Grover Cleveland Papers 1743-1945 (bulk 1885-1908)
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Curtis, George William, 1824-1892
George William Curtis (February 24, 1824 – August 31, 1892) was an American writer and public speaker, born in Providence, Rhode Island, of New Englander ancestry. A Republican, he spoke in favor of African-American equality and civil rights. Curtis, the son of George and Mary Elizabeth (Burrill) Curtis, was born in Providence on February 24, 1824. His mother died when he was two. At six he was sent with his elder brother to school in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, where he remained for fi...
Weaver, James B. (James Baird), 1833-1912
James Baird Weaver (June 12, 1833 – February 6, 1912) was a member of the United States House of Representatives and two-time candidate for President of the United States. Born in Ohio, he moved to Iowa as a boy when his family claimed a homestead on the frontier. He became politically active as a young man and was an advocate for farmers and laborers. He joined and quit several political parties in the furtherance of the progressive causes in which he believed. After serving in the Union Army i...
Seymour, Horatio, 1810-1886
Horatio Seymour (May 31, 1810 – February 12, 1886) was an American politician. He served as Governor of New York from 1853 to 1854 and from 1863 to 1864. He was the Democratic Party nominee for president in the 1868 presidential election. Born in Pompey, New York, Seymour was admitted to the New York bar in 1832 but primarily focused on managing his family's business interests. After serving as a military secretary to Governor William L. Marcy, Seymour won election to the New York State Assem...
Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921
Journalist, author, and politician. From the description of Papers of Henry Watterson, 1857-1983, (bulk 1882-1921). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071676 American journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Louisville, KY, to Hon. D. A. Wells, 1887 Oct. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270660897 Watterson was the editor of the Louisville Courier-Journal. From the description of Autograph letters signed from Henry Watters...
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Roosevelt, 26th U.S. president, served 1901-1909. From the description of DS, 1904 March 1. : Washington, D.C. Homestead Certificate. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15210791 26th president of the United States, 1901-1909. From the description of Theodore Roosevelt letters, 1917, 1918. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 213408920 Roosevelt was then Governor of New York. Chapman was one of the founders of the New York St...
Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908
Grover Cleveland, born in Caldwell, NJ, 18 March 1837; moved to Buffalo, NY in 1855; Erie County Sheriff, 1871-1874; Mayor of Buffalo, 1882; Governor of New York, 1883-1884; President of the United States, 1885-1889, 1893-1897; married Frances Folsom, 1886; died at Princeton, NJ, 24 June 1908....
Lamar, L. Q. C. (Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus), 1825-1893
Lawyer of Georgia and later Mississippi, U.S. congressman from Mississippi, member of President Cleveland's cabinet, and associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of L. Q. C. Lamar papers, 1864-1874 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 24095749 Resident of Oxford (Lafayette County), Miss. From the description of Letter and Clipping, 1875-1887. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 32452483 Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (1...
Olney, Richard, 1835-1917
U.S. attorney general, U.S. secretary of state, and lawyer. From the description of Richard Olney papers, 1830-1928 (bulk 1893-1917). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131217 Counsel for Boston & Maine Railroad; Secretary of State under Grover Cleveland (1893-1897). From the description of Richard E. Olney collection, 1895-1974. (Falmouth Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 70969627 Biographical Note ...
Hamlin, Charles, 1861-1938
Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898
American statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Wilmington, Del., to [Henry Morrison] Flagler, 1884 Sept. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672065 Epithet: American statesman British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000613.0x000223 Diplomat and statesman; U.S. senator (1869-1885); U.S. secretary of state (1885-1888); of Wilmington, Del. From the descriptio...
Fuller, Melville Weston, 1833-1910
Lawyer, Chicago, Illinois; member, Illinois House of Representatives, 1863-1864; chief justice, U.S. Supreme Court, 1888-1910. From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C., to [Lawrence Y. Sherman], Springfield, Ill., 1909 April 6. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 30798421 Fuller graduated from Bowdoin College, in 1853, studied law at Harvard University and was admitted to the Maine bar in 1855. In 1856, he moved his practice to Chicago, where...
Parker, Alton B. (Alton Brooks), 1852-1926
Alton Brooks Parker (May 14, 1852 – May 10, 1926) was an American judge, best known as the Democrat who lost the presidential election of 1904 to incumbent Theodore Roosevelt in a landslide. A native of upstate New York, Parker practiced law in Kingston, New York, before being appointed to the New York Supreme Court and elected to the New York Court of Appeals; he served as Chief Judge of the latter from 1898 to 1904, when he resigned to run for president. In 1904, he defeated liberal publish...
Gresham, Walter Quintin, 1832-1895
U.S. secretary of state, secretary of the treasury, postmaster general, jurist, statesman, and soldier. From the description of Walter Quintin Gresham papers, 1857-1932 (bulk 1883-1895). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84052759 Walter Quintin Gresham was a lawyer, soldier, judge, and politician. A native of Harrison County, Ind., Gresham practiced law in Corydon, served a term in the state legislature, served with the 38th and 53rd Indiana Regiments during the Civil War, ran ...
Hewitt, Abram S. (Abram Stevens), 1822-1903
Hewitt graduated from Columbia in the class of 1842 and became, in turn, an attorney in New York City, a manufacturer of iron and steel, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, 1875-1879, 1881-1886, and Mayor of New York, 1887-1888. From the description of Abram S.Hewitt papers, n.d. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 496102421 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Hewitt graduated from Columbia in the class of 1842 and became, in turn, an attorney in New Yo...
Lamont, Daniel Scott, 1851-1905
American statesman and railway magnate. From the description of Autograph list, 1886 June 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598554 American secretary of war and financier. From the description of Autograph, 1889 Mar. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595340 Financier, private secretary to President Grover Cleveland, and U.S. secretary of war. From the description of Papers of Daniel Scott Lamont, 1853-1928. (Unknown). WorldCat record id...
Whitney, William C. (William Collins), 1841-1904
Raymond Perry Rodgers (December 20, 1849 - December 28, 1925) was an officer in the United States Navy. He achieved the rank of Rear Admiral and succeeded Lt. Theodorus B.M. Mason as the second head of the Office of Naval Intelligence. From the description of Letter, April 3, 1883. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 17928294 Whitney practiced law in New York City, where he was active in the movement against the Tweed ring. His career also included terms as corporate co...
Hill, David B. (David Bennett), 1843-1910
David Bennett Hill (1843-1910) was an American politician from New York. He was mayor of Elmira, New York (1892) and shortly thereafter (1893-1895) became lieutenant governor of the state. He served as governor of New York from 1885-1891 and then was elected to the U. S. Senate where he served five years (1892-1897). From the guide to the David B. Hill Papers, 1885-1910, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Epithet: Governor of New York State ...
Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901
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 (...
Straus, Oscar S. (Oscar Solomon), 1850-1926
Secretary of the Department of Labor and Commerce, 1906-1909. From the description of Letter, 1906 Nov. 7, New York, to Lee M. Friedman, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 174212191 American ambassador and government official. From the description of Papers, 1869-1947. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122589779 Attorney, businessman, public official, diplomat, U.S. secretary of commerce and labor, and author...
Evans, Robley D. (Robley Dunglison), 1846-1912
Admiral Robley D. Evans graduated from the U.S. naval Academy in 1864 and served during the Civil War. He was commanding officer of the Iowa in the Spanish American War and was commanding officer of the Great White Fleet, 1907-1908. From the description of Signature, July 3, 1898. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 18172383 From the description of Letter, n.d. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 728111144 Evans graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 186...
Carlisle, John Griffin, 1834-1910
John Griffin Carlisle (September 5, 1834 – July 31, 1910) was an American politician from the commonwealth of Kentucky and was a member of the Democratic Party. He was elected to the United States House of Representatives seven times, first in 1876, and served as Speaker of the House, from 1883 to 1889. He subsequently served as a U.S. senator from Kentucky, from 1890 to 1893, and then as Secretary of the Treasury, from 1893 to 1897, during the Panic of 1893. As a Bourbon Democrat he was a leade...
Manning, Daniel, 1831-1887
Daniel Manning: journalist, financier, and U.S. secretary of the treasury; and his wife, Mary Margaretta (Fryer) Manning. From the description of Papers of Daniel and Mary Margaretta Manning, 1885-1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78996964 ...
Choate, Joseph Hodges, 1832-1917
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...
Endicott, William Crowninshield, 1826-1900
William Crowninshield Endicott was Secretary of War from 1885 to 1889. Josiah Royce was author of California, from the conquest in 1846 to the second vigilance committee in San Francisco, which was published in 1886. From the description of Letter to Josiah Royce, 1885, Apr. 9. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122288820 ...
Rice, William Gorham
Rice was born in Albany, N.Y. and attended the Albany Academy. He married Harriet Langdon Pruyn, daughter of John VanSchaick Lansing Pruyn in 1892. Rice was Assistant Paymaster General of the New York State National Guard and secretary to Governor Cleveland. In 1895 he became U.S. Civil Service Commissioner. He later served as a member of the New York State Civil Service Commission. Rice was the author of several works on carillons and was an expert on the subject. From the descripti...
Bissell, Wilson Shannon, 1847-1903
Law partner of Grover Cleveland; Postmaster General in Cleveland's cabinet. From the description of Letter : Buffalo, N.Y., to my dear Ed, 1876 Dec. 23. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 33937754 U.S. postmaster general and lawyer. From the description of Wilson Shannon Bissell correspondence, 1894. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980309 ...
Altgeld, John Peter, 1847-1902
Illinois governor, 1893-1897. From the description of Legal documents, 1894-1896. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496721 From the description of Letter: Springfield, Ill., to John R. Tanner, 1897 Jan. 10. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26507504 From the description of Legal document: order for arrest and extradition of a fugitive, 1895 Nov. 4. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26507...
Jefferson, Joseph, 1829-1905
American actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Palm Beach, to Mrs. Sullivan, 1903 Feb. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270489232 From the description of [Letter] 1893 Feb. 22 [to] Madame / J. Jefferson. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 244251899 From the description of Letter, 1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155451408 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Clancy and Reilly, 1880 Mar. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...
Smith, Hoke, 1855-1931
Hoke Smith (1855-1931), lawyer, politician, U.S. Senator, born in Newton, North Carolina. From the description of Hoke Smith papers, 1879-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477511 Hoke Smith (1855-1931), politician, Georgia Governor (1907-1909, 1911), U.S. Senator, resided in Atlanta, Georgia. From the description of Hoke Smith papers, 1886-1930 (bulk 1920-1925). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477302 Governor of the state of Georgia and Secretary o...
Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886
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....
Shepard, Edward Morse, 1850-1911
Lawyer, political reformer, and author, born in New York, July 23, 1850; his father died when he was 6 and August Belmont became his legal guardian; A.B., College of the City of New York (LL. D. Tulane, 1903; Washington and Lee, 1904; Williams, 1907); he instigated principles of civil service reform in New York State; became a member of Brooklyn Civil Service Commission; admitted to the bar, 1871; successful corporate lawyer; wealth from railroads in Mexico and Southwest; unsuccessful Democratic...
Powderly, Terence Vincent, 1849-1924
Terence Vincent Powderly (1849-1924), labor leader and public servant, was the eloquent though flawed leader of the American Labor movement during the struggles of the late 19th century, specifically during his tenure as head of the fledgling Knights of Labor, 1879-1893. He was a committed Irish nationalist, serving as a member of Clan Na Gael and the Irish Land League. He was also a dedicated public servant, on both the local and federal level, with three terms as Mayor of Scranton, 1878-1884, ...
Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909
Gilder authored the book, THE NEW DAY, A POEM IN SONGS AND SONNETS... (New York : Scribner, Armstrong and Company, 1876) in which this is tipped in. It contains the bookplate of Brainerd. From the description of Autograph letter signed to Ira Hutchinson Brainerd, [1876?] Dec. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122398276 Richard Watson Gilder (1844-1909), American poet and editor, served as editor-in-chief of Scribner's Monthly and its successor The Century Illustrated Monthly...
Benedict, Erastus Cornelius, 1800-1880
Dole, Sanford B. (Sanford Ballard), 1844-1926
Dickinson, Donald McDonald, 1846-1917
Lawyer and U.S. postmaster general. From the description of Donald McDonald Dickinson papers, 1863-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 156849517 Donald McDonald Dickinson was born in New York on Jan. 17, 1846. He moved with his family to Mich. at the age of two. He was raised and educated in Detroit. In 1867, he received a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Michigan and went into practice in Detroit that same year. He married Frances Platt on June 15, 1869. In 1...
Harmon, Judson, 1846-1927
Democratic Party (U.S.)