Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950.

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Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950.

Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950.

Letters and a few manuscripts of prominent literary figures, statesmen, and politicians from the United States and Europe collected by American professor of English Albert Stephens Borgman.

4 boxes (1.3 linear ft.)

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Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898

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See Lewis Carroll in many other sources for biographical information. From the guide to the Charles Lutwidge Dodgson collection, undated, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc]) Dodgson is better known as Lewis Carroll, author of Alice in wonderland. From the description of [Letter, 18]94 Mar. 29, Ch.Ch., Oxford [to Mabel Scott] / C. L. Dodgson. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 213330160 Charles Dodgson w...

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (b. August 29, 1749, Free Imperial City of Frankfurt-d. March 22, 1832, Weimar) was a German poet, playwright, novelist, and natural scientist. He is often ranked with Shakespeare and Dante as one of the three most important poets in history. Goethe gained early fame with The Sorrows of Young Werther, published in 1774, but his most famous work is Faust, a poetic drama in two parts....

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...

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...

Von Humboldt, Alexander, 1769-1859

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Born in Berlin, Germany, and educated at the universities of Frankfurt and Göttingen, Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) was one of the most prominent European figures of his age. His fame largely derived from his scientific expedition in Latin America between 1799 and 1804, which resulted in numerous discoveries, particularly related to physical geography and meteorology. Notably, he spent 1803 in New Spain (present day Mexico) conducting a census of the territory. Source: Alexander von ...

Edison, Thomas Alva, 1847-1931

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xmlns="urn:isbn:1-931666-33-4">Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) was the most prolific American inventor to date. This collection contains typescript reproductions of his laboratory notebooks recording research for a domestic source of natural rubber sponsored by his Edison Botanic Research Corp. of Fort Myers. The company was founded in Florida by Edison, Harvey Firestone and Henry Ford. In collaboration with John Kunkel Small (1869-1938) of the New York Botanical Garden, over 17,000 plants were ...

Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879

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Anti-slavery advocate. From the description of Circular and letter, 1848 Jan. 21, Boston, to Rev. Mr. Russell, South Hingham. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 231311718 Abolitionist and reformer William Lloyd Garrison was founder of the Boston abolitionist paper, The Liberator, and the New England Anti-Slavery Society. From the description of Papers, 1835-1873 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007257 Abolitionist and lectur...

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. ...

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...

Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851

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

Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909

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Sarah Orne Jewett was one of America's foremost regional writers. She produced novels, stories, and sketches, generally concerned with the lives and traditions of women in the rural areas of coastal New England. Her gentle, well-observed, respectful style transcends the limitations of genre and continue to make her work relevant. From the description of Sarah Orne Jewett letter to Loulie, ca. 1890. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 54429003 ...

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...

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964

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Herbert Clark Hoover (b. August 10, 1874, Iowa-d. October 20, 1964), thirty-first president of the United States, was born in Iowa, and was orphaned as a child. A Quaker known from his childhood as "Bert" to his friends, he began a career as a mining engineer soon after graduating from Stanford University in 1895. Within twenty years he had used his engineering knowledge and business acumen to make a fortune as an independent mining consultant. In 1914 Hoover administered the American Relief Com...

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...

Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939

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W.B. (William Butler) Yeats (1865-1939), poet and dramatist, born in County Sligo, Ireland. From the description of W.B. Yeats collection, 1875-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863171 British poet. From the description of Letter : to William Weber, Brooklyn, New York : holograph, 12 May [no year]. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18786005 William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) was an Irish poet and dramatist. From t...

Emory Washburn

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Fechter, Charles, 1824-1879

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English actor and dramatist of German origin. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 29 June 1864, to an unidentified recipient, 1864 June 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270576797 Epithet: actor and dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000205.0x00002b Actor. Full name: Charles Albert Fechter. From the description of Charles Fechter letter, un...

Lady Elizabeth (Rigby) Eastlake

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Ferdinand Freiligrath

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Granville-Barker, Harley, 1877-1946

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Granville-Barker was an English actor, producer, dramatist, and critic. From the description of Papers, 1877-1937. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122468875 From the guide to the Papers, 1877-1937., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Harley Granville-Barker began his stage career as an actor in a provincial company, before first appearing in London in 1892. He went on to have a career on the stage, acting with many well known n...

Volney, C.-F. (Constantin-François), 1757-1820

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Mills, Laurens J.

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Epithet: wife of Sir T Mills British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x000199 ...

Parr, Samuel, 1747-1825

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Samuel Parr was a Latin scholar and schoolmaster, educated at Cambridge. He served as perpetual curate in Warwickshire and during that time established a school in Stanmore, served as headmaster of Colchester and Norwich Schools, wrote essays and sermons with strong and often controversial leanings, and amassed a library of more than 10,000 books. He was a friend of Joseph Priestley and wrote the Latin epitaph for Samuel Johnson in St. Paul's. From the description of Samuel Parr lett...

Arthur Symons

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Symons, Arthur, 1865-1945

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Arthur Symons was an English critic and poet. From the description of Arthur Symons collection. [1906-1929]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676800282 Epithet: poet and critic British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001035.0x0001cd Arthurs Symons was an accomplished poet, critic, short story writer, travel writer, playwright, and editor. An important figure in the developmen...

Nineteenth Century

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Pye, Henry James, 1745-1813

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English poet and poet laureate. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to S.T. Pratt, 1803 Oct. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615897 Epithet: Poet Laureate British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000799.0x000209 ...

London, Jack, 1876-1916

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Jack London was born in San Francisco January 12, 1876. He led an adventurous life, only beginning his career as an author in the 1890s. He wrote short stories, serials, essays, articles, verse and novels. He died November 22, 1916 in Sonoma County, CA. From the description of Jack London papers, 1897-1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122387554 American novelist and short story writer. From the description of Chronometer method [navigational documents] [1907?]...

Bickerstaff, Isaac, 1735-1812

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Harris, Joel Chandler, 1848-1908

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Author and journalist, of Eatonton and Atlanta, Ga. From the description of Papers, 1858-1978 (bulk 1880-1908). (Emory University). WorldCat record id: 28418453 "Joel Chandler Harris gained national prominence for his numerous volumes of Uncle Remus folktales. Harris's long-standing legacy as a "progressive conservative" New South journalist, folklorist, fiction writer, and children's author continues to influence our society today." - "Joel Chandler Harris." New Georgia Enc...

Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935

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Peterborough (Hillsborough Co.), N.H. poet. From the description of Papers, 1928. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36405152 Robinson was an American poet. From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1882-1935. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612365637 From the description of Letters to Harry de Forest Smith, 1888-1936 (inclusive), 1890-1900 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505878 From the description...

Perry, Bliss, 1860-1954

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American educator, author and editor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : Greensboro, Vt., 25 July 1904, and Boston, 10 October 1904, to Harry Harkness Flagler, 1904 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674901 American educator, essayist, and editor of the Atlantic Monthlyfrom 1899-1909. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Cambridge, Mass., to Edward Wagenknecht, 1936 Jan. 28 and 1938 Apr. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat...

Rogers, William Barton, 1804-1882

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Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Virginia from 1835-1853. In the years following his departure, he founded and was president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Boston. From the description of Papers of William Barton Rogers [manuscript], 1843 December 19. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647837261 Shields was a student from Cumberland County, Va.; afterwards a captain and surgeon, C.S.A., then physician and farmer in Union Count...

John Cam Hobhouse, 1st baron Broughton

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Davesnes

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S. J. Capper

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A. T. Knowlson

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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...

John Noble?

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William Trant

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Priestley, Joseph, 1733-1804

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Joseph Priestley was an English clergyman, political theorist, and physical scientist whose work contributed to advances in liberal political and religious thought and in experimental chemistry. He is best remembered for his contribution to the chemistry of gases. He relocated to Northumberland, Pa. From the description of Joseph Priestley papers, 1777-1835. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 53101438 Priestley and Vaughan, amongst others, founded...

Pelham, Sir Thomas Pelham, 1st baron, 1650? -1712

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Cobbett, William, 1763-1835

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William Cobbett, British journalist, writer and political activist. From the description of William Cobbett collection, 1787-1835. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82678663 From the description of William Cobbett collection, 1787-1835. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702161934 English journalist and political reformer; producer of Cobbett's Weekly Political Register from 1802 to 1835. Threatened with arrest for sedition, Cobbett took refuge in the United States from 18...

Tom? Taylor

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Lambert

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Epithet: Mrs British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001191.0x0002cc Epithet: of San Domingo British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001191.0x0002d0 Epithet: valet of WWindham at Paris British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001191.0x00...

E. Hyde

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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...

Glasgow, Ellen, 1874-

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the Journal of Commerce

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Hudson, W.H. (William Henry), 1841-1922

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W.H. Hudson, author and naturalist, was born in Argentina of American parents. While growing up in Argentina, he developed a passion for the wildlife of the Pampas, particularly its birds. He eventually became disillusioned by the effect on the Pampas's ecosystem caused by large-scale immigration of bird-eating Italians. He moved to England, but was unsuccessful in obtaining employment as a naturalist, although he did contribute a number of articles to various periodicals. He wrote short stories...

Reynolds, Frederick, 1764-1841

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English dramatist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Thos. Hill, Apr. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617281 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Mr. Hill, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617274 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to George Bartley, Tuesday Evening. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617277 Dramatist Frederick Reynolds was born in London and educated as a lawyer. He became a s...

Cockburn, Henry Cockburn, Lord, 1779-1854

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Cockburn was a Scottish judge and writer on legal topics. From the description of Letter, 29 August 1846. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 237331705 ...

Lady Devonshire

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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, ...

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...

Carlyle, Jane Welsh, 1801-1866

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Wife of Thomas Carlyle. From the description of Jane Welsh Carlyle - Henrietta Stanley letters, 1852-1865. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 82947960 Henry Larkin was Thomas Carlyle's secretary. From the description of Letter : Edinburgh, to [Henry] Larkin [London? 14 Sept. 1859] (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 35855849 Jane Welsh Carlyle, wife of Scottish writer Thomas Carlyle. From the description of Jane We...

Moulton

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Bridges, Robert, 1844-1930

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Bridges was an English poet. From the description of Robert Bridges letter : to E.B.H., 1905 June 3. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936785 Robert Seymour Bridges, English poet. He held the title of Poet Laureate from 1913, upon the refusal of Rudyard Kipling. From the description of Robert Seymour Bridges manuscript material : 2 items, 1897 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 76944649 From the guide to the Robert Seymour B...

Kneller, Godfrey, Sir, 1646-1723

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German portrait painter in England. From the description of Printed document signed : London, 1706 Jul. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270496280 From the description of Printed document signed : Twickenham, 1714/15 Jan. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270496294 From the description of Printed document signed : London, 1701 Mar. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270496248 From the description of Printed document signed : London, 1703 Oct. 22. (Unknown...

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,...

William? Minto

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Traubel, Horace, 1858-1919

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Poet, critic, and friend and biographer of Walt Whitman; full name Horace Logo Traubel; married Anne Montgomerie in 1891. From the description of Horace Traubel and Anne Montgomerie Traubel papers, 1824-1979 (bulk 1883-1947). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980223 American author. From the description of Letter, 1907 July 24, Philadelphia, to [Rufus Rockwell Wilson], Brooklyn, New York [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814514 ...

Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878

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George Cruikshank was a British artist, social and political caricaturist, and illustrator. From the description of George Cruikshand papers, 1827-1897 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 26507077 English artist, illustrator and satirist. From the description of Album of George Cruikshank Color Prints, 1835. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 48116918 English artist and caricaturist. From the description of ALS : to...

Edward Fergus Graham

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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...

Hopkinson, Joseph, 1770-1842

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Attorney, U.S. senator. From the description of Letter, 1818 Nov. 17, to Daniel Webster. (New Hampshire Newsp Project). WorldCat record id: 78356878 Pennsylvania congressman and jurist. From the description of ALS : to John Nicholson, 1794 Oct. 16. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122475381 From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Richard Rush, 1817 Mar. 25. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122489380 ...

Charles II.

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Mrs Henry

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Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951

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Sinclair Lewis (b. Feb. 7, 1885, Sauk Centre, MN–d. January 10, 1951, Rome, Italy) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. He was the first American to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1930. ...

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...

Garnerij

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Barton Booth.

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Montague Summers

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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...

Emile-Paul

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Bancroft, Marie, 1839-1921

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English actress. From the description of Letter, [not before 1890]. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936519 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Liverpool, Prince of Wales Theatre, to Mr. Lacy, Saturday. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623082 English actress and theatre manager. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 18 Berkeley Square, [London], to Arthur Sullivan, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 27012...

Parnell, Charles Stewart, 1846-1891

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Hurlbut, Stephen Augustus, 1815-1882

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American army officer and diplomat. From the description of Telegram (not autograph) : Head Quarters 16th Army Corps, 1863 July 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269555752 American army officier and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Memphis, Tennessee, to Col. J.C. Kelton, 1863 Nov. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269530212 A native of South Carolina, Hurlbut became a lawyer and state legislator in Illinois. A Union general ...

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...

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. (...

Edward Hay

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James, Henry, 1843-1916

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James was an American novelist, short story writer, critic and dramatist. From the description of Henry James transcripts of letters to others, 1873-1915. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612731792 From the guide to the Henry James transcripts of letters to others, 1873-1915., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Henry James was born in New York, NY, in 1843. During his lifetime, he was a literary and art critic (writing for Natio...

Hood, Tom, 1835-1874

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English humorist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to William Makepeace Thackeray, [ca. 1860-1861]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270880362 English humorist and playwright. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified man, not before 1861. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 575123128 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified man, not before 1861. (Unknown). WorldCat ...

Beardsley, Aubrey, 1872-1898

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Illustrator and art editor of The Yellow Book. From the description of Collection, 1893-1959, (bulk 1893-98 and 1943-59). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122617113 Aubrey Beardsley was an innovative and influential English illustrator and author who helped inspire the Art Nouveau movement. He displayed remarkable talent for drawing and music as a child; later, while working as a clerk, he sold a short story,...

Thornton, Bonnell, 1724-1768

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Halleck, Fitz-Greene, 1790-1867

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American author and poet, born and died in Guildford, Connecticut. After a youth spent in business in Connecticut, Halleck came to New York City and attracted attention with humorous articles he wrote for the New York Evening Post. In 1819 he published the first of several editions of his longest single poem, Fanny, a satire on current fashions, social climbings, and politics written in the stanza form and meter of Byron's Don Juan. Halleck's output was small and much of his best work was includ...

Tyler, Royall, 1757-1826

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Tyler was a playwright and jurist whose career included terms on the Supreme Court of Vermont (1801-1813). From the description of Deed to Joseph Woodward, 29 November 1786. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235157483 American novelist, dramatist and jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Windsor [Vermont], to Samuel Williams in Rutland, 1799 Feb. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573729 American jurist, novelist, a...

Charles Gibbon

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Haworth, Euphrasia Fanny, 1801-1883

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Müller, Johann Heinrich Jacob, 1809-1875

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Maeterlinck, Maurice, 1862-1949

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Maeterlinck was a Belgian Symbolist poet, playwright, and essayist who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1911. Colles (1855-1926) was a English journalist, literary agent, and founder and managing director of Authors' Syndicate in London, England. From the guide to the Maurice Maeterlinck letters to William Morris Colles, 1921-1929., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Belgian poet, dramatist, and essayist. ...

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...

Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl of, 1621-1683

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English statesman. From the description of Document signed : Whitehall, 1672 July 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664799 ...

Ricardo, David, 1772-1823

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Economist. From the description of Letter of David Ricardo, 1819. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449517 English economist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Gatcomb[e] Park, to "Dear Sir,", 1821 Dec. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617363 David Ricardo, 1772-1823, was born in London, the third son of a Portuguese Jewish family that had moved to London from Amsterdam. After attending school in London, Ricardo was sent to Amsterdam ...

Amos Kendall

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Flourens, P. (Pierre), 1794-1867

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Raumer, Friedrich ˜vonœ 1781-1873

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Public official of Germany, traveler, and author. From the description of Note of Friedrich von Raumer, circa 1846. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449484 ...

Gertrude Mary Mayer

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Temple, William, 1628-1699

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English statesman and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : the Hague, to Sir Robert Southwell, 1669 Nov. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270888513 From the description of Autograph letter signed : the Hague, to, Sir Richard Bulstrode, 1675 Aug. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270888514 English diplomat and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : the Hague, to Sir Richard Bulstrode, British Envoy at Brussels, 1...

Terry, Dame Ellen, 1848-1948

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Matthew White

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Reade, Charles, 1814-1884

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Charles Reade was born in Oxfordshire, and educated at Magdalen College, Oxford; he became a fellow of the college, studied law, and earned a Doctor of Civil Laws degree, although he never practiced law. He wrote numerous plays, often in collaboration with other dramatists, including translations of continentral drama (sometimes without permission). His most successful play was Masks and Faces which, on the advice of actress Laura Seymour, he turned into a novel. He was eventually more successfu...

French, Daniel Chester, 1850-1931

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Sculptor and artist. From the description of Daniel Chester French papers, circa 1848-1968 (bulk 1911-1945). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450719 Sculptor; New York, N.Y. and Glendale, Mass. From the description of Daniel Chester French letters, 1908-1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122648173 Biographical Note 1850, Apr. 20 Born, Exeter, N.H....

Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873

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Epithet: of Add MS 37311 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x00006e John Stuart Mill (1806-1873) was a British philosopher known for his writings on social and political theory, particularly utilitarianism. From the guide to the John Stuart Mill Letters, 1851-1889, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) British philosopher. From the description...

Rhodes, James Ford, 1848-1927

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American historian. From the description of Letters, 1911-1919. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36635486 American historian and writer. From the description of Letter, 1905 January 7 : to Mr. Fairbairn thanking him for a book. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29853745 Rhodes was an American historian. From the description of [Letter] 1893 Jun. 29, Reservoir Street, Cambridge, [Mass. to] Dr. Thwing / James Ford...

Tate Wilkinson

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Harriet Martineau

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Mrs Wood

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Sharp, William, 1855-1905

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William Sharp was a noted English author, writing prolifically in every conceivable genre. After his death, it was surprisingly revealed that he was also "Fiona MacLeod," a popular mystical writer whose work became a keystone of the Celtic Renaissance. Sharp's themes of mysticism, alienation, symbolism, and spiritual exhaustion fuse mythology with modernism, anticipating the work of Eliot, Joyce, and D.H. Lawrence. From the description of William Sharp letters, 1889-1894. (Pennsylvan...

Frederic Reynolds.

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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 : ...

Masson, David, 1822-1907

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Biographer and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Midlothian, to W.A. Knight, 1900 Jan. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864786 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Gowanlea, Juniper Green, Midlothian [Edinburgh], to W.A. Knight, 1898 Jan. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864783 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to W.A. Knight, 1889 July 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864780 ...

Warton, Thomas, 1728-1790

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Poet laureate. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Oxford, to an unidentified recipient, 1785 Mar. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270659694 Poet laureate, and historian of English poetry. From the description of Autograph letters signed (4) : Winchester, Winton, and Oxford, to Benjamin Forster, 1785 May 20-Dec. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270659685 ...

Trelawny, Edward John, 1792-1881

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English author and adventurer. From the description of Edward J. Trelawny collection, 1824-1890. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70925559 From the description of ALS : Lerici, Italy, to Lord Byron, Pisa, [1822 July 13]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591848 Epithet: of Add MS 36461 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000353.0x0000af ...

Lichfield & Coventry

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William Bradbury

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Gauss, Carl Friedrich, 1777-1855.

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Gauss was a German mathematician, astronomer, and physicist. From the guide to the Family papers, 1845-1925., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) German mathematician (mathematics, mathematical physics, astronomy, geophysics). Studied: Collegium Carolinum (Brunswick) 1792-1795; University of Göttingen 1795-1798; private researcher 1898-1806; University of Göttingen 1807 Director of Observatory and o. professor of mathematics. From th...

Ibsen, Henrik, 1828-1906

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Epithet: dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000765.0x0002bc Henrik Ibsen, playwright. W.L. Turner, translator. From the description of Rosmersholm: typescript, 1998. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122430738 Playwright. From the description of A doll home : playscript, 1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454948 Norwegian poet and dramatist. ...

McCulloch, J. R. (John Ramsay), 1789-1864

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Epithet: Comptroller of the Stationery Office British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000220.0x00012b Epithet: of Add MS 38746 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x0001f1 Scottish economist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to John Bowring, 1828 Feb. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871508 ...

Hofmann, August Wilhelm ˜vonœ 1818-1892

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Renan, Ernest, 1823-1892

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French philosopher and best known for his writings on early Christianity. From the description of [Letter] 1880 juin 18, Paris [to] Monsieur / E. Renan. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 320955893 French philologist and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to [W.A. Knight], 1882 Sept. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617180 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rome, to [Eugène Burnouf], 1850 Apr. 4. (U...

Baron Seymour Kirkup

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Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910

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American author who wrote under the pen name Mark Twain. From the description of A Double-barelled detective story : written mainly in Saranac Lake, NY : autograph manuscript signed "Mark Twain," 1901. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270903961 From the description of Autograph letter signed SLC : to Mr. Osgood, Friday. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 432319154 From the description of Life on the Mississippi : autograph manuscript : [Hartford]. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...

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...

Southey, Robert, 1774-1843

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

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 ...

Cable, George Washington, 1844-1925

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George Washington Cable, an American author and critic, was born in New Orleans and fought for the South in the Civil War. His first collection of tales of life in the south was Old creole days (1879). In 1884 he went on a reading tour with Mark Twain. He moved to Northampton, Mass., in 1885. He is chiefly known for his early works describing picturesque Louisiana Creole life and courageous essays on civil rights. From the description of George Washington Cable papers, 1865-1918. (Pe...

Theatre Royal

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Miss Bird

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Smyth, W. H. (William Henry), 1788-1865

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Epithet: Captain RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001304.0x0000dd Epithet: Admiral; PRS British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001304.0x0000d8 William Henry Smyth was a British admiral and scientific writer. From the description of Correspondence, 1820-1864. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: ...

Wills, W. G. (William Gorman), 1828-1891

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Epithet: writer of plays British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000623.0x00004a ...

Darwin, Erasmus, 1731-1802

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Epithet: Mayor of Hull British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000131.0x000311 English poet, scientist, and physician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Derby, to an unnamed correspondent [probably Andrew Knight], 1800 Sept. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270518285 English physician, naturalist and philosopher. From the description of Letter, 1795, Nov. 8 : Kent, to ...

Wither, George, 1588-1667

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Poet. From the description of Justicarius Justificatus : contemporary manuscript copy of his libellous pamphlet againt Sir Richard Onslow, published in 1646, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270589214 ...

V Lucas

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Loveday

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Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863

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Amy Crowe (1831-1865) was a family friend who lived with Thackeray as his adopted daughter and later married Thackerays̓ cousin Edward Talbot Thackeray. From the description of [Letter] to Amy Crowe, 27 September [1854], 36 Onslow Sqr. Brompton. [1854] (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 35091085 Thackeray was an English novelist and satirist. J. Pearson and Co. and George William Childs were booksellers in London. Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchi...

Murphy, Arthur, 1727-1805

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William Dorset Fellowes (1769-1852), who extra-illustrated this volume, was a friend of author Hester Lynch Piozzi during the last years of her life, and is mentioned frequently in her correspondence from 1815 onwards. His brother Sir James Fellowes was also a friend of Piozzi's, and served as her literary executor upon her death in 1821. From the guide to the An essay on the life and genius of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., extra-illustrated, 1788-1844., (Houghton Library, Harvard College L...

Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872

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

Robert Wilks

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La Farge, John, 1835-1910

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John LaFarge (1835-1910) was president of the Society of American Artists. From the description of John La Farge letter to Frank B. Bigelow, 1904 Oct. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 613316806 John La Farge (1835-1910) was a painter, muralist, sculptor, and stained glass artisan. In 1904 he was serving as president of the Society of American Artists. From the description of John La Farge letter to Frank B. Bigelow, 1904 Oct. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 7...

Mrs Blackman

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James Burke.

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W. Cleveland Allen

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Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

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Epithet: writer, painter and composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001124.0x0000e6 Author of presently known words of The girl I left behind me. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Brighton, 51 A King's Row, to my dear Sibley, 1852 Dec. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270903916 Irish novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to "My D...

Paget, James, Sir, 1814-1899

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British surgeon and physiologist. From the description of Papers, 1880-1898. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31716044 English surgeon. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 21 September 1872, to an unidentified recipient, 1872 Sept. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674194 From the description of Autograph letter signed : 1 Harewood Place, Hanover Square [London], to Arthur Sullivan, 1884 June 7. (Unknown). WorldCat r...

Leslie, John, Sir, 1766-1832

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Cary & Hart

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W. Archbald

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Irving, Sir Henry, 1838-1905.

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James, William, 1842-1910

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William James was the preeminent American philosopher of his day. His reinterpretations of psychology and pragmatism were among his major contributions to world thought, and his work continues to reward study and inspire analysis. From the description of William James letter to A.G. Dew-Smith, 1883 Dec. 1. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50757824 From the description of William James letter to Violet Paget, 1908 July 29. (Pennsylvania State Uni...

H. Grant

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R. Seaton

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Tucker, Josiah, 1712-1799

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British economist and clergyman. From the description of Josiah Tucker papers, 1781. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980669 English clergyman and economist. From the description of ALS, 1777 Dec. 6, Gloucester, England, to Thomas Cadell, London. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122585644 Josiah Tucker (1712-1799) was born in Wales and was successively curate and rector in Bristol, where he formed a great interest in matters of trade...

Lewis Shanks

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Berzelius, Jöns Jakob, friherre, 1779-1848

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Humphry Davy (1778–1829, APS 1810) was a British chemist and pioneer in the field of electrochemistry. He was a major figure in the reformed chemistry movement initiated by the French scientist Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier (1743-1794, APS 1775). Davy was the son of an impoverished Cornish woodcarver. As a youth, he was apprenticed to an apothecary-surgeon with whom he pursued a regimen of self-study that included theology, philosophy, poetics, several languages, as well as,...

Talfourd, Thomas Noon, 1795-1854

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English judge and author, friend and executor of Charles Lamb. From the description of ALS : London, to Andrew Willis, 1847 Aug. 30. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122690123 Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd (1795-1854) was an English judge and author. From the description of Letters to Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd, 1835-1844 (bulk 1835-1836). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122396791 English j...

Richardson, William A. (William Adams), 1821-1896

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U.S. secretary of the treasury, educator, jurist, and author. From the description of Letter of William A. Richardson, 1884. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449526 ...

Haworth, Fanny.

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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, ...

Brabant, Jozef M. van

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Title: Duke of British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000473.0x00020c ...

Meredith, George, 1828-1909

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George Meredith (1828-1909), the novelist and poet. For a full account and assessment of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography From the guide to the Miscellaneous letters, manuscripts, and press-cuttings relating to George Meredith, ca.1890-1914, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x00013f George Meredith w...

Windham, William, 1750-1810

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Epithet: Secretary-at-War British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000354.0x0000d8 Epithet: of Egerton MS 1970 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000354.0x0000cb Epithet: of Westminster British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000354.0x0000ce British statesman. ...

Howell

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Harte, Bret, 1836-1902

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

Booth, Edwin Thomas, 1833-1893.

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Ferber, Edna, 1887-

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Waller Edmund 1606-1687

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English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to William Cavendish, third Earl of Devonshire, [1657?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586444 Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000411.0x000246 Edmund Waller (1606-1687), the poet. For a fuller account of his life and writings see the Dictionary of National Biography. From the guide to the Te...

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...

Broughton, John Cam Hobhouse, baron, 1786-1869

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English politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1853 Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270880286 ...

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...

Stephen Kemble.

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Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822

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Eva Garrick was the wife of British actor David Garrick. From the description of Letters from various correspondents, 1775-1821. (Harvard University, Wadsworth House). WorldCat record id: 70316245 From the description of Letters from various correspondents, 1775-1821. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612375098 Wife of David Garrick. From the description of Autograph note in third person : Adelphi, to "three dear and good friends", [after 1814] J...

Lavoisier, Antoine-Laurent, 1743-1794

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French chemist and government administrator, considered the founder of modern chemistry. From the description of Géographie minéralogique de la France / [par] Lavoisier et Guettard, 177-? (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123487897 From the description of Géographie minéralogique de la France / [par] Lavoisier et Guettard, 177-? (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63938887 En 1775, Antoine Laurent de Lavoisier (1743-1794) fut nommé régisseur des poudr...

Howard, Bronson, 1842-1908

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Epithet: American dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000866.0x0000aa Bronson Howard (1842-1908), playwight. Born and raised in Detroit, Howard worked as a journalist from the mid 1860s to mid 1870s before making his living as a playwright, earning him the reputation as the dean of American drama. From the description of Bronson Howard playscripts, 1866-1892. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702...

Thomas Hill

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Colburn Mayne

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E. S. Marsh

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William Plumer

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Sedgwick, Adam, 1785-1873

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Adam Sedgwick was one of the founders of modern geology. He proposed the Devonian period of the geological timescale. Later, he proposed the Cambrian period, based on work which he did on Welsh rock strata. Though he had guided the young Charles Darwin in his early study of geology, Sedgwick was an outspoken opponent of Darwin's theory of evolution by means of natural selection. From the description of Letter to Richard Owen, [1860?], January 8. (Huntington Library, Art Collections &...

Dunham, Edward W., 1794-1871

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Miss Bayley

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Hyett

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Prout, William, 1785-1850

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English physician and chemist. From the description of Letter, 1833, July 23 : [London], to Richard Philips, St. Thomas Hospital. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35282869 ...

Jones, William, Sir, 1746-1794

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English orientalist and jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mr. Cadell, bookseller, 1775 Jan. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270488044 From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Crishna nagar", to Thomas Law in Behar, 1787 Sept. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270486812 William Jones (1746-1794) was a British lawyer in India and pioneer of comparative linguistic studies. Born in London in 1746, Jones later...

Pater, Walter, 1839-1894

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Pater was an English essayist and critic. From the description of Papers, ca. 1877-1894. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122468883 From the guide to the Papers, 1877-1894., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Pater was an English essayist and an art and literary critic. From the description of [Note, 1889 Apr. 16], Tuesday, 12 Earl's Terrace, Kensington, W. [to] Galton / Walter Pater. (Smith College). WorldCat record...

Messrs. John Mitchell & Co.

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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...

Peary, Robert Edwin, 1856-1920

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Robert Edwin Peary was born on 6 May 1856 in Cresson, Pennsylvania. He was educated at Portland High School and Bowdoin College, graduating in 1877. In 1881, he joined the U.S. Navy as a civil engineer, serving for several years in Nicaragua, where he was employed in conducting surveys for the Nicaragua Canal. Developing a keen interest in Arctic exploration, Peary led the U.S. Exploring Expedition in 1886, a private expedition to study the conditions of the little known Greenland i...

Bedford, Nicole Russell, Duchess of, 1920-2012

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Title: Earl of British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001164.0x00012d ...

Channing, William Ellery, 1780-1842

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William Ellery Channing (1780-1842) graduated from Harvard College in 1798. He served on the board of the Harvard Corporation from 1813 to 1826, where he worked for the establishment of the Divinity School, which occurred in 1816. A Unitarian minister, Channing served as the pastor of the Federal Street Church in Boston from 1803 until his death in 1842. In 1819 he gave the landmark Unitarian sermon, Unitarian Christianity, which upon publication sold thousands of copies. A believer in the aboli...

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...

Constantin Alexander Ionides

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Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-

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Reynolds, Frederic Mansel, -1850

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'Original manuscripts of the contents of The Keepsake. In the handwriting of the several authors'. The Keepsake, a 19th century literary annual, was edited by Frederic Mansel Reynolds (d.1850), 1828-35 and 1838-9. The compilation is presumably from his papers. From the guide to the The Keepsake: Manuscript Stories and Poems, 1833-1838, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives) ...

Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903

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

Owen, Richard, 1804-1892

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Richard Owen was a comparative anatomist and palaeontologist. From the description of Letter from Richard Owen to Charles Léopold Laurillard to introduce John Gould, 1833 [manuscript]. [1833] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 277137992 Professor of the Royal College of Surgeons of London; authority on comparative anatomy, vertebrate paleontology and geology. From the description of Osteological contributions to the natural history of the chimpanzees (Tr...

Mathews, Charles James

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Epithet: actor and dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001026.0x000232 ...

Stromeyer, Friedrich, 1776-1835

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Rossetti, William Michael, 1829-1919

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English author - Brother of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Prof. Knight, [18]85 Apr. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657827 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Prof. Knight, [190]7 Feb. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657844 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Prof. Knight, [18]96 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657832 From the description of Autograph posta...

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 ...

Richard Chandler

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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 ...

Marston, John Westland, 1819-1890.

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English dramatic poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to John Pelgrave Simpson, 1869 Feb. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606510 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Samuel Carter Hall, 1861 Apr. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606505 ...

Owen MacSwinny.

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Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900

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Irish writer, poet, and playwright. From the description of Collection, 1851-1957 (bulk 1877-1957). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122625016 Irish poet, dramatist and novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to W.E. Henley, 1889 Jul. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587810 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Leonard Smithers, ca. 1900 ...

Townshend Mayer

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Sabine, Edward, Sir, 1788-1883

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Edward Sabine was born in 1788 and joined the Royal Artillery in 1803. While stationed on the Niagara frontier of Canada he began his studies into natural history, which were eventually to encompass ornithology, meteorology and the study of terrestrial magnetism. The latter study was his particular specialism and led to his attachment to the Arctic expeditions of John Ross (1777-1856) in the Isabella (1818) and Edward Parry (1790-1855) in the Hecla (1819-1820). During his long career he rose to ...

Charles Butler

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Stowell, William Scott, baron, 1745-1836

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Jeremiah Smith

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Henry Dundas, lst viscount Melville

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Milman, Henry Hart, 1791-1868

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Epithet: Reverend; Professor of Poetry, Oxford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x0001fd Henry Hart Milman, historian and dean of St. Paul's Cathedral. From the guide to the Henry Hart Milman manuscript material : 3 items, ca. 1828-1839, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Epithet: Subject of Mss Eur E301 British Library...

Rossetti, Christina Georgina, 1830-1894

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English-Italian poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hastings, to Miss Howitt, [1864 Dec. 26?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657751 Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894) was an English poet. From the description of Sirs, ye are brethren, 1870. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 365128412 Christina Georgina Rossetti, English poet. From the description of [Letter and poem] / Christian G. Rossetti. [1876] (Smith College). W...

Lord Francis Jeffrey

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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....

Seward, Anna, 1747-1809

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Robert? Allan

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David Garrick

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Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923

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Thayer was a biographer and historian. From 1892 to 1915 he was editor of the Harvard Graduates' Magazine. From the description of Additional papers, 1796-1927 (inclusive), 1877-1927 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505841 From the description of Papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive) 1872-1921 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505824 From the guide to the William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive), 1872-1921 (bulk)., (Houghton...

Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933

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Actor. From the description of E. H. Sothern papers. 1914-1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980499 Edward Hugh Sothern (1859-1933) was an American actor and author who appeared on the New York and London stages; Julia Marlowe (1865-1950) was a successful actress in New York. They became co-stars in 1904, were married in 1911, and toured, mainly in Shakespeare plays, until her final retirement in 1924. Sothern devoted much of his later years to public readings, lectures ...

Francis Thornely

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Kean, Charles John, actor

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Epithet: actor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001027.0x0001e3 ...

Weiss, Francis

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Epithet: travel writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000975.0x0003a7 ...

John Crawfurd

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Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924

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Woodrow Wilson (b. Thomas Woodrow Wilson, December 28, 1856, Staunton, Virginia-d.February 3, 1924, Washington, D.C.), was the twenty-eight President of the United States, 1913-1921; Governor of New Jersey, 1911-1913; and president of Princeton University, 1902-1910. Author, educator, and statesman. He served as the 28th President of the United States (1913-1921). Lawyer, author, educator, president of Princeton University, governor of New Jersey, and president of t...

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...

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...

Chantrey, Sir Francis Legatt, 1781-1842

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Bancroft, Squire, 1841-1926

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English actor and theatrical manager. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Mrs. Bartley, 1889 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270622935 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London, to [W.A. Knight], 1907 Oct. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270622939 English actor. From the description of Letter : London, to Joan Severn, 1900 June 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 761220960 From the description ...

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...

George Farquhar.

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Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898

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Civil War photohistorian. From the description of The William Gladstone collection, 1862-1890. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 24153145 English statesman. From the description of Autograph card signed : to C.E. Pascoe, 1876 Nov. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269561267 From the description of Autograph note in third person : to Prof. Knight, 1895 Sept. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269590785 From the description of Aut...

Heinrich, Rose

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Verlaine, Paul, 1844-1896

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Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x0001e5 French poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to an unidentified recipient, [no year] Mar. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270856224 From the description of Poem delivered at a lecture, beginning "Dans ce hall cinq fois séculaire" : autograph manuscript signed : London, 1893 Nov. 21. (Unknown). WorldCa...

Clayton, ...

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Planché, J. R. (James Robinson), 1796-1880

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English dramatist, librettsit, antiquarian, and costume authority. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 30 May 1878, to Lewis Wingfield, 1878 May 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270675035 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : East Retford, 8 April 1864, to Mrs. Skeffington Smith, 1864 Apr. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270675030 James Robinson Planché, a dramatist, antiquary, and officer of arms, was born in P...

Charles Dudley Warner

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Frost, Robert, 1874-1963

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American poet from New England. Winner of the 1932 Pulitzer Prize. From the description of Letters, 1931-1943. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122464432 American Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. From the description of Letter to Mr. Beggen [?], 1928. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 86129842 Robert Frost was an American poet. From the description of Papers concerning the Kenned...

Cumberland, Richard, 1732-1811

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Richard Cumberland was an author, best known as a dramatist and for his memoirs. Born at Trinity College, his father was a clergyman and his mother was the daughter of scholar Richard Bentley, then master of Trinity. He was educated at Westminster School and Trinity College at Oxford, and devoted himself to a life of literature. While serving a number of government posts, he continued his studies, and wrote and translated numerous works. He wrote prose and poetry, but was most successful as a pl...

George Colman

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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...

Sumner, Charles Richard, 1790-1874

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Sainte-Beuve, Charles-Augustin, 1804-1869

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French man of letters. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to an unidentified correspondent, 1852 Aug. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634160 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Monsieur Bourcher de Perthes in Abbeville, 1842 Mar. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634157 Sainte-Beuve was a French literary critic and historian. From the description of [Letters] / Sainte-Beuve. [1856-1868] (Smith Colle...

William Canton

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James Robinson Planché

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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...

Mrs Taylor

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Alfred Knopf

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William Godwin

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Beckwith, Charles, 1789-1862

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Kemble, John Philip, 1757-1823

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Epithet: of Add MS 30348 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000509.0x00034c Epithet: actor; of Add MS 48408 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000509.0x000349 Epithet: actor; of Add MS 42720 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000509.0x000348 John Phil...

Jerrold, Douglas, 1803-1857

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English humorist and editor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to "My dear Charles", [no year] Dec. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270881232 Douglas William Jerrold, English playwright and journalist. From the description of Douglas William Jerrold manuscript material : 1 item [between 1844 and 1853] (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 441946653 British playwright and journalist. From the description of ...

Lady Trevelyan

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Gilman

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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...

Landor, Walter Savage, 1775-1864

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British poet. From the description of Kisses in former times : autograph mansucript copy of the poem signed : [Siena], 1860 July 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598966 Epithet: of Add MS 36513 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001298.0x000290 Walter Savage Landor was an English poet, playwright, novelist, and translator. From the description of Walter Savage Landor collection...

Daudet, Alphonse, 1840-1897

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Alphonse Daudet was a nineteenth century French novelist and dramatist. From the description of Alphonse Daudet letter to mon cher monsieur Colhynon, ca. 1872 and 1950. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 40804528 Daudet was a French novelist, dramatist, short story writer, and a leading figure in the nineteenth-century school of French Naturalism. Adolphe Belot was a prolific French author and dramatist. Fromont jeune et Risler ainé is a comic dra...

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...

Parrish, Anne, 1888-

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Steele, Sir Richard, 1672-1729

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Robert Boyle

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Davy, John, 1790-1868

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Sylvestre, Armand

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Spedding, James, 1808-1881

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Harvey, George Brinton McClellan, 1864-1928

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American diplomat, journalist, author, administrator for electric rail construction and owner/editor of several newspapers. From the description of George B. M. Harvey fragment of letter to unidentified recipient [manuscript], no date. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 420463354 American journalist. From the description of Letter, 1925 Nov. 23, Asbury Park, to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184907231 Magazine ed...

Vanbrugh, John, 1664-1726

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English dramatist and architect. From the description of Autograph memorandum unsigned : [London, ca. 1708 Apr. 14]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574031 From the description of Autograph manuscript of a petition signed : London, to the Lord Marshall, 1717 June 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872391 English architect, scene designer and playwright. From the description of Explanation of the design, ca. 1700. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84546...

Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845

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

Smithers, Leonard C. (Leonard Charles), 1861-1907

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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...

Thomas Smith

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Leighton of Stretton, Frederic Leighton, baron, 1830-1896

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British painter; president of the Royal Academy of Arts. From the description of Letters from Frederic Leighton, ca. 1875-1894. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80461091 English painter. From the description of Autograph signature : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270846652 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Lucas, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270846660 From the description of Autog...

Inchbald, Mrs., 1753-1821

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Elizabeth Inchbald (1753-1821) was a British actress, novelist, and dramatist. From the description of Hamlet, ca.1805? (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 80027720 Elizabeth Inchbald, English writer and actress. From the description of Elizabeth Inchabald manuscript material : 5 items, 1799-1809 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 436880525 English actress, novelist, and dramatist. Fr...

Heberden, William, 1710-1801

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English physician and classical scholar. From the description of Letter, 1776, July 11 : Windsor. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35091038 Epithet: MD; of Add MS 37222 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000390.0x0000e1 Epithet: the younger., physician British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000390.0x0000e2 Heb...

Green, Charles P. (Charles Plankinton), 1872-1943

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Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834

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Author and critic who collaborated with his sister, Mary . From the description of Papers of Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb, circa 1797. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015040 Was originally mounted in Lamb's Mrs. Leicester's School. From the description of Letter to "Dear T" : ALS, [1826?] Sept. 29. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26560794 English essayist. From the description of Another version of the same : autograp...

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...

Merrick, Leonard, 1864-1939

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Merrick was a British dramatist, actor, and novelist. From the guide to the Leonard Merrick plays, ca. 1899 and undated., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) From the guide to the Papers, ca. 1887-1908., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Merrick was a British author and actor. From the description of Papers, ca. 1887-1908. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 12240...

Dumas, Alexandre, 1824-1895

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The writer Alexandre Dumas (1824-1895), the author of La Dame aux camlias, was the son of the novelist Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870). From the guide to the Miscellaneous correspondence from Alexandre Dumas junior to various recipients, 1850-1883, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) French author and dramatist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Marly-le-Roi], to an unidentified "monsieur," [1892 Apr. 12]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 757338135 ...

Mason, John Y. (John Young), 1799-1859

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U.S. minister to France. From the description of Letterbooks : of John Y. Mason, 1853 November 4-1859 September 17. (Virginia Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 29553098 John Young Mason, from Greensville County, Va., graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1816. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Virginia, 1831-1837; served as secretary of the Navy, 1844-1845 and 1846-1849; was attorney general of the United States, M...

Taylor, Henry, Sir, 1800-1886

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Author and dramatist. From the description of Autograph letters (2) signed : the Roost, Bournemouth, to Prof. Knight, 1880 May 12-1885 Feb. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580206 ...

Henry Holt

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Burdett, Francis, Sir, 1770-1844

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Epithet: of the parish of St Bride London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001026.0x0002ec Epithet: Lieutenant-Colonel 17th Lancers, dedicatee of the composer 'Dolores' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000977.0x00021c English politician. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : Willington and [London], ...

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882

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English painter and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Mrs. Gilchrist, [ca. 1863 Mar. 12]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 713659894 From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : place not specified, to William Allingham, [1859 Dec.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 708246618 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Alexander Gilchrist, [1861 Sept. 14]. (Unknown). WorldCat ...

Alexandre Vattemare

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Byron, Anne Isabella Milbanke Byron, Baroness, 1792-1860

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Anne Isabella Noel Byron, Lady Byron was the wife of the poet Lord Byron. In the years following their separation and his death, she dedicated herself to philanthropic causes, with a special interest in education of the poor. From the description of Lady Byron manuscript material : 75 items, 1809-1857 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 78251469 From the guide to the Lady Byron manuscript material : 97 items, 1809-1857, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzh...

Lamartine, Alphonse de (1790-1869).

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Alphonse de Lamartine (1790-1869) was born in Mâcon, France into the aristocracy. His father was imprisoned during the French Revolution but escaped the guillotine. After briefly serving in the military, Lamartine joined the diplomatic corps as secretary to the French embassy at Naples. His first colletion of poetry, Méditations poétiques was published in 1820, establishing him as one of the key figures in the Romantic movement in French literature. Lamartine entered politics and was elected ...

Alward

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Watson, Richard, 1737-1816

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Borgman, Albert S., 1890-1954

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Albert Stephens Borgman, who formed this collection, was a professor of English at New York University. From the description of Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122412072 From the guide to the Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Copeland & Day

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Leiber, Fritz, 1910-1992

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Fritz Leiber was born in Chicago, Illinois December 24, 1910 . He attained a Ph. D. from the University of Chicago in 1932. He served as an Episcopal minister, a Shakespearian actor, an editor, and a writing instructor. In 1943, his work began appearing in Weird Tales and Unknown Worlds . Leiber is well-known and well regarded in the field. His novels, Conjure Wife, Gather, Darkness, A Specter is Haunting Texas, the Silver Eggheads, and his stories and novels of Lankhmar are all popular favorite...

Grieg, Edvard

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Edvard Grieg was a Norwegian composer, and Edward MacDowell was an American composer. From the description of Letter : Kopenhagen, to Edward MacDowell, New York, 1901 Apr. 8. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122364004 From the guide to the Letter : Kopenhagen, to Edward MacDowell, New York, 1901 Apr. 8, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) Grieg was a Norwegian pianist and composer. Johannes Wolf was a musical historian and specialist in the ...

Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833

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British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish slavery. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to [Samuel] Bayard, Esq., [1795]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 603596632 William Wilberforce, British politician and philanthropist, was born in Hull, Yorkshire. In 1780 he entered The House of Commons and acquired a reputation for radicalism. Wilberforce is most known for his opposition to slavery and the slave trade. In 1787 he for...

Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889

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Mary Ann Lamar Cobb (1818-1889), wife of Gen. Howell Cobb (1815-1868). From the description of Letter to Mary Ann Lamar Cobb, 1888 Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476494 Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) was born in Kentucky. He attended Transylvania University for a short time before enrolling at West Point in 1824, at the age of 16. He graduated in 1828 and immediately joined the First Infantry. His regiment was engaged in the Blackhawk War of 1831. In 1833, he became a...

Liebig, Justus, Freiherr von, 1803-1873

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Justus Liebig, German chemist. From the description of Justus Liebig manuscript material : 1 item, [1844?] (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 710907437 German chemist. From the description of Letter, 1836, May 26 : Giessen, to William Charles Henry. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35527571 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Giessen, to Herr Voith, 1844? May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590651 ...

John McVickar

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Day, F. Holland (Fred Holland), 1864-1933

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Fred Holland Day was an American publisher, "art" photographer, and leader of the aesthetic movement in fin-de-siècle Boston. Day was an enthusiastic collector of John Keats and he led the campaign which resulted in the first memorial to Keats being placed in Hampstead Church in 1894. From the description of Correspondence relating to John Keats, 1889-1931 (inclusive), 1889-1894 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612371994 Fred Holland Day was an American pub...

Beattie, James, 1735-1803

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James Beattie was Professor of Moral Philosophy at Marischal College, Aberdeen, Scotland. From the description of Notes on James Beattie's lectures, 1766-1767. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58659044 Scottish poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Aberdeen, to Dr. Lettsom, 1779 Oct. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270621921 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to the Reverend Mr. Calde...

Leacock, Stephen, 1869-1944

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Canadian poet, humorist, essayist, teacher and historian, Leacock was born at Wanmore, England, December 30, 1869; died at Toronto March 28, 1944. Among his many books are College Days (1923). From the description of Bell collection of Leacock papers 1913-1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 225405530 Canadian writer and economist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Montreal, to Mr. Glass, 1919 May 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 593956216 ...

King, Thomas, 1730-1805

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Actor-manager of Drury Lane. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to William Powell, 1800 May 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270488297 From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Theatre" [Drury Lane, London], to an unidentified recipient [possibly one of the Sheridans], 1787 Sept. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270489886 English actor. From the description of Autograph letter in third person : London?, to David Garrick...

Rolland, Romain

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French author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Paris], to an unidentified editor or publisher, 1906 Nov. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872184 French communist intellectual. From the description of Romain Rolland miscellaneous papers, 1932-1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868035 Romain Rolland was a French novelist, dramatist, and essayist, an idealist who was deeply involved with pacifism; Lucien Price was an American no...

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...

Ehrenberg, Christian Gottfried, 1795-1876

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Epithet: of Berlin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000817.0x0002ed ...

John Ruskin

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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...

MacCarthy

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Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907

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Sculptor. From the description of Papers of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, circa 1848-1907. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071553 Sculptor and artist. From the description of Augustus Saint-Gaudens papers, 1891-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981198 Sculptor, New York. From the description of Letter, 1893 April 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553768 American sculptor. From the description of Saint-Gaudens National...

Marsh, Edward S. (Edward Sprague), 1857-

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Joel Yancey

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Lansdowne, Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, Marquess of, 1780-1863

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English politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed (1) and letters (2) : [London] and [n.p.], to various recipients, 1812 July 21 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270859863 British politician and Irish peer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to an unidentified recipient, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 593760516 ...

Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940

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Hamlin Garland was the author of Son of the middle border, Daughter of the middle border, and other works. From the description of Papers of Hamlin Garland, 1757-1973 (bulk 1910-1941). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122369311 Novelist and writer. From the description of Hamlin Garland autograph letter signed, 1892. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 214329366 American novelist and d...

Kirwan, Richard, 1733-1812

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Miss Turner

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Austin, Alfred, 1835-1913

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Alfred Austin, English poet and critic, was heavily influenced by Byron. He made several trips to Italy following the cold public reception to his epic-type narrative poem The Human Tragedy in 1862. Austin was appointed poet laureate in 1896. From the description of Alfred Austin manuscript material, 1863 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 73516332 From the guide to the Alfred Austin manuscript material : 5 items, ca. 1863-1869, (The New York Public Library. Carl...

Poggendorff, J. C. (Johann Christian), 1796-1877

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Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881

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

Morris, William, 1834-1896

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Socialist, artist, and poet of England. From the description of Papers of William Morris, circa 1888. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132209 William Morris (1834-1896) was a British socialist, poet, artist and architect, and a leading figure in the Arts and Craft movement. He founded the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, was a cofounder and leader of the Socialist League and financed its organ Commonweal. He also founded his own publishing company, the Kelmsc...

Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794

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English historian. From the description of Autograph letter : place not specified, to Georges Deyverdun, 1775 May 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269587493 From the description of Letter, 1775 Feb. 17, to [Hester Gibbon?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500050 From the description of Library catalogue cards, ca. 1783-1789. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122289309 From the description of Receipt book : manuscript, 1780-1783. (Unknown). WorldCat record ...

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...

Lemon, Mark, 1809-1870

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English author; editor of Punch. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 198 Strand [London], to Ben Webster, 1856 July 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595433 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Punch office, to Joseph Brougham, 1859 Mar. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270597175 From the description of Autograph letters signed (5, 3 with initials) : London, to John Forster, 1858 various dates in May. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2...

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) ...

H. B. Clark

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William Radford

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Guiccioli, Teresa (Gamba) contessa

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Barclay, Thomas, 1753-1830

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American Loyalist in the Revolution who fled to Nova Scotia, was appointed British Consul-General for the Eastern States of America in 1799, and served as agent for British prisoners of war in the War of 1812. From the description of Papers, 1813-1814. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 22341793 British Commissioner to determine the true "River St. Croix" in 1798 under articles of the Jay Treaty, 1794. Later, he was Commissioner under Articles 4 & 5 of t...

Heming, Violet, 1897-1981

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John Berkeley, 1st baron Berkeley

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Vining

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Power, Tyrone, 1797-1841

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London, England resident. From the description of Letter, 1840. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36097074 Tyrone Power (1797-1841) was an Irish comedian. From the description of Letter by Tyrone Power to Gentleman, 1835. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 228769406 ...

Hay, John, 1838-1905

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Brown class of 1858. Secretary to Abraham Lincoln; Ambassador to Court of St. James; Secretary of State; author. From the description of Papers, 1829-1916. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122598680 American diplomat and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cleveland, to the editors of The Critic [Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644640373 Statesman, poet, Secretary of State. ...

Robertson, William, 1721-1793

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Scottish historian; minister in the Church of Scotland; principal of University of Edinburgh from 1762-1792. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1782. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191701327 Scottish historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : College of Edinburgh, to an unidentified recipient, 1781 Oct. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655436 From the description of Autograph letter signed...

Romilly, Samuel, 1757-1818

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Romilly, an English lawyer and law reformer, practiced mainly on the Chancery side. He served as Solicitor General in All-the-Talents Administration (1806), and secured repeal of an Elizabethan statute making it a capital offense to steal from a person (1808). From the description of Letter and notes, 1809, 1812, and undated. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339909 Epithet: of Add MS 37949 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : P...

Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947

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Epithet: President of Columbia University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x000180 Butler was a philosopher, diplomat, and educator; president of Columbia University from 1901-1942. From the description of Nicholas Murray Butler letter, 1942 Mar. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 777002021 President of Columbia University. From the description of Letters to F.W. Wile and...

Blakiston, Matthew.

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Mackintosh, James, Sir, 1765-1832

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Sir James Mackintosh, Irish political writer and politician. From the description of Sir James Mackintosh manuscript material : 15 items, 1799-1825 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 654853220 From the guide to the Sir James Mackintosh manuscript material : 18 items, 1799-1826, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Desc...

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 ...

Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920

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Carolyn Wells published under the pseudonym Rowland Wright. From the description of Autograph postcard signed from W.D. Howells to Carolyn Wells, Rahway [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 694525270 Author, editor, critic. From the description of Letters chiefly to Alexander? Black [manuscript] 1888-1919. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647943111 William Dean Howells was an American novelist...

Knowles, James Sheridan, 1784-1862

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Epithet: dramatist; of Add MS 42712 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000753.0x000138 Anglo-Irish dramatist and actor. From the description of James Sheridan Knowles letter to unidentified recipient [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 181587980 Irish actor and author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (7) : Aberfoyle, Loch Ard Lodge, and Torq...

Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933

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Novelist. From the description of Letters, 1900-1932. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 708580518 From the description of Papers, 1925-1933. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 708580524 John Galsworthy was an English dramatist and novelist. Educated as a barrister at Harrow and New College, Oxford, he instead decided to travel, attending to his family's shipping business abroad, and then began writing. His first book, From the Four Winds, was a collec...

Edward Holme

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Bentham, Jerémy 1748-1832

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Jeremy Bentham, British philosopher, jurist, and reformer. From the description of Jeremy Bentham manuscript material : 1 item, ca. 1828 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 76698683 From the guide to the Jeremy Bentham manuscript material : 6 items, 1784-ca. 1828, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Jurist and philosopher. From the description of Jeremy Bentham memoranda, 1830. (Unknown). Wo...

A. H. Mackmurdo

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Robinson, Henry Crabb, 1775-1867

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Henry Crabb Robinson was an English barrister and foreign correspondent, reporting from the continent during the Napoleonic Wars. In 1811 he began keeping a diary, in which he recorded thoughts and observation on friends and acquaintances, including most of the major literary figures in England and continental Europe. His diary remains an invaluable resource for Anglophiles and students of European Romanticism. From the description of Henry Crabb Robinson letter to Tom Taylor, 1863 M...

Elizabeth Hoar

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Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916

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American Poet. From the description of Little Orphant Annie. Last stanza : AMsS, [s.d.]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122540708 James Whitcomb Riley was an American poet, journalist, and lecturer. From the description of James Whitcomb Riley collection of papers, 1878-[1964] bulk (1878-1915). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122363959 From the guide to the James Whitcomb Riley collection of papers, 1878-[1964, 1878-...

Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831

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Elliston was an English actor and theatrical manager, as well as lessee of the Surrey Theatre, London, beginning in 1809. He later served as manager of the Drury Lane Theatre. From the description of Papers, 1792-1826 (inclusive), 1812-1820 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79392295 English actor. From the description of Autograph letter not signed (retained draft?) : [Bath], to George Colman, [ca. 1803-04?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2706141...

Disraeli, Benjamin, 1804-1881

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Benjamin Disraeli was a prominent British statesman and novelist who served in many positions including Prime Minister of Great Britain. From the description of Letters, 1799-1877. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 276297717 English Prime Minister. From the description of Letter signed : "10 Downing Street, Whitehall, ", to Vice Admiral Erasmus Ommanney, 1877 Aug. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537555 Benjamin Disraeli (1804-18...

Wordsworth, Christopher, Bp. of Lincoln, 1807-1885.

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James Spedding

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Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722

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John Churchill, created the 1st duke of Marlborough, was considered one of the greatest military leaders of Great Britain. He served with great distinction in the European wars of the latter part of the 17th and early 18th century. From the description of [Letter] 1711 Aug. 29 & 1711 Aug. 30, Camp before Bouchain [to] the Earl of Orrery / Marlborough. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 302412231 ...

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...

McPeatre

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Chandler, Horace Parker

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Horace Parker Chandler, 1842-1919; real estate broker, publisher, editor, and journalist, of Boston, Mass. From the description of Horace Chandler papers, circa 1902. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 301998034 ...

William Adams

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Daubeny, Charles, 1795-1867

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Béranger, Pierre-Jean de, 1780-1857

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French songwriter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to an unidentified man, 1849 Apr. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 589113115 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Passy, to Juliette Gautier, 1849 Jan. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 589077793 Pierre-Jean de Béranger (1780-1857) was a French songwriter and satirist. After Napoleon's fall, he composed songs and poems satirizing the restored Bourbon monarchy and its government, lea...

Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

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Thomas Moore, Irish poet and composer. Moore was a friend and acquaintance of many of the English Romantics, including Lord Byron. He met Mary Shelley in the late 1820s, while researching his biography of Byron. From the description of Thomas Moore manuscript material : 220 items, 1811-1846 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 76835859 Thomas Moore, Irish poet and composer. From the guide to the Thomas Moore manuscript material : 254 items, 1811-1846, (...

Mathews, Charles, 1776-1835

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Charles Mathews, English actor. From the description of Charles Mathews manuscript material : 2 items, ca. 1820's (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 747730054 From the guide to the Charles Mathews manuscript material : 3 items, ca. 1820's, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Charles Mathews was an English actor, stage manager, and one of the leading comedians of his day. From his first appearance in Lo...

Roget, Peter Mark, 1779-1869

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English physician and scholar. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Thomas Smith of Tetbury, 1819 Dec. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657072 ...

John Murray

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Roget, Peter Mark, 1779-1869

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English physician and scholar. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Thomas Smith of Tetbury, 1819 Dec. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657072 ...

Sprat, Thomas, 1635-1713

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Epithet: Ensign; 75th Foot British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000169.0x000103 ...

Clarkson, Thomas, 1760-1846

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Philanthropist. Entered St John's 1780. B.A. 1783. Clarkson won the members prize for Latin essay in 1785, the subject being a question 'anne liceat invitos in servitutem dare?' ('is it lawful to make slaves of others against their will?') This contest determined the course of the rest of his life. The essay was read in the Senate House to much applause in June 1785, and published by James Phillips in June 1786. He met William Wilberforce in 1786 and co-founded a committee for the suppr...

Barrie, J.M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937

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James Matthew Barrie (1860-1937) was a playwright and novelist who is chiefly remembered as the creator of Peter Pan. Barrie was born in Scotland and moved to London in 1885 where he would reside for the remainder of his life. His first successful novel, Auld licht idylls, was published in 1888 and Barrie continued to write fictional and autobiographical tales until the late 1890s. In 1897 Barrie became focused on writing for the theatre, producing Peter Pan, the boy who wouldn't grow up, in 190...

Osborne, Ralph B...

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Epithet: MP, Secretary of the Admiralty British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000429.0x000221 ...

Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830

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English portrait painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to J.W. Croker, 1815 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 663622098 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to [J.W. Croker], Monday noon [1829 Feb. 23]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 664707618 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to [J.W. Croker], [1829] Feb. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 664707570 From the description of Auto...

Sothern, Edward Askew, 1826-1881

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English actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Martin, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270854240 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to J[ohn] L[awrence] Toole, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270669927 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Junior Carlton Club, [London], to Arthur Sullivan, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270126199 From the description of Autograph lett...

Augustus Thomas

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Lawrence, Charles Edward, 1870-

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MacDowell, Edward Alexander, 1861-1908.

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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...

Trollope, Anthony, 1815-1882

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Trollope was born on Apr. 24, 1815 in London, England; attended Winchester and Harrow; worked as a junior clerk in the General Post Office and was then transferred as a postal surveyor to Ireland; in 1859 he moved back to London, resigning from the civil service in 1867; stood unsuccessfully as a Liberal candidate for Parliament in 1868; became a novelist, known for his Barsetshire and Palliser series of novels, among others; individual novels include: Barchester Towers (1857), Can you forgive h...

John Lane

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Jabez Bowen

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Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

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

Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910

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English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Burton Park, Petworth, to an unidentified correspondent, 1864 Oct. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269523474 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London?], to "dear Sir", 1883 Nov. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269528569 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Mrs. Brookfield, 1873 Mar. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269537929 From the description of Aut...

Willia Cullen

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Earle, Sarah Hussey, 1799-1858

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Arnold, Thomas, 1795-1842

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Thomas Arnold was an English deacon, reformer and historian, best known as headmaster of the Rugby School. After a distinguished educational career, he was appointed headmaster of the Rugby School, where his influence on students enhanced his reputation as the students made names for themselves after graduation. He also published social criticism, collections of his sermons, translations of classical works, and histories. An active social reformer, Arnold shared his liberal views as an educator,...

Bunsen, Christian Karl Josias, Freiherr von, 1791-1860

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Prussian diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Sir John Coleridge, [1839 Jun. 5]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270521926 ...

Dorset, Charles Sackville, Earl of, 1638?-1706

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English poet. From the description of Dorinda's sparkling wit, & eyes : ms. poem, [ca. 1820]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122610923 ...

Miss McDonald

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Garibaldi, Giuseppe, 1807-1882

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Written after Garibaldi left Rome following the collapse of the republic. From the description of Letter : to his troops, 1849 July / Garibaldi. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 36947020 Giacomo Medici was sent ahead to Tuscany on February 2, 1848 to await the arrival of the Garibaldini. From the description of Letter : Montevideo, to General Giacomo Medici, Livorno, 1848 Feb. 20. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 36963139 ...

Charles Hiatt

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Lord Stanhope

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Miss Ticknor

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William B. Baer

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Praed, Winthrop Mackworth, 1802-1839

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English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to the Rev. Hastings Robinson, 1838 Apr. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618926 From the description of There hangs a portrait in an ancient hall : autograph poem, unsigned, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618920 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Haymarket, to an unidentified correspondent, 1835 Jan. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618930 From the ...

Lady Jaine

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Adams, George W., active 1833-1834

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Serle

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Henry, William Charles, 1804-1892

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Johnstone, John, 1768-1836

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Talcott Williams

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Sullivan, Arthur

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Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900) was an English composer well-known for his collaborations with W. S. (William Schwenck) Gilbert. From the guide to the Arthur Sullivan sheet music, 1868-1993., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.) Sullivan was an English composer. Gilbert was a English dramatist. From the guide to the Arthur Sullivan correspondence with W. S. (William Schwenck) Gilbert, 1854-1900., (Houghton Libra...

Allen, Isaac H.

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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...

Lamb, Caroline, Lady, 1785-1828

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English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Rosina [Lady Lytton], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871221 Lady Caroline Lamb, English novelist. From the description of Lady Caroline Lamb manuscript material : 48 items, 1815-1828 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 707758437 British writer. From the description of Sketch, ca. 1800. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79211312 Caroline ...

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....

Mrs Hertz

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Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945

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Theodore Dreiser was an American literary naturalist and author of two of the most significant works of early twentieth-century American fiction, SISTER CARRIE (1900) and AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY (1925). From the description of The mercy of God : manuscript, [1900-1945?] / by Theodore Dreiser. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 63051908 Editor and author. From the description of Theodore Dreiser papers, 1910-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009534 ...

H. A. Bright

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Voltaire, 1694-1778

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

Mackenzie, Henry, 1745-1831

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Epithet: of Add MS 35615 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000876.0x000087 Scottish author. "The Man of Feeling." From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to Dr. Currie, 1802 Dec. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606148 Henry Mackenzie, Scottish writer. From the description of Henry Mackenzie manuscript material : 2 items, 1796-1808 (New York Public Librar...

Siddons, Sarah, 1755-1831

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Sarah Siddons was a famous 18th century British actress, best known for the role of Lady Macbeth; Miss Coates of Glasgow was her friend. From the description of Sarah Siddons letters to Miss Coates, 1795-1802. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 755229191 English actress. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Mrs. [Prince?] Hoare, [1816] July 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270663260 From the description of Autograph tic...

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 ...

Cunningham, Allan, 1784-1842

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Allan Cunningham was a Scottish author. Trained as a stonemason, he made a name for himself by passing off his own poetry as a collection of traditional Scottish ballads. As a professional man of letters, he had diverse interests, writing plays, novels, short stories, collecting and editing anthologies, and writing biographies and other nonfiction, but was probably most successful as a poet. From the description of Allan Cunningham letters, 1825-1839. (Pennsylvania State University L...

Dalton, John, 1766-1844

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Chemist and Fellow of the Royal Society. In 1793 appointed professor of mathematics and natural philosophy at New College, Manchester. From the description of Papers, 1788-1845. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83770887 English chemist and physicist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Manchester, to Dr. Faraday, 1834 Feb. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270524314 ...

William Charles Henry; Cassel

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Laya, Léon.

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James? Macknight

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Jones, Henry Arthur, 1851-1929

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Henry Arthur Jones was the son of a tenant farmer, and worked in the drapery business for some twenty years after leaving school. He developed a passion for drama, and found success with The Silver King, a play he co-authored with Henry Herman, which gave him the financial security to become a full-time writer. A prolific author, he wrote many plays, chiefly melodramas, and had great success in England and America. His themes and influences were chiefly British, and he is considered a pioneer of...

Pepys, Samuel, 1633-1703

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

Warton, Joseph, 1722-1800

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Joseph Warton was an influential author and critic, a literary radical who encouraged the use of imagination and eschewed traditional verse forms in his criticism and his own writing. Warton was born in Surrey, and educated at Oxford University, where he developed an interest in poetry and imagination; he began publishing verse soon after, and literary essays on figures such as Milton, Shakespeare, and Pope. He taught at Winchester College, eventually becoming master and later headmaster, forcin...

Buch, Leopold von, Freiherr, 1774-1853

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Rose, Heinrich, 1795-1864

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Mrs Macquoid

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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 ...

Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908

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American poet, critic, and journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to F.B. Sanborn, 1881 Jul. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575155 Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833-1908) was poet, critic, editor, and stockbroker in New York City. He published his first volume in 1860, entitled Poems Lyrical and Idyllic, followed by a succession of works and anthologies. Stedman was also a member and officer of many national and local literary associations....

Lynes, John Allan, 1956-

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Ide, George Edward, 1860-

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Locker-Lampson, Frederick, 1821-1895

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British poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rowfant, Crawley, to Jeannette L. Gilder, 1884 Oct. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644685614 From the description of Doctor Oliver W. Holmes : autograph poem signed : [London?], 1884 Aug. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644709797 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to the editors of The Critic [Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591...

Hall, Basil, 1788-1844

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Scottish naval officer and author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (47) : London, Portsmouth, etc., primarily to his publisher, Edward Moxon, 1830 Feb. 8-1842 July 26 and undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270507502 Basil Hall, British naval officer and author best known for his Fragments of Voyages and Travels. From the description of Basil Hall manuscript material : 9 items, 1829-1830 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 30212336...

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...

Besant, Walter, 1836-1901

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English novelist. From the description of Note : to Wilson, 1891 March 6. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936605 From the description of Autograph clipped from a letter : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270621664 British author. From the description of The luck of the "Susan Bell" / by Walter Besant. [ca. 1868-1901] (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 29305316 Walter Besant (1836-1901) was an English aut...

Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822

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Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), poet, was born at Field Place, Warnham, on 4 August 1792, and attended the Sion House academy at Brentford, and then Eton. He entered University College, Oxford, in 1810, but was sent down the following year after writing the pamphlet The necessity of atheism . He eloped to Scotland with Harriet Westbrook, whom he married in Edinburgh in 1811. Shelley spent 1812 in Ireland, addressing meetings and writing pamphlets. In 1814 he left his wife and fled to the conti...

Young, Edward, 1683-1765

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English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Welwyn, Herts.], to [Samuel Richardson], 1750 Apr. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584539 Edward Young was a poet, dramatist and satirist, born at Upham near Winchester. He was the son of Edward Young, the rector of Upham, (who was later Dean of Salisbury and chaplain to William and Mary). In 1702 Young went to New College, Oxford, but moved to Corpus Christi, and then to a law fellowship at All Souls in ...

Curtis, George William

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Epithet: US journalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000757.0x00025c ...

Fannie K. Hamilton

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Woolner, Thomas, 1825-1892

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English sculptor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1873 Nov. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270857198 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mr. Knowles, 1868 July 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270857184 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mr. Devitt, 1884 Apr. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270857178 From the description of Autograph letter sig...

Gilbert Jones

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Clarke, Mary Cowden, 1809-1898

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Mary Cowden Clarke was a British author and actress and one of the first significant female Shakespearean editors. Her family were intimates of Keats, Dickens, Fielding, and the Lambs. Working with her husband, Charles Cowden Clarke, and on her own, she compiled an impressive body of work including the major Shakespearean concordance of her day. From the description of Mary Cowden Clarke letters and poem, 1872-1882. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 49848...

Davy, Humphry, Sir, 1778-1829

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English physician and natural philosopher. From the description of Papers, 1817-1829. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35007362 Epithet: natural philosopher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00030a English chemist. From the description of Letter, 1810 May 22, to John MacMurray. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122644626 From the description of Autograph lette...

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...

Gerald Massey

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H. Kendall

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Parry, Thomas Gambier, 1816-1888

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Ferguson, John C. (John Craig), 1959-

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Peake, Richard Brinsley, 1792-1847

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Peake was an English playwright; Henry Phillips was a singer, actor, and musician who performed in Peake's plays. From the description of Compositions, 1842-1844. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80181291 From the guide to the Richard Brinsley Peake compositions, 1842-1844., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Richard Brinsley Peake was a British dramatist. From the description of Richard Brinsley Pea...

Elkin Mathews

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George Wood

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Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910

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Julia Ward Howe was the author of the Battle hymn of the republic and other works and a women's suffrage and club leader and lecturer. In Feb. 1862, the Atlantic Monthly published her poem "Battle Hymn of the Republic," which she wrote during a visit to an army camp near Washington, D.C. in 1861. From the description of Papers concerning the Battle hymn of the republic, 1897-1906. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80781526 Julia Ward Howe was the author of the Battle...

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 ...

Bannister, John, 1760-1836

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English actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 65 Gower St., to Clint, 1833 Apr. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270621905 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bedford Square, to James Winston, of Haymarket theatre, 1826 Oct. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270622033 John Bannister (1760-1836) was a British comedian and actor. From the description of Letter by John Bannister to "My Dear Harley" [i.e., John Pritt Harle...

Burnand, F. C. (Francis Cowley), 1836-1917

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English humorous writer, dramatist, librettist, and editor. From the description of Autograph letters signed : 192 Brompton Road, S.W., [London]; and elsewhere, to Arthur Sullivan, 1870 Feb. 24 to 1889 Dec. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125530 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to George Morley, [1888] July 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125526 From the description of Autograph letters signed : 192 Brompton Road, S.W. [London]; and else...

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,...

William Waldegrave, 8th earl Waldegrave

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Southerne, Thomas, 1660-1746

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Playwright Thomas Southerne was born in Ireland and educated at Dublin's Trinity College. He travelled to London to study law, but found success as a playwright; his first play, The Persian Prince, included a noble character based on King James II, and Southerne was rewarded with a military commission. He is principally remembered for dramatizing two of Aphra Behn's novels for the stage, including The Fatal Marriage, which remained popular into the 19th century, and Oroonoko, an early condemnati...

Borrow, George, 1803-1881

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George Borrow, British author and translator. From the description of George Borrow collection, 1833-1862. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702146082 From the description of George Borrow collection, 1833-1862. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79259293 British author. From the description of Manuscript, ca. 1856. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31526808 George Henry Borrow was a Victorian author, linguist, and translator. He made an e...

Mrs Hillert

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Murray, John, 1851-1928

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Sir John Murray, the fourth of seven by that name to head the Scottish publishing firm of John Murray, was educated at Oxford and travelled extensively in the United States. He became a partner in 1878, and headed the firm after his father's death in 1892. He was Queen Victoria's publisher, and continued the firm's standard for quality and innovative publications. From the description of John Murray letter to George W. Childs, 1876 Oct. 18. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). ...

Field, Eugene, 1850-1895

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Eugene Field, an American writer, was born in 1850 to Rosewell Field and Frances Reed. After his mother's death in 1856, he and his brother were sent to live with a cousin in Amherst, Massachusetts. He studied at Williams College from 1868-69. He then studied for a short time at Knox College in Illinois and at the University of Missouri. He married Julia Sutherland Comstock on October 16, 1873. He wrote weekly newspaper columns and also published volumes of poetry and prose. Field died on Novemb...

John Rutherford

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Mrs Powell

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Granby

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Richard Peake

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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 ...

Ralph Izard

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Patmore, Coventry, 1823-1896

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Coventry Patmore was a British poet. He was appointed assistant in the printed book department of the British Museum in November 1846 and retired some time after 1865. From the description of Coventry Patmore letters and photograph, 1842-1865. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 38273331 English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1863 Mar. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 27...

E. Field

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Richepin, Jean, 1849-1926

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French writer. From the description of Contes Galantes-Le Korrigan : autograph manuscript signed : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270844227 ...

Killigrew Thomas (1612-1683).

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Killigrew was sent to Italy by the exiled King Charles II to petition for arms and money. From the description of Copy of letters from Thomas Killigrew to Ferdinando II, Grand Duke of Tuscany [manuscript], ca. 1649-1650 (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 698250038 English dramatist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Miss Faukenbrig, 1637 Oct 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270488839 English dramatist and royali...

Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914?

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Ambrose Bierce was born in Horse Cave Creek, Ohio, on June 24, 1842. After military service in the Civil War, he settled in San Francisco, where he met Mark Twain and became a columnist and writer. Bierce became known for his sharp, sarcastic wit while writing for the "Argonaut," the "Wasp," and the "San Francisco Examiner." A member of the Bohemian Club, he became acquainted with many of the prominent San Francisco authors. After his retirement Bierce traveled into Texas and toward Mexico, at a...

Byron, Henry J. (Henry James), 1835-1884

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Epithet: actor and dramatist, called Nick Nemo British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000623.0x0003a6 English dramatist. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 10 February 1880, to Arthur Lewis, 1880 Feb. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674053 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 20 October 1877, to an unidentified recipient, 1877 Oct...

Mrs Barrett

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McDonald, Philip B. (Philip Bayaud), 1888-

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Luttrell, Narcissus, 1657-1732

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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...

Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851

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American author; resident of Cooperstown, N.Y. From the description of Manuscript fragment and portrait, [ca. 1832], [ca. 1850]. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57008578 Virgil David was president of the Lawrenceville Lyceum in Western Pennsylvania. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cooperstown, N.Y., to Virgil David, n.p., 1836 July 21. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 55822302 From the description of Au...

Jordan, Dorothy (Bland) 1762-1816

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Orrery, Roger Boyle, 1st earl of, 1621-1679

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Butler, Samuel, 1835-1902

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Samuel Butler was an English novelist, essayist, and critic. He was educated at St. John's College, Cambridge, and after a time in New Zealand as a sheep farmer, returned to England in 1864 where he established himself as both a painter and a writer. His satire Erewhon (1872) foreshadowed the collapse of the Victorian illusion of progress. His autobiographical novel, The way of all flesh (1903), is generally considered his masterpiece and is a story about Butler's escape from the suffocating mor...

James, Philip, 1901-1974

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Moncrieff, W. T. (William Thomas), 1794-1857

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William Gibbs Thomas Moncrieff, English playwright and theatre manager. From the guide to the William Thomas Moncrieff manuscript material : 1 item, 1851, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) ...

Council for Foreign Plantations.

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Huysmans, J.-K. (Joris-Karl), 1848-1907

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Huysmans was born in Paris, of Dutch extraction. His early novels dealt in ultra-realism, but later he became a major writer in the Decadent movement From the guide to the Letters from Joris Karl Huysmans to Arnold Goffin, 1885-1906, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) ...

Cotton

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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...

Wallwyn Shepheard

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Davis, Richard Harding, 1864-1916

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Epithet: Mrs; of Add MS 37312 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x0001da American author, editor and war correspondent. From the description of Richard Harding Davis Letters concerning South Africa and the Boer War [manuscript], 1899-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 611582020 American newspaperman, war correspondent and novelist. From the description of Letter to Arthur...

Cullen, William, 1710-1790

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Scottish physician and professor of medicine and chemistry at the universities in Glasgow and Edinburgh; regarded as the father of graphic chain formulas. From the description of Dr. Cullen's practice of physic, October 30, 1771. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 28981471 Professor of medicine, Glasgow and Edinburgh. From the description of Papers, 1769 and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35007139 James Tatham was a surgeon of ...

Foote, Samuel, 1720-1777

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Epithet: Merchant of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001242.0x0002a8 English dramatist and actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to David Garrick, "Friday" 1768 June. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530399 Epithet: of Add MS 12116 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001242.0x0002aa ...

De Peyster, Abraham, 1721-1767

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Ouseley, F. A. Gore (Frederick Arthur Gore), 1825-1889

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English church musician, scholar, and composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Tenbury, 29 June 1878, to J.W. Sidebotham, 1878 June 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270583132 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Tenbury, 13 December 1870, to [Alfred Scott-]Gatty, 1870 Dec. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270583129 English musician and composer. From the description of Autograph letters signed : Collegim ...

Sir Francis Cowley Burnand

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Ørsted, Hans-Christian, 1777-1851

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Donne, William Bodham, 1807-1882

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Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871

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Mathematician. Trinity College, Cambridge (England), from 1811; graduated Peterhouse, 1914; M.A. 1817. Lucasian professor of mathematics, Cambridge University, 1828-1839. Fellow Royal Society, 1816. Worked with and tried to perfect calculating machines; devised basic principles of modern computers. From the description of Correspondence, 1830-1849. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155005505 Mathematician. Trinity College, Cambridge (England), from 1811; graduated Peterhouse, 1...

Mrs Hart

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Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870

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Dumas, the French novelist. Jacques François Fromental Élie Halévy, usually known as Fromental Halévy, was a French composer. From the description of [Letter, undated, to] M. Halévy / A. Dumas. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 225160848 His last, unfinished, historical romance. Never published in French in book form. From the description of Le comte de Moret : manuscript, [ca. 1869]. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612780552 French nov...

Smith, Edward C. (Edward Cecil), 1910-

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Mrs Pollock

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Mohun, Charles Mohun, Baron, 1677-1712

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Ranney

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Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926

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Joseph Pennell was an American artist and educator, primarily known for his etchings and illustrations. Much of his early work consisted of city scenes, published in magazines. He later worked on a variety of projects, often illustrating books in collaboration with his wife, author Elizabeth Robins. After spending time in Europe, notably London, Pennell taught art, and the couple collaborated on a biography of James McNeill Whistler. From the description of Joseph Pennell letter to M...

Collier, John Payne, 1789-1883

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Critic and journalist. From the description of John Payne Collier correspondence, 1840. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453934 Epithet: of Add MS 34574 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000246.0x0002e1 Epithet: of Add MS 37907 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000246.0x0002e3 John Payne Collier, English liter...

Richard Bentley

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Sir John Delaval?

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Brown, Ford Madox, 1821-1893

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English painter. From the description of Autograph note signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1883 Dec. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870434 Ford Madox Brown, British painter and designer. Brown was associated with the Pre-Raphaelite movement and exhibited several paintings inspired by scenes from Byron's works. The letter is tipped in to the manuscript album: Fifty-nine autograph letters to William Allingham; shelved under "Allingham" with bound manuscript ...

Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882

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

Allan Fea

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Langton

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Bouton

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Charles II, King of England, 1630-1685

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The New River is in fact a canal which has brought water to London from outlying areas since the early 17th century. From the description of Letter to the Governor of the New River Company, 1667 Sept. 19. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 70187741 Bount is remembered in particular for his travels in Turkey, published as A VOYAGE INTO THE LEVANT (London, 1636). He was recognised by Charles I, being made a gentleman pensioner to the king and knighted 21 March 1...

Cibber, Colley, 1671-1757

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Colley Cibber was an actor, playwright, stage manager, and poet laureate. From the description of Colley Cibber letter to Mrs. Laetitia Pilkington, 1747 June 29. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 37290455 ...

Watts-Dunton, Theodore, 1832-1914

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English critic and poet. From the description of Letter signed : Putney, to John Payne, 1909 June 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270661256 From the description of Autograph letter signed : The Pines, to Lewis Melville, 1908 Oct. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270661246 Theodore Watts-Dunton was an English poet, novelist, and literary critic. From the description of Theodore Watts-Dunton collection of papers, 1872-1912. (New York Public Library). ...

Gay-Lussac, Joseph Louis, 1778-1850

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Chemist. From the description of Opinion de M. Gay-Lussac sur le projet de loi tendant à réprimer la falsification des vins, ca. 1844. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 39312011 ...

Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909

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British poet. From the description of The descent into hell [manuscript poem], 1873 Jan. 9. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41416044 From the description of Autograph quotation, [ca. 1890?]. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 315968127 Swinburne (1837-1909) was an English lyric poet, dramatist, and critic of the Victorian era. He was famous for the innovative versification of his poetry and infamous for his violent attacks on Victorian morality. ...

Maury, Matthew Fontaine, 1806-1873

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American naval officer and oceanographer. From the description of Letter to Capt. Charles Wilkes [manuscript], 1848 March 15. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647808228 From the description of Letter to Andrew Hull Foote [manuscript], 1856 April 4. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817495 Epithet: Astronomer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000135.0x000219 ...

Princeton

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Monmouth, James Scott, Duke of, 1649-1685

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Soret

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Nevinson

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Francis Willoughby, 5th baron Willoughby

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Hare, John, 1844-1921

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English actor and manager of the Garrick Theatre. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Overstrand, to Joan Severn, 1908 July 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 763439218 English actor and theatre manager; stage name of John Fairs. From the description of Autograph letters signed : St. James Theatre, SW., [London] ; and Garrick Club, W.C., [London], to Arthur Sullivan, 1884 June 29 and 1889 Apr. 29, with 1 undated letter. (Unknown). WorldCat record id...

R. G. Beardsley

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Dixon, William Hepworth, historian and traveller

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Epithet: historian and traveller British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001149.0x00039b ...

Gell, Sir William, 1777-1836.

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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 ...

Thomas Povey

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Levy, Ernest, 1925-2009

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Forrest, Edwin, 1806-1872

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American actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to William Davidge, 1867 Apr. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270471856 From the description of Letter, 1847 Dec. 23, New York, to Henrietta Forrest. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 656890793 Actor. From the description of Edwin Forrest correspondence, 1827-1866. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450300 Nineteenth-century American actor, noted for his Shakes...

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...

Farquhar, Mary

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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...

Stewart, Dugald, 1753-1828

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Scottish philosopher. From the description of Letter signed : Kinniel House, to Thomas Jefferson, 1824 Sept. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580884 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Catrine, Kilmarnock, to an unidentified peer, before 1809?. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574573 Dugald Stewart was born on November 22, 1753 in Edinburgh, Scotland. At the age of 13, he studied at the University of Edinburgh where his father was th...

Wilkes, John, 1725-1797

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English political reformer. From the description of Autograph letter signed (retained copy) : London?, to the Duke of Grafton, 1766 Nov. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588254 From the description of Autograph letter in third person : London, to Mr. Phillips, 1797 Nov. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586602 From the description of Printed document signed : London, 1770 Oct. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270589861 From the description of Sign...

Labiche, Eugène, 1815-1888

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Resident of Augusta, Ga. From the description of Commonplace Book, 1869-1904. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31824206 ...

Buckland, William, 1784-1856

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William Buckland was an English cleric, geologist, and vertebrate paleontologist. He was the first Reader of Geology, University of Oxford (from 1819). Buckland is most noted as the scientific discoverer of dinosaurs. From the description of Letters, 1817-1848. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122689446 English cleric William Buckland worked as a geologist and vertebrate paleontologist. The first Reader of Geology, University of Oxford (from 1819...

Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

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English field marshal. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Jameson Tennent, 1835 Jan. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270856519 British statesman and army officer. From the description of Papers, 1819-1904; (bulk 1819-1850). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20273724 British general and statesman. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : to Messrs. Jones & Co., 1806 Feb. 25-1806 Mar. ...

Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892

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Walt Whitman (1819-1892), poet and author. From the description of Walt Whitman collection, 1842-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702172830 Poet, journalist, essayist. From the description of Letter, 1863 July 27-1863 Sept. 9. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 477038304 American author. From the description of Letter to Mary E. Van Nostrand, 1890 November 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 49377819 America...

Gardiner Brown

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Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889

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English writer and librarian. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : London, to J. Harrison, 1868 July 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270665313 Shakespeare scholar, literary antiquary, and lexicographer. From the description of Correspondence, 1849-1892. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34367915 Shakespeare scholar, literary antiquary, lexicographer, and critic. From the description of Correspondence, with W...

Hood, Thomas, 1799-1845

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Thomas Hood, English poet and humorist. From the description of Thomas Hood manuscript material : 3 items, 1823-1834 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 428892805 British poet. From the description of Papers, 1812-1889 and n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 42584177 English author and poet. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : [London], to Robert Balmanno, 1828 Sept. 10-1829 Jan. 12. (Unknown). Wo...

Colman, George, 1762-1836 ,

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George Colman (1762-1836) was a British dramatist and, since July 1789, manager of the Haymarket Theatre. From the description of Letter by George Colman to Robert William Elliston, 1802. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 82677104 English actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to the manager of the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, 1833 Mar. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129692 From t...

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834

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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...

Lewis, M., 1750-1812

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Bossuet, Jacques-Bénigne (1627-1704).

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French bishop and theologian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Louis II, prince of Condé, 1682 May 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526635 From the description of Autograph notes for a work on canon law, undated [but after 1681?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270534156 From the description of Satisfaction de Jésus-Christ : autograph manuscript, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538767 ...

Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st earl of Shaftesbury

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Hall, James, 1761-1832

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Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930

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

Brandt

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Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804

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Thomas Smith, Commissioner of Loans for Pennsylvania. From the description of Letter to Thomas Smith, Commissioner of Loans for Pennsylvania concerning the payment of indents to Pennsylvania [manuscript] 30 September 1790. 1790. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647960750 Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) was influential in founding the United States government and served as its first Secretary of the Treasury (1789-1795) under President George Washington. ...

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...

Thomas Allsop

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Laurence Hyde, 1st earl of Rochester

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University of Virginia

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University of Virginia student from Lexington, Ky.; afterwards a Presbyterian minister and missionary to Brazil. From the description of Diploma awarded to John Rockwell Smith [manuscript], 1866 June 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647905124 Lt., C.S.A.; teacher, Norwood School, Nelson County, Va.; principal Select School, New York, N.Y. From the description of Diplomas of Waller Holladay [manuscript], 1858-1872. (University of Virginia). WorldC...

P. P. F. De Grand

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Cobb, Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury), 1876-1944

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Author, humorist. From the description of Letters, 1914-1944. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49199652 Irvin S. Cobb (1876-1944) was an American author and humorist. He was best known for his humorous stories of Kentucky life, such as in his book Old Judge Priest . From the guide to the Irvin S. Cobb Letter, 1928, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Author, and humorist. From the descript...

Howard, Sir Robert, 1626-1698

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Ellis, S. M. (Stewart Marsh)

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Epithet: biographer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000621.0x000305 ...

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816

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Dramatist and Parliamentary leader. From the description of Autograph address on an envelope signed : Dublin Castle, to Edmond Malone 1785 Oct. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662003 From the description of Autograph letter in the third person : to Mr. Elliston, the actor, 1795 July 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662070 From the description of Autograph address on an envelope signed : to R.W. Elliston. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270661995 Ep...

Playfair, John, 1748-1819

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Denon, Vivant, 1747-1825

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French painter, writer, and director of the Louvre under Napoleon I. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81665935 French artist and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to "Monsieur le Marichal.", 1805 Apr. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270858930 French painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to le Grand Maître de l'Université, 1808 Sept. 19. (Unkno...

Rowe, Nicholas, 1674-1718

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Summers, Montague, 1880-1948

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English scholar. From the description of Autograph and typed letters signed, and autograph card signed (10) : Hove, Sussex, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1937-1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270867454 ...

Holland, Henry Richard Vassall, Baron, 1773-1840

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English statesman. From the description of Autograph letter, Saturday morning. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269520079 From the description of Autograph letter signed. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269520101 British statesman. From the description of Papers, 1806-1852. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19562184 Holland was a prominent Whig in Lords. From the description of ALS, [1829?] December 6, to John / Vassal Holl...

Robertson, T. W. (Thomas William), 1829-1871

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English dramatist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to T. H. Lacy, [1864] Mar. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655411 English actor and dramatist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London, n.d.], to Mr. [Lewis Strange] Wingfield, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270583138 ...

E. G. Sihler

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Kendal, Margaret Shafto (Robertson) Grimston, 1849-

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Black, Joseph, 1728-1799

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Professor of chemistry and medicine, Edinburgh, Scotland. From the description of Joseph Black papers, circa 1785. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131907 British chemist and physicist. From the description of Chemistry, undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 32288659 Joseph Black, Scottish chemist and physician. Best known for his experiments and discoveries with regard to heat and the properties of gasses, Black was a partner and longtime frie...

Wilkie, David, Sir, 1785-1841

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Sir David Wilkie (1785-1841) was a Scottish painter who was appointed painter in ordinary in 1830 and received a knighthood in 1836. For full details of his life and work see the Dictionary of National Biography . From the guide to the Correspondence of Sir David Wilkie, with related material, ca. 1806-1849, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) Sir David Wilkie was a painter born in 1785. He was educated under John Strachan, studied in Edinburgh, 1799-1804. He came to London in...

Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925

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Florence 1856-1925 London. From the description of Portrait of Mrs. J.P. Morgan, Jr. (nee Jane Norton Grew, 1868-1925) [painting]. [ca. 1905] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906593 Anglo-American painter. From the description of Letters, 1881-1916. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81028068 Sargent was an American-born painter who lived and worked in France, England and elsewhere. From the description of [Letter] Sunday, 33, T...

Masefield, John, 1878-

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Richard Hurd

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Henry Louis Mencken

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Henry Louis Mencken (1880-1956) was a famous American journalist, critic, and author. His most well-known work is "The American Language". He also founded the journal "The American Mercury", which went on to influence magazines such as "The New Yorker". He was a colorful, outgoing literary figure of his time, and is thought to have written over 100,000 letters over the course of his life. From the guide to the Henry Louis Mencken Letter (MS 116), April 1 [?], (University of Colorado ...

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....

Gamba, T., conte.

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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...

Conway.

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Epithet: of Add MS 38304 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000987.0x0003d7 ...

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...

Isaac de Pas, marquis de Feuquières

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James Northcote

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Reeve

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Athenaeum

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Douglas, Alfred Bruce, 1870-1945

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Lord Alfred Bruce Douglas was an English writer, best known for his controversial personality and scandalous relationship with Oscar Wilde. Born into an aristocratic family, Douglas attended Winchester College and Magdalen College, Oxford, where he wrote and participated in sports, but didn't take a degree. His well-chronicled relationship with Oscar Wilde provoked Douglas' father to insult Wilde, prompting a disastrous lawsuit that ended with Wilde imprisoned for two years. Douglas had a strong...

Jefferson, Joseph, 1829-1905

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American actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Palm Beach, to Mrs. Sullivan, 1903 Feb. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270489232 From the description of [Letter] 1893 Feb. 22 [to] Madame / J. Jefferson. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 244251899 From the description of Letter, 1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155451408 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Clancy and Reilly, 1880 Mar. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...

Kidd, John, 1775-1851

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English chemist and anatomist. From the description of Letter, 1837 Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122387603 ...

Whewell, William, 1794-1866

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Mathews, Charles James, 1803-1878

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Charles James Mathews, English actor and playwright. He was the son of Charles Mathews, the English comedic actor. From the description of Charles James Mathews manuscript material : 1 item, 1860 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 747730085 English comedian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], [no year] Feb. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270636963 Charles James Thomas was an English actor and manager. He was born ...

Holland, Henry, Sir, 1788-1873

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English physician. From the description of Letter, 1826, June 27 : London, to Mr. Lee. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35091918 English physician and writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Brook St., Monday. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269523372 Physician to Queen Victoria. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Lady Rawlinson, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269526993 Physi...

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...

Lowes Dickinson

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Wö̈hler, Friedrich, 1800-1882

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Sir Isaac Heard

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Richard Sharp

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Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908

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Grover Cleveland, born in Caldwell, NJ, 18 March 1837; moved to Buffalo, NY in 1855; Erie County Sheriff, 1871-1874; Mayor of Buffalo, 1882; Governor of New York, 1883-1884; President of the United States, 1885-1889, 1893-1897; married Frances Folsom, 1886; died at Princeton, NJ, 24 June 1908....

Shuttleworth, Philip Nicholas

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Robert Mackay

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Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926

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Eliot served as president of Harvard University (1869-1909). From the description of Correspondence of Charles W. Eliot, 1870-1920. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339031 Charles William Eliot (1834-1926) was President of Harvard University from March 12, 1869 to May 19, 1909. He also taught mathematics and chemistry at Harvard University (1858-1863) and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1865-1869). Eliot was one of the most influential educa...

Henry Frothingham

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Walker, Robert J. (Robert John), 1801-1869

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Secretary of the Treasury. From the description of Robert J. Walker letters, 1846-1848. (Mystic Seaport Museum, G W Blunt White Library). WorldCat record id: 47279343 From the description of Letters, 1846-1848. (Mystic Seaport Museum, G W Blunt White Library). WorldCat record id: 70958262 U.S. Senator, 1836-1845, and secretary of the treasury, 1845-1849. From the description of Papers, 1842-1866. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39522065 ...

Miss Lander

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Miss Adams

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Dorset, Thomas Sackville, 1st earl of, 1536-1608

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S. E. White

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Millais, John Everett, 1829-1896

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Brother of Lester Wallack's wife Emily. From the description of Correspondence to Emily Wallack, 1883. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 236184633 English painter. From the description of Autograph letters signed : 2 Palace Gate, Kensington ; and elsewhere, to Arthur Sullivan, 1870 Aug. 19, [n.y.] Nov. 2, and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125260 British painter and illustrator. From the description of Corre...

Macculloch, John, 1773-1835

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Jeffrey, Francis, lord, 1773-1850.

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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...

Byron, George Gordon Byron, baron, 1788-1824

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British poet. From the description of George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron papers, 1812-1819. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452083 English Romantic poet and satirist. From the description of George Gordon Byron Collection, 1642-1968 (bulk 1798-1830). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 145405980 Major George Gordon de Luna Byron, alias de Gibler, Spanish-born forger of British Romantic litera...

Godwin, William, 1756-1836

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English philosopher and novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Charles Ollier, [no year], May 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269571863 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to J. Howard Payne, [no year] "Monday morning." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269575123 William Godwin was widely known as the father of philosophical anarchism. He was a Dissenting minister until 1783 when his atheism made him abandon th...

Thomas, Allan

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Percy, Thomas, 1729-1811

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Thomas Percy was the editor of the Reliques of ancient English poetry and of The Regulations and establishment of the household of Henry Algernon Percy (London, 1770). From the description of Thomas Percy letter, Northumberland House [London], to Dear Sir, [1767] Saturday, May 9. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 38929735 Epithet: Bishop of Norwich British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/...

Sutro, Alfred, 1869-

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John Symmons

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O'keeffe, John, 1747-1833

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Garrick, David, 1717-1779

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David Garrick was raised in Lichfield, England, and became a leading actor, playwright and theatrical producer in London. From 1747 to 1776, he was a partner in the Drury Lane Theatre. From the description of Papers, 1749-1778. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 85213417 David Garrick, English actor and playwright. Garrick frequently invested in land, and in 1756 he bought a large estate in Hendon, northwest of London. There is no evidence that Garrick ever lived at H...

Robertson, W. Graham (Walford Graham), 1866-1948

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Epithet: painter and theatre designer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001039.0x000142 Walford Graham Robertson (1866-1948) was an English painter, writer, and collector of William Blake watercolors. From the description of Papers of W. Graham Robertson, 1875-1948. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122540425 Robertson was born on July 8, 1866;...

Etty, William, 1787-1849

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Epithet: RA; of Add MS 42575 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001087.0x0003ad English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Buckingham St. [London], to Webster, [1825 Apr. 4]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615298 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270878085 From the d...

Arnold, Samuel James, 1774-1852

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Samuel James Arnold was a British dramatist and impresario who produced plays from 1794 at various London theatres. In 1809 he obtained permission to stage opera and other musical dramas at the Lyceum. In 1815 he obtained the lease, renamed it the English Opera House, and had the theatre almost completely rebuilt for 80,000 pounds. From the description of S.J. Arnold letter to C. Wheatstone, between 1829-1841. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 57358497 ...

Harris, Frank, 1856-1931

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Emma Goldman (1869-1940) was an anarchist, feminist, author, editor, and lecturer on politics, literature and the arts. She was born in Lithuania and died in Canada. Her lectures and publications attracted attention throughout the U.S. and Europe. She was associated with the anarchist journal Mother Earth from 1906 to 1917 and was imprisoned for publicly advocating birth control in 1916 and pacifism in 1917. In 1919 she was deported to Russia but had to leave because of her criticism of the Bols...

Hook, Theodore Edward, 1788-1841

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English humourist and novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cleveland Row, to an unidentified correspondent, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269523603 Theodore Edward Hook, English writer and hoaxer. From the description of Theodore Edward Hook manuscript material : 2 items, ca. 1831? (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 428896037 From the guide to the Theodore Edward Hook manuscript material : 7 items, ca. 1830-184...

Blackwood

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Epithet: merchant, of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000126.0x0000b2 Epithet: of Add MS 36042 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000987.0x000230 ...

Clarendon, George William Frederick Villiers, Earl of, 1800-1870

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English politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Cyrus W. Field, 1864 Apr. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 537532472 1820-1823 attache to the British embassy, Saint Petersburg; 1824-1833 commissioner of customs; 1833-1839 minister plenipotentiary to Spain; 1840-1841 lord privy seal; 1840-1841 and 1864-1865 chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster; 1846-1847 president of the Board of Trade; 1847-1852 viceroy of Ireland; 1853-1858, 1...

Borgman, Albert S., 1890-1954

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Albert Stephens Borgman, who formed this collection, was a professor of English at New York University. From the description of Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122412072 From the guide to the Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Schumacher, Heinrich Christian, 1780-1850

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Epithet: Director of the Altona Observatory British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000618.0x0002dc Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867) was an important scientific reformer during the early nineteenth century. From his position as superintendent of the United States Coast Survey, and through leadership roles in the scientific institutions of the time, Bache helped bring American science into alignment with ...

Ada Leverson

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Parkman, Francis, 1823-1893

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Noted American historian from Massachusetts who traveled the Oregon Trail and published extensively on early America. From the description of Letter, November 27, 1865. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 233593490 Francis Parkman, historian, was born in Boston and educated at Harvard, his father's alma mater. Samuel Parkman was a Unitarian pastor who founded The Parkman Professorship of Pulpit Eloquence and Pastoral Care in The Cambridge Theological ...

Peter Le Neve

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Boucicault, Dion, 1820-1890

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English actor and dramatist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Brighton, 26 November [n.y.], and Brighton or London [n.d.], to Mr. [Lewis Strange] Wingfield, Nov. 26 [no year] and n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270673105 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London, n.d.], to an unidentified recipient, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577868 Composer of The wearin' o' the green. From the description of Autogra...

fröken Magelssen

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Caswell

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Mason, William, 1725-1797

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English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Nuneham, to William Burgh, 1777 Oct. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606797 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Aston, to Dr. Charles Burney, 1789 June 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270605470 From the description of Sonnet : [n.p.] : autograph manuscript unsigned, 1796 May 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609611 From the description of Autograph letter signed : York...

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...

Prescott, William Hickling, 1796-1859

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William Hickling Prescott, born in Salem, Massachusetts to a prominent family, wrote romantic and highly-regarded works of Spanish and Latin American history. From the guide to the Letters to Richard Bentley, 1837-1858., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) American historian and Hispanist. From the description of History of the reign of Ferdinand and Isabella the Catholic : carbon copy of notes with autograph corrections : [Boston?], u...

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...

Warren, William, 1812-1888

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Actor. From the description of William Warren correspondence, 1874 January 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981315 ...

Charles Burney

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Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

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Lyman Baldwin Prindle, engineer in Litchfield, Connecticut. From the description of Royal patent issued to Lyman Baldwin Prindle, 1868 June 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702199331 Queen of Great Britain. From the description of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, papers, 1842-1892. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981507 Victoria reigned from 1837 to 1901. From the description of Papers, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 23200...

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 ...

Thomas, Henry, 1971-....

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Epithet: Colonel 20th Foot British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000350.0x0002f8 ...

Davidson, John, 1857-1909

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English poet. From the description of Robert Louis Stevenson : autograph manuscript signed of a poem written upon his death : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270881585 Scottish poet. From the description of Autograph poems published in Ballads and Songs, ca. 1894. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270533861 John Davidson was a minor Victorian author known mainly for his poetry. He was associated with The Rhymer's Club, the "Tragic generation," ...

Chalmers, Thomas, 1780-1847

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English theologian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Glasgow, to Robert Malthus, 1821 July 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270876658 ...

Kennicott, Benjamin, 1718-1783

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Benjamin Kennicott (1718-83) was a Hebraist. He was educated and worked most of his life in Oxford. He was the first to systematically examine and produce a collation of the Hebrew manuscripts of the Old Testament. His chief work was Vetus Testamentum hebraicum cum variis lectionibus, 2 vols. (Oxford, 1776-80). See the Dictionary of National Biography for details. From the guide to the Hebrew Biblical manuscripts of Benjamin Kennicott, 1222-15th century, (University of Oxford, Depart...

Burke, Edmund, 1729? -1797

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Lord Denbigh

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John Penrose

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Ralph Montagu, 1st duke of

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Foscolo, Ugo, 1778-1827

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Ugo Foscolo, Italian writer and poet. His novel Ultime Lettere di Jacopo Ortis was published in 1802, and from 1816 until his death he lived in London. Foscolo was chiefly responsible for a controversial essay on contemporary Italian literature which appeared in John Cam Hobhouse's Historical Illustrations to Childe Harold, Canto IV (1818). From the description of Ugo Foscolo manuscript material : 1 item, 1822 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 225851634 Italian ...

Doucet, Camille, 1812-1895

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Camille Doucet was a writer. From the description of Autographed commentary, ca. 1855-1856. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155887634 ...