I wish to acknowledge and thank the following institutions, which granted permission to quote from their manuscript collections: The Baker Memorial Library, Dartmouth College; The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University; the Burke Library, Hamilton and Kirkland Colleges; the Case Memorial Library, Hartford Seminary Foundation; the William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan; the Dwight Collection, The Norman Rockwell Museum at Stockbridge; the Longmeadow Historical Society; the Massachusetts Historical Society; the Massachusetts State Archives; Mission House, Stockbridge, Massachusetts; the National Archives, Washington, DC; The Newberry Library; The New-York Historical Society; the Public Archives of Canada; the Franklin Trask Library, Andover Newton Theological School.
Reprinted by permission are quoted segments from Province in ReBellion by L. Kinvin Wroth, ed., Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, Copyright © 1975 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College.
Among all the institutions whose collections are cited in this work, the individuals who helped make this book possible are too numerous to mention. Certain individuals, nevertheless, stood out not only in the amount of assistance they offered, but in the friendly graciousness with which they offered it. Among them were: Polly Pierce, Stock-bridge Library Historical Room; Kay Blair, Library of Congress; Frank