George Frisbie Hoar autograph collection, 1598-1945.

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George Frisbie Hoar autograph collection, 1598-1945.

George Frisbie Hoar autograph collection, 1598-1945.

Autograph collection of Massachusetts Republican Senator George Frisbie Hoar.

2 boxes (1 linear ft.)

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Andrew William Mellon (b. March 24, 1855, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-d. August 26, 1937, Southampton, New York), was a banker, industrialist, and politician. He was Secretary of the Treasury under President Harding, and remained in that office under President Coolidge. He served as Ambassador to Great Britain from April 9, 1932 until March 17, 1933....

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

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet, critic, and philosopher. From the description of Samuel Taylor Coleridge manuscript material : 36 items, 1792-1832 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122919490 From the guide to the Samuel Taylor Coleridge manuscript material : 37 items, 1792-1832, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Epithet: poet and philosopher British Library Archives and Manuscript...

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Roscoe Conkling was a New York politician and lawyer, serving in Congress as both Senator and Representative. He resigned abruptly to protest Federal appointments in New York, and returned to his law practice. He later declined an appointment to the United States Supreme Court. From the description of Roscoe Conkling letter to D.B. Sickels, 1876 Apr. 20. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52734482 Roscoe Conkling was a Senator (1867-81) and Congre...

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Author and clergyman. From the description of Papers, 1750-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122578272 American author and clergyman. From the description of Letter to Sydney Howard Gay [manuscript], 1877 June 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647847758 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1860 May 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270879281 Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909) ...

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Dwight, Timothy, 1752-1817

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Congregational clergyman and president of Yale; b. in Northampton, Mass. From the description of Deed, 1796. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70976415 President of Yale College; originally of Northampton, Mass. From the description of Letter, 1798 June 01. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70976765 Born in Ireland, Mathew Carey spent most of his professional career in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he worked as a printer, publisher, and economist. ...

Joseph Parsons

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Hathorne, John.

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Morgan, Neville

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Frelinghuysen, Frederick T. (Frederick Theodore), 1817-1885

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Lawyer, U.S. secretary of state, and U.S. senator from New Jersey. From the description of Frederick T. Frelinghuysen papers, 1882-1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79194297 New Jersey statesman and U. S. Senator. From the description of Letter : Newark, New Jersey, to Marston Niles, 1874 Aug 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122290163 From the description of Letter : Newark, New Jersey, to Marston Niles, 1874 Aug 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 7...

Goodhue, Benjamin, 1748-1814

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Lady Palgrave

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Reynolds, Grindall, 1822-1894

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Clergyman in Concord, Mass.; Secretary of American Unitarian Association (1881-1894); author on historical and religious topics. Born Dec. 22, 1822, in Franconia, N.H.; died Sept. 30, 1894, in Concord, Mass. Raised in Franconia and in Boston. Graduated from Harvard Divinity School in 1847. Married Lucy Maria Dodge in 1848. Ordained to Unitarian ministry in Jamaica Plain. Minister of First Parish in Concord 1858-1881. Active in town life of Concord. Member of Library Committee 1859-1...

Adams, C. B. (Charles Baker), 1814-1853

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U.S. naturalist and zoologist. From the description of Charles Baker Adams letter, 1851, Nov. 17, Amherst, Mass. to H.G. Brown. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31351204 ...

Toussaint Louverture, Pierre Dominique, 1746?-1803

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William Laidlaw

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Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891

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Union Army general. From the description of Civil War letters and field order of William T. Sherman, 1863-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71057263 U.S. Army general. From the description of Papers, 1861-1888. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20314215 From the description of Letter, 1875. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 40421933 American army commander. From the description of Autograph letter signed ...

Ward, Humphry, Mrs., 1851-1920

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Mary Augusta Ward was an English writer, and wife of critic Humphry Ward. She began writing literary criticism, and soon progressed to writing novels. Although not stylistically distinguished, her novels were popular because they explored interesting questions of the day. Her earnest approach was admired, and her literary attempts to bring human drama to political, sociological, or religious issues continue to provide an interesting perspective on Victorian society. From the descript...

Graham's Magazine.

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Mather, Increase, 1639-1723

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"Increase Mather, the youngest son of the Reverend Richard Mather of Dorchester, and the father of Cotton Mather, has been described as the 'foremost American Puritan' of his generation. Teacher of the Second Church of Boston for more than fifty years, President of Harvard College from 1685 to 1701, agent for Massachusetts Bay in England to request the return of the Charter, and the author of approximately 175 books, pamphlets, prefaces and printed sermons, Mather was intimately involved in poli...

Clarke, Edward Daniel, 1769-1822

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English mineralogist and traveler. From the description of Letter [manuscript]: to "Mr. Muttow," 1814 April 14. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823336 ...

Dicey, Albert Venn, 1835-1902

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Prescott, George W.

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Froude, James Anthony, 1818-1894

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Distinguished historian James Anthony Froude was born at Dartington rectory, Devon, in 1818. He was the brother of William Froude (1810-1879), engineer and naval architect, and of Richard Hurrell Froude (1803-1836), divine. The younger Froude was educated at Westminster School from 1830, and then privately in the village of Merton. He studied at Oriel College, Oxford, from 1835, and graduated B.A. in 1842, and took his M.A. in 1843. After briefly writing on the life of St. Neot for the Lives of ...

William G. Steaarns

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Griffen Green

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Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745

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The attribution of this otherwise unknown poem to 'D. Swift' may indicate D[ean Jonathan] Swift, the poet and satirist. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography. From the guide to the A gentle echo on woman, attributed to D. Swift, ca. 1710-1720, (Leeds University Library) Epithet: Dean of St Patrick's Dublin, author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000...

Lady Warwick

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Daily Commercial? Advertiser

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Prescott, Benjamin, 1687-1777

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Resident of Northampton, Mass.; known as Major Benjamin Prescott. From the description of Lease for malt house and terms of rent, 1790 Apr. 05-1791 Aug. 06. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70978960 From the description of Memorandum, 1792 Apr. 02. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70978955 Benjamin Prescott was the father of General Oliver Prescott. From the description of Letter, 1729 June 23, Groton, Mass., to the honorable John Chandler, Woodstock. (New E...

Cardell, William S. (William Samuel), 1780-1828

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Gookin, Daniel, 1612? -1687

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E. H. Storer

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Carter, James G. (James Gordon), 1795-1849

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Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839

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Epithet: abolitionist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001188.0x000283 Thomas Cooper, born in London in 1759, immigrated to Pennsylvania in 1794. Well-known for his political beliefs, Cooper eventually pursued a career as a science professor and became the second president of South Carolina College in 1821. From the guide to the Thomas Cooper Papers, ., 1819-1837, (University of North Carolina at Cha...

Emerson, Mary Moody, 1774-1863

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Mary Moody Emerson was the aunt of Ralph Waldo Emerson and a scholar in her own right. She helped raise Emerson after his father died, and had a marked influence on his life, maintaining a constant correspondence with Emerson until her death in 1863. From the description of Mary Moody Emerson letters, 1827-1836. (Middlebury College). WorldCat record id: 682589648 ...

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...

Daniel Webster

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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,...

Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948

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Career Army officer who served in the Philippines as an adjutant general and engineer officer, collector of customs, and cavalry squadron commander, participating in actions against the Tausug (Moros), 1899-1903; later apppointed governor of Moro Province and commander, Department of Mindanao, 1909-1913. Well-known for his command of the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I, 1917-1919. From the description of General John J. Pershing photograph collection [pictu...

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]. (...

Goulding, Abel.

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Hab. W. Noble

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Cist, Lewis J. (Lewis Jacob), 1818-1885

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Roger Brown

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Massachusettes General Court

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Keats, John, 1795-1821

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Keats was an English poet. From the description of Collection, 1814-1891. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612376586 From the description of John Keats miscellaneous papers and portraits, 1814-1923. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612730197 From the guide to the John Keats miscellaneous papers and portraits, 1816-1934., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) John Keats was an English poet and literary critic. ...

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...

Sir Robert Adair

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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....

Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841

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Epithet: of Add MS 34580 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x00030c American Indian fighter and president of the United States. From the guide to the William Henry Harrison letter, 1795, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) U.S president, Mar.-Apr. 1841; territorial governor of Indiana, 1801-1813; Ohio congressman, 1816-1819, state senator, 1819-1821, senator 1825-1828. From ...

Thomas Worthington

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Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786

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Revolutionary War officer. From the description of Papers, 1778-1786. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19593641 Army officer. From the description of Nathanael Greene papers, 1775-1785. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979865 Nathanael Greene was a major general in the Continental Army. He was promoted to Quartermaster General in 1778. From the description of Papers, 1778-1780. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat ...

Edward Wigglesworth

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Bascom, H. B. (Henry Bidleman), 1796-1850

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Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886

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Union General, United States Senator from Illinois. From the description of Autograph letter signed : U.S. Senate Chamber, Washington, to J.M. Dalzell, 1882 Mar. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591540 John Alexander Logan was a member of the Illinois House of Representatives (1852-1853, 1856-1857), U.S. Representative for Illinois (1859-1862, 1867-1871), and U.S. Senator for Illinois (1871-1877, 1879-1886). From the description of John Alexander Logan letter...

H. Y. Taylor

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James Munro & Co.

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N. H. House of Representatives.

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Thomas Randolph's

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Ingersoll, Charles Jared, 1782-1862

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U.S. representative from Pennsylvania and author. From the description of Papers of Charles Jared Ingersoll, 1826-1849. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451119 Epithet: American author; brother of Joseph Reed Ingersoll British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001295.0x00038e American lawyer, author, congressman. From the description of Letter to Dolley Madisonl [manuscript], 1836 Septemb...

Abbott, Gorham D., 1807-1874

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Phillips, Charles

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Epithet: of Add MS 36046 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000243.0x00029b Epithet: Commissioner of Bankruptcy, Liverpool, 1842 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000243.0x000298 ...

Rufus Wilmot Griswold

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Epithet: Reverend British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001089.0x0000a4 ...

Peter Stephen Du Ponceau

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Rosebery, Archibald Philip Primrose, Earl of, 1847-1929

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Archibald Philip Primrose, Earl of Rosebery (1847-1929), supporter of Liberal Party and of social reform. Served as foreign secretary, succeeded Gladstone as Prime Minister 1894-1895. Author of Pitt The Younger and owner of racehorses. From the description of Letter to Arthur Lawrence, 1920 April 15. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 59006762 Prime Minister. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rosebery, Gorebridge, Midlothian, to S.C. Co...

Craig, James Henry, Sir, 1748-1812

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Epithet: General British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000680.0x00030e Epithet: Major-General British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000680.0x00031d ...

Mrs S. J. Spalding

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Allison, William B. (William Boyd), 1829-1908

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Iowa legislator; United States House of Representatives, 1863-1871; United States Senate, 1873-1908. From the description of Letter : Dubuque, Iowa, to W[illiam] W[orth] Belknap, Washington, D.C., 1873 Oct. 22. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496685 U.S. Senator and Representative from Iowa. From the description of Papers of William B. Allison, 1862-1916. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 148787411 William ...

Keller, Helen, 1880-1968

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Helen Adams Keller (1880-1968) overcame both blindness and deafness, providing inspiration to many people around the world. She devoted her life to bettering the education and treatment of the blind, the deaf, and the mute, and was a pioneer in educating the public in the prevention of blindness in newborns. When Helen Keller was 19 months old she became ill with a high fever and lost consciousness, becoming deaf and blind. In her autobiography The Story of My Life, a book she first wrot...

Emerson, Charles Chauncy, 1808-1836

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Trumbull, John, 1756-1843

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American painter of historical subjects. From the description of ALS : New York, to James Madison, 1823 Oct. 20. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122580911 Painter; New York City. From the description of John Trumbull papers, 1787-1843. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557315 John Trumbull (1756-1843) was an American painter and diplomat. From the guide to the John Trumbull papers, 1780-1840, (The New York Public Library...

Day, Jeremiah, 1773-1867

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President of Yale College. From the description of Jeremiah Day letter, 1837 Mar. (Litchfield Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 747722580 From the description of Autograph, signed : Yale College, 1838 Apr. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270535739 Author of Algebra (1814). President of Yale University, 1817-1846. From the description of Letter of recommendation, Connecticut, [18--?]. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122529651 ...

Sherman, William Tecumseh

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Epithet: American general British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00002c ...

Cushing, Joseph.

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Hutchinson, Thomas, 1711-1780

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Governor of Massachusetts. From the description of Certification, 1752. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70960172 At this time, Hutchinson was judge of probate in Suffolk County (1749-1766); later he was royal governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (1771-1774) From the description of A Brief State of that Part of Massachusetts Bay which is situated East of the Province of Main (sic) with reasons for erecting it into a separate & distinct Province : manuscript...

Rogers, Samuel, 1763-1855

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British poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Catherine Dickens, 1846 Oct. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 469692967 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Catherine Dickens, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 469622382 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Catherine Dickens, 1843 Dec. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657034 Samuel Rogers was born near London to a wealt...

Palmer; Chelmsford

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Mann, Horace, 1796-1859

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Educator and innovator of the public school system in the United States. From the description of Letter, 1844, Feb. 26, Boston, [Mass.?] to "My dear sister" [i.e. Mrs. Rebecca Pennelf], Wrentham, Mass. (Fisk University). WorldCat record id: 39863863 American educator and social reformer. From the description of Autograph entry signed : Salem, Ohio, 1856 Mar. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 639351466 U.S. representative from Massachusetts, reformer, co...

Hartwell, John.

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Hastings, Warren, 1732-1818

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Hastings was the first governor general of British India. He began in 1750 as a clerk at the East India Company. In 1761, he was appointed to the Calcutta Council, and in 1769, was made a member of the Madras Council. In 1771, he became governor of Bengal, and in 1774, governor general of India. In 1784, he resigned and returned to England, where he was charged with high crimes and misdemenears. He was impeached in 1787 but, after a long trial, was acquitted in 1795. He was made a privy councilo...

Lamb, Mary, 1764-1847

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

Pratt, George C.

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Foote

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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 ...

Stone, Harlan Fiske, 1872-1946

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Four page letter written by Harlan Fiske Stone to Judge Groner. Stone describes his vacation in Franconia, NH and compares it with an earlier vacation spent in Colorado Springs, CO. From the description of Letter : Peckett's On-Sugar-Hill, Franconia, NH to Judge Groner, 1943 August 16. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 31855921 U.S. attorney general, associate and chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and educator. From the description of Harlan F...

Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar

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Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904

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U. S. Senator from Massachusetts. From the description of George Frisbie Hoar letter to S. S. McClure [manuscript], 1894 January 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 694733616 George Frisbie Hoar (1826-1904) was a Republican Senator from Massachusetts (1877-1904). From the description of Autograph collection, 1598-1945. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122405022 From the guide to the George Frisbie Hoar autograph collection, 1598-194...

Edward McPherson

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Jones, Jonas.

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Lieber, Francis, 1800-1872

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Political scientist and author; born in Berlin, settled in U.S. 1827. From the description of ALsS : to George Mifflin Dallas, 1846. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122365122 Political scientist and educator. From the description of Letter, 1865 July 28, New York, to Dr. C[harles?] D[aniel?] Drake, St. Louis, Missouri [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806353 Francis Lieber: German American political phil...

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. (...

Jesus College (University of Cambridge)

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Frisbie, Levi, 1748-1806

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Levi Frisbie, clergyman, was born in Branford, Conn. in 1748. Frisbie was one of four students in the first graduating class (1771) of Dartmouth College. After studying divinity under President Eleazar Wheelock, he was ordained in 1772 and began work as a missionary among the Indians. Frisbie was installed as pastor of the First Congregational Church of Ipswich in 1776, where he continued until his death in 1806. From the description of Letter : Ipswich [Mass...

Evarts, Jeremiah, 1781-1831

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American missionary, reformer and activist for the rights of Native Americans and a leading opponent of the Indian removal policy; treasurer and corresponding secretary of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. From the description of Jeremiah Evarts letter to to David Root [manuscript], 1828 March 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 781300996 Jeremiah Evarts (February 3, 1781-May 10, 183 1) was a New England lawyer and philanthropist who ab...

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...

Wise, Henry Alexander, 1906-1982

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Bulkeley, Peter, 1583-1659

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Peter Bulkeley was a founder and the first minister of Concord, Mass. From the description of Collection of transcribed letters and documents, 1637?-1659. (Concord Public Library). WorldCat record id: 31615271 ...

Rawson, Edward, 1615-1693

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Rawson was the first Secretary of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (1650-1686). He was born in Dorset, England; he married Rachel Perne before coming to America. He settled in Newbury in 1637 and held various public offices in the town and the Colony. From the description of [Letter, 1673 Dec. 17, Boston, New England [to] Right Honourable / Edward Rawson. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 352920254 Secretary of the Massachusetts General Court. From the descriptio...

Erskine, Thomas Erskine, Baron, 1750-1823

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Thomas Erskine, first Baron Erskine, British lord chancellor. From the guide to the Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine manuscript material : 2 items, ca. 1820's-1823, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) English Lord Chancellor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to [George Colman, the younger?] at the Haymarket Theatre, 1814. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614651 Lord Chancel...

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) ...

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

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Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00000a American lawyer in Illinois and sixteenth president of the United States. From the description of Humorous story by Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609161 From 1837 to 1841 Lincoln practiced law in partnership with John Todd Stuart, whose cousin Mary Todd he later married. From the...

Brown & Thorndike

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Mr Phillips

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Lloyd, James, 1769-1831

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James Lloyd was a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts. From the description of Letters, 1823. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122397540 James Lloyd was a U.S. Senator from Mass. From the description of ALS, 1823 February 1 : Washington [D.C.] to Enoch Silsby / James D. Lloyd. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 52625664 ...

Basil Montagu

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Munroe & Co.

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Jeremiah Wadsworth

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Hoar, S.

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Wells, L. D.

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Trumbull, John, 1750-1831

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American poet and jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Detroit, to Noah Webster, 1830 Jan. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573323 American author. From the description of Receipt signed : "United States Loan Office," 1781 Dec. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270867950 Poet, jurist, lawyer, author, and state legislator from Connecticut. From the description of John Trumbull correspondence, 1772 January 8. (Unknown...

Missouri Pacific Railroad Company

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Pond, Enoch, 1791-1882

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Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859

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English essayist and poet. From the description of [Letters] / Leigh Hunt. [1848-1856] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 234302986 From the description of Criticism on female beauty : notes, ca. 1824. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510755 Leigh Hunt moved from Chelsea to Kensington in 1840. From the description of Leigh Hunt, letter : Kensington, England : Autograph note signed, [1840?] Nov. 22. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record...

Aguinaldo, Emilio, 1869-1964

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Emilio Aguinaldo y Famy (1869-1964) was a Filipino who led the insurrection against Spain, and later the fight for independence against the United States, until his capture in 1901 and his consequent oath of allegiance to the United States. ...

Andrew Jackson

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Henry West.

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Sherman, John, 1613-1685

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Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888

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Unitarian minister; trustee of the Boston Public Library, 1879-88; active on behalf of temperance, anti-slavery, women's sufferage movements; died in Jamaica Plain, Boston. From the description of Letters, 1863-1886. (Boston Public Library). WorldCat record id: 38003933 Clarke was a Unitarian clergyman, author, and reformer closely associated with the Transcendentalists. He was minister in Louisville, Ky. (1833-1840) and at the Church of the Disciples in Boston (1841-1850, 1...

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...

Moses Brown

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Sherman, Roger M. (Roger Minott), 1773-1844

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Sherman was a Connecticut lawyer, judge and state senator; Hitchinson was a New Haven attorney. From the description of Letter to Samuel J. Hitchinson, 3 December 1829. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 236088121 Lawyer, state legislator, and judge, of Fairfield, Conn.; nephew of Hon. Roger Sherman, signer of Declaration of Independence. From the description of Papers, 1773-1845. (Fairfield Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70953848...

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,...

Mackay, Charles, 1814-1889

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Charles Mackay, Scots-born poet and writer. From the description of Charles Mackay manuscript material : 1 item, [ca. 1850's?] (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 726872907 Scottish poet. From the description of The primrose : autograph manuscript copy of the poem signed : Boston, 1858 May 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609514 British journalist and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Richard B...

Street, Augustus Russell, 1791-1866

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Arbuthnot

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Hemans, Mrs., 1793-1835

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Felicia Hemans was one of the first successful female English career poets. For a brief time, she was the most popular and acclaimed poet writing in England. Mrs. Hemans embodies a significant transition in English poetry from Romantic lyricism to the moral and patriotic themes prevalent in the Victorian era. From the description of Felicia Hemans letters and poems, 1825, n.d. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50039596 Felicia Dorothea Browne Hem...

Hogg, James, 1770-1835

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James Hogg was born in Ettrick, Selkshire, Scotland in November 1770. Having received little formal education, Hogg taught himself to read and write in his late teens. He continued to work as a labourer and shepherd for twenty five years. Between 1794-1810 Hogg wrote songs which appeared in magazines and in two small collections. Determined to make a career as a professional writer, Hogg, aged 40, moved to Edinburgh in 1810. In Edinburgh, Hogg established a weekly paper entitled, The Spy but onl...

Putnam, Rufus, 1739-1824

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Charles Sumner

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Mary (Hayward)

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Burke, Edmund, 1729? -1797

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E. H. Coleridge

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Doolittle, James R. (James Rood), 1815-1897

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Doolittle, a lawyer successively in New York, Wisconsin, and Illinois, was a U. S. Senator from Wisconsin (1857-1869). From the description of Papers, 1856-1892. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 469775273 James Rood Doolittle (1815-1897) was a lawyer, judge and United States senator from Wisconsin, 1857-1869. From the description of James R. Doolittle papers, 1848-1892. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 144652205 From the guide to...

Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872

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Artist Thomas Sully was born in London, although his actor parents soon emigrated to the United States. A trip back to England to study painting expanded his horizons, and upon his return to the United States he developed a reputation as a first rate painter. He specialized in portraits, especially portraits of women, and painted full-length portraits of many public and private figures. He is perhaps most closely associated with his portrait of Queen Victoria and for his painting, Washington cro...

Howe, Elbridge G. (Elbridge Gerry), 1799-1884

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Woolsey, Theodore Dwight, 1801-1889

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Epithet: American author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000439.0x000244 President of Yale College. From the description of Autograph letter of recommendation signed : New Haven, 1862 Jan. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584067 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Haven, to W. Hayes Ward, 1872 Feb. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584074 From the descrip...

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...

D Foster

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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...

Crabbe, George, 1754-1832

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English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hampstead, to an unnamed correspondent, [1817] May 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270520174 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Parham, to Mr. Robinson, 1791 May 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526777 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Trowbridge, to his son, the Reverend George Crabbe, 1828 Mar. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530510 From the descript...

Van Ness, William Peter, 1778-1826

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Politician and jurist; born in Claverack, Columbia County, New York, later a resident of New York City. From the description of William Peter Van Ness papers, 1800-1825. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 58780319 Jurist and defender of Aaron Burr. From the description of Letter, 1805. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36050519 ...

Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850

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British poet. From the description of Letters, 1827 Jan. 12-1836 Feb. 20. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 315953362 Wordsworth, English poet. From the description of [Letters, 1826-1848] / Wm. Wordsworth. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 501844796 Wordsworth was an English poet. From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1801-1853. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122372656 From the guide to the William Wordsw...

James C. Cobbe

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Keen, A. A.

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Washington, George, 1732-1799

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

Allison, William B. (William Boyd), 1829-1908

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Iowa legislator; United States House of Representatives, 1863-1871; United States Senate, 1873-1908. From the description of Letter : Dubuque, Iowa, to W[illiam] W[orth] Belknap, Washington, D.C., 1873 Oct. 22. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496685 U.S. Senator and Representative from Iowa. From the description of Papers of William B. Allison, 1862-1916. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 148787411 William ...

Audubon, John James, 1785-1851

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Naturalist, ornithologist, and artist, known for his Birds of America. From the description of Letters received, 1831-1853. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 56506202 Audubon was an American artist and ornithologost. From the guide to the John James Audubon letters and drawings, 1805-1892 (inclusive), 1805-1847 (bulk)., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) John James Audubon was a painter and ornithologist. Born in ...

Bain

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Josiah Bartlett

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George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820

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George III, King of Great Britain from 25 October 1760 until his death on 29 January 1820. From the description of George III, King of Great Britain manuscript material : 2 items, 1793-1801 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 232498897 John Halkett was Captain General for Great Britain and governor of the Bahamas. From the description of British Trade with West Indies, Document, 1801 December 15. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 12261...

Tallmadge, Benjamin, 1754-1835

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Tallmadge was an officer in the Revolutionary War and a congressman from Connecticut. From the description of Benjamin Tallmadge collection, 1756-1846. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 609870436 Continental Army officer and U.S. representative from Connecticut. From the description of Benjamin Tallmadge correspondence, 1781-1782. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980354 United States representative from Connecticut and army officer. ...

George Pellew

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Hare, Robert, 1781-1858

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Philadelphia chemist and educator. From the description of ALS : Boston, to Thomas P. Jones, 1843 July 12. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86138969 From the description of ALS and enclosure : Boston, to Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, 1843 Aug. 28. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122633648 From the description of ALS : Boston, to Thomas P. Jones, 1843 Aug. 29. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86156167 ...

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...

Ticknor, George, 1791-1871

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Author, scholar, and educator George Ticknor was one of the preeminent American men of letters of his generation. He was a key figure in education reform, inspired by his extensive travels and studies in Europe, and impacted both Harvard during his tenure and American education generally. He was also a major figure in Boston society, and co-founded the Boston Public Library, to which he willed his impressive personal library of Spanish books. From the description of George Ticknor le...

Napoléon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

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French emperor and military commander. From the description of Letter, 1811. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122322521 Napoleon Bonaparte was a general of the French Revolution (1789-1799); the ruler of France as First Consul of the French Republic from November 11, 1799, to May 18, 1804; Emperor of the French and King of Italy under the name Napoleon I from May 18,1804, to April 6,1814; and briefly restored as Emperor from March 20 to June 22, 1815. He conquered much of Euro...

Bellows

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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...

Coleridge, Sara Coleridge, 1802-1852

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Hezekiah Howe

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William Leffingwell

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Keble, John, 1792-1866

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John Keble, Church of England clergyman and poet. From the description of John Keble manuscript material : 2 items, 1830-1859 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 502708787 English divine and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed; incomplete : Hursley, to an unidentified correspondent, "Whitsunday", 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270487661 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hursley, to an unidentified lady, ...

Scott, Walter, 1771-1832

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Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Abbotsford, Melrose, to the Marchioness of Abercorn, [1818] Mar. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 747107129 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified to Charles [Sharpe], [1817 or later?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 745119219 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to [William Slade], 1803 June [3]. (Unknown). W...

Samuel Hoar

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Pitt, William, Earl of Chatham, 1708-1778

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English statesman. From the description of Letter signed : [London], to an unidentified correspondent, 1760 Apr. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270891755 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Charles Townshend, 1761 Sept. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623045 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to [Lord Sackville], 1758 Nov. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623042 From the description of Autog...

Kent, James, 1763-1847

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These maps were compiled over a period of years by Chancellor Kent, a well-known American jurist who was a dominant state supreme court judge in New York throughout the Federalist era. The extensive manuscript annotations are in his hand. These notes are often dated, some as early as the 1820s and others as late as 1840. It is unclear what prompted Kent to assemble this volume, but a possible reason was his interest in missionary activities, often referred to in the notes, which display an intim...

C. W. Frederickson

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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...

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...

Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877

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Scholar and author. From the description of Charles Cowden Clarke and Mary Cowden Clarke correspondence, 1875. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453461 Charles Cowden Clarke, English writer and public lecturer. In his twenties he worked as a teacher at his father's school in Enfield, Middlesex. During this time Clarke befriended a young John Keats, and introduced him to the works of the great poets. He later moved to London, where he made many friends among the literary set, ...

Wilson, Henry, 1673-1741

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Epithet: of Add MS 40349 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000300.0x00031a Title: 10th Baron Berners British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000300.0x00031b Epithet: of Add MS 37950 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000300.0x000319 Epithet: Commissariat ...

Robert Havell

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Francis, Philip, 1740-1818

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British civil servant. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : to his wife, London, Aire and Brussels, 1765 May 25-1767 Aug. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270750268 From the description of Autograph letter signed, 1788 Feb. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270750282 From the description of Autograph letters signed (12) : London and Calcutta, to Philip Baggs , 1770 Dec. 11 to 1776 Sept. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270750252 From ...

John Richardson

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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 ...

Thomas Broughton.

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Mrs Frisbie.

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Enoch Putnam.

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Sherman, Roger M. (Roger Minott), 1773-1844

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Sherman was a Connecticut lawyer, judge and state senator; Hitchinson was a New Haven attorney. From the description of Letter to Samuel J. Hitchinson, 3 December 1829. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 236088121 Lawyer, state legislator, and judge, of Fairfield, Conn.; nephew of Hon. Roger Sherman, signer of Declaration of Independence. From the description of Papers, 1773-1845. (Fairfield Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70953848...

John Swanwick.

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Eldon, John Scott, 1st earl of, 1751-1838

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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...

Varnum, James M. (James Mitchell), 1748-1789

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American lawyer and soldier. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Camp at Valley Forge," to Colonel Wadsworth, 1778 May 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574184 First Brown playwright. Author identified by Professor S. Foster Damon and Col. Howard V. Allen of East Greenwich. From the description of Ministerial Oppression, or the Grievances of America with The Battle of Bunker Hill. A Tragedy: Play. 1775. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122545896 ...

Willing, Thomas, 1731-1821

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American banker. From the description of Document signed : [n.p.], 1794 Nov. 27 and Dec. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874694 Banker, delegate to the U.S. Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., businessman, and jurist. From the description of Thomas Willing correspondence, circa 1788-1800. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981384 ...

Harvard College (1780- )

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Special students were those who took courses in Harvard College but were not degree candidates; they had not gone through the standard admissions process completed by AB degree candidates. From the description of Records of special students, 1876-1907. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77064523 It is unclear whether F.C. Fabel ever attended Harvard College. F.C. Fabel may be Frederick Charles Fabel, who received an AB from the University of Rochester in 1893. ...

Trumbull, Jonathan, 1710-1785

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Governor of Conn. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lebanon, to Major-General Huntington, 1779 Mar. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573362 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hartford, to Thomas Mumford in Groton, 1781 Aug. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573366 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lebanon, to Major-General Huntington and Captain Mumford, 1779 Jun. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573357 ...

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...

Fitch, Augustus.

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Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907

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New Hampshire-born author and poet. From the description of Letter : Redman Farm, Ponkapog, Mass. to John M. Milson, 1904 May 25. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 32103796 From the description of Letters and ephemera, 1879-1891. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 32103833 From the description of Letters to Israel Tisdale Talbot, 1868-1875. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 32103776 During the Civil War Aldrich worked a...

Harvard

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Hancock, John, 1737-1793

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

J. Paterson

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Edward Stanley bp. of Norwich

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Montgomery, James, 1771-1854

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Scottish poet,hymn writer, and humanitarian. From the description of James Montgomery letter to an unidentified correspondent [manuscript], undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 456423757 Virgil David was president of the Lawrenceville Lyceum in Western Pennsylvania. From the description of Autograph letter signed : the Mount near Sheffield, England, to Virgil David, Lawrenceville, Pa., 1837 June 12. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat reco...

H Corry

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Pitt, William, 1759-1806

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British statesman and prime minister. From the description of Papers, 1762-1884 and n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122417293 From the description of Papers, 1762-1884. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20019673 Chancellor of the Exchequer. From the description of Document signed : [London], 1784 Apr. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270890755 From the description of Document signed : [London], 1787 Nov. 23. (U...

Osmond Tiffany

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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...

Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874

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Curtis was a graduate of Harvard College (1829), attended Harvard Law School (1829-1830, 1832), was associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1851-1857) and acted as counsel to Andrew Johnson during his impeachment trial (1868). From the description of Legal opinions, ca. 1858-1868. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234338978 Epithet: Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person :...

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 ...

Bowring, John, 1792-1872

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John Bowring was an English statesman and author, renowned as a polyglot. Born in Exeter and raised as a Unitarian, he began working at the age of thirteen, and actively sought to learn languages from travellers. He established a mercantile firm, and travelled extensively, meeting Jeremy Bentham; a controversy over some Greek loans affected his reputation and financial status, but Bentham helped by appointing him political editor of Westminster Review. Bowring published several volumes of verse,...

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...

Andrews Norton

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Frederic Shoerl

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Prout, Samuel, 1783-1852

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English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to R.H. Grundy, [no year] "Tuesday." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615711 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Brixton [London], to an unidentified correspondent, [no year] Mar. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615728 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Brixton, to an unidentified recipient, [n.d., watermark of 1825]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 27061572...

Alexander McAlister

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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...

Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865

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American author. b. Lydia Howard Huntley. From the description of Correspondence, 1839-1846. (Lewis & Clark Library). WorldCat record id: 24917231 Author Sigourney was known as the "Sweet Singer of Hartford." For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Papers, 1834-1865 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007487 American author. Born Lydia Howard Huntley, m. Charles Sigourn...

John Higginson.

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Caswell, Alexis, 1799-1877

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Sixth president of Brown University, 1868-1872; and professor of natural philosophy, mathematics, and astronomy at Brown, 1828-1863. From the description of Alexis Caswell papers, 1824-1877 (bulk 1860-1877). (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 86167730 ...

General Court

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Coleridge, Hartley, 1796-1849

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Son of S.T. Coleridge. From the description of "Solomon," "The Birth of Seth," and two untitled autograph sonnets (4), [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270904471 English author. From the description of The Ambleside rushbearing : autograph manuscript signed : [n.p.], 1841 July. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875158 English author; son of S.T. Coleridge. From the description of On reading the memoirs of Lady Grizzle Baillie : autograp...

Cowper, William, 1731-1800

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William Cowper, English poet. From the guide to the William Cowper manuscript material : 32 items, ca. 1784-1799, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Weston Underwood, to William [i.e. Walter] Churchey, 1786 Dec. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531182 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Olney], to Lady Austen, 1782 Aug...

Sir Samuel Romilly

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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...

Thomas Danforth

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