Duane Family Collection 1764-1933

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Duane Family Collection, 1764-1933

Duane Family Collection 1764-1933

A leading national opinion maker and influential regional politician, tied by marriage to the families of Benjamin Franklin and cognate families, William Duane (1760-1835) played key roles in the field of political journalism, as well as national, Pennsylvania and local Philadelphia politics. Editor of the , William Duane (1760-1835) assured himself gratitude from Jefferson and the Republicans and enmity from President Adams and the Federalists for his open and effective attacks on Federalist policies. His son William John Duane (1780-1865), was a prominent member of the Pennsylvania legislature, a legal advisor to Stephen Girard, Solicitor for many of Philadelphia's premier institutions, and Secretary of the Treasury of the United States (June-September 1833). The Duane Family Collection contains a diverse assemblage of personal and professional correspondence relating to family members, with interesting material relating to William Duane (1760-1835), his son, William John Duane (1780-1865), grandson William Duane (1808-1882), great-grandson Charles Williams Duane (1837-1915), and other relations. The collection includes unique correspondence from and relating to Benjamin Franklin's family, as well as correspondence with Thomas Jefferson and other leading figures from the early nineteenth century. The collection also includes prints, photographs of family members, as well as some maps. Aurora

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

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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...

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JCF served as Territorial Governor of Arizona 1878-1881. From the description of ALS, 1879 July 2 : [New York], to Mr. [Charles Edward] Lester. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15615926 Narciso Botello, secretary of the Ayuntamientos in 1836, secretary to Governor Flores in 1847. From the description of Articulos de capitulacion hecha el dia trece de Enero de mil ochocientos, cuarenta y siete por D. José Antonio Carrillo Comandante de Escu...

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...

Parton, James, 1822-1891

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English-American writer. From the description of Papers of James Parton [manuscript] 1860-1893. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647934391 Author. From the description of Letter of James Parton, 1875. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454871 Parton was an American biographer. His The life of Horace Greeley : editor of "The New-York tribune", from his birth to the present time was published in 1872 and his Life of Voltaire was published in 188...

Duane, Sarah

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Findlay, William, 1768-1846

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William Findlay was a Westmoreland County, Pa. congressman. From the description of An account of Pennsylvania/ written by William Findlay. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122489919 ...

Duane, Elizabeth

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Duane, Catherine and Elizabeth

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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...

City Council of Boston

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Wallis, Henry, 1804-1890

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Donelson, Andrew Jackson, 1799-1871

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Brooks family

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Merriman, Daniel, 1838-1912

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Rev. Dr. Daniel Merriman (1838-1912) was the pastor of Central Church in Worcester, Mass., from 1877 to 1900, a graduate and trustee of Williams College, trustee of Abbott Academy, Andover, Mass., and Atlanta University in Georgia, president of the Worcester Art Museum, writer, and Civil War soldier. His brother, Rev. Dr. William Edward Merriman (1825-1892) was also a Williams College graduate, teacher, minister in Batavia, Ill., Green Bay, Wis., and Somerville, Mass., and president of Ripon Col...

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Curtis, George William, 1824-1892

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N.Y. editor and university chancellor. From the description of Papers, 1884-1888. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38520658 American author, orator, and advisor to presidents. From the description of Letter : Ashfield, Mass., to George P. Sawyer, 1884 Oct. 10. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 56877394 George William Curtis was an author and orator who championed, among other causes, civil-service reform and the vote for women. ...

Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864

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

Fenwick, C.

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Freeman, Samuel, 1773-1857

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C. S.

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C.S. was apparently an English traveler in Switzerland. From the description of C.S. letter to Madamoiselle Dowdeswell, [1792] July 14. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 316883497 ...

Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845

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

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,...

Mayr, George Louis

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Sealey, A., engraver, from daguerreotype by Root

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Sergeant, John, 1779-1852

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Pennsylvania congressman. From the description of Testimonial : Philadelphia, 1835 Oct. 9. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122316936 From the description of ALS : tp S. W. Wager, 1808 Oct. 21. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122586017 From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to John D. Steele, 1840 Oct. 31. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122475392 From the description of ALS (copy): Phila...

Wagstaff, Charles Edward, 1808-1850

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Epithet: portrait engraver British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000701.0x0001cc ...

Chaloner, John, 1780-1862

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Moore, George Washington, 1814-1899

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Hall, Henry Bryan, 1808-1884

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Engraver; Morrisania, New York. Born in England. From the description of Henry Bryan Hall letter to Brantz Mayer, 1876 Mar. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122390405 ...

U. S. War Department

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Paradise, John Wesley, 1809-1862

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Pringle, Mrs. M. T

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Cogswell, Joseph Green, 1786-1871

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Joseph Green Cogswell was a native of New England and graduate of Harvard. Throughout his long and active life, he was a scholar, educator, editor, bibliographer, and author, as well as superintendent of the Astor Library. Through his reputation, connections, and extensive travelling, he was known by many of the most notable figures of the nineteenth century, including Goethe, Irving, Byron, Scott, and Humboldt. From the description of Joseph Green Cogswell letter, 1852 April 5. (Pen...

Denny, Barry

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Brown, William M. (William Michael), 1965-

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Duane, James, 1733-1797

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Jurist, satesman, and member of Continental Congress, born in New York City. He was the leading advocate of the rights of New York to the New Hampshire grants, and drew up a memorial to the assembly in 1773 in support of the claim of his state to an eastern boundary on the Connecticut river. From the description of State of the evidence and argument in support of the territorial rights and jurisdiction of New York against the government of New Hampshire and the claiments under it and...

Scarborough, John, 1831-1914

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Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of New Jersey. From the description of John Scarborough papers, 1874-1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 663976165 ...

Wallace, George Y

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Common Council of New York

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Brewster, Anne Maria Hampton, 1819-1892

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Mechanics of the city of Troy, New York

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Clay, Henry, 1777-1852

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

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...

Hall, Maria

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Conway, F. W

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Burgess, Frederick, bp., 1853-1925.

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Hodges, George, 1856-1919

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Kappa Delta was an association of Harvard divinity students in existence from 1804-1819. From the description of The Kappa Delta of Cambridge, 1804-1819. 1917. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 542321870 ...

Paxton, Cockerell & Co

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Holland, J.G. (Josiah Gilbert), 1819-1881

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Josiah Gilbert Holland was a doctor, an educator, and a popular author, but is best remembered as the first editor of Scribner's. After brief careers in medicine and education, he became editor of the Springfield Republican in his native Massachusetts. In 1870, he became the founding editor and co-owner of Scribner's. His many published works include poetry, regional short stories, history, and popular philosophical essays. He sometimes used the pseudonym "Timothy Titcomb." From the ...

Boston Public Library

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Odenheimer, William Henry, 1817-1879

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Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of New Jersey. From the description of William Henry Odenheimer papers, 1841-1875. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 662580080 ...

Ritchie, Alexander Hay, 1822-1895

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Engraver; New York, N.Y. From the description of Alexander Hay Ritchie letter to Rev. Carroll, 1891 May 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122370545 The American engraver and painter Alexander Hay Ritchie was born in Glasgow, Scotland, and studied in Edinburgh. In 1841 he emigrated to America, settling in New York City about 1847. From the description of Letter : Edinburgh, to J.M. Greenhow, before 1841. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 84155219 ...

Franklin, Deborah Read Rogers, 1708-1774

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Wife of Benjamin Franklin. From the description of Bond, 1765 Mar. 10, Philadelphia. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122380573 ...

Duane, William, 1760-1835

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Philadelphia journalist. From the description of ALS : Washington, D.C., to Alexander James Dallas, 1802 Feb. 2. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591699 From the description of ALS : Washington, D.C., to Alexander James Dallas, 1802 Feb. 10. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122365132 Journalist. From the description of Letters and article of William Duane, 1800-1832. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009542 ...

Wetmore, Prosper Montgomery, 1798-1876

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American poet. From the description of Letters of Prosper Montgomery Wetmore [manuscript], 1845-1862. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812278 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to C.W. Lawrence, 1849 Jan. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588039 Merchant, military official, legislator and educational administrator. From the description of Prosper Wetmore letters, 1834-1847. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 12240...

Bache, Benjamin Franklin, 1755-1824

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Bowne, Borden Parker, 1847-1910

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Bache, Albert Dabadie, 1832-1895.

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Albert Dabadie Bache was a United States naval officer during and after the Civil War. From the guide to the Albert Dabadie Bache diaries, 1862, 1867-1869, 1862-1869, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Pinx, W. Wooley, engraver, from image by Tiebout

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Von Humboldt, Alexander, 1769-1859

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

Duane, Deborah and Ellen

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Minor, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Blake), 1818-1905

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American lawyer and editor; proprietor and editor of the Southern Literary Messenger from 1843 until 1847. From the description of Works and correspondence, 1895-1905, nd. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122365917 Tutor to the children of a Charlottesville professor [George Blaettermann?]. From the description of Letter to William Thomas Leavell, 1837 October 10. (University of Virginia). WorldCa...

Laurence, William

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Bartram, Moses

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Duane, Charles Williams

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Capen, Edward Warren, 1870-1947

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St. Andrew's Church

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Duane, Stella

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Hays, J

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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....

Duane, Ellen and Elizabeth

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Wolcott, Roger, 1847-1900

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Woodbury, Levi, 1789-1851

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

Strong, George Augustus, 1832-1912

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Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864

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

U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey

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Drawn by R.D. Cutts. From the description of Pulgas base : map, 1854. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122398096 Historical Background The story of the Union Pacific Railroad's involvement with oil and the Tidelands goes back to at least 1911 when the State of California granted the City of Long Beach its tidelands properties for development of commerce, navigation, fisheries, and recreation under a public trust doctine, me...

McLane, Allen, 1786-1845

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Kelly, Thomas, 1769-1855

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Whitney, R.

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Thomson, James, engraver, from image by J. Hoppner

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Duane, Charles Williams and William John

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Normandie, James de, 1836-1924

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Schuykill Bank

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McKean, Samuel, 1787-1841

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Nixon, Fleming

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Woolnoth, Thomas, 1785-

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Binney, Horace, 1780-1875

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

Duane, Mary and Sarah

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Gordon, George A. (George Angier), 1853-1929

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George A. Gordon was a Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. In 1861 he became Captain of the First Regiment Georgia Infantry, which later became the 13th Battalion Georgia Volunteer Infantry, also known as the Phoenix Battalion and Gordon's Battalion. He was elected Major of the battalion in April 1862. Later that same year Gordon was promoted to Colonel of the Field, Staff and Band of the 63rd Regiment Georgia Infantry, also known as the Phoenix Regimen...

Mayer, Brantz, 1809-1879

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Ms. note : (Author Hist. of Mexico). From the description of Letter, 1863, April 23, Baltimore, to "Sir". (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122615237 Lawyer, author, founder and president of the Maryland Historical Society. From the description of Letter : Baltimore, [Md.], to F.J. Dreer, 1859 Nov. 13. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 38873485 Lawyer, historian, and author, of Baltimore, Md. From the description of Papers, 1634-1...

Bache, Sally

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Rogers, James S.

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Davies, Thomas F. (Thomas Frederick), 1831-1905

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Hull, Mrs. G. S

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Roberts, Joseph, 1795-1849

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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...

Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893

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U.S. representative and senator from Maine; newspaper editor; unsuccessful candidate for U.S. president; Secretary of State; resident of Portland, Me.; b. in West Brownsville, Pa.; buried in Augusta, Me. From the description of James G. Blaine autograph letter signed to Hon. E. A. Rollins, 1864 Oct. 27. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 182560206 James Gillespie Blaine was born 1830 Jan. 31 in West Brownsville, Pa., and died 1893 Jan. 27 in Washington, ...

Walker, Robert John, 1909-....

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Robert J. Walker was a Duplin County, N.C., farmer in the late 19th century. From the description of Robert J. Walker journal, 1889-1897 [manuscript]. (East Carolina University). WorldCat record id: 673694472 ...

Davis, Thomas F.

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Allen, Alexander V.G. (Alexander Viets Griswold), 1841-1908

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Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886

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Catherine Peirson (1796-1888) was a descendant of Henry Peirson (1618-1680), who departed Yorkshire, England in 1639. The Peirson family settled in Massachusetts, in Suffolk County, New York, and in Morristown, New Jersey. The daughter of Captain Nathan Peirson, Catherine owned several properties in Richmond, Massachusetts, a small town adjacent to Columbia County, New York, where Samuel J. Tilden was born and raised. According to Tilden friend and biographer John Bigelow, Peirson, who never mar...

Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862

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Martin Van Buren (b. Kinderhook, New York, December 5, 1782-d. July 24, 1862, Kinderhook, New York), studied law, was admitted to bar, New York, 1803; moved to Huson surrogate of Columbia Co.; member of State Senate, 1813-1820; attorney general of New York, 1815-1819; delegate to state constitutional convention, 1821; U.S. Senate Democrat, March 4, 1821-1828; Governor of New York, 1828-1829; U.s. Secretary of State, March 12, 1829 - August 1, 1831; Vice President, 1832; President, 1836-1840....

Duane, Ellen

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Duane, Margaret B

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Girard, Stephen, 1750-1831

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Charles Nicoll Bancker was a merchant and financier. From the guide to the Charles Nicoll Bancker family papers, 1733-1894, 1733-1894, (American Philosophical Society) Stephen Girard was a merchant, banker, and philanthropist. From the description of Papers, 1769-1831. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 17270776 Philadelphia banker and philanthropist. From the description of LS : Philadelphia, to John Curwen, 1802 S...

Macer, Anna

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Welch, Thomas B., 1814-1874

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Library company of Philadelphia

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This collection includes unmarked ballots found in books that are part of the Library Company's collections. The books in which they were found are not identified. Since the mid 1980s, the Library Company no longer separates such materials without tracking the connection through accession numbers. This collection gathers items from several sources, and is open to new additions. From the description of Things left in books collection. Ballots, 1851-1864. (Library Company of Philadelph...

Duane, William, 1808-1882

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Hopkinson, Joseph, 1770-1842

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

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

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

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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