Papers, 1785-1898 (inclusive), 1785, 1871-1898 (bulk).

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Swank, James Moore, 1836-1914. Papers, 1785-1898 (inclusive), 1785, 1871-1898 (bulk).

Papers, 1785-1898 (inclusive), 1785, 1871-1898 (bulk).

Correspondence of James M. Swank, secretary of the American Iron and Steel Association, with industrialists, political leaders, and others, relating to tariff and to the development of the iron industry in the United States. Among the correspondents are: George Bancroft, 1885; William Belknap, 1871; Simon Cameron, 1876; H. C. Carey, 1871; Andrew Carnegie, 1898; S. P. Chase, 1872; A. G. Curtin, 1878; John Dallzell, 1896; Hamilton Fish, 1871; H. C. Frick, 1893; A. Gorman, 1894; Benjamin Harrison, 1888; Marcus A. Hanna, 1902; William McKinley, 1891; Justin S. Morrill, 1893; O. H. Platt, 1884; M. S. Quay, 1884; Samuel J. Randall, 1884; Carl Schurz, 1872; General W. T. Sherman, 1871; J. W. Forney, and others. There are also letters of an earlier period contributing information on political and economic trends; Hugh H. Brackenridge, 1808; John Binns, 1812; Abner Lacock, draft of a letter, 1832, to President Andrew Jackson concerning the Seminole and Florida War, and revealing J. C. Calhoun's attitude toward Jackson in 1818; Henry C. Clay, 1849; John C. Breckinridge, 1860; James Monroe, 1822; deeds of John Penn, Jr., and John Penn, 1785, conveying land in Westmoreland County; and other items.

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Henry Carey, American economist, was born in Philadelphia and initially devoted himself to the publishing business, which he inherited from his father. He was also interested in economics and in 1836 he published an article entitled, Essay on the rate of wages - subsequently expanded into a 3 vol. work: The principles of political economy, 1837-1840. Carey published numerous other books and essays and his writings were read worldwide, especially in Europe. Other works include, The slave trade......

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

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Brackenridge, H. H. (Hugh Henry), 1748-1816

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John Blair Smith, Princeton Class of 1773. From the description of Father Bombo's pilgrimage to Mecca : wherein is given a true & faithful account of the occasion of his journey and the innumerable ills & disasters which befell him in the course of his travels 'till he returned once more to his native country : manuscript, [1772] / by Hugh Henry Brackenridge and Philip Freneau. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 49367792 Hugh Henry Brackenridge, born in...

Randall, Samuel J. (Samuel Jackson), 1828-1890

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Robert Morton Hughes, an alumnus of the College of William and Mary, attended the University of Virginia Law School. He was the son of Robert William and Eliza M. (Johnston) Hughes. He practiced law in Norfolk, Virginia. Hughes was the president of the Virginia Bar Association; biographer of Joseph Eggleston Johnston; a member of the Virginia Board of Education; and served as a member and as rector of the Board of Visitors of the College of William and Mary. ...

Forney, John W. (John Wien), 1817-1881

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Penn, John, Jr.

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Lacock, Abner, 1770-1837

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Mckinley, William, 1843-1901

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President William McKinley was the 25th President of the United States. He was beginning his second term as President after winning the election in 1900. On Sept. 5, 1901 he and his wife were attending the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York when he was shot by as assassin waiting in line to shake his hand. After being attended by physicians, he was resting at the exposition's director's home in Buffalo, NY. He seemed to be recovering when his condition rapidly worsened on Sept. 14th. P...

Swank, James Moore, 1832-1914

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James M. Swank was born in Westmoreland County, Pa., on July 12, 1832, and grew up in Johnstown. In 1852 he became editor of the local Whig newspaper, reorganized it as a daily, the JOHNSTOWN TRIBUNE, and became sole owner in 1864. From 1869 to 1871 he served as clerk of the U.S. House Committee on Manufactures, under the patronage of Rep. Daniel J. Morrell, a Johnstown steelmaker. He then became a clerk in the Department of Agriculture and produced the first published history of th...

Clay, Henry, 1777-1852

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Congressman, U.S. senator, and secretary of state. From the description of Papers 1812-1849. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 704551603 Henry Clay was born in Hanover Co., Va. in 1777 and died in 1852. He served as United States Secretary of State under John Quincy Adams (1825-1829) and was elected to the Senate in 1831. John Randolph (1773-1831) was an American statesman known as John Randolph of Roanoke. He was born in Prince George Co., Va. Randolph's fiery denun...

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 ...

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...