Correspondence, 1823-1849.

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Carey, Lea & Blanchard. Correspondence, 1823-1849.

Correspondence, 1823-1849.

Collection consists of mostly single letters from approximately 40 individuals addressed to Henry Charles Carey, Isaac Lea, or William A. Blanchard. Senders with more than one letter have the number of letters in parentheses following their names. The majority of the letters are from authors, including George Bancroft, Robert Montgomery Bird, Charles Lucian Bonaparte, William Cullen Bryant, Fleetwood Churchill, Willis Gaylord Clark (2), James Fenimore Cooper, George William Featherstonhaugh, Henry D. Gilpin, John D. Godman, Mary Griffith, John Griscom, Washington Irving (2), John Kennedy Pendleton (4), James Kent, William Francis Lynch (3), Grenville Mellen, Eliza Robbins, L.H. Sigourney, Nathaniel Parker Willis, and William B. Wood.

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Irving, Washington, 1783-1859

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

Churchill, Fleetwood, 1808-1878

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Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878

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Biddle, William Shepard, 1781-1835.

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Beasley, Frederick, 1777-1845

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Rev. Frederick Beasley was a professor at the University of Pennsylvania. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1809. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122613915 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) ...

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

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Mellen, Grenville, 1799-1841

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American poet. Son of Chief-Justice Mellen of Maine. From the description of Signature, [ca. 1800-1841]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122631709 Lawyer, poet. From the description of Papers of Grenville Mellen [manuscript], 1836-1838. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810911 Grenville Mellen was born in Biddeford, Mass. (which became a part of what is now the state of Maine), the son of Prentiss Mellen, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts and...

Griscom, John, 1774-1852

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Bancroft, George, 1800-1891

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McLean, John, 1785-1861

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U.S. Supreme Court justice. From the description of Signature, [not after 1861 April 4]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22601579 McLean practiced law in Lebanon, Ohio (from 1807), and served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1813-1816), U.S. Postmaster General (1823-1829), and an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1829-1861). From the description of Letters, 1826, 1828. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339336 ...

Carey, Henry Charles, 1793-1879

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Wood, William B. (William Burke), 1779-1861

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Doane, George Washington, 1799-1859

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Philadelphia poet and editor. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to W. Ogden Niles, 1839 Aug. 17. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122442828 American poet. From the description of Papers of Willis Gaylord Clark, 1830-1840. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34689940 From the description of Papers of Willis Gaylord Clark [manuscript], 1830-1840. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647879631 Poet ...

Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867

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American journalist and poet. From the description of Letter : to "My dear fellow," [18--] July 12. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28900949 Willis was a journalist and writer of plays, poems and short stories. From the description of Letter, to Maunsell B. (Maunsell Bradhurst) Field, 1854 March 31. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122493287 Nathaniel Parker Willis was one of the highest paid periodical writers of his day, a poet, ...

Carey, Lea & Blanchard

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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...

Fenton, Damien

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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...

Robbins, Eliza, 1786-1853

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Bonaparte, Charles Lucian, 1803-1857

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Sigourney, L. H. 1791-1865.

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Kennedy, John Pendleton, 1795-1870

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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...

Weems, M. L. 1759-1825.

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Bird, Robert Montgomery, 1806-1854

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Philadelphia editor and playwright. From the description of ALS : to Richard Penn Smith, 1834 Nov. 5. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525043 Robert Montgomery Bird was an American author and dramatist. Born in New Castle, Delaware, Bird experienced hardship as a child, but graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and became a physician. His literary aspirations led him to write poetry and drama, and he experienced early success as a playwright. ...

Lynch, William Francis, 1801-1865

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U.S. and Confederate naval officer. Led U.S. expedition to explore the Dead Sea and the River Jordan, 1848; later planned expedition to West Africa which was not carried out. From the description of ALS, 1852 Oct. 15, Philadelphia, Pa., to Aaron Ogden Dayton. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122541799 ...

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 ...

Carey, Edward L., 1806-1845

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Edward L. Carey was a partner in several publishing firms, notably Carey & Hart, based in Philadelphia. Among Carey & Hart's publications were maps and gift books. From the description of Edward L. Carey letters to Charles West Thomson, 1839-1841. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 53150141 ...

Walsh, Robert, 1784-1859

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

Featherstonhaugh, George William, 1780-1866

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

Griffith, Mary, -1846

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Author and horticulturalist; born Mary Corre; married John Griffith (d. 1815), a wealthy New York City merchant; purchased a farm ("Charlieshope") in Franklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey, ca. 1820 and lived there until she sold the property ca. 1836; wrote Our Neighbourhood, or Letters on Horticulture and Natural Phenomena, published 1831, and Camperdown, or News from Our Neighborhood, published 1836; died at Red Hook, Duchess County, New York, in 1846. Note: death date listed incorrec...

Miller, Samuel, 1769-1850

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New York Presbyterian clergyman, author, historian, and professor. From the description of Papers, 1790-1814. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58760960 Samuel Miller was a Presbyterian clergyman, author and professor of church history at Princeton Theological Seminary. From the description of Compend of Biblical History : manuscript, 1817 / by Samuel Miller, D.D. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155904581 ...

Kent, James, 1763-1847

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These maps were compiled over a period of years by Chancellor Kent, a well-known American jurist who was a dominant state supreme court judge in New York throughout the Federalist era. The extensive manuscript annotations are in his hand. These notes are often dated, some as early as the 1820s and others as late as 1840. It is unclear what prompted Kent to assemble this volume, but a possible reason was his interest in missionary activities, often referred to in the notes, which display an intim...

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...

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...

Weir, Robert Walter, 1803-1889

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Artist and educator. From the description of Robert Walter Weir correspondence, 1858 February 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981333 ...

Griswold, A. W.

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Blanchard, William A., 1804-1874

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