American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIa 1743-1806

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American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIa, 1743-1806

American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIa 1743-1806

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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:...

Mugford, William

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Clifford, John D., 1778?-1820

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Moylan, Jasper

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Pilot (pseud.)

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Williamson, Hugh, 1735-1819

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Williamson was a Signer of the Declaration of Independence and a delegate to the Federal Constitutional Convention from North Carolina. From the description of ALS, 1800 November 29 : New York, to James McHenry, Baltimore. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14198321 Williamson was an American politician, born in Pennsylvania, who moved to North Carolina after completing his education and represented North Carolina in U.S. Constitutional Convention. He wa...

Thomas, David

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Epithet: of Trinity College, Dublin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001241.0x000303 Epithet: Independent divine British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001241.0x000302 ...

Priestley, Joseph, 1768-1833

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Horsfield, Thomas, 1773-1859

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1800-1819 Served the Dutch and British in Java, Sumatra, and Banka; 1836-1859 Keeper of the India Museum. Epithet: naturalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001244.0x0002ad ...

Howell, Rednap

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Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827

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Philadelphia painter and naturalist. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to David Porter, 1823 Nov. 30. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86165786 Charles Willson Peale was an artist and naturalist. From the description of Sketchbook, 1801. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173465905 From the description of Portrait list, [ca. 1772]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122439811 From the descrip...

Dunbar, Robert

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Imperatorskai︠a︡ akademīi︠a︡ nauk i khudozhestv (Russia)

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Brown, Samuel, 1749-1828

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Fournier, Simon-Pierre, 1751-1803

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Paterson, William, 1745-1806

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

Brown, John

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Epithet: King's Painter British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x000282 Epithet: private in the 51st regiment British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001185.0x000256 Epithet: attendant on Qu Victoria British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000206.0x000305 Ep...

Portsmouth (N. H.)

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Hamilton, Talbot

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Gray, William, 1750-1819

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Gardoqui y Arriquibar, Diego, 1735-1798

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Spanish diplomat. From the description of Regulation of Diego de Gardoqui, 1793. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454126 Diego Gardoqui was a Spanish administrator. He, along with John Jay, was involved with the Jay-Gardoqui Treaty of 1789, which related to Spanish navigation of the Mississippi River. From the description of Letters to the marqués de Branciforte, 1796, March 21. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 7...

Adet, Pierre-Auguste, 1763-1832?

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Pierre-Auguste Adet was French minister plenipotentiary to the United States from 1795 to 1797. General George Rogers Clark was an American officer who was commissioned by France in 1793 to lead an army against the Spanish in Louisiana and the Floridas in order to secure the Mississippi River for French trade. Colonel Samuel Fulton was an American citizen employed as a spy for the French. From the description of Instruction secrette pour le Colonel Fulton, [1796 July 21]. (Unknown). ...

Barbé-Marbois, François, marquis de, 1745-1837

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French government representative in Saint Domingue (now Haiti). From the description of Letter, 1786 June 29 ; Port-au-Prince, Saint Domingue, to the Chevalier de Brun. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 154270444 From the description of Letter, 1786 June 29; Port-au-Prince, Saint Domingue, to the Chevalier de Brun. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19210588 Marquis François de Barbé-Marbois (1745-1837), a French government official who se...

Hobrow, William

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Baron, George.

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Brown, Samuel, 1769-1830

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Antill, Edward, 1701-1770

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American Philosophical Society. Board of officers

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Thornton, William, 1759-1828

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William Thornton, architect, inventor, and public official, was born in the Virgin Islands on May 20, 1759, of English parents. He came to the United States in 1787 and became a citizen in 1788. On September 12, 1794 Thornton was appointed one of the commissioners of the new federal city of Washington. He championed his own design for the Capitol and the north wing had been constructed in accordance with his ideas by the time Congress removed to Washington in 1800. In 1802 Congress abolished the...

Maury, James, 1746-1840

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James Maury (1746-1840), merchant engaged in trade between Liverpool and the United States. From the description of James Maury royal license, 1808 Jan. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38475862 James F. Maury (1746-1840), merchant at Fredericksburg, Virginia, before and during the American Revolution, engaged in the tobacco trade between Liverpool, England, and the U.S. after the Revolution. He served as the first American consul at Liverpool. From the guide t...

Zimmerman, Eberhard August Wilhelm

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Shippen, William, 1736?-1808

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

Society for the Promotion of Agriculture, Arts and Manufactures

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Vaux, James

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Ormrod, John, b. ca. 1770

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Hare, Robert, 1781-1858. American Philosophical Society

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Redick, David

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de Neufville, Leonard

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Oliver, A. (Andrew), 1731-1799

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Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846

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Letter regarding Waterhouse's teaching at Harvard Medical School and his membership in the Massachusetts Medical Society. From the description of Letter to Caleb Strong, 1812. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 231052789 Benjamin Waterhouse (1754-1846) was the Hersey Professor ofthe Theory and Practice of Physic at Harvard Medical School from 1783 to 1812. He was given an honorary degree by Harvard in 1786. He earned an MD from Leyden in 1780. He also was a professor ...

Foulke, John

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Epithet: Colonel British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001345.0x000287 The Foulke family, whose descendants immigrated to Pennsylvania in 1698, were among the earliest settlers in Richland, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. They were a prominent Quaker family in the county throughout the 19th century. Several family members held important religious and public offices including clerk, justice of the peace, and ...

Hermann, B. F. J.

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Husbands, Hermon, 1724-1795

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Groves, Matthew C.

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Lamont, Aeneas

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Smith, A.J.

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Epithet: Mrs Hon Sec Kennington Park Women's Guild British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000265.0x0000ac ...

Sociedad Económica de Amigos del País de Valencia. 11-22-1796

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Godoy, Manuel de, príncipe de la Paz, 1767-1851

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Spanish statesman. From the description of Contemporary copies of letters in French translation (15) : Aranjuez, Madrid, etc., to Joachim Murat, 1807 Jan. 27-1808 Mar. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269594203 From the description of Autograph signature countersigning letter of Queen Maria Louisa : Aranjeuz, to Prince Borghese, 1795 Jan. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269592587 Manuel de Godoy served twice as the prime minister of Spain in the late 18th and e...

France. L'institut national

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Ogilby, Joseph

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Miller, Samuel

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Miller, John

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Epithet: of Add MS 37879 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x0000f0 Epithet: of the Bahamas Council British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x0000f4 Epithet: American bookseller British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x0000e4 Epithet: Lie...

Wrangel, Carl Magnus, -1786

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Goldsborough, Robert

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Peck, William Dandridge, 1763-1822

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Peck graduated from Harvard in 1782 and taught natural history at Harvard. From the description of Papers of William Dandridge Peck, 1777-1827 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972837 ...

Pole, Thomas, 1753-1829

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Pemberton, Israel, 1715-1779

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Israel Pemberton was a Philadelphia Quaker merchant and philanthropist. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1768. From the description of Letterbook D, 1744-1747. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523459 Peter Collinson (1694 – 1768) was an English merchant and botanist. From the guide to the Peter Collinson papers, 1560-1811 (inclusive), 1713-1811 (bulk), Bulk, 1713-1811, 1560-1811, (American Philosophical Socie...

Couldery, William

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Lavoisier, Antoine-Laurent, 1743-1794

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French chemist and government administrator, considered the founder of modern chemistry. From the description of Géographie minéralogique de la France / [par] Lavoisier et Guettard, 177-? (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123487897 From the description of Géographie minéralogique de la France / [par] Lavoisier et Guettard, 177-? (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63938887 En 1775, Antoine Laurent de Lavoisier (1743-1794) fut nommé régisseur des poudr...

Barnes, Joseph

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Wilson, Bird, 1777-1859

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Episcopal priest, seminary professor. Wilson was Professor of Systematic Divinity at General Theological Seminary, 1821-1850. From the description of Papers, 1797-1855. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155475585 ...

Shannon and Poulk

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Bleckerolson

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Létombe, fl. 1797

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de Hüpsch, Baron

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Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835

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Physician, lawyer, author, diplomat, merchant, and agriculturalist, of Hallowell, Me.; b. in England. From the description of Benjamin Vaughan medical remedies, ca. 1805. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 213863015 From the description of Benjamin Vaughan compilation of bills of mortality for Hallowell, Maine, 1807-1834. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 213487537 From the description of Benjamin Vaughan autograph letter s...

Pearson, Eliphalet, 1752-1826

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Principal of Phillips Academy, Andover, professor at Harvard College and Andover Theological Seminary. From the description of Papers, 1765-1815. (Andover Newton Theological School). WorldCat record id: 11853236 On March 1, 1805, a group of prominent Massachusetts citizens presented a plan for an endowment of a Professorship of Botany and Entomology to the Harvard Corporation. The goal of this group was to promote commerce, agriculture, medicine and the arts through the stud...

Cox, John, 1731-1793

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Forster, Johann Reinhold, 1729-1798

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de Heynitz, Baron

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Six, James, 1731-1793

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Fisher, Miers, 1748-1819

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Lawyer, of Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of Letter book, 1811-1812. (Bucks County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 70957784 Philadelphia lawyer. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to William Logan Fisher, 1812 Mar. 13. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591704 Pennsylvania lawyer, legislator, and banker. From the description of ALS : to George Churchman, 1811 Jan. 20. (Rosenbach Museum & Lib...

Story, Isaac, 1774-1803

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Dufour, John James, approximately 1763-1827

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Turner, George, 1750-1843

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White, Taylor

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Brearly, David, 1745-1790

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

Jones, William, of Calcutta

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Symington & Burn

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Scrupulous, pseud.

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Dearborn, Benjamin, 1754-1838

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Vaughan, John, 1756-1841

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John Vaughan was a merchant and was librarian and secretary of the American Philosophical Society. From the description of Papers, 1768-1922 (inclusive). (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122584193 John Vaughan (1756–1841, APS 1784) was a wine merchant, philanthropist, and long-time treasurer and librarian of the American Philosophical Society. A native of England, Vaughan moved to Philadelphia in 1782. He soon was one of the most res...

Bartram, William, 1739-1823

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William Bartram was a naturalist and made trips throughout the southern frontier, collecting seeds and specimens and making botanical drawings. From the description of Meteorological diary, 1790 January 1-1791 September 13. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122540731 From the description of Commonplace book, [ca. 1760-1800]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122624360 Naturalist William Bartram traveled through...

Dollond, Peter, 1730-1820

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Bradford, William, 1719-1791

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American printer and soldier; patriot printer of 1776; colonel in Pennsylvania militia; grandson of William Bradford (1663-1752). Printed in Pennsylvania Archives, Volume 5, p.575. From the guide to the William Bradford, Sr. note to Thomas Wharton, 1777, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) From the Sugar Act of 1764 through the Tea Act of 1773, the British Parliament imposed a variety of taxes upon their American colonies in an effo...

Varle, Charles

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Philadelphia. Recorder of deeds

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Accademia delle scienze dell'Instituto di Bologna

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Priestly, Joseph

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Desisles, D. D.

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Peters, Thomas

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Adams, Thomas Boylston, 1772-1832

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Thomas Boylston Adams (1772-1832), one of the sons of U.S. president John Adams, was a representative to the Massachusetts legislature from 1809 to 1811 and served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Massachusetts. From the description of Thomas Boylston Adams journal, 1798. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122414758 From the guide to the Thomas Boylston Adams journal, 1798, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Weeden and Jones

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Sociedad Económica de Amigos del País de Valencia

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Dufief, N. G. (Nicolas Gouin), 1776?-1834

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Elam, Samuel

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Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839

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Epithet: abolitionist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001188.0x000283 Thomas Cooper, born in London in 1759, immigrated to Pennsylvania in 1794. Well-known for his political beliefs, Cooper eventually pursued a career as a science professor and became the second president of South Carolina College in 1821. From the guide to the Thomas Cooper Papers, ., 1819-1837, (University of North Carolina at Cha...

Dunn, Samuel

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Epithet: of Add MS 38218 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000752.0x00000f Epithet: mathematician British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000752.0x00000d ...

Duncan, Andrew, 1744-1828

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Duncan succeeded James Gregory as professor of the Institutes of Medicine at Edinburgh. From the description of Observations from Dr. Andrew Duncan's lectures on the practice of medicine in the years 1789-1790 / by Jno. L. Thompson, 1789-1790. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 50002917 ...

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...

Ellicott, Andrew, 1754-1820

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Andrew Ellicott was a surveyor and mathematician; he was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1785. From the guide to the Astronomical journal, 1797-1801, 1797-1801, (American Philosophical Society) Ellicott (1754-1820) was a surveyor and matematician. He explored the Mississippi River Valley and the southern boundaries of the United States. The Clarke Historical Library has two books by Ellicott and microfilm of his papers which are housed in other institutions....

Jones, William, 1763-1831

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Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813

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English philanthropist and writer. From the description of Autograph letter in third person : Garden Court Temple, to Mr. Phillips, 1804 June 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662097 English abolitionist, reformer, and philanthropist. From the description of Copies of letters received, 1763-73. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 58776522 British philanthropist and abolitionist. From the description of Granville Sharp correspondenc...

Giraud-Duplessis, Pierre-Guillaume-Henri, 1754-1820

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Jourdan, W. Crowley

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Vanleer, Branson

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Hill, Henry, -approximately 1608

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Epithet: FSA British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000568.0x000300 Epithet: of Add MS 41466 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000568.0x000302 Henry Hill (d. 1774), Windsor Herald. From the guide to the Henry Hill: Precedents and Heraldic Memoranda, 1770, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Universi...

Sansom, Joseph, 1765 or 1766-1826

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An amateur landscape draftsman, Philadelphian Joseph Sansom was noted as a traveler and author. Following his 1798 marriage to Beulah Biddle, he embarked on a three year tour abroad. From the description of Silhouette albums, 1790-1800. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122503694 ...

Smith, John R.

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Rieder, Christofe

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Andreani, Paolo, 1763-1823

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Count Paolo Andreani was an aeronaut, physicist, naturalist, and traveler. From the description of Journals, 1783?-1791. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 17270478 Count Paolo Andreani was an aeronaut, physicist, naturalist, and traveler. Manuscripts in possession of Count Antonio Sormani Verri, Milan. From the guide to the Count Paolo Andreani journals, 1783?-1791, Circa, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Dandiran

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Rittenhouse, Benjamin F.

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Benjamin Rittenhouse was a clock maker in Norristown, Worcester and Philadelphia, Penn. From the description of Tall case brass dial clock, ca. 1800. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 668310699 From the description of Tall case brass dial clock, ca. 1778. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 668310728 From the description of Tall case brass dial clock, ca. 1760-1770. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 668311334 From the description of Ta...

Williams, Edward

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According to the Slater's directory of North and Mid Wales, 1895 an E. Williams, grocer, was located at Alma Terrace in Llanfairfechan, north Wales. From the guide to the Llanfairfechan Grocer Ledger, 1932-1938, (Bangor University) Epithet: Secretary to the Duke of Grafton British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000212.0x00030c Epithet: of Shrewsbury British Library Archives and Manuscr...

Dunlap, John, 1747-1812

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Printer. From the description of John Dunlap correspondence, 1785. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009629 Historical Background John William "Sky" Dunlap was an Orange County, California journalist, publisher, and owner-operator of the Pacific Clipping Service. Dunlap, born March 8, 1912, was nicknamed "Sky" because of his height: he was 6'8" tall. He married Velma Bishop in 1934 and the couple started an independent new...

Aveilhi

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Peale, Rembrandt, 1778?-1860

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Rembrandt and Harriet Peale (née Cany) were painters; Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of Rembrandt and Harriet Peale papers, 1824-1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81263030 From the description of Printed material relating to Rembrandt Peale, 1830-1862 [microform]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80271418 Peale, from a family of artists, was a portrait, miniature and historical painter. From the description of Notes of the Painting Room. (Winte...

Guyer, Frederic

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Thunberg, Carl Peter, 1743-1828

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Roberts, Mathew

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Brand, John, 1744-1806

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John Brand, British topographer and authority on pre-Christian Britain. Brand wrote several volumes of poetry, but is chiefly remembered for his works on British antiquities. His Popular Antiquities was revised in 1870 by William Carew Hazlitt, grandson of William Hazlitt. From the description of John Brand manuscript material : 1 item, 1805 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 76945421 From the guide to the John Brand manuscript material : 1 item, 1805, (The New Y...

Sparrman, Anders, 1748-1820

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Francois, Rosier, Abbe

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Logan, George, 1753-1821

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Pennsylvania farmer, senator, and diplomat. From the description of ALS : Washington, D.C., to Thomas Fisher, 1802 Jan. 19. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122316933 From the description of ALS : Washington, to Thomas Fisher, 1806 Apr. 11. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86138978 ...

De Brahm, John Gerar William, 1717-approximately 1799

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Savannah, Ga. resident. From the description of Papers, 1755-1790. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38518935 Surveyor General, geographer, military engineer, naturalist, author. Description of the first attempts to order the plant communities of South Florida were published by DeBrahm in 1772 and 1773. Although DeBrahm wrote a guide to navigators in 1772, his final report to England is more complete. In the final report he recognized fo...

Hunter, John, 1728-1793

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English physician. From the description of Letter, 1777, Sept. 7 : [London], to Edward Jenner. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35113899 John Hunter (1728-1793), surgeon, anatomist, and Fellow of the Royal Society who published several treatises on medical subjects, including one on inflammation and gunshot wounds. His anatomical and natural science collections form the core of the Hunterian Museum in Glasgow. From the description of Note on Edward May's Mo...

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...

La Luzerne, Anne-César, chevalier de, 1741-1791

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French diplomat. From the description of Papers of Anne César, chevalier de La Luzerne, 1781. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015029 First French minister to the United States. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Baron von Steuben, 1783 June 3. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122442796 ...

Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825

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James Wilkinson was born in Maryland and served as an officer in the American Revolution. In 1783 he settled in Kentucky, where he engaged in politics, land speculation, and trade. In 1805 he was appointed governor of Upper Louisiana. Wilkinson's activities in the West implicated him in the Spanish Conspiracy and the Burr Conspiracy; he was acquitted by a court of inquiry during the Burr investigation and by a court martial in 1811. He served as a military commander in the West during the War of...

Craik, George W.

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Foulke, John, 1757-1796

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Spalding, Lyman, 1775-1821

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New Hampshire physician and surgeon; noted for his studies on yellow fever and for the founding of the U.S. Pharmacopoeia. From the description of Papers, 1799-1820. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31821952 Lyman Spalding (Harvard, M.D. 1797) practiced in New Hampshire and New York. He was noted for his work in smallpox vaccination, treatment of yellow fever, and study of anatomy. Spalding taught chemistry at Dartmouth Medical School and Fairfield Medical School for s...

Smith, J.B.

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Washington, Bushrod, 1762-1829

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Associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and nephew of George Washington. From the description of Bushrod Washington receipt, 1798 Aug. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154690896 Charles Nicoll Bancker was a merchant and financier. From the guide to the Charles Nicoll Bancker family papers, 1733-1894, 1733-1894, (American Philosophical Society) Associate justice of the Supreme Court, nephew and executor of George Washington. From the des...

Woodhouse, James, 1770-1809

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Coulter, Thomas, 1793-1843

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Thomas Coulter was a botanist who collected in California and Mexico. Smithsonian Institution Archives Field Book Project: Person : Description : rid_276_pid_EACP273 ...

Williams, William, 1787-1850

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Col. William Williams (1787-1850), was printer and a bookseller with businesses in Utica, N.Y. and Tonawanda, N.Y. In 1833, he married Catherine Huntington, daughter of Hon. Henry Huntington (1766-1846) of Rome, N.Y., a state legislator and president of Bank of Utica. From the description of Papers of William Williams, 1833-1845. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122565101 ...

L'Hommedieu, Ezra, 1734-1811

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

Buck, C. N., and Company

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Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832

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Jane Aitken was a Philadelphia printer and bookbinder. From the description of Papers, 1801-1814. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523484 Jane Aitken (1764-1732) was a longtime citizen, bookbinder, and printer of Philadelphia, the eldest daughter of Robert and Janet (Skeoch). She was born on July 11, 1764, in Paisley, Scotland, where her father ran a stationer's store and circulating library until 1771 when he moved his wife Janet...

Barton, R. P.

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MCalla, Andrew

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Lewis, Alexander

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Arthaud, Charles

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Marshall, Humphry, 1722-1801

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Humphry Marshall was a self-educated Quaker botanist, born and raised in Chester County, Pa. With the encouragement and assistance of his cousin, John Bartram, and other scientific mentors in the U.S. and Britain, Marshall became an accomplished "practical botanist" and by the mid-1760's had established a profitable business collecting and identifying plants and selling them to plant collectors throughout the U.S. and Europe. The botanical garden he established in Chester County was...

Guest, Henry

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Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester

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Clifford, Thomas. Estate of

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Batavian Republic

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Royal Irish academy

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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...

McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817

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At this time, Thomas McKean was the chief justice of Pennsylvania. Matthew Irwin was the Philadelphia Master of Rolls and Recorder of Deeds. From the description of Letter to Matthew Irwin, 1785 June 29. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866469 Governor and delegate of the Continental Congress of Pennsylvania. From the description of Thomas McKean correspondence, 1779. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980914 Pennsylvania govern...

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...

Blagden, Charles, Sir, 1748-1820

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Sir Charles Blagden (1748-1820), was a physician and secretary of the Royal Society. In 1772, he was elected a fellow of the Royal Society. In 1776 he became a surgeon in the army and served on a hospital ship during the American Revolutionary War. In 1784 he was elected one of the secretaries of the Royal Society, a post he held till 1797. He died, unmarried and childless, of apoplexy in 1788. From the description of [Diaries], 1776-1788. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702177654 ...

Jones, William, 1760-1831

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

Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences

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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...

Lalande, Joseph Jérôme Le Français de, 1732-1807.

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Joseph Jérôme Le Français de Lalande was a French astronomer. From the description of Voyage d'un François en Italie, fait dans les années 1765 & 1766. 1769. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122488799 French astronomer; teacher at the Collège Royale in Paris; compiler of navigational and astronomical tables and author of astronomy texts and other books on the history of mathematics and astronomy. From the description of Lett...

Quincy, Josiah, 1772-1864

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Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts; United States and Massaschusetts legislator; and, President of Harvard University. From the description of Josiah Quincy letter, portrait and autograph, 1839-1889. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 63118297 President of Harvard. From the description of Autograph note signed : [Cambridge, Mass.], addressed to the Rev. John Pierpont, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616000 From the description of Autograph note ...

Allison, Burgiss, 1753-1827

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Dicquemare, M. l'abbé (Jacques-François), 1733-1789

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Farris, Edward

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Hazard, Ebenezer, 1744-1817

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U.S. postmaster general, public official, and publisher. From the description of Papers of Ebenezer Hazard, 1788-1814. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450833 American collector of historical records and Postmaster-General. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Noah Webster, 1788 Jan. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270470811 Postmaster and editor of historical records. From the description of American chronology, ...

Timaeur, John

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Du Pont, Eleuthère Irénée, 1771-1834

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Eleuthère Irénée du Pont, the son of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours, was born in Paris on June 24, 1771. In 1787, he was accepted as a student in the Regis des Poudres, a government agency for the manufacture of gunpowder which was directed by Antoine Lavoisier. In 1800 Eleuthère Irénée du Pont emigrated to the United States and began investigating sites for a black powder manufactory. After consulting with Thomas Jefferson he established E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. on the bank of ...

Peters, Richard, 1743-1828

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This is Judge Richard Peters, of Belmont in Philadelphia. He was the nephew of the Rev. Richard Peters. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1818-1819. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 190879130 Revolutionary war patriot, jurist. From the description of Letter : Philadelphia, to J. Maddison, 1801 June 1 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647834404 From the description of Letter : Philadelphi...

Du Pont de Nemours, Pierre Samuel, 1739-1817

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Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours wrote his autobiography to the year 1765 while in hiding near Paris in September 1792. From the description of Autobiography, 1792 : typescript copy. (Hagley Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86119300 French economist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Paris], to Thomas Jefferson, 1813 Feb. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270744066 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Au...

Ebeling, Christophe Daniel, 1741-1817

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Ebeling was librarian of the Stadtsbibliothek and professor at the University of Hamburg. Part of his personal collection of Americana was bought by Israel Thorndike and presented to Harvard College in 1818. From the description of Papers, ca. 1790-1818. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612369167 English translation by John Eberle. From the description of History of Pennsylvania manuscript, 1682-1702 / By Christophe Daniel Ebeling, translated by John Ebe...

Hunter, William.

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

Bacon, Josiah, 1785-1852

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Moore, Richard Channing, 1762-1841

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Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of Virginia. From the description of Richard Channing Moore papers, 1808-1857. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 662453018 ...

Churchman, John, 1753-1805

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John Churchman was a Quaker surveyor from Nottingham, Pennsylvania, eldest son of George and Hannah James Churchman. From the description of Papers, 1778-1804. (Swarthmore College). WorldCat record id: 19298369 ...

Wright, Thomas

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Epithet: of Add MS 38728 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000507.0x000210 Epithet: MD, of Heydon, county Essex British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000507.0x00020b Epithet: FSA British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001296.0x0000b0 Epithet: LRCS, Ireland ...

Davis, John, 1761-1847

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American jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Benjamin Bourne, 1798 May 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270515963 John Davis (1761-1847), a United States Court judge for the district of Massachusetts, was born on January 25, 1761 in Plymouth, Mass. He received an AB from Harvard in 1781 and an AM in 1784. Davis practiced law and served in state government before being appointed comptroller of the United States Treasury in 1796. In 1801, he ...

E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company

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Dunbar, William, 1749-1810

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William Dunbar was a planter at Baton Rouge and Natchez and a friend of Alexander Ross, Scottish merchant and planter on the southwestern frontier during the American Revolution. From the description of William Dunbar account book, 1776-1793; 1845-1847 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 23153421 Scientist and planter. From the description of William Dunbar letterbook extracts and a list of manuscripts, 1775-1921. (Unknown). WorldCat recor...

Pole, Edward

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Epithet: DD; Rector of Barford St Martin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000408.0x000335 ...

Caldwell, Charles, 1772-1853

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Physician. He developed Transylvania University's medical school into one of the nation's strongest and was co-founder of the Louisville Medical Institute. From the description of Letter, 1820 Dec. 9. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46763925 Philadelphia physician. From the description of ALS : to James Ewell, 1816 Aug. 13. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122490275 Surgeon and professor of medicine. ...

Turpin, P.J.F. (Pierre Jean François), 1775-1840

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By the time of his death at age 49, Benjamin Smith Barton (1766-1815) had become one of the best known citizens in the city of Philadelphia, one of the leaders in American medical education, and one of the more controversial figures in American natural history. Although it is clear, as he maintained, that Barton received training in medicine at elite European universities, the details of his medical education are at best murky. In 1786, Barton entered Edinburgh Universit...

Fauchet, Joseph, baron, 1761-1834

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Physick, Philip Syng, 1768-1837

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American physician considered to be the father of American surgery. From the description of Letters : Philadelphia, Pa., to Henry W. Physick, Rising Sun, Md., and Wilmington, Del., 1810 June 29 and 1821 Oct. 25. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 24851622 Philadelphia-born surgeon. A former student of Dr. Adam Kuhn, Physick became known as the "Father of American Surgery." He lectured on surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, where the position of "chair of surgery...

Byrnes, Daniel

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American Philosophical Society. Curators

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Vinall, John, 1736-1823

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Hall, John E. (John Elihu), 1783-1829

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Author, editor, and lawyer. From the description of Letters of John E. Hall, 1812-1827. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455861 ...

Pennsylvania. Laws, statutes

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Grier, Arthur

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Heineken, J. H. C.

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Eliot, John, 1754-1813

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Hassler, F. R. (Ferdinand Rudolph), 1770-1843

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Swiss-American scientist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to William Vaughan in London, 1843 Jun. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270472923 Ferdinand Rudolph Hassler (1770-1843), Swiss-born, American geodesist and mathematician, was superintendent of the United States Coast Survey. From the description of F.R. Hassler correspondence, 1804-1847. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122640031 From the guide to the F.R. Hassler correspondence...

Drayton, John, 1766-1822

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

Willink, Wilhem

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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 ...

Baudry des Lozières, Louis Narcisse, 1761-1841

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French soldier, advocate, and author, of Paris, France. From the description of Papers, 1770-1876; (bulk 1770-1825). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19242065 ...

Livingston, Robert R., 1746-1813

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First chancellor of New York State; agriculturalist and ambassador to France. From the description of Robert R. Livingston papers, 1707-1862. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58779437 Continental Congressman, diplomat, member of the New York Provincial Covention, the Continental Congress and served as U.S. Minister to France. From the description of Letter, 1802. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145407295 Robert R. Livingston ser...

Michaux, André, 1746-1802

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André Michaux was a French botanist and traveler. From the guide to the Botanical journal in North America, 1787-1796, 1787-1796, (American Philosophical Society) From the guide to the Documents on his botanizing in the United States, 1785-1807, 1785-1807, (American Philosophical Society) André Michaux, French botanist, was the first botanical explorer to travel widely in North America. André Michaux's botanical career started off amidst difficult times; his wife ...

Inglis, David Rittenhouse, 1905-1995

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Physicist; Ohio State University, 1931-1934; University of Pittsburgh, 1934-1937; Princeton University, 1937-1938; Johns Hopkins University, 1938-1949; Manhattan Project/Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1943-1946; Argonne National Laboratory, 1949-1975; University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1969-1975 (Emeritus). From the description of Conversations with David Inglis, [videorecording] Feb.-May, 1989 (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80975922 Inglis at Argonne Nati...

Godefroy

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Naso, pseud.

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Duffield, Samuel, 1732-1814

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Samuel Duffield, Philadelphia physician and pharmacist, was born in 1732. He received an M.B. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1768. Duffield died on 27 Nov. 1814. Duffield was a druggist, a naval surgeon, physician to the poor of Philadelphia, and consulting physician to the city board of health. He was also on the medical staff of the Philadelphia Alms House. Duffield was a founder of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia in 1787. From the descrip...

Gros, John Daniel, 1737-1812

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Nevil, Francis

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Garnett, John, 1748 or 1751-1820

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Taylor, Charles, 1954-

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Epithet: mechanic British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001151.0x000180 Epithet: of Add MS 33980 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001151.0x000182 Epithet: of Liphook British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001151.0x000183 Epithet: Master of St John's Colleg...

Bringhurst, James d. 1810

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The Bringhursts of Philadelphia, Pa., were a prominent Quaker family, active in the civic life of the City and in the Society of Friends. James Bringhurst and his brother, Joseph, were merchants, and their niece, Elizabeth Foulke, was a Quaker minister. From the description of Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence, 1780-1811. (Swarthmore College). WorldCat record id: 56359896 ...

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...

Coxe, John Redman, 1773-1864

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John Redman Coxe was born in Trenton, New Jersey, the son of Daniel and Sarah Redman Coxe, and the grandson of Philadelphia physician John Redman. Coxe received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1794 and after additional study in Europe, established his practice in Philadelphia. He also taught at the University of Pennsylvania, wrote on medical topics, and edited medical journals and books. He was married to Sarah Cox; they had ten children. Winterthur Museum has an etchi...

Shoemaker, Jacob

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Improvement, pseud.

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Fox, Samuel C.

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Roxburgh, William, 1751-1815

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William Roxburgh was born at Underwood, Craigie, in Ayrshire, on 3 June 1751. He was educated at the village school and then studied botany at Edinburgh University. In 1766 he became a surgeon's mate on a vessel of the East India Company and made several voyages to India before being appointed as an Assistant Surgeon in Chennai (then known as Madras), working in the General Hospital in the city. He became a full Surgeon in 1780 and was stationed in Samulcotta in 1781. There he began cultivating ...

Gardoqui, James

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Urbina, Luis de

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Hewson, Thomas T.

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Thomas Tickell Hewson, Philadelphia physician, was born on 9 Apr. 1773. He married Emily Banks in 1812; they had twelve children, including physician Addinell Hewson. Thomas T. Hewson died on 17 Feb. 1848. Hewson received an A.B. from the College of Philadelphia in 1789. In 1794, he became house surgeon to St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London. He returned to practice medicine in Philadelphia in 1800. Hewson was physician to the Walnut Street Prison and Orphan Asylum and su...

Aubert, Alexander

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Alison, Francis, 1705-1779

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Francis Alison, born in Ireland, 1705. He studied at the University of Glasgow before travelling to America in 1735. In 1737 he became pastor of Pennsylvania's New London Presbyterian Church. Ten years later he opened an academy in New London. Students included three signers of the Declaration of Independence and the Secretary of the Second Continental Congress. In 1752 Alison moved to Philadelphia to take charge of the Philadelphia Academy. He was later appointed Vice-Provost of the newly estab...

Jacobs, Benjamin

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Morgan, John, 1735-1789

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Physician. From the description of Memorial of John Morgan, 1779. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451271 American physician. From the description of Autograph letters signed (9) : Paris, Rome, London, and Philadelphia, to Sir Alexander Dick, 1763 Nov. 1-1768 Mar. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270613161 John Morgan was a Philadelphia physician and teacher. From the description of Correspondence, 1763-1788. (American Philosophical Society...

Beaujour, Louis Philippe Felix de

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Anderson, J. M. (James McMurry), 1926-

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Epithet: of Strathbogie, Officer to Lord Huntley British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000923.0x0003c9 James Anderson was born on 15 January 1812 in Calcutta, India. In 1831, he left Britain to join the Hudson's Bay Company as an apprentice, later serving as a chief factor in charge of the Mackenzie River District between 1851 and 1855. In 1855, he was invited to lead the British Franklin Search Expedition [Hudson's ...

Hollingsworth, Levi, 1739-1824

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Levi Hollingsworth, James Wilson, Dorsey Pentecost, Michael Gratz, Bernard Gratz, and Charles Willing apparently formed a land holding company which held thousands of acres of land in Fayette County, Kentucky, during the late 18th century. From the description of Levi Hollingsworth ... [et al.] indenture, 1785 June 1. (Kentucky Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 39653461 ...

Garnett, John

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Leacock, John, 1729-1802

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The goldsmith and silversmith John Leacock was born in Philadelphia in 1729 into a family of rising fortunes. His father, also named John Leacock, was an established pewterer and merchant and a vestryman at Christ's Church, and his mother, Mary Cash (first cousin once removed of Deborah Read Franklin), was a sister of one of the founding members of the prestigious fishing club, the Colony in Schuylkill. Leacock was probably apprenticed in his early teens to either a gold...

Roume, Philippe-Rose

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French public official. From the description of Correspondence and reports, 1791-circa 1802. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015518 ...

Rittenhouse, David, 1732-1796

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David Rittenhouse was a maker of clocks and astronomical instruments in Norriton (Norristown) and Philadelphia, Penn. From the description of Tall case brass dial clock, ca. 1770-1780. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 668311544 From the description of Tall case brass dial clock, ca. 1765-1775. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 668311425 From the description of Brass dial wall clock, ca. 1774. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 668311652 ...

Brooks, Ebenezer

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Foronda, Valentín de, 1751-1821

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Gernon, P.

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Ramsay, David, 1749-1815

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

Chipchase, John

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Read, William, 1754-1845

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Members of the Read family lived in Charleston and Georgetown, S.C.; William Read (1754-1845), was a prominent physician of Charleston, S.C. and a plantation owner. William Read married Sarah Harleston, and their children included John Harleston Read (1788-1859); son of of James Read (d. 1778) and Rebecca Bond Read; brother of Jacob Read (1752-1816), a judge and politician of Charleston and Christ Church Parish, S.C From the description of William Read papers, 1800 Mar. 21-1804 May 3...

Craig, Peter

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Tousard, Louis de, 1749-1817

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Louis de Tousard (1749-1817) was a French military officer who served in the American Revolution with Marquis de Lafayette. He was involved in the ill-fated Canadian campaign and in the battles of Brandywine and Germantown. After being wounded on August 28, 1778, he returned to France. In 1784 he was commissioned lieutenant colonel and went to Santo Domingo where he became involved in an effort to put down the 1791 slave insurrection led by Toussaint L'Ouverture. The French government arrested h...

McCara and Fridge

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Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc

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University of Pennsylvania.

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In 1919 Edward Bushnell was appointed publicity agent for the University of Pennsylvania. His appointment began a long and expanding effort at public relations at the University. In 1954 the Department of Public Relations expanded its work to include two new units, Motion Picture Services and the Office of Radio and Television. These two offices operated until 1975 when they were phased out of a stream-lined department. From the description of University Film Collection, 1915-1989. (...

Demaree, Samuel R.

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Académie des inscriptions & belles-lettres (France)

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Minto, Walter, 1753-1796

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Walter Minto was one of Princeton's earliest teachers of mathematics, and perhaps the first deserving the designation "mathematician." He was born in the Merse district of Scotland in a family of Spanish origin. He studied philosophy and literature at the University of Edinburgh. Minto was in Pisa Italy, on March 13, 1781, when William Herschel discovered the planet Uranus, which Minto got to see in a telescope. His publications include his treatise RESEARCHES INTO SOME PARTS OF THE THEOTY OF TH...

Archer, John, 1741-1810

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Valentin, Louis, 1758-1829

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Patterson, Robert, 1743-1824

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T. P. Bennett, transcriber of these notes, received his A.B. from U. Pennsylvania in 1811 and A.M. in 1816. Robert Patterson was prof. of math. and nat. philosophy at U. Pennsylvania, 1779-1813. From the description of Compends of Spheric Geometry and Trigonometry, 1811(?). (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122527908 Robert Maskell Patterson (1787-1854, APS 1809) was a professor of chemistry and natural philosophy at the University of Pen...

Académie des sciences (France)

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Clymer, George, 1739-1813

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

Finlay, William M.

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A Jolly Tar, Pseud.

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Washington, George, 1732-1799

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

Fleckeisen, Carl Gottfried

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Farmer, Ferdinand

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Mease, James, 1771-1846

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James Mease (Aug. 11, 1771-May 14, 1846), physician, scientific thinker and author, was one of Philadelphia's most prominent citizens and an ardent booster of both the United States and Pennsylvania. His interests were wide-ranging, as were his contacts with notable figures in science, agriculture and natural history in the United States and abroad. Mease was born in Philadelphia into a wealthy and patriotic shipping merchant family; during the Revolutionary War his father, John Mease, served in...

Royal Institution of Great Britain.

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Stonemetz, George

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Stanhope, Charles Stanhope, Earl, 1753-1816

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English politician and scientist. From the description of Autograph letter signed "Mahon" : Downing St., to Sir William (Johnstone) Pulteney, 1784 Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575020 ...

Miller, Edward, 1760-1812

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American Philosophical Society. Art.

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Buffon, Georges-Louis Leclerc, comte de, 1707-1788

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French naturalist. From the description of Letter signed : "Au Jardin du Roi," [Paris], to the Comte de Tressan, 1775 May 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537605 From the description of Document signed : Paris, 1781 May 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270536661 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., Montbard?], to Mme. Necker, 1779 Mar. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270525278 From the description of Letter signed : "Au Jardin d...

Knapp, George

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Epithet: of the Custom House, Cork British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000695.0x000376 ...

Bioren, John, 1773-1835

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Whitehurst, John, 1713-1788

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Lewis, William, 1745? -1822

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Vaughan, William, 1752-1850

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Charles Babbage was a mathematician and inventor. From the guide to the Charles Babbage selected correspondence, 1827-1871, 1827-1871, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Grassi, Candide Frédéric Antoine de, 1753-1815

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Jameson, David

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Voigt, Henry

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Bingham, William, 1752-1804

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Philadelphia banker and senator, American consul to Martinique. From the description of Draft : St. Pierre, Martinique, to the Committee of Secret Correspondence, 1778 Jan. 14. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122541846 Statesman and entrepreneur. From 1770-1776 Bingham was the British consul in St. Pierre, Martinique. He remained in the West Indies for four more years serving as an agent of the Continental Congress, overseeing commercial privateering an...

Netherlands. Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken en Landbouw

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Humphreys, James, 1748-1810

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Biot, Jean-Baptiste, 1774-1862

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Humphry Davy (1778–1829, APS 1810) was a British chemist and pioneer in the field of electrochemistry. He was a major figure in the reformed chemistry movement initiated by the French scientist Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier (1743-1794, APS 1775). Davy was the son of an impoverished Cornish woodcarver. As a youth, he was apprenticed to an apothecary-surgeon with whom he pursued a regimen of self-study that included theology, philosophy, poetics, several languages, as well as,...

Houston, William Churchill, approximately 1746-1788

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Houston was a delegate to the Continental Congress and Constitutuional Convention from New Jersey. He was a professor (1771-1783) at the College of New Jersey (later Princeton University) and lawyer -- Walton from Georgia was in the Continental Congress, (1776-1778), served as Governor of Georgia (1779-1780), the U.S. Congress (1780-1871), served as Chief Justice of Georgia (1783-1789), Governor of Georgia (1789-1790) and in the U.S. Senate (1795-1796). From the description of [Docum...

Hosack, David, 1769-1835

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Physician, botanist and minerologist of New York. From the description of Papers, 1801-1827, New York, New York. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35092174 David Hosack was a New York physician and horticulturist; he was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1810. From the guide to the David Hosack letters and papers, 1795-1835, 1795-1835, (American Philosophical Society) David Hosack was a New York physician and horticulturist, and was e...

Simplicity, pseud.

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Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792

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Charleston, S.C. merchant, plantation owner, and politician. In June 1775 Laurens became president of the first Provincial Congress. From the description of Correspondence, 1775. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 37521798 American politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Charleston, S. C., to an unidentified recipient, 1762 Sept. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871270 Henry Laurens was a merchant; he w...

Peters, Samuel, 1735-1826

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Epithet: Secretary, Workmen's Committee for the Abolition of Foreign Bounties British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000243.0x0000cc The Jonathan Carver heirs claimed after his death that Naudowissee (Dakota) chiefs Hawnopawjatin and Otohtongoomlisheaw had granted Carver a tract of some four million acres of land on the east side of the Mississippi River running from St. Paul to the mouth of Wisconsin's Chippewa River...

New York society for promoting useful knowledge

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Birch, William Young, 1764-1837

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Smith, Charles, 1765-1836

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Eminent Pennsylvania jurist, admitted to the bar in Lancaster in 1787, and founder of the first law school in Pennsylvania. Charles Smith was the son of Reverend William Smith (1727-1803), first provost of the University of Pennsylvania. Charles Smith was also a state senator and judge. From the description of A digest of the laws of England; adopted and practiced in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania : manuscript, 1787. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 2134966...

Asiatic Society of Bengal

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Cutbush, Edward, 1772-1843

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U. S. naval surgeon. From the description of Papers, 1794-1811. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35007202 ...

Königliche Societät der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen

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Reale accademia delle scienze di Torino

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Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820

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José Francisco Correia da Serra was a Portuguese scholar, naturalist and diplomat. From the guide to the José Francisco Correia da Serra letters, 1810-1823, 1810-1823, (American Philosophical Society) English naturalist From the guide to the Sir Joseph Banks letters, 1802, 1803, 1804, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Scientist and explorer. President of the Royal Society. From the description of Letters and pa...

Lime, pseud.

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Maclure, William, 1763-1840

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Parker Cleaveland worked as a mineralogist and geologist. From the guide to the Parker Cleaveland papers, [ca. 1806]-1844, Circa 1806-1844, (American Philosophical Society) Born in Scotland, Maclure became a U.S. citizen in 1803. His interests were science and education, and he set up an agricultural school at New Harmony, Ind. Maclure's will was somewhat unclear, and his brother Alexander, who was made executor, apparently disregarded it and handled the estate carelessly. T...

Dilly, Charles, 1739-1807

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Charles Dilly was apprenticed to his brother Edward Dilly (1732-1779) as a bookseller in 1756 and joined the firm in 1764 and worked jointly with Edward until his death in 1779. Charles continued in the trade until he sold the firm to Joseph Mawman in 1800. From the description of [Letter] 1795 Oct. 7, London [to] Mr. Young, Philadelphia / C. Dilly. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 191958952 ...

Foronda, Valentín de, 1751-1821

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Huiberts, J.

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Arnat, Thomas

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Cradock, Fred

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John Conrad & Co.

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Maclean, John, 1771-1814

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Epithet: Major 20th Foot British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000350.0x000338 Epithet: recruiting officer at Edinburgh British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000876.0x0001fd Epithet: Paymaster, 53rd Regt British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000876.0x0001fc Bo...

Fothergill, A. (Anthony), 1732?-1813.

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Anthony Fothergill was an English physician. In 1803 he retired from practice and moved to Philadelphia and then returned to England with the prospect of war in 1812. From the guide to the A.(Anthony) Fothergill letterbook, 1789-1813 (bulk), 1789-1813, (American Philosophical Society) Anthony Fothergill was an English physician. In 1803 he retired from practice and moved to Philadelphia. He returned to England with the prospect of war in 1812. From the descriptio...

Matlack, Timothy, 1736-1829

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Revolutionary patriot. From the description of Document signed : [Philadelphia], to Thomas Nicholson, 1795 Apr. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874656 Timothy Matlack was a revolutionary soldier and Pennsylvania state official. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1780. From the description of Account book, 1783-1800. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 86165458 From the guide to the Timothy Matlack acco...

Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)

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Davidson, Robert, 1750-1812

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Second president of Dickinson College. From the description of Lectures on chronology ; Lectures on history ; Lectures on Ecclesiastical history / by Doct. Davidson ; [notes taken by] John Passmore. [1794] (Dickinson College). WorldCat record id: 48834886 From the description of A course of lectures by the the rev. doctor Davidson on universal grammar and the English language in particular, the writing of which was begun on August 13th, 1797 ; A course of lectures on rhetori...

Cram, John

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Guenat, John B.

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Pennsylvania. General Assembly

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On Apr. 10, 1862, the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed an act "for the improvement and grading of the public roads leading from Eshleman's Mill to the Long Lane" in West Lampeter Township, Lancaster County. From the description of Roads and internal improvements acts, 1789-1862. (Millersville University Library). WorldCat record id: 49291687 ...

Insurance Company of North America

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Rumsey, James, 1743?-1792

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Engineer and inventor. From the description of Papers of James Rumsey, 1784-1802. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015416 Inventor, of Shepherdstown, Va. (now W. Va.). From the description of Papers, 1785-1816. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20159048 James Rumsey (1743-1792) invented a steam-powered boat in 1787 and developed an improved steamboiler, grist mill, and sawmill. He secured English and U.S. patents on the boiler and steamboat ...

Retrograde, pseud.

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Archimedes, S., pseud.

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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), ...

Vergennes, Charles Gravier, comte de, 1719-1787

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French statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Versailles, to an unidentified recipient, 1777 Oct. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270583336 French foreign minister. From the description of Letter, 1779 Feb. 13, Versailles, to John Adams. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 173971950 Title: Comte British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000563.0x00...

Croker, Temple Henry, 1729 or 1730-1790?

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Briggs, Isaac, 1763-1825

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Civil engineer and surveyor; member of the American Philosophical Society; Class of 1783, University of Pennsylvania. From the description of Letters and essay, 1802, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862571 Surveyor, engineer, mathematician, and astronomer. From the description of Isaac Briggs papers, 1691-1886. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71062910 ...

Currie, William, 1754-1828

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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 Philosophical Society) ...

Daubenton, M. (Louis-Jean-Marie), 1716-1799

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Louis Jean-Marie Daubenton (1716-1799) was a pioneering French naturalist, member of the French Academy of Sciences, lecturer of natural history at the college of medicine (1775) and professor of zoology at the Collège de France (1778), first director of the Museum of Natural History in 1793 (formerly Jardin des Plantes in Paris). In 1742, the naturalist Georges Buffon asked him to prepare anatomical descriptions for a work on natural history (Histoire naturelle, 1794-1804), work h...

Brisbane, James

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Epithet: Captain, RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000629.0x00018d ...

Hodgdon, Samuel, 1745-1824

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Pennsylvanian; quartermaster of the U.S. Army, Mar. 4, 1791 - Apr. 19, 1792. From the description of Orders : 1791 Sept. 15-21. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 37868498 Army officer. From the description of Papers of Samuel Hodgdon, 1794-1800. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79456308 ...

Claxton, Thomas

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Nichols, F. (Francis), fl. 1795-1820

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Dobson, Thomas, 1751-1823

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Publisher, bookseller and author. Thomas Dobson was born in Scotland, emigrated to America in the Spring of 1784, and settled in Philadelphia. He published the first comprehensive encyclopedia produced in the United States. From the description of Thomas Dobson letter, [manuscript], 1806 November 6. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 318652146 Bookseller in Philadelphia. From the description of Receipt, 1808 Apr. 18, Philadelphia, to William Wallis Woodwar...

Massachusetts Historical Society

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Bond, Phineas, 1749-1815

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Chastellux, François Jean, marquis de, 1734-1788

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Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827

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Philadelphia painter and naturalist. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to David Porter, 1823 Nov. 30. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86165786 Charles Willson Peale was an artist and naturalist. From the description of Sketchbook, 1801. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173465905 From the description of Portrait list, [ca. 1772]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122439811 From the descrip...

Jackson, John

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Epithet: Captain; R M British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000214.0x00011b Epithet: of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000214.0x000129 Epithet: of Cockermouth British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000214.0x000127 Epithet: of the Chief Secretary's...

I.S.S.

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Livingston, William, 1723-1790

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

de Magellan, Jean Hyacinthe

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Vaughan, Samuel, 1720-1802.

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Smith, Thomas P. (Thomas Peters), 1777 or 1778-1802

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Thomas P. Smith was a chemist and mineralogist, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1799. From the description of Journal, 1800-1802, in Europe. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122589399 From the description of List of minerals, 1801. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122632861 From the guide to the Thomas P. Smith journal in Europe, 1800-1802, 1800-1802, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Magalhães, João Jacinto de (1722-1790).

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João Jacinto de Magalhães was born in the Portuguese town of Aveiro on November 4, 1722. He is better known to the English-speaking world by the name he published most of his works under, Jean-Hyacinthe Magalhães . He claimed to be a descendant of the Portuguese explorer, Fernão Magalhãaes (Ferdinande Magalhães, c. 1490 - 1521). At the age of eleven Magalhães went to an Augustinian monastery in Coimbra in which he spent the next twenty years living and studying, first as a novice an...

Ewing, George W. (George Wilmeth), 1923-2010

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Gibson, James

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Epithet: Town Clerk of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000565.0x00032a Epithet: Under-Sheriff Of county Essex British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000565.0x00032b Epithet: of Add MS 36051 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000565.0x000326 Epit...

Wells, Richard

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Magaw, Samuel, 1735-1812

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Nairne, Edward, 1726-1806

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Thomas H. Court was a historian. From the guide to the Collection on microscopes and other optical instruments, 1588-1935, 1588-1935, (American Philosophical Society) ...

College of Physicians of Philadelphia

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Colden, Cadwalader, 1688-1776.

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Martin, Alexander, 1738-1807

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Alexander Martin (1738-1807) was a merchant, lawyer, delegate of the U.S. Continental Congress, U.S. senator, and governor of North Carolina, and army officer. ...

Cuñat, John Baptiste

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Bache, Richard, 1737-1811

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Benjamin Franklin Bache, the grandson of Benjamin Franklin, worked as a printer and journalist. From the guide to the Benjamin Franklin Bache papers, 1779-1793, 1779-1793, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Bradford, Thomas, 1745-1838

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Bradford served as commissary general of the Revolutionary army. From the description of Papers, 1760-1862. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122523865 Printer, publisher, and Revolutionary soldier, of Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of Papers, 1789-1901. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19242879 ...

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

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Charles Nicoll Bancker was a merchant and financier. From the guide to the Charles Nicoll Bancker family papers, 1733-1894, 1733-1894, (American Philosophical Society) The Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) was a French patriot who enlisted in the Continental Army with the rank of Major-General. He was second-in-command to General Washington. He also participated in the French Revolution until 1790 when he was forced out of the country under the rule of the Jacobi...

Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844

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Du Ponceau was a Philadelphia lawyer who arrived in Portsmouth, N.H., from France in 1777, achieved early prominence as an aide to von Steuben, and as secretary to Robert Livingston, Secretary of Foreign Affairs for the Congress in 1781. Du Ponceau was admitted to the Philadelphia Bar in 1785 where his familiarity with both American and European law brought him an important practice. His intellectual interests included both history and linguistics and he published extensively in both fields. He ...

Stevens, Edward

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Marshall, Christopher Jr., and Charles

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Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815

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Benjamin Smith was a Philadelphia physician and naturalist. From the description of Correspondence, 1786-1815. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122380112 Benjamin Smith Barton was a Philadelphia physician and naturalist. From the description of A comparative vocabulary of Indian languages, [n.d.]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523582 From the description of Volumes, 1791-1812 (bulk). (Americ...

Short, William, 1759-1849

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William Short was born in Surry County, Virginia, in 1759, the son of William Short and Elizabeth (Skipwith) Short. He graduated in 1779 from the College of William and Mary where he had been one of the founders of Phi Beta Kappa. He acted as Thomas Jefferson's private secretary in Paris and as secretary of legation and charge d'affairs. He was minister to The Hague. He participated in negotiations of the Pinchney Treaty with Spain. Short died in 1849. From the guide to the William S...

Maskelyne, Nevil, 1732-1811

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Maskelyne was the 5th Astronomer Royal at Greenwich and is best known for having established the "Nautical Almanac" in 1766. From the description of Papers of Nevil Maskelyne, 1771-1809. 1771-1809. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225688734 In 1749 he entered Catharine Hall, Cambridge but migrated to Trinity College. 7th Wrangler. B. A. 1754. M. A. 1757. B. D. 1768. D. D. 1777. F. R. S. 1758. He was selected by the Royal Society to go to St. Helena to observe the t...

Dalton, John, 1766-1844

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Chemist and Fellow of the Royal Society. In 1793 appointed professor of mathematics and natural philosophy at New College, Manchester. From the description of Papers, 1788-1845. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83770887 English chemist and physicist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Manchester, to Dr. Faraday, 1834 Feb. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270524314 ...

Sergeant, Col.

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Buchan, David Stewart Erskine, Earl of, 1742-1829

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Historian, artist, scholar. From the description of Autograph note with a sketch : to Lady Anne Hamilton. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614608 From the description of Autograph letter : to "Urania" (Lady Anne Hamilton), not dated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614598 From the description of Autograph memorandum to accompany Col. Erskine of Mar's letter. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614595 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Lad...

Kunze, John C. (John Christopher), 1744-1807

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John C. Kunze was born in Saxony at Artern on the Unstrut and graduated from the University of Leipzig in 1763. He came to America in 1770 to assume a pastorate in Philadelphia, Pa. under the tutelage of Henry Melchoir Muhlenberg, the patriarch of the Lutheran Church in America. In 1784, Kunze moved to New York City and served as pastor of Christ Church, located at the corner of William and Frankfort streets. From 1784 until 1787 and again from 1797 until 1799, he taught oriental languages at Co...

Syng, Philip, 1703-1789

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Rawle, William, 1759-1836

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William Rawle was born to a Quaker family in Philadelphia on April 28, 1759. His stepfather was Samuel Shoemaker, who served as a mayor of Philadelphia during the American Revolution. A Loyalist, Rawle fled to New York on the sloop Harlem in June 1778, when the British evacuated Philadelphia. After studying law in New York, Rawle traveled to Cork, Ireland, and London, England, in 1781. In London, Rawle studied law at the Middle Temple until his departure for France in late June or early July 178...

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...

Lewis, William, 1708-1781

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Epithet: JP for Anglesey British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000361.0x000210 Epithet: Reader at the Inner Temple British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000361.0x00021e Epithet: vicar of Hillingdon, county Middlesex British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000361.0x000221...

Hiram (pseud.)

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Robotham, Richard

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Barnes, Thomas, 1747-1810

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Sullivan, John, 1740-1795

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Army officer, public official of New Hampshire, and jurist. From the description of John Sullivan correspondence and warrant, 1779-1787. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980732 Army officer and statesman. From the description of Papers of John Sullivan, 1774-1789. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78377480 Continental Army officer, Continental Congressman, Governor of New Hampshire. From the description of Letter to Noah Emery, 1789 August 28. (...

Potter, Alonzo, 1800-1865

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Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of Pennyslvania. From the description of Alonzo Potter papers, 1840-1869. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 663477638 Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867) was an important scientific reformer during the early nineteenth century. From his position as superintendent of the United States Coast Survey, and through leadership roles in the scientific institutions of the time, Bache helped bring American science into alignment with the profes...

Manning, James, 1738-1791

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

Taylor, Samuel, 1749-1811

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Samuel S. Taylor was born June 3, 1914, to Vencinzina and Biagio Cusmano in Passaic, New Jersey. In 1948 he decided to move to California and on the way there, ran out of gas in Utah. He fell in love with Salt Lake City and stayed for over fifty years. He started the Taylor Hearing Service in 1952. He was elected to the Utah House of Representatives in 1970 and served there until 1986. While in the legislature, he passed the Transit Act in 1973 that started the Utah Transit Authority. ...

Hawes, William, 1785-1846

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Epithet: soap-maker, of Lambeth British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000303.0x000086 ...

Whitefoord, Caleb, 1734-1810

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Epithet: of Add MS 39898 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001152.0x000103 ...

Königlich Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin

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Say, Benjamin

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Nicola, Lewis, 1717-1807

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

Beeking, Frederick

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Kinkead, George

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Williams, Edward. 8-2-1797

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Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849

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Diplomat and U.S. secretary of the treasury. From the description of Albert Gallatin papers, 1783-1847. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82919649 Albert Gallatin was a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives (1790-1792), a U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania (1795-1801), Secretary of the Treasury (1801-1814), and Minister Plenipotentiary to France (1815-1823) and Great Britain (1826-1827). From the description of Albert Gallatin letter, 1803 Oct....

"X", Pseud.

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Hooke, Robert, 1635-1703

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Epithet: of Stowe MS 747 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000789.0x000071 ...

Pleasants, James B.

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Barton, William, 1754-1817

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Lerebours, Alexandre

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Olsen, Peter Bleeker

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Legaux, Peter, 1748-1827

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Peter Legaux was a lawyer and farmer and a member of the American Philosophical Society. From the description of Journal of the Vine Company of Pennsylvania, 1803-1827. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122364918 From the description of Observations météorologiques faites à Springmill [Pennsylvania], 1787-1800. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122364919 From the description of Meteorological observations, 1...

A. L. O. T. A., pseud.

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Du Pont, Eleuthère Irénée, 1771-1834

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Eleuthère Irénée du Pont, the son of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours, was born in Paris on June 24, 1771. In 1787, he was accepted as a student in the Regis des Poudres, a government agency for the manufacture of gunpowder which was directed by Antoine Lavoisier. In 1800 Eleuthère Irénée du Pont emigrated to the United States and began investigating sites for a black powder manufactory. After consulting with Thomas Jefferson he established E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. on the bank of ...

Linnean Society of London

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Willard, Joseph, 1738-1804

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University president, clergyman, and educator. From the description of Circular signed by Joseph Willard, Harvard University president, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067536 Joseph Willard (1738-1804) was President of Harvard from 1781 to 1804. From the description of Letter from Joseph Willard to Mrs. Mary Willard, "My dear wife..." Sept. 12, 1802 (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77067919 Joseph Willard (1738-1804) was President of H...

Wynkoop, Henry, 1737-1816

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

Mayer, Christian, 1719-1783

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Conover, Samuel Forman, 1766?-1824

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Williams, Jonathan, 1750-1815

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Army officer and engineer. From the description of ALS : New York, to Jonathan Dayton, 1811 June 6. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122316941 From the description of ALS : New York, to W. C. Leffingwell, 1810 Mar. 25. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525040 Nephew of Benjamin Franklin, served as agent of Continental Congress at Nantes. From the description of ALS, 1780 September 12 : Nantes, to James Searle, ...

Hutchinson, S. F.

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American philosophical society

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Benjamin Franklin founded the American Philosophical Society in 1743 in Philadelphia, patterning it after the Royal Society of London. It's purpose was the promotion of the study of science and the practical arts of agriculture, engineering trades, and manufactures. Subjects of today's "philosophy" were generally excluded from the societies of the 17th and 18th centuries and the word "philosophy" meant to them "love of knowledge," and was essentially the equivalent of today's "science." Interest...

Beatis, Frederick

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Patton, Tristram

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Hall, James, 1744-1826

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James Hall was born in Carlisle, Pa., graduated from Princeton in 1774, and went to North Carolina in 1778 as a Presbyterian missionary. During the Revolutionary War, he organized a cavalry company for a raid into South Carolina, serving as both its chaplain and commander. He later participated in the Cherokee War. In the autumn of 1800, Hall went to Mississippi under a commission from the Presbyterian General Assembly and established a mission at Natchez, which was the first of the Protestant m...

Esling, Paul

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May, Francis

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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...

Gauld, George

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The scientific exploration of the North American continent was a major priority of the American Philosophical Society from at least the time of its reorganization in 1769. Surveyors, cartographers, and natural historians carried their work westward, ultimately culminating in the expedition of Lewis and Clark in 1803, but particularly in the years prior to the Revolution, others also sought to explore the southeast. Particularly after the APS began publishing its Transactions in 1771...

Thompson, Benjamin

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de Ferrer, Jose Joaquin

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Felsted, Samuel, 1743-1802

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Schultz, William

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Griffith, D.

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Thomson, Peter, 1954-

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Epithet: farmer, of Hangingside, by Linlithgow British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x0001d3 ...

Molyneux, Thomas, Sir, 1661-1733

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Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin

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Mitchill, Samuel L. (Samuel Latham), 1764-1831

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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 Philosophical Society) Physician and naturalist. From the description of Papers, 1792-1928. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35203561 Mitchill (Edinburgh, M.D. 17...

Home, Robert, 1752-1834

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Epithet: Lieutenant; 3rd Foot British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000703.0x00034e Epithet: of Add MS 35623 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000703.0x000351 ...

Aitken, Robert, 1735-1802

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Philadelphia printer. From the description of ALS : to John Nicholson, 1798 Jan. 16. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122585967 From the description of ALS, 1797 July 7, Philadelphia, to John Nicholson, Philadelphia. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122625858 From the description of ALS : to John Nicholson, 1798 May 26. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86156150 From the description of ALS : to J...

Andrews, Robert

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Epithet: Comptroller of Cash in the Excise British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001029.0x0000ef Epithet: Solicitor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001029.0x0000f2 Epithet: junior British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001029...

Howell, Reading, 1743-1827

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D. B. T. P. S., pseud.

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Page, John, 1744-1808

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John Page (1744 – October 11, 1808) was a figure in early United States history. He served in the U.S. Congress and as Governor of Virginia. From the guide to the Memorandum, 1775, (John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation) John Page was born and lived at Rosewell Plantation in Gloucester County, Virginia. He graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1763, where he was a friend and the closest college classmate of Thomas Jefferson. He became...

More, Samuel

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Epithet: Secretary of the Society of Arts British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x000053 Epithet: of Add MS 33977 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x000051 ...

Fontana, Felice, 1730-1805

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Croation by birth, mathematian and natural philosopher, Rudjer Josip Boskovic spent most of his life in Rome and Milan, but also lived briefly in Paris and London. From the guide to the Ruggero Giuseppe Boscovich papers, [ca. 1730-1786], Circa 1730-1786, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Collin, Nicholas, 1746-1831

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Manasseh Cutler was a clergyman and botanist. From the guide to the Manasseh Cutler papers, 1787-1806, 1787-1806, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824

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

Muhlenberg, Henry, 1753-1815

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Henry Muhlenberg was a Lutheran clergyman and botanist. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1785. From the description of Observationes botanicae de plantis Americae septentrionalis, 1807-1811. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122380086 From the description of Correspondence, 1779-1815. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122644685 Henry Muhlenberg was a Lutheran clergyman and botanist; he wa...

Evans, Oliver, 1755-1819

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Born near Newport, Del., Evans received little formal education but taught himself mechanics and mathematics, devoting his life to inventing machines. In 1787 he received a patent from Delaware for a system that automated flour milling; published The Young Mill-Wright & Miller's Guide in 1795; and devoted many years to developing the steam engine, including a steam boat launched in 1805. Evans and his family moved to Philadelphia in 1793 where he remained. From the description of...

Gale, Benjamin, 1715-1790

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Kuhn, Ludwig Conrad

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Pugh, Samuel

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Nassy, David de Isaac Cohen, 1747-1806

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Granchain de Sémerville, ca. 1741-1815

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Tatham, William, 1752-1819

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Epithet: United States Envoy to Spain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001151.0x0000a4 William Tatham (1752-1819), engineer, lawyer, born in England came to America and lived in Virginia and North Carolina. From the description of William Tatham notebook, 1796. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38478070 Epithet: Colonel; of Add MS 33980 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catal...

Court de Gébelin, Antoine, 1725-1784

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Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820

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British-born American architect best known for his design of the United States Capitol and other public buildings in the United States. -- Joseph Donath was a Philadelphia merchant who is best remembered for supplying glass to Thomas Jefferson. From the description of [Letter] 1805 Sep. 19, Ironhill, Del. [to] Jos. Donath & Co. / B. Henry Latrobe. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 245178736 British-born architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe, most famous for designing the ...

Richardson, Joseph, 1752-1831

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Joseph and Nathaniel Richardson were Philadelphia merchants and shippers, and executors of the estates of Joseph and Mary Richardson. From the description of Receipt book, 1780-1800. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 151378603 ...

Hutchins, Thomas, 1730-1789

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Epithet: of Add MS 12496 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001127.0x000086 William Nelson Fenton is an anthropologist and ethnologist specializing in Iroquoian studies. From the guide to the George Chalmers papers relating to Indian affairs, 1750-1775, 1750-1775, (American Philosophical Society) Military engineer; colonial military officer in British service until 1780; appointed geographer o...

Societas Regia Scientiarum Upsaliensis

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Duhail, L. E.

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The Philanthropist, pseud.

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Colden, Cadwallader, 1688-1776

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

Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791

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

American academy of arts and sciences

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The American Academy of Arts and Sciences was chartered by the legislature of Massachusetts in 1780 and is the second oldest learned society in the U.S. Among its incorporators were James Bowdoin, John Adams, Samuel Adams, and John Hancock. Academy publications began with the first volume of its Memoirs in 1785, and from the first the Academy collected a library, which was augmented in 1791 by the donation of James Bowdoin's private collection of over 1200 volumes. Early papers presented before ...

Walker, Andrew, 1760-1842

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Da Costa, Francis

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Hall, John, of Richmond

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Epithet: of Liverpool British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x00022a Epithet: schoolmaster, of Cambuslang British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x000233 Epithet: of Egerton Ch 6171 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x000225 The John Ha...

Gouverneur & Kemble

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Boinod & Gaillard

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Gastellier, Réné-Georges, 1741-1821

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Connelly, John, 1755-1827

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Royal Society (Great Britain)

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The Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge began in 1645 when a group of eminent British thinkers started to meet regularly in London to discuss the new, experimental philosophies of science. Though the English Civil War and the Cromwellian Protectorate interrupted its meetings, the Society was formally constituted in 1660. Two years later King Charles II granted the Society its first charter. A second royal charter was granted in 1663 when the Society was given its official nam...

Seybert, Adam, 1773-1825

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Adam Seybert was a Philadelphia physician and chemist, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1797. From the description of Commonplace book, 1810. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 86165465 Pennsylvania congressman. From the description of ALS : Washington, to Messrs. Johnson and Warner, 1813 Dec. 14. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122610829 From the description of ALS : New York, N.Y....

Bond, Thomas, 1712-1784

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Thomas Bond and his brother, Phineas Bond, were physicians and surgeons based out of Philadelphia. Together, they founded the Pennsylvania Hospital and American Philosophical Society. From the description of Ledgers of Thomas and Phineas Bond : Philadelphia, 1751-1770. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 776159035 Physician of Philadelphia. From the description of Thomas Bond letter, 1773, Aug. 28, [Philadelphia], to Phineas Pemberton. (D...

James Berthond & Co.

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Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, 1746-1825

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

Royal society of Edinburgh

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Du Pont, Victor Marie, 1767-1827

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Victor du Pont (1767-1827) was born in Paris, the eldest son of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours. After completing his education, he was employed as one of three sous-chiefs in his father's office at the Bureau du Commerce in Paris. In 1787 he obtained a position as private secretary to the Comte de Moustier, the French minister to the United States. In 1791 he was named aide-de-camp to General Lafayette, and the next year he was appointed secretary to the French legation in Philadelphia. In 179...

Burgsdorf

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Gardoqui, Francis

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Melanderhjelm, Daniel, 1726-1810

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Galloway, Joseph, 1731-1803

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Wilkinson, G.

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Genet, Edmond-Charles, 1763-1834

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

Philadelphia County (Pa.). Commissioners

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Wistar, Caspar, 1761-1818

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Caspar Wistar taught chemistry at the College of Philadelphia from 1789 to 1792. This College, with the University of the State of Pennsylvania, would become the University of Pennsylvania in 1791. From the description of Lectures : on chemistry, 1790. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122621060 Philadelphia physician. From the description of ALS : to an unidentified correspondent, 1817 July 14. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat r...

Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848

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

Smith, Samuel Harrison, 1772-1845

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Niemcewicz, Julian Ursyn, 1758-1841

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Mandrillon, Joseph, 1743-1794

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Joseph Mandrillon was a French businessman and writer. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1785. From the description of Recherches philosophiques sur la découverte de lʼAmérique, 1783. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122347491 From the guide to the Recherches philosophiques sur la découverte de l'Amérique, 1783, 1783, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Normandie, John H. de

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Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen

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Heinitz, Friedrich Anton, Freiherr von, 1725-1802

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Ebell, G. A.

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Society of Antiquaries of London

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Library Company of Philadelphia

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Bradford, Samuel F. (Samuel Fisher), 1776-1837

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Stroebel, John Christopher

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Madison, James, 1749-1812

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First Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of Virginia. From the description of James Madison papers, 1792-1970s. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 659814628 President of the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va., and bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Virginia. From the description of Papers, 1787-1808. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19902858 First Episcopal bishop of Virginia and president of the College of William and Mary. ...

Holland, Samuel, 1728-1801

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Epithet: Prebendary of Chichester British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000703.0x00014f Samuel Johannes Holland, born in 1728 in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, was a military officer, politician, and early surveyor of Canada. He began a military career in 1745 with the Dutch Artillery and in 1754 relocated to England where he became a Lieutenant in the Royal Americans. He arrived in North America with the British Army ea...

Rantoul literary society

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Rumford, Benjamin, Graf von, 1753-1814

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Scientist and inventor; lived in New Hampshire; also known as Sir Benjamin Thompson Rumford. From the description of Family papers, 1747-1852. (New Hampshire Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70963873 Rumford, an applied physicist and inventor, as well as a soldier of fortune, and philanthropist, was born in Massachusetts, but after siding with the British in the American Revolution, lived mostly in England, Bavaria, and France. He studied heat, gunpowder, coo...

Smith, Richard

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Epithet: Oculist to George I British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x000150 Epithet: of Ribbesford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000498.0x0001e7 Epithet: of Add MS 37208 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x000160 Epithet: of the Error...

Hawkins, John Isaac, 1772-1855

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Mazzei, Filippo, 1730-1816

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Filippo Mazzei was a Florentine diplomatic agent and author. From the description of Letterbook, 1788-1792. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122440380 From the description of The comprehensive microfilm edition of his papers, 1730-1816. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 86138584 From the description of Correspondence, 1788-1791, from Stanisław II August, King of Poland. (American Philosophical Society Library)...

Aitken, Robert, estate of

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Stroynowski, J.

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Académie des sciences, belles-lettres et arts de Lyon

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Branger, Meynts & Co.

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Vautravers, Jean-Rodolphe, 1723-

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Clifford, Thomas

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Epithet: Lord Clifford; of Add MS 15857 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000987.0x000398 Title: 1st Baron Clifford of Chudleigh British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x0001ce ...

Foronda, Valentín de, 1751-1821

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Lambert, William

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Ecroyd, Richard

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Van Braam Houckgeest, André Everard, 1739-1801

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Humphreys, Joshua, 1751-1838

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Joshua Humphreys was a clock maker working in Charlestown Township, Chester County, Penn. From the description of Tall case brass dial clock, ca. 1750. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 668257509 Merchant, of Moorestown, Burlington County, New Jersey. From the description of Daybook, 1799-1800 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86148569 ...

Colles, Christopher, 1738-1816

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Real sociedad económica de Valencia

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Shultz, Benjamin

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St. John de Crèvecoeur, J. Hector, 1735-1813

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French author and traveller. From the description of Souvenirs Consacrés à la Mémoire de Madame la Comtesse de Houdetot : [n.p.] : autograph manuscript, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270635346 From the description of Esquisse de ma vie depuis ma sortie de prison à New York : [n.p.] : autograph manuscript, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270635028 From the description of Autograph manuscript : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634753...

Priestley, Joseph, 1766 or 1767-1852

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Joseph Priestley (1733-1804) was born at Fieldhead, Yorkshire, on 13 March 1733. He was educated at Batley Grammar School and at Heckmondwike, before entering Daventry Academy in 1751 to study for the presbyterian ministry. He became Minister at Nantwich, Cheshire, in 1758, and in 1761 was appointed Tutor in Languages and Belles-Lettres at Warrington Academy. He became Minister at Mill Hill Chapel, Leeds, in 1767. Between 1772 and 1780 Priestley was the Librarian of the Earl of Shelburne. Therea...

Shallus, Jacob

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Ferrer, José Joaquin de, ca. 1764-1818

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Johnston, John, 1852-1927

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Epithet: Lieutenant British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000356.0x000314 Epithet: Lieutenant; 3rd Foot British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000356.0x000315 Epithet: Captain; 79th Foot British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000356.0x000312 Epithet: Colonel ...

Bache, William, 1773-1818

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Jaudenes y Nebot, Joseph de

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