Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958.

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Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958.

Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958.

Autograph letters and documents of American political and military leaders collected by Frederick Myers Dearborn.

28 boxes (14 linear ft.)

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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 ...

Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803

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Epithet: of Add MS 36068 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000741.0x0001d1 Continental Congressman; of Boston, Mass.; graduated Harvard in 1740; leading spirit behind the Boston Tea Party; signer of Declaration of Independence; lieutenant governor of Massachusetts, 1789-1794; governor of Massachusetts, 1794-1797. From the description of Samuel Adams correspondence, 1775. (Unknown). WorldCat record id:...

Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

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Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884, the son of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen (Young) Truman. The family, which soon included another boy, Vivian, and a girl, Mary Jane moved several times during Truman''s childhood and youth - first, in 1887, to a farm near Grandview, then, in 1890, to Independence, and finally, in 1902, to Kansas City. He attended public schools in Independence, graduating from high school in 1901. After leaving school, he worked briefly as a ti...

Stetson, John B.

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Maund, John James

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Hand, Edward, 1744-1802

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Physician and army officer. From the description of Papers of Edward Hand, 1777-1801. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450752 Continental Army officer, delegate to Continental Congress, and physician from Pennsylvania. From the description of Papers of Edward Hand, 1775-1846. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79082413 Edward Hand (1744-1802) was a physician and Army officer. From the description of Edward Hand papers, 1775-1801. (Unknown). World...

Brooke, Robert

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Epithet: Governor of St. Helena British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x000087 Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x00005c Epithet: junior British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x00005e ...

John Swift

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Preble, George Henry, 1816-1885

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George Henry Preble was born 25 February 1816 Portland ME. He was elected a member of NEHGS in 1866 and became a life member in 1869. He died 1 March 1885 Brookline MA [memoir in Memorial Biographies 8:206]. From the description of George Henry Preble Papers, 1791-1873. (New England Historic Genealogical Society). WorldCat record id: 50057646 U.S. Navy officer and author; b. in Portland, Me. From the description of George Henry Preble memorandum book, 1859 and un...

Dana, Francis, 1749-1811

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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 ...

Charles Parker

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George Roberts

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Capt. James Tisdale's company

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Reynells

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Montagu, Charles-Greville, Lord, 1741-1784

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Colonial governor of South Carolina, 1766-1769. From the description of Charles Greville Montagu papers, c. 1766-1767. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 30846415 ...

Jacob Schaeffer.

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Mrs Walter Dormitzer

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Frank Basil Tracy

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Dana, Richard Henry, 1787-1879

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

Nicholas Jones

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Shippen, William, 1736?-1808

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Philadelphia physician. From the description of Papers, 1786-1791. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35359206 Physician and educator of Philadelphia, Pa., and chief of the medical dept., Continental Army. From the description of William Shippen papers, 1752-1780. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980453 Dr. William Shippen (1736-1808) was a physician in Philadelphia (from 1762) and later a founder and president (1805-1808) of the college of Physician...

Warren, Joseph, 1741-1775

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Warren was President of the Massachusetts Provincial Congress; three weeks after this letter he was killed at Bunker Hill. From the description of ALS, 1775 May 25 : Watertown, to [Committee of Correspondence]. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14040204 Warren was a Boston physician who in 1770 became involved with the Sons of Liberty who protested the British presence in Massachusetts. He was involved with the Committee of Correspondence and was respon...

James H. McCulloch

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Bartram Galbreath

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Comte de Menon

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Charles W. Butter

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Dickerson, Mahlon, 1770-1853

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Mahlon Dickerson (April 17, 1770 - October 5, 1853) was an American judge and politician. He was elected Governor of New Jersey as well as United States Senator from that state. He was twice appointed Secretary of the Navy - under Presidents Andrew Jackson and Martin van Buren. From the description of Document, May 26, 1837. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 18168849 Richard Dale was a naval officer. From the guide to the Richard Dale papers, 1780-1845, 17...

Lee, Arthur, 1740-1792

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Diplomat, Continental Congressman, and staunch opponent of the Constitution. From the description of ALS, 1787 October 16 : [s.l.], to Charles Lee, Richmond, Virginia. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13708313 Arthur Lee was a physician, lawyer, and diplomat. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1768. From the description of Account of the robbery of the papers of Arthur Lee, American agent at Berlin, 26 June 1777, 1777 J...

Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1835-1909

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Arnold, Jonathan, 1741-1793

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Revolutionary legislator in Rhode Island, member of Continental Congress, 1782-1784, later active in Vermont politics. From the description of ALS, 1782 Dec. 7, Philadelphia, to an unidentified correspondent. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122466171 ...

Jenifer, Daniel of St. Thomas, 1723-1790

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Maryland public official. From the description of Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer papers, 1784. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981484 Member of the Continental Congress. Signer of the Constitution. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Intendant's Office, to Thomas Harwood, 1785 Dec. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270487601 Jenifer, was an American patriot from Maryland, who attended the Constitutional Convention and was a signer to the U.S...

Andrew Craigie

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Huntington, Joshua

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Nelson, William, 1711-1772

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William Nelson was the son of Thomas Nelson who arrived in Yorktown, Va., from England in 1705. Thomas was a successful merchant whose business concerns passed to his son William upon his death. William operated a sizeable business both retail and wholesale. His main store was located on Main Street in Yorktown. Others were located on the waterfront. In addition to being a successful merchant, William was a prominent leader in Virginia politics. As President of the Governor's Council, Nelson ser...

Library company of Philadelphia

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This collection includes unmarked ballots found in books that are part of the Library Company's collections. The books in which they were found are not identified. Since the mid 1980s, the Library Company no longer separates such materials without tracking the connection through accession numbers. This collection gathers items from several sources, and is open to new additions. From the description of Things left in books collection. Ballots, 1851-1864. (Library Company of Philadelph...

Benjamin Lincoln

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Speed, James, 1812-1887

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

Vinson, Frederick Moore, 1890-

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Adams, Samuel, d. 1819

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William Moultrie.

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Samuel Johnston

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Payne, John Barton, 1855-1935

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John Barton Payne, a lawyer, was born in Pruntytown, W. Va. 26 January 1855. He was admitted to the bar in 1876. He practiced law in Preston County, W. Va. before moving to Chicago where he practiced 1883-1893. He was judge of the Superior Court, Cook County, Ill. 1893-1898, Secretary of the Interior 1920-1921 and chairman of the American Red Cross. His paintings and monetary gift were the impetus behind the founding of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Barton died in 1935. From the ...

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...

Sumner, Increase, 1746-1799

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Governor of Massachusetts, 1797-l799. From the description of Letters received, 1797-1799. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 14707254 Legislator, judge, and governor of Massachusetts, 1797-1799. From the description of Letter received by Increase Sumner, 1799. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 231762677 ...

Porter, James Madison, 1793-1862

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1824. Set in motion legal measures to establish Lafyette College 1826. Elected president of the Board of Trustees. From the description of [Correspondence/James M. Porter, Harriet Porter, et al.]. 1813-1867. (Lafayette College). WorldCat record id: 7390823 ...

Truxtun, Thomas, 1755-1822

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Naval officer. From the description of Thomas Truxtun papers, 1795-1820. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982506 From the description of Papers of Thomas Truxtun, 1796-1885 (bulk 1796-1823). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83293476 American naval officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cranberry Place, to Aaron Ogden, 1809 Dec. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573395 From the description of ALS : Baltimore, to James McHenry...

William Learned Marey

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William McAdams

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Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824

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Secretary of the Continental Congress, biblical translator, and merchant. From the description of Papers of Charles Thomson, 1765-1888 (bulk 1765-1818). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71060797 Charles Thomson was the secretary of the Continental Congress. From the description of Journal (notebook), 1782. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122441800 Mr. Thomson was Secretary of the Continental Congress 1774-1789. From th...

Houstoun, John, 1744-1796

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Governor of Georgia and jurist, from Savannah. From the description of Papers, 1773-1793. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19793468 Member of Continental Congress. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Savannah, to an unidentified recipient, 1773 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269535715 John Houstoun was a delegate to the Georgia Provincial Congress, delegate to the Continental Congress in 1775 and 1776 (he was unable t...

Livingston, Robert R., 1718-1775

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Livingston was a prominent landholder and Whig politician in New York State. His father (1688-1775) was also named Robert, as was his son (1746-1813), another prominent politican and 1st Chancellor of New York (1777-1801). From the description of [Letter] 1773 Dec. 2, Claremont, [New York to] Sir / Robt R. Livingston. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 259482513 ...

Carson

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Frankland W. L. Miler

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S. Stringer

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Morton, John, approximately 1724-1777

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Declaration of Independence signer from Pennsylvania. From the description of Signed act of the Pennsylvania General Assembly, 1776 March 16. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55227923 Signer of the Declaration of Independence. From the description of Document, 1770. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29853209 At this time, John Morton was a land surveyer. From the description of Land survey, 1755. (University of P...

John Bowie

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John Read

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Sarah Adams

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Thomas Seymour

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Woodhull, Nathaniel, 1722-1776

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Pres. N.Y. Provincial Congress, and soldier. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Harlem, to Col. Josiah Smith, 1776 Aug. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584011 ...

Colby, Anthony, 1792-1873

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Thomas Wharton

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Charles Carroll

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Harmon, Judson, 1846-1927

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Vilas, William F. (William Freeman), 1840-1908

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Wisconsin law professor and Civil War lieutenant colonel who was appointed Postmaster-General by President Cleveland in 1885 and then in December, 1887, was transferred to the Department of the Interior. From the description of Letter, March 29, 1888. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 56089358 James Barron Hope was born 23 March 1829 in Norfolk, Virginia. He was the grandson of Commodore James Barron (1769-1851) and son of Wilton Hope and Jane Armis...

Nathanael Greene

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Timothy Bedel

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Freeman, Samuel, 1745-1831

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Witherspoon, John, 1723-1794

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John Witherspoon became one of the most outspoken supporters of the revolutionary cause, even before the colonies and the British fired the first shots of war in 1775. His radical outlook influenced students at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton) where he was president, including James Madison and Aaron Burr. In 1776, Witherspoon was sent by the State of New Jersey as a delegate to the Continental Congress. Later that year, he signed the Declaration of Independence as one of the delegates ...

Welcome Arnold

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Conrad, Charles Magill, 1804-1878

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U.S. secretary of war, U.S. senator and representative of Louisiana, and Confederate army officer. From the description of Charles Magill Conrad appointment, 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79456101 Lawyer; member of U.S. Congress; Secretary of War under President Fillmore. From the description of Letters, 1848-1853. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 32878741 American lawyer and statesman; Secretary of War. From the descript...

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...

Giles, William Branch, 1762-1830

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American legislator; Governor of Virginia. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : "Wigwam" [Amelia County, Va.], to Thomas Jefferson, 1823 May 4 and Sept. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269589278 Virginia governor and U.S. senator and congressman. From the description of Letter : Washington, William Branch Giles to William Jones, 1802 April 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136167 William Branch Giles (12 August 1762–...

William Few

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Nicola, Lewis, 1717-1807

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Editor, army officer, and businessman. From the description of Papers of Lewis Nicola, 1777-1783. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452337 ...

T. J. W. Kean

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Cary, Richard, active 1601

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Gibbons, James, d. 1835

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Frye, Joseph, 1712-1794

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Renowned military leader from colonial Maine; obtained the rank of general in the Massachusetts militia after serving in King George's War and the French and Indian War; the town of Fryeburg, Me., was named for him. From the description of Joseph Frye letters, 1757 July 21-22. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 455550381 Colonial militia officer and Continental army officer. From the description of Journal of Joseph Frye, 1757. (Unknown). Wor...

McKennan, Thomas McKean Thompson, 1794-1852

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William Peck.

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Smith, F

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Epithet: Clerk to the Jamaica Assembly British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x00033b ...

Metcalf, Victor Howard, 1853-1936

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George Plater.

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Grew, Joseph C. (Joseph Clark), 1880-1965

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Grew was a U.S. diplomat and author. He was attached to embassies in Egypt, Mexico, Russia, Germany, and Austria (1904-1916); secretary-general to the U.S. delegation at the Paris Peace Conference; minister to Denmark (1920) and to Switzerland (1921-1923); negotiator at the Lausanne Conference on Near Eastern Affairs (1922-1923); under secretary of state (1924-1927, 1944-1945); ambassador to Turkey (1927-1932) and to Japan (1932-1941); special assistant to the secretary of state (1942); and dire...

Charles Townshend, 2d viscount Townshend

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Christian Archibald Herter

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Cilley, Joseph, 1734-1799

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Clymer, George, 1739-1813

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Clymer was a Signer of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution from Pennsylvania. From the description of ALS, 1779 April 2, Roxborough, to unknown. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13347530 Philadelphia merchant and Congressman. From the description of ALS : to William Rawle, 1793 Feb. 9. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86102605 From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Jacob Bowman, 18...

Mrs Archibald Hopkins

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Thornton, Matthew, 1714?-1803

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At this time, Matthew Thornton was a representing Londonderry in New Hampshire's provincial assembly. He was also a physician. From the description of Receipt, 1759 February 9. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866509 Thornton was a Signer of the Declaration of Independence from New Hampshire. From the description of DS, 1782 January 18 : Exeter, New Hampshire. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13976679 De...

William Livingston

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Middleton, Arthur, 1742-1787

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U.S. delegate to the Continental Congress and U.S. representative from and governor of South Carolina, and diplomat. From the description of Papers of Arthur Middleton, 1767-1783. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83393246 Middleton was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and a Continental Congressman from South Carolina. From the description of AL, 1781 December 12 : Philadelphia, to Governor John Mathews. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record...

Franklin Pierce

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Landon Carter

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Morris, Robert, 1734-1806

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Robert Morris (1734-1806), "the Financier of the American Revolution," was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution, a powerful committee chairman in the Continental Congress, an important figure in Pennsylvania politics, and perhaps the most prominent businessman of his day. From the description of Robert Morris letter, to Managers of the Pennsylvania Hospital, 1783 November 26. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat reco...

Jasper Yeates

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Scammell, Alexander, 1747-1781

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Revolutionary soldier, adjutant general of the Continental Army 1778-1781. Captured by the British at Yorktown and died sixteen days later. From the description of ALS : Northern Camp, to Dr. Samuel Scammell, Mendon, Mass., 1777 Sept. 21. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122617088 Alexander Scammell (1747-1781), son of a prominent doctor, grew up in Mendon, Massachusetts, and graduated from Harvard in 1769. He studied law in the office of John Sullivan i...

Virgil Maxcy

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Tracy, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1830-1915

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Benjamin F. Tracy, a lawyer, served as Secretary of the Navy, 1889-1893, where he presided over the development of the Modern Navy and the increase in the number of battleships and the formation of a naval reserve. He resumed his law practice in New York in 1893 and died there in 1915. From the description of Naval order, July 18, 1889. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 729740231 From the description of Signature, 1890. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 1797421...

Peery, William, d. 1800

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Belknap, William W. (William Worth), 1829-1890

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Lawyer, Union soldier, and Secretary of War (1869-1876). From the description of Letters, 1869-1887. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233121016 U.S. secretary of war and army officer. From the description of William W. Belknap papers, 1880-1888. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450603 American army officer and politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keokuk, Iowa, to H.T. Crosby, 1873 May 9. (Unknown). ...

Harvey, Matthew, 1781-1866

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Derrick Romeyk

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Chambers, James, d. 1805

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Morgan, Daniel, 1736-1802

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Morgan was a frontiersman who prospered as a Virginia farmer. His military career began when he served as Captain of one of the two Virginia rifle companies, and led Arnold's march to Quebec (1775). He rose to the rank of brigadier general in 1780, serving until July, 1781 when he retired to "Saratoga," his estate near Winchester, Va. He commanded militia troops during the Whiskey Insurrection of 1794, and was elected to the Fifth Congress as a Federalist representing Virginia. From ...

Fisher, Walter L. (Walter Lowrie), 1862-1935

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Lawyer, municipal reformer, and cabinet officer. From the description of Papers of Walter L. Fisher, 1879-1936 (bulk 1909-1919). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84920409 Fisher was Secretary of the Interior, 1911-1913. From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C., to L.C. Marshall, Chicago, 1912 June 4. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 79832142 From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C., to L.C. Marshall, Chicago, 1912 June...

Barton, William, 1748-1831

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William Barton, the son of Gilbert Barton of Upper Freehold Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey, entered the Continental Army in 1776 as an ensign. He was promoted in the First Regiment of New Jersey, from first lieutenant to quartermaster and then captain. While serving as first lieutenant he partook in General John Sullivan's expedition against the Iroquois in the Wyoming and Susquehanna valleys in 1779. He was discharged from the Continental Army at the end of the war. From the ...

Poor, Thomas

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Boudinot, Elias, 1740-1821

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Lawyer; member of Continental Congress from New Jersey, 1777-1784, president 1782-1784; member of first three federal congresses; director U.S. Mint, 1795-1805. From the description of ALS (draft), 1797 Aug. 27-Sept. 5, Philadelphia, to Samuel Bayard. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122617033 Pres. of the Continental Congress. 1st Pres. of the American Bible Society. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Burlington, to Jonathan S...

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

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

Richmond, Chris.

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New, Harry S. (Harry Stewart), 1858-1937

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Stewart, John A., R.N.

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Tazewell, Littleton Waller, 1774-1860

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Governor of Virginia. From the description of Letters of Littleton Waller Tazewell [manuscript], 1795-1836. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816521 U.S. senator from Virginia, 1824-1832; governor of Virginia, 1834-1836. From the description of AL (draft), [1829 Feb.], Washington, D.C., to Andrew Jackson. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 145506931 Governor of Virginia; United States Senator. From the descri...

Peek, Joseph.

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Paine, Robert Treat, 1731-1814

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Declaration of Independence signer from Massachusetts. From the description of Writ annotated and signed by Paine, 1765 July 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55230735 Paine was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, a Continental Congressman, attorney general, and judge in Massachusetts. From the description of ALS, 1782 March 29 : Boston, to Nathaniel Freeman, Sandwich. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13814933 ...

Charles Brown

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Baron Friedrich von Steuben

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Wentworth, Benning, 1696-1770

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Governor of New Hampshire, 1741-1767. From the description of Instructions, 1741 Sept. 10. (Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 70926277 Governor of New Hampshire. From the description of Letter, 1749 April 15, Portsmouth, to the New Hampshire General Assembly. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 174141871 Colonial governor and legislator of New Hampshire. From the description of Instructions of Benning Wentwor...

Samuel A. Christie

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Bull, John, 1740? -1802

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Elisha Boudinot

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D. D. Tumpkins

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Martin, Noah.

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Ethel Meyer

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Newberry, Truman Handy, 1864-1945

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Detroit industrialist, assistant secretary and secretary of the Navy (1908), U.S. Senator (1919-1922), treasurer of the Detroit Steel and Spring Co., and director of Peoples State Bank, Packard Motor Car Co., and Cleveland Cliffs Iron Co. From the description of Truman Handy Newberry papers, 1879-1936. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 55791991 ...

Mrs. Arnold

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Buckman, John.

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Goodwin, Ichabod, 1794-1882

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Banister, John, 1734-1788.

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Talbot, Silas, 1751-1813

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Talbot, a naval officer, was a captain in the Continental Navy during the American Revolution, a New York congressman (1792-1795) and commander of Santo Domingo station (1799-1800). From the description of Papers, 1778-1806. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122556399 From the guide to the Silas Talbot papers, 1778-1806., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Silas Talbot was born in Dighton, Bristol County, Mass., January 11, 1751;...

John and Daniel Murray

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Knox, Franklin, 1874-1944.

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Newton, John

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Epithet: Abbot of Battle British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001390.0x0002eb Epithet: divine British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000543.0x000047 Epithet: of East Harptree British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001390.0x00033c Epithet: Canon of Hereford ...

McHenry, James, 1755-1816

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Brown, John, 1757-1837

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Politician, first U.S. senator from Kentucky. From the description of John Brown : papers, 1788-1805. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46737637 Born in Staunton, Virginia, the son of Rev. John and Margaret Brown. Moved to Danville, Kentucky, in 1783 and was selected as that district's representative in the Virginia Senate. Served in the Continental Congress' U.S. House of Representatives; and was the first senator from Kentucky in 1792. From ...

Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804

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Epithet: American Major -General British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000618.0x000312 Revolutionary War general and agent appointed to negotiate with the Oneida, Onondaga and Cauyga Indians. From the description of Account with New York State for Expenses as Indian Agent, 1795-1796. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122364391 Revolutionary War general. From the descripti...

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...

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. ...

John Henry

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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...

Samuel Osgood.

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Dickerson, Mahlon, 1770-1853

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Mahlon Dickerson (April 17, 1770 - October 5, 1853) was an American judge and politician. He was elected Governor of New Jersey as well as United States Senator from that state. He was twice appointed Secretary of the Navy - under Presidents Andrew Jackson and Martin van Buren. From the description of Document, May 26, 1837. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 18168849 Richard Dale was a naval officer. From the guide to the Richard Dale papers, 1780-1845, 17...

Bradstreet, Simon, 1603-1697

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Simon Bradstreet (1603-1697), Governor of Massachusetts, 1679-1686 and 1689-1692. From the description of Document, 1679. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41417153 Simon Bradstreet was an English colonial administrator and businessman who spent some 20 years in Massachusetts Bay Colony including some years as the royal governor. He was married to Anne Bradstreet who is noted as the first American female poet to have her works published. From the descriptio...

Ephraim Kirby

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Bowler, Metcalf, approximately 1726-1789

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Conrad, Charles Magill, 1804-1878

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U.S. secretary of war, U.S. senator and representative of Louisiana, and Confederate army officer. From the description of Charles Magill Conrad appointment, 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79456101 Lawyer; member of U.S. Congress; Secretary of War under President Fillmore. From the description of Letters, 1848-1853. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 32878741 American lawyer and statesman; Secretary of War. From the descript...

Contes

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Livingston, William Smith.

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Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, 1746-1825

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After serving as a brigadier general in the Continental Army, Pinckney held several legislative and diplomatic posts before being placed in command of all federal forces in the South during the war scare of 1798. From the description of ALS : Harper's Ferry, Va., to James McHenry, 1800 Mar. 20. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122409546 Pinckney was a South Carolina politician, U. S. Revolutionary War veteran, and member of the U.S. Constitutional Conven...

Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924

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Woodrow Wilson (b. Thomas Woodrow Wilson, December 28, 1856, Staunton, Virginia-d.February 3, 1924, Washington, D.C.), was the twenty-eight President of the United States, 1913-1921; Governor of New Jersey, 1911-1913; and president of Princeton University, 1902-1910. Author, educator, and statesman. He served as the 28th President of the United States (1913-1921). Lawyer, author, educator, president of Princeton University, governor of New Jersey, and president of t...

Wickliffe, Charles Anderson, 1788-1869,

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Henry Waggeman

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Randolph, Peyton, 1721-1775

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President, U.S. Continental Congress and Virginia legislator. From the description of Papers of Peyton Randolph, circa 1774. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132218 ...

Willing, Thomas, 1731-1821

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American banker. From the description of Document signed : [n.p.], 1794 Nov. 27 and Dec. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874694 Banker, delegate to the U.S. Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., businessman, and jurist. From the description of Thomas Willing correspondence, circa 1788-1800. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981384 ...

Roosevelt, Henry Latrobe, 1879-1936

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Tayler, John, 1742-1829

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Merchant, state legislator, and lieutenant governor of New York. From the description of Certificate of John Tayler, 1784 February 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981241 Merchant in Albany, and acting governor of New York. From the description of Daybook, 1776-1777. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58774792 Agent to the New York state commissioners of Indian affairs from 1788, state senator, lieutenant governo...

Harnett, Cornelius, 1723? -1781

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Charles Jervis

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Samuel Davidson

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R. H. Pruyn

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Hubbard, S. D. (Samuel Dickinson), 1799-1855

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Samuel Hubbard was the Honorary Curator of Archaeology of the Oakland Museum in the 1920s. He was also the leader of the Doheny Scientific Expedition to Havasu Canyon in 1924. From the description of Their fighting ancestors, 1927. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122446516 ...

Thomas, Jefferson

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The head of the family, Philip Barraud was the son of Daniel Barraud of Norfolk, Va. Born 8 October 1757. Served as a surgeon in the American Revolution. Moved to Williamsburg in 1782. Married Ann Blaws Hansford in 1783. Moved back to Norfolk in 1799 to accept position as head of Marine Hospital in Norfolk. Died 26 November 1830. From the guide to the Barraud Family Papers, 1779-1904., (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary) ...

Trapier, Paul, 1749-1778

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Mrs Grannell E. Knox

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M. R. Hutchison

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Fitzhugh, Peregrine.

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Eli Samuel Parker

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Levi Sheftall.

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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 ...

Eaton, John Henry, 1790-1856

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Biographical note: American lawyer and politician; served as U.S. Senator (1818-1829), U.S. Secretary of War (1829-1831), governor of Florida (1834-1836), and U.S. minister to Spain (1836-1840). Alexander Macomb (1782-1841) was commanding general of the U.S. Army from 1828 to 1841. From the description of Letter to General Macomb, 1829-1829. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 48433475 Tennessee state representative, 1815-1816; Tennes...

Hanson, John, 1715-1783

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Meredith, William M. (William Morris), 1799-1873

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William Meredith was a Philadelphia, Pa. lawyer. From the description of Memoranda book, 1825-1841. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122584982 William Morris Meredith (1799-1873) was an American lawyer in Philadelphia, Pa. and politician, serving as U.S. Secretary of the Treasury under Pres. Zachary Taylor, 1849-1850, and Pa. state attorney general, 1861-1867. From the description of Indenture between William Meredith and Joseph Adams for...

Lansing, John, 1754-1829

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Lansing was serving as Chancellor of New York at this time. He had served as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787, but withdrew in opposition. From the description of ADS, 1804 April 26 : Albany. Deed. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 17437247 Lansing was a New York lawyer. He was a member of the U. S. Constitutional Convention, but did not sign the U. S. Constitution. He served as Chancellor of New York (1801-1814). ...

Daniel Graham

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Goodell, D. H.

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Murdock, William

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Blair, John, 1687-1771

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John Blair served as president of the Council and acting governor of Virginia from the time Governor Dinwiddie left Virginia in January 1758 until Governor Fauquier arrived in June of that year. He returned to that capacity after Fauquier's death in March 1768, serving until the arrival of Lord Botetourt in October. From the guide to the Land Grant to Samuel Lusk, 1768 July 20, (John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation) President of the [Virginia] C...

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

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

Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), 1876-

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Frederick Myers Dearborn (1876-1960), who formed this collection, was a dermatologist of New York City. From the description of Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana : Part III: The Civil War and the Union, 1804-1915. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 84192475 From the description of Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana : Part II: The Civil War and the Confederacy, 1832-1915. (Harvard University). WorldCa...

Harriman, Walter, 1817-1884

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Tufts, James Arthur, 1855-

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Hunter, William.

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Epithet: surgeon British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001031.0x000315 Epithet: King's Messenger British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001031.0x00030e Epithet: of the Custom House British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001031.0x000313 Epithet: of Add MS 29189 ...

P. H. Watson

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Kleazar McComb.

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Edwards, Templer & Co.

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Richard Montgomery

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William Walter Phelpa.

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William Harmond

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Handley, G.

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Jones, William, 1760-1831

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U.S. secretary of the Navy, U.S. representative, Pennsylvania, and secretary of the Bank of the United States. From the description of Letter and portrait of William Jones, 1816. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423739 Benjamin Franklin Bache, the grandson of Benjamin Franklin, worked as a printer and journalist. From the guide to the Benjamin Franklin Bache papers, 1779-1793, 1779-1793, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Van Rensselaer, Robert, d. 1802

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E. M. Clyner

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Wharton, William F.

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Yates, John V. N. (John Van Ness), 1779-1839

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John Van Ness Yates practiced law in Albany, N. Y., and served in the New York legislature and as New York Secretary of State (1818-1826). From the description of Letter, 1823. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007463 ...

Dobbin, James C. (James Cochran), 1814-1857

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James C. Dobbin (1814-1857) of Fayetteville, N.C., was a lawyer, state legislator, and secretary of the United States Navy under President Pierce. From the guide to the James C. Dobbin Letters, ., 1852-1856, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Dobbin was Secretary of the Navy, 1853-1857, and helped to reorganize the Navy. From the description of Letter, September 6, 1853. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id:...

Crane, John, 1744-1805

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Cushing, Thomas, 1725-1788

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American statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Sam Holton, Esq., 1783 Mar. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270529131 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Capt. Darby, 1769 Dec. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270515818 Delegate from Massachusetts to U.S. Continental Congress, Massachusetts public official, and businessman. From the description of Thomas Cushing correspondence, 1775-1776. (Unknown). ...

Stone, John Hawkins.

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Barton, Thomas

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Epithet: Reverend British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000983.0x00037d Epithet: Merchant at Bordeaux British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000983.0x000379 Epithet: of Add MS 29498 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000983.0x00037a Epithet: Reverend; of Pen...

Low, Isaac, 1735-1791

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Delegate of the U.S. Continental Congress of New York. From the description of Letter of Isaac Low, 1774. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014973 ...

Drayton, John, 1766-1822

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Planter, lawyer, author, artist, and botanist of Charleston County, S.C.; S.C. Governor, 1800-1802 and 1808-1810; S.C. Lieut. Governor, 1798-1800; member of S.C. Senate, 1804-1809; member of S.C. House, 1792-1795 and 1798-1799; son of William Henry Drayton (1742-1779) and Dorothy Golightly Drayton; husband of Hester Rose Tidyman Drayton (d. 1816); father of seven children. From the description of John Drayton papers, 1757-1943. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 4367...

Randolph, Beverley, 1755-1797

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Read, George, 1733-1798

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George Read was an American politician and lawyer from New Castle, Delaware. He was a signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. He served in various political offices in Delaware and as U.S. Senator from Delaware and the Chief Justice of Delaware. From the description of [Document] 1781 Jan. 5 / G. R. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 320955482 George Read (b. Sept. 18, 1733, Cecil County, Md.–d. Sept. 21, 1798, New Castle, Del.) was an Ame...

Bradford, William, 1755-1795

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U.S. attorney general, lawyer, and jurist. From the description of William Bradford papers, 1772-1794. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452642 William Bradford, Princeton Class of 1772, was a Continental officer and second Attorney General of the United States. From the description of A common-place book, 1770. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 49366702 American jurist, attorney general of Pennsylvania, and U.S. Attorney General. ...

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...

John Lee

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W. E. Norvell

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Nathaniel Green Jr.

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Gibson, John

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Epithet: of Add MS 4284 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000565.0x000335 Epithet: nightman, of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000565.0x000333 Epithet: Dean of Down British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000565.0x00032e Epithet: of Sloane MS 1...

John R. Livingston

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Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948

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Josephus Daniels, son of Josephus and Mary (Cleves) Daniels, was born in Washington, North Carolina, May 18, 1862. He attended the Wilson Collegiate Institute. On May 2, 1888, he married Addie W. Bagley. At the age of eighteen, he was editor of the "Wilson Advance"; admitted to the bar in 1885; state printer for North Carolina, 1887-1893; chief clerk, Department of the Interior, 1893-1895; editor of the "Raleigh State Chronicle", 1885; editor of the "Raleigh State News and Observer", 1894-1919; ...

G. F. Gordon

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Erskine, William

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Epithet: of Add MS 32776 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001087.0x000237 Epithet: Lieutenant-General Title: 1st Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001087.0x000249 ...

Scott, Charles, ca. 1739-1813.

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American soldier; gov. of Kentucky. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Petersburg, to General Lincoln, 1780 Mar. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634213 American solider; gov. of Kentucky. From the description of Autograph note signed : [n.p.], 1782 Dec. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634774 ...

Moore, William, ca. 1735-1793.

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Moore was president of the Pennsylvania Supreme Executive Council in 1782. From the description of ALS, 1782 May 7 : Philadelphia, to Governor [William] Livingston, Trenton, New Jersey. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13791278 ...

Few, William, 1748-1828

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William Few was a Georgia planter and Georgia delegate to the U.S. Constitutional Congress, 1787 and U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1789-1793. In 1799 he moved to Manhattan. He then served in the New York Assembly and was a federal commissioner of loans for a year. From the description of [Letter and document] / Wm Few. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 191100959 William Few (1748-1828) was a member of the General Assembly of Georgia and the Executive Council during the Revol...

Pomeroy, Seth, 1706-1777

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Patriot, of Northampton, Mass. From the description of Receipt, 1758 July 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979127 Blacksmith and patriot, of Northampton, Mass. From the description of Account book, 1737 Mar. 29-1751 July 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979133 ...

Hitchcock, Frank H. (Frank Harris), 1867-1935

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U.S. postmaster general, chairman of the Republican National Committee, and newspaper publisher From the description of Frank H. Hitchcock papers, 1905-1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980118 ...

Brown, Jonathan

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Epithet: of Egerton Ch 7854 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x0002a2 ...

Warrington, Lewis, 1782-1851.

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Alfred V. Bliss

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Wisner, Henry, 1720? -1790

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Gerardus Bancker

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Governor William Greene

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Arthur F. Gothold

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Cameron, J. D. (James Donald), 1833-1918

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Senator from Penna. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Whitelaw Reid, 1878 Nov. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133624 James Donald Cameron was born in Middletown, Pennsylvania in 1833. He was president of the Northern Central Railroad from 1863 to 1874. Cameron served as Secretary of War in 1876 to 1877 and as Pennsylvania Senator from 1877 to 1897. He died in 1918. From the description of Letter to Henry J. Gensler, 1885, S...

Russell, William E. (William Eustis), 1857-1896

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William Learned Mercy

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Meng, Christopher

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Bayard, William, 1764-1826

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Blair, John, 1732-1800.

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American judge, delegate from Virginia to the Constitutional Convention and associate justice on the Supreme Court from 1789-1796. From the description of Receipt, 1793 March 2. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 173203791 John Blair, the writer of this letter was a Virginian legal scholar, educated at the College of William and Mary and studied law at London's Middle Temple. He was a delegate from Virginia to the U.S. Constitutional Convention (1787) and serv...

G. B. Loucks

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Moses Little

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William Pepperrell

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Sergeant, Jonathan Dickinson

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Stone, Harlan Fiske, 1872-1946

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Four page letter written by Harlan Fiske Stone to Judge Groner. Stone describes his vacation in Franconia, NH and compares it with an earlier vacation spent in Colorado Springs, CO. From the description of Letter : Peckett's On-Sugar-Hill, Franconia, NH to Judge Groner, 1943 August 16. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 31855921 U.S. attorney general, associate and chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and educator. From the description of Harlan F...

Garner, John Nance, 1868-1967

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Representative from Texas (1903-1933), and Vice President of the United States (1933-1941). From the description of Appointment diaries, 1935-1939. (Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library). WorldCat record id: 70960945 The remarkable life and career of John Nance “Cactus Jack” Garner, the most powerful vice president in U. S. history and the second most powerful politician in the U.S. during the Great Depression of the 1930s, began in Red River County on Nov...

Page, Curtis Hidden, 1870-1946

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Curtis Hidden Page was an American educator and translator born in Greenwood, Missouri, in 1870. The Pages trace their roots back to some of the founding members of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, including Gov. John Winthrop. Page graduated from Harvard University in 1892 with a doctorate in English Literature and a concentration in French. He taught French and English at Harvard for fifteen years. In 1911, after a brief stint at Columbia and Northwestern Universities, Page became a ...

Kenneth Douglas McKeller

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Manning, James, 1738-1791

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First president of Rhode Island College (Brown University), 1765-1791; pastor of Warren Baptist Church, Warren, R.I., 1764. From the description of James Manning papers, 1761-1827, (bulk 1770-1792). (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122493240 James Manning (1738-1791), first president of Brown University, was born October 22, 1738 in Piscataway, New Jersey, the son of James and Grace (Fitz-Randolph) Manning. He studied at the Latin Grammar Sch...

Proctor, Redfield, 1831-1908

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Redfield Proctor was Secretary of War, 1888-1891. He also served as Governor and Senator from Vermont. George Crook was a Major-general in the army. From the description of TLS, 1889 September 21 : Washington, D.C. to George Crook. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 18501204 Redfield Proctor (1831-1908) was commissioned quartermaster of the 3rd Vermont Regiment June 19, 1861, was promoted to major of the 5th Vermont Regiment September 25, 1861, resigned July 11...

Kunz, George Frederick, 1856-1932

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American mineralogist and gem expert, Vice-President of Tiffany & Co. (1879- ), U.S. Geological Survey special agent (1883-1909), President of the New York Mineralogical Club. From the description of Papers, 1879-1932. (American Museum of Natural History). WorldCat record id: 18538661 From the description of Papers, 1879-1932 [microform]. (American Museum of Natural History). WorldCat record id: 41124182 George Frederick Kunz, A.M., Ph.D., Sc.D, (1856-1932), was...

Pinckney, Thomas, 1750-1826

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Ashe, John, 1720?-1781

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Major General in Revolutionary War. From the description of John Ashe biography, undated [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 22979242 John Ashe (1720-1781) was a Major General in the Revolutionary War. He was the son of John Baptista Ashe, and was also the Speaker of the North Carolina General Assembly from 1762-1765. From the guide to the John Ashe Biography, ., undated, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Hist...

Parsons, Samuel Holden, 1737-1789

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In January 1789 the Connecticut General Assembly appointed Samuel Parsons, legislator and revolutionary major-general, and James Davenport, lawyer and judge, as commissioners to purchase Indian land titles held in the Connecticut Reserve in Ohio. From the description of Letter : Philadelphia, to his excellency Governor [Samuel] Huntington, 1789 Apr. 6. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 39287161 Army officer. From the description of Orderly books of Samuel H...

David Porter

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Stuart, Alexander H. H. (Alexander Hugh Holmes), 1807-1891

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U.S. representative from Virginia and U.S. secretary of the interior. From the description of Alexander H. Stuart papers, 1790-1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980828 U.S. Representative from Virginia; Secretary of the Interior under Milliard Fillmore; Virginia State Senator and Delegate; Rector of the University of Virginia. From the description of Letters from Alexander H.H. Stuart, 1839-1887. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 52598006 ...

L'Hommedieu, Ezra, 1734-1811

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Member of the Continental Congress. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Southold to Jedediah Elderkin, 1774 June 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591225 Sylvester Manor and its grounds are located on Shelter Island, a small island situated between the north and south forks of eastern Long Island. The island was inhabited by Montauk Indians until its settlement by the first European settlers in 1652, Nathaniel (Nathaniell in most records) and G...

J. M Thomas

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Floyd, John B. (John Buchanan), 1806-1863

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John Swank, a native of Augusta County, Va., settled near Singers Glen, Rockingham County, Va., where he lived until his death just before the outbreak of the Civil War. He was a member of the Lutheran Church and is buried at St. John's [Lutheran Church, Rockingham County.]. From the description of Land grant, 1849 March 31, to John Swank. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat record id: 15347747 Biographical note: Politician; John Buchanan Floyd was Governor of Virgi...

McDowell, James, 1796-1851

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Sr. Gardoqui

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Ruggles, Samuel B. (Samuel Bulkley), 1800-1881

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Samuel Bulkley Ruggles (1800-1881) was a lawyer, public servant and real estate developer in New York City. He actively promoted public works such as the Croton Aqueduct system to bring water to New York City. As Canal Commissioner, 1839-1858, he worked to improve the Erie Canal system. He also served as a trustee of Columbia College and the Astor Library From the guide to the Samuel B. Ruggles papers, 1801-1881, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Bancroft, George, 1800-1891

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American historian and author. From the description of Note, an autograph, and a portrait, 1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367575323 Epithet: USA Minister in London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000742.0x000160 Northampton, Massachusetts, historian and author; secretary of the Navy, 1845-1846; U.S. minister to Berlin, 1867-1874. From the description of Letter: Washington,...

Lyndon, Josias.

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Swearingen, Joseph.

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Langdon, Woodbury, 1739-1805

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Smith, Mariwether, 1730-1794

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Morton, J. Sterling (Julius Sterling), 1832-1902

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Governor of Nebraska. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to Worthington C. Ford, 1895 June 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270613068 U.S. secretary of agriculture, Nebraska secretary of state and agriculturalist. From the description of Papers of J. Sterling Morton, 1844-1904. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068087 United States Secretary of Agriculture under President Cleveland and originator of Arbor Day. ...

John Baptiste Macarty

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Key, David McKendree, 1824-1900

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David McKendree Key was a lawyer, Confederate officer, United States Senator, United States Postmaster General, and judge of Chattanooga, Tenn. From the guide to the David McKendree Key Papers, 1839-1901, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Lawyer, Confederate officer, U.S. Senator, U.S. Postmaster General, and judge of Chattanooga, Tenn. From the description of David McKendree Key papers, 1839-1901. (Oceanside ...

Kennedy, John Pendleton, 1795-1870

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Elisha Kent Kane was a physician and explorer. From the guide to the Elisha Kent Kane letters, 1853-1857, (American Philosophical Society) American Secretary of Navy (1852-53), lawyer, and author known for his political satire. From the description of Manuscript and correspondence, 1842-1866. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122547449 American novelist and Congressman from Maryland; Secre...

Alden, Roger

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Ward, Joseph

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Epithet: of Skipton British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000816.0x0002e7 ...

Belknap, William W. (William Worth), 1829-1890

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Lawyer, Union soldier, and Secretary of War (1869-1876). From the description of Letters, 1869-1887. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233121016 U.S. secretary of war and army officer. From the description of William W. Belknap papers, 1880-1888. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450603 American army officer and politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keokuk, Iowa, to H.T. Crosby, 1873 May 9. (Unknown). ...

N. F. Williams

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Richard Howley.

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King, Horatio, 1811-1897

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Horatio King (1811-1897) was a federal government official and attorney. He served as Assistant Postmaster General from 1854 to 1861, and then briefly as Postmaster General in 1861. From the description of Horatio King letter, 1855 December 18. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 152030698 From the guide to the Horatio King letter, 18 December 1855, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) American lawyer and politician. From the description of Aut...

Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848

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John Quincy Adams (b. July 11, 1767, Braintree, Massachusetts-d. February 23, 1848, Washington, D.C.) was an American statesman who served as a diplomat, United States Senator, member of the House of Representatives, and the sixth President of the United States. He was a member of the Federalist, Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and later the Anti-Masonic and Whig parties. He was the son of President John Adams and Abigail Adams. As a diplomat, Adams played an important role in neg...

Thomas E. Wills

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Barber, Francis, 1751-1783

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Weston, James A. (James Augustus), 1838-1905

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James Augustus Weston, 1838-1905, confederate officer, clergyman, and author, born in Hyde County, N.C. From the description of James A. Weston papers, 1889-1894 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 45772562 James Augustus Weston, 1838-1905, was a confederate officer, clergyman, author, and a native of Hyde County, N.C. From the guide to the James A. Weston Papers, ., 1889-1894, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Souther...

G. Rance

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Chandler, George B. (George Brinton), 1865-

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Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785

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Continental Congressman. From the description of ALS : Burlington, to Ester DeBerdt, 1767 Nov. 17. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525172 Donop, a Hessian mercenary fighting for the British in the Revolutionary War, was fatally wounded at the Battle of Red Bank and died 25 Oct. 1777. From the description of Letter : to Thomas Wharton, 1777 Oct. 24. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612882108 Delegate from Pennsylvania to ...

George Bancroft

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Paine, Ephraim, 1730-1785

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Skinner, Cortland.

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Bowdoin, James

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Colleton, C. S.

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Guild, Curtis, 1860-1915

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Worth, William Jenkins, 1794-1849

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Army officer. From the description of Papers of William Jenkins Worth, 1838-1842. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80699218 Born in Hudson, N.Y. During the War of 1812, served as an aide to Winfield Scott, and participated in the battles of Chippewa and Lundy's Lane. Given command of the 8th Infantry Regiment in 1838, with rank as colonel. From the description of W. J. Worth letter : Buffalo, to Gov. Marcy, 1838 Feb. 25. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id...

Hurley, Patrick J. (Patrick Jay), 1883-1963

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N. B. Boileau

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Joseph Pettingill.

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Daniel Clark

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Eugene W. Shipley

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Henry, William, 1729-1786

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Bell, Samuel, 1770-1850

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Bell was a member of Dartmouth College, Class of 1793. From the description of Papers, 1802-1832. (New Hampshire Newsp Project). WorldCat record id: 122477220 Lawyer, governor, and U.S. senator from New Hampshire. From the description of Papers of Samuel Bell and Samuel Dana Bell, 1722-1888. (New Hampshire Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70961426 ...

Dinwiddie, Robert, 1690-1770

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Stewart, Charles, 1729-1800

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Charles Stewart (1729-1800) was the Commissary General of Issues, Continental Army and delegate to Continental Congress from New Jersey. Charles Samuel Stewart (1795-1870) was Senior Chaplain, U.S. Navy. Charles Seaforth Stewart (1823-1904) was Colonel, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. From the description of Papers, 1768-1877. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122556351 From the guide to the Papers, 1768-1877., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard Unive...

Adams, Charles Francis, 1866-1954.

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Charles Francis Adams III (August 2, 1866 - June 10, 1954) was the United States Secretary of the Navy, 1929-1933, under President Herbert Hoover and a well-known yachtsman. From the description of Letter, October 15, 1929. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 17974111 From the description of Letter, June 11, 1929. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 17974119 From the description of Signature, [n.d.] (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 17997907 ...

Tilghman, Matthew, 1718-1790

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Weedon, George, 1730? -1790

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George, Clinton

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Fairchild, Charles S. (Charles Stebbins), 1842-1924

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U.S. secretary of the treasury. From the description of Charles S. Fairchild papers, 1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452649 ...

Montgomery, John, 1722-1808

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Delegate from Pennsylvania to the U.S. Continental Congress. From the description of Letter of John Montgomery, 1784. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454596 ...

Crowninshield, Benjamin Williams, 1772-1851

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Benjamin Williams Crowninshield (December 27, 1772 - February 3, 1851) served as the United States Secretary of the Navy between 1815 and 1818, during the administrations of Presidents James Madison and James Monroe. From the description of Letter, April 20, 1815. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 18168831 Banker, U.S. secretary of the Navy, and U.S. representative from Massachusetts. From the description of Benjamin Williams Crowninshield correspondence, ...

J. A. Smith

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Theodore O'Hara

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Badger, George Edmund, 1795-1866

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George E. Badger, superior court judge, secretary of the Navy, and U.S. senator, 1844-1855, of Raleigh, N.C. From the description of George Edmund Badger papers, 1827-1864. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 22979255 From the guide to the George Edmund Badger Papers, 1827-1864, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) American jurist; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1841; U.S. Senator from North Carolina 1846-185...

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

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

Williams, John, approximately 1730-1795

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John Williams (1731-1799), of Williamsboro, Granville (now Vance) County, North Carolina, was a planter, lawyer, and judge. He married Agnes Bullock Keeling (d. 1803), widow, 12 November 1759. Their daughter Agnes married Robert Burton. Along with his cousin Richard Henderson, Williams organized the Louisa (later the Transylvania) Company in 1774 in order to develop and sell land between the Cumberland and Kentucky rivers. Williams and Henderson had engaged Daniel Boone to explore the region in ...

Read, George C. (George Campbell), 1787-1862

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Read was CO, East India Squadron (1840), Africa Squadron (1846), and Mediterranean Squadron (1855). From the description of Letter, January 22, 1848. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 46357742 Epithet: Captain of the USS 'Constellation' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x000083 George Campbell Read (1787-1862) was an officer in the U.S. Navy. From the description of...

Berrien, John MacPherson, 1781-1856

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John Macpherson Berrien was an eloquent lawyer, a U.S. senator, and the attorney general of the United States during U.S. president Andrew Jackson's administration. Berrien County, created in south Georgia in 1856, is named for him. From the description of Berrien, John letters, 1796-1799. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 268674733 Georgia resident (Savannah) and U.S. senator. From the description of Letters, 1820-1852. (Duke University Library). Worl...

Hamilton, James, 1749-1835

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Title: Duke of Hamilton and Brandon British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001299.0x0000cf The Presbyterian minister James Hamilton was born in Paisley on 27 November 1814. He was educated by a tutor at home, and then he studied at Glasgow University where he graduated in 1835. In 1836 he began studies at Edinburgh University with the intention of entering the Church. Hamilton was licensed as a Minister in the Church ...

Dallas, Alexander James, 1759-1817

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Lawyer; U.S. district attorney for eastern Pennsylvania, 1801-1814; secretary of the Treasury, 1814-1816. From the description of AL (draft), [ca. 1811 Aug.], Philadelphia, to [Caesar Augustus Rodney?]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122524906 From the description of AL, [ca. 1809 Nov.], Philadelphia, to Albert Gallatin. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122585765 U.S. secretary of the treasury, lawyer, and author. ...

Hall, Nathan Kelsey, 1810-1874

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U.S. postmaster general, U.S. representative from New York, lawyer, and jurist. From the description of Appointments of Nathan Kelsey Hall, 1851. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450716 Born in Marcellus, Onondaga County, N.Y.; moved to Wales, Erie County, N.Y. in 1826. Became a clerk and student in Millard Fillmore's law office in Aurora. Held many positions in local government between 1830 and 1840. Entered into law partnership with Fillmore and Solomon G. Haven in 1836. A...

Dawson, John, 1762-1814

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John Litle

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Delbeck

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White, John, d. 1779

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John Tyler

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Smith, Richard, 1735-1803

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Public official of New Jersey and lawyer. From the description of Richard Smith diary, 1775-1776. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979851 ...

Bradford, Robert Fiske, 1902-1983

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Epithet: American politician British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000977.0x0000c8 ...

Glynn, Martin Henry, 1871-1924

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Journalist and politician; Governor of New York State, 1913-1914. From the description of Papers, 1913-1924. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 85821850 Martin Henry Glynn (1871-1924) was an American politician and Democrat. He was elected to the House of Representatives in 1899 and served one term as the representative of the 20th District of New York. He later served as New York State Comptroller (1907-1908) and Lieutenant Governor (1912). Glynn then became Gove...

Badger, William, 1779-1852

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Davidson, William Lee

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William Shaw

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Bird Wilbur Baldwin

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Hillhouse, James, 1754-1832

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George Atkinson

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Wirt, William, 1772-1834

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William Wirt, lawyer and author of Richmond, Va., and Baltimore, Md., served as United States attorney general from 1817 until 1829. He wrote Letters of the British Spy (1803) and Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry (1817). From the description of William Wirt letters, 1816-1820; 1832-1833 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 23469832 Philip Lightfoot of Culpeper County, Virginia served as a lieutenant in the Continental Army Artillery ...

Col. John Lamb's

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John Mason

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Hendricks, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrews), 1819-1885

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Hendricks was raised in Shelby County, Ind. He was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1843, served in the Indiana House (1848) and Senate (1849), followed by two terms in the U.S. House of Representatives (1851-1855), and was commissioner of the U.S. Land Office (1855-1859). He served in the U.S. Senate (1863-1869), was elected governor of Indiana in 1872, and was Vice President (1884) under Grover Cleveland. Hendricks died after nine months in that office. From the description of Papers...

Howard, Martin, d. 1781

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Andrew Huntington

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Trumbull, John, 1756-1843

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American painter of historical subjects. From the description of ALS : New York, to James Madison, 1823 Oct. 20. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122580911 Painter; New York City. From the description of John Trumbull papers, 1787-1843. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557315 John Trumbull (1756-1843) was an American painter and diplomat. From the guide to the John Trumbull papers, 1780-1840, (The New York Public Library...

Akerman, Amos Tappan, 1821-1880

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U.S. attorney general. From the description of Amos Tappan Akerman correspondence, 1877. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423520 Lawyer, of Cartersville, Ga.; U.S. Attorney General (1870-71). From the description of Letter books of Amos Tappan Akerman [manuscript] 1871-76. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647950600 ...

Kempton, M.

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Hill, David B. (David Bennett), 1843-1910

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David Bennett Hill (1843-1910) was an American politician from New York. He was mayor of Elmira, New York (1892) and shortly thereafter (1893-1895) became lieutenant governor of the state. He served as governor of New York from 1885-1891 and then was elected to the U. S. Senate where he served five years (1892-1897). From the guide to the David B. Hill Papers, 1885-1910, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Epithet: Governor of New York State ...

Yates, Christopher Peter, 1750-1815

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Army officer. From the description of Christopher Peter Yates correspondence, 1777 February 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981653 ...

Milton Kronovet

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McMahon, Martin Thomas, 1838-1906

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Martin Thomas McMahon was born 21 March 1838 in Laprairie County, Quebec, Canada. He came to New York for his education and received his bachelor's degree from St. John's College Fordham in 1855, his M.A. in 1857, and his doctor of laws degree in 1866. McMahon served in the Union army during the Civil War, eventually being brevetted a major-general of volunteers due to his conspicuous service. After the Civil War, he returned to New York City to begin his career as corporation counsel in 1866. M...

Barnabas Bates

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Sherburne, Henry, 1709-1767

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Edmund S. De Luce

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Gilman, Joseph A. (Joseph Alonzo), 1826-1884

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Lee, Charles, 1758-1815

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United States Attorney-General. From the description of Letter, 1813 May 2, Alexandria, Va., to William Broadfoot, Charleston, S.C. [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647825399 Charles Lee was born in 1758. He was brother of Richard Bland Lee and Henry "Light-horse Harry" Lee. A.B. degree from College of New Jersey. Collector of port of Alexandria, Va. Admitted to bar. Served in Virginia General Assembly. Attorney-general of the United States, 1795-1...

Weeks, John W. (John Wingate), 1860-1926

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John Wingate Weeks (April 11, 1860-July 12, 1926) was an American politician in the Republican Party. He served as a United States Representative for Massachusetts from 1905 to 1913, as a United States Senator from 1913 to 1919, and as Secretary of War from 1921 to 1925. Weeks was born and raised in Lancaster, New Hampshire. He received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy, graduating in 1881, and served two years in the United States Navy. Weeks made a fortune in banking during the...

Alfred Caldwell

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Franklin Benjamin Sanborn

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Daniel Jenifer

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Waterston

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Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969

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Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was leader of the Allied forces in Europe in World War II, commander of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), and the thirty-fourth president of the United States, from January 20, 1953, to January 20, 1961. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas, the third son of David Jacob Eisenhower, a railroad worker, and Ida Elizabeth Stover. In 1891, the family moved to Abilene, Kansas, where David accepted a job at a local creamery run by ...

Branch, John, 1782-1863

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Secretary of the Navy. From the description of Letter signed : "Navy Department," to Samuel Hambleton, U.S.N. purser in Baltimore, 1829 June 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134739 U.S. senator and governor of North Carolina. From the description of John Branch papers, 1830-1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451282 ...

Benjamin Fitzpatrick

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Gansevoort, Leonard, 1751-1810

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Member of the New York State Assembly, the U.S. Continental Congress, and the New York Convention of Representatives in 1777. From the description of Letter, 1778 October 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86164562 Leonard Gansevoort, businessman, lawyer, and politician, was born in Albany, circa July 1791. He was the brother of Peter Gansevoort, and descendant of a prominent Dutch family in Albany, most of whose members were for three generations had been brewers and mercha...

Laurance, John, 1750-1810

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Army officer, lawyer, U.S. representative of New York, U.S. senator of New York, jurist, and banker. From the description of Descriptive account pertaining to New York judicial affairs, 1784. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015007 Revolutionary officer, judge, and senator; resident of New York City. From the description of John Laurance papers, 1694-1835 (bulk 1770-1809). (New York University). WorldCat record id: 58783369 ...

Benton, Josiah Henry

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Sir Francis Bernard.

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Richard, Bonhomme

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Rodgers, John, 1773-1838

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U.S. Naval officer. From the description of Letter, 1812, Jan. 6 : Newport, Rhode Island, to William P.C. Barton. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34992827 President of the United States Board of Navy Commissioners. From the description of Letters, 1818-1831. (Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 70926243 John Rodgers was born in Maryland in 1773. He joined the Navy in the 1790s and served in the Quasi War with France, th...

J. E. Rankin

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Van Dyke, Nicholas, 1769-1826.

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Nicholas Van Dyke was a U.S. Senator from Delaware. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155886813 ...

James H. Manning

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Granger, Francis, 1792-1868

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Whig politician and anti-Jacksonian Congressman from New York; leader of the "Silver Grey Whigs; member of the 1861 Peace Convention. From the description of Francis Granger letter to Gideon Granger [manuscript], 1821 December 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 648018291 U.S. representative, lawyer, and legislator of New York. From the description of Papers of Francis and Gideon Granger, 1800-1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71066250 Fran...

Campbell, David, 1953-

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Member of ensemble 'The Fires of London'. Epithet: clarinettist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000472.0x0001ed Epithet: Lieutenant-Colonel; of the Sutherland volunteers British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000843.0x000050 ...

Pitcher, Nathaniel, 1777-1836

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Marc M. Michael

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Hobbie, Selah Reeve, 1797-1854

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U.S. representative from and public official of New York and army officer. From the description of Letter of Selah Reeve Hobbie, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450928 Lawyer, Delhi, New York; U.S. representative from New York, 1827- 1829; assistant U.S. postmaster general, 1829-1851. From the description of Letter : [Washington, D.C.], to Stephen S. Phelps, Yellow Banks, Ill., 1836 Aug. 5. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 338...

Munro, David A. (David Alexander), 1848-1910

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Benjamin Harrison

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Livingston, Peter Van Brugh, 1710-1792

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Livingston was a New York businessman who was active in New York political affairs before and during the American Revolution. Johnson signed the U.S. Constitution for Connecticut, served as a Senator from Connecticut, and was President of Columbia University (1787-1800). From the description of [Letter] 1772 Jun. 24, Stratford [to] Sam.l Wm Johnson / P. V. B. Livingston. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 245202632 Merchant and land owner; resided in New York City, and la...

Robert Magaw

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Thomas Nelson

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Johnson, William Samuel, 1727-1819

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Johnson was the son of Samuel Johnson, Anglican clergyman and first president of King's College (Columbia University). He served in the Continental Congress from Connecticut and signed the U.S. Constitution, served in the U.S. Senate (1789-1791) and eventually as president of Columbia University. He spent time in England from 1767-1771. From the description of [Letters] / Wm. Sam. Johnson. [between 1768 and 1773] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 244252285 Statesman, juri...

Samuel Caldwell.

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William Patterson

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W. C. Bonck

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J. R. Goodman

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Dudley, Thomas H. (Thomas Haines), 1819-1893

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Lawyer, of Camden, N.J.; U.S. consul at Liverpool, England (1861-1872). From the description of Correspondence, [18--]-[18--]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70975682 Lawyer, politician, and U.S. consul at Liverpool, England during the Civil War; of Camden, N.J. From the description of Papers, [18--]-[18--]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70974793 From the description of Papers, [18--]-[18--]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70974343 Thomas Haine...

Hutchinson, Thomas, 1711-1780

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Governor of Massachusetts. From the description of Certification, 1752. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70960172 At this time, Hutchinson was judge of probate in Suffolk County (1749-1766); later he was royal governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (1771-1774) From the description of A Brief State of that Part of Massachusetts Bay which is situated East of the Province of Main (sic) with reasons for erecting it into a separate & distinct Province : manuscript...

Peter Colt

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Rhoads, Samuel, 1711-1784

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Henry Laurens

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T. P. Flower

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E. Berould

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Swift, Heman.

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Haile, William, 1807-1876

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Duane, James, 1733-1797

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Jurist, satesman, and member of Continental Congress, born in New York City. He was the leading advocate of the rights of New York to the New Hampshire grants, and drew up a memorial to the assembly in 1773 in support of the claim of his state to an eastern boundary on the Connecticut river. From the description of State of the evidence and argument in support of the territorial rights and jurisdiction of New York against the government of New Hampshire and the claiments under it and...

Robinson, Lucius, b. 1810

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Cadwalader, Lambert, 1743-1823.

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Revolutionary patriot. From the description of Document signed : Whitehall [London], 1785 July 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874593 Member, Continental Congress. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Trenton, to George Mitchell, 1785 Nov. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134311 Member of Continental Congress. From the description of Autograph receipt signed on behalf of Messrs. Lathem & Reed, 1760 Dec. 31. (Unknown...

Work, Hubert, 1860-1942

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United States postmaster general, 1922-1923; secretary of the interior, 1923-1928; chairman, Republican National Committee, 1928-1929. From the description of Hubert Work miscellaneous papers, 1922-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754869880 U.S. secretary of the interior, U.S. postmaster general, and physician. From the description of Hubert Work papers, 1923-1928. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981640 Biographical/Hist...

David Henshaw

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Henry, Lee

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Richard Morris.

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J. D. Jones

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Aaron Lopez

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Stoddert, Benjamin, 1751-1813

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First Secretary of the Navy, 1798-1801. From the description of Letter : Georgetown, to Messrs. Samuel & J. Smith, Baltimore, 1786 March 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22919290 From the description of Letter : Georgetown, to John Templeman, Philadelphia, 1792 Oct. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22919313 Benjamin Stoddert, a Maryland native, was the first Secretary of the Navy, serving from 1789 to 1801. He built a powerful fleet and established the Marine...

Usher, John Palmer, 1816-1889

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John P. Usher lived in Lawrence, Kan.; was an attorney, Railroad official, entrepreneur, and the chief counsel for the Union Pacific Railroad from 1865 to 1889. From the description of John P. Usher papers [microform], 18uu. (Kansas State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 61660762 Lawyer and U.S. secretary of the interior. From the description of John Palmer Usher correspondence, 1865 April 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981246 ...

Johnson, E. Kurtz

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McCall, Samuel W. (Samuel Walker), 1851-1923

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Katharine Hand

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James Brown

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Wilson, James, 1836-1920.

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Wilson, a native of Scotland, moved to Iowa in 1855 where he became a farmer, state legislator, and professor of agriculture. Was U.S. secretary of agriculture 1897-1913. From the description of Appointment, 1902. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 62725441 ...

Holton, Samuel, 1738-1816

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Wanamaker, John, 1838-1922

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John Wanamaker was founder of a Philadelphia department store. From the description of Collection, 1779-1892. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122632980 John Wanamaker, 1838-1822. Born Philadelphia, created first department store, pioneered use of price tags, money back guarantees, newspaper ads, and white sales. Instituted employee health care, pensions, and fringe benefits. Samuel Sydney McClure, 1857-1949. Founder, editor,...

Dallas, George Mifflin, 1792-1864

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Diplomat, vice-president of U.S. 1845-1849. From the description of ALS (retained copy), 1844 Nov. 21, Philadelphia, to George Ord, Philadelphia. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591475 From the description of Transcript of letter, 1856 Jan. 29, Harrisburg, Pa., to Franklin Pierce. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122524908 American diplomat; Vice President of U.S., 1844-1848. From the description of Papers, 1...

Hendrick Fisher.

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Reuben Hyde Welworth

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

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

Jones, Willie, 1741? -1801

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

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James Garfield, twentieth President of the United States, was born in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, in 1831. After embarking on an academic career, he joined the Ohio volunteer infantry regiment, and in 1863 was appointed Major General in the same regiment. He served as a member of the U. S. House of Representatives from 1863 to 1880, when he was elected President. His inauguration took place on March 4, 1881, but his term of office was unfortunately brought to an abrupt end with his assassination by C...

Charles Simms

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Francis, Dana

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William Murray

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Pillow, Gideon Johnson, 1806-1878

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Gideon Johnson Pillow (1806-1878) was born in Williamson County, Tennessee. He practiced law with James Knox Polk (1795-1849), the 11th presdient of the United States. Pillow was appointed Brigadier General of the U.S. Volunteers in 1846 and later promoted to Major General because of his friendship with President Polk. He served during the Mexican War (1846-1848) and fought during the battles of Vera Cruz, Cerro Gordo, Contreras, and Chapultepec. He was appointed Senior Major General of the Prov...

Morris, Cadwalader, 1741-1795

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Pennsylvania delegate to U.S. Continental Congress, businessman, and banker. From the description of Letter of Cadwalader Morris, 1764. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454627 ...

Chase, Samuel, 1741-1811

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At this time, Samuel Chase was a justice in the district of Baltimore. William Smallwood was the governor of Maryland. From the description of Letter to William Smallwood, 1788 September 6. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866539 Jurist. From the description of Samuel Chase papers, 1776-1805. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 144571402 Delegate from Maryland to the Continental Congress, signer of the Declaration of Independence, ...

Walker, John, d. 1809

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Tyner, James N. (James Noble), 1826-1904

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Howell, David, 1747-1824.

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David Howell was born in Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey, on January 1, 1747, was a delegate from Rhode Island to the Continental Congress. He attended Eaton’s Academy in Hopewell, New Jersey, and graduated from Princeton College in 1766, where he studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1768 and commenced practice in Providence, Rhode Island. He was a tutor at Brown University from 1766 to 1769, then a professor of natural philosophy from 1769 to 1779. He was a fellow of Brown Universit...

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...

Adee, Alvey A. (Alvey Augustus), 1842-1924

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Emily Smith was the wife of Moses Smith, a congregational minister in Plainville, Conn., and Glencoe, Illinois. From the description of Letter, 1890 October 24, Washington, D.C., to Emily Smith, Glencoe, Illinois. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 35251580 ...

Gunby, John, 1745-1807

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Alexander MacDonald

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Mrs A C Morgan

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Dern, George Henry, 1872-1936

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U.S. secretary of war and governor of Utah. From the description of George Henry Dern papers, 1933-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980069 Governor. From the description of School land titles in public land states. (Southern Utah University). WorldCat record id: 122599949 Dern was born in Nebraska but moved to Utah to be bookkeeper for his father's Mercur Gold Mining and Milling Co. He was involved in ranching, dairying, public utilities, and banki...

W. K. Boylan

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Hunt, William H. (William Henry), 1823-1883

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William Henry was United States Secretary of the Navy, 1881-1882, under Presidents James Garfield and Chester A. Arthur. From the description of Signature, 1881. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 17997936 U.S. Secretary of the Navy, diplomat, and jurist. From the description of Letter of William H. Hunt, 1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451087 ...

Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864

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Roger Taney was Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1853. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191048726 American jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to J. Kennedy Furlong, 1855 May 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574484 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to M. St. Clair Clarke, 1842 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

Wolcott, Roger, 1847-1900

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Paul Dans

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Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1851-1921

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United States Secretary of the Navy under President Theodore Roosevelt. From the description of Charles J. Bonaparte letter, 1905. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 265034455 Lawyer, municipal and civil service reformer, and U.S. attorney general and secretary of the navy. From the description of Charles J. Bonaparte papers, 1760-1921 (bulk 1874-1921). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83459229 Biographical Note ...

W. T. Crossdale ?

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Pierce, William, 1740-1789

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William Leigh Pierce served in the U.S. Revolutionary War in various capacities. After the war he settled in Savannah, Georgia as a merchant with ties to the Caribbean. He served in the George State Legislature and served as a delegate to the U.S. Constitutuional Convention where he kept notes and wrote character sketches on the participants first published in 1828. Recalled to Georgia for business reasons, he did not sign the U.S. Constitution. He was the father of the American writer William L...

Brudenell

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Patten, John, 1746-1800.

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Flower, Benjamin, d. 1781

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Adam, John

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Epithet: of Lisbon British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000741.0x000081 Epithet: architect British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001083.0x000041 Epithet: burgess of the town of Cambridge British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000615.0x00035b ...

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...

McClelland, Robert, 1807-1880

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Robert McClelland was a Michigan congressmen and governor. He was born in Greencastle, Pennsylvania on August 1, 1807, and graduated from Dickinson College, Carlistle, Pennsylvania in 1829. He worked as a teacher before his admission to the Pennsylvania bar in 1831. McClelland moved to Monroe, Michigan two years later, becoming delegate in the state constitution convention in 1835. Robert McClelland served as Governor of Michigan, 1851-1853 and Secretary of the Interior, 1853-1857. He died in De...

Marshall, John, 1755-1835

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John Marshall (1755-1835) was born near Germantown, Prince William (currently Fauquier) County, Virginia on 24 September 1755 to parents Thomas Marshall and Mary Randolph Keith. From 1775-1781, Marshall served in the Continental Army and fought in the Revolutionary War. During the spring and summer of 1780, Marshall attended classes at the College of William and Mary and received his license to practice law. After the war, he moved to Richmond, Virginia and began his practice. Marshall married M...

Lowell, John, 1743-1802

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John Lowell (1743-1802) was a Massachusetts lawyer and judge who served in the Continental Congress (1782-1783). His son John Lowell (1769-1840) was a Massachusetts lawyer, agriculturist, philanthropist, and Federalist pamphlet writer. From the description of Papers, 1629-1894 (inclusive), 1764-1803 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612366665 John Lowell (1743-1802) was born in Newbury, Massachusetts on June 17, 1743. He attended Harvard College, where he rec...

Brodhead, Daniel, 1736-1809

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Born in 1736 in Marblehead, New York, Daniel Brodhead served as a colonel in the Revolutionary War, commanding the Western Department from his headquarters at Fort Pitt from 1779 to 1781. In the years preceding the outbreak of war, Brodhead operated a gristmill and worked as a deputy-surveyor for the colony of Pennsylvania. Disturbed by the passage of the Coercive Acts in 1774, Brodhead represented Berks County at a protest congress held in Philadelphia. In 1776, he was commissioned as an office...

George Sumner

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Livingston, William, 1723-1790

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William Livingston was born in Albany, New York, on November 30, 1723. After graduation from Yale College in 1741, he practiced law in New York. In 1772 he moved to Elizabethtown (now Elizabeth), New Jersey. He served as a member of the Continental Congress from 1774-1776 and also served as a brigadier general in the New Jersey militia. From 1776 until his death in 1790 Livingston served as governor of New Jersey. In 1787 he was a delegate to the Federal Constitutional Convention and was a signe...

George, Ross

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Browning, Orville Hickman, 1806-1881

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From Quincy, Illinois served as state senator, 1836-1841 and state representative, 1842-1843, delegate to the anti-Nebraska convention in Bloomington, Ill. in 1856 and to the Republican National Convention in 1860, appointed to the U.S. Senate to fill Stephen A. Douglas' seat when he died, and appointed Secretary of the Interior by President Johnson. Formed a law firm in Washington, D.C. in 1863 and practice there until 1866. Returned to Quincy, Ill. in 1869 to practice there. From t...

Warren, James, 1726-1808

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Marble worker, of New Haven, Conn. From the description of Papers, 1850-1867. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20273590 Massachusetts legislator. In 1775 he was appointed paymaster general of the Continental Army, but resigned when the Army moved away from Boston. From the description of Letter (Copy) : Watertown, Mass., to John Hancock, 1776 Mar. 30. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122442778 Warren was president of th...

Enoch Poor.

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Callander Irvine

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Bouck, William C., 1786-1859

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New York governor. From the description of Letters, 1842-1845. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31526783 Governor of New York. From the description of Certification of William C. Bouck, 1844. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452029 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Albany, to the Secretary of the Navy, 1844 Jun. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270514756 Sheriff of Schoharie County, 1812-1814; member of the New Yo...

Moorhead, Frank Graham, 1876-

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John Bradstreet

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Davies, William d. 1820

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Curtis, Charles, 1860-1936

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American politician; United States senator from Kansas, 1907-1913 and 1915-1929; vice president of the United States, 1929-1933. From the description of Charles Curtis papers, 1863-1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754869167 Charles Curtis (1860-1936) was an American politician and Republican. He began his political career as a member of the House of Representatives for Kansas (1893-1907). Later, he was elected to the Senate (1907-1929), where he held many important offic...

Smith, Jeremiah, 1759-1842

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Epithet: Reverend; formerly High Master of Manchester Grammar School British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x000310 ...

Holt, Joseph, 1807-1894

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Joseph Holt, 1807-94, American public official, judge advocate general of the U.S. army (1862-75). A native of Kentucky, he became a well-known lawyer and prominent Democratic politician. In 1857, President Buchanan appointed him commissioner of patents in 1857, and in 1859 he became Postmaster General. In the beginning of 1861, before the outbreak of the Civil War, he was Secretary of War. A staunch opponent of the secession movement, Holt was instrumental in preventing Kentucky from seceding. ...

David Rittenhouse

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Innes, James, 1754-1798.

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Lawyer and orator of Virginia. From the description of Letter, 1777, Jan. 28 : Fredericksburg, to Mrs. Gordon. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35092860 ...

Sykes, James, 1725-1792

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Ewing, James, 1736-1806

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Army officer and public official of Pennsylvania. From the description of James Ewing letter, 1798. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009925 ...

Robert Harpur.

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Endicott, William Crowninshield, 1826-1900

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William Crowninshield Endicott was Secretary of War from 1885 to 1889. Josiah Royce was author of California, from the conquest in 1846 to the second vigilance committee in San Francisco, which was published in 1886. From the description of Letter to Josiah Royce, 1885, Apr. 9. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122288820 ...

Joseph Anningson

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Barnes, Abraham

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Grinnell, Minturn & Co.

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Morton, Marcus, 1784-1864

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Morton served as a justice on the Massachusetts Superior Court (1825-1840) and governor (1840-1841, 1843-1844). From the description of Letters and autograph, 1840-1863. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235128487 ...

Mathew Thornton

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Charles Devens

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H. Kauti

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Jonathan Trumbull.

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Jones, Allen, 1739-1807

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Allen Jones was a brigadier general with the North Carolina militia. From the description of Allen Jones papers, 1781. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 24040672 ...

White, Anthony Walton, d. 1803

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Gansevoort, Peter, 1749-1812

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Officer in the Revolutionary War. Gansevoort commanded Fort Stanwix during it's seige in 1777 and was eventually promoted to brigadier general of the New York State Militia. He also served as a United States Commissioner of Indian Affairs and was a regent of the University of the State of New York. From the description of Letter, 1793 November 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122536888 Revolutionary War officer and resident of Albany, New York. From the descrip...

Charles Gibson

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Grasse, Charles Gravier, comte de, 1719-1787

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Grant, James, 1720-1806

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British army officer, colonial governor, and member of Parliament. From the description of James Grant of Ballindalloch papers, 1740-1819 (bulk 1760-1780). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984748 Major, 77th Regiment, "Gen. Jeffery Amherst's forces," British colonial army. From the description of Letter, 1757 Sept. 22, Charleston, [S.C., to] Alex[ander] Brodie, Lethen, [Scotland]. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 30699124 ...

Bartlett, Josiah, 1729-1795

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Josiah Bartlett (1729-1795) physician, jurist, and delegate to the U.S. Continental Congress from, and governor of, New Hampshire; his sons Levi (1763-1828) and Ezra (1770-1848), physicians and jurists, and Josiah (1768-1838), physician and member of Congress; Ezra's son Josiah (1803-1853), physician; and other family members. From the description of Josiah Bartlett family papers, 1710-1931 (bulk 1800-1890). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979979 Physician, delegate to the ...

Caesar Rodney's

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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...

Bliss's

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Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889

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Mary Ann Lamar Cobb (1818-1889), wife of Gen. Howell Cobb (1815-1868). From the description of Letter to Mary Ann Lamar Cobb, 1888 Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476494 Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) was born in Kentucky. He attended Transylvania University for a short time before enrolling at West Point in 1824, at the age of 16. He graduated in 1828 and immediately joined the First Infantry. His regiment was engaged in the Blackhawk War of 1831. In 1833, he became a...

Mary Payson

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Joseph Clay

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Cooke, Nicholas

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Epithet: deanery of Nottingham and Bingham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000759.0x000013 ...

John, Nicholas, and Moses Brown.

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Rodgers, James, d. 1780

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McCormack, John William, 1887-1979

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Boutelle, Charles A. (Charles Addison), 1839-1901

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American naval officer; U. S. Rep. from Maine and Journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Mobile, to William Pitt Fessenden, 1858 Feb. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270525077 American Naval Officer; U.S. Rep. from Maine and Journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "U.S. Gunboat Paul Jones, Port Royal, S.C.", to William Pitt Fessenden, [18]63 Jan. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530566 ...

North, William, 1755-1836

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Soldier in the Revolutionary War; born at Fort Frederic, Pemaquid, Maine, and later settled in New York. From the description of Diary, 1786 Jun. 29-1786 Aug. 24. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58772380 Revolutionary War soldier, member of the N.Y. State Assembly, U.S. Senator from New York State and U.S. Adjutant General. From the description of Letter, 1802 January 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122578410 Revolutionary W...

Gibbs, Caleb, d. 1818

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J. T. Gilman

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Livingston, Walter, 1740-1797

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Penn, Richard, 1735-1811

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Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1795-1858

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American lawyer and politician; Attorney General. From the description of Letter signed : New York, to A.J. Bleecker, 1840 July 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132632 American lawyer and politician; Atty. General. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to C.H. Waddell, 1840 July 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131665 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to William L. Marcy, Secretary of War, 1845 Ma...

S. L. Phelps

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Livingston, James, 1747-1832

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Thomas Burgie.

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Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879

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Cushing served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1835- 1843, and as special U.S. Envoy to China from 1843-1845. His career also included a term as U.S. Attorney General from 1852-1857. From the description of Letters to Thomas Mayo Brewer and Henry Vose, 1843, 1858. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234342903 U.S cabinet official and representative from Massachusetts, army officer, diplomat, and lawyer. From the description of Caleb Cushin...

Forbes, James, 1731? -1780

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Carroll, Charles

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Weeks, Sinclair, 1893-1972

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Government executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Sinclair Weeks : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527294 Weeks was born in West Newton, Mass., the son of John Wingate Weeks. He was graduated from Harvard University in 1914. From 1914 to 1923 he was with the First National Bank of Boston. In 1923 he joined the firm of Reed & Barton, silversmiths, of Taunton, Mass. In 1929 he became a Dire...

Howard, John Eager, 1752-1827

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U.S. Continental Congress delegate and U.S. senator from and governor of Maryland, and army officer. From the description of Collection of John Eager Howard and (?) Hollingsworth, 1814-1821. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451030 Army officer and governor of Maryland. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to General Greene, 1782 Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269521961 Governor of Maryland, from "Belvedere," Baltimore Cou...

William Pitt Fescenden

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Dobbin, James Cochran, 1814-1857.

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U.S. Secretary of the Navy. From the description of Order signed : "Navy Department", addressed to Chief Engineer, Montgomery Fletcher, 1853 Oct. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538466 ...

Abel Parker Upshur

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Elmer, Jonathan, 1745-1807

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James Abeel

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Francis Lieber

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Dickinson, Donald McDonald, 1846-1917

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Lawyer and U.S. postmaster general. From the description of Donald McDonald Dickinson papers, 1863-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 156849517 Donald McDonald Dickinson was born in New York on Jan. 17, 1846. He moved with his family to Mich. at the age of two. He was raised and educated in Detroit. In 1867, he received a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Michigan and went into practice in Detroit that same year. He married Frances Platt on June 15, 1869. In 1...

Nathaniel M. Miller

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Laura Alice Bacon

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Jedediah Huntington

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Nicholas, Wilson Cary, 1757-1820.

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Wilson Cary Nicholas, from Albemarle County, Virginia, fought in the Revolution, and became a politician, serving in the Virginia General Assembly, 1784-89, 1794-1799, as a U.S. senator, 1799-1804, and as a congressman, 1807-1809. He was governor of Virginia from 1814-1816, and a close associate of Jefferson. From the description of Papers, 1800-1805, 1815-1816. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609119 The son of Robert Carter Nicholas (1728-1780) and Anne Cary Nicholas (173...

Patison, Archibald.

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Motte, Isaac, d. 1795.

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Henshaw, David, 1791-1852

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U.S. secretary of the navy, public official of Massachusetts, and railroad official. From the description of David Henshaw correspondence, 1832-1844. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980682 Merchant and customs collector, of Boston, Mass. From the description of Letters, 1829-1830. (State Library of Massachusetts). WorldCat record id: 70967983 ...

Mercer, James, 1736-1793

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Mercer was a Continental Congressman from Virginia. From the description of ADS, 1779 November 22 : Bill to the Treasurer of Virginia. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13772740 James Mercer was a planter and politician of Fredericksburg, Va. He served in the House of Burgesses, General Assembly, the Virginia constitutional convention of 1776, the committee of safety, and in the Continental Congress. He also served as a judge of the general court and of...

FitzSimons, Thomas, 1741-1811

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6668z28 (person)

Revolutionary patriot. From the description of Clipped signature : Philadelphia, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873030 From the description of Autograph note signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified recipient, 1795 June 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870800 From the description of Document signed : [n.p.], 1788. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874615 Philadelphia congressman. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Henry Cly...

Nicholas Fish.

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Tryon, William, 1729-1788

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Colonial governor of North Carolina, 1764-1771, and New York, 1771-1780. From the description of William Tryon papers, 1772-1784. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58779879 British army officer and colonial lt. governor and governor of North Carolina. From the description of Correspondence of William Tryon, 1773-1774. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82551846 Colonial gov. of New York. From the description of Letter si...

Kościuszko, Tadeusz, 1746-1817

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Polish patriot and army officer. From the description of Commission and letter of Tadeusz Kościuszko, 1776-1777. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014909 Polish patriot and American general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Thomas Jefferson, 1814 Jan. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270596972 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Philadelphia?], to Thomas Jefferson, [n.d., 1798 Apr.?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record...

Montcalm de Saint-Véran, Louis-Joseph, marquis de, 1712-1759

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Morris, Robert H. (Robert Hunter), 1802-1855

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Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791

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Francis Hopkinson was a judge of the Court of Admiralty of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1786, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155885969 Pennsylvania Continental congressman. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Thomas Harwood, 1781 Apr. 28. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122585977 From the...

Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800

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Mifflin was a Continental Congressman, Major General, and governor of Pennsylvania. From the description of LS, 1784 May 6 : Annapolis, to Governor Clinton. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13782989 Thomas Mifflin (1744-1800) was a Philadelphia merchant, military officer during the Revolutionary War, and U.S. Congressman. He served as the first governor of Pennsylvania from 1790 to 1799. From the description of Thomas Mifflin papers, 1791-1...

Laurens, John, 1754-1782

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Aide and secretary to George Washington. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Col Stewart, 1780 Oct. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598003 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to the quarter master general, 1781 Oct. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598007 From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Camp before York", 1781 Oct. 19th. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595601 From the description of Autograph letter...

Clement Biddle

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Kingsland, Elizabeth.

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Conway, Thomas, 1735-approximately 1800

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Revolutionary soldier. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Camp", to the Executive Council of the Board of War of the State of Pennsylvania, 1777 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517172 ...

A. R. Pinci

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61q1q47 (person)

Tucker, Thomas Tudor, 1745-1828

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Epithet: Rear-Admiral; CB British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000353.0x000005 Representative from South Carolina. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to C.A. Rodney, 1822 Apr. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573442 U.S. treasurer and representative from South Carolina and physician. From the description of Papers of Thomas Tudor Tucker, 1791-1824. (Un...

Gilder, Richard Watson

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David Cobb.

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Foster, John Watson, 1836-1917

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Military man, journalist, and diplomat. Served as U.S. ambassador to Mexico, 1873-1880; to Russia, 1880-1881; and to Spain, 1883-1885. Served as U.S. secretary of state, 1892-1893. From the description of Letter : United States Legation, Mexico, to A. Langdon, Washington, D.C., 1880 Feb. 7. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57210087 Epithet: US Minister in St Petersburg British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/8...

Lewis, Andrew W., 1943-....

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Law, Richard, 1733-1806

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Delegate to the Continental Congress from Connecticut. From the description of Letters of Richard Law, 1759-1784. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81049955 Revolutionary patriot. From the description of Clipped signature : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873033 Continental congressman and jurist, of New London, Conn.; graduate of Yale; judge of Connecticut Supreme Court and from 1789-1806 U.S. District Court judge, Connecticut District. ...

Benjamin Willcox

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Mrs Mitchell Palmer

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6g59bjm (person)

C. W. Lawrence

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Ramsdell, George A. (George Allen), 1834-1900

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Rollins, Frank W. (Frank West), 1860-1915

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Morton, John, approximately 1724-1777

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Declaration of Independence signer from Pennsylvania. From the description of Signed act of the Pennsylvania General Assembly, 1776 March 16. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55227923 Signer of the Declaration of Independence. From the description of Document, 1770. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29853209 At this time, John Morton was a land surveyer. From the description of Land survey, 1755. (University of P...

Cornell, Alonzo B., 1832-1904

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Governor of New York. From the description of Alonzo B. Cornell papers, 1830-1904. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63935485 Alonzo Cornell was a governor of New York and the eldest son of Ezra Cornell, the founder of Cornell University. From the description of Letter, 1871 October 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122488115 Alonzo Cornell was the son of Ezra Cornell, who founded Cornell University. Alonzo proposed publishing these remi...

Henry Simpson

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6jf8mvz (person)

John Lacey Jr.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66r5jmv (person)

Benjamin Bourne.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65z6pxp (person)

John Lacey

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6q960g0 (person)

Duboys, Lewis, d. 1824

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Dever, Paul A.

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McDonald, Charles James, 1793-1860

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Charles James McDonald (1793-1860) graduated at South Carolina College in 1816 and was admitted to the bar in 1817. He served in the Georgia Assembly and was elected governor of Georgia in 1839. He is credited with saving the Western and Atlantic Railroad and improving the financial condition of the state government. From the description of Charles James McDonald papers, 1834-1854. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122517417 Governor of Georgia, jurist, and public official of G...

Partridge, William

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Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917

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U.S. Supreme Court justice, attorney general, secretary of the navy, and representative from Massachusetts. From the description of William H. Moody papers, 1879-1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981907 William Moody was a Confederate soldier in the 1st Georgia Battalion Sharpshooters. From the description of William Moody papers, 1861-1864 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 38525508 ...

Lloyd, Edward, 1744-1796

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2d New York Bn.

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Clarence Seward

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Jewett, Hugh J. (Hugh Judge), 1817-1898

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6xd4p3g (person)

Morrill, Lot M. (Lot Myrick), 1812-1883

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American statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to W.P. Fessenden, 1862 Nov. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612916 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to William Pitt Fessenden, 1867 Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612918 U.S. secretary of the treasury, U.S. senator from and governor of Maine. From the description of Letters of Lot M. Morrill, 1867-1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: ...

Sitgreaves, John, 1757-1802.

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Peter Stephen Du Ponceau

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Henry Knox.

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Hooper, William, 1742-1790

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William Hooper of North Carolina was a leader in the American Revolution and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. From the description of William Hooper papers, 1770-1822 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 32246239 From the guide to the William Hooper Papers, ., 1770-1822, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) At this time, William Hooper was representing Wilmington in the General Ass...

Watson, P. E.

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Wade, John

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Epithet: of Bucklesham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000701.0x000175 Epithet: Major British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000701.0x000172 Epithet: of Add MS 15561 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000701.0x000173 ...

Wheeler, William A. (William Almon), 1819-1887

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Malone, N.Y. banker and lawyer; United States Vice-President, 1877. From the description of Papers, 1849-1884. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155465433 ...

Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856

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Farmer, lawyer, and statesman. From the description of John M. Clayton papers, 1798-1868 (bulk 1819-1850). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980031 Clayton served as U.S. Secretary of State, 1849-1850. From the description of ALS, 1850 June 15 : Department of State, Washington, to John Charles Fremont. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15531096 Politician Clayton, who was born in Delaware, served in the U.S. ...

Houstoun, William, 1755-1813

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Delegate to U.S. Continental Congress from Georgia. From the description of Papers of William Houstoun, 1770-1784. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451025 ...

Joseph M. Weightman

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Reynolds, John, 1713-1788.

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John Rutledge

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James De Lancey

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6fw2xhg (person)

John Finley.

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Charles Stewart

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Stanton, Edwin L. (Edwin Lamson), 1842-1877

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Edwin L. Stanton was the son of Edwin McMasters Stanton, Secretary of War under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson. From the description of Edwin L. Stanton papers, 1866-1875. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 243664621 ...

Noble, John W. (John Willock), 1831-1912

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U.S. secretary of the interior, army officer, and lawyer. From the description of Certificate of John W. Noble, 1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451170 Major in the 3rd Iowa Cavalry, later promoted to General. Appointed Secretary of the Interior in 1889 by President Harrision. Helped draft The Forest Reserve Act. From the description of Papers, 1859-1894. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 52723763 ...

Kennedy, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1915-1944

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Tobin, Maurice J.

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Maurice Joseph Tobin was born on May 22, 1901, in the Mission Hill section of Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Boston College before entering politics as a protégé of James Michael Curley. In 1926, he was elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives and served from 1927 to 1929. He served on the Boston School Committee from 1931 to 1937. In 1937, he defeated Curley to be elected Mayor of Boston, and served as Mayor from 1938 to 1945, during which time he advocated the Fair Emplo...

Fox, Gustavus Vasa, 1821-1883

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Gustavus Vasa Fox served as Assistant Secretary of the Navy during the Civil War. From the description of G. V. Fox letter to H. R. Anthony, 1865 November 10. (University of California, Santa Barbara). WorldCat record id: 746765569 Assistant secretary, U.S. Navy, 1861-1866. From the description of Letter : Ports[mout]h, N.H., [18]65 Aug. 10. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 30798411 Assistant Secretary of the Navy. ...

Morse, George W.

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Walton, George, 1749 or 1750-1804

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George Walton, a Virginia native, came to Savannah in 1769. As a representative of Georgia to the Continental Congress, Walton signed the Declaration of Independence. He later served as governor of Georgia. From the description of Manuscript, not dated. (Atlanta History Center). WorldCat record id: 43038257 Declaration of Independence signer from Georgia. From the description of Docket on a Georgia document and portrait, 1776 February 8. (University of Virginia)....

Carlisle, John Griffin, 1835-1910

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Carlisle was a politician from Kentucky who served as Secretary of Treasury under Grover Cleveland. From the description of Carlisle, John Griffin, 1835-1910 1891 August 26 letter. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49223775 U.S. secretary of the treasury, U.S. senator and representativefrom Kentucky. From the description of John Griffin Carlisle correspondence and autograph, 1881-1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452948 Kentucky ...

John Arndt

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J. H. Prichard

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Phillips, William, 1731?-1781

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Major general of Royal Artillery. Phillips was second in command under Burgoyne when he was captured at Saratoga. He was exchanged in 1781 and died on campaign in Virginia later that year. From the description of AL (3rd person) : to George Washington, [ca. 1779]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122690105 British general in Burgoyne's army, captured at the surrender of Saratoga in October, 1777. Paroled in 1779 and sent to New York. In October, 1780, wa...

Pierrepont, Edwards, 1817-1892

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Lawyer, of New York, N.Y., U.S. attorney general, and ambassador to Great Britain. From the description of Papers of Edwards Pierrepont, 1847-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81338859 A prominent New York lawyer and politician and Democrat who was against secession and supportive of the use of force to protect the Union. President Lincoln appointed him to try the cases of those who had been imprisoned in the North for suspected disloyalty to the Union cause and after the...

Woodberry, Elisha.

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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...

Alphonso Taft

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Dannison, William, 1815-1882

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James Cooper

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Johnson, Thomas

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Epithet: of Sloane MS 4056 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000356.0x00026f Epithet: of Add MS 36045 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000356.0x000266 Epithet: of Sloane MS 1778 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000356.0x00026e Epithet: of Add MS ...

Stone, William L. (William Leete), 1792-1844

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Journalist, proprietor of the New York Commercial Advertiser, and historian. From the description of Letter, 13 Dec. 1831. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49337062 New York journalist and historian. After working for several newspapers and magazines, Stone became proprietor of the New York Commercial Advertiser in 1821. An advocate of the preservation of state historical records, Leete also wrote several works of local history. ...

John Steele

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G. F. Lanctot

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6459b27 (person)

Loring, Joshua, 1744-1789

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qn89d1 (person)

Hill, Whitmel, 1743-1797.

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Whitmel Hill (1743-1797) of Bertie County, N.C., was a planter, merchant, state legislator, and perhaps a member of the Continental Congress. He was prominent in early Revolutionary movements and served as a colonel in the Revolutionary War. He married Winifred Blount of Edenton, N.C., and owned property in Bertie, Martin, and Halifax counties, N.C. From the guide to the Whitmel Hill Papers, ., circa 1795; 1798, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historic...

Neville, John, 1731-1803

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6h70s46 (person)

Army officer. From the description of Letter of John Neville, 1797. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454696 ...

Clinton, George, approximately 1686-1761

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Colonial Governor of New York. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Lt. Gov. Thomas, 1744 Sept. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270904165 From the description of Autograph signature to document : Fort George in the City of New York, 1750 Sept. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270904167 George Clinton (ca. 1686-1761) was a British naval officer and politician who served as colonial governor of New York from 1743 to 1753. From the descri...

Pitkin, William, 1694-1769

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Judge, Connecticut Superior Court, 1741; chief judge, 1742-54; deputy governor of Connecticut, 1754-66; governor, 1766-69. From the description of Letter, 1769 February 2, Hartford, [Connecticut], to Lord Botetourt, [Williamsburg, Virginia]. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat record id: 11803230 William Pitkin served several roles within the government of the State of Connecticut including Judge for the Connecticut Superior Court, 1741; Chief Judge, 1742-54; Deputy...

Palfrey, William, 1741-1780

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Sewall, Henry, d. 1845

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6w52cm0 (person)

Page, Mann, 1749-1781

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Delegate from Virginia to U.S. Contintental Congress, Virginia public official, and lawyer. From the description of Letter of Mann Page, 1777. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454820 ...

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...

Sherman, John, 1823-1900

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6pn97nd (person)

U.S. secretary of state and secretary of the treasury, and U.S. senator and representative from Ohio. From the description of Papers of John Sherman, 1836-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71066449 U.S. Senator from Ohio and brother of General William T. Sherman. From the description of Franked envelope, April 12, [1800s]. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 123416138 Ohio politician, John Sherman, served as U. S. Representativ...

Baylies, Hodijah, d. 1843

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6h27q7n (person)

Clark, Thomas

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6301095 (person)

Epithet: chemist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x0000e4 Epithet: of North Shields, master-mariner British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x0000e8 Epithet: of Birmingham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x0000e7 Epithet: of the ...

Willa Fitzgerald

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6x77b80 (person)

Charles Foster

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6b422pv (person)

Langdon, John, 1741-1819

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Langdon was a businessman and politician from New Hampshire. He was a member of the U. S. Constitutional Convention and signer of the U. S. Constitution. He served as Governor of New Hampshire (1785-1786, 1788-1789, 1805-1809, 1810-1812) and as a U. S. Senator for New Hampshire (1789-1801). From the description of [Letter and fragment] / John Langdon. [1780-1809] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 244387610 U.S. senator and delegate to the Continental Congress from and gov...

Davis, Dwight Filley, 1879-1945

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6kw6dp8 (person)

Davis graduated from Harvard in 1900. From the description of Examination papers in Economics 1, 1897-1898. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074156 ...

Bowen, Jabez, 1739-1815

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Glynn, Martin Henry, 1871-1924

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Journalist and politician; Governor of New York State, 1913-1914. From the description of Papers, 1913-1924. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 85821850 Martin Henry Glynn (1871-1924) was an American politician and Democrat. He was elected to the House of Representatives in 1899 and served one term as the representative of the 20th District of New York. He later served as New York State Comptroller (1907-1908) and Lieutenant Governor (1912). Glynn then became Gove...

Thomas Barrow

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6k21jd5 (person)

Lyman, William.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rk85vt (person)

Gamble, James.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6jr4d19 (person)

Hobart, Garret A. (Garret Augustus), 1844-1899

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gq71jn (person)

Vice -President of the United States From the description of Garret A. Hobart autograph [manuscript], 1889 January 16. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 694738707 U.S. vice president during the first McKinley administration. From the description of Papers, 1880-1900. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70954705 ...

Busiel, Charles A.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6r06xgc (person)

Matlack, Timothy, 1730-1829.

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Butler, Thomas, d, 1805.

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Preston, James P., 1835-

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Payne, Henry C. (Henry Clay), 1843-1904

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Joseph Hewes

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Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901

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Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) was a Republican politician who served as the 23rd President of the United States from 1889 to 1893. He was both preceded and succeeded in office by Democrat Grover Cleveland. From the guide to the Benjamin Harrison letter to George C. Baker, 1888, (Brooklyn Historical Society) John Harrington Farley, born in Cleveland in 1845, was a Democratic politician who served three terms on Cleveland's city council (1871-1877) and two terms as its mayor (...

Langworthy, Edward, 1738?-1802

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H. M. Morfit

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Skene

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Gardiner, Sylvester, 1730? -1803

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Bacon, Augustus Octavius, 1839-1914

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U.S. senator from Georgia. From the description of Augustus Octavius Bacon papers, 1853-1879 [microfilm manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 24007762 Augustus Octavius Bacon (1839-1914), lawyer and politician, born in Bryan County, Georgia. From the description of Augustus Octavius Bacon diaries, 1853, 1861, 1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477042 Georgia resident and member of the U.S. Senate. From the description...

Bingham, William, 1751-1804

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Abner Nash

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Charles E. Sawyer

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Revere, Paul, 1735-1818

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Boston goldsmith and engraver. Helped plan and execute the destruction of the tea in Boston harbor; gave notice of the British expedition to Concord on 18 Apr. 1775. From the description of Paul Revere receipt of Nathaniel Appleton, 1786 Aug. 28. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 76893586 Silversmith, patriot, courier famous for his midnight ride announcing British forces. From the description of ADS, 1797 May 5 : Boston. Bill. (Copley Press, J S Copl...

White, Phillips, 1729-1811

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Skinner, John S. (John Stuart), 1788-1851

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William White

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Pleasants, James, 1769-1836

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Member of U.S. Congress (1803-1811), U.S. Senator (1819-1822), and governor of Virginia (1822-1825). From the description of Letters, 1818-1855. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39390404 ...

Devens, Charles, 1820-1891

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

Charles Elmer Rice

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Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869

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Franklin Pierce (1804-1869) was the 14th President of the United States (1853-1857). Prior to his presidency he served in both the House of Representatives (1833-1837) and the Senate (1837-1842) as a legislator from New Hampshire. Although a Northerner, he sympathized with the Southern cause during the American Civil War and was good friends with Jefferson Davis....

Browne, James, 1793-1841

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Epithet: of Brownestown British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x000275 Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x000270 Epithet: of Barham, county Kent British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x000273 Browne was a British historian...

Higgins, Frank Wayland, 1856-1907

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Nicholas Lowe

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Spotswood, Alexander, d. 1818

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Seward, Frederick William, 1830-1815

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6cw8956 (person)

Hays, Will H. (Will Harrison), 1879-1954

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Republican politician, namesake of the Hays Code for censorship of American films. Born in Sullivan, Indiana in 1879. Hays served as the Chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1918-1921, managing the successful campaign of Warren G. Harding for the presidency in 1920. Following Harding's election, Hays was appointed Postmaster General in 1921, a post he held until 1922, when he resigned in order to become the first President of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America...

Clarendon, Edward Hyde, Earl of, 1661-1723

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Colonial governor of New York (1702-1708) and New Jersey (1703-1708). From the description of Lord Cornbury collection, 1697-1709. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 58781791 ...

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...

Stewart, Charles, 1729-1800

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Charles Stewart (1729-1800) was the Commissary General of Issues, Continental Army and delegate to Continental Congress from New Jersey. Charles Samuel Stewart (1795-1870) was Senior Chaplain, U.S. Navy. Charles Seaforth Stewart (1823-1904) was Colonel, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. From the description of Papers, 1768-1877. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122556351 From the guide to the Papers, 1768-1877., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard Unive...

Stephen Turner

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Mrs Deaborn

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Du Portail, Louis Lebegue, 1743-1802

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Stephen, Adam, d. 1791

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Bedford, Gunning, 1742-1797

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Lawyer and politician from New Castle, Del.; colonel in the Delaware Regiment of the American Revolutionary Army; member of the Federalist Party; served in the Delaware General Assembly, elected governor of Delaware in 1796; died in office; also known as Gunning Bedford, Sr. From the description of Gunning Bedford papers, 1794-1797. (Historical Society of Delaware). WorldCat record id: 70979694 ...

Elias Boudinot?

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Poor, Enoch, 1736-1780

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Army officer. From the description of Military order of Enoch Poor, 1779. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449736 Enoch Poor was a brigadier general for the Continental Army, 1777-1780. As a colonel, he commanded the 2nd New Hampshire Regiment in 1775, reinforced Benedict Arnold's retreating forces in Canada in 1776 and fought at Trenton and Princeton, 1776-1777. From the description of Orderly book, 1778. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id:...

Anthony, Wayne

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Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965

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Henry Cantwell Wallace (1866-1924) was an American farmer, college professor, and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture 1921-1924. His son Henry Agard Wallace (1888-1965) was also Secretary of Agriculture (1933-1940) and served as Franklin D. Roosevelt's vice president (1941-1945). From the guide to the Henry C. Wallace Collection, 1921-1948, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Farm editor, corn breeder, business person, Iowa State alumnus (1910), U....

Benjamin Austin

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Reed, James, 1722-1807

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G. William Ramsey

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Gwinnett, Button, 1735?-1777.

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John Phillips

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qd3sws (person)

Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833

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Egbert Benson (June 21, 1746-Aug. 24, 1833) was the first attorney general of New York State, a representative from New York in the first two Congresses under the Constitution, appointed a justice of the supreme court of New York in 1794, and in 1801 he was appointed as chief judge of the second United States circuit court. He was also one of the founders of the New-York Historical Society in 1804, and was its first president from 1805 to 1815. From the description of Papers, 1772-19...

William Scott.

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Massachusetts. General Court

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The Governor and Company of the Massachusetts Bay, chartered by the English Crown in 1629, sat as a General Court, which after the 1630 emigration to America became the government of the Massachusetts Bay colony. It consisted of colony freemen (company stockholders); and the governor, deputy governor, and assistants (magistrates) chosen by them. The latter group met separately as a Court of Assistants, but in 1634 its legislative powers were ceded to the General Court as a whole (Ma...

Marinus Willett

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Robeson, George M. (George Maxwell), 1829-1897

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George Maxwell Robeson, lawyer, attorney-general of New Jersey, Congressman from New Jersey, and secretary of the navy was born in Warren County, NJ. He graduated with high honors from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1847. Robeson studied law, and was appointed by Governor Newell as prosecutor of Camden County. In 1867 he was appointed attorney-general of New Jersey by Governor Marcus Ward; and in 1869 Robeson was appointed secretary of the navy by President Ulysses Grant...

Morris, Gouverneur, 1752-1816

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Lawyer, diplomat, and U.S senator from New York. From the description of Gouverneur Morris papers, 1771-1834 (bulk 1789-1816). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980176 American politician and diplomat; appointed minister to France 1792, replaced in 1794 by James Monroe. From the description of ALS : Villeneuve la Guyard, France, to James Monroe, 1794 Oct. 14. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86165772 Morris was a Continental Congressm...

Thomas Johnson.

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Pardo

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Andrew, Benjamin.

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John Letcher

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Winthrop Sargent

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Kinsey, James, 1731-1803

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Lawyer, Continental Congressman, chief justice of New Jersey 1789-1803. From the description of Assignment of ground rent : to Robert Morris, Philadelphia, 1786 Dec. 19. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122489370 ...

Cole, William

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William Cole (1714-1782), Cambridge antiquary, was born at Little Abington, near Babraham, on 3 August 1714. He attended private schools in Cambridge, Linton and Saffron Walden, before spending five years at Eton. He entered Clare Hall, Cambridge, in 1733, transferring to King's College, Cambridge, in 1736 (B.A., 1736; M.A., 1740). Cole was rector of Hornsey, Middlesex, 1749-1751, although he chose not to reside there, then rector of Bletchley, Buckinghamshire, 1753-1767. He moved to Waterbeach,...

Treadwell, John, 1745-1823

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John Treadwell, Connecticut's fourth governor, was born at Farmington, CT, on November 23, 1745. He graduated from Yale in 1767. In 1776 his townsmen elected him as their representative in the General Assembly, an office he held for the next seven years, when in 1783, he was elevated to the governor's council, where he continued until 1798. Treadwell also served in the Continental Congress from 1785 to 1786, and was one of the delegates to the convention at Hartford that ratified the Constitutio...

Eveleigh, Nicholas, 1748? -1791

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Young, John, 1802-1852

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Isaac Toucey

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Coler, Bird Sim, 1867-1941

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Lee, Francis Lightfoot, 1734-1797

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Declaration of Independence signer from Virginia. From the description of Letter to Colonel Landon Carter, 1776 January 22. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55230164 Virginia politician; member of Continental Congress, signer of Declaration of Independence; brother of Richard Henry, William, and Arthur Lee. From the description of ALS : Menokin, Richmond Co., Va., to Ludwell Lee, Richmond, 1796 Nov. 23. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat reco...

Whipple, William, 1730-1785

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Signer of the Declaration of Independence from New Hampshire, Brigadier General. From the description of ALS, 1776 March 17 : Philadelphia, to Doctor Joshua Bracket, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14123096 At this time, William Whipple was conducting a business through sea trade. From the description of List 1755 May 4. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866516 Statesman from N...

Braxton, Carter, 1736-1797

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Declaration of Independence signer from Virginia. From the description of Letter to [Landon Carter?], 1776 October 17. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55228030 At this time, Benjamin Harrison was the governor of Virginia. Carter Braxton was a Virginia planter whose fortune was largely depleted during the Revolution. From the description of Letter to Benjamin Harrison, 1783 June 24. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866491 ...

Foster, Lafayette S. (Lafayette Sabine), 1806-1880

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U.S. Senator from Connecticut; from Norwich (New London Co.), Conn. From the description of Correspondence, 1860-1869. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19647127 American jurist and legislator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to William Pitt Fessenden, 1859 Jan. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270470114 U.S. senator from Connecticut, mayor of Norwich, Conn., editor, and jurist. From the description of...

Morris, J. B. (John Brande), 1812-1880

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Epithet: Reverend Fellow of Exeter College Oxford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x000366 ...

Mathew Carey

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Roberdeau, Daniel, 1727-1795

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American merchant and patriot. From the description of Autograph letter signed : York Town, to Timothy Matlack, 1777 Nov. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655321 Delegate to the U.S. Continental Congress, distiller, lead mine owner, and merchant, of Philadelphia, Pa. Moved to Alexandria, Va., in 1784. From the description of Papers, 1767-1791. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 34149410 Delegate to the U.S. Continental Congress, distiller, lead mine owne...

Samuel Smith

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Van Dam, Rip, approximately 1660-1749

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As president of the Council of New York, Van Dam became acting chief executive of the colony on the death of Gov. John Montgomerie in 1731. Despite the appointment of a new governor the following year, Van Dam continued to claim the office until 1736. From the description of ALS : New York, N.Y., to Lewis Morris, 1732 June 1. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591646 New York City merchant, and Lieutenant-Governor of New York. From the descr...

Noirmont de la Neuville, Jr.

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Nathanaie Greene

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Henry Tazewell

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Pray

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Root, Elihu, 1845-1937

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Elihu Root, born in Clinton, NY, attended Hamilton College (A.B., 1864, A.M. in course, 1867) and University Law School of New York. He served as member Alaskan Boundary Tribunal; United States District Attorney, Southern New York, 1883 - 85; Secretary of War, 1899 - 1904; Secretary of State, 1905 - 09; U.S. Senator from New York, 1909 - 15; Senior Counsel for the U.S., North Atlantic Fisheries Arbitration, The Hague, 1910; Ambassador at Head of Special Diplomatic Mission to Russia, 1...

Smith, Charles Emory, 1842-1908

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Journalist, diplomat, and U.S. postmaster general, of Albany, N.Y., and Philadelphia, Pa.; originally of Mansfield, Conn. From the description of Charles Emory Smith collection, 1895-1903. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 28420527 ...

Preston, William Ballard, 1805-1862

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The "W. B. Preston" listed on the architectural plan is believed to be William Ballard Preston (1805-1862), representative from Virginia to the United States Congress and later to the Confederate States Congress until his death. From the description of William Ballard Preston architectural plan, circa 19th century. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 122467749 William Ballard Preston was born in Montgomery County, Virginia on 29 November 1805. A prominent lawye...

Horatio Sharpe

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Gaston, William, 1820-1894

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Gaston earned his Harvard AB in 1919. From the description of Competitive theme : [submitted for English 12], January 4, 1919. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77075352 ...

Ringgold, Thomas

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Nahum Capen

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Hollis, Ira N. (Ira Nelson), 1856-1930

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Hollis received an honorary degree from Harvard in 1899, taught engineering and served as Overseer at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Ira Nelson Hollis, 1902. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972791 ...

Morgenthau, Henry, 1891-1967

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Epithet: US banker and diplomatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001150.0x000351 Henry Morgenthau, Jr. (1891-1967), neighbor and life-long friend of Franklin D. Roosevelt, served under Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt as Conservation Commissioner of the State of New York from 1929 to 1933. He was also Chairman of the Advisory Commission on Agriculture, and member of the Taconic State Park Commission. Under Pres...

Black, Frank Swett, 1853-1913.

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Montgomery Fletcher

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Benjamin Tasker

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John Maudeley

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bm4zp6 (person)

Hamlin, Charles S.

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Charles Sumner Hamlin (1861–1938) was an American lawyer and politician. He held a number of important political offices, including Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (1893-1897, 1913-1914) and Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board (1914-1916). From the guide to the Charles S. Hamlin Letters, 1893-1925, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Lawyer, U.S. assistant secretary of the treasury, and member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Re...

Foster Stearns

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rk8pv1 (person)

Ogden, Robert

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Epithet: of Manchester British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000357.0x0000f7 ...

Meyer, George von Lengerke, 1858-1918

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U.S. ambassador to Italy and to Russia, U.S. postmaster general, and U.S. secretary of the navy. From the description of George von Lengerke Meyer papers, 1901-1909. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78817587 Biographical Note 1858, June 24 Born, Boston, Mass. 1879 Graduated, Harvard University, Cambridge,...

Reid, James Randolph, b. 1718

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Williams, Otho Holland, 1747-1794

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Army officer. From the description of Otho Holland Williams correspondence, 1781-1793. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981380 Williams, of Maryland, was a Revolutionary War officer and, after the war, collector of the port of Baltimore. From the description of Letter, November 27, 1781. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 477274243 ...

Smith, Joseph

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Epithet: Secretary to Sir J Williamson, afterwards Provost of Queen's College, Oxford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x0000c8 First president of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. From the description of Letter, 1856. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122699842 From the description of Letters, 1867-1914. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122606187 From t...

Hamilton, Henry, -1796

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Hamilton (1734?-1796) was a British army officer in the American Revolutionary War. He was also Lieutenant-Governor and Governor of Detroit, Quebec, Bermuda, and Dominica. From the description of Henry Hamilton papers, 1768-1933. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612696380 Henry Hamilton (1734?-1796) was a British army officer in the American Revolutionary War. He was also Lieutenant-Governor and Governor of Detroit, Quebec, Bermuda, and Dominica. From th...

Howes Norris

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Edward Little

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6488brv (person)

Joshua Wentworth

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Tappan, Mason W. (Mason Weare), 1817-1886

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6xs6jbh (person)

Resident of Bradford, Merrimac County, N.H. From the description of Letters, 1857-1865. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 34015018 ...

Shays'

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Bachelder, Nahum Josiah, 1854-

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Genet, Edmond-Charles, 1763-1834

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French diplomat. First minister of the French Republic to the United States (1792-1793). Later a resident of New York. From the description of Edmond Charles Genet papers, 1734-1895 (bulk 1789-1793). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80812980 French minister to the United States; married to Cornelia Clinton, daughter of Governor George Clinton. From the description of Account book, 1799-1801. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58664564 ...

Felker, Samuel D.

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Merlen

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William Paca

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Lt. Lewis Woodruff.

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Scott, Gustavus, 1753-1800

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Lawyer and delegate to the U.S. Continental Congress from Maryland. From the description of Gustavus Scott correspondence, 1797-1800. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980423 ...

Jefferson Davis

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Henry, John, 1750-1798

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Delegate to the U.S. Continental Congress and U.S. senator from and governor of Maryland. From the description of Letters of John Henry, 1780-1793. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450872 ...

Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948

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Governor of New York State from 1907-1910; later served as associate justice and chief justice of the United States, and as U.S. secretary of state. From the description of Charles Evans Hughes letters: Albany, to Frank H. Severance and Henry W. Hill, 1907, 1910. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 70794223 Charles Evans Hughes (1862-1948) was an American jurist and politician. He practiced law and held various political positions between 1884 and 1906. Twice elect...

Crane, Winthrop Murray, 1853-1920

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Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850

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South Carolina statesman. From the description of Letters, 1783-1843. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31977848 From the description of Papers, 1765-1902. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 17363885 Vice-President of United States. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Washington, D.C.], to B.S. Thomas, 1841 July 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134323 From the description of Autograph letter signed : ...

Cornell, Ezekiel, 1733-1800

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Revolutionary soldier. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Newport, to Lt. Col. Ward, 1789 Jan. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270525816 ...

S. E. Moorhead

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Gaillard, John

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Stewart, A.

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Burleson, Albert Sidney, 1863-1937

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Burleson (1863-1937) graduated from the University of Texas Law Department in its first class (1884). As postmaster general he expanded parcel post and was responsible for the government takeover of telephone, telegraph, and cable during World War I and the initiation of air mail in 1918 at the end of the war. From the description of Burleson, Albert Sidney, papers, 1841-1946. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 20659759 U.S. representative from Texas and U....

John Armstrong

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John Wanton

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Gen. Prescott

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P. Benson

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John Todd

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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....

Ogle, Samuel, 1702? -1752

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Israel Thorndike

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Duane, William J. (William John), 1780-1865

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Duane, son of William Duane (1760-1835), worked at the Aurora general advertiser in Philadelphia, practiced law (from 1815) and later served as U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1833). He was removed from office for refusing to withdraw government deposits from United States Bank before a meeting of Congress. -- Thomas Elder was a prominent lawyer in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. From the description of Letter to Thomas Elder esq., 7 September 1831. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat r...

Allison, William B. (William Boyd), 1829-1908

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Iowa legislator; United States House of Representatives, 1863-1871; United States Senate, 1873-1908. From the description of Letter : Dubuque, Iowa, to W[illiam] W[orth] Belknap, Washington, D.C., 1873 Oct. 22. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496685 U.S. Senator and Representative from Iowa. From the description of Papers of William B. Allison, 1862-1916. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 148787411 William ...

Jabez Huntington

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Hutchinson, Israel, d. 1811

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Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794

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Delegate from Virginia to the First Continental Congress. Schuyler was one of the four major generals in the Continenetal Army and delegate to the Continental Congress. Father-in-law to Alexander Hamilton. From the description of Letters, 1775. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41417645 Richard Henry Lee was a staunch defender of colonial rights and was aligned with Patrick Henry as a strong opponent of the Stamp Act. From the description of Richard Henry L...

Mrs Edmund B. Weller

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Ezra Badlam

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Wilbur, Ray L. (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949

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Ray Lyman Wilbur (1875-1949), physician and educator, served as the U.S. Secretary of the Interior from 1929 to 1933. From the description of Wilbur, Ray L. (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582818 American educator; United States secretary of the interior, 1929-1933; president, Stanford University, 1916-1943. From the description of Ray Lyman Wilbur papers, 1906-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867219 ...

Hill, William

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Epithet: of Donnybrook, county Dublin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000568.0x0003c3 Epithet: Lieutenant-Colonel; 5th Dragoon Guards British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000568.0x0003bd Epithet: Captain; of Barnstaple British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_10000000056...

Jordan, Chester B. (Chester Bradley), 1839-1914

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Chester Bradley Jordan was an educator, lawyer, state legislator and governor from New Hampshire. From the description of Chester Bradley Jordan diary and other materials, 1864-1867. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 779487750 ...

Benjamin, Walter Romeyn, 1854-1943

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American author and historian. From the description of Letter, poems, and an evelope, 1914-1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80684919 Walter Romeyn Benjamin was a New York dealer in rare books and manuscripts. He was editor of "The Collectors," a monthly magazine for autograph and historical collectors. From the description of Walter Romeyn Benjamin collection, 1823-1928. (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 49301982 ...

Grosvenor Clarkson

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William Dwight

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Pintard, Lewis, 1732-1818

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Merchant, New Rochelle, New York. From the description of Letter book, 1795 Nov.-1799 Jan. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58774943 New York merchant, commissary for American prisoners during the British occupation of New York in the Revolution. From the description of Notes on the exchange of prisoners : ms. : New York, N.Y. [1776 or 7]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122617139 ...

Currier, Moody, 1806-1898

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Keese, John

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Rochester, Nathaniel, 1752-1831

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Biographical Note 1919, Jan. 14 Born, Buffalo, N.Y. 1941 B.A. in electrical engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass. 1941 1943 Member, Massachusetts Institute of T...

Joseph Brown

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Vandenberg, Arthur H. (Arthur Hendrick), 1884-1951

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U.S. Senator from Michigan (1928-1951). From the description of Arthur H. Vandenberg papers, 1936-1941. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 620820101 Republican member of the U.S. Senate from Michigan, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and delegate to the United Nations Conference in San Francisco in 1945. From the description of Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg visual materials series [microform]. ca. 1896-1950. (University of Michigan). Wo...

Rodney, George Brydges Rodney, Baron, 1719-1792

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English naval officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Kensington Gore, to John Blackburn, 1789 June 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656287 ...

Dinamoor, Samuel.

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King, Rufus, 1755-1827

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Americal political leader. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Mr. Hopkins, 1797 Jul. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270488877 Banker and diplomat who served as delegate to the Continental Congress from Massachusetts and U.S. senator from Massachusetts and New York. From the description of Rufus King papers, 1784-1822. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980830 Member of the Continental Congress, Signer of the Constitution, Mini...

Rogers, John, 1723-1789

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Delegate of the U.S. Continental Congress of Maryland, lawyer, army officer, and jurist. From the description of Grant of John Rogers, 1787. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015434 ...

Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926

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American lawyer and statesman. From the description of Letter signed : War Department, Washington City, to the Attorney General, 1883 Feb. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270593081 From the description of Letter signed : War Department, Washington City, to the Attorney General, 1882 May 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270593085 From the description of Letter signed : War Department, Washington City, to the Attorney General [Benjamin H. Brewster], 1881 Dec. 10. (...

H. L. Pelouze

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John, George

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Carr, Joseph Bradford, 1828-1895

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wilson's Wharf, Virginia, unaddressed, 1865 Jan. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134344 ...

Donaldson, Jesse M. (Jesse Monroe), 1885-1970

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Jesse Monroe Donaldson (1885-1970), Postmaster General of the United States from 1947 to 1953. From the description of Donaldson, Jesse M. (Jesse Monroe), 1885-1970 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10573256 U.S. postmaster general. From the description of Papers, 1947-1952. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70958947 ...

John Byers

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Randolph, Philip G.

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Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806

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American revolutionary general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Traveller's Rest, to F. Meriwether, Esq., 1787 Jan. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864014 Revolutionary general. Born in England, Gates settled in Virginia in 1772 after a career in the British army that included service in the French and Indian War. He was commissioned adjutant-general of the Continental Army in 1775, and was in command at the pivotal victory of Saratoga. After Saratoga...

Samuel Emery

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Rodney, Caesar, 1728-1784

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Legislator, judge, president of Delaware, and signer of the Declaration of Independence. From the description of Papers, 1775, 1778. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 469808751 At this time, Caesar Rodney was serving in Congress in Philadelphia. He was very ill and near the end of his life. Thomas Rodney was his younger brother, also a statesman. From the description of Letter to Thomas Rodney, 1782 February 21. (University of Pennsylvan...

Gilpin, Henry D. (Henry Dilworth), 1801-1860

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President of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. From the description of Henry Gilpin papers, 1853-1854. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81461324 Henry Dilworth Gilpin was born and raised in England, emigrated to the United States to attend the University of Pennsylvania, and proceeded to practice law, author numerous publications, and serve as editor for the Atlantic souvenir. He went on to become director of the Bank of the United States, and ultimately Attorney Gene...

Baldwin, Abraham, 1754-1807

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Connecticut-born delegate to the Constitutional Convention; senator representing Georgia. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to James Jackson, 1789 July 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270974870 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to an unidentified recipient, 1789 Sept. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270974869 Baldwin was born in North Guilford, Conn., graduated from Yale University (1772) and served in th...

E. A. Poe.

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Gege, Thomas, 1721-1787

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Charles Thomson.

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Mrs Pruyn

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Symington, Stuart, 1901-1988

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Benjamin Homans.

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Dudly Woodbridge

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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...

Humphrey, George M. (George Magoffin), 1890-1970

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U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1953-57). From the description of George Magoffin Humphrey papers, 1912-1970. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 19898823 From the description of George Magoffin Humphrey papers, 1912-1970 [microform]. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 46922005 Industrialist, cabinet member. From the description of Reminiscences of George Magoffin Humphrey : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the...

McCulloch, Hugh, 1808-1895

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Banker. Served as U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. From the description of Letter, 1885 August 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122379137 Epithet: Secretary to the USA Treasury British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000220.0x000128 American Banker and Statesman. From the description of Letter signed : Treasury Department, to E. Cooper, Acting Private Secretary, 1866 Apr. 25. (Unknown)....

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

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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 ...

Peters, Richard, ca. 1704-1776.

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Richard Derby

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Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

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

Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933

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Epithet: president of the United States British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00001d Calvin Coolidge's son John married John Trumbull's daughter Florence. From the description of Letter, 1931 March 16, Northampton, Mass., to John H. Trumbull, Plainville, Conn. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 25622017 For information on Pres. Coolidge, see an encyclopedia. No information is...

Quinby, Henry B.

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Allen Cox

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Foster, Abiel, 1735-1806

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Resident of Waterloo, South Carolina. From the description of Letter, 1829. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122622824 Member of the Continental Congress. From the description of Autograph signature to a receipt : [n.p.], 1787 May 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270477183 ...

Oliver Towles

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Swanson, Claude Augustus, 1862-1939

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Governor, U.S. Senator from Virginia, and Secretary of the Navy. From the description of Papers, 1867-1935. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20188558 U.S. Representative 1893-1906; Virginia governor 1906-1910; U.S. Senator 1910-1933. From the description of Papers of Claude Augustus Swanson [manuscript], 1917-1922. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647844476 U.S. Senator from Virginia, U.S. Secretary of the Navy. Fro...

Rutledge, John, 1739-1800

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American statesman and jurist. From the description of Autograph letter in third person : [Charleston?], to William Drayton, 1788 Aug. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270633315 State legislator, militia officer, and U.S. Representative from South Carolina. From the description of Papers, 1760-1862; (bulk 1788-1798). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20159068 Governor of South Carolina, delegate from South Carolina to U.S. Continental Congr...

Mrs Hitchcock

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Lispenard, Leonard

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Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1835-1914

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Stevenson, an Illinois lawyer and Congressman, was first assistant postmaster general (1885-1889), and U.S. vice president (1893-1897). From the description of Letter, January 21, 1888. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 650827348 Stevenson was an Illinois lawyer, congressman (1875-1877, 1879-1881), and U.S. vice president (1893-1897). From the description of Letter, December 14, 1907. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat reco...

Jackson, David, 1747? -1801

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Dyer, Eliphalet, 1721-1807

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Officer in the Connecticut colonial militia, jurist, and delegate to the Continental Congress from Connecticut. From the description of Letters of Eliphalet Dyer, 1764. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070731 ...

John Nixon.

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Manning, Daniel, 1831-1887

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Daniel Manning: journalist, financier, and U.S. secretary of the treasury; and his wife, Mary Margaretta (Fryer) Manning. From the description of Papers of Daniel and Mary Margaretta Manning, 1885-1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78996964 ...

Tappan, Mason W. (Mason Weare), 1817-1886

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Resident of Bradford, Merrimac County, N.H. From the description of Letters, 1857-1865. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 34015018 ...

Samuel S. Constant

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Rutherfoord, John, 1792-1866

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Lawyer, merchant, and governor of Virginia. From the description of Papers, 1754-1866; (bulk 1781-1855). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20159065 ...

Peabody, Nathaniel, 1741-1823

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Member of the New Hampshire General Court and the U.S. Continental Congress. From the description of Papers, 1767-1815. (New Hampshire Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70963846 Delegate to U.S. Continental Congress, public official, physician, and army officer of New Hampshire. From the description of Letter of Nathaniel Peabody, 1784. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450006 ...

McKinley, William, pres. U. S., 1843-1901

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Gresham, Walter Quintin, 1832-1895

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U.S. secretary of state, secretary of the treasury, postmaster general, jurist, statesman, and soldier. From the description of Walter Quintin Gresham papers, 1857-1932 (bulk 1883-1895). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84052759 Walter Quintin Gresham was a lawyer, soldier, judge, and politician. A native of Harrison County, Ind., Gresham practiced law in Corydon, served a term in the state legislature, served with the 38th and 53rd Indiana Regiments during the Civil War, ran ...

Williams, Jared A.

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John C. Febiger

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Riedesel, Friedrich Adolf, Freiherr von, 1738-1800

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German army officer. From the description of Papers of Friedrich Adolf, Freiherr von Riedesel, 1775-1791. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450242 From the description of Letter of Friedrich Adolf Freiherr von Riedesel, 1778. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131550 Hessian army officer. From the description of Papers of Friedrich Adolf, Freiherr von Riedesel, 1776-1778. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455943 Riedesel commanded German troops in t...

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...

Wereat, John.

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Cox, Jacob D. (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900

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American historian, Governor of Ohio, and Secretary of the Interior for the United States. From the description of Correspondence, 1852-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122638447 Army officer, governor of Ohio, U.S. secretary of the interior, and U.S. representative from Ohio. From the description of Jacob D. Cox papers, 1868-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981815 U.S. Sec. Interior. From the description of Autograph letter signed ...

Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813

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Dr. Benjamin Rush was a Philadelphia physician. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1793-1821, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122647047 However, the identification of EBS is uncertain. T.C. Stockton (The Stocktons of New Jersey, etc.) lists under this name a first cousin of Rush's wife, born June 4, 1773, who died (no date) without issue. The Univ. Pa. registers of medical matriculants list EBS in 1813-14 (#73), 1814-15 (#102), ...

Read, Jacob, 1752-1816

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Delegate and Senator of South Carolina; colonel in Revolution; served in S.C. House, 1781-1782, 1789-1794; Speaker of S.C. House, 1789-1794; delegate in Continental Congress; Federalist U.S. Senator, 1795-1801; judge of U.S. Court of the District of S.C., 1801-1816; husband of Catherine Read; brother of William Read (1754-1845). From the description of Jacob Read papers 1752-1816. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 44399358 Delegate to the U.S. Continental C...

Rives, John C. (John Cook), 1795-1864

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American journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to R. Smith, 1834 Dec. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655239 Newspaper publisher, of Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers, 1834-1877. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20121606 ...

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....

Clift, Wills.

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Taylor, Robert S. (Robert Saxton)

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John Conness

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Patterson, Robert Porter, 1891-1952

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Lawyer, jurist, and U.S. secretary of war. From the description of Papers of Robert Porter Patterson, 1940-1951 (bulk 1940-1947). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 74984701 ...

Gadaden, Christopher, 1724-1805

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William Killen

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Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker), 1790-1844

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Abel Parker Upshur (June 17, 1790 - February 28, 1844) was an American lawyer, judge and politician from Virginia. Upshur was active in Virginia state politics and later served as Secretary of the Navy and Secretary of State during the Whig administration of President John Tyler. From the description of Letter, February 9, 1842. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 18168810 U.S. secretary of the navy, jurist, and Virginia public official. From the description...

Taylor, George, 1716-1781

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George Taylor was a Pennsylvania Signer of the Declaration of Independence. From the description of DS, 1772 September 24. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13944497 At this time, George Taylor was serving as a county judge in Pennsylvania. From the description of Estate inventory, 1769 September 18-1772 July 27. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866508 Continental congressman, signer of the Declaration of...

J McIntosh

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Marshall, James Wilson, 1810-1885

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California Pioneer. Arrived in California in 1845. He selected site for Sutter's Mill at Coloma in May, 1847, and served as superintendent. Marshall discovered gold at Coloma January 24, 1848. From the description of James Wilson Marshall collection, 1885-1888. (California State Library). WorldCat record id: 58744653 Discoverer of gold in California (1848). Marshall worked for Capt. John Sutter at time of discovery. Lost lands during subsequent Gold Rush and spent remainder ...

Livingston, Henry Beekman, 1750-1831

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Captain, New York (State) Militia. From the description of Muster roll of the 4th Regiment of Yorkers, 1776 February 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122520103 ...

Benjamin Burtt

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Stockton, Richard, 1730-1781

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Stockton was a Signer of the Declaration of Independence from New Jersey. From the description of ADS, 1765 June 14 : [s.l.]. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13911025 Declaration of Independence signer from New Jersey. From the description of Receipt for legal fees and portrait, ca. 1776. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55225749 At this time, Richard Stockton was a lawyer in New Jersey. From the descripti...

Rodney, C. A. (Caesar Augustus), 1772-1824

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Signer Declaration of Independence. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Gen. Mason, 1805 Nov. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656239 Att'y General under Jefferson and Madison. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wilmington, to Samuel Carsewell, Esq., 1813 July 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656252 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wilmington, 1822 Sept. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656278...

Bryce, Lloyd Stephens, 1851-1917

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Epithet: American politician British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000795.0x000302 Lloyd Stephens Bryce (1851-1917) was an American politician, diplomat, author, and editor. After obtaining a degree in law, Bryce began his political career as the paymaster general for New York state (1886-1887). He was elected to the 50th U.S. Congress (1887-1889) and was appointed the U.S. Minister to the Netherlands and Luxembourg ...

Derby, Richard

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Miss Reed

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Gilmer, Thomas Walker, 1802-1844.

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Governor of and U.S. representative from Virginia. From the description of Letters of Thomas W. Gilmer, 1842-1843. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450478 ...

Long, Pierse, 1739-1789

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J. A. Christie

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Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar

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Jay, John

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Epithet: US statesman British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000296.0x00011d Epithet: US diplomatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x00003d Epithet: violinist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000562.0x0001d8 Epithet: Sheriff of Bristol in 14...

Thacher, James, 1754-1844

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Thacher (Honorary M.D., Harvard, 1810) was an American physician and writer, chiefly known for his contributions to American medical history. From the description of Letters of James Thacher, 1781-1842 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 281427909 ...

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...

Habijah W. Hoble

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Dwight Foster

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Kelly, Moses.

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Church, Benjamin, Jr.

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Major P. Colomb

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Elbert, Samuel, 1743-1788.

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Wadsworth, Peleg, 1748-1829

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Brig. general of Maine Militia; U.S. representative from Massachusetts; country estate in Hiram, Me. From the description of Maine Militia records, 1822-1838 (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70974611 Brigadier general with Massachusetts Militia during the American Revolution; U.S. representative from Massachusetts (District of Maine); and grandfather of American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; b. Duxbury, Mass.; d. Hiram, Me. From the desc...

Holt, Joseph.

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Epithet: wool merchant, of Leeds British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000703.0x0002cb ...

Page, John

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John Page was born 17 April 1743 at Rosewell in Gloucester County, Virginia, to Mann Page (b. 1718) and Alice Grymes Page (1723-1746). He attended the College of William and Mary. When the American Revolution began, Page raised a regiment from Gloucester County and received a commission of colonel in the army. He served as lieutenant governor from 1776 to 1779, and in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1781 to 1783, from 1785 to 1788, and from 1797 to 1801. Page was a member of th...

Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924

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Henry Cabot Lodge, American statesman, Republican political leader, author and historian; he was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on May 12, 1850, a member of the influential New England Lodge and Cabot families. Lodge attended Harvard College, eventually graduating with a Ph.D. in Political Science, he then attended Harvard Law School from which he graduated in 1874. Lodge was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1880-1881, then served in the U.S. House of Representatives from ...

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....

Meigs, Return Jonathan, 1740-1823

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F. Haines

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Moore, Harry Wilkinson (British architect, 1850-before 1915)

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Timothy Matlack

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Preudhomme de Borre.

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Chandler, Zachariah, 1813-1879

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George Armstrong Custer was a famous cavalry officer during the Civil War and the Indian wars of the 1860s and 1870s. Elizabeth Bacon Custer, his wife, was the author of several works about Army life on the plains. After the death of her husband, she dedicated her life to defending his honor. From the guide to the George A. and Elizabeth B. Custer papers, 1857-1929, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) American politician. From the description of Autograph letter s...

Gregory, John M.

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Walter Terry Colquitt.

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Gould, Banks & Co.

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Lynch, Thomas, 1749-1779

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Thomas Lynch was a delegate from South Carolina at the Continental Congress. From the description of Signature and booklet, 1876 July 4. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866466 Delegate of the U.S. Continental Congress of South Carolina, lawyer and planter. From the description of Entry book excerpt with biographical notes of Thomas Lynch, 1764-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451322 Signer of the Declaration of Independ...

Alexander Clough

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Hamlin, Charles S.

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Charles Sumner Hamlin (1861–1938) was an American lawyer and politician. He held a number of important political offices, including Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (1893-1897, 1913-1914) and Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board (1914-1916). From the guide to the Charles S. Hamlin Letters, 1893-1925, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Lawyer, U.S. assistant secretary of the treasury, and member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Re...

George III

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Epithet: Queen Charlotte Title: of England British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000565.0x000087 Epithet: Sophia, Princess, 5th daughter of George III Title: of England British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000565.0x000088 ...

Robert Frazer

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Richard Varick's

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Fitzgerald, John

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Epithet: Colonel; Deputy-Governor of Tangier British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001161.0x000366 Epithet: MP, Director of Pendleton Colliery British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000411.0x0002d6 Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001161.0x000368 ...

O. Keeler

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Gordon, Patrick, 1614-1736

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N. Towson

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Ebenezer Cowell

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Humpton, Richard, 1733? -1804

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John Faunce

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Davis, James J. (James John), 1873-1947

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U.S. secretary of labor and senator from Pennsylvania. From the description of Papers of James J. Davis, 1920-1945 (bulk 1930-1945). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449170 Biographical Note 1873, Oct. 27 Born James J. Davies, Tredagar, Wales 1881 Immigrated to the United States with his parents ...

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...

Wilson, William Lyne, 1843-1900

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William Lyne Wilson was an educator, cabinet officer, representative to Congress, and president of Washington and Lee University from 1897-1900. From the description of Papers, 1862-1980. (Washington & Lee University). WorldCat record id: 39039977 United States Postmaster General. From the description of Autograph on card, 1895 Apr. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588901 ...

Wyllys, Samuel, 1739-1823

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Martin, Luther, 1744-1826.

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Martin served as Maryland's Attorney General from 1778-1805 and from 1818-1822. In 1785, he was a member of the Continental Congress; and in 1787, a member of the U.S. Constitutional Convention at Philadelphia. Harper served as a congressman from South Carolina from 1794-1801, after which he practiced law in Baltimore. He was elected to the U.S. Senate From the description of Letter to Robert Goodloe Harper, 30 July 1807. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235127277 ...

Van Wyke

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Collins, John, 1717-1795.

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Howard, John Eager, 1752-1827

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U.S. Continental Congress delegate and U.S. senator from and governor of Maryland, and army officer. From the description of Collection of John Eager Howard and (?) Hollingsworth, 1814-1821. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451030 Army officer and governor of Maryland. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to General Greene, 1782 Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269521961 Governor of Maryland, from "Belvedere," Baltimore Cou...

Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879

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Dix was secretary of state for New York from 1833-1839, and Governor of New York from 1873-1874. From the description of John A. Dix letter : to Thomas Farrington, 1841 November 20. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 778859074 John Adams Dix and Erasmus Darwin Keyes were both Union Major Generals during the Civil War. Dix was also a former U.S. senator and Secretary of the Treasury, and went on to become the 24th governor of New York. After Major General Benja...

Arthur, Chester Alan, 1901-1972

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Sign painter and labor union official, of Richmond, Va. From the description of Chester A. Arthur papers, 1913-1962. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19106434 Chester A. Arthur was a sign painter who was born in northern New York. After taking a correspondence course in lettering and sign painting, he served his apprenticeship in New York City. He traveled and worked in upper New York, Chicago, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Memphis, Alabama, and Atlanta, before finally s...

Engs, Samuel.

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Paca, William, 1740-1799

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Paca was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, a Continental Congressman, governor of Maryland, and federal judge. From the description of AL, 1781 November 2 : Talbot Courthouse, In Special Council, to John Voorhees. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13814151 Governor of, delegate to the U.S. Continental Congress, jurist, and public official of Maryland. From the description of Papers of William Paca, 1784-1789. (Unknown). WorldCat r...

Cheney, Person Colby, 1828-1901

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Alexander, Robert, fl. 1774-1782

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Henry Merzelius

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Lyttelton, William Henry Lyttelton, Baron, 1724-1808

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Governor of Jamaica (1762-1766). From the description of Letter book, 1763-1766. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19936479 From the description of Letter book, 1763-1766. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 154270767 English diplomat, Governor of South Carolina 1755-1762. From the description of Autograph letter signed, 1771 Dec. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590218 From the description of Autograph letter signed...

Wood, Joseph, 1712-1791

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Straus, Oscar S. (Oscar Solomon), 1850-1926

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Secretary of the Department of Labor and Commerce, 1906-1909. From the description of Letter, 1906 Nov. 7, New York, to Lee M. Friedman, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 174212191 American ambassador and government official. From the description of Papers, 1869-1947. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122589779 Attorney, businessman, public official, diplomat, U.S. secretary of commerce and labor, and author...

Waterman, L.

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Samuel Holten

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Frelinghuysen, Frederick, 1753-1804

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Grayson, William, 1736? -1790

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King, William R. (William Rufus), 1786-1853

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U.S. Representative from North Carolina, a Senator from Alabama, and the thirteenth Vice President of the United States. From the description of William R. King letter, 1832 Dec. 12. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 86117079 KIng was U.S. minister to France from 1844 to 1846. From the description of Letter : Paris, to L.H.A. Fengel, Basle, Switzerland, 1844 July 28. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 78573272 From the d...

Collamer, Jacob, 1791-1865

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Harry H. Hause

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Harrison, William, fl. 1785-1813

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William Knox

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Hall, John, 1729-1797.

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Brearly, David, 1745-1790

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Brearley was a New Jersey lawyer, served as an officer in the Continental Army in the Revolutionary War and was a delegate from New Jersey to the U.S. Constitutional Convention and a signer of the U.S. Constitution. He was the New Jersey Supreme Court Chief Justice from 1779-1789 and was appointed a federal judge in 1789 but died shortly thereafter. From the description of [Letter] 1788 May 27, Trenton, [N.J. to] Governor Livingston / David Brearley. (Smith College). WorldCat record ...

Hampton, Wade, 1752? -1835

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Chandler, William E. (William Eaton), 1835-1917

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U.S. secretary of the navy, senator from New Hampshire, and lawyer. From the description of William E. Chandler papers, 1863-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982265 U.S. Secretary of the Navy, senator from New Hampshire, and lawyer. From the description of Papers [microform], 1876-1882. (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 62739785 William E. Chandler, a Republican, was U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1889-1901, Assistant ...

Wynkoop, Henry, 1737-1816

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Delegate to the U.S. Continental Congress and U.S. representative from Pennsylvania, jurist, and army officer. From the description of Henry Wynkoop correspondence, 1778 August 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981561 Delegate to the Continental Congress, U.S. representative, jurist, and army officer, of Pennsylvania. From the description of Papers, 1777-1806. (Bucks County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 70963412 ...

Paterson, William, 1745-1806

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Patterson immigrated from Ireland as a child, and practiced law from 1769. He was attorney general of New Jersey (1776-1783), a member of the Constitutional Convention (1787), and associate justice of the Supreme Court (1793-1806). From the description of Letters to George Simpson, 1796, 1806. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339803 William Paterson (1745-1806), was a prominent New Jersey attorney, senator (1789), and governor (1791) who became an associa...

Alexander, Walter S. (Walter Scott), 1835-1900

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Gridley, Richard, 1711-1796

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Harriet A. E. Barrows

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Bishop Berkeley's

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James Munro

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Bell, John, 1797-1869

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Bell, John; b. Nashville, Tenn. 2-15-1797; served in Congress; fmr. Secretary of War; ran for President in 1860 on the Constitutional Union ticket; d. 9-10-1869 From the guide to the John Bell letters and miscellany, 1821, 1841, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Febiger, Christian, 1746-1796

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Christian Febiger was a colonel with a Virginia regiment during the Revolution. From the description of Letterbooks, 1778-1786. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122441747 ...

Guerard

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King, T. Butler (Thomas Butler), 1800-1864

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Thomas Butler King, legislator, planter, and politician, was born August 27, 1800, in Palmer, Massachusetts, and died May 10, 1864, in Waynesboro, Georgia. He migrated to Glynn County, Georgia (1820s), married Anna Matilda Page of St. Simons Island (1824), and had three prosperous plantations by the mid 1830s. King was elected a Georgia senator from Glynn County (1832, 1859), and a United States Congressman (1838, 1840, 1844, 1846); was sent to California by President Taylor to urge the formatio...

J. S. Wilson

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Gilman, John Taylor, 1753-1828

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U.S. representative from and governor of New Hampshire. From the description of John Taylor Gilman papers, 1780-1791. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981236 Farmer, shipbuilder, and statesman, of Exeter, N.H.; represented New Hampshire in the Continental Congress, 1782-1783; served as governor of New Hampshire, 1794-1805 and 1813-1816. From the description of John Taylor Gilman deeds, 1786-1807. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 214283925 ...

White, James, 1749-1809

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Stephen Lowrey

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Alexander Hamilton

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6099w8p (person)

Deford Company

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6dp7f7m (corporateBody)

Robert Carter

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Vander Hout, Arnoldus.

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Garland, A. H. (Augustus Hill), 1832-1899

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U.S. senator from Arkansas. From the description of A.H. Garland letter and address, 1862. (Arkansas History Commission). WorldCat record id: 604884726 American lawyer and politician; Governor of Arkansas. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Little Rock, to the Daily Tribune, 1875 Jan. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269572048 American lawyer and politican; Governor of Arkansas. From the description of Signature to printed fo...

Kean, John, 1756-1795

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S.C. delegate to Continental Congress, 1785-1787; cashier of Bank of the United States (Philadelphia); native of Charleston, S.C. From the description of John Kean papers, 1788-1794. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 31399953 ...

Walter I. Woodman

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Gary, James Albert, 1833-1920

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Kirkwood, Samuel Jordan, 1813-1894

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Iowa governor, Iowa and U.S. Senator, abolitionist, lawyer. Samuel Kirkwood served as a Republican state senator (1856-1859), Iowa governor (1860-1864, 1876-1877), U.S. senator (1866-1867, 1877-1881), and U.S. Secretary of the Interior (1881-1882, under President Garfield). He also served as president of the Iowa and Southwestern Railroad Company and the Iowa City National Bank. From the description of Papers, 1841-1894. (State Historical Society of Iowa, Library). WorldCat record id...

Denny, William

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Epithet: of Add MS 27447 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000355.0x000006 Epithet: Colonel British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000355.0x000005 ...

Janet Orem Van Buskirk

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James Church.

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Ward, Henry

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Epithet: Perpetual Curate of St. Mark's, Hull British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000816.0x0001db Epithet: of Shoreditch British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000816.0x0001da ...

John Dickinson

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Huntington, Ebenezer, 1754-1834

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The Huntingtons, a prominent Connecticut family, played a important role in the state and national affairs at the time of the Revolutionary War. Besides Samuel Huntington (1731-1796), the signer of the Declaration of Independence, President of the Continental Congress, and Governor of Connecticut, and Benjamin Huntington (1736-1800), state delegate to the Continental Congress, among the most distinguished members of the extended family were Jabez Huntington (1719-1786), Major-General of the stat...

Nathaniel Appleton

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Partridge, Oliver, 1712-1792.

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Oliver Partridge b. 13 June 1712 Hatfield, Mass.; d. 21 July 1792 Hatfield, Mass.; grad Yale (1730); m. 1734 Anna Williams, dau. of Rev William Williams; Oliver was commissioned a Colonel in 1754. From the description of Oliver Partridge papers, 1754-1758. (New England Historic Genealogical Society). WorldCat record id: 768833318 ...

Benjamin Rush

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Hutson, Richard, 1748-1795

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Plantation owner, patriot, and first intendant (1783) of Charleston, South Carolina. Richard Hutson's brothers-in-law were Isaac Hayne and William Hazzard Wigg. From the description of Richard Hutson letterbook, 1765-1777. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32141991 Resident of Prince William Parish, S.C., and Charleston, S.C.; planter, judge, South Carolina Representative, Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina, and a Contintental Congressman. ...

Bedford, Gunning, 1747-1812

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Bedford was a lawyer and politician and a graduate of the College of New Jersey (Princeton University). He served as a representative from Delaware to the U.S. Continental Congress and the U.S. Constitution Convention of 1787. President George Washington appointed him as a federal district judge for Delaware (1789-1812). From the description of [Receipt] 1793 Mar. 29 / Gunning Bedford. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 162136321 Delegate to the Continental Congress, the A...

John Muschett

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Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800

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Delegate to the First Continental Congress, signer of the Declaration of Independence, state legislator, and governor of South Carolina, 1798-1800. From the description of Papers, 1790-1802 (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 174146355 From the description of Papers, 1790-1820. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20273120 From the description of Papers, 1790-1820. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122581362 At this time, E...

Huger, Isaac, 1743-1797

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George Erving

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Sullivan, John L. (John Lawrence), 1899-1982

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John L. Sullivan was born on June 16, 1899 in Manchester, New Hampshire. In 1918 he served in the U.S. Naval Reserve, in 1921 he received a B.A. from Dartmouth College, and in 1924 he received an LL.B. from Harvard Law School. In 1929 he was elected Solicitor, Hillsborough County, Maine, and in 1937 he served as Commander of the New Hampshire Department of the American Legion. In 1939, Sullivan was named Assistant to the U. S. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, and from 1940 to 1944 he served as ...

Mary Lambol Thomas

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Mrs W C Hunnaman

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Whitney, William C. (William Collins), 1841-1904

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Raymond Perry Rodgers (December 20, 1849 - December 28, 1925) was an officer in the United States Navy. He achieved the rank of Rear Admiral and succeeded Lt. Theodorus B.M. Mason as the second head of the Office of Naval Intelligence. From the description of Letter, April 3, 1883. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 17928294 Whitney practiced law in New York City, where he was active in the movement against the Tweed ring. His career also included terms as corporate co...

Morrill, Amos, d. 1810

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Black, Jeremiah S. (Jeremiah Sullivan), 1810-1883

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United States Attorney General. From the description of Jeremiah S. Black letters, 1860-1877. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936671 Biographical Note 1810, Jan. 10 Born, near Stony Creek, Pa. 1830 Admitted to the bar in Pennsylvania ...

Henry, John, Jr.

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DeLancey, Stephen.

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Sylvanus Bourne

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Thomas, G.

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Samuel Roads

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Clinton, James, 1733-1612

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Coler, Bird Sim, 1867-1941

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Wyse, John M.

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Rudolph Aronson

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William Bowles

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Walter R. French

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Thompson, Jacob, 1810-1885

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American politician. From the description of Letter signed : "Department of the Interior," to J.S. Black, Attorney-General, 1858 May 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572142 From the description of Letter signed : "Department of the Interior," to J.S. Black, Attorney General, 1857 Dec. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572137 From the description of Signature clipped from the register of Brown's Hotel : Washington, D.C., 1858 Jun. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...

Hammond, LeRoy.

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Ruth G. Hopkins

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Andrew Johnson

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Dennison, William, 1815-1882

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Lawyer, Ohio state senator, Ohio governor (1860-1862), and U.S. Postmaster General. From the description of Correspondence, 1861. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 40600940 Ohio governor, U.S. postmaster general, and commissioner of the District of Columbia. From the description of Letter, 1878 March 1. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70941725 U.S. postmaster general and governor of Ohio. From the desc...

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...

Dickins, Francis Williams, 1844-1910

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Naval officer. From the description of Naval historical collection of Francis Williams Dickins, 1798-1905. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83873343 ...

Ward, Artemas, 1727-1800

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Revolutionary general. From the description of Order for payment signed : [Boston], 1777 July 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270867855 Army officer, delegate to the Continental Congress and U.S. representative from Massachusetts, state legislator, and jurist. From the description of Orderly book of Artemas Ward, 1775 June 7-Aug. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070590 U.S. representative of Massachusetts and army officer. From the desc...

Goldsborough, Robert, 1733-1788

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A. D. Chandler

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Chapin, Roy D. (Roy Dikeman), 1880-1936

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Papers of Roy D. Chapin, Jr., chairman of the board of American Motors Corporation. From the description of Roy D. Chapin papers, 1942-1978. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419057 President of Hudson Motor Car Company and U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1932-1933. From the description of Roy Dikeman Chapin papers, 1886-1937. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418948 Roy D. Chapin, automobile manufacturer and secretar...

Azhbel Green

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William Fox

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David Wilder

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Gerry, Samuel R. (Samuel Russell), 1750-

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John L. Shuff

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Hopkins, Roswell.

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Ash, James

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Folsom, Nathaniel, 1726-1790

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Samuel Hodgdon

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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...

Hardy, Samuel, 1758? -1785

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Yates, Peter W. (Peter Waldron), 1747-1826

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Lawyer, member of the N.Y. State Assembly and the Continental Congress. From the description of Letter, 1794 January 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122486938 From the description of Letter, 1780 May 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122578430 ...

M. B. Jones

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Edward Hand

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Forward, Walter, 1786-1852

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Gray, Gordon, 1909-1982

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Gordon Gray (1909-1982), government official, publisher, and educator. A graduate of the Yale Law School, Gray began his professional career as an attorney with a New York Law firm. In 1935, however, he returned to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, to practice law. At approximately the same time, he acquired financial interests in the publishing and broadcasting fields. As operator of radio station WSJS and publisher of the Winston-Salem Journal and the Twin City Sentinel, Gray eventually abandoned...

Van Cortlandt, Philip, 1749-1831

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Revolutionary officer and N.Y. legislator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Tunkanock Creek," to General Edward Hand, 1779 May 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574076 ...

Wadsworth, Jeremiah, 1743-1804

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Delegate of the U.S. Continental Congress, U.S. representative and legislator, army officer, and banker from Connecticut. From the description of Papers of Jeremiah Wadsworth, 1775-1833. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067840 Merchant, soldier, and commissary general in the Continental Army; resident of Hartford, Connecticut. From the description of Jeremiah Wadsworth papers, 1776-1802. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58780060 ...

Miss Kelley

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Butler, Richard, 1743-1791

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Officer in the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War who later died fighting American Indians in Ohio; co-signer; Continental Congress' envoy to the Western Indians. From the description of Journal of Gen. Richard Butler, 1785-1786. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 166427842 Born in Dublin, Ireland, April 1, 1743, the son of Thomas and Eleanor (Parker) Butler. Family emigrated to Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Served in Bouquet expedition and was in Indian trade at Chil...

Livingston, Edward, 1764-1836

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Livingston's varied career as American lawyer and statesman is described in detail in the following descriptions of his papers. From the description of Edward Livingston papers, 1683-1877 (bulk 1764-1836). (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 81576848 Eminent jurist - Minister to France - Secretary of State under Andrew Jackson. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Judge Breckenridge, 1821 Sept. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 27...

William Moore

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Blood, Robert O

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Moffatt, John

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Epithet: Lieutenant; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000570.0x000099 ...

Arthur Lee.

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Thacker, George, 1754-1824

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Poe, David

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Niles, John M. (John Milton), 1787-1856

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John Milton Niles was a lawyer, judge, editor, author, and politician born in Windsor, Connecticut on August 20, 1787. In 1817, he founded the Hartford Weekly Times, the same year he was admitted to the bar. He was active in the Democratic Party, served on the Connecticut House of Representatives, was appointed Postmaster of Hartford, and served as United States Senator from 1835 to 1839. In 1840, he was appointed the ninth United States Postmaster General by President Martin Van Buren. He was t...

Smith, William Stephens, 1755-1816

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William Stephens Smith (b. November 8, 1755, Suffolk County, NY–d. June 10, 1816, Lebanon, NY) was a United States Representative from New York. He married Abigail "Nabby" Adams, the daughter of President John Adams, and was a brother-in-law of President John Quincy Adams. He graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1774. He served in the Revolutionary Army as aide-de-camp to general John Sullivan in 1776. Smith fought in the Battle of Long Island, was wounded...

Ohio Company

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Hannibal Hamlin

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Gilpin, Henry Dilworth, 1801-1860,

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Charles Campbell (1807-1876) was born on 1 May 1807, in Petersburg, Virginia, the firstborn child of parents John Wilson Campbell (d.1842), and Mildred Walker Moore Campbell. John, a bookstore owner, was also a historian. In 1831 he published the History of Virginia to 1781 . Later, he held the position of Federal Collector of Customs in Petersburg, Virginia. Mildred taught at the Petersburg Classical Academy in the 1840's. In addition to Charles, the couple also had two younger chi...

Daniel Webster

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Dunn, Christopher J.C., 1948-

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Benjamin Bowne

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Sharpe, William, 1742-1818

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Delegate to U.S. Continental Congress from North Carolina, public official, lawyer, and surveyor. From the description of William Sharpe correspondence and expense account, 1780-1781. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980440 ...

Kearney, Dyre, -1791

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Moultrie, William, 1730-1805

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Revolutionary Army officer and govenor of South Carolina; Captain (Provincial South Carolina Regiment), and Major General (Continental Army); S.C. Governor (1785-1787 and 1792-1794); served in S.C. House, 1783; as Lieutenant Governor, 1784; and in the S.C. Senate, 1787 From the description of William Moultrie papers, 1757-1963 and undated. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 44061063 South Carolina plantation owner, author, politician, and Revolutionary War g...

Fisher, Samuel

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Epithet: Perpetual Curate of Hope, in Shelton, county Staffordshire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001161.0x00018b ...

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...

Albert Gallatin

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Stevens, John, 1716-1792

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Alica Johnson

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Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944

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Smith served as New York State Governor from 1924 to 1928. In 1928 he ran an unsuccessful campaign for President of the United States. From the description of Papers, 1919-1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122486885 Political leader in New York State. Smith was Governor of New York, 1918-1920, 1922-1928. From the description of Papers, 1897-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155489733 ...

H. C. Crane

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Lane, Gertrude Battles, -1941

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Ogden, Matthias, -1791

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6ws9gkn (person)

Murphy, Frank, 1893-1949

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Kay, John, 1838-1905

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Colby, Bainbridge, 1869-1950

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U.S. secretary of state, statesman, and lawyer. From the description of Bainbridge Colby papers, 1863-1950 (bulk 1912-1950). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83293480 Biographical Note 1869, Dec. 22 Born, St. Louis, Mo. 1890 A.B., Williams College, Williamstown, Mass. ...

Daugherty, H. M. (Harry Micajah), 1860-1941

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6d21wjj (person)

Hatton, Frank, 1846-1894,

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John Meredith

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G. H. St. John

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6f32s4z (person)

H. Hough

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Hemphill

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Armstrong, John, 1717-1795

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Army officer and delegate from Pennsylvania to U.S. Continental Congress. From the description of John Armstrong report, 1754. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449872 Pennsylvania soldier and politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Carlisle, to Joseph Reed, 1780 May 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131503 ...

Maxwell, William, ca. 1733-1796

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Sherman, Roger, 1721-1793

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Declaration of Independence signer from Connecticut. From the description of Document signed by Roger Sherman, 1764 August to 1766 November. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55230754 Roger Sherman was born in 1721 in Newton, Massachusetts, and early moved to Stoughton, Massachusetts, where he attended the public schools and later learned the shoemaker's trade. He moved to New Milford, Connecticut, in 1743 and became surveyor of New Haven County in 1745. During t...

Mrs. H. Wingate

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Toucey, Isaac, 1796-1869

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Alfred T. Mahan, naval officer, was born in 1840. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1859. He served as second president of the Naval War College, 1885-1886 and again in 1892-1893. His Influence of Seapower on History was published in 1890. From the description of Naval order, June 9, 1859. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 17944293 Toucey was Secretary of the Navy, 1857-1861. From the description of Letter, June 15, 1860. (Naval War College). Wor...

Penn, John, 1740-1788

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6071t0j (person)

McClene, James, 1730-1806

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6r06j84 (person)

Potts, Richard, 1753-1808

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63f52m1 (person)

Hovey, Horace Carter, 1833-1914

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John Nicholas Genin

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Hogun, James, d. 1781

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DeLancey, James, 1702-1760

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6g30bnv (person)

Zubly, John Joachim, 1724-1781

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Presbyterian minister and Georgia Tory. From the description of Papers, 1773-1777. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39537436 John Joachim Zubly (1724-1781) was born in St. Gall, Switzerland. He was ordained in the German Church in London in 1744. He left England for South Carolina late in 1744. In 1745, he was appointed by the Georgia Trustees as assistant to the Rev. Zouberbuhler to preach to the German and Swiss settlers at Vernonburg and Acton near Savannah;...

Foss, Eugene Noble, 1858-

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Bulloch, Archibald, -1777

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Jacob Read.

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Barbour, James, 1775-1842

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Merchant from Virginia, grandfather of James Barbour, 1775-1842 From the guide to the James Barbour letter, 1781, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) James Barbour (1775-1842) was a Virginia planter and political figure. From the description of James Barbour correspondence, 1792-1848. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122408278 From the guide to the James Barbour correspondence, 1792-1848, (The New York Public Library. Manuscri...

Laumoy, Jean Baptiste Joseph de.

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Ellsworth, Oliver, 1745-1807

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Ellsworth, jurist and statesman; delegate to the Continental Congress (1777-1784); chief justice, U.S. Supreme Court (1796-1799). From the description of Letters to Rufus King, 1800-1801. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 237392171 From the description of Opinions of Oliver Ellsworth, 1774-1786. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339020 Member of the Continental Congress from Connecticut and later Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme C...

Thurlow Weed

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A. B. Atkins

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McKellar, Kenneth Douglas, 1869-1957

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Richard Stockton

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Hart, John, 1711?-1779

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John Hart lived for most of his life in Hopewell Township, New Jersey where he worked as a farmer. The exact date of his birth is unknown, although most sources cite the year as 1711. It is believed that he was born in Stonington, Connecticut and moved to Hopewell with his parents at an early age. His father, Edward Hart, worked as a Justice of the Peace, public assessor, and farmer; he was also a commander of the New Jersey Blues, a corps of volunteers that served in the French-Canadian wars. F...

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...

Dexter, Samuel, 1761-1816

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

Spencer, Ambrose

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Stephen Van Rensselaer

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Welles, Samuel

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Hoffman Nickerson

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Bladon, Thomas.

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W. P. Young

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Alfred C. Meyer

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Hammond, Jabez D. (Jabez Delano), 1778-1855

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American lawyer and congressman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cherry Valley, [New York], to Mr. Williams, 1851 Feb. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270499066 ...

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...

Seymour Eaton

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C. P. Greenough

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Thomas, John, 1724-1776

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Rochembeau, Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de, 1725-1807

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Washington, George, 1732-1799

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George Washington (b. Feb. 22, 1732, Westmoreland County, Va.-d. Dec. 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, VA) was the first president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. Washington came from a family of farmers and landowners. He had little education but showed an aptitude for mathematics. He used this talent to become a surveyor. At 15, Washington took a job as assistant surveyor on a team sent to map the Shenandoah Valley in western Virginia. In his early 20s, Washington joined the Virgin...

Hoffman, John T. (John Thompson), 1828-1888

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John Thompson Hoffman (1828-1888), lawyer and politician, was mayor of New York City from 1866 to 1868, and governor of New York State from 1869 to 1872. From the description of John T. Hoffman correspondence, 1868-1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122532271 From the guide to the John T. Hoffman correspondence, 1868-1883, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Tammany politician, mayor of New York City, 1866-1868, and governor of New Yo...

John Patton

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Varnum, James M. (James Mitchell), 1748-1789

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American lawyer and soldier. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Camp at Valley Forge," to Colonel Wadsworth, 1778 May 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574184 First Brown playwright. Author identified by Professor S. Foster Damon and Col. Howard V. Allen of East Greenwich. From the description of Ministerial Oppression, or the Grievances of America with The Battle of Bunker Hill. A Tragedy: Play. 1775. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122545896 ...

Clark, George Rogers, 1752-1818

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Surveyor; noted Indian fighter in the American midwest in the latter half of the 18th century. From the description of Documents, 1778-1818. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28287330 American Revolutionary Colonel in the Old Northwest. Clark first came to Detroit from Cleveland in 1817, and was followed by his parents in a commercial fisherman and deputy collector of customs in China, Mich. (from M.P.C., I, 501-507: Clark's "Recollections".) (blue ...

Smith, Charles Emory, 1842-1908

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Journalist, diplomat, and U.S. postmaster general, of Albany, N.Y., and Philadelphia, Pa.; originally of Mansfield, Conn. From the description of Charles Emory Smith collection, 1895-1903. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 28420527 ...

H. E. Leman

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John Jay

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Adams, Andrew, 1736-1797

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Andrew Adams (December 11, 1736-November 27, 1797) was a prominent attorney and politician in Litchfield, Connecticut. He graduated from Yale in 1760 and married Eunice Samuel in 1761. He was elected to the Connecticut General Assembly in 1776, was selected as a delegate to the Continental Congress from 1777 to 1780, and was a signer of the Articles of Confederation. During the Revolutionary War he served as colonel in the Connecticut militia. After the war, he was appointed to the Connecticut S...

Samuel H. Laughlin

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C. F. Quincy

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Butler, Pierce, 1744-1822

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U.S. Senator and planter from South Carolina. From the description of Letter book [microform], 1790 Jan. 23-1794 May 7. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 25185530 Signer of Constitution. From the description of Autograph note in the third person : [Washington, D.C.?], to Mr. Nicholson, "Thursday evening." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132387 U.S. senator from South Carolina, state legislator, and public official. ...

Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873

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Lawyer. From the description of Letter, 1845 March 4, Cincinnati, [Ohio], to Robert F. Paine, Columbus, O[hio]. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 13541605 Salmon P. Chase served as the Secretary of the Treasury from 1861 to 1864. He oversaw the creation of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (1862) and implemented the introduction of the income tax and the national currency. From the description of Letter press book of the Secretary of the Treasury. 1863, Ju...

Dickinson, John, 1894-1952

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Epithet: of Bermuda British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000355.0x000383 Epithet: solicitor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000355.0x000386 Epithet: of Dublin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000355.0x000384 ...

Yale College

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Dearborn, Henry M. (Henry Martin), 1846-1904

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John Langdon

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Woods, William Seaver, 1872-1962

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Udney Hay.

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Jacob Cist

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Austin, Benjamin, 1752-1820

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Secretary of the Northwestern Literary and Historical Society of Sioux City, Iowa, and later of the Trinity Historical Society of Oak Cliff and Dallas, Texas. From the description of Papers, 1798-1895. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31824355 From the description of Benjamin W. Austin papers, 1866-1902 and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34837836 ...

Keoe

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Hill, Isaac, 1788-1851

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Alsop, John, 1724-1794

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Merchant and member of the Continental Congress, 1774-1776. From the guide to the John Alsop letters, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Titus Hosmer

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Otis, Samuel Allyne, 1740-1814

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Delegate from Massachusetts to U.S. Continental Congress, secretary of the U.S. Senate, businessman, and Massachusetts public official. From the description of Samuel Allyne Otis correspondence and notice, 1766-1802. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980318 Member of the Continental Congress. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to the Hon. Mr. Langdon, 1792 Apr. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610684 Member of Continental...

Lamar, Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus, 1825-1893.

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American statesman and jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Oxford, Mississippi, to "The tribune, New York", 1873 Feb. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270596852 From the description of Signature on printed form : Washington, 1880. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270599194 ...

Welles, Sumner, 1892-1961

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Benjamin Sumner Welles (1892-1961) graduated from Harvard University in 1914 and began his diplomatic career in 1915 as Secretary of the United States Embassy in Tokyo. From 1917 to 1919 he served in a similar post in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was Assistant Chief of the Latin American Affairs Division of the Department of State from 1920 to 1921, and Chief of the Division from 1921 to 1922. From 1922 to 1925, he was Minister Plenipotentiary and Envoy Extraordinary to the Dominican Republic, an...

Clarkson, Matthew, 1758-1825

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Epithet: of Add MS 41262 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x000269 Epithet: of New York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x00026a U.S. delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania and mayor of Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of Matthew Clarkson correspondence, 1801. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...

Breckinridge, John, 1760-1806

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U.S. senator from Kentucky and U.S. attorney general. From the description of Letters, 1789-1801. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46729083 ...

Gibson, John, 1740-1822

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Revolutionary War officer and Secretary of Indiana Territory, 1800-1816. From the description of John Gibson papers, 1770-1812. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 429901716 Soldier and Indian trader on the Pennsylvania frontier, 1758-1782; post-Revolutionary War Alleghany County, Pa., judge and militia officer; and secretary of the Indiana Territory, 1800-1816. From 1781-1782, Gibson was commanding officer at Fort Pitt. From th...

Jackson, Michael, d. 1801

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Goff, Nathan, 1845-1920

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Edward Abbott

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Fletcher, Benjamin, 1640-1703

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Epithet: of Stowe MS 200 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001242.0x000025 Epithet: of Add MS 28887 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001242.0x000024 ...

Bishop, John (Drummer)

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Epithet: Organist at Cheltenham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001439.0x000330 Epithet: surgeon, of South wark British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001439.0x000332 Epithet: of Autolycus Publications British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000974.0x000157 ...

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 ...

Wharry, Robert.

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Tench Tilghman & Co.

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Royal Phelps

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P. S. Risdale

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Harvie, John, 1742-1807.

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Register of the Virginia Land Office. From the description of Land Office Treasury Warrant [manuscript] , 1783 May 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647955812 ...

David Ogden

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Floyd, John, 1783-1837

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Governor of Virginia. From the description of Commission : for Thomas S. Haymond, 1833 Dec. 3. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28895166 John Floyd (1783-1837) was serving as governor of Virginia at the time of the Nat Turner insurrection. Colonel Davidson was Colonel of 39th Regiment of Virginia Militia (Dinwiddie County, Virginia). From the description of Letters : Richmond, Virginia, to Colonel James Davidson, Petersburgh [i.e. Petersburg], Virginia, 1...

H. M. Dearborn

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William Tilghman

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Rockhill, William Woodville, 1854-1914

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Rockhill was an American scholar-diplomat known especially as the first Westerner to befriend and advise a Dalai Lama of Tibet. He was U.S. Minister to Greece, Romania, Serbia, China, Russia, and Turkey. From the description of William Woodville Rockhill papers, 1826-1941. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612720345 From the description of Clippings and ephemera dealing with the Far East, ca. 1854-1914. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 78440177 From...

Lacey, John, 1755-1814

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Revolutionary Army officer. From the description of Papers, 1776-1806 / John Lacey. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 19797024 John Lacey was appointed Brigadier General of Pennsylvania Militia on Jan. 9, 1778. He resigned on May 12, 1778, following the battle of Crooked Billet. He was called back on duty again in 1780 and 1781 but took no part in field operations. From the description of Orderly book of John Lacey's Brigade of Pennsylvania Mili...

Henry, Clay

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Thomas Truxtun

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Worthington, John, 1719-1800

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Lawyer. From the description of John Worthington correspondence, 1788 November 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981423 ...

Bright, Jesse D. (Jesse David), 1812-1875

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U.S. senator from Indiana. From the description of Jesse D. Bright correspondence, 1851-1858. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451410 ...

Beverly Randolph

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William Hemsley

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Cadwalader, John L. (John Lambert), 1836-1914

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John Houstoun

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Pendleton, Edmund, 1721-1803

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Edmund Pendleton (1721-1803) was born in Caroline County, Virginia, and died in Richmond. He was a statesman and member of the Continental Congress of 1774. The recipient of this letter, Francis Preston (1765-1835), was the son of William Preston, who accompanied Washington on several exploring expeditions in the West. Francis studied law under George Wythe, and practiced in Montgomery, Washington, and other counties. He was a friend of Madison, Monroe, Jefferson, and Chief Justice Marshall. He ...

Wilson, Joseph S.

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Joseph S. Wilson served as Commissioner of the General Land Office, U.S. Department of the Interior, in 1867. From the description of Land reports from Sonora County, Calif., 1867. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 669982890 Joseph Wilson was Commissioner of the United States General Land Office. From the description of Report of the Commissioner exhibiting on outline of the U.S. surveying system, in reference to t...

Carroll, Charles, 1737-1832

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Signer of the Declaration of Independence. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Doughoragen, 1792 Aug. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133368 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Ralph Izard, 1800 Nov. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134277 Signer of the Declar. of Independence. From the description of Autograph signature to receipt, 1830 Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134591 Signer of the Declar...

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...

Bartlett, John H. (John Henry), 1869-

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John Glover

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Lincoln, Levi, 1749-1820

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American lawyer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to President Jefferson, 1809 Jan. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590394 ...

Stamp Act Congress.

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Harold Keith Thompson

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Tristram Coffin

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Josiah Bartlett.

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Fisher, Hendrick

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John Evans.

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Gen. Heath's

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John Gill

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H. E. Barnard

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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...

Washington, George, 1732-1799

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George Washington (b. Feb. 22, 1732, Westmoreland County, Va.-d. Dec. 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, VA) was the first president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. Washington came from a family of farmers and landowners. He had little education but showed an aptitude for mathematics. He used this talent to become a surveyor. At 15, Washington took a job as assistant surveyor on a team sent to map the Shenandoah Valley in western Virginia. In his early 20s, Washington joined the Virgin...

John Neilson.

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Boutwell, George S. (George Sewall), 1818-1905

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George Sewall Boutwell (1818-1905) was an active political figure and lawyer all his life. Initially a Democrate, his antislavery leanings made him a prominent Free Soiler who was elected Governor and susequently reelected by the dominant Massachusetts Free Soil coalition in 1851-1852. He became a lawyer and founder of the Massachusetts Republican Party, later being a Radical Republican in Congress and among the most forecful opponents of President Andrew Johnson. Boutwell served as Secretary of...

Hindman, William, 1743-1822

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U.S. senator, representative, delegate to the Continental Congress, and public official, of Maryland. From the description of Letter with account of William Hindman, 1785-1786. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451637 ...

Williams, George H. (George Henry), 1823-1910

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U.S. attorney general, U.S. sentator from Oregon, mayor of Portland, Ore., lawyer, and jurist. From the description of George H. Williams autograph, 1873 August 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981374 Epithet: American senator British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000212.0x000320 George H. Williams was born in New York State and migrated to the midwestern states as a young man. He served as th...

Henry Brockholst Livingston

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Thompson, Smith, 1768-1843

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Smith Thompson (1768-1843) was an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court and United States Secretary of the Navy. From the guide to the Smith Thompson Letter, ., 1822, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Smith Thompson (1768-1843), associate justice of the United States Supreme Court and United States Secretary of the Navy. From the description of Smith Thompson letter, 1822 [manuscript]. (Oceansid...

James Sullivan

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Evans, John, fl. 1774-1777

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Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890

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JCF served as Territorial Governor of Arizona 1878-1881. From the description of ALS, 1879 July 2 : [New York], to Mr. [Charles Edward] Lester. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15615926 Narciso Botello, secretary of the Ayuntamientos in 1836, secretary to Governor Flores in 1847. From the description of Articulos de capitulacion hecha el dia trece de Enero de mil ochocientos, cuarenta y siete por D. José Antonio Carrillo Comandante de Escu...

Green Clay

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Teller, Henry Moore, 1830-1914

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U.S. Senator from Colorado from 1876-1909. From the description of Receipt, 1880. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55768334 Lawyer of Central City, Colo., U.S. Senator from Colorado, and U.S. Secretary of the Interior. From the description of Papers, 1877-1900. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 13659484 American politician and Secretary of the Interior of the United States in the Chester A. Arthur administration. ...

Nelson, John, 1794-1860

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Arnold, S.

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Dickinson, Philemon, 1739-1809

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Appointed commander-in-chief of New Jersey militia, 1776; member of Continental Congress from Delaware, 1782-1783; vice-president of New Jersey Council, 1783-1784. From the description of ALS : Hermitage, near Trenton, N.J., to William Churchill Houston and James Mott, Princeton, 1778 July 29. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122316873 ...

McKenna, J. (Joseph), 1843-1926

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McKenna served as a U.S. Congresman from California (1885-1892), U.S. Circuit Judge (1892-1897), U.S. Attorney General (1897-1898), and Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1898-1925). From the description of Opinion, 1911. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235102929 ...

Eden, Robert, 1741-1784

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Robert Eden was born on 2 September 1804. He was educated at Westminster School and studied at Christ Church, Oxford. He was ordained as a deacon and priest by the Bishop of Gloucester in 1828 and then he served in Weston-sub-Edge in Gloucestershire and at Messing and Peldon in Essex. He became Rector of Leigh, Essex, in 1837. It was while he was in Leigh that he accepted the offer of the Scottish Episcopalian Bishopric of Moray and Ross on the death of Bishop Low, and he was consecrated at St. ...

Ezekiel Cornell

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Jere Wadsworth

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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...

Joseph Borden.

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Henry Dearborn

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Bidwell, Barnabas, 1763-1833

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Lawyer and U.S. representative of Massachusetts. From the description of Barnabas Bidwell papers, 1805-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453380 ...

Lowndes, Rawlins, 1721-1800

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Colonial member of S.C. General Assembly; President then Governor of S.C.; anti-Federalist attorney and planter of Charleston, S.C.; native of island of St. Kitts (British West Indies); migrated to S.C. with his family in 1730. From the description of Rawlins Lowndes papers, 1773 July 9-1959, (bulk, 1773 July 9-1779 Jan. 30). (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 34528546 Governor of South Carolina and jurist. From the description of Bill and letter...

Stanvix, John, 1690? -1766

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Henry Seymour

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Briggs, George Nixon, 1796-1861

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Richard Caswell

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Frank G. Morehead

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William Duer

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Jones, Noble Wymberley, 1724? -1805

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T. A. Cheney

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H. C. Parsons

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Fenton, Reuben E. (Reuben Eaton), 1819-1885

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Born in the Town of Carroll, Chautauqua County, New York on 4 July 1819, and was educated in a rural school. At the age of twenty he moved to Jamestown, where he entered the lumber business and soon became a prosperous merchant. He also studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1841. Elected to Congress as a Democrat in 1852, he vigorously opposed the extention of Slavery, and soon afterward joined the Republican Party and was elected to Congress of that party, representing the Chautauqua Distr...

Thomas Hancock

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Noailles, Louis Marie, vicomte de, 1756-1804

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Bridges, Henry Styles, 1898-1961.

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Persifor Frazer

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John Vining.

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E. L. Plumb

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Bouquet, Henry, 1719-1765

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British colonel. From the description of Speech at Fort Pitt, 1764 Sept. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70974526 Henry Bouquet was a colonel in the Southern Brigade of British forces in the United States in 1765. From the description of The Henry Bouquet papers, 1765. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 50140401 British army officer. From the description of Henry Bouquet papers, 1765-1788. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 794...

Winant, John G. (John Gilbert), 1889-1947

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John Gilbert Winant (1889-1947) was born in New York City. He attended St. Paul''s School in Concord, New Hampshire, and entered Princeton University as a member of the Class of 1913. After withdrawing from Princeton in late 1912, Winant returned to St. Paul''s School as a history teacher. He became active in local politics and was elected to the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 1917. When the United States entered World War I, Winant enlisted in the American Expeditionary Forces and wa...

Isaac Craig

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Stettinius, Edward R., Jr. (Edward Reilly), 1900-1949

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Industrialist and statesman. From the description of Clippings relating to Edward R. Stettinius, 1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068013 Industrialist, Secretary of State, delegate to the United Nations. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : to Darryl F. Zanuck, Beverly Hills, California, 1944 November 11 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647836060 From the description of Financial records of Edward R. Stettinius [...

Avery, John, 1837-1887

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B.A., Amherst, 1861; studied at Yale, 1863-1867; professor of Latin and Greek, Iowa College, Grinnell, 1870-1877; professor of Greek, Bowdoin, 1877-1887; steady contributor to the American Oriental Society. From the description of John Avery papers, ca. 1867-1885 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702165958 From the guide to the John Avery papers, 1867-1885, (Manuscripts and Archives) ...

Meshech Weare

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Logan, James, 1674-1751

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James Logan, colonial statesman and scholar, became William Penn's secretary and emigrated to Pennsylvania in 1699. Logan was later appointed Penn's financial agent in the colony and adviser for his descendants. During the next forty years, he held various positions in the colonial government including secretary of the province, clerk of the Provincial Council, and numerous other executive and judicial posts. Logan also amassed a fortune in land investment and in trade with the Indians. He was ...

Hardy, Sir Charles, 1716? -1780

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MacVeagh, Franklin, d. 1934.

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William G. Spooner

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Smyth, Frederick, 1819-1899

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Frederick Smyth (1819-1899), thirty-second governor of New Hampshire, was born in Candia, NH. In 1839, he moved to Manchester, NH where he was employed for ten years as clerk and proprietor of a store. Smyth became Manchester city clerk in 1849 and later served four terms as Manchester's mayor. He was elected governor in 1865 and reelected in 1866. Smyth later served as one of the board of managers of the National Homes for Disabled Soldiers and as president of the Concord and Montreal Railroad....

E. Egbert

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Rodney, Caesar A. (Caesar Augustus), -1884

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Woodin, William H. (William Hartman), 1868-1934

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Samuel Galloway

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Thomas P. Walworth

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Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948

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Governor of New York State from 1907-1910; later served as associate justice and chief justice of the United States, and as U.S. secretary of state. From the description of Charles Evans Hughes letters: Albany, to Frank H. Severance and Henry W. Hill, 1907, 1910. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 70794223 Charles Evans Hughes (1862-1948) was an American jurist and politician. He practiced law and held various political positions between 1884 and 1906. Twice elect...

Edward McLaughlin

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Talbot, Thomas

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Epithet: Receiver General of the county of York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001084.0x0002d8 Epithet: of Add MS 46960 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001084.0x0002d6 Epithet: Colonel; of Add MS 15858 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description ...

Spaight, Richard Dobbs, 1758-1802

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Spaight was a delegate to the U.S. Contential Congress, 1782-1785, from North Carolina, as well as the U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787, and signator to the U.S. Constitution. He was Governor of North Carolina, 1792-1795, held other public offices in the North Carolina and was in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1798-1801. From the description of [Letter] 1784 Aug. 22, Port Tobacco [to] Jacob Reed / Rich.d D. Spaight. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 433579619 Dele...

Brodhead, Daniel, 1736-1809

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Born in 1736 in Marblehead, New York, Daniel Brodhead served as a colonel in the Revolutionary War, commanding the Western Department from his headquarters at Fort Pitt from 1779 to 1781. In the years preceding the outbreak of war, Brodhead operated a gristmill and worked as a deputy-surveyor for the colony of Pennsylvania. Disturbed by the passage of the Coercive Acts in 1774, Brodhead represented Berks County at a protest congress held in Philadelphia. In 1776, he was commissioned as an office...

Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879

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Cushing served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1835- 1843, and as special U.S. Envoy to China from 1843-1845. His career also included a term as U.S. Attorney General from 1852-1857. From the description of Letters to Thomas Mayo Brewer and Henry Vose, 1843, 1858. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234342903 U.S cabinet official and representative from Massachusetts, army officer, diplomat, and lawyer. From the description of Caleb Cushin...

Brewster, Benjamin Harris, 1816-1888

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U.S. attorney general. From the description of Benjamin Harris Brewster correspondence, 1850-1886. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451368 U.S. attorney general from 1881-1885. From the description of Benjamin Harris Brewster letters, 1882-1886. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936782 ...

Marrett, Amos

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Hutchins

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Keyes, Henry Wilder, 1863-1938

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Wheeler, Everett Pepperrell, 1840-1925

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Everett Pepperell Wheeler (1840-1925) was an American lawyer and civil service reformer. He was a founder of the New York Bar Association and served for seventeen years as chairman of the executive committee of the New York Civil Service Reform Association. Other organizations he supported were the Citizens Union, the Committee of Seventy, the Reform Club, and the Man Suffrage Association. From the guide to the Everett P. Wheeler papers, 1868-1925, (The New York Public Library. Manus...

Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810

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Continental Army officer, collector of customs for the port of Boston; from Hingham (Plymouth Co.), Mass. From the description of Papers, 1778-1804. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19903396 Benjamin Lincoln was an American general during the Revolutionary War. He accepted the British surrender at Yorktown. From the description of Benjamin Lincoln collection, 1775-1782. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 712651132 Ma...

Thomas Fitzsimons

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Wade, Benjamin Franklin, 1800-1878.

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American lawyer and politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Jefferson [Ohio], to O.D. Barrett, 1867 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586157 From the description of Memorandum of thanks : to Captain William G. Temple of the U.S. Steamer Tennessee, docketed 1871 Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586168 U.S. senator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, [18]56 Dec. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...

Hodge, W. L.

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E. F. Strickland

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Anna Reed Sanders

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Gervais, John Lewis, 1741-1798

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Continental Congressman, merchant, and planter; son of French Huguenot parents; educated in Hanover, Germany; immigrated to Charleston, S.C., 1764; delegate, Provincial Congress, 1775-1776; appointed deputy postmaster general for South Carolina, 1778; S.C. state senator and president, 1781-1782; member, Continental Congress, 1782-1783; commissioner for public accounts for S.C., 1794-1795. From the description of John Lewis Gervais papers, 1772-1796. (University of South Carolina). Wo...

Orme, Azor.

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Julia (Stockton) Rush

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Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906

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Army officer, statesman, journalist, legislator, and U.S. Secy. of the Interior, of Missouri. From the description of Papers, 1870-1901 (bulk 1870-1890). (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 70953302 German-American army officer, author and politician. From the description of Papers of Carl Schurz, 1862-1893. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136358 U.S. cabinet officer, diplomat, and senator from Missouri, Union Ar...

Prevost, Augustine, d. 1786

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Joseph Grinnell

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Blount, William, 1749-1800

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Epithet: of Add MS 40412 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000987.0x00023e Epithet: lord Mountjoy British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001084.0x000185 Delegate to the Continental Congress from North Carolina, U.S. senator from and governor of Tennessee, and superintendent of the U.S. Southern Indian Dept. From the descrip...

William Schouler

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William Grant

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Hawkins, Benjamin, 1734-1816

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Poinsett, Joel Robert, 1779-1851.

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Dodge, Samuel.

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Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893

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Union Army general; Republican Congressman; governor of Massachusetts. From the description of Letters of Benjamin Butler [manuscript], 1869-1890. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647975649 Union general in the Civil War; Congressman; Governor of Massachusetts (1883-84) From the description of ALS : Bay View, to [President Grant], 1871 July 29. (Boston Public Library). WorldCat record id: 37939179 Benjamin Franklin Butler was a United States...

Kinloch, Francis, 1755-1826

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Francis Kinlock was a lawyer, planter, and member of the Continental Congress. From the description of Correspondence, 1780-1818, with Charles Bonnet. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173466078 From the guide to the Correspondence, 1780-1818, with Charles Bonnet, 1780-1818, (American Philosophical Society) Rice planter of Kensington plantation, Georgetown District, S.C.; ward of Thomas Boone, Royal Governor of South Carolina, 1761-1764; graduate, 1774, of Eton College...

Heyward, Thomas, 1746-1809

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Thomas Heyward was a judge in South Carolina. From the description of Signature, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866315 Declaration of Independence signer from South Carolina. From the description of Clipped signature, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55230435 ...

A. O. Dayton

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Cruger, John, 1709-1791

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Richard Kaines

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John Branch

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John Sevier

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Joseph Jones.

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W. W. Burdette

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Continental Congress.

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Benjamin Waller

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Sherman, J. S. (James Schoolcraft), 1855-1912

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James Schoolcraft Sherman (1855-1912), lawyer, banker and vice-president of the United States, began his political career as mayor of Utica, N.Y. in 1884. In 1886 he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and served until 1908 excepting 1891 to 1893. He was chairman of the Republican state conventions in 1895, 1900 and 1908, and chairman of the Republican National Committee in 1906. In 1908 he was elected as William Howard Taft's vice-president. Four years later he was renominated but ...

T. Krebs Dukehart

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Metcalf, Ralph, 1798-1858

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McKellar, Kenneth Douglas, 1869-1957

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Black, Jeremiah.

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Briggs, John

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Epithet: General British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001394.0x000288 Epithet: Major-General Madras Army British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000410.0x00015d ...

Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893

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American statesman; Secretary of State. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, to Thomas J. Durant, 1870 Oct. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538114 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to F.B. Schell, 1890 Jan. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526181 American statesman and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to William B. Snell, Esq., (18)76 Dec. 19. (Unknown). World...

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...

J. K. Kane et al.

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Mason, J. M. (James Murray), 1798-1871

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United States senator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to C. Neale, Esq., 1849 Jan. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270607846 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Selma, to Joseph C. Cabell, Esq., 1846 Nov. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270607032 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Messrs. Gales & Seaton, 1839 Feb. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270607773 U.S. Congressman, and Confede...

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

John Powell

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Ten Broeck, Abraham, 1734-1810

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American soldier and jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Albany, to Col. Cornelius Van Vechten, 1780 Mar. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574438 Soldier, New York State and Albany County, N.Y. government official. From the description of Letter, 1788 August 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122611341 Colonial New York politician and soldier. Resident of Albany, N.Y. From the description of Commission, 1775 October...

James Buchanan

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Austin, Ben W...

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W. S. Stern

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Harrison, Robert Hanson, 1745-1790

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Yates, Joseph C.

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Ewing, Thomas

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Haring, John, 1739-1809

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Hazen, Moses, 1733-1803

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Army officer. From the description of Papers of Moses Hazen, 1780. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132127 From the description of Papers of Moses Hazen, 1780. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81173451 From the description of Papers of Moses Hazen, 1780-1783. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455961 ...

C. L. Pascal

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Marsac as ambassador

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Lee, Richard Henry, 1794-1865

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Richard Henry Lee (1794-1865) of Leesburg, Virginia was a lawyer, professor and minister. He was the grandson of Richard Henry Lee (1732-1794), Westmoreland County, Virginia, a member of the Continental Congress (1774-1779, 1784-1785 and 1787) and the State House of Delegates (1777, 1780, 1785), U.S. Senator (1789-1792) and signer of the Declaration of Independence; grandnephew of Arthur Lee (1740-1792), who was also a member of the Continental Congress (1782-1784) and the State House of Delegat...

Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801

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Revolutionary patriot, Continental Army general, and traitor. From the description of Benedict Arnold papers, 1761-1794. (New Haven Colony Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 432702702 Prior to the U.S. Revolutionary War Arnold was a merchant and trader in the West Indies. He served in the Revolutionary Army, but defected to the British in 1780 and served until the War was over. He then went to Canada and eventually to England. He was married to Margaret Mansfie...

Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875

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American lawyer and statesman. From the description of Signature clipped from a register : [n.p.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270135786 Vice-president of the United States under Buchanan, 1857-1861. From the description of Letter to Charles W. Upham [manuscript], 1857 June 11. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647953509 State legislator, U.S. congressman, vice-president, U.S. senator, Confederate general and Confederate secretary ...

Lamb, John, 1735-1800

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Soldier and officer in the American Revolutionary War; resident of New York City. From the description of Letterbooks, 1778-1782. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58759541 From the description of John Lamb papers, 1762-1887 (bulk 1762-1799). (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476017786 Patriot and army officer. From the description of Letters of John Lamb, 1786-1788. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014869 ...

Mowry, Daniel, 1729-1806.

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Smith, Melanethon, 1724-1798

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Wingate, Paine, 1739-1828

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John Francis Hamtramck Clairbone

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Bowdoin, James, 1726-1790

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Governor and public official from Massachusetts. From the description of James Bowdoin papers, 1785-1786. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980726 American politician, governor of Massachusetts, 1785-87; father of James Bowdoin, 1752-1811 From the guide to the James Bowdoin, Sr. letter to John Sullivan, 1786, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887

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

Redfield, William Cox, 1858-1932

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U.S. secretary of commerce and U.S. representative from New York. From the description of William Cox Redfield family papers, 1821-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84163550 ...

Tompkins, Daniel D., 1774-1825

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D.D. Tompkins was Governor of New York, 1807-1817, and Vice President of the United States, 1817-1825. From the description of [Commission] 1810 Apr. 27 appointing Caleb Hopkins as first Major of the Regiment of Militia in the County of Ontario : whereof Ezra Patterson is Lieutenant-Colonel / Daniel D. Tompkins. 1810. (SUNY Geneseo). WorldCat record id: 25225391 American statesman-Gov. of N.Y. and Vice President of United States. From the description of Autograph...

Chester, John, 1749-1809.

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Murray, James, 1725? -1794

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Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase), 1853-1921

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Lawyer and public official. From the description of Papers of Philander C. Knox, 1893-1922 (bulk 1901-1921). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79632215 Philander C. Knox (1853-1921) was an attorney and politician from southwest Pennsylvania. Knox served as U.S. Attorney General (1901-1904), U.S. Senator (1904-1909, 1917-1921), and as Secretary of State (1909-1913) under William Howard Taft. From the description of Philander C. Knox letter to N.B. Billingsley, 1882 M...

Henry Remsen

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Gunning Bedford Sr.

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Fuller, Alvan T. (Alvan Tufts), 1878-1958

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Samuel H. Mitchell

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Calhoun, James

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Thomas Smith

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Howe, John B. (John Benedict), 1859-1943

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William Whipple

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Horatio Gates

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William Hill Wills

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Glasgow, James

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Muhlenberg, Frederick Augustus Conrad, 1750-1801

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Lutheran clergyman, politician. Born Trappe, Pa., educated at Halle, ordained 1771. First Speaker of U.S. House of Representatives. From the description of Einleitung in die dogmatis Theologie. Zweiter Theil : manuscript, 1769. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86138923 Zaccheus Collins was a merchant and botanist. From the guide to the Zaccheus Collins botanical correspondence, 1805-1827, 1805-1827, (American Philosophical Society) ...

William C. Petit

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T. N. Olcott

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Ramsey, Alexander, 1815-1903

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U.S. secretary of war, U.S. senator and governor of Minnesota, governor of Minnesota, U.S. representative from Pennsylvania, mayor of St. Paul, Minn., banker, and lawyer. From the description of Letter and portraits of Alexander Ramsey, 1838. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449469 ...

Wilbur, Curtis Dwight, 1867-1954

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Curtis Dwight Wilbur was 43rd Secretary of the Navy, 1924-1929. From the description of Letter, May 28, 1928. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 17997814 From the description of Letter, May 19, 1928. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 17997758 From the description of Signature, [n.d.] (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 17997948 Curtis Dwight Wilbur was 43rd Secretary of the Navy, 1924-1929. Gilliss was a factor in the establishment of the ...

Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963

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Herbert H. Lehman, American politician. He served as Governor of the State of New York from 1933 to 1942, and represented New York in the United States Senate from 1950 to 1957. From the description of Herbert H. Lehman manuscript material : 3 items, 1934-1935 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 708247459 Lehman was Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1928-1932; Governor of New York, 1933-1942; Director General of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administ...

James McHenry

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Walderne, Richard, 1615-1689

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Loammi Baldwin

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Joseph Penrose.

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