U.S. History mss., 1612-1977

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U.S. History mss., 1612-1977

U.S. History mss., 1612-1977

Consists of individual items acquiredseparately either as a gift, purchase, transfer, or removal from a variety ofsources, relating to the United States. Additions continue to be made.

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Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872

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Horace Greeley (1811-1872), American journalist, political leader, social reformer, and editor of the New York Tribune. In 1872 he received the Democratic Party's nomination for President. His New York herald was known for energetic reporting, moral standards, and intellectual appeal; its correspondents included Mark Twain, Bayard Taylor, Karl Marx, and Margaret Fuller, the first woman journalist on the staff of a major paper. He was a national figure, an innovative journalist, and influenced...

Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...

Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 - November 7, 1962), wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, was an especially active and visible First Lady who, it was claimed, did more to popularize the Roosevelt administration than any other person or factor. Her innumerable trips across the country and visits to workers and their families did much to promote her as one of the people, a democrat with a small "d." She was the first president's wife to hold White House press conferences, and millions of p...

Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879

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Anti-slavery advocate. From the description of Circular and letter, 1848 Jan. 21, Boston, to Rev. Mr. Russell, South Hingham. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 231311718 Abolitionist and reformer William Lloyd Garrison was founder of the Boston abolitionist paper, The Liberator, and the New England Anti-Slavery Society. From the description of Papers, 1835-1873 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007257 Abolitionist and lectur...

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

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Ohio Republican representative to Congress, 1863-1878; 20th president of the United States. From the description of Letter : House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., to William L. Perkins, Painesville, Ohio, 1877 Mar. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 57317608 James Garfield, twentieth President of the United States, was born in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, in 1831. After embarking on an academic career, he joined the Ohio volunteer infantry regiment, and in 1863 was appointed...

Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965

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Government attorney, prof. of law, legal scholar, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. In service of Federal Gov't., 1906-1914, 1917-1919 in N.Y.? prof. of law, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 1914-1939; U.S. Supreme Court Justice, 1939-1962. Author of books and articles on legal and related topics. Recipient of numerous honorary degrees. Visiting prof., Oxford Univ., England, 1933-1934. From the description of Papers of Felix Frankfurter, 1900-1965 (inclusive), 1939-19...

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...

Brown, John, 1800-1859

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Abolitionist, tanner, surveyor. Involved in Ohio underground railroad and Kansas slavery and antislavery conflicts, led raid on Harper's Ferry. From the description of John Brown Papers [microform], 1849-1919. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 38974680 John Brown, Jr. (1821-1895) was the oldest of twenty children of the noted abolitionist John Brown of Kansas. He was a farner, soldier, and Free Soil advocate. From the guide to the John Brown, Jr. Col...

Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866

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Commanding general of the U.S. Army. From the description of Papers, 1822-1846. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 32878776 American army officer. Commissioned a captain of light artillery in May 1808, lieutenant colonel 1812, promoted to brigadier general for service in War of 1812; general-in-chief of U.S. Army 1841-1861. From the description of ALS : Petersburg, Va., to William Branch Giles, 1808 Oct. 5. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat r...

Adams, Henry, 1838-1918

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Henry Adams (1838-1918) was an American historian, novelist, and critic. From the guide to the Henry Adams papers, 1871-1938, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Historian, educator, and author. From the description of U.S. history collection of Henry Adams, 1787-1814. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131906 Adams was an American novelist, historian, and social critic. Rae was a friend of Adams' wife, Marian (Clover) Adams. ...

Gage, Thomas, 1721-1787

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Thomas Gage, British military officer and last royal governor of Mass., was commander-in-chief in North America, 1763-1773. From the description of Letters : New York, to Sir Wm. Johnson, 1766-1771. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 37737851 From the description of Letter : New York, to Honorable Lt. Governor Penn, 1766 July 2. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 37737693 From the description of Letter : Montreal, to Monsr. L'anglade, 1763 July 17. (Newber...

Millikan, Samuel, 1811-1850.

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Millikan, court clerk for Fayette County, Ohio, resigned his office to make his fortune in the gold fields of California in April, 1850. He died of typhoid fever in the gold fields and was buried near Placerville, California, late that same year. From the description of Letters, 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122604934 From the guide to the Samuel Millikan letters, 1850, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

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...

Wolcott, Oliver, 1726-1797

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Oliver Wolcott (1726-1797) was lieutenant governor of Connecticut from 1787 to 1796 and then governor in 1796 and 1797. His son, Oliver Wolcott (1760-1833), was U.S. Secretary of the Treasury from 1795 to 1800 and governor of Connecticut from 1817 to 1827. He also served as comptroller of the state and presided over the 1818 constitutional convention which formulated the constitution for Connecticut. George Gibbs (1815-1873), a grandson of Oliver Wolcott (1760-1883), was a lawyer, historian, and...

U.S. Army. 4th division.

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Vassar, Matthew, 1792-1868

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Vassar, who emigrated to Dutchess County in 1796, was a prominent businessman in Poughkeepsie. He used his fortune from his brewery and other business interests to set up a college for women. He married Catherine Valentine in 1813. From the description of Papers, 1769-1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155520292 From the description of Matthew Vassar papers, 1797-1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576922 ...

Ferguson, William Jason, 1844-1930

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Simpson, Mary, 1970-

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Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925

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Epithet: formerly priest British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000795.0x0002de Lawyer, orator, politician, presidential candidate, and secretary of state. From the description of Letters, 1910. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46763818 U. S. Congressman, three-time Democratic presidential nominee, secretary of state under Woodrow Wilson, and publisher and editor of the weekly...

Hamilton, James, 1786-1857

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Governor of S.C., 1830-1832, and politician landowner of Texas; legislator, lawyer and mayor of Charleston, S.C.; political offices held include: S.C. House, 1819-1822; S.C. Senate, 1834-1838; U.S. House for S.C., 1823-1829; U.S. Senator of Texas, 1857; co-founder of "Southern Quarterly Review;" son of James Hamilton (1750-1833); husband of Elizabeth Mathews Heyward Hamilton. From the description of James Hamilton papers, 1820-1859. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id:...

Woodburn, James Albert, 1856-1943

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Long-time professor of history at Indiana University. After earning his B.A. at I.U., Prof. Woodburn went on to become an instructor in the Preparatory School, serving in this role from 1879-1886. During this time, he also earned his A.M. and left to pursue his Ph. D. at Johns Hopkins University, which he received in 1890. He returned to Bloomington to teach American History and Politics, 1890-1915, and then after the department split served as a professor of American Hi...

Moss, Barnabas, fl. 1771

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Houston, David Franklin, 1866-1940

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Houston was an educator, cabinet officer, and business executive. In Woodrow Wilson's administration he was secretary of agriculture (1913-1920), secretary of the treasury (1920-1921), and chairman of the Federal Reserve Board. From the description of David Franklin Houston papers, 1891-1930 (inclusive), 1913-1921 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612368785 From the guide to the David Franklin Houston papers, 1891-1930 (inclusive), 1913-1921 (bulk)., (Houghto...

McPherson, James, 1760-

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McHenry, James, 1753-1816

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James McHenry, son of Daniel and Agnes McHenry, was born in Ballymena, Ireland, November 16, 1753, and was educated in Dublin. In 1771 he came to Philadelphia; studied medicine under Benjamin Rush, and did hospital service the revolution. In August, 1780, he was on Lafayette's staff. He was a state senator in Maryland from 1781 to 1786, and a member of Congress from 1783-1786. He sat in the Maryland Assembly until 1791, and then became a U.S. Senator. In 1796 he succeeded Thomas Pickering as Sec...

Watson, James E. (James Eli), 1863-1948

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Reed, Stanley Forman, 1884-1980

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Supreme Court justice. From the description of Reminiscences of Stanley Forman Reed, Harold Leventhal and John Sapienza : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309723466 Reed began law practice in Maysville, Kentucky (1910), served as general counsel of the Federal Farm Board (1929-1932) and Reconstruction Finance Corporation (1932-1938), and as associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1938-1957). From the desc...

Ludwig, Gustavus M., fl. 1870

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Young, William, 1755-1829

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William Young was a Philadelphia bookseller and publisher who later established a paper mill at Rockland, New Castle County, Delaware. From the description of Family papers, 1745-1850 (inclusive), 1745, 1800-1850 (bulk). (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122441227 ...

Buck, William, fl. 1772

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Fisher, David, 1794-1886

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Cunningham, I.

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Chandler, Joseph, capt.

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Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829

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Timothy Pickering (b. July 17, 1745, Salem, MA–d. January 29, 1829, Salem, MA) was a politician from Massachusetts who served as the third United States Secretary of State under Presidents George Washington and John Adams. He also represented Massachusetts in both houses of Congress as a member of the Federalist Party. Born in Salem, Massachusetts, Pickering began a legal career after graduating from Harvard University. He won election to the Massachusetts General Court and served as a cou...

Hawley, John Baldwin, 1831-1859

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Horton, Andrew Marcus, soldier.

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Wilson, Israel

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Hamilton, Schuyler, 1822-1903

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Wait, Thomas.

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Eustace, J. S. (John Skey), 1760-1805

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Army officer. From the description of J.S. Eustace remarks, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009917 ...

Logan, Robert E.

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How, Samuel S.

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Parry, Edward, agent for procuring masts.

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Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron von, 1730-1794

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Prussian army officer who trained the American forces during the American Revolution. From the description of Letter, February 28, 1781. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 436785682 Prussian army officer, volunteered service to United States in Revolution; as Inspector General of Continental Army introduced drilling procedures and directed reorganization; later assisted in plans for national defense. From the description of LS : to the pr...

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....

McMath, Robert Emmett, 1833-1918

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Barlow, Joel, 1754-1812

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Poet, author, statesman, army chaplain, merchant, publisher, and lawyer. From the description of Joel Barlow collection, 1787-1887. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70953035 Barlow was an American poet and statesman. He served as American consul in Algiers and as Minister to France (1811-1812). From the description of Papers, 1775-1935. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122419312 From the description of Papers, 1775-193...

Howe, Daniel Wait, 1839-1920

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U.S. Army officer, lawyer, judge, and historian, of Indianapolis, Ind. From the description of Papers, 1862-ca. 1915. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70928761 Born in Switzerland County, Ind., Daniel Wait Howe (1839-1921) was a lawyer, judge, and historian. His mother, Lucy Hicks Howe, was widowed in 1841. She married Samuel P. Oyler (1819-1898) in 1849. Howe attended Franklin College and enlisted with his step-father in the 7th and later 79th India...

Lovejoy, Owen, 1811-1864

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Came to Princeton, Illinois in 1838 as minister of the Congregational Church and strong abolitionist. His home there was a stop on the Underground Railroad. He was elected to the state legislature in 1854 and to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1856, where he served five terms. He was the brother of slain abolitionist, Elijah Lovejoy. From the description of Letters, 1837, 1858, 1863. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 52538367 ...

Baker, N, collector, Confederate States of America.

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Talleyrand-Périgord, Charles Maurice de, prince de Bénévent, 1754-1838

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Epithet: Prince of Benevento, French diplomatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0000f2 French statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Avesne, to Edouard Colmache, his private secretary, 1835 Jun. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574456 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Valençay, to an unidentified "Madame", [no year] Sept. 22. (Unknown). ...

Prence, Thomas, approximately 1600-1673

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Governor of New Plymouth Colony. From the description of Document, 1671 Sept. 4, Plymouth. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 173959103 ...

Winthrop, John, 1588-1649

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Governor of Massachusetts. From the description of Description of John Winthrop, 1631 March 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067142 John Winthrop (1588-1649), a Puritan lawyer, one of the founders and the governor of the colony of Massachusetts. In March 1630, Winthrop began his journal that he kept until January 1649. By the early 1640s, the entries became more irregular and retrospective, and the narrative was more of a history than a personal journal. There were three ...

Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803

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

Cutler, Manasseh, 1742-1823

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Congregational clergyman; botanist; one of the founders of the Ohio Co. which colonized the Ohio River Valley; member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. From the description of Manasseh Cutler letter to Benjamin Lincoln [manuscript], 1783 May 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 191118377 Cutler (Yale University, B.A. 1765 and Harvard, A.M.1770) was appointed minister of Ipswich Hamlet in 1771. He published a botanical paper in the first volume of the...

Reagan, Albert B.

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Madison, James, 1751-1836

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James Madison (1751-1836) was the fourth president of the United States, born in Port Conway, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia legislature from 1776 to 1780 and from 1784 to 1786, and the Continental Congress from 1780 to 1783. His proposals at and management of the Constitutional Convention in 1787 earned him title "father of the U.S. Constitution." He cooperated with Alexander Hamilton and Jay in writing a series of papers (pub. 1787-88 under title of The Federalist) explaining the ne...

Wilkie, Wendell L.

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

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

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...

Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885

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Ulysses S. Grant (b. April 27,1822, Point Pleasant, Ohio-d. July 23, 1885, Wilton, New York) was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1843. Grant fought in the Mexican-American War (1846-1848) and later served as the Union general who brought the American Civil War (1861-1865) to an end. In 1868, Grant was elected the 18th President of the United States and served two terms. Robert William Hughes was born at Muddy Creek P...

Riley, John F, captain, Confederate States of America.

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Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998

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Barry Goldwater has been a senator from Arizona since 1952. In 1964, he ran for the Presidency on the Republican ticket, against Lyndon Johnson. From the guide to the Barry Goldwater Collection, 1964., (Cline Library. Special Collections and Archives Department) Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Barry M. Goldwater : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86158467 Senator Barry M. Goldwater -...

Robinson, Lulu J., 1866-1959

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Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796

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At this time, Samuel Huntington was the governor of Connecticut. George Clinton was the governor of New York. From the description of Letter to George Clinton, 1791 November 11. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866432 Samuel Huntington (1731-1796) was born on July 16 in Windham, Connecticut. After private study, Huntington received permission to practice law in Connecticut in 1754. He moved to Norwich in 1760. He was elected as a Representative fr...

Putnam, Israel, 1718-1790

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Army officer. From the description of Letters of Israel Putnam, 1774-1783. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449456 From the description of Papers of Israel Putnam, 1762-1773. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84298278 Putnam is best known as a Revolutionary War general, instrumental to the success of the Battle of Bunker Hill. He was a resident of Pomfret, Connecticut. From the description of Israel Putnam letters, 1778-1782. (Hartford Public Library). Worl...

MacGregor, ...

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Roberts, Evan, farmer, town official.

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Society of the Fifth division, United States army, veterans of the world war.

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Clark, George Rogers, 1752-1818

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

Brown, William P., 1837-1934

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Addams, Jane, 1860-1935

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Social reformer; founder of Hull House settlement, Chicago. From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Louis J. Keller, Chicago, 1912 May 13. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496308 From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Paul M. Angle, Springfield, Ill., 1932 June 24. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496294 Founder of Hull House in Chicago. From the description of Cor...

Warner, Jackson, quartermaster, Confederate States of America.

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Bradford, William, 1755-1795

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

De Butts, Mr.

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Chiang, Mme Mei-ling (Sung), (Mme Chiang Kai-shek), 1892-

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Russell, William, 1758-1825.

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Soldier, Va. and Ky. state legislator. From the description of William Russell : miscellaneous papers, 1799-1812. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49316723 ...

Wright, Joseph A. (Joseph Albert), 1810-1867

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Sargent, Winthrop, 1753-1820

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Governor of the Mississippi Territory and army officer. From the description of Winthrop Sargent papers, 1790-1815 (bulk 1798-1799). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980393 Winthrop Sargent was governor of the Mississippi Territory. From the description of Surveys, 1754-1807. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122579743 Soldier and territorial administrator. Born in Gloucester, Mass., and educated at Harvar...

Murdoch, Alexander, prothonotary of the Court of Common Pleas

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Freneau, Philip Morin, 1752-1832

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American poet and newspaper editor. From the description of Papers of Philip Morin Freneau [manuscript], 1778-1799. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812355 Philip Morin Freneau is usually referred to as the poet of the American Revolution. Born in New York, he graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1771. Although Freneau had produced several poems before college, it was the experience of pre-Revolutionary-War Princeton that tur...

Green, James Albert, 1862-1955

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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...

Forward, Walter, 1786-1852

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Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887

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

Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968

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Clergyman, politician. From the description of Reminiscences of Norman Mattoon Thomas : oral history, 1950. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309735808 American socialist, presidential candidate. From the description of Letters, [1932] July 16 and [July 16?], [n.p.], to [Samuel Johnson] Woolf, [New York?]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34363738 Politician. From the description of Reminiscences ...

Eustis, William, 1753-1825

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Revolutionary War veteran, politician, and secretary of war. From the description of Letter, 1818 Oct. 20. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49215753 William Eustis was born in Cambridge, Mass., and graduated from Harvard College in 1772. He served as a surgeon during the American Revolutionary War and in the Massachusetts General Court (1788-1794). Eustis was a U.S. Representative for Massachusetts (1801-1804, 1820-1823), Secretary of War (1809-1813), Am...

White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918

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The second International Peace Conference was held at the Hague in 1907. From the description of Hague Peace Conference documents, 1907. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64052217 Ambassador to Russia; first president of Cornell University. From the description of Andrew Dickson White papers, 1901-1902. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155410378 Andrew Dickson White was born at Homer, New York, November 7, 1832. ...

Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804

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Thomas Smith, Commissioner of Loans for Pennsylvania. From the description of Letter to Thomas Smith, Commissioner of Loans for Pennsylvania concerning the payment of indents to Pennsylvania [manuscript] 30 September 1790. 1790. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647960750 Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) was influential in founding the United States government and served as its first Secretary of the Treasury (1789-1795) under President George Washington. ...

Browne, Francis F. (Francis Fisher), 1843-1913

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Browne was an American author. From the description of Letter and an envelope, 1901. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82770657 Chicago writer and editor of literary periodicals, most notably The Dial. A New England native, Browne moved to Chicago in 1867 and edited The Western Monthly and The Lakeside Monthly (1869-1874) before founding and editing The Dial (1880-1913). A writer of poetry, Browne edited and published three poetry anthologies and also w...

Milligan, Samuel, -1874, judge.

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Dorchester, Guy Carleton, Baron, 1724-1808

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Army officer and public official of Great Britain and governor of Quebec (Colony). From the description of Guy Carleton papers, Baron Dorchester, circa 1775-1786. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009537 British governor of Quebec and commander of the British Army in Canada. From the description of Papers of Guy Carleton, Baron Dorchester, 1774-1777. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009530 Governor of Quebec and British army officer. From the ...

Hathaway, Horatio, 1870-

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Young, Hiram H., 1842-1919

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Burnet, Mary Q. (Mary Quick), 1863-1938

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Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863

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Stonewall Jackson (1824-1863) was a Confederate Army officer from Lexington (Rockbridge Co.), Va. From the guide to the Stonewall Jackson papers, 1855-1906, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University) Confederate general. From the description of Stonewall Jackson papers, 1842-1898 (bulk 1861-1862) [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 23186323 Confederate Army officer, from Lexington (Rockbridge Co.), V...

Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814

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American statesman. From the description of Copy of a letter : Paris, to the Minister of Foreign Affairs [Talleyrand], 1798 Apr. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269595261 From the description of Letter, 1790 June 18, New York, to John Hancock, [Boston]. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 15174967 Declaration of Independence signer from Massachusetts. From the description of Letter to [James Warren] and portrait, 1776 June 15. (University of Virgi...

Cowen, N.

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Bante, David Demaree, 1833-1896

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Stanton, Henry, approximately 1796-1856

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U.S. Army officer. From the description of Henry Stanton correspondence, 1846 May 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980520 Colonel Henry Stanton served in the U. S. Army as Assistant Quartermaster General of the U. S. Army. From the description of Henry Stanton letters, 1837-1843. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 85571341 ...

Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874

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Congressman, philanthropist, reformer. From the description of Letter, 1840 May 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122379141 Gerrit Smith resided in Peterboro (N.H.?) at the time of these writings and was a strong supporter of emancipation and African American rights. Upon his death the African American citizens of Buffalo paid him a formal tribute. From the description of Letters and broadsides, 1868-1871. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 34178334 ...

Cogshall, Israel. Chaplain, 19th Michigan Infantry.

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Dudley, Joseph, 1642-1720

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Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829

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Revolutionary officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Capt. Callenden Irvine, 1803 July 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270529279 Army officer, U.S. Secretary of War, and U.S. representative from Massachusetts. From the description of Papers, 1800-1814. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70972156 Major general, politician, and statesman. From the description of Papers, 1761-1826. (Unknown). WorldCa...

B.N.

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Russell, Mrs. Suzannah (Trevitt).

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Kelsey, Patience and Buel, Oliver.

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Hay, Clara Louise Stone, 1849-1914

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Taylor, Janette, niece of John Paul Jones

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Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858

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American naval officer, led U.S. Naval Expedition to Japan and negotiated treaty of peace and commerce, 1852-1854. From the description of ALS : Sharon Springs, N.Y., to Robert Ward Johnson 1836 Aug. 7. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122586021 Naval officer and commander-in-chief of negotiations with the Japanese for the treaty signed between the United States and Japan in l854. From the description of Matthew Calbraith Perry papers, 1839-1...

Fiske, John, 1842-1901

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Historian, philosopher, and librarian. Name originally Edmund Fiske Green; at age thirteen, took name of maternal great-grandfather, John Fiske. From the description of John Fiske papers, 1867-1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 163614392 Philosopher, historian, librarian. From the description of Papers of John Fiske [manuscript], 1872-1900. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647805107 John Fiske was a American author, best known for popular ...

Randolph, Edmund, 1753-1813

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Edmund Randolph (1753-1813) was serving as Secretary of State at the time this letter was written. Alexander Addison (1759-1807) was a lawyer from Pittsburgh, Pa. From the description of Letter : Dept. of State, to Alexander Addison, Washington, Pennsylvania, 1795 March 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122538927 American politician. From the description of Circular letter signed : Department of State, to the governor of the state of Connecticut, 1795 Feb. 7. (U...

Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836

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Aaron Burr (b. Feb. 6, 1756, Newark, NJ–d. Sept. 14, 1836, Port Richmond, NY) was an American politician. He was the third Vice President of the United States, serving during Thomas Jefferson's first term. Burr served as a Continental Army officer in the Revolutionary War, after which he became a successful lawyer and politician. He was elected twice to the New York State Assembly, was appointed New York State Attorney General, was chosen as a U.S. senator from the State of New York, and serv...

How, William.

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Law, John, 1796-1873

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John Law (1796-1873) was born in New London, Connecticut. He comes from a distinguished family of lawyers and both his father and grandfather held seats in Congress. John Law was himself a lawyer and moved west to Indiana and settled in Vincennes in 1817 where he married Sara Ewing in 1822. Elected to the House of Representatives in 1824, he also served as a prosecuting attorney and a judge and was elected as a Representative in Congress from 1860 to 1864. After serving two terms he returned to ...

Penn, William, 1644-1718

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English Quaker and founder of Pennsylvania. From the description of Papers, 1660-1982. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 25898071 Thomas Lloyd was Penn's appointed Deputy Governor of Pennsylvania. From the description of ALS, [16]91 June 16, England to T[homas] L[loyd] / Wm. Penn. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 27471458 Francis Daniel Pastorius (1651-1719) was a German settler of Colonial Pennsylvania. As the agent for th...

Capehart, Homer E. (Homer Earl), 1897-1979

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A native of Algiers, Pike Co., Ind., Capehart engaged in farming, business, and manufacturing, and served three terms in the U.S. Senate. After retiring from politics, he returned to farming and manufacturing, and resided in Indianapolis, Ind. until his death. From the description of Autograph. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 36506698 Homer E. Capehart was born 6 June 1897 in Jefferson Township, Pike County, Indiana. He enlisted in the army in April...

Simmons, John, and others.

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Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959

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George Catlett Marshall (b. December 31, 1880, Uniontown, Pennsylvania-d. October 16, 1959, Washington, D.C.), had a long and auspicious career in the United States (U.S.) Army and to the United States. He graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1901 and served his country as U.S. Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense, Envoy to China, Army Chief of Staff, and as President of the American Red Cross. Marshall, America's first five-star general, was born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, ...

Bayard, James A. (James Asheton), 1767-1815

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Biographical Note James A. Bayard 1767, July 28 Born, Philadelphia, Pa. 1784 Graduated, Princeton College, Princeton, N.J. 1788 Admitted to the bar at New Castle, Del., and Philadelphia, Pa. ...

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...

Clarke, William, fl. 1685

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Sweeny, William Montgomery, 1871-1945

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Butler family.

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Hughes, Denver & Peck, lawyers.

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Drake, Daniel, 1785-1852

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Scientist and physician; founder of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. From the description of Daniel Drake letter to Charles D. Meigs [manuscript], 1847 June 19. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 505834256 Biographical note: Daniel Drake received his early medical training in Cincinnati, Ohio as an apprentice of Dr. William Goforth and engaged in practice in that city. After studying medicine formally at the University of Pennsylvania (1805, 1816)...

Drake, Samuel Gardner, 1798-1857

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Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892

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John Greenleaf Whittier was a wildly popular New England poet. A deeply committed and active abolitionist, he wrote many of his poems with a political agenda, although distinguished by an open-minded tolerance so often lacking in his fellow abolitionists. Although his works are somewhat marred by overtly political and overly sentimental works, the core of his output stands as fine, lyrical American verse. From the description of John Greenleaf Whittier letters, 1858 and 1876. (Pennsy...

Dearborn, G., lieutenant.

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Logan, John, 1744? -1807

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Salisbury, Stephen, 1835-1905

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Chapin, Calvin, 1763-1851

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Henry, Gustavus A. (Gustavus Adolphus), 1804-1880

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Gustavus A. Henry (1804-1880) of Clarksville, Tenn., was a Whig politician, lawyer, and owner of plantations in Hinds County, Miss., and Desha County, Ark. Henry's family included his wife Marion McClure Henry (fl. 1828-1871); their children Susan (fl. 1846-1862), John (d. 1862), and Gustavus, Jr. (fl. 1849-1865); and Gustavus's brother Patrick Henry (fl. 1833-1850), plantation owner in Mississippi and Arkansas. From the description of Gustavus A. Henry papers, 1804-1895. (Oceanside ...

Citizens.

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Hay, John, 1838-1905

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Brown class of 1858. Secretary to Abraham Lincoln; Ambassador to Court of St. James; Secretary of State; author. From the description of Papers, 1829-1916. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122598680 American diplomat and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cleveland, to the editors of The Critic [Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644640373 Statesman, poet, Secretary of State. ...

Nicolay, John G. (John George), 1832-1901

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Private secretary and biographer of Abraham Lincoln. From the description of John George Nicolay autograph [manuscript], undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 174963388 A private secretary to Abraham Lincoln while he served as president and a biographer of Lincoln after his death. From the description of Letters, 1854-1899. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 53040007 Private secretaries to President Abraham Linco...

Fletcher, Benjamin, -1703, colonial governor of New York.

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Downshire, Wills Hill, Marquis of, 1718-1793

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Wills Hill (1718-1793), known as the Earl of Hillsborough, and later Marquis of Downshire. From the description of Letter to James Habersham, 1772 Apr. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38478005 British politician. Succeeded his father as Viscount Hillsborough in the peerage of Ireland, 1742; created Earl of Hillsborough in the peerage of Ireland, 1751; Baron Harwich in the peerage of Great Britain, 1756; Marquis of Downshire in the peerage of Ireland, 1789. As a member of P...

Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820

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Daniel Boone (1734-1820) was a pioneer land settler, Indian fighter and he served in military and political positions in Kentucky. At the time this letter was written, he was on the verge of losing his many tracts of land because the titles were improperly entered. From the description of Letter : to Charles Yanc[e]y, Luecy [i.e. Louisa] County, 1785 May 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122602570 Indian fighter and scout. From the description of Daniel Boone pa...

Parkman, Francis, 1823-1893

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Noted American historian from Massachusetts who traveled the Oregon Trail and published extensively on early America. From the description of Letter, November 27, 1865. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 233593490 Francis Parkman, historian, was born in Boston and educated at Harvard, his father's alma mater. Samuel Parkman was a Unitarian pastor who founded The Parkman Professorship of Pulpit Eloquence and Pastoral Care in The Cambridge Theological ...

Smith, Goldwin, 1823-1910

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History professor and journalist. From the description of Wellington [manuscript], post 1871. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647922784 Goldwin Smith was a British-Canadian educator, historian and journalist. From the description of Goldwin Smith Papers [manuscript]. 1875-1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 225564891 British-Canadian historian and journalist. From the description of Berlin and Afghanistan : autograph manuscript...

Tyler, John, 1790-1862

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John Tyler (b. March 29, 1790, Charles City County, Virginia–d. January 18, 1862, Richmond, Virginia), was the tenth President of the United States (1841–1845) and the first to succeed to the office following the death of President William Henry Harrison....

Woodbury, Levi, 1789-1851

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Lawyer, governor of New Hampshire, U.S. senator, U.S. secretary of the Navy, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and U.S. Supreme Court justice. From the description of Letters, 1813-1851. (New Hampshire Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70963939 U.S. senator from and governor of New Hampshire, U.S. secretary of the navy, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and Supreme Court justice, and lawyer. From the description of Levi Woodbury family papers, 1638-191...

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

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

Philips, Joseph, secretary of Illinois Territory.

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Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901

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

Pardee, Benjamin S., 1830?-1900

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Rosecrans, William S. (William Starke), 1819-1898

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General during the Civil War; congressman from California (1881-1885); U.S. Register of the Treasury (1885-1893). From the description of Papers, 1864-1895. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 24039377 William Starke Rosecrans was an inventor, coal-oil company executive, diplomat, politician, and United States Army officer during the Civil War. He was the victor at prominent Western Theater battles such as Second Corinth, Stones River, and the Tullahoma Campaign,...

Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883

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Former vice-president of the Confederate States of America. From the description of Letter, 1866 Dec. 26, Crawfordville, Georgia, to Henry Bradley Plant. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 260819402 Alexander Hamilton Stephens (1812-1883), lawyer, politician, Vice President of the Confederate States of America. From the description of Alexander H. Stephens papers, 1844-1882. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476996 Lawyer, journalist, governor of Geo...

Brown, Mrs. Addison, 1806? -.

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Cotton, Charles B., liquor dealer.

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Harrison, Benjamin, 1726-1791.

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Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891

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Union Army general. From the description of Civil War letters and field order of William T. Sherman, 1863-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71057263 U.S. Army general. From the description of Papers, 1861-1888. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20314215 From the description of Letter, 1875. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 40421933 American army commander. From the description of Autograph letter signed ...

Redd, Thomas S.

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Shulman, Lillian.

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Upson, Theodore F. (Theodore Frelinghuysen), 1845-1919

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Sewall, Samuel, 1652-1730

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Samuel Sewell was born 28 March 1652 Bishop Stoke England. He arrived in Boston 1661. He was Commissioner of the Company for the Progagation of the Gospel in New England and Parts Adjacent (1699-1730), Captain of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Co., Overseer of Harvard College, Judge of Probate for Suffolk Co. (1715-1728), and Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Judicature (1718-1728). He died 1 January 1729/30 Boston MA. From the description of [Account book of Samuel Sewall,...

Habersham, Joseph, 1751-1815

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Joseph Habersham (1751-1815) was a son of James Habersham (1712-1775). He graduated from Princeton and became a merchant in Savannah, first with his brother James, and later with his cousin, Joseph Clay. At the outbreak of the American Revolution, he was a member of the Council of Safety, and took part in some of the actions of the "Liberty Boys." It was he who, with a selected party, arrested Governor Sir James Wright in 1776. He was commissioned by the Council of Safety as a Major of a battali...

Mellette, Arthur Calvin, 1842-1896

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

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

Allen, Heman, fl. 1773

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Webber, Thomas, -1687, ship’s captain.

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Hanson, Moses Parker, 1812-1893

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Higgins, Frances

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Esarey, Logan, 1873-1942

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Smith, William, 1727-1803

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Clergyman, educator, playwright. From the description of Letter to Jasper Yeates, Lancaster [manuscript], 1773 July 15. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814474 Physician Joseph Carson taught medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The College of Philadelphia's Medical School, founded in 1765, became known as the University of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Medicine In 1779. From the guide to the Joseph Carson letters, 1789-1858, 1789-1858, (American P...

Beard, Charles Austin, 1874-1948

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American historian and educator From the guide to the Charles Austin Beard letters, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Historian, political scientist. From the description of Austin Charles Beard letters, 1929-1939. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 465279213 Charles Austin Beard was born in 1874 and died in 1948. He was a political science professor and historian at Columbia Univer...

Smith, Benjamin R., 1794-

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Bluejacket, George, 1802-

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Clark, Mark W. (Mark Wayne), 1896-1984

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Epithet: US general British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000562.0x0003cc General, United States Army; commander, United Nations Forces in Korea, 1952-1953. From the description of From the Danube to the Yalu : galley proofs, 1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500564 Army officer. From the description of Reminiscences of Mark Wayne Clark : oral history, 1970. (Columbia University...

Henry Stevens, Son & Stiles.

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

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

Baker, Romelius L., 1793-1868

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Bell, John, 1797-1869

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

Clarkson, Matthew, 1753-1800

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Howard, Hamilton Gay

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Ericsson, John, 1803-1889

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Swedish-born engineer and inventor; emigrated to the United States in 1839. From the description of John Ericsson papers, 1821-1890 (bulk 1842-1886). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980081 Swedish-born engineer John Ericsson designed the first screw-driven steamship to cross the Atlantic and the first propeller-driven steam warship for the US Navy. In 1861 he contracted with the Navy to build an ironclad warship, Monitor, which successfully fought the Confederate ironclad V...

Burnet, Jacob, 1770-1853

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U.S. Senator from Ohio. From the description of Autograph memorandum signed : Cincinnati, 1804 Aug. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270533885 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington City, to John Sloane, 1829 Nov. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530910 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Yellow Springs, Ohio, to Robert Buchanon, 1833 July 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531605 U.S. senator from Ohio, college...

Peary, Robert Edwin, 1856-1920

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Robert Edwin Peary was born on 6 May 1856 in Cresson, Pennsylvania. He was educated at Portland High School and Bowdoin College, graduating in 1877. In 1881, he joined the U.S. Navy as a civil engineer, serving for several years in Nicaragua, where he was employed in conducting surveys for the Nicaragua Canal. Developing a keen interest in Arctic exploration, Peary led the U.S. Exploring Expedition in 1886, a private expedition to study the conditions of the little known Greenland i...

Crockett, Davy, 1786-1836

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Frontiersman, member of Congress from Tennessee. From the description of ALS : Washington, D.C., to Carey & Hart, 1835 Jan. 22. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86165809 From the description of ALS : Washington, D.C., to Carey & Hart, 1834 Dec. 21. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122690133 American frontiersman and politician. From the description of Letter : Washington City, to Henry R. Storrs, 1834 Jan...

Folger, Charles J. (Charles James), 1818-1884

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Huffman, J. E.

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Anselm, Carl, contractor for transportation of emigrants to America.

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Rodgers, John, 1773-1838

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

Walsh, Townsend, -1941, author.

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Kenton, Simon, 1755-1836

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Kentucky and Ohio frontiersman, pioneer, and settler. From the description of Simon Kenton : miscellaneous papers, 1798-1818. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49244572 Simon Kenton, a pioneer settler of Kentucky, was born in Fauquier County, Virginia, April 3, 1755. In the spring of 1775, Kenton and Thomas Williams explored the area of Mason County, Kentucky, where they set up camp. Kenton moved on to Boonesborough in the fall of that year and became a f...

Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

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

Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957

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American author and journalist. From the description of Letter to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1940 October 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810653 Christopher Morley was an American editor, an author, and a Rhodes scholar. Morley was one of the founders of the "Saturday Review of Literature," of which he was an editor from 1924 to 1940. A prolific author, he wrote more than 50 books. His novels include PANASSUS ON WHEELS (1917), THE HAUNTED BOOKS...

Usher, John Palmer, 1816-1889

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

Tumulty, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1879-1954

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Lawyer and secretary to President Woodrow Wilson. From the description of Papers of Joseph P. Tumulty, 1898-1969 (bulk 1913-1940). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71061701 Joseph P. Tumulty, 1879-1954, b. Jersey City, NJ, secretary to President Woodrow Wilson; lawyer, served as secretary to Wilson when he was governor of New Jersey. Byron Johnson Rees, 1877-1920, b, Westfield, IN, educated Brown University, Harvard, Oxford; professor of English at Wil...

McLane Louis 1786-1857

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Member of Congress, 1817-1827, and U.S. Senator, 1827-1829, minister to England; secretary of the treasury, 1831; secretary of state, 1833; and president of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. From the description of Papers, 1830-1838. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19902833 Secretary of Treasury and State under President Jackson. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Hezekiah Niles, [no year] Mar. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat recor...

Brady, James T. (James Topham), 1815-1869

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American lawyer and politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to President Buchanan, 1860 Feb. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133554 Lawyer. From the description of James T. Brady correspondence, 1841. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451262 ...

M’Dowell, James, guide.

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Hesse, Nicholas.

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Flower, Frank Abial, 1854-1911

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Hull, Isaac, 1773-1843

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Isaac Hull (1773-1843) commanded USS Constitution in her 1812 victory over Guerriere, in which it earned the sobriquet "Old Ironsides." He later commanded the Boston, Portsmouth, and Washington Navy yards and was appointed Commodore of the Mediterranean Squadron in 1838. From the description of Isaac Hull Collection, 1798-1841. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 479784380 Isaac Hull was born 9 March 1773 Huntington (now Shelton) CT. His commands inclu...

Sanders, George Nicholas, 1812-1873

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Financier, lobbyist, and Confederate agent in Europe. From the description of Papers of George Nicholas Sanders, 1833-1904. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81297780 From the description of Papers of George Nicholas Sanders, 1854-1863. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71069304 ...

Mayhew, Edward, fl. 1848

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Little Turtle, 1752-1812

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Ewing, Thomas, 1789-1871

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Lawyer, U.S. senator from Ohio, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and of the interior. From the description of Thomas Ewing papers, 1815-1872. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981690 U.S. cabinet officer and senator from Ohio. Other family members represented include his sons, Thomas (1829-1896), U.S. Army officer and congressman from Ohio, and Hugh (1826-1905), U.S. minister to Holland; his daughter and son-in-law, Ellen Ewing Sherman (1824-1888) and William T. Sherman (1820-...

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 ...

Hawley, John B. (John Baldwin), 1831-1895

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United States Senate Committee on Interstate Commerce

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Fellows, Dorcas, 1873-1938

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Preble, Edward, 1761-1807

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American naval officer who served in the American Revolution and merchant marine. From the description of Diary, [1860]. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58774129 U.S. naval officer; served during the American Revolution. From the description of Edward Preble memorandum book and U.S. Navy regulations, 1800-1805. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 279266829 Edward Preble was a United States naval officer. ...

Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937

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Secretary of War during WWI From the guide to the Newton D. Baker letters, 1918, 1920, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) American statesman. From the description of Letter : Cleveland, to Edna Mannheimer, 1912 Jan. 9. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122349032 Baker was city solicitor (1903-1911) and mayor (1912-1916) of Cleveland, Ohio and U. S. Secretary ...

Otis, Samuel Allyne, 1740-1814

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

Vahlsing, Charles, Cincinnati distiller.

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Paine, W. H.

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W. H. Paine, a topographical engineer, known as the Pathfinder of the Army of the Potomac, served with the Topographical Staff of the Army of the Potomac during the American Civil War. From the description of Paine, W. H. (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10601756 ...

Thompson, Jason Roy, 1966-

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Botkin, Jeremiah

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Adams, Frederick B. (Frederick Baldwin), 1910-2001

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Frederick B. Adams was director of the Pierpont Morgan Library. From the description of Correspondence : with Carl Zigrosser, 1948-1964. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155902633 Noted collector, scholar and friend of Robert Frost. From the description of Introduction of Robert Frost at the Poetry Center, 1962 April 15. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 50420452 ...

Clay, Henry, 1777-1852

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Congressman, U.S. senator, and secretary of state. From the description of Papers 1812-1849. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 704551603 Henry Clay was born in Hanover Co., Va. in 1777 and died in 1852. He served as United States Secretary of State under John Quincy Adams (1825-1829) and was elected to the Senate in 1831. John Randolph (1773-1831) was an American statesman known as John Randolph of Roanoke. He was born in Prince George Co., Va. Randolph's fiery denun...

Russell, Jonathan, 1771-1832

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Epithet: Lieutenant; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000244.0x0001f4 Merchant, diplomat, and U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, Leader of Jeffersonian Party; Charge d'Affaires at Paris (1810), and at London(1811); Minister to Sweden and Norway at Stockholm (1814-18); negotiator at Council of Ghent. From the description of Papers, 1795-1832. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122411145 ...

Dane, Nathan, 1752-1835

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While a member of the Continental Congress, from Massachusetts, he assisted in drafting the ordinance for governing the Northwest Territory. He wrote the clause prohibiting slavery and involuntary servitude. (from D.A.B. v.5) (blue index cards) From the description of Nathan Dane papers, 1832 October 18. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 659524670 Delegate of the Continental Congress, author, and lawyer of Massachusetts. From the description of Nathan...

Mayhew, Barlett, fl. 1846

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Cass, Jonathan, major.

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Pittsfield & Broken Straw Oil Company

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Logan, William C.

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Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865

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U.S. congressman 1830-1840 and senator 1845-1850; Ohio governor 1840-1842; U.S. sec. of the Treasury, 1850-1853. From the description of Letter, 1847 Jan. 26. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 41240210 American politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington City, to John M. Clayton, Secretary of State, 1849 Mar. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530944 Corwin's career included terms as Governor of Ohio (1840-184...

Dickens, Asbury, 1780-1861

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Withington, Nathan N. (Nathan Noyes), 1828-1914

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Fitzpatrick, J. J., provost marshal, Confederate States of America.

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Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869

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

Bartholdt, Richard, 1855-1952

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Butler, Mann, 1784-1852

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Lawyer, educator, and historian. From the description of Letter, 1834 Feb. 9. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46763933 Butler wrote on the early history of Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley. From the description of Papers, [1816]-1855. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52246220 ...

Thompson, Alfred Wordsworth, 1840-1896

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Lee, Charles, 1758-1815

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

Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797

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British army officer. From the description of Papers of Jeffery Amherst, Baron Amherst, 1759-1762. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71062467 English field-marshal. From the description of Document signed : Office of Ordnance [London], 1773 Mar. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132562 Army officer and governor general of British North America. From the description of Jeffery Amherst, Baron Amherst, papers, 1759. (Unknown). WorldCat record id...

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...

Brother, Charles, 1844-

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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....

Kentland, E., prothonotary

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Spry, William, -1772, jurist.

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Knox, Dudley Wright, 1877-1960

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Naval officer and historian. From the description of Dudley Wright Knox papers, circa 1864-1950 (bulk 1921-1946). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979796 Biographical Note 1877, June 21 Born, Walla Walla, Washington Territory 1896 Graduated, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis,...

Tuley, William Floyd, -1914, river pilot, journalist.

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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 ...

Griffith, Joseph, Warrington.

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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

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Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00000a American lawyer in Illinois and sixteenth president of the United States. From the description of Humorous story by Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609161 From 1837 to 1841 Lincoln practiced law in partnership with John Todd Stuart, whose cousin Mary Todd he later married. From the...

Peirce, John, capt.

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

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

Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916

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Mosby was a practicing Virginia lawyer who joined the Confederate Army as a private and rose quickly through the ranks to a colonelcy through his brilliant successes as a cavalry officer. He formed a group of rangers who fought under the law of partisan warfare, seizing Union funds and supplies, and audaciously capturing General Stoughton at Fairfax Court House. From the description of Letters, 1861 June 18-1886 December 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145407018 American ...

Albrecht, Alfred James, 1924-

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Al Albrecht is a retired foreign language professor and linguist from Goshen College. From the description of Al Albrecht "Dietsch Eck" columns, 1992 Apr. 29-1998 Mar. 11. (Millersville University Library). WorldCat record id: 50576239 ...

Brockman, John

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The Earl of Bellomont’s case.

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Eureka Quartz Mining Company

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Gordon, Charles Ulysses.

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Allen, Ira, 1751-1814

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At the time the list was made, the state of Vermont had enlarged its jurisdiction by annexing border towns that eventually returned to their original states, so that several New Hampshire and New York towns appear on the list. From the description of Account of the 7d & 6d, 8d tax : manuscript, 1781 Oct. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612852072 Surveyor from Vermont. From the description of Autobiography of Ira Allen, 1799. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...

Gresham, Walter Quintin, 1832-1895

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

Stone, Harlan Fiske, 1872-1946

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

Lee, Thomas lieutenant.

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Packard, Abisha, 1760? -, farmer.

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Jones, John, 1796-1857

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Epithet: of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000441.0x000020 Epithet: Serjeant at Tangier British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000441.0x00003a Epithet: of Sloane MS 4059 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000441.0x000027 Epithet: artist cinema ...

Winchester, James, 1752-1826

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Winchester is best known as the commander of forces decisively defeated at the Battle of the River Raisin a few months after this letter was written. From the description of Letter, 1812. (Kentucky Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 28573378 Army officer. From the description of James Winchester correspondence, 1800-1815. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981396 Brigadier General of the United States Army, 1812-1815. From the description...

Buchanan, James, 1791-1868

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Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x000128 James Buchanan, Jr. (1791-1868) was the 15th President of the United States, serving from 1857–1861. Prior to his presidency, Buchanan represented Pennsylvania in the House of Representatives and later the Senate, and served as Secretary of State under President James K. Polk (1845-1849). Source : About the White Hous...

Russell, John Rhodes.

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Allmond, Allen E.

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Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889

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

Maier, Conrad, 1835-

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Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968

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Upton Sinclair was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1878. Sinclair was an American author, novelist, journalist, and political activist who wrote many books in several genres. He is most well-known for his exposé, The Jungle regarding conditions in Chicago's meat packing plants, which influenced the passage of the Meat Inspection Act and the Pure Food and Drug Act in 1906. Much of Sinclair's writing was related to the economic and social conditions of the early twentieth century. He was heavily in...

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...

Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

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American revolutionary officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Thomas Jefferson, 1793 Apr. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270596665 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to General Henry Jackson, 1796 Oct. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270596669 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Westpoint, to Colonel Pickering, Quartermaster General, 1782 Sept. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598200 ...

Tayloe, Edward T. (Edward Thornton), 1803-1876

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Planter (owner of Powhatan Hill Plantation) and politician in King George Co., Va. From the description of Plantation blacksmiths' ledger, 1827-1871. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 47942679 ...

Lovering, J. F., chaplain, 17th regiment Maine Infantry.

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Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886

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Union General, United States Senator from Illinois. From the description of Autograph letter signed : U.S. Senate Chamber, Washington, to J.M. Dalzell, 1882 Mar. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591540 John Alexander Logan was a member of the Illinois House of Representatives (1852-1853, 1856-1857), U.S. Representative for Illinois (1859-1862, 1867-1871), and U.S. Senator for Illinois (1871-1877, 1879-1886). From the description of John Alexander Logan letter...

Abert, John James, 1788-1863

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Topographical engineer. From the description of John James Abert papers, 1840-1851. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449638 John James Abert (1788-1863) was a topographical engineer for the United States Army. He supervised many early national engineering projects, including the planning for a wagon road from Genoa, Utah to Carson Valley, Nevada. From the description of John James Abert letter, 1861 February 7. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 1599...

Ward, Nahum, sailor.

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Peters, Richard, 1744-1828.

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Delaplaine, Joseph, 1777-1824

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Philadelphia bookseller and publisher. From the description of Correspondence, 1813-1824. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82415715 Delaplaine (1777-1824) compiled Delaplaine's Repository of the Lives and Portraits of Distinguished American Characters (1815-1818). Ezra C. Gross was a Congressman, ca. 1820; Elizabeth, New York. From the description of Joseph Delaplaine letter : Philadelphia, [P.A.], to Ezra C. Gross, 1819 Dec. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 1223...

Bouquet, Henry, 1719-1765

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

Jenner, William E. (William Ezra), 1908-

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Todd, Charles Stewart, 1791-1871

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Frankfort, Kentucky lawyer, veteran of the War of 1812, Secretary of State of Kentucky and Minister to Russia, appointed by President Tyler. Rev. D.P. Henderson was from Kentucky, but had lived and served as a judge, in Illinois and knew Lincoln. From the description of Letters, 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55941346 Charles Stewart Todd was born near Danville, Ky. He was a graduate of the College of William and Mary. He studied law under ...

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...

Bradford, William, 1624-1704

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Morris, Robert, 1734-1806

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

Shaw, Leslie M. (Leslie Mortier), 1848-1932

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U.S. secretary of the treasury, lawyer, banker, governor of Iowa, and lecturer. From the description of Leslie M. Shaw correspondence, 1906 March 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980442 ...

Motley, John Lothrop, 1814-1877

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John Lothrop Motley (1814-1877) was an American author. From the description of John Lothrop Motley notes on New England history, ca. 1840. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122640035 From the guide to the John Lothrop Motley notes on New England history, ca. 1840, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) John Lothrop Motley was born on 15 April 1814 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA. He was educated at Harvard College, 1827-1831. After graduat...

Strader, Orville D., 1898-

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Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845

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Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829-1837) as well as a lawyer, general, and legislator. Born in the Carolinas, he served as a courier during the Revolutionary War. He read for the law during his teen years and became a lawyer in Tennessee by 1787. The first U. S. Representative for Tennessee (1796), Jackson was elected to the Senate in 1797, resigned in 1798, and served as a judge on the Tennessee Supreme Court, 1798-1804. He was later ree...

Decatur, Stephen, 1779-1820

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Decatur was a U. S. naval officer known for his actions during the War of 1812 and against the North African pirates in the western Mediterranean. From the description of Letter, December 26, 1810. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 434841894 American naval officer. From the description of ALS : Washington, D.C., to John Bullus, 21 Feb. 1816. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122626164 American naval hero of t...

Preston, Mrs. Frances (Folsom), Cleveland.

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American Seamen’s Friend Society.

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Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799

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Patrick Henry, born in Hanover County, Virginia, was a symbol of America's struggle for liberty and self-government. Henry was a lawyer, patriot, orator, and participant in almost every aspect of the founding of America. He studied law on his own, and in 1760, he appeared in Williamsburg to take his attorney's examination before Robert Carter Nicholas and others. Henry served in the Virginia House of Burgesses, was a member of the Virginia committee of Correspondence, a delegate to the Virginia ...

Cook, Charles N., 1830-1920

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Scott, Thomas Alexander, 1823-1881

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Fox, Gustavus Vasa, 1821-1883

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

Dillon, Clarence Douglas, 1909-

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Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924

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

Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792

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Naval hero of the United States Revolutionary War and founder of the United States Navy. From the description of Typescript, [19--]. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58758919 John Paul Jones, American naval officer. He was commissioned a lieutenant in the U. S. Navy in 1775, and captain in 1776. In 1778 he began rading the English coast; a year later he commanded the Bon Homme Richard in its victory over the Serapis. After the Revolution, he went t...

Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908

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Grover Cleveland, born in Caldwell, NJ, 18 March 1837; moved to Buffalo, NY in 1855; Erie County Sheriff, 1871-1874; Mayor of Buffalo, 1882; Governor of New York, 1883-1884; President of the United States, 1885-1889, 1893-1897; married Frances Folsom, 1886; died at Princeton, NJ, 24 June 1908....

Palmer, William Kimberley, 1856-

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Author and poet of Chicopee, Mass. From the description of Papers, 1934-1937. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38744939 ...

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

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

Ellis, Mordecai, 1723-ca. 1785

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Livingston, Philip, 1716-1778

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At this time, Philip Livingston was a merchant in New York. Samuel Storke and Thomas Gainsborough conducted a mercantile business in London. From the description of Letter to Samuel Storke and Thomas Gainsborough, 1736 September 15. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866465 Livingston was a signer of the Declaration of Independence from New York and a Continental Congressman. From the description of AD, 1776 October 19 : Philadelphia. Re...

Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864

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

Gorges, Sir Ferdinando, 1566? -1647

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Thomas, Hiram S.

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Thacher, Peter, 1752-1802

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Mellon, E. A., soldier. Sugar House Gen’l C. P. E. F.? .

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Davidson, James, banker.

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Bingham, John Armor, 1815-1900

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American abolitionist, lawyer and politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cadiz, Ohio, 1886 Jan. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 639585929 From the description of Autograph entry signed : [Salem, Ohio], undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 639588072 American statesman, born in Mercer, Pennsylvania; practiced law in Cadiz, Ohio, beginning in 1840. After some years as a stump speaker in the Harrison campaign, he was elected to Congress in 18...

Otis, James, 1725-1783

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James Otis Jr. was born in Barnstable, Massachusetts on February 5, 1724/5. After receiving his B.A. in 1743 and his M.A. in 1746 from Harvard College, he went on to study law in Boston. Otis' work as a lawyer and writer helped the Revolutionary cause in the 1760s and 1770s. He served in the Massachusetts state government and continued as a lawyer while dealing with more and more pronounced mental illness. He died on May 23, 1783. His father, James Otis, Sr. (1702-1778) was a prominent Massachus...

Hancock, John, 1737-1793

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John Hancock (b. January 23, 1737, Braintree, MA-d. October 8, 1793, Boston, MA) was a prominent Boston merchant and leading statesman during the American Revolutionary War period. A 1754 graduate of Harvard College, he served as its treasurer from 1773 until 1777. Born in Braintree, Massachusetts, Hancock moved to Boston after the death of his father, the Reverend John Hancock (1702-1744) and lived with his uncle and aunt, Thomas (1703-1764) and Lydia Hancock (1714-1776). Upon grad...

Arader, Walter, Graham, bookdealer.

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Pantzer, Eric, Indiana University student.

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Thompson, Charles C. B., fl. 1831

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Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790

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Benjamin Franklin (b. January 17, 1706, Boston, MA-d. April 17, 1790, Philadelphia, PA) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. As an inventor, he is known for the ligh...

Adams, John, 1735-1826

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John Adams (1735-1826) was the second president of the United States, born in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts. He served as defense counsel for British soldiers accused of Boston Massacre in 1770; as delegate to Continental Congress from 1774 to 1778; as member of committee charged with drafting Declaration of Independence in 1776; as congressional commissioner to France from 1778 to 1779; as minister to United Provinces in 1780; and negotiated a loan from Dutch bankers in 1782. Adams join...

Backus, Thomas, lawyer.

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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...

Biddle, Alexander, 1819-1899

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Businessman and military officer, of Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of Papers, 1776-1911. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19242158 ...

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

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

Hanes, John, lieutenant.

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Rhoades, J. P.

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Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875

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Andrew Johnson (b. December 29, 1808, Raleigh, North Carolina-d. July 31, 1875, Carter's Station, Tennessee) became the seventeenth president of the United States after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in 1865. Johnson was born in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1808. He began his political career in Greenville, Tennessee in 1828. At the time of this letter he was the Democratic senator from Tennessee. Emerson Etheridge was born in Carrituck County, North Carolina. As a representative of Tennes...

Muhlenberg, Frederick Augustus Conrad, 1750-1801

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

Scott, Lewis A., New York secretary of state.

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Heard, J. Canton

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Badger, George Edmund, 1795-1866

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

Vandeventer, C.

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Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955

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Cordell Hull was a Tennessee state representative (1893-1897), a judge of the fifth judicial circuit of Tennessee (1903-1906), U.S. Representative for Tennessee (1907-1921, 1923-1931), chairman of the Democratic National Executive Committee (1921-1924), U.S. Senator for Tennessee (1931-1933), Secretary of State in the Cabinet of President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1944), and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1945. From the description of Cordell Hull letter, 1941 Dec. 12. (Loui...

Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813

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

Black, Hugo LaFayette, 1886-1971

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Hugo LaFayette Black (1886-1971) was a judge for the Supreme Court of the United States. He was nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on August 12, 1937; confirmed by the Senate on August 17, 1937; and received his commission on August 18, 1937. He assumed senior status on September 17, 1971, but his service was terminated soon thereafter, with his death on September 25, 1971. From the description of Black, Hugo LaFayette, 1886-1971 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). n...

Dalton, Thomas W., 82nd regt., New York Volunteers.

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Vinson, Frederic Moore, 1890-1953.

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Birkbeck, Morris, 1764-1825

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Pioneer, farmer, author, and state official of Illinois. From the description of Morris Birkbeck treatise and scrapbook, 1619-1817. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123913404 Epithet: of Add MS 33112 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001439.0x0002af Founder of English settlement of Wanborough, Illinois, 1818; Illinois secretary of state, 1824. From the description of Letter : Englis...

Silk, Thomas, 1937-

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Gordon, Jonathon Wesley, 1820-1887

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Knoop, J. D.

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Decker, Peter, 1893-1988

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North, William, 1755-1836

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

Harrisse, Henry, 1829-1910

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Harrisse, native of France, bibliographer, historian, and author of books, pamphlets, and articles mostly relating to early American history and exploration, came to America in the 1840s, taught in South Carolina and at the University of North Carolina, practiced law in Chicago and New York until 1870, and then returned to France. From the description of Henry Harrisse papers, 1855-1910 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 24864145 Henry Harrisse (1829...

Higgins, Abisha.

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