Petition signed by 83 American authors to the Committee on Ways and Means, January 17th, 1866.

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Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879,. Petition signed by 83 American authors to the Committee on Ways and Means, January 17th, 1866.

Petition signed by 83 American authors to the Committee on Ways and Means, January 17th, 1866.

"That the Revenue laws so far as they relate to the manufacture and importation of books, may be so revised and modified that American publications may be relieved from the heavy burdens now resting upon them and from the disadvantages under which they suffer in competition with imported books". Includes the signatures of Anne Charlotte Lynch Botta, Asa Gray, James Russell Lowell, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Thomas Bailey Aldrich, Bayard Taylor, William Cullen Bryant, Horace Greeley, Oliver Wendell Holmes, George Ticknor, et al.

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American poet. From the description of Manuscript letter : Mattapoisett, to Lafcadio Hearn, 1885 Feb. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 635599094 Army officer. From the description of Abraham Lincoln : poem, 1877. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 748677748 Richard Henry Stoddard (1825-1903), author, poet, editor, and literary critic, was born in Hingham, Mass., one of three children of sea captain Reuben Stoddard (1800-1827) and Sophia Gurney Stoddard (18...

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Poet and author, Cornell University non-resident professor. From the description of James Russell Lowell letter and portrait, 1871 July 12. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 123412650 Lowell was an author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat. He edited The Atlantic Monthly, and with Charles Eliot Norton, The North American Review ; was professor of French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard; and U.S. minister to Spain and to England. Aldrich was ...

Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878

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William Cullen Bryant (b. November 3, 1794, Cummington, Massachusetts-d. June 12, 1878, New York, New York), American romantic poet, journalist, and long-time editor of the New York Evening Post....

Le Vert, Octavia Walton, Mrs.

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Ala. resident. From the description of Papers, 1862-1866. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36200154 ...

Silliman, Benjamin, 1816-1885

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Charles Babbage was a mathematician and inventor. From the guide to the Charles Babbage selected correspondence, 1827-1871, 1827-1871, (American Philosophical Society) Chemist; professor at Yale, from 1853. Son of Benjamin Silliman, also a chemist, geologist, and Yale professor, 1802-1852. From the description of Correspondence, 1875-1884. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 31440798 This is Benjamin Silliman, Jr., a chemist and professor at Yal...

Halpine, Charles G. (Charles Graham), 1829-1868

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Journalist, poet, reformer, Union soldier in Civil War. From the description of Letter, 1864 March 13, New York City [to] "My dear General." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 11999938 Charles Graham Halpine, a New York author, journalist, military officer, and politician, was born Charles Boyton Halpin in Oldcastle, County Meath, Ireland, the son of a Church of Ireland clergyman and editor of the Dublin Evening Mail. Having studied medicine and law at Trinity College and writte...

Day, Jeremiah, 1773-1867

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President of Yale College. From the description of Jeremiah Day letter, 1837 Mar. (Litchfield Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 747722580 From the description of Autograph, signed : Yale College, 1838 Apr. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270535739 Author of Algebra (1814). President of Yale University, 1817-1846. From the description of Letter of recommendation, Connecticut, [18--?]. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122529651 ...

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...

Baird, Henry Martyn, 1852-1906,

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Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907

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New Hampshire-born author and poet. From the description of Letter : Redman Farm, Ponkapog, Mass. to John M. Milson, 1904 May 25. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 32103796 From the description of Letters and ephemera, 1879-1891. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 32103833 From the description of Letters to Israel Tisdale Talbot, 1868-1875. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 32103776 During the Civil War Aldrich worked a...

Vassar, John Guy, 1811-1888

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Fanny, Aunt, 1822-1894

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Frances Elizabeth Barrow wrote fiction and stories for children under the name "Aunt Fanny." She lived in New York City and was part of the New York literary community of her day. From the description of Frances Barrow letters, 1864-1876. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 49767459 ...

Gray, Asa, 1810-1888

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Botanist, ardent supporter of Charles Darwin, first professor appointed to the faculty of the University of Michigan, and Professor of Botany at Harvard University. From the description of Asa Gray collection, 1871-1885. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68802268 Asa Gray is an American botanist. He was made Professor of Natural History at Harvard University in 1842 and held that position until 1873. He was the author of several works including Manual of the bota...