Washington Irving Collection 1789-1869

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Baring Brothers & Co. (London, England)

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Barings Bank was founded in 1762 as the John and Francis Baring Company by Francis Baring, with his older brother John Baring as a mostly silent partner. They were sons of John (né Johann) Baring, wool trader of Exeter, born in Bremen, Germany. The company began in offices off Cheapside in London, and within a few years moved to larger quarters in Mincing Lane. Barings gradually diversified from wool into many other commodities, providing financial services for the rapid growth of international ...

Lee, Charles Carter, 1798-1871

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Charles Carter Lee (1798-1871) was a Virginia lawyer and poet. From the description of Collection, 1768-1931 (bulk 1813-1870) [microform]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122555916 ...

Everett, Alexander Hill, 1790-1847

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Alexander Hill Everett was a distinguished early American diplomat, writer, and man of letters. He entered Harvard at the age of twelve, and apprenticed at the law office of John Quincy Adams. He served in a variety of notable diplomatic posts, and contributed to the evolution of American culture and literary tradition. His emphasis was to encourage writers to look beyond the Anglo-Saxon tradition for their themes and inspiration. From the description of Alexander Hill Ev...

Everett, Edward, 1794-1865

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Edward Everett was an American statesman, clergyman, and orator, as well as professor of Greek at Harvard University and president of Harvard University, 1846-1849. Everett was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts, and graduated from Harvard with highest honors in 1811, completing an M.A. in Divinity in 1814. After a brief stint as a minister, Harvard offered him the newly created position of Professor of Greek; brilliant but untrained, Everett went to Göttingen to prepare for...

Prescott, William Hickling, 1796-1859

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William Hickling Prescott, born in Salem, Massachusetts to a prominent family, wrote romantic and highly-regarded works of Spanish and Latin American history. From the guide to the Letters to Richard Bentley, 1837-1858., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Ticknor, George, 1791-1871

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George Ticknor (1791-1871), educator and author, served as the first Smith Professor of the French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard from 1817 to 1835. After his arrival at Harvard, Ticknor became disenchanted with the school curriculum, characterizing the College as a well-disciplined high school, and began an effort to reorganize the College around four main goals: the division of students in courses according to academic proficiency and merit; the division of the ...

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894

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Holmes (Harvard, M.D. 1836) was Parkman Professor of Anatomy at Harvard Medical School from 1847 to 1882, dean of the Medical School from 1847 to 1853, and a noted essayist and poet. A paper on the contagiousness of puerperal fever, presented at an 1843 meeting of the Boston Society for Medical Improvement, was his most famous contribution to medicine. His indictment of physicians for their role in causing and spreading the fever was one of the most controversial treatises of the time...

Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852

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Daniel Webster (January 18, 1782 – October 24, 1852) was an American lawyer and statesman who represented New Hampshire and Massachusetts in the U.S. Congress and served as the U.S. Secretary of State under Presidents William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, and Millard Fillmore. As one of the most prominent American lawyers of the 19th century, he argued over 200 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court between 1814 and his death in 1852. During his life, he was a member of the Federalist Party, the Nati...

D. Fonda

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John Foster

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John Irving

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Stanley Williams

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Alvah Beebee

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William Freeman

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New York society library

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Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872

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Lawyer, politician, and statesman; principle residence and law practice was in Auburn, New York; Governor of New York State, 1838-1842; United State Senator, 1849-1861; U.S. Secretary of State, 1861-1869. From the description of Collection, 1828-1936; bulk 1828-1873. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50872192 New York lawyer and U.S. Senator who served as Secretary of State for Abraham Lincoln. From the description of Letters, 1852-1888. (Abraham Linc...

Geoffrey Crayon

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Richard Bently

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I. M. Brackenburg

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William Irving

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Charlotte Lennox

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J. K. Mitchell

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Irving Paris

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Morgan, George D.

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Alonzo Chappel

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Thomas Spring Rice

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William, Thomas

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Thomas William Halligan is an Alaskan. He has written a number of books including children's stories, poetry, and novels under the pen name Thomas William. His published works include Brien, Prince Donkey: A Christmas Story, The Denali Christmas, Come See, Come Saw: An Alaskan Saga, Advancing Backward, and Retreating Forward. From the description of Papers, 1972-1994. (UAA/APU Consortium Library). WorldCat record id: 60564056 Thomas William was a Congregational minister and ...

Charles Bristed

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W. S. Wilcox

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Herman Knickerbocker

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William Macready

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H. E. Parker

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George Wilkes

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S. Hollyer

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Appleton and Company

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William Clancy

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George Gibson

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James Bandinal

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Irving Association Committee

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Charles Leslie

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Mt. Vernon

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Gore Ouseley

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Joseph Tuttle

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Putnam, George Palmer, 1887-1950

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George Palmer Putnam (b. September 7, 1887, Rye, New York-d. January 4, 1950, Torna, California) was an American publisher, author and explorer. Known for his marriage to famed aviatrix Amelia Earhart, he had also achieved fame as one of the most successful promoters in the United States during the 1930s. He was the primary financier of the Baffin Island Expedition in 1927....

Benjamin Poore

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Frederick S. Cozzens

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Georgiana Bennett

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Pierre Irving

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Marie Louise Irving

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David Hoffman

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T. Johnson

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Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852

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American actor and playwright. From the description of Scrapbook, 1813-1852 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647811929 From the description of Letter : Washington, to Elizabeth Payne, 1850 April 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22772908 From the description of Home, sweet home, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 237626353 Appointed by President Tyler, the actor and playwright served as U.S. Consul in Tunis from 1842-1845, a...

John Murray

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John Wetherall

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Alfred Clarke

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Printers Banquet Committee

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Osmond Tiffany

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W. Greatbatch

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Eliza Romeyn

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Sarah Van Wart

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Stoddard, Charles Warren

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Antoinette Irving

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William Langfeld

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S. Ward, Jr.

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G. S. Newton

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Charles Davis

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Maria Hopkins

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Barclay Dunham

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Putnam, George Palmer, 1814-1872

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Publisher of Putnam's Magazine and founder of G. P. Putnam & Son[s]. From the description of George Palmer Putnam letters [manuscript], 1858-1870. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647998826 George Palmer Putnam (1814-1872) was a book and magazine publisher. From the description of George Palmer Putnam correspondence, 1843-1871. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122607941 From the guide to the George Palmer Putnam correspondence, 1843-1871, ...

Walter, Scott.

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Emily Fuller

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Henry, Lee

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Sarah Paris Storrow

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Moseley Danforth

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Emily Foster

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Henry Van Wert

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Anne Irving

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Lucius Baldwin

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Kennedy, John Pendleton, 1795-1870

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Elisha Kent Kane was a physician and explorer. From the guide to the Elisha Kent Kane letters, 1853-1857, (American Philosophical Society) American Secretary of Navy (1852-53), lawyer, and author known for his political satire. From the description of Manuscript and correspondence, 1842-1866. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122547449 American novelist and Congressman from Maryland; Secre...

James Madison

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Frank Mills

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Joseph Hopkins

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I. Prince

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Royal Society (Great Britain)

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The Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge began in 1645 when a group of eminent British thinkers started to meet regularly in London to discuss the new, experimental philosophies of science. Though the English Civil War and the Cromwellian Protectorate interrupted its meetings, the Society was formally constituted in 1660. Two years later King Charles II granted the Society its first charter. A second royal charter was granted in 1663 when the Society was given its official nam...

Christopher Hughes

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Moses Thomas

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Albert Gallatin

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Don Xavier Isturiz

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R. Montgomery

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T. L. Dunnall

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Industrial Association of New York

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Thomas, Picton

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Robert Sulivan

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Harmanus Bleecker

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Sunnyside

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George Houghton

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Christian Schussele

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Lousia Wildman

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Sophia Hyatt

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H. S. Smythe

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Ebenezer Irving

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Jacques Reich

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Henry Carey

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Joseph Payne

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Henry Brevoort

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Thomas Wildman

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D. Longworth

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J. K. Teffts

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H. B. Hall

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Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

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William Shakespeare was likely born April, 23, 1564; he was baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon on April 26, 1564. He grew up, had a family, and bought property in Stratford while working in London, the center of English theater. As an actor, a playwright, and a partner in a leading acting company, he became both prosperous and well-known. His parents were John and Mary Shakespeare. John was a leatherworker and involved in local politics, first becoming an alderman and eventually a town bailiff. ...

George Jay

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Inglis, Robert Harry, Sir, 1786-1855

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English politician. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : Manchester and [London], to various correspondents, 1833 Aug. 27-1854 Mar. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270859724 Politician and author. From the description of Letters, 1848-1850. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 24560927 English art critic and social critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to "My dear Sir" [John Ruskin?], ...

Alfred Jones

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R. S. Oakley

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Robert Forsyth

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James Hillhouse

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George Sumner

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W. F. Smith

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David Wilkie

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N.Y.S. Infantry

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Thomas Aspinwall

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Irving, Washington, 1783-1859

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Washington Irving (b. April 3, 1783, New York City-d. November 28, 1859, Sunnyside, Tarrytown, New York), American author, wrote his first popular work, A History of New York, under the pseudonym Diedrich Knickerbocker. He continued to write stories and essays which made him the outstanding figure in American literature of his time and established his reputation abroad. In 1826 Irving went to Spain to work at the American embassy in Madrid, then at the American legation in London, before returni...

Mathew Davis

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Stephen Taber

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David Appleton

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Charles Latrobe

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William Van Ness

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John Littel

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Daniel Lord

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John Wetherell

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Thomas Campbell

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Louisa Wildman

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French Embassy

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Elizabeth Leslie

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George Bancroft

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John Dowring

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W. Hutchinson

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Warren, George Washington, 1813-1883

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Warren, a lawyer, state legislator, and first mayor of Charlestown, Mass., was active in the Bunker Hill Monument Association, serving as president, 1847-1875. From the description of Correspondence, 1781-1910 (inclusive), 1846-1882 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122419303 From the guide to the George Washington Warren correspondence, 1781-1910 (inclusive), 1846-1882 (bulk)., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Aaron Vail

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Peter Irving

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Catherine Paris

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A. Carrington

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John Townsend Trowbridge

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