Letters from various correspondents, 1850-1895 (inclusive),1852-1878 (bulk).


Letters from various correspondents, 1850-1895 (inclusive),1852-1878 (bulk).

Letters from various correspondents to American lawyer and politician Edward LilliePierce.

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Palfrey, John Gorham, 1796-1881

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White, Horace, 1834-1916

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Walker, Amasa, 1799-1875

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Blake F. N.

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Felton, C. C. (Cornelius Conway), 1807-1862

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Cornelius Conway Felton (Harvard AB 1827) was a tutor from 1829 to 1832, University Professor of Greek from 1832 to 1834, Eliot Professor of Greek Literature from 1834 to 1860, Regent from 1849 to 1857, and President of Harvard University from 1860 to 1862. From the description of Lectures on Greek history and literature, 1855-1861. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77072875 In 1857, Felton expelled Keene from the Harvard Divinity School for practicing as a medium. ...

Crane, J. E.

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Smalley, George W. (George Washburn), 1833-1916

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Civil War correspondent; foreign correspondent for the New York Tribune. From the description of Papers of George Washburn Smalley, 1870-1897. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 49241413 American journalist. From the description of Autograph letters (2) : London, to Mr. Reid, 1877 Feb. 3-1877 Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664132 From the description of The House of Lords : [n.p.] : autograph manuscript signed of the first page of ...

Bullock, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1816-1882

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Governor of Massachusetts. From the description of Letters of Alexander H. Bullock, 1866. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452224 Massachusetts governor. From the description of Letter to Mr. [George William?] Curtis, 1867 September 7. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 52883830 Alexander Hamilton Bullock (1816-1882) graduated from Amherst College in 1836 and remained loyal to the College, serving on the Board of Trustees for many years. He st...

Bond, Hugh L. (Hugh Lennox), 1828-1893

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Charles? Sumner

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Lieber, Francis, 1800-1872

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

Russell, H. S.

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Dawes, Henry L. (Henry Laurens), 1816-1903

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U.S. representative and senator from Massachusetts. From the description of Henry L. Dawes papers, 1833-1933 (bulk 1833-1903). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980064 U.S. Senator (1875-93), b. Cummington, Mass. He was U.S. district attorney for West Massachusetts (1853-57) and a Republican member of the House of Representatives (1857-75). He was chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs and gave his name to the Dawes Act and the Dawes Commission. From t...

Claflin, William, 1818-1905

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Businessman, state legislator, and governor of Massachusetts (1869-1872), of Hopkinton, Mass.; had a summer home in Newton, Mass. From the description of William Claflin family papers and photographs, 1889-1995 (bulk 1889-1905). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70960886 ...

Quincy, Josiah Phillips, 1829-1910

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Metcalf, Theron, 1784-1875

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Parker, F. E.

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Chapman, Mary G.

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Mann, Horace, 1796-1859

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Horace Mann was an educator and a statesman who greatly advanced the cause of universal, free, non-sectarian public schools. Mann also advocated temperance, abolition, hospitals for the mentally ill, and women's rights. From the description of Horace Mann Letter, 1858. (University of the Pacific). WorldCat record id: 213372958 Horace Mann, "Father of our Public Schools," was born in Franklin, Massachusetts on May 4, 1796. His family was poor and his father di...

Butler, Benjamin Franklin, 1818-1893

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Benjamin Franklin Butler was born in Deerfield, New Hampshire, the sixth and youngest child of John Butler and Charlotte Ellison Butler. His father served under General Andrew Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812 and later became a privateer, dying of yellow fever in the West Indies not long after Benjamin was born. He was named after Founding Father Benjamin Franklin. His elder brother, Andrew Jackson Butler (1815–1864), would serve as a colonel in the Union Army during t...

Gray, Horace, 1828-1902

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

Fuller, W. E.

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Park, Edwards Amasa, 1808-1900

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American clergyman, theologian, and educator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Andover, Mass.?], to [Andrew Preston] Peabody, [1866 Apr. 4]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 743829255 Congregational clergyman, theologian, professor at Andover Theological Seminary, editor of Bibliotheca Sacra. From the description of Papers, 1835-1899. (Andover Newton Theological School). WorldCat record id: 11667718 American theologian. From t...

Ames, Oakes, 1804-1873

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Oakes Ames was an American manufacturer, capitalist, and member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts who was asked by President Abraham Lincoln to build the Union Pacific portion of the transcontinental railroad. From the description of Oakes Ames letter to E. D. Braford, 1868 January 14. (University of California, Santa Barbara). WorldCat record id: 773429638 ...

Buffinton, James, 1817-1875

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Bailey, Marcellus

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Gregory, E. M.

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Gay, George W. (George Washington), 1842-1931

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Gay (Harvard, M.D. 1868) was instructor in clinical surgery, 1888-1900, and lecturer on surgery at the Harvard Medical School, 1900-1908. He was also surgeon at Boston City Hospital for many years. He served on the Committee on State and National Legislation of the Massachusetts Medical Society. From the description of Papers, ca.1906-1920 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 281440783 Gay (Harvard, M.D. 1868) was clinical instructor in surgery from 1888 to...

Mann, Mary Tyler Peabody, 1806-1887

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Educator. From the description of Papers of Mary Tyler Peabody Mann, 1863-1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451614 Mary Tyler Peabody Mann was an active social reformer, educator, and author. Along with her sisters, Elizabeth Peabody and Sophia Peabody Hawthorne, she created and maintained vital connections within the Transcendentalist movement. Mary and her husband, educator Horace Mann, were active abolitionists. The sisters's practical application of optimism and hum...

Forbes, John Murray, 1813-1898

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Philanthropist, abolitionist. Contributed to the building of the railroad system in the United States. From the description of John Murray Forbes letter to George William Curtis, [manuscript], 1891 January 24. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 263078000 Forbes was a Boston businessman who was engaged in the China trade early in his life and later involved in railroad development in the American West. From the description of Letters from various corres...

Clay, Cassius Marcellus, 1810-1903

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Cassius Marcellus Clay was born to Sally Lewis and Green Clay, one of the wealthiest planters and slaveholders in Kentucky, who became a prominent politician. He was one of six children who survived to adulthood, of seven born. Clay was a member of a large and influential political family. His older brother Brutus J. Clay became a politician at the state and federal levels. They were cousins of both Kentucky politician Henry Clay and Alabama governor Clement Comer Clay. Cassius' sister Elizab...

Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell), 1826-1905

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Former Union general; U.S. senator from Connecticut (1881-1905). From the description of Autograph memorandum, [between 1881-1905]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973305 American Amry officer; United States senator from Connecticut. From the description of Autograph telegram signed : Wilmington, N.C., to Major Prince, 1865 May 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270479165 The April 29, 1868 issue of the Hartford (Conn.) Post, page 2, column 2, quotes fr...

Rockwell, Julius, 1805-1888

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U.S. senator and U.S. representative from Massachusetts, public official of Massachusetts, and jurist. From the description of Letter of Julius Rockwell, 1845. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449574 ...

Hooper, Samuel, 1808-1875

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Epithet: American economist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000789.0x0000ba Massachusetts merchant and legislator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to William Pitt Fessenden, 1864 Nov. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269523248 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to William Pitt Fessenden, [18]64 Aug. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2695232...

Kingsbury, John, 1801-1874

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Pierce, Edward Lillie

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Frothingham, Octavius Brooks, 1822-1895

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

Allen, John Beard, 1845-1903

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Russell, Thomas, 1825-1887

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Winslow, John

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Starr, Henry W.

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Frothingham, Richard, 1812-1880

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American historian. From the description of Papers of Richard Frothingham, 1876-1877. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34566923 ...

James, Henry, 1811-1882

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

Chandler, Peleg W. (Peleg Whitman), 1816-1889

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Boston lawyer and politican. From the description of Letters received, 1866-1874. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 39273758 Lawyer, Journalist, and legislator, of Massachusetts; Boston city solicitor (1846-1853); served in Massachusetts House of Representatives (1844-1846, 1862-1863); and on Governor's Council (1850); b. in New Gloucester, Me. From the description of Correspondence, 1845-1880. (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 5...

Pierce, Edward Lillie, 1829-1897

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Supporters of President Grant removed Sumner as chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee of the Senate in 1871. Edward L. Pierce defended the reputation of Sumner after this episode became a matter of fresh historical controversy in 1877. Others involved in the controversy were Lothrop Motley, John Jay, and Hamilton Fish. From the description of Clippings concerning Charles Sumner and President U.S. Grant : album, 1877-1878. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612815430 ...

Perry, Francis A.

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Bartlett, Frances M.

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Wrightington, S. C.

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Pierpont, John, 1785-1866,

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

Williamson, ...

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Timothy Walker

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Clary, Timothy Farrar, 1817-1912

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Waterston, R. C. (Robert Cassie), 1812-1893

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Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878

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

Parker, Joel, 1795-1875

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Parker, jurist, was professor of law at Harvard Law School (1848-1868). In 1861, he published his Personal Liberty Laws (Statutes of Massachusetts) and Slavery in the Territories which was probably based on this and other articles for the Boston Journal. From the description of Letters, 1853-1866 (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235078843 American jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge [Mass.], to William M. Evarts, 1...

Kreismann, H.

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Foster, Dwight, 1828-1884

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Saxton, S. Willard.

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Weik, Jesse William, 1857-1930

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Author, lecturer, and Lincoln biographer of Greencastle, Indiana. Collaborated with William Henry Herndon on Herndon's Lincoln (1889). Author of The Real Lincoln (1922). From the description of Correspondence, 1887-1921, 1948. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 59284104 Author, lecturer and Lincoln biographer of Greencastle, Indiana. Collaborated with William Henry Herndon on Herndon's Lincoln (1889). Author of The Real Lincoln (1922). Fr...

Russell, Ida.

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Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886

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Amos Adams Lawrence was a Boston merchant, textile manufacturer, and philanthropist. From the description of Amos Adams Lawrence Papers, 1857-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122387678 Businessman and philanthropist. From the description of Letter of Amos Adams Lawrence, 1858. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014885 ...

McKim, James Miller, 1810-1874

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Vose, Caroline C.

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Kimball, Moses, b. 1809

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Hopkins, Erastus, 1810-1872

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Presbyterian minister and pastor of Presbyterian Church of Beech Island, S.C. near Augusta, Ga. A native of Massachusetts, Hopkins also pastored a church in Troy (N.Y.) and later returned to Massachusetts where he became a businessman and politician. From the description of Erastus Hopkins correspondence, 1834-1838. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32141247 Presbyterian clergyman, abolitionist, businessman, and Massachusetts state legislator; resi...

Davis, Henry Winter, 1817-1865

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Henry Winter Davis (1817-1865) was an American statesman and orator and U.S. Representative from Maryland (1856-1865). From the description of Henry Winter Davis letters, 1852-1866. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 70271313 Henry Winter Davis was a U.S. Representative from Maryland. From the description of Henry Winter Davis papers, 1863-1866. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 708221414 H.W. Davis was an American...

Hillard, Susan T.

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Shaw, Francis George, 1809-1882

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Ray, C. H.

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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...

Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893

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Rutherford B. Hayes was born in Delaware, Ohio, in 1822 and earned degrees from Kenyon College and Harvard Law School before starting a career as a lawyer in Cincinnati. Hayes served as a major general in the Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War and was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1864. Hayes then was elected Governor of Ohio and later served one term as President of the United States (1877-1881) before retiring to his home in Fremont, Ohio, where he died in 1893.President of the Uni...

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...

Hoar, E. R. (Ebenezer Rockwood), 1816-1895

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Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar, a 1839 graduate of Harvard Law School, was a judge of the Court of Common Pleas (1849-1855), associate justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1859-1869), served as U.S. Attorney General (1869-1870) and as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1873-1875). From the description of Letters to Joseph Willard and Henry Vose, 1840-1858. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339043 American jurist. From the de...

Russell, Amelia Eloise, 1798-1880.

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Boutwell, George Sewall, 1878-1895

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Piatt, Donn, 1819-1891

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Pitman, Robert C. (Robert Carter), 1825-1891

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Swan, C.

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Claflin, Mary B. (Mary Bucklin), 1825-1896

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Edward Lillie Peirce

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Sumner, George, 1817-1863

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Webb, Simon, 1949-2005

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Eliot, Thomas D. (Thomas Dawes), 1808-1870

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Mrs Bates

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Towne, Laura M. (Laura Matilda), 1825-1901

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Stone, Eben F. (Eben Francis), 1822-1895

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Republican Congressman from Massachusetts. From the description of Eben F. Stone letter to Richard Briggs [manuscript], 1887 February 21. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 425909531 ...

Weiss, John, 1818-1879

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