Pamphlet collection, 1788-1902.

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Curry, J. L. M. (Jabez Lamar Monroe), 1825-1903. Pamphlet collection, 1788-1902.

Pamphlet collection, 1788-1902.

Pamphlets, 1788-1902, covering issues relevant to the years in which they were created. Local, national, and international issues are represented. Subjects covered by the collection include education, politics, religion, currency, slavery, states rights, state banks, elections and the Civil War and other conflicts. Government publications from the United States and the Confederate States of America are included. Some pamphlet authors include Charles Francis Adams, John C. Breckinridge, Jefferson Davis, Stephen A. Douglas, Frederick Douglass, W.E.B. DuBois, W.E. Gladstone, William H. Seward, and Alexander Stephens. The collection also contains British, French, and Spanish pamphlets.

19 cubic feet (119 v.)

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United Confederate Veterans

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Phillips, P. (Philip), 1807-1884

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Parker, Joseph, 1830-1902

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Benjamin, J. P. (Judah Philip), 1811-1884

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Railroad expert, civic leader, historian; son of Charles Francis Adams, son of John Quincy Adams. From the description of ALS, 1864 Sept. 4, City Point, Va., to the Provost Marshal General's Dept., City Point. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122690013 Adams was a General in the US Army in the Civil War. After the War he was a railroad executive and eventually president of the Union Pacific Railroad, 1884-1890. From the description of [Letter...

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Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

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Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889

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Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887

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Ruffin, Frank G.

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Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895

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Confederate States of America. Dept. of the Treasury.

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Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883

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Richmond College (Richmond, Va.)

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Democratic Party (U.S.)

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Alabama Historical Society

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Democratic national convention

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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, ...

Draper, A. S. (Andrew Sloan), 1848-1913

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Bank of the State of Alabama

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Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872

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Horace Greeley (1811-1872), American journalist, political leader, social reformer, and editor of the New York Tribune. In 1872 he received the Democratic Party's nomination for President. His New York herald was known for energetic reporting, moral standards, and intellectual appeal; its correspondents included Mark Twain, Bayard Taylor, Karl Marx, and Margaret Fuller, the first woman journalist on the staff of a major paper. He was a national figure, an innovative journalist, and influenced...

Ruffner, William Henry, 1824-1908

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Alabama House of Representatives

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Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869

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Moulton, Richard G. (Richard Green), 1849-1924

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Aubrey, W. H. S.

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Alabama. General Assembly

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Garland, A. H. (Augustus Hill), 1832-1899

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Chappell, Absalom H. (Absalom Harris), 1801-1878

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American Bible society

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Alabama. Commissioner to Settle the Affairs of the State Banks and Branches.

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Alabama. Comptroller's Office

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Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875

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Peabody, Andrew P. (Andrew Preston), 1811-1893

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American author, clergyman and editor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) : Portsmouth, N.H., to Madame [Blaze] de Bury, 1856 Oct. 1-1860 Jan. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270851342 Peabody graduated from Harvard in 1826, taught Christian morals and served as preacher and Overseer at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Andrew Preston Peabody, 1839-1890 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972834 Clergyman...

United States. Congress

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Bills of the 96th Congress to provide for temporary increases in the public debt limit, and for other purposes. From the description of Public debt legislation, 96th Congress : legislative history of public debt legislation, 1979-1980. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 243776779 Bill of the 96th Congress to impose a windfall profit tax on domestic crude oil, and for other purposes. From the description of Crude oil windfall profit tax act of 1980 ...

Whig Party (U.S.)

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Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906

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Army officer, statesman, journalist, legislator, and U.S. Secy. of the Interior, of Missouri. From the description of Papers, 1870-1901 (bulk 1870-1890). (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 70953302 German-American army officer, author and politician. From the description of Papers of Carl Schurz, 1862-1893. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136358 U.S. cabinet officer, diplomat, and senator from Missouri, Union Ar...

Alabama. Governor

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Authorities: Alabama Government Manual, 1982. 1819 Alabama Constitution, Art. IV, Sec. 1-15, 16, 18. Acts 1933, No. 177, p. 189. Alabama Official and Statistical Register, 1979. Code of Alabama 1876. Code of Alabama 1975. 1901 Alabama Constitution, Art. V, Sec. 116, 126-128, Amendment 282. The Governor is the chief executive of the State. He sees that laws are faithfully and equitably exe...

Mason, Otis T., 1838-1908

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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...

Alabama. Treasury Dept.

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Confederate states of America. Army

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The Savannah Ordnance Depot, Savannah, Georgia, was organized as a field depot during the Civil War. In April 1864, it became the Savannah Arsenal under the supervision of the Chief of Ordnance. From the description of Savannah Ordnance Depot employment roll, 1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477938 The Confederate States of America Army may have created the position of Purchasing Commissary of Subsistence to oversee the distribution of food and other supplies to the Co...

American Party

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One of the most famous incidents of anti-Catholic sentiment expression occurred August 11, 1834; non-Catholic rioters looted and burned the Ursuline Convent of Mount Benedict in Charlestown, MA. Anti-Catholic violence also erupted in Philadelphia when 13 people were killed in riots in 1835. Activities by the American Nativist Party in Kensington, Pennsylvania, in 1844 also sparked anti-Catholic riots. In the 1850s, the American Party, also known as the Know-Nothing Party, was partly founded on a...

Spurgeon, C.H. (Charles Haddon), 1834-1892

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Charles Haddon Spurgeon, born in 1834, was a Baptist minister in Great Britain. He was famous for his preaching skills and, from the time he was a young man, attracted thousands of people to hear his sermons. A prolific author, Spurgeon's published sermons were very popular. He held strict Calvinistic views and, therefore, alienated himself from some Baptist ministers. Despite his controversial views, he remained a popular speaker. Spurgeon died in 1892 after suffering from gout. Fro...

Jones, Charles C. (Charles Colcock), 1831-1893

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"Known as the "Macaulay of the South," Charles C. Jones Jr. was the foremost Georgia historian of the nineteenth century. Also a noted autograph and manuscript collector and an accomplished amateur archaeologist, Jones in later years became a prominent memorialist of the Lost Cause and critic of the New South." - "Charles C. Jones Jr." New Georgia Encyclopedia. http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org (Retrieved August 21, 2008) From the description of Charles Colcock Jones letters, 1866-1...

Ruffin, Edmund, 1794-1865

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Agriculturalist and prominent Secessionist. From the description of Papers of Edmund Ruffin [manuscript], 1861. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647855369 Edmund Ruffin was a noted agriculturalist and publisher of Prince George and Hanover counties, Va. He was a strong defender of slavery and a secessionist. From the description of Edmund Ruffin papers, 1784-1893. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 32040042 Edmund Ruffin was an ag...

Alabama.bPenitentiary Inspectors.

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National education association of the United States

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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 ...

Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898

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American statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Wilmington, Del., to [Henry Morrison] Flagler, 1884 Sept. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672065 Epithet: American statesman British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000613.0x000223 Diplomat and statesman; U.S. senator (1869-1885); U.S. secretary of state (1885-1888); of Wilmington, Del. From the descriptio...

United States. Bureau of Education

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Alabama Baptist State Convention

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Harris, William Torrey, 1835-1909

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Educator, author, editor, and philosopher. From the description of Papers of William Torrey Harris, 1866-1908. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82428651 Harris was an educator and philosopher. He was superintendent of schools in St. Louis, Mo. (1867-1880) and U.S. Commissioner of Education (1889-1906). He founded the Journal of Speculative Philosophy in 1867 and was the leading exponent of Hegelianism in American philosophy. From the description of Correspondence, ...

Pickett, Albert James, 1810-1858

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Albert James Pickett was a planter and historian in Montgomery, Ala. From the description of History of the City of Montgomery : typescript, 1852. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122498627 A. J. Pickett was a planter, historian, and author who resided in Montgomery County, Ala. His "History of Alabama" was published in 1851. From the description of Papers, 1799-1922. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122498707 ...

Yancey, William Lowndes, 1814-1863

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American lawyer and politician. From the description of Autograph signature clipped from the register of Brown's Hotel, Washington, D.C., 1857 Mar. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584435 Lawyer, Ala. legislator, and secessionist. From the description of Letter, 1858 June 15. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49479565 Attorney, editor, and politician, William L. Yancey was for many years a resident of Greenville, South Carolina. ...

Moore, Andrew (Baritone)

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United States. Department of Agriculture

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The United States Department of Agriculture was established in 1862 by President Abraham Lincoln and was elevated to a Cabinet level organization by President Grover Cleveland in 1889. The Department of Agriculture assists farmers and producers of food as well as creating policies and programs related to food distribution and nutrition information. The United States Department of Agriculture controls a number of regional offices through out the continential United States and its territories....

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

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Ohio Republican representative to Congress, 1863-1878; 20th president of the United States. From the description of Letter : House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., to William L. Perkins, Painesville, Ohio, 1877 Mar. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 57317608 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...

Choate, Rufus, 1799-1859

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Choate practiced law Essex County, Mass. (1822-1834) and Boston (1834-1850) and served in the United States Senate (1841-1845). From the description of Papers, 1829-1869. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234337959 Choate was an American lawyer and politician, U.S. senator from Massachusetts from 1841-1845. From the description of Rufus Choate letter : to Joseph B. Boyer, [18--]. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937076 ...

American colonization society

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The American Colonization Society was founded in 1817 in Washington, D.C. for the purpose of transporting freeborn and emancipated American blacks to Africa and helping them start a new life there. From the description of List of emigrants for Liberia, 1867 Nov. 17. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32144821 The American Colonization Society was an organization dedicated to transporting freeborn blacks and emancipated slaves to Africa, to what is n...

Morgan, John Tyler, 1824-1907

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A lawyer from Dallas County, Alabama, Morgan was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1876 and served there until his death. As chairman of the Inter-oceanic and Foreign Relations Committees, he promoted the annexation of Cuba and the construction of an isthmian canal. From the description of Papers, 1857-1907. (Auburn University). WorldCat record id: 26181771 U.S. senator from Alabama and lawyer. From the description of Papers of John Tyler Morgan, 1840-1907 (bulk 1882...

Rives, William Cabell, 1825-1889

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Albemarle Co., Va., and Boston, Mass., lawyer. From the description of Papers of William Cabell Rives [manuscript], 1860-1882. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647818447 Charlottesville, Va., lawyer. From the description of Diplomas of William Cabell Rives [manuscript], 1843-1847 (bulk 1843-1844). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647818577 ...

White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918

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The second International Peace Conference was held at the Hague in 1907. From the description of Hague Peace Conference documents, 1907. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64052217 Ambassador to Russia; first president of Cornell University. From the description of Andrew Dickson White papers, 1901-1902. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155410378 Andrew Dickson White was born at Homer, New York, November 7, 1832. ...

Confederate States of America. Navy

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Built in Philadelphia as the Habana, the CSS Sumter was originally used as a blockade runner in New Orleans. In 1861, she was purchased for use by the Confederate Government. Under the command of Raphael Semmes, she captured a number of Union flag merchant ships off the coasts of Cuba and South America, as well as other locations in the western hemisphere. When her boilers became unfit for use and repairs and supplies could not be obtained, she was sold at public auction at Gibraltar on December...

Payne, William Harold, 1836-1907

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Professor at University of Michigan; Chancellor of University of Nashville and President of Peabody Normal College. From the description of William H. Payne papers, 1853-1933. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418822 William Harold Payne was born May 12, 1836 in Ontario County, New York. He was educated at the Macedon Academy while also teaching in country schools. Around 1858, he became principal of a school in Three Rivers, Michigan. In 1864, he became princi...

Winthop, Robert C. (Robert Charles), 1809-1894.

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