Carrington family papers, 1749-1929 (inclusive).

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Carrington family. Carrington family papers, 1749-1929 (inclusive).

Carrington family papers, 1749-1929 (inclusive).

The papers consist of correspondence, pamphlets, printed material, scrapbooks, sermons, and other papers relating to members of the Carrington family. Henry Beebee Carrington (1824-1912) and his grandfather, David Lewis Beebe (1763-1803), are two central figures in the papers. Material relating to David Lewis Beebe, including essays and sermons, documents his religious duties in Connecticut and family concerns in Ohio. Henry Beebee Carrington material includes correspondence, a diary, a letterbook, maps, pamphlets, scrapbooks, and other items documenting his student experiences at Yale University, as a lawyer practicing in Ohio, and as a commanding officer for Union forces during the Civil War. Carrington's role in military campaigns and treaty negotiations with Indians of the American West is also documented. His design of Fort Philip Kearney, the site of a famous massacre, and treaty negotiations with the Flathead Indians of Montana are detailed in pamphlets, scrapbooks and other papers.

3 linear ft. (8 boxes, 1 folio)

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Heintzelman, Samuel Peter, 1805-1880

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Niagara, Ont., to William W. Belknap, 1873 Jul. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270471243 Union army officer. From the description of Samuel Peter Heintzelman papers, 1822-1913 (bulk 1850-1865). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979886 Arizona pioneer soldier and entrepreneur. Established Fort Yuma and commanded the post 1850-1854. With Charles D. Poston and others, organized Sono...

Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912

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U.S. politician, historian and newspaper editor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cedarville, to Schuyler Colfax, 1863 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 649441349 American newspaperman, editor, diplomat, and historian. From the description of Papers of Whitelaw Reid [manuscript], 1878-1893. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647879858 From the description of Papers of Whitelaw Reid, 1878-1893. (University of Virginia). ...

Boutwell, George S. (George Sewall), 1818-1905

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George Sewall Boutwell (1818-1905) was an active political figure and lawyer all his life. Initially a Democrate, his antislavery leanings made him a prominent Free Soiler who was elected Governor and susequently reelected by the dominant Massachusetts Free Soil coalition in 1851-1852. He became a lawyer and founder of the Massachusetts Republican Party, later being a Radical Republican in Congress and among the most forecful opponents of President Andrew Johnson. Boutwell served as Secretary of...

Grant, Frederick Dent, 1850-1912

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American army officer; son of U.S. Grant. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chicago, Ill., "Dear Gen." [William W. Belknap], 1874 Oct. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269567237 Son of Pres. Ulysses S. Grant. From the description of Letter, 1907 Sept. 12. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70953071 Soldier, U.S. Army; son of Ulysses S. Grant. Served in 4th U.S. Cavalry, 1871-1881 and Span...

Alger, R. A. (Russell Alexander), 1836-1907

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Alger (1836-1907) served as U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1902-1907. He was a Republican. (Information from Senators of the U.S.). Scripps served as Michigan Senator from the Third District, 1903-1904. He was born in England in 1835 and came to the U.S. in 1844. Scripps worked as a reporter for the Chicago Tribune in 1857. After settling in Detroit in 1859, he managed the Detroit Tribune until 1863 when he founded the Detroit Evening News. In 1862, Scripps married Harriet J. Messinger. He was acti...

Cox, Jacob D. (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900

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American historian, Governor of Ohio, and Secretary of the Interior for the United States. From the description of Correspondence, 1852-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122638447 Army officer, governor of Ohio, U.S. secretary of the interior, and U.S. representative from Ohio. From the description of Jacob D. Cox papers, 1868-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981815 U.S. Sec. Interior. From the description of Autograph letter signed ...

Hancock, Winfield Scott, 1824-1886

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American army officer and politician. From the description of Telegram, not autograph : [n.p.], to Sykes Chadwick and Co., [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270511560 From the description of Letter signed : Washington, D.C., to the President, 1868 Aug. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270510372 Union Army officer, from Montgomery Co., Pa. From the description of Letters, 1863-1885. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19657431 F...

Burbridge, Stephen G. (Stephen Gano), 1831-1894

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Union general and military commander of Kentucky. From the description of Stephen Gano Burbridge : papers, 1862-1865. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46763930 Union soldier. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to the President, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270525291 Major General, U.S. Army, stationed in Kentucky. From the description of Stephen G. Burbridge papers, 1863-1864. (Duke Univer...

Rockwell, George, 1824-1912.

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Cuyler, Thomas Dewitt, 1854-1922

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Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893

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American statesman; Secretary of State. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, to Thomas J. Durant, 1870 Oct. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538114 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to F.B. Schell, 1890 Jan. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526181 American statesman and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to William B. Snell, Esq., (18)76 Dec. 19. (Unknown). World...

Yale University.

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Dawes, Henry L. (Henry Laurens), 1816-1903

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U.S. representative and senator from Massachusetts. From the description of Henry L. Dawes papers, 1833-1933 (bulk 1833-1903). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980064 U.S. Senator (1875-93), b. Cummington, Mass. He was U.S. district attorney for West Massachusetts (1853-57) and a Republican member of the House of Representatives (1857-75). He was chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs and gave his name to the Dawes Act and the Dawes Commission. From t...

Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1851-1921

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United States Secretary of the Navy under President Theodore Roosevelt. From the description of Charles J. Bonaparte letter, 1905. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 265034455 Lawyer, municipal and civil service reformer, and U.S. attorney general and secretary of the navy. From the description of Charles J. Bonaparte papers, 1760-1921 (bulk 1874-1921). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83459229 Biographical Note ...

Wright, Horatio Gouverneur, 1820-1899

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Noble, John W. (John Willock), 1831-1912

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U.S. secretary of the interior, army officer, and lawyer. From the description of Certificate of John W. Noble, 1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451170 Major in the 3rd Iowa Cavalry, later promoted to General. Appointed Secretary of the Interior in 1889 by President Harrision. Helped draft The Forest Reserve Act. From the description of Papers, 1859-1894. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 52723763 ...

Sanborn, John B. (John Benjamin), 1826-1904

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American lawyer and soldier. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to the President, 1869 Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634500 John B. Sanborn was born in Epsom, New Hampshire, December 5, 1826, the youngest of five children. Interested in the law, he attended one quarter at Dartmouth College (1851-1852) but left to join the law office of Asa Fowler in Concord. He was admitted to the bar in 1854, and moved West, settling in St...

Cox, Samuel Sullivan, 1824-1889

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Editor of Muskingum Messenger, Ohio state senator, U.S. congressman from Ohio and from New York. Cox was born in Zanesville, Ohio, graduated from Brown University in Providence, R.I., then studied law. He married Julia Buckingham and began practicing law in Zanesville in 1849. From the description of Correspondence, 1848. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 41091956 U.S. representative from Ohio and New York, diplomat, and author. From the description ...

De Peyster, J. Watts (John Watts), 1821-1907

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Officer in the New York State Militia. From the description of Papers, 1849-1857. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58663483 Old Fort Johnson, a National Historic Landmark located in Montgomery County, N.Y., was the 18th-century home of Sir William Johnson, an official of the British Empire. It was later owned by wealthy philanthropist John de Watts Peyster, who presented it to the Montgomery County Historical Society in the early 20th century. As o...

Porter, Fitz-John, 1822-1901

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U.S. Army officer during the Civil War and public official, New York and New Jersey. From the description of Letters, 1894-1895. (Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 70975832 American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Morristown, to an unidentified Senator, [1876?] Feb. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618668 From the description of Autograph telegram signed : [n.p.], to General Morell, Miner...

Warren, Francis E. (Francis Emroy), 1844-1929

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Francis E. Warren was appointed Territorial Governor of Wyoming by President Chester A. Arthur. He served from February 28, 1885 to November 11, 1886 and served a second term when appointed by President Benjamin Harrison from April 9, 1889 to October 11, 1890. Warren was born in Hinsdale, Berkshire County, Massachusetts on June 20, 1844 and attended the common schools in his area and Hinsdale Academy. During the Civil War, Warren enlisted and fought with the Company C, 49th Regiment, Massachuset...

Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866

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Commanding general of the U.S. Army. From the description of Papers, 1822-1846. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 32878776 American army officer. Commissioned a captain of light artillery in May 1808, lieutenant colonel 1812, promoted to brigadier general for service in War of 1812; general-in-chief of U.S. Army 1841-1861. From the description of ALS : Petersburg, Va., to William Branch Giles, 1808 Oct. 5. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat r...

Dennison, William, 1815-1882

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Lawyer, Ohio state senator, Ohio governor (1860-1862), and U.S. Postmaster General. From the description of Correspondence, 1861. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 40600940 Ohio governor, U.S. postmaster general, and commissioner of the District of Columbia. From the description of Letter, 1878 March 1. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70941725 U.S. postmaster general and governor of Ohio. From the desc...

Derby, Edward Henry Stanley, Earl of, 1826-1893

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English statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to W. Collins, [no year] Mar. 13, 15, or 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270522511 British statesman. From the description of Papers, 1866. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 23371575 ...

Henderson, John B. (John Brooks), 1826-1913

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United States senator and U.S. Army general. From the description of John B. and Mary Foote Henderson collection, [ca. 1876]-1923. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70966780 American political leader. From the description of Autograph letter signed : St. Louis, Mo., to Charles Devens, 1880 Jan. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270472649 From the description of Autograph letter signed : St. Louis, Mo., to President Hayes, 1877 ...

Allison, William B. (William Boyd), 1829-1908

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Iowa legislator; United States House of Representatives, 1863-1871; United States Senate, 1873-1908. From the description of Letter : Dubuque, Iowa, to W[illiam] W[orth] Belknap, Washington, D.C., 1873 Oct. 22. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496685 U.S. Senator and Representative from Iowa. From the description of Papers of William B. Allison, 1862-1916. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 148787411 William ...

Hughes, Thomas, 1822-1896

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English reformer and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Old Square [London], to John Ruskin, 1866 Oct. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269516755 Thomas Hughes, English social reformer and children's writer, best known for his Tom Brown's Schooldays (1857). From the description of Thomas Hughes manuscript material : 2 items, 1871-1872 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 430711041 From the guide to the Thomas Hughes man...

Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896

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Lawyer from Belleville, Illinois; United States Senator (1855-1873); State Supreme Court Justice (1848-1853); State Representative, St. Clair County (1840-1842); Illinois Secretary of State (1841-1843); unsuccessful candidate for Governor (1880). From the description of Letter, September 29, 1842. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 71275513 Lawyer from Belleville, Illinois; United States Senator (1855-1873); State Supreme Court Justice (1848-1853); S...

Guild, Curtis, 1827-1911

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Wilson, James Grant, 1832-1914

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Founder of Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography. From the description of Letters, 1853 Nov.-1908 Feb. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 172709192 American author and editor. From the description of Letters received, 1878 Feb. 25-1902 Mar. 31. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 33937785 Scottish-born newspaperman, author, and editor, who served in the Union army during the Civil War, and then settled in New York City. F...

Holt, Joseph, 1807-1894

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Joseph Holt, 1807-94, American public official, judge advocate general of the U.S. army (1862-75). A native of Kentucky, he became a well-known lawyer and prominent Democratic politician. In 1857, President Buchanan appointed him commissioner of patents in 1857, and in 1859 he became Postmaster General. In the beginning of 1861, before the outbreak of the Civil War, he was Secretary of War. A staunch opponent of the secession movement, Holt was instrumental in preventing Kentucky from seceding. ...

Endicott, William Crowninshield, 1826-1900

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William Crowninshield Endicott was Secretary of War from 1885 to 1889. Josiah Royce was author of California, from the conquest in 1846 to the second vigilance committee in San Francisco, which was published in 1886. From the description of Letter to Josiah Royce, 1885, Apr. 9. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122288820 ...

Farney, John Wien, 1817-1881.

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Ainsworth, Fred C. (Fred Crayton), 1852-1934

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Army officer. From the description of Frederick C. Ainsworth papers, 1901-1928. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83393217 ...

Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885

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Congressman from Indiana; Vice President of the United States, 1869-1873. From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C., to Henry G. Hill, New York, 1864 Mar. 23. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28900958 South Bend, Indiana, newspaper publisher, 1845-1863; Indiana representative, 1855-1869; speaker, House of Representatives, 1863-1869; U.S. vice president, 1869-1873. From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C., to E.F. Chapman, 1867 Feb. 23. (A...

Carrington family.

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Henry Beebee Carrington was born in Wallingford, Connecticut on March 2, 1824. He graduated from Yale in 1845 (B.A.) and attended Yale Law School in 1847. He practiced law in Ohio. During the Civil War he was appointed colonel of the 18th U.S. Infantry (May, 1861) and brigadier general of volunteers (Nov, 1862). Carrington supervised military tribunals in Indiana and Ohio, trials later ruled "illegal" by the Supreme Court. He was mustered out of volunteer service in 1865. He joined his regiment ...

Schofield, John McAllister, 1831-1906

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U.S. Secretary of War. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, D.C., 1869 Jan. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270635150 U.S. secretary of war and army officer. From the description of Papers of John McAllister Schofield, 1837-1906 (bulk 1862-1895). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 74984707 American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : West Point, New York, to David A. Wells, [no year] May 27. (Unknown)...

Pendleton, George H. (George Hunt), 1825-1889

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Cincinnati, Ohio lawyer, state legislator, and Ohio Congressman and Senator. From the description of Letter, January 24, 1867. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 706817364 ...

Winsor, Justin, 1831-1897

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Historian, cartographer, and librarian of the Boston Public Library. From the description of Letter : Cambridge, Mass., to Henry Harrisse, Paris, France, 1891 Oct. 10. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 40998446 Winsor graduated from Harvard in 1853 and was a librarian at Harvard and at the Boston Public Library. From the description of Papers of Justin Winsor, 1847-1897 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972933 Winsor was libr...

Stanbery, Henry, 1803-1881

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United States. Army. 18th Infantry.

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Crook, George, 1829-1890

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George Crook was an Army officer during the late 1800s who was best known for his Indian fighting in the Pacific Northwest and Southwest. From the guide to the George Crook papers, 1863-1890, (Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries) George Crook was an Army officer, best known for his Indian fighting in the Pacific Northwest and Southwest. From the description of George Crook papers, 1863-1890. (University of Oregon Libraries)...

Hilles, Charles Dewey, 1867-1949

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Charles D. Hilles: insurance executive and politician; chairman of the Republican National Committee, 1912-1937; secretary to President Taft, 1911-1913; assistant secretary of the Treasury, 1909-1911; administrator of the Ohio Industrial School, 1892-1902, and of the New York Juvenile Asylum, 1902-1909. From the description of Charles Dewey Hilles papers, 1823-1955 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702154071 Charles D. Hilles: insurance executive and p...

Stone, Amasa, 1819-1883

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Biography courtesy of the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History Amasa Stone, Jr. (1818-11-1883) was a contractor, railroad manager, financier, and philanthropist, born in Charlton, Massachusetts to Amasa and Esther (Boyden) Stone. He apprenticed in construction, and worked with his brother-in-law William Howe to perfect the Howe truss bridge, buying the patent rights in 1842 and eventually constructing hundreds of bridges using his own improved design. After buil...

Evarts, William Maxwell, 1818-1901-....

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American lawyer and statesman. From the description of Autograph endorsement signed : [n.p.], 1868 Nov. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615412 From the description of Letter signed : "Department of State," Washington, to Charles Devens, 1877 Dec. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615410 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to R.H. Bowne, 1860 Oct. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615406 From the description of Autograph l...

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

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Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00000a American lawyer in Illinois and sixteenth president of the United States. From the description of Humorous story by Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609161 From 1837 to 1841 Lincoln practiced law in partnership with John Todd Stuart, whose cousin Mary Todd he later married. From the...

First Church Society (Woodbridge, Conn.)

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Gordon, John Brown, 1832-1904

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John Brown Gordon (1832-1904), Confederate General, Georgia Governor (1886-1890), and U.S. Senator (1873-1880, 1891-1897), born in Upson County, Georgia. From the description of Letters to Henry F. Emery, 1901-1903. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38478315 One of Georgia's most renowned political and military figures of the nineteenth century, John Brown Gordon was born on a plantation situated along the banks of the Flint River in Upson County on February 6, 1832. As a child...

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. ...

Woodford, Stewart L. (Stewart Lyndon), 1835-1913

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Diplomat, army officer, lawyer, and U.S. representative from New York. From the description of Stewart L. Woodford correspondence, 1865-1908. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981417 American soldier and diplomat. From the description of Letter signed : New York, to President Arthur, [18]82 Feb. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270583927 Epithet: American lawyer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:...

Sickles, Daniel Edgar, 1825-1914.

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American general and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Michael Scanlan, 1869 May 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270663527 American general and diplomatist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : House of Representatives, Washington, to A.D. Farnsworth, 1859 Dec. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662680 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to D.W. Wetmore, 1851 Mar. 22. (Unknown). Worl...

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

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Roosevelt, 26th U.S. president, served 1901-1909. From the description of DS, 1904 March 1. : Washington, D.C. Homestead Certificate. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15210791 26th president of the United States, 1901-1909. From the description of Theodore Roosevelt letters, 1917, 1918. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 213408920 Roosevelt was then Governor of New York. Chapman was one of the founders of the New York St...

Taylor, John Phelps.

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Morton, Oliver P. (Oliver Perry), 1823-1877

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Indiana lawyer, judge, and Republican politician. Morton served as the state's lieutenant governor in 1861, and as governor from 1861 to 1867. In 1867 he was elected to the U.S. Senate, and served there until his death. From the description of Oliver P. Morton papers, 1861-1876. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 27970020 14th Governor of Indiana, 1861-1867; United States Senator from Indiana, 1867-1877. From the description of Autographs o...

Tod, David, 1805-1868

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Governor of Ohio, 1862-1864. From the description of Letter, 1863 Sept. 27, Columbus, to the Military Committee of Harrison County. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 16400627 Governor of Ohio, diplomat, and public official of Ohio. From the description of David Tod correspondence, 1862. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980630 Gov. of Ohio. From the description of Note signed, on the verso of a recommendation : [n.p.], Zan...

Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

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Booker T. Washington was an African American educator and public figure. Born a slave on a small farm in Virginia, he worked his way through the Hampton Institute and became an instructor there. He was the first principal of the Tuskegee Institute, and under his management it became a successful center for practical education. A forceful and charismatic personality, he became a national figure through his books and lectures. Although his conservative views concerned many critics, he became the m...

Rosecrans, William S. (William Starke), 1819-1898

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General during the Civil War; congressman from California (1881-1885); U.S. Register of the Treasury (1885-1893). From the description of Papers, 1864-1895. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 24039377 William Starke Rosecrans was an inventor, coal-oil company executive, diplomat, politician, and United States Army officer during the Civil War. He was the victor at prominent Western Theater battles such as Second Corinth, Stones River, and the Tullahoma Campaign,...

Boynton, Henry V. (Henry Van), 1835-1905

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Soldier, author, and educator. From the description of George V. Boynton papers, 1897-1910. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 124036613 American soldier and journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Mr. Crosby, Chief Clerk of the War Dept., [no year] Nov. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131820 ...

Smith, Hoke, 1855-1931

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Hoke Smith (1855-1931), lawyer, politician, U.S. Senator, born in Newton, North Carolina. From the description of Hoke Smith papers, 1879-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477511 Hoke Smith (1855-1931), politician, Georgia Governor (1907-1909, 1911), U.S. Senator, resided in Atlanta, Georgia. From the description of Hoke Smith papers, 1886-1930 (bulk 1920-1925). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477302 Governor of the state of Georgia and Secretary o...

Cartelyou, George Bruce, 1862-1940.

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McDowell, Irvin, 1818-1885

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to William W. Belknap, 1874 Apr. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270607862 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, "My dear General" [William W. Belknap?], 1871 Jan. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606751 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to W.W. Belknap, 1872 Apr. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606754 Irvin ...

O'Reilly, John Boyle, 1844-1890

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American journalist and poet. From the description of Papers of John Boyle O'Reilly [manuscript], 1873-1896. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814404 John Boyle O'Reilly was born in Ireland, where his parents instilled in him the Irish love for poetry and rebellion. Court martialed for mutiny, O'Reilly escaped his Australian exile and emigrated to Boston, where he became editor of the Pilot. Reknowned as a poet, orator, journalist, and publisher, he used his p...

Lee, Fitzhugh, 1835-1905

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Fitzhugh Lee, grandson of Henry "Light-Horse Harry" and nephew of Robert E. Lee was Major General of the Confederate Army. After the war, he wrote about and taught the history of the South during the Civil War and wrote a biography of Robert E. Lee. In 1885-1889, he served as governor of Virginia. From the description of Papers of Fitzhugh Lee, 1863-1889 (bulk 1885-1889). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122446276 Fitzhugh Le...

Jesup, Morris K. (Morris Ketchum), 1830-1908

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Herford, Brooke, 1830-1903

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Yale University. Class of 1884

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Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904

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U. S. Senator from Massachusetts. From the description of George Frisbie Hoar letter to S. S. McClure [manuscript], 1894 January 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 694733616 George Frisbie Hoar (1826-1904) was a Republican Senator from Massachusetts (1877-1904). From the description of Autograph collection, 1598-1945. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122405022 From the guide to the George Frisbie Hoar autograph collection, 1598-194...

McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885

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George Brinton McClellan was born in Philadelphia, PA in 1826. He entered the United States Military Academy in 1842 and graduated in 1846, second in his class of cadets. He was commissioned a brevet second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In the fall of 1852, he received an assignment to the Department of Texas, with orders to perform a survey of Texas rivers and harbors. In 1853 he participated in the Pacific Railroad surveys to select an appropriate route for the upcoming trans...

Woolsey, Theodore Dwight, 1801-1889

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Epithet: American author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000439.0x000244 President of Yale College. From the description of Autograph letter of recommendation signed : New Haven, 1862 Jan. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584067 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Haven, to W. Hayes Ward, 1872 Feb. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584074 From the descrip...

Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881

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James Garfield, twentieth President of the United States, was born in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, in 1831. After embarking on an academic career, he joined the Ohio volunteer infantry regiment, and in 1863 was appointed Major General in the same regiment. He served as a member of the U. S. House of Representatives from 1863 to 1880, when he was elected President. His inauguration took place on March 4, 1881, but his term of office was unfortunately brought to an abrupt end with his assassination by C...

Augur, Christopher Columbus, 1821-1898

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American general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to Governor Israel Washburn of Maine, 1862 Oct. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131818 American army officer. From the description of Letter signed : Omaha, Nebraska, to W.W. Belknap, 1870 Mar. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132633 Following the Civil War U.S. army officer Christopher C. Augur commanded several military departments in the West. Interested i...

Prevost, George, Sir, 1804-1893

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Devens, Charles, 1820-1891

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Charles Devens, Jr. was a Union army officer in the Civil War. He entered the war as a Major in the 3rd Batallion of the Massachusetts Rifles. He was appointed Brigadier General in April 1862 and was brevetted Major General, United States Volunteers, in April 1865. After the war, he served as a State Supreme Court justice for Massachusetts and was appointed Attorney General of the United States. From the description of Charles Devens letter, 1887 April 6. (University of California, S...

Hitt, Robert R. (Robert Roberts), 1834-1906

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Illinois stenographer for Lincoln-Douglas debates, diplomat, assistant secretary of state (1881-1882), and U. S. Congressman (1882-1906). From the description of Letter, ca. 1881-1882. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 748839838 U.S. representative from Illinois. From the description of Papers of Robert R. Hitt, 1830-1905. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81736307 Biographical Note ...

Wool, John Ellis, 1784-1869

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Wool, a New York native, was a career U. S. army officer who began his service during the War of 1812, led victorious troops at the Battle of Buena Vista during the Mexican War, and commanded several departments in the eastern United States until he retired on August 1, 1863. From the description of Orders No. 302, May 28, 1847. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 301369825 John Ellis Wool (1784-1869) was an American military officer who fought in the...

Sherwood, Kate Brownlee, 1841-1914.

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Barton, William Eleazar, 1861-1930

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Clergyman. From the description of William Eleazar Barton address, 1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453232 Minister First Congregational Church, Oak Park, Illinois, 1899-1924; author; Abraham Lincoln biographer. From the description of Papers, 1920s. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 77514474 Congregational clergyman, author. From the guide to the William E. Barton letter to Mr. Graff, 1900, (The New York Publi...

Voorhees, Daniel W. (Daniel Wolsey), 1827-1897

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Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888

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Roscoe Conkling was a New York politician and lawyer, serving in Congress as both Senator and Representative. He resigned abruptly to protest Federal appointments in New York, and returned to his law practice. He later declined an appointment to the United States Supreme Court. From the description of Roscoe Conkling letter to D.B. Sickels, 1876 Apr. 20. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52734482 Roscoe Conkling was a Senator (1867-81) and Congre...

Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893

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Rutherford B. Hayes was born in Delaware, Ohio, in 1822 and earned degrees from Kenyon College and Harvard Law School before starting a career as a lawyer in Cincinnati. Hayes served as a major general in the Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War and was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1864. Hayes then was elected Governor of Ohio and later served one term as President of the United States (1877-1881) before retiring to his home in Fremont, Ohio, where he died in 1893.President of the Uni...