James Gillespie Blaine Papers 1777-1945 (bulk 1870-1892)

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James Gillespie Blaine Papers, 1777-1945, (bulk 1870-1892)

James Gillespie Blaine Papers 1777-1945 (bulk 1870-1892)

United States secretary of state, United States representative and senator from Maine, and journalist. Family and general correspondence, speeches, writings, diaries, memoirs, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Blaine's public career.

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Halstead, Murat, 1829-1908

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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...

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Ewing, Thomas, 1829-1896

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Soldier, lawyer, congressman from Ohio. From the description of Letter, 1858 Nov. 2, Leavenworth, Kansas, to Charles Lanman, Georgetown, D.C. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 16218217 American army officer and politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to William H. Seward, 1866 Oct. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531100 ...

Allison, William B. (William Boyd), 1829-1908

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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....

Wood, Fernando, 1812-1881

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Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926

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American lawyer and statesman. From the description of Letter signed : War Department, Washington City, to the Attorney General, 1883 Feb. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270593081 From the description of Letter signed : War Department, Washington City, to the Attorney General, 1882 May 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270593085 From the description of Letter signed : War Department, Washington City, to the Attorney General [Benjamin H. Brewster], 1881 Dec. 10. (...

Blaine, James G., Mrs., 1828-1903

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Morrill, Lot M. (Lot Myrick), 1812-1883

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American statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to W.P. Fessenden, 1862 Nov. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612916 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to William Pitt Fessenden, 1867 Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612918 U.S. secretary of the treasury, U.S. senator from and governor of Maine. From the description of Letters of Lot M. Morrill, 1867-1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: ...

Bristow, Benjamin Helm, 1832-1896

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Lawyer, railroad entrepreneur, Secretary of the Treasury, and Republican politician. From the description of Benjamin Helm Bristow [microform] : papers, selections from Library of Congress. (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 62534698 From the description of Benjamin Helm Bristow : miscellaneous papers, 1832-1896. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46737472 Army officer, lawyer, and U.S. secretary of the treasury and soli...

Garfield, Lucretia Rudolph, 1832-1918

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Epithet: widow of President J A Garfield British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000815.0x0001e7 Lucretia Rudolph Garfield was born on a farm outside Garretsville, Ohio, in 1832. She met James Abram Garfield while both were students at Geauga Academy in Chester, Ohio, and the two married in 1858. Following her husband's assassination in 1881 she lived much of her life at their home in Mentor, Ohio, before dying in 1918...

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...

Blaine, Ephraim, 1741-1804

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Ephraim Blaine was an officer during the French and Indian War; a member of the Committee of Correspondence for Cumberland County, Pa., 1774; and a Revolutionary officer, who became a Commissary-General for the Continental Army. From the description of Receipt book, 1772-1798. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 151372323 ...

Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898

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Civil War photohistorian. From the description of The William Gladstone collection, 1862-1890. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 24153145 English statesman. From the description of Autograph card signed : to C.E. Pascoe, 1876 Nov. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269561267 From the description of Autograph note in third person : to Prof. Knight, 1895 Sept. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269590785 From the description of Aut...

Washburne, E. B. (Elihu Benjamin), 1816-1887

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Chandler, William E. (William Eaton), 1835-1917

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Ford, Patrick, 1835-1913

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Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912

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Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )

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Ingersoll, Robert Green, 1833-1899

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Foster, Charles, 1828-1904

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Epithet: Churchwarden of Holme-on-Spalding-Moor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001345.0x0001dc On June 2, 1858 the first annual Old Settlers Celebration was held in Burlington, Iowa. Speeches, prayers and toasts were offered by prominent citizens of Des Moines County. The second toast of the day was made on behalf of "Old Des Moines, The Mother of Counties -- She welcomes to her maternal board the representati...

Hale, Eugene, 1836-1918

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Lawyer and U.S. representative and senator from Maine; of Ellsworth, Me.; lived in Washington, D.C., during much of his political career and after retirement. From the description of Eugene Hale autograph letter signed to Hayne Davis, 1907 Feb. 12 and undated. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 182580057 ...

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882

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Washburn, Israel, 1813-1883

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Grow, Galusha A. (Galusha Aaron), 1823-1907

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George Sewall Boutwell (1818-1905) was an active political figure and lawyer all his life. Initially a Democrate, his antislavery leanings made him a prominent Free Soiler who was elected Governor and susequently reelected by the dominant Massachusetts Free Soil coalition in 1851-1852. He became a lawyer and founder of the Massachusetts Republican Party, later being a Radical Republican in Congress and among the most forecful opponents of President Andrew Johnson. Boutwell served as Secretary of...

Morrill, Justin S. (Justin Smith), 1810-1898

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Washington, George, 1732-1799

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George Washington (b. Feb. 22, 1732, Westmoreland County, Va.-d. Dec. 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, VA) was the first president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. Washington came from a family of farmers and landowners. He had little education but showed an aptitude for mathematics. He used this talent to become a surveyor. At 15, Washington took a job as assistant surveyor on a team sent to map the Shenandoah Valley in western Virginia. In his early 20s, Washington joined the Virgin...

Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919

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Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) was an American industrialist and philanthropist. From the description of Carnegie autograph collection, 1867-1945. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122682758 From the guide to the Carnegie autograph collection, 1867-1945, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Andrew Carnegie was an industrialist and philanthropist. From the description of Address of Mr. Andrew Carnegie before the Pitt...

Phelps, William Walter, 1839-1894

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Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886

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Union General, United States Senator from Illinois. From the description of Autograph letter signed : U.S. Senate Chamber, Washington, to J.M. Dalzell, 1882 Mar. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591540 John Alexander Logan was a member of the Illinois House of Representatives (1852-1853, 1856-1857), U.S. Representative for Illinois (1859-1862, 1867-1871), and U.S. Senator for Illinois (1871-1877, 1879-1886). From the description of John Alexander Logan letter...

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Cameron, J. D. (James Donald), 1833-1918

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Senator from Penna. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Whitelaw Reid, 1878 Nov. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133624 James Donald Cameron was born in Middletown, Pennsylvania in 1833. He was president of the Northern Central Railroad from 1863 to 1874. Cameron served as Secretary of War in 1876 to 1877 and as Pennsylvania Senator from 1877 to 1897. He died in 1918. From the description of Letter to Henry J. Gensler, 1885, S...

McClure, Alexander K. (Alexander Kelly), 1828-1909

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McClure was a Republican politician and owner of a newspaper in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. He helped to influence the Pennsylvania delegates to vote for Abraham Lincoln at the 1860 Republican nominating convention. McClure was a major opponent of Simon Cameron. From the description of Papers, January 3-24, 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 137751501 Alexander K. McClure was a Pennsylvania newspaper publisher and politician. Born in Sherman's ...

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Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893

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Rutherford B. Hayes was born in Delaware, Ohio, in 1822 and earned degrees from Kenyon College and Harvard Law School before starting a career as a lawyer in Cincinnati. Hayes served as a major general in the Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War and was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1864. Hayes then was elected Governor of Ohio and later served one term as President of the United States (1877-1881) before retiring to his home in Fremont, Ohio, where he died in 1893.President of the Uni...

Cornell, Alonzo B., 1832-1904

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Governor of New York. From the description of Alonzo B. Cornell papers, 1830-1904. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63935485 Alonzo Cornell was a governor of New York and the eldest son of Ezra Cornell, the founder of Cornell University. From the description of Letter, 1871 October 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122488115 Alonzo Cornell was the son of Ezra Cornell, who founded Cornell University. Alonzo proposed publishing these remi...

Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872

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Horace Greeley (1811-1872), American journalist, political leader, social reformer, and editor of the New York Tribune. In 1872 he received the Democratic Party's nomination for President. His New York herald was known for energetic reporting, moral standards, and intellectual appeal; its correspondents included Mark Twain, Bayard Taylor, Karl Marx, and Margaret Fuller, the first woman journalist on the staff of a major paper. He was a national figure, an innovative journalist, and influenced...

Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881

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Ohio Republican representative to Congress, 1863-1878; 20th president of the United States. From the description of Letter : House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., to William L. Perkins, Painesville, Ohio, 1877 Mar. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 57317608 James Garfield, twentieth President of the United States, was born in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, in 1831. After embarking on an academic career, he joined the Ohio volunteer infantry regiment, and in 1863 was appointed...

Blaine, Walker, -1890

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Madison, James, 1751-1836

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James Madison (1751-1836) was the fourth president of the United States, born in Port Conway, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia legislature from 1776 to 1780 and from 1784 to 1786, and the Continental Congress from 1780 to 1783. His proposals at and management of the Constitutional Convention in 1787 earned him title "father of the U.S. Constitution." He cooperated with Alexander Hamilton and Jay in writing a series of papers (pub. 1787-88 under title of The Federalist) explaining the ne...

Childs, George William, 1829-1894

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George W. Childs (1829-1894) was the founder and editor of the Philadelphia Public Ledger, a noted philanthropist, and a longtime friend of Anthony J. Drexel. Born in Baltimore, he moved to Philadelphia to work for a bookseller at age fourteen and soon went into business for himself at the age of eighteen. In 1849, he became a partner in the publishing firm of R. E. Petersen & Company, and in 1860 he formed a partnership with the influential publisher J. P. Lippincott. In 1864, he purchased ...

Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886

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Chester Alan Arthur (October 5, 1829 – November 18, 1886) was an American attorney and politician who served as the 21st President of the United States from 1881 to 1885....

McPherson, Edward, 1830-1895

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Editor, statistician, and U.S. representative from Pennsylvania. From the description of Papers of Edward McPherson, 1738-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451776 Biographical Note 1830,July 31 Born, Gettysburg, Pa. 1848 Graduated from Pennsylvania (now Gettysburg) College, Gettysburg, Pa. ...

Sherman, John, 1823-1900

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U.S. secretary of state and secretary of the treasury, and U.S. senator and representative from Ohio. From the description of Papers of John Sherman, 1836-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71066449 U.S. Senator from Ohio and brother of General William T. Sherman. From the description of Franked envelope, April 12, [1800s]. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 123416138 Ohio politician, John Sherman, served as U. S. Representativ...

Rublee, Horace, 1829-1896

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Elkins, Stephen B. (Stephen Benton), 1841-1911

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Stephen B. Elkins was a territorial legislator in New Mexico and later U. S. Senator from West Virginia. From the description of Stephen B. Elkins papers, 1869-1910. (New Mexico State University). WorldCat record id: 501085916 U.S. Senator and Sec. of War. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Elkins, West Virginia, to Harper & Brothers, 1891 Nov. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270613971 U.S. senator from West Virginia, U.S. represent...

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835

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Physician, lawyer, author, diplomat, merchant, and agriculturalist, of Hallowell, Me.; b. in England. From the description of Benjamin Vaughan medical remedies, ca. 1805. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 213863015 From the description of Benjamin Vaughan compilation of bills of mortality for Hallowell, Maine, 1807-1834. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 213487537 From the description of Benjamin Vaughan autograph letter s...

Mckinley, William, 1843-1901

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President William McKinley was the 25th President of the United States. He was beginning his second term as President after winning the election in 1900. On Sept. 5, 1901 he and his wife were attending the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York when he was shot by as assassin waiting in line to shake his hand. After being attended by physicians, he was resting at the exposition's director's home in Buffalo, NY. He seemed to be recovering when his condition rapidly worsened on Sept. 14th. P...

Schenck, Robert Cumming, 1809-1890

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American soldier, politician, and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to W.W. Belknap, 1870 Aug. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634505 Lawyer, U.S. Army officer, legislator, diplomat, and promoter of railroads and mining ventures, of Dayton, Ohio, and Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers, 1809-1882 (bulk 1850-1865). (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 70952260 From the descri...

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...

Pauncefote, Julian, 1828-1902

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British diplomat, jurist, and public official. From the description of Papers of Baron Julian Pauncefote, 1885-1902. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78938793 ...

Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924

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Henry Cabot Lodge, American statesman, Republican political leader, author and historian; he was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on May 12, 1850, a member of the influential New England Lodge and Cabot families. Lodge attended Harvard College, eventually graduating with a Ph.D. in Political Science, he then attended Harvard Law School from which he graduated in 1874. Lodge was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1880-1881, then served in the U.S. House of Representatives from ...

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...

Hitchcock, Phineas Warrener, 1831-1881

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Windom, William, 1827-1891

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U.S. senator and representative from Minnesota, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and lawyer. From the description of William Windom correspondence, 1865-1873. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981400 William Windom was born in Belmont County, Ohio, on May 10, 1827, the son of Hezekiah and Mercy Spencer Windom. In 1837 the family moved to Knox County, Ohio, where Windom was admitted to the bar in 1850. He commenced practice in Mount Vernon, Ohio and was elected Kno...

Reed, Thomas B. (Thomas Brackett), 1839-1902

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Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (1889-1891 and 1895-1899); of Portland, Me. From the description of Thomas B. Reed bill of sale, 1900. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 71014709 From the description of Thomas B. Reed autograph letters signed, 1885 and 1895. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 74983884 From the description of Letter and photograph, 1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70975354 From the d...

Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889

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Simon Cameron (1799-1889), journalist and printer from Pennsylvania, had a long and active political career with the Republican Party, which he joined in 1856. He served in the U.S. Senate (1845-1849, 1856-1860, 1872); as Secretary of War to Abraham Lincoln (1861-1862); as Minister to Russia (1862); as chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations (1872-1877). From the description of Simon Cameron Papers, 1738-1889 1860-1880. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 150499672 ...

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 (...

Hoyt, Henry M. (Henry Martyn), 1830-1892

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American lawyer, politician, and author. From the description of Letter signed : Harrisburg, Penna., to Hon. Wayne MacVeagh, 1881 05 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269552023 Henry Martyn Hoyt was a lieutenant colonel of the 52nd Pennsylvania Volunteers. He was captured at Fort Johnson, S.C., but a prisoner exchange allowed him to return to the 52nd until the end of the Civil War, when he was brevetted brigadier general. He became the governor of Pennsylvania and served i...

Morgan, Edwin D. (Edwin Denison), 1811-1883

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New York governor, 1859-1863. From the description of Letter : Albany, [N.Y.], to Abraham Lincoln, Washington, D.C., 1862 Jan. 10. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 30798399 Governor of New York, U.S. Senator, major general, merchant. From the description of Letter, 1867 November 71. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122458844 U.S. senator from New York, U.S. army officer, governor of New York, and businessman. From the...

United States. Congress

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Bills of the 96th Congress to provide for temporary increases in the public debt limit, and for other purposes. From the description of Public debt legislation, 96th Congress : legislative history of public debt legislation, 1979-1980. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 243776779 Bill of the 96th Congress to impose a windfall profit tax on domestic crude oil, and for other purposes. From the description of Crude oil windfall profit tax act of 1980 ...

Smith, Charles E., 1836-1905

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Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885

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Ulysses S. Grant (b. April 27,1822, Point Pleasant, Ohio-d. July 23, 1885, Wilton, New York) was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1843. Grant fought in the Mexican-American War (1846-1848) and later served as the Union general who brought the American Civil War (1861-1865) to an end. In 1868, Grant was elected the 18th President of the United States and served two terms. Robert William Hughes was born at Muddy Creek P...

Field, Cyrus W. (Cyrus West), 1819-1892

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Cyrus West Field (1819-1892) was a merchant and capitalist who promoted the laying of the first Atlantic cable linking the U.S. with Europe. He formed a company to build cable communications between Newfoundland and Ireland, helped establish elevated trains in New York City, and participated in the development of the Wabash Railroad. Other business ventures included ownership of a New York newspaper, the Mail and Express. From the description of Cyrus W. Field papers, 1831-1905, bulk...

Gorham, George C. (George Congdon), 1832-1909

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George C. Gorham was born in Greenport, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., July 5, 1832. He sailed from New London, CT, to California in the summer of 1849. After a voyage around Cape Horn he arrived in San Francisco on December 19th, 1849. In February 1850, Mr. Gorham left San Francisco for Yuba City and Marysville, where he settled and mined. He was appointed clerk to the Alcalde of Marysville in March of 1850. Mr. Gorham was a Republican, a Newspaper editor, a candidate for Governor of Califo...

Harte, Bret, 1836-1902

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Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Bret Harte [manuscript] 1859-1901. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647940411 Harte served as editor of the Overland Monthly, 1868-1870. From the description of ALS, 1869 April 17 : San Francisco, to Mrs. Emily Gould, Rome. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 16700642 From the description of ALS, 1868 July 5 : San Francisco, to [Emily Gould]. (Copley Press, J S Copl...

Blaine, Ephraim Lyon, 1796-1850

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Howard, O. O. (Oliver Otis), 1830-1909

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U.S. Army officer, 1854-1894; commissioner, Freedman's Bureau, 1865-1872; first president, Howard University, 1869-1874. From the description of Letter : Gov[ernor]'s I[slan]d, [N.Y.?], to Book Syndicate Press, [New York], N.Y., [18]90 Nov. 8. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 34089758 Union Army career officer; defeated at Chancellorsville and Gettysburg; b. in Leeds, Me.; retired in 1894 and afterwards became president of Howard University, Washin...

Howe, Timothy O. (Timothy Otis), 1816-1883

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U.S. senator from Wisconsin, U.S. postmaster general, and jurist. From the description of Letter of Timothy O. Howe, circa 1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451050 American political leader. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Green Bay, to the President, 1865 June 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269525008 ...

Hamlin, Hannibal, 1809-1891

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Vice-president of the United States. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hampden, Maine, to the publishers of the Evening Post, New York, 1850 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270501130 Vice president of the United States, governor of Maine, and U.S. representative and senator from Maine. From the description of Hannibal Hamlin papers, 1834-1882 (bulk 1834-1854). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981218 Vice-president of United States...

Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884

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Wendell Phillips (born November 29, 1811, Boston, Massachusetts – died February 2, 1884, Boston, Massachusetts), orator and reformer, was one of the leaders of the abolitionist movement in Boston, Massachusetts, wrote frequently for William Lloyd Garrison's Liberator, and eventually became president of the American Anti-Slavery Society. He contributed much to the cause through inflammatory speeches favoring the division of the Union and opposing the acquisition of Texas and the war with Mexico. ...

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...

Sherman, Ellen Ewing, 1824-1888

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Wife of General William T. Sherman. From the description of Letters, 1862. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 54801935 Ellen Ewing Sherman, wife of William Tecumseh Sherman and daughter of Thomas Ewing (1789-1871), senator from Ohio. From the description of Correspondence of Ellen Ewing Sherman, 1840-1863 (1850-1859). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122565171 ...

Chandler, Zachariah, 1813-1879

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George Armstrong Custer was a famous cavalry officer during the Civil War and the Indian wars of the 1860s and 1870s. Elizabeth Bacon Custer, his wife, was the author of several works about Army life on the plains. After the death of her husband, she dedicated her life to defending his honor. From the guide to the George A. and Elizabeth B. Custer papers, 1857-1929, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) American politician. From the description of Autograph letter s...

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. ...

Sherman, Thomas H. (Thomas Henry), 1842-

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Secretary to Secretary of State and U.S. Senator from Maine James G. Blaine. From the description of Letters to Glen Walton Blodgett, 1928-1931. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 62331120 ...

Harlan, John Marshall, 1833-1911

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U.S. Supreme Court justice. From the description of John Marshall Harlan : miscellaneous papers, 1869-1906. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49278815 John M. Harlan was born on June 1, 1833, at Harlan Station, Kentucky. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1853. During the Civil War he raised and commanded a Union regiment. In 1862, he defeated John Hunt Morgan at Rolling Fork River Bridge. Shortly there after, he resigned from the army because ...

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790

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Benjamin Franklin (b. January 17, 1706, Boston, MA-d. April 17, 1790, Philadelphia, PA) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. As an inventor, he is known for the ligh...

Burleigh, Edwin C. (Edwin Chick), 1843-1916

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Governor (1889-1892), U.S. Representative, and Senator from Maine; resident of Augusta, Me. From the description of Edwin C. Burleigh autograph letter signed, 1892. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70979715 ...

Medill, Joseph, 1823-1899

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American journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chicago, to J.M. dalzell, 1881 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270636685 Journalist & major stockholder/director of the Chicago Tribune. Active participant in the formation of a "compact" Republican party and personal friend of Abraham Lincoln's. From the description of Joseph Medill letter to S. S. McClure [manuscript], 1893 Sep 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 317...

Blaine, Maria Louise Gillespie

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Evarts, William Maxwell, 1818-1901-....

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American lawyer and statesman. From the description of Autograph endorsement signed : [n.p.], 1868 Nov. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615412 From the description of Letter signed : "Department of State," Washington, to Charles Devens, 1877 Dec. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615410 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to R.H. Bowne, 1860 Oct. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615406 From the description of Autograph l...

Hunt, William H. (William Henry), 1823-1883

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William Henry was United States Secretary of the Navy, 1881-1882, under Presidents James Garfield and Chester A. Arthur. From the description of Signature, 1881. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 17997936 U.S. Secretary of the Navy, diplomat, and jurist. From the description of Letter of William H. Hunt, 1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451087 ...

Miller, Warner, 1838-1918

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Republican representative and senator from New York. Elected to the U.S. Senate in 1881 to fill a vacancy; served from 27 July 1881 to 3 Mar. 1887. From the description of Warner Miller letter : Senate chamber, Washington, to William Thurstone, 1886 May 27. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 71303929 ...

Damrosch, Margaret Blaine, 1867-1949

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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...

Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893

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Union Army general; Republican Congressman; governor of Massachusetts. From the description of Letters of Benjamin Butler [manuscript], 1869-1890. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647975649 Union general in the Civil War; Congressman; Governor of Massachusetts (1883-84) From the description of ALS : Bay View, to [President Grant], 1871 July 29. (Boston Public Library). WorldCat record id: 37939179 Benjamin Franklin Butler was a United States...