Letters from various correspondents, 1871-1940.


Letters from various correspondents, 1871-1940.

Letters from variouscorrespondents to the Boston lawyer Boylston Beal.

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Lawyer, diplomat. From the description of Reminiscences of James w. Gerard : oral history, 1950. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309742271 James Watson Gerard was born August 25, 1867 at Geneseo, New York. He received his AB and AM degrees from Columbia University in 1890 and 1891 respectively. In 1892 he received his LL. B. from New York Law School and was admitted to the New York bar. He entered practice with Bowers and Sands...

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Harcourt, Mary Ethel (Burns), Lady.

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Brent, Charles Henry, 1862-1929

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Episcopal bishop, missionary, author; chief of chaplain services, Amer. Exped. Forces during WWI. From the description of Letter to Mrs. J. Malcolm Forbes [manuscript], 1927 May 6. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647953607 Clergyman and missionary. From the description of Papers of Charles Henry Brent, 1860-1991 (bulk 1901-1929). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449272 Biographical Note ...

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Malcolm, Sir Ian Zachary, 1868-

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Dana, Richard Henry, 1815-1882

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Stevens, J P

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Page, Alice (Wilson).

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Kellogg, Frank B. (Frank Billings), 1856-1937

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Lawyer and politician Frank Billings Kellogg was born in New York, and raised in Minnesota. He studied law, was admitted to the bar, and began a long career in public service as city attorney of Rochester, Minnesota. He served as president of the American Bar Association, and as United States Senator from Minnesota and Ambassador to Great Britain. While serving as Calvin Coolidge's Secretary of State, he co-authored the Kellogg-Briand Peace Pact, also known as the Pact of Paris, outlawing war an...

Tenison, Eva Mabel

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Whitney, Anne, 1821-1915

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