Duke University Libraries, Rare Book, Ms., & Spec. Coll. Lib. Joseph Henry Papers.


Duke University Libraries, Rare Book, Ms., & Spec. Coll. Lib. Joseph Henry Papers.

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Dallas, George Mifflin, 1792-1864

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George Mifflin Dallas (July 10, 1792 – December 31, 1864) was an American politician and diplomat who served as mayor of Philadelphia from 1828 to 1829 and as the 11th vice president of the United States from 1845 to 1849. The son of Secretary of the Treasury Alexander J. Dallas, George Dallas attended elite preparatory schools before embarking on a legal career. He served as the private secretary to Albert Gallatin and worked for the Treasury Department and the Second Bank of the United Stat...

Hunter, R. M. T. (Robert Mercer Taliaferro), 1809-1887

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Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter (April 21, 1809 – July 18, 1887) was a Virginia lawyer, politician and plantation owner. He was a U.S. Representative (1837–1843, 1845–1847), Speaker of the House (1839–1841), and U.S. Senator (1847–1861). During the American Civil War, Hunter became the Confederate States Secretary of State (1861–1862) and then a Confederate Senator (1862–1865) and critic of President Jefferson Davis. After the war, Hunter failed to win re-election to the U.S. Senate, but did ser...

Rowan, Mr.

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Stryker, Judge

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Gurley, Ralph Randolph, 1797-1872

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Administrative director, clergyman, and editor. From the description of Letter of Ralph Randolph Gurley, 1854. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450591 American philanthropist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Judge Bates, 1864 Nov. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270505974 ...

Seaton, William Winston, 1785-1866

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Journalist, editor, mayor of Washington, D.C., 1840-1850. From the description of Letter : to "My good friend", [not after 1866] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22842661 From the description of Letter : to an unidentified recipient, 1849 Feb. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22777915 American journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed (2) : Washington, D.C., to Redwood Fisher, 1845 June 29 and [Nov. 29]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2...

Benton, Thomas Hart

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Pearce, James Alfred (Sen.)

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Prime, Samuel Irenæus, 1812-1885

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Samuel Irenæus Prime studied theology at Princeton and became a Presbyterian clergyman, but left the ministry after four years and moved to New York where he established The observer, a religious periodical. He wrote on a variety of subjects, including his European travels and a biography about Samuel F.B. Morse, but was best known for his "Irenaeus letters," published between 1880 and 1885. From the description of S.I. Prime letter to My dear brother, 1877 Mar. 21. (Pennsylvania Sta...

Owen, Robert Dale, 1801-1877

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Politician, reformer, and author Robert Dale Owen was born in Scotland; influenced by his father, he developed a strong interest in social reform. He moved to New Harmony, Indiana, where he joined the socialist community his father founded there, and he was active as an educator, editor, and author, including the first birth control pamphlet published in America. He next became active in politics, serving in the Indiana House of Representatives and later in the United States House, wh...

Weed, Thurlow

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Corning, Erastus

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Schaud, John C.

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Mason, John Y. (John Young), 1799-1859

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John Young Mason, from Greensville County, Va., was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Virginia, 1831-1837; served as secretary of the Navy, 1844-1845 and 1846-1849; was attorney general of the United States, March 1845-September 1846; and served as United States minister plenipotentiary to France, 1854-1859. From the guide to the John Y. Mason Papers, 1843-1898, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection...

Forney, John W. (John Wien), 1817-1881

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Editor, publisher, clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, and secretary of the U.S. Senate. From the description of John W. Forney papers, 1841-1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 164810989 Philadelphia journalist. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, to William Pitt Fessenden, 1863 Nov. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270482790 From the description of Letter signed, with nine lines in autograph : Washington, D.C., to William Pitt...