James Freeman Clarke additional correspondence, 1787-1886.

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James Freeman Clarke additional correspondence, 1787-1886.

James Freeman Clarke additional correspondence, 1787-1886.

Letters written to the Unitarian clergyman and author James Freeman Clarke and his family.

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Eliot, William Greenleaf, 1811-1887

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Born August 5, 1811 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, William Greenleaf Eliot (1811-1887) traveled to St. Louis as a missionary in 1834 and became the first Unitarian minister west of the Mississippi. He went on to become one of St. Louis's most influential and respected citizens, working in favor of the Union, emancipation, temperance, and women's rights. Eliot was also the co-founder of Washington University, served as the president of the board of directors from 1854 to 1887, and served as Chanc...

Samuel Cary

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Hon. Henry Dearborn

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Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876

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Harriet Martineau, English novelist, economist, and social reformer. From the guide to the Harriet Martineau manuscript material : 11 items, ca. 1834-1861, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) English author and traveler. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Stockbridge, Massachusetts, to Judge Joseph Story, [1836] May 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871427 Harriet Martineau, journalis...

Ballon, Adin

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James, Field

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Carpenter, Mary, 1807-1877

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1827-1829 worked as a governess; 1835 founded the Working and Visiting Society in Bristol; 1846 opened first ragged school in Bristol; 1850s work on juvenile delinquency, including conference, parliamentary evidence, publications; 1860s work on female education in India; 1870 founded National Indian Association; also worked on prison reform and the repeal of the Contagious Diseases Acts Epithet: social reformer, philanthropist and educationalist British Libra...

William Eustis

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Eliot Clarke

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Pierpont, John, 1785-1866,

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Unitarian clergyman, poet, and reformer. From the description of Papers of John Pierpont [manuscript], 1825-1885. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647953935 American poet. From the description of Passing away -- a dream : autograph manuscript copy of the poem signed, [1837 or later]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 560671584 John Pierpont was born in Connecticut in 1785; he graduated from Yale in 1804 and tried several professions before beco...

Norton, Andrews, 1786-1853

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Andrews Norton received his A.B. from Harvard in 1804. Norton became a tutor in 1811, was Librarian of the Harvard College Library 1813-1821, Dexter Lecturer on Biblical Literature 1813-1819, and Dexter Professor of Sacred Literature, 1819-1830. From the description of [Student themes] , ca. 1803. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77072624 Author, Biblical scholar, and educator Andrews Norton was born in Hingham, Massachusetts, and graduated from Harvard in 1804. Aft...

Blackie, John Stuart, 1809-1895

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Scottish classical scholar. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) : 9 Douglas Crescent, Edinburgh, to W.A. Knight, 1895 Feb. 8 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270862694 ...

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...

Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888

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

Osgood, Samuel, 1812-1880

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Sam Osgood, a Unitarian minister, editor, author; born in Massachusetts; pastor of the Church of the Messiah in New York from 1849-1869. In 1870 he entered the Episcopal Ministry but assumed no parochial duties. Author of more than 7 books, as well as several orations on notable men. From the description of Sam Osgood letters [manuscript], 1851, 1852, 1898. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648010837 ...

toCol. William D. Sohier

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Vaughan, John, 1755-1841

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General Hull

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Dexter, Samuel, 1761-1816

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Dexter was graduated from Harvard in 1781 and admitted to the Worcester bar in 1784. He served as a member of the Massachusetts legislature from 1788-1790 and as a U.S. Congressman from 1793-1795. In 1799, he was elected to the U.S. Senate, but left in 1800 when he was appointed Secretary of War. From 1801-1802, Dexter served as Secretary of the Treasury. During the latter part of his career, he practiced law in Massachusetts. --James Savage (AB Harvard College, 1803) studied law with Isaac Park...

Lamont, Daniel Scott, 1851-1905

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American statesman and railway magnate. From the description of Autograph list, 1886 June 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598554 American secretary of war and financier. From the description of Autograph, 1889 Mar. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595340 Financier, private secretary to President Grover Cleveland, and U.S. secretary of war. From the description of Papers of Daniel Scott Lamont, 1853-1928. (Unknown). WorldCat record id...

Hull, Isaac, 1773-1843

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Isaac Hull (1773-1843) commanded USS Constitution in her 1812 victory over Guerriere, in which it earned the sobriquet "Old Ironsides." He later commanded the Boston, Portsmouth, and Washington Navy yards and was appointed Commodore of the Mediterranean Squadron in 1838. From the description of Isaac Hull Collection, 1798-1841. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 479784380 Isaac Hull was born 9 March 1773 Huntington (now Shelton) CT. His commands inclu...

Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872

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

Morse, John Torrey, 1840-1937

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American lawyer and historian. From the description of John Torrey Morse letters to Houghton Mifflin Company [manuscript], 1885, 1897. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648019902 ...

Brown, John, 1800-1859

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Abolitionist, tanner, surveyor. Involved in Ohio underground railroad and Kansas slavery and antislavery conflicts, led raid on Harper's Ferry. From the description of John Brown Papers [microform], 1849-1919. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 38974680 John Brown, Jr. (1821-1895) was the oldest of twenty children of the noted abolitionist John Brown of Kansas. He was a farner, soldier, and Free Soil advocate. From the guide to the John Brown, Jr. Col...

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 ...

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

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Curtis, George William, 1824-1892

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

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...

Kirkland, John Thornton, 1770-1840

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John Thornton Kirkland (1770-1840) was President of Harvard University from 1810-1828. From the description of My dear sir, permit me to introduce to you the bearer, Mr. McEwen of Philadelphia, a gentleman & a scholar, yours truly, J. T. Kirkland, 6 October [ca. 1800-1840]. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77067915 John T. Kirkland (1770-1840) was the fifteenth President of Harvard University from November 14, 1810 to April 2, 1828. He led Harvard University thr...

Garfield, Lucretia (Rudolph).

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Bellows, Henry W. (Henry Whitney), 1814-1882

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Unitarian minister; President, United States Sanitary Commission during the Civil War. From the description of Henry W. Bellows letters, 1861-1863. (Columbia University in the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 62754818 New York City resident and Unitarian clergyman. From the description of Letter, 1844. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31526778 Henry Whitney Bellows (1814-1882) was born in Boston and received a B.A. from Harvard Colleg...

Northumberland, Pembroke, H. Vane, Bond, Holland)

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Keats, George, 1797-1841

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Brock, Isaac, 1769-1812

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Eighth son of John Brock and Elizabeth de Lisle, born on the Island of Guernsey, October 6, 1769. After military service on the continent, he came to Canada in 1802, and was stationed at Quebec, Niagara, and York until the War of 1812. He was appointed president and administrator of Upper Canada, and was the soul of its defense. His troops captured Detroit on August 15, and on October 13 defeated the Americans at Queenston Heights, where he was mortally wounded. He was not married. (from Wallace...

Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875

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Vice-President under U.S. Grant. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Senate Chamber, to Kennedy Furlong, 1856 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588300 Vice-President of the United States. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to William Pitt Fessenden, 1855 Oct. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586817 Henry Wilson served as U.S. Senator from Massachusetts (1855-1872), and as vice president (1872-1875) under...

Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

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Booker T. Washington was an African American educator and public figure. Born a slave on a small farm in Virginia, he worked his way through the Hampton Institute and became an instructor there. He was the first principal of the Tuskegee Institute, and under his management it became a successful center for practical education. A forceful and charismatic personality, he became a national figure through his books and lectures. Although his conservative views concerned many critics, he became the m...

Abbot, Ezra, 1819-1884

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Ezra Abbot (1819-1884) is considered to be one of the most preeminent scholars of New Testament textual criticism in the nineteenth century. He was the Bussey Professorship of New Testament Criticism and Interpretation at Harvard Divinity School from 1872 to 1884. From the description of Ezra Abbot. Papers, 1870-1882. (Harvard University, Divinity School Library). WorldCat record id: 421962685 Ezra Abbot (1819-1884) is considered one of the most preeminent scholars of New Te...

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...

Lowell, Percival, 1855-1916

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Astronomer; founder of an observatory at Flagstaff, Arizona. Known especially for his interest in Mars and his theory of the 'canals' of Mars, which this document illustrates. From the description of Letter and photograph, 1911. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78630761 Percival Lowell was born on March 13, 1855 in Boston, Massachusetts. He studied at Harvard University from 1872-1876 and graduated with a B.A. degree with honors in mathematics. He also received ho...

Perkins, James H. (James Handasyd), 1810-1849

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Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861

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

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...

Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836

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Aaron Burr (b. Feb. 6, 1756, Newark, NJ–d. Sept. 14, 1836, Port Richmond, NY) was an American politician. He was the third Vice President of the United States, serving during Thomas Jefferson's first term. Burr served as a Continental Army officer in the Revolutionary War, after which he became a successful lawyer and politician. He was elected twice to the New York State Assembly, was appointed New York State Attorney General, was chosen as a U.S. senator from the State of New York, and serv...

Müller, F. Max (Friedrich Max), 1823-1900

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F. Max Müller (1823-1900) was a German scholar of comparative language, religion, and mythology. Müller's special areas of interest were Sanskrit philology and the religions of India. Müller was instrumental in editing and translating into English some of the most ancient and revered religious and philosophical texts of Asia. Born in Dessau, duchy of Anhalt [Germany], he moved to England in 1846 and settled in Oxford in 1848, where he became deputy professor of modern languages in 1850. He wa...

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....

Walter Gibson

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Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904

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

John M. Bronaugh

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James Freeman Clarke

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James Freeman Clarke (1810-1888) graduated from Boston Latin School in 1825, Harvard College in 1829, and Harvard Divinity School in 1833. Ordained as a Unitarian minister in 1833, Rev. Clarke was sent to Louisville, Kentucky, as a missionary evangelist. While in Kentucky, he co-founded the Unitarian journal The Western Messenger . He served as chaplain of the Massachusetts State Senate in 1844, and as the secretary of the American Unitarian Association from 1859 to 1861. He was a lifelong advoc...

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

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

Mrs. Anna Clarke

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Jere. Smith

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Eliot, Charles W.

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Taft, William Howard, 1857-1930

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William Howard Taft (1857-1930) was an American politician who served as U.S. President (1908-1912) and Chief Justitce of the Supreme Court (1921-1930). 1857 Born in Cincinnati, Ohio on September 15th 1878 Graduated from Yale University 1880 Graduated from Cincinnati Law School ...

Mrs. E. C. Clarke

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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...

Bancroft, Elizabeth (Davis) Bliss, d. 1886

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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...

Woodward, George W. (George Washington), 1809-1875

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U.S. representative from Pennsylvania, chief justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, and lawyer. From the description of George W. Woodward correspondence, 1848 July 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984110 ...

Professor Pickering

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Mumford, Thomas J. (Thomas James), 1826-1877

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Brooke, Stopford Augustus, 1832-1916

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Stopford Augustus Brooke, British preacher and writer. His sermons reflected his liberal Christianity and social commitment. Brooke was also a lecturer and a literary critic. His English Literature (1876) is a primer which covers the work of literary figures from Caedmon to Shelley. From the guide to the Stopford A. Brooke manuscript material : 1 item, 1886, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) British clergyman and literar...

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...

Portsmouth

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Tocqueville, Alexis ˜deœ 1805-1859

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French author. From the description of Autograph letter unsigned : Louisville, to [Ernest de Chabrol-Chaméane], 1831 Dec. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572695 Tocqueville, political scientist, historian, and politician, who wrote Democracy in America (1835-40). From the description of Yale Tocqueville manuscripts, ca. 1802-1840. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79763433 From the description of Yale Tocqueville manuscripts, ca. 1802-1840. (Unknown)....

Greenwood, F. W. P. (Francis William Pitt), 1797-1843

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Binnay, Horace, 1780-1875

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Major Gen. Lincoln

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Wylie, Andrew

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Fraser, William, Sir, 1826-1898

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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...

Bristow, Benjamin Helm, 1832-1896

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Lawyer, railroad entrepreneur, Secretary of the Treasury, and Republican politician. From the description of Benjamin Helm Bristow [microform] : papers, selections from Library of Congress. (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 62534698 From the description of Benjamin Helm Bristow : miscellaneous papers, 1832-1896. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46737472 Army officer, lawyer, and U.S. secretary of the treasury and soli...

Lilian Freeman Clarke

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Mann, Horace, 1796-1859

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

Kossuth, Lajos, 1803-1894

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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. (...

Unitarian Association

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Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881

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Ohio Republican representative to Congress, 1863-1878; 20th president of the United States. From the description of Letter : House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., to William L. Perkins, Painesville, Ohio, 1877 Mar. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 57317608 James Garfield, twentieth President of the United States, was born in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, in 1831. After embarking on an academic career, he joined the Ohio volunteer infantry regiment, and in 1863 was appointed...

Hare, Augustus J. C. (Augustus John Cuthbert), 1834-1903

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Augustus J.C. Hare was born in Rome, privately educated before going to Oxford, and lived most of his life abroad before retiring to England. He wrote books about places, guidebooks to cities and important places in England and Italy, and a memoir, Memories of a quiet life (1872-76). He was a gifted artist who illustrated many of his own books, a book and picture collector, and a fashionable man-about-town. From the description of Augustus J.C. Hare letter to Mrs. Portal, 1896 June 1...

Freeman, James, 1759-1835

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Thornton, John Wingate, 1818-1878

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John Wingate Thornton (1818-1878), a Boston lawyer, historian and antiquary, was a founder of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and was elected to membership in the American Antiquarian Society in 1855. He authored several books, including _The Landing at Cape Ann_ (Boston: Gould and Lincoln, 1854) and _The Pulpit of the American Revolution_ (Boston: Gould and Lincoln, 1860), as well as several articles and pamphlets, including _The First Records of Anglo-American Colonization: Their...

Larcom, Lucy, 1824-1893

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Lucy Larcom wrote poetry about women's factory life in Lowell, Mass. She was a friend and collaborator of John Greenleaf Whittier. From the description of Lucy Larcom letter, poem, and photograph, 1871-1893. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 38235776 Poet and writer, from Lowell, Mass. who attended Monticello Seminary in Godfrey, Ill. from 1849-1852, and was friends with Henry Spaulding who worked at the Surveyor General's Office in St. Louis. ...

May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871

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Samuel May was a Unitarian clergyman of Syracuse, New York with connections to national organizations related to anti-Slavery, temperance, and suffrage, among others. From the description of Samuel J. May diary, 1867. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64691611 Samuel May was a Unitarian Clergyman of Syracuse, New York with connections to national organizations related to Freedman's Relief, Temperance, and Suffrage, among others. From the descripti...

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 ...

John Hanson

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Ward, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, 1844-1911

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American author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston Highlands, to Mr. Ward, 1872 Nov. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270659301 American author, Mary Grey Phelps, used her mother's name for her pseudonym. After her marriage in 1888 to Herbert Dickinson Ward, she occasionally used his surname in her publications. Charles Addison Richardson was the managing editor of the Congregationalist for 40 years. From the description of [Letter] 1869 ...

Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860.

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

Hedge, Frederick Henry, 1805-1890.

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Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894

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

Mr. F. N. Barrett

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A. I. Noel Byron

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Thaddeus William Harris, Librarian.

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Belsham, Thomas, 1750-1829

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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...

Bridgman, Laura Dewey, 1829-1889

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Teacher at the Perkins Institution for the Blind. From the description of Autographs, 1873. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 174141731 American woman educator who worked with the deaf and dumb. From the description of Autograph, 1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81332987 The first blind deaf-mute to be educated, Laura Dewey Bridgman was a pupil of Samuel Gridley Howe, director of the Perkins School for the Blind in Boston, Mass. Fro...

Kirkland, John Thornton, 1770-1840

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John Thornton Kirkland (1770-1840) was President of Harvard University from 1810-1828. From the description of My dear sir, permit me to introduce to you the bearer, Mr. McEwen of Philadelphia, a gentleman & a scholar, yours truly, J. T. Kirkland, 6 October [ca. 1800-1840]. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77067915 John T. Kirkland (1770-1840) was the fifteenth President of Harvard University from November 14, 1810 to April 2, 1828. He led Harvard University thr...

Preston, Frances (Folsom)

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Gt. Brit. Treasury.

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Wells, David Ames, 1828-1898

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Economist, author, and public official. From the description of Papers of David Ames Wells, 1795-1898 (bulk 1860-1886) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067851 American economist. From the description of Papers of David Ames Wells [manuscript], 1851-1887. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812256 Biographical Note 1828, June 17 Born, Sp...

Mazzini, Giuseppe, 1805-1872

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Italian revolutionary, patriot, and journalist. From the description of La concordia : manuscript, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79456156 ...

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,...

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....

Gage, Lyman J. (Lyman Judson), 1836-1927

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Banker and public official. From the description of Lyman J. Gage papers, 1897-1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80376349 Secretary of the Treasury during the administrations of Presidents McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. From the description of Lyman J. Gage letters, 1897-1902. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 495526615 Biographical Note ...

Henry Dearborn

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W. C. Bennet, Esqe.

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G. Banyar

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James Freeman Clarke D. D.

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Dimock, Susan J., 1847-1875

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Emerson, Ralph Waldo

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

Buchanan, Joseph R. (Joseph Rodes), 1814-1899

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American erratic physician and writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cincinnati, to the Reverend John Pierpont, 1851 Feb. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517846 ...

Ames, Fisher, 1758-1808

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Massachusetts attorney elected to first four Congresses; Federalist and supporter of Hamilton's fiscal program. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Colonel Joseph Ward, Boston, 1791 Feb. 16. (Boston Public Library). WorldCat record id: 37601637 Member of the 1st-4th Congresses from Massachusetts. From the description of ALS : New York, N.Y., to John Lowell, 1789 Apr. 8. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122645434 Lawyer and...

Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917

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Author and journalist. From the description of F.B. Sanborn correspondence and essays, 1852-1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84163242 Massachusetts journalist. From the description of Song / words by Mr. F.B. Sanborn, music a part of Brignal Banks. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 62350218 American journalist and reformer. From the description of Letter, 1889 March 21, Concord, Mass., to E.D. Walker, New York. (Boston Athenaeum). W...

Gannett, Ezra S. (Ezra Stiles), 1801-1871

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American Unitarian divine. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Messrs. Monroe & Co., 1850 May 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269564796 Ezra Stiles Gannett (1801-1871) graduated from Harvard College in 1820, and from Harvard Divinity School in 1823. He served as an overseer of the University from 1835 to 1858. Ordained in 1824, Reverend Gannett became an assistant minister at the Federal Street Church (Unitarian) in Boston and became its pastor...

Finley, John H. (John Huston), 1863-1940

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President of City College, 1903-1911. From the description of Papers, 1907-1964, 1963-1964 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155502699 American editor, educator, and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [New York], 28 January 1934, to Harry Harkness Flagler, 1934 Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577340 John Huston Finley (1863-1940) was an educator, editor, author, and civic leader. He was president of Knox Colle...

Bradley, George Granville, 1821-1903

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Leveson-Gower, George Granville, 1858-

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Samuel Clarke

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Eliot, WilliamGreenleaf, 1811-1877

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Hull, William, 1753-1825

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William Hull (1753-1825) was a lawyer and a soldier. He served in the Revolutionary War and afterwards in the U.S. Army where he attained the rank of Brigadier-General. In 1805 he was appointed Governor of the Michigan Territory. In 1812 he was court-martialed and cashiered from the Army because of the failure of his campaign into Canada against the British. Hull succeeded William Wetmore as a trustee of the New England Mississippi Land Company, one of the "Yazoo" companies. The Yazoo companies ...

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...

Hazlitt, William, 1737-1820

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Elliot Clarke

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New York Herald

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Lord, John, 1810-1894

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Epithet: of Halifax British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000630.0x0000a5 ...

Miss Sarah A. Clarke

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Hopps, John Page, 1834-1911

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Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912

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Scottish man of letters. From the description of Enchanted cigarettes : [n.p.] : autograph essay signed, [ca. 1891]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598917 Author and scholar Andrew Lang was born in Scotland, and educated at St. Andrews, Glasgow, and Oxford. He resolved to be a journalist, and wrote articles and columns for various publications, but eventually this versatile and prolific author produced poetry, fiction, essays on various topics, history, literary criticism...

Miss Clarke

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Frothingham, Octavius Brooks, 1822-1895

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Octavius Brooks Frothingham was an American clergyman and author. Born in Boston and educated at Harvard, he began as a Unitarian pastor, although his congregation evolved into the Independent Liberal Church. He was a renowned speaker, and author of numerous religious and secular works. Often controversial, often radical, he was an active abolitionist and early supporter of Darwin. From the description of O.B. Frothingham letter to My dear sir, 1886 Nov. 11. (Pennsylvania State Unive...

J. S. Copley, Junr.

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Bancroft, Aaron, 1755-1839

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Aaron Bancroft (1755-1839), father of George Bancroft (1800-1891), was settled in the First Unitarian Church of Worcester in 1786. He remained until his death. Bancroft was a liberal theologian, a founder and first President of the American Unitarian Association, active member of the American Antiquarian Society, and Trustee and President of Leicester Academy. From the description of Papers, 1789-1839. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207112704 ...

Putnam, Mary Lowell, 1810-1898

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Carpenter, J. Estlin (Joseph Estlin), 1844-1927

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Unitarian divine. From the description of Autograph letters signed (49) : [n.p.], to W.A. Knight, 1872 Feb. 18-1903 Mar. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134460 ...

Conway, Moncure Daniel, 1832-1907

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Clergyman, editor, and abolitionist. From the description of Moncure Daniel Conway correspondence, 1889-1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453541 American author and clergyman. From the description of Moncure Daniel Conway papers, 1847-1907. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 489376233 American author, publisher, clergyman. From the description of Papers of Moncure D. Conway [manuscript], 1859-1906. (Univer...

Peirce, Benjamin, 1809-1880

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Peirce (Harvard, A.B., 1829) taught astronomy and mathematics at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Benjamin Peirce, 1846-1851 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972841 Peirce (A.B. 1829), mathematician and astronomer, was a tutor (1831-1833) and professor (1833-1880) at Harvard University, where he established the Harvard Observatory. From the description of Correspondence, ca. 1835-1880. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79...

Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881

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

R. H. Wilde

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Bright, John, 1811-1889

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

Sedgwick, Catharine Maria, 1789-1867

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Catharine Maria Sedgwick was an American novelist. From the description of Catharine Maria Sedgwick letters and portraits, 1837-1855. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 35155329 American author, pioneered the American domestic novel. From the description of Papers of Catharine Maria Sedgwick, 1801-1865 (bulk 1834-1865). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136087 American author. From the description of ...

Brown, E. G. (Eric G.)

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Hale, Edward Everett, Sr., 1822-1909

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

Sohier, William D.

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Miss S. Clarke

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Murray, W. H. H. (William Henry Harrison), 1840-1904

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Clergyman, author. From the description of Papers of W.H.H. Murray, 1887-1889. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51846011 W.H.H. Murray was born in Connecticut and educated at Yale. He was a pastor, lecturer, businessman, and author. From the description of W.H.H. Murray letter to Barnes, 1873. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52075136 Dealer in fresh meats in Libby, Mont. From the description of Lett...

Elliott & Fry (London)

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J. T. Fields

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Barnum, P.T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891

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Epithet: showman British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000814.0x0001b6 Phineas Taylor ("P.T.") Barnum (1810-1891) was a celebrated showman. From the description of Papers, n.d.; 1854-1879. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191285307 American showman and entrepreneur. From the description of P. T. Barnum letters, 1854-1888. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat recor...

Huntington, F. D. (Frederic Dan), 1819-1904

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Huntington graduated from Harvard in 1842, taught Christian morals and served as Preacher at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Frederic Dan Huntington, 1869. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972795 Frederick Dan Huntington (1819-1904) graduated from Amherst College in 1839. In 1842, he graduated from Harvard Divinity School and was ordained to the South Congregational Church (Unitarian) in Boston. In 1855, he became a preacher at Harvard College and joine...

Hunt, William Morris, 1824-1879

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

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...

Albert Gallatin

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John H. Douglas

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Hill, Thomas, 1818-1891

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Thomas Hill was President of Harvard College from 1862-1868. From the description of Letter to Rev. William Henry Furness, ca. 1862-1868. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155883609 Thomas Hill (1818-1891) earned his Harvard AB 1843 and served as President of Harvard University from 1862-1868. From the description of Bond to Harvard College, August 30, 1839. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77064762 Thomas Hill (1818-1891...

Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880

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Lydia Child was born in Massachusetts and became known as an abolitionist for her tract entitled, "Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans called Africans," (1833). Child's letters to the Governor of Virginia were eventually published as an abolitionist book and she also authored a novel entitled "Hobomok," a story about Indians in colonial Massachusetts. From the description of Letter, [ca. 1842]. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122618414 Abolitionist,...

Playfair, Lyon Playfair, baron, 1818-1898

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Scottish scientist, liberal politician and Postmaster General under Prime Minister Gladstone. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London?], to an unidentified man, 1871 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608229793 Statesman, scientist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Henry Austin, [1865] Mar. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617649 From the description of Autograph letters signed (6) : to Prof. Knight, 1881-1...

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...

Rome.

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Howitt, Mary Botham, 1799-1888

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

Edward Everett, president

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Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925

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Amy Lowell (1874-1925) was an American poet, critic, lecturer, and an avid book and manuscript collector. From the guide to the Amy Lowell autograph collection, 1523-1930., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Poet, biographer, critic. From the description of Amy Lowell papers, 1916-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576542 From the description of Correspondence, 1916-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155519330 ...

Wendell, Barrett, 1855-1921

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Wendell graduated from Harvard in 1877 and taught English at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Barrett Wendell, 1873-1921 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972920 From the description of Lecture notes in Comparative Literature 1, 1905-1917. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074707 Harvard English professor. From the description of Ralegh in Guiana, 1897. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 172663314 ...

Martineau, James, 1805-1900.

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James Martineau was an English Unitarian minister and educator. He wrote several books about religious philosophy, and became well-known as a result. He was the brother of social activist Harriet Martineau. From the description of James Martineau letters, 1847-1856. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51999687 James Martineau was an English educator, philosopher, clergyman, and author. Born in Norwich, he taught at Lant Carpenter's School before be...

Everett, Edward, 1794-1865

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

Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911

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Higginson, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts to Stephen Higginson and Louisa (Storrow) Higginson, graduated from Harvard Divinity School in 1847 and became a pastor first in Newburyport and then in Worcester, Massachusetts. He was actively involved in the abolitionist movement and served as colonel of the first regiment of African Americans in the Civil War. After the war, Higginson published biographies, essays, poetry, and histories, including Army life in a black regiment. From the...

Westminster, Richard Grosvenor, 2nd Marquess Of

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Gray, Horace, 1828-1902

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American jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Charles P. Lyman, 1891 Oct. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 753969918 Gray graduated from Harvard College (1845) and Harvard Law School (1849), and served as reporter of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts (1854-1861) and was appointed as a justice in 1864. In 1881 he was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Letters, 1858-1897. (Harvard Law School Libr...

Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence, 1828-1914

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Soldier, governor of Maine, college president, and professor at Bowdoin College, of Brunswick, Me. From the description of Papers, 1867-1913 (bulk 1880-1913). (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 70938490 From the description of Papers, 1867-1913 (bulk 1880-1913). (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 40477001 U.S. Army officer and governor of Maine, of Brunswick, Me. From the description of Joshua Lawrenc...

Miss Sarah Clarke

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John Worthington

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John Westlake, foreign secretary

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Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848

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John Jacob Astor organized the American Fur Company in 1808, and the Pacific Fur Company in 1810. In the spring of 1811 he established a post at Astoria on the Columbia River, but sold it to British interests in 1813. By 1817 Astor had gained control of all the Mississippi Valley posts of the Northwest and Southwest Companies. The Columbia Fur Company, one of Astor's major competitors, was absorbed in 1827. By 1834 Astor tired of the fur business and sold all of his interests. From t...

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...

James, Henry, 1811-1882

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Henry James Sr. and his wife Mary Walsh James (1810-1882) were the parents of the novelist Henry James Jr., the philosopher William James, the diarist Alice James, Robertson James, and Garth Wilkinson James. From the guide to the Letters from Henry James Sr. and Mary Walsh James to various correspondents, 1827-1878., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Henry James Sr. was an American philosophical theologian. He and his wife Mary Robertson Walsh J...

John A. Andrew

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Paul Liptay

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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...

Weiss, John, 1818-1879

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Boston clergyman and author. From the description of Letter and photograph of John Weiss, 1876 February 23. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 62383380 John Weiss was a radical New England Unitarian minister and author. He was an ardent abolitionist and advocate of women's rights, and a Transcendentalist. His many lectures and literary works include commentaries on Shakespeare, American literature, modern religion, and Greek religion; he was a pivotal figure in tr...

Lindsey, Theophilus, 1723-1808

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Sarah F. Clarke

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Bushnell, Horace, 1802-1876

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Horace Bushnell was born in Bantam, Connecticut on April 14, 1802. He was educated at Yale (B.A., 1827; M.A., 1830; B.D., 1833), and received degrees from Wesleyan University (D.D., 1842), Harvard (S.T.D., 1852) and Yale (LL.D., 1871). He served as pastor of North Church, Hartford, CT from 1833-1859. He was the author of "God in Christ" (1849) and "Christ in Theology" (1851), as well as other works uncongenial to the orthodox theology of his times. From the description of Horace Bush...

Saltonstall, Leverett, d. 1895

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Clarke, J. F. (James Fernandez), 1812-1875

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Barney, N.

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Newton, William Wilberforce, 1843-1914

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Episcopalian minister and author; known for Pilgrim series of sermons for children. From the description of William Wilberforce Newton letter to David Paul Brown [manuscript], undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647999763 ...

Loring, Ellis Gray, 1803-1858

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A Boston lawyer and abolitionist who used his legal training to aid runaway slaves, Loring was an organizer of the New England Anti-Slavery Society. He married Louisa Gilman (1797-1868) in 1827. Their daughter, Anna Loring Dresel (1830-1896), was vice president of the Boston Sanitary Commission during the Civil War and president of Vincent Hospital. She married Otto Dresel (1826-1890), a German pianist and composer in 1863; they had two children: Louisa Loring Dresel (1864-195?) and Ellis Loring...

Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815

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This is a preparatory drawing for the painting "Julia, Third Viscountess Dudley and Ward" that was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1800. From the description of [Study for Julia, third Viscountess Dudley and Ward] [graphic]. [1800] (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 246658012 Painter, noted for portraits and historical subjects. Born in Boston, moved to England in 1775 because of Loyalist sympathies. From the description of ALS : London, to John Boydell, 1...

Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841

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

Mrs. Clarke

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Lowell, James Russell

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Epithet: American author and diplomatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000976.0x000127 ...

F. W. Greenwood

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Vaughan, John

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Epithet: of Mucking, county Essex British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000563.0x00015c Epithet: Lord British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000563.0x000158 Title: 2nd Viscount Lisburne British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000563.0x00015d Epithet: Incumbent of...

James Freeman

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Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879

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George Stillman Hillard was a Boston lawyer, politician, and author. As a lawyer he practiced practiced in partnership with Charles Sumner, and served both in the Massachusetts legislature as well as U.S. district attorney for Massachusetts. He also wrote extensively and edited a number of periodicals. From the description of George Stillman Hillard letters, 1840-1866. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 711612596 American lawyer and biographer. ...

Bremer, Fredrika, 1801-1865

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

Rebecca P. Clarke

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Cortelyou, George B. (George Bruce), 1862-1940

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Public official and presidential secretary. From the description of George B. Cortelyou papers, 1871-1948 (bulk 1897-1908). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449155 Biographical Note 1862, July 26 Born, New York City, N.Y. 1879 Graduated, Hempstead Institute, Hempstead, Long Island, N.Y. ...

Burns, Anthony, 1834-1862

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Gardner, Henry J. (Henry Joseph), 1819-1892

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Grimké, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873

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Abolitionist and women's rights advocate. From the description of Letter : Liverpool, to Jane Bettle, Philadelphia, 1828 Dec. 6. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 29231286 Reformer. From the description of Letters of Sarah Moore Grimké, 1843-1861. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450580 Sarah Moore Grimke was a plantation owner from South Carolina who was active in the movements for abolition of slavery and women's rights. From the de...

Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896

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William Henry Furness, Unitarian minister, was born 20 Apr. 1802 in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1825 Furness was ordained minister of the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia. He became pastor emeritus of the congregation in 1875 and continued to preach occasionally until his death 30 Jan. 1896 in Philadelphia. Furness published numerous books on the New Testament, translated German poetry, and wrote original hymns. In the years before the Civil War, Furness tried to comprehend a Christian's dut...

Mrs. Rutherford

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Wolcott, Roger, 1847-1900

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Kuenen, A., 1828-1891

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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...

Jenks, William, 1778-1866

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

Harvard University. Corporation.

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Harvard College's primary governing board, the Presidents and Fellows of Harvard College (known as the Harvard Corporation), was established by the Massachusetts General Court in 1650. The charter conferred on the Corporation the duties of managing the College, including appointing and removing administrators, faculty, and staff, creating orders and by-laws for the College, and managing finances, properties, and donations. The first recorded meeting of the Corporation was held on December 10, 16...

Howitt, William, 1792-1879

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English miscellaneous writer. Married Mary Botham, also a miscellaneous writer. From the description of Letters, [1830?-1868]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122464413 Author. From the description of Letter of William Howitt, 1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451059 William Howitt, English writer. From the description of William Howitt manuscript material : 1 item, 1847 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 430356498 ...

James, William

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Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000837.0x000154 Epithet: Bishop of Durham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000214.0x00031b Epithet: Rector of Pitchcombe British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000214.0x000326 Epithet: of Stowe MS 184 ...

Adams, John, 1735-1826

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

Buckminster, J. S. (Joseph Stevens), 1784-1812

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Unitarian clergyman, author, and an Athenaeum founder. From the description of Papers, 1797-1812. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 14968096 Joseph Stevens Buckminster received his A.B. from Harvard in 1800. From the description of [Student themes] , 1798-1799. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77072616 Unitarian minister and Athenaeum founder. From the description of Papers, 1806 April 24-1807 Aug. 7. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldC...

Sohier, William D.

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King, Thomas Starr, 1824-1864

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King was a popular Unitarian minister, of Boston, Mass. In 1860, he took over the parish in San Francisco, Calif. From the description of Thomas Starr King sermon notebook : ms, [18??]. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 145416609 American writer and clergyman. From the description of Letter, 1863 Apr. 29, [San Francisco, to Mr. Swain?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86130298 King was a popular Unitarian minister from Boston, Mass., wh...

Kemble, Frances Anne, 1809-1893

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Severn, Joseph, 1793-1879

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Artist and friend of John Keats. From the description of Letter : Pimlico, to W. Wyon, [18--] Mar. 8. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28295849 Severn was an English painter and friend of the poet John Keats. Elizabeth (Montgomerie) Severn was his wife and Walter Severn was his son. From the description of Papers, 1821-1899. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80562990 From the guide to the Joseph Severn papers, 1821-1899., (Houghton Librar...

Putnam, George, 1807-1878

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American clergyman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Roxbury, to the Reverend John Pierpont, 1837 Sept. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615849 Putnam (Harvard, A.B., 1826; Divinity School, 1830) served as Overseer from 1845 to 1853 and Fellow of Harvard from 1853 to 1877. From the description of Papers of George Putnam, 1836-1875 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972854 Putnam (A.B. 1826) was the pastor of th...

Hill, Octavia, 1838-1912

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Epithet: social reformer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000496.0x000065 English activist for housing reform for the poor and advocate for preservation of open spaces, places of natural beauty and historic sites. From the description of Octavia Hill autographed letters : to Mrs. Tebb, 1890-1894. (Texas Woman's University Library). WorldCat record id: 9626652 English philanthropist. ...

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...

Speed, James, 1812-1887

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James Speed was a friend and advisor to Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln appointed him attorney general in 1864 and he supported Lincoln's moderate treatment of the southern states until Lincoln's death. He then became a radical republican who was a critic of Andrew Johnson. From the description of Speed, James 1812-1887 1863-1876 Papers. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49236177 Louisville lawyer, state legislator, politician, and U.S. attorney general. ...

George Hoadly

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Hawthorne, Sophia Amelia (Peabody)

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Jackson, James, 1777-1867

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U.S. surgeon, physician and professor at Harvard Medical School. From the description of Notes from lectures delivered by James Jackson, MD, professor of theory and practice of physic, and John C. Warren, MD, professor of anatomy and surgery, at Harvard University, 1827-28 / taken by Stephen Bates. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31931557 Jackson (Harvard, M.D. 1809) was Hersey Professor of the Theory and Practice of Physic at Harvard Medical School from 1812 to 1836 ...

Winthrop, Robert C. (Robert Charles), 1809-1894

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Robert Charles Winthrop (1809-1894), of Boston, Mass., was a U.S. Representative, 1840-1850, Speaker of the House, 1847-1849, and U.S. Senator, 1850-1851. He was a descendant of Gov. John Winthrop (1587-1649) and an attorney, lecturer, and president of the Massachusetts Historical Society. From the description of Letters, 1843-1885. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207181863 James Barron Hope was born 23 March 1829 in Norfolk, Virginia. He was the grandson of James Barron and ...

Dana, Richard Henry, 1787-1879

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American essayist and poet. From the description of The buccaneer : autograph manuscript copy of a fragment of the poem signed : Boston, 1865 Feb. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 557604082 From the description of Sonnet: to a garden-flower sent to me by a lady and Song: I saw her once : autograph manuscript copies of two poems signed, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270539184 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Mr. & ...

Parton, James, 1822-1891

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English-American writer. From the description of Papers of James Parton [manuscript] 1860-1893. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647934391 Author. From the description of Letter of James Parton, 1875. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454871 Parton was an American biographer. His The life of Horace Greeley : editor of "The New-York tribune", from his birth to the present time was published in 1872 and his Life of Voltaire was published in 188...

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 ...

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

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Roosevelt, 26th U.S. president, served 1901-1909. From the description of DS, 1904 March 1. : Washington, D.C. Homestead Certificate. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15210791 26th president of the United States, 1901-1909. From the description of Theodore Roosevelt letters, 1917, 1918. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 213408920 Roosevelt was then Governor of New York. Chapman was one of the founders of the New York St...

Mór, Ballagi.

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Edwards, Amelia Ann Blanford, 1831-1892

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Artist and travel writer. From the description of Letter : Gloucestershire, 1886 Dec. 26. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81972206 Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards was an English author, notable for popular novels and travel works. She published her first poem at the age of seven, her first story at twelve. After success as a writer, she made a series of journeys, and her published accounts of these trips proved enormously popular. After her experiences in Egypt, ...

Hale, Edward Everett, Sr., 1822-1909

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

Cleveland, Frances Folsom, 1864-1947

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Wife of President Grover Cleveland. From the description of Letter and note : to G. Barrett Rich, 1895-1896. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 56877395 Epithet: wife of President G Cleveland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x000307 Wife of U.S. President Grover Cleveland. From the description of Letter, 1903 March 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122434182 ...

James Freeman Clarke Clarke

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A. L. S. (Rebecca C. Spring)

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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 ...

Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898

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American statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Wilmington, Del., to [Henry Morrison] Flagler, 1884 Sept. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672065 Epithet: American statesman British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000613.0x000223 Diplomat and statesman; U.S. senator (1869-1885); U.S. secretary of state (1885-1888); of Wilmington, Del. From the descriptio...

Chapin, E. H. (Edwin Hubbell), 1814-1880

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Clergyman. From the description of E.H. Chapin correspondence, 1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453080 New York, N.Y. orator, author, and minister. From the description of Papers, 1845-1854. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38293531 ...

Elixabeth Stuart Phelps)

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Walker, James W., 1941-

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Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911

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Higginson, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts to Stephen Higginson and Louisa (Storrow) Higginson, graduated from Harvard Divinity School in 1847 and became a pastor first in Newburyport and then in Worcester, Massachusetts. He was actively involved in the abolitionist movement and served as colonel of the first regiment of African Americans in the Civil War. After the war, Higginson published biographies, essays, poetry, and histories, including Army life in a black regiment. From the...

Sears, Barnas, 1802-1880

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Barnas Sears was an American scholar and educator. He graduated from Brown and then Newton seminary, and served as pastor before becoming a professor at Hamilton College. He studied in Germany, and held several important positions in education in the states before becoming a popular and successful president of Brown University. He published many scholarly papers on religion, history, and education. From the description of Barnas Sears letter to professors and others connected with Ge...

Long, John Davis, 1838-1915

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U.S. secretary of the navy and U.S. representative and governor of Massachusetts. From the description of Letters and signature of John Davis Long, 1885-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014961 ...

Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881

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

John Day

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Ruttkay, Louise Kossuth.

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Peabody, Andrew P. (Andrew Preston), 1811-1893

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American author, clergyman and editor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) : Portsmouth, N.H., to Madame [Blaze] de Bury, 1856 Oct. 1-1860 Jan. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270851342 Peabody graduated from Harvard in 1826, taught Christian morals and served as preacher and Overseer at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Andrew Preston Peabody, 1839-1890 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972834 Clergyman...

Sheldon, Edward K.

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Howe, Mark Anthony De Wolfe

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Flint, Timothy, 1780-1840

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American missionary and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Alexandria, La., to the Rev. John Pierpont in Paris, 1836 Feb. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270514818 ...

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...

Egypt Exploration Fund.

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FreemanClarke, James

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Cousin, Victor, 1792-1867

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Sullivan, James, 1744-1808

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Continental Congressman, anti-Federalist, governor of Massachusetts, founder of Massachusetts Historical Society. From the description of ALS, 1789 June 28 : Boston, to Elbridge Gerry. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13986996 Attorney general of Massachusetts (1790-1807). From the description of James Sullivan autograph letter signed, 1798. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 71130492 Continental Congressman, g...

Governor William Hull

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Sherman, William Tecumseh

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

Messrs. Tannchill

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Burton, Warren, 1800-1866

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Mrs. James Freeman Clarke

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Devens, Charles, 1820-1891

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Charles Devens, Jr. was a Union army officer in the Civil War. He entered the war as a Major in the 3rd Batallion of the Massachusetts Rifles. He was appointed Brigadier General in April 1862 and was brevetted Major General, United States Volunteers, in April 1865. After the war, he served as a State Supreme Court justice for Massachusetts and was appointed Attorney General of the United States. From the description of Charles Devens letter, 1887 April 6. (University of California, S...

Nason, J. (Joseph)

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Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887

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Abolitionist; orator; pastor of Plymouth Church, 1847-1887. From the description of Papers, [ca.1847]-1937, 1847-1887 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155459715 American Congregational clergyman, lecturer, reformer, and author. From the guide to the Henry Ward Beecher papers, 1851-1896, n.d, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Congregationalist minister. From the description of Sermon notes, [n.d.], 1893, 18...

William Hull

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Lawrence, William Beach

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Epithet: US diplomatist and jurist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000133.0x0001f6 Epithet: American lawyer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000133.0x0001f5 ...

Jos. R. Buchanan

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Gallatin, Albert

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Rev. Luther Humphrey

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Hosmer, Harriet Goodhue, 1830-1908

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Sculptor and inventor, Hosmer was a native of Watertown, Mass., studied anatomy, and spent much of her life in Rome, where she was at first the pupil of the English sculptor, John Gibson. Her works were exhibited and purchased in England and the United States. For further information, see Harriet Hosmer, Letters and Memories, edited by Cornelia Crow Carr (1912); Notable American Women (1971); and Hosmeriana: A Guide to Works by and about Harriet G. Hosmer, by Joseph L. Curran (1975). ...

Crittenden, John J. (John Jordan), 1787-1863

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Kentucky lawyer and statesman, from Frankfort (Franklin Co.). From the description of Papers, 1786-1932. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19490792 From the description of Letters, 1835-1860. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 32410179 John Jordan Crittenden (1787-1863) was born September 10, 1787. He attended the College of William and Mary, graduating in 1807. In 1809 he became the Attorney-General for the Illinois Territory. During the Wa...

Clinton, George, 1739-1812

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Colonial governor of New York State, later elected Vice-President of the U.S. From the description of Letter, 1780 June 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122487881 Member of the Continental Congress, Vice-President of the U.S. & Governor of N.Y. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Thomas Jefferson, 1801 July 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270904181 From the description of Autograph signature to Resolution, 1790 Mar. 22. (Unknown...

Emerson, Ralph W.

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Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887

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Dix was a humanitarian crusader for the mentally ill. She investigated the conditions of the hospitalized insane in many U.S. states and some European countries, and petitioned state and national legislatures for reforms. She was also superintendent of army nurses during the Civil War. Eliot was a Unitarian minister, an educator, and assisted in the founding of Reed College in Oregon. From the description of Letters to Thomas Lamb Eliot, 1869-1885. (Harvard University). WorldCat reco...

Dickinson, Anna E. (Anna Elizabeth), 1842-1932

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Civil War orator and lyceum lecturer, Anna Elizabeth Dickinson was born in Philadelphia, the youngest child of John and Mary Edmondson Dickinson. For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1900 (1971). From the description of Letters, 1865-1882 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007077 Anna Elizabeth Dickinson was an American orator and author. Born in Philadelphia to Quaker parents, she overcame adverse conditions in her childhood ...

American philosophical society

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Benjamin Franklin founded the American Philosophical Society in 1743 in Philadelphia, patterning it after the Royal Society of London. It's purpose was the promotion of the study of science and the practical arts of agriculture, engineering trades, and manufactures. Subjects of today's "philosophy" were generally excluded from the societies of the 17th and 18th centuries and the word "philosophy" meant to them "love of knowledge," and was essentially the equivalent of today's "science." Interest...

William Henry Chaning

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Lieber, Francis, 1800-1872

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

Anna H. Clarke

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R. W. Emerson

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Stone, Mrs. Whiton.

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Mitchell, Maria, 1818-1889

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

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 ...

H. Clay(secretary of state).

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Manning, Jacob M. (Jacob Merrill), 1824-1882

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Tennent, Letitia Emerson.

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Major William Hull

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Lilian F. Clarke

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Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875

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English poet, apologist and naturalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Eversley, to Fanny Grenfell, 1842 Nov. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864471 English clergyman, author, teacher. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122549986 From the guide to the Charles Kingsley letter, undated, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Author and clergyman of the Church of England. From the de...

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

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

Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874

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

Guild, Curtis, 1860-1915

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Hawthorne, Sophia Amelia (Peabody) 1809-1871

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Benjamin Smith Barton

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Shreve

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Sears, Edmund H. (Edmund Hamilton), 1810-1876

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American clergyman, author, and hymn writer. From the description of Christmas song : autograph manuscript copy of the poem signed, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634916 Unitarian minister. A.B. Union College, 1834. Graduated from Harvard Divinity School, 1837. Minister in Wayland, Mass. (1839-1840, 1848-1863);Lancaster, Mass. (1840-1847); Weston, Mass. (1865-1876). Co-editor with Rufus Ellis of the Monthly Religious Magazine (1859-1871). From the des...

Howitt, William. A.

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Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917

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Author and journalist. From the description of F.B. Sanborn correspondence and essays, 1852-1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84163242 Massachusetts journalist. From the description of Song / words by Mr. F.B. Sanborn, music a part of Brignal Banks. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 62350218 American journalist and reformer. From the description of Letter, 1889 March 21, Concord, Mass., to E.D. Walker, New York. (Boston Athenaeum). W...

Harriet Hosmer

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Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874

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Congressman, philanthropist, reformer. From the description of Letter, 1840 May 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122379141 Gerrit Smith resided in Peterboro (N.H.?) at the time of these writings and was a strong supporter of emancipation and African American rights. Upon his death the African American citizens of Buffalo paid him a formal tribute. From the description of Letters and broadsides, 1868-1871. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 34178334 ...

Brooks, Phillips, bp., 1835-1893.

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