B. A. G. Fuller autograph collection, 1620-1920.

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B. A. G. Fuller autograph collection, 1620-1920.

B. A. G. Fuller autograph collection, 1620-1920.

Letters and autographs collected by Harvard University philosophy professor B.A.G. Fuller.

3 v. and 1 box (1 linear ft.)

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Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865

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U.S. congressman 1830-1840 and senator 1845-1850; Ohio governor 1840-1842; U.S. sec. of the Treasury, 1850-1853. From the description of Letter, 1847 Jan. 26. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 41240210 American politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington City, to John M. Clayton, Secretary of State, 1849 Mar. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530944 Corwin's career included terms as Governor of Ohio (1840-184...

Agassiz, Alexander, 1835-1910

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Alexander Agassiz(1835-1910), marine biologist, oceanographer, and industrial entrepreneur, was born in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, the son of Louis Agassiz. In 1860 Agassiz began a lifetime occupation of administering the business affairs of the Harvard museum, a task made difficult by his father's penchant for excessive collecting and expenditures. After Louis's death in 1873, Agassiz succeeded to the directorship of the Harvard University’s Museum of Comparative Zoology and completed the physical...

Staël, N. de.

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Brown, Samuel, 1810-1875

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Epithet: actuary and statist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x0002e9 Epithet: Dr; of Philadelphia British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x0002ed Epithet: Commander; RN; engineer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x000363 Epithet...

Mr. B. A. G. Fuller

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Gates, Stephen

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Gray, Nicholas

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Bradbury, James Ware, 1802-1901

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Lawyer and U.S. Senator from Maine; president of the Maine Hist. Soc. from 1867 to 1887. From the description of James Ware Bradbury speech to the Maine Historical Society, 1889 Feb. 22. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 236487612 ...

Barrows, William Griswold, 1821-1886

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William Griswold Barrows; Brunswick, Me.; justice of Me. Supreme Ct From the guide to the William Griswold Barrows letter to Dr E.H. Lefingwell, 1877, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

George Gibbs

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R. Smith

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Willis.

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Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000300.0x000135 Epithet: of Add MS 33069 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001295.0x000042 ...

Dearborn, W. A. S.

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Charles XIV John, King of Sweden and Norway, 1763-1844

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Jean Baptiste Jules Bernadotte (1763-1844), French General of the Army, sometime ambassador to Vienna, and one of the marshals of France during the Empire, was acting as governor of Hanover from June 1804 to September 1805 and was in command of an army corps from Hanover. In 1810, he was elected crown prince Charles John of Sweden, and was King Charles XIV of Sweden and Norway, 1818-1844. From the description of Charles XIV papers, 1795-1805 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). Wo...

Fox, E. 1881

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Snyder, Simon, 1759-1819

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American Academy of Arts & Sciences

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Harper, Robert G.

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Story, Joseph, 1779-1845

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Virgil David was president of the Lawrenceville Lyceum in Western Pennsylvania. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, Mass., to Virgil David, n.p., 1836 Apr. 7. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 80556600 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, Mass., to Virgil David, n.p., 1836 Apr. 7. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 55822788 Joseph Story (1779-1845) was a Massachusetts lawyer and as...

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...

Meidberg, J.

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William G. Barns

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Saml. E. Smith

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Mason, George, 1786-1834

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Grandson of revolutionary patriot George Mason. From the description of Land indenture and letter : of George Mason, 1822 and 1826. (Gunston Hall Plantation). WorldCat record id: 30821654 ...

Henland, Henry.

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Stewart, J. A. (John Alexander), 1846-1933

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English philosopher. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Oxford, to Joan Severn, 1894 Oct. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 765472374 Epithet: Subject of Mss Eur D687 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001512.0x0001ec ...

G. Struthers

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Mrs. Chapman

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Cummings, William

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Smith, Robert

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Epithet: of Add MS 46927 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x00017e Epithet: of Add MS 37914 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x00017d Epithet: of Add MS 36059 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x00017c Epithet: of Glanbrydan ...

Paul Farmer

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Bradford, Alden, 1765-1843

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R. Waldo Emerson, chairman of Library committee

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Frederick I, King of Prussia, 1657-1713

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Symonds, J. W.

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C. S. Wilson

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Guizot, François, 1787-1874

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François Pierre Guillaume Guizot (1787-1874) was a French historian and statesman. A constitutional monarchist, he was one of the most significant politicians during Louis Philippe's July Monarchy, holding various offices including Minister of Education (1832-1837) and Prime Minister (1847-1848). He was forced to resign from politics during the Revolution of 1848 and afterward focused on his work as a historian. From the guide to the François Guizot Letter, 1848, (Special Collections...

Alpheus Packard

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Rice, R. D.

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Hillhouse, James, 1754-1832

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Horsel Schod

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Fay, Theodore S. (Theodore Sedgwick), 1807-1898

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Theodore Sedgwick Fay was an American novelist and poet. In 1828 he joined N. P. Willis and George Pope Morris in the editorship of the New York mirror. In 1833 he began supplying the Mirror with a series of sprightly travel sketches from Europe. Edgar Allan Poe's excoriating review of Fay's popular novel, Norman Leslie, in 1835 launched Poe's career as a critic. After holding various diplomatic posts in London, Berlin, and Switzerland, Fay retired in 1861 to Germany where he died. F...

Joseph Breintnall

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Franklin Co.

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John Fisher

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Wilson, Charles L., appellant

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Thomas, Isaiah, 1749-1831

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Thomas was a New England printer and bookseller who strongly supported the American Revolution. He was also a founder of the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts. From the description of ALS: Worcester [Massachusetts], to Mr. Bress, 1795 Aug. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86160118 Caleb Alexander was born in 1755 in Northfield, Massachusetts, a town founded by his grandfather. He attended Dartmouth, Yale, and Brown Universities, receiving degrees fro...

Soulavie, Jean-Louis, 1752-1813

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Ducoudray Holstein, H. L. V. (Henri La Fayette Villaume), 1763-1839

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Peck, John D.

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Breese, Kidder Randolph, 1831-1881

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Kidder Randolph Breese was born on April 14, 1831, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and became a United States Navy midshipman on November 6, 1846. He was stationed on the USS Saratoga in 1847, and he served onboard during the Mexican-American War. He moved to the Brandywine in 1848 as an aide to Commodore Jacob J. Storer and traveled along the Brazilian, Uruguayan, and Argentinean coasts until December 1850. On June 8, 1852, he became a warrant officer and was attached to the Mississippi, which a...

Johnson, Richard M. (Richard Mentor), 1781-1850

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Virgil David was president of the Lawrenceville Lyceum in Western Pennsylvania. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to Virgil David, n.p., 1836 Apr. 5. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 55823212 Richard M. Johnson was a U.S. Representative and Senator from Kentucky, and a hero of the War of 1812. During the war, he killed an Indian chief, said by some to have been Tecumseh. He went on to serve as Vice President under Van Bur...

Hough, William Jervis, 1795-1869

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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 ...

Rice, W. W.

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Fuller, Benjamin A. G., 1945-

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Southwick, Solomon, 1773-1839

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Journalist. Southwick was owner and editor of the Albany Register, 1808-1817. From the description of Letter, 1835 April 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122641024 American poet and editor, who founded "The Ploughboy," one of the earliest newspapers for farmers and wrote articles for it under pen name, Henry Homespun, Jr. From the description of Letter to Mr. Hammond [manuscript], 1821 January 31. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647881072 ...

Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886

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

Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard, 1809-1870

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U.S. naval officer and inventor of ordnance. From the description of Reports to Commodore L. Warrington on ordnance, 1848-1849. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58671341 John A. Dahlgren, naval officer, attained the rank of rear admiral. An expert in ordnance, he invented an 11" gun and other devices useful to the Navy. From 1868-70, he was Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance. From the description of Letter, January 28, 1848. (Naval War Col...

Sir Martin Conway

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Peke, F. A.

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Barbé-Marbois, François, marquis de, 1745-1837

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French government representative in Saint Domingue (now Haiti). From the description of Letter, 1786 June 29 ; Port-au-Prince, Saint Domingue, to the Chevalier de Brun. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 154270444 From the description of Letter, 1786 June 29; Port-au-Prince, Saint Domingue, to the Chevalier de Brun. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19210588 Marquis François de Barbé-Marbois (1745-1837), a French government official who se...

Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833

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Commodore of the U.S. Navy; of Princeton, N.J. From the description of Pay order, 1829 Sept. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70965932 From the description of Receipt, 1829 Apr. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70965933 U.S. Navy officer. From the description of Papers of William Bainbridge, 1804-1828. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130858 American naval officer From the guide to the William Bainbridge letters and documents, 1807-18...

Collison, George

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Epithet: Reverend; Independent minister, of Hackney British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000367.0x000010 ...

Abram Von Santvord

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Peel, Robert, 1788-1850

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Sir Robert Peel, second baronet, British Prime Minister from 10 December 1834 to 8 April 1835, and also from 30 August 1841 to 29 June 1846. From the guide to the Robert Peel manuscript material : 3 items, ca. 1822-1835?, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) British statesman, of Tamsworth, Staffordshire, Eng. From the description of Correspondence, 1816-1864 and n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record i...

Mr. Van Sandford

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

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

McCall, John

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Epithet: Tasmanian Agent-General in London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x0002dc ...

Brattle, Thomas, 1742-1801

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Young, John L., Jr.

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Chas. Carroll

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Watt, James, 1736-1819

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Scottish inventor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Birmingham, to Robert Mylne, 1785 Dec. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270660869 From the description of Autograph letter signed Boulton & Watt : Birmingham, to Messrs. Fermin De Tastet & Co., 1791 Jan. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270660856 ...

Ellsworth, William Wolcott, 1791-1868

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Mason, Jonathan, 1756-1831

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U.S. senator and representative from Massachusetts, businessman, lawyer, and politician of Boston, Mass. From the description of Account book of Jonathan Mason, 1784-1797. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070604 ...

Bonaparte, Charles Lucian, 1803-1857

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Charles Lucian Bonaparte was a naturalist and ornithologist. From the description of Correspondence, 1824-1855, from American scientists. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173465723 From the description of Letters, 1825-1857. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122316342 From the guide to the Correspondence, 1824-1855, from American scientists, 1824-1855, (American Philosophical Society) Scientist; author of American Ornithology and o...

Pembroke, George Augustus Herbert, 11th earl of, 1759-1827

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Dugdale, Mr.

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Benjamin Austin

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Genl. Dearborne

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L. Chambers

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Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804

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

David Harris

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Henry Thompson

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Root, James E.

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McIntosh, Lachlan, 1725-1806

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Army officer and delegate to U.S. Continental Congress form Georgia. From the description of Letters of Lachlan McIntosh, 1777-1778. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454519 Lachlan McIntosh (1725-1806), Army General, married Sarah Threadcraft McIntosh. From the description of Lachlan McIntosh family papers, 1755-1829. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477289 Lachlan McIntosh (1725-1806), Revolutionary War brigadier general and delegate from Georgia to the...

Major Hite

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Thomas Danforth, Recordr.

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Hoffman, John T.

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Mr. Wilson

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Stanhope, James Stanhope, Earl, 1673-1721

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English soldier. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bern, to Lord Townshend, 1710 Apr. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574497 From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Camp at Alminara", to Lord Townshend, 1710 Jul. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574559 From the description of Document signed : Whitehall, 1715 Oct. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580742 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Saragosa, to...

Harrison, Henry, d. 1921

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Mrs. Codd

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Gwin, William McKendree, 1805-1885

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Member, California Constitutional Convention, 1849, and U.S. senator from California. From the description of Papers, 1841-1885. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 28419864 William M. Gwin was born in Tennessee. In 1833 he was appointed U.S. marshal, district of Mississippi by President Jackson; in 1840 he was elected to the House of Representatives for one term. Coming to California in 1849, he worked to form a state government, representing San Francisco ...

Roquelaure, duc de.

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Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1809

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Kendall, Amos, 1789-1869

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Editor of the Extra Globe, Washington, D.C. From the description of Letters, 1840-1844. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36437687 American politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to John Mills, United States Attorney in Boston, 1840 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270491445 American politican. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Frankfort, to W. W. Worsley, bookseller in Lex...

Wilberham-Booth, Henry.

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Benjamin Walker

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N. F. Williams

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Smith, R. F.

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McArthur, Duncan, 1772-1839

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Duncan McArthur was born in Dutchess County, New York, and grew up in western Pennsylvania before becoming one of the first settlers of Chillicothe, Ohio. McArthur served in the Ohio militia during the War of 1812 and was later appointed brigadier general in United States Army, was elected twice to the U.S. House of Representatives, and was the eleventh Governor of Ohio (1830-1832). Thomas Worthington was born in Charles Town, Virginia, in 1773 before settling in Ohio and serving two terms as U....

Fay, Samuel P. P. (Samuel Phillips Prescott), 1778-1856

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Howard, J. G.

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Niles, Nathaniel, 1741-1828

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Mitchelson, David.

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Van Rensselaer, Stephen, 1764-1839

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Eighth Patroon of the Manor of Rensselaerwyck. From the description of Lease to Peter Hunt, 1793 October 23. [photostat]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122314819 8th Patroon of the Manor of Rensselaerwyck. From the description of Deed, 1801 August 22. [photostat]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122601336 ...

Riland, John, 1778-1863

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Wentworth, John, 1737-1820

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Governor of the New Hampshire Colony and loyalist. From the description of Marriage license of John Wentworth, 1774 June 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981478 ...

Love, Louis M.

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Gen. Wm. North

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Governor Smith

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Cockburn, George, Sir, 1772-1853

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British naval officer. From the description of Sir George Cockburn papers, 1788-1847 (bulk 1800-1820). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980033 Sir George Cockburn, British naval officer. Cockburn played a major role in the War of 1812, leading the capture and burning of Washington on August 24, 1814. From the description of Sir George Cockburn manuscript material : 1 item, 1824 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122379527 From the guide to th...

Torrington, George Byng, 6th viscount, 1768-1831

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Josiah Sheldon

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Hancock, John, 1737-1793

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

King, William, 1768-1852

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Major general of the Massachusetts Militia, and U.S. Army colonel. From the description of William King muster list and autograph letter signed, 1812 Dec. 12 and undated. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 71009769 Merchant shipper, Army officer, lumberman, and governor of Maine; of Bath, Me. From the description of William King dinner invitation, 1812-1852. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 225892198 From the d...

Christian, W. N.

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Frederick William III, King of Prussia, 1770-1840

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Husband of Queen Louise. From the description of Autograph signature to document : Berlin, 1800 Mar. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270752600 Frederick William III was King of Prussia during the Napoleonic era. At first, he tried to remain neutral, but eventually declared war and was soundly defeated at Jena by the French army. Humiliated, he later joined the Russian alliance that defeated Napoleon. A rather weak ruler, his experiences convinced him of the need for change...

Du Pré, James.

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Joseph H. Williams

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Everett, Alexander Hill, 1790-1847

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Editor and diplomat. From the description of Letter : Boston, to General H.A.S. Dearborn, Roxbury, Mass., 1831 May 17. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28885732 Diplomat, state legislator from Massachusetts, college president, and editor. From the description of Letter of Alexander Everett, 1825. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71010077 American diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter : Roxbury, Mass., to Mrs. S.J. Hale, [18...

Gen. Dearbourn

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Hancock, Winfield Scott, 1824-1886

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American army officer and politician. From the description of Telegram, not autograph : [n.p.], to Sykes Chadwick and Co., [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270511560 From the description of Letter signed : Washington, D.C., to the President, 1868 Aug. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270510372 Union Army officer, from Montgomery Co., Pa. From the description of Letters, 1863-1885. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19657431 F...

Gales, Joseph, 1761-1841

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Joseph Gales was a state printer, editor (1799-1833) of the Raleigh Register, and mayor of Raleigh (1819-1833, 1840-1841). Born in England, Gales worked as a printer, bookseller, and editor of the Sheffield Register. In 1794, his involvement with reform societies led to the danger of his arrest and persecution, forcing him to escape first to Germany and then to America. From the description of Joseph Gales cashbook and diary, 1794-1795 (inclusive), [microform]. (Unknown). WorldCat re...

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...

Fairfield, John, 1797-1847

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John Fairfield was born in Saco in 1797. His family moved to Biddeford shortly after 1801. He was a representative in Congress from 1835 to 1837, a member of the Senate of the United States from 1843 to 1847, and a governor of Maine in 1839, 1840, 1842 and a part of 1843. He died in Washington, D.C. in 1847. From the description of Notebook containing letters published in the Saco Democrat, 1847. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 55747839 Resident of Saco, Me.; U.S. Senator and...

John Tunts

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Jervis Spencer

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Walton, C. W.

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Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861

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Democratic leader, statesman. From the description of Speeches, 1860, Oct. 11-Nov. 2. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 58663720 U.S. Senator from Illinois. From the description of Papers, 1848-1861. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20736864 American Senator and Politician. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, D.C., to James Sander of Jersey City, 1859 Aug. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538099 ...

Bronson, Greene C. (Greene Carrier), 1789-1863

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Thomas Smith

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Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874

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Millard Fillmore was born in Cayuga County, N.Y. and later became a resident of East Aurora and Buffalo. He was a lawyer, local office holder, State Assemblyman, U.S. Congressman, N.Y. State Comptroller, Vice-President under Zachary Taylor and 13th U.S. President, 1850-1853. He was also involved in establishing numerous Buffalo institutions. He was a founder and first Chancellor of the University of Buffalo, Commander of the Union Continentals (Home Guard) during Civil War, and first president o...

Wardland, Ralph.

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Joseph Nourse, Regr

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Cheves, Langdon, 1776-1857

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South Carolina judge, plantation owner, state legislator, U.S. representative, and U.S. official. From the description of Langdon Cheves power of attorney, 1806. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36865568 Banker and U.S. representative from South Carolina. From the description of Letter of Langdon Cheves, 1830. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453223 South Carolina plantation owner, attorney, judge, politician, and U.S. officia...

Blake, S. H.

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Col. J. McQuade

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

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

Samuel Royce

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Morris, Staats.

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Smith, Francis O. J.

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Lancaster, Joseph

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Epithet: educationalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000411.0x0003bf Epithet: of Add MS 36504 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001191.0x0003d4 ...

McLane Louis 1786-1857

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Member of Congress, 1817-1827, and U.S. Senator, 1827-1829, minister to England; secretary of the treasury, 1831; secretary of state, 1833; and president of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. From the description of Papers, 1830-1838. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19902833 Secretary of Treasury and State under President Jackson. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Hezekiah Niles, [no year] Mar. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat recor...

Henry, Matthew, 1662-1714

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English Biblical commentator. From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : Chester, to Francis Tallents, 1696 Sept. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270474474 From the description of Autograph notes for a sermon : [n.p.], 1697 Jun. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270476851 ...

Jones, Samuel

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The Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia is the oldest builders' organization in the United States and the oldest of all trade bodies in Philadelphia. It was organized along the lines of the companies of England in 1724. The Friendship Carpenters' Company was formed in 1769 and united with the Carpenters' Company in 1786. From the guide to the Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia Records, 1683-1983, 1683-1983, (American Philoso...

Smith, Isaac, 1749-1829

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Isaac Smith (1749-1829), a Harvard Librarian from 1788 to 1791, was born in Boston on May 7, 1749. He received an AB from Harvard in 1767 and an AM in 1770. In 1774, he became a tutor at the College and served until 1775 when he traveled to England. In England, Smith was ordained as the minister of the Sidmouth Presbyterian chapel. In 1784, Smith returned to Massachusetts and preached for two years in eastern Massachusetts before being appointed to a three-year term as Harvard College Librarian....

Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894

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Born in Waltham, Mass., Nathaniel Prentiss Banks worked as a child laborer in a cotton mill and as a mechanic before studying law. He served in the Massachusetts State House of Representatives and was elected to the U.S. Congress as a Democrat in 1853. Reelected as a Republican in 1856, Banks resigned his seat in 1857 and served as governor of Massachusetts from 1858-1861. In the Civil War he was given command in the Department of the Shenandoah, where he was defeated by Stonewall Jackson at Fro...

Frederick William IV.

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Yell, Archibald, 1797 or 1799-1847

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Governor of and U.S. representative from Arkansas, public official of Tennessee, jurist, and army officer. From the description of Archibald Yell papers, 1836-1847. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981226 From the description of Archibald Yell letter, 1839 Feb. 6. (Arkansas History Commission). WorldCat record id: 430350370 Archibald Yell was a soldier and congressman. From the guide to the Archibald Yell correspondence, 1836-1847., 1836-1847, (American ...

Miller, Morris S. (Morris Smith), 1779-1824

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Lawyer, public official. From the description of Morris S. Miller letter, 1819. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63934607 ...

Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873

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

Whitman, Ezekiel, 1776-1866

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Jurist and U.S. representative from Maine and Massachusetts. From the description of Ezekiel Whitman correspondence, 1821. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981359 Lawyer, of New Gloucester and Portland, Me.; U.S. representative from Massachusetts and Maine; later served as judge of court of common pleas of Maine (1822-1841); born in East Bridgewater, Mass., and after his retirement, returned to that town. From the description of Ezekiel Whitman autograph letter s...

Howley, William, abp. of Canterbury, 1765-1848

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J. Colman

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Winthrop, John

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Epithet: son of Adam Winthrop, and (1630) Governor of Massachusetts British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000354.0x0001fe Epithet: Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy at Harvard University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000354.0x0001fd ...

Lewis, Samuel, 1799-1854

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Combs, Leslie, 1793-1881

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American soldier and politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to C.E. Lester, 1845 Dec. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527027 Public official of Kentucky. From the description of Leslie Combs papers, 1831-1848. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453976 Lawyer, politician, and soldier. From the description of Letters, 1831-1874. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49200558 ...

Bacon, John F.

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Seward, Frederick William, 1830-1915

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Lawyer; Assistant Secretary of State under Lincoln; son of William Henry Seward. From the description of Collection, 1864-1906. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50991907 American lawyer and politician who served as the acting secretary of state under the Lincoln, Johnson, and Hayes administrations. From the description of Autobiography, ca. 1870. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122550831 Brother of William H. Seward, Secretary of State for Ab...

William Staines

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Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889

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Simon Cameron (1799-1889), journalist and printer from Pennsylvania, had a long and active political career with the Republican Party, which he joined in 1856. He served in the U.S. Senate (1845-1849, 1856-1860, 1872); as Secretary of War to Abraham Lincoln (1861-1862); as Minister to Russia (1862); as chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations (1872-1877). From the description of Simon Cameron Papers, 1738-1889 1860-1880. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 150499672 ...

Wieland, Christoph Martin, 1733-1813

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Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000787.0x000162 ...

Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico, 1832-1867

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Emperor of Mexico from 1864 to 1867. From the description of Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico collection, 1847-1967 (bulk 1853-1867) (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 28981462 Formerly Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph, Archduke of Austria. From the description of Papers of Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico, 1864-1866. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455828 ...

Keak, Thomas M.

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Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920

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

Polka, Elize.

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Brougham and Vaux, Henry Brougham, Baron, 1778-1868

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Henry Brougham was born and raised in Edinburgh, attended Edinburgh University, practiced law in the city, and co-founded the influential Edinburgh Review. In 1803 he moved to London, becoming associated with the radical left wing of the Whig Party. He also practiced law in London, and was appointed to the House of Commons in 1810, establishing himself as one of the leading radicals in Parliament and holding several important positions. He supported education reform and the abolition of slavery,...

Tappan, Lewis, 1788-1873

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Merchant and antislavery leader. From the description of The papers of Lewis Tappan [microform], 1809-1903. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29852969 Abolitionist from New York State; assisted the Amistad slaves; among the founders of the American Missionary Association in 1846, which began more than 100 anti-slavery Congregational churches throughout the Midwest, and after the American Civil War, founded numerous schools and colleges to aid in the educatio...

Berkeley, William, active 17th century

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Epithet: appraiser and cabinet-maker, of Upton-on-Severn British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001243.0x0003c2 ...

Barrows, William G.

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McGowan, John, 1936-

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Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875

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Andrew Johnson (b. December 29, 1808, Raleigh, North Carolina-d. July 31, 1875, Carter's Station, Tennessee) became the seventeenth president of the United States after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in 1865. Johnson was born in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1808. He began his political career in Greenville, Tennessee in 1828. At the time of this letter he was the Democratic senator from Tennessee. Emerson Etheridge was born in Carrituck County, North Carolina. As a representative of Tennes...

Bower, R. 1806.

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Wilson, Samuel E., 1941-

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Lee, Fitzhugh, 1835-1905

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Fitzhugh Lee, grandson of Henry "Light-Horse Harry" and nephew of Robert E. Lee was Major General of the Confederate Army. After the war, he wrote about and taught the history of the South during the Civil War and wrote a biography of Robert E. Lee. In 1885-1889, he served as governor of Virginia. From the description of Papers of Fitzhugh Lee, 1863-1889 (bulk 1885-1889). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122446276 Fitzhugh Le...

Geo. M. Laughlin

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Mrs. Hatch

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Guthrie, James, 1792-1869

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James Guthrie (1792-1869) of Louisville, Ky., was president of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad; secretary of the United States Treasury, 1853-1857; member of the Peace Convention of 1861; and United States senator from Kentucky, 1865-1868. From the guide to the James Guthrie Letters, ., 1857-1862, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) American lawyer and politican; Secretary of Treasury. From the description...

Holland, Vassall.

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Eustis, William, 1753-1825

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Revolutionary War veteran, politician, and secretary of war. From the description of Letter, 1818 Oct. 20. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49215753 William Eustis was born in Cambridge, Mass., and graduated from Harvard College in 1772. He served as a surgeon during the American Revolutionary War and in the Massachusetts General Court (1788-1794). Eustis was a U.S. Representative for Massachusetts (1801-1804, 1820-1823), Secretary of War (1809-1813), Am...

Timothy Bigelow

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Rauch

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Wm. G. Barrows

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Pownall, John

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Babcock, Orville Elias, 1835-1884

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American brevet Brigadier General, Aide-de-Camp to Ulysses S. Grant during the Civil War and Private Secretary to Grant during his presidency, 1869-1877. From the description of Orville E. Babcock papers, 1851-1947, bulk 1861-1884. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 317717282 O.E. Babcock was President Ulysses S. Grant's personal secretary. Adam Badeau served as military secretary to Grant during the Civil War, and as consul-general in London from 1870-1881. ...

Williams, Reuel, 1783-1862

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Lawyer and U.S. senator (1837-1843), of Hallowell and Augusta, Me. From the description of Reuel Williams autograph letter signed to Samuel Fessenden, 1836. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 234237718 U.S. Senator (1837-1843) from Hallowell, Me.; practiced law in Augusta and was member of Maine Legislature from 1812-1829 and again from 1832-1848; elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate from March 4, 1837 to Feb. 15, 1843, during which time he served as...

Lemuel E. Smith

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Schuyler, John 1727.

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Shepley, George Foster, 1819-1878

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Lawyer, of Bangor and Portland, Me.; U.S. district attorney for Maine; judge Maine 1st Circuit Court; served as Military Governor of Louisiana during the Civil War. From the description of Papers, 1862-1864. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70978835 Lawyer, U.S. district attorney, state legislator, and judge, of Portland, Me.; commissioned as colonel in 12th Regiment, Maine Volunteer Infantry during Civil War; made military commander of New Orleans, La...

Richards, B.W.

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Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897

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Writer, newspaper correspondent and editor, and Civil War reporter. From the description of Cabinet photograph, 1863 June. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70971318 Editor of the NEW YORK SUN. From the description of Papers, 1865-1885. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 42584183 American newspaper editor, member of Brook Farm and Assistant Secretary of War. From the description of Papers of Charles A. Dana manuscript], 1844-1895. (U...

Buckley, Richard, 1938-

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Rachel D. Nailor

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Broughton, John Cam Hobhouse, baron, 1786-1869

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

Charles Higbee

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Porter, Peter B. (Peter Buell), 1773-1844

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Porter was a member of the New York State Legislature, a member of the United States House of Representatives from New York State, a major general in the War of 1812, and United States Secretary of War from 1828 to 1829. He was a strong supporter of the Whig Party. From the description of Letter, 1839 February 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145407205 Congressman, general of New York State Militia during the War of 1812, and partner in Porter, Barton & Company. ...

J. Cokburne

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Robert Gilmor & sons

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Tryon, Moses.

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R. M. Johnson

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John Campbell

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Coutts & Co.

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Bancker, Evert.

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J. C. Calhoun

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Somerville, Sir Marcus, 4th bart., d. 1831

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Innocent XI, Pope, 1611-1689

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Pope 1675-1689. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Ferrara, 1650 May 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269524830 Pope, 1675-1689. From the description of Autograph signature of a document when Pope, 1686 Oct. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269548355 ...

Joseph Leows.

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Mullin, J.

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Crawford, William Henry, 1855-

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Governor Greene

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Joh. Schneider

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Smith, Samuel E.

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George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820

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

Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

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

General Baldwin

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B. G. Williams

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Randolph, Thomas Jefferson, 1792-1875

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General Chambers

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Eckardt, oberkirchenvor-steher

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C. L. Wilson

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Jekyll, Joseph, 1754-1837

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Epithet: wit and politician British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000268.0x000107 Joseph Jekyll, English lawyer and politician. From the description of Joseph Jekyll manuscript material : 16 items, 1821-1835 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 697534356 From the guide to the Joseph Jekyll manuscript material : 17 items, 1821-1835, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Colle...

Thomas, Isaiah, 1749-1831

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Thomas was a New England printer and bookseller who strongly supported the American Revolution. He was also a founder of the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts. From the description of ALS: Worcester [Massachusetts], to Mr. Bress, 1795 Aug. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86160118 Caleb Alexander was born in 1755 in Northfield, Massachusetts, a town founded by his grandfather. He attended Dartmouth, Yale, and Brown Universities, receiving degrees fro...

Judge Barrows

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Santayana, George, 1863-

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Lawrence, James, 1781-1813

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United States naval officer; born in Burlington, New Jersey and married Julia Montaudevert of New York City. From the description of James Lawrence collection, 1758-1856. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476058351 Epithet: Lieutenant; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000133.0x0001bb Epithet: of Kimberley British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : D...

Swift, John

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Epithet: English trader in India British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000679.0x000256 Epithet: soldier at Tangier British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000679.0x000257 ...

C. H. Gibson

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Mrs. Pickering

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Callicot, T. C.

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Greenleaf, Moses, 1777-1834

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Moses Greenleaf, Jr., surveyor, cartographer, writer, and pioneer settler, of Williamsburg, Me. From the description of Moses Greenleaf letters to Daniel Dewey, 1808-1809. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 317286468 ...

Weed, Thurlow, 1797-1882

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Thurlow Weed, politician and journalist, was born in Cairo, N.Y., on 15 November 1797. He married Catherine Ostrander in 1818. Weed was a leader of the anti-Masonic movement of the 1820's and 30's, a New York assemblyman from 1829-1831, and a key member of the Whig Party and then the Republican Party. From 1824-1826 Weed was the owner and editor of Rochester Telegraph. He published Anti-Masonic Enquirer, and from 1829-1863 he worked as a reporter and editor for the anti-Masons' paper, Albany Eve...

Henry Dearborn

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James Delancey

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Poore, Benjamin Perley, 1820-1887

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Journalist and author. From the description of Ben Perley Poore commonplace book, 1837-1940. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70949739 Author and editor. From the description of Letters of Benjamin Perley Poore, 1852-1853. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449406 Benjamin Perley Poore (1820-1887) was a newspaper correspondent, editor, and author who lived and worked mainly in Washington, D.C. He was born and raised on "Indian Hi...

Oglesby, Richard J. (Richard James), 1824-1899

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American soldier and legislator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to G.H. Williams, 1873 Mar. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611451 Richard J. Ogelsby was an officer in the Civil War and seriously wounded, eventually promoted to major general, elected to governor of Illinois in 1864, 1872 and 1884, and ten days after his 1885 term began, resigned after being chosen by the Illinois Republican party for the senate. He had been an orphan and ...

Edwards, Pierpont, 1750-1826

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Pierpont Edwards was the youngest son of Jonathan Edwards, the elder. He was born in Northampton, Mass., graduated from Princeton University in 1768, practiced law in New Haven, Conn., served many terms in the Connecticut Legislature and in the U.S. Contentinal Congress (1787-1789). From the description of [Letter] 1775 Mar. 15, New Haven, [Ct., to] Peter Vandervoort / Pierpont Edwards. [1] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 191958982 Member of the Continental Congress. ...

Newton, John, 1725-1802

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Johnson, Richard M. (Richard Mentor), 1781-1850

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Virgil David was president of the Lawrenceville Lyceum in Western Pennsylvania. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to Virgil David, n.p., 1836 Apr. 5. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 55823212 Richard M. Johnson was a U.S. Representative and Senator from Kentucky, and a hero of the War of 1812. During the war, he killed an Indian chief, said by some to have been Tecumseh. He went on to serve as Vice President under Van Bur...

Lincoln, Levi, 1782-1868

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Lawyer and U.S. representative and governor of Massachusetts. From the description of Papers of Levi Lincoln, 1807-1863. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015073 ...

Pierce Butler

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Adams, C. L.

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Dalmoret, Charles.

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Wm. Bigelow

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Hopkinson, Joseph, 1770-1842

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

Carysfort, John Proby, Earl of, 1780-1855

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Leslie Combs

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Henry A. S. Dearborne

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Darlington

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Bayard

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Joseph II, Emperor of Germany, 1741-1790.

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Frederick William III, King of Prussia, 1770-1840

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Husband of Queen Louise. From the description of Autograph signature to document : Berlin, 1800 Mar. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270752600 Frederick William III was King of Prussia during the Napoleonic era. At first, he tried to remain neutral, but eventually declared war and was soundly defeated at Jena by the French army. Humiliated, he later joined the Russian alliance that defeated Napoleon. A rather weak ruler, his experiences convinced him of the need for change...

Kent, James, 1763-1847

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

Harrison, John, 1773-1833

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John Harrison was born to a Philadelphia Quaker family and studied in England for 2 years, including studies in chemistry with Joseph Priestley. He returned to Philadelphia in 1793 and established himself as a druggist and chemist. In 1808 he achieved the first commercially successful manufacture of sulfuric acid and then concentrated on industrial chemistry. Harrison Brothers? the business had been carried on by Harrison's sons and grandsons. From the description of Papers, 1784-196...

Fessenden, William Pitt, 1806-1869

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Republican legislator from Maine who became a U.S. Representative, Senator, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and Secretary of the Treasury. He was a strong opponent of slavery. From the description of Papers, 1837-1869. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 17462689 William Pitt Fesssenden was a U.S. senator from Maine (1854-1864, 1865-1869) and Secretary of the Treasury during the Civil War (1864-1865). His sons, General Francis and Brigadier General ...

James, Allston

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Wright, Hendrick B. (Hendrick Bradley), 1808-1881

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Lawyer and U.S. representative from Pennsylvania. From the description of Hendrick B. Wright correspondence, 1879 July 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981428 ...

Richard Smith

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Johnson, Reverdy, 1796-1876

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American jurist and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Annapolis, Maryland, to Jonathan Meredith, 1841 Feb. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270486276 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Annapolis, Maryland, to Jonathan Meredith, 1830 Dec. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270486259 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to "My dear Otho", 1845 Dec. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270491319 ...

Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852

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Daniel Webster (b. Salisbury, New Hampshire, January 18, 1782-d. Marshfield, Massachusetts, October 24, 1852), lawyer, orator, congressman, served as U.S. Secretary of State under presidents William Henry Harrison and John Tyler. He also served as Senator from Massachusetts....

J. R. Osgood & Co.

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Crawford, William Harris, 1772-1834

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Diplomat and U.S. secretary of the treasury. From the description of William Harris Crawford papers, 1810-1914 (bulk 1812-1834). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77668825 William Harris Crawford was born on February 24, 1772, in Amherst County (later Nelson County), Virginia, to Fanny Harris and Joel Crawford. The family moved to the Edgefield District of South Carolina in 179 and then to Richmond County (later Columbia County), Georgia in 1783. After several years of teaching...

Prince, Samuel.

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Orleans, Louis Philippe, King of the French, duc de, 1773-1850

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Louis XIII, King of France, 1601-1643

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Seventeenth century King of France. From the description of Papers, 1610. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36272547 Louis XIII, king of France, 1610-1643. From the description of [Document] 1642 déc. 20, Paris / Louis, Bouthillier. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 259484806 ...

Hinds, Brooke.

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Harlan, James, 1800-1863

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Lawyer, politician, and U.S. congressman. From the description of James Harlan : miscellaneous papers, 1829-1846. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49278814 Harlan, a lawyer, was a Whig member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Kentucky (1835-1839). He also held several other posts in Kentucky. From the description of Letter, October 3, 1837. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 144570661 ...

Captain Patridge

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Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786

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Madison, James, 1751-1836

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James Madison (1751-1836) was the fourth president of the United States, born in Port Conway, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia legislature from 1776 to 1780 and from 1784 to 1786, and the Continental Congress from 1780 to 1783. His proposals at and management of the Constitutional Convention in 1787 earned him title "father of the U.S. Constitution." He cooperated with Alexander Hamilton and Jay in writing a series of papers (pub. 1787-88 under title of The Federalist) explaining the ne...

Peters, John Andrew, 1822-1904

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U.S. Representative from Maine and uncle of George Andrew Peters, Jr.; practiced law in Bangor, Me.; state legislator and attorney general; Republican; elected to 40th, 41st, and 42nd U.S. Congresses and then served as justice of Maine's Supreme Judicial Court (1873-1883) becoming chief justice from 1883 until Jan. 1, 1900. His nephew, Andrew Peters Wiswell succeeded him as chief justice; died in Bangor. Nephew John Andrew Peters, Jr., was U.S. Representative from Maine; b. in Ellsworth; graduat...

Blum, Robert, 1807-1848

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John Van Ness Yates

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Bigler, William, 1814-1880

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William Bigler was elected governor of Pennsylvania, 1852-1855. From the description of William Bigler, Clearfield, letter to Thomas Burnside, 1848 July 15. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 48949341 U.S. senator from Pennsylvania and governor of Pennsylvania. From the description of William Bigler correspondence, 1859-1860. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450662 ...

Melbourne, William Lamb, Viscount, 1779-1848

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English prime minister. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, [no year] Jan. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270845175 William Lamb, second Viscount Melbourne, British prime minister from 16 July to 14 November of 1834. From the guide to the William Lamb, Lord Melbourne manuscript material : 11 items, 1827-1842, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Me...

William III, King of England, 1650-1702

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The letter was written before the Prince of Orange's ascension to the throne of England in 1689 along with his wife Mary, his first cousin whom he married in 1677. They served jointly on the English throne. He was born the Prince of Orange (the son of William II of Orange and Mary, Princess Royal of England) and at various times in his life also held titles as the Stadtholder of Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht, Guelders, and Overijssel. From the description of [Letter] 1678 juil. 26, Honsl...

Huntington, Jedidiah

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Augustus, duke of Sussex.

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Williams, Eleazer, 1789-1858

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Chambers, R.

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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...

Dawson, John R

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Paine, W. W.

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Nicolay, John G. (John George), 1832-1901

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Private secretary and biographer of Abraham Lincoln. From the description of John George Nicolay autograph [manuscript], undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 174963388 A private secretary to Abraham Lincoln while he served as president and a biographer of Lincoln after his death. From the description of Letters, 1854-1899. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 53040007 Private secretaries to President Abraham Linco...

Horatio Southgate

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Ney, Michel, duc d'Elchingen, 1769-1815

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Michel Ney was one of 18 Marshals of France under Napoleon. He participated in the French invasion of and retreat from Russia in 1812 and earned himself the nickname of "Le Rougeaud, le Brave des Braves" (the bravest of the brave) from Napoleon. He was named the 1st Due d'Elchingen (1805) and 1st Prince de la Moskowa (1813) by Napoleon. Ney assisted in the effort to depose Napoleon, sided with the restoration of the monarchy and Louis XVIII. When Napoleon again assumed his position as Emperor, N...

Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887

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American poet. From the description of Letter [manuscript], 1871, Albany, New York, to [James Ripley] Osgood. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823406 John Godfrey Saxe (June 2, 1816 - 1887) was an American poet perhaps best known for his parable, "The Blindmen and the Elephant."He was mentioned several times in "The Penultimate Peril.", along with his most famous poem. He was described as an American humorist poet of the nineteenth cenury.Biographical Source:...

Hopkinson, Th.

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Whitire, Rupert.

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Burn, J. (James)

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Alex Yearley and Son

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Mitchell, John

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

Seymour, Horatio, 1810-1886

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Governor of New York State. From the description of Letter, 1854 May 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122641001 Born in Pompey, New York, Horatio Seymour was Governor of New York from 1853-1855 and again from 1863-1865. From the description of Horatio Seymour collection, 1838-1883. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155419234 Governor of New York during the Civil War. From the description of Letters, 1863, 1880. (Abr...

Fletcher, Joseph, 1784-1843

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Joseph C. Fletcher was a soldier in the Iowa 3rd Cavalry, Co. J. He was imprisoned at Andersonville Prison, Ga., for seven months during the Civil War. From the description of Joseph C. Fletcher papers, 1864. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 690906252 ...

Daniel Webster

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Sumner, Samuel

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Mercer, Charles Fenton, 1778-1858

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U.S. representative from Virginia; president of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company. From the description of Papers of Charles Fenton Mercer [manuscript], 1810-1856. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647891379 State legislator and U.S. representative from Virginia. From the description of Papers, 1816-1854. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70954784 Charles Fenton Mercer (1778-1858), was the son of James Mercer, j...

George, Clinton

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Perham, David

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Assessor from Bangor, Me.; Massachusetts 2nd Collection District; federal-level agency. From the description of David Perham assessor's papers, 1814-1818. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70977892 Assessor from Bangor, Me. From the description of List of duties on household furniture, and gold and silver watches, 1815. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 71128518 ...

Head, F.

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Struthers, Gavin

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Mr. Dudley

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Mr. Van Sanford

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Bülow von Dennewitz

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Bigelow, Timothy, 1767-1821

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John Sergeant

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Doddridge, Philip, 1702-1751

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English non-conformist divine. From the description of Academical lectures : manuscript notebook, 1740 Sept. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270994247 English non-conformist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Mr. Wilson, 1742 May 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270529597 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Northampton, to his wife, 1742 Dec. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526222 Philip Doddridge, Engli...

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...

Sedgwick, John, 1813-1864

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Union Army general in the U.S. Civil War, killed at Spotsylvania. From the description of Letter, 186[4] January 14, (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145407072 American army officer. From the description of Telegram, not autograph : 6th A. C., to Lt. Col. J. G. Taylor, 1863 Jan. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270665049 From the description of Telegraph, not autograph : Head-Quarters, Army of the Potomac, to Major L. Hunt, 1863 June 3. (Unknown). WorldCa...

U. S. Treasury.

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Rogers, Samuel, 1763-1855

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

Gould, Hannah Flagg, 1789-1865

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Gould was born in Lancaster, Massachusetts, and moved with her family to Newburyport in 1808. She started writing poetry in her 30s. Her first book of poetry was published in 1832; her second and third volumes appeared in 1836 and 1841. Some of her poems commemorate her father Benjamin Gould, who led the Massachusetts militia at the battle of Lexington. Her brother was Benjamin A. Gould, a Boston educator and author. From the description of Poems and correspondence, 1824-1851 and und...

Gratiot, Charles, 1852-1817

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Wiseman, Nicholas Patrick, 1802-1865

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Cardinal, priest and Roman Catholic Archbishop of Westminster; Syrian scholar. From the description of Nicholas Wiseman letter to Henry Edward Manning, 1857 April 27. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 76968867 Nicholas Patrick Cardinal Wiseman was born on August 2, 1802 in Ireland. As a young man he studied in Rome and was ordained a Roman Catholic priest in 1825. In 1835 he moved from Europe to England and began to encourage the revival of English Catholicism. I...

Winter, Robert

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Epithet: attorney, of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000354.0x0001dc ...

Wilson, Charles G. (Charles Grenville)

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Edward Heath

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Tupper, Martin Farquhar, 1810-1889

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Martin Farquhar Tupper was born in London, and a severe stutter ended his academic advancement and hopes for a career as a clergyman or lawyer. He turned to writing poetry, and his third book, Proverbial Philosophy, proved to be a best-seller in England and America. Tupper's output was stupendous, and among his works can be found ebullient verses on almost any early Victorian popular concern. Despite his early popularity among the middle-class Victorians, Tupper's only real value, as the Athenae...

Williamson, William D. (William Durkee), 1779-1846

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Governor of Maine in 1821 and U.S. Representative from Maine from 1821 to 1823. From the description of William D. Williamson papers, 1777-1894. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 74664998 Historian and governor of Maine; U.S. Representative. From the description of William D. Williamson contract, 1831. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 191884505 Historian, of Maine. From the description of Notebook,...

A. G. Fuller

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Cleaveland, Parker, 1780-1858

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Parker Cleaveland (1780-1858) was a professor at Bowdoin College from 1805 until his death in 1858. For the school terms 1840-41, 1841-42, and 1842-43, he was Professor of Chemistry, Mineralogy, and Natural Philosophy, as well as Professor of Rhetoric and Oratory, and Lecturer on Civil Polity. From the description of Lecture notes, c. 1840? (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191259246 Parker Cleaveland (1780-1858) was a scientist and professor of chemistry, ...

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman and third president of the United States. From the description of Thomas Jefferson letter, 1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367818629 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was the third president of the United States, born in Goochland (now Albemarle County), Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1775, and with R. H. Lee and Patrick Henry initiated the inter-colonial committee of correspond...

Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

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

M. M. Jones

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Cilley, Jonathan, 1802-1838

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Lawyer, state legislator, and U.S. representative, of Thomaston, Me.; killed in a duel while defending the "honor of New England" outside Washington, D.C., 24 Feb. 1838; after his death, legislation was passed outlawing dueling in the U.S. From the description of Family papers, 1820-1869. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70954271 From the description of Jonathan Cilley autograph, 1822. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70978319 Lawyer and legisla...

Brady, William F.

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Louis XV, King of France, 1710-1774

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A lawyer in New Orleans, Louisiana, Edward Alexander Parsons (1878-1962) married and had at least one daughter. A bibliophile, he briefly worked for the New Orleans Public Library in the 1930s and over a period of sixty years built a private collection, known as the Bibliotheca Parsoniana, with over 8,000 manuscripts and 40,000 publications on the American South, which was acquired by the University of Texas at Austin in 1958. An avid researcher and amateur historian, Parsons publis...

Marion, Francis, 1732-1795

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Francis Marion organized his brigade of South Carolina militia late in 1780. From the description of Orderly book of Marion's Brigade of South Carolina militia, 1781, Feb. 16 - 1782, Dec. 15. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122560055 General Marion is known as the "Swamp Fox" since he based his guerrilla operations in the South Carolina low country. From the description of ALS, 1781 May 29 : Georgetown, to Major ...

Concord. Public library.

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Marsh, George P. (George Perkins), 1801-1882

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First United States minister to the kingdom of Italy (1861-1882). From the description of Correspondence : with Henry Charles Lea, 1870-1875. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 63556273 American philologist, diplomat & physician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Robert Wheeler, 1844 Dec. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270607841 George Perkins Marsh was born in Woodstock, Vermont, educated at ...

John Scott

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Ingersoll, Charles Jared, 1782-1862

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

Warren, Samuel, 1807-1877

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Warren was a British lawyer and the author of novels and legal manuals. From the description of Letter, 7 October 1865. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235163211 English physician and novelist. From the description of Letter, 1840, July 27 : Durham, England, to J.D. Brown, Esq. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35663680 Warren was an English novelist and a master of lunacy. His best-known work is TEN THOUSAND A YEAR (1840-1841). ...

Adams, Charles Francis, 1807-1886

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American minister to England. From the description of Autograph letter in third person : [London], to Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1866 June 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129739 Author and legislator of Boston, Mass.; minister to Great Britain. From the description of Letter of Charles Francis Adams [manuscript], 1850 November 9. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874258 American diplomat, lawyer, and biographer; son of John Quincy Adams, 1...

Newman, Henry, 1670-1743

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B. B. Admiralty.

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Burgess, George, 1809-1866

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1st Prot. Episc. bishop of Maine. From the description of Autograph letters signed (4) : to J. Pierpont Morgan, 1851 Aug. 2, 1851 Dec. 22, 1852 Jan. 6 and 1853 Oct. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270533286 First Episcopal Bishop of Maine. From the description of George Burgess papers, 1837-1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 655336896 ...

Archibald Campbell

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Roberts, Charles W

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Matheson, James, 1796-1878

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Lawrence, G. B.

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Conway, William Martin, Sir, 1856-1937

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Epithet: Baron Conway of Allington British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000410.0x0003d9 First director of the Imperial War Museum in London, from its founding in 1917. From the description of Correspondence to Morley Roberts, 1933. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 631184305 ...

Paul Dudley

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Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870

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Union Army general. From the description of Letter, 1868 Dec. 26. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49324291 George Henry Thomas was a Union army major general in the Civil War. From the description of George H. Thomas letter to L. H. Whittlesy, R. W. Smith, and Louis Schafner, 1867 October 26. (University of California, Santa Barbara). WorldCat record id: 746923449 Soldier, Union general. From the description of George He...

Phillips, William, 1907 November 14-

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Epithet: fisherman, of Hastings British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000243.0x00036b Epithet: of Canonbury, Shrewsbury British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000243.0x00036e Epithet: Major-General British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000243.0x00036d ...

Mr. Fuller

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Collector, Salem

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Barton, Matthew.

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Epithet: Admiral British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000983.0x000367 ...

Hector Coffin

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Woodruff, Thomas M. M. C.

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Hayhe, Robert Young, 1791-1839

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Dearborn, Henry A.

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Fuller, B. A. G. (Benjamin Apthorp Gould), 1879-1956

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Fuller was a philosophy professor and author. From the guide to the B. A. G. Fuller autograph collection, 1620-1920., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Fuller was a philosophy professor at Harvard University and author. From the description of B.A.G. Fuller autograph collection, 1620-1920. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 86143754 Captain, United States Army; member, American Section, Supreme War Council of the Alli...

Viomenil ?.

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Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843

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Lawyer and author of THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER. From the description of Letter, 1812 Dec. 22. (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 25160695 Francis Scott Key was the composer of "The Star-Spangled Banner." From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1808-1814. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 190846542 Francis Scott Key was composer of the Star Spangled Banner. From the description of Francis ...

Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863

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German philologist and mythologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Berlin, to Herr Schlemmer, bookseller in Göttingen, 1843 Feb. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270498403 ...

Elizabeth Philips

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Fuller, B. A. G. (Benjamin Apthorp Gould), 1879-1956

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Fuller was a philosophy professor and author. From the guide to the B. A. G. Fuller autograph collection, 1620-1920., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Fuller was a philosophy professor at Harvard University and author. From the description of B.A.G. Fuller autograph collection, 1620-1920. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 86143754 Captain, United States Army; member, American Section, Supreme War Council of the Alli...

J. F. Tussen

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Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908

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

Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829

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Timothy Pickering (b. July 17, 1745, Salem, MA–d. January 29, 1829, Salem, MA) was a politician from Massachusetts who served as the third United States Secretary of State under Presidents George Washington and John Adams. He also represented Massachusetts in both houses of Congress as a member of the Federalist Party. Born in Salem, Massachusetts, Pickering began a legal career after graduating from Harvard University. He won election to the Massachusetts General Court and served as a cou...

Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000205.0x000026 Wilkie Collins (1824-1889) was a British novelist, playwright, and short story author. Over his career he wrote 27 novels, more than 50 short stories, at least 15 plays, and over 100 pieces of non-fiction work. His best-known works are The Woman in White, The Moonstone, Armadale and No Name . From the guide to the Wilkie Collins Lette...

Bankhead, James.

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Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852

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Daniel Webster (b. Salisbury, New Hampshire, January 18, 1782-d. Marshfield, Massachusetts, October 24, 1852), lawyer, orator, congressman, served as U.S. Secretary of State under presidents William Henry Harrison and John Tyler. He also served as Senator from Massachusetts....

Legislature of State of New York

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Pepperrell, Sir William, 1696-1759.

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Jacob Carter

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Monroe, James, 1758-1831

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

Dana, Judah

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Geo. F. Rogers

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Bugeaud, ?.

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Messrs. January Huston

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Baldwin, Loamm, 1740-1807

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Howard, O. O. (Oliver Otis), 1830-1909

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U.S. Army officer, 1854-1894; commissioner, Freedman's Bureau, 1865-1872; first president, Howard University, 1869-1874. From the description of Letter : Gov[ernor]'s I[slan]d, [N.Y.?], to Book Syndicate Press, [New York], N.Y., [18]90 Nov. 8. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 34089758 Union Army career officer; defeated at Chancellorsville and Gettysburg; b. in Leeds, Me.; retired in 1894 and afterwards became president of Howard University, Washin...

Gahéektods.

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Robertson, William, 1721-1793

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

Shaw, Lemuel, 1781-1861

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Chief justice of Massachusetts, 1830-1860. His daughter Elizabeth married the author Herman Melville. From the description of ALS : Boston, to Joseph B. Felt, 1834 Oct. 14. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122475395 Shaw was chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1830-1860). Webster and Parkman were on the faculty of Harvard Medical School at the time of Parkman's murder. From the description of Sentence of John W. Webster...

Frederic Monnod

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Grundy, Felix, 1777-1840

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Lawyer, judge, U.S. senator, 1829-1833 and 1839-1840, and U.S. attorney general, 1838-1839, from Nashville, Tenn. From the description of Felix Grundy papers, 1807-1889 (bulk 1824-1840) [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 24864404 Lawyer, Kentucky jurist, United States congressman and senator from Tennessee, and U.S. attorney general. From the description of Letter, 1826 Nov. 21. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 492528...

Greenleaf, Simon, 1783-1853

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Simon Greenleaf was Royall Professor of Law, 1833-1846, and Dane Professor of Law, 1846-1848, at Harvard Law School. From the description of Lawyer's commonplace book, ca. 1801-1807? (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235709347 Simon Greenleaf was born in Newburyport, Mass., was raised there and in Maine, and studied law and practiced in Maine. After Maine became a separate state, he served in the state legislature, as law reporter to the Maine Supreme Court, ...

Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888

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Alcott was an American author. From the description of Papers, 1849-1931. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612370872 From the description of Additional papers, 1845-1944. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505798 From the guide to the Additional papers, 1845-1944., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Alcott was an American novelist and short story writer. From the description of Louisa May Alcott ad...

Constable, Joseph Gore.

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McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885

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George Brinton McClellan was born in Philadelphia, PA in 1826. He entered the United States Military Academy in 1842 and graduated in 1846, second in his class of cadets. He was commissioned a brevet second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In the fall of 1852, he received an assignment to the Department of Texas, with orders to perform a survey of Texas rivers and harbors. In 1853 he participated in the Pacific Railroad surveys to select an appropriate route for the upcoming trans...

William III, King of Great Britain, 1650-1702

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Niles, T. M.

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Soloman V. Ransolere

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Mercer, Charles Fenton, 1778-1858

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U.S. representative from Virginia; president of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company. From the description of Papers of Charles Fenton Mercer [manuscript], 1810-1856. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647891379 State legislator and U.S. representative from Virginia. From the description of Papers, 1816-1854. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70954784 Charles Fenton Mercer (1778-1858), was the son of James Mercer, j...

Bussey, ?.

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Pinckney, Thomas, 1750-1828

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Charleston, S.C. attorney, politician, plantation owner, and Revolutionary War officer. He was the son of Charles Pinckney (ca. 1699-1758) and Eliza Lucas Pinckney (1722-1793). Thomas Pinckney was interested in scientific agriculture and authored a number of articles on the subject. From the description of Thomas Pinckney papers, ca. 1790-ca. 1825. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 35953391 Charleston, South Carolina attorney, soldier, and politici...

John Bliss

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Packard, Alpheus S. (Alpheus Spring), 1798-1884

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American clergyman and professor of classics. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bowdoin College, to the Reverend John Pierpont, 1851 Aug. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609824 ...

Clinton, Sir Henry, 1738-1795

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Smith, Morgan Lewis, 1821-1874

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George Grundy

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Adams, John Quincy, printer

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Tilghman, William

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Epithet: senior British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000211.0x0001ac ...

Henry, Clay

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Sergent, John

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Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820

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José Francisco Correia da Serra was a Portuguese scholar, naturalist and diplomat. From the guide to the José Francisco Correia da Serra letters, 1810-1823, 1810-1823, (American Philosophical Society) English naturalist From the guide to the Sir Joseph Banks letters, 1802, 1803, 1804, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Scientist and explorer. President of the Royal Society. From the description of Letters and pa...

Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

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

Couch, Darius Nash, 1822-1897.

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph telegram signed : [n.p.], to Lt. Col. Walker, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270535900 ...

Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878

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William Cullen Bryant (b. November 3, 1794, Cummington, Massachusetts-d. June 12, 1878, New York, New York), American romantic poet, journalist, and long-time editor of the New York Evening Post....

Appleton, John, 1942-

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Isaac Shelby

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Kennedy, Jule G.

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Otis, Harrison Gray, 1765-1848

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American statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Joseph Gales, Esq., 1830 Sept. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609817 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, 1797 May 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610680 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, possibly to Judge John Lowell, 1791 Mar. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609819 Otis's career included terms as a judge of ...

Davis, Daniel

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Epithet: glazier British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x0001fc ...

Joel T. Keadley

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Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of, 1732-1809

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Appointed governor of Virginia in 1771. From the description of Correspondence, 1771-1778. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat record id: 26923951 Lord Dunmore was the British governor of the Virginia Colony, from September 25, 1771 until his departure to New York on New Years Eve, 1776. From the guide to the Land Grant to Ambrose Gatewood, 1773 June 15, (John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation) Governor of New York (1...

Woods, Leonard, 1774-1854

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Leonard Woods (1774-1854) was a Congregational clergyman. From 1808 to 1846, he was professor of theology at the Andover Theological Seminary. From the description of Letter, 1836 February 10, Andover, Mass., to Lyman Matthews, Braintree, Mass. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 251870593 Leonard Woods (1774-1854) was an American Congregationalist clergyman and author. A graduate of Harvard University, he taught at Andover Theological Seminary and helped est...

John Stoddard

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Wilson, Charles F., 1907-

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Epithet: private sec to Miss U Greville British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000265.0x000143 ...

Craig, John D.

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Ware, Ashur, 1782-1873

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Rochefontaine, Stephen

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Morton, Jeremiah, 1799-1878

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Resident of Virginia. From the description of Agreement for sale of a slave [manuscript], 1841December 27. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647849089 ...

Tucker, Henry St. George, 1780-1848

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U.S. representative from Virginia, jurist, educator, and soldier. From the description of Henry St. George Tucker correspondence, 1822 November 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980667 Henry St. George Tucker, b. Mataox, Chesterfield County, Va., served in the War of 1812; graduated William and Mary where he studied law; professor of law at UVA where he introduced the Honor Code in 1842; served in the Virginia House of Delegates, practiced law and was chancellor of a priv...

J. R. Osgood

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Pollock, James, 1810-1890

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Jurist, public official, governor of and U.S. representative from Pennsylvania. From the description of Letters of James Pollock, 1844-1845. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449972 Born in Milton, Pennsylvania, in 1810, James Pollock graduated from the College of New Jersey at Princeton in 1831. He was admitted to the county bar in 1833 and a year later opened a law office in his hometown. From 1835-1837 he served as a deputy Attorney-General for Northumberland County. In 18...

August, Carl

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Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1707-1873

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Head, Edward.

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Lee, Henry, 1756-1818

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Henry Lee III (b. January 29, 1756, Dumfries, VA–d. March 25, 1818, Cumberland Island, GA) was an early American Patriot and politician who served as the ninth Governor of Virginia and as the Virginia Representative to the United States Congress. Lee's service during the American Revolution as a cavalry officer in the Continental Army earned him the nickname by which he is best known, "Light-Horse Harry". Lee was the father of Civil War-era Confederate general Robert E. Lee....

Porter, David Rittenhouse, 1788-1867

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Pollock, Frederick, Sir, 1845-1937

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Professor of Jurisprudence. From the description of Autograph letter signed : St. Ives, Cornwall, to Prof. Knight, 1882 Sept. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617832 Pollock was professor of jurisprudence at University College of London (1882) and at Oxford (1883-1903), as well as professor of common law. From 1914, he served as judge of Admiralty Court of Cinque Ports. He authored many texts on such topics as contracts, torts, partnership, and fraud; and, with Maitland...

Hamlin, Hannibal, 1809-1891

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Vice-president of the United States. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hampden, Maine, to the publishers of the Evening Post, New York, 1850 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270501130 Vice president of the United States, governor of Maine, and U.S. representative and senator from Maine. From the description of Hannibal Hamlin papers, 1834-1882 (bulk 1834-1854). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981218 Vice-president of United States...

Baring Brothers & Co., Ltd., London.

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Schiller, Friedrich, 1759-1805

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Dramatist and poet. From the description of Friedrich Schiller collection, 1883-1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980966 German poet and dramatist. From the description of Autograph letter signed "Sch." : Weimar, to W.G. Becker, 1804 Feb. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634316 From the description of Wilhelm Tell. Act I, Scene 4 : [n.p.] : autograph manuscript unsigned, [ca. 1804]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270635377 From the des...

Thomas, Philip F. (Philip Francis), 1810-1890

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6g16c27 (person)

U.S. representative from and governor of Maryland, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and lawyer. From the description of Philip F. Thomas correspondence and speech, 1877-1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980594 Secretary of the treasury and congressman. From the description of Autograph signature clipped from the register of Brown's Hotel : Washington, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572048 ...

Joseph, Buck

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Madden, Richard Robert, 1798-1886

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Halifax, George Montagu-Dunk, Earl of, 1716-1771

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6tm7sq2 (person)

English colonist and statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bushey Park, to an unidentified correspondent, 1763 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270498832 ...

Adams, Charles Francis, 1807-1886

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American minister to England. From the description of Autograph letter in third person : [London], to Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1866 June 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129739 Author and legislator of Boston, Mass.; minister to Great Britain. From the description of Letter of Charles Francis Adams [manuscript], 1850 November 9. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874258 American diplomat, lawyer, and biographer; son of John Quincy Adams, 1...

Bill Brown.

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Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851

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Charleston and Georgetown, S.C. attorney, plantation owner, and politician. Poinsett served as the U.S. Secretary of War under President Martin Van Buren from 1837 to 1841. From the description of Letters, 1837-1839. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 37522812 U.S. diplomat and secretary of war. An amateur of natural history, he imported and cultivated the Mexican flower named in his honor, and was one of the founders in 1840 of the National Institu...

Fox, M. S.

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Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862

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Martin Van Buren (b. Kinderhook, New York, December 5, 1782-d. July 24, 1862, Kinderhook, New York), studied law, was admitted to bar, New York, 1803; moved to Huson surrogate of Columbia Co.; member of State Senate, 1813-1820; attorney general of New York, 1815-1819; delegate to state constitutional convention, 1821; U.S. Senate Democrat, March 4, 1821-1828; Governor of New York, 1828-1829; U.s. Secretary of State, March 12, 1829 - August 1, 1831; Vice President, 1832; President, 1836-1840....

Armistead, Wilson, 1819?-1868

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Sarah Lincoln

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Libbey, A.

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Blücher, Gebhard Leberecht von, 1742-1819

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Prussian field marshal. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Compig̈ne, to his wife, 1815 Oct. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517920 Prussian field-marshal. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to his wife, 1814 Apr. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526575 ...

Marcy, William L. (William Learned), 1786-1857

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New York attorney and statesman; served as United States Secretary of State under President Pierce. From the description of William Learned Marcy letter, 1857 Mar. 15. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 255631874 Senator, Governor of New York, 1833-39. From the description of Letter 1834 March 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122617820 Secretary of War under Polk. Secretary of State under Pierce. From the description of Autog...

Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649

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Title: King of Great Britain and Ireland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001084.0x0001b0 John Bennett of Symondsbury, Dorset, yeoman, was the grandfather of John Every, the ward of the Prince of Wales. Barbara Every was the widow of John Every, deceased, and mother of John Every, ward of the Prince of Wales. From the description of Lease from Charles, Prince of Wales, to John Bennett of Symondsbury,...

Smith, Samuel G., -1863

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Mr. Lunt

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Pakenham, ?.

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A. Campbell

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Alexander Yearly

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Greene, Robert G.

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Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888

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U.S. Army officer and Union general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [place name illegible], to [Sawtelle?], 1866 July 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 753969354 Philip Henry Sheridan was a career United States Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War. A native of Albany, N.Y., Sheridan graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1853 and subsequently served with the 4th U.S. Infantry in the Pacific Northwest. Sheri...

Farnham, Ralph.

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Garnett, James M. (James Mercer), 1770-1843

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Virginia Congressman. From the description of Letter to Robert Selden Garnett [manuscript], 1824 May 15. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647826837 Educator, legislator, and agriculturist, of Aldie (Loudoun Co.), Va. From the description of Papers, 1733-1923. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19562313 J.M Garnett (1770-1843) was a legislator, agriculturist, and educator residing at "Elmwood," Essex County, Virginia, all of his l...

Monsieur Cocha

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DeKay, Drake.

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Lawrence, Samuel

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Wallis ? 1810.

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Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882

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Poet, from Cambridge (Middlesex Co.), Mass. From the description of Papers, 1859-1874. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19903002 American author and poet. From the description of A psalm of life, fourth verse, 1850. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 274069802 American teacher, translator, and poet. From the description of Letter, Nahant, Mass., to Mrs. T.B. Lawrence, Newport, 1872 July 20. (Boston Athenaeum...

J. B. Davis

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W. F. Müller

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Lt. Colonel Cloud

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Yeates, Jasper, 1745-1817

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Yeates was a lawyer from Lancaster, Pa. He served as a delegate to the Pennsylvania Ratification Convention in 1787 and was a judge of the Pennyslvania Supreme Court, 1791-1817. From the description of [Letter] 1801 Mar. 22, Philada. [to] Sally / J. Yeates. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 501843254 Pennsylvania jurist. From the description of ALS : Lancaster, Pa., to Robert Aitken, 1772 June 4. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122347819 ...

Gloucester, William Frederick, duke of, d. 1834

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Apthorp Gould Fuller

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Ruggles, John, 1789-1874

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U.S. Senator from Thomaston, Me.; served from 1835 to 1841. From 1831 to 1834 Ruggles served as justice of the supreme judicial court of Maine. From the description of John Ruggles autograph letter signed, 1832 Dec. 6. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70978324 ...

Lansing Thurbus

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Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

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

Putnam, H.

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Shelby, Isaac, 1750-1826

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Isaac Shelby, Kentucky's first governor, was born in Maryland in 1750. As a young man, he served in Lord Dunmore's War and the Revolutionary War, from which he emerge as one of the heroes of the Battle of King's Mountain, South Carolina. Following the war, he and his bride, Susannah Hart, moved to Lincoln County, Kentucky, where he quickly became a leader in Kentucky politics. He was chosen as Kentucky's first governor, serving from 1792-1796. Just before the War of 1812, Shelby was persuaded by...

G. Byng

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Dox, M. M.

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Duane, William

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Messrs. Bayard & Co.

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Thomas Phillips

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Ten Eyck, A.

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Pike, James Shepherd, 1811-1882

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Journalist, U.S. minister to the Netherlands, businessman, and abolitionist, of Robbinston and Calais, Me.; founder of Calais Free Library. From the description of Pike collection, 1850-1878 and undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 302286956 Journalist, diplomat, and author. From the description of Papers of James Shepherd Pike, 1849-1869. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454963 James Sheperd Pike was born in Calais in 1811. He was a journalist for th...

Pinkney, William, 1764-1822

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William Pinkney was born on March 17, 1764, in Annapolis, Maryland. Originally interested in pursuing medicine, Pinkey ultimately chose law as his desired profession and passed the Maryland bar in 1986. After practicing law in Maryland, Pinkney was sent to London by George Washington to serve as an American commissioner. After spending eight years in England, Pinkney returned to the United States and became Attorney General in 1811. In 1816 he left the country again to serve as an American minis...

Whitchurch, Samuel

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Smith, William G., 1943-

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Elton Hall

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Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715

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Louis, king of France, 1643-1715. From the description of [Documents and letters] 1665-1705 / Louis. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 259485448 Louis XIV was king of France between 1643 and 1715. From the description of Louis XIV decree, 1665. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 190570499 A lawyer in New Orleans, Louisiana, Edward Alexander Parsons (1878-1962) married and had at least one daughter. A bibliophile, he briefly...

Schiller, Ferdinand Canning Scott

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Epithet: Fellow of Corpus Christi College Oxford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000206.0x0001fd ...

Joseph Dudley

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Hall, Basil, 1788-1844

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

Rosecrans, William S. (William Starke), 1819-1898

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General during the Civil War; congressman from California (1881-1885); U.S. Register of the Treasury (1885-1893). From the description of Papers, 1864-1895. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 24039377 William Starke Rosecrans was an inventor, coal-oil company executive, diplomat, politician, and United States Army officer during the Civil War. He was the victor at prominent Western Theater battles such as Second Corinth, Stones River, and the Tullahoma Campaign,...

Burder, George, 1752-1832

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J. G. Thornton

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

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

Wolcott, Oliver, 1760-1833

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Governor of Connecticut, 1817-1827; Secretary of Treasury, 1795-1800. From the description of Letter, 1827 August 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122582959 Wolcott was a signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation. He served as governor of Connecticut (1796-1797). From the description of [Letters] 1799-1811 / Oliv: Wolcott. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 491419916 American lawyer and politician. F...

Samuel Hoffman

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Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849

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Diplomat and U.S. secretary of the treasury. From the description of Albert Gallatin papers, 1783-1847. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82919649 Albert Gallatin was a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives (1790-1792), a U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania (1795-1801), Secretary of the Treasury (1801-1814), and Minister Plenipotentiary to France (1815-1823) and Great Britain (1826-1827). From the description of Albert Gallatin letter, 1803 Oct....

Winnington, Thomas, 1696-1746

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George Bubb Dodington, Baron Melcombe, was born around 1690. Following the death of his father, he was raised by his maternal uncle, George Dodington (ca. 1658-1720). George Bubb Dodington attended Winchester College and Oxford's Exeter College, and entered Parliament in 1715 as a representative for Winchelsea. He served as an envoy to Spain between 1715 and 1717, and became lord lieutenant of Somerset after inheriting his uncle's estate in 1720. Between 1722 and 1754, he served as ...

H. Coffin

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B. Lemoin

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Hooker, Joseph, 1814-1879

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Joseph Hooker (November 13, 1814 – October 31, 1865), known as "Fighting Joe", was a career U.S. Army officer and a major general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Although he served throughout the war, usually with distinction, he is best remembered for his stunning defeat by Confederate General Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Chancellorsville in 1863. From the guide to the Gen. Joseph Hooker letter, Gen'l, 3rd Army Corps, n.p, 1862 May 10, (John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Li...

Evans, George, 1797-1867

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Representative and Senator from Maine. From the description of George Evans ALS, 1838. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70977589 Lawyer, of Gardner and later Portland, Me.; served in U.S. Congress from 1829-1846. From the description of George Evans autograph letter signed to Davis & Force, 1824 Jan. 12. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 176895646 ...

Annisius, auditor

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S. Wood

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le baron d'Eckstein

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John Henry

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Ridstone, William.

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Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834

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

Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825

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James Wilkinson was born in Maryland and served as an officer in the American Revolution. In 1783 he settled in Kentucky, where he engaged in politics, land speculation, and trade. In 1805 he was appointed governor of Upper Louisiana. Wilkinson's activities in the West implicated him in the Spanish Conspiracy and the Burr Conspiracy; he was acquitted by a court of inquiry during the Burr investigation and by a court martial in 1811. He served as a military commander in the West during the War of...

Lederen, L.

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C. F. Mercer

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Dr. B. A. Fuller

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Robert Harper

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Joseph, bp.

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Robert Gilmor

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Grattan, ?.

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Winthrop, John, 1588-1649

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Governor of Massachusetts. From the description of Description of John Winthrop, 1631 March 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067142 John Winthrop (1588-1649), a Puritan lawyer, one of the founders and the governor of the colony of Massachusetts. In March 1630, Winthrop began his journal that he kept until January 1649. By the early 1640s, the entries became more irregular and retrospective, and the narrative was more of a history than a personal journal. There were three ...

Garret Fisher

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Nelson Newbanks

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Smith, Samuel E., publisher

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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...

Chas. L. Wilson

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Körner, ?.

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Logan, Olive, 1839-1909

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Mrs. Sikes served as Daly's agent in France and England for many years. From the description of Autograph letters signed and initialled from Olive (Logan) Sikes to various people [manuscript], 1867-1899. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 281839270 American actress, playwright, newspaper correspondent, and lecturer; daughter of newspaperman, actor, and playwright Cornelius Logan. From the description of Correspondence, 1868-1901. (Harry Ransom Huma...

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...

Richter, Jean Paul Friedrich, 1763-1825.

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G. M. Hollenback

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Estate of George Rogers

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Evarts, William Maxwell, 1818-1901-....

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American lawyer and statesman. From the description of Autograph endorsement signed : [n.p.], 1868 Nov. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615412 From the description of Letter signed : "Department of State," Washington, to Charles Devens, 1877 Dec. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615410 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to R.H. Bowne, 1860 Oct. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615406 From the description of Autograph l...

Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron von, 1730-1794

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Prussian army officer who trained the American forces during the American Revolution. From the description of Letter, February 28, 1781. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 436785682 Prussian army officer, volunteered service to United States in Revolution; as Inspector General of Continental Army introduced drilling procedures and directed reorganization; later assisted in plans for national defense. From the description of LS : to the pr...

G. F. Mercer

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Minot, George Richards, 1758-1802

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D. Miller

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Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872

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Lawyer, politician, and statesman; principle residence and law practice was in Auburn, New York; Governor of New York State, 1838-1842; United State Senator, 1849-1861; U.S. Secretary of State, 1861-1869. From the description of Collection, 1828-1936; bulk 1828-1873. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50872192 New York lawyer and U.S. Senator who served as Secretary of State for Abraham Lincoln. From the description of Letters, 1852-1888. (Abraham Linc...

Boscawen, John.

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James, William, 1842-1910

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

Stevens, Thaddeus, 1792-1868

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Lawyer from Pennsylvania who was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1859 and served as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. After the war, he led the Radical Republicans, opposing both Lincoln and then Andrew Johnson, endorsing military occupation of the South. When Johnson opposed ratification of the 14th Amendment, Stevens led the call for his impeachment. From the description of Letter, Dec. 7, 1865. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record i...

W. G. Barrows

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Clark, James, Sir, 1788-1870

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English physician. From the description of James Clark papers, undated, [London]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35005279 John Keats's physician. From the description of Letter : London, to "My dear Sir", 1842 Apr. 5. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 25206684 ...

Miss Lincoln

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King, Charles, 1789-1867

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Charles King was educated in England. After working in a mercantile house and having an unsuccessful tenure as the editor of the New York American, he was elected president of Columbia College in 1849 and served for 15 years with notable changes for the college under his leadership. From the description of Letter, 1852 Jan. 13, New York City [to] Peter Force. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 19771774 ...

Nailor, Allison

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William Lodge

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Wilson, John L., master of road

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McHenry, James, 1753-1816

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

Mayer, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1795-1864

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Collinson, Peter, 1694-1768

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John Bartram was the first native American botanist and made many journeys through the southern frontier, collecting seeds and bulbs for transplanting. From the guide to the John Bartram correspondence, 1735-1775, 1735-1775, (American Philosophical Society) Peter Collinson was a London merchant and naturalist. From the description of Letters, [ca. 1740]-1770. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122489517 From the description of ...

Lt. General Rainsford

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Geo. P. Paterson

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Augustus II, King of Poland, 1670-1733

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Elector of Saxony, 1694-1733. From the description of Autograph signature to letter : Dresden, to Cardinal d'Este, 1699 Dec. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132491 ...

Grimm, Joseph, 1827-1896

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Karrat, Abraham.

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Foster, Erastus.

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Samuel Smith

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Johnson, Richard M. (Richard Mentor), 1781-1850

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Virgil David was president of the Lawrenceville Lyceum in Western Pennsylvania. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to Virgil David, n.p., 1836 Apr. 5. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 55823212 Richard M. Johnson was a U.S. Representative and Senator from Kentucky, and a hero of the War of 1812. During the war, he killed an Indian chief, said by some to have been Tecumseh. He went on to serve as Vice President under Van Bur...

Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813

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English philanthropist and writer. From the description of Autograph letter in third person : Garden Court Temple, to Mr. Phillips, 1804 June 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662097 English abolitionist, reformer, and philanthropist. From the description of Copies of letters received, 1763-73. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 58776522 British philanthropist and abolitionist. From the description of Granville Sharp correspondenc...

Chandler, John, 1762-1841

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Army officer, U.S. senator and representative of Massachusetts, and the U.S. senator of Maine. From the description of Notice of John Chandler, 1824. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452646 U.S. Army officer; U.S. senator and representative of Massachusetts, and U.S. senator of Maine; served as U.S. customs collector in Portland from 1829-1837; of Augusta, Me. From the description of John Chandler document signed, 1833. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCa...

Monsieur Guizot.

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Greene, A. D.

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Pepperell, A.

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Gen. H. A. S. Dearborn

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Dunlap, Robert Pinckney, 1794-1859

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Lawyer, governor of Maine, and U.S. representative, of Brunswick, Me. From the description of Autograph letter signed from Robert Pinckney Dunlap to Thomas Amory Deblois, 1822 Nov. 2. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 123410751 ...

Samuel Morse

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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...