William Tallack Correspondence 1830-1907

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William Tallack Correspondence, 1830-1907

William Tallack Correspondence 1830-1907

Papers of the British social reformer; secretary of the Howard Association, an organization devoted to prison reform. Incoming letters on reform issues in England, particularly prison reform. Correspondents include clergymen (Davidson, Martineau, Stanley, Tait); statesmen (Balfour, R. Churchill, W.E. Gladstone, Parnell); social reformers (Booth, Bradlaugh, Bright, Carpenter, Cobbe, Ouida); philanthropists (Bass, Shaftesbury); and authors (Froude, Houghton, Lecky, MacDonald, Sala).

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Reverend Baring-Gould was an English hymn writer, popular novelist, and author on folk-lore. From the guide to the Sabine Baring-Gould Manuscript, Undated, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) English author of theological works and novels. From the description of Letter : to Mrs. Oscar Beringer, 1892 May 19. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936526 English divine and author. From the descript...

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Pseudonym of Marie Louise de la RameĢe, English author of melodramatic romances. From the description of Child of Urbino : autograph manuscript. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270536098 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to "Dear Marchesa", [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270846285 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Viareggio, to an unidentified friend, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270846278 From the de...

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American Quaker and abolitionist. From the guide to the William Allen letter to Dr. C.P. Pennock, 1830, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) British Chaplain in Lisbon. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Lisbon, to Sir Philip Francis, 1774 Apr. 22 and 1779 Mar. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131854 British chaplain in Lisbon. From the description of Autograph letters signed (4) : Lisbon,...

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George Augustus Sala was a journalist, travel writer, and essayist, and had worked as a painter and illustrator before turning to journalism. He was the London Daily telegraph correspondent during the American Civil War and was a contributor to Dickens' Household words. From the description of George Augustus Sala papers, 1892. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 70247622 Sala published My diary in America during the Civil War in 1865. ...

Cobden, Richard, 1804-1865

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Richard Cobden, English textile manufacturer and politician. From the guide to the Richard Cobden manuscript material : 1 item, ca 1843, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Cobden was born in Dunford, Sussex, England on June 3, 1804; became a middle-class manufacturer and MP, advocating free trade, non-intervention in foreign affairs, an end to aristocratic misrule, and a variety of radical political reforms; became intere...

Forster, W. E. (William Edward), 1818-1886

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English statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to S. Berget?, 1867 Aug. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270469099 Epithet: politician British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000688.0x000398 ...

Cecil, Hugh, 1869-1956

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Sharp, Isaac

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Dufferin and Ava, Frederick Temple Blackwood, Marquis of, 1826-1902

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Governor-General of India; resident of "Clandeboye," County Down, Northern Ireland. From the description of Papers, 1870-1895; (bulk 1886-1888). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19212583 ...

Booth, William, 1829-1912

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Epithet: Lieutenant -Colonel British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000302.0x00003e Epithet: of the Dublin Ordnance Office British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000302.0x000038 Epithet: founder of the Salvation Army British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000302.0x00003c ...

Stanley, Arthur Penrhyn, 1815-1881

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Dean of Westminster; historian. From the description of Autograph letters (6) only four of which have signatures : Westminster, to Prof. Knight, 1874 Jul. 7-1880 Jul. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580241 Dean of Westminster. From the description of Autograph letter signed : St. Petersburg, to Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1874 Jan. 21/Feb. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575881 Dean of Westminster-Historian. From the description of Autogr...

Wilberforce, Samuel, 1805-1873

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English bishop of Winchester. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : [London] and [n.p.], to Duncan & Co. and Captain Young, 1820 Mar. 30-1831 June 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270861184 Anglican bishop of Oxford and of Winchester. From the description of Correspondence, 1790-1872. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20504517 Anglican theologian and Bishop of Oxford Samuel Wilberforce was born at Clapham C...

Taylor, James Hudson, 1832-1905

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Missionary and founder of China Inland Mission; born in England, 1832; converted, 1849; served as missionary to China with the Chinese Evangelization Society, 1853-1857; founded and served with China Inland Mission, 1865 until his death in 1905. From the description of Letters of James Hudson Taylor, 1896-1989. (Wheaton College). WorldCat record id: 31743425 ...

Howard Association (London, England)

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Bradlaugh, Charles, 1833-1891

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Charles Bradlaugh was an active and controversial worker for social reform in England. Largely self-educated, he questioned theological, political, and social issues in countless pamphlets and speeches throughout England and the United States. Publicity and scandal followed him, perhaps most notably in the 1877 trial of Bradlaugh and Annie Besant for publishing Charles Knowlton's Fruits of Philosophy. He was elected to Parliament, but was disallowed from sitting in the house because of his stanc...

Balfour, Arthur James, 1848-1930

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British Prime Minister, 1902-1905. From the description of Papers, 1882-1908. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19210580 British Prime Minister. From the description of Letters to the Duchess of Sutherland [manuscript], 1895-1917. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647916243 Correspondents include: Arthur James Balfour, Prime Minister of England; Alexander Hugh Bruce, Balfour of Burleigh, Secretary for Scotland; Sir John Edward Be...

Society of Friends

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The Society of Friends (or 'Quakers') was formed by George Fox (1624-1691), a shoemaker from Nottingham. In the 1640s Fox travelled throughout England delivering sermons in which he argued that individuals could have direct access to God without the need for churches, priests or other aspects of the established Church. Fox's followers became known as the 'Friends of Truth' and later the 'Society of Friends'. Fox developed rules for the management of meetings, which were printed as 'Friends Fello...

Carpenter, Mary, 1807-1877

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1827-1829 worked as a governess; 1835 founded the Working and Visiting Society in Bristol; 1846 opened first ragged school in Bristol; 1850s work on juvenile delinquency, including conference, parliamentary evidence, publications; 1860s work on female education in India; 1870 founded National Indian Association; also worked on prison reform and the repeal of the Contagious Diseases Acts Epithet: social reformer, philanthropist and educationalist British Libra...

Tait, Archibald Campbell, 1811-1882

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Iddesleigh, Stafford Henry Northcote, earl of, 1818-1887

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British politician who served successively as a private secretary to William Gladstone, a Member of Parliament,a finance advisor to Benjamin Disraeli, secretary of state to India, chairman of the Hudson's Bay Company, Chancellor of the Exchequer, and Foreign Secretary. He was created Earl of Iddesleigh in 1885. From the description of Stafford Henry Northcote, Earl of Iddesleigh papers, 1831-1887. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64060425 British politician ...