W. B. O. Field portrait collection, ca. 1600-1900.


W. B. O. Field portrait collection, ca. 1600-1900.

Portraits, primarily engravings, of famous individuals of the United States, Great Britain, France, and other countries.

3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 6383362

Houghton Library

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Napoléon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

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Morris, Lewis, 1726-1798

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Lewis Morris (1726-1798) was a landowner and judge from Morrisania, N.Y. As a delegate to the Continental Congress, Morris signed the Declaration of Independence. He was the son of Lewis Morris (1698-1762); grandson of Lewis Morris (1671-1746), colonial governor of New Jersey and chief justice of New York; and father of Lewis Morris (1754-1824) of South Carolina. From the description of Lewis Morris (1726-1798) waste book, 1738-1772. (New-York Historical Society Library)....

Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804

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Adams, John, 1735-1826

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Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786

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Jay, John, 1745-1829

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Statesman and jurist. From the description of Letter, 1813 Jan. 1. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49243562 Governor of New York State; U.S. Secretary of Foreign Affairs; Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Letter, 1797 October 27 : Albany, to John Trumbull, London. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50806321 From the description of Letter, 1778 January 2 : Poughkeepsie, to Marinus Willet. (New Yo...

Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845

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Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829-1837) as well as a lawyer, general, and legislator. Born in the Carolinas, he served as a courier during the Revolutionary War. He read for the law during his teen years and became a lawyer in Tennessee by 1787. The first U. S. Representative for Tennessee (1796), Jackson was elected to the Senate in 1797, resigned in 1798, and served as a judge on the Tennessee Supreme Court, 1798-1804. He was later reelected to ...

Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882

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Mary Ann Todd Lincoln was the wife of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. She served as First Lady from 1861 until his assassination in 1865 at Ford’s Theatre. Daughter of Eliza Parker and Robert Smith Todd, pioneer settlers of Kentucky, Mary lost her mother before the age of seven. Her father remarried; and Mary remembered her childhood as “desolate” although she belonged to the aristocracy of Lexington, with high-spirited social life and a sound private education. Just...

McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885

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Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866

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Clinton, DeWitt, 1769-1828

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Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814

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Clinton, George, 1739-1812

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Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836

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Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937

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Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910

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E. Giraud.

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Charles Wilson Peale

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John Trumbull.

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Pierre Eugène Du Simetiere.

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Trumbull, Joseph, 1737-1778

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Delegate to U.S. Continental Congress, Connecticut public official, and Army officer. From the description of Joseph Trumbull papers, 1776. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980663 ...

Thomas Gimbrede

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Beauharnais, Eugène de, prince d' Eichstätt, 1781-1824.

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Peter Maverick

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Chalon, Alfred Edward, 1780-1860

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Miniature painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified recipient, 1813 Mar. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270876661 Alfred Edward Chalon was an English artist, known as one of the best watercolor portrait artists of his day. Born in Geneva, Switzerland, his family settled in London where Chalon and his brother, John James, enrolled in the Royal Academy. He exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1801-1860, and his reputation was enhan...

F. W. Bollinger

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James Fittler

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James A. Bufford

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Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784

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Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) was one of the leading literary figures of eighteenth-century England. He is best remembered for compiling the first comprehensive dictionary of the English language, published in 1755. Prominent among his diverse other works, he also wrote the satirical History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia (1759), edited The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare (1765), and produced the important Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets (first collect...

Waldo, Samuel Lovett, 1783-1861

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Marie Louise, Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1791-1847

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Marie Louise was the second wife of Napoleon who lived in Parma after her husband was exiled to St. Helena. From the description of ALS, 1817 February 11 : Parma [Italy] to Victoire. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 28083615 2nd wife of Napoleon I. From the description of Autograph letters signed (95) : to her uncle Ferdinand of Austria, Grand Duke of Tuscany, 1810 Jul. 17-1824 May 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270608702 From the desc...

De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859

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Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000543.0x0002d6 De Quincey was an English essayist and critic. From the description of Compositions, 1818-185-. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80714484 From the guide to the Compositions, 1818-185-?., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) English Romantic author Thomas De Quincey was a brilliant cl...


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Josephine, empress consort of Napoléon I, 1762-1814

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Field, William B. Osgood

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William B. Osgood Field (1870-1949) was an avid book collector and philanthropist. He wrote and published a number of books concerning his collecting interests, including Edward Lear on my shelves, John Leech on my shelves, and others. Field also collected illustrations by British illustrator Ernest Henry Griset (1844-1907). Between 1928-1934, Field and his assistant, Jane Quinby (1901- ), began a project for a book, Ernest Griset on my shelves, but it was never published. [Source: Finding aid f...

Frances Stephen Cary.

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Title: Saint British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x000374 ...

Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882

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Charles Robert Darwin was born on February 12, 1809 in Shrewsbury, England. His father, Robert Waring Darwin (1766-1848), was a physician, the son of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802), a poet, philosopher, and naturalist. Robert established a successful medical practice in Shrewsbury where he was known for his kindness extended to the poor. He was financially quite successful and willing to support his sons in their various endeavors. Although not a prolific writer, he was elected to the Royal Society ...


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Duane, William, 1760-1835

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Philadelphia journalist. From the description of ALS : Washington, D.C., to Alexander James Dallas, 1802 Feb. 2. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591699 From the description of ALS : Washington, D.C., to Alexander James Dallas, 1802 Feb. 10. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122365132 Journalist. From the description of Letters and article of William Duane, 1800-1832. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009542 ...

Bowdoin, James, 1727-1790

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J. Dickinson

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Pierre Adam

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Huntington, Daniel, 1816-1906

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Daniel Huntington was a portrait, historical, and landscape painter. Born Oct. 14, 1816 in New York City, Huntington was a student at Hamilton College from 1832 to 1836. He studied under S.F.B. Morse and Henry Inman and then went to Europe in 1839 and again from 1842 to 1845, spending most of his time in Rome. Elected a National Academician in 1840, Huntington served twice as President of the National Academy, from 1862 to 1870 and from 1877 to 1890. He died in New York City on April 18, 1906. ...

Marr, ...

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Hancock, John, 1737-1793

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John Hancock (b. January 23, 1737, Braintree, MA-d. October 8, 1793, Boston, MA) was a prominent Boston merchant and leading statesman during the American Revolutionary War period. A 1754 graduate of Harvard College, he served as its treasurer from 1773 until 1777. Born in Braintree, Massachusetts, Hancock moved to Boston after the death of his father, the Reverend John Hancock (1702-1744) and lived with his uncle and aunt, Thomas (1703-1764) and Lydia Hancock (1714-1776). Upon grad...

Frilley, Jean-Jacques 1797-18..

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Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849

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Diplomat and U.S. secretary of the treasury. From the description of Albert Gallatin papers, 1783-1847. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82919649 Albert Gallatin was a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives (1790-1792), a U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania (1795-1801), Secretary of the Treasury (1801-1814), and Minister Plenipotentiary to France (1815-1823) and Great Britain (1826-1827). From the description of Albert Gallatin letter, 1803 Oct....

Ney, Michel, duc d'Elchingen, 1769-1815

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Michel Ney was one of 18 Marshals of France under Napoleon. He participated in the French invasion of and retreat from Russia in 1812 and earned himself the nickname of "Le Rougeaud, le Brave des Braves" (the bravest of the brave) from Napoleon. He was named the 1st Due d'Elchingen (1805) and 1st Prince de la Moskowa (1813) by Napoleon. Ney assisted in the effort to depose Napoleon, sided with the restoration of the monarchy and Louis XVIII. When Napoleon again assumed his position as Emperor, N...

Bonaparte, Lucien,, prince de Canino, 1775-1840

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Brother of Napoleon I. From the description of Autograph signature to order : Paris, 6 Fructidor an 8 [1800 Aug. 25]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270535593 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Viterbo, to Cav. Pier Leoni, 1821 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530708 From the description of Autograph signature to letter : Paris, to Citizen Reguin, 28 Vendemiare an 9, (1800 Oct. 21). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270535361 From the ...

Gustave Kruell.

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Epithet: Knight Templar British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000565.0x0000e9 notaire royal de Chaillot, faubourg de la conférence Information extraite de la notice des Archives nationals de France (FRAN_NP_011881)Epithet: Abbé, Pastor of Nazareth Priory at Bruges British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000565.0x0000e7 ...

Brackley, Thomas Egerton, baron Ellesmere, 1st viscount, 1540? -1617

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Wesley, John, 1702-1791

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Smollett, T. (Tobias), 1721-1771

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English novelist. From the description of Autograph promissory note for £100, signed : London, payable "thirty days after sight," to William Strahan, and addressed to Alexander Telfer of Symington, 1758 May 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664540 From the description of Autograph promissory note for £50, signed : Bath, 1766 Mar. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664536 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chelsea, to the printer, William Straha...

Gorgas, William Crawford, 1854-1920

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William Crawford Gorgas, an authority in the control of yellow fever, worked as sanitation expert in the preparation and construction of the Panama Canal. He was instrumental in the investigation and control of yellow fever in Cuba, Central and South America, and Africa. Gorgas was appointed Surgeon General of the United States Army January 1914. From the description of William Crawford Gorgas papers, 1912-1937. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 244484754 A m...

Robert White.

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J. Vandyke.

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Livingston, Robert R., 1746-1813

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First chancellor of New York State; agriculturalist and ambassador to France. From the description of Robert R. Livingston papers, 1707-1862. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58779437 Continental Congressman, diplomat, member of the New York Provincial Covention, the Continental Congress and served as U.S. Minister to France. From the description of Letter, 1802. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145407295 Robert R. Livingston ser...

Talleyrand-Périgord, Charles Maurice de, prince de Bénévent, 1754-1838

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Epithet: Prince of Benevento, French diplomatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0000f2 French statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Avesne, to Edouard Colmache, his private secretary, 1835 Jun. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574456 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Valençay, to an unidentified "Madame", [no year] Sept. 22. (Unknown). ...

Lewis, Francis, 1713-1803

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Lewis was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and a Continental Congressman. From the description of DS, 1770 August 23 : New York. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13725364 ...

Warren, Joseph, 1741-1775

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Warren was President of the Massachusetts Provincial Congress; three weeks after this letter he was killed at Bunker Hill. From the description of ALS, 1775 May 25 : Watertown, to [Committee of Correspondence]. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14040204 Warren was a Boston physician who in 1770 became involved with the Sons of Liberty who protested the British presence in Massachusetts. He was involved with the Committee of Correspondence and was respon...

Bonaparte, Jérôme Napoléon, 1805-1870

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Son of Jérôme Bonaparte (1784-1860) and nephew of Napoleon. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, to his grandfather, William Patterson, 1823 Nov. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870372 Eldest son of Jerome Bonaparte and Elizabeth Patterson. From the guide to the JŽr™me NapolŽon Bonaparte letter to C. E. Lester and Edwin Williams, 1852, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Bonaparte, Louis, king of Holland, 1778-1846

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Alexandre Tardieu

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Illman, Thomas

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Washington, George, 1732-1799

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George Washington (b. Feb. 22, 1732, Westmoreland County, Va.-d. Dec. 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, VA) was the first president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. Washington came from a family of farmers and landowners. He had little education but showed an aptitude for mathematics. He used this talent to become a surveyor. At 15, Washington took a job as assistant surveyor on a team sent to map the Shenandoah Valley in western Virginia. In his early 20s, Washington joined the Virgin...

Samuel Harris.

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T. A. Dean.

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Major General Baron Steuben

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R. W. Addis.

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Thibault, ...

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George Romney.

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Thompson, Charles, 1891-1964

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Epithet: Surge on General of Ireland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x000090 ...

Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930

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British author, best known for his stories about detective Sherlock Holmes. From the description of Letter : South Norwood, to Major Pond, 1894 May 31. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57008581 English physician, novelist and detective-story writer. From the description of Papers of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [manuscript], 1893-1985 (bulk 1893-1927). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816353 Doyle was an English mystery writer perh...

Giuseppe Cozzi

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William Hollinson.

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Warren, Joseph, 1741-1846

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David ...

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Epithet: Monachus Herbipolensis British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x00004f Epithet: of Egerton MS 2950 Title: Saint British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x000056 Epithet: of Add MS 14934 Title: Saint British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catal...


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E. & H.T. Anthony

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Anne, queen of Great Britain, 1664-1714

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Daniel Dodd.

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Pauquet, ...

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Charon, W., 1907-1977

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A. Kaston

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Fish, Nicholas, 1758-1833

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Fish was a Revolutionary officer from New York City who was appointed major in the regiment of troops raised for service on the Ohio. From the description of Nicholas Fish correspondence, 1785-1786. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 430942943 Army officer and lawyer. From the description of Nicholas Fish papers, 1776-1833. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453588 Fish was an Aide to General Washington at Valley Forge. From the desc...


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M. Voigt

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Read, General

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Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603

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Elizabeth I (b. September 7 1533, Greenwich, England-d. March 24, 1603, Surrey, England) was Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death on 24 March 1603. Sometimes called The Virgin Queen, Gloriana or Good Queen Bess, Elizabeth was the last monarch of the House of Tudor....

Hall, Henry Bryan, 1808-1884

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Engraver; Morrisania, New York. Born in England. From the description of Henry Bryan Hall letter to Brantz Mayer, 1876 Mar. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122390405 ...

Ezra Ames.

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Ellis, B. B.

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Borghese, Pauline (Bonaparte), princess, 1780-1825

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Laurens, Henry

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Epithet: President of the American Congress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000133.0x00008e ...


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Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851

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Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley (b. 30 August 1797, Somers Town, London-d. 1 February 1851, London, England) was an English novelist, best known as the author of Frankenstein. She also wrote short-stories, poetry, biographies, journal articles, reviews, and edited the works of her husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley....

Duane, James, 1733-1797

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Jurist, satesman, and member of Continental Congress, born in New York City. He was the leading advocate of the rights of New York to the New Hampshire grants, and drew up a memorial to the assembly in 1773 in support of the claim of his state to an eastern boundary on the Connecticut river. From the description of State of the evidence and argument in support of the territorial rights and jurisdiction of New York against the government of New Hampshire and the claiments under it and...

Lytton, Rosina Doyle (Wheeler), baroness, d. 1882

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Epithet: Knight Templar British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000565.0x0000e9 notaire royal de Chaillot, faubourg de la conférence Information extraite de la notice des Archives nationals de France (FRAN_NP_011881)Epithet: Abbé, Pastor of Nazareth Priory at Bruges British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000565.0x0000e7 ...

Allin, Sir Thomas, 1612-1685

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Pepys, Samuel, 1633-1703

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English master shipwright and Commissioner of the Navy at Chatham. From the description of Letter signed : London, to [Edward Gregory], 1666 Aug. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 699487642 From the description of Letter signed : London, to [Edward Gregory], 1666 July 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698778321 From the description of Letter signed : Greenwich [London], to [Edward] Gregory, 1665 Dec. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698771809 From the de...

Smith, William Stephens, 1755-1816

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William Stephens Smith (b. November 8, 1755, Suffolk County, NY–d. June 10, 1816, Lebanon, NY) was a United States Representative from New York. He married Abigail "Nabby" Adams, the daughter of President John Adams, and was a brother-in-law of President John Quincy Adams. He graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1774. He served in the Revolutionary Army as aide-de-camp to general John Sullivan in 1776. Smith fought in the Battle of Long Island, was wounded...

Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903

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American painter, etcher and author. From the description of Autograph letters, signed with his name : Lindsey Houses, Chelsea, and 28 Wimple Street, to [James Key] Caird and J.E. Millais, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588842 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Miss Cobden, [May 1881/1884]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587769 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chelsea, London, to Waldo Story, the sculptor, pos...

Thomas Phillips.

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Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824

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Secretary of the Continental Congress, biblical translator, and merchant. From the description of Papers of Charles Thomson, 1765-1888 (bulk 1765-1818). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71060797 Charles Thomson was the secretary of the Continental Congress. From the description of Journal (notebook), 1782. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122441800 Mr. Thomson was Secretary of the Continental Congress 1774-1789. From th...

J.H. Daniels

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Epithet: of Egerton MS 2812 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001192.0x000338 Epithet: of Edinburgh British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001192.0x000337 Epithet: of Aragon Title: of Spain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/810...

Leclerc, Charles, 1772-1802

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Fesch, Joseph, 1763-1839

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French cardinal. From the description of Letter signed : Lyons, to an unidentified senator, 1807 Jan. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537822 ...

Colden, Cadwallader, 1688-1776

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Scientist, New York colonial official. From the description of Cadwallader Colden Papers, 1677-1832 (bulk 1711-1775). (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476912237 Governor of New York (Colony) and scientist. From the description of Cadwallader Colden family papers, 1686-1830. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453882 Colonial New York philosopher and scientist, and political official. From the description of Letter : New York, [N.Y.], t...

Hortense, queen consort of Louis, king of Holland, 1783-1837.

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John Norman.

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Voltaire, 1694-1778

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French writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to René Hérault, Lieutenant-general of the police in Paris, 1729 Apr. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872418 From the description of Autograph letter, dated : [n.p., Ferney?, n.d., ca. 1766?], to Gabriel Crammer, [n.d., ca. 1766?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873849 Voltaire, playwright. William F. Fleming, translator. Tom Fontana, adaptor. From the description of Catil...

John Vanderlyn.

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Harte, Bret, 1836-1902

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Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Bret Harte [manuscript] 1859-1901. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647940411 Harte served as editor of the Overland Monthly, 1868-1870. From the description of ALS, 1869 April 17 : San Francisco, to Mrs. Emily Gould, Rome. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 16700642 From the description of ALS, 1868 July 5 : San Francisco, to [Emily Gould]. (Copley Press, J S Copl...

Bonaparte, Mathilde-Lætitia-Wilhelmine, princesse, 1820-1904

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Daughter of Jerome Bonaparte and niece of Napoleon I. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to a cousin, 1883 Jan. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270528145 Mathilde-Lætitia-Wilhelmine Bonaparte was the daughter of Jerome, Napoleon's brother. She was married to Prince Anatole Demidov of Russia in 1841 and separated from him in 1845. She returned to Paris, where she became famous for her salon, which was attended by prominent French artists and authors. ...

Fouché, Joseph, duc d'Otrante, 1754-1820

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J. Schmidt.

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Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869

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Artist and engraver. From the description of Diary of James Barton Longacre, 1825-1830. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015152 ...

John Scoles.

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Buttre, John Chester, 1821-1893

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E. G. Williams & bro.

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Robert Sheppard

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Albert Rosenthal.

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A. Lecauchie.

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Edwards, Samuel Arlent, 1861-1938

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Pilmore, Joseph, 1739-1825

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Fredeick Girsch

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Burghley, William Cecil, Baron, 1520-1598

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Thomas Sackville, Baron Buckhurst, as the Queen's personal envoy, was sent to France in February 1571 to negotiate a marriage between Elizabeth I and Henry, Duke of Anjou (later Henry III, King of France). In August of that year Buckhurst accompanied the French envoy Paul de Foix to England to further the marriage negotiations. From the description of Autograph letter signed from William Cecil, Baron Burghley, to Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester [manuscript], 1571 August 11. (Folger ...

Mentzel, Wolfgang, Prof. Dr.

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Ralph E. W. Earl.

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S. Huntingdon

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Du Maurier, George, 1834-1896

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British novelist and artist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Whitley, to Clarence McIlvaine, 1891 Aug. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270744874 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Clarence McIlvaine, 1895 May 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270744995 From the description of Autograph notebook : [n.p., ca. 1890]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742657 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Lon...

Morris, Gouverneur, 1752-1816

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Lawyer, diplomat, and U.S senator from New York. From the description of Gouverneur Morris papers, 1771-1834 (bulk 1789-1816). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980176 American politician and diplomat; appointed minister to France 1792, replaced in 1794 by James Monroe. From the description of ALS : Villeneuve la Guyard, France, to James Monroe, 1794 Oct. 14. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86165772 Morris was a Continental Congressm...

W. H. Drayton

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Elisa, grand duchess of Tuscany, 1770-1820

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J. A. Vinter

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Thomas Trotter.

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Henry Bryan Hall's sons.

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De Lira.

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H. B. Hall's sons.

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Southey, Robert, 1774-1843

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English poet, literary scholar, historian and biographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to an unidentified man, 1836 Jan. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 603582965 English poet and man of letters. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to Moxon, 1837 July 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662734 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to an unidentified correspondent, 1837 Mar. 2....

Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822

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Italian sculptor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rome, to an unidentified "Excellence," possibly Talleyrand, 1814 June 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133670 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rome, to John Trumbull, 1822 June 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134700 From the description of Correspondence, ca. 1790-1834. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78155641 Italian sculptor whose work is general...

C. C. Wright

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Sir Geoffrey Kneller.

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Brooke, Rupert, 1887-1915

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Poet and British naval officer. From the description of Rupert Brooke papers, 1913-1914. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79456150 English poet. From the description of Sonnet : place not specified : autograph manuscript of the poem signed, 1914 June 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270135815 Rupert Brooke was a British Georgian poet, a privileged, intelligent, handsome youth, and his verse has come to represent the prevailing mood of England prior to Wo...

John Sartain

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Sands, Comfort, 1748-1834

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The Sands family was one of the original three families that settled in and owned what is now Sands Point, N.Y. Born in Reading, Berkshire, England, James Sands (d. 1695) immigrated to Plymouth, MA with his wife Sarah and their children, circa 1658. Along with several other men, James Sands obtained what is now Block Island, R.I. from the original inhabitants of the island, the Narragansetts, in 1660. In 1661, Sands sailed from Taunton, MA and moved his family to Block Island. James...

Lamb, Mary, 1764-1847

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Mary Lamb, English children's book writer. The sister of Charles Lamb, the essayist, Mary contributed several works to William Godwin's Juvenile Library, including Tales from Shakespeare, a collaboration with her brother. From the description of Mary Lamb manuscript material : 3 items, 1811-1820 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 162505310 English writer. From the description of To Emma, learning Latin, and desponding : manuscript poem in the autograp...

James, Barry

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Samuel Hill

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H. C. Müller.

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Joseph Brown

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André, John, 1751-1780

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British army officer. From the description of The American times, a satire, in three parts : poem, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070981 John André, a British army officer during the American Revolutionary war. In January 1777, he became captain of the 26th Regiment of Foot ; in early summer he became the aide-de-camp to Charles Gret, 1st Earl of Grey (1729-1807). and in 1778 was promoted to major. In 1779 André became adjutant general of the British Army and wa...

P. Girardet.

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Alexander, Lawson

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Warren, Joseph, 1741-1546

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Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881

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Scottish historian and social critic considered the most important philosophical moralist of the early Victorian age. From the description of Letter, 1841. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122461042 Scottish essayist and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Gt. Malvern, to Robert Browning, 1851 Aug. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133400 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chelsea, London, to William Tait, 1834 S...

Copley, John Singleton, 1st Baron Lyndhurst

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Estaing, Charles Hector, comte d', 1729-1794

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Locatelli, Giovanni Battista 1713-1790

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Epithet: sculptor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000265.0x00032b ...

Cochran, John, 1730-1807

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Surgeon. From the description of John Cochran correspondence, 1780. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452743 Army surgeon, Continental Army. From the description of Papers, 1783-1942, [New York state]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35006776 ...

Gilbert, Stuart.

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Mlle. de Noireterre.

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Thomas Cook

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Rembrandt Peale.

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Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863

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German philologist and mythologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Berlin, to Herr Schlemmer, bookseller in Göttingen, 1843 Feb. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270498403 ...

Willett, Marinus, 1740-1830

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Officer during the American Revolution, Mayor of New York, N.Y. From the description of Letter book, 1781 June-September. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 122487915 Revolutionary War officer, commander of the New York Levies. From the description of Petition to the New York State Legislature, 1807 March 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122519509 Revolutionary War army officer; when writing the orders and letters in this volume, he was a Lie...

Walter Robertson.

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E. Gervais

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Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809

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Political theorist, New York. From the description of Letter, 1779 Jan. 17. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476963318 Thomas Paine, English author and revolutionary. From the guide to the Thomas Paine manuscript material : 1 item, 1788, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Revolutionary pamphleteer, author of Common Sense and The Rights of Man. From the description of ALS, [1803] ...

Gimbrede, Joseph Napoleon, 1820-

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Truxtun, Thomas, 1755-1822

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Naval officer. From the description of Thomas Truxtun papers, 1795-1820. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982506 From the description of Papers of Thomas Truxtun, 1796-1885 (bulk 1796-1823). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83293476 American naval officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cranberry Place, to Aaron Ogden, 1809 Dec. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573395 From the description of ALS : Baltimore, to James McHenry...

Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

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Thomas Campbell was a poet known for his war poems, including "Hohenlinden," "The Battle of the Baltic," and "Ye Mariners of England." He also published "The Pleasure of Hope" in 1799, "Gertrude of Wyoming" in 1809, and "Theodric" in 1824. From the description of Thomas Campbell papers, 1821-1846. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702147203 Thomas Campbell was born in Glasgow, studied law in Edinburgh (1797), and became Lord Rector of Glasgow University, 1826-1829, as well as a...

Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796

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At this time, Samuel Huntington was the governor of Connecticut. George Clinton was the governor of New York. From the description of Letter to George Clinton, 1791 November 11. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866432 Samuel Huntington (1731-1796) was born on July 16 in Windham, Connecticut. After private study, Huntington received permission to practice law in Connecticut in 1754. He moved to Norwich in 1760. He was elected as a Representative fr...

Deane, Silas

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Leney, William Satchwell, 1769-1831

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Lamb, John, 1735-1800

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Soldier and officer in the American Revolutionary War; resident of New York City. From the description of Letterbooks, 1778-1782. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58759541 From the description of John Lamb papers, 1762-1887 (bulk 1762-1799). (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476017786 Patriot and army officer. From the description of Letters of John Lamb, 1786-1788. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014869 ...

William? Bewick.

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Smith, John Rubens, 1775-1849

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Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...

Major General Gates.

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Napoleon, Joseph Charles Paul Bonaparte, prince, 1822-1891

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F. T. Stuart.

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Elizabeth? Walker

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Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829

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Timothy Pickering (b. July 17, 1745, Salem, MA–d. January 29, 1829, Salem, MA) was a politician from Massachusetts who served as the third United States Secretary of State under Presidents George Washington and John Adams. He also represented Massachusetts in both houses of Congress as a member of the Federalist Party. Born in Salem, Massachusetts, Pickering began a legal career after graduating from Harvard University. He won election to the Massachusetts General Court and served as a cou...

Reynolds, Samuel William, 1773-1835

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Hazlitt, William, 1778-1830

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In October 1812, William Hazlitt was hired by the Morning Chronicle as a parliamentary reporter. Soon he met John Hunt, publisher of the Examiner, and his younger brother Leigh Hunt, the poet and essayist, who edited the weekly paper. Hazlitt began to contribute miscellaneous essays to the Examiner in 1813, and the scope of his work for the Chronicle was expanded to include drama criticism, literary criticism, and political essays. In 1814 the Champion was added to the list of periodicals that a...

St. Memin?.

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Bonaparte, Letizia, 1750?-1836

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Mother of Napoleon. From the description of Autograph letter in Italian signed : Cusset, 27 Messidor, to her son Louis, 1800 Jul. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270989649 Mother of Napoleon I. From the description of Autograph subscription to letter : to a daughter, without date. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270535888 Letizia Ramolino was married to Carlo Buonaparte and mother to Napoleon I of France. From the description of [Letter] 18...

Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815

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Civil engineer, artist, and inventor. From the description of Letter : New York, to Edward P. Livingston, Clermont, [N.Y.], 1814 February 11. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50631960 Inventor, engineer, and artist. From the description of Papers, 1812-1815. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50799372 Inventor. From the description of Robert Fulton papers, 1809-1838. (Columbia University In the City of New York). World...

Oswald, Eleazer, 1755-1795

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Soldier in the Continental Army 1775-1783 and publisher of newspapers in Philadelphia and New York City from 1783-1792. In 1792, he went to France, where he became a soldier in the Republican Army. From the description of Letter, 1790. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122583087 ...

Burnet Reading

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Clinton, James, 1733-1812,

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Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872

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Painter, inventor; New York, N.Y. and London, England. From the description of Samuel Finley Breese Morse letter, 1845 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122599940 From the description of Samuel Finley Breese Morse letter, 1845 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 233007074 Author of account concerning deportation of 1100 workers and I.W.W. sympathizers from Bisbee to Columbus, N.M., July 12, 1917. From the description of The truth about Bisbee...


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Samuel Hollyer.

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George II, king of Great Britain, 1727-1760

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John Francis Eugene Prudhomme

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Epithet: secretaire des place et château de Caen British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000216.0x0001be ...

Ormsby, Waterman Lilly, 1834-1908

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Samuel? Davenport.

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Wolseley, Garnet Wolseley, Viscount, 1833-1913

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British Army officer. From the description of Papers, 1873-1913. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20274213 Garnet Joseph Wolseley, 1st Viscount, was born June 4, 1833 at Golden Bridge, County Dublin, Ireland, the son of an army major. Wolseley entered the British army in 1852 and fought in many campaigns around the world, including Burma (now Myanmar), 1852-1853; the Crimea, 1854-1856; India, 1857-1858; and China,1860. His record of success in the ...

T. Bragg

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Clarkson, Matthew, 1758-1825

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Epithet: of Add MS 41262 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x000269 Epithet: of New York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x00026a U.S. delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania and mayor of Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of Matthew Clarkson correspondence, 1801. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...

Livingston, Brockholst, 1757-1823

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Brockholst Livingston practised law in New York from 1783, and was an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1806-1823). Charlotte Hicks was the widow of Whitehead Hicks, mayor of New York. From the description of Letter to William Livingston, 15 April 1786. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234341695 ...

Mrs. Ellen Sharples.

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Benjamin West.

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Pakenham, Edward Michael, 1778-1815

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English major-general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Mr. Hill, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270860126 Title: 3rd Earl of Longford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001092.0x000223 British general in America. From the description of Autograph signature to a receipt for the return of Batallion horses : Wakefield, 1805 May 11. (Unknown). World...

A. Debarges.

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Stäel, Madame de (Anne-Louise-Germaine), 1766-1817

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Grouchy, Emmanuel, marquis de, 1766-1847

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Joseph Bonaparte, king of Naples and Sicily (1806-1808), and king of Spain (1808-1813), the eldest surviving son of Charles and Marie Bonaparte, was the brother of Napoleon. He served Napoleon on diplomatic missions and was a humane sovereign in southern Italy but faced continious rebellion as a nominated ruler in Spain where his army was decisively defeated by Wellington at Vitoria (June 1813). He spent much of his life in exile in New Jersey but settled in Florence for the last years of his li...

James Posselwhite

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Gridley, Enoch G.

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