Joseph Halle Schaffner autograph collection, 1683-1948.

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Joseph Halle Schaffner autograph collection, 1683-1948.

Joseph Halle Schaffner autograph collection, 1683-1948.

Autograph collection of the American clothing manufacturer Jospeh Halle Schaffner.

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Hume, David, 1711-1776

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Scottish philosopher and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London?], to the Earl of Eglinton, 1767 Spring. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269528546 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to [William Strahan], 1757 May 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269524752 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to [Richard Davenport], 1767 Oct. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269529984 From the de...

Chamberlain, John, 1927-2011

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Epithet: of the Ordnance Drawing Room British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001240.0x0003ad Sculptor; Sarasota, Florida. From the description of John Chamberlain interview, 1991 Jan. 29-30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220201687 John Chamberlain, 1927-, sculptor of Sarasota, Florida. From the description of Oral history interview with John Chamberlain, 1991 Jan. 29-30. (Unknown). Wo...

Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869

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

John Adams

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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. ...

James Henry Lea.

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Motley, John Lothrop, 1814-1877

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

Baxter, Lucy W.

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Sir Lucas King

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Schenck, Robert Cumming, 1809-1890

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American soldier, politician, and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to W.W. Belknap, 1870 Aug. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634505 Lawyer, U.S. Army officer, legislator, diplomat, and promoter of railroads and mining ventures, of Dayton, Ohio, and Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers, 1809-1882 (bulk 1850-1865). (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 70952260 From the descri...

A H. Dooley

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Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922

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James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce, was a British writer, historian and statesman. Born in Belfast, he was educated at Glasgow University and later Oxford, he practiced law briefly, but returned to Oxford as a professor of civil law. He served in Parliament for many years, and held several government positions, including Ambassador to the United States. A renowned historian, he was also a productive writer of travel books, law tracts, and political theory. Universally admired and liked, an obituary...

Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878

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

Wool, John Ellis, 1784-1869

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

Clergue, Helen.

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Matthew Ridley

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Adams, Henry, 1875-1951

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Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910

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Winslow Homer was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1836. He was raised in Cambridge, where he developed a love of art and the outdoors. At the age of 19 he began his career as an illustrator, apprenticing at the J.H. Bufford lithographic firm in Boston. He then decided to become a freelance illustrator. In 1859 Homer moved to New York to work for Harper's Weekly, serving as artist-correspondent for the magazine during the Civil War. After taking some art classes at the National Academy of Desig...

Freeman, Douglas Southall, 1886-1953

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Newspaper editor and historian. From the description of Letter to Charles Lee Lewis, 1943 August 17. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53180098 Freeman was a Richmond, Virginia journalist and historian who wrote the definitive biography of Robert E. Lee. From the description of Letters, 1934 July 14 and 1936 July 25 : to Miss Helen Webster. (Washington & Lee University). WorldCat record id: 567435277 Editor of the Richomd News Leader. ...

Chambers, Charles E. S. (Charles Edward Steuart), 1859-

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Mrs.)Schwabe

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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 ...

Adam Badeau

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Read, Jacob, 1752-1816

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Delegate and Senator of South Carolina; colonel in Revolution; served in S.C. House, 1781-1782, 1789-1794; Speaker of S.C. House, 1789-1794; delegate in Continental Congress; Federalist U.S. Senator, 1795-1801; judge of U.S. Court of the District of S.C., 1801-1816; husband of Catherine Read; brother of William Read (1754-1845). From the description of Jacob Read papers 1752-1816. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 44399358 Delegate to the U.S. Continental C...

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

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Mercer, John Francis, 1759-1821

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Mercer was an American lawyer and politician who at various times represented both Virginia and Maryland in U.S. Congresses. He was Governor of Maryland (1801-1803). From the description of [Letter, 17]84 May 25 [to John Lawson] / J. Mercer. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 289534850 Governor of and U.S. representative from Maryland, delegate from Virginia to the U.S. Continental Congress, and army officer. From the description of Letter of John Francis Merce...

Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 (Spirit)

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German chancellor and Führer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Munich, to Frau Schwarz, 1940 Jul. 27. (Morgan Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 78912366 Hitler was leader of the National Socialist (Nazi) Party (1920-1921) and chancellor and Führer of Germany (1933-1945). From the guide to the Adolf Hitler collection of calligraphic poems, 1923 and undated., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Found i...

John White Field

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Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

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Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Thematisch-systematisches Verzeichnis der musikalischen Werke (MWV). Studien-Ausgabe von Ralf Wehner (Wiesbaden, 2009), Anh. B. From the description of Beethoven's pianoforte sonata in A♭. Op. 26 (no. 12) / arranged in score ... entirely in autograph of Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. [1834] (University of Leeds, Brotherton Library). WorldCat record id: 421364937 Nos. 1 and 2 composed 1847, part of an unfinished string quartet. No. 3 composed 1843, ...

Peter Augustin Daniel

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Ladner, Grover Cleveland, 1885-1954

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Toklas, Alice B., 1877-1967

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Toklas was a writer and companion to Gertrude Stein. From the guide to the Alice B. Toklas letters to William Alfred, 1951-1961., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Biographical Note Alice B. Toklas (1877-1967) was an author and the life partner of Gertrude Stein. Don Frank is the son of one of Toklas' childhood friends. After his service in the armed forces, he met Toklas in Europe. ...

Morley, John, 1838-1923

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English statesman and author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (7) : to Prof. Knight, 1876-1904. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270613155 1886 and 1892-1895 Chief Secretary for Ireland; 1905-1910 and 1911 Secretary of State for India. Epithet: statesman Title: Viscount Morley of Blackburn British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001026.0x0001f0 ...

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 ...

Grinnell, Josiah Bushnell, 1821-1891

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Abolitionist; Iowa state senator, 1856-1860; Iowa congressman, 1863-1867; founder of Grinnell College. From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C, to [Elliot W. Rice?], 1864 June 6. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 32363827 ...

Jones, Henry Festing, 1851-1928

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Albert Gallatin

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Thomas B. Woodman

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Margaret Collins

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Livingston, Robert R., 1746-1813

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

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. ...

Motley, Mary (Benjamin), d. 1874

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Samuel Smith

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Monroe, James, 1758-1831

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

Anne, Queen of Great Britain, 1665-1714

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Anne, Queen of Great Britain 1702-1714, was the last Stuart monarch. Raised as a Protestant, she was convinced to support the efforts of William of Orange and her sister Mary to depose her Catholic father, King James II. William and Mary became monarchs, and Anne succeeded to the throne upon William's death. Anne herself had no clear successor, and this uncertainty fuelled discord in her reign, marked by bitter rivalries between Whigs and Tories. She was succeeded by the Hanoverian line, descend...

Robert Hunter

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Bushrod Washington

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William Plumer

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

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

John Laurance.

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Wayne, Anthony, 1745-1796

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Anthony Wayne was a soldier and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1780. From the description of Receipt book, 1785-1792. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122540852 Wayne was one of the great generals in the Revolutionary War. Here he was an Indian fighter. From the description of DS, 1795 November 16 : Greenville. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14283513 U.S. representative from Geor...

Charles Edward Stuart Chambers

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Jullien, Marc-Antoine, 1775-1848

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880-11 Frant︠s︡uzskiĭ publit︠s︡ist i politicheskiĭ dei︠a︡telʹ, uchastnik Velikoĭ frant︠s︡uzskoĭ revoli︠u︡t︠s︡ii 1789-1794 gg., redaktor zhurnala Revue Encyclopedique. From the description of Jullien Marc-Antoine (1775-1848). Fond 317, 1776-1843. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122777070 ...

Ferdinand Oelrichs Thorndike

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Goldwin Smith.

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American Consul

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Jacob Read

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Schaffner, Joseph Halle, 1897-1972

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Joseph Halle Schaffner, who formed this collection, was a director of the clothing manufacturing firm of Hart, Schaffner & Marx. From the description of Joseph Halle Schaffner autograph collection, 1683-1948. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505748 From the guide to the Joseph Halle Schaffner autograph collection, 1683-1948., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908

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Charles Eliot Norton was an American author, editor, and teacher. He was a professor of the history of fine arts at Harvard. Eliot Norton was his son. From the guide to the Charles Eliot Norton letters to Eliot Norton, 1867-1908., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) American author, editor, and educator. From the description of Letter to Edwin D. Mead [manuscript], 1881 May 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814472 ...

Amelia Curran

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Pinckney, Charles, 1758-1824.

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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

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Abraham Lincoln (born February 12, 1809, Sinking Spring Farm near Hodgenville, Kentucky-died April 15, 1865, Washington, D.C.) was the sixteenth President of the United States from 1861 until his death by assassination. He was the son of a Kentucky frontiersman, Thomas Lincoln, and Nancy Hanks. In 1816, Lincoln moved to Pigeon Creek, Indiana, where he worked on his family's farm. Following his mother's death two years later, he continued working on farms until moving with his father to New Sa...

Montague Wilmot

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Garrison, Wendell Phillips, 1840-1907

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Wendell Phillips Garrison was editor of The Nation. From the description of Letters from various correspondents, 1865-1906. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612365054 Wendell Phillips Garrison was editor of The Nation. His father, William Lloyd Garrison, was a prominent New England abolitionist and editor of the Liberator magazine. His brother Francis Jackson Garrison (1848-1916) was associated with Riverside Press and Houghton Mifflin Company. From the ...

Alexander White

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Heeresgruppe Weichsel.

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Gottschall, Louis.

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Charles Whittlesey

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Samuel Hardie.

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Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869

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Hector Berlioz was a French composer. From the description of Letter : from M. Berlioz, Paris, to Monsieur Busset, ingénieur, Dijon, Côte d'Or, 1836 Oct. 9. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626765 From the guide to the Letter : from M. Berlioz, Paris, to Monsieur Busset, ingénieur, Dijon, Côte d'Or, 1836 Oct. 9, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) French composer, 19th century. From the description of Autograph letter signed...

Leonard Hay

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Anne Charlotte (Lynch)Botta

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Marie Charlotte Hippolyte de Campet de Saujon, comtesse de Boufflers

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Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

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Robert Burns, Scottish poet. From the guide to the Robert Burns manuscript material : 3 items, 1783-1794, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Thomas Campbell owned the small estate of Pencloe in Glen Afton, about 2 mi. from New Cumnock Kirk. Cf. Lindsey, Burns Encyclopedia, 1980. From the description of Letter : New Cumnock to Monsr. Thomas Campbell, Pencloe, 1786 Aug. 19. (University of South Carolina). WorldC...

Rachel H. Myers

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Dearborn, Henry Alexander Scammell

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Henry Richard Vassall Fox, 3rd baron Holland

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Friedrich V, Elector Palatine

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Nathaniel Howard

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Reynal & Hitchcock edition

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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...

Fallon, Thomas F.

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Clymer, George, 1739-1813

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Clymer was a Signer of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution from Pennsylvania. From the description of ALS, 1779 April 2, Roxborough, to unknown. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13347530 Philadelphia merchant and Congressman. From the description of ALS : to William Rawle, 1793 Feb. 9. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86102605 From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Jacob Bowman, 18...

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...

Ben Foster

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Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr., 1841-1935

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Holmes was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to the prominent writer and physician Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. and abolitionist Amelia Lee Jackson. Dr. Holmes was a leading figure in Boston intellectual and literary circles. Mrs. Holmes was connected to the leading families; Henry James Sr., Ralph Waldo Emerson and other transcendentalists were family friends. Known as "Wendell" in his youth, Holmes, Henry James Jr. and William James became lifelong friends. Holmes accordingly grew up in an atmospher...

Dwight, Theodore Frelinghuysen

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William Rawle

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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...

Russell

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Epithet: of Add MS 37967 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000244.0x0000f5 Epithet: of Hargrave MS 120 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000244.0x0000f6 Epithet: Matrona nobilissima.' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000...

Sir Robert Southwell

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Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (October 2, 1869 - January 30, 1948), called Mahatma Gandhi, was the charismatic leader who brought the cause of India's independence from British colonial rule to world attention. His philosophy of non-violence, for which he coined the term satyagraha, influenced both nationalist and international movements for peaceful change. Gandhi's principle of satyagraha (from Sanskrit satya: truth, and graha: grasp/hold), often translated as "way of truth" or "pursui...

Mitchell, John

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Epithet: of Add MS 40374 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x0003a8 Epithet: RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x0003ac Epithet: Lieutenant-Colonel; Major -General 1855 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x0003a4 Epithet: Ald...

William Tinsley

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Matthew Sharp

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Sir Frederick Macmillan

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Manning, Henry Edward, 1808-1892

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Henry Edward Manning (15 July 1808 - 14 January 1892) was one of the most influential English Roman Catholic figures of his time. From his ordination in the Church of England in 1832, through his conversion to Catholicism in 1851, and to his death in 1892, his words and actions were powerful influences in England, and in the Roman Catholic Church. From the description of Henry Edward Manning papers, 1826-1901. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122654198 English Cat...

Falls

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Samuels, Ernest, 1903-....

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Scholar of American literature, author of THE YOUNG HENRY ADAMS (1948); HENRY ADAMS: THE MIDDLE YEARS (1958); HENRY ADAMS: THE MAJOR PHASE (1964); and BERNARD BERENSON: THE MAKING OF A CONNOISSEUR (1979). From the description of Ernest Samuels Papers, 1918-1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122335493 Ernest Samuels was born on the south side of Chicago on May 19, 1903. His parents were Albert (also known as Alexander) and Mary (Kaplan) Samuels. He attended Chi...

Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924

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Joseph Conrad, a major British writer, was born in Poland and became a British subject in 1887. After a twenty year career at sea, he published his first novel, "Almayer's Folly" (1895), successfully launching his writing career. From the description of Letters-Manuscripts, 1908-1913. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122588887 Novelist and short story writer who was born Jozef Konrad Teodor Korzeniowski in Berdichev, Ukraine, and became a British citizen in...

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...

Haskell, Roger

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Samuel Welles

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Moore, George, 1852-1933

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George Augustus Moore, novelist and story writer, was born February 24, 1852, at Moore Hall, County Mayo, Ireland. From the description of George Moore letters, 1895? (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 501325752 Author who sometimes used the pseudonym, Lady Rhone. From the description of Letter : England, to Foster Baker, n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 23884097 George Moore was born at Moore Hall, County Mayo, Irel...

Laxmidas Gandhi

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Shea, John Dawson Gilmary

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Charles Spencer, 3rd earl of Sunderland.

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Waddy Thompson

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Silas Weir Mitchell

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Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957

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Irish writer Oliver St. John Gogarty's (1878-1957) works were influenced by his career as a physician and his involvement in politics. Gogarty developed friendships with other members of the Irish Literary Renaissance, such as James Joyce and W. B. Yeats. Gogarty's poems were lauded by colleagues such as Yeats and George Russell (A.E.). Gogarty also published works under pseudonyms. Known as a satirist, Gogarty's works sometimes inspired controversy. From the description of Oliver St...

Joseph Halle Schaffner

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Nicholas Biddle

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Charles Dudley Warner

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Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869

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

Marx, Margaret S.

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Lillie H. Hart.

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William Bentley

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Nathaniel Shatswell Dodge

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MacClintock, Paul, 1891-

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Theophilus Wilson

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Bernhard Berenson

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Eleazer Mather Porter Wells

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Peter Preston Pain.

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Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1795-1858

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American lawyer and politician; Attorney General. From the description of Letter signed : New York, to A.J. Bleecker, 1840 July 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132632 American lawyer and politician; Atty. General. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to C.H. Waddell, 1840 July 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131665 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to William L. Marcy, Secretary of War, 1845 Ma...

Bullen, A.H. (Arthur Henry), 1857-1920

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English scholar; edited several scholarly works, and managed the Shakespeare Head Press at Stratford on Avon from 1904-1920. From the description of A. H. Bullen letter : to Allan Wade, 1909 March 27. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936823 Arthur Henry Bullen, English literary editor and publisher. Bullen edited many influential anthologies and participated in the founding of a few publishing houses, including Lawrence and Bullen and Shakespeare Head Pres...

Jay, John, 1745-1829

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

Mrs.) Bovill

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Frederick Charles Husenbeth

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Louis Augustin

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Morrison, Kathleen, 1898-

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Walter Wilson

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Schaffner, Joseph Halle.

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Toussaint Louverture, Pierre Dominique, 1746?-1803

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Robert Stewart, 2nd marquis of Londonderry

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Knopf, Alfred A., Inc.

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Robert Etheridge

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Margaret Allison (Caldwell) McHenry

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Fox, Charles James, 1798?-1874

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James Brown

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Capper

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Stoddard, Charles Warren

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King, Charles, 1844-1933

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American Army officer and novelist. From the description of Papers of Charles King [manuscript], 1827-1964, bulk 1887-1929. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812138 Author and soldier; stationed at Camp Verde, Arizona in 1874 under Gen. Crook. King retired from the Army in 1879 to write fiction and non-fiction books about army life. From the description of King papers, 1924-1929. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat rec...

Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784

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

Clay, Thomas H.

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Laughlin, J. Laurence (James Laurence), 1850-1933

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Economist; professor and head of the Dept. of Political Economy at the University of Chicago and editor of the Journal of Political Economy. From the description of Papers of J. Laurence Laughlin, 1902-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131188 Political economist. Professor, Department of Political Economy, University of Chicago, 1892-1916. Founder, Journal of Political Economy. From the description of Papers, 1885-1914 (inclusive). (University of Chicago Lib...

Sir Francis Nethersole.

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Munthe, Axel, 1857-1949

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Swedish physician. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) : San Michele, Anacapri and Rome, to Dr. Baldwin, 1894 Mar. 11 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270860023 ...

Gilder, Richard Watson

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George Ripley

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McHenry, James, 1753-1816

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James McHenry, son of Daniel and Agnes McHenry, was born in Ballymena, Ireland, November 16, 1753, and was educated in Dublin. In 1771 he came to Philadelphia; studied medicine under Benjamin Rush, and did hospital service the revolution. In August, 1780, he was on Lafayette's staff. He was a state senator in Maryland from 1781 to 1786, and a member of Congress from 1783-1786. He sat in the Maryland Assembly until 1791, and then became a U.S. Senator. In 1796 he succeeded Thomas Pickering as Sec...