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Spencer Phips

Spencer Phips
1756: 20 May-10 June
4 digital pages
This folder contains fragments of the account book of Spencer Phips, acting colonial Governor of Massachusetts, from John F. Kennedy's collection of historical documents.
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Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
JFKPP-044-069
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Personal Papers. Historical Documents Collection. Spencer Phips
The material in this series was integrated from The Historical Manuscripts and Autographs Collection into The John F. Kennedy Personal Papers in February 1996, and consists of letters and other documents written by various historical figures. These documents were either purchased by John F. Kennedy, or given to him as a gift. Included are letters from Presidents George Washington, John Adams, Andrew Jackson, Abraham Lincoln, and William Howard Taft. Also included is a copy of a speech delivered by Daniel Webster in the United States Senate. John F. Kennedy also collected the signatures of Massachusetts governors. A chronological list of Massachusetts governors from 1636 to 1905 can be found as Attachment A at the end of the finding aid. A more detailed list of the documents in this series may be found as Attachment B at the end of the finding aid. Some, but not all, of the folders contain typed transcripts of the handwritten letters. These transcripts were used when the documents were displayed in the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library's first museum exhibit. The notations on the transcripts were information used for the museum exhibit and are not part of the original document. For additional information on gifts of historical documents to the president, researchers will also want to look at The White House Central Subject File and The President's Office Files.
Some of the archival materials in this collection may be subject to copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Users of these materials are advised to determine the copyright status of any document from which they wish to publish.
Documents in this collection that were prepared by officials of the United States as part of their official duties are in the public domain. Some of the archival materials in this collection may be subject to copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Users of these materials are advised to determine the copyright status of any document from which they wish to publish. The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excesses of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law. The copyright law extends its protection to unpublished works from the moment of creation in a tangible form.