Papers, 1787-1863.

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Papers, 1787-1863.

Papers, 1787-1863.

Business correspondence and papers of Thomas Melvill, Sr. and his son ThomasMelvill, Jr. of the Massachusetts-based Melville family, ancestors of the author Herman Melville.

3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)

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Grubb, James.

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Palfrey, J. William.

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Francis Coffin.

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Dearborn, H.A.S. (Henry Alexander Scammell), 1783-1851

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Massachusetts politician, resident of Boston. From the description of Papers, 1802-1848. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19405827 U.S. representative from Massachusetts, lawyer in Portland, Me., and army officer. From the description of H.A.S. Dearborn autograph letter signed, 1806. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 71129499 Henry Dearborn (1751-1829), an officer in the Continental Army, was U.S. Secretary of War and ...

Champlain, Oliver

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Surveyor for the port of New London, Conn. From the description of Oliver Champlain's description of vessels admeasured at the port of New London, Conn., 1814-1832. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 70979705 ...

John Andrews.

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Destournelles, C. L. B.

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George Sumner.

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Cargill, David

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Bissell, J.

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Sumner, George, Mrs., 1828-1921

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Curtis, Charles Pelham, 1792-1864

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Parker, Samuel D.

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Thomas Aspinwall.

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Colt, James D.

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John Melville.

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Thomas, Melville

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Cutts, Charles

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Means, Thomas.

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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...

James Prince.

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Skipwith, Fulwar, -1678

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Joseph Anderson.

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Steele, John, 1764-1815

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Army officer, public official, and U.S. representative from North Carolina, 1789-1793. From the description of John Steele correspondence, 1782-1792. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980527 John Steele of Rowan County, N.C., was a merchant; planter; banker; influential Federalist; U.S. representative, 1790-1792; state and federal Indian commissioner; U.S. comptroller of the currency, 1796-1802; major general of the militia; and member of the N.C.-S.C. boundary commission. He...

Messrs. E.

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Hurel, J.

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Melville, George, 4th Baron

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Wood, Abiel, 1772-1834

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Abiel Wood was born in Wiscasset, Maine (then Massachusetts) in 1772. He was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1807-1811 and 1816; the U.S. Congress, 1813-1814; and served as a delegate to the constitutional convention of Maine in 1819. He was engaged in mercantile pursuits and shipping. He married Hannah Hodge in 1793 and died in Belfast, Maine, in 1834. From the description of Letters, 1799-1828. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 575559663 U.S. represent...

Savage, James, 1784-1873

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James Savage received his A.B. from Harvard in 1803. From the description of [Student theme] , March 14, [1803]. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77072623 ...

Melville, Thomas

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Melville, Thomas, heirs of

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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...

Melville, Priscella Anne Mary, b. 1810

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Melville, Thomas, 1751-1832.

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Grandfather of Herman Melville. From the description of Importation certificates, 1807 April 9-July 31, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 316023458 ...

Prince, James

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Melvill, Thomas, 1776-1845

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DeWolfe, Charles

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Dawes, Thomas, 1757-1825

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American jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Noah Webster, 1814 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270515999 Epithet: Chaplain to the English factory at Aleppo British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x00017f ...

Cadwell, Orin C.

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Melville, Mary Anne Augusta, d. 1884

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Allen, Phinehas.

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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...

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Davis, John, 1761-1847

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James Lowell

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William Eustis.

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Anderson, Joseph, 1757-1837

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First comptroller of the U.S. Treasury. From the description of Account balances : to Wm. H. Ellis, New Haven, Conn., 1830 Oct. 8 and Dec. 11. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28901017 Congregational minister of the First Church of Waterbury, Conn. From the guide to the Joseph Anderson letter to John Sevier, 1800, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Rush, Richard, 1780-1859

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The Wyoming Controversy was a conflict between the governments of Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Britain, the Continental Congress, and the Indians over land in the Wyoming Valley in Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Documents relating to the Wyoming Controversy, 1751-1814, 1823, 1751-1823, (American Philosophical Society) Richard Rush (1780-1859) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A graduate of Princeton University, he was a lawyer before beginning his political care...

Kirby, Reynold W.

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Shepard, Jonathan.

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Gold, Thomas, 1759-1827

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Appleton, John, 1942-

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Lee, Benjamin, 1765-1828

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Child, David Lee, 1794-1874

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Abolitionist David Lee Child married Lydia Maria Frances Child in 1828. From the description of Papers, 1854-1857 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007175 ...

Codman, Richard, d. 1806

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William Codman.

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Messrs. Joseph Anthany and company.

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Dix, Timothy.

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Felch, C.

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Preble, Ebenezer

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Ward, Jason (Screenwriter)

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Lufborough, Nathan

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Cartwright, Charles W.

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Warden, David Baille, 1778-1845

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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...

Jonathan Shepard

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Acosta, T. M.

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Daun, V. P.

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Willcocks, William, Sir, 1852-1932

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Benjamin, Lee

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Page, J. H. W.

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Priscella (Scollay) Melville.

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Blake, George, 1768-1841

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L. Bollman.

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Curtis, Charles Pelham, 1792-1864

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Lemuel Shaw.

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Blount, R.

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Williams, John Chandler 1755-1831

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Tappan, John

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Staples, Edward.

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Eveleigh, Nicholas

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Melvill, Allan, 1782-1832.

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Allan Melvill is the father of author Herman Melville. From the description of Paternal line of the Melvill family of Boston, Massachusetts, 1712-1818. (New England Historic Genealogical Society). WorldCat record id: 50487703 ...

Wheaton, Robert, d. 1851

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Fosdick, Nathaniel F.

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Melville family.

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The Melville family (or Melvill) of this collection were ancestors of the author Herman Melville. Thomas Melvill (1751-1832), Herman Melville's grandfather, was a merchant in Boston, participated in the Boston Tea Party, served as a Major in Crafts' Artillery Regiment during the Revolutionary War, was appointed Surveyor of the Port with the formation of the federal government, and after 1811 held the post of Naval Officer of the Port of Boston and Charlestown. Thomas Melvill, Junior...

Duvall, Gabriel, 1752-1844

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U.S. supreme court justice and comptroller of the currency. From the description of Papers of Gabriel Duvall, 1780-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81549208 First comptroller of the U.S. Treasury. From the description of Letter : Treasury Department, to Tench Coxe, Philadelphia, 1803 Aug. 20. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28895162 Duvall was a Congressman from Maryland from 1794-1796, Chief Justice of the Maryland General Court from 1796-1...

Nye, Seth W.

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