Bradstreet

Bradstreet may refer to a number of individuals with this surname or whose names involve this one:

  • Anne Bradstreet, early American writer of Puritan prose and poetry
  • Jeff Bradstreet, American physician and founder of the Good News Doctor Foundation
  • John Bradstreet, British officer in the French and Indian War
  • Simon Bradstreet, husband of Anne and governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony from 1679 to 1686
  • Tim Bradstreet, American artist and commercial illustrator
  • James Bradstreet Greenough, American classical scholar
  • Wesley Raymond Bradstreet, American abstract expressionist

It may also refer to:

  • Bradstreet Observatory of Eastern University in St. Davids, Pennsylvania
  • Dun & Bradstreet, a company providing business information and known for its Data Universal Numbering System
  • Inspector Bradstreet, a fictional police officer appearing in Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes novels

Famous quotes containing the word bradstreet:

    A pilgrim I on earth perplext,
    with sinns, with cares and sorrows vext,
    By age and paines brought to decay,
    and my Clay house mouldring away,
    Oh how I long to be at rest
    and soare on high among the blest!
    —Anne Bradstreet (c. 1612–1672)

    For such despite they cast on female wits:
    If what I do prove well, it won’t advance,
    They’ll say it’s stol’n, or else it was by chance.
    —Anne Bradstreet (c. 1612–1672)

    But man grows old, lies down, remains where once he’s laid.
    —Anne Bradstreet (c. 1612–1672)