Noah, M.M. (Mordecai Manuel), 1785-1851

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Noah, who founded several newspapers, also served as consul to Tunis and special agent to Algiers, securing release of American prisoners.

From the description of ADS, 1821 November 5 : New York. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 17448973

Journalist, editor.

From the description of Letter to Major James Nelson Barker [manuscript], 1829 October 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647805821

Mordecai Manuel Noah was born in Philadelphia to Jewish parents of German descent; he was raised by his maternal grandparents, and apprenticed to a carver. He had a diverse career, holding numerous minor political offices, but was best known as a journalist and playwright, becoming one of America's best editorial writers. He also promoted the restoration of Israel, staunchly supported American drama, and co-founded New York University.

From the description of M.M. Noah letter to M. Hoffman, 1831 Nov. 29. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 69937285

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referencedIn Isaac Goldberg papers, 1919-1938 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Noah, M. M. (Mordecai Manuel), 1785-1851. Correspondence to Richard Penn Smith, 1837. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Noah, M. M. (Mordecai Manuel), 1785-1851. ADS, 1821 November 5 : New York. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Hanns Reissner Collection, 1821-1977, bulk 1955-1975 Leo Baeck Institute.
creatorOf Noah, M. M. (Mordecai Manuel), 1785-1851. Letter to Major James Nelson Barker [manuscript], 1829 October 5. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Papers of Hannah Ruth London, 1919-1990, bulk: 1923-1980 American Jewish Historical Society
referencedIn James Watson Webb papers, 1819-1967, 1819-1890 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Davis, Alexander Jackson, 1803-1892. 1828. Park Theatre, N. York, had[sic] of M.M. Noah and Blake [graphic] : Front elevations. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Goldberg, Isaac, 1887-1938. Isaac Goldberg papers, 1919-1938. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Autograph File, N, 1686-1975. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867. Letter to Captain Henry Stace [manuscript], n.d. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Allen, Lewis F. (Lewis Falley), 1800-1890. The City of Ararat and Mordecai M. Noah, 1866. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
creatorOf Noah, M. M. (Mordecai Manuel), 1785-1851. M.M. Noah letter to M. Hoffman, 1831 Nov. 29. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn James Russell Lowell papers, 1835-1919. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1803-1880. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Parker, Arthur Caswell, 1881-1955,. Collection of historical papers, 1818-1952 (bulk 1818- 1901). Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
referencedIn Monroe, James, 1758-1831. Papers : of James Monroe while president of the United States, 1816-1825. James Monroe Museum & Memorial Library
referencedIn Webb, J. Watson (James Watson), 1802-1884. James Watson Webb papers, 1819-1967 (inclusive), 1819-1890 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Lyons, Jacques Judah, 1813-1877. 880-99 <>. National Library of Israel, Jewish National Library
referencedIn Van Schaack, Henry Cruger, 1802-1887. Reminiscences of a four years residence on the Niagara Frontier, 1823 to 1827, 1882 / by Henry C. Van Schaack. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson letters from various correspondents, ca. 1814-1882. Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Allen, Lewis F. (Lewis Falley), 1800-1890. person
associatedWith Barker, James Nelson, 1784-1858 person
associatedWith Chazourne, Felix. person
associatedWith Davis, Alexander Jackson, 1803-1892. person
correspondedWith Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 person
associatedWith Goldberg, Isaac, 1887-1938. person
associatedWith Ingham, Samuel Delucenna, 1779-1860. person
associatedWith London, Hannah Ruth person
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
correspondedWith Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 person
associatedWith Malibran, Eugene. person
associatedWith Monroe, James, 1758-1831. person
correspondedWith Neal, John, 1793-1876 person
associatedWith Parker, Arthur Caswell, 1881-1955, person
associatedWith Philadelphia (Pa.). Overseers of the Poor. corporateBody
associatedWith Reissner, Hanns Günther, 1902-1977 person
associatedWith Van Schaack, Henry Cruger, 1802-1887. person
associatedWith Webb, J. Watson (James Watson), 1802-1884. person
associatedWith Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
New York (State)
United States
Subject
Elections
Male authors, American--19th century--Correspondence
Patronage, Political
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Birth 1785-07-19

Death 1851-05-22

Americans

English

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