Amy Hemenway collection of autographs, 1791-1873.

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Amy Hemenway collection of autographs, 1791-1873.

Amy Hemenway collection of autographs, 1791-1873.

Autograph collection of American collector Amy Hemenway.

2 boxes (1 linear ft.)

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Jameson, Mrs. (Anna), 1794-1860

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Anna Brownell Jameson, née Murphy, British writer and art historian. From the description of Anna Jameson manuscript material : 2 items, 1838-1850's? (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 437139681 Irish writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Mrs. [John] Austin, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269528745 From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : Paris and Orléans, to Lady Noel Byron, ...

O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847

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Irish politician. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) and annotated documents signed (2) : London and various places, to various recipients, 1826 June 1-1840 Sept. 23 and undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270860058 Irish national leader. From the description of Order signed : to Mr. Dike, 1831 Aug. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612583 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Dublin, to Edward Wyer, 1829 Feb. 5. (Un...

Andrews, John A, 1781-1867

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Londonderry, Robert Stewart, 2d marquis of, 1769-1822

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Edward D. Johics?

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James Hogg, jr.

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Emerson, Ralph Waldo

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Epithet: American essayist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000621.0x000365 ...

Mary Carpenter

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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 ...

Louis Cabot

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Herschel, John F. W. (John Frederick William), 1792-1871

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Engineer and Astronomer. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Letters to Sir W. R. Hamilton, 1833-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78514949 Astronomer. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Letters to J. D. Forbes, 1832-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86123372 From the description of Papers, 1816-1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80362531 John F. W. Herschel was an English mathematician, astronomer, che...

Julian Hawthorne's

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Boyd

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Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891

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Poet and author, Cornell University non-resident professor. From the description of James Russell Lowell letter and portrait, 1871 July 12. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 123412650 Lowell was an author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat. He edited The Atlantic Monthly, and with Charles Eliot Norton, The North American Review ; was professor of French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard; and U.S. minister to Spain and to England. Aldrich was ...

James Walker

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Browning, Robert, 1812-1889

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Robert Browning was a British poet. Born on May 7, 1812, Browning wrote his first major work,"Pauline: a fragment of a confession" at the age of twenty. He married Elizabeth Barrett in 1826 and with her encouragement went on to become one of the major Victorian poets. From the description of Robert Browning collection of papers, [1835?]-1933 bulk ([1835?]-1889). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122615581 Browning was an English poet. From the descri...

Croker, John Wilson, 1780-1857

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English politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Molesey, to John Murray, [probably 1834]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270525115 From the description of Autograph letter signed : West Molesey, Sussex, to Lord Palmerston, 1852 June 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531191 John Wilson Croker (1780-1857) was an Irish politician, literary critic, and author. He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and Lincoln's Inn, London, becoming an Iri...

Landon, Letetia Elizabeth, 1802-1838

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Hughes, Thomas, 1822-1896

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English reformer and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Old Square [London], to John Ruskin, 1866 Oct. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269516755 Thomas Hughes, English social reformer and children's writer, best known for his Tom Brown's Schooldays (1857). From the description of Thomas Hughes manuscript material : 2 items, 1871-1872 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 430711041 From the guide to the Thomas Hughes man...

Bremer, Fredrika, 1801-1865

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Fredrika Bremer was an internationally-known Swedish writer and feminist. Her early domestic novels and travel writings were popular in Swedish and English, and her later novels, advocating the emancipation of women, influenced reforming legislation that advanced the status of women in Sweden. From the description of Fredrika Bremer letters, 1848-1859. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 49848570 Author. From the description of Fredrika...

Brougham and Vaux, Henry Brougham, Baron, 1778-1868

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Henry Brougham was born and raised in Edinburgh, attended Edinburgh University, practiced law in the city, and co-founded the influential Edinburgh Review. In 1803 he moved to London, becoming associated with the radical left wing of the Whig Party. He also practiced law in London, and was appointed to the House of Commons in 1810, establishing himself as one of the leading radicals in Parliament and holding several important positions. He supported education reform and the abolition of slavery,...

Adams, John, 1735-1826

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John Adams (1735-1826) was the second president of the United States, born in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts. He served as defense counsel for British soldiers accused of Boston Massacre in 1770; as delegate to Continental Congress from 1774 to 1778; as member of committee charged with drafting Declaration of Independence in 1776; as congressional commissioner to France from 1778 to 1779; as minister to United Provinces in 1780; and negotiated a loan from Dutch bankers in 1782. Adams join...

Mitford, Mary Russell, 1787-1855

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Mitford was an English author and dramatist. From the description of Letters to various correspondents, 1826-1854. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612374161 From the guide to the Mary Russell Mitford letters to various correspondents, 1826-1854., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Mary Russell Mitford was an English poet, playwright, and short-story writer. From the description of Mary Russell Mitford collection of ...

Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867.

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English physicist and chemist. From the guide to the Michael Faraday letter, 1867 May 1, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Cruikshank, George, 1792-1879

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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 ...

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman and third president of the United States. From the description of Thomas Jefferson letter, 1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367818629 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was the third president of the United States, born in Goochland (now Albemarle County), Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1775, and with R. H. Lee and Patrick Henry initiated the inter-colonial committee of correspond...

Charles Jones

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Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864

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Nathaniel Hawthorne, American author. From the description of Nathaniel Hawthorne manuscript material : 1 item, ca. 1853-1857 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 301761440 American author, writer of romances, stories, and juvenile works. Born July 4, 1804, in Salem, Mass.; died May, 1864, in Plymouth, N.H. Sometime resident of Concord, Mass. Graduated from Bowdoin College in 1825. Hawthorne's association with the Boston publishing firm of Ticknor and Fields began ...

Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878.

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Joseph Henry (1797-1878, APS 1835), a physicist, was the first secretary and director of the Smithsonian Institution, a post he retained for over three decades. Henry was a leading experimental scientist whose contributions include several discoveries in the field of electromagnetics. He has been credited with the invention of the electromagnet and the telegraph, among other things. Henry was born in 1797 in Albany, New York, the son of William Henry, a teamster, and his wife An...

Hunt, William Morris, 1824-1879

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William Morris Hunt (1824-1879) was a painter, portrait painter, and instructor from Boston, Mass. From the description of William Morris Hunt photographs and catalogs, ca. 1878-1880. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122333561 William Morris Hunt (1824-1879) was a painter and instructor from Boston, Mass. Hunt drowned in the Isle of Shoals, N.H., possibly a suicide. From the description of William Morris Hunt letters and photographs, [ca. 1...

Houghton, Richard Monckton Milnes, 1st baron, 1809-1885.

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English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to W.A. Knight, 1885 July 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864121 From the description of Autograph letter signed : 9 Wilton Crescent, to W.A. Knight, [no year] June 23 or 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864132 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Fryston?], to W.A. Knight, [no year] Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864124 From the description of Autog...

Cockburn, Henry, 1982-

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Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872

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Horace Greeley (1811-1872), American journalist, political leader, social reformer, and editor of the New York Tribune. In 1872 he received the Democratic Party's nomination for President. His New York herald was known for energetic reporting, moral standards, and intellectual appeal; its correspondents included Mark Twain, Bayard Taylor, Karl Marx, and Margaret Fuller, the first woman journalist on the staff of a major paper. He was a national figure, an innovative journalist, and influenced...

Jeffrey, Francis

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Epithet: Lord Jeffrey, critic, Lord Advocate British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x000379 ...

Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869

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American jurist and politician. From the description of Letter signed : "War Department," to William Pitt Fessenden, 1862 May 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580939 U.S. secretary of war 1862-1868. From the description of Telegram (draft) : ms. : Washington, D.C., to Ulysses S. Grant, Appomattox C.H., Va., 1865 Apr. 9. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122380613 Secretary of War; Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. ...

Upham

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John Forster.

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Theodore Lyman.

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Bright, John, 1811-1889

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British statesman, from Rochdale, Lancashire, England. From the description of Papers, 1840-1888. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19276561 John Bright (1811-1889), British reformer, Liberal statesman, free-trade advocate, and one of the most eloquent public speakers of his time, was born near Rochdale, England. A Quaker textile manufacturer, Bright was elected to Parliament in 1843 and formed the Anti-Corn Law League with Richard Cobden to repeal the Corn Laws...

Opie, Amelia (Alderson) 1796-1853

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Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, baron, 1800-1859

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Thomas Babington Macaulay, born in 1800 in Leicestershire, England, was an historian and author. He was educated at Cambridge. After the success of an essay on Milton in the Edinburgh Review in 1925, he contributed regularly to that journal. He was called to the bar in 1826 and elected to Parliament in 1830. After various distinguishing public duties, he was raised to the peerage as Baron Macaulay of Rothley in 1859. He also continued to write during these public appointments, primarily on histo...

Curling Club, Duddington

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Lippincott, Sara Jane (Clarke) 1823-1904

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Decatur, Stephen Arnold, 1813-1861

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Anna Cabot Mills (Davis) Lodge

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Smith, Alexander, 1830?-1867

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Cushman, Charlotte, 1816-1876

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Cushman originally trained as an opera singer, but not having sufficient talent she shifted to the stage. She acted both in the U.S. and in England and lived for a time in Rome among an American expatriate community made up mostly of lesbian artists and sculptors. From the description of [Letter] 1873 Mar. 12, The Arlington, Washington, D.C. [to] Dear friend / Charlotte Cushman. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 212207092 Epithet: American actress British Lib...

Miss) Conway

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Delia Bacon.

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Monroe, James, 1758-1831

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James Monroe, fifth president of the United States of America (b. April 28, 1758, Monroe Hall, Virginia-d. July 4, 1831, New York, New York) fought with distinction in the Continental Army, and he practiced law in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As a young politician, he joined the anti-Federalists in the Virginia Convention which ratified the Constitution, and in 1790, an advocate of Jeffersonian policies, he was elected United States Senator. As Minister to France in 1794-1796, Monroe showed strong ...

Brimmer, Martin, 1793-1847

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James, G. P. R. (George Payne Rainsford), 1801?-1860

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British novelist. Note included states that James was "led to an appointment about 1850 as consul to Massachusetts, where the present story must have been written." From the description of Christian Lacy : tale of the Salem witchcraft, [ca. 1850]. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 29353551 English novelist and historian G. P. R. James wrote nearly a hundred novels, such as RICHELIEU (1825), THE GYPSY (1835), ATTILA (1837), and THE MYSTERIOUS CHEVALIER (1843), as w...

Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878

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William Cullen Bryant (b. November 3, 1794, Cummington, Massachusetts-d. June 12, 1878, New York, New York), American romantic poet, journalist, and long-time editor of the New York Evening Post....

Madame , *

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Barnard, James

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Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885

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Maria Weston Chapman was a New England anti-slavery activist, writer, and editor. From the description of Maria Weston Chapman letters, 1839 and 1884. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 49016462 Abolitionist Maria Weston Chapman was born in Weymouth, Mass., to Warren and Anne (Bates) Weston. In 1830 she married Henry Grafton Chapman, who encouraged her interest in abolition. She helped organize the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society and was active...

Arnold, Matthew, 1822-1888

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Matthew Arnold's reflective, urbane poetry and novels thoughtfully express the social issues and religious confusion of Victorian England. He worked as a school inspector, and his belief in liberal education is a theme in his poetry and essays. From the description of Matthew Arnold letters, 1875-1886. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50209290 British poet. From the description of Letter to Mr. Williams [manuscript], n.y. March 21. (...

Howitt, Mary Botham, 1799-1888

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Mary Howitt, née Botham, English writer and translator. From the description of Mary Howitt manuscript material : 2 items, ca. 1828? (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 430350254 Writer of children's stories and other works, who often wrote with her husband, William Howitt. From the description of Letters, 1835-1854. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122295254 English author. From the description of Papers, 1832-...

George Crowninshield

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Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892

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The recipient was Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, daughter of Queen Victoria, with whom Tennyson had an extensive correspondence. From the description of Alfred Tennyson letter to Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, 1867 Oct. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754865322 British poet. From the description of Papers, 1831-1909. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20188602 Tennyson was Poet Laureate of England during much of the latter part of...

Bancroft, George, 1800-1891

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American historian and author. From the description of Note, an autograph, and a portrait, 1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367575323 Epithet: USA Minister in London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000742.0x000160 Northampton, Massachusetts, historian and author; secretary of the Navy, 1845-1846; U.S. minister to Berlin, 1867-1874. From the description of Letter: Washington,...

Lowell, John Amory, 1798-1881

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Gasparin, Agénor, comte de, 1810-1871

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Agénor de Gasparin was a French statesman, philanthropist, and writer on religion and abolition. From the description of Agénor de Gasparin letters, 1862-1871. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 244485457 ...

James Nichol

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Hemenway, Amy, collector.

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Lieut. W. A. Thomson.

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Fox, W. J. (William Johnson), 1786-1864

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Epithet: Reverend; politician British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000215.0x00000d Epithet: of Add MS 35150 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000215.0x00000b William Johnson Fox, English preacher, politician, and journal editor. He was the editor of The Monthly Repository from 1827 to 1836, during which time he nurtured the writing c...

Sophia Amelia (Peabody) Hawthorne

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Ingelow, Jean, 1820-1897

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English poet and novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : All Saints, Lewes, to Arthur Sullivan, 1868 Oct. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125503 Jean Ingelow was an English poet and novelist. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007454 Jean Ingelow, English poet and writer. From the description of Jean Ingelow manuscript material : 2 items [ca. 1880's-1890's] (New York Pub...

Gray, Asa, 1810-1888

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Botanist, ardent supporter of Charles Darwin, first professor appointed to the faculty of the University of Michigan, and Professor of Botany at Harvard University. From the description of Asa Gray collection, 1871-1885. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68802268 Asa Gray is an American botanist. He was made Professor of Natural History at Harvard University in 1842 and held that position until 1873. He was the author of several works including Manual of the bota...

Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861

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Democratic leader, statesman. From the description of Speeches, 1860, Oct. 11-Nov. 2. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 58663720 U.S. Senator from Illinois. From the description of Papers, 1848-1861. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20736864 American Senator and Politician. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, D.C., to James Sander of Jersey City, 1859 Aug. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538099 ...

Edgeworth, Richard Lovell, 1744-1817

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Epithet: of Add MS 37888 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000817.0x0001de Epithet: of Add MS 35755 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000817.0x0001dd British author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Edgeworthstown?], to Mr. Elliott, 1807 Jul. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742999 Epithe...

Harney, George Julian

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Epithet: Sec of the Democratic Association British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000209.0x00030b ...

Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896

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Harriet Beecher Stowe (b. June 14, 1811, Litchfield, Connecticut – d. July 1, 1896, Hartford, Connecticut) was an American abolitionist and author. She is the daughter of Rev. Lyman Beecher who preached against slavery. She is best known for writing Uncle Tom's Cabin. It became an instant and controversial best-seller, both in the United States and abroad. The novel had a major impact on Northerners' attitudes toward slavery and by the beginning of the Civil War had sold more than a million copi...

Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874

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Massachusetts lawyer and U.S. Senator, 1851-1874. He was an ardent abolitionist who attacked the south in his "crime against Kansas" speech in 1856. Two days later he was assaulted in the Senate, receiving injuries that took him years to recover from. From the description of Letters, 1858-1869. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55768315 Born in Boston, Mass., the U.S. statesman Charles Sumner studied law at Harvard and practiced law in his native ci...

Mazzini, Guiseppe, 1805-1872.

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Sarah Siddons

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D. Braits

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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 ...

Nathaniel Silsbee

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Boston Latin school

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Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron, 1803-1873

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Lytton was an English statesman and writer. From the description of Lithograph of Lord Lytton, circa 1800s-1870s. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367947106 Edward Bulwer Lytton, first Baron Lytton, writer and politician. From the description of Edward Bulwer Lytton manuscript material : 26 items, 1828-1872 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 718729173 From the guide to the Edward Bulwer Lytton manuscript material : 26 items, 1828-1872, (The New...

Agassiz, Louis, memorial committee

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W. Shaen

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Count Adam Gurowski

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Croly, George, 1780-1860

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George Croly, English writer and clergyman. He worked for and contributed to several newspapers and literary magazines throughout his lifetime. Croly's poetry, such as his Paris in 1815, often appropriated a Byronic style, infusing it with tory politics. From the description of George Croly manuscript material : 1 item, 1840 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 154232624 George Croly, English writer and clergyman. He worked as a theatre critic for The Times and the...

Michelet, Athanaïs (Mialaret) 1828-1899

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Annie Chambers.

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Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868

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Charles Kean was a Shakespearean actor. He was married to the actress Ellen Tree Kean. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1849. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155886057 English actor and theater manager Charles Kean was the second son of actor Edmund Kean. An excellent student, Charles was compelled to become an actor to support his family after the separation of his parents. He found success as an actor in Ireland and America, and ...

Moltke, Helmuth, Graf von, 1800-1891

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Ruskin, John, 1819-1900

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Wife of Ruskin's physician, Dr. John Simon. From the description of Letter : to Mrs. John Simon, [18--] (Lewis & Clark Library). WorldCat record id: 31272017 British writer, artist, and critic. From the description of John Ruskin papers, ca. 1837-1904. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80934993 John Ruskin was born on 8 February 1819 in London. Ruskin was educated by his mother and by various tutors before attending Oxford University. H...

Edgeworth, Maria, 1768-1849

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Irish novelist and educationist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edgeworth's Town, Ireland, to August Louis, Baron de Staël-Holstein and Achille-Léon-Victor, Duc de Broglie, 1826 May 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270994866 Irish-English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Dominique François Jean Arago, the French scientist, [n.d., paper is watermarked 1818]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742984 ...

Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834

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Charles Nicoll Bancker was a merchant and financier. From the guide to the Charles Nicoll Bancker family papers, 1733-1894, 1733-1894, (American Philosophical Society) The Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) was a French patriot who enlisted in the Continental Army with the rank of Major-General. He was second-in-command to General Washington. He also participated in the French Revolution until 1790 when he was forced out of the country under the rule of the Jacobi...

Story, Joseph, 1779-1845

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Virgil David was president of the Lawrenceville Lyceum in Western Pennsylvania. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, Mass., to Virgil David, n.p., 1836 Apr. 7. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 80556600 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, Mass., to Virgil David, n.p., 1836 Apr. 7. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 55822788 Joseph Story (1779-1845) was a Massachusetts lawyer and as...

Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874

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Bryan Waller Procter (pseud. Barry Cornwall), English minor poet and lawyer. He was a close friend of several more prominent Romantics, including William Hazlitt, Charles Lamb, and Leigh Hunt. Shelley once said of his poetry, "the man whose critical gall is not stirred up by such ottava rimas ... may be safely conjectured to have no gall at all.". From the guide to the Barry Cornwall manuscript material : 13 items, 1816-1862, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collecti...

Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882

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Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803, Boston, Massachusetts– April 27, 1882, Concord, Massachusetts), American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century....

Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884

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Wendell Phillips (1811-1884), orator and reformer, was one of the leaders of the abolitionist movement in Boston, Mass., wrote frequently for William Lloyd Garrison's (1805-1879) _Liberator_, and eventually became president of the American Anti-Slavery Society. He contributed much to the cause through inflammatory speeches favoring the division of the Union and opposing the acquisition of Texas and the war with Mexico. Later Phillips became an advocate of women's rights, penal reforms, and the l...

Madison, James, 1751-1836

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James Madison (1751-1836) was the fourth president of the United States, born in Port Conway, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia legislature from 1776 to 1780 and from 1784 to 1786, and the Continental Congress from 1780 to 1783. His proposals at and management of the Constitutional Convention in 1787 earned him title "father of the U.S. Constitution." He cooperated with Alexander Hamilton and Jay in writing a series of papers (pub. 1787-88 under title of The Federalist) explaining the ne...

Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881

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James Thomas Fields, American publisher and author, was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire in 1817. At the age of 17, he went to Boston to clerk in a booksellers shop. While clerking, he often wrote for newspapers and in 1839 he became junior partner in the publishing and bookselling firm known after 1846 as Ticknor and Fields, and after 1868 as Fields, Osgood & Company. He was the publisher of several prominent contemporary American and British writers. Besides just publishing the authors, h...

Gardner, Francis, 1812-1876

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Francis Gardner: Headmaster of Boston Latin School; William A. Wheeler: Lexicographer, bibliographer. Assistant Supervisor Boston Public Library, editorial staff Merriam Co., supervised quarto edition of Webster's Dictionary, as well as smaller dictionaries. From the description of Francis Gardner letter to William A. Wheeler [manuscript], 1865 December 21. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 316338564 ...

Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873

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Swiss American zoologist and geologist and Harvard University professor. From the description of Louis Agassiz letters, 1854-1858. (Montana State University Bozeman Library). WorldCat record id: 154689919 Agassiz was born in Switzerland; taught at Neuchâtel from 1832 to 1845; and in 1846 moved to the United States to teach natural history at Harvard. Agassiz and his wife, Elizabeth Cabot Cary, spent 19 months in Brazil (1865-1866) to collect zoological specimens for the Har...

Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867

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American journalist and poet. From the description of Letter : to "My dear fellow," [18--] July 12. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28900949 Willis was a journalist and writer of plays, poems and short stories. From the description of Letter, to Maunsell B. (Maunsell Bradhurst) Field, 1854 March 31. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122493287 Nathaniel Parker Willis was one of the highest paid periodical writers of his day, a poet, ...

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...

Carlos, Prince of Bourbon, 1788-1855

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Little, James L. (James Lawrence), 1836-1885

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Charles Hibbart

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Black

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Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Napier, Robert Cornelis Napier, 1st baron, 1810-1890.

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Wool, John Ellis, 1784-1869

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

Russel

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Clay, Henry, 1777-1852

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Congressman, U.S. senator, and secretary of state. From the description of Papers 1812-1849. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 704551603 Henry Clay was born in Hanover Co., Va. in 1777 and died in 1852. He served as United States Secretary of State under John Quincy Adams (1825-1829) and was elected to the Senate in 1831. John Randolph (1773-1831) was an American statesman known as John Randolph of Roanoke. He was born in Prince George Co., Va. Randolph's fiery denun...

Lewis Cabot

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Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882

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Poet, from Cambridge (Middlesex Co.), Mass. From the description of Papers, 1859-1874. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19903002 American author and poet. From the description of A psalm of life, fourth verse, 1850. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 274069802 American teacher, translator, and poet. From the description of Letter, Nahant, Mass., to Mrs. T.B. Lawrence, Newport, 1872 July 20. (Boston Athenaeum...

Rogers, Samuel, 1763-1885

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Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852

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Daniel Webster (b. Salisbury, New Hampshire, January 18, 1782-d. Marshfield, Massachusetts, October 24, 1852), lawyer, orator, congressman, served as U.S. Secretary of State under presidents William Henry Harrison and John Tyler. He also served as Senator from Massachusetts....

Hanna Maria Wigham

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Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891

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Poet and author, Cornell University non-resident professor. From the description of James Russell Lowell letter and portrait, 1871 July 12. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 123412650 Lowell was an author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat. He edited The Atlantic Monthly, and with Charles Eliot Norton, The North American Review ; was professor of French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard; and U.S. minister to Spain and to England. Aldrich was ...

Palmerston, Henry John Temple, Viscount, 1784-1865

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English statesman. From the description of Printed letter signed : London, to Clinton G. Dawkins, H.M. Consul General at Trieste, 1849 Apr. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612596 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Stanhope St., to Dr. Budd, 1837 Apr. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610835 From the description of Autograph letter in third person : Foreign Office [London], to M. Arichini, 1834 Aug. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 27060970...

Charles Lowell

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Brewster, David, 1781-1868

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Natural philosopher and Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Autograph letters, 1819-1867 and n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78354815 Scottish physicist. From the description of David Brewster papers, 1836-1857, [Edinburgh]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34847956 Educated for the Church of Scotland at Edinburgh University, but due to a form of nervousness gave up a clerical life and in 1802 became editor of the 'Edinburgh Ma...

Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848

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John Quincy Adams (b. July 11, 1767, Braintree, Massachusetts-d. February 23, 1848, Washington, D.C.) was an American statesman who served as a diplomat, United States Senator, member of the House of Representatives, and the sixth President of the United States. He was a member of the Federalist, Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and later the Anti-Masonic and Whig parties. He was the son of President John Adams and Abigail Adams. As a diplomat, Adams played an important role in neg...

Charles Alfred Welch

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Everett, Edward, 1794-1865

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

Clark, James, Sir, 1788-1870

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English physician. From the description of James Clark papers, undated, [London]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35005279 John Keats's physician. From the description of Letter : London, to "My dear Sir", 1842 Apr. 5. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 25206684 ...

Browne, Albert G. (Albert Gallatin), 1835-1891

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Browne was a 1854 graduate of Harvard Law School, a member of the Massachusetts bar and a reporter of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. From the description of Letter to Mason W. Tappan, 1859. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234338944 ...

Hutton, Edward, 1875-1969

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Epithet: Judge British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001084.0x0001c5 Epithet: brother of Matthew, Archbishop of York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001127.0x000111 Epithet: of Add MS 4310 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001127.0x000114 ...

James Monroe

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Welsh, Charles A.

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James Hogg

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Thomas, Jefferson

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The head of the family, Philip Barraud was the son of Daniel Barraud of Norfolk, Va. Born 8 October 1757. Served as a surgeon in the American Revolution. Moved to Williamsburg in 1782. Married Ann Blaws Hansford in 1783. Moved back to Norfolk in 1799 to accept position as head of Marine Hospital in Norfolk. Died 26 November 1830. From the guide to the Barraud Family Papers, 1779-1904., (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary) ...

Bryant, William C.

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Mary (Tileston) Hemenway

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The Confederate States of America

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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. ...

Shaw, Lemuel, 1781-1861

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Chief justice of Massachusetts, 1830-1860. His daughter Elizabeth married the author Herman Melville. From the description of ALS : Boston, to Joseph B. Felt, 1834 Oct. 14. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122475395 Shaw was chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1830-1860). Webster and Parkman were on the faculty of Harvard Medical School at the time of Parkman's murder. From the description of Sentence of John W. Webster...

Irving, Washington, 1783-1859

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Washington Irving (b. April 3, 1783, New York City-d. November 28, 1859, Sunnyside, Tarrytown, New York), American author, wrote his first popular work, A History of New York, under the pseudonym Diedrich Knickerbocker. He continued to write stories and essays which made him the outstanding figure in American literature of his time and established his reputation abroad. In 1826 Irving went to Spain to work at the American embassy in Madrid, then at the American legation in London, before returni...

Curtis, George William, 1824-1892

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N.Y. editor and university chancellor. From the description of Papers, 1884-1888. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38520658 American author, orator, and advisor to presidents. From the description of Letter : Ashfield, Mass., to George P. Sawyer, 1884 Oct. 10. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 56877394 George William Curtis was an author and orator who championed, among other causes, civil-service reform and the vote for women. ...

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...

Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878

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A native of Glastonbury, Conn., Gideon Welles began his career as a lawyer but took up journalism as a profession, founding the Hartford Times, which he also edited, in 1826. Active in the Democratic Party in Connecticut, he served in the Connecticut state legislature and in several state offices. He later shifted his allegiance to the Republican Party due to his strong anti-slavery views and founded the Hartford Evening Press, a zealously Republican newspaper. President Abraham Lincoln appointe...

Thomas Hincks

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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...

Hume, Joseph, 1777-1855

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Joseph Hume, Scottish radical and politician. From the description of Joseph Hume manuscript material : 3 items, 1820-1834 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 432035004 From the guide to the Joseph Hume (radical parliamentarian) manuscript material : 4 items, 1820-1834, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Epithet: MP for Kilkenny British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : ...

Canning, George, 1770-1827

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English statesman. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) and letters signed (2) : [London] to Robert Southey and various correspondents, 1811 June 17-1827 May 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270858738 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Christ Church [Oxford], to Mr. Legge, 1793 Mar. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133346 British statesman and politician; Prime Minister, 10 April 1827 - 8 August 1827. From the descri...

Channing, W. H. (William Henry), 1810-1884

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William Henry Channing, Unitarian minister and reformer, was born in Boston, Mass. He was the editor of The western messenger, 1838-1839, spent time at Brook Farm, wrote a memoir of his uncle, William Ellery Channing (1848), and with Ralph Waldo Emerson and James Freeman Clarke, wrote a memoir of Margaret Fuller (1852). He later accepted positions as minister in several Unitarian churches in England. From the description of W.H. Channing letter to Dear Sir, 1852 Mar. 29. (Pennsylvani...

Robert Ainslie.

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I. I. Merrcinda

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Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894

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American writer and physician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Beverley Farm, Mass., to Tristram Coffin, 1890 Aug. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269544690 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Tristram Coffin, 1891 Dec. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 642361192 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to [Tristram Coffin], 1891 Nov. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 642361674 From the descript...

D. S. Greenough

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Palfrey, John Gorham, 1796-1881

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Clergyman and historian. From the description of Papers of John G. Palfrey [manuscript], 1858-1868. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814531 Epithet: Reverend; American Author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001092.0x000273 American clergyman, author, and politician. From the description of Letter signed : Boston, to Albert L. Fernald, 1866 Mar. 13. (Unknown). Wor...

Cabot, Louis

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Hedge, Frederic Henry, 1805-1890

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Frederic Henry Hedge was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1805, the son of Levi Hedge, a professor of logic at Harvard, and Mary Kneeland Hedge, the granddaughter of Edward Holyoke, president of Harvard (1737-1769). After spending 4 years studying in Germany he attemded Harvard University starting in 1822 and graduated in 1825. He studied theology in the Divinity School in Cambridge and was ordained in 1829. He served as pastor in West Cambridge, Massachusetts; Bangor, Maine; Providence, Rhod...

St. Leonard's College

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St Leonard's College was founded in 1512 by Alexander Stewart, Archbishop of St Andrews, and John Hepburn, Prior of St Andrews. The Archbishop, as Chancellor of the University, had wanted to reorganise the Pedagogy and erect it into a proper college. However, he was diverted from his intention by the Prior who was able to provide an endowment, and the new college came to be a "college of poor clerks' associated with the Priory of St Andrews, primarily intended for the educat...

Dana, Richard Henry, 1815-1882

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Lawyer and author. From the description of Richard Henry Dana correspondence, 1843-1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449368 Author and lawyer Richard Henry Dana was the privileged son of an aristocratic Massachusetts family. Taking time from Harvard because of medical problems, he went to sea, where his experiences as a sailor inspired him to write Two Years Before the Mast. A sea story that was part memoir and part social commentary, the novel proved to be popular with...

Story, William Wetmore, 1819-1895

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William Wetmore Story was born in Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1840, left the United States in 1847 and spent the rest of his life in Rome. There he began his career as a sculptor, working mostly in marble. From the description of Letters sent, 1860, 1875. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 77798425 American expatriate William Wetmore Story had talent and success in diverse pursuits. After graduating from Harvard, he practised law in Bo...

Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885

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Ulysses S. Grant (b. April 27,1822, Point Pleasant, Ohio-d. July 23, 1885, Wilton, New York) was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1843. Grant fought in the Mexican-American War (1846-1848) and later served as the Union general who brought the American Civil War (1861-1865) to an end. In 1868, Grant was elected the 18th President of the United States and served two terms. Robert William Hughes was born at Muddy Creek P...

Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889

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Simon Cameron (1799-1889), journalist and printer from Pennsylvania, had a long and active political career with the Republican Party, which he joined in 1856. He served in the U.S. Senate (1845-1849, 1856-1860, 1872); as Secretary of War to Abraham Lincoln (1861-1862); as Minister to Russia (1862); as chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations (1872-1877). From the description of Simon Cameron Papers, 1738-1889 1860-1880. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 150499672 ...

McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885

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

Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

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American revolutionary officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Thomas Jefferson, 1793 Apr. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270596665 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to General Henry Jackson, 1796 Oct. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270596669 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Westpoint, to Colonel Pickering, Quartermaster General, 1782 Sept. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598200 ...

Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866

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Jared Sparks (1789-1866) was the President of Harvard University from February 1, 1849 to February 10, 1853. He was also a Unitarian minister, editor, and historian. Jared Sparks was born to Joseph Sparks and Elinor (Orcut) Sparks on May 10, 1789 in Willington, Connecticut. Sparks was one of nine children and came from a family of modest means. When he turned six years old, Sparks went to live with an aunt and uncle in Camden, New York, to help relieve the family of a mout...

Peel, Robert, 1788-1850

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Sir Robert Peel, second baronet, British Prime Minister from 10 December 1834 to 8 April 1835, and also from 30 August 1841 to 29 June 1846. From the guide to the Robert Peel manuscript material : 3 items, ca. 1822-1835?, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) British statesman, of Tamsworth, Staffordshire, Eng. From the description of Correspondence, 1816-1864 and n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record i...

Farragut David Glasgow, 1801-1870

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Union Civil War admiral from Tennessee. From the description of Letter, 1860 September 25, U.S. Steam Sloop Brooklyn, to Isaac Toucey, Washington, D.C. (University of Tennessee). WorldCat record id: 26186356 David Glasgow Farragut, U.S. Naval officer, was born in Campbell's Station, Tennessee on July 5, 1801. He is known for the taking of New Orleans in March 1862. He was then the first person to be commissioned to rear admiral in July 1862. He was victorious in the Battle o...

More, Hannah, 1745-1833

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Hannah More, one of five sisters, taught at her family's school in Bristol, England. She became prominent in London's Bluestocking circle from 1774 onward, and was also a friend of Samuel Johnson. Her work soon moved from poetry and drama to the production of numerous popular religious books and tracts. In 1789, she moved to Mendip, Somerset, where she and her sister Patty founded several schools. In 1801, she and her sisters moved to the Barley Wood estate in nearby Wrington. From t...

Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897

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Scottish novelist and historial writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Windsor, to Mr. Grove, 1877 Mar. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611471 Margaret Oliphant was born in Scotland, and published her first novel at age twenty-one. After the death of her husband, she took to writing to support her young family, and showed remarkable industry, ultimately publishing more than one hundred books and more than two hundred articles, chiefly in Blackwood's E...

Mitchell, Maria, 1818-1889

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Maria Mitchell and her father William Mitchell were astronomers. In 1869, Maria Mitchell was one of the first women elected into the American Philosophical Society. From the description of Papers, ca. 1825-1887. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122624294 From the guide to the Maria Mitchell papers, ca. 1825-1887, Circa 1825-1887, (American Philosophical Society) Astronomer and teacher. From the description of Letter to Mr. Al...

Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881

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Civil War officer; organized 1st Rhode Island Regiment, 1861; commissioned major-general; commander, Army of the Potomac, 1862; commander, Department of the Ohio, 1863; commander, 9th Corps, 1864; Rhode Island governor, 1866-1868; U.S. senator, 1875-1881. From the description of Letter : Washington, [D.C.], to [Abraham Lincoln], 1863 Jan. 1. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27988853 American army officer, commander of the Union's Army of the Potoma...

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894

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American writer and physician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Beverley Farm, Mass., to Tristram Coffin, 1890 Aug. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269544690 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Tristram Coffin, 1891 Dec. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 642361192 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to [Tristram Coffin], 1891 Nov. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 642361674 From the descript...

A. G. Browne

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Taylor, Henry, M.D.

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Epithet: of the Athenaeum Club British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x000252 Epithet: of Add MS 33057 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001188.0x0002bc Epithet: Recorder of Pontefract British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001151.0x000209 Epithet: V...

Clarke, Edward H. (Edward Hammond), 1820-1877

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Physician Joseph Carson taught medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Joseph Carson papers, 1810-1877, 1810-1877, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Massachusetts. General Court

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The Governor and Company of the Massachusetts Bay, chartered by the English Crown in 1629, sat as a General Court, which after the 1630 emigration to America became the government of the Massachusetts Bay colony. It consisted of colony freemen (company stockholders); and the governor, deputy governor, and assistants (magistrates) chosen by them. The latter group met separately as a Court of Assistants, but in 1634 its legislative powers were ceded to the General Court as a whole (Ma...

Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866

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Commanding general of the U.S. Army. From the description of Papers, 1822-1846. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 32878776 American army officer. Commissioned a captain of light artillery in May 1808, lieutenant colonel 1812, promoted to brigadier general for service in War of 1812; general-in-chief of U.S. Army 1841-1861. From the description of ALS : Petersburg, Va., to William Branch Giles, 1808 Oct. 5. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat r...

Mrs.) Jones

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Andrews, John A. C.

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Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

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Charles Dickens, English novelist. From the guide to the Charles Dickens manuscript material : 7 items, 1842-1851, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Charles Dickens (1812-1870), the Victorian novelist. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography . From the guide to the Correspondence of Charles Dickens, with related material, ca. 1834-1955, (Leeds University Librar...

Sophia Hawthorne.

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Motley, John Lothrop, 1814-1877

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John Lothrop Motley (1814-1877) was an American author. From the description of John Lothrop Motley notes on New England history, ca. 1840. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122640035 From the guide to the John Lothrop Motley notes on New England history, ca. 1840, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) John Lothrop Motley was born on 15 April 1814 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA. He was educated at Harvard College, 1827-1831. After graduat...

Gray, Thomas, 1716-1771

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British poet. From the description of Collection of notebooks containing Thomas Gray's notes on his reading, a catalog of his library, and a copy of his will : [England], 1740s-1770. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612342648 From the description of Autograph notes on Lysias and Isocrates, 1747 Mar. 20-1748 Mar. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270508038 From the description of Autograph notes on Thucydides and Xenophon : [England], [174-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat recor...

Sophia (Peabody) Hawthorne

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Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885

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Victor Hugo, French poet, novelist and playwright. From the description of Victor Hugo collection, 1816-1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702159680 From the description of Victor Hugo collection, 1816-1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84010646 French writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to M. Cassin, 1831 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 759121359 French poet, novelist, dramatist. ...

Wirt, William, 1772-1834

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William Wirt, lawyer and author of Richmond, Va., and Baltimore, Md., served as United States attorney general from 1817 until 1829. He wrote Letters of the British Spy (1803) and Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry (1817). From the description of William Wirt letters, 1816-1820; 1832-1833 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 23469832 Philip Lightfoot of Culpeper County, Virginia served as a lieutenant in the Continental Army Artillery ...

Andrew Atkinson Humphreys

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Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning was an English poet and translator. Born on March 6, 1806, Barrett Browning became proficient in Greek, Latin, French, and other European languages. At the age of eleven she wrote a verse "epic" in four books of rhyming couplets, "The Battle of Marathon," which was privately printed in 1820 at her father's expense. She went on to write such works as "An essay on mind," "Sonnets from the Portuguese," and "Aurora Leigh." In September of 1846, she secretly marr...

Rutherford, Andrew, 1958-

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Dundas, Sir Richard Saunders, 1802-1861

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Marshall, John, 1755-1835

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John Marshall (1755-1835) was born near Germantown, Prince William (currently Fauquier) County, Virginia on 24 September 1755 to parents Thomas Marshall and Mary Randolph Keith. From 1775-1781, Marshall served in the Continental Army and fought in the Revolutionary War. During the spring and summer of 1780, Marshall attended classes at the College of William and Mary and received his license to practice law. After the war, he moved to Richmond, Virginia and began his practice. Marshall married M...

Forbes, J. M. (John Michael), 1940-

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Bentley, Richard & son, publishers, London.

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Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860.

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Unitarian minister and reformer. From the description of Letter, 1850 Nov. 5, Boston, to Charles Mason. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 170925855 Rev. Theodore Parker (1810-1860), Unitarian minister, social reformer, and publicist, was born in Lexington, Mass., a grandson of Captain John Parker (1729-1775) of Revolutionary fame. Parker graduated from Harvard Divinity School in 1836, became minister of West Roxbury, and proceeded to develop his theological and social ...

R Tayler

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Robert Browning's

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Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894

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Born in Waltham, Mass., Nathaniel Prentiss Banks worked as a child laborer in a cotton mill and as a mechanic before studying law. He served in the Massachusetts State House of Representatives and was elected to the U.S. Congress as a Democrat in 1853. Reelected as a Republican in 1856, Banks resigned his seat in 1857 and served as governor of Massachusetts from 1858-1861. In the Civil War he was given command in the Department of the Shenandoah, where he was defeated by Stonewall Jackson at Fro...

Miss) Hemenway

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Baillie, Joanna, 1762-1851

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Epithet: of Add MS 35118 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000677.0x0000cd Baillie was a Scottish poet and dramatist. Norton (1786-1853) graduated from Harvard College in 1804, taught sacred literature as a professor, and authored numerous works on religious topics. From the description of Letters to Andrews Norton, 1827-1850. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 84429823 From the guide ...

Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880

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Charles Kean lived at No. 3, Torrington Square, W.C. 1, in 1853-56, according to The London Encyclopaedia, ed. Ben Weinreb and Christopher Hibbert (1983). From the description of Autograph letter signed from Ellen Kean, London, to an unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1853-56? February 12. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 694182220 English actress, born Ellen Tree. Married actor Charles Kean, son of Edmund Kean, and toured with his company. Fro...

George, IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830

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George Augustus Frederick was born August 12, 1762, the eldest son of George III of England and Queen Charlotte Sophia of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. He was created Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester on September 8, 1762. George Augustus became a knight of the Garter on December 28, 1765, and was presented to the public in October, 1768. In August 1783, George Augustus came of age and assumed his seat in the House of Lords on November 11. He aligned himself with the Whig party which soon fell from fa...

Randolph, Mrs.

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Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872

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Union Army general. From the description of Civil War letters, 1862-1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70978909 From the description of Civil War letters and general order of George Gordon Meade, 1862-1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 166428745 United States Army general during the Civil War. From the description of George G. Meade letter, 1867 Nov. 5. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 255632060 Meade was a US Army officer, ...

Worcester, Joseph E. (Joseph Emerson), 1784-1865

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Lexicographer. From the description of Letter : Cambridge, Mass., to Wm. A. Whitehead, New York, 1838 Oct. 1. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28996371 American lexicographer, engaged in a "War of Dictionaries" with Noah Webster. From the description of Joseph Emerson Worcester letters [manuscript], 1821, 1861. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647999587 ...

Gilfillan, George, 1813-1878

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George Gilfillan was a Scottish author and minister. Born in Comrie and educated at the Universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh, he became minister of a Dundee congregation in 1836 and remained there for the rest of his life. He published sermons, theology, essays, and criticism, notably A Gallery of Literary Portraits, and established a good literary reputation for himself. However, he was often conflicted between his literary interests and his religious beliefs, and his work and personal life so...

Stanhope, Charles Stanhope, Earl, 1753-1816

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English politician and scientist. From the description of Autograph letter signed "Mahon" : Downing St., to Sir William (Johnstone) Pulteney, 1784 Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575020 ...

Wilson, John

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Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000300.0x00034f Epithet: LLD, Town-Clerk of Congleton British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000300.0x000349 Epithet: Dr; of Trinity College, Cambridge British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000300.0x000345 Epith...

Murray, John A., 1954-

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Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873

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English actor, recognized as perhaps the greatest English character actor of his day. He was especially noted for his Shakespearean roles. From the description of Letter, 1842. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122391814 William Charles Macready was a tragedian. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1821-1849, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155886139 William Charles Macready was an English stage manager and actor...

Mitchell, Donald Grant, 1822-1908

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Donald Grant Mitchell, essayist and novelist, was born in Norwich, Connecticut, graduated from Yale College in 1841 and, after serving abroad briefly as U.S. consul in Venice, Italy, from 1853 to 1854, settled near New Haven, Connecticut. Mitchell wrote literary criticism, travel literature, and volumes of essays on rural themes, including Reveries of a Bachelor (1850), My Farm of Edgewood: A Country Book (1863), and Rural Studies (1867). Other works include the novel Doctor Johns (1866), About ...

Choate, Rufus, 1799-1859

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Choate practiced law Essex County, Mass. (1822-1834) and Boston (1834-1850) and served in the United States Senate (1841-1845). From the description of Papers, 1829-1869. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234337959 Choate was an American lawyer and politician, U.S. senator from Massachusetts from 1841-1845. From the description of Rufus Choate letter : to Joseph B. Boyer, [18--]. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937076 ...

Jerdan, William, 1782-1869

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Epithet: journalist, of the 'Literary Gazette' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000411.0x000297 Journalist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : various places, to Mrs. Darby, 1853 Jan. 12, 1858 Dec. 5, and [no year] Aug. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871150 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to R. Ackermann, "Monday" [no year]. (...

Michelet, Jules, 1798-1874

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Daniel Webster

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Porter, Jane, 1776-1850

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Jane Porter (1776-1850) was a best selling British historical novelist and the author of Thaddeus of Warsaw (1804) and The Scottish chiefs (1810). From the description of Papers of Jane Porter, 1760-1850. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122559985 Francis Legatt Chantrey was a popular and successful sculptor who made portrait busts of many of the most distinguished men of his time, including George IV, Sir Walter Scott, Willi...

Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892

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John Greenleaf Whittier was a wildly popular New England poet. A deeply committed and active abolitionist, he wrote many of his poems with a political agenda, although distinguished by an open-minded tolerance so often lacking in his fellow abolitionists. Although his works are somewhat marred by overtly political and overly sentimental works, the core of his output stands as fine, lyrical American verse. From the description of John Greenleaf Whittier letters, 1858 and 1876. (Pennsy...

Wilson, George, 1808-1870

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