Sidney Bartlett correspondence 1824-1855


Sidney Bartlett correspondence, 1824-1855

Sidney Bartlett correspondence 1824-1855

Sidney Bartlett (1799-1889) was a lawyer in Boston, Mass. Collection consists of correspondence on professional matters including references to George D'Wolf, uncle of Herman Melville, and to the lawsuit of Gould v. Gould in regard to the administration of the estate of Jacob Gould. Correspondents include Judge Thomas Burgess, Benjamin F. Butler, R.H. Dana, Jr., Judge Richard Fletcher, Henry A. Pierce, Judge Lemuel Shaw, and H.B. Stanton.

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Dana, Richard Henry, 1815-1882 (person)

Lawyer and author. From the description of Richard Henry Dana correspondence, 1843-1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449368 Author and lawyer Richard Henry Dana was the privileged son of an aristocratic Massachusetts family. Taking time from Harvard because of medical problems, he went to sea, where his experiences as a sailor inspired him to write Two Years Before the Mast. A sea story that was part memoir and part social commentary, the novel proved to be popular with...

Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1795-1858 (person)

American lawyer and politician; Attorney General. From the description of Letter signed : New York, to A.J. Bleecker, 1840 July 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132632 American lawyer and politician; Atty. General. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to C.H. Waddell, 1840 July 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131665 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to William L. Marcy, Secretary of War, 1845 Ma...

Fletcher, Richard, 1788-1869 (person)

Fletcher's career included terms as the U.S. Representative from Massachusetts (1837-1839) and as a judge on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1848-1853). From the description of Letter to George Tyler Bigelow, 8 June 1859. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235092445 ...

Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 (person)

Herman Melville (b. Aug. 1, 1819, NY, NY–d. Sept. 28, 1891, NY, NY) was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period. His best known works include Typee (1846) and his whaling novel Moby-Dick (1851). His writing draws on his experience at sea as a common sailor, exploration of literature and philosophy, and engagement in the contradictions of American society in a period of rapid change. He developed a complex, baroque style; the vocabulary is rich and or...

Stanton, Henry B. (Henry Brewster), 1805-1887 (person)

Journalist, lawyer, reformer, and New York state legislator. From the description of Henry B. Stanton correspondence, 1852-1857. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980521 Anti-slavery orator; husband of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. From the description of Letter to Olive Risley Seward, 1871 October 19. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 49944554 ...

Burgess, Thomas (person)

Epithet: ironmonger, of Nottingham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001030.0x000008 Epithet: RC Bishop of Clifton British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001030.0x00000a Thomas Burgess was born at Odiham, Hampshire, on November 18th 1756. In 1763, he was sent to the local Grammar School, and in 1768 began attending Winches...

Bartlett, Sidney, 1799-1889 (person)

Sidney Bartlett (1799-1889) was a lawyer in Boston, Mass. From the description of Sidney Bartlett correspondence, 1824-1855. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122532116 From the guide to the Sidney Bartlett correspondence, 1824-1855, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

D'Wolf, George (person)

Shaw, Lemuel, 1781-1861 (person)

Chief justice of Massachusetts, 1830-1860. His daughter Elizabeth married the author Herman Melville. From the description of ALS : Boston, to Joseph B. Felt, 1834 Oct. 14. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122475395 Shaw was chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1830-1860). Webster and Parkman were on the faculty of Harvard Medical School at the time of Parkman's murder. From the description of Sentence of John W. Webster...

Pierce, Henry A. (person)

Gould, Jacob (person)