William Henry Harrison Papers 1734-1939 (bulk 1796-1841)


William Henry Harrison Papers, 1734-1939, (bulk 1796-1841)

William Henry Harrison Papers 1734-1939 (bulk 1796-1841)

United States president, senator, representative, and army officer from Ohio. Correspondence and military papers, with special emphasis on Indian campaigns and affairs, a letterbook reporting on the War of 1812 in the Northwest Territory, and correspondence regarding Harrison's unsuccessful campaign for the presidency in 1836.

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Monroe, James, 1758-1831

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James Monroe, fifth president of the United States of America (b. April 28, 1758, Monroe Hall, Virginia-d. July 4, 1831, New York, New York) fought with distinction in the Continental Army, and he practiced law in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As a young politician, he joined the anti-Federalists in the Virginia Convention which ratified the Constitution, and in 1790, an advocate of Jeffersonian policies, he was elected United States Senator. As Minister to France in 1794-1796, Monroe showed strong ...

Payne, John C.

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Cleaves, Freeman, 1904-

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Freeman Cleaves, member of the staff of the Financial World, historian, writer, and public lecturer on American history, particularly, the Civil War. From the description of Research papers of Freeman Cleaves, 1940-1960. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122565018 ...

Schenck, William Cortenus, 1773-1821

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Tupper, Edward White, 1771-1823

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Winchester, James, 1752-1826

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Winchester is best known as the commander of forces decisively defeated at the Battle of the River Raisin a few months after this letter was written. From the description of Letter, 1812. (Kentucky Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 28573378 Army officer. From the description of James Winchester correspondence, 1800-1815. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981396 Brigadier General of the United States Army, 1812-1815. From the description...

Green, Duff, 1791-1875

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Journalist, politician, and industrial promoter. From the description of Papers of Duff Green, 1810-1902. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070528 Businessman, publisher, printer for U.S. Congress, 1827-1833. From the description of Letter : Washington, to W.R. Smith, 1834 Oct. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22456195 From the description of Letter : Dalton, Ga., to H. Maynard, 1874 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22456215 Editor, indus...

Armstrong, John, 1758-1843

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The Wyoming Controversy was a conflict between the governments of Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Britain, the Continental Congress, and the Indians over land in the Wyoming Valley in Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Documents relating to the Wyoming Controversy, 1751-1814, 1823, 1751-1823, (American Philosophical Society) American soldier and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Michael O'Mealy, agent of the American merchant, ...

Meigs, Return Jonathan, 1764-1825

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Known as Return Jonathan Meigs, Jr.; son of Return Jonathan Meigs, Jr. [sic]. Territorial and state official in Ohio; U.S. postmaster general 1814-1823. From the description of ALS : to Isaac Craig, 1796 July 8. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122541808 Ohio pioneer, politician, governor of Ohio, and U.S. senator. From the description of Letters, 1818-1820. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49253041 U.S. senator ...

Eustis, William, 1753-1825

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Revolutionary War veteran, politician, and secretary of war. From the description of Letter, 1818 Oct. 20. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49215753 William Eustis was born in Cambridge, Mass., and graduated from Harvard College in 1772. He served as a surgeon during the American Revolutionary War and in the Massachusetts General Court (1788-1794). Eustis was a U.S. Representative for Massachusetts (1801-1804, 1820-1823), Secretary of War (1809-1813), Am...

Shelby, Isaac, 1750-1826

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Isaac Shelby, Kentucky's first governor, was born in Maryland in 1750. As a young man, he served in Lord Dunmore's War and the Revolutionary War, from which he emerge as one of the heroes of the Battle of King's Mountain, South Carolina. Following the war, he and his bride, Susannah Hart, moved to Lincoln County, Kentucky, where he quickly became a leader in Kentucky politics. He was chosen as Kentucky's first governor, serving from 1792-1796. Just before the War of 1812, Shelby was persuaded by...

Johnston, John, 1775-1861

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Johnston was born in Ireland. He emigrated to the United States and settled in Philadelphia in 1786. In 1802 he was appointed Indian factor in Fort Wayne, Ind. and apparently took over the position of Indian agent there in 1809. In 1811 he was transferred to Piqua, Ohio, where he was Indian agent for the next 20 years. From the description of Account book, 1802-1811. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 27701151 Dayton, Ohio was a place for concentrating...

Leftwich, Joel, 1759-1846

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Joel Leftwich (1759-1846) was an army officer, state legislator, and justice of the peace, of Bedford County, Va. During the Revolutionary War, Leftwich fought at Germantown, Pa.; Camden, S.C.; and was wounded at Guilford, N.C. In the War of 1812, he commanded a brigade under General William Henry Harrison and became a major general of the Virginia militia. From the guide to the Joel Leftwich Papers, ., 1779-1843, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Histor...

McArthur, Duncan, 1772-1839

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Duncan McArthur was born in Dutchess County, New York, and grew up in western Pennsylvania before becoming one of the first settlers of Chillicothe, Ohio. McArthur served in the Ohio militia during the War of 1812 and was later appointed brigadier general in United States Army, was elected twice to the U.S. House of Representatives, and was the eleventh Governor of Ohio (1830-1832). Thomas Worthington was born in Charles Town, Virginia, in 1773 before settling in Ohio and serving two terms as U....

Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841

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Epithet: of Add MS 34580 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x00030c American Indian fighter and president of the United States. From the guide to the William Henry Harrison letter, 1795, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) U.S president, Mar.-Apr. 1841; territorial governor of Indiana, 1801-1813; Ohio congressman, 1816-1819, state senator, 1819-1821, senator 1825-1828. From ...

Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825

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James Wilkinson was born in Maryland and served as an officer in the American Revolution. In 1783 he settled in Kentucky, where he engaged in politics, land speculation, and trade. In 1805 he was appointed governor of Upper Louisiana. Wilkinson's activities in the West implicated him in the Spanish Conspiracy and the Burr Conspiracy; he was acquitted by a court of inquiry during the Burr investigation and by a court martial in 1811. He served as a military commander in the West during the War of...