Lemuel Shaw wrote this letter to Charles Bulfinch, Chairman of the Boston School Committee, seeking a position at the South Reading School (later the Franklin School). Shaw had recently graduated from Harvard. He obtained the position and held it for one year, before beginning a law apprenticeship with David Everett.
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Shaw, Lemuel, "Letter from Lemuel Shaw to Charles Bulfinch, August 28, 1800" (1800). The Correspondence of Lemuel Shaw. 1.