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 [manuscript] 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, 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--] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library.
referencedIn J.P. Lesley 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 Lewis Gannett papers, 1681-1966 (inclusive) 1900-1960 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Park Benjamin Papers, 1645-1925. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton 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 James Freeman Clarke 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
referencedIn Benjamin, Park, 1809-1864. Benjamin Park papers, 1645-1925. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn The Henry Gilbert Papers, 1821-1980 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
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 library, 1810-1977. 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 Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Papers of Nathaniel Hawthorne [manuscript] 1659-1963 (bulk 1839-1864). Clifton Waller Barrett Library
creatorOf North American Review. North American Review papers, 1831-1843. Harvard University, 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 Cushman, Charlotte Sanders, 1816-1862. Collection of autographs, [ca. 1797 to ca. 1915]. Brown University, 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, 1910-1985 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
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. Libraries. Dept. 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, 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, Harvard Divinity School
referencedIn Mathematical theses, 1782-1839. Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn James Thomas Fields autograph album, 1750-1941. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1768-1866. Houghton Library.
referencedIn William Warland Clapp correspondence, 1790-1891 (inclusive), 1840-1891 (bulk). 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 , University of Michigan
referencedIn Two autograph collections, 185?, 1888. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. [Letter, 1866]. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Ticknor and Fields. Ticknor and Fields records, 1839-1881. Harvard University, 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
referencedIn North American Review, papers, 1831-1843. Houghton Library.
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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France
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Massachusetts--Boston
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Authors, American
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Franco--Prussian War, 1870-1871--Civilian relief
Authors, American--19th century
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Birth 1808-09-22

Death 1879-01-21

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