William Batchelder Greene (1819-1878)

POEMS:

  • Song of Espousal,” The Token, and Atlantic Souvenir, for 1841 (Boston: W. D. Ticknor, 1840): 190.

ARTICLES:

  • First Principles.” The Dial, January 1842.
  • Mr. Emerson and Transcendentalism,” The American Review 1 no. 3 (March, 1845): 233-243.
  • The Bhagvat Gheeta and the Doctrine of Immortality,” The American Review 2 no. 3 (September, 1845): 267-279.
  • Omega, [Letter to the editor], The Worcester Palladium 15 no. 23 (June 07, 1848): 3. [see below]
  • Omega, “Equality.—No. 1,” The Worcester Palladium 16 no. 29 (July 18, 1849): 3
  • Omega, “Equality.—No. 2. The Banking System,” The Worcester Palladium 16 no. 30 (July 25, 1849): 3
  • Omega, “Equality.—No. 3. The Repeal of the Usury Laws,” The Worcester Palladium 16 no. 31 (August 1, 1849): 2-3.
  • Omega, “Capital and Labor.—No. I,” The Worcester Palladium 16 no. 37 (September 12, 1849): 2-3.
  • Omega, “Capital and Labor.—No. II. Socialism in Massachusetts,” The Worcester Palladium 16 no. 38 (September 19, 1849): 2-3.
  • Omega, “The Red Republic,” The Worcester Palladium 16 no. 44 (October 31, 1849): 3.
  • Omega, “Plutocracy,” The Worcester Palladium 16 no. 45 (November 7, 1849): 2-3.
  • “Human Pantheism.” The Spirit of the Age, I, 25 (December 22, 1849), 394.
  • William B. Greene and William Henry Channing, “Mutual Banking,” The Spirit of the Age 2, no. 4 (January 26, 1850): 61.
  • William B. Greene, “Mutual Banking (concluded),” The Spirit of the Age 2, no. 5 (February 2, 1850): 69-70.
  • Omega, “Equality—No. 6. Cain and Abel,” The Worcester Palladium 17 no. 31 (July 31, 1850): 3.
  • Omega, “Plutocracy,” The Worcester Palladium 17 no. 41 (October 9, 1850): 2-3.
  • Omega, “Resistance to Law,” The Worcester Palladium 18 no. 18 (April 30, 1851): 2.
  • Omega, “The Bible and State Rights,” The Worcester Palladium 18 no. 20 (May 14, 1851): 3.
  • Omega, “Free Banking Law,” The Worcester Palladium 18 no. 23 (June 4, 1851): 2.
  • W. B. G., “Our Foreign Correspondence,” The Worcester Palladium 21 no. 51 (December 20, 1854): 2. [Paris]
  • Omega, “Our Foreign Correspondence,” The Worcester Palladium 22 no. 12 (March 21, 1855): 2.
  • Omega, “Our Foreign Correspondence,” The Worcester Palladium 22 no. 19 (May 9, 1855): 2.
  • Omega, “Our Foreign Correspondence,” The Worcester Palladium 22 no. 20 (May 16, 1855)
  • Omega, “Our Foreign Correspondence,” The Worcester Palladium 22 no. 44 (October 31, 1855): 2-3. [Turin]
  • Wm. B. Greene, “Letter from Wm. B. Greene to Edward Atkinson, Esq., on the State of the Currency,The Worcester Palladium 35 no. 47 (November 18, 1868): 1.
  • A Student, “Andover Theological Seminary,” The Liberator 21, no. 18 (May 2, 1851): 70. [Attached petition signed by WBG]
  • Speech to Louis Kossuth, April 26, 1852. [9]
  • “Speech of Rev. William B. Greene, of Brookfield.” Liberator, 23, 33 (Aug 19, 1853): 132.
  • “Influence.” Massachusetts Teacher and Journal of Home and School Education. Jan. 1857, pg. 14. [authorship uncertain—signed “W. B. G.”] [10]
  • “What Is the Minus Quantity?” Massachusetts Teacher and Journal of Home and School Education. Sept. 1860, pg. 330. [authorship uncertain—signed “W. B. G.”] [12]
  • Benjamin R. Tucker and William B. Greene, “Stickney Stuck,” The Word 2, no. 1 (May 1873): 2.
  • “The Great Pyramid of Ghizeh, and the Ritual of Blue Masonry.” Paper in Proceedings of Council of Deliberation, State of Massachusetts, June, 1874. 12. Boston, 1874.
  • “Free Love In Massachusetts.—Its Legal Aspects.” The Word, August, 1874, p. 4.
  • THE WORKING WOMEN. Boston, 1875.
  • Benjamin R. Tucker, “A Note from Colonel Greene” (1876)

BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS:

  • The Doctrine of Life: With Some of Its Theological Applications. Boston: B.H. Greene, 1843. [Archive.org]
  • — . in American Renaissance Literary Report, X (1996), 25-35.
  • The Doctrine Of The Trinity: Briefly And Impartially Examined In The Light Of History And Philosophy. West Brookfield, Mass.: Merriam & Chapin, Printers, 1847. [Google Books]
  • The Incarnation. A Letter To Rev. John Fiske, D.D. W.B. Greene, 1848 (West Brookfield, Mass.: Merriam & Chapin) [Google Books]
  • Remarks In Refutation Of The Treatise Of Jonathan Edwards. West Brookfield, Mass.: Cooke & Chapin, 1848. [LL (text)]
  • Letter to Rev. Eber Carpenter, Southbridge, Mass. Brookfield, 1849
  • Equality. West Brookfield, Mass.: O. S. Cooke, 1849. [published anonymously] [Google Books]
  • —. [reprinted with Transcendentalism
  • A New Gnosis. Mass.?, 1849. [10 pages] [OCLC]
  • — . in American Renaissance Literary Report, X (1996),
  • [lengthy review]. Massachusetts Quarterly Review, Mar., 1850; 10; pg. 191.
  • Remarks On The History Of Science; Followed By An Apriori Autobiography. Boston: Wm. Crosby & H.P. Nichols, 1849. [Archive.org]
  • [lengthy review by Orestes Brownson]. Brownson’s Quarterly Review, IV, 1 (Jan 1850), 1-38.
  • Transcendentalism. West Brookfield, Mass.: O. S. Cooke, 1849.
  • —. 4th edition. Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1871. [36 pages]
  • —. [slight revision in The Blazing Star, Boston, 1872.]
  • Mutual Banking. West Brookfield, Mass.: O. S. Cooke, 1850. [The Spirit of the Age, I, 349.] [Google Books]
  • The Radical Deficiency Of The Existing Circulating Medium, And The Advantages Of A Mutual Currency. Boston: B. H. Greene, 1857. [239 pages] [Google Books]
  • Mutual Banking, Showing The Radical Deficiencies Of The Existing Circulating Medium, And The Advantages Of A Free Currency. Worcester, Mass.: New England Labor Reform League, 1870. [52 Pages] [8]
  • —. Glasgow: Wm. Gilmour, Anti-Interest League [1896?] [66 pages] [Archive.org]
  • —. New York: Benjamin R. Tucker, 1909 [104 pages] [OCLC]
  • —. Denver, CO: Reform League, 1919. [66 pages] [Henry Cohen, ed.] [Archive.org]
  • Mutual Banking. A Simple Plan To Abolish Interest On Money. Columbus Junction, IA: E H Fulton, 1895.
  • Mutual Banking. Modern Publishers, Indore City, India, 1946
  • —. New York, Gordon Press, 1974. [78 pages.]
  • An Expository Sketch Of A New Theory Of The Calculus. Paris, 1859. [88 pages][11] [Archive.org]
  • (with Andrew Washburn). Documents in the Case of Major Andrew Washburn, Late of the Fourteenth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteers, Heavy Artillery. N.P., 1862. [27 pages] at Hardvard
  • —, 2nd ed. Boston: A Williams & Co. [27 pages]
  • The Book Of Job. Boston: G.C. Rand & Avery, 1866. [144 pages] [Archive.org]
  • The Sovereignty Of The People. Boston: A. Williams, 1868. [35 pages] [Archive.org]
  • History of Marriage. Boston, 186?. [no OCLC]
  • (with Ezra H. Heywood) Declaration of Sentiments and Constitution of the New-England Labor-Reform League. Boston New-England Labor-Reform League, 1869. [LL]
  • The Theory Of The Calculus. Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1870. [90 pages] [Google Books]
  • Explanation Of The “Theory Of The Calculus”. Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1870. [12 pages] [Archive.org]
  • The Facts Of Consciousness And The Philosophy Of Mr. Herbert Spencer. Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1871. [33 pages]
  • The Blazing Star. Boston: Hand, Avery, & Frye, 1871.
  • —. [slight revision in The Blazing Star, Boston, 1872.]
  • The Blazing Star; With An Appendix Treating Of The Jewish Kabbala. Also A Tract On The Philosophy Of Mr. Herbert Spencer, And One On New-England Transcendentalism. Boston: A. Williams and Co., 1872. [Archive.org]
  • A Letter To The Rev. H. Foote In Vindication Of The Poorer Class Of Boston Working Women. Princeton, Mass., 1873 [Rocker] [Google Books]
  • International Address, An Elaborate, Comprehensive And Very Entertaining Exposition Of The Working People’s International Association, 1873. [Rocker]
  • Critical Comments Upon Certain Passages in the Introductory Portion of Dr. Edward Clarke’s Book On “Sex In Education.”[[ Boston: Lee & Sheperd, 1874. [30 pages] [OCLC]
  • Socialistic, Communistic, Mutualistic, and Financial Fragments. Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1875. [271 pages] [contents] [Archive.org]
  • —. Westport, Conn. : Hyperion Press, 1975 [271 pages]
  • William Batchelder Greene, “The Right of Suffrage” [original publication unknown; included in Fragments, 1875]
  • Proudhon’s Solution Of The Social Problem [By] P. J. Proudhon; Including Commentary And Exposition By Charles A. Dana And William B. Greene, Edited, With Introduction, By Henry Cohen. New York, Vanguard Press, 1927.

LETTERS:

MANUSCRIPTS, ETC.:

  • “The Scholastic Philosophy in Connexion with Christianity.” Unpublished dissertation. Cambridge Divinity School, 1845. (noted in The Monthly Religious Magazine, Aug. 1845; 2, 8; pg. 286.)
  • Notebook concerning 14th Massachusetts Volunteer Regiment: manuscript, 1862 Oct. 11. Harvard, Houghton Library. [cases of Lt. Col Samuel C. Oliver and Major Andrew Washburn.]

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