Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879

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George Stillman Hillard was a Boston lawyer, politician, and author. As a lawyer he practiced practiced in partnership with Charles Sumner, and served both in the Massachusetts legislature as well as U.S. district attorney for Massachusetts. He also wrote extensively and edited a number of periodicals.

From the description of George Stillman Hillard letters, 1840-1866. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 711612596

American lawyer and biographer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to the Reverend John Pierpont, 1851 Jun. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270466176

Harvard University graduate who went on to become a renowned journalist and author. Throughout his lifetime, he worked as a teacher, lecturer, journalist, literary critic, politician and traveler.

From the description of George S. Hillard letters [manuscript] 1842-1876. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 423062093

Boston, Massachusetts, author, lawyer, politician.

From the description of Letter, 1866 Apr. 30. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33891198

American lawyer, politician, and author.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Rev. Dr. [Andrew P.] Peabody, 1866 May 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 729269283

Lawyer and public official of Massachusetts.

From the description of Letters of George Stillman Hillard, 1856. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450906

Massachusetts politician.

From the description of Papers, 1862-1871 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810773

American lawyer, author.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, 1846 Apr. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270466138

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Rev. Dr. Peabody, 1861 Feb. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270466152

From the description of Autograph letter signed, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270470479

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creatorOf Adams, James Truslow, 1878-1949. Barrett assorted authors collection, 1814-1947 University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. Autograph letter signed : Boston, 1846 Apr. 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Choate, Rufus, 1799-1859. Letter, 1842 Feb. 22, Washington D.C., to George Stillman Hillard. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Ticknor and Fields records, 1839-1881. Houghton Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915 Houghton Library
referencedIn Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. Papers of Charles Sumner, 1841-1874. Library of Congress
referencedIn Lieber, Francis, 1800-1872. Francis Lieber papers, 1808-1969. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
creatorOf Rogers, William Barton, 1804-1882. Letters to various scientists [manuscript], 1844-1849. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Hawthorne family. Hawthorne family papers, 1825-1929. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Papers of Cornelius Conway Felton, 1841-1877. Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Lieber, Francis, 1800-1872. Papers of Francis Lieber, 1815-1888; (bulk 1835-1872). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, E-K. Houghton Library
creatorOf Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. Papers, 1862-1871 [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Parkman family papers, 1793-1896 Houghton Library
referencedIn Letters to George Washington Greene, 1830-1873. Houghton Library
creatorOf Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. Letter : Boston, to William P. Fessenden, n.p., 1860 Apr. 11. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Dickinson family papers, 1757-1934. Houghton Library
referencedIn Fish, Asa I. (Asa Israel), 1820-1879,. Scrapbook concerning Shakspere Society of Philadelphia compiled by Asa I. Fish [manuscript], ca. 1861. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. Living links between distant periods : manuscript, [18--] Houghton Library
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Houghton Library
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843 Houghton Library
referencedIn Lesley, J. Peter, 1819-1903. Papers, 1826-1898 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Jackson, James, 1777-1867. Papers, 1787-1867. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Parkman family papers, 1793-1896 Houghton Library
referencedIn Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966. Papers, 1681-1966 (bulk 1900-1960) Houghton Library
referencedIn Benjamin, Park, 1809-1864. Papers, 1645-1925 Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
referencedIn Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908. Papers, ca.1845-1908 Houghton Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, E-K. Houghton Library
referencedIn Edward Everett Collection, 1811-1864 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf Lieber, Francis, 1800-1872. [Correspondence] [microform] / Francis Lieber. University of Miami, Otto G. Richter Library
referencedIn Hill, Jonathan Henry, 1818-1890. Papers, 1841-1884. American Antiquarian Society
creatorOf Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873. [Letter] 1860 Dec 11, Cambridge, [Mass., to] Geo. Hillard / L Agassiz. Jenks Library at Gordon College, Jenks Library
referencedIn Samuel Gray Ward and Anna Hazard Barker Ward papers, 1823-1934 (inclusive) 1837-1900 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888. Additional correspondence, 1787-1886 Houghton Library
referencedIn Poets of America, extra-illustrated. Houghton Library
referencedIn Class album, 1873. Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Gray, Thomas, 1803-1849. Papers, 1799-1930, bulk: 1816-1829. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Draper, Walter S. Collection of autograph letters and autographs, 1865-1890. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Bacon, Delia Salter, 1811-1859. Papers of Delia Salter Bacon [manuscript], 1820-1952 (bulk 1827-1859). Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Autograph File, H, 1584-1988. Houghton Library
creatorOf Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. Letter, 1866 Apr. 30. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Haynes, Henry W. (Henry Williamson), 1831-1912. Henry W. Haynes papers, 1805-1912. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Everett, Edward, 1794-1865. Papers of Edward Everett, 1811-1864. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Buckingham, Joseph Tinker, 1779-1861. Autograph letter signed, followed by verse in autograph, signed : to G. S. Hillard, 1860 Sept. 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Old Colony & Fall River Railroad Company. Old Colony & Fall River Railroad company records, 1836-1893 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882. Papers of Henry Wadworth Longfellow [manuscript], 1764-1887 (bulk 1832-1882). University of Virginia. Library
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referencedIn The Henry Gilbert Papers, 1821-1980 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library
creatorOf Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. Autograph letter signed G.S. Hillard to: J.A. Jackson Esq. March 31, 1860. Wellesley College
creatorOf Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. George Stillman Hillard letters, 1840-1866. New-York Historical Society Library
creatorOf Hartford Arts Union. Records, 1852-1864. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson letters from various correspondents, ca. 1814-1882. Houghton Library
referencedIn Documents relating to Charles Sumner, 1828-1912. Houghton Library
creatorOf Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. Journal, 1847-1848. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. Autograph letters signed (2) and printed document signed : Boston, to Sophia Hawthorne, 1864 Jul. 15-1868 Aug. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Dickinson Family. Dickinson family library. 1810-1943. Houghton Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, E-K. Houghton Library
creatorOf Clifford, John Henry, 1809-1876. Papers, 1634-1967, bulk: 1821-1876. Library of Congress
creatorOf Papers of Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1813-1904. Clifton Waller Barrett Library
creatorOf North American Review. North American Review papers, 1831-1843. Houghton Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 60: Meteorological Project, 1849 1875.
referencedIn North American Review, papers, ca.1842-1868. Houghton Library
creatorOf Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Rogers, 1846 June 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915 Houghton Library
creatorOf Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. Letter to W.W.F. Synge and copyright petition : manuscript, 1852. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. Letters, 1869 April 25 and July 19, [n.p.], to George Ticknor. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Ticknor and Fields records, 1839-1881. Houghton Library
creatorOf Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Rev. Dr. Peabody, 1861 Feb. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. Letter, 1876 January 9, Boston, Massachusetts, to George S. Hale. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Hartley Coleridge poems, 1831-1848. Houghton Library
referencedIn Greenough, William W. (William Whitwell), d. 1899. Papers of William W. Greenough, 1823-1890. Library of Congress
referencedIn Smithsonian Institution Miscellaneous Collections. [Contact repository for more information].
referencedIn Letters to Charles Eliot Norton and other papers, 1702-1952 Houghton Library
creatorOf Collection of autographs, [ca. 1797 to ca. 1915] Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
creatorOf Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. Autograph letter signed, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. Letters of George Stillman Hillard, 1856. Library of Congress
creatorOf McCleary, Samuel F. (Samuel Foster), 1822-1901. Papers, 1704-1899. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881. Yesterdays with authors, extra-illustrated. Houghton Library
referencedIn Papers of Mary Gibson Hundley, 1910-1985 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn James Russell Lowell papers, 1835-1919. Houghton Library
creatorOf Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Autograph letter signed : Concord, to George S. Hillard, 1844 Aug. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Rev. Dr. [Andrew P.] Peabody, 1866 May 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Smithsonian Institution Annual Report. 1857.0.
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library
referencedIn Hawthorne Family Papers, ca. 1800-1926 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Thornton, John Wingate, 1818-1878. Papers, 1850-1876. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. Autograph letter signed G.S. Hillard to: "My dear Fields" November 8, [1853]. Wellesley College
referencedIn Cartland family papers, 1823-1913. Houghton Library
referencedIn Everett, Edward, 1794-1865. Papers of Edward Everett [manuscript], 1811-1864. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879,. Petition signed by 83 American authors to the Committee on Ways and Means, January 17th, 1866. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
referencedIn Henry Wadsworth Longfellow letters to various correspondents, 1830-1883. Houghton Library
referencedIn Charles Sumner Correspondence, 1841-1874 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Papers of Professor Henry William Wilder Foote and Family, 1714-1959 Andover-Harvard Theological Library
referencedIn Harvard University. Mathematical theses, 1782-1839 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn James Thomas Fields autograph album, 1750-1941. Houghton Library
referencedIn Loring, Charles G. (Charles Greely), 1794-1867. Papers, 1768-1866 Houghton Library
referencedIn Clapp, William Warland, Jr., 1826-1891. Correspondence, 1790-1891 (bulk 1840-1891) Houghton Library
referencedIn Howe family papers, 1819-1910. Houghton Library
referencedIn Autograph File, H, 1584-1988. Houghton Library
referencedIn Hillard-Low family papers, 1817-1935, 1829-1897 William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Two autograph collections, 185?, 1888 University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. [Letter, 1866]. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. Correspondence, 1829-1874 Houghton Library
referencedIn Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882. Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (bulk 1820-1888) Houghton Library
creatorOf Ticknor and Fields. Ticknor and Fields records, 1839-1881. Houghton Library
creatorOf Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. [Letters, 1857-1868]. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Greenough, William Whitwell, 1819-1899. Letters received, 1850-1892. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Autograph letter signed : Liverpool, to George S. Hillard, 1853 Dec. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Henry Oscar Houghton additional papers, 1836-1977. Houghton Library
creatorOf Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. George S. Hillard letters [manuscript] 1842-1876. University of Virginia. Library
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creatorOf Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. Autograph letter signed : Boston, to the Reverend John Pierpont, 1851 Jun. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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United States
Switzerland
France
Massachusetts
Belgium
England
Massachusetts--Boston
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Older people
Politicians
Authors, American
Voyages and travels
Franco--Prussian War, 1870-1871--Civilian relief
Authors, American--19th century
Lawyers
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Lawyers
Public officials--Massachusetts
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Birth 1808-09-22

Death 1879-01-21

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