American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIb 1807-1825

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American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIb, 1807-1825

American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIb 1807-1825

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Academy of natural sciences of Philadelphia

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Brinton became a member of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia in 1884. From the description of Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1894-1898. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 225608468 The oldest natural sciences institution in the Western Hemisphere, the Academy was founded when the United States hugged the Atlantic coastline, and Philadelphia was the cultural, commercial, and scientific center of the new nation. Cla...

Lawrence, Chas. B. (Charles B.), -1864

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Klaproth, Julius von, 1783-1835

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Meredith, William, 1772-1844

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Fuss, Nikolaĭ Ivanovich, 1755-1826.

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Pedersen, Peder, 1774-1851

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Gordon, E.

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Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854

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Robert Maskell Patterson was a professor of natural philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania and director of the U.S. Mint. His father, Robert Patterson, was a revolutionary soldier and mathematician. He taught mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania, 1779-1814, and was the director of the U.S. Mint, 1805-1824. From the description of Papers, 1775-1853. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122616093 Robert Maskell Patterson was a professor ...

Freire, Cypriano Ribeiro, chev. De

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Schröder, Johan Henrik, 1791-1857

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Montgarny, Jean Baptiste Tite Harmand de, ca. 1790-1823

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Pedersen, Peder, 1774-1851

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Francis, John W. (John Wakefield), 1789-1861

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Physician, New York City. From the description of Reminiscences of Samuel Latham Mitchill : holograph, [1859]. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58761170 New York physician. From the description of Letter, 1853, Dec. 20 : New York City, to Mr. Randall. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35073168 John Wakefield Francis was a prominent New York physician, medical lecturer, patron of the arts and author, notably of "Old New Yor...

McKean, Joseph Borden, 1764-1826

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McKean received his A.B. in 1782 and A.M. in 1785 from the University of Pennsylvania, and then practiced law. From the description of Oration delivered at University of Pennsylvania, 1782. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 216929943 ...

S., A.

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Ramirez, Alexander, 1777-1821

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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...

Walsh, Robert, 1784-1859

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American journalist. From the description of Letters of Robert Walsh [manuscript], 1831-1844. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647813285 Journalist. From the description of Robert Walsh correspondence, 1818 February 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981303 From the description of ALS : Baltimore, to George Ticknor, 1815 May 25. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591736 Robert Walsh was a journalist, litterate...

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...

Geological Society of London

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Breislak, Scipion, 1748-1826

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Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain)

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Allan, Thomas, 1777-1833

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Winpenny & Long

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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...

Ridgely, Frederick, 1757-1824

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Barnwell, William, 1758-1827

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Teran, Prisciliano

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Gaston, William, 1778-1844

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American jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Savannah, to Charles S. Henry, 1825 Nov. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269581046 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to F. De Petit De Villers, Esq., 1828 July 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269582548 Epithet: of Balcombe British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000446.0x0001af William Gaston of New Ber...

Trumbull, John, 1752?-1802

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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...

Kinloch, Cleland

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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...

Coxe, Charles D.

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Godon, Sylvanus

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Nuttall, Thomas, 1786-1859

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Naturalist, of England; explorer and writer on plants, birds, and other native species in North America; surname spelled variously. From the description of Note from Thomas Nuttale, probably to a Professor Terry, 1838. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 222009131 Zaccheus Collins was a merchant and botanist. From the guide to the Zaccheus Collins botanical correspondence, 1805-1827, 1805-1827, (American Philosophical Society) Nat...

Lawrence, William, Sir, 1783-1867

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Epithet: Lieutenant British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000133.0x0001fa English surgeon. From the description of Papers, 1840-1850. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35130871 Epithet: of Add MS 36190 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x0000ca Epithet: of Battersea British Library Archives...

Graham, John, 1774-1820

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Vanuxem, Lardner, 1792-1848

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Biographical or Historical Data. From the description of Papers, (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 208838082 ...

Barron, James, 1769-1851

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James Barron was commissioned lieutenant 9 March 1798 in United States Navy and promoted to captain in 1799. He served in the Mediterranean fleet during the war with Tripoli. A commodore by 1807, he was in command of the ship Chesapeake which surrendered to the Leopard. Barron was court-martialed and suspended from service for five years. During the War of 1812, he was in Denmark. He killed Stephen Decatur in a duel in 1820. Commanded Philadelphia and Gosport navy yards and the Navy Asylum, a re...

Hentz, Nicholas Marcellus, 1797-1856

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Holmes, Abiel, 1763-1837

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Congregational clergyman of Cambridge, Mass. From the description of Meteorological register of Abiel Holmes, 1795-1829. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71069604 American Congregational clergyman and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, to Noah Webster, 1809 Sept. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269523484 Congregational clergyman and historian; father of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. From the description of Ab...

Bataviasche genootschap van kunsten en wetenschappen.

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Dietz, Raimund.

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Binney, Horace, 1780-1875

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Lawyer and U.S. representative from Pennyslvania. From the description of Horace Binney correspondence, 1812-1852. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450670 American lawyer and legal writer. From the description of Horace Binney letters, 1828-1844. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936624 Horace Binney was a prominent Philadelphia lawyer, elected to Congress in 1833. From the description of Letters to Rev. William Henry Furnes...

Library Company of Philadelphia

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Short, Charles Wilkins, 1794-1863

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Kentucky physician, medical professor, and botanist. From the description of Charles Wilkins Short : papers, 1811-1869. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49337602 Biographical note: Charles Wilkins Short was born in Woodford County, Kentucky. He earned a bachelor's degree from Transylvania University in 1811 and studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania where he developed an interest in botany. In 1825 he joined the faculty of the medical departm...

Leeds Philosophical & Literary Society

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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...

Humphries, James, Jr.

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Chapman, Isaac A.

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Godon, Silvain, ca. 1774-1840

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Warren, John Collins, 1778-1856

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John Collins Warren, surgeon and naturalist, was born in Boston in 1778, the son of Harvard physician John Warren and Abigail (Collins) Warren. He graduated from Harvard College in 1797 and began the study of medicine with his father. From 1799 to 1802 he studied medicine in Paris and London. When he returned, he went into practice with his father. In 1809, Warren became adjunct professor in anatomy and surgery at Harvard Medical School and in 1815 succeeded his father as professor, a position h...

Cairu, José da Silva Lisboa, Visconde de, 1756-1835

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Rivinus, Edward Florens, 1802-1873

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Du Jareau, G.

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Clifford, John D., 1778?-1820

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Harris, Anne, 1961-

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Epithet: wife of Richard Harris, the Queen's fruiterer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000132.0x0003c6 ...

Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838

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American writer on navigation. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Salem, to an unidentified recipient, 1810 Nov. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270910812 From the description of Letter signed : Boston, to William Vaughan in London, 1837 May 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270910815 Astronomer, mathematician, and insurance executive. From the description of Nathaniel Bowditch correspondence, 1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 794511...

MacNaly, Leo

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Royal Institution of Great Britain.

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Clinton, D. (DeWitt)

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Thomas, Samuel

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de Lasteyrie, Charles Philibert.

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Gilmer, Francis Walker, 1790-1826

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Virginia lawyer and educator. From the description of Notebook and journal, 1815-1822. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19647035 Francis Walker Gilmer was born 9 October 1790 at "Pen Park" in Albemarle County, Virginia, to George Gilmer (1742-1795) and Lucy Walker Gilmer (1751-1800). He received some of his education at Monticello from Martha Jefferson Randolph (1772-1836) and at a school run by James Ogilvie (1760-1820). Gilmer attended the College of William ...

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...

Ramirez, Alexander

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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...

Ewing, James, 1744-1823

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Journal des savants

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Von Humboldt, Alexander, 1769-1859

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Born in Berlin, Germany, and educated at the universities of Frankfurt and Göttingen, Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) was one of the most prominent European figures of his age. His fame largely derived from his scientific expedition in Latin America between 1799 and 1804, which resulted in numerous discoveries, particularly related to physical geography and meteorology. Notably, he spent 1803 in New Spain (present day Mexico) conducting a census of the territory. Source: Alexander von ...

L., A. F.

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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, ...

Butrick, D. S. (Daniel Sabin), 1789-1847

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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. ...

Harrison, S. B. (Samuel Bealey), 1802-1867

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Rush, Richard, 1780-1859

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The Wyoming Controversy was a conflict between the governments of Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Britain, the Continental Congress, and the Indians over land in the Wyoming Valley in Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Documents relating to the Wyoming Controversy, 1751-1814, 1823, 1751-1823, (American Philosophical Society) Richard Rush (1780-1859) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A graduate of Princeton University, he was a lawyer before beginning his political care...

Oakford, I. S. (Joshua L. ?)

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American Philosophical Society. Historical & Literary Committee

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The indigenous languages of the Americas first became a significant interest at the American Philosophical Society under the Society's third President, Thomas Jefferson. In his Notes on the State of Virginia (1783), Jefferson had laid the conceptual foundation for reconstructing a history of Indian peoples based upon a systematic analysis of their languages, and while he collected some vocabularies himself to that end, he was remarkably effective at spurring others. Most famously, i...

Elmslie, John

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Sergeant, John, 1747-1824

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Missionary. From the description of Letter of John Sergeant, 1803 August 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71073227 Missionary and son of the missionary John Sergeant (1710-1749). Born in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, Sergeant was ordained as a minister of the Congregational church, and in 1775 took charge of the Indian part of the Stockbridge, Massachusetts, congregation. When they removed to New Stockbridge, Oneida County, New York, during the mid-1780s, he followed them and...

Biddle, John Gideon, 1793-1826

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Svin'in, Pavel Petrovich, 1788-1839

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Garnett, John

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Flint, James

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American Philosophical Society. Historical & Literary Committee

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The indigenous languages of the Americas first became a significant interest at the American Philosophical Society under the Society's third President, Thomas Jefferson. In his Notes on the State of Virginia (1783), Jefferson had laid the conceptual foundation for reconstructing a history of Indian peoples based upon a systematic analysis of their languages, and while he collected some vocabularies himself to that end, he was remarkably effective at spurring others. Most famously, i...

Graydon, Alexander, 1752-1818

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American writer and soldier of the Revolution. From the description of Autograph legal document (Finding of Court) signed : Harrisburg, 1791 June 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270497622 Author and army officer. From the description of Papers of Alexander Graydon, 1812-1817. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453656 Emancipation in Pennsylvania : On March 1, 1780, the Pennsylvania Assembly passed a law for the gradual emancipation of slave...

Bécourt, R. de

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Romanoff, Nicolas, comte de

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Wilson, James P., 1943-

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Swift, J. G. (Joseph Gardner), 1783-1865

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Joseph Gardner Swift (1783-1865) was a civil engineer and officer in the U.S. Army. He was one of two students of the first graduating class in 1802 of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. By the age of twenty-eight he was a colonel and Chief Engineer of the Army. His projects included the completion of Fort Clinton (New York City) and during the War of 1812 the fortifications of western Long Island harbors and New York City. He resigned his commission in 1818 and served as Surveyor of the P...

Jones, William

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Epithet: of Norton-under-Cannock, county Staffordshire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000441.0x00016e Epithet: Reverend; Perpetual Curate of Nayland 1777 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000441.0x000174 Epithet: gardener, of Glasgow British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81...

Caire-Morand, Antoine, b. 1747

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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) ...

Winthrop, James, 1752-1821

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Christian Mentzel was a German physician, naturalist, and philologist. From the guide to the Chinese lexicon, 1806, 1806, (American Philosophical Society) Judge, librarian. James Winthrop was a jurist and a librarian of Harvard University. From the description of Letter, 1876-1884. (Florida State University). WorldCat record id: 50693791 James Winthrop (1752-1821), son of Harvard Professor John Winthrop, served as Bu...

Smith, Samuel Stanhope, 1750-1819

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American Presbyterian clergyman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Princeton, to Noah Webster, 1787 Apr. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270663691 Samuel Stanhope Smith was a Presbyterian minister, founder of Hampden-Sydney College, and the seventh president of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University). In his work, Smith expressed progressive views on marriage and egalitarian ideas about race and slavery. From the guide to the Samue...

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 ...

Steinhauer, H.

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Wetterstedt, Gustavus, comte de, -1837

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Bentley, William, 1759-1819

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Epithet: Printer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001243.0x0000bd Bentley (Harvard, Class of 1777) was tutor at Harvard. From the description of Papers of William Bentley, 1783-1815 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972755 Massachusetts resident (Essex County) and Unitarian clergyman. From the description of Letter, ca. 1804. (Duke University Library). Worl...

Humphreys, Samuel, 1778-1846

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Epithet: of Add MS 38728 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x0003c7 ...

Murray, George

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Epithet: Lieutenant British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000985.0x000268 Epithet: Jacobite British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000985.0x00031f Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000985.0x000265 Epithet: Rector of Woodchurch Kent ...

Anonymous

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The author of this volume informed his correspondents about the trade of pepper and rum in New York between November and December 1801. He also did business in Philadelphia, Boston, and Baltimore. From the guide to the New York Mercantile letter book, 1801, (William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan) This volume contains copied passages from several sources, including the works of John Locke, histories of England and Europe, and treatises on religion. F...

Myddelton, W. J.

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Schulze, Gottlob Ernst, 1761-1833

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New-York Historical Society

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Harlan, Richard, 1796-1843

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A naturalist and one of America's earliest comparative anatomists and paleontologists, Richard Harlan was born in Philadelphia on September 19, 1796. The eighth of ten children born to Quaker parents, he applied himself to the study of medicine under Joseph Parrish. However even as a student, he devoted much of his attention to natural history. These interests, as well as the opportunity to gain practical experience as a physician, led him to interrupt his medical study to sign on a...

Vaux, Roberts, 1786-1836

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Roberts Vaux was treasurer of PMMWD in 1831. From the description of ALS, 1831 October 18 : Philadelphia, Pa. to the Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia for the Western District. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 51617833 Quaker Roberts Vaux was an American juror, philanthropist and abolitionist; he became a member of the American Philosophical Society in 1819. From the guide to the Address on the impolicy of slavery, 1824, 1824, (American P...

Reale Istituto lombardo di scienze e lettere

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Dennie, Joseph, 1768-1812

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An American essayist and editor, Joseph Dennie graduated from Harvard College in 1790 and was admitted to the bar in 1794. When his law practice failed to flourish, he turned to writing. Dennie wrote for weekly papers in Walpole, New Hampshire, Boston, Massachusetts, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvannia. He was closely associated with the Farmer's Weekly Museum of Walpole, for which he wrote " Lay Preacher " and which under his editorship ( 1796-1798 ) became a strong Federalist organ read throughout...

Relf, W.

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Real Academia de la Historia

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Walckenaer, C.A. (Charles Athanase), 1771-1852

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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...

Restrepo, José Manuel 1781-1863

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Moore, Thomas

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Epithet: contributor to the magazine 'Bentley's Miscellany' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000678.0x000323 Epithet: theological writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000678.0x000337 Epithet: of Add MS 32695 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000678.0x0...

Adelung, Friedrich ˜vonœ 1768-1843

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Berlin. Akademie der wissenschaften.

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P. C.

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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...

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...

Jackson, James

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Epithet: of Aylesbury British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000214.0x000110 Epithet: of Add MS 40228 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000214.0x00010f Epithet: merchant, of Dublin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000214.0x00010c Epithet: of Glasgow ...

Mitchell, David Brydie, 1766-1837

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Governor of Georgia and Indian agent. From the description of Letter of David Brydie Mitchel, 1807. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454574 Valentine Walker served as served as Brigadier General of the 1st Brigade, 2nd Division of the Georgia State Militia beginning in 1810. From the description of Valentine Walker certificate, 1810 (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 175293192 David Brydie Mitchell (1766-1837) was born in Scotland and came...

Raguet, Condy, 1784-1842

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American economist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to William C. Preston, 1835 Feb. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616099 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to W.C. Little in Albany, 1841 Mar. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616094 Epithet: of Philadelphia British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000799.0x00010a Phil...

Kitchen, James, Jr.

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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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

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...

Workman, James, -1832

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MacNeven, William James, 1763-1841

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Physician and chemist of New York. From the description of Letter, 1809, Mar. 28 : [New York]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35161600 MacNeven (also seen as MacNivin), a physician, was one of the leaders of the abortive rebellion of 1798 in his native Ireland. After a few years in prison and then in Europe, MacNeven emigrated to America. In New York he resumed his medical practice and began teaching clinical chemistry in the College of Physicians and Surgeons. In 18...

Miller, Alexander J.

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Spafford, Horatio Gates, 1778-1832

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Greuhm

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Réal, P. F. (Pierre François), comte, 1757-1834.

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Featherstonhaugh, George William, 1780-1866

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George William Featherstonhaugh was a geologist and traveler, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1809. From the description of Papers, 1771-1856. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122464837 From the guide to the George William Featherstonhaugh papers, 1771-1856, 1771-1856, (American Philosophical Society) Epithet: diplomatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:...

Lardner, John

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Van Rensselaer, Jeremiah, 1793-1871

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Smith, Samuel J. (Samuel John), 1820-approximately 1909

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Lewis, C. W.

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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...

Allen, John

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Epithet: Lieutenant British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000923.0x00001a Epithet: Reverend MD British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x0003e0 Epithet: of Bath British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000923.0x000025 Epithet: Town Clerk of Dublin ...

Joseph Bonaparte, King of Spain, 1768-1844

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Joseph Bonaparte (1768-1844) was the Count of Survilliers, the exiled King of Naples and Spain, and the older brother of Napoleon Bonaparte. After Napoleon's defeat in 1815, Joseph's family, including Napoleon himself, made arrangements to sail for America. Before departure, however, Napoleon decided to remain in France, as did Joseph's wife, Julie, whose poor health prevented her from traveling with her husband. After brief stops in New York and Philadelphia, Joseph purchased a 211-acre estate ...

Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835

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Thomas Parke was a Philadelphia Quaker physician; he was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1774. From the guide to the Thomas Parke journal, 1771-1773, 1771-1773, (American Philosophical Society) Thomas Parke was a Philadelphia Quaker physician, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1774. From the description of Journal, 1771-1773. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122464817 ...

Middleton, John Izard, 1785-1849

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Amateur painter and archaeologist; son of Arthur Middleton and Mary Izard Middleton; educated at Cambridge, England; traveled extensively in Europe; published Grecian Remains in Italy, 1812; spent most of his adult life in France and Italy; in 1810 he married Eliza Augusta Falconet, the daughter of a banker in Naples; Middleton died in Paris, 1849. From the description of John Izard Middleton sketchbook, 1820-1823. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 32847519 ...

Galvin, J.

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Haüy, Réné-Just, 1743-1822

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Sociedad de la Havana

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Turner, George, 1750-1843

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Brent, Daniel, 1774-1841

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American Consul at Paris. From the description of Letter book, 1833-1836. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 23332027 Diplomat. From the description of Daniel Brent papers, 1819-1841. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452217 ...

Tilghman, William, 1756-1827

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Pennsylvania jurist. From the description of ALS : Chester Town, Md., to Andrew Kennedy, 1789 May 25. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591732 From the description of ALS : Chester Town, Md., to Andrew Kennedy, 1792 July 23. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122489387 Student at the College of Philadelphia, 1772; member of the Maryland House of Delegates, 1788-1790; state senator of Maryland, 1791-1793; Chief Justice of the...

Ingersoll, Jared, 1749-1822

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Pennsylvania jurist. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Alexander James Dallas, 1814 Oct. 30. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86156171 From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Alexander James Dallas, 1815 Oct. 15. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122645532 From the description of ALS : to John Donaldson, 1799 Aug. 16. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122633652 From the descrip...

Bennet

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Epithet: of Stowe MS 583 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000987.0x0001f4 Epithet: Post-Master at Maidenhead British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001243.0x000090 ...

Rusconi, Mauro, 1776-1849

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Mauro Rusconi was an Italian embryologist who studied the development of amphibians and fishes. Rusconi was born in Pavia and became a pupil of Spallanzani. In a famous paper, Del Proteo anguino di Laurenti (1819), Rusconi demonstrated that the olm (Proteus) is an adult animal and not a larval form that maintains gills during development. Some of Rusconi's other research concerned the reproduction of the salamander and the artificial insemination of fish. His most import...

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 ...

Borgnis, J. -A., b. ca. 1780

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Society of Antiquaries of London

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United States. Department of State

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At the Dept. of State, Blake was Assistant Chief of Special Projects Division, in 1946; and Leland King was the Acting Chief of the Foreign Buildings Operations, in 1949. Theodor Eberstaller was the brother of Richard Eberstaller, the husband of Alma Mahler's half-sister Maria; Richard and Maria Eberstaller were both deceased at this point. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1946-1949. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864672 Of...

Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864

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Benjamin Silliman was a chemist and naturalist, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1805. From the description of Correspondence, 1808-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173466220 Physician and chemist of New Haven, Connecticut. From the description of Note, 1853, Sept. 28 : New Haven, Connecticut, to Isaac Waldron. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35359361 Educator and scientist. From the description of Papers of...

Destutt de Tracy, Antoine Louis Claude, comte, 1754-1836

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Conrad, Solomon White, 1779-1831

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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...

Smith, John Spear, -1866

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Gilbert, Davies, 1767-1839

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English savant. From the description of Autograph letter signed, 1831 Nov. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269563316 Epithet: originally D Giddy British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000625.0x000006 ...

Testard et Gueun L'ainé et cie

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Goforth, William

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Hamilton, Paul

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Paul Hamilton lived at Cwt-soig, Llangadwaladr, north Wales. No further biographical information is available at time of compilation. From the guide to the Paul Hamilton Papers, c. 1844 - 1952, (Bangor University) ...

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) ...

Partridge, Alden, 1785-1854

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U.S. Army officer, engineer, educator, and state legislator from Vermont. From the description of Alden Partridge papers, 1807-1959 (bulk 1817-1842). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980270 Military educator. From the description of Letter, 1829. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38744853 Captain Partridge, of Vermont, was employed to conduct expert military instruction in1834. From the description of Papers of Alden Partridge, 1...

Curson, Samuel

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Peters, Thomas R.

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Waln, Robert, 1794-1825

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Robert Waln, Jr. was a merchant in Philadelphia, Pa. He was also interested in literature and wrote satire. From the description of Daybook, 1816-1821. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 84666166 ...

Sergeant, Elizabeth Shepley, 1881-1965

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American writer who graduated from Bryn Mawr College (class of 1903). Among her published writings are Willa Cather: A Memoir and Robert Frost: The Trial by Existence. From the description of Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant papers, 1949-1964. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 44712504 Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant (1881-1965), author and journalist,wrote for The New Republic and other magazines and published six books,including Fire Under the Andes (1927), Willa Cather: A Mem...

Vaux, George

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The George Vaux Papers center on the family and business concerns of the surgeon, George Vaux V (1721-1803), and his lineal descedants, George Vaux VII, and George Vaux VIII (1832-1915). Many of the Vauxes, Quakers, were involved in charitable and reform activities, including anti-slavery, poor relief, and Indian missions. Other, related families represented in the collection are the Warders, Sansoms, Heads, Graffs, Morrises, Cressons, and Mayberrys. From the guide to the George Vaux...

Lea, Isaac, 1792-1886

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Charles Lucian Bonaparte was a naturalist and ornithologist. From the guide to the Correspondence, 1824-1855, from American scientists, 1824-1855, (American Philosophical Society) Isaac Lea, a scientist and member of the American Philosophical Society, was the father of Henry Charles Lea. From the description of Correspondence with Henry Charles Lea, 1881. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122621761 Isaac Lea was a geologist and p...

Foronda, Valentín de, 1751-1821

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Reale accademia delle scienze di Torino

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Austin, James, (Photographer)

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Austin was a United States Army soldier with General Price's troops in New Mexico who was killed in the Taos Revolt of 1847. From the guide to the James Austin Letter, 1846, (Museum of New Mexico. Fray Angélico Chávez History Library.) ...

Gibbs, George, 1776-1833

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Gibbs was a noted minerologist; his mineral collection is now at Yale University. He married Laura Wolcott, the daughter of Oliver Wolcott, Jr. From the description of George Gibbs account books, 1813-1838. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 496138449 George Gibbs (1776-1833) was born in Newport, Rhode Island, on January 7, 1776, the son of Mary Channing and George Gibbs, Jr. (1755-1803), a wealthy merchant. While a young man traveling a...

Kirk, Tim, 1958-....

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Lyceum of Natural History (New York)

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Kungl. Svenska vetenskapsakademien

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Harris, Levett

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Alden, Timothy, 1771-1839

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Congregational clergyman, college president, and antiquarian. From the guide to the Timothy Alden letter, 1826, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Congregational clergyman of New Hampshire and Pennsylvania and first president of Allegheny College. From the description of Papers, 1813-1839. (Allegheny College). WorldCat record id: 38868029 Timothy Alden (1771-1839) was a Congregational clergyman, president of Allegheny Colle...

Biddle, Nicholas, 1786-1844

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Writer, politician and financier, of Pennsylvania. From the description of Nicholas Biddle letters, 1817-1840, and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34992389 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) William Clark requested that Nicholas Biddle, scholar, statesman, and financier, writ...

Royal Astronomical Society

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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...

Miot de Mélito, André François 1762-1841

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Allison, N. S.

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Johnson, William, Sir

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Barlow, Joel, 1754-1812

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

Busby, C. A. (Charles Augustin), 1786-1834

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Gibson, John Bannister, 1780-1853

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Università di Pisa

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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...

Stover, B.

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Franklin, John, 1749-1831

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Izard, George, 1777-1828

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American general; governor of Arkansas. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to Thomas Jefferson, 1801 Aug. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269521993 U.S. Army officer, engineer, and Governor of the Arkansas Territory (1825-1828). George Izard was the son of Ralph Izard (1741/2-1894), a U.S. Senator from South Carolina. Born in Richmond, England, George Izard was brought up in Paris and attended schools in Charleston, S.C. and New York and graduate...

Coxe, Daniel W. (Daniel William), 1769-1852

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Daniel William Coxe was a Philadelphia merchant who turned to speculation in Spanish Grant lands. In 1793 he formed a mercantile partnership with Daniel Clark of New Orleans, and in 1801 they joined forces with Beverly Chew and Richard Relf, also New Orleans merchants. In 1803 Clark began extensive purchases of land in Louisiana, West Florida, and elsewhere on behalf of himself and Coxe. By 1811, with all partners heavily in debt, they liquidated their connections, but due to Clark's death, the ...

Leeke, Charles

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Bloomfield, Joseph E.

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Russell, Jonathan, 1771-1832

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

Williams, Robert, 1773-1836

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Buchet-Martigny

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Mercer, Charles Fenton, 1778-1858

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U.S. representative from Virginia; president of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company. From the description of Papers of Charles Fenton Mercer [manuscript], 1810-1856. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647891379 State legislator and U.S. representative from Virginia. From the description of Papers, 1816-1854. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70954784 Charles Fenton Mercer (1778-1858), was the son of James Mercer, j...

Young, M. (Martin)

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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...

Athenaeum of Philadelphia

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Johnson, William, Jr.

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Lasteyrie, C. de (Charles), 1759-1849

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Schultz, William

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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 ...

Lesseps, Matthieu Maximilien Prosper, comte de, 1774-1832

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Hopkinson, Joseph, 1770-1842

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Attorney, U.S. senator. From the description of Letter, 1818 Nov. 17, to Daniel Webster. (New Hampshire Newsp Project). WorldCat record id: 78356878 Pennsylvania congressman and jurist. From the description of ALS : to John Nicholson, 1794 Oct. 16. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122475381 From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Richard Rush, 1817 Mar. 25. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122489380 ...

Izard, Elizabeth C. (Elizabeth Carter), approximately 1774-1826

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Girardin, Louis Hue, 1771-1825

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Dorsey, John Syng, 1783-1818

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John Syng Dorsey, surgeon, was born in Philadelphia on 23 Dec. 1783. He married Maria Ralston of Philadelphia on 30 Apr. 1807; they had one son and two daughters. Dorsey died of typhus on 12 Nov. 1818. As a child Dorsey received a classical education in Friends schools and studied medicine under his uncle, Dr. Philip Syng Physick. He received his M.D. from the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania in 1802. He then traveled to Europe to study medicine in London and Paris for two ye...

Milbert, Jacques-Gérard, 1766-1840

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Milbert was a French explorer and naturalist of the late 18th and 19th century. From the description of Statement [manuscript]. [ca.1830]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225841179 ...

Long, Stephen H. (Stephen Harriman), 1784-1864

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David Ives Bushnell was born 28 April 1875 in St. Louis, Mo. He was educated in St. Louis schools and in Europe. He worked as an assistant archaeologist at the Peabody Museum, Harvard University from 1901-1904. Bushnell contributed to the Handbook of American Indians and wrote numerous books on Native American Indians, including Native villages and village sites east of the Mississippi, (1919), Villages of the Algonquian, Siouan, and Caddoan tribes west of the Mississippi (1922), The Manahoac tr...

Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850

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South Carolina statesman. From the description of Letters, 1783-1843. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31977848 From the description of Papers, 1765-1902. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 17363885 Vice-President of United States. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Washington, D.C.], to B.S. Thomas, 1841 July 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134323 From the description of Autograph letter signed : ...

Salazar, José María 1785-1828

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Hyde de Neuville, Jean Guillaume, baron, 1776-1857

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Hyde de Neuville was a conspirator and a friend of General Moreau. He was exiled to New York but was recalled to France in 1814 and afterwards named ambassador to the United States. He was a supporter of the Bourbons. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1797-1822. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 190822481 ...

Bath and West and Southern Counties Society

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Robinson, J. D.

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Montgomery, Alexander, d. 1813

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Dabney, John Bass, 1766-1826

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U.S. consul at Fayal, Azore Islands. From the description of Letter of John Bass Dabney, 1814. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130852 ...

Temminck, C.J. (Coenraad Jacob), 1778-1858

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Bonaparte, Charles Lucien, Prince of Canino (1803-1857, APS, 1824). Charles Lucien Bonaparte, French naturalist and ornithologist, was a nephew of the Emperor Napoleon, the son of the Emperor’s younger brother Lucien. Charles Lucien Bonaparte, was raised in Italy and shared his father Lucien’s republican political values. He received an extensive scientific education in Italian universities. In 1822 at the age of nineteen he married his cousin Zenaida-Charlotte-Julie, da...

Academia Real das Sciencias de Lisboa

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Valli, Eusebio, 1762-1816

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Pennsylvania academy of the fine arts

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Art school; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. From the description of Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts exhibition catalog, 1921 and 1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553237 The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is an art academy and museum, founded in 1805 in Philadelphia, Pa. Exhibitions and classes began in 1811. Notable academy instructors and students have included Thomas Eakins, Cecilia Beaux, William Merritt Chase, Violet Oakley, Henry O. Tanner, Rembra...

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...

Utzschneider, Joseph ˜vonœ 1763-1840

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Ewing, Samuel

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Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences

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Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin

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Poletika, Petr Ivanovich, 1778-1849

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Steel, Hugh

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Coates, Dr.

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Wilcocks, Richard

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Collins, Zaccheus, 1764-1831. American Philosophical Society

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Nelson, Hugh, 1768-1836

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U.S. representative from Virginia (1811-1823) and U.S. minister to Spain (1823-1824). From the description of Letters of Hugh Nelson, 1808-1833. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070061 ...

Smith, Charles

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Epithet: President of the Madras Committee British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x0002b8 Epithet: composer, d1856 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x00002e Epithet: Curate of Sutton-cum-Lound British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x0002af ...

Gardiner, Emma Jane Tudor

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Albers, Johann Abraham, 1772-1821

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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...

Brown, Charles, 1898-1988

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Epithet: of Add MS 35508 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x0001dc Epithet: Dr British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x0001d7 Charles Brown was a physician who resided in Charlottesville, Virginia in the early nineteenth century and who served as sheriff of Albemarle County, Virginia. From the guide to the C...

United States. War Department

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Marcy served as Secretary of War under James K. Polk, 1845-1849. From the description of William L. Marcy letter : Washington [D.C.], to Col. J.D. Stevenson, New York City, ALS, 1846 June 26. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 43771263 Officer, Second U.S. Cavalry, 1868-1892. From the description of Report of Lieutenant Gustavus C. Doane, 1870 Dec.15. (Montana State University Bozeman Library). WorldCat record id: 43955079 U.S. gov...

Dean (?), Mrs.

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Delaplaine, Joseph, 1777-1824

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

Royal Irish academy

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Vauquelin, A., -1829

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Stretch, Thomas

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Richards, A.

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Collins, Zaccheus, 1764-1831

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Zaccheus Collins was a merchant and botanist. From the description of Botanical correspondence of Zaccheus Collins of Philadelphia, 1805-1827. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 86165422 From the guide to the Zaccheus Collins botanical correspondence, 1805-1827, 1805-1827, (American Philosophical Society) Zaccheus Collins (1764-1831) was a plant collector and herbarium owner from Philadelphia. Collins was an esteemed botanist ...

Heckewelder, John Gottlieb Ernestus, 1743-1823

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John Gottlieb Ernestus Heckewelder was a Moravian missionary. From the description of Letters and manuscripts, 1741-1822. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523571 From the description of Journey with the commissioners to the Indian treaty, 1793. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122579018 From the description of Letters and papers, 1789-1796. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 1225...

Rafn, Carl Christian, 1795-1864

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Scholar and author. From the description of Carl Christian Rafn correspondence, [ca. 1870] (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 173203763 Danish philologist and antiquarian. From the description of Papers, 1841, Apr. 16 and Apr. 29, Copenhagen. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35359918 Epithet: of Add MS 36658 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x0003c0 ...

Chapman, Josiah

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

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

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...

Société de géographie (France)

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Silva Lisboa, Jose da

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Chapman, Nathaniel, 1780-1853

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Philadelphia physician. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to John Wakefield Francis, 1831 Oct. [no day]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122489378 Nathaniel Chapman was born at Summer Hill, Fairfax County, Virginia in 1780. After serving aprenticeships with John Weems of Georgetown and Dick of Alexandria, Chapman began his formal studies under Benjamin Rush at the University of Pennsylvania in 1797. He graduated with honors in 1801. After a br...

Bradford, Mrs.

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Meade, William

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Epithet: Sergeant, at Tangier British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000220.0x00033f Epithet: father of Sir J Meade, 1st Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000220.0x00033e ...

United States. Board of Navy Commissioners

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Lobstein, J. F. Daniel (Johann Friedrich Daniel), 1777-1840

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Schumacher, Heinrich Christian, 1780-1850

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Epithet: Director of the Altona Observatory British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000618.0x0002dc 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 ...

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....

Högelmüller, Georg, ritter von

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Bigelow, Jacob, 1786-1879

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Physician and botanist of Boston, Mass. From the description of Jacob Bigelow letter, 1822-1833, [Boston]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34847536 Jacob Bigelow (Harvard University, A.B. 1806 and University of Pennsylvania, M.D. 1810) taught at Harvard Medical School from 1815-1855. With Dr. Francis Boott he began work on a flora of New England but this project was given up. From 1817-1820 he published American medical botany for which he drew many of the plates and ...

Académie royale des beaux-arts de Bruxelles

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Bache, Franklin, 1792-1864

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Nephew of Benjamin Franklin. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : to Francis Markoe Jun. Esq., 1841 Feb. 20 and 1848 Feb. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134379 U.S. physician and chemist. From the description of Franklin Bache letter, 1823, Nov. 29, [Philadelphia], to Dr. Reni La Roche. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34835424 Franklin Bache was a Philadelphia physician, professor of chemistry, and author. From...

Philadelphia (Pa.). City Council

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The Select and Common Councils of Philadelphia comprised the legislative branch of city government from 1691 until 1919. The councils were responsible for building and maintaining the city's infrastructure and enacting legislation. From the description of Petitions to the Select and Common Councils, 1783-1868, bulk 1800-1821. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 61748833 From the description of Petitions to the Council of Philadelphia, 1783-1868, bulk ...

Linnean Society of London

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Bullock, W. B.

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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 ...

Chambers, J. (Joan), 1937-

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Epithet: of Dublin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001196.0x0002ec ...

Kruzenshtern, Ivan Fedorovich, 1770-1846

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Russian explorer in the North Pacific. From the description of Letter [manuscript]. 1836. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225820346 ...

Sevry(?), J. B.

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Corrêa da Serra, Edward Joseph, 1803-

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Stockler, Francisco de Borja Garção

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Marsden, William, 1754-1836

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Croker, A.

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Smyth, G. W. (George Washington), 1803-1866

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George Washington Smyth (1803-1866) was a congressman and signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence and Constitution. From the description of Smyth, George Washington, papers, 1819-1892, 1912-1960. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 558991408 ...

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...

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...

Adrain, Robert, 1775-1843

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Correa de Serra, E. J.

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Dearborn, Benjamin, 1754-1838

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Pickering, John, 1777-1846

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The son of statesman Timothy Pickering, John Pickering was a lawyer and philologist who practiced law in Salem and Boston. He compiled a lexicon of the Greek language (1826) and the first dictionary of Americanisms. From the description of Letter to Henry Dearborn, 5 February 1836. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339494 Pickering (Harvard, A.B., 1796) served as Overseer of Harvard. From the description of Papers of John Pickering, 1824-1841 (...

Melish, John, 1771-1822

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Pomeroy, Ralph Wheelock, 1792-1844

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Bogert, G. G.

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Simson, John

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Tidyman, Philip

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Godman, John D. (John Davidson), 1794-1830

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Logan, Deborah Norris, 1761-1839

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Deborah Norris Logan was born 19 October 1761 and died 2 February 1839. She was well-educated, married Doctor George Logan and had three sons. She wrote A Memoir of Dr. George Stenton of Stenton. She transcribed family papers at "Stenton" into eleven manuscript volumes, some of which were subsequently published. From the description of Deborah Logan Papers, 1829-1885, 1829-1837. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 22869977 ...

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...

Norton, Andrews, 1786-1853

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Andrews Norton received his A.B. from Harvard in 1804. Norton became a tutor in 1811, was Librarian of the Harvard College Library 1813-1821, Dexter Lecturer on Biblical Literature 1813-1819, and Dexter Professor of Sacred Literature, 1819-1830. From the description of [Student themes] , ca. 1803. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77072624 Author, Biblical scholar, and educator Andrews Norton was born in Hingham, Massachusetts, and graduated from Harvard in 1804. Aft...

Lee, Stephen

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Epithet: astronomer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001149.0x00018d Epithet: of Add MS 33980 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000219.0x0002cd ...

Garnett, John, 1748 or 1751-1820

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Correia da Serra, José Francisco, 1750-1823

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Portuguese statesman; scholar and botanist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to [Thomas Jefferson], 1817 Feb. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530939 José Francisco Correia da Serra was a Portuguese scholar, naturalist, and diplomat. Caspar Wistar was a Philadelphia physician. From the description of Note nécrologique sur le Docteur Wistar, 1818. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122539921 J...

Rose, Robert H. (Robert Hutchinson), 1776-1842

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Troost, Gerard, 1776-1850

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Morgan, Benjamin R., 1765-1840

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Montgomery, John C.

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Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839

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Mathew C. Carey (1760-1839) was a publisher, economist, and humanitarian. He was born in Dublin, Ireland, and came to America in 1784, after involvement in Irish revolutionary activity. He took up his trade as a printer, publishing the Pennsylvania Herald and the periodical, The American Museum. His book publishing ventures prospered and his firm was a leader in American printing and publishing in the period 1795-1835. He was an active proponent of the protective tariff, as well as an ardent cha...

Blodget, Samuel, 1724-1807

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Merchant and manufacturer. From the description of Samuel Blodget papers, 1758-1813. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123955599 ...

Todd, John Payne, 1792-1858

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John Payne Todd was the son of Dolley Payne and her first husband, John Todd. After Todd's death, Dolley Payne married President James Madison, making John Payne Todd Madison's stepson. Todd had a weakness for gambling, and was unsuccessful in an assignment seeking Russia's help to end the War of 1812. After the death of President Madison, Dolley Madison was forced to sell Montpelier, the family plantation, to pay her son's debts. From the description of John Payne Todd correspondenc...

Small, Abraham, 1764?-1829

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Rogers, Richard C.

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Norris, Joseph P. (Joseph Parker), 1763-1841

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Vuillemot, Mme. Hauÿ

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Merrick, S. V. (Samuel Vaughan), 1801-1870

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Barton, William, 1754-1817

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Asiatic Society of Bengal

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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...

Morrison, Robert, 1782-1834

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Epithet: of Londonderry British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000841.0x00001b English orientalist and missionary. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Rev. I. Arundel, 1825 Jan. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270613042 Epithet: of Add MS 39105 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000841.0x00001a E...

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...

Crane, Gabriel

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Symmes, John Cleves, 1780-1829

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John Cleves Symmes, a native of New Jersey, was the nephew of the noted jurist of the same name. He entered the army in 1802 and was commissioned a captain in the War of 1812. He left military service in 1816 to reside in St. Louis and embark on a brief career of supplying the army and trading with the Fox Indians. Symmes had earlier developed a theory of the earth's formation, following his studies of mathematics and the natural sciences. He began to promulgate his theory of "Concentric Spheres...

Philadelphia. Select and common council

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Hamilton, Talbot

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Thomas, Isaiah, 1749-1831

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Thomas was a New England printer and bookseller who strongly supported the American Revolution. He was also a founder of the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts. From the description of ALS: Worcester [Massachusetts], to Mr. Bress, 1795 Aug. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86160118 Caleb Alexander was born in 1755 in Northfield, Massachusetts, a town founded by his grandfather. He attended Dartmouth, Yale, and Brown Universities, receiving degrees fro...

Jaeckel, Josef

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Cloud, Joseph, ca. 1770-1845

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Savage, Jacob

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Walker, G. H.

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Chazotte, Peter Stephen, approximately 1770-approximately 1849

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Davy, Humphry, Sir, 1778-1829

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English physician and natural philosopher. From the description of Papers, 1817-1829. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35007362 Epithet: natural philosopher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00030a English chemist. From the description of Letter, 1810 May 22, to John MacMurray. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122644626 From the description of Autograph lette...

Cadwalader, Lambert

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Lambert Cadwalader (1741?-1823, APS 1768) was a merchant, Revolutionary War soldier and member of the Continental Congress, who worked on committees calling for a federal convention to rewrite the Articles of Confederation. He also served two terms (1789-1791; 1793-1795) as a Federalist member of the House of Representatives. Cadwalader was born in Trenton, New Jersey, probably in 1741, the son of Thomas Cadwalader, a physician and his wife Hannah Lambert. The family moved to Philad...

De Witt, Simeon, 1756-1834

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Served as surveyor general of New York State from 1784 until his death in 1834. From the description of Letters : to Augustus Porter and Major Donald Fraser, 1828, 1832. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57182677 Surveyor; graduated from Queens College (now Rutgers University), 1776; served as Assistant Geographer of the Army, 1778-1780, and as Chief Geographer of the Army, 1780-1783; served as Surveyor General of New York, 1784-1834. From the descrip...

Conyngham, Redmond, 1781-1846

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The Wyoming Controversy was a conflict between the governments of Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Britain, the Continental Congress, and the Indians over land in the Wyoming Valley in Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Documents relating to the Wyoming Controversy, 1751-1814, 1823, 1751-1823, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Cutbush, James, 1788-1823

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Ingersoll, Charles Jared, 1782-1862

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U.S. representative from Pennsylvania and author. From the description of Papers of Charles Jared Ingersoll, 1826-1849. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451119 Epithet: American author; brother of Joseph Reed Ingersoll British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001295.0x00038e American lawyer, author, congressman. From the description of Letter to Dolley Madisonl [manuscript], 1836 Septemb...

Mansfield, Jared, 1759-1830

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Teacher, mathematics and physics researcher, and surveyor general of the United States, 1803-1812, appointed to survey Ohio and the Northwest Territory. From the description of Letter : Cincinnati, [Ohio], to Joseph Larwell [i.e. Larwill], Zanesville, [Ohio], 1812 Jan. 29. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 38482934 ...

Wait, Thomas Baker, 1762-1830

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Jarvis, Samuel F. (Samuel Farmar), 1786-1851

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Samuel Farmar Jarvis (1786-1851) was an Episcopal clergyman. From the description of Samuel F. Jarvis papers, 1732-1849. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122615869 From the guide to the Samuel F. Jarvis papers, 1732-1849, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Clergyman, historian, and collector. From the description of Letter of Samuel F. Jarvis, 1813. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423664 Protestant Episcopal clergym...

Huygens, Chevalier

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Quabeck, A. L. G., viscount de

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Meigs, Josiah, 1757-1822

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Josiah Meigs, the first president of what became the University of Georgia, was appointed by James Madison in 1814 to be commissioner of the General Land Office. From the description of Letter, dated 24 February 1820, to Thos. Freeman and John Coffee. (University of Tennessee). WorldCat record id: 54993383 ...

Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester

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Drake, Daniel, 1785-1852

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

Worrell, Joseph, 1757-1841

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Lowber, John C. (John Cole), 1789-1834

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Munsell, Luke

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Deabbate, Gaspard

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Farrand, P.

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Michaux, François-André 1770-1855

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French botanist and traveler. The son of botanist Andre Michaux (1746-1802), he made several visits to the United States. In February 1806 he embarked on a sea voyage for Charleston (S.C.) but was captured by the British en route and detained in the Bermudas. He arrived in the United States in May 1806 and spent three years in America in study and travel. Among his published writings was a study of American forest trees. From the description of Letter : New York, [N.Y.], to "Monsieur...

Herschel, John F. W. (John Frederick William), 1792-1871

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Engineer and Astronomer. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Letters to Sir W. R. Hamilton, 1833-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78514949 Astronomer. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Letters to J. D. Forbes, 1832-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86123372 From the description of Papers, 1816-1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80362531 John F. W. Herschel was an English mathematician, astronomer, che...

Netherlands. Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken en Landbouw

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New Hampshire Historical Society

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Palisot de Beauvois, Ambrose-Marie-François-Joseph, 1752-1820.

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Ambroise Marie François Joseph Palisot de Beauvois was a botanist and explorer. From the description of Correspondence, 1786-1808, to Antoine Laurent de Jussieu. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523536 Ambroise Marie Francois Joseph Palisot de Beauvois was a botanist and explorer. From the description of Manuscripts, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173466161 From the guide to the Ambrose-Marie-Francois-Joseph Palis...

Imperatorskai︠a︡ akademīi︠a︡ nauk i khudozhestv (Russia)

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Lesueur, Charles-Alexandre, 1778-1846

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Charles Alexandre Lesueur, artist and naturalist, was born on January 1, 1778, at Le Havre, France. He participated in Napoleon's expedition to Australia (1800-1804), and joined William Maclure in his geologic survey of Europe, the West Indies and the Eastern United States (1815-1817). Upon returning to Philadelphia, Lesueur and Maclure wrote out the results of their travels, publishing many scientific papers in the Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, with Lesueur also pu...

Harrison, Benjamin

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Epithet: of Ightham, archaeologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000299.0x0000b1 Epithet: Chairman, Exchequer Bill Loan Commission British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000132.0x000331 Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000496.0x000354 ...

New York Academy of Sciences

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Camper, Adrian Gilles, 1759-1820

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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) ...

Say, Jean-Baptiste, 1767-1832

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DeKay, J. E.

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Smith, J. A.

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Epithet: of Darvel Ayr British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000977.0x000110 Epithet: oboist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000624.0x000292 ...

Eyries freres & cie.

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DuPonceau, John W. chev. de, -1835

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London Institution

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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 ...

Schaeffer, F. C. (Frederick Christian), 1792-1831

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Niles, John M. (John Milton), 1787-1856

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John Milton Niles was a lawyer, judge, editor, author, and politician born in Windsor, Connecticut on August 20, 1787. In 1817, he founded the Hartford Weekly Times, the same year he was admitted to the bar. He was active in the Democratic Party, served on the Connecticut House of Representatives, was appointed Postmaster of Hartford, and served as United States Senator from 1835 to 1839. In 1840, he was appointed the ninth United States Postmaster General by President Martin Van Buren. He was t...

Brown, Samuel, 1749-1828

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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...

Ramsay, James B.

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Grassi, Giovanni, 1775-1849

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Kongelige Danske videnskabernes selskab

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Chambers, George, 1786-1866

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Staughton, W.

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Royal society of Edinburgh

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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, ...

Macnab, Henry Gray, 1761-1823

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Pearson, Alexander

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Epithet: of Campsie, county Stirlingshire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001389.0x00011b ...

Fleming, George.

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Epithet: MD British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001161.0x000387 Captain George Fleming of New York served in the Continental Army from 1776 to 1783. He died in October 1822. From the guide to the Orderly Books of the Second Regiment of Continental Artillery, 1780-1782, (John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation) Fleming received his A.B. degree from Harvard in 1899. ...

Bataviaasche genootschap von kunsten en wetenschappen

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(Parker), Daniel, 1782-1846

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Daniel Parker (b. January 29, 1782, Shirley, MA-d. April 5, 1846, Washington, DC) was a army gnereal and chief clerk in the War Departmnet....

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) ...

Miller, Samuel

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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....

Booth, Samuel

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Coxe, Tench, 1755-1824

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Political economist and Pennsylvania delegate to U.S. Continental Congress. From the description of Tench Coxe correspondence, 1786-1790. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145397535 Political economist, Continental Congressman, U.S. Treasury official. From the description of ALS : to Samuel M. Fox, [s.d.]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86138965 From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to John S. Skinner, 1821 Mar. 22. (Rosenbach M...

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...

Ord, George, 1781-1866

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George Ord was a naturalist and philologist. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1817. From the description of Correspondence, 1844-1852, to Titian Ramsay Peale. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122632852 From the description of Notes, [n.d.], on the use of French verbs. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122380137 Ord was a naturalist and philologist. From the description of Geo...

Voigt, Henry

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Robinson, William Davis, 1774-

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Higginson, Samuel

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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...

Everett, Alexander Hill, 1790-1847

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Editor and diplomat. From the description of Letter : Boston, to General H.A.S. Dearborn, Roxbury, Mass., 1831 May 17. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28885732 Diplomat, state legislator from Massachusetts, college president, and editor. From the description of Letter of Alexander Everett, 1825. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71010077 American diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter : Roxbury, Mass., to Mrs. S.J. Hale, [18...

Good, John Mason, 1764-1827

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English physician and author of a number of works of medicine and natural history. From the description of Papers, undated [probably between 1784 and 1827] (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35089593 ...

Graham, William

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Epithet: solicitor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000787.0x000042 Epithet: Lieutenant Bengal Army British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000410.0x000232 Title: 2nd Earl of Montrose British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000839.0x0001d3 Epithet: Attorney-G...

Palmer, George

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Epithet: MP; of Add MS 40497 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001092.0x000303 Epithet: MP; of Add MS 43389 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001092.0x000304 Epithet: Governor of the Bank of Ireland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001092.0x000301 ...

Boileau, Nathaniel B., 1762?-1850

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State legislator and Pennsylvania secretary of state. From the description of Papers, 1815-1817. (Bucks County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 70941854 ...

Vater, Johann Severin, 1771-1826

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Johann Severin Vater was a German theologian and philologist. From the description of An enquiry into the origin of the population of America from the old continent, [ca. 1820]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523723 From the guide to the An enquiry into the origin of the population of America from the old continent, [ca. 1820], Circa 1820, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Foster, William, 1772-1863

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William Foster, Junior, 1777-1863, was the eldest son of William Foster, 1746-1821, merchant of Boston and his wife Grace Spear Foster, 1751-1816. His father sent him to Cadiz, Spain at the age of fourteen to study languages and learn business methods. In 1794, he went to France, married Marie Hortense Perron, 1779-1838, the daughter of a French merchant and settled in Normandy. In 1809, he returned to Boston with his wife and two daughters, Melite, born 1796 and Virginia, born 1797. Melite, who...

American Philosophical Society. Librarian

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Creswell, Charles

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Harby, Isaac, 1788-1828

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Tanner, Vallance, Kearny & Co.

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Middleton, Henry, 1770-1846

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South Carolina plantation owner, politician, and diplomat. From the description of Henry Middleton correspondence, 1812-1820. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32140122 ...

Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872

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

Fisher, Redwood, 1782-1856.

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Romanzoff, Nikolai, Count, 1734-1826

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Count Nikolai Romanzoff sponsored the Russian ship "Rurik" for an expedition to the Pacific Coast and around the world. From the description of Comte de Romanzoff letter : Hôrnel en Russie Blanche, to Monsieur le Chevalier : ms., 1822 May 11. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 54486037 ...

Raymond, Daniel, 1786-1849

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Thomas, Moses

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Perkins, Jacob, 1766-1849

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Jacob Perkins (1766-1849) of Newburyport, Mass., was an engraver, inventor, and silversmith, having produced the first steel plate for bank notes and the dies for minting state coins during the Confederation period. He was a prolific inventor in the fields of steam power and the outfitting of ships. Perkins established a factory in England in 1819 for making plates and printing bank notes, and also produced millions of British postage stamps. His steel plate, a preventive against counterfeiting,...

Mendes da Costa, Emanuel, 1717-1791

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Tilghman, William

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Epithet: senior British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000211.0x0001ac ...

Library of Congress

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The Library of Congress was established by an act of Congress in 1800 when President John Adams signed a bill providing for the transfer of the seat of government from Philadelphia to the new capital city of Washington. The legislation described a reference library for Congress only, containing "such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress - and for putting up a suitable apartment for containing them therein…" The original library was housed in the Washington, DC until August 1814, ...

Morris, Anthony, 1766-1860

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Lawyer and merchant of Philadelphia. Morris was prominent in the East India trade. In 1793-94 he was speaker of the Pennsylania Senate. From 1800 to 1806 he was a director of the Bank of North America, and from 1806 to 1817 a trustee of the University of Pennsylania. From the description of Letterbook, 1800-1808. (Hagley Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 123466577 Lawyer and merchant, of Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of Papers, 1698-1905. (Bucks...

Insurance Company of North America

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Bigsby, John J. (John Jeremiah), 1792-1881

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The Michigan Geological Survey was created by Public Act 20 of 1837. Its purpose was to conduct a geological and mineralogical survey of the state. The state legislature appointed Douglass Houghton the first state geologist (1837). In 1921, the state legislature established the Department of Conservation, and the Michigan Geological Survey became part of that department (Public Act 17 of 1921). The Department of Conservation established the Geological Survey Division circa 1947. In 1968, the dep...

McWilliam, Robert

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Tudor, William, 1779-1830

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Writer, merchant and diplomat. From the description of Papers, 1786-1826. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 7897126 William Tudor was a merchant, legislator, author, and diplomat. He was the American consul in Lima, Peru (1823-1827) and chargé d'affaires at Rio de Janeiro (1827-1830). From the description of Letters from various correspondents, 1802-1857. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505808 Tudor was U.S. consul, 1824-1827. ...

Societas Regia Scientiarum Upsaliensis

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Da Costa, Francis

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Taylor, Thomas, 1758-1835

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John Conrad & Co.

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Long, S. H.

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Horner, William E. (William Edmonds), 1793-1853

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Philadelphia anatomist. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to an unidentified correspondent, 1825 June 16. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122626182 William Edmonds Horner, anatomist, was born on 3 June 1793 in Warrenton, Va., to William and Mary (Edmonds) Horner. On 26 Oct. 1820 he married Elizabeth Welsh of Philadelphia; they had 10 children. He died in Philadelphia on 13 March 1853. Horner studied medicine under John Spence and received his ...

Société des antiquaires de France

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Seybert, Henry, 1801-1883

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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845

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American diplomat, author, and book-collector. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Noah Webster, 1829 Sept. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270659525 Author, book collector, and diplomat. From the description of Papers of David Bailie Warden, 1800-1843. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455374 David Bailie Warden was a diplomat and teacher, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1809. From the descr...

Espy, James P. (James Pollard), 1785-1860

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Educator and meterologist. From the description of James P. Espy letter, 1836. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009915 Washington, D.C. meteorologist. From the description of Papers, 1844. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36791109 American educator and meteorologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington City, to the Rev. John Pierpont, 1857 Apr. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614574 Meteor...

Wallenstein, Jules de, -1845

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Girard, A.

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Epithet: of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000625.0x0001ed ...

Chamberlain, Jason, 1783-1821

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Gastellier, Réné-Georges, 1741-1821

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Allison, W. J.

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Kuhn, G.

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James, Thomas C. (Thomas Chalkley), 1766-1835

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Thomas Chalkley James was born in Philadelphia on 31 August 1766 to Abel and Mary or Rebecca (Chalkley) James. He married Hannah Morris in 1802. On 5 July 1835 he died in Philadelphia. James received his M.B. from the University of the State of Pennsylvania in 1787 and his M.D. from the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania in 1811. He traveled to Europe to further his medical studies at St. George's Hospital and the Story Street Lying-In Hospital in London, where he studied obste...

Milne, Joseph

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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 ...

Cleaveland, Parker, 1780-1858

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Parker Cleaveland (1780-1858) was a professor at Bowdoin College from 1805 until his death in 1858. For the school terms 1840-41, 1841-42, and 1842-43, he was Professor of Chemistry, Mineralogy, and Natural Philosophy, as well as Professor of Rhetoric and Oratory, and Lecturer on Civil Polity. From the description of Lecture notes, c. 1840? (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191259246 Parker Cleaveland (1780-1858) was a scientist and professor of chemistry, ...

Philadelphia. City commissioners

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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...

Elkendorp, B.

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Cist, Jacob, 1782-1825

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Jacob Cist was born on March 13, 1783 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He obtained his education at the Nazareth Boys’ School of the Moravian Church from 1794 to 1797. He lived in Philadelphia until 1808 when he was appointed United States Postmaster, serving that position until his death in 1925. Cist’s interests and skills were diverse and he worked as a merchant in Wilkes-Barre, as the treasurer of Luzerne County in 1816, as a business partner with his father-in-law Judge Matthias ...

University of Pennsylvania. Trustees

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Société de geógraphie (France)

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Laurence, William

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Plantou, Anthony

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Burnside, Samuel M'Gregore, 1783-1850

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Samuel M'Gregore Burnside (1783-1850), son of Thomas Burnside, was born in Northumberland, N.H. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1805, after which he took charge of a Female Academy in Andover, Mass., for two years. He read law with Artemus Ward (1762-1847) and was admitted to the bar in 1810. Burnside took a deep interest in public schools. He was a trustee of Leicester Academy, and for many years was a member of the Worcester School Committee. He represented Worcester in the Massachusett...

Royal Veterinarian Society.

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W., J.

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Pitkin, Timothy, 1766-1847

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Timothy Pitkin (1766-1847), American statesman, economist, and historian. He was a member of Connecticut house of representatives in 1790, 1792, and 1794-1805, serving as clerk of the house 1800-1802 and as speaker 1803-1805. In 1805, he was elected as a Federalist, to the Ninth Congress; he retained the seat in the next six congresses. While in Congress, Pitkin did extensive research on the economic impact of Republican foreign policy. The results of his research were published in A Statistical...

Buchanan, George, 1763-1808

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Saunders, Samuel Hyde

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Hamilton, John Hamilton, marquis of, -1604

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Epithet: of Whitehaven, county Cumberland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001299.0x00012b Epithet: of Orbiston, Lord Justice Clerk of Scotland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001299.0x000250 Epithet: Governor of Carlisle for the Pretender British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : a...

Mower, Thomas Gardner, 1790-1853

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Struve, Heinrich Christian Gottfried ˜vonœ 1772-1851

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Lambert, William

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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...

Earle, Edward, 1760?-1847?

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Schmidt, F.

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Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

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Clymer, George, -1848

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Zollickoffer, William, 1792-1853

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College of Physicians, Committee of.

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Holmes, Ezekiel, 1801-1865

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Agriculturalist and geologist, of Maine. From the description of Ezekiel Holmes petitions, 1861. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 85182092 ...

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 ...

Botta, Carlo, 1766-1837

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Mills, Robert

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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 ...

Rodney, C. A. (Caesar Augustus), 1772-1824

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Signer Declaration of Independence. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Gen. Mason, 1805 Nov. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656239 Att'y General under Jefferson and Madison. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wilmington, to Samuel Carsewell, Esq., 1813 July 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656252 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wilmington, 1822 Sept. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656278...

Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815

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Civil engineer, artist, and inventor. From the description of Letter : New York, to Edward P. Livingston, Clermont, [N.Y.], 1814 February 11. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50631960 Inventor, engineer, and artist. From the description of Papers, 1812-1815. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50799372 Inventor. From the description of Robert Fulton papers, 1809-1838. (Columbia University In the City of New York). World...

Dickerson, Mahlon, 1770-1853

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Mahlon Dickerson (April 17, 1770 - October 5, 1853) was an American judge and politician. He was elected Governor of New Jersey as well as United States Senator from that state. He was twice appointed Secretary of the Navy - under Presidents Andrew Jackson and Martin van Buren. From the description of Document, May 26, 1837. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 18168849 Richard Dale was a naval officer. From the guide to the Richard Dale papers, 1780-1845, 17...

Monroe, James, 1758-1831

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

Binns, John, 1772-1860

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Irish born American journalist; editor "Republican Argus"; Philadelphia alderman. From the description of Letter to A[sbury?] Dickens, 1824 August 9. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 48823406 ...

Darlington, William, 1782-1863

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William Darlington was a physician and naturalist. From the description of Papers, 1777-1863. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122589373 From the description of Letters, 1836-1857. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122316436 From the guide to the William Darlington papers, 1777-1863, 1777-1863, (American Philosophical Society) From the guide to the William Darlington letters, 1836-1857, 1836-1857, (Am...

Académie des sciences (France)

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Gråberg, Jacob, 1776-1847

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