Papers, 1805-1848. [microform].


Allen, H. (Heman), 1777-1844. Papers, 1805-1848. [microform].

Papers, 1805-1848. [microform].

The papers of Heman Allen consist of business and personal correspondence, notes, and receipts for the years 1805-1848. Amongst the correspondence is an interesting number of political letters from various members of Vermont's congressional delegation which reveal the political flavor of the times. Correspondents of note include Horace Everett, Samuel Prentiss, Benjamin Swift, Daniel Chipman, Hiland Hall, Augustus Young, Phineas White, and Isaac Tichenor. A number of national figures are represented as well including Secretary of War Joel Roberts Poinsett, New Jersey Governor Mahlon Dickerson, and 1st Assistant Postmaster General Selah Reeve Hobbie.

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Isaac Tichenor was born on February 8, 1754 in Newark, New Jersey. A 1775 graduate of Princeton College, Tichenor studied law in Schenectady, New York before his appointment as assistant to Jacob Cuyler, Deputy Commissary General of purchases for the Northern Department, in 1777. His job as purchasing agent took him throughout New England, and he settled in Bennington and opened a law practice at the close of the Revolutionary War. Tichenor's political career began in 17...

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U.S. Representative from Vermont (1833-1843), lawyer in Bennington, Vt., member of state legislature, state's attorney, state bank commissioner, Superior Court judge, U.S. Land Commissioner for California, governor of Vermont (1858-1860), and historian; Whig; died in Springfield, Mass. From the description of Hiland Hall papers, 1786-1885 (bulk 1832-1881). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 671251777 ...

White, Phineas, 1770-1847. (person)

Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851 (person)

Charleston and Georgetown, S.C. attorney, plantation owner, and politician. Poinsett served as the U.S. Secretary of War under President Martin Van Buren from 1837 to 1841. From the description of Letters, 1837-1839. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 37522812 U.S. diplomat and secretary of war. An amateur of natural history, he imported and cultivated the Mexican flower named in his honor, and was one of the founders in 1840 of the National Institu...

Stevens, Henry, 1819-1886 (person)

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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 ...

Chipman, Daniel, 1765-1850 (person)

Hobbie, Selah Reeve, 1797-1854 (person)

U.S. representative from and public official of New York and army officer. From the description of Letter of Selah Reeve Hobbie, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450928 Lawyer, Delhi, New York; U.S. representative from New York, 1827- 1829; assistant U.S. postmaster general, 1829-1851. From the description of Letter : [Washington, D.C.], to Stephen S. Phelps, Yellow Banks, Ill., 1836 Aug. 5. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 338...

Allen, H. (Heman), 1777-1844 (person)

Heman Allen was born June 14, 1777, in Ashfield (now Deerfield), MA, the third of eight children of Enoch and Mercy (Belding) Allen. After receiving a classical course of study Allen read law with Elnathan Keyes of Burlington and Hon. Judge Parker of St. Albans before he took up his own practice in Milton in 1803. In December of 1804 Allen married Sarah, daughter of Dr. John Prentiss of St. Albans, who bore him eight children. A highly respected lawyer, Allen was elected...