Lewis H. Machen Family Papers 1802-1938 (bulk 1830-1879)

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Lewis H. Machen Family Papers, 1802-1938, (bulk 1830-1879)

Lewis H. Machen Family Papers 1802-1938 (bulk 1830-1879)

Clerk of the United States Senate and farmer of Fairfax County, Virginia. Chiefly family correspondence of Lewis H. Machen relating to personal matters and national politics prior to the Civil War, especially slavery and the Compromise of 1850, and mentioning John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson, and Daniel Webster. Also includes other correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, and miscellaneous papers.

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Machen, Minnie J. Gresham. Minnie J. Gresham Machen papers.

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Force, Peter, 1790-1868

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American historian and mayor general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Mayor's office, Washington, to James Greenleaf, esq., 1836 Aug. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270524419 Antiquarian, historian, and mayor of Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers and collection of Peter Force, 1170-1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81049951 Archivist and historian. From the description of Receipt, 1853. (Historical Societ...

Langdell, C. C. (Christopher Columbus), 1826-1906

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Attorney, legal scholar. Dane Prof. of Law, 1870-1900, Harv. L.S.; Dean, 1870-1895; Dane Prof. Emeritus, 1900-1906. From the description of Research notes and correspondence, 1870-1900 (inclusive). (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 713338600 Langdell graduated from Harvard College with an AB in 1851, he earned a Harvard Law School LL.B. in 1853. He taught law and was Dean of the Harvard Law School. From the description of General information about...

Machen family.

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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...

Machen, Lewis H. (Lewis Henry), 1790-1863

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Clerk of the U.S. Senate and farmer, of Fairfax County, Va. From the description of Family papers, 1802-1938. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 34576610 From the description of Lewis H. Machen family papers, 1802-1938 (bulk 1830-1879). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 76960553 Biographical Note: Lewis H. Machen was a Senate clerk and Virginia farmer. He was born in Maryland, February 22, 1790 and worked for nearly fifty years as a clerk in the of...

Cilley, Joseph, 1791-1887

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Farmer, army officer, and U.S. senator (1846-1847), of Nottingham, N.H. From the description of Order of Joseph Cilley for copies of U.S. Constitution, 1848 Jan. 17. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 166428959 ...

Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856

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Farmer, lawyer, and statesman. From the description of John M. Clayton papers, 1798-1868 (bulk 1819-1850). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980031 Clayton served as U.S. Secretary of State, 1849-1850. From the description of ALS, 1850 June 15 : Department of State, Washington, to John Charles Fremont. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15531096 Politician Clayton, who was born in Delaware, served in the U.S. ...

Whelpley, J. D. (James Davenport), 1863-

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American physician and editor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Office of the Whig Review", to Harper and Bros., [no year] Apr. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588108 ...

Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864

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Benjamin Silliman was a chemist and naturalist, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1805. From the description of Correspondence, 1808-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173466220 Physician and chemist of New Haven, Connecticut. From the description of Note, 1853, Sept. 28 : New Haven, Connecticut, to Isaac Waldron. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35359361 Educator and scientist. From the description of Papers of...

Brooks, Kendall, 1821-1898

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Machen, Emmeline. Emmeline Machen papers.

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Gresham family.

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Rives, William C. (William Cabell), 1793-1868

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William Cabell Rives was the son of Robert and Margaret Jordan (Cabell) Rives. He was educated at Hampden-Sydney College and at the College of William and Mary where he graduated in 1809. He studied law and politics under Thomas Jefferson. Rives served in the War of 1812 and in the Virginia House of Delegates. After his marriage, he lived at "Castle Hill," Albemarle County, Va. Rives served in the U. S. House of Representatives, 1823-1829 and in the U. S. Senate. He also was minister to France a...

Machen, Arthur Webster, 1827-1919

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Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848

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John Quincy Adams (b. July 11, 1767, Braintree, Massachusetts-d. February 23, 1848, Washington, D.C.) was an American statesman who served as a diplomat, United States Senator, member of the House of Representatives, and the sixth President of the United States. He was a member of the Federalist, Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and later the Anti-Masonic and Whig parties. He was the son of President John Adams and Abigail Adams. As a diplomat, Adams played an important role in neg...

Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845

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Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829-1837) as well as a lawyer, general, and legislator. Born in the Carolinas, he served as a courier during the Revolutionary War. He read for the law during his teen years and became a lawyer in Tennessee by 1787. The first U. S. Representative for Tennessee (1796), Jackson was elected to the Senate in 1797, resigned in 1798, and served as a judge on the Tennessee Supreme Court, 1798-1804. He was later ree...

Jones, Thomas Ap Catesby, 1790-1858

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Van Ness, John Peter, 1770-1846

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U.S. representative and mayor of Washington, D.C. From the description of Deed, 1817. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70941790 ...

Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852

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Daniel Webster (b. Salisbury, New Hampshire, January 18, 1782-d. Marshfield, Massachusetts, October 24, 1852), lawyer, orator, congressman, served as U.S. Secretary of State under presidents William Henry Harrison and John Tyler. He also served as Senator from Massachusetts....

Ingersoll, Charles Jared, 1782-1862

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U.S. representative from Pennsylvania and author. From the description of Papers of Charles Jared Ingersoll, 1826-1849. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451119 Epithet: American author; brother of Joseph Reed Ingersoll British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001295.0x00038e American lawyer, author, congressman. From the description of Letter to Dolley Madisonl [manuscript], 1836 Septemb...

Machen, James P.

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Lowrie, Walter, 1784-1868

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State legislator and U.S. senator, of Pennsylvania; secretary of the Senate; and corresponding secretary of Board of Foreign Missions, Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. From the description of Papers, 1839-1871. (Presbyterian Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122516035 U.S. senator of Pennsylvania and businessman. From the description of Papers of Walter Lowrie, 1827-1839. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015087 ...

Lewis, William Berkeley, 1784-1866

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Gresham, LeRoy Wiley, 1847-1865

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Clayton, Thomas, 1777-1854

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U.S. senator, U.S. representative, and public official of Delaware. From the description of Thomas Clayton correspondence, 1840. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980297 ...

Parsons, Theophilus, 1797-1882

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Parsons practiced law in Boston from 1827, and was a professor of law at Harvard Law School (1845-1870). From the description of Correspondence of Theophilus Parsons, 1849-1869. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339807 Parsons, a lawyer, was a professor at the Harvard Law School (1848-1869) and the author of numerous legal texts and religious essays. From the description of Papers, ca. 1848-1913 (inclusive), 1870-1881 (bulk). (Harvard Universit...

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 ...

Dickins, Asbury, 1780-1861

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Secretary of the U.S. Senate in Washington, D.C.; secretary of the Columbian Institute. From the description of Letter : Washington, to Hyde de Neuville, 1819 May 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22194076 Asbury Dickins, civil servant, and other members of the Dickins (Dickens) family. From the description of Asbury Dickins family papers, 1749-1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982290 Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867) was an important...

Machen, Caroline Webster. Caroline Webster Machen papers.

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Eaton, John Henry, 1790-1856

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Biographical note: American lawyer and politician; served as U.S. Senator (1818-1829), U.S. Secretary of War (1829-1831), governor of Florida (1834-1836), and U.S. minister to Spain (1836-1840). Alexander Macomb (1782-1841) was commanding general of the U.S. Army from 1828 to 1841. From the description of Letter to General Macomb, 1829-1829. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 48433475 Tennessee state representative, 1815-1816; Tennes...