Ashley W. Cole Letters 1882-1916

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Ashley W. Cole Letters 1882-1916

Papers of the American editor, railroad commissioner, executive secretary to New York State Governor Levi P. Morton. Incoming correspondence concerning railroads (Avery Andrews, Paul D. Cravath, Chauncey M. Depew, James Jerome Hill, Jeremiah Jenks, Theodore Roosevelt); politics (Thomas Collier Platt, L. Bradford Prince); the John Ericsson monument in New York City (Jonathan Scott Hartley); and the personal life of actress Louise D. (Mrs. Leslie) Carter.

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Ashley W. Cole (1841-1920) was born in Hampshire, England. He came with his parents to the United States in 1849, and attended public school in New York City. After serving in the Tenth New Jersey Volunteers he found work as a journalist, working for the New York Herald as city editor and foreign correspondent (South America and Cuba). He later worked on the city staff of the New York Times and served as their Albany correspondent. In 1887 he became city editor of The Press and then...

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Cummings, Amos J. (Amos Jay), 1841-1902

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Dittenhoefer, Abram J. (Abram Jesse), 1836-1919

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Prince, L. Bradford (Le Baron Bradford), 1840-1922

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L. Bradford Prince served as Chief Justice of the New Mexico Territorial Supreme Court (1879-1888) and as Governor of the Territory of New Mexico (1889-1893). He was also an historian who served on the Board of Regents for the New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (1902) and as President of the Historical Society of New Mexico (1923). From the guide to the L. Bradford Prince Papers, 1744-1922, (New Mexico State Records Center and Archives) Le Baron Bradford Pri...

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Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

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Wilcox, Ella Wheeler, 1850-1919

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Brookfield, William.

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Hartley, Jonathan Scott, 1845-1912

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Sculptor, stone worker; studied in England, Paris and Rome. Married George Inness' daughter. From the description of Jonathan Scott Hartley photograph, 1903. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122394604 ...

Tracy, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1830-1915

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Cornell, Alonzo B., 1832-1904

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Cortelyou, George Bruce, 1862-1940

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Cortelyou was born in New York City to Rose (née Seary) and Peter Crolius Cortelyou, Jr. He was part of an old New Netherland family whose immigrant ancestor, Jacques Cortelyou, arrived in 1652. He was educated at public schools in Brooklyn, the Nazareth Hall Military Academy in Pennsylvania, and the Hempstead Institute on Long Island. At 20, Cortelyou received a BA degree from Westfield Normal School, now Westfield State University, a teacher's college in Westfield, Massachusetts. He graduat...

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Boynton, Henry Van Ness, 1835-1905.

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American army officer, commander of an Ohio regiment in the Civil War; became a journalist in Washington in 1865. Chairman of Chickamauga and Chattanooga national military park. From the description of Henry Van Ness Boynton items, [ca. 1890-1905]. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936748 ...

Rice, Graham L.

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