Horatio C. King collection circa 1850 to 1925

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Horatio C. King collection, circa 1850 to 1925

Horatio C. King collection circa 1850 to 1925

Horatio Collins King (1837-1918) was an eminent Brooklyn lawyer and politician. He ran for Secretary of State for New York as a Democrat in 1895, Congress as a member of the Sound Money Party in 1896, and Comptroller for the Progressive Party in 1912. He also served as a Civil War officer in the Armies of the Potomac and Shenandoah from 1862 to 1865. The Horatio C. King collection spans the period circa 1850 to 1925 and contains materials relating to the activities of Horatio C. King; his second wife, Esther King; and Mary E. Hewitt, a writer and poet who was the mother of King's first wife, Emma Carter Stebbins. Included are albums, clippings, programs and memorials, writings, recipe books, photographs, and scrapbooks. Content also relates to various organizations in which Horatio and Esther were involved, including the Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument Association of the United States; the Army of the Potomac after the Civil War; and the Fort Greene Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

0.83 Linear feet; in two manuscript boxes.

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King, Esther

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Horatio Collins King (1837-1918) was born in Portland, ME and graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA in 1858. He practiced law for two years, and was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1861. He served as a Civil War officer in the Armies of the Potomac and Shenandoah from 1862 to 1865. He was honorably discharged in 1866 with the rank of brevet-colonel and returned to New York to practice law once more. He was active in politics, running for Secretary of State for New Y...

Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument Association of the United States

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Society of the Army of the Potomac

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Hewitt, Mary E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1807-1894

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American poet and editor born in Malden, Massachusetts. From the description of Mary Elizabeth Hewitt letters to R. W. Griswold [manuscript], 1841 Dec 30 and 18[?] Aug 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 420531295 Horatio Collins King (1837-1918) was born in Portland, ME and graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA in 1858. He practiced law for two years, and was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1861. He served as a Civil War officer i...

Daughters of the American Revolution. Fort Greene Chapter (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.).

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Political clubs were among the earliest clubs to be organized in New York City. In the 1760s, along with pre-revolutionary rumblings in America, political clubs formed in support of the colonists or the loyalists. Following the American Revolutionary War, political clubs were established to support newly formed political parties, chiefly the Democratic Republicans and the Federalists. During the 19th century, as the idea of civic responsibility grew among citizens, so did the establ...

King, Horatio C.

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Union army officer, 1862-1865, and New York City attorney. From the description of Letterbooks, 1862 Sept.-1868 Nov. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58759159 Military man and politician. King moved to Brooklyn in 1865 and served on the Brooklyn Board of Education. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1840]-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155451560 Biographical Note ...