John P. (John Prescott) Bigelow papers, 1805-1896 (inclusive), 1814-1863 (bulk)

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Bigelow, John P. (John Prescott), 1797-1872. Papers, 1805-1896 (bulk 1814-1863)

John P. (John Prescott) Bigelow papers, 1805-1896 (inclusive), 1814-1863 (bulk)

1805-1896 (inclusive), 1814-1863 (bulk)

Letters, diaries, and papers of American politician John P. (John Prescott) Bigelow.

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William Jenks was born in Newton, Massachusetts on November 25, 1778. He received an A.B. from Harvard College in 1797, an A.M. in 1800 and an S.T.D. in 1842. He also received two degrees from Bowdoin College: an S.T.D. in 1825 and an L.L.D. in 1862. Jenks served as pastor of churches in Cambridge, Massachusetts and Bath, Maine before joining the faculty of Bowdoin College as professor of Oriental and English literature. He later returned to Boston, where he founded a mission for seamen and took...

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Whitemarsh Benjamin Seabrook (1795-1855) was governor of South Carolina and president of the state Agricultural Society. From the description of Whitemarsh B. Seabrook papers, 1840-1859 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 35733774 From the guide to the Whitemarsh B. Seabrook Papers, 1840-1859, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Governor of South Carolina. From the description of Whitemarsh B. Seabrook co...

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Isaac Hays was an ophthamologist and medical publications editor. He was a surgeon at Will's Ophthalmic Hospital in Philadelphia (1834-1854) and was one of the first to study colorblindness and astigmatism. From the description of Papers, ca. 1820s-1879. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523611 Isaac Hays (1796-1879, APS 1863) was an ophthamologist and medical publications editor. He was a surgeon at Will's Ophthalmic Hospital in P...

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Bigelow, John P. (John Prescott), 1797-1872

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Bigelow was secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and then mayor of Boston. From the description of John Prescott Bigelow papers, 1805-1896 (inclusive) 1814-1863 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612373200 From the guide to the John P. (John Prescott) Bigelow papers, 1805-1896 (inclusive) 1814-1863 (bulk)., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Felt, Joseph B. (Joseph Barlow), 1789-1869

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Tilden, Bryant T.

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Rantoul, Robert, 1805-1852

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Grantham, Henry A.

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Greenleaf, F.

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Shaw, Henry

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Wells, Samuel Adams

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Louise Bigelow

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Russell, Charles Theodore, 1815-1896

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Lawyer, legislator, mayor, college teacher, and civic leader, of Cambridge, Mass. From the description of Papers, 1846-1877. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70948518 ...

Lawrence, Abbott, jr.

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Lewis, John A.

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Fellin, C. C.

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Grinnell, Joseph, 1788-1885

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Lawrence, Annie B.

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Bigelow, Timothy, 1769-1821

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Morton, Marcus, 1784-1864

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Morton served as a justice on the Massachusetts Superior Court (1825-1840) and governor (1840-1841, 1843-1844). From the description of Letters and autograph, 1840-1863. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235128487 ...

Davis, John, 1787-1854

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John Davis (1787-1854) of Massachusetts was serving in the U.S. Senate at the time this letter was written. He served from March 4, 1835 to January 5, 1841, and March 24, 1845 to March 3, 1853. From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C., to J. G. Marshall, Hancock County, West Virginia, [1835?-1853?] February 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609063 American statesman and Governor of Massachusetts. From the guide to the John Davis testimony and affidav...

Forsyth, John, 1780-1841

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John Forsyth (1780-1841) was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia, on October 22. He graduated from Princeton in 1799 and was admitted to the bar in 1802. In 1808, Forsyth became the Attorney-General of Georgia. He was elected governor of Georgia in 1828. He married Clara Meigs, daughter of Josiah Meigs, who was the first president of Franklin College (later named the University of Georgia). Forsyth died on October 21, 1841. From the description of John Forsyth papers, 1811-1841. (Georgi...

Shuttleworth, William.

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Whitney, Silas Gore.

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Dana, James J.

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Phillips, Thomas W.

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Salisbury, Stephen, 1798-1884

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Crossman, A. D.

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Drake, Samuel Gardner, 1798-1875

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Samuel Gardner Drake, antiquarian and author. Drake was born to Simeon and Love Muchmore (Tucke) Drake in Pittsfield, New Hampshire, on October 11, 1798. After teaching for several years in New Hampshire and New Jersey, Drake established a book auction business in 1828. Two years later, he opened the first antiquarian bookstore in the United States in Cornhill, Boston. Drake was a founding member of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, serving as its first corresponding secr...

Fitzpatrick, John Bernard, 1812-1866

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Porter, Henry

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Epithet: of Chelsea British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000491.0x000236 ...

Bigelow, Kate.

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Fosdick, David

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Bradford, Alden, 1765-1843

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Marsh, Roswell, 1793-1875

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Porter, Jonathan

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Sam. F. McCleary

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Downes, George

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Dow, Neal, 1804-1897

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Dow was a leading temperance advocate and mayor of Portland (Maine). John A. Rockwell (1803-1861) graduated from Yale in 1862 and served as a Whig Congressman from Conn., 1845-1849. Alfred Rockwell was a Civil War general. From the description of Collection, 1847,1853. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 40420207 Resident of Portland, Me.; commissioned brigadier-general of volunteers in 1862; taken prisoner during the attack on Port Hudson (27 May, 1863) spendin...

Copavay, G. ?

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Whig party.

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Clarke, John S. (John Sleeper), 1833-1899

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Epithet: actor-manager British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001124.0x0000e3 ...

Burley, Francis

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Gilpin, Charles

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Codman, Henry

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Spear, A. S.

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Lawrence, Pedigree of

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Kendall, Amos, 1789-1869

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Editor of the Extra Globe, Washington, D.C. From the description of Letters, 1840-1844. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36437687 American politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to John Mills, United States Attorney in Boston, 1840 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270491445 American politican. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Frankfort, to W. W. Worsley, bookseller in Lex...

Smith, S. N. C.

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Neale, Rollin H. (Rollin Heber), 1808-1879

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Vattemore, Nicholas Marie Alexander.

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Spence, John C. (John Cedric), 1809-

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Rejoice Newton

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Egleston, George W.

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Curtis, Charles Pelham, 1792-1864

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Lawrence, Elizabeth (Elizabeth K.)

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Epithet: wife of Sir J J T Lawrence 2nd Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x0001c5 ...

Hayden, William, b. 1785

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Andrew, John A. (John Albion), 1818-1867

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Lawyer, founder of Free Soil Party in Massachusetts, governor of Massachusetts, 1861-1866. From the description of ALS, 1861 Oct. 19, New York, N.Y., to an unknown correspondent. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122524861 Prominent anti-slavery lawyer and Civil War governor of Massachusetts. From the description of Papers, 1772-1895, [microform]. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 25618330 Andrew was Governor of Massachusetts ...

Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864

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Geologist and college president, of Amherst, Mass. From the description of Edward Hitchcock letter, 1854 Jan. 5. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 71129604 American geologist; president of Amherst College. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Amherst, to an unidentified recipient, 1850 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269606027 Edward Hitchcock was an eminent 19th-century scientist, minister and educator; pri...

Farnam, Henry, 1803-1883

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Fletcher, Richard, 1788-1869

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Fletcher's career included terms as the U.S. Representative from Massachusetts (1837-1839) and as a judge on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1848-1853). From the description of Letter to George Tyler Bigelow, 8 June 1859. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235092445 ...

Chadwick, John

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Plympton, Henry.

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Denison, Charles W.

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Nancy Lincoln

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Goff, Charles

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Bigelow, Prescott

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Bigelow, John P. (John Prescott), 1797-1872

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Bigelow was secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and then mayor of Boston. From the description of John Prescott Bigelow papers, 1805-1896 (inclusive) 1814-1863 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612373200 From the guide to the John P. (John Prescott) Bigelow papers, 1805-1896 (inclusive) 1814-1863 (bulk)., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Lawrence, Timothy Bigelow, -1869

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Ralph Metcalf

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Lowell, John, Jr.

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Lincoln, Levi, 1782-1868

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Lawyer and U.S. representative and governor of Massachusetts. From the description of Papers of Levi Lincoln, 1807-1863. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015073 ...

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....

Lawrence, Amos, 1786-1852

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Sumner, Charles Pinckney, 1776-1839

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C. P. Sumner received his A.B. from Harvard in 1796. From the description of Non omnis possumus omnes : [student theme], December 18, 1795. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77072599 Charles Pinckney Sumner (1776-1839), Sheriff of Suffolk County, received an AB from Harvard in 1796. He worked as a lawyer in Boston, and served as Clerk of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1806 to 1807 and again from 1810 to 1811, before becoming sheriff of Suffolk County...

Massachusetts, Commonwealth of

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Preston, Jonathan

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Mellen, Prentiss, 1764-1840

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Chief justice, Maine Supreme Judicial Court, of Portland, Me. From the description of Prentiss Mellen autograph letter signed to John R. Parker, 1821. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 214322137 Prentiss Mellen, a Senator from Massachusetts, was born in Sterling, Worcester County, Mass., on October 11, 1764. He graduated from Harvard University in 1784; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1788 and commenced practice in Sterling and Bridgewater, Mass...

Robinson, George H.

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Otis, Harrison Gray, 1765-1848

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American statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Joseph Gales, Esq., 1830 Sept. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609817 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, 1797 May 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610680 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, possibly to Judge John Lowell, 1791 Mar. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609819 Otis's career included terms as a judge of ...

Eaton, William O.

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Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868

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Mormon apostle. From the description of Diaries, 1845-1846. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122630452 From the guide to the Heber Chase Kimball diaries, 1845-1846, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Mormon Church leader and polygynist, who served as first counselor to President Brigham Young. From the description of Letter, 1840. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122645075 From the description of Letter, 1844. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 12262253...

Ellsworth, W. L.

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Rice, Alexander Hamilton, 1818-1895

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Kingman, Eduardo

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Martin, Robert Montgomery, 1803?-1868

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Epithet: of Add MS 40408 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001301.0x000169 Epithet: of Add MS 39106 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001301.0x000168 Epithet: of Add MS 36469 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001301.0x000166 Epithet: colonial histo...

Buckingham, Joseph T. (Joseph Tinker), 1779-1861

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Editor, publisher and critic. From the description of Letter to John Rowe Parker, 1821. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 63615074 Joseph Tinker Buckingham was an eminent New England journalist and editor, remembered for his bold style and several innovative publications. Born in Windham, Connecticut, to impoverished shoemaker Nehemiah Tinker, he was baptized Joseph Buckingham at the request of a relative. Buckingham apprenticed with a printer in his ...

Mann, Horace, 1796-1859

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Horace Mann was an educator and a statesman who greatly advanced the cause of universal, free, non-sectarian public schools. Mann also advocated temperance, abolition, hospitals for the mentally ill, and women's rights. From the description of Horace Mann Letter, 1858. (University of the Pacific). WorldCat record id: 213372958 Horace Mann, "Father of our Public Schools," was born in Franklin, Massachusetts on May 4, 1796. His family was poor and his father di...

Sprague, Charles, 1791-1875

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American banker and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Boston], to the Rev. John Pierpont, 1828 Jan. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129691 From the description of Letter, 1855 June 20, Boston, to "My dear Bingham" [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647824681 The "banker poet" of Boston. From the description of The winged worshippers : autograph manuscript copy of the poem signed, [1841 or later]. (Unk...

Lovell, Stephen, 1799-1858

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Shattuck, Daniel.

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S. F. McCleary

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Guillerez, A. F.

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Foote, Caleb, 1803-1894

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Hopkinson, Thomas, 1804-1856

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Putnam, Samuel, 1768-1853

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Putnam, a lawyer, was later a Massachusetts state senator (1808-1814) and a judge of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1814-1842). Tyng was appointed reporter for the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in 1805. From the description of Letter to Dudley Atkins Tyng, 20 February 1807. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235132996 ...

Henry A. Grantham

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Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873

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Lawyer. From the description of Letter, 1845 March 4, Cincinnati, [Ohio], to Robert F. Paine, Columbus, O[hio]. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 13541605 Salmon P. Chase served as the Secretary of the Treasury from 1861 to 1864. He oversaw the creation of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (1862) and implemented the introduction of the income tax and the national currency. From the description of Letter press book of the Secretary of the Treasury. 1863, Ju...

Stacey? H.

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Chandler, Peleg W. (Peleg Whitman), 1816-1889

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Boston lawyer and politican. From the description of Letters received, 1866-1874. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 39273758 Lawyer, Journalist, and legislator, of Massachusetts; Boston city solicitor (1846-1853); served in Massachusetts House of Representatives (1844-1846, 1862-1863); and on Governor's Council (1850); b. in New Gloucester, Me. From the description of Correspondence, 1845-1880. (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 5...

Smilie, Elton R.

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Bigelow, Andrew, 1795-1877

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Bigelow was a Unitarian clergyman. From the description of Papers, 1817-1867. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505817 From the guide to the Papers, 1817-1867., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Andrew Bigelow (1795-1877) was born in Groton, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard College in 1814 and studied law before turning to divinity. He graduated from Harvard Divinity School in 1817 and spent some time in Edinburgh, Sc...

Donahoe, P. (Patrick), 1811-1901

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City Solicitors office.

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Curtis, T. B.

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Greely, P.

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Dixon, B. Homer (Bernard Homer), 1819-1899

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Bulkley, Edwin A. (Edwin Adolphus), 1826-1907

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Cushman, Henry Wyles, 1805-1863

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Henry Cushman entered the American Literary, Scientific, and Military Academy in 1823 and graduated in 1825. He was a native of Bernardston, MA, and following his graduation from the Academy returned there to pursue farming and teaching. Later Cushman became involved in various business pursuits and was active in local and state politics. He was twice married; first, in 1828, to Maria Louise Dickman (d. 1855), and later, in 1858, to Anne Williams Fettyplace (d. 1904). The control file included w...

Leavitt, Benson.

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M. de Saligny

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Harris, J. Morrison (James Morrison), 1817-1898

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Musgrove, J.

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Pertz

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Warren, John Collins, 1778-1856

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John Collins Warren, surgeon and naturalist, was born in Boston in 1778, the son of Harvard physician John Warren and Abigail (Collins) Warren. He graduated from Harvard College in 1797 and began the study of medicine with his father. From 1799 to 1802 he studied medicine in Paris and London. When he returned, he went into practice with his father. In 1809, Warren became adjunct professor in anatomy and surgery at Harvard Medical School and in 1815 succeeded his father as professor, a position h...

H. L. Whitney

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Washburn, Emory, 1800-1877

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Governor of Massachusetts, writer and law teacher. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Worcester, Mass., to Junius S. Morgan, 1841 Nov. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270659722 Washburn was a judge on the Massachusetts Court of Common Pleas (1844-1847), Governor of Massachusetts (1854-1855), and professor at Harvard Law School (1856-1876). From the description of Letters, 1850, 1866. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234779790 ...

Humphrey, Heman, 1779-1861

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First President of Amherst College (1823-1845). Humphrey was born in Hartford County, Conn. and graduated from Yale University in 1805. He was ordained a Congregational minister on March 16, 1807. He pastored in Fairfield, Conn., 1807-1817 and Pittsfield, Mass., 1817-1823. After leaving Amherst College he relocated to Pittsfield and continued to preach and give lectures. From the description of Humphrey sermons, 1813-1861. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 52218792 ...

Hunt, Washington, 1811-1867

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Governor of New York; Congressman. From the description of Letter, 1862 October 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122578616 Governor, New York, Representative, U.S., New York, and Jurist. From the description of Letters of Washington Hunt, 1850-1858. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451086 Hunt was New York state comptroller, 1849-50. From the description of Letter : Albany, N.Y., to James R. Lawrence, 1849 Sept. 26. (University of Chicago L...

Boyd, William

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Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000473.0x000114 Epithet: formerly Recorder of Londonderry British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000473.0x000115 Epithet: of Massachusetts British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000473.0x000116 Epithet: Arch...

Bigelow, Amelia.

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Leonard, Levi Washburn, 1790-1864

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Massachusetts general hospital

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Dr. James Jackson and Dr. John C. Warren initially sought funds for a hospital in Boston, Mass. which would also be made available to student s of the Harvard Medical School for clinical training. It was incorporated in 1811 as Massachusetts General Hospital, and in 1817 Jackson and Warren were appointed as acting physician and surgeon, respectively. The first patients were admitted in 1821. McLean Hospital was chartered in 1811 and opened in 1818 as the psychiatric facility of Massachusetts Gen...

Wight, Charles P.

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Wells, E. M. P. (Eleazer Mather Porter), 1793-1878

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Emerson, George B. (George Barrell), 1797-1881

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American educator. From the description of Letter, 1839 June 20, Boston, to N.I. Bowditch, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 166330238 Educator and pioneer of women's education. Cousin of Ralph Waldo Emerson. From the description of George Barrell Emerson letters [manuscript], 1851-1866. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 191118233 ...

Roenne, Julius ˜vonœ

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Capen, Bernard.

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Lincoln, William, 1801-1843

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Blake, George, 1768? -1841

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Maurer, Eliza G.

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Kirkbride, Thomas Story, 1809-1883

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Hulseman, Chevalier.

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D. Barton

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Paine, Charles, 1799-1853

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Bigelow, Lucy?

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Stocker, Richard

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Means, James, 1853-1920

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Shoe manufacturer and aviation pioneer. Born in Dorchester, Mass. Entered into shoe manufacturing in Brockton, Mass. in 1878. Formed partnership with his younger brother Charles in 1883 as James Means and Company, Boston. Popularizer of the $3 shoe. Retired from manufacturing in 1893 but retained ownership of James Means trademark. Formed the James Means Company (Kittery, Me.) to sell trademarks, 1900-1904. Wrote on problems of man flying. Edited Aeronautical Annual. From the descrip...

Wayland, Francis, 1796-1865

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Clergyman and educator. From the description of Letter of Francis Wayland, 1835 December 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015490 Fourth president of Brown University (1827-1855), educator, Baptist clergyman. Wayland was a tutor at Union college from 1817 to 1821. He was pastor of the First Baptist Church in Boston, Mass., from 1821 to 1826. As president of Brown University, he made broad changes in the curriculm and introduced the analytic method...

Lawrence, academy.

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Peet, E. B.

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Dickinson, Edward, 1803-1874

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Edward Dickinson (b. January 1, 1803, Amherst, MA–d.June 16, 1874, Boston, MA) was an American politician from Massachusetts. He is also known as the father of the poet Emily Dickinson....

Parker, Harry C.

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Andrew Bigelow

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Buchanan, James, Pres. U.S., 1791-1868.

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Howe, S. G. (Samuel Gridley), 1801-1876

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Physician, reformer, and husband of Julia Ward Howe. From the description of Papers, 1868. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 46344998 Humanitarian crusader for many causes including Greek freedom, education for the disabled, prison reform, abolition, and black suffrage, Howe founded the Perkins School for the Blind and was the chairman of the Massachusetts Board of State Charities. When just out of the Harvard Medical School, he went to Greece as an army surgeon...

Grinnell, George.

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Rotch

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Lyman, Theodore, 1792-1849

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Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872

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Lawyer, politician, and statesman; principle residence and law practice was in Auburn, New York; Governor of New York State, 1838-1842; United State Senator, 1849-1861; U.S. Secretary of State, 1861-1869. From the description of Collection, 1828-1936; bulk 1828-1873. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50872192 New York lawyer and U.S. Senator who served as Secretary of State for Abraham Lincoln. From the description of Letters, 1852-1888. (Abraham Linc...

Ladue, John.

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Lewis, Samuel P.

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Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879

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Dix was secretary of state for New York from 1833-1839, and Governor of New York from 1873-1874. From the description of John A. Dix letter : to Thomas Farrington, 1841 November 20. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 778859074 John Adams Dix and Erasmus Darwin Keyes were both Union Major Generals during the Civil War. Dix was also a former U.S. senator and Secretary of the Treasury, and went on to become the 24th governor of New York. After Major General Benja...

Gosport

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Chandler, Peleg W. (Peleg Whitman), 1816-1889

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Boston lawyer and politican. From the description of Letters received, 1866-1874. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 39273758 Lawyer, Journalist, and legislator, of Massachusetts; Boston city solicitor (1846-1853); served in Massachusetts House of Representatives (1844-1846, 1862-1863); and on Governor's Council (1850); b. in New Gloucester, Me. From the description of Correspondence, 1845-1880. (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 5...

Hodsdon, John L.

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Executive committee.

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Charles L. Holbrook

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Mathew, Theobald.

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Grattan, T. C.

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Charlotte Lincoln

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Thomas, Isaiah, 1749-1831

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Thomas was a New England printer and bookseller who strongly supported the American Revolution. He was also a founder of the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts. From the description of ALS: Worcester [Massachusetts], to Mr. Bress, 1795 Aug. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86160118 Caleb Alexander was born in 1755 in Northfield, Massachusetts, a town founded by his grandfather. He attended Dartmouth, Yale, and Brown Universities, receiving degrees fro...

Lawrence, Kitty B.

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Shattuck, George Cheyne, 1783-1854

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Shurtleff, Nathaniel Bradstreet, 1810-1874

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Walker, Thomas R., 1806-1880

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Simonds, Artemus.

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Bell, A. W.

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Gardiner, Robert Hallowell, 1782-1864

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Agriculturalist, public benefactor, landowner, trustee of Bowdoin College, and president of Maine Historical Society; resident of Gardiner, Me. From the description of Robert Hallowell Gardiner papers, 1770-1907. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 82154320 ...

Grave, M. (Michel), 1952-

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Dana, Samuel L. (Samuel Luther), 1795-1868

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Chemist. From the description of Samuel L. Dana papers, 1856. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449369 ...

Hull, George, 1863-

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Lisboa, G.

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Dorr, Charles H.

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Bowen, Francis, 1811-1890

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Bowen (A.B. 1833) was Alford Professor of Natural Religion, Moral Philosophy and Civil Polity at Harvard University, 1853-1889. From the description of Lectures : concerning philosophy : manuscript, [18--] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612877790 Francis Bowen was an American philosopher, editor of the North American Review and professor at Harvard. From the description of Correspondence, 1724-1909 (inclusive) 1836-1892 (bulk). (Harvard University). Wo...

Bigelow, John P. (John Prescott), 1797-1872

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Bigelow was secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and then mayor of Boston. From the description of John Prescott Bigelow papers, 1805-1896 (inclusive) 1814-1863 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612373200 From the guide to the John P. (John Prescott) Bigelow papers, 1805-1896 (inclusive) 1814-1863 (bulk)., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Kirk, Edward Norris, 1802-1874

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Edward Norris Kirk, clergyman, was born in New York City. He was educated at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), where he graduated in 1820. After studying law for eighteen months in New York City, he entered Princeton Theological Seminary and remained there four years, after which he was appointed agent of the Board of foreign missions, and traveled through the south in its behalf. In 1827 he was ordained assistant pastor of the second Presbyterian Church in Albany, and in 182...

sister Anna

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Kentucky Historical Society

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These cards were created by staff of the Kentucky Historical Society. From the description of Kentucky General Assembly biography cards, 1792-1960s. (Kentucky Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 671373485 ...

Jewett, Charles C. (Charles Coffin), 1816-1868

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Librarian, Smithsonian Institution. From the description of Letter, 1854 Apr. 15, Washington [D.C.] to "My dear Sir" [i.e. Josiah Warren, n.p.]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34368994 ...

Johnston, Robert (Tenor)

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Epithet: chairman of landholders, county Down British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000356.0x000329 Epithet: of Edinburgh British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000356.0x00032b Epithet: Acting Surgeon at the Hospital, Grenada British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000356...

Foster, Daniel, 19th cent.

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Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879

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Cushing served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1835- 1843, and as special U.S. Envoy to China from 1843-1845. His career also included a term as U.S. Attorney General from 1852-1857. From the description of Letters to Thomas Mayo Brewer and Henry Vose, 1843, 1858. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234342903 U.S cabinet official and representative from Massachusetts, army officer, diplomat, and lawyer. From the description of Caleb Cushin...

Lawrence, James, 1821-1875

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Prescott Bigelow

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Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855

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Biographical note: Boston merchant; Abbott Lawrence was in partnership with his brother Amos, founded and developed the textile-manufacturing city of Lawrence, Massachusetts, represented his district in Congress (1834-1836, 1838-1840), and was U.S. minister to Great Britain (1849-1852). Richard Henry Wilde (1878-1847) was an American lawyer, scholar and poet. He was Attorney General of Georgia (1811) and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1815-1817, 1825, 1827-1835). From...

Charles Edward Cook

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Quincy, Josiah, 1772-1864

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Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts; United States and Massaschusetts legislator; and, President of Harvard University. From the description of Josiah Quincy letter, portrait and autograph, 1839-1889. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 63118297 President of Harvard. From the description of Autograph note signed : [Cambridge, Mass.], addressed to the Rev. John Pierpont, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616000 From the description of Autograph note ...

Ward, Thomas W. (Thomas Wren), 1786-1858

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Businessman. From the description of Thomas W. Ward correspondence, 1841 February 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981311 ...

Shaw, J.H.

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Edward A. Bulkley

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Ward, Artemus, 1762-1847.

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Combs, Leslie, 1793-1881

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American soldier and politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to C.E. Lester, 1845 Dec. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527027 Public official of Kentucky. From the description of Leslie Combs papers, 1831-1848. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453976 Lawyer, politician, and soldier. From the description of Letters, 1831-1874. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49200558 ...

Sears, David, 1787-1871

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Webster, Fletcher, 1813-1862

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Colonel in the Civil War. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Mr. Miller, 1857 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586795 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to A.L. Strong, Esq., 1858 Apr. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586799 ...

Phelps, Abel

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J. P. Robinson

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Lovett, Charles W.

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Newton, Edward A. (Edward Augustus), 1785-1862

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Brooks, Charles, 1795-1872

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Brooks was a Unitarian clergyman born in Medford, Massachusetts. He received an A.B. from Harvard College in 1816; A.M. 1819. He was the pastor of the 3rd Congregational Church in Hingham (1821-1838) and later professor of Natural History at the University of the City of New York. He was central to the work of establishing normal schools in the United States and is credited with having introduced the term "normal schools" to America. Brooks married Cecilia Williams (d.1837) in 1827, then Charlot...

Smith, Sydney, 1771-1845

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Canon of St. Paul's; essayist and wit. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Paris], to Admiral Sir Sidney Smith, [no year]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270663579 Canon of St. Paul's. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Archibald Allison, [no year] Jan. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872261 English divine and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : C[ombe], Florey, Taunton, to M...

Lincoln, Sarah L., 1974-

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Briggs, George Nixon, 1796-1861

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Reed, Syman.

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Weld, Lewis.

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Lewis, Mary L.

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School committee.

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Howland, Abraham H.

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Copeland, Edward

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Downes, J. N.

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