Mitchell, John Hugh

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J. Mitchell owned a general mercantile store on French Prairie in the Willamette Valley. The site later became part of the town of Gervais. Accounts appear for several well-known citizens, such as Henry Failing, William Barlow, Antoine Lucier, and H. D. Boon.

From the description of J. Mitchell account books, 1860-1881. (Oregon Historical Society Research Library). WorldCat record id: 36995911

John Mitchell was the agent for American Prisoners of War during the War of 1812. He had previously served as the Consul of the United States to St. Jago (Santiago), Cuba.

From the description of John Mitchell papers, 1812-1814. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 61334294

Epithet: poet of Aberdeen

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000209.0x000352

John Mitchell was a graduate of Victoria College of the University of Toronto and Osgoode Hall. He practiced law for 28 years, but his real love was writing. In 1934, he published his most famous work, The Yellow Briar, under the pseudonym Patrick Slater. At the time of his death in 1951, he had just completed The Settlement of York County, which had been commissioned by Muncipal Corporation of the County of York to mark the centennial of the beginnings of municipal government in the two Canadas.

From the description of John Mitchell Papers. [ca.1950?]-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 225561419

American agent at Halifax, Nova Scotia, during the War of 1812.

From the description of Papers of John Mitchell, 1810-1899. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81173447

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creatorOf Guelph Regional Project Map Collection. Plan shewing the subdivision of part of Lot 9, Range 1, Division F, formerly in the township now in the Town of Guelph, estate of the late John Mitchell, Esq., 1876. University of Guelph
referencedIn Records of insurance companies and agents, 1781-1909 (inclusive) [microform]. Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
creatorOf LOVETT ALBUMS AND PAPERS. VOL. IV. A. (ff. 43).1. ff. 1-6. Certificate of marriage between William Lovett and Mary Solly, two printed remembrance cards for William Lovett, and respective burial certificates of Mr. and Mrs. Lovett; 1826, 1877, 188..., 1826-2000 British Library
creatorOf Greene, Belle da Costa. Copy of letter : from Belle Greene, 1911 Sept. 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wheeler, F. W. Major. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
creatorOf American Military Institute. Collection, 1917-1952. Operational Archive Branch, Naval History Center
referencedIn Andrews, Thomas Edmund. Document. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Mitchell, John. John Mitchell papers, 1812-1814. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Records of insurance companies and agents, 1781-1938 (inclusive). Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
creatorOf Mitchell, J. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Mitchell, John. Joseph Sellwood. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
creatorOf Mitchell, John. Joe S. Morrow. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
referencedIn Washington County (N.Y.). Historian. Town of White Creek collection, 1914-1985. New York State Historical Documents
referencedIn Linnean Society of London. Correspondence of American scientists, 1738-1865. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Photographs from Ella Sterling Mighels papers [graphic]. California Historical Society
referencedIn Richards, Pamela Spence, 1944-1999. Pamela Spence Richards Papers 1963-1998. Rutgers University
creatorOf Mitchell, John. Vega. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
creatorOf Martinez, Rafael Diez. Saginaw Bay. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
creatorOf Woodruff, C. H. Sevona. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
referencedIn Severn, Hannah. Autograph Collection, 1726-1873. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf LOVETT ALBUMS AND PAPERS. VOL. I. (ff. i+401). Album of letters, mainly to Lovett; 1828-1876, n.d. The pasted-in letters are enclosed in hand-drawn frames containing Lovett’s own identifications of the authors. Missing some of the original number..., 1828-1876 British Library
creatorOf Steele, William, d. 1680. Signature on an order for payment of £100 : to Mr. John Mitchell, 1653 Oct. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Mitchell, John. Pegasus. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
creatorOf Mitchell, John. Papers of John Mitchell, 1810-1899. Library of Congress
referencedIn Sive, David. The David Sive Archive: Pioneering Environmental Litigation, 1962-1992. New York State Historical Documents
referencedIn [Camden County (Ga.) plat map]. Georgia Historical Society
creatorOf Smiles, Samuel, 1812-1904. Autograph letter signed : London, to J. Mitchell, 1864 Jan. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Mitchell, John. Account books, 1792-1795. Yale University, Lewis Walpole Library
creatorOf Guelph Regional Project Map Collection. Plan of building lots laid out in the Town of Guelph for John Mitchell, Esq., 1856. University of Guelph
creatorOf Mitchell, John. M.J. Bartelme. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
creatorOf Mitchell, John. "Mitchell's map of North America" [manuscript] 1949. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Mitchell, J. J. Mitchell account books, 1860-1881. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
creatorOf Mitchell, John. Lagonda. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
creatorOf Mitchell, John. J.F. Schoellkopf, Jr. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
referencedIn Jamieson, Neil. Papers of Neil Jamieson, 1757-1789 (bulk 1760-1776). Library of Congress
creatorOf Mitchell, John. Soodoc. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
creatorOf Mitchell, John. Frank H. Goodyear. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
referencedIn Abeel, James, 1733-1825. James Abeel letterbook and correspondence, 1778-1780. Library of Congress
creatorOf Mitchell, J. Peavey Pioneer. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
referencedIn Painter, William Charles, 1830-1900. Papers, 1846-1962 (bulk 1860-1905). Washington State Historical Society
creatorOf Mitchell, John. Portadoc. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
creatorOf Mitchell, John. Vandoc, 1898-[ongoing]. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
creatorOf Culligan, Patrick. Culligan. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
referencedIn Doty, Eva Emery. [Collection], 1771-197?. Indiana State Library - ISL
referencedIn Mitchell, Joan, 1926-1992. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
creatorOf Mitchell, John. John Mitchell Papers. Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
referencedIn Miner, William Henry, 1862-1930. Correspondence, 1873-1929. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf University of Guelph. Dept. of Environmental Biology. General correspondence - Maryland, 1967-1971, with J. Mitchell, Agricultural Research Services, Beltsville. University of Guelph
creatorOf Winslow, R. K. Wocoken, 1880-[ongoing]. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
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correspondedWith Abeel, James, 1733-1825. person
associatedWith American Military Institute. corporateBody
correspondedWith Andrews, Thomas Edmund. person
associatedWith Doty, Eva Emery. person
associatedWith Greene, Belle da Costa. person
associatedWith Guelph Regional Project Map Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Guelph Regional Project Map Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Jamieson, Neil. person
associatedWith Linnean Society of London. corporateBody
associatedWith Miner, William Henry, 1862-1930. person
associatedWith Mitchell, Joan, 1926-1992. person
correspondedWith Painter, William Charles, 1830-1900. person
associatedWith Richards, Pamela Spence, 1944-1999. person
associatedWith Severn, Hannah. corporateBody
associatedWith Sive, David. person
associatedWith Smiles, Samuel, 1812-1904. person
associatedWith Steele, William, d. 1680. person
associatedWith University of Guelph. Dept. of Environmental Biology. corporateBody
associatedWith Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797. person
associatedWith Washington County (N.Y.). Historian. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Halifax (N.S.)
Nova Scotia
Gervais (Or.)
United States
United States
Nova Scotia
Great Britain
Oregon--Gervais
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Labor--Wages
General stores
Account books
Merchants
Wood--Prices
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Active 1810

Active 1899

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