Solomon Barrett Jr. Collection

Solomon Barrett Jr. Collection

Collection Number: 
76
Collection Length: 
0.50ft
Period: 
1845 to 1987
Finding Aid: 

Solomon Barrett Jr. was born in Washington, Mass. April 1, 1800 and died in Madrid, N.Y., November 19, 1882. He was a teacher and an author of several grammars including Barrett on the Languages and The Principles of English Grammar. He traveled extensively in the United States and Canada but returned and lived most of his life in Madrid, N.Y. The collection consists of newspaper and magazine articles on Solomon Barrett, two copies of his book Principles of English Grammar, and a manuscript subscription book he used when selling his work in New York State and Canada. The correspondence all relates to genealogical information on the Barrett family.