Augustus Mendon Lord collection Lord (Augustus Mendon) collection (bulk 1876-1908) 1778-1908

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Augustus Mendon Lord collection Lord (Augustus Mendon) collection (bulk 1876-1908) 1778-1908

The Augustus Mendon Lord collection includes correspondence, documents, and autographs of prominent figures from the period 1778 through 1908. The bulk of the correspondence pertains to American politicians, particularly members of Congress, and dates from 1876 through 1908. However, the collection also contains autographs and documents from American and European military, scientific, literary, and artistic figures.

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Harrison, Henry Baldwin

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Lord, Augustus Mendon, 1861-1941.

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Providence clergyman. From the description of Papers, 1795-1908. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 145430047 Augustus Mendon Lord was a Unitarian clergyman. Born in 1861, he attended Harvard, from which he graduated as a member of the Class of 1883, for which he wrote the Class Day ode. He went on to serve as minister at the Congregational Parish Church (Unitarian) of Arlington, Massachusetts, from 1887-1890, and later at the First Unitarian Church of Providence from 1...

Curtis, Samuel Ryan, 1817-1866,

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Hunter, David, 1802-1886

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Union general; commander of the U.S. Army's Dept. of the South (1862-1863). From the description of Letter, 1863 June 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973346 American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hilton Head, Port Royal, S.C., to an unidentified recipient, 1862 08 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269526726 ...

Baird, Absalom, 1824-1905

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Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948

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Governor of New York State from 1907-1910; later served as associate justice and chief justice of the United States, and as U.S. secretary of state. From the description of Charles Evans Hughes letters: Albany, to Frank H. Severance and Henry W. Hill, 1907, 1910. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 70794223 Charles Evans Hughes (1862-1948) was an American jurist and politician. He practiced law and held various political positions between 1884 and 1906. Twice elect...

Hacker, Isaiah

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Gilbert, Abijah, 1806-1881

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Everett, Edward, 1794-1865

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U.S. senator and representative, from Massachusetts; president of Harvard (1846-1849); Secretary of State (1852-1853). From the description of Autograph letter signed from Edward Everett to R.M.T. Hunter, 1853 Feb. 25. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 123410779 American educator and statesman. From the description of ALsS : to Gulian C. Verplanck, 1830-1857. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86156129 Everett was...

Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896

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William Henry Furness, Unitarian minister, was born 20 Apr. 1802 in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1825 Furness was ordained minister of the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia. He became pastor emeritus of the congregation in 1875 and continued to preach occasionally until his death 30 Jan. 1896 in Philadelphia. Furness published numerous books on the New Testament, translated German poetry, and wrote original hymns. In the years before the Civil War, Furness tried to comprehend a Christian's dut...

Smith, Charles Ferguson, 1807-1862

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Army officer. From the description of Charles Ferguson Smith papers, 1825-1862. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980724 American career soldier who served as commander of the Department of Utah from 1860 to 1861 and as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861-1865). From the description of Pay voucher, 1858. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435654 ...

Cowan, Edgar, 1815-1885

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Aldrich, Nelson W. (Nelson Wilmarth), 1841-1915

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Architect; d. 1986. From the description of Nelson W. Aldrich interview, 1985 Apr. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220185109 Father-in-law of John D. Rockefeller, Jr.; financier and philanthropist who served as U.S. representative (1879-1881) and senator (1881-1911) from Rhode Island and chairman of the U.S. National Monetary Commission (1908-1912). From the description of Nelson Aldrich microfilm collection, 1777-1930 (bulk 1879-1915) [microform]. (Providence ...

Kotzebue, August von, 1761-1819

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German dramatist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Königsberg, to Minister of State von Beyme, 1813 July 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595876 ...

Sumner, Charles

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Epithet: US statesman British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000351.0x000103 ...

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 ...

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...

Rawson, Wilson

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Spencer, George Eliphaz, 1836-1893

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Lewis, James T., 1819-1904

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Barnum, P.T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891

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Epithet: showman British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000814.0x0001b6 Phineas Taylor ("P.T.") Barnum (1810-1891) was a celebrated showman. From the description of Papers, n.d.; 1854-1879. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191285307 American showman and entrepreneur. From the description of P. T. Barnum letters, 1854-1888. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat recor...

Wanamaker, John, 1838-1922

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John Wanamaker was founder of a Philadelphia department store. From the description of Collection, 1779-1892. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122632980 John Wanamaker, 1838-1822. Born Philadelphia, created first department store, pioneered use of price tags, money back guarantees, newspaper ads, and white sales. Instituted employee health care, pensions, and fringe benefits. Samuel Sydney McClure, 1857-1949. Founder, editor,...

Patterson, William Elwood, 1841-1916

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Epithet: MD British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001300.0x0000f1 Epithet: father of Mme Jérôme Bonaparte British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001300.0x0000ef Epithet: Lieutenant; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001300.0x0000f0 ...

Banning, Henry Blackstone, 1836-1881

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Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920

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Carolyn Wells published under the pseudonym Rowland Wright. From the description of Autograph postcard signed from W.D. Howells to Carolyn Wells, Rahway [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 694525270 Author, editor, critic. From the description of Letters chiefly to Alexander? Black [manuscript] 1888-1919. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647943111 William Dean Howells was an American novelist...

Heintzelman, Samuel Peter, 1805-1880

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Niagara, Ont., to William W. Belknap, 1873 Jul. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270471243 Union army officer. From the description of Samuel Peter Heintzelman papers, 1822-1913 (bulk 1850-1865). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979886 Arizona pioneer soldier and entrepreneur. Established Fort Yuma and commanded the post 1850-1854. With Charles D. Poston and others, organized Sono...

Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880

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Lydia Child was born in Massachusetts and became known as an abolitionist for her tract entitled, "Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans called Africans," (1833). Child's letters to the Governor of Virginia were eventually published as an abolitionist book and she also authored a novel entitled "Hobomok," a story about Indians in colonial Massachusetts. From the description of Letter, [ca. 1842]. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122618414 Abolitionist,...

Aborn, Benjamin

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Mott, Gershom, 1822-1884.

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American army officer. From the description of Signature : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270613485 ...

Carr, Eugene Asa, 1820-1910

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Bowen, Mrs. Henry C.

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Sprague, William, 1830-1915

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American army officer, and United States senator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Providence, to an unidentified recipient, 1862 Feb. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575332 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Providence?, to Judge G.W. Paschal, 1875 Jun. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575325 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Providence, to Judge G.W. Paschal, 1873 Jan. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270...

Milroy, Robert Huston, 1816-1890

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Born into a prominent Indiana pioneer family, Milroy attended a military academy in Vermont. He served as a captain in the Mexican War, and as colonel of the 9th Indiana Regiment during the Civil War. In 1872 he became superintendent of Indian Affairs and moved to Washington Territory. From the description of Letter, 1862 August 4, Woodville, Va. [to] Maj. T.A. Meysenberg. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 31906393 Robert H. Milroy of Indiana entered ...

Schofield, John McAllister, 1831-1906

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U.S. Secretary of War. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, D.C., 1869 Jan. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270635150 U.S. secretary of war and army officer. From the description of Papers of John McAllister Schofield, 1837-1906 (bulk 1862-1895). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 74984707 American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : West Point, New York, to David A. Wells, [no year] May 27. (Unknown)...

Everett, Edward

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Epithet: diplomatist, American envoy in London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001149.0x000031 ...

Storrs, Richard Salter

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Lane, Joseph, 1801-1881

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Joseph Lane was born in North Carolina December 14, 1801, and moved to Kentucky when he was three years old. At age fourteen Lane moved away from his family to Indiana. At the age of twenty-one Lane married Mary Hart Polly. The couple had eight children. From 1822 to 1846, Lane served in the Indiana State Legislature. After serving in the war against Mexico, where he became a major-general in 1847, he accepted the position as Territorial Governor of Oregon. Lane was sworn in as Governor on March...

Abbett, Leon, 1836-1894

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Governor of New Jersey. From the description of Letters, 1877-1892. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70956040 Governor of New Jersey (1884-1887; 1890-1893). From the description of Memorandum ca. 1893 (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70974794 ...

Child, Lydia Maria Francis

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Bradley, Lewis Rice 1805-1879

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L.R. Bradley was born in Orange County, Virginia on February 15, 1805. He brought his family west to California in 1852 and to Nevada ten years later where he was engaged in the cattle business in Elko County. He served two terms as governor and was narrowly defeated for a third term in 1878. Ill health prevented him from re-entering politics and ranching. He died in Elko on March 21, 1879. From the description of Executive Records 1871-1878 (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81226606 ...

Bowen, Herbert Wolcott, 1856-1927

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Born in East Aurora, New York on January 20, 1847, Herbert Bowen began the study of law with Benjamin F. Graves in Battle Creek at the age of sixteen. He settled in Detroit and practiced law with Judge Samuel T. Douglass. Bowen was a member of the Detroit Library Commission from 1885-1897 and 1905-1910. The Bowen Branch Library is named for him in honor of the large contributions he made to the Library. He married Lydien Graves in 1876 and they had five children. Herbert Bowen died in Detroit on...

Bowen, Henry Chandler, 1813-1896

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Hulbert, William Henry

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Bierstadt, Albert, 1830-1892

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Averell, William Woods, 1832-1900

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William Woods Averell's career in the United States Army began with his appointment to the U. S. Military Academy at West Point, N. Y. After graduating as a commissioned officer in 1855, he was stationed at cavalry barracks, first at Carlisle, Pa., then at Jefferson City, Missouri. In 1858, he was sent to New Mexico Territory, where he participated in the Navajo Expedition. Severely wounded in a skirmish, the following year, he had to return to Bath, NY on convalescent leave. Shortl...

Binns, Charles B.

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Robinson, Lucius, 1810-

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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...

Wannamaker, John, 1838-1922

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Couch, Darius Nash, 1822-1897.

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph telegram signed : [n.p.], to Lt. Col. Walker, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270535900 ...

Aldrich, Nelson W. (Nelson Wilmarth), 1841-1915

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Architect; d. 1986. From the description of Nelson W. Aldrich interview, 1985 Apr. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220185109 Father-in-law of John D. Rockefeller, Jr.; financier and philanthropist who served as U.S. representative (1879-1881) and senator (1881-1911) from Rhode Island and chairman of the U.S. National Monetary Commission (1908-1912). From the description of Nelson Aldrich microfilm collection, 1777-1930 (bulk 1879-1915) [microform]. (Providence ...

Harper, William Rainey, 1856-1906

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Noted academic who helped to organize the University of Chicago and Bradley University, and served as the first President of both institutions. From the description of William R. Harper letter to Prof. H. H. Boyesen [manuscript], 1891 Feb 26. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 420487062 Born in New Concord, Ohio; graduated from Muskingum College at age 14; earned a Ph. D. at Yale; teacher, Hebraist, and educator; became first president of the University of Chicago...

Brownlow, William Gannaway, 1805-1877

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William G. Brownlow was a minister, newspaper publisher, and governor, who attacked the Confederacy after Tennessee seceded from the Union. He was forced to cease publishing and was imprisoned, but he was enventually freed and was escorted to Union lines in March 1862. He toured the North, stirring up support for East Tennessee Unionists and publishing books and articles, including his gubernatorial policies, which helped Tennessee become the first former Confederate state to be readmitted to th...

Storm, H.

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Willard, Ashbel Parsons, 1870-

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McMinn, Joseph, 1758-1824

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Governor of Tennessee and Indian agent. From the description of Letter of Joseph McMinn, 1819. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454546 ...

Carleton, Guy, 1724-1808.

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Varick, Richard, 1753-1831

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Revolutionary soldier. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Gen. Greene, 1780 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574176 Varick was military secretary to Schuyler, later to Arnold, then Washington. From the description of AMS, 1775 November 30-1776 August 27 : Albany. Major General Schuyler's Account Current with Capt. Richard Varick. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14105134 Richard Varick (1743-1831), an Am...

Belmont (August) and Co.

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Williams, James D. (James Douglas), 1808-1880

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Governor of Indiana (1876-1880). From the description of James D. Williams papers, 1808-1880 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 495705277 ...

Bruce, Blanche Kelso, 1841-1898

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U.S. senator and state legislator from Mississippi. From the description of Papers of Blanche Kelso Bruce, 1878-1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71062579 1841 March 1 Born a slave in Farmville, Prince Edward County, Virginia. 1866 1868 Attended Oberlin College, Oberlin Ohio. ...

Jewell, Marshall, 1825-1883

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E.A. Tucker was associate editor of the Evening post in Hartford, Conn. From the description of Letter, 1874 September 4, Washington, D.C., to E.A. Tucker, Hartford, Conn. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 35294209 ...

Frye, William P. (William Pierce), 1831-1911

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Senator and Representative from Maine. From the description of William P. Frye autograph letter signed, 1884. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 261346577 Lawyer, mayor, state legislator, U.S. Representative and Senator (1881-1911), of Lewiston, Me. From the description of William P. Frye collection, 1882-1975. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 501843365 Lawyer, mayor, and U.S. Representative and Senator, of Lew...

Kernan, Francis, 1816-1892

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Stewart, R. M. (Robert Marcellus), 1815-1871

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King, Austin Augustus, 1802-1898

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Cochran, John P.

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Neil, William

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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....

Casey, Silas, 1807-1882

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Uncle

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Herron, Francis Jay, 1837-1920

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Hawthorne, Julian, 1846-1934

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Son of American novelist Nathaniel Hawthorne, Julian Hawthorne was also a writer of short stories and novels. From the description of Essays : manuscripts, undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612756082 Second child and only son of Nathaniel and Sophia Peabody Hawthorne, Julian Hawthorne was a writer of reviews, articles, and late 19th century American popular fiction. From the description of ALS, 1886 September 16 : Sag Harbor, N.Y., to J.D. Holmes...

Merritt, Wesley, 1834-1910

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American army officer. From the description of Documents signed (2) : Fort Clark, Texas, to the acting asst. inspector general in San Antonio, 1872 Aug. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270639219 From the description of Document signed : Fort Clark, Texas, to the acting asst. inspector general in San Antonio, 1872 Nov. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270639154 Son of a St. Clair County, Illinois farmer, West Point graduate, Civil War Brigadier General who conti...

Wheeler, William D., 1790 or 1791-1834

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Butterworth, Benjamin

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Benjamin Butterworth was a Quaker, and therefore could not own slaves. He lived in Campbell County, VA. From the description of Benjamin Butterworth, Campbell County, VA, emancipates Sall Black 1791 March 31. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat record id: 173619764 From the guide to the Benjamin Butterworth Emancipates Sall Black, 1791 March 31, (John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation) ...

Ingalls, John James, 1833-1900

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John James Ingalls was born December 29, 1833, in Middletown, Massachusetts. He was the son of Elias T. and Eliza (Chase) Ingalls. From the description of John J. Ingalls papers, 1833-1900, bulk (1858-1900). (Kansas State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 50435869 Ingalls lived in Atchison and served as Senator from Kansas, 1873-1891 He was an attorney, lecturer, and author. For a biography of Ingalls see Burton J. Williams, Senator John James Ingalls, Kansas' Iridesc...

Walker, Robert John, 1909-....

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Robert J. Walker was a Duplin County, N.C., farmer in the late 19th century. From the description of Robert J. Walker journal, 1889-1897 [manuscript]. (East Carolina University). WorldCat record id: 673694472 ...

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...

Torbert, Alfred Thomas Archimedes, 1833-1880

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American career soldier who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861-1865). Following the war he worked as a diplomat for the United States. From the description of Pay voucher, 1858. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435657 ...

Hawthorne, Julian, 1846-1934

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Son of American novelist Nathaniel Hawthorne, Julian Hawthorne was also a writer of short stories and novels. From the description of Essays : manuscripts, undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612756082 Second child and only son of Nathaniel and Sophia Peabody Hawthorne, Julian Hawthorne was a writer of reviews, articles, and late 19th century American popular fiction. From the description of ALS, 1886 September 16 : Sag Harbor, N.Y., to J.D. Holmes...

Russell, Charles Addison, 1852-1902

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Foster, Henry Allen, 1800-1889

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Morton, Levi P. (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920

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Lawyer and politician; Governor of New York State, 1895-1897. From the description of Papers, 1880-1889. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 174559655 Levi P. Morton (1824-1920) was a Congressman from New York (1879-1881), United States minister to France (1881-1885), Republican governor of New York State (1895-1896), and Vice President of the United States (1889-1893) under President Benjamin Harrison. From the guide to the Levi P. Morton Correspondenc...

McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885

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George Brinton McClellan was born in Philadelphia, PA in 1826. He entered the United States Military Academy in 1842 and graduated in 1846, second in his class of cadets. He was commissioned a brevet second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In the fall of 1852, he received an assignment to the Department of Texas, with orders to perform a survey of Texas rivers and harbors. In 1853 he participated in the Pacific Railroad surveys to select an appropriate route for the upcoming trans...

Wilcox, Orlando Bolivar, 1823-1907

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Johnson, Eastman, 1824-1906

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American painter and printmaker Jonathan Eastman Johnson was born in Lovell, Maine in 1824. After apprenticing with a Boston lithographer, he moved to Washington D.C. in 1845 and became a portraitist of prominent Americans, including Daniel Webster and Dolly Madison. Beginning in 1849, Johnson spent two years at the Royal Academy in Dusseldorf, Germany, studying with Emanuel Leutze, and three years at The Hague. After returning to America in 1855, he settled in New York and focused on painting A...

New York City

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United States. Post Office Department

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On July 26, 1775, members of the Second Continental Congress, meeting in Philadelphia, agreed: That a postmaster general be appointed for the United Colonies, who shall hold his office at Philada, and shall be allowed a salary of 1000 dollars per an: for himself, and 340 dollars per an: for a secretary and Comptroller, with power to appoint such, and so many deputies as to him may seem proper and necessary. That a line of posts be appointed under the direction of the Postmaster general, from Fal...

Bowen, Lucy M. (Tappan)

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Morton, Levi P. (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920

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Lawyer and politician; Governor of New York State, 1895-1897. From the description of Papers, 1880-1889. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 174559655 Levi P. Morton (1824-1920) was a Congressman from New York (1879-1881), United States minister to France (1881-1885), Republican governor of New York State (1895-1896), and Vice President of the United States (1889-1893) under President Benjamin Harrison. From the guide to the Levi P. Morton Correspondenc...

Whitney, William C. (William Collins), 1841-1904

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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...

Osborn, Thomas Andrew, 1836-1898

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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...

Flanagan, James Winright, 1805-1887

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Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948

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Governor of New York State from 1907-1910; later served as associate justice and chief justice of the United States, and as U.S. secretary of state. From the description of Charles Evans Hughes letters: Albany, to Frank H. Severance and Henry W. Hill, 1907, 1910. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 70794223 Charles Evans Hughes (1862-1948) was an American jurist and politician. He practiced law and held various political positions between 1884 and 1906. Twice elect...

Crozier, Robert, 1827-1895

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Murchison, Roderick Impey, Sir, 1792-1871

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British geologist. From the description of Papers, 1857 and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35230784 English geologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Folkestone, to an unnamed correspondent, 1870 Sept. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612797 Geologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified recipient, 1847 July 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872039 Ro...

James, William Hartford, 1831-

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Dochray, Robert B.

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Caperton, Allen Taylor, 1810-1876

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Southard, Samuel L. (Samuel Lewis), 1787-1842

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U.S. secretary of the navy and U.S. senator from and governor of New Jersey. From the description of Papers of Samuel L. Southard, 1809-1842. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77961420 Secretary of the navy. From the description of Letter : from several correspondents, 1825 Jan. 17. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28996223 Samuel L. Southard (1787-1842) was a prominent U.S. statesman of the early 19th century. He served as a New Jersey Senator from...

Stoddard, Joseph Marshall

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Sabin, Dwight M. (Dwight May), 1843-1902

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Morrill, Justin Smith

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Bowen, Henry Chandler, 1813-1896

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Commonwealth of Virginia

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Worcester, Thomas

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Davis, James John

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Bliss, Aaron Thomas, 1837-1906.

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Greely, Adolphus W. (Adolphus Washington), 1844-1935

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Adolphus Washington Greely (b. March 27, 1844, Newburyport, Massachusetts-d. October 20, 1935, Washington, D.C.) served throughout the American Civil War and remained in the army at the war's close. In 1881 he was appointed to lead the United States International Polar Year Expedition, 1881-1884 to Ellesmere Island. He retired from the Army in 1908 and died in Washington in 1935. ...

Platt, Orville Hitchcock, 1827-1905

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Republican lawyer who served as secretary of state of Connecticut, 1857-58, as member of Connecticut state senate and house of representatives, and U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1879-1905. Died in office 1905. From the description of Letter, June 28, 1882. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 53882387 U.S. senator, public official, and lawyer of Connecticut. From the description of Signature of Orville Hitchcock Platt, 1865. (Unknown). Wor...

Wilson, James Harrison, 1837-1925

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Soldier, railroad builder, and author. From the description of James Harrison Wilson papers, circa 1862-1923 (bulk 1890-1915). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452964 Military engineer, Civil War general and cavalry commander, post-war railroad man. From the description of Papers, 1864-1876. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 62725438 American soldier and engineer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keo...

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

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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...

Lockwood, G. S.

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Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1798-1870

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Army officer and author. From the description of Papers of Ethan Allen Hitchcock, 1810-1873. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78216510 Soldier and author. During the Mexican War, Hitchcock served in Zachary Taylor's army of occupation and as Inspector-General on Winfield Scott's staff. From the description of Commentary on Winfield Scott's campaign in the Mexican War, [18--]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84926698 From the description of Commentary on Win...

Clay, Clement Claiborne, 1816-1882.

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Cook, Flavius Johnson

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Southard, Samuel Lewis

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Porter, David Dixon, 1831-1891

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Huntington, Collis Porter

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Brown, Jeremiah and others

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Cuyler, Theodore L. (Theodore Ledyard), 1822-1909

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Pastor of Lafayette Ave. Presbyterian Church, Brooklyn, and minister at large. From the description of Letter : Burlington, N.J., to Amzi Dodd, Newark, N.J., [18--] May 23. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28328263 Epithet: American Presbyterian minister British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000987.0x0000d9 Theodore Ledyard Cuyler (January 10, 1822-February 26, 1909) graduated from The Co...

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

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Iowa legislator; United States House of Representatives, 1863-1871; United States Senate, 1873-1908. From the description of Letter : Dubuque, Iowa, to W[illiam] W[orth] Belknap, Washington, D.C., 1873 Oct. 22. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496685 U.S. Senator and Representative from Iowa. From the description of Papers of William B. Allison, 1862-1916. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 148787411 William ...

Scotti, Antonio, 1866-1936

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Dormitzer, W. S.

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Lodge, Henry Cabot

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Epithet: senator British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x000023 ...

Woodin, W. B.

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Long, John Davis, 1838-1915

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U.S. secretary of the navy and U.S. representative and governor of Massachusetts. From the description of Letters and signature of John Davis Long, 1885-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014961 ...

Buell, Don Carlos, 1818-1898

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Don Carlos Buell was a Mexican War hero, and Civil War general who was the commander of the Union forces at the Battle of Perryville, KY. From the description of Letter, 31 March 1888. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46763826 Union soldier, graduated West Point, 1841; served in Mexican War with distinction. Appointed brigadier general in 1861 and helped organize the Army of the Potomac; commanded the Army of the Ohio; resigned his commission 1864 after ...

Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888

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U.S. Army officer and Union general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [place name illegible], to [Sawtelle?], 1866 July 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 753969354 Philip Henry Sheridan was a career United States Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War. A native of Albany, N.Y., Sheridan graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1853 and subsequently served with the 4th U.S. Infantry in the Pacific Northwest. Sheri...

Cuyler, Theodore, 1819-1876

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Fenton, Reuben E. (Reuben Eaton), 1819-1885

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Born in the Town of Carroll, Chautauqua County, New York on 4 July 1819, and was educated in a rural school. At the age of twenty he moved to Jamestown, where he entered the lumber business and soon became a prosperous merchant. He also studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1841. Elected to Congress as a Democrat in 1852, he vigorously opposed the extention of Slavery, and soon afterward joined the Republican Party and was elected to Congress of that party, representing the Chautauqua Distr...

Geary, John White, 1819-1873

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John W. Geary was a lawyer, politician and Union general in the Civil War (1861-1865). He was born in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania on 30 December 1819. After serving as a colonel in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War (1846-1848), Geary went to California for the 1849 gold rush. While in California, Geary became the first governor of San Francisco from 1850 to 1851 and was later governor of the Kansas Territory from 1856-1857. Following his term as governor, Geary returned to Pennsylvania and w...

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...

Gilmore, Quincy Adams, 1825-1888

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Ponder, James, 1819-1897

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Wool, John Ellis, 1784-1869

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Wool, a New York native, was a career U. S. army officer who began his service during the War of 1812, led victorious troops at the Battle of Buena Vista during the Mexican War, and commanded several departments in the eastern United States until he retired on August 1, 1863. From the description of Orders No. 302, May 28, 1847. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 301369825 John Ellis Wool (1784-1869) was an American military officer who fought in the...

Howe, Albion Parris, 1818-1897

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Bogey, Lewis Vital, 1813-1877

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Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell), 1826-1905

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Former Union general; U.S. senator from Connecticut (1881-1905). From the description of Autograph memorandum, [between 1881-1905]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973305 American Amry officer; United States senator from Connecticut. From the description of Autograph telegram signed : Wilmington, N.C., to Major Prince, 1865 May 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270479165 The April 29, 1868 issue of the Hartford (Conn.) Post, page 2, column 2, quotes fr...

Brooke, Robert

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Epithet: Governor of St. Helena British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x000087 Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x00005c Epithet: junior British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x00005e ...

Sir

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Stewart, William M. (William Morris), 1827-1909

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U.S. senator from Nevada. From the description of Papers of William M. Stewart, 1866-1909. (Nevada State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 693592144 Member of the first Stanford Board of Trustees; lawyer and United States Senator from Nevada. From the description of William M. Stewart papers, 1873-1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122546693 William M. Stewart was one of the first U.S. Senators from Nevada (1864-1874 and 1886-1904), and author o...

Herbert, Paul Octave, 1818-1880

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McCook, Edward M. (Edward Moody), 1833-1909

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American army officer; gov. of Colorado. From the description of Autograph note signed : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270608735 Appointed Territorial Governor of Colorado by U.S. Grant 1869-1873 and again 1874-1875. From the description of Papers, 1869-1874. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 18548351 ...

Lloyd, James, 1905-1974

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Epithet: of Taylor and Lloyd, bankers British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000569.0x000004 ...

Walker, John Brisben, 1847-1931

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John Brisben Walker, magazine publisher, automobile entrepreneur. Published Cosmopolitan Magazine (1889-1905) and founded Locomobile Company, Bridgeport, Connecticut. Samuel Sydney McClure, founder, editor, and publisher of McClure's Magazine. From the description of Letters to Mr. McClure, 1890 January 14 and August 21. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 59227915 ...

Lord, Robert M.

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Brown, Joseph E. (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894

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Joseph Emerson Brown (1821-1894), governor of Georgia and U.S. senator. From the description of Joseph E. Brown papers, 1858-1930 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 45894384 U.S. senator and governor of Georgia. From the description of Joseph E. Brown correspondence, 1862-1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451938 Governor of Georgia and U.S. Senator. From the description of letter signed : Atlanta, unaddressed, 18...

Washburn, C. C. (Cadwallader Colden), 1818-1882

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Governor of and U.S. representative from Wisconsin, industrialist, lawyer, and army officer. From the description of C. C. Washburn correspondence, 1877 August 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981317 American soldier, congressman and industrialist; Gov. of Wisconsin. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to E.R. Hoar, Attorney General, 1869 Mar. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270659714 ...

Henshaw, David

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Sherman, John, 1917-

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Epithet: Upholsterer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000878.0x00033c ...