American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IId 1837-1844

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American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IId, 1837-1844

American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IId 1837-1844

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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 (...

Alexander, Stephen, 1806-1883

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U.S. astronomer and professor of astronomy at Princeton University. From the description of Stephen Alexander letter, 1837, Jun. 9, Princeton, to "My dear Sir." (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34766968 American Astronomer. From the guide to the Stephen Alexander letter to the editors of the New York Tribune, 1873, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Astronomer; professor of astronomy at College of New Jersey, Princeto...

Stevens, William Bacon, 1815-1887

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William Bacon Stevens (1815-1887), physician, historian, and Episcopal bishop, was born in Bath, Maine. He attended the Medical College of South Carolina and studied under Dr. Edward Coppee in Savannah, Georgia. He became interested in the Episcopal ministry and studied under Bishop Stephen Elliott in Savannah. Ordained as a deacon in 1843, he was appointed missionary to Athens, Georgia, where he soon became the rector of the local Episcopal Church. He accepted a call to St. Andrews Church in Ph...

Hollinshead, Benjamin M.

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Poinsett, Mary

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

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

Sartori, John B.

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New-York Historical Society

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Albany Institute

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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) ...

Gilliss, J. M. (James Melville), 1811-1865

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Beck, Theodric Romeyn, 1791-1855

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Theodric Romeyn Beck (1791-1855) was a physician in New York. From the description of Theodric Romeyn Beck letters, 1825-1855. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122532130 From the guide to the Theodric Romeyn Beck letters, 1825-1855, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) American physician. From the description of Letter to an unknown recipient [manuscript], 1833 August 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823342 ...

SMALL, J

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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...

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...

Macedo, Joaquim José da Costa de, 1777-1867

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Storer, David Humphreys, 1804-1891

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Storer graduated from Harvard in 1825, taught obstetrics and medical jurisprudence, and served as Dean of the Harvard Medical School. From the description of Papers of David Humphreys Storer, ca. 1890. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972890 U.S. ichthyologist and obstetrician, 1804-1890. From the description of Letter, 1829, Oct. 15 : to Jesse Putnam. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31822022 Storer (Harvard Medical School, M.D. 1925) w...

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...

Royal Dublin society

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Dalling, James

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Hitchcock, C. M.

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Wylie, Samuel B. (Samuel Brown), 1773-1852

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Royal Irish academy

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Williams, Henry, 1917-

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Epithet: of Add MS 37888 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001295.0x000033 Epithet: Reverend; of Derby British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000212.0x000339 Epithet: Secretary to the Duke of Richmond British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000212.0x00033a Ep...

Mower, Thomas Gardner, 1790-1853

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Armstrong, E. (Edward), 1965-

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Epithet: British subject in New York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001108.0x000234 Edward Armstrong was one of the founders of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, serving as recording secretary (1843-1853) and as editor of volumes 9 and 10 of the Society's papers. From the description of Edward Armstrong papers, 1701-1877 (bulk 1759-1857). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123380330 ...

Cogswell, William, 1787-1850

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Leavitt, Dudley, 1830-1908

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Fortin Masson et cie.

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Academy of moral and political sciences

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Coates, Reynell, 1802-1886

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Coates was an American physician and author. From the description of Correspondence, 1837-1858. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122587296 Physician and scientist, of Philadelphia. From the description of Document, 1837, Aug. 24 : Philadelphia. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35006056 ...

Biblioteca nazionale (Naples, Italy)

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Graham, W. A

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Graham, J. D. (James Duncan), 1799-1865

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James Duncan Graham (1799-1865), Major, Corps of Topographical, U.S.A. From the description of J.D. Graham papers, 1804-1896 (bulk 1848-1865). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702132881 James Duncan Graham was born 4 April 1799 in Prince William County, Va. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1817 and served in the United States Army as a topographical engineer. He directed the re-survey of the Mason-Dixon line and served on the boundary commis...

Leslie, Charles Robert, 1794-1859

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Epithet: RA; of Add MS 42576 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000270.0x00034a Anglo-American painter. From the description of ALsS : 1814-1852. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122617150 British painter. From the description of Correspondence, ca. 1829-1858. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81331228 Epithet: RA; of Egerton MS 2075 ...

Loomis, Elias, 1811-1889

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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) Elias Loomis was an astronomer, meteorologist, teacher, and author of scientific and mathematical texts. He taught at Western Reserve College, New York University, and Yale University. Loomis was also a genealogist and produced a massive compendium of information on the Joseph Loomis family. From t...

Thorndike, G. Herbert

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Ingersoll, Charles Jared, 1782-1862

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

Barton, J. Rhea (John Rhea), 1794-1871

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Surgeon, Philadelphia Almshouse. From the description of John Rhea Barton letter, 1826, Dec. 22, Philadelphia. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34838322 ...

Campbell, Quintin, 1774-1863

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Society of Antiquaries of London

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Earle, James, Sir, 1755-1817

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(Parker), Daniel, 1782-1846

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

MSL-3

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Maxwell, John Patterson Bryan, 1804-1845

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Ryan, Thomas D.

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Rebello, José Silvestre, -1844

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Angelis, Pedro ˜deœ 1784-1859

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Académie des inscriptions & belles-lettres (France)

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Philadelphia (Pa.). City Council

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

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...

Tefft, I. K. (Israel Keech), 1794-1862

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Israel Keech Tefft (1794-1862) was born in Rhode Island and came to Savannah in 1816. He and James William Finn, noted actor and playwright, became joint editors and proprietors of the Savannah Georgian. He was associated with the Bank of the State of Georgia from 1822 until his death. He was one of the founders of the Georgia Historical Society in 1839 and was its Corresponding Secretary until his death. His interest in history and literature led him to establish a library in his home which bec...

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...

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...

Paulding, James Kirke, 1778-1860

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Author and naval officer. A close friend of Washington Irving, Paulding collaborated with him to produce the satirical periodical, Salmagundi. He also wrote poetry, fiction, and a popular biography of George Washington. President Martin Van Buren appointed Paulding Secretary of the Navy in 1839, in which post he served until 1841. From the description of [Letter] 1839 May 7, Navy Department [Washington, D.C., to] Gilbert Davis, New York. (University of South Florida). WorldCat record...

Baber, Ambrose

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Young, William S.

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Morris, Ellwood, 1813?-1872

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Bossange, Edouard

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Atlee, Washington L. (Washington Lemuel), 1808-1878

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American Philosophical Society. Observatory committee

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Hopkinson, Francis, 1781-1870

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Haswell and Barrington

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de Roenne, Baron. L-6

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Snider, Jacob

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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...

Hon-non-de-uh

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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...

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...

Wood, William B.

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Institut de France.

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Jardine, William, 1800-1874

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Dillaway, Charles K. (Charles Knapp), 1804-1889

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Hubbard, David, 1792-1874

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Major, War of 1812; Alabama State Senator and Representative; Alabama Representative in the Confederate government; Confederate Commissioner of Indian Affairs. From the description of David Hubbard papers, 1807-1871. (Tennessee State Library & Archives). WorldCat record id: 27089240 ...

Cambreleng, Churchill Caldom, 1786-1862

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U.S. Congressman and chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. From the description of Letters, 1832-1835. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36854533 American Congressman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Professor Hassler, 1837 Feb. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134336 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Doctor Richard Pennell in New York, 1837 Dec. 7. (Unknown). World...

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...

La Palun, de

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Young, Alexander, 1800-1854

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Unitarian minister at New South Church, Summer St., Boston. From the description of ALS : to Peter Sharpe, 1830 May 2. (Boston Public Library). WorldCat record id: 37601621 American clergyman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Rev. James. Walker, 1847 Mar. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 751991126 Alexander Young (1800-1854) was an Unitarian minister and an antiquarian. He graduated from Harvard in 1820. After gr...

Lawson, Stephen

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

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Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860

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Victor Gifford Audubon, son of the naturalist and illustrator John James Audubon, served as business manager for his father, and worked to promote and sell his father's works. From the description of Victor Gifford Audubon collection, 1845-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80153832 From the description of Victor Gifford Audubon collection, 1845-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702152756 Victor Gifford Audubon, son of the illustrator and naturalist John James ...

Humphreys, Joshua, 1751-1838

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

Fraley, F. (Frederick), 1804-1901

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Amies, William

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Forsyth, John, 1780-1841

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John Forsyth (1780-1841) was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia, on October 22. He graduated from Princeton in 1799 and was admitted to the bar in 1802. In 1808, Forsyth became the Attorney-General of Georgia. He was elected governor of Georgia in 1828. He married Clara Meigs, daughter of Josiah Meigs, who was the first president of Franklin College (later named the University of Georgia). Forsyth died on October 21, 1841. From the description of John Forsyth papers, 1811-1841. (Georgi...

Imperatorskai︠a︡ akademīi︠a︡ nauk i khudozhestv (Russia)

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American Philosophical Society. Committee on publications

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Société royale des antiquaires de France

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Bellingeri, Carlo Francesco, 1789-1848

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Knowles, John Power, 1808-1887

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Providence (Rhode Island) printer, lawyer, and federal judge (U.S. district court, 1869-1881); graduated Brown University in 1836, Harvard University in 1838. From the description of Letter : Cambridge, Mass., to Stephen R. Weeden, 1857 June. (Lewis & Clark Library). WorldCat record id: 50677322 ...

Booth, James Curtis, 1810-1888

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James Curtis Booth was an analytical chemist and metallurgist who spent the bulk of his professional life as an employee of the U.S. Mint at Philadelphia, where he was Chief Melter and Refiner. He also taught chemistry and, partnered with Matthew Boye and later with Thomas Garretson, ran a successful analytical laboratory-cum-training school for chemists, the first institution of its kind to be opened in the United States. From the description of Papers of James Curtis Booth, 1785-19...

Martínez, Juan José

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Ducatel, Julius Timoleon, 1796-1849

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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...

Benedict, Erastus Cornelius, 1800-1880

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Nagy, Károly 1797-1868

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Daubeny, Charles, 1795-1867

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Courtenay, Edward Henry, 1803-1853,

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Callisen, Adolph Carl Peter, 1787-1866

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Bowditch Library

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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...

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...

Royal Numismatic Society (Great Britain)

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Harris, Levett

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Nagy, Károly 1797-1868

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Billings, John E.

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Magyar Tudományos Akadémia. Könyvtár

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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...

Bailey, Samuel, 1791-1870

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Draper, John William, 1811-1882

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American chemist and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Fletcher Harper, 1855 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526126 Physician, chemist and professor. From the description of Letter, undated [probably between 1840 and 1882] : New York City, to Count A. Gurowski. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35067636 Epithet: American chemist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person...

Royal Geological Society of Cornwall

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American Philosophical Society. Board of officers

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Carlisle, Nicholas, 1771-1847

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Force, Peter, 1790-1868

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American historian and mayor general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Mayor's office, Washington, to James Greenleaf, esq., 1836 Aug. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270524419 Antiquarian, historian, and mayor of Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers and collection of Peter Force, 1170-1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81049951 Archivist and historian. From the description of Receipt, 1853. (Historical Societ...

Forshey, Caleb Goldsmith, 1812-1881

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Massachusetts Historical Society

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Longman, Brown and Company

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Kippist, Richard

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Elliott, Isaac

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Pennsylvania. General Assembly

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

Randolph, J. (Jacob), 1796-1848

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British Museum

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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...

Chandler, Joseph R. (Joseph Ripley), 1792-1880

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B. Kingston, Mass., Aug. 22, 1872, d. Philadelphia, July 10, 1880, journalist, congressman, editor, president of Girard College, U.S. Minister to the Two Sicilies, 1858-1860; interested in prison reform, was delegate to International Prison Congress held in London in 1872. From the description of Letter to R.S. Beardsley, 1847 October 21. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 56830985 Joseph Ripley Chandler (1792-1880) served in the United States House of Representat...

Bryan, George L.

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France. Direction générale des ponts et chaussées et des mines

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Roberts, Solomon W. (Solomon White), 1811-1882

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Solomon Roberts was a Philadelphia Pa. civil engineer who worked primarily in the railroad industry. From the description of Diary and Account book, 1860-1861. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122609704 ...

Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852

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Daniel Webster (b. Salisbury, New Hampshire, January 18, 1782-d. Marshfield, Massachusetts, October 24, 1852), lawyer, orator, congressman, served as U.S. Secretary of State under presidents William Henry Harrison and John Tyler. He also served as Senator from Massachusetts....

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...

Palmer, W. R. (William R.), d. 1862

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Whittlesey, Elisha, 1783-1863

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Ohio lawyer, Whig Congressman, and Comptroller of the U.S. Treasury. From the description of Letter, 1858 August 9, Canfield, Ohio, to Charles Lanman, Norwich, Conn. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 13827736 Lawyer, U.S. Representative from Ohio for eight terms from 1823-1838, and comptroller of the Treasury under Taylor, Fillmore, Pierce, and Lincoln. A resident of Canfield, Ohio, Whittlesey was prosecuting attorney for the entire Western Reserve from 1807-1823, ...

Encke, Johann Franz, 1791-1865

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Astronomer; Director of Berlin Observatory. From the description of Papers, 1812-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84043260 ...

Andrews, William T. (William Turrell)

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Secretary of the Athenaeum. From the description of Letter, 1843 June 19, Boston, to George R. Lewis, New Haven. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 15174170 ...

Engles, William M. (William Morrison), 1797-1867

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Smith, Samuel Harrison, 1772-1845

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Aspinwall, Thomas, 1786-1876

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Army officer. From the description of Thomas Aspinwall papers, 1847-1853. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455771 A Thomas Aspinwall, 1786-1876, was an American consul. Hugh Legare ́ was Secretary of State for a short time before his death in 1843. From the description of Letter : London, England to Hugh S. Legare ́, 1843 July 3. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 708359991 Thomas Aspinwall was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, May 23, 1786...

Reed, Henry, 1808-1854

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Professor at the University of Pennsylvania beginning in 1831, after having practiced law for several years. Appointed professor of English Literature and Rhetoric in 1834, and Vice-Provost in 1845, positions he held at the time of his death. From the description of Henry Reed notes on mathematics and astronomy, ca. 1822-1825. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 773375462 Educator and literary critic. From the description of ALS : to Abraham...

Brigham, William, 1806-1869

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Johnson, Walter R. (Walter Rogers), 1794-1852

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Geologist. From the description of Papers of Walter R. Johnson, 1815-1819. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423698 ...

Statistical Society (Great Britain)

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Bancker, Charles Nicoll, 1778-1869

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Charles Nicoll Bancker was a merchant and financier. From the description of Family papers, ca.1733-1894. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122380101 From the guide to the Charles Nicoll Bancker family papers, 1733-1894, 1733-1894, (American Philosophical Society) Merchant of Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of Charles Nicoll Bancker correspondence, 1803-1830. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123540290 ...

Lee, J

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Hale, Horatio, 1817-1896

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Horatio Hale served as philologist of the Wilkes Exploring Expedition. From the description of Horatio Hale notebooks : on the languages of the California and Oregon Indians : ms, [1841]. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122368994 Lawyer and enthnologist. Full name: Horatio Emmons Hale. From the description of Poetic dialect of the English language : a grammar and lexicon of words and forms of speech peculiar to English poetry : holograph manu...

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...

Webster, Fletcher, 1813-1862

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Colonel in the Civil War. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Mr. Miller, 1857 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586795 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to A.L. Strong, Esq., 1858 Apr. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586799 ...

Washington, John

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Epithet: Rear-Admiral British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000816.0x000395 Epithet: Captain; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000816.0x000393 ...

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...

Thurston, James, 1806-1872

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Magyar Tudományos Akadémia

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Cadwalader, Thomas, 1779-1841

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Thomas Cadwalader was a Lieutenant Colonel of a Cavalry regiment during the War of 1812. Later he was Major General of the 1st District of the Pennsylvania Militia. From the description of Orderly book, 1814. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122625371 ...

Gray, Asa, 1810-1888

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Botanist, ardent supporter of Charles Darwin, first professor appointed to the faculty of the University of Michigan, and Professor of Botany at Harvard University. From the description of Asa Gray collection, 1871-1885. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68802268 Asa Gray is an American botanist. He was made Professor of Natural History at Harvard University in 1842 and held that position until 1873. He was the author of several works including Manual of the bota...

Medhurst, Walter Henry, 1796-1857

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Epithet: Reverend British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001347.0x00026e ...

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...

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...

Carvell & Company

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Ingraham, Edward D. (Edward Duncan), 1793-1854

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Philadelphia lawyer and bibliophile. From the description of ALS : to James Abercrombie, 1836 July 13. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122617112 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 ...

McMurtrie, James

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Société de géographie (France)

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Rönne, Friedrich Ludwig v., 1795-1865.

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Cresson, Elliott, 1796-1854

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Elliott Cresson was a Quaker merchant and Philadelphia philanthropist. From the description of Letter: Philadelphia to Dr. James Jones, Nottoway Court House, Va., 1835 Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122555301 ...

Burnham, George

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Bond, Henry, 1790-1859

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Henry Bond was born in Watertown, Mass., on 21 March 1790 to Henry Manuel Bond. He received his A.B. (1813) and M.D. (1817) from Dartmouth College. After practicing medicine in Concord, New Hampshire for two years, he moved his practice to Philadelphia in 1819. Bond was a member of the Philadelphia Board of Health (1833-1838) and served a term as its President (1837-1838). He also served a term as Vice-President of the Philadelphia Medical Society (1844). Bond was elected a Fellow of the College...

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...

Académie royale des inscriptions et belles lettres (France)

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Tower, David B. (David Bates), 1808-1868

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US Soldier in the War with Mexico 1846-1848. From the description of Diary, 1847-1857. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86171581 From the guide to the David B. Tower diary, 1847-1857, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Physick, Philip Syng, 1768-1837

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

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...

Prichard, James Cowles, 1786-1848

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Epithet: MD FRS British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000706.0x0003c2 ...

Blunt, G. W. (George William), 1802-1878

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Brown, Frederick

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Younge, Thomas F.

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de Wiederhold, A. E. L-5

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Oakford, Richard

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Newman, Edward, 1801-1876

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Bancroft, George, 1800-1891

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American historian and author. From the description of Note, an autograph, and a portrait, 1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367575323 Epithet: USA Minister in London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000742.0x000160 Northampton, Massachusetts, historian and author; secretary of the Navy, 1845-1846; U.S. minister to Berlin, 1867-1874. From the description of Letter: Washington,...

Leitão, João de Souza Pacheco

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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...

Silliman, Benjamin, 1816-1885

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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) Chemist; professor at Yale, from 1853. Son of Benjamin Silliman, also a chemist, geologist, and Yale professor, 1802-1852. From the description of Correspondence, 1875-1884. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 31440798 This is Benjamin Silliman, Jr., a chemist and professor at Yal...

Gales, Seaton, 1828-1878

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Publishers of the National Intelligencer in Washington, D.C. From the guide to the Gales & Seaton Records, 1811-1868, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University) ...

Dollond, George, 1774-1852

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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...

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...

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) ...

Gibbon, J. H.

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Kongelige Danske videnskabernes selskab

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Caldwell, Charles, 1772-1853

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

Hornbeck, H. B.

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Crabb, Wiiliam A.

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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 ...

Scarlett, Samuel

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Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain)

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London Electrical Society

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Miller, Samuel

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Olcott, James S.

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Hauen, Samuel F.

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Royal society of Edinburgh

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Bailey, Jacob Whitman, 1811-1857

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American botanist, chemist and geologist. From the guide to the Jacob Whitman Bailey letter to Professor R.W. Gibbes, 1846, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) William Barwell Turner was a botanist and expert on the Desmidieae. He became President of the Leeds Naturalists' Club in 1881 From the guide to the On some new species of American Desmidiaceae, from the Catskill Mountains, by J. W. Bailey, written in the hand of William Barwe...

Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (France)

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

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Literary and Historical Society of Quebec

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Northern academy of arts and sciences, Hanover, N. H.

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De Rham and Moore

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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...

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...

Berlin. Akademie der wissenschaften.

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Ombrosi, James

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de Santangelo, Orazio de Attellis. Ls-1

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Masters, Markoe & Co.

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Parnell, Richard, 1810-1882.

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Richard Parnell was a physician. From the description of Notebook, ca. 1839-1840. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173465871 In 1839-1840, the ichthyologist Richard Parnell left London for a collecting expedition to Jamaica and a tour of museum collections in the United States. An authority on both fishes and grasses, Parnell published two noted works as a young man, his Prize Essay on the Natural and Economical History of the Fishes Marine, Fluviatile, and Lacust...

St. Petersburg. Corps des ingéneurs des mines - Etat-major

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Bowditch, N. I. (Nathaniel Ingersoll), 1805-1861

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Trustee, historian and conveyancer. From the description of Papers, ca. 1853. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 15173837 Historian of the Massachusetts General Hospital. From the description of Letters received, 1848-1861. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 14756033 ...

Griffith, Thomas Waters, 1767-1838

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Warrington, L.

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Pedersen, Peder, 1774-1851

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Brewster, Seabury

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Goetze, Peter Otto von, 1793-

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Société asiatique (Paris, France)

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Forbes, Philip Jones, 1807-1877

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Causten, James Hyman, 1818-1856

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Royal Institution of Great Britain.

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Townsend, Thomas

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Epithet: Barrack-master at Mallow British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000266.0x000297 Epithet: of Exeter British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000266.0x00029b Epithet: of Add MS 29566 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000266...

Netherlands. Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken en Landbouw

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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...

Royal Asiatic society of Great Britain and Ireland

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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...

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...

Moskovskoe obshchestvo li︠u︡biteleĭ prirody

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Grant & Stone

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Peter, William, 1788-1853

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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...

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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Bodisco

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Economical society of Valencia

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Harris, Richard

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Epithet: of Tower Hill British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000132.0x000248 Epithet: of Cosgrave British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000132.0x000247 ...

Irwin, William W.

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Edmonds, Frederic

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Lovering, Joseph, 1813-1892

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Lovering graduated from Harvard in 1833 and taught mathematics and natural philosophy at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Joseph Lovering, 1889. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972823 ...

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 ...

Asiatic Society of Bengal

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Wilson, James P., 1943-

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Biddle, Thomas, & Co.

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Snider, M.

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Webb, Thomas H. (Thomas Hopkins), 1801-1866

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Epithet: writer of plays British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000623.0x000037 ...

Morelli, Chevalier Domenico de

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Haven, Samuel F. (Samuel Foster), 1806-1881

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Haven, an archaeologist, was librarian for the American Antiquarian society and chairman of its publishing committee. From the description of Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1870-1871. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 226048748 ...

English, John B.

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Nulty, Eugenius

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Biddle, Nicholas, 1786-1844

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Writer, politician and financier, of Pennsylvania. From the description of Nicholas Biddle letters, 1817-1840, and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34992389 José Francisco Correia da Serra was a Portuguese scholar, naturalist and diplomat. From the guide to the José Francisco Correia da Serra letters, 1810-1823, 1810-1823, (American Philosophical Society) William Clark requested that Nicholas Biddle, scholar, statesman, and financier, writ...

Lowell, Charles, 1782-1861

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Charles Lowell (1782-1861) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and graduated from Harvard College in 1800. After studying law for a year he decided to pursue a career in ministry, and he traveled to Edinburgh, Scotland, where he studied for the ministry until 1805. He then returned to the United States, and in 1806 was ordained as minister and pastor at the West Church in Boston . He married Harriet Spence in 1806, and the couple had six children, two of whom - Robert Trail Spence and James Russe...

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 ...

Hopkins, William, 1793-1866

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Gurley, Ralph Randolph, 1797-1872

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Administrative director, clergyman, and editor. From the description of Letter of Ralph Randolph Gurley, 1854. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450591 American philanthropist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Judge Bates, 1864 Nov. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270505974 ...

Olmsted, Denison, 1791-1859

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Physician and professor of Connecticut. From the description of Letter, 1838, Sept. 22 : New Haven, Connecticut, to Thomas Cushing. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35201351 Denison Olmsted taught mathematics, natural philosophy, and astronomy at Yale College from 1825-1859. From the description of Notes taken from Profr. Olmsted's lectures on natural philosophy, 1827-1829. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122689401 Fro...

Lavender, Thomas

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Rogers, William Barton, 1804-1882

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Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Virginia from 1835-1853. In the years following his departure, he founded and was president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Boston. From the description of Papers of William Barton Rogers [manuscript], 1843 December 19. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647837261 Shields was a student from Cumberland County, Va.; afterwards a captain and surgeon, C.S.A., then physician and farmer in Union Count...

Kentucky Historical Society

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Warren, William, Citizen of London

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Epithet: of Add MS 40630 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000816.0x0002c6 Epithet: Master of the Brig 'Mary.' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000816.0x0002a1 Epithet: shipowner British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_1000000008...

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...

Cohen, Joseph Simon, approximately 1789-1858

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Troost, Gerard, 1776-1850

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Robertson, J. (John)

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Epithet: of Add MS 33978 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001302.0x000062 Epithet: of Sloane MS 4064 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001302.0x000064 Epithet: craniologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001302.0x0...

Carilian-Gaeury et Vr. Dalmont

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Sergeant, John, 1747-1824

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

Reale accademia delle scienze di Torino

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Gilpin, Joshua

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Humphreys, Charles, 1775?-1830

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France. Ministère de l'instruction publique

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Brewster, F. Carroll (Frederick Carroll), 1825-1898

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Philadelphia-born lawyer and jurist, Brewster was educated at the University of Pennsylvania and became a leader at the bar, was a founder and president of the Lawyers Club. From the description of Commonplace books, 1848-1894. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 63643089 ...

Grinnan, Robert A.

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Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker), 1790-1844

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Abel Parker Upshur (June 17, 1790 - February 28, 1844) was an American lawyer, judge and politician from Virginia. Upshur was active in Virginia state politics and later served as Secretary of the Navy and Secretary of State during the Whig administration of President John Tyler. From the description of Letter, February 9, 1842. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 18168810 U.S. secretary of the navy, jurist, and Virginia public official. From the description...

Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839

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

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...

Akademie der Wissenschaften in Göttingen

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Locke, John, 1792-1856

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Epithet: merchant, of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000569.0x00017c Epithet: of Stowe MS 748 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000569.0x000180 Epithet: MA British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000569.0x00017b Epithet: author of 'Ireland's Re...

Stoughton, Francis

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Ridgway, George William

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DeKay, J. E.

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Condie, D. Francis (David Francis), 1796-1875

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Steiner, David

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Bonaparte, Charles Lucian, 1803-1857

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Charles Lucian Bonaparte was a naturalist and ornithologist. From the description of Correspondence, 1824-1855, from American scientists. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173465723 From the description of Letters, 1825-1857. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122316342 From the guide to the Correspondence, 1824-1855, from American scientists, 1824-1855, (American Philosophical Society) Scientist; author of American Ornithology and o...

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 ...

Boyè, Martin H. (Martin Hans), 1812-

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Denny, Henry, 1803-1871

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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...

American Philosophical Society. Committee on the library

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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...

Welcker, George L.

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Gråberg, Jacob, 1776-1847

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Ingersoll, Joseph R. (Joseph Reed), 1786-1868

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American statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : So. 4th Street, to Benjamin Etting, Esq., 1824 May 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269535798 Epithet: American lawyer; Minister to Great Britain 1852-1853 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001295.0x000392 U.S. representative from Pennsylvania and diplomat. From the description of Letter of Joseph R. Ingersoll...

Ashton, Thomas B.

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Secretary of the Artists' Fund Society of Philadelphia. From the description of Letter : Philadelphia, to Russell Smith, Milestown, Philadelphia Co., 1843 Apr. 3. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28303558 ...

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...

Hubbard, J.

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Mitchell, John Kearsley, 1793-1858

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Physician and scientist of Philadelphia. From the description of Papers, 1827-1849. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35200984 John Kearsley Mitchell, was born on 12 May 1793 in Shepherdstown, Va., the son of Alexander and Elizabeth (Kearsley) Mitchell. Mitchell received an A.B. from the University in Edinburgh and an M.D. in 1819 from the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania. From 1820-1821, Mitchell served as a ship's surgeon before settling in Philade...

Moore, George Henry, 1823-1892

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George Henry Moore (1823-1892) was an American librarian, historian and bibliographer. He was librarian at the New York Historical Society from 1850 to 1876. He also was elected superintendent and trustee for the Lenox Library in 1872 and became administrator for the library in 1876. As a historian he concentrated on the colonial and revolutionary periods of American history. From the guide to the George Henry Moore papers, 1851-1891, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Arc...

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

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Talcott, Andrew, 1797-1883

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Soldier and engineer. From the description of Papers of Andrew Talcott, 1865-1866. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455866 Army Officer, engineer, astronomer, and surveyor. While working on the Michigan-Ohio boundary line, he devised a method of determining terrestrial latitudes through the observation of stars near the senith, dapting the senith telescope to the purpose. "Talcott's method" was first described in the "Journal of the Franklin Institute (October 1838), and its...

Ripley, Philip, 1793 or 4-1862

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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...

Sociedade Auxiliadora da Indústria Nacional (Brazil)

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Jarvis, Edward, 1803-1884

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Physician; social statistician; author of books and articles on physiology, insanity, and social statistics; late in life, social historian of his native town, Concord, Mass. From the description of Houses and people in Concord, 1810 to 1820 : ms. / by Edward Jarvis, 1882. (Concord Public Library). WorldCat record id: 34166787 From the description of Traditions and reminiscences of Concord, Massachusetts, or, A contribution to the social and domestic history of the town, 177...

Boyer, John

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John Boyer of Conwy, north Wales was a school pupil in 1865. No further biographical information was available at time of compilation of description. From the guide to the John Boyer's School Exercise Book, 1865 December, (Bangor University) ...

Ruffin, E. C.

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Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britian and Ireland

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Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877

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Wilkes was a career U.S. naval officer who, as captain of the San Jacinto, provoked the Trent Affair in 1861. From the description of Letter, November 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 61770003 Charles Wilkes, American naval officer and explorer, was born on April 3, 1798 in New York, NY. He surveyed Narragansett Bay in 1832-1833, which led to his appointment to a depot of charts and instruments, which later became the Naval Observatory. In 18...

Wheaton, Henry, 1785-1848

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American legal scholar, first Ambassador to the Court of Berlin, and author of the first great American work on international law. Reynolds became Governor of Missouri during the Civil War. At the time of this letter he was a student at Heidelberg and had just finished his dissertation. From the description of Letter : Berlin, Germany, to Thomas Caute Reynolds, Paris, 1842 November 17. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122348881 Lawyer and diplomat. From 1816 to 1827 h...

Godon, Victor L.

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de Wette, L. L-5

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King, Richard, 1811?-1876

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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...

Ingraham, Edward D. (Edward Duncan), 1793-1854

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Philadelphia lawyer and bibliophile. From the description of ALS : to James Abercrombie, 1836 July 13. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122617112 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 ...

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 ...

Horticultural Society of London

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Harvard University

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Ludlow, John, 1793-1857

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Columbia University. Superintendent's office

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Wilder, W. V. (?)

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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. ...

Eyriès, Alexandre

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Desmond, Daniel J., -1849

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Philadelphia museum company

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Real Academia de la Historia

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Walker, Charles J.

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Pierce, Benjamin A.

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Thom, David, 1795-1862

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McIlvaine, William, 1786-1854.

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Tucker, George, 1775-1861

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U.S. Congressman, U. Va. professor, author. From the description of Letters of George Tucker [manuscript] 1836, 1837. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647934732 ...

Stallknecht, Frederick S. (Frederick Stoud), 1819 or 1820-1875

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Linnean Society of London

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American Philosophical Society Committee on Finance

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National Institute for the Promotion of the Sciences

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Rümker, Carl, 1788-1862

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Stoughton, F.

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Academia Real das Sciencias de Lisboa

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Bloomfield, Joseph E.

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Davis, John Philip, 1784-1862

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Nisbet, Michael

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Lyceum of Natural History (New York, N. Y.)

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Bonnycastle, Charles, 1792-1840

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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 ...

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...

Pattison, Charles

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Hare, Clark

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Richards, Benjamin Wood, 1797-1851

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Philadelphia mayor. From the description of ALS : Baltimore, to E. Chauncey, 1835 Sept. 25. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122617115 ...

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...

Brown University

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Royal college of surgeons of England

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Redfield, William Cox, 1858-1932

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U.S. secretary of commerce and U.S. representative from New York. From the description of William Cox Redfield family papers, 1821-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84163550 ...

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...

Legaré, Hugh Swinton 1797?-1843

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Legare was a lawyer and legislator whose career included terms in the South Carolina legislature and in Congress (elected 1836). In 1841, President Tyler appointed him attorney-general. From the description of Letter to B. Northrup, 22 September 1841. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234341782 Lawyer, editor, and politician, from Charleston, S.C. From the description of Papers, 1837-1843. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19865911 ...

Quételet, Adolphe (1796-1874).

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Adolphe Quetelet was an astronomer, meteorologist, statistician, and director of the Royal Observatory, Brussels. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1839. From the description of Correspondence, 1822-1872. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 154298244 From the description of Correspondence, 1822-1872. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84587306 Adolphe Quetelet was an astronomer, meteorologist, statistician, and director of...

Bridgman, E. C. (Elijah Coleman), 1801-1861

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McCartee, B.

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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) ...

Gordon, O. H.

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Ramage, Adam, 1771 or 2-1850

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Bataviaasche genootschap von kunsten en wetenschappen

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Barclay and Livingston

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Navarrete, Martín Fernández de, 1765-1844

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Royal society of sciences of Copenhagen.

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Lenthall, John, 1807-1882

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John Lenthall (B. 1807 d. 1882), naval architect, student, and collector of books and documents pertaining to the construction of naval and merchant ships, was Chief of the U.S. Bureau of Construction, Equipment, and Repairs (1853-63), and its successor, the U.S. Bureau of Construction and Repair (1863-71). From the description of Collection of ship plans and drawings by John Lenthall's mentors, 1790-1853. (Independence Seaport Museum). WorldCat record id: 24843472 Architect...

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 ...

Warren, Jonathan Mason, 1811-1867

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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...

Hosmer, Charles, 1785?-1871

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Lloyd, Humphrey, 1800-1881

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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...

Zantedeschi, Francesco, 1797-1873

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Bossange, Hector, 1795-1884

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Mali, Henry W. T.

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Geological Society of London

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Graff, Charles

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Charles Graff was a merchant in Philadelphia during the early 1800s. From the description of Receipt book, 1799-1806. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122568207 Charles Graff was a Philadelphia, Pa. resident. From the description of Diaries, 1800-1823. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122524162 ...

Ingersoll, Joseph R. (Joseph Reed), 1786-1868

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American statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : So. 4th Street, to Benjamin Etting, Esq., 1824 May 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269535798 Epithet: American lawyer; Minister to Great Britain 1852-1853 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001295.0x000392 U.S. representative from Pennsylvania and diplomat. From the description of Letter of Joseph R. Ingersoll...

Wetherill, John Price, 1794-1853

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Goddard, Paul B. (Paul Beck), 1811-1866

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Musical Fund Hall (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Penington, John, 1799-1867

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John Penington (1799-1867), the son of Edward and Helena Lawrence (Holmes) Penington, was a bookseller in Philadelphia, Pa., and a member of the American Philosophical Society, having a "national reputation as a scholar, antiquary, and bibliophile." Born on 1 August 1799 in Mulberry Hill, N.J., Penington was a descendant of Isaac Penington, the well-known seventeenth century Quaker leader, eldest son of the Lord Mayor of London, Sir Isaac Penington, a commissioner on the trial of Charles I and c...

Brown, Samuel Gilman, 1813-1885

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Académie des sciences (France)

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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 ...

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 ...

London Zoo (London, England)

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Olmsted, Edward

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Peale, Franklin, 1795-1870

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Benjamin Franklin Peale was a son of Charles Willson Peale, and a naturalist, paleontologist, and traveler. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1833. From the description of Songs, 1822-1823, for guitar and piano. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122440418 From the guide to the Songs, 1822-1823, for guitar and piano, 1822-1823, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Fruman, D. C.

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de Wiederhold, A. E. L-6

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East India Company

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Académie des sciences morales et politiques (France)

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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...

Bachelier, P. M.

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Perkins, David, 1928-....

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Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000149.0x00017c ...

Gummere, John, 1784-1845

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Jay, John C. (John Clarkson), 1808-1891

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Mercer, Hugh

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Chitty, John (Veterinarian)

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Boston society of natural history

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Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin

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Porter, J. M.

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Epithet: of Wigton Cumb British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000411.0x000187 ...

Hullihen, S. P. (Simon P.), 1810-1857

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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....

Bradford, Alden, 1765-1843

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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...

Evans, Eastwick

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Wayland, Francis, 1796-1865

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Clergyman and educator. From the description of Letter of Francis Wayland, 1835 December 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015490 Fourth president of Brown University (1827-1855), educator, Baptist clergyman. Wayland was a tutor at Union college from 1817 to 1821. He was pastor of the First Baptist Church in Boston, Mass., from 1821 to 1826. As president of Brown University, he made broad changes in the curriculm and introduced the analytic method...

DeWitt, Richard Varick

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Prescott, William Hickling, 1796-1859

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William Hickling Prescott, born in Salem, Massachusetts to a prominent family, wrote romantic and highly-regarded works of Spanish and Latin American history. From the guide to the Letters to Richard Bentley, 1837-1858., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) American historian and Hispanist. From the description of History of the reign of Ferdinand and Isabella the Catholic : carbon copy of notes with autograph corrections : [Boston?], u...

Carvill & Co.

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Litton, A.

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Barnes, Rufus L.

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Dixon, Thomas

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Epithet: Mayor of Leeds British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000440.0x0002b3 The author of this cannot be determined for certain. The surname is certainly Dixon, but the first name could be "Thos." or something beginning with H. The writer is evidently not American. It is unclear whether his works are prose or music. From the guide to the Thomas [?] Dixon Letter, undated, (Special Collections Research Ce...

Kungl. Svenska vetenskapsakademien

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Harris, William, 1792-1861

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Thornton, Anna Maria Brodeau, 1775?-1865

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Wife of architect William Thornton. From the description of Anna Maria Brodeau Thornton papers, 1793-1861. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981689 ...

Faries, Robert

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Cunningham, George Godfrey.

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Holbrook, John Edwards, 1794-1871

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A physician and founder of the Medical College of South Carolina (1824), Holbrook was also considered the most important zoologist of his time, specializing in the study of American reptiles and fishes. From the description of ALS : to Childs & Peterson, Philadelphia, [1858] May 9. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525066 Beaufort and Charleston, S.C. zoologist and physician. Holbrook spent much of his early life in Massachusetts, graduating from B...

Blunt, Edmund M. (Edmund March), 1770-1862

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American hydrographer. From the description of Autograph promissory note : Newburyport, 1810 Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270534307 Blunt was an American author. From the description of Letter, 1817. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83961482 ...

Zantzinger, William S.

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Drayton, William, 1776-1846

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Member of the Continental Congress. Not a "Signer" From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to W. Godfrey, Esq., 1839 Aug. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527093 American politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Charleston, S.C., to Henry Davis, in Baltimore, 1811 May 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517789 U.S. Representative from South Carolina; born in St. Augustine, Fla.; attended preparatory schoo...

Ewing, J. O

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Library Company of Philadelphia

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Haldeman, Samuel Stehman, 1812-1880

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Haldeman was a professor at the University of Pennsylvania. From the description of Letters and papers, ca. 1855-1879. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122490919 Samuel Stehman Haldeman was a scientist and philologist. From the description of Letters, 1859-1875. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122540802 Samuel Stehman Haldeman (1812-1880, APS, 1844) American naturalist and philologist, w...

Potter, Alonzo, 1800-1865

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

Spencer, J. C.

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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...

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 ...

Littell, John S. (John Stockton), 1806-1875

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Williams, S. Wells (Samuel Wells), 1812-1884

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Samuel Wells Williams (1812-1884): missionary to China, 1833-1845; printer and author; helped prepare Chinese dictionary; accompanied Perry expedition to Japan as interpreter in 1853-1854; in 1856 became secretary and interpreter of the American Legation to China, and remained until 1876; in 1877 became professor of Chinese at Yale University. From the guide to the Samuel Wells Williams family papers, 1809-1983, 1809-1941, (Manuscripts and Archives) Missionary, diplomat, aut...

Schwartz, J. G.

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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...

Bowditch, Henry I. (Henry Ingersoll), 1808-1892

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Henry Ingersoll Bowditch, the son of Nathaniel Bowditch and Mary Ingersoll Bowditch, was a physician, author and abolitionist from Salem, Massachusetts. From the description of Life in the woods for a fortnight : or a trip to Katahdin & Moosehead Lake in the summer of 1856. 1856. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 704274320 U.S. specialist in diseases of the chest. From the description of Henry Ingersoll Bowditch letter, 1882, Apr. 7, Boston, to Dr. S. McMurtry. ...

Chauvenet, William

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Tidyman, Philip

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Royal Botanic Society of London

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Société des sciences, de l'agriculture et des arts de Lille

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

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

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...

Norton, William A. (William Augustus), 1810-1883

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Professor of natural philosophy and civil engineering at Brown and Yale Universities. From the description of Letter, 1851, July 23 : Exeter, New Hampshire. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31705701 Epithet: Professor of Civil Engineering at Yale University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000269.0x000133 ...

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 ...

London Institution

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Bacourt, Adolphe Fourier de, 1800-1865

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Crabb, H. N.

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Turnor, Charles

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British Association for the Advancement of Science

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Andrews, William Winthrop

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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...

Jackson, William

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Epithet: of Add MS 35794 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000214.0x000195 Epithet: of Add MS 32922 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000214.0x000192 Epithet: of Sloane MS 856 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000214.0x0001a1 Epithet: of Add MS 384...

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....

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...

Vethake, Henry, 1792-1866

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Economist; professor of moral philosophy, College of New Jersey. From the description of Letter : Princeton, N.J., to Rev. Dr. Cuyler, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., 1831 July 15. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28996531 ...

Gilmor, Robert, 1774-1848

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Art collector of Baltimore, Maryland; son of Revolutionary War leader, Robert Gilmor (1748-1822); married, 9 Apr. 1807 to Sarah Reeve, daughter of Maj. James and Judith Smith Ladson of Charleston, S.C. From the description of Notes taken in a tour through the states of Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina... 1806-1807. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 455569706 American autograph collector. From the description of Autograph letter signe...

Don, David, 1799-1841

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Picot, Charles

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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 ...

de Peyster, Frederic, 1796-1882

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Lawyer and Master in Chancery, New York; President of The New-York Historical Society. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1829-1839]. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58663705 Lawyer, Master in Chancery, president of The New-York Historical Society. From the description of Master's register, 1830-1834, 1837-1844. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58663476 ...

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...

Río, Andrés Manuel del, 1764-1849

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Markoe, Francis, 1801-1871

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U.S. State Department clerk in the consular and diplomatic bureaus. From the description of Papers of Francis Markoe, 1829-1833. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455435 ...

Eichthal, Gustave ˜d'œ 1804-1886

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

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

Société des antiquaires de France

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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...

Dunlap, Thomas, approximately 1792-1864

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Almas, Paul Balogh de F.

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Eyries, Alexandre

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Royal society of antiquaries of France

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Isaacks, M. S.

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Bartlett, W. H. C. (William Holms Chambers), 1804-1893

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Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy, U. S. Military Academy, 1836-1871. From the description of Photographs, 1836-1871. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82481595 From the description of Report, 1841. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78343000 From the description of Papers, 1840-1867. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81511334 American mathematician. From the guide to the William Holms Chambers Bartlett letter, 1860, (The New York Public Li...

Crabb, William A.

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Baena, Antonio, 1782-1850

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Strong, Theodore

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Bartlett, John Russell, 1805-1886

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U.S Boundary Commissioner, antiquarian and bibliographer; John Bartlett was appointed in 1850 to establish the border between Mexico and the United States. He worked in Texas and southern New Mexico until 1852, when he decided to go to San Diego and work from there to the east. He was removed from his position in February 1853. He published his account of his experiences in two volumes, "Personal and Narrative of Explorations and Incidents Connected with the United States and Mexican Boundary Co...

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 ...

Jackson, Julian R... 1790-1853

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Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester

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Caswell, Alexis, 1799-1877

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Sixth president of Brown University, 1868-1872; and professor of natural philosophy, mathematics, and astronomy at Brown, 1828-1863. From the description of Alexis Caswell papers, 1824-1877 (bulk 1860-1877). (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 86167730 ...

Folsom, George, 1802-1869

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New York State Senator, diplomat, lawyer, librarian. From the description of Papers, 1819-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122458724 ...

Parker, Joseph, active 1797-1801

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Epithet: Alderman of Carlisle British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001193.0x0001fd Epithet: of Exmouth British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001185.0x000359 Epithet: nonconformist minister British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001193.0x0001ff ...

Hewson, Thomas T.

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

Penrose, Charles B. (Charles Bingham), 1862-1925

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Charles B. Penrose, a doctor from Philadelphia, came to Cheyenne, Wyoming, in 1891 for his health. He was invited to accompany a group of stockgrowers in a raid on cattle rustlers in Johnson County, Wyoming, in April 1892 which later became known as the Johnson County War. Penrose fell behind the main group and did not participate in the actual raid on the KC Ranch but was arrested near Douglas, Wyoming, for being a member of the party. He corresponded with his brother Senator Boies...

Madison, Dolley, 1768-1849

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Dolley Madison (b. May 20, 1768, New Garden, North Carolina – d. July 12, 1849, Washington, DC) was the wife of President James Madison. She was noted for her social graces, which boosted her husband’s popularity as President. She did much to define the role of the President’s spouse, known later by the title First Lady. Dolley Madison also helped to furnish the newly constructed White House. When the British set fire to it in 1814, she was credited with saving the classic portrait of George ...

Connecticut Historical Society

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Kendall, E. Otis (Ezra Otis), 1818-1899

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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...

Thomas, Benjamin Franklin, 1813-1878

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Beleké, Caspar J.

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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 ...

Hughes, Robert Ball, 1806-1868

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The sculptor Robert Ball Hughes, born in London, studied sculpture at the Royal Academy, where he exhibited in the 1820s. In 1829 he emigrated to the United States, settling in New York. Hughes played an important role introducing marble and cast bronze sculpture to America. Around 1840 he moved to Boston. A lack of patronage by the mid-1850s made him switch to minor arts, making cameos, wax portraits and pyrography on wood. From the description of Letter : to G.S. Winslow, 1863 Jan ...

McCulloh, R. S. (Richard Sears), 1818-1894

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Francia Bros. & Co.

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Jenks, William, 1778-1866

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William Jenks was born in Newton, Massachusetts on November 25, 1778. He received an A.B. from Harvard College in 1797, an A.M. in 1800 and an S.T.D. in 1842. He also received two degrees from Bowdoin College: an S.T.D. in 1825 and an L.L.D. in 1862. Jenks served as pastor of churches in Cambridge, Massachusetts and Bath, Maine before joining the faculty of Bowdoin College as professor of Oriental and English literature. He later returned to Boston, where he founded a mission for seamen and took...

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...

Tite, William, 1798-1873

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Vice-President of the Society of Antiquaries of London. From the description of Papers and letters relative to the exhibition at the Society of Antiquaries Dec. 12 1861, 1861-1862. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 84441266 Epithet: MP; Knight 1869 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000211.0x000365 English architect. From the description of Autograph letter signed : L...

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...

Mills & Lewis

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Darby, G. Frederick

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Dekay, James E.

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Wheelwright, William, 1798-1873

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William Wheelwright was a North American entrepreneur who lived in South America for fifty years and assisted in introducing the industrial revolution there, especially in Chile, Argentina, and Peru. Some of his principal works were organization of the Pacific Steam Navigation Company, construction of the Caldera-Copiapó Railroad in Chile and the Rosario-Córdova Railroad in Argentina, introduction of telegraph lines, gas and water works and navigational aids, and development of natural resourc...

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...

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. Laws and regulations

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Fox, Charles Pemberton, 1792-1866

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Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain)

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The Royal Society of Arts was founded in 1754 as the Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce. From the description of American correspondence of the Royal Society of Arts, 1755-1840. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122598603 The Royal Society of Arts was founded in 1754, and the scope of its work is very wide, covering scientific, technical, industrial, commercial, and artistic matters. From the description of Selected materials...

Elliott, Jesse D. (Jesse Duncan), 1782-1845

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Jesse Duncan Elliott, United States naval officer, was born on July 14, 1782 in Hagerstown, Maryland. In the War of 1812 he was second in command to Oliver Hazard Perry during the Battle of Lake Erie while aboard the Niagara. He was criticized for keeping his ship out of action during the battle. He was later court-martialed in 1840 for his conduct aboard the Constitution. He died on December 10, 1845, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. From the description of Letter, February 28, 1835. ...

Thomas, R. S.

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Dillingham, William H., 1791-1854

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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...

Churchman, Charles W.

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Frazer, John Fries, 1812-1872

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John Fries Frazer was a Philadelphia scientist, who studied under A. D. Bache, Robert Hare, and Henry D. Rogers. He taught chemistry and natural philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania (1844-1872) and was editor of the Franklin Institute's "Journal" (1850-1866). From the description of Papers, 1834-1871. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523586 John Fries Frazer was a professor of chemistry and natural philosophy at the University of Penns...

Library of Congress

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

Cuthbert, Sarah

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Sullivan, William, 1774-1839

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Sullivan was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 1795, served on the Massachuetts General Court (1804-1830), and was a delegate to the Massachusetts Constitutional Convention (1830). From 1830, he devoted most of his career to writing about political institutions of the United States. From the description of Letters to Sarah Cutler, 1832-1836. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234337895 A pencil notation on the item suggests that Sullivan was the son of Mass...

Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain)

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