Henry Adams autograph album, 1833-1939.

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Henry Adams autograph album, 1833-1939.

Henry Adams autograph album, 1833-1939.

Autograph album compiled by American historian and author Henry Adams.

1 v. (.4 linear ft.)

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Forbes, W. Cameron (William Cameron), 1870-1959

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Forbes was an American business and government executive. He served as governor-general of the Philippines, 1909-1913, and ambasador to Japan, 1930-1932. From the description of W. Cameron (William Cameron) Forbes images of the Philippines, 1907-1946. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612734531 From the guide to the W. Cameron (William Cameron) Forbes images of the Philippines, 1907-1946., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Busin...

Saint Gaudens, Augustus 1848-1907.

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Temple, William, abp. of Canterbury, 1881-1944.

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Whiteside, James, 1804-1876

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Irish lawyer; Lord Chief Justice of Ireland, 1866-1876. From the description of Italy in the nineteenth century, [ca. 1848-1849]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702146233 From the description of Italy in the nineteenth century, [ca. 1848-1849] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82461080 ...

Harold Peabody

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Goss

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Richard Monckton Milnes, 1st baron Houghton

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Hill, George Birkbeck Norman, 1835-1903

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Granville, Granville George Leveson-Gower, Earl, 1815-1891

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British Colonial Secretary. From the description of Correspondence, 1869. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36200109 British politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Cyrus W. Field, 1885 July 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 541028513 ...

Newcastle, Henry Clinton, 4th duke of

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Jowett, Benjamin, 1817-1893

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Professor of Greek. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Oxford, to John Nichol, 1884 Nov. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864416 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Oxford, to John Nichol, 1878 Oct. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864411 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Oxford, to W.A. Knight, 1893 Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864440 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], t...

Clarendon, George William Frederick Villiers, Earl of, 1800-1870

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English politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Cyrus W. Field, 1864 Apr. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 537532472 1820-1823 attache to the British embassy, Saint Petersburg; 1824-1833 commissioner of customs; 1833-1839 minister plenipotentiary to Spain; 1840-1841 lord privy seal; 1840-1841 and 1864-1865 chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster; 1846-1847 president of the Board of Trade; 1847-1852 viceroy of Ireland; 1853-1858, 1...

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 ...

Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948

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Career Army officer who served in the Philippines as an adjutant general and engineer officer, collector of customs, and cavalry squadron commander, participating in actions against the Tausug (Moros), 1899-1903; later apppointed governor of Moro Province and commander, Department of Mindanao, 1909-1913. Well-known for his command of the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I, 1917-1919. From the description of General John J. Pershing photograph collection [pictu...

Peel, Robert, 1788-1850

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

Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865

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English novelist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (15) and autograph documents signed (3) : to Edward Chapman, [ca. 1848] Mar. 21-1859 Apr. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269589125 From the description of Letter, n.y. August 31, [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 122625403 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Manchester, to [the Rev. John Pierpont], 1841 June 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269573768 ...

Venizélos, Eleuthérios 1864-1936

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Belper, Edward Strutt, Baron, 1801-1880

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English author. From the description of Envelope, 1867. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78211574 ...

Wilberforce, Samuel, 1805-1873

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English bishop of Winchester. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : [London] and [n.p.], to Duncan & Co. and Captain Young, 1820 Mar. 30-1831 June 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270861184 Anglican bishop of Oxford and of Winchester. From the description of Correspondence, 1790-1872. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20504517 Anglican theologian and Bishop of Oxford Samuel Wilberforce was born at Clapham C...

Gorgas, William Crawford, 1854-1920

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William Crawford Gorgas, an authority in the control of yellow fever, worked as sanitation expert in the preparation and construction of the Panama Canal. He was instrumental in the investigation and control of yellow fever in Cuba, Central and South America, and Africa. Gorgas was appointed Surgeon General of the United States Army January 1914. From the description of William Crawford Gorgas papers, 1912-1937. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 244484754 A m...

Abigail (Brooks) Adams

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Sims, William Sowden, 1858-1936

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William S. Sims, U.S. Navy admiral, graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1882. He was president of the naval War College in 1917 and from 1919-1922. During WWI, he was CO, U.S. Naval Forces, Europe From the description of Letter, January 8, 1918. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 731199382 William S. Sims was born in 1858 in Port Hope, Ontario. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1880. He served as president of the naval War College, 1917, 1919-1922 and du...

Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron, 1803-1873

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Lytton was an English statesman and writer. From the description of Lithograph of Lord Lytton, circa 1800s-1870s. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367947106 Edward Bulwer Lytton, first Baron Lytton, writer and politician. From the description of Edward Bulwer Lytton manuscript material : 26 items, 1828-1872 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 718729173 From the guide to the Edward Bulwer Lytton manuscript material : 26 items, 1828-1872, (The New...

Marian (Lawrence) Peabody

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Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898

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Civil War photohistorian. From the description of The William Gladstone collection, 1862-1890. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 24153145 English statesman. From the description of Autograph card signed : to C.E. Pascoe, 1876 Nov. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269561267 From the description of Autograph note in third person : to Prof. Knight, 1895 Sept. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269590785 From the description of Aut...

Dobell, Sydney, 1824-1874

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Disraeli, Benjamin, 1804-1881

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Benjamin Disraeli was a prominent British statesman and novelist who served in many positions including Prime Minister of Great Britain. From the description of Letters, 1799-1877. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 276297717 English Prime Minister. From the description of Letter signed : "10 Downing Street, Whitehall, ", to Vice Admiral Erasmus Ommanney, 1877 Aug. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537555 Benjamin Disraeli (1804-18...

Choate, Joseph Hodges, 1832-1917

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Lawyer, author, and diplomat. From the description of Joseph Hodges Choate papers, 1745-1929 (bulk 1852-1917). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79700965 Prominent New York lawyer, diplomat, and leader in humanitarian and cultural affairs. From the description of Letter : New York, N.Y., to John H. Stephens, Chairman, Committee on Indian Affairs, House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., 1916 Apr. 3. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 34241616 Choate...

Lady Trevelyan

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Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926

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Eliot served as president of Harvard University (1869-1909). From the description of Correspondence of Charles W. Eliot, 1870-1920. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339031 Charles William Eliot (1834-1926) was President of Harvard University from March 12, 1869 to May 19, 1909. He also taught mathematics and chemistry at Harvard University (1858-1863) and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1865-1869). Eliot was one of the most influential educa...

Stratford de Redcliffe, Stratford Canning, Viscount, 1786-1880

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British author and diplomat. From the description of Stratford Canning, Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe, correspondence, 1821-1822. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980294 English diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Joel R. Poinsett, 1824 June 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872312 Stratford de Redcliffe was a British diplomat assigned to the embassy at Constantinople from 1842 to 1858. Sar...

Denman, Thomas Denman, Baron, 1779-1854

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Thomas Denman, 1st Baron Denman, English lawyer, judge and politician. From the description of Lord Denman manuscript material : 1 item, 1850 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 174137798 From the guide to the Lord Denman manuscript material : 2 items, 1823-1850, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) English statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to W. Notham, 1...

Hughes, Thomas, 1822-1896

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English reformer and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Old Square [London], to John Ruskin, 1866 Oct. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269516755 Thomas Hughes, English social reformer and children's writer, best known for his Tom Brown's Schooldays (1857). From the description of Thomas Hughes manuscript material : 2 items, 1871-1872 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 430711041 From the guide to the Thomas Hughes man...

Roberts, David, 1796-1864

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English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1858 June 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270852342 Scottish painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Mornington Place [London], to Robert Jennings, [no year]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655360 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Fitzroy St. [London], to "my dear Andrew", 1857 Aug. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

Schley, Winfield Scott, 1839-1911

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United States Navy rear admiral. Served in both the Civil War and the Spanish-American War. From the description of Winfield Scott Schley autographed note, 1903 Apr. 23. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 181085075 Rear Admiral Winfield Schley was born in 1839 and died in 1911. Highlights of his naval career included blockading squadron during the Civil War, the rescue of Greeley in the Arctic in 1884 and the destruction of Admiral Cervera's fleet during the Spani...

John Parker

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Ellice, Edward, 1810-1880

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Grey, George, Sir, 1799-1882

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English statesman. From the description of Letter signed : Whitehall, to the Reverend William Valentine, Minister of St. Thomas', Stepney, 1850 Dec. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270510458 ...

Cranworth, Robert Monsey Rolfe, Baron, 1790-1868

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English lawyer. From the description of Autograph letter signed in third person : [London], to Sir Moses Montefiore, 1856 Jun. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270521349 ...

Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925

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Florence 1856-1925 London. From the description of Portrait of Mrs. J.P. Morgan, Jr. (nee Jane Norton Grew, 1868-1925) [painting]. [ca. 1905] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906593 Anglo-American painter. From the description of Letters, 1881-1916. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81028068 Sargent was an American-born painter who lived and worked in France, England and elsewhere. From the description of [Letter] Sunday, 33, T...

Aumale, Henri d'Orléans, duc d', 1822-1897

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French general and son of Louis Philippe. From the description of Letters, ca. 1841-1871. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 83912823 Son of Louis Philippe, King of the French. From the description of Autograph letter : to M. Bonnet, 1843 Jan. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134353 ...

Cobden, Richard, 1804-1865

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Richard Cobden, English textile manufacturer and politician. From the guide to the Richard Cobden manuscript material : 1 item, ca 1843, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Cobden was born in Dunford, Sussex, England on June 3, 1804; became a middle-class manufacturer and MP, advocating free trade, non-intervention in foreign affairs, an end to aristocratic misrule, and a variety of radical political reforms; became intere...

Parr, Samuel, 1747-1825

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Samuel Parr was a Latin scholar and schoolmaster, educated at Cambridge. He served as perpetual curate in Warwickshire and during that time established a school in Stanmore, served as headmaster of Colchester and Norwich Schools, wrote essays and sermons with strong and often controversial leanings, and amassed a library of more than 10,000 books. He was a friend of Joseph Priestley and wrote the Latin epitaph for Samuel Johnson in St. Paul's. From the description of Samuel Parr lett...

Lyell, Mary (Horner) lady.

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Stanley, J. T. (John Thomas), 1766-1850

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Livingstone, David, 1813-1873

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Epithet: African explorer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000443.0x00031a Scottish missionary and explorer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Claremont, Mauritius, to Captain L.W. Peyton of H.M.S. "Frolic", 1856 Sept. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590502 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Kuruman (Bechuana country, South Africa), to [R.N.] Hayward, in ...

Robert Wiedemann Barrett Browning

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Arliss, George, 1868-1946

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English actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 8 Bloomsbury Place, London, to Mr. Beringer, 1907 Aug. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870220 George Arliss (1868-1946), English stage and screen actor, was best known for portraying historical figures such as British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli, Alexander Hamilton, Cardinal Richelieu, and French author Voltaire. Following Arliss' success with the stage version of Louis Napoleon Parker's DISRAELI (19...

Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889

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

Thomas Hughes

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Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910

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Julia Ward Howe was the author of the Battle hymn of the republic and other works and a women's suffrage and club leader and lecturer. In Feb. 1862, the Atlantic Monthly published her poem "Battle Hymn of the Republic," which she wrote during a visit to an army camp near Washington, D.C. in 1861. From the description of Papers concerning the Battle hymn of the republic, 1897-1906. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80781526 Julia Ward Howe was the author of the Battle...

Eames, Emma, 1865-1952

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American soprano. From the description of 7 photographs of Emma Eames, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500329 From the description of Emma Eames autographs, 1893 Oct. 20. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 639465193 From the description of Autograph letter signed Emma Eames Gogorza, dated : New York, 9 December 1928, to Mrs. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1928 Dec. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566097 From the description of Autograp...

Browning, Robert, 1812-1889

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Robert Browning was a British poet. Born on May 7, 1812, Browning wrote his first major work,"Pauline: a fragment of a confession" at the age of twenty. He married Elizabeth Barrett in 1826 and with her encouragement went on to become one of the major Victorian poets. From the description of Robert Browning collection of papers, [1835?]-1933 bulk ([1835?]-1889). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122615581 Browning was an English poet. From the descri...

Priestley, Joseph, 1733-1804

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Joseph Priestley was an English clergyman, political theorist, and physical scientist whose work contributed to advances in liberal political and religious thought and in experimental chemistry. He is best remembered for his contribution to the chemistry of gases. He relocated to Northumberland, Pa. From the description of Joseph Priestley papers, 1777-1835. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 53101438 Priestley and Vaughan, amongst others, founded...

Trevelyan, George Otto, 1838-1928

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English author and statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wallington, Cambo, Northumberland, to T.J. Cobden Sanderson, 1889 Jan. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573152 English author and statesman; nephew of Macaulay. From the description of Autograph letter signed : House of Commons, to Moncure Conway, 1880 Jul. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573156 British politician and author. From the description of [Let...

Somerville, Mary, 1780-1872

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Mary Somerville was a Scottish astronomer and physicist. From the description of Letter, 1834. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007445 Mary Somerville (born Mary Fairfax) was born on December 26, 1780 in Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland. Somerville became interested in mathematics as a teenager. Somerville's first major work was a translation of the mathematician Laplace's book Mécanique Céleste. She included in the translation detailed explanations of the adv...

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

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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...

Huxley, Thomas Henry, 1825-1895

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Huxley was an Britist botanist especially known for his work in comparative anatomy and vertebrate paleontology. From the description of [Letter] 1857? May 31, Geological Survey of Great Britain [to] Sir / T. H. Huxley. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 244251868 English scientist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Ilkley, to W.A. Knight, 1886 Dec. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269526779 Student, Royal School of Mines, London, Eng...

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....

Lady Charlotte

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Henry? Reeve

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Brown, Robert, 1773-1858

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Robert Brown, a botanist and protege of Sir Joseph Banks, accompanied Matthew Flinders on his voyage in the Investigator. His diary (or journal), begun during a visit to Ireland in 1800 was kept until January 1805. From the description of Diary extract. 1802. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225828145 Scottish physician. From the description of Robert Brown manuscript, [after 1826], [London]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34992600 ...

Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863

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Amy Crowe (1831-1865) was a family friend who lived with Thackeray as his adopted daughter and later married Thackerays̓ cousin Edward Talbot Thackeray. From the description of [Letter] to Amy Crowe, 27 September [1854], 36 Onslow Sqr. Brompton. [1854] (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 35091085 Thackeray was an English novelist and satirist. J. Pearson and Co. and George William Childs were booksellers in London. Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchi...

Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882

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Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803, Boston, Massachusetts– April 27, 1882, Concord, Massachusetts), American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century....

Lady Molesworth

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Murchison, Roderick Impey, Sir, 1792-1871

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British geologist. From the description of Papers, 1857 and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35230784 English geologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Folkestone, to an unnamed correspondent, 1870 Sept. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612797 Geologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified recipient, 1847 July 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872039 Ro...

Richards, Laura Elizabeth Howe, 1850-1943

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The daughter of Samuel Gridley and Julia (Ward) Howe, Richards was the author of more than eighty books, most of them for young people. She and her sister, Maude Howe Elliott, wrote Life and Letters of Julia Ward Howe (1910), which received the first Pulitzer Prize for biography. For additional biographical information, see American Women Writers (1981). From the description of Letter, 1904. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008342 ...

Rinehart, Mary Roberts, 1876-1958

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American fiction writer and playwright. From the description of Questionnaire, [n.d.], from Betty Hogan, Lake Mohawk, N.J. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34365006 American author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Sewickley [sic], to Mr. Mitchell, 1916 Dec. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872168 Novelist and playwright. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 3643...

Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867.

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English physicist and chemist. From the guide to the Michael Faraday letter, 1867 May 1, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Lowell, A. Lawrence (Abbott Lawrence), 1856-1943

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Nicola Sacco (1891-1927) and Bartolomeo Vanzetti (1888-1927) were Italian immigrants who were tried and executed for robbery and murder of payroll guards Frederick Albert Parmenter and Alessandro Berardelli. The case of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Sacco and Vanzetti quickly became one of America's most complicated and notorious political trials. They were found guilty on July 14, 1921, but the legal struggle to save them extended until 1927. By April 9, 1927, all appeals in the Massachu...

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...

Cardwell, Edward Cardwell, Viscount, 1813-1886

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Mrs. William Lawrence

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Houghton, Richard Monckton Milnes, 1st baron, 1809-1885.

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English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to W.A. Knight, 1885 July 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864121 From the description of Autograph letter signed : 9 Wilton Crescent, to W.A. Knight, [no year] June 23 or 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864132 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Fryston?], to W.A. Knight, [no year] Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864124 From the description of Autog...

Reeve, Henry, 1813-1895

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English man of letters. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Madame [Blaze] de Bury, 1855 Oct. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270851994 British author and editor. From the description of Correspondence, 1856-1893. (Rutgers University). WorldCat record id: 28416066 ...

Grote, Harriet, 1792-1878

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English biographer. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : East Burnham, Berkshire, and [n.p.], to Madame [Blaze] de Bury, 1855 Sept. 14 and, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270879255 ...

Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851

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Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley (b. 30 August 1797, Somers Town, London-d. 1 February 1851, London, England) was an English novelist, best known as the author of Frankenstein. She also wrote short-stories, poetry, biographies, journal articles, reviews, and edited the works of her husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley....

Tait, Archibald Campbell, 1811-1882

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Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947

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Mary Emma Woolley, college professor and President of Mount Holyoke College from 1901-1937, was born on July 13, 1863 in South Norwalk, Connecticut to Joseph Judah Woolley, a Congregational minister, and Mary August Ferris Woolley, a schoolteacher. She attended Mrs. Fannie Augur's school in Meriden, Connecticut until her family moved to Pawtucket, Rhode Island in 1871, when she enrolled in Providence High School. In 1882 she began attending Wheaton Seminary in Norton, Massachusetts, graduating i...

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882

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

Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881

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Scottish historian and social critic considered the most important philosophical moralist of the early Victorian age. From the description of Letter, 1841. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122461042 Scottish essayist and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Gt. Malvern, to Robert Browning, 1851 Aug. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133400 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chelsea, London, to William Tait, 1834 S...

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

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

Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834

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

Elizabeth (Vassall) Fix, Lady Holland

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Barker, Edmund Henry, 1788-1839

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English classical scholar. From the description of Edmund Henry Barker letters, 1827-1831. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 463434680 Epithet: of Add MS 39177 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000742.0x0002ec Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000742.0x0002e7 Ep...

Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875

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English poet, apologist and naturalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Eversley, to Fanny Grenfell, 1842 Nov. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864471 English clergyman, author, teacher. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122549986 From the guide to the Charles Kingsley letter, undated, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Author and clergyman of the Church of England. From the de...

Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865

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English novelist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (15) and autograph documents signed (3) : to Edward Chapman, [ca. 1848] Mar. 21-1859 Apr. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269589125 From the description of Letter, n.y. August 31, [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 122625403 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Manchester, to [the Rev. John Pierpont], 1841 June 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269573768 ...

John Endicott Peabody

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Ossington, John Evelyn Denison, Viscount, 1800-1873

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John Evelyn Denison was a British politician holding office for more than fifty years. He was Speaker of the House of Commons, and a friend and ally to many significant conservatives of his day. He was made Viscount Ossington in 1872, a title which ended with his death. From the description of John Evelyn Denison, Viscount Ossington, letter to My dear sir, 1870 Apr. 6. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 53432460 Speaker of England's House of Commo...

Follett, William Webb, Sir, 1798-1845

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Lewes, George Henry, 1817-1878

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Epithet: author; of Add MS 37193 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000361.0x000125 English author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to the Reverend M.D. Conway, 186? Friday. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590727 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Alexander Main, 1871 Sept. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590731 From the de...

Norton, Caroline Sheridan, 1808-1877

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British author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Catherine Dickens, [between 1842 and 1846]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610489 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Catherine Dickens, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610487 English author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Fonblanque, Thursday [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610490 From ...

Edmund Burke

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Forster, W. E. (William Edward), 1818-1886

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English statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to S. Berget?, 1867 Aug. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270469099 Epithet: politician British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000688.0x000398 ...

Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910

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English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Burton Park, Petworth, to an unidentified correspondent, 1864 Oct. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269523474 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London?], to "dear Sir", 1883 Nov. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269528569 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Mrs. Brookfield, 1873 Mar. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269537929 From the description of Aut...

Mrs. Peabody

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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...

Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, baron, 1800-1859

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Thomas Babington Macaulay, born in 1800 in Leicestershire, England, was an historian and author. He was educated at Cambridge. After the success of an essay on Milton in the Edinburgh Review in 1925, he contributed regularly to that journal. He was called to the bar in 1826 and elected to Parliament in 1830. After various distinguishing public duties, he was raised to the peerage as Baron Macaulay of Rothley in 1859. He also continued to write during these public appointments, primarily on histo...

Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855

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Charlotte Brontë (b. April 21, 1816, Thornton, Yorkshire, England–d. March 31, 1855, Haworth, Yorkshire, England), English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters. She first published her works, including Jane Eyre, under the pen name Currer Bell.Charlotte Brontë, English writer best known as the author of Jane Eyre. From the description of Charlotte Brontë manuscript material : 7 items, 1830-1854 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 76838527 En...

Colenso, John William, 1814-1883

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John William Colenso, radical biblical critic and bishop in the Church of England, was born in Cornwall on January 24, 1814. Although mathematics was his first love, he was also taken with the study of religion and soon joined the ministry. Named Bishop of Natal in 1853, he went to Africa, where the natives' lives and questions prompted him to take a more radical view of the Bible. As a result of his revolutionary ideas, in 1863 he was excommunicated by Bishop Gray in Capetown. Although this jud...

Derby, Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley, Earl of, 1799-1869

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English prime minister. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Knowsley, to an unidentified recipient, 1833 Aug. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270521778 English statesman. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : [London], to T.A. Hanson and Lord Lyndhurst, 1862 Sept. 26 and Oct. 1 and "Friday," [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270858939 From the description of Autograph letter signed : C[olonial] O[ffice], to Sir Edwa...

Owen, Richard, 1804-1892

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Richard Owen was a comparative anatomist and palaeontologist. From the description of Letter from Richard Owen to Charles Léopold Laurillard to introduce John Gould, 1833 [manuscript]. [1833] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 277137992 Professor of the Royal College of Surgeons of London; authority on comparative anatomy, vertebrate paleontology and geology. From the description of Osteological contributions to the natural history of the chimpanzees (Tr...

Melbourne, William Lamb, Viscount, 1779-1848

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

Clive, Caroline (Wigley), 1801-1873

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Lang, Cosmo Gordon, 1864-1945

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Archbishop of York (1909-1928). From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bishopthorpe, to J.P. Morgan, 1918 Apr. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598282 Archbishop of York (1909-1928) and Archbishop of Canterbury (1928-1942). From the description of Manuscript notes : Cincinnati, undated [1918]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270599124 From the description of Autograph letter signed : LondonJ. P. Morgan, 1929 Sept. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat r...

Codrington, Edward, Sir, 1770-1851

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Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000246.0x00031d Sir Edward Codrington, British naval officer. His duties included an imperative to secure peace during the Greek War for Independence. From the description of Sir Edward Codrington manuscript material : 1 item, 1839 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122379425 From the guide to the Sir Edward Codrington manuscript ...

Mrs. Basbell

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Grote, George, 1794-1871

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English historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Threadneedle Street", to W.W. Hickson [William Edward Hickson?], 1835 Apr. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270503892 From the description of Trial and death of Socrates : autograph manuscript, ca. 1832. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270881620 George Grote was born on 17 November 1794. He was educated at a school in Sevenoaks, Kent and Charterhouse, where he remained for six years. At Charterho...

Wolcott, Roger, 1847-1900

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Villiers, Charles Pelham, 1802-1898

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Charles Pelham Villiers, 1802-1898, was educated at Haileybury and St. Johns College, Cambridge, becoming a barrister at Lincolns Inn in 1827. He held Benthamite political views, and enjoyed a long career in public service and Parliament. In 1832, he was a Poor Law Commissioner, and from 1833 to 1852, an official of the court of Chancery. He served as an MP for Wolverhampton from 1835 to 1898, during which time he worked towards free trade and opposed the Corn Law and home rule for Ireland. He a...

Burdett-Coutts, Angela Georgina

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Angela Georgina Burdett-Coutts (1814-1906), English philanthropist. She was the daughter of Sir Francis Burdett and became one of the most famous heiresses in the 1830's and counted many famous literary people among her friends. She was the model for Adriana in Disraeli's novel Endymion and Charles Dickens served as a guide to her investment in charitable causes. From the description of Angela Georgina Burdett-Coutts manuscript material : 2 items, ca. 1838-1896 (New York Public Libra...

Mrs. Ford

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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...

Parker, Charles A.

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Rogers, Samuel, 1763-1855

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

Lonsdale, William Lowther, 2d earl, 1787-1872

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Miss Wilson

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Sir Charles Lyell

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Lawrence, William, 1850-1941

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7th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts. From the description of William Lawrence letter to Mrs. Forbes [manuscript], 1930 Apr 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 256490554 Bishop of Massachusetts. From the description of Draft petition to Governor Fuller, 1927 April 11-12. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 67836461 ...

Maurice, Frederick Denison, 1805-1872

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Tayler, Frederick, 1802-1889

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English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Westbourne, to an unidentified recipient, 1855 Oct. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270854944 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1871 Sept. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270854946 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Robinson, 1856 Mar. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270854792 From the description of Auto...

Halifax, Charles Wood, Viscount, 1800-1885

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1826 Member of Parliament for Great Grimsby; 1831 Member of Parliament for Wareham; 1832-1865 Member of Parliament for Halifax; 1832 Joint Secretary to the Treasury; 1835 Secretary to the Admiralty; 1846-1852 Chancellor of the Exchequer; 1852-1855 President of the Board of Control; 1855-1858 First Lord of the Admiralty; 1856 GCB; 1859-1866 Secretary of State for India; 1865 Member of Parliament for Ripon; 1870-1874 Lord Privy Seal. Epithet: statesman Title: 1...

Sherbrooke, Robert Lowe, Viscount, 1811-1892

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English politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials and without salutation : [n.p.], to an unidentified correspondent, 1864 Apr. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664091 Lawyer, arrived in Sydney in 1842. Member of N.S.W. Legislative Council, 1843-1844, 1845-1849. Chairman of Select Committee on Education, 1844. Contributed to the Atlas ... Lowe returned to England in 1850. From the description of Letters. (Libraries Australia). ...

Moton, Robert Russa, 1867-1940

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Davidson, Randall Thomas, 1848-1930

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Brooks, Phillips, bp., 1835-1893.

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Carlisle, George William Frederick Howard, Earl of, 1802-1864

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Sampson, William Thomas, 1840-1902

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Born in England, lived in Springfield, Illinois but served with the 11th Missouri Volunteers. From the description of Discharge, May 15, 1862. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 54484883 Naval officer. From the description of William Thomas Sampson correspondence, 1898 July 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980372 ...

Eastlake, Elizabeth, 1809-1893

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English author and art critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Lady Rawlinson, 1864 Apr. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742854 Lady Elizabeth Rigby Eastlake was an English essayist and translator, who published "Five Great Painters" (1883) and other works. Her husband was Sir Charles Lock Eastlake (1793-1865), director of the National Gallery, 1855-1865. From the description of Letters, 1866-1869 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free...

Peabody, George, 1795-1869

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Businessman and philanthropist. From the description of Papers of George Peabody, 1841-1869. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450003 American financier. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to John Brodhead, 1847 May 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872091 Banker and philanthropist, of London, England; born and buried in Danvers, Mass.; in 1866 donated $12,000 to Georgetown, Mass., for the building of a library; benefactor of li...

Stirling Maxwell, William, 1818-1878

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Scottish historical writer. From the description of Autograph letters signed "William Stirling" (3) : London, to Mr. and Mrs. William Wetmore Story, 1862 May 30-1862 Jun. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580409 Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000444.0x000256 Epithet: of Add MS 36055 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:...

Kingsdown, Thomas Pemberton-Leigh, Baron, 1793-1867

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

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Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910

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Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), nursing pioneer and reformer, is regarded as the founder of modern nursing. Born in Florence, Italy, she dedicated her life to the care of the sick and war wounded. In 1844, she began to visit hospitals; in 1850, she spent some time with the nursing Sisters of St. Vincent de Paul in Alexandria and a year later studied at the institute for Protestant deaconesses in Kaiserswerth, Germany. In 1854, she organized a unit of 38 nurses for service in the Crimean War. I...

Tennent, Sir J. Emerson

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Taft, William Howard, 1857-1930

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William Howard Taft (1857-1930) was an American politician who served as U.S. President (1908-1912) and Chief Justitce of the Supreme Court (1921-1930). 1857 Born in Cincinnati, Ohio on September 15th 1878 Graduated from Yale University 1880 Graduated from Cincinnati Law School ...

Abraham? Hayward

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Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894

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American writer and physician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Beverley Farm, Mass., to Tristram Coffin, 1890 Aug. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269544690 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Tristram Coffin, 1891 Dec. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 642361192 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to [Tristram Coffin], 1891 Nov. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 642361674 From the descript...

Wilberforce, Basil, 1841-1916

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English cleric; chaplain of the House of Commons. From the description of Autograph letter signed : House of Commons, [London], to Arthur Sullivan, [n.y.] May 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270126540 ...

Pollock, F. (Frederick), 1783-1870

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Sir Frederick Pollock received a B.A. degree from Trinity College, Cambridge (1806), entered the study of law at the Middle Temple (1807), and received a M.A. degree from Canterbury (1809). He served as attorney general (1834-1835, 1841-1844) and was chief baron of the Exchequer (1844-1866). From the description of Opinion on a case, December 1830. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339914 ...

Argyll, Elizabeth (Granville) Douglas, duchess of, d. 1878

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

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

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

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Mrs. Pollock

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Bowring, John, 1792-1872

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John Bowring was an English statesman and author, renowned as a polyglot. Born in Exeter and raised as a Unitarian, he began working at the age of thirteen, and actively sought to learn languages from travellers. He established a mercantile firm, and travelled extensively, meeting Jeremy Bentham; a controversy over some Greek loans affected his reputation and financial status, but Bentham helped by appointing him political editor of Westminster Review. Bowring published several volumes of verse,...

Mrs. Lawrence

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Gibson, John, 1790-1866

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English sculptor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rome, to Lady Davy, 1848 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270878525 From the description of Letter, 1859 Mar. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80572007 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Eartham, Sussex, to Lady Bunbury, 1863 [Aug.] 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269567386 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Rome], [no year] Oct. 31. (Unknown). Worl...

Ruskin, John, 1819-1900

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Wife of Ruskin's physician, Dr. John Simon. From the description of Letter : to Mrs. John Simon, [18--] (Lewis & Clark Library). WorldCat record id: 31272017 British writer, artist, and critic. From the description of John Ruskin papers, ca. 1837-1904. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80934993 John Ruskin was born on 8 February 1819 in London. Ruskin was educated by his mother and by various tutors before attending Oxford University. H...

Gibson, Thomas Milner, 1806-1884

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Epithet: statesman British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000349.0x0002c9 Epithet: of Add MS 37198 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x000231 Thomas Milner Gibson, British politician. A long-time advocate of the free-trade movement, Gibson served as President of the Board of Trade of His Majesty's Government from 1850 to 1866. ...

Horner, Francis, 1778-1817

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Francis Horner was a Scottish statesman. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1814. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191526896 Francis Horner, 1778-1817, studied at Edinburgh, was called to the Scottish Bar in 1800, and joined the English Bar in 1807. He was MP for St Ives in 1806, for Wendover in 1807, and was returned for St Mawes in 1813. As an MP he took part in debates on the Corn Law and slavery in 1813-1815, and proposed a measur...

Wickersham, George W. (George Woodward), 1858-1936

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U.S. attorney general, public official, and lawyer. From the description of George W. Wickersham correspondence, 1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981363 ...

Trollope, Anthony, 1815-1882

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Trollope was born on Apr. 24, 1815 in London, England; attended Winchester and Harrow; worked as a junior clerk in the General Post Office and was then transferred as a postal surveyor to Ireland; in 1859 he moved back to London, resigning from the civil service in 1867; stood unsuccessfully as a Liberal candidate for Parliament in 1868; became a novelist, known for his Barsetshire and Palliser series of novels, among others; individual novels include: Barchester Towers (1857), Can you forgive h...

Belper, Edward Strutt, Baron, 1801-1880

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English author. From the description of Envelope, 1867. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78211574 ...

Stanhope, Philip Henry Stanhope, Earl, 1805-1875

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English historian. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Chevening, to John Murray and Mr. Akeman, 1831 Sept. 25 and [no year] Apr. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270860394 British historian. From the description of Autograph letters signed (4) : [London], to unidentified correspondents, 1846 May 12, 1850 Jan. 9, 1850 Feb. 3 and "Thursday Morning." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270888472 From the description of Autograph letter sign...

Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933

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Actor. From the description of E. H. Sothern papers. 1914-1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980499 Edward Hugh Sothern (1859-1933) was an American actor and author who appeared on the New York and London stages; Julia Marlowe (1865-1950) was a successful actress in New York. They became co-stars in 1904, were married in 1911, and toured, mainly in Shakespeare plays, until her final retirement in 1924. Sothern devoted much of his later years to public readings, lectures ...

Devonshire, Victor Christian William Cavendish, Duke of, 1868-1938

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Lawrence, Amos, 1786-1852

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Bright, John, 1811-1889

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British statesman, from Rochdale, Lancashire, England. From the description of Papers, 1840-1888. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19276561 John Bright (1811-1889), British reformer, Liberal statesman, free-trade advocate, and one of the most eloquent public speakers of his time, was born near Rochdale, England. A Quaker textile manufacturer, Bright was elected to Parliament in 1843 and formed the Anti-Corn Law League with Richard Cobden to repeal the Corn Laws...

Rockefeller, John D., Jr. (John Davison), 1874-1960

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Epithet: philanthropist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000698.0x000032 Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States devoted primarily to the investigation of disease. Cole's medical research centered on problems relating to immunity to diseases of the respiratory system,...

Blessington, Marguerite (Power) Farmer Gardiner, countess of

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R. B. Follett

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Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873

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English actor, recognized as perhaps the greatest English character actor of his day. He was especially noted for his Shakespearean roles. From the description of Letter, 1842. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122391814 William Charles Macready was a tragedian. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1821-1849, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155886139 William Charles Macready was an English stage manager and actor...

Henrietta

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