Alphabetical collection, 1677-1910.

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Alphabetical collection, 1677-1910.

The alphabetical collection is particularly rich in papers of Protestant American clergymen. Letters, 1795-1820, of American Presbyterian clergy addressed to William Wallace Woodward, a Philadelphia bookseller. Manuscript sermons of such clergymen as Abiel Abbot, Lyman Beecher, Nathaniel Chauncey, Timothy Edwards, Ashbel Green, Levi Hart, Alexander Murray, James Muir, William B. Sprague, Solomon Stoddard, Samuel Willard, and others. The collection includes letters and portraits of many other prominent Americans and Europeans: Theodosia Burr Alston; Governor Edmund Andros, 1677; General John Armstrong, 1769; Susanna Anthony, 1770; John Jacob Astor, 1842; John Bradford, 1720; Governor Jonathan Belcher; George Bryan; George Clinton; George Clymer; DeWitt Clinton, 1822; John Dickinson; William Dearborn, 1808; William Duer, 1786; Edward Everett, 1827; Benjamin Eastburn, 1734; William Eaton, 1805; Albert Gallatin, 1801-1811; Joseph Galloway, 1769; Adolphus W. Greely; Jonathan Greenleaf, 1843; Alexander Hamilton; Samuel Hopkins, 1770; William Harrison, 1786; Patrick Henry; Jared Ingersoll; John Jay, 1822; Washington Irving; Dyre Kearney, 1787; James Kent; Francis Scott Key; John Laurens, 1778; Gouverneur Morris, 1806; John P. Montgomery, 1776; Thomas Mifflin, 1791; John Nicholson, 1795; Isaac Morris; Samuel Otis, 1789; Richard and Thomas Penn, 1755; Edmund Pendleton; James Parker, 1793; Colonel James Rodney, 1764; Joseph Reed, 1812; Peyton Randolph; J. Bayard Smith, 1778; Jonathan D. Sergeant, 1784; Henry De Saussure, 1787; Theodore Sedgwick, 1799; William Tweed, 1871; John Tyler, Jr., 1842; James Wadsworth, 1780; John F. Zubley, 1767; and others. Other miscellaneous items are: manuscripts of James Monroe, 1794-1828, on the French Revolution; instructions to James Monroe by Edmund Randolph, 1794-1796; Aaron Burr letters, 1775-1811; Erick Bollmann, 1810; William Eaton, 1802; Joseph Bonaparte correspondence, 1815-1827; parchment deeds, 1691-1786, of Pennsylvania and New Jersey; Judge John Cleves Symmes to Captain Dayton on settlements west of Ohio and on the Miami, 1789; papers relating to Indian affairs, 1789-1806; Irish Revolution papers, 1806-1813; Mexico and South America, 1785-1843; United States Bank, 1805; Bank of North America, 1813-1814; Canadian Rebellion, 1837-1838; political relations between France and America, 1783-1793; letters of writers, artists, scholars, scientists, physicians, apothecaries, penologists, reformers, etc., ca. 1711-1910, including Joseph Lancaster's voluminous correspondence on education, James Rumsey's manuscripts and printed material, 1788, concerning his invention of the first steam vessel, and other papers bearing on intellectual trends.

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Everett, Edward, 1794-1865

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Edward Everett was an American statesman, clergyman, and orator, as well as professor of Greek at Harvard University and president of Harvard University, 1846-1849. Everett was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts, and graduated from Harvard with highest honors in 1811, completing an M.A. in Divinity in 1814. After a brief stint as a minister, Harvard offered him the newly created position of Professor of Greek; brilliant but untrained, Everett went to Göttingen to prepare for...

Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804

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Alexander Hamilton was born in either 1755 or 1757 in the British West Indies. Among his many notable accomplishments, Hamilton was the first Secretary of the Treasury of the United States, Aide-de-camp to General George Washington during the American Revolutionary War, a signatory of the United States Consitution, an elected member of the Continental Congress and New York Legislature, and the author of 51 of the articles that comprised the Federalist Papers. In 1804, Hamilton was ...

Abbot, Abiel, 1770-1828

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Minister of Congregational churches in Haverhill (1795-1803) and Beverly (1803-1828) Massachusetts, born in Andover (Mass.). A graduate of Harvard, Abiel Abbot married Eunice Wales of Dorchester (Mass.) in 1795. In the fall of 1818 Abbot, who suffered from a lung disorder, set out for South Carolina to improve his health. After spending eight weeks in Charleston, Abbot spent two months as a guest of James Legare at his St. John's, Colleton Parish, South Carolina estate. In March Abbot went to Sa...

Clinton, DeWitt, 1769-1828

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DeWitt Clinton (March 2, 1769 – February 11, 1828) was an American politician and naturalist who served as a United States Senator, Mayor of New York City and sixth Governor of New York. In this last capacity, he was largely responsible for the construction of the Erie Canal. Clinton was a major candidate for the American presidency in the election of 1812, challenging incumbent James Madison. A nephew of long-time New York Governor George Clinton, DeWitt Clinton served as his uncle's secreta...

Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836

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Aaron Burr Jr. (February 6, 1756 – September 14, 1836) was an American politician and lawyer. A Founding Father, he served as the third vice president of the United States during President Thomas Jefferson's first term from 1801 to 1805. His role in helping form the nation, however, would be overshadowed when he killed fellow Founding Father Alexander Hamilton in an 1804 duel. The duel led to the collapse of Burr's political career and tarnished his legacy in American history. Burr was born t...

Sedgwick, Theodore, 1746-1813

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Theodore Sedgwick (May 9, 1746 – January 24, 1813) was an American attorney, politician and jurist, who served in elected state government and as a Delegate to the Continental Congress, a U.S. Representative, and a United States Senator from Massachusetts. He served as the fourth Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. He was appointed to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in 1802 and served there the rest of his life. Born in West Hartford in the Connecticut Colony, Sedg...

Nicholson, John, 1757-1800

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Land speculator. From the description of John Nicholson papers, 1795 16 Feb.-10 Mar. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70953089 Financier and land speculator. From the description of John Nicholson family papers, 1786-1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981679 Pennsylvania state official and land promoter. From the description of ALS : to Thomas Mifflin, 1791 Nov. 8. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat reco...

Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848

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John Jacob Astor organized the American Fur Company in 1808, and the Pacific Fur Company in 1810. In the spring of 1811 he established a post at Astoria on the Columbia River, but sold it to British interests in 1813. By 1817 Astor had gained control of all the Mississippi Valley posts of the Northwest and Southwest Companies. The Columbia Fur Company, one of Astor's major competitors, was absorbed in 1827. By 1834 Astor tired of the fur business and sold all of his interests. From t...

Sprague, William B. (William Buell), 1795-1876

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Clergyman and autograph collector from Albany, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1830-1843. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 33203510 American pastor, collector, and biographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Albany, N.Y., to [Andrew Preston Peabody?], 1866 Jan. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 751989045 William Buell Sprague (1795-1876) was an American Presbyterian clergyman and author. A graduate of Yale and of Pri...

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...

Anthony, Susanna, 1726-1791

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Susanna Anthony was a lifelong resident of Newport, Rhode Island. From the description of Diary, 1748-1751. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 26845017 ...

Harrison, William, 1933-2013

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Tenor. From the description of Signature, dated : [London], 30 September 1840, 1840, Sept. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270957407 ...

Gratz, Simon.

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Lancaster, Joseph, 1778-1838

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Joseph Lancaster (1778-1838) was the founder of a monitorial method of teaching which came to be known as the Lancasterian system of education. Born in England, he opened in 1798 a school to educate inexpensively poor children in the Borough Road neighborhood of London. His system of education gained widespread popularity and led eventually to the establishment of over two hundred schools modeled after the Borough Road institution. Dissension and monetary problems plagued him throughout his care...

Galloway, Joseph, 1731-1803

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Joseph Galloway (1731-1803), an American British loyalist. In 1753, he married Grace Growden, daughter of Lawrence Growden, Jr. (1694-1770), one of the wealthiest and most powerful men in colonial Pennsylvania. As a member of the Pennsyvalvania Assembly, Galloway was part of Benjamin Franklin's anti-proprietary faction. He was the Pennsylvania delegate to the Continental Congress in 1774 and signed the non-importation agreement, but refused to sign the Declaration of Independence. In 1776, he jo...

Randolph, Peyton, 1721-1775

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President, U.S. Continental Congress and Virginia legislator. From the description of Papers of Peyton Randolph, circa 1774. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132218 ...

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...

Eastburn, Benjamin.

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Rumsey, James, 1743?-1792

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Engineer and inventor. From the description of Papers of James Rumsey, 1784-1802. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015416 Inventor, of Shepherdstown, Va. (now W. Va.). From the description of Papers, 1785-1816. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20159048 James Rumsey (1743-1792) invented a steam-powered boat in 1787 and developed an improved steamboiler, grist mill, and sawmill. He secured English and U.S. patents on the boiler and steamboat ...

Armstrong, John, 1758-1843

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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) American soldier and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Michael O'Mealy, agent of the American merchant, ...

Belcher, Jonathan, 1682-1757

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Jonathan Belcher was born on January 8, in 1681 or 1682, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the son of Andrew and Sarah Belcher. In 1746, upon hearing about Governor of New Jersey Lewis Morris's poor health, Belcher actively pursued the opportunity for another royal appointment. Although the Morris Family nominated the former governor's son, Robert Hunter Morris, the alliance of Quakers in New Jersey and London cultivated by Belcher and his brother-in-law, Richard Partridge, managed to obtain the appo...

Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799

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Patrick Henry, born in Hanover County, Virginia, was a symbol of America's struggle for liberty and self-government. Henry was a lawyer, patriot, orator, and participant in almost every aspect of the founding of America. He studied law on his own, and in 1760, he appeared in Williamsburg to take his attorney's examination before Robert Carter Nicholas and others. Henry served in the Virginia House of Burgesses, was a member of the Virginia committee of Correspondence, a delegate to the Virginia ...

Wadsworth, James, 1768-1844

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Land speculator. Wadsworth was involved in a large land speculation scheme in western New York State, the land eventually became part of the Holland Purchase. From the description of Letter, 1809 September 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122487885 Landowner, reformer, and philanthropist whose family settled Geneseo, N.Y. From the description of James Wadsworth family papers, 1730-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980237 Born in Durham, Conn. Taugh...

Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714

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Colonial governor of New York (1674-1681); president of the Dominion of New England (1686-1689); and governor of Virginia (1692-1697). From the description of Original patent to Samuel Willis, 1675 Apr. 02. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 74986011 British colonial governor. From the description of Sir Edmund Andros deed, 1696. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449113 John Underhill (circa 1597-1672) was a colonial military lead...

Reed, Joseph,

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Eaton, William, 1764-1811

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Diplomat, adventurer, and U.S. Army officer, of Massachusetts. From the description of Autograph letter signed from William Eaton to Commodore Preble, 1807 June 25. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 123410762 Richard Dale was a naval officer. From the guide to the Richard Dale papers, 1780-1845, 1780-1845, (American Philosophical Society) American General. From the description of Autograph letter signed. (Unknown). World...

Willard, Samuel, 1705-1741

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Samuel Willard, presumably of Connecticut, wrote to a brother in Ashford, Connecticut, and to another gentleman in Stafford, Connecticut. The tone of the correspondence implies that Mr. Willard was in some sort of legal difficulty but it is not clear what his specific problems were. From the description of Samuel Willard papers, n.d., 1816 (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 430827375 ...

Montgomery, John Philips

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Otis, Samuel Allyne, 1740-1814

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Delegate from Massachusetts to U.S. Continental Congress, secretary of the U.S. Senate, businessman, and Massachusetts public official. From the description of Samuel Allyne Otis correspondence and notice, 1766-1802. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980318 Member of the Continental Congress. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to the Hon. Mr. Langdon, 1792 Apr. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610684 Member of Continental...

Jay, John, 1745-1829

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Statesman and jurist. From the description of Letter, 1813 Jan. 1. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49243562 Governor of New York State; U.S. Secretary of Foreign Affairs; Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Letter, 1797 October 27 : Albany, to John Trumbull, London. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50806321 From the description of Letter, 1778 January 2 : Poughkeepsie, to Marinus Willet. (New Yo...

Laurens, John, 1754-1782

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Aide and secretary to George Washington. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Col Stewart, 1780 Oct. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598003 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to the quarter master general, 1781 Oct. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598007 From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Camp before York", 1781 Oct. 19th. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595601 From the description of Autograph letter...

Tweed, William Marcy, 1823-1878

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Beecher, Lyman, 1775-1863!

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American preacher and revivalist; also famous as reformer, educator, and central figure in theological controversies; b. in New Haven, Conn.; in 1799 ordained as pastor of the Presbyterian Church in East Hampton, N.Y.; in 1810 accepted the pulpit of the First Congregational Church of Litchfield, Conn., where he attracted large crowds. In 1826 became pastor of the Hanover Street Church in Boston where his reputation for defending orthodoxy against Unitarianism became widespread. During his years ...

Presbyterian Church

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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....

Muir, James, 1757-1820

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Penn, Thomas, 1702-1775

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Land speculator. From the description of Papers of Thomas Penn, 1740-1755. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452327 From the description of Letters of Thomas Penn, 1748-1770. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070635 The son of William Penn, Thomas Penn served as proprietor of Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Thomas Penn correspondence, 1747-1771, with James Hamilton, 1747-1771, (American Philosophical Society) Thomas Penn was a proprietor of Pe...

Bonaparte, Joseph, King of Spain, 1768-1844.

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Napoleon I's brother. From the description of Letter : Point Breeze, Pa., to Judge Joseph Hopkinson, Philadelphia, Pa., 1832 May 16. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 25223937 From the description of Letter : Philadelphia, Pa., to LeRoy Bayard & Co., New York, N.Y., 1819 Feb. 4. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 25223964 ...

Parker, James

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An English clergyman, apparently writing this work after leaving active service. From the description of A practical discourse concerning death, 1754. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866350 ...

Chauncey, Nathaniel, 1681-1756

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Penn, Richard, 1706-1771

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The son of William Penn, Thomas Penn served as proprietor of Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Thomas Penn correspondence, 1747-1771, with James Hamilton, 1747-1771, (American Philosophical Society) ...

De Saussure, Henry William, 1763-1839

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Revolutionary soldier, director of the U.S. Mint, South Carolina legislator, and judge of the Chancery Court in South Carolina, from Charleston. From the description of Papers, 1788-1916. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19491506 Jurist; Federalist; director, U.S. Mint, 1795; member, Pennsylvania bar; S.C. state representative and senator; of Charleston, S.C. From the description of Henry William DeSaussure papers, 1795-1837. (University of South Ca...

Hopkins, Samuel, 1721-1803

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Author and clergyman. From the description of Letter of Samuel Hopkins, 1759. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450325 Samuel Hopkins, American clergyman and theologian, founder of Hopkinsianism. He graduated from Yale in 1741, and afterwards studied with Jonathan Edwards for two years. Afterwards Hopkins settled at Housatonic (later Great Barrington). In 1769, the privation of his congregation and an opposition to his intransigent doctrine led to his dismissal. He then accep...

Pendleton, Edmund, 1721-1803

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Edmund Pendleton (1721-1803) was born in Caroline County, Virginia, and died in Richmond. He was a statesman and member of the Continental Congress of 1774. The recipient of this letter, Francis Preston (1765-1835), was the son of William Preston, who accompanied Washington on several exploring expeditions in the West. Francis studied law under George Wythe, and practiced in Montgomery, Washington, and other counties. He was a friend of Madison, Monroe, Jefferson, and Chief Justice Marshall. He ...

Alston, Theodosia Burr, 1783-1813

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Daughter of Aaron Burr. Born Theodosia Burr; married Joseph Alston, 1801. From the description of Theodosia Burr Alston papers, 1789-1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77621460 Theodosia Burr Alston was the daughter of Aaron Burr and his co-conspirator. From the description of ALS, 1808 July 17 : Ballstown Springs, New York, to Joseph Alston, Oaks near Georgetown, S.C. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 17021387 Daughter of Aaron B...

Clinton, George S., 1941-....

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The King's Road or Highway was a term used for any public road during the time the country was a British province. From the description of Survey map of land near Hezekiah Schoonmaker's on the King's Road to Jacob Persen's in Saugerties, Ulster County, New York, 1766. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122535777 Governor of New York State. From the description of Assignment of Military Bounty Lands, 1795 June 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122611347 ...

Smith, Jonathan Bayard, 1742-1812

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Bryan, George, 1731-1791

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Public official and jurist from Pennsylvania. From the description of George Bryan papers, 1764-1786. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982717 Epithet: of Northall, county Middlesex British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000795.0x0002ce ...

Dickinson, John, 1732-1808

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Pennsylvania lawyer, Continental Congressman. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson, 1779 Sept. 18. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122442835 Dickinson asks Booth to help him replace omissions in his set of The Delaware law prior to the revolution. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to James Booth, 1784 July 10. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525016 Pennsylvania ...

Morris, Gouverneur, 1752-1816

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Lawyer, diplomat, and U.S senator from New York. From the description of Gouverneur Morris papers, 1771-1834 (bulk 1789-1816). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980176 American politician and diplomat; appointed minister to France 1792, replaced in 1794 by James Monroe. From the description of ALS : Villeneuve la Guyard, France, to James Monroe, 1794 Oct. 14. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86165772 Morris was a Continental Congressm...

Symmes, John Cleves, 1742-1814

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Soldier, jurist, and frontiersman. From the description of Papers of John Cleves Symmes, 1788-1796. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067829 After serving as a New Jersey legislator, judge, and Continental Congressman, Symmes purchased a million acres in Ohio in 1787, where he established several settlements including Cincinnati. From the description of ADS : New York, N.Y., 1786 Apr. 15. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122626085 The...

Dearborn, William Lee

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Bank of North America

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The Bank of North America was the first chartered bank in the United States, chartered by the Second Continental Congress in 1781. It was established primarily to aid Congress in providing supplies and money for the prosecution of the Revolutionary War. In 1916 the bank bought the assets of the National Bank of the Northern Liberties; in 1923 it merged with the Commercial Trust Company to form the Bank of North America and Trust Company; six years later the merged institution was itself absorbed...

Greely, Adolphus W. (Adolphus Washington), 1844-1935

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Adolphus Washington Greely (b. March 27, 1844, Newburyport, Massachusetts-d. October 20, 1935, Washington, D.C.) served throughout the American Civil War and remained in the army at the war's close. In 1881 he was appointed to lead the United States International Polar Year Expedition, 1881-1884 to Ellesmere Island. He retired from the Army in 1908 and died in Washington in 1935. ...

Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800

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Mifflin was a Continental Congressman, Major General, and governor of Pennsylvania. From the description of LS, 1784 May 6 : Annapolis, to Governor Clinton. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13782989 Thomas Mifflin (1744-1800) was a Philadelphia merchant, military officer during the Revolutionary War, and U.S. Congressman. He served as the first governor of Pennsylvania from 1790 to 1799. From the description of Thomas Mifflin papers, 1791-1...

Murray, Alexander, 1727-1793

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Duer, William, 1747-1799

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New York delegate to U.S. Continental Congress, army officer and jurist. From the description of Papers of William Duer, 1776-1789. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009562 Mercantilist, financier, army contractor. From the description of Papers, 1752-1802. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 476442112 Duer was born in Devonshire, England, and settled in New York in 1768. During the Revolution he held a number of public offices, inc...

Tyler, John, 1790-1862

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John Tyler (b. March 29, 1790, Charles City County, Virginia–d. January 18, 1862, Richmond, Virginia), was the tenth President of the United States (1841–1845) and the first to succeed to the office following the death of President William Henry Harrison....

Bollmann, Erick, 1769-1821

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Epithet: Dr; Hanoverian residing in America British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000217.0x000306 ...

Morris, Isaac

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Morris was midshipman on the Wager, one of Commodore Anson's fleet sailing up the coast of South America. When the ship was lost, Morris and two companions attempted to return to England via Brasil. From the description of A narrative of the dangers and distresses which befel Isaac Morris and seven more of the crew belonging to the Wager storeship, which attended Commodore Anson in his voyage to the South Sea : containing an account of their adventures after they were left by Bulkele...

Monroe, James, 1758-1831

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James Monroe, fifth president of the United States of America (b. April 28, 1758, Monroe Hall, Virginia-d. July 4, 1831, New York, New York) fought with distinction in the Continental Army, and he practiced law in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As a young politician, he joined the anti-Federalists in the Virginia Convention which ratified the Constitution, and in 1790, an advocate of Jeffersonian policies, he was elected United States Senator. As Minister to France in 1794-1796, Monroe showed strong ...

Green, Ashbel, 1762-1848

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Philadelphia clergyman. From the description of ALS : Princeton, to Robert L. Green, 1812 Dec. 31. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122580962 Ashbel Green; prominent Presbyterian during Federal period; pastor, Second Presbyterian Church (Philadelphia, Pa.); chaplain, U.S. Congress (1792-1800); Stated Clerk, General Assembly (1790-1803) and later Moderator (1824); President of Princeton University (1812-1822); a founder of Princeton Theological Seminary. ...

Woodward, William Wallace.

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Bradford, John, 1948-

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Epithet: Methodist preacher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000698.0x00025f ...

Edwards, Timothy, 1669-1758

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Born in Hartford, Conn.; graduated from Harvard in 1691; first pastor of East Windsor, Conn. From the description of Heads of sermons, 1716-1717. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57065449 ...

Stoddard, Solomon, 1643-1729

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Stoddard graduated from Harvard in 1662 and served as Fellow, tutor and librarian at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Solomon Stoddard, ca. 1715. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972889 Solomon Stoddard (1643-1728/29) was born in Boston and graduated from Harvard College in 1662. He was the first librarian of Harvard and, after preaching in Barbados for two years, became minister at Northampton, Mass., where he remained until his death. ...

Clymer, George, 1739-1813

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Clymer was a Signer of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution from Pennsylvania. From the description of ALS, 1779 April 2, Roxborough, to unknown. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13347530 Philadelphia merchant and Congressman. From the description of ALS : to William Rawle, 1793 Feb. 9. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86102605 From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Jacob Bowman, 18...

Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843

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Lawyer and author of THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER. From the description of Letter, 1812 Dec. 22. (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 25160695 Francis Scott Key was the composer of "The Star-Spangled Banner." From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1808-1814. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 190846542 Francis Scott Key was composer of the Star Spangled Banner. From the description of Francis ...

Kearney, Dyre, -1791

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Zubley, John.

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Sergeant, Jonathan Dickinson

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Bank of the United States (1791-1811)

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Rodney, James B.

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Greenleaf, Jonathan, 1785-1865

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Randolph, Edmund, 1753-1813

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Edmund Randolph (1753-1813) was serving as Secretary of State at the time this letter was written. Alexander Addison (1759-1807) was a lawyer from Pittsburgh, Pa. From the description of Letter : Dept. of State, to Alexander Addison, Washington, Pennsylvania, 1795 March 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122538927 American politician. From the description of Circular letter signed : Department of State, to the governor of the state of Connecticut, 1795 Feb. 7. (U...

Hart, Levi, 1738-1808

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Ingersoll, Jared

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