Charles Henry Brainard papers, 1795-1884 andundated.

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Charles Henry Brainard papers, 1795-1884 and undated.

Charles Henry Brainard papers, 1795-1884 andundated.

Autographalbum (1858-1884), a letter book (1855-1883), and a scrapbook of letters andautographs (1795-1857 and undated) of American print dealer, publisher, and historian,Charles Henry Brainard.

4 volumes (.5 linear ft.)

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Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870

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Author, poet, and editor of South Carolina. From the description of William Gilmore Simms papers, 1735-1987. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 766024802 South Carolina author. From the description of ALsS : Woodland, near Midway, S.C., to his publishers, Philadelphia, 1840-1843. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525116 Poet and author. From the description of William Gilmore Simms correspondence, 1842-...

Seaton, William Winston, 1785-1866

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Journalist, editor, mayor of Washington, D.C., 1840-1850. From the description of Letter : to "My good friend", [not after 1866] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22842661 From the description of Letter : to an unidentified recipient, 1849 Feb. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22777915 American journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed (2) : Washington, D.C., to Redwood Fisher, 1845 June 29 and [Nov. 29]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2...

Harrison, A. M. (Alexander Medina), 1829-1881

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Alexander Medina Harrison (1829-1881) was born in New Haven, Conn., and worked as an engineer for the U.S. Coast Survey. In 1875, while he was stationed in Plymouth, Mass., Harrison was instructed to gather information about the origins of the inscriptions on Dighton Rock, located near Taunton, Mass. From the description of Papers, 1875-1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207142312 ...

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 ...

Carleton, Will, 1845-1912

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Carleton was a Michigan poet. He was born on Oct. 21, 1845 in Hudson (Mich.), the son of John H. and Celestia Carleton. After graduating from Hillsdale College (1869), he became a newspaper reporter and, later, part owner of the newspaper. Carleton edited the Detroit Weekly Tribune. He founded and published Everywhere magazine, 1894-1912. Carleton was a poet and lecturer at Hillsdale College, 1887-1912. He published from 1871-1913. Carleton (Mich.), Carelton Highway, and Will Carleton Road West ...

Davis, John Wesley, 1799-1859

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John Wesley Davis was born in New Holland, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania on 16 April 1799. He graduated from Baltimore Medical College in 1821. He moved to Carlisle, Indiana in 1823 to practice medicine. Beginning in 1831 he had a varied political career in both the state and federal govenment. He died in Carlisle, Sullivan County, Indiana on 22 August 1859. From the description of Letter, 2 June 1845. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 71225687 ...

Loring, George B. (George Bailey), 1817-1891

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Gould, Hannah Flagg, 1789-1865

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

Goddard, Matilda.

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Dow, Jesse E. (Jesse Erskine), 1809-1850

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Woodman, Horatio, 1821-1879

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Melville

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Glover, John

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Epithet: of Warwick British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000625.0x0003b9 Epithet: of Add MS 32908 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000625.0x0003b7 Epithet: of Add MS 33057 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000625.0x0003b...

King, Preston, 1806-1865

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U.S. senator and representative from New York. From the description of Letters of Preston King, 1836-1860. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009945 Preston King, politician, was born October 11, 1806 in Ogdensburg, New York. He was educated in Ogdensburg and graduated from Union College in 1827. He passed the bar after a study of law in Silas Wright's office. In 1830 he established the St. Lawrence Republican. From 1831-1834 he served as postmaster in Ogdensburg at which tine...

Hudson, Charles, 1795-1881

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Charles Hudson (1795-1881) was born in Marlborough, Mass., and died in Lexington, Mass. He was ordained in 1821, and served as pastor of the First Universalist Church in Westminster, Mass., from 1824 to 1842. He later broke this affiliation and helped found the Massachusetts Society of Universal Restorationists. While still and active minister, Hudson held many political offices: Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1828-1833; Massachusetts Senate, 1833-1839; Whig member of Congress, 1841-184...

Halleck, Fitz-Greene, 1790-1867

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American author and poet, born and died in Guildford, Connecticut. After a youth spent in business in Connecticut, Halleck came to New York City and attracted attention with humorous articles he wrote for the New York Evening Post. In 1819 he published the first of several editions of his longest single poem, Fanny, a satire on current fashions, social climbings, and politics written in the stanza form and meter of Byron's Don Juan. Halleck's output was small and much of his best work was includ...

Tindleton, Jacqueline.

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Hill, Isaac, 1789-1851

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Governor of and U.S. senator from New Hampshire and publisher. From the description of Isaac Hill papers, 1829-1834. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980684 Journalist, publisher, governor of New Hampshire, U.S. senator, and member of President Andrew Jackson's "kitchen cabinet." From the description of Papers, 1811-1852. (New Hampshire Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70963781 ...

Slack, Charles W. (Charles Wesley), 1825-1885

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Charles Wesley Slack (1825-1885) editor, publisher, and public servant, was the son of Ruggles and Sally Eaton Slack. He was born in Boston, Mass., on 21 February 1825, and died there on 11 April 1855. From the description of Papers, 1859. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 288061312 ...

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....

Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875

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Vice-President under U.S. Grant. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Senate Chamber, to Kennedy Furlong, 1856 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588300 Vice-President of the United States. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to William Pitt Fessenden, 1855 Oct. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586817 Henry Wilson served as U.S. Senator from Massachusetts (1855-1872), and as vice president (1872-1875) under...

Channing, William F. (William Francis), 1820-1901

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Allston, Washington, 1779-1843

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Allston was an American artist and author. From the description of Papers, 1815-1842. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122297604 From the guide to the Papers, 1815-1842., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) American artist and poet. From the description of An indenture tripartite..., 1827 May 9. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 550545503 American writer and artist. From the description of L...

Giddings, Joshua R. (Joshua Reed), 1795-1864

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Giddings was an abolitionist congressman from the Western Reserve of Ohio. He studied law in the office of Elisha Whittlesey at Canfield, Ohio, in 1821 was admitted to the bar. It is claimed that Giddings later had significant influence on Lincoln's thinking toward the abolition of slavery. From the description of Account book of his law practice in the Court of Common Pleas, Ashtabula County, Ohio, 1827-1835. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 77657856 Ohio s...

Tilton, Théodore 1835-1907

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Theodore Tilton (1835-1907) was an American newspaper editor, journalist, poet, and supporter of women's suffrage. He and his wife were parishioners of the Rev. Henry Ward Beecher and Tilton worked as his assistant for eleven years, until 1874, when Tilton sued Beecher for adultery with Mrs. Tilton. The case received widespread public attention. Tilton subsequently moved to Paris where he lived for the rest of his life. From the guide to the Theodore Tilton Correspondence, 1865-1894,...

Dawes, Richard, 1793-1867

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Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865

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American author. b. Lydia Howard Huntley. From the description of Correspondence, 1839-1846. (Lewis & Clark Library). WorldCat record id: 24917231 Author Sigourney was known as the "Sweet Singer of Hartford." For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Papers, 1834-1865 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007487 American author. Born Lydia Howard Huntley, m. Charles Sigourn...

Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864

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Nathaniel Hawthorne, American author. From the description of Nathaniel Hawthorne manuscript material : 1 item, ca. 1853-1857 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 301761440 American author, writer of romances, stories, and juvenile works. Born July 4, 1804, in Salem, Mass.; died May, 1864, in Plymouth, N.H. Sometime resident of Concord, Mass. Graduated from Bowdoin College in 1825. Hawthorne's association with the Boston publishing firm of Ticknor and Fields began ...

Cary, Phoebe, 1824-1871

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American prose writer and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to the Editor, Young folks, 1868 Dec. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133563 From the description of Whittier : poem in the author's autograph signed, 1867 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270135832 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to "My dear Friend", [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133540 Poet Phoebe Cary was born in H...

Duffy, Charles Gavan, Sir, 1816-1903

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1816-1903. Irish Nationalist, Australian statesman and man of letters. From the description of Papers [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225760577 Statesman and writer. Premier of Victoria, 1871-1872. From the description of Correspondence. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225757205 Irish patriot, Premier of Victoria, 1871-1872. From the description of Letter [manuscript]. 1896. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat ...

Nichol, J. P. (John Pringle), 1804-1859

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Epithet: Professor of Astronomy, Glasgow British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001390.0x0003c7 ...

Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878

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

Southard, Samuel L. (Samuel Lewis), 1787-1842

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U.S. secretary of the navy and U.S. senator from and governor of New Jersey. From the description of Papers of Samuel L. Southard, 1809-1842. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77961420 Secretary of the navy. From the description of Letter : from several correspondents, 1825 Jan. 17. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28996223 Samuel L. Southard (1787-1842) was a prominent U.S. statesman of the early 19th century. He served as a New Jersey Senator from...

Phelps, Charles A. (Charles Abner), 1820-1902

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Beattie, William, 1793-1875

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William Beattie, Scottish physician and poet. Beattie counted many famous and influential people among his closest friends, including: Thomas Campbell, for whom he wrote a biography; Samuel Rogers, for whom he was executor; Lady Blessington, to whose Book of Beauty annual he often contributed; and Lady Byron, who reportedly "had imparted to him the true reason of her separation from her husband, and that it was not the one given by Mrs. Stowe.". From the guide to the William Beattie ...

Force, Peter, 1790-1868

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American historian and mayor general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Mayor's office, Washington, to James Greenleaf, esq., 1836 Aug. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270524419 Antiquarian, historian, and mayor of Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers and collection of Peter Force, 1170-1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81049951 Archivist and historian. From the description of Receipt, 1853. (Historical Societ...

Somerby, Gustavus A. (Gustavus Adolphus), 1821-1879

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Whiffle, E. P.

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Custis, George Washington Parke, 1781-1857

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Grandson of Martha Washington. From the description of ALS : Arlington, Va., to Major Lewis, 1830 Feb. 27. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122690100 Virgil David was president of the Lawrenceville Lyceum in Western Pennsylvania. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Alexandria, Va., to Virgil David, n.p., 1836 June 25. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 78935802 From the description of Autograph letter ...

Chapman, John G. (John Grant), 1798-1856

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Lawyer and U.S. Representative from Md. From the description of Papers, 1799-1900. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 43738534 ...

Roshwell, J.?

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Janvier, Francis De Haes, 1817-1885

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Francis De Haes Janvier, American poet; Sarah Josepha Hale, American author and editor. From the description of Letter to Sarah Josepha Hale [manuscript], 1857 June 21. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647845443 Francis De Haes Janvier was a Philadelphia businessman and poet. His poem "God save our President"(1857) was set to music by George Felix Benkert and performed at the inaugurations of Presidents Lincoln, Grant, and Hayes. ...

Briggs, George N. (George Nixon), 1796-1861

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Governor of Massachusetts, 1844-51. From the description of Letter : Lanesboro, Mass., to an unidentified correspondent, 1835 Nov. 12. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 29461777 George Nixon Briggs (1796-1861) began to study law in 1813 and in 1818 was admitted to the bar. In 1824, he was elected town clerk of Lanesboro, Mass., and in 1826, was appointed chairman of the commissioners of highways of Berkshire County. In 1830, he was elected to Congress, where he served...

Washburn, Israel, 1813-1883

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Lawyer, and U.S. representative and governor of Maine. From the description of Papers of Israel Washburn, 1838-1908. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131681 Lawyer, U.S. representative (1851-1861), and governor of Maine (1861-1863); b. in Livermore, Me.; lived in Orono. From the description of Israel Washburn correspondence, 1876. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 234305875 American lawyer and politician; Gov. of Me. Fro...

Mathew, Theobald, 1790-1856

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Theobald Mathew, Irish Capuchin friar and temperance campaigner. From the description of Theobald Mathew manuscript material : 1 item, 1846 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 743075051 ...

Champagny, Jean-Baptiste Nompère de, duc de Cadore, 1756-1834.

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French statesman. From the description of Jean-Baptiste Nompère de Champagny, duc de Cadore, papers, 1805-1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451828 ...

Niles, M. A. H. (Mark Antony Haskell)

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Tupper, Martin Farquhar, 1810-1889

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

Ripley, George, 1802-1880

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American editor and critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Thomas Carlyle, 1835 June 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655148 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : "Office of the N.Y. Tribune," to the Reverend Dr. [William Buell] Sprague, 1858 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872170 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to the Rev. H.D. Mayo, 1862 Sept. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...

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 ...

Joyce, Robert Dwyer, 1836-1883

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Poet and physician. Robert D. Joyce was born in Glenosheen, Co. Limerick in 1836. He earned his medical degree from Queens College, Dublin. In 1866, Joyce immigrated to the United States and settled in Boston, Massachusetts. He returned to Ireland in September 1883 and died in Dublin on October 24, 1883. From the description of Ballads, etc. : (new volume) : manuscript., [not after 1883] / Robert D. Joyce M.D. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 48547747 ...

Prescott, William Hickling, 1796-1859

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William Hickling Prescott, born in Salem, Massachusetts to a prominent family, wrote romantic and highly-regarded works of Spanish and Latin American history. From the guide to the Letters to Richard Bentley, 1837-1858., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) American historian and Hispanist. From the description of History of the reign of Ferdinand and Isabella the Catholic : carbon copy of notes with autograph corrections : [Boston?], u...

Bellows, A. F. (Albert Fitch), 1829-1883

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American painter and etcher. Includes correspondence to Gordon Ford. From the guide to the Albert Fitch Bellows letters and miscellany, 1864, 1879, 1882, 1883, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872

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Thomas Buchanan Read, American poet. From the description of Material relating to Thomas Buchanan Read's poem "Sheridan's ride," 1860-1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81915003 From the description of Material relating to Thomas Buchanan Read's poem "Sheridan's ride," 1860-1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702164946 American poet, painter, and sculptor. From the description of Sheridan's ride : autograph manuscript copy of the poem signed, [1865 or...

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,...

Wallace, William Ross, 1819-1881

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American lawyer and poet. From the description of Papers of William Ross Wallace, 1863-1877. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 49243553 ...

Poore, Benjamin Perley, 1820-1887

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

Burleigh, William Henry, 1812-1871

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Journalist, Reformer. From the description of Letter, 1851 March 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122629420 ...

Pendleton, John S. (John Strother), 1802-1868

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Reilly, Thomas Devin.

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Smith, Azariah.

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Headley, J. T., 1813-1897

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Author and historian. From the description of Letters of Joel Tyler Headley, 1848-1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450839 Headley was an American author who wrote numerous books on the U.S. Civil War, as well as biographies and other histories. From the description of [Letters to General George H. Thomas, 1865] / J. T. Headley. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 231686175 American historian. From the description of Autograph letters s...

Dickinson, Anna E. (Anna Elizabeth), 1842-1932

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Civil War orator and lyceum lecturer, Anna Elizabeth Dickinson was born in Philadelphia, the youngest child of John and Mary Edmondson Dickinson. For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1900 (1971). From the description of Letters, 1865-1882 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007077 Anna Elizabeth Dickinson was an American orator and author. Born in Philadelphia to Quaker parents, she overcame adverse conditions in her childhood ...

Decker, Charles

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

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

Lowell, Charles, 1782-1861

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Charles Lowell (1782-1861) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and graduated from Harvard College in 1800. After studying law for a year he decided to pursue a career in ministry, and he traveled to Edinburgh, Scotland, where he studied for the ministry until 1805. He then returned to the United States, and in 1806 was ordained as minister and pastor at the West Church in Boston . He married Harriet Spence in 1806, and the couple had six children, two of whom - Robert Trail Spence and James Russe...

Hagkill, D. H.?

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Cook, Joseph

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Russell, John, 1970-

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Epithet: Perpetual Curate of Llandrinio British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000244.0x0001c5 Epithet: Assistant in the Charterhouse, London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000244.0x00019d Epithet: tea dealer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000244.0x0001cb ...

Canby, R. S.

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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...

Channing, William Ellery, 1780-1842

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William Ellery Channing (1780-1842) graduated from Harvard College in 1798. He served on the board of the Harvard Corporation from 1813 to 1826, where he worked for the establishment of the Divinity School, which occurred in 1816. A Unitarian minister, Channing served as the pastor of the Federal Street Church in Boston from 1803 until his death in 1842. In 1819 he gave the landmark Unitarian sermon, Unitarian Christianity, which upon publication sold thousands of copies. A believer in the aboli...

Hyatt, Thaddeus

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American engineer, manufacturer, and philanthropist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington Jail, to John Pierpont, 1860 Mar. 28-1860 Apr. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269539543 Thaddeus Hyatt was born in Rahway, New Jersey on July 21, 1816. From the description of Thaddeus Hyatt papers [microform], 1843-1898. (Kansas State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 50208808 Thaddeus Hyatt: Manufacturer, inventor, s...

Everett, Edward, 1794-1865

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U.S. senator and representative, from Massachusetts; president of Harvard (1846-1849); Secretary of State (1852-1853). From the description of Autograph letter signed from Edward Everett to R.M.T. Hunter, 1853 Feb. 25. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 123410779 American educator and statesman. From the description of ALsS : to Gulian C. Verplanck, 1830-1857. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86156129 Everett was...

King, Daniel P. (Daniel Putnam), 1801-1850

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U.S. representative of Massachusetts and farmer. From the description of Letter of Daniel P. King, 1841. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009943 ...

Drew, John G., 1956-

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Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880

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Charles Kean lived at No. 3, Torrington Square, W.C. 1, in 1853-56, according to The London Encyclopaedia, ed. Ben Weinreb and Christopher Hibbert (1983). From the description of Autograph letter signed from Ellen Kean, London, to an unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1853-56? February 12. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 694182220 English actress, born Ellen Tree. Married actor Charles Kean, son of Edmund Kean, and toured with his company. Fro...

Gitt, D. L.

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Hick, Amos?

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Manley, John R?

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Tuttle, Edmund B. (Edmund Bostwick), 1815-1881

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Solyman Brown

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Strohm, John, 1793-1884

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Smith, Garrett, 1812-1892

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Hale, Artemas, 1783-1882

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Artemas Hale was born in Winchendon, Massachusetts, on October 20, 1783, the son of Moses Hale and his wife, Ruth Foster Hale. Despite receiving little formal education, he worked as a schoolteacher in Hingham, Massachusetts, between 1804 and 1814. Afterward, he moved to Bridgewater, Massachusetts, where he became involved in the manufacture of cotton gins. Hale had a sustained interest in politics, and served in the following legislative bodies as a member of the Whig Party: the Massachusetts H...

Grinnell, Joseph, 1788-1885

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Bull, Ole, 1810-1880

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Ole Bull was born in Bergen, Norway on February 5, 1810. From an early age he showed a rare talent for the violin, and he made his solo debut in 1819. He took lessons from students of Viotti and Baillot, and also learned much from traditional Norwegian fiddlers, an influence that contributed to his unique style. Bull was interested in the design and construction of violins and bows, and by using a flatter bridge and a rounded bow, he was able to produce unusual polyphonic effects. He made many E...

Sawyer, Warren.

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Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884

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Wendell Phillips (1811-1884), orator and reformer, was one of the leaders of the abolitionist movement in Boston, Mass., wrote frequently for William Lloyd Garrison's (1805-1879) _Liberator_, and eventually became president of the American Anti-Slavery Society. He contributed much to the cause through inflammatory speeches favoring the division of the Union and opposing the acquisition of Texas and the war with Mexico. Later Phillips became an advocate of women's rights, penal reforms, and the l...

Dudley, E. G?

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Stearns, Geo. L. (George Luther), 1809-1867

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American abolitionist. From the description of Letter : Boston, 1864 Nov. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 640145429 ...

Spinner, Francis Elias, 1802-1890

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Spinner was born in German Flats, New York. He worked in banking, then entered politics as a deputy sheriff. In 1834 he became a major-general in the New York state militia; from 1845 to 1849 he was auditor of the Port of New York. From 1855 to 1861 Spinner served three terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, and was appointed as Treasurer of the United States in 1861, a post he resigned in 1875. From the description of Papers, 1890. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat...

Morehead, C. S. (Charles Slaughter), 1802-1868

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At the time the letter was written, Charles Morehead was a practicing attorney. He also served in the state legislature, became speaker of the Kentucky House of Representatives, and was elected to the U.S. Congress as a Whig candidate. He served as the governor of Kentucky from 1855 to 1859. From the description of Charles Morehead letter, 1843 June 28. (Kentucky Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 42622539 Kentucky lawyer, state legislator, U.S. congressman, and govern...

Sewall, H. W.

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Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864

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American journalist and poet. From the description of Autograph letters signed (6) : New York, to Fletcher Harper, 1854 Sept. 27-1859 Apr. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270613147 George Pope Morris was an American poet, playwright, essayist, and journalist. From the description of George Pope Morris collection of papers, 1830-1859. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122607231 From the guide to the George Pope Morris collection of papers,...

Southworth, Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte, 1819-1889.

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American novelist. Baptized Dorothy Emma Eliza Nevitt [sic]; married Frederick H. Southworth; wrote under the name of E.D.E.N. Southworth. From the description of ALS : Yonkers, N.Y., to an unidentified correspondent, 1887 Mar. 2. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122540670 ...

Ujhari, Ladislaus?

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Whittier, M. F.

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Chih-ta-jin

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Newman, John M.

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Epithet: of Arundel MS 502 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001390.0x0001d0 Epithet: of Stowe Ch 627 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001390.0x0001d1 John Newman was a physician of Salisbury, N.C. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1797. From the guide to the A short account of the situation, soi...

Burnett, Jerome C., 1833-1891

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Trotter, Robert

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B , Joel.

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Kimball, J. F.

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James Johns.

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Dewey, Orville, 1794-1882

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Orville Dewey (1794-1882) was born and died in Sheffield, Mass. He graduated from Williams College in 1814, and Andover Seminary in 1819. Shortly after, he became an Unitarian, and served as minister at the following churches: Federal Street Church (Boston, Mass.), 1821-1823; First Church (New Bedford, Mass.), 1822-1833; Second Congregational Church (New York, N.Y.), 1835-1848; New South Church (Boston, Mass.), 1857-1861. Dewey received an honorary D.D. from Harvard in 1839. He was president of ...

Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879

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American reformer and linguist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Birmingham, to [Freeman H. Morse], 1869 May 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131472 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Springfield, Massachusetts, to Freeman H. Morse, 1854 Jan. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131738 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Britain, Connecticut, to the Rev. W.H. Ward, 1873 Jan. 04. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2...

Southworth, Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte, 1819-1899

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Nineteenth century writer and teacher. From the description of Letters, 1866. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55492330 Novelist, of Georgetown (Washington, D.C.). From the description of Papers, 1849-1901. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20188549 American novelist. From the description of Papers of Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth, 1852-1894. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 3213658...

Fung-jee

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Blair, John P., 1947-....

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Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872

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

Clay, H.

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Palmerston, Henry John Temple, Viscount, 1784-1865

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English statesman. From the description of Printed letter signed : London, to Clinton G. Dawkins, H.M. Consul General at Trieste, 1849 Apr. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612596 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Stanhope St., to Dr. Budd, 1837 Apr. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610835 From the description of Autograph letter in third person : Foreign Office [London], to M. Arichini, 1834 Aug. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 27060970...

Sargent, John T. (John Turner), 1808-1877

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Walker, Jason, 1975-

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Burton, William E. (William Evans), 1802-1860

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Epithet: actor and dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x00036d William E. Burton was born in London, where his father was a printer; he was interested in writing, publishing, and acting. In 1834 he moved to Philadelphia, where he founded and edited A Gentlemen's Magazine, a successful literary miscellany. Quarrels with co-editor Edgar Allan Poe led to Poe's being fired, and Burton sold the magazin...

Henshaw, Fred H.

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Hunt, Harriet H.

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Greenough, Horatio, 1805-1852.

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Sculptor. From the description of Letter of Horatio Greenough, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450551 Journalist, anthologist, author. From the description of Letter to Rufus Wilmot Griswold [manuscript], ca. 1851. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647880477 From the description of Letter to Rufus Wilmot Griswold, ca. 1851. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 35035734 Greenough was a Boston sculptor influenced gre...

Ruth Parington

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Bodichon, Barbara Leigh Smith, 1827-1891

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Barbara Bodichon (nee Leigh Smith) was born on 8 April 1827 at Whatlington, Sussex, sister of the Arctic explorer, Benjamin Leigh Smith (1828-1913). She was educated privately and studied political economy, law and art at Bedford Square Ladies College, London, becoming a painter of some renown. After receiving an endowment from her father, she established her own progressive school in London, later known as the Portman Hall School. During the 1850s, she concentrated on the campaign ...

Foley, Margaret F., d. 1877.

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Bremer, Fredrika, 1801-1865

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Fredrika Bremer was an internationally-known Swedish writer and feminist. Her early domestic novels and travel writings were popular in Swedish and English, and her later novels, advocating the emancipation of women, influenced reforming legislation that advanced the status of women in Sweden. From the description of Fredrika Bremer letters, 1848-1859. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 49848570 Author. From the description of Fredrika...

Lyon, Caleb, 1822-1875

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Caleb Lyon (1821-1875), United States consul at Shanghai, 1847, assistant secretary of the California Constitutional Convention, 1849, New York State Assembly person, member of the United States Congress, territorial governor of Idaho, 1864-66. From the description of Autograph, 1865 Dec 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702127744 Politician. Caleb Lyon was U.S. Consul to Shanghai, Congressman, Assistant Secretary of the Monterey Convention, 1849, a...

Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851

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American author; resident of Cooperstown, N.Y. From the description of Manuscript fragment and portrait, [ca. 1832], [ca. 1850]. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57008578 Virgil David was president of the Lawrenceville Lyceum in Western Pennsylvania. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cooperstown, N.Y., to Virgil David, n.p., 1836 July 21. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 55822302 From the description of Au...

Putnam, Harvey, 1793-1855

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Hiller, Joseph, 1748-1814

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Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885

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Congressman from Indiana; Vice President of the United States, 1869-1873. From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C., to Henry G. Hill, New York, 1864 Mar. 23. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28900958 South Bend, Indiana, newspaper publisher, 1845-1863; Indiana representative, 1855-1869; speaker, House of Representatives, 1863-1869; U.S. vice president, 1869-1873. From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C., to E.F. Chapman, 1867 Feb. 23. (A...

Mackay, Charles, 1814-1889

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Charles Mackay, Scots-born poet and writer. From the description of Charles Mackay manuscript material : 1 item, [ca. 1850's?] (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 726872907 Scottish poet. From the description of The primrose : autograph manuscript copy of the poem signed : Boston, 1858 May 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609514 British journalist and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Richard B...

Bailey, Gamaliel, 1807-1859

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American abolitionist. From the description of Gamaliel Bailey letter : to M. R. Robinson, 1837 Oct. 29. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936465 Editor of the National Era newspaper. From the description of Gamaliel Bailey letter, 1853 Apr. 4. (Litchfield Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 705069816 ...

Giddings, Joshua R. (Joshua Reed), 1795-1864

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Giddings was an abolitionist congressman from the Western Reserve of Ohio. He studied law in the office of Elisha Whittlesey at Canfield, Ohio, in 1821 was admitted to the bar. It is claimed that Giddings later had significant influence on Lincoln's thinking toward the abolition of slavery. From the description of Account book of his law practice in the Court of Common Pleas, Ashtabula County, Ohio, 1827-1835. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 77657856 Ohio s...

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...

Eliott, Jesse D. (Jesse Duncan), 1782-1845

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Henry, J. A.

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Pendleton, Jacqueline S.

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Resident of Washington, D.C. From the description of Journal, ca. 1880s. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70949737 ...

Barry, Charles A., 1830-1892

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Lee, William Raymond, 1807-1891

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Johnston, Thomas M

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Royall, Anne Newport, 1769-1854

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Editor and author. From the description of Letters of Anne Newport Royall, circa 1824-1842. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015463 American author and publisher. From the description of Letter : Washington, to Messrs. Green & Jarvis, 1828 June 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22842649 ...

Mario, Jessie White, 1832-1906

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Brigham, Jason A.?

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Nes, Henry, 1799-1850

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Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872

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Artist Thomas Sully was born in London, although his actor parents soon emigrated to the United States. A trip back to England to study painting expanded his horizons, and upon his return to the United States he developed a reputation as a first rate painter. He specialized in portraits, especially portraits of women, and painted full-length portraits of many public and private figures. He is perhaps most closely associated with his portrait of Queen Victoria and for his painting, Washington cro...

Carpenter, F.B. (Francis Bicknell), 1830-1900

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Artist, best known for painting of Abraham Lincoln reading the Emancipation Proclamation to his cabinet. Also author of Six Months in the White House with Lincoln. From the description of Letter, February 5, 1867. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 86077030 From the description of Letters, 1865-1866, 1899. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 86077037 Artist. From the description of F.B. Carpenter correspon...

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 ...

Priestly, J.

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Brisbane, Albert, 1809-1890

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George Arkman?

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J.T. Cognacq (Paris), photographer.

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Millan, W. H.?

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Koehler, S.R. (Sylvester Rosa), 1837-1900

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Author and curator. From the description of Papers of S. R. Koehler, 1868-1904. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81305099 Sylvester Rosa Koehler (1837-1900) was a curator, editor, and art historian. Koehler was Curator of Prints at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, honorary curator of prints of the Smithsonian, and editor of the American Art Review. From the description of Sylvester Rosa Koehler papers, 1833-1904, bulk, 1870-1890. (Unknown)....

Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867

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American journalist and poet. From the description of Letter : to "My dear fellow," [18--] July 12. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28900949 Willis was a journalist and writer of plays, poems and short stories. From the description of Letter, to Maunsell B. (Maunsell Bradhurst) Field, 1854 March 31. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122493287 Nathaniel Parker Willis was one of the highest paid periodical writers of his day, a poet, ...

Burlingame, N.?

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Pierpont, John, 1785-1866,

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

Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855

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Biographical note: Boston merchant; Abbott Lawrence was in partnership with his brother Amos, founded and developed the textile-manufacturing city of Lawrence, Massachusetts, represented his district in Congress (1834-1836, 1838-1840), and was U.S. minister to Great Britain (1849-1852). Richard Henry Wilde (1878-1847) was an American lawyer, scholar and poet. He was Attorney General of Georgia (1811) and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1815-1817, 1825, 1827-1835). From...

Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874

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Massachusetts lawyer and U.S. Senator, 1851-1874. He was an ardent abolitionist who attacked the south in his "crime against Kansas" speech in 1856. Two days later he was assaulted in the Senate, receiving injuries that took him years to recover from. From the description of Letters, 1858-1869. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55768315 Born in Boston, Mass., the U.S. statesman Charles Sumner studied law at Harvard and practiced law in his native ci...

St. Clair, Arthur, 1734-1818

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Born in Thurso, Scotland, 1734, o.s. ; studied medicine in Edinburgh; served in the British Army in America, 1757-1762; surveyor of Cumberland, 1770; colonel of Pennsylvania militia, 1775; brigadier general, 1777 to the close of the Revolution; commander of the Army, 1791-1792; delegate to the Constitutional Congress, 1785-1787, and president, 1787; governor of Northwest Territory, 1789-1802; died in Greensburg, Pa., August 31, 1818. (Bio. Cong. Dir., 1928 ed. ; Dic. Am.Biog. --gives b. date, 17...