E. B. Washburne autograph collection, 1766-1888.


E. B. Washburne autograph collection, 1766-1888.


Autographs of American and French historical figures collected by American politician and diplomat Elihu Benjamin Washburne.

1 box (.5 linear ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 6384663

Houghton Library

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Sherman, Roger, 1721-1793

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Morris, Robert, 1734-1806

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Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803

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Hancock, John, 1737-1793

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Menard, Pierre, 1766-1844

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Illinois' first Lieutenant-Governor (1818-1822). Menard was an early French Canadian resident of Kaskaskia, Randolph County, related by marriage to the Saucier and Chouteau families. A trader and merchant, Menard invested in trapping and exploring expeditions. He was involved in territorial politics, appointed judge in Randolph County courts, 1801; elected representative to the Indiana Territorial Legislature at Vincennes, 1806-1807; representative to the Illinois Territorial Legislature 1812-18...

Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834

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Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848

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Adams, John, 1735-1826

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Paris. Commune, 1871-1872.

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Monroe, James, 1758-1831

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James Monroe, fifth president of the United States of America (b. April 28, 1758, Monroe Hall, Virginia-d. July 4, 1831, New York, New York) fought with distinction in the Continental Army, and he practiced law in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As a young politician, he joined the anti-Federalists in the Virginia Convention which ratified the Constitution, and in 1790, an advocate of Jeffersonian policies, he was elected United States Senator. As Minister to France in 1794-1796, Monroe showed strong ...

Condorcet, Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat, marquis de, 1743-1794

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French philosopher, mathematician and politician. From the description of Memoire sur les differences partielles : autograph manuscript signed, 1772 Sept. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538325 From the description of Autograph letter unsigned : Basel, to the [Marquis de La Fayette), 1785 Feb. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531690 French philosopher, mathematician, and politician. From the description of Jean-Antoine-Nicolas Caritat, marquis de ...

Magnier, Brutus

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Mrs Clinton

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Caumont, A. de (Arcisse), 1802-1873

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Clinton, James, 1733-1812,

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Stevens, Benjamin Franklin, 1824-1908

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Mrs Elihu Benjamin Washburne

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Thomas, Jefferson

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

Messrs. Robert S. Jones

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Tissot, Pierre-François, 1768-1854

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Jonathan Dayton

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Lord Coleridge

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Washburne, Elihu Benjamin, 1868-1908

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Rutledge, John, 1739-1800

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

Washburne, E. B. (Elihu Benjamin), 1816-1887

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A native of Maine, Washburne became a Galena, Illinois lawyer and served in the U. S. House of Representatives from Illinois (1853-1869). A supporter of both Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant, he was American minister to France (1869-1877). From the description of Letter, 1854, 1857, and 1877. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 443060766 From the description of Letters, 1849-1872, nd. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 226...


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Comte Dominique Joseph Garat

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Washington, George, 1732-1799

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

Samuel Smith

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Morris, Gouverneur, 1752-1816

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

Samuel Rhoads

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Daunou, P. C. F. (Pierre Claude François), 1761-1840

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French politician and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to the agents de subsistances, [n.d., but after 1795]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270525447 ...

Samuel Lyman

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Feuillet, Octave, 1821-1890

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Pierre Chauteau

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Dubois de Crancé, Edmond-Louis-Alexis, 1746-1814

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French politician. From the description of Autograph note signed : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742620 ...


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Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801

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

Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848

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John Jacob Astor organized the American Fur Company in 1808, and the Pacific Fur Company in 1810. In the spring of 1811 he established a post at Astoria on the Columbia River, but sold it to British interests in 1813. By 1817 Astor had gained control of all the Mississippi Valley posts of the Northwest and Southwest Companies. The Columbia Fur Company, one of Astor's major competitors, was absorbed in 1827. By 1834 Astor tired of the fur business and sold all of his interests. From t...

Newman, John-Henry, 1801-1890

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Anglican clergyman and leader of the Oxford Movement, converted to Roman Catholicism and was later created cardinal. From the description of John Henry Newman papers, 1836-1864, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122463556 English theologian. From the description of Letters, 1875-1879. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32959802 English divine and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : the Oratory, Birmingham, t...

Henry Toland

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Oliver Ellsworth

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Matthew Carey

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David, Jacques-Louis, 1748-1825

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French painter. From the description of Letters, 1809-1824. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81459447 From the description of Autograph document signed : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270512301 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Paris?], to M. Dégot[t]i, 1805 Mar. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526455 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Paris?], to an unidentified correspondent, 1808 Jun. ...

Goujon, Jean-Marie-Claude-Alexandre, 1766-1795

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French politicians. From the description of Letter signed : Paris, to the Ministre dela Marine, 1794 Jan. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269597488 ...

Joseph Lancaster

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Sir William Johnson

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Healy, George Peter Alexander, 1813-1894.

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American portrait painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Hiram Powers, 1855 Oct. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270958260 American painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to F.P. Corbin, 1846 Sept. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870985 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to General Albert J. Myer, 1877 Feb. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270471454 ...

Major General Green

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Prévost-Paradol, Lucien Anatole Prévost, called, 1820-1870

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Horatio Gates

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Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862

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Martin Van Buren (b. Kinderhook, New York, December 5, 1782-d. July 24, 1862, Kinderhook, New York), studied law, was admitted to bar, New York, 1803; moved to Huson surrogate of Columbia Co.; member of State Senate, 1813-1820; attorney general of New York, 1815-1819; delegate to state constitutional convention, 1821; U.S. Senate Democrat, March 4, 1821-1828; Governor of New York, 1828-1829; U.s. Secretary of State, March 12, 1829 - August 1, 1831; Vice President, 1832; President, 1836-1840....

Rouget de Lisle, Claude-Joseph, 1760-1836

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French poet and musician - composer of "La Marseillaise." From the description of Autograph letter signed : Choisy-le-Roi, to M. Le Vavasseur, publisher, 1834 Aug. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657999 French poet and soldier. From the description of Autograph signature to an order to pay workmen : [n.p., no year] June 10-11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270658001 French writer, composer of the "La Marseillaise." From the description ...

J. C. Hill

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Lanjuinais, J.-D. (Jean-Denis), comte, 1753-1827

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Title: Comte British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001298.0x000096 French politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to the Bureau du domaine national, 1795 May 4. (Morgan Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 77843969 ...

Cailhava, ...

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Etienne Maurice, comte Gérard

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Bazaine, François-Achille, 1811-1888

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Bazaine was commander-in-chief of the French Expeditionary Corps of Mexico from 1863 to 1867. From the description of Achille Francois Bazaine correspondence, 1862-1866. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 177321690 Military leader. Born 1811 in Versailles, France; died 1888 in Madrid, Spain. Began military career in Africa (1831). As member of French Foreign Legion, fought Carlistas in Spain (1835-1837) and received the Cross of the Legion of Honor. Served w...

Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841

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Epithet: of Add MS 34580 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x00030c American Indian fighter and president of the United States. From the guide to the William Henry Harrison letter, 1795, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) U.S president, Mar.-Apr. 1841; territorial governor of Indiana, 1801-1813; Ohio congressman, 1816-1819, state senator, 1819-1821, senator 1825-1828. From ...

Micah Sterling

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

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Count Rochambeau was Commander of the French troops during the American Revolution. From the description of LS, 1782 May 17 : Williamsburgh, to [General Washington?]. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13880974 Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau (July 1, 1725 – May 10, 1807) was a French aristocrat, soldier, and a Marshal of France who participated in the American revolution. From the guide to the Rochambeau Speech in Willi...

O, Henry

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Josiah Hewes

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David Hosack

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Latour Maubourg, Rodolphe de Fay, vicomte de, 1787-1853

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Richaud, Frédéric

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Ramsay, David, 1749-1815

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David Ramsay was born April 2, 1749 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania where he was a friend and student of the physician Benjamin Rush. After practicing medicine in Maryland for one year, he moved to Charleston, South Carolina, where he immersed himself in local politics and society. He served as a member of the Charleston Council of Safety, member of the South Carolina legislature and Privy Council, Continental Congress, and United States Congre...

Messrs. Berthold, Chouteau and Pratte

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Castellane, Pierre, comte de.

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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman and third president of the United States. From the description of Thomas Jefferson letter, 1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367818629 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was the third president of the United States, born in Goochland (now Albemarle County), Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1775, and with R. H. Lee and Patrick Henry initiated the inter-colonial committee of correspond...

Marat, Jean-Paul, 1743-1793

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French Revolutionary politician. From the description of Autograph manuscript : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129842 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Passy, to M. Quinquet de Monjour, 1790 Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606889 ...

Major Worthen

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Mirabeau, vicomte de, 1754-1795

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Jay, John, 1745-1829

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Statesman and jurist. From the description of Letter, 1813 Jan. 1. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49243562 Governor of New York State; U.S. Secretary of Foreign Affairs; Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Letter, 1797 October 27 : Albany, to John Trumbull, London. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50806321 From the description of Letter, 1778 January 2 : Poughkeepsie, to Marinus Willet. (New Yo...

Lockroy, M., 1803-1891

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Abraham Van Vechten

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James McFarlane Mathews

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Boissy d'Anglas, François-Antoine, comte de, 1756-1826

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Issu d’une famille protestante ardéchoise, François-Antoine, comte de Boissy d’Anglas (1756-1826) fut reçu avocat au Parlement de Paris avant la Révolution. Élu député du tiers état par la sénéchaussée d’Annonay, il fut réélu à la Convention et envoyé en mission avec Legendre et Vitet à Lyon, pour réprimer les troubles survenus à propos des subsistances. Pendant la Terreur, Boissy d’Anglas se joignit à Tallien et Barrès pour combattre Robespierre. Secrétaire de la Convention en vendémiaire, il f...

Comte Jean Isidore Harispe

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Astor, William B. (William Backhouse), 1792-1875

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Capitalist, son of John Jacob Astor, and nominal head of the American Fur Company prior to his father's exit from the business in 1834. From the description of Letter : New York, [N.Y.], to James Abbott, Detroit, [Mich.], 1832 July 13. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 36145298 William B. Astor went into business with his father, John Jacob Astor, and successfully invested in real estate and railroad, coal, and insurance companies. Samuel Jones...

Samuel Holten

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Mrs Ferguson

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Livingston, Edward, 1764-1836

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

Harispe, Jean, 1768-1855

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Originaire des Basses-Pyrénées, Jean-Isidore Harispe (1768-1855) commença sa carrière militaire en 1793, comme capitaine commandant une compagnie franche organisée à Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port. Il prit part aux guerres de la Révolution à la frontière des Pyrénées (1793-1799), puis à l’armée de réserve (1800). Colonel en 1802, il servit à l’armée d’Italie sous les ordres de Moncey et de Brune, puis il fut à la division Desjardins (corps Augereau) à la Grande Armée (1805-1806). Blessé à la jambe à Ié...

Lancaster, Joseph, 1778-1838

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Joseph Lancaster (1778-1838) was the founder of a monitorial method of teaching which came to be known as the Lancasterian system of education. Born in England, he opened in 1798 a school to educate inexpensively poor children in the Borough Road neighborhood of London. His system of education gained widespread popularity and led eventually to the establishment of over two hundred schools modeled after the Borough Road institution. Dissension and monetary problems plagued him throughout his care...

De Bry, Jean, 1760-1834

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Tissot, Pierre-François, 1768-1854

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Chrétien Guillaume de Lamoignon de Malesherbes

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Colden, Cadwallader, 1688-1776

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Scientist, New York colonial official. From the description of Cadwallader Colden Papers, 1677-1832 (bulk 1711-1775). (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476912237 Governor of New York (Colony) and scientist. From the description of Cadwallader Colden family papers, 1686-1830. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453882 Colonial New York philosopher and scientist, and political official. From the description of Letter : New York, [N.Y.], t...

Romme, Gilbert, 1750-1795

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Thomas Tayler

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Joubert, ...

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Jeanbon Saint-André, André Jeanbon, called, 1749-1813

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Ysabeau, Claude-Alexandre, 1754-1831

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Metternich-Sándor, Pauline, Fürstin, 1836-1921

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Washburne, E. B. (Elihu Benjamin), 1816-1887

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A native of Maine, Washburne became a Galena, Illinois lawyer and served in the U. S. House of Representatives from Illinois (1853-1869). A supporter of both Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant, he was American minister to France (1869-1877). From the description of Letter, 1854, 1857, and 1877. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 443060766 From the description of Letters, 1849-1872, nd. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 226...

Duke de Broglie

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John Imlay

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Ramsay Crooks

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