Joseph Clay and Clay family papers 1803-1880
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Matthew Lyon had a notable political and military career before settling the area named for him as Lyon County. He was born in Ireland in 1750 and emigrated to America at the age of fifteen. After working as an indentured servant to repay his passage, he purchased lands and settled in Vermont. Lyon began his military career following Ethan Allen at Ticonderoga and later became an adjutant in a Vermont regiment. After leaving the regular army, Lyon became a Vermont legislator and a colonel in its...
Duane, son of William Duane (1760-1835), worked at the Aurora general advertiser in Philadelphia, practiced law (from 1815) and later served as U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1833). He was removed from office for refusing to withdraw government deposits from United States Bank before a meeting of Congress. -- Thomas Elder was a prominent lawyer in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. From the description of Letter to Thomas Elder esq., 7 September 1831. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat r...
American clergyman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : St. George's Rectory, to C.C. Leigh, 1861 Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573748 From the description of Autograph letter signed : St. George's Rectory, to Theodore Tilton, 1860 Jan. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573752 ...
Dr. Benjamin Rush was a Philadelphia physician. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1793-1821, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122647047 However, the identification of EBS is uncertain. T.C. Stockton (The Stocktons of New Jersey, etc.) lists under this name a first cousin of Rush's wife, born June 4, 1773, who died (no date) without issue. The Univ. Pa. registers of medical matriculants list EBS in 1813-14 (#73), 1814-15 (#102), ...