Lester, C. Edwards (Charles Edwards), 1815-1890

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Author, consul, and former minister of New York City and elsewhere.

From the description of Scrapbook, [1864?-1869?], 1939. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58663829

American author.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Rev. Dr. Gilman, 1845 Oct. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591000

Sumner was a United States senator from Massachusetts (1851-1874), noted abolitionist, and graduate of Harvard Law School (1833); Lester was his biographer; Edwin Hubbell Chapin was a reverend in the Universalist Church.

From the guide to the Charles Edward Lester papers concerning, Life and public services of Charles Sumner, 1874 and undated., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

American author and diplomat.

From the description of Charles Edwards Lester letters, [manuscript], 1860, 1863. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 299070106

Epithet: American author

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000270.0x0003cf

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creatorOf Ticknor, George, 1791-1871. Autograph letters signed (2) : Boston, to C. Edward[s] Lester, 1850 Jun. 2 and 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Eaton, Charles James Madison, 1808-1893. Charles James Madison Eaton correspondence with Hiram Powers, and a letter received from Thomas Sully 1845-1867. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Charles Edward Lester papers concerning, Life and public services of Charles Sumner, 1874 and undated. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Vol.CCCXXVIII (ff.315). June-Dec. 1867.includes:f. 1 James Godkin, Irish writer: Letter to W. E. Gladstone: 1867.f. 3 Thomas Chisholm Anstey, MP: Letter to W. E. Gladstone: 1867.f. 5 Humphrey Lloyd, Provost of Trinity College, Dublin (1867), s... British Library
creatorOf Lester, C. Edwards (Charles Edwards), 1815-1890. Charles Edwards Lester letters, [manuscript], 1860, 1863. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Gaylord, Willis, 1792-1844. Willis Gaylord letter to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1842 July 11. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890. ALS, 1880 March 5 : Territory of Arizona, Executive Department, Prescott, to [Charles Edward] Lester. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Literary Manuscripts collection, 1666-1990 Free Library of Philadelphia: Rare Book Department
referencedIn Lewis Cass papers, Cass, Lewis, papers, 1774-1924 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Lewis Cass papers, 1774-1924. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Lester, C. Edwards (Charles Edwards), 1815-1890. Autograph letter signed : New York, to Rev. Dr. Gilman, 1845 Oct. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890. ALS, 1879 July 2 : [New York], to Mr. [Charles Edward] Lester. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Wool, John Ellis, 1784-1869. Letter : to C. Edwards Lester / by John Ellis Wool, 1859 Feb 7. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Halleck, Fitz-Greene, 1790-1867. Letter : Guilford, Conn., to C. Edwards Lester, n.p., 1862 May 2. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890. ALS, 1850 April 25 : Washington City, to Charles Edward Lester, New York. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Combs, Leslie, 1793-1881. Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to C.E. Lester, 1845 Dec. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn John Sherman Letters, 1852-1898 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Charles Edward Lester papers concerning, Life and public services of Charles Sumner, 1874 and undated. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Lester, C. Edwards (Charles Edwards), 1815-1890. Letter, 1851 November 21, New York, to Daniel Webster [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Burton, William E. (William Evans), 1802-1860. Autograph letter signed : to C. Edwards Lester, 1848 Dec. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Lester, C. Edwards (Charles Edwards), 1815-1890. Scrapbook, [1864?-1869?], 1939. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Book collectors miscellaneous papers, 1649-1937. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890. [Letter] 1879 June 12th, [New York? to] Mr. Lester / J.C. Frémont. Jenks Library at Gordon College, Jenks Library
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Lester, Charles Edward. Charles Edward Lester correspondence, 1815-1890. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
creatorOf Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878. To a waterfowl : Roslyn : autograph poem signed, 1877 Dec. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878. person
associatedWith Burton, William E. (William Evans), 1802-1860. person
associatedWith C. B. Norton person
associatedWith Charles Sumner. person
associatedWith Childs, George William, 1829-1894, person
associatedWith Combs, Leslie, 1793-1881. person
associatedWith Eaton, Charles James Madison, 1808-1893. person
correspondedWith Edwin Hubbell Chapin. person
associatedWith Free Library of Philadelphia. corporateBody
associatedWith Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890. person
associatedWith Gaylord, Willis, 1792-1844. person
associatedWith Gilman, Rev., Dr, person
associatedWith Halleck, Fitz-Greene, 1790-1867 person
associatedWith James Thomas Fields person
correspondedWith Lester, C. Edwards (Charles Edwards), 1815-1890 person
associatedWith Lester, Charles Edward person
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
associatedWith Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891, person
associatedWith Sherman, John, 1823-1900 person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith Ticknor, George, 1791-1871. person
associatedWith Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Wool, John Ellis, 1784-1869. person
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Birth 1815-07-15

Death 1890

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