Miscellaneous documents on American history, 1681-1921.

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Dawes, Elizabeth F.,. Miscellaneous documents on American history, 1681-1921.

Miscellaneous documents on American history, 1681-1921.

These documents are principally of Pennsylvania interest, 1757-1809, including letters to Richard I. Manning from John C. Calhoun, Marquis de Lafayette, George McDuffie, and William Wirt. There are also letters of Clement C. Biddle, James Buchanan, Francis J. Grund, James Madison, Timothy Pickering, and William H. Seward. In addition, there are several musical scores (n.d.) and 19 cancelled checks (1861-1871) drawn by Ticknor and Fields in Boston, to the order of various American authors.

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Dawes, Elizabeth A. S.

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

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

Grund, Francis J. (Francis Joseph), 1804-1863

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

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

Wirt, William, 1772-1834

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William Wirt, lawyer and author of Richmond, Va., and Baltimore, Md., served as United States attorney general from 1817 until 1829. He wrote Letters of the British Spy (1803) and Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry (1817). From the description of William Wirt letters, 1816-1820; 1832-1833 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 23469832 Philip Lightfoot of Culpeper County, Virginia served as a lieutenant in the Continental Army Artillery ...

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...

Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829

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Timothy Pickering (b. July 17, 1745, Salem, MA–d. January 29, 1829, Salem, MA) was a politician from Massachusetts who served as the third United States Secretary of State under Presidents George Washington and John Adams. He also represented Massachusetts in both houses of Congress as a member of the Federalist Party. Born in Salem, Massachusetts, Pickering began a legal career after graduating from Harvard University. He won election to the Massachusetts General Court and served as a cou...

Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872

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Lawyer, politician, and statesman; principle residence and law practice was in Auburn, New York; Governor of New York State, 1838-1842; United State Senator, 1849-1861; U.S. Secretary of State, 1861-1869. From the description of Collection, 1828-1936; bulk 1828-1873. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50872192 New York lawyer and U.S. Senator who served as Secretary of State for Abraham Lincoln. From the description of Letters, 1852-1888. (Abraham Linc...

Madison, James, 1751-1836

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James Madison (1751-1836) was the fourth president of the United States, born in Port Conway, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia legislature from 1776 to 1780 and from 1784 to 1786, and the Continental Congress from 1780 to 1783. His proposals at and management of the Constitutional Convention in 1787 earned him title "father of the U.S. Constitution." He cooperated with Alexander Hamilton and Jay in writing a series of papers (pub. 1787-88 under title of The Federalist) explaining the ne...

McDuffie, George, 1790-1851

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Governor of South Carolina, U.S. senator of South Carolina and U.S. representative of South Carolina. From the description of Letter of George McDuffie, 1835. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452248 George McDuffie (1790-1851) served in the U.S. Congress from South Carolina in 1821-34. From the description of Letter, 1822 February 28, to John Randolph. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122497973 Lawyer and U.S. Representative and Senator from South Carolina...

Manning, Richard Irvine, 1859-1931

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Ticknor and Fields.

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Ticknor and Fields. From the description of Account book, 1858-1859. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191276975 Ticknor and Fields of Boston, Massachusetts was the premier "literary" publishing house in the United States during the middle years of the nineteenth century. Ticknor and Fields originated in the firm of Allen and Ticknor established in 1832. The partners in Ticknor and Fields were William D. Ticknor (one of the partners in Allen and Ticknor) an...

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 : ...