Evarts family papers 1753-1960 1798-1901

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Evarts family papers, 1753-1960, 1798-1901

Evarts family papers 1753-1960 1798-1901

The papers consist of correspondence, writings, legal and financial material, congressional papers, family memorabilia, and other papers of various members of the Evarts family of Vermont, Boston, and New York. The principal figures, however, are Jeremiah Evarts (1781-1831), author, editor, lawyer, and philanthropist, and his son, William Maxwell Evarts (1818-1901), lawyer and statesman. The papers of Jeremiah Evarts relate to his work and writings on Congregational orthodoxy, his travels for the American Board of Foreign Missions, and his efforts on behalf of American Indians. His correspondents include family members, fellow members of the Yale Class of 1802, and many well-known clergymen, lawyers, statesmen, and missionaries.

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Poet and author, Cornell University non-resident professor. From the description of James Russell Lowell letter and portrait, 1871 July 12. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 123412650 Lowell was an author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat. He edited The Atlantic Monthly, and with Charles Eliot Norton, The North American Review ; was professor of French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard; and U.S. minister to Spain and to England. Aldrich was ...

Yale College (1718-1887). Class of 1837

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Woods, Leonard, 1774-1854

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Leonard Woods (1774-1854) was a Congregational clergyman. From 1808 to 1846, he was professor of theology at the Andover Theological Seminary. From the description of Letter, 1836 February 10, Andover, Mass., to Lyman Matthews, Braintree, Mass. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 251870593 Leonard Woods (1774-1854) was an American Congregationalist clergyman and author. A graduate of Harvard University, he taught at Andover Theological Seminary and helped est...

Hurlbert, William Henry, 1827-1895

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William Henry Hurlbert, journalist, editor and author, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, educated in Harvard, and for a brief time, served as a Unitarian minister. In 1855 he became a writer on the staff of Putnam's, then drama critic for Albion, and later an editor at the New York tribune and the New York world. After 1883, he lived mostly abroad, writing for various English and American publications. He was the author of poems, plays, and a biography of George Brinton McClellan in 1864. ...

Rothery, H. C. (Henry Cadogan), 1817-1888

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Harcourt, William George Granville Venables Vernon, Sir, 1827-1904.

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Billings, Frederick, 1823-1890

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Billings was a San Francisco lawyer; partners with Archibald Peachy and H.W. Halleck, of the firm Halleck, Peachy and Billings, which specialized in cases involving land titles. From the description of Frederick Billings legal journal and miscellaneous papers, 1850-1869. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 86128672 Frederick Billings went to California in 1849 and began a law practice in San Francisco. He became a director of the Northern Pacific Railroad in...

Underwood, Levi.

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Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906

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Army officer, statesman, journalist, legislator, and U.S. Secy. of the Interior, of Missouri. From the description of Papers, 1870-1901 (bulk 1870-1890). (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 70953302 German-American army officer, author and politician. From the description of Papers of Carl Schurz, 1862-1893. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136358 U.S. cabinet officer, diplomat, and senator from Missouri, Union Ar...

Eversley, George John Shaw-Lefevre, 1797-1879.

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Lord, Eleazer, 1788-1871.

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Hoar, E. R. (Ebenezer Rockwood), 1816-1895

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Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar, a 1839 graduate of Harvard Law School, was a judge of the Court of Common Pleas (1849-1855), associate justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1859-1869), served as U.S. Attorney General (1869-1870) and as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1873-1875). From the description of Letters to Joseph Willard and Henry Vose, 1840-1858. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339043 American jurist. From the de...

Foster, Eleazer, 1778-1819.

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Hallock, William A. (William Allen), 1794-1880

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Brainerd, Cephas, 1831-1910

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Cephas Brainerd was a lawyer and prominent leader in the YMCA, serving as director and vice-president of the New York City association during the 1850s, and as secretary general of the YMCA's International Committee from 1865 to 1892. During his tenure he strongly influenced the character of the YMCA, including advocating an evangelic emphasis and a moderate attitude towards race relations. From the description of Cephas Brainerd papers, 1865-1947 (bulk 1880-1890). (University of Min...

Olcott, Thomas W. (Thomas Worth), 1795-1880

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Banker and president of Mechanics and Farmers Bank of Albany, president of Albany and West Stockbridge Railroad, and civic leader, of Albany, N.Y.; name also found: Thomas W. Olcutt. From the description of Letter from B. F. Butler to Thomas W. Olcutt, 1834 Oct. 6. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 236206507 President of the Mechanics and Farmers' Bank of Albany, N.Y. Olcott was a prominent figure in New York State politics ...

Choate, Joseph Hodges, 1832-1917

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Lawyer, author, and diplomat. From the description of Joseph Hodges Choate papers, 1745-1929 (bulk 1852-1917). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79700965 Prominent New York lawyer, diplomat, and leader in humanitarian and cultural affairs. From the description of Letter : New York, N.Y., to John H. Stephens, Chairman, Committee on Indian Affairs, House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., 1916 Apr. 3. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 34241616 Choate...

Shipman, William D. (William Davis), 1818-1898

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Hubbard, Samuel, 1785-1847

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Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886

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Catherine Peirson (1796-1888) was a descendant of Henry Peirson (1618-1680), who departed Yorkshire, England in 1639. The Peirson family settled in Massachusetts, in Suffolk County, New York, and in Morristown, New Jersey. The daughter of Captain Nathan Peirson, Catherine owned several properties in Richmond, Massachusetts, a small town adjacent to Columbia County, New York, where Samuel J. Tilden was born and raised. According to Tilden friend and biographer John Bigelow, Peirson, who never mar...

Perkins, Charles C. (Charles Callahan), 1823-1886

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Epithet: author and art critic British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000053 Painter, etcher, author, art and music critic, of Boston, Mass. Perkins graduated from Harvard in 1843; studied art in Rome and Paris; promoted art education for the masses; organized the Boston Art Club and served as president, 1869-1879; was a founder and honorary director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston...

Bingham, Hiram, 1789-1869

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Thayer, Eli, 1819-1899

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Brown class of 1845; two-term Congressman (1857-61) from Worcester, Massachusetts; played a significant role in the founding and organization of the New England Emigrant Aid Company. From the description of Papers, 1843-1903. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122529135 American educator and inventor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : New York and Worcester, Mass., to Silas Seymour, [1861 Sept.] and 1861 Nov. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270...

Potter, Henry Codman, 1834-1908

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Episcopalian bishop. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to the editors of The Critic [Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 645260286 Bishop of New York. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to J.B. Gilder, on the occasion of J.R. Lowell's 70th birthday. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618790 From the description of Autograph letters signed (10) : New York, etc., to Dr. Ba...

Randolph, John, 1773-1833

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Randolph served in the U.S. House of Representatives (1799-1813, 1815-1817, 1819-1825, 1827-1829), the U.S. Senate (1825-1827), the Virginia Constitutional Convention (1829-1830), and as Minister to Russia (1830-1831). From the description of Letter of introduction, 10 July 1813. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235133950 U. S. Congressman from Virginia. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : Liverpool, England, to Jacob Harvey, Cork Irela...

Gibbs, Frederick Waymouth, 1821-1898

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Epithet: QC, tutor to Prince of Wales British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x000108 ...

Marshall, Henry Rutgers, 1852-1927

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Yale University. Students.

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Evarts family

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Jeremiah Evarts (1781-1831): author, editor, lawyer, and philanthropist; editor of the Panoplist; member of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. Jeremiah Evarts, son of James and Sarah Todd Evarts, was born February 3, 1781, in Sunderland, Vermont. The family moved to Georgia, Vermont, six years later. In January, 1798, Jeremiah Evarts went to East Guilford, Connecticut, where he studied with the Rev. John Elliot. In September of the same year, he en...

Bissell, Josiah.

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Gardiner, David Lyon, 1817-1892.

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Edmunds, George F. (George Franklin), 1828-1919

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U.S. Senator from Vermont. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, to F.T. Frelinghuysen, Secretary of State, 1883 Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270743114 Vermont lawyer; state representative, 1854-1859; state senator, 1861-1862; U.S. senator, 1866-1891. From the description of Letter : Washington, [D.C.], to Charles Devens, 1878 May 24. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 29888341 U.S. senator of Vermont and...

Winthrop, Augusta T.

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Stevens, Benjamin Franklin, 1833-1902

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American-born bookseller and bibliographer in England. From the description of Facsimile of an autograph letter signed, with an appended autograph note signed : London, to J.W. Dean of Boston, librarian and genealogist, 1886 Jan. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874706 Machinist and Union soldier serving in the band of the 1st Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteers; from Tilton (Belknap Co.), N.H. From the description of Papers, 1861-1879. (Duke University Librar...

Swann, Roswell Randell.

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Chambers, William H.

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Frelinghuysen, Theodore, 1787-1862

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Porter, Noah, 1811-1892

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Noah Porter: Congregational clergyman, educator, president of Yale College; B.A., Yale, 1831; studied at the Yale Divinity School with Nathaniel W. Taylor; ordained in 1836; from 1843-1846 pastor of the Second Congregational Church in Springfield, Massachusetts; president of Yale from 1871-1886. From the description of Noah Porter papers, 1781-1889 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702169079 Congregational minister, metaphysician, author, and president of Yale. ...

Sherman, Roger, 1721-1793

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Declaration of Independence signer from Connecticut. From the description of Document signed by Roger Sherman, 1764 August to 1766 November. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55230754 Roger Sherman was born in 1721 in Newton, Massachusetts, and early moved to Stoughton, Massachusetts, where he attended the public schools and later learned the shoemaker's trade. He moved to New Milford, Connecticut, in 1743 and became surveyor of New Haven County in 1745. During t...

Gibbs, William, 1785-

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Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891

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Historian, author. From the description of Transcriptions of documents, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122583022 Wood engraver, author, editor. From the description of Benson J. Lossing papers, 1861-1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576931 From the description of Papers, 1861-1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155519295 Benson John Lossing, editor, illustrator, and historian born in New York. Edited the Poughkeepsie Telegraph, Poughk...

Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885

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Congressman from Indiana; Vice President of the United States, 1869-1873. From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C., to Henry G. Hill, New York, 1864 Mar. 23. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28900958 South Bend, Indiana, newspaper publisher, 1845-1863; Indiana representative, 1855-1869; speaker, House of Representatives, 1863-1869; U.S. vice president, 1869-1873. From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C., to E.F. Chapman, 1867 Feb. 23. (A...

Deĭch, G. M. (Genrikh Markovich)

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Mason, Lowell, 1792-1872

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American composer and music educator. From the description of The Lowell Mason papers, 1813-1980 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702190298 From the description of The Lowell Mason papers, 1813-1980 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 122354720 Lowell Mason (1792-1872), musical educator and hymn writer, was born in Medfield, Massachusetts. In 1812 he came to Savannah as a bank clerk. In Savannah, he taught singing, and was the orga...

Webb, Alexander S. (Alexander Stewart), 1835-1911

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President of City College, 1870-1903. From the description of Papers, 1855-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155504204 President of the College of the City of New York. From the description of Typed letter signed : New York, to Ida B. Forbes, 1897 Jan. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270589007 Alexander S. Webb: joined U.S. Army in 1855; served in Minnesota and Florida, and in 1857 became professor of mathematics at West Point; served in Civil War,...

Kerr, Dorcas M.

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Westlake, John, 1828-1913

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Epithet: QC; of Add MS 44459 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001086.0x00009b ...

Stuart, Moses, 1780-1852

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Congregational minister, professor at Andover Theological Seminary. From the description of Papers, 1802-1848. (Andover Newton Theological School). WorldCat record id: 11853721 ...

Chittenden, Simeon Baldwin, 1814-1889.

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Simeon Baldwin Chittenden (1814-1889): merchant in New Haven, 1835-1842; dry-goods merchant in New York City, 1842-; elected to Congress from New York, 1874.William Thompson Lusk (1838-1897): obstetrician; educated in Germany, New York, Scotland, and Austria; member of the New York Infantry Highlanders, 1860-1863; practiced medicine and taught at Long Island College Hospital, 1866-1871; professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Bellevue Hospital Medical College, 1871-1897. From the g...

Tyler, Joseph.

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Knox, Jonathan Day.

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Baldwin, Simeon, 1761-1851

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American lawyer, jurist, politician. From the guide to the Simeon Baldwin letters and legal documents, 1792, 1793, 1795, 1796, 1799, 1800, 1802, 1805, 1812, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Todd, John, 1800-1873

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Clergyman. From the description of John Todd correspondence, 1835 June 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981077 ...

Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901

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Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) was a Republican politician who served as the 23rd President of the United States from 1889 to 1893. He was both preceded and succeeded in office by Democrat Grover Cleveland. From the guide to the Benjamin Harrison letter to George C. Baker, 1888, (Brooklyn Historical Society) John Harrington Farley, born in Cleveland in 1845, was a Democratic politician who served three terms on Cleveland's city council (1871-1877) and two terms as its mayor (...

Winthrop, Robert C. (Robert Charles), 1809-1894

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Robert Charles Winthrop (1809-1894), of Boston, Mass., was a U.S. Representative, 1840-1850, Speaker of the House, 1847-1849, and U.S. Senator, 1850-1851. He was a descendant of Gov. John Winthrop (1587-1649) and an attorney, lecturer, and president of the Massachusetts Historical Society. From the description of Letters, 1843-1885. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207181863 James Barron Hope was born 23 March 1829 in Norfolk, Virginia. He was the grandson of James Barron and ...

Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893

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American statesman; Secretary of State. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, to Thomas J. Durant, 1870 Oct. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538114 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to F.B. Schell, 1890 Jan. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526181 American statesman and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to William B. Snell, Esq., (18)76 Dec. 19. (Unknown). World...

Worcester, Samuel, 1770-1821

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Samuel Worcester (1770-1821), corresponding secretary of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. From the description of Letters to William Jenks, 1815. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38478102 ...

Anderson, Rufus, 1796-1880

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American Congregational clergyman; secretary of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, 1832-66. From the guide to the Rufus Anderson letters and correspondence, 1826-1874, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Griffin, Edward Dorr, 1770-1837

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Dilke, Charles Wentworth, Sir, 1843-1911

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British politician, from London. From the description of Papers, 1875-1904 and n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122509864 From the description of Papers, 1875-1904. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19405887 Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, second baronet, English writer and politician. From the description of Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke manuscript material : 1 item, 1872 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 17369120...

Boardman, Samuel Ward, 1830-1917

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Smalley, George W. (George Washburn), 1833-1916

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Civil War correspondent; foreign correspondent for the New York Tribune. From the description of Papers of George Washburn Smalley, 1870-1897. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 49241413 American journalist. From the description of Autograph letters (2) : London, to Mr. Reid, 1877 Feb. 3-1877 Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664132 From the description of The House of Lords : [n.p.] : autograph manuscript signed of the first page of ...

Storrs, Richard S. (Richard Salter), 1787-1873

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Congregational clergyman and editor. From the description of R.S. Storrs note, 1852 Dec. 6. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 77575472 ...

Scudder, Horace Elisha, 1838-1902

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Scudder was an editor with Houghton, Mifflin and Company and editor of the Atlantic Monthly (1890-1898). From the description of Papers, 1879-1901. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612370549 From the description of Additional papers, 1859-1903. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 82251260 From the guide to the Additional papers, 1859-1903., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Scudder was an editor with Houghton, Mi...

White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918

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The second International Peace Conference was held at the Hague in 1907. From the description of Hague Peace Conference documents, 1907. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64052217 Ambassador to Russia; first president of Cornell University. From the description of Andrew Dickson White papers, 1901-1902. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155410378 Andrew Dickson White was born at Homer, New York, November 7, 1832. ...

Weed, Thurlow, 1797-1882

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Thurlow Weed, politician and journalist, was born in Cairo, N.Y., on 15 November 1797. He married Catherine Ostrander in 1818. Weed was a leader of the anti-Masonic movement of the 1820's and 30's, a New York assemblyman from 1829-1831, and a key member of the Whig Party and then the Republican Party. From 1824-1826 Weed was the owner and editor of Rochester Telegraph. He published Anti-Masonic Enquirer, and from 1829-1863 he worked as a reporter and editor for the anti-Masons' paper, Albany Eve...

Bigelow, John, 1817-1911

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John Bigelow, diplomat, journalist, and author, was born on November 25, 1817, at Malden, New York. He was trained as a lawyer and admitted to the New York Bar in 1838. His law practice grew slowly, prompting Bigelow to begin writing for literary magazines and newspapers. This work introduced him to influential politicians and helped him receive an appointment as inspector of Sing Sing Prison, New York. Bigelow's life was punctuated with political appointments. He was Consul-General to Paris dur...

Palmer, Benjamin M. (Benjamin Morgan), 1781-1847

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Putnam, James O. (James Osborne), 1818-1903

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Born in Attica, N.Y. in 1818. Served as chancellor of the University of Buffalo, deputy postmaster of Buffalo, state senator, and minister to France and the Belgian Court. Also a noted public speaker. From the description of James O. Putnam letter : Buffalo, to R. C. Hill, 1895 Aug. 15. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 76969605 Served as chancellor of the University of Buffalo, deputy postmaster of Buffalo, state senator, and minister to France and the Belgian C...

Holmes, Abiel, 1763-1837

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Congregational clergyman of Cambridge, Mass. From the description of Meteorological register of Abiel Holmes, 1795-1829. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71069604 American Congregational clergyman and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, to Noah Webster, 1809 Sept. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269523484 Congregational clergyman and historian; father of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. From the description of Ab...

Clay, Henry, 1777-1852

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Congressman, U.S. senator, and secretary of state. From the description of Papers 1812-1849. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 704551603 Henry Clay was born in Hanover Co., Va. in 1777 and died in 1852. He served as United States Secretary of State under John Quincy Adams (1825-1829) and was elected to the Senate in 1831. John Randolph (1773-1831) was an American statesman known as John Randolph of Roanoke. He was born in Prince George Co., Va. Randolph's fiery denun...

Edwards, Jonathan, 1841-1886.

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Merwin, Samuel, 1781-1856.

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Poor, Daniel, 1789-1855

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Daniel Poor was a Congregational missionary. From the description of Daniel Poor letter, 1822. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 74898125 ...

Peabody, C. A. (Charles Augustus), 1814-1901

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Reeve, Henry, 1813-1895

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English man of letters. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Madame [Blaze] de Bury, 1855 Oct. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270851994 British author and editor. From the description of Correspondence, 1856-1893. (Rutgers University). WorldCat record id: 28416066 ...

Battell, Joseph, 1774-1841.

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Proctor, John Cleaveland.

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Sherman, Roger M. (Roger Minott), 1773-1844

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Sherman was a Connecticut lawyer, judge and state senator; Hitchinson was a New Haven attorney. From the description of Letter to Samuel J. Hitchinson, 3 December 1829. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 236088121 Lawyer, state legislator, and judge, of Fairfield, Conn.; nephew of Hon. Roger Sherman, signer of Declaration of Independence. From the description of Papers, 1773-1845. (Fairfield Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70953848...

Voorhees, Daniel W. (Daniel Wolsey), 1827-1897

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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 ...

Alvord, Benjamin, 1813-1884

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General Benjamin Alvord was born in Rutland, Vermont, August 18, 1813, and died October 16, 1884. From the guide to the Benjamin and William Alvord letters, 1861-1912, (Oregon Historical Society Research Library) Army officer. From the description of Benjamin Alvord correspondence, 1874. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449474 Reuben F. Maury (1821-1906) was Commander of the Oregon Cavalry 1st Regiment during the Civil War. From the descripti...

Cheever, George Barrell, 1807-1890

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American author, clergyman, reformer. From the description of Letters of George Barrell Cheever [manuscript], 1837-1859. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833549 George Barrell Cheever was born into a prosperous family in Maine, and educated at Bowdoin College. He was torn between Unitarian and Congregational beliefs but, influenced by his mother, he joined Andover Theological Seminary and became a minister, eventually embracing Congregationalist principles. H...

Hadley, Arthur Twining, 1856-1930

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President of Yale University. From the description of Letter to William C. Welling, 1917 September 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 50997891 James Hadley: philologist; B.A., Yale, 1842; spent two years at the Yale Divinity School, 1844-1845; appointed tutor in Yale College in 1845, promoted to asst. prof. of Greek in 1848, in 1851 succeeded Theodore Dwight Woolsey, holding the chair of Greek until retirement. Arthur Twining Hadley wa...

Waite, Morrison R. (Morrison Remick), 1816-1888

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Waite practised law in Ohio beginning in 1839 and was chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1874-1888. From the description of Letters, 1871-1882. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235163433 Waite gained attention in 1871 as a representative with the U.S. delegation to an international arbitration involving a dispute between the United States and Great Britain over the outfitting of Confederate vessels in British ports. In the settlement, the United St...

Field, David D. (David Dudley), 1781-1867

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Congregational clergyman and local historian, Stockbridge, Mass. From the description of Collection of miscellaneous pieces, [1840?-1856?] / David D. Field's book. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 58664075 Congregational clergyman and local historian, of East Guilford (now Madison), Conn. From the description of History of the towns of Guilford and Madison, 1827-1832. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70971030 John G.C. Brainard changed the "e" to...

Bingham, Sybil Moseley, 1792-1848

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Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887

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Spencer Fullerton Baird was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, in 1823 and graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1840. The next year Baird made an ornithological excursion through the mountains of Pennsylvania, walking (says one of his biographers) 400 miles in 21 days. While still in college Baird met noted naturalist John James Audubon, who gave part of his own collection of birds to the young man and inspired in him a lifelong interest in ornithological studies...

Magnin, Pierre Joseph, 1824-1910.

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Phelps, Edward John, 1822-1900

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Lawyer, politician, diplomat, and educator, of Burlington, Vt., and New York, N.Y.; born in Middlebury, Vt.; attended Yale Law School (1841-1842) and admitted to the bar in 1843; second comptroller of the U.S. Treasury (1851-1853), U.S. minister to Great Britain (1885-1889), and senior counsel (1893) for the U.S. in the arbitration of the Bering Sea Fur-Seal Controversy with Great Britain; founder and president (1880) of American Bar Association; taught law at Yale after 1881; died in New Haven,...

National Republican Party (U.S.)

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Whiting, Nathan, 1772-1848

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Bates, Isaac C. (Isaac Chapman), 1779-1845

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Lawyer and U.S. Senator, of Northampton, Mass. From the description of Letter from Isaac C. Bates to Hon. George Bliss, 1825 June 4. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 166427899 U.S. Senator, of Northampton, Mass. From the description of Letter from Isaac C. Bates to Hon. George Bliss, 1825 June 4. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 154690677 ...

Thomas, Isaiah, 1749-1831

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Thomas was a New England printer and bookseller who strongly supported the American Revolution. He was also a founder of the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts. From the description of ALS: Worcester [Massachusetts], to Mr. Bress, 1795 Aug. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86160118 Caleb Alexander was born in 1755 in Northfield, Massachusetts, a town founded by his grandfather. He attended Dartmouth, Yale, and Brown Universities, receiving degrees fro...

Kirk, Edward Norris, 1802-1874

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Edward Norris Kirk, clergyman, was born in New York City. He was educated at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), where he graduated in 1820. After studying law for eighteen months in New York City, he entered Princeton Theological Seminary and remained there four years, after which he was appointed agent of the Board of foreign missions, and traveled through the south in its behalf. In 1827 he was ordained assistant pastor of the second Presbyterian Church in Albany, and in 182...

Trescot, William Henry, 1822-1898

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Charleston and Pendleton, South Carolina attorney, plantation owner, historian, and politician. From the description of Letters to W.W. Humphries, 1868-1871. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32140211 ...

Low, Seth, 1850-1916

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Mayor of Brooklyn, Mayor of New York, and President of Columbia College (later Columbia University), 1890-1901. From the description of Papers, 1870-1930. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122482691 President of Columbia University. From the description of Typed letter : New York, to Ida B. Forbes, 1898 Jan. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270593321 Mayor of N.Y.C. and President of Columbia University. From...

Yerkes, Stephen.

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Parker, Cortlandt, 1818-1907

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Lawyer and diplomat. From the description of Letter of Cortlandt Parker, 1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454842 ...

Porter, Ebenezer, 1772-1834

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Ebenezer Porter was appointed professor of sacred rhetoric at Andover Theological Seminary in 1812 and became its president in 1827, at which post he remained until his death. Recipient is probably Jedidiah Morse. From the description of Ebenzer Porter letter to Jedidiah Morse, 1812. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 725105293 ...

Wisner, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Blydenburg), 1794-1835

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Congregational minister, secretary, American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. From the description of Sermons, 1823-1831. (Andover Newton Theological School). WorldCat record id: 12065513 ...

Morse, Jedidiah, 1761-1826

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Congregational clergyman and geographer of Connecticut and Massachusetts. From the description of Papers, 1783-1826. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58770513 From the description of Account book, 1816-1820. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58770209 Jedidiah Morse (1761-1826), a Congregational clergyman, was known as "the father of geography". His lectures on geography included Geography Made Easy (1784), the fir...

Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912

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U.S. politician, historian and newspaper editor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cedarville, to Schuyler Colfax, 1863 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 649441349 American newspaperman, editor, diplomat, and historian. From the description of Papers of Whitelaw Reid [manuscript], 1878-1893. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647879858 From the description of Papers of Whitelaw Reid, 1878-1893. (University of Virginia). ...

Hay, John, 1838-1905

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Brown class of 1858. Secretary to Abraham Lincoln; Ambassador to Court of St. James; Secretary of State; author. From the description of Papers, 1829-1916. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122598680 American diplomat and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cleveland, to the editors of The Critic [Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644640373 Statesman, poet, Secretary of State. ...

Evarts, Jeremiah, 1781-1831

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American missionary, reformer and activist for the rights of Native Americans and a leading opponent of the Indian removal policy; treasurer and corresponding secretary of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. From the description of Jeremiah Evarts letter to to David Root [manuscript], 1828 March 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 781300996 Jeremiah Evarts (February 3, 1781-May 10, 183 1) was a New England lawyer and philanthropist who ab...

Lyon, C. Burton Phillips.

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Kingsley, James Luce, 1778-1852

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Belmont, August, 1816-1890.

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Hill, Henry, 1795-1892

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Henry Hill was a merchant of New York, Liverpool, Peru, and Chile; U.S. consul at St. Salvador, Brazil; Santiago and Valparaiso, Chile; and treasurer of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. From the description of Henry Hill collection, 1808-1839. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 66529902 Henry Hill: merchant of New York, Liverpool, Peru, and Chile; U.S. Consul at Santiago and Valparaiso, Chile, 1818-; treasurer of the American Board of C...

McCrary, George W. (George Washington), 1835-1890

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George Washington McCrary was a lawyer, state representative, state senator, congressmen from the First Iowa District, Secretary of War, and Judge of the United States Circuit Court, 8th Judicial District Court. From the description of Letters and papers of George W. McCrary [microform] (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 67376940 U.S. Senator and Secretary of War during Rutherford B. Hayes administration; judge of U.S. Circuit Court, 8th Judicial D...

Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904

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U. S. Senator from Massachusetts. From the description of George Frisbie Hoar letter to S. S. McClure [manuscript], 1894 January 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 694733616 George Frisbie Hoar (1826-1904) was a Republican Senator from Massachusetts (1877-1904). From the description of Autograph collection, 1598-1945. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122405022 From the guide to the George Frisbie Hoar autograph collection, 1598-194...

Kasson, John A.

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American diplomat; United States commissioner, Berlin Conference on African Affairs, 1884-1885. From the description of John Adam Kasson letters received, 1884-1886, from American citizens. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867362 Biographical/Historical Note American diplomat; United States commissioner, Berlin Conference on African Affairs, 1884-1885. From the guide to the John Adam Kasson letters received f...

Yale College (1887- ). Class of 1949

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Edwards, Justin, 1787-1853

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Clergyman, reformer, and educator. From the description of Justin Edwards letter, 1833. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009892 ...

Adams, Henry, 1838-1918

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Henry Adams (1838-1918) was an American historian, novelist, and critic. From the guide to the Henry Adams papers, 1871-1938, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Historian, educator, and author. From the description of U.S. history collection of Henry Adams, 1787-1814. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131906 Adams was an American novelist, historian, and social critic. Rae was a friend of Adams' wife, Marian (Clover) Adams. ...

Grimké, Thomas Smith, 1786-1834

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Grimké served many benevolent causes and specifically peace. Brother of abolitionists Sarah and Angelina Grimké, Thomas Smith Grimké was a jurist and a writer. From the description of ALS, 1825 November, South Carolina to William McDowall Tart. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 44929911 Born in Charleston, South Carolina; practiced law and served as a state senator 1826-1830; championed temperance and world peace and supported a religious, utilitarian educa...

Dwight, Timothy, 1752-1817

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Congregational clergyman and president of Yale; b. in Northampton, Mass. From the description of Deed, 1796. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70976415 President of Yale College; originally of Northampton, Mass. From the description of Letter, 1798 June 01. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70976765 Born in Ireland, Mathew Carey spent most of his professional career in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he worked as a printer, publisher, and economist. ...

Merritt, Edwin A. (Edwin Albert), 1860-1914

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Tremain, Henry Edwin, 1841-1910

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Kellogg, William Pitt, 1831-1918.

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William Pitt Kellogg was admitted to the bar in 1853 and practiced law in Canton, Ill. He was collector of the port of New Orleans (1865-1868), U.S. Senator for Louisiana (1868-1872, 1877-1883), governor of Louisiana (1873-1877), and U.S. Representative for Louisiana (1883-1885). From the description of William Pitt Kellogg letter, 1916 June 15. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 179865130 From the description of William P. Kellogg letter, 1874. (Louisiana Sta...

United States. Department of State

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At the Dept. of State, Blake was Assistant Chief of Special Projects Division, in 1946; and Leland King was the Acting Chief of the Foreign Buildings Operations, in 1949. Theodor Eberstaller was the brother of Richard Eberstaller, the husband of Alma Mahler's half-sister Maria; Richard and Maria Eberstaller were both deceased at this point. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1946-1949. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864672 Of...

Bartlett, Shubael, 1778-1854

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Day, Jeremiah, 1773-1867

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President of Yale College. From the description of Jeremiah Day letter, 1837 Mar. (Litchfield Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 747722580 From the description of Autograph, signed : Yale College, 1838 Apr. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270535739 Author of Algebra (1814). President of Yale University, 1817-1846. From the description of Letter of recommendation, Connecticut, [18--?]. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122529651 ...