
Page 488: " ... disturbances that would trouble Winthrop. But occasions of discord were not wanting nearer home; the respective responsibilities of Sparrow and Morke were ill defined, and this gave rise to not a little friction between them. Even after Sparrow had returned to England with the first con ..."
" ... But it soon became evident that " a million of money" was not likely
to be forthcoming. Sparrow had already ..."
The New England Magazine Volume 29 (New England Magazine Co., 1904).
Page 342: " ... Mr. John Winthrope, Junior, is granted the hill at Tantousq, about 60 miles west-ward, in which the black leade is, and liberty to purchase some land there of the Indians ..."
" ... In August, 1737,
Winthrop engaged Morke to act as his steward at the mind; he also entered
into a contract with a young London merchant, named Samuel Sparrow, as his
agent for the transportation and sale of the black lead. ..." [John Morke,
ex-sea captian, Swedish engineer]
Lawrence Shaw Mayo, The Winthrop Family in America (Massachusetts Historical Society, 1948).
134: To try to administer the Elizabeth Islands from London would have
been an almost hopeless ... John Winthrop ... he got a young London merchant named Samuel Sparrow to invest
£1 000 in the enterprise, in return
for which Sparrow was to receive one-eighth of the net proceeds from the
sale of the 500 tons of black lead. Another investor, a sort of silent
partner, was a London minister, Jeremiah Hunt, D.D. ...
Leaflets of the Quinabaug Historical Society, as Pub. by the Society, Volume 1 (Southbridge Quinabaug historical society, Mass, Quinabaug historical society, Southbridge, Southbridge (Massachusetts, 1902)
Page 172: " ... In August of the following year Winthrop engaged Morke to act as his steward at the mine. On the following day he entered into a contract with a young London merchant, named Samuel Sparrow, by virtue of which he (Sparrow) was to transport and bring back the black lead from the mine and land of Tantiusques, and within six years was ... [... "ex-sea captain, named John Morke, who represented himself to be a Swedish engineer, and who had previously served Winthrop and the Duke of Hamilton in some of their joint business transactions ..."
Page 174: But it soon became evident that "a million of money" was not likely to be forthcoming. Sparrow had already returned to England, taking with him about a ton and three-quarters of black lead. This, he sent word to America, proved to be not up to the quality of the English black lead, and the highest price he could secure was 4d. a pound ..."
Notes and Queries Published by Oxford University Press, 1865 Item notes: ser.3 v.7-8 1865
A late writer in speaking of the Wilthrope
family, has assumed that John Winthrop (only son of Wait Still Winthrop) had
returned to England. I presume in consequence of his death occurring at
Sydenham in Kent. Such, however, was not the case; He was merely on a visit
to England (leaving bin wife and daughters in New-England), attending to a
law-suit that he had against Samuel Sparrow and others, arising from a
contract with these parties to work a black lead mine on his estate on Long
Island, near New-York City. He was accompanied by his son, John Still
Wintrop ... "
The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vols. 37-52, (New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1883-98), 1873 - DESCENDANTS OF THOMAS DEANE, OF BOSTON, N. E., AND FREEFOLK, REGISTER, vol. iii. p. 380 | ?
" ... "A late writer" says Mr. Adlard, "in speaking of the Wilthrope family, has assumed that John Winthrop (only son of Wait Still Winthrop) had returned to England : I presume in consequence of his death occurring at Sydenham in Kent. Such, however, was not the case; He was merely on a visit to England (leaving bin wife and daughters in New-England), attending to a law-suit that he had against Samuel Sparrow and others, arising from a contract with these parties to work a black lead mine on his estate on Long Island, near New-York City. He was accompanied by his son, John Still Wintrop ... "
ARE THE FOLLOWING SYDNEY'S SPARROW? RELATED TO SPARROW?
Joseph Hunter, John William Walker, Hunter's Pedigrees: A Continuation of Familiaeæ Minorum Gentium, Diligentia ... Volume 88 (Great Britain, 1936)
" ... 1740 dau. of Moore, 1st wife Richards 1st husband Samuel Sparrow of
London, merchant; d. 1776 Sarah Sparrow, d. unmar. aged 22 John • Sparrow of
Publications of the Harleian Society , (Harleian Society, Great Britain, 1936 )
" ... 1740
dau. of Richards .... ... 1st husband Moore, 1st wife Samuel Sparrow of
London, merchant; d. 1776 Sarah Sparrow, d. unmar. aged 22 John Sparrow of Wincobank
Sheffield =Lydia, d. ... "
John Wesley, Nehemiah Curnock, John Telford, The Journal of the Rev. John Wesley: Enlarged from Original Mss., with Notes ... (Eaton & Mains, 1909).
Page 523: "... and may two sons, namely, Samuel Sparrow, of not have belonged to this family. She London, merchant, who died 1776, un- died May 26, 1748. married, .."
ARE THE FOLLOWING SYDNEY'S SPARROW? RELATED TO SPARROW?
Henry Barnard , The American Journal of Education (F.C. Brownell, 1860)
151: " Grants and donations to Harvard College ... 1772 .... Samuel Sparrow,
of London , merchant, gave a collection of books valued at 20 0 0 ...
Samuel Atkins, Eliot, A sketch of the history of Harvard College and of its present state (Boston [Mass.] : C.C. Little and J. Brown, 1848).
Appendix, p. 177 : ... [In] 1774 ... "Samuel Sparrow, of London, merchant,
gave a collection of books valued at ..... 20 0 0 ..."
Louis Shores, Origins of the American College Library, 1638-1800 (George Peabody college, 1934)
Page 67: " ... He added some books to his former donations Samuel Sparrow, of London, merchant, gave a collection of books valued at £20. ... "
Peabody College for Teachers, Contributions to Education No.134
(George Peabody College for Teachers., 1934)
Page 67: " ... He added some books to his former donations Samuel Sparrow, of London, merchant, gave a collection of books valued at £20. ...Samuel Sparrow, of London, merchant, gave a collection of books valued at £20."
ARE THE FOLLOWING SYDNEY'S SPARROW? RELATED TO SPARROW?
The National Archives, Kew ADM 106/1036/48 - John and Samuel Sparrow, London. Solomon Lesinski has arrived at Chatham from Danzig with a cargo of plank and deals on our contract and tenders a further three hundred oar rafters. Covering dates 1746 Feb 10 -
OR ARE THEY ALL THIS SPARROW?
Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts Volume 19 (Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 1918) - DIARY OF THE REV. THOMAS PRINCE, 1737
Page 364: " ... At 5 Mr Samuel Sparrow of London, visits me. He is ye 2d Son of Mr Sparrow of Lanham, wo was ye only son of Mr [blank] Sparrow of Hitcham, between Combs & Landham..."
Transactions (Colonial Society of Massachusetts)
Page 364: " ... At 5 Mr Samuel Sparrow of London, visits me. He is y" 2d Son of Mr Sparrow of Lan- ham, w° was y" only son of Mr [blank] Sparrow of Hitcham, between Combs ... "
Jonathan Eastwood, History of the Parish of Ecclesfield: In the County of York (Bell and Daldy, 1862)
Page 374: " ... He was brother to Samuel Sparrow of London, author of a volume of prayers and moral essays published in 1769, and said on the title-page to be by "a merchantt ... "
Proceedings, Wesley Historical Society, Volume 5, 1905-1906.
Page 86:" ... the acquaintance went further back than the gift of the book. AG furnishes a stemma drawn up by Mr. WT Fremantle, of Rotherham, and giving " Sam. Sparrow, of London, merchant, d. 1776, unm[arried]," as one of the (two?) sons of "Sam Sparrow, of Levenham, co. Suff., m. 28 Nov., 1699) ..."
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