American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIc 1826-1836

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American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIc, 1826-1836

American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIc 1826-1836

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McGinley, A. A.

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Nagy, Károly 1797-1868

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Brent, Thomas L. L.

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Nolan, S.

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Breck, Samuel, 1771-1862

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Pennsylvania State Senator; U.S. Congressman from Pennsylvania. From the description of Letter and photograph of Samuel Breck, 1834, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51298011 Samuel Breck was a Philadelphia merchant and was a member of the American Philosophical Society (elected 1838). From the description of Historical sketch of the Continental bills of credit, from the year 1775 to 1781, with specimens thereof, 1840. (American Philosophical So...

Meredith, William M. (William Morris), 1799-1873

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William Meredith was a Philadelphia, Pa. lawyer. From the description of Memoranda book, 1825-1841. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122584982 William Morris Meredith (1799-1873) was an American lawyer in Philadelphia, Pa. and politician, serving as U.S. Secretary of the Treasury under Pres. Zachary Taylor, 1849-1850, and Pa. state attorney general, 1861-1867. From the description of Indenture between William Meredith and Joseph Adams for...

Gilpin, Joseph

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Robinson, Moncure, 1802-1891

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Moncure Robinson was born in Richmond, Va. He was educated at the College of William and Mary and at the Sorbonne where he studied to be a civil engineer. He was a railroad planner and builder and a railroad and steamboat owner. His most noted project was the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad. He retired from engineering work in 1847. From the description of Papers, 1787-1890. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 20269904 ...

Philadelphia Gas Works

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D'Eyting

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Hare, Robert, 1781-1858

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Philadelphia chemist and educator. From the description of ALS : Boston, to Thomas P. Jones, 1843 July 12. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86138969 From the description of ALS and enclosure : Boston, to Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, 1843 Aug. 28. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122633648 From the description of ALS : Boston, to Thomas P. Jones, 1843 Aug. 29. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86156167 ...

Atwater, Caleb, 1778-1867

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Atwater was a lawyer and practiced in Ohio, served in the state legislature; was an Indian commissioner. From the description of Caleb Atwater papers, 1795-1838 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 658056388 Caleb Atwater (1778-1867) was a pioneer and author. From the description of Letters and drawings, 1818-1835. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207109744 Circleville, Ohio, pioneer, lawyer, and legislator. Author of works on Ohio natural and civ...

La Roche, R. (René), 1795-1872.

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R. La Roche was a Philadelphia physician and epidemiologist. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1827. From the description of Papers, 1827-1901. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122616221 From the guide to the R. (René) La Roche papers, 1827-1901, 1827-1901, (American Philosophical Society) René La Roche, son of a French physician of the same name, was born in Philadelphia on 23 Sept. 1795. He married M...

Townsend, John Kirk, 1809-1851

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Ornithologist. From the description of Vocabularies of some of the Indian tribes of N. Western America : manuscript notebooks, 1835 September. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982831 John Kirk Townsend was a naturalist. From the description of Vocabularies of the Okonagan, Attnaha, and Walla Walla languages, [and] Vocabularies of the languages of Indians inhabiting N.W. America, 1834-1836. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122439925 ...

Mulledy, Thomas F.

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Saunders, Samuel Hyde

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Hayes, S.

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Wickham, John, 1763-1839

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Richmond, Va., lawyer, defender of Aaron Burr. From the description of Letter to J.T. Mason [manuscript], 1798 February 22. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816529 Williamsburg and Richmond, Va., lawyer. From the description of Letter to William Wirt [manuscript], 1809 January 4. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647807875 From the description of Letter to William Wirt, 1809 January 4. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record...

Massachusetts Historical Society

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Thornton, B.

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Imperatorskai︠a︡ akademīi︠a︡ nauk i khudozhestv (Russia)

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Philadelphia. Select and common council

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Bachman, John, 1790-1874

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American naturalist. From the description of On the different species of Hares (Genus Lepidus) inhabiting the U.S. of America : autograph manuscripts, one signed "Actophilus", 1832 Nov. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270135758 The Reverend John Bachman was a minister at St. John's Lutheran Church in Charleston, S.C. From the description of Letter, 1862. (College of Charleston). WorldCat record id: 50777192 The Reverend John Bachman was a minister at S...

Kungl. Svenska vetenskapsakademien

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Société royale des antiquaries de France

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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...

Meyler, Samuel B.

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Historical Society of Pennsylvania

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The Historical Society of Pennsylvania was established in 1824 by seven young Philadelphians who were inspired by the patriotic celebrations and renewed civic pride brought on by the Marquis d Lafayette's visit to the United States. The aim of their fledgling organization was to collect and preserve evidence related to history of the commonwealth, to encourage scholarly research, and to stimulate public interest in American history. This mission remains central to the wo...

Greenleaf, Anne

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Adelung, Friedrich ˜vonœ 1768-1843

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Shaler, William, 1778?-1833

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Joslin, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1796-1861

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Poussin, Guillaume-Tell, 1794-1876

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French diplomat. From the description of Papers of Guillaume Tell Poussin, circa 1831-1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449844 ...

Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain)

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American Philosophical Society. Committee on publications

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Maxwell, Thomas, 1792-1867

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Born at Tioga Point (Athens), Pa.; grew up in Newtown Point (Elmira), N.Y. Veteran of the War of 1812; served in U.S. House of Representatives from 1829-1831. Later became an attorney; moved to Geneva, N.Y. upon his appointment as deputy clerk of the state supreme court. Father of Harriet Maxwell Converse, author and American Indian advocate. From the description of The Confederacy of the Iroquois, between 1800 and 1864 / by Thomas Maxwell. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record i...

Vaughan, Charles-Richard, 1774-1849

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Epithet: of Add MS 37888 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001188.0x000356 Epithet: GCH, Envoy to the USA British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x000203 British diplomat. From the description of Charles Richard Vaughan correspondence, 1826-1831. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981264 From the description o...

Geological Society of London

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Gilpin, Henry D. (Henry Dilworth), 1801-1860

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President of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. From the description of Henry Gilpin papers, 1853-1854. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81461324 Henry Dilworth Gilpin was born and raised in England, emigrated to the United States to attend the University of Pennsylvania, and proceeded to practice law, author numerous publications, and serve as editor for the Atlantic souvenir. He went on to become director of the Bank of the United States, and ultimately Attorney Gene...

Moore, George

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Epithet: of Hinxton, near Cambridge British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000678.0x000289 Epithet: of Lambeth British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000678.0x00028a Epithet: Captain HEIC Navy British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000678.0x000284 Epithet: mercha...

Akademie der Wissenschaften in Göttingen

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Porter, James, Sir, 1710-1776

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Sir James Porter (1710-1776) was a British diplomat. In 1741, he joined the staff of the English embassy to Austria, in Vienna, and in 1747 became British ambassador to the Sublime Porte of the Ottoman Empire in Constantinople, a position he held till 1762. Porter then became British minister in Brussels in 1763, and was knighted several months later. In 1765, he resigned his post and, retiring to England, became a fellow of the Royal Society and published three papers on astronomy and earthquak...

Grover, Thomas D., 1788-1849

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Matthews, Thomas J. (Thomas Johnson), 1788-1852

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Magyar Tudományos Akadémia

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Laval, J. Ivan Stépanowitch, comte, 1761-1846

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Morton, Samuel George, 1799-1851

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Samuel George Morton was a physician, naturalist, and anthropologist. From the description of Papers, 1819-1850. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122489495 From the description of Diary, 1833-[ca. 1837]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173465849 From the description of Papers, 1838-1844. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 17270630 From the description of Letter book : Philadelphia, Pa., 1832-1837. (Peki...

Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848

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

Smith, Daniel B., 1792-1883

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Daniel B. Smith and Benjamin R. Smith were Philadelphia, Pa. druggists and chemists. Daniel Smith was particularly active in the Philadelphia School of Pharmacy. From the description of Records, 1826-1851 (inclusive), 1826-1829 (bulk). (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122625312 ...

Maltitz, Franz Friedrich, Freiherr von

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Parbury, Allen, and Co.

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Webster, Noah, 1758-1843

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American lexicographer, textbook author, spelling reformer, word enthusiast, and editor; b. in Hartford, Conn.; attended Yale and taught school in the Hartford area; moved to New Haven, Conn., in 1798. From the description of Noah Webster papers, 1786-1980. (New Haven Colony Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 319706045 Noah Webster (1758-1843) was an American lexicographer, author and editor. He is best known for his spellers (early spelling textbooks) and his ...

Courtenay, Edward Henry, 1803-1853,

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Snider, Jacob

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Kane, John K. (John Kintzing), 1795-1858

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Elisha Kent Kane was a physician and explorer. From the guide to the Elisha Kent Kane letters, 1853-1857, (American Philosophical Society) John Kintzing Kane was a Philadelphia lawyer and Pennsylvania politician. He was Judge of the U.S. District Court in Philadelphia, 1846-1854. His son, Robert Patterson Kane, was also a lawyer. From the description of Legal papers, 1824-1919. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122589123 Judge...

L'Etoile (newspaper)

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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...

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...

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

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

Patterson, W. D.

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Gálvez, Mariano, 1794-1862

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Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885

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Titian Ramsay Peale was a naturalist, explorer, and artist. From the description of Sketches, 1817-1875, [n.d.]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122624313 From the description of Correspondence, 1820-1868. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523569 From the guide to the Titian Ramsay Peale correspondence, 1820-1868, 1820-1868, (American Philosophical Society) Painter and naturalist. From...

Gomez, J. M.

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Great Falls Manufacturing Company

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Bridgeman, Elijah Coleman

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Chew, Benjamin, Jr.

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Brown, John P. (John Porter), 1814-1872

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Moléon, J.-G.-V. de (Jean-Gabriel-Victor), 1784-1835

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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...

Johnson, William, Sir

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British and Foreign Bible Society

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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...

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...

Royal Asiatic society of Great Britain and Ireland

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Crivelli, M.

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Nulty, Eugenius

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Ticknor, George, 1791-1871

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Author, scholar, and educator George Ticknor was one of the preeminent American men of letters of his generation. He was a key figure in education reform, inspired by his extensive travels and studies in Europe, and impacted both Harvard during his tenure and American education generally. He was also a major figure in Boston society, and co-founded the Boston Public Library, to which he willed his impressive personal library of Spanish books. From the description of George Ticknor le...

Adams, Jad.

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American Philosophical Society Committee on Finance

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Torrey, John, 1796-1873

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Zaccheus Collins was a merchant and botanist. From the guide to the Zaccheus Collins botanical correspondence, 1805-1827, 1805-1827, (American Philosophical Society) John Torrey was a botanist, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1835. From the description of Papers, 1819-1864. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 154298249 From the guide to the John Torrey papers, 1819-1864, 1819-1864, (American Philosophica...

Wharton, Thomas I. (Thomas Isaac), 1791-1856

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Lawyer and author, of Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of Papers, 1820-1823. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 28410519 ...

Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866

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Cass served as governor of the Michigan Territory (1813-1831), as U.S. Secretary of War (1831-1836), and as a United States Senator (1845-1857). At the time of this letter, Charles C. Convers was an Ohio state senator. From the description of Letter to Charles C. Convers, 3 September 1848. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234338309 Soldier, diplomat, and U.S. senator from Detroit, Mich. From the description of Newspaper synopses and chronology, 1...

Philadelphia. Collector of Excise

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Hans, R., Jr.

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Muséum national d'historie naturelle (France)

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Pasley, Charles William, Sir, 1780-1861

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Pasley was a British engineer, officer in the military and author. From the description of ALS, 1855 August 21, London to W.J.M. Rankine / C.W. Pasley. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 37228083 Epithet: merchant, of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001300.0x0001bd Epithet: of the Irish Excise British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Des...

Eyriès, Alexandre

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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 ...

Tidyman, Philip

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Pedersen, Peder, 1774-1851

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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...

Murray, Nicholas, 1802-1861

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Presbyterian clergyman, who also used the pseudonym Kirwan. From the description of Papers, 1776-1846. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70954872 After attending Williams College, Nicholas Murray graduated from the Princeton Theological Seminary in 1829 at the age of 27. Murray was assigned to the church in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, which was a very poor congregation. In order to raise funds for his church, he traveled throughout the region, requ...

Roberdeau, Isaac, 1763-1829

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Civil and military engineer; born in Philadelphia, Pa., and educated in England; assistant to Pierre L'Enfant in the early phase of the construction of the city of Washington, D.C.; in charge of several canal and construction projects in Pennsylvania and New Jersey; army officer in the War of 1812; chief, U.S. Bureau of Topographical Engineers (1818-1829); son of Daniel Roberdeau (1727-1795) and Mary Bostwick Roberdeau (d. 1777). From the description of Mathematics and treatise on ca...

Journal of commerce of New York. Editors. Bridgeman, Elijah Coleman

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Lee, Richard Henry, 1794-1865

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Richard Henry Lee (1794-1865) of Leesburg, Virginia was a lawyer, professor and minister. He was the grandson of Richard Henry Lee (1732-1794), Westmoreland County, Virginia, a member of the Continental Congress (1774-1779, 1784-1785 and 1787) and the State House of Delegates (1777, 1780, 1785), U.S. Senator (1789-1792) and signer of the Declaration of Independence; grandnephew of Arthur Lee (1740-1792), who was also a member of the Continental Congress (1782-1784) and the State House of Delegat...

Akademiia nauk, St. Petersburg

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Jackson, Julian R... 1790-1853

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Exter, Richard

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Rönne, Friedrich Ludwig v., 1795-1865.

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Bille, Steen, 1797-1883

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Mather, W. W. (William Williams), 1804-1859

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William Williams Mather (1804-1859) was an American scientist, particularly interested in chemistry and mineralogy. A graduate of West Point, he served as an instructor there for six years before leaving the military to devote himself to the sciences. He wrote numerous papers and taught at the university level in the fields of chemistry, mineralogy, and geology. Stephen Van Rensselaer III (1764-1839) was an important early citizen of New York, being a landowner and soldi...

Meigs, Charles D. (Charles Delucena), 1792-1869

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Wuhielhausen, Frederick Jacob

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Abrahamson, J. N. B. v. (Joseph Nicolai Benjamin)

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Larne and Palmer

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Brongniart, Alexandre, 1770-1847

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French mineralogist and geologist. Director of Sevres porcelain factory (from 1800), where he revived the art of painting on glass and developed ceramic chemistry. From the description of Letters, 1812-1819. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80500189 French chemist and geologist; director of the Sevres porcelain works. From the description of Letter : to Alphonse de Gisors, 1836. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78253849 Botanist. From the descrip...

Rümker, Carl, 1788-1862

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Royal Dublin society

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Greenleaf, Anne P.

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Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878.

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Joseph Henry (1797-1878, APS 1835), a physicist, was the first secretary and director of the Smithsonian Institution, a post he retained for over three decades. Henry was a leading experimental scientist whose contributions include several discoveries in the field of electromagnetics. He has been credited with the invention of the electromagnet and the telegraph, among other things. Henry was born in 1797 in Albany, New York, the son of William Henry, a teamster, and his wife An...

Sargeant, John

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Martini, Adriano

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Nutley, E.

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

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Hamilton, C. J. A.

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Baldwin, Christopher Columbus, 1800-1835

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Christopher Columbus Baldwin (1800-1835), son of Eden and Abigail Force Baldwin, studied at Leicester Academy and Harvard College, from which he was expelled after a disturbance and just before graduation in May 1823. He studied law with John Davis and Charles Allen and was admitted to the bar in October 1826. He began his practice in Worcester but moved to Barre and then Sutton in 1830, before returning to Worcester in 1832. Baldwin was especially interested in history ...

Great Britain. Public Record Office

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Bloomfield, Joseph E.

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Royal Irish academy

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Clay, Henry, 1777-1852

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

Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849

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

Erskine, Henry, 1746-1817

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Known for his wit and eloquence, Henry Erskine was a lord advocate and member of Parliament. In 1772 he married Christian Fullerton, to whom this volume was given. From the description of Original poems, translations & imitations / by the hon[oura]ble Henry Erskine. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 37988623 Epithet: of Add MS 37889 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x0001...

Lorin, Théodore Quentin 1775-1857

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Morelli, Chevalier Domenico de

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Hooper, C.

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Schlegel, J. F. W. (Johan Friderich Wilhelm), 1765-1836

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Fischer von Waldheim, Gotthelf, 1771-1853

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Gibson, William, 1788-1868

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Gibson succeeded Dr. Philip Physick as chair of surgery at the University of Pennsylvania in 1819. Between 1824 and 1850 he published 8 editions of his treatise, Institutes and practice of surgery. He also wrote medical biographies. From the description of [Lecture notes on surgery] bulk, 1837-1839. 1837-1839. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 27347603 Surgeon of Philadelphia. From the description of Papers, 1826, Jan. 26 and Dec. 22, Philadelphia. (Duke Un...

Wallenstein, Jules de, -1845

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Caperton, Hugh, b. 1821

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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...

Pedder, James, 1775-1859

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Coxe, John Redman, 1773-1864

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

Fletcher, Thomas

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Epithet: of Liverpool British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001242.0x000073 Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001242.0x000072 Epithet: of Tonbridge British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001242.0x000074 Epithet: Bishop of Kildare ...

Davis, John Philip, 1784-1862

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Roux de Rochelle, 1762-1849

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Elected to the APS in 1836, Roux de Rochelle served as French minister to the United States from 1829-1831. From the guide to the Etats-Unis d'amerique, Circa 1837, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Worcester, Joseph E. (Joseph Emerson), 1784-1865

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Lexicographer. From the description of Letter : Cambridge, Mass., to Wm. A. Whitehead, New York, 1838 Oct. 1. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28996371 American lexicographer, engaged in a "War of Dictionaries" with Noah Webster. From the description of Joseph Emerson Worcester letters [manuscript], 1821, 1861. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647999587 ...

Randolph, William B., 1793-

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Plantation owner from Virginia. Died 1874. From the description of William B. Randolph papers, 1696-1884 (bulk 1795-1855). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979916 Biographical Note 1793 Born, Chatsworth, Henrico Co., Va. 1804 1809 Attended sc...

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...

Abert, John James, 1788-1863

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

Perthes & Besser

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Saltonstall, Rosewell

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Ware, Henry, 1794-1843

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Henry Ware Jr., 1784-1843, born Hingham, Mass. Attended Harvard, assistant teacher at Exeter Academy. Ordained Unitarian minister in 1817 and became pastor of the Second Church of Boston. 1829-1842 professor in the Divinity School at Harvard. His memoir and works were published after his death. Wrote hymns, among them "All Nature's Works His Praise Declare" and "Lift Your Glad Voices in Triumph on High." From the description of Letter, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record i...

Bustamenti, Jose Maria, Don

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Littell, Eliakim, 1797-1870

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Eliakim Littell was an editor and publisher of literary and scientific magazines. From the description of E. Littell letter to Horatio King, 1863 September 23. (University of California, Santa Barbara). WorldCat record id: 747105367 American editor and publisher. From the description of Letter to S.W. Pennock [manuscript], 1861 March 21. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647826927 Editor and publisher. From the description of Pape...

Dantas, José Maria Dantas, 1772-1836

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Ralston, Gerard

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Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain)

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Académie des inscriptions & belles-lettres (France)

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Emerson, G. (Gouverneur), 1796-1874

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Physician and agriculturalist of Philadelphia. From the description of Papers, 1847, Oct. 7 and Nov. 8, Philadelphia, to Mrs. Allen, Providence. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35060642 Author identified by correspondences between ms. and known facts of Emerson's life, i.e., voyage to Canton, 1818-20 (p. 73), and frequent references to Phila. Board of Health, on which Emerson served many years. Handwriting resembles Emerson's. This material does not appear to have bee...

Draper, Toppan, Longacre & Co.

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Boussingault, J. B. (Jean Baptiste), 1802-1887

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Epithet: Chemist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000389.0x0003c8 ...

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...

Conrad, Solomon White, 1779-1831

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Gouge, William M., 1796-1863

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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 ...

Bataviasche genootschap van kunsten en wetenschappen.

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Forstall Bros. & Berthoud

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APS

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Chitty, John (Veterinarian)

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James, Edwin, 1797-1861

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Edwin James was an explorer, naturalist, and physician. From the description of Some account of the Menomonies, with a specimen of an attempt to form a dictionary of their language, 1827. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122488700 From the description of Conjugation of the verb "to hear" in its various forms in the Chippeway language, [ca. 1833]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122489505 From the guide to th...

DuPonceau, Peter Stephen

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Caravedossy de Moetz

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Struve, Heinrich Christian Gottfried ˜vonœ 1772-1851

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Goetze, Peter Otto von, 1793-

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Palfrey, John Gorham, 1796-1881

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Clergyman and historian. From the description of Papers of John G. Palfrey [manuscript], 1858-1868. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814531 Epithet: Reverend; American Author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001092.0x000273 American clergyman, author, and politician. From the description of Letter signed : Boston, to Albert L. Fernald, 1866 Mar. 13. (Unknown). Wor...

Brockenbrough, John, 1774-1852

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John Brockenbrough was born in 1774 in Essex County, Virginia. He later moved to Richmond and became President of the Bank of Virginia. He was the original owner of the house that became known as the "White House of the Confederacy." From the description of Deed, 1833 January 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122647312 ...

Rives, William C. (William Cabell), 1793-1868

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William Cabell Rives was the son of Robert and Margaret Jordan (Cabell) Rives. He was educated at Hampden-Sydney College and at the College of William and Mary where he graduated in 1809. He studied law and politics under Thomas Jefferson. Rives served in the War of 1812 and in the Virginia House of Delegates. After his marriage, he lived at "Castle Hill," Albemarle County, Va. Rives served in the U. S. House of Representatives, 1823-1829 and in the U. S. Senate. He also was minister to France a...

A.P.S.

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Beher, D., baron

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Dunbar, John R. W. (John Richard Woodcock), 1805-1871

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Butten, John M.

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Lieber, Francis, 1800-1872

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Political scientist and author; born in Berlin, settled in U.S. 1827. From the description of ALsS : to George Mifflin Dallas, 1846. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122365122 Political scientist and educator. From the description of Letter, 1865 July 28, New York, to Dr. C[harles?] D[aniel?] Drake, St. Louis, Missouri [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806353 Francis Lieber: German American political phil...

Barabino, Joseph

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Bell, John, 1796-1872

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Physician from Philadelphia, Penn. From the description of Papers of John Bell, 1815. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71064169 Philadelphia surgeon. From the description of John Bell papers, 1831, Dec., Wolfsbrunnen Cottage, Sur le Neckar, [Germany], to Dr. Chelius of Heidelberg, Germany. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31382126 ...

Henderson, William, 1922-....

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Dr. William Henderson, a physician in Aberdeen, Scotland, owned the Friendship plantation in Saint Thomas Parish, Jamaica, in the 1840s. The plantation primarily produced sugarcane. D. Siveright worked as its overseer until his death in November 1847. His replacement, R. G. Kirkland, continued to work at Friendship until at least mid-1849. From the guide to the William Henderson collection, Henderson, William collection, 1846-1849, 1847-1849, (William L. Clements Library...

Clinton, D. (DeWitt)

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Coleman, Edward, 1765-1839

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Scarlett, Samuel

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The Author, Pseud.

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Texier de La Pommeraye, A. (Arnaud)

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González, Francisco Antonio

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Cramer, Charles

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Kongelige Danske videnskabernes selskab

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Harris, Levett

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Troost, Gerard, 1776-1850

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Biddle, Clement C. (Clement Cornell), 1784-1855

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Epithet: American economist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001439.0x000056 Charles Babbage was a mathematician and inventor. From the guide to the Charles Babbage selected correspondence, 1827-1871, 1827-1871, (American Philosophical Society) Thanks Mr. Swett for five sermons written by Swett's son and praises them at length. Mentions that Mrs. Biddle is ill and confined to her chamber. ...

Dalman, Johan Wilhelm, 1787-1828

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Royal society of Edinburgh

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Browne, Peter A. (Peter Arrell), 1782-1860

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Nagy, Károly, -1849

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Perina, Joaquin Barroyo

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Mirror of Parliament

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Dunglison, Robley, 1798-1869

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Robert "King" Carter (1663-1732) was a colonial official and great landholder (300,000 acres). His sons were Robert Carter (1704-1731) and Landon Carter (1710-1778) of "Sabine Hall." Grandsons of Robert Carter included Robert "Councillor" Carter (1728-1804) of "Nomini" and Robert Wormeley Carter (1734-1797). From the guide to the Carter Family Papers, 1667-1862., (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary) Professor and dean of the Jefferson M...

American Fire Insurance Company (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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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...

Thomas, Moses

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Philadelphia. Select and common council. Committee on city property.

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Penn, Granville, 1761-1844

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Epithet: scholar, public official British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000205.0x000042 Epithet: of Add MS 41369 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000149.0x00009d ...

Jomard, M. (Edme-François), 1777-1862.

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Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

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R., W.

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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...

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 ...

Caradoc, Sir John Francis, 1762-1839

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Nirderstitter

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Thayer, Sylvanus, 1785-1872

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Sylvanus Thayer was a United States (U.S.) Army officer who was appointed the superintendent of U.S. Military Academy from July 27,1817-July 1, 1833. After that he was assigned engineer duties in Boston, Massachusetts. From the description of The Sylvanus Thayer papers, 1808-1862. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 47646716 Sylvanus Thayer was commissioned 2nd lieutenant in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1808, served as superintendent of the U.S. Militar...

Anderson, Henry J. (Henry James), 1799-1875

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Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy at Columbia College, 1825-1843, Trustee of Columbia, 1851-1875, and Professor Emeritus, 1866-1875. He received a Columbia A.B. in 1818, A.M. in 1821, M.D. in 1824, and LL.D. in 1850; and was the son-in-law of Lorenzo Da Ponte. From the description of Henry J. Anderson letters, 1823-1900, bulk 1823-1846. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 460880686 BIOGHIST REQUIRED He...

American colonization society

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The American Colonization Society was founded in 1817 in Washington, D.C. for the purpose of transporting freeborn and emancipated American blacks to Africa and helping them start a new life there. From the description of List of emigrants for Liberia, 1867 Nov. 17. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32144821 The American Colonization Society was an organization dedicated to transporting freeborn blacks and emancipated slaves to Africa, to what is n...

Emerson, G. (Gouverneur), 1796-1874

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Physician and agriculturalist of Philadelphia. From the description of Papers, 1847, Oct. 7 and Nov. 8, Philadelphia, to Mrs. Allen, Providence. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35060642 Author identified by correspondences between ms. and known facts of Emerson's life, i.e., voyage to Canton, 1818-20 (p. 73), and frequent references to Phila. Board of Health, on which Emerson served many years. Handwriting resembles Emerson's. This material does not appear to have bee...

Martin, Lawrence

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Long, G

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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...

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

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

Walsh, Robert, Jr.

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Bache, Hartman, 1797-1872

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American engineer; son of Benjamin Franklin Bache, 1769-1798 From the guide to the Hartman Bache letters and receipts, 1836, 1847, 1848, 1856, 1857, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

De Lancey, William Heathcote, 1797-1865

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First Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of Western New York. From the description of William Heathcote De Lancey papers, 1822-1874. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 656557352 William DeLancey was an Episcopal clergyman. He was assistant minister of the United Church of Christ, St. Peter's and St. James in Philadelphia, the rector of St. Peter's and the bishop of the Diocese of Western New York. From the description of Record book, 1831-1840. (Historical Society of Pe...

Asiatic Society of Bengal

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Hodge, Hugh L. (Hugh Lenox), 1796-1873

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Dr. Hugh Lenox Hodge was a prominent Philadelphia physician who specialized in obstetrics, becoming one of the most renowned figures in that field in the nineteenth century. Hodge also contributed to fighting the cholera epidemic in Philadelphia during 1832. From the description of Papers, 1817-1932 (span), 1817-1833 (bulk). (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 19949757 Born in Philadelphia, Hugh L. Hodge attended Princeton College and the University ...

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...

Dobson, Judah

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McLane Louis 1786-1857

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

Heeren, A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig), 1760-1842

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Tiarks, John Lewis, 1789-1837.

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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 ...

Thornely, Thomas & Jno. D.

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Macedo, Joaquim José da Costa de, 1777-1867

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Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester

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Zecchinelli, Gio. Maria (Giovanni Maria), 1776-1841

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Brown, James, 1766-1835

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James Brown was U.S. District Attorney in Kentucky, 1791; Secretary of State of Kentucky, 1792-1796; Secretary of Orleans Territory, 1804; U.S. District Attorney in Orleans Territory, 1805-1808; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1813-1817, 1819-1823; and U.S. Minister to France, 1823-1829. From the description of James Brown letter, 1829 Mar. 31. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 76285477 From the description of James Brown letter, 1824 Dec. 25. (Louisiana State U...

Rogers, Henry D. (Henry Darwin), 1808-1866

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Epithet: LLD, Professor at Glasgow University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001391.0x0000a0 State geologist for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. From the description of Catalogue of the specimens composing the first state geological cabinet deposited in Harrisburg. [archival material]. 1837-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122581671 Epithet: geologist British Library Arch...

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...

Julius, N. H. (Nicolaus Heinrich), 1783-1862

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Azmitia, Juan Antonio? De

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Moskovskoe obshchestvo li︠u︡biteleĭ prirody

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Du Gour, Antoine Jeudy, 1766-approximately 1840

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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 ...

Dwight, Francis, 1808-1845

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Rask, Rasmus, 1787-1832

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Tornel y Mendívil, José María 1789-1853

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Jose Maria Tornel y Mendivil was probably born on March 1, 1795 in Orizaba, Veracruz, although some sources report his birth date as 1789 or 1801. As an adult he became a Mexican Army general and politician, eventually serving as Minister of War. He allied with and helped the frequent return to power of Mexican President Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna despite defeats in the 1836 Texas revolution and the 1846-48 Mexican-American War. Tornel probably died in 1853, although some sources give the date ...

Société géologique de France

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Peale, Rembrandt, 1778?-1860

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

Beasley, Reuben Grant

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Barbour, James, 1775-1842

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Merchant from Virginia, grandfather of James Barbour, 1775-1842 From the guide to the James Barbour letter, 1781, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) James Barbour (1775-1842) was a Virginia planter and political figure. From the description of James Barbour correspondence, 1792-1848. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122408278 From the guide to the James Barbour correspondence, 1792-1848, (The New York Public Library. Manuscri...

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...

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...

Baily, Francis, 1774-1844

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In 1795 he went to America and had some adventures. Returning in 1798 he became a London stockbroker and published successful works on annuities and assurances. He then turned his attention to astronomy and in 1825 retired from business. He greatly advanced astronomy by his revision of star catalogs, his simplified tables for reduction of aberration, mutation, etc. He reformed the Nautical Almanac. In 1843 he received the Astronomical Society's gold medal for his determination of the weight of t...

Wilson, James P. (James Patriot), 1769-1830

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James Patriot Wilson was a clergyman, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1814. From the description of Observations while passing thro' the Choctaw, Chickasaw & Cherokee nations, 1803. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122380092 Paulmier (aka: d'Annemours, d'Anemours, and Danmours) was the consul general of France for Virginia and Maryland. James Patriot Wilson was a clergyman, and was elected to ...

McKenney, Thomas Loraine, 1785-1859

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Public official, editor, and publisher. From the description of Letter of Thomas Loraine McKenney, 1825. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454524 Thomas Loraine McKenney was Superintendent of the Indian Bureau. From the description of Sketches of a tour to the lakes, 1826. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122632847 Thomas Loraine McKenney, founder of the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, was the author, with James Ha...

Bataviaasche genootschap von kunsten en wetenschappen

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United States. Surgeon-General's Office

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Born in Charleston, Massachusetts, David L. Huntington, 1834-1899, studied medicine at Yale and the University of Pennsylvania. He joined the army as an Assistant Surgeon in 1862. Huntington was Acting Medical Director Army of the Tennessee during Sherman's march to the sea in 1864. A career medical officer, Lt. Colonel Huntington at times served as acting Surgeon General. He also was director of the U.S. Army Medical Museum for many years before his retirement in 1898. From the desc...

Randolph, J. (Jacob), 1796-1848

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Navarrete, Martín Fernández de, 1765-1844

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Acosta, Joaquin D.

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London Institution

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Lelonëf, J.

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

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

Ferguson, James, 1797-1867

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Grant, Joseph P.

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New-York Historical Society

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Beeke, Charles Tilson, 1800-

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Hays, Isaac, 1796-1879

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Isaac Hays was an ophthamologist and medical publications editor. He was a surgeon at Will's Ophthalmic Hospital in Philadelphia (1834-1854) and was one of the first to study colorblindness and astigmatism. From the description of Papers, ca. 1820s-1879. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523611 Isaac Hays (1796-1879, APS 1863) was an ophthamologist and medical publications editor. He was a surgeon at Will's Ophthalmic Hospital in P...

Renwick, James, 1792-1863

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James Renwick and James Renwick, Jr. (1818-1895) were architects practicing in New York City. From the description of James Renwick and James Renwick, Jr. architectural drawings and papers, circa 1813-1960. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122515724 New York engineer and professor. From the description of Letter, 1830, Dec. 3 : New York City. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35284145 American physicist. ...

Sanseer Machine Co.

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McComas, William

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Stockler, Francisco de Borja Garção

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Bring, Ebbe Sam. (Ebbe Samuel), 1785-1855

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Société de géographie (France)

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Carey, Henry Charles, 1793-1879

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Henry Carey, American economist, was born in Philadelphia and initially devoted himself to the publishing business, which he inherited from his father. He was also interested in economics and in 1836 he published an article entitled, Essay on the rate of wages - subsequently expanded into a 3 vol. work: The principles of political economy, 1837-1840. Carey published numerous other books and essays and his writings were read worldwide, especially in Europe. Other works include, The slave trade......

Sagra, Ramón de la, 1798-1871

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Pickering, Charles, 1805-1878

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Pickering was a physician and a naturalist. He was a member of the Harvard College Class of 1823 but transferred to the Harvard Medical School and received an MD in 1826. In 1849 he was granted the AB with the Class of 1823. In 1827 he settled in Philadelphia where he practiced medicine and began active work with the Academy of Natural Sciences. He was appointed chief zoologist of the United States Exploring Expedition from 1838-1842. After this and other voyages, he made his home in Boston in M...

Livingston, Edward, 1764-1836

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

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...

Société royale des antiquaires de France

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Marsden, William, 1754-1836

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Children, J. G. (John George), 1777-1852

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Harrington, William H.

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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 ...

Berlin. Akademie der wissenschaften.

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Dunn, Nathan, 1782-1844

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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 ...

Philadelphia

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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...

Griva, François

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Peries, A.

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Marshall, John

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Epithet: of Papyrus 1179 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001192.0x00003f Epithet: LLD; Rector of St. George's, Bloomsbury British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001192.0x000022 Epithet: of South Queensferry?; Scots captive in Algiers British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vd...

Lambert, William

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Miller, George W.

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Bywater, John

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Turner, George, 1750-1843

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Bath and West and Southern Counties Society

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École nationale supérieure des mines de Paris

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Schwartz, J. G.

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Keating, William Hypolitus, 1799-1840

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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) Keating was professor of mineralogy and chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania, 1822-1828. He supervised a silver mine at Temascalapa, Mexico for 4 years, returned and became a member of the Pennsylvania legislature in 1832. Chemicals and equipment recorded in this stock book were...

Templeman, George, d. 1852

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Seybert, Henry, 1801-1883

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White, William, 1748-1836

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William White was the first Protestant Episcopal bishop of Philadelphia. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1828. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155887043 Chaplain of the Continental Congress, 1777-1789; chaplain of the U.S. Senate; bishop of Pennsylvania in 1788; influential in formation of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the U.S. From the description of Autograph of Bishop White, n.d. (University of Virginia). World...

Athenaeum of Philadelphia

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Walker, Sears Cook, 1805-1853

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American astronomer who taught at Harvard, was an actuary for the Pennsylvania Company for the Insurance on Lives and Granting Annuities, served as an assistant at the United States Naval Observatory, and finally headed the Longitude Department of the United States Coast Survey. During his tenure at the U.S. Coast Survey, he developed the method of determining differences of longitude by telegraph. From the description of A commonplace book upon the plan recommended and practised by ...

Catullo, Tommaso Antonio, 1782-1869

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Da Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838

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Italian librettist and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Philadelphia, 26 September 1818, to N[athaniel] F[ish] Moore, 1818 Sept. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565372 Epithet: librettist and poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000787.0x0001f5 Virgil David was president of the Lawrenceville Lyceum in Western Pennsylvania. From the description...

De Bure feres

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Goshen, Mark H.

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Irving, Washington, 1783-1859

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Washington Irving (b. April 3, 1783, New York City-d. November 28, 1859, Sunnyside, Tarrytown, New York), American author, wrote his first popular work, A History of New York, under the pseudonym Diedrich Knickerbocker. He continued to write stories and essays which made him the outstanding figure in American literature of his time and established his reputation abroad. In 1826 Irving went to Spain to work at the American embassy in Madrid, then at the American legation in London, before returni...

Barnes, Thomas

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Pedersen, Peder, 1774-1851

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Elliot, Samuel, 1777-1845

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Verulam philosophical society of London

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Burd, Edward Shippen, 1779-1848

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Edward Shippen Burd was a Philadelphia lawyer and a member of a prominent Pennsylvania family active in social, economic and political affairs. From the description of Legal Commonplace book, 1802. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122644948 Edward S. Burd, 1779-1848, was a lawyer in Philadelphia. From the description of Collection, 1792-1870. (Dickinson College). WorldCat record id: 18762818 Edward S. Burd was a Philadelphia lawy...

Society of Antiquaries of London

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de Maltitz, Francois

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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 ...

Howe, John

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Epithet: of Add MS 41050 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000866.0x0001e6 Epithet: Rector of Ampthill British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000866.0x0001e9 Epithet: Nonconformist preacher at Utrecht British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000866.0x0001e3 Ep...

Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen

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Caravadossy de Moetz

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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) ...

Pettis, William

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United States. Department of the Treasury

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The Department of the Treasury was created by an act of Congress (1 Stat. 65), approved September 2, 1789. The orginal act established the Department to superintend the manage the National finances. This act charged the Secretary of the Treasury with the preparation of plans for the improvement and management of the revenue and the support of public credit. It further provided that the Secretary should prescribe the forms for keeping and rendering all manner of public accounts and for the ma...

American antiquarian society

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The American Antiquarian Society was founded in Worcester, Mass., in 1812, largely through the efforts of Isaiah Thomas (1749-1831). The Society's original stated purpose was to "encourage the collection and preservation of the Antiquities of our country, and of curious and valuable productions in Art and Nature [that] have a tendency to enlarge the sphere of human knowledge." AAS from its inception attempted to be national in its collecting and its membership, which is by election....

Historical Society of Michigan, 1828-1861

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Virginia. Governor's council

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Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864

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Epithet: Vice-president of the American Ethnological Society British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x0000a9 Author, Indian agent and ethnologist. From the description of Henry Rowe Schoolcraft papers, 1826-1841. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418398 Henry Schoolcraft was an ethnologist, geologist, Indian agent, and glass manufacturer. From th...

Schweinitz, Lewis David ˜vonœ 1780-1834

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Lewis David von Schweinitz (1780-1834) was called "the first American mycologist" by William Farlow. He is also known by the names de Schweinitz and Schweinitz. His Synopsis fungorum Carolinae Superioris and Synopsis fungorum in America Borealis are milestones in the history of mycology. Born in Bethlehem, Pa., he was educated by the Moravian Brethren in Germany. Von Schweinitz's career as a secular official of the Moravian Church in the United States provided opportunities for travel and collec...

Kilham, Hannah, 1774-1832

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Cooper, William, 1798?-1864

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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) 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...

Evans, John C.

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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 ...

Thacher, Peter Oxenbridge, 1776-1843

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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...

Tait, Charles, 1768-1835

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U.S. senator from Georgia, 1809-1819. From the description of Letter : Washington, [D.C.], to David Brydie Mitchell, Creek Agency, Ga., 1818 Mar. 21. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 40357813 United States senator and jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Mr. Dickens, 1815 Mar. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270579135 ...

Hazard, Samuel, 1784-1870

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Charles Nicoll Bancker was a merchant and financier. From the guide to the Charles Nicoll Bancker family papers, 1733-1894, 1733-1894, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Small, Abraham, 1764?-1829

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A.P.S., Committee of

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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 ...

Sergeant, Thomas, 1782-1860

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Philadelphia Contributionship for the Insurance of Houses from Loss by Fire

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The Philadelphia Contributionship was the first fire insurance company in America, organized on April 13, 1752. The plan adopted was one of mutual assurance, and the members were denominated contributors. John Smith was chosen as the first treasurer and the first business transacted by the company was the insurance on his two houses on King Street. The Smith family remained actives in the firm; James Somer Smith II served as secretary-treasurer from 1859 to 1864 and was succeeded by his son, Jam...

University of Pennsylvania.

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

Rush, James, 1786-1869

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James Rush was a physician, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1827. From the description of Cards of admission, 1807-1816, to medical lectures. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122380155 Physician, of Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of Will, 1869. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70975894 The Rush Family papers includes material from Benjamin Rush, physician, social activist, educator,...

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 ...

Carlisle, Nicholas, 1771-1847

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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 ...

Ferussac, Baron de. L-4

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Bertrand, Arthur, 1817-1871

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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 (...

Welsh, Henry, 1800-1883

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Buchanan, James, 1791-1868

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

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...

Yarrell, William, 1784-1856

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William Yarrell, an eminent British naturalist, was for many years a vice-president of the Zoological Society. He was also a Fellow of the Linnaean Society, and between 1825 and 1856 he contributed 81 papers to scientific societies and journals. He was the author of A HISTORY OF BRITISH FISHES and A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS. At his death, his collection of British fishes and other specimens were purchased by the Trustees of the British Museum. From the description of William Yarrell ...

Quadrado y de Roó, Francisco de Paula

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Real Academia de la Historia

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Saint Petersbourg academie imperiale des sciences.

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Harris, Thaddeus Mason, 1768-1842

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Thaddeus Mason Harris (1768-1842) was a Unitarian clergyman in Dorchester, Mass., author, and antiquarian. He was also librarian of Harvard College, 1791-1793, and librarian of the Massachusetts Historical Society, 1837-1842. From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207142240 Unitarian minister, naturalist and antiquarian. From the description of Letter, 1797, Jan. 27 : Dorchester, Mass., to Rev. W. Bentley. (Duke University). WorldCat recor...

(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....

Rivinus, Edward Florens, 1802-1873

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Dallas, George Mifflin, 1792-1864

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Diplomat, vice-president of U.S. 1845-1849. From the description of ALS (retained copy), 1844 Nov. 21, Philadelphia, to George Ord, Philadelphia. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591475 From the description of Transcript of letter, 1856 Jan. 29, Harrisburg, Pa., to Franklin Pierce. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122524908 American diplomat; Vice President of U.S., 1844-1848. From the description of Papers, 1...

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) ...

Jones, Thomas P., 1774-1848

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Thomas P. Jones was born in Herefordshire, England, in 1774, and emigrated to the United States before 1796. Trained as a physician, he became a popular lecturer and delivered speeches on a variety of scientific topics. In 1814, he joined the faculty of the College of William and Mary, and in 1824 he helped found the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Jones became a professor of mechanics at the college and published The Franklin Journal and American Mechanics' Magazine (later kno...

Hammer-Purgstall, Joseph, Freiherr von, 1774-1856

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Austrian orientalist. From the description of Letter : to Charles Stuart, 1803 Oct. 25. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78802546 Georges Cuvier (1769-1832) was a French zoologist, paleontologist and historian of science. A committed empiricist, Cuvier opposed theories, arguing that scientists should limit themselves to describing. In zoology his work depended upon his dominant position at the Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle, which was the largest sci...

Winthrop, Thomas L. (Thomas Lindall), 1760-1841

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Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin

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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...

Laval, John, Count of St. Petersburg

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Lorich, Severin

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Kirckhoff, Chevalier de

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

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Tanner, Henry Schenck, 1786-1858

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American Philosophical Society. Treasurer

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Thornely, Thomas, 1855-

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Epithet: MP; of Add MS 43068 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x000278 Epithet: MP for Wolverhampton British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x000276 ...

Salazar, José María 1785-1828

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Say, Benjamin, 1755-1813

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Société philotechnique

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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...

Quadrada, F. de P.

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Causten, James Hyman, 1818-1856

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Mease, James, 1771-1846

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

Reale accademia delle scienze di Torino

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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...

Académie royale des sciences (France).

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Acosta, Joaquín, 1800-1852

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Société asiatique (Paris, France)

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Société des antiquaires de France

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Parker, John, 1935-

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Epithet: of Arundel MS 288 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001193.0x0001f2 Epithet: of Add MS 38217 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001193.0x0001f1 Epithet: Captain; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001193.0x0001e3 Epithet: Vicar of Blodwel...

Griffith, R. Eglesfeld (Robert Eglesfeld), 1798-1850

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Robert Eglesfeld Griffith, physician, botanist, educator, was born in Philadelphia on 13 Feb. 1798, the son of Robert Eglesfeld and Maria Thong Griffith. He graduated with an M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1820 and set up practice in Philadelphia, where he eventually served as physician to the Board of Health from 1833-1836. In 1831 he founded and edited the Journal of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy until 1836. He held academic positions at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy...

Greene, R. D.

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Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard, 1809-1870

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U.S. naval officer and inventor of ordnance. From the description of Reports to Commodore L. Warrington on ordnance, 1848-1849. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58671341 John A. Dahlgren, naval officer, attained the rank of rear admiral. An expert in ordnance, he invented an 11" gun and other devices useful to the Navy. From 1868-70, he was Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance. From the description of Letter, January 28, 1848. (Naval War Col...

Reichel, J.

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Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851

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Charleston and Georgetown, S.C. attorney, plantation owner, and politician. Poinsett served as the U.S. Secretary of War under President Martin Van Buren from 1837 to 1841. From the description of Letters, 1837-1839. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 37522812 U.S. diplomat and secretary of war. An amateur of natural history, he imported and cultivated the Mexican flower named in his honor, and was one of the founders in 1840 of the National Institu...

Barclay, James J., 1794-1885

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Hall, Basil, 1788-1844

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Scottish naval officer and author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (47) : London, Portsmouth, etc., primarily to his publisher, Edward Moxon, 1830 Feb. 8-1842 July 26 and undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270507502 Basil Hall, British naval officer and author best known for his Fragments of Voyages and Travels. From the description of Basil Hall manuscript material : 9 items, 1829-1830 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 30212336...

Welch, Thomas B., 1814-1874

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Rich, O.

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Cuthbert, John A. (John Albert), 1788-1881

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John A. Cuthbert, brother of Alfred Cuthbert, was born in Savannah, Georgia, on June 3, 1788. He studied law at Princeton College and graduated in 1805. After admission to the bar in 1809 he practiced law in Eatonton, Georgia. During the War of 1812, he commanded a volunteer company. In 1822, President Monroe appointed Cuthbert a commissioner to treat with the Creek and Cherokee Indians. Later Cuthbert served as editor and subsequently proprietor of the Federal Union at Milledgeville, Georgia, f...

Academia Real das Sciencias de Lisboa

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Wael, Emilius de

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Garibaldi, Giuseppe, 1807-1882

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Written after Garibaldi left Rome following the collapse of the republic. From the description of Letter : to his troops, 1849 July / Garibaldi. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 36947020 Giacomo Medici was sent ahead to Tuscany on February 2, 1848 to await the arrival of the Garibaldini. From the description of Letter : Montevideo, to General Giacomo Medici, Livorno, 1848 Feb. 20. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 36963139 ...

London Zoo (London, England)

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Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain)

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Coraboeuf

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Burrowes, Thomas H. (Thomas Henry), 1805-1871

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Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania from 1835 until 1839; fourth president of Pennsylvania State University from 1868 until 1871. From the description of Thomas H. Burrowes papers, 1836-1839, 1877. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 429768803 ...

Netherlands. Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken en Landbouw

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Larrey, D. J. (Dominique Jean), baron, 1766-1842

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French surgeon. From the description of Field diary in Russia : autograph manuscript signed, 1812 Feb. 4-1813 Oct. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598932 Title: Baron British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001298.0x00015f French military surgeon. From the description of Letters, 1820-1832. (Oregon Health & Science University Library). WorldCat record id: 451801634 D....

Barnet, I. Cox (Isaac Cox), -1833

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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...

Angelis, Pedro ˜deœ 1784-1859

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Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867

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Scientist, educator, and superintendent of the United States Coast Survey. From the description of A.D. Bache papers, 1828-1863 (bulk 1836-1863). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979853 Superintendent of the United States Coast Survey. From the description of Letter, 1858 November 17. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50458533 Physicist; professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania, 1828-1836 ? Superintendent of U.S. Coas...

Jaeckel, Joseph

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Krehmer, G.

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Huntlent, M. L.

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Martínez, Juan José

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Dannery, S.

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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...

Robertson, George, 1790-1874

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Robertson was a native of Mercer County. He attended Transylvania University for a year before reading law in the office of his brother-in-law, Samuel McKee, an U.S. Congressman. Robertson began the practice of law in Lancaster in 1809. He won election to Congress for three successive terms, beginning in 1817. In 1829 he became Chief Justice of the Kentucky Court of Appeals. After fifteen years in the post, Robertson resigned to practice law privately in Lexington and teach law at Transylvania. ...

France. Direction générale des ponts et chaussées et des mines

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Kongelige Nordiske oldskriftselskab (Denmark)

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Alexander, J. H. (John Henry), 1812-1867

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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) Chief Engineer of Maryland, Surveyor and first Geologist of Maryland; commissioner to arrange uniform system of weights and measures; professor at Universities of Maryland and Pennsylvania. From the description of Papers of John Henry Alexander, 1824-1857. (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldC...

Royal Astronomical Society

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Pereira de Azambuja, Jacob Frederico Torlade, 1788-1847

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Jacob Frederico Torlade Pereira de Azambuja was the Portuguese chargé d'affaires in the United States from 1829-1834. From the guide to the Memoria sobre o valor das moedas, 1833, (American Philosophical Society) Azambuja was the Portuguese Chargé d'Affaires in the United States from 1829 to 1834. From the description of Memoria sobre o valor das moedas, 1833. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122589189 ...

Kirckhoff, Chevalier de J. R. L.

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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...

Janeway, J. J. (Jacob Jones), 1774-1858

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Say, Thomas, 1787-1834

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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) 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 Nat...

Harvard University

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Linnean Society of London

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Casado Giraldes, J. P. C. (Joaquim Pedro Cardozo)

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Aldini, Giovanni, 1762-1834

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Everett, Edward, 1794-1865

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

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854

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Jared Sparks was a clergyman, editor, historian, and president of Harvard College; he became an American Philosophical Society member in 1837. From the guide to the Jared Sparks selected papers, 1819-1863 Franklin Bache S. D. Bradford William Duane Peter S. Du Ponceau J. Francis Fisher George Gibbs Henry D. Gilpin Edward D. Ingraham James Mease William B. Reed Henry Stevens, Sr. Henry Stevens, Jr. Benjamin Vaughan Petty Vaughan William Vaughan There are also extracts from Sparks's jo...

Agricultural & Horticultural Society of India

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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...

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...

Belton, Samuel

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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 ...

Anderson, Henry J. (Henry James), 1799-1875

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Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy at Columbia College, 1825-1843, Trustee of Columbia, 1851-1875, and Professor Emeritus, 1866-1875. He received a Columbia A.B. in 1818, A.M. in 1821, M.D. in 1824, and LL.D. in 1850; and was the son-in-law of Lorenzo Da Ponte. From the description of Henry J. Anderson letters, 1823-1900, bulk 1823-1846. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 460880686 BIOGHIST REQUIRED He...

Romanzoff, Serge comte de

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Harry, William Cobb

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Pelletier, Denis, 1958-....

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Epithet: Lieutenant British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001389.0x00036c ...

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...

Pougens, Charles ˜deœ 1755-1833

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French author. From the description of Letter signed : Vauxbuin, to Breghot du Lut, 1825 Aug. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618836 ...

Jones, Edward, active 1771-1831

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Epithet: of Great St. Helens, London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000441.0x0002cb Epithet: of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000441.0x0002cd Edward Jones was a watchmaker in Bethesda, Caernarfonshire. In the 1890's Bethesda was a flourishing village. According to the Slater's directory of North and Mid Wales, 1895 t...

Taylor, Richard C. (Richard Cowling), 1789-1851

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Richard C. Taylor (18 Jan. 1789-26 Oct. 1851), mineral surveyor and practical geologist, was born at Hinton in Suffolk, England. He emigrated to America in July 1830 with his wife and four children, settling in Philipsburg, Pa. The decision to emigrate may have been forced on him. Taylor was involved with the British Iron Company when it failed spectacularly in 1828; his cousin Philip Taylor fled into French exile, and Taylor accepted a mining post in the United States. Taylor may have been enco...

Royal Society (Great Britain)

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Labouderie, abbé (Jean de), 1776-1849

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Netherlands. Crown

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Clibborn, Edward

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Wood, George B. (George Bacon), 1797-1879

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George Bacon Wood was a Philadelphia physician, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1829. From the description of Journal, 1836-1849. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122624442 From the description of Papers, 1815-1913. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523736 From the guide to the George B.(George Bacon) Wood journal, 1836-1849, 1836-1849, (American Philosophical Society) From...

Bancroft, Aaron, 1755-1839

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Aaron Bancroft (1755-1839), father of George Bancroft (1800-1891), was settled in the First Unitarian Church of Worcester in 1786. He remained until his death. Bancroft was a liberal theologian, a founder and first President of the American Unitarian Association, active member of the American Antiquarian Society, and Trustee and President of Leicester Academy. From the description of Papers, 1789-1839. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207112704 ...

Institut de France.

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Wall, Garret D. (Garret Dorset), 1783-1850

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Garret Dorset Wall was born in Middletown Township, New Jersey, on March 10, 1783. At the age of 15, Garret Wall moved to Trenton, and became a student-at-law in the office of General Jonathan Rhea, who was the clerk of the New Jersey Supreme Court. Wall studied common law, focusing on the areas of real estate, inheritance, and titles. When he turned 21, Wall was licensed as an attorney and began practice in Trenton. Wall served during the War of 1812, commanding the Phoenix Infantry Corps, a vo...

Totten, Joseph Gilbert, 1788-1864

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Army officer and engineer. From the description of Joseph Gilbert Totten correspondence, 1841 February 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980636 ...

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 ...

Burrough, Marmaduke

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Debure frères

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Fisher, Joshua Francis, 1807-1873

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Joshua Fisher was a Philadelphia lawyer. From the description of Diary, 1848. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122465471 Jared Sparks was a clergyman, editor, historian, and president of Harvard College; he became an American Philosophical Society member in 1837. From the guide to the Jared Sparks selected papers, 1819-1863 Franklin Bache S. D. Bradford William Duane Peter S. Du Ponceau J. Francis Fisher George Gibbs Henry D. Gilpin Edwar...

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...

Accademia economico-agraria dei georgofili (Florence, Italy)

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Zollickoffer, William, 1792-1853

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Naccari, Fortunato Luigi

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Cambridge Philosophical Society

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Molina, Pedro, 1777-1854

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Author and political leader, who was chief of the state of Guatemala when that country was a part of the Central America Federal Republic, 1823-1840 (Central American Confederation) in 1829. From the description of Papers of Pedro Molina, 1825-1838. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455666 ...

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) ...

U.S. House of Representatives

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Académie des sciences (France)

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Bry, H.

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May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871

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Samuel May was a Unitarian clergyman of Syracuse, New York with connections to national organizations related to anti-Slavery, temperance, and suffrage, among others. From the description of Samuel J. May diary, 1867. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64691611 Samuel May was a Unitarian Clergyman of Syracuse, New York with connections to national organizations related to Freedman's Relief, Temperance, and Suffrage, among others. From the descripti...

Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866

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Jared Sparks (1789-1866) was the President of Harvard University from February 1, 1849 to February 10, 1853. He was also a Unitarian minister, editor, and historian. Jared Sparks was born to Joseph Sparks and Elinor (Orcut) Sparks on May 10, 1789 in Willington, Connecticut. Sparks was one of nine children and came from a family of modest means. When he turned six years old, Sparks went to live with an aunt and uncle in Camden, New York, to help relieve the family of a mout...

American Philosophical Society. Board of officers

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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...

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

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

Hodgson, William Brown, 1800-1871

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William Brown Hodgson (1801-1871) was born in Georgetown, D.C., and spent several years in the near East as Dragoman and Consul. He mastered thirteen languages, although he never attended college. In 1842, he married Margaret Telfair and moved to Savannah where he spent the rest of his life. Hodgson joined the Georgia Historical Society and was named a curator in 1845. He was also a member of the American Oriental Society. He published several studies on North African languages, Georgia fossils ...

Shuckman, V.

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Ducatel, Julius Timoleon, 1796-1849

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