BAYLIES, William, 1776-1865


Guide to Research Collections

Boston Public Library
Boston, MA
Papers: In the Ellis Ames Papers, ca. 1694-1891, approximately 600 items.
Persons represented include William Baylies.


University of Iowa Libraries
Special Collections Department
Iowa City, IA
Papers: 1851, 1 item.
A letter from Lucius M. Sargent to William Baylies written on March 3, 1851. In the letter, Lucius Sargent requests the grounds upon which the assertion was based that Judge Leonard wrote the letters of Massachuettensis.

Papers: 1851, 1 item.
A letter from Lucius M. Sargent to William Baylies written on March 13, 1851. In the letter, Lucius Sargent asks for evidence that Daniel Leonard wrote Massachusettensis rather than Jonathan Sewell; mentioning earlier correspondence with John Adams pertaining to this issue; stating his plans to publish something regarding the controversy.

Papers: 1851, 1 item.
A letter from William Baylies to Lucius Manlius Sargent written on March 18, 1851. In the letter, William Baylies offers the reasons he believes that Daniel Leonard wrote Massachusettensus; mentioning John Adams’s opinions in the Leonard-Sewell controversy.

Papers: 1852, 1 item.
A letter from William Baylies to L. M. Sargent written on March 17, 1852. In the letter, William Baylies discusses the authorship of Massachusettensis; concerning his belief that Daniel Leonard wrote them rather than Johathan Sewell; mentioning John Adams’s opinion regarding the matter.