Definition of Tappan
1. Noun. United States abolitionist (1786-1865).
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Literary usage of Tappan
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Records and Files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County, Massachusetts by George Francis Dow (1914)
"Peter Tappan and Jane, his wife; slander or defamation, in saying that said Abraham, his father, with his mother and his brother Jacob, had sold and killed ..."
2. The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries by John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Martha Joanna Lamb, Henry Phelps Johnston, Nathan Gilbert Pond, William Abbatt (1879)
"This village was during the revolution indiscriminately known as Tappan or ... The road from Tappan village to the Hudson follows the sinuosities of the ..."
3. Catalogue of the Library of the Boston Athenaeum by Boston Athenaeum, Charles Ammi Cutter (1882)
"Tappan, Arthur, and others. To the people of the TJ. 8., or, to euch an value their right*, and dare to maintain them. (fn Collection of documents. 1836. ..."
4. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1906)
"Subscriptions to a fund for the purchase of the heads of Thompson, Garrison and Tappan were opened at a store in Norfolk, and merchants in many cities were ..."
5. Life and Public Services of Edwin M. Stanton by George Congdon Gorham (1899)
"Relations with Senator Tappan. — His Part in the Campaign of 1840. STAUTON was most diligent in his profession; careful in the preparation, and confident in ..."
6. Life and Public Services of Edwin M. Stanton by George Congdon Gorham (1899)
"Relations with Senator Tappan. — His Fart in the Campaign of 1840. STANTON was most diligent in his profession; careful in the preparation, and confident in ..."
7. The History of Pittsfield, (Berkshire County,) Massachusetts by Joseph Edward Adams Smith (1876)
"Henry Philip Tappan, one of the most profound scholars who ever resided in ... The salary of both Mr. Tappan and Mr. Yeomans, was eight hundred dollars per ..."
8. The History of Pittsfield (Berkshire County), Massachusetts by Joseph Edward Adams Smith (1876)
"The salary of both Mr. Tappan and Mr. Yeomans, was eight hundred dollars per annum ; but the parish made Mr. Tappan a farewell gift of four hundred dollars. ..."