Collection of autographs, [ca. 1797 to ca. 1915]

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Collection of autographs, [ca. 1797 to ca. 1915]

Collection of autographs, [ca. 1797 to ca. 1915]

ca. 1797 to ca. 1915

Mostly autographs and signatures from disbound autograph albums; some separate autographs; and clipped signatures.

.25 linear foot.

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Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845

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Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829-1837) as well as a lawyer, general, and legislator. Born in the Carolinas, he served as a courier during the Revolutionary War. He read for the law during his teen years and became a lawyer in Tennessee by 1787. The first U. S. Representative for Tennessee (1796), Jackson was elected to the Senate in 1797, resigned in 1798, and served as a judge on the Tennessee Supreme Court, 1798-1804. He was later reelected to ...

Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910

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Julia Ward Howe, née Julia Ward, (born May 27, 1819, New York, New York, U.S.—died October 17, 1910, Newport, Rhode Island), American author and lecturer best known for her “Battle Hymn of the Republic.” Julia Ward came of a well-to-do family and was educated privately. In 1843 she married educator Samuel Gridley Howe and took up residence in Boston. Always of a literary bent, she published her first volume of poetry, Passion Flowers, in 1854; this and subsequent works—including a poetry collec...

Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866

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Jared Sparks (1789-1866) was the President of Harvard University from February 1, 1849 to February 10, 1853. He was also a Unitarian minister, editor, and historian. Jared Sparks was born to Joseph Sparks and Elinor (Orcut) Sparks on May 10, 1789 in Willington, Connecticut. Sparks was one of nine children and came from a family of modest means. When he turned six years old, Sparks went to live with an aunt and uncle in Camden, New York, to help relieve the family of a mout...

McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885

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George Brinton McClellan (December 3, 1826 – October 29, 1885) was an American soldier, civil engineer, railroad executive, and politician who served as the 24th Governor of New Jersey. A graduate of West Point, McClellan served with distinction during the Mexican–American War (1846–1848), and later left the Army to work on railroads until the outbreak of the American Civil War (1861–1865). Early in the conflict, McClellan was appointed to the rank of major general and played an important role i...

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

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John Cabell Breckinridge (January 16, 1821 – May 17, 1875) was an American lawyer, politician, and soldier. He represented Kentucky in both houses of Congress and became the 14th and youngest-ever vice president of the United States, serving from 1857 to 1861. He was a member of the Democratic Party, and served in the U.S. Senate during the outbreak of the American Civil War, but was expelled after joining the Confederate Army. He was appointed Confederate secretary of war in 1865. Breckinrid...

Clay, Henry, 1777-1852

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Henry Clay Sr. (April 12, 1777 – June 29, 1852) was an American attorney and statesman who represented Kentucky in both the Senate and House. He was the seventh House speaker and the ninth secretary of state. He received electoral votes for president in the 1824, 1832, and 1844 presidential elections. He also helped found both the National Republican Party and the Whig Party. For his role in defusing sectional crises, he earned the appellation of the "Great Compromiser" and was part of the "Grea...

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

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Robert Charles Winthrop (May 12, 1809 – November 16, 1894) was an American lawyer and philanthropist and one time Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. He was a descendant of John Winthrop. Robert Charles Winthrop was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Thomas Lindall Winthrop (1760–1841), the Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, and Elizabeth Bowdoin Temple (1769–1825), who were married on July 25, 1786. He was the youngest of 13 children born to his parents. Winthrop attende...

Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885

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Schuyler Colfax Jr. (March 23, 1823 – January 13, 1885) was an American journalist, businessman, and politician who served as the 17th Vice President of the United States from 1869 to 1873, and prior to that as the 25th Speaker of the House of Representatives from 1863 to 1869. Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for Indiana's 9th congressional district as a member of the anti-slavery Indiana People's Party in 1854, Colfax joined the Republican Party during his first term. He served as ...

Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron, 1800-1859

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Thomas Babington Macaulay, born in 1800 in Leicestershire, England, was an historian and author. He was educated at Cambridge. After the success of an essay on Milton in the Edinburgh Review in 1925, he contributed regularly to that journal. He was called to the bar in 1826 and elected to Parliament in 1830. After various distinguishing public duties, he was raised to the peerage as Baron Macaulay of Rothley in 1859. He also continued to write during these public appointments, primarily on histo...

Welch, James

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Agassiz, Louis, 1835-1910.

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Eichberg, Julius, 1824-1893

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Julius Eichberg was born in Germany, and entered the Brussels conservatory to study as a musician and composer. He settled in Boston, and had roles as director of the Boston museum, director of the Boston conservatory, and superintendent of music in public schools, in addition to becoming one of the first composers of English opera in America. From the description of Julius Eichberg letter to the New York Atlas, 1863 May 4. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record i...

Kenyon, George Kenyon, Baron, 1776-1855

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Scala, Carlo

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Epithet: of the British consulate, Naples British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000492.0x000342 ...

Adams, Williams F.

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Wiggin, Kate Douglas Smith, 1856-1923

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American author and educator. From the description of Papers of Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin, 1887-1923. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 31083790 Wiggin was born in Philadelphia, the daughter of Robert N. Smith and Helen E. Dyer. Her father died when she was three. She and her mother then moved to Maine, the setting of most of her future books. Three years later, her mother married Albion Bradbury. At 17, she moved with her family to Santa Barbara (Calif.). There ...

Paterson, James, President of the University of Glasgow.

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Buckingham, William A. (William Alfred), 1804-1875

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U.S. senator and governor of Connecticut. From the description of Letter of William A. Buckingham, 1873. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452131 Gov. of Connecticut. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Hubert P. Main, 1870 Mar. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530879 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Norwich, Connecticut, to O.D. Barrett, 1873 Nov. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526212 From...

Wallack, James William, 1791?-1864

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Bellini, Ferdinando.

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Andrews, George H., 1798-1866

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Sprague, William, 1830-1915

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American army officer, and United States senator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Providence, to an unidentified recipient, 1862 Feb. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575332 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Providence?, to Judge G.W. Paschal, 1875 Jun. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575325 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Providence, to Judge G.W. Paschal, 1873 Jan. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270...

Gottschalk, Louis Moreau

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American composer and pianist. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : New York, 2 November 1863, to an unidentified friend, 1863 Nov. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270925412 Composed originally for piano solo 1845-46.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Le bananier / by Louis Moreau Gottschalk ; orchestrated by Sam Dennison. 1977. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52147492 This is also known as Sym...

Keach, E. F. (E. Frank), 1824-

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Lorini, Virginia.

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Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865

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Actor; assassin of President Abraham Lincoln. From the description of John Wilkes Booth-Miller collection, 19??-1946 / Ernest Conrad Miller. (Allegheny College). WorldCat record id: 44935230 From the description of Papers, 1863 June-1865 April. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27418055 From the description of Letter: Franklin, [Pennsylvania], to John, [18]64 June 17. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27418059 ...

Francis, Convers, 1795-1863

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American theologian and educator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, to the Rev. John Pierpont, 1854 Aug. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270138877 Francis and Parker were both ministers. From the description of Letters : to Theodore Parker, 1836-1839. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612802278 ...

Gannett, Ezra S. (Ezra Stiles), 1801-1871

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American Unitarian divine. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Messrs. Monroe & Co., 1850 May 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269564796 Ezra Stiles Gannett (1801-1871) graduated from Harvard College in 1820, and from Harvard Divinity School in 1823. He served as an overseer of the University from 1835 to 1858. Ordained in 1824, Reverend Gannett became an assistant minister at the Federal Street Church (Unitarian) in Boston and became its pastor...

Haslam, John

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Williams, Barney, 1824-1876

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Stiegele, Georg.

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Allegro, Enrico

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Semmes, Raphael, 1809-1877

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Officer in the U.S. Navy and in the Confederate Navy, from Mobile, Ala. From the description of Papers, 1861-1872. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20313995 ...

Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874

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Millard Fillmore was born in Cayuga County, N.Y. and later became a resident of East Aurora and Buffalo. He was a lawyer, local office holder, State Assemblyman, U.S. Congressman, N.Y. State Comptroller, Vice-President under Zachary Taylor and 13th U.S. President, 1850-1853. He was also involved in establishing numerous Buffalo institutions. He was a founder and first Chancellor of the University of Buffalo, Commander of the Union Continentals (Home Guard) during Civil War, and first president o...

Faunce, William Herbert Perry, 1859-1930

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President of Brown University, 1899-1929. From the description of Scrapbook, [ca.1878-1888]. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122647911 Ninth president of Brown University, 1899-1929; Baptist clergy. Graduated from Brown in 1880; graduated from Newton Theological Institution in 1884; pastor of State Street Baptist Church in Springfield, Mass., and Fifth Avenue Baptist Church in New York, N.Y. From the description of William Herbert...

Rogers, Samuel, 1763-1855

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British poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Catherine Dickens, 1846 Oct. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 469692967 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Catherine Dickens, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 469622382 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Catherine Dickens, 1843 Dec. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657034 Samuel Rogers was born near London to a wealt...

Rice, Alice Caldwell Hegan, 1870-1942

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American author. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : to Richard Watson Gilder, 1902 September 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647880273 Louisville author. From the description of Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice : miscellaneous papers, 1902-1941. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49306901 Author. Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice, a native of Louisville and the wife of Kentucky poet Cale Young Ric...

Sumner, I.

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Stevens, Thaddeus, 1792-1868

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Lawyer from Pennsylvania who was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1859 and served as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. After the war, he led the Radical Republicans, opposing both Lincoln and then Andrew Johnson, endorsing military occupation of the South. When Johnson opposed ratification of the 14th Amendment, Stevens led the call for his impeachment. From the description of Letter, Dec. 7, 1865. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record i...

Orton, Josephine A., 1843-

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Cordier, Angiolina, fl. 1862.

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Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, 1833-1898

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Burne-Jones, English painter and designer, was a friend of William Morris and Dante Gabriel Rossetti, who influenced him in his art. From the description of Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones collection, 1881-1907. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 449884953 English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to John Ruskin, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 757841354 From the description of Autograph letter signe...

Adams, Charles Francis, 1807-1886

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American minister to England. From the description of Autograph letter in third person : [London], to Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1866 June 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129739 Author and legislator of Boston, Mass.; minister to Great Britain. From the description of Letter of Charles Francis Adams [manuscript], 1850 November 9. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874258 American diplomat, lawyer, and biographer; son of John Quincy Adams, 1...

Eichberg, Julius.

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Colson, Pauline.

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Owen, Robert, 1771-1858

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Robert Owen was a socialist and philanthropist. From the description of Correspondence, 1821-1858. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122440388 Epithet: Reverend; author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000566.0x00009b Epithet: Dean of Jesus College, Oxford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000...

Boutwell, George S. (George Sewall), 1818-1905

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George Sewall Boutwell (1818-1905) was an active political figure and lawyer all his life. Initially a Democrate, his antislavery leanings made him a prominent Free Soiler who was elected Governor and susequently reelected by the dominant Massachusetts Free Soil coalition in 1851-1852. He became a lawyer and founder of the Massachusetts Republican Party, later being a Radical Republican in Congress and among the most forecful opponents of President Andrew Johnson. Boutwell served as Secretary of...

Peary, Robert Edwin, 1856-1920

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Robert Edwin Peary was born on 6 May 1856 in Cresson, Pennsylvania. He was educated at Portland High School and Bowdoin College, graduating in 1877. In 1881, he joined the U.S. Navy as a civil engineer, serving for several years in Nicaragua, where he was employed in conducting surveys for the Nicaragua Canal. Developing a keen interest in Arctic exploration, Peary led the U.S. Exploring Expedition in 1886, a private expedition to study the conditions of the little known Greenland i...

Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848

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John Quincy Adams (b. July 11, 1767, Braintree, Massachusetts-d. February 23, 1848, Washington, D.C.) was an American statesman who served as a diplomat, United States Senator, member of the House of Representatives, and the sixth President of the United States. He was a member of the Federalist, Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and later the Anti-Masonic and Whig parties. He was the son of President John Adams and Abigail Adams. As a diplomat, Adams played an important role in neg...

Herrmann, A. (Alexandre)

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Heron, Matilda, 1830-1877

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Epithet: writer of plays British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x000278 ...

Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875

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Andrew Johnson (b. December 29, 1808, Raleigh, North Carolina-d. July 31, 1875, Carter's Station, Tennessee) became the seventeenth president of the United States after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in 1865. Johnson was born in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1808. He began his political career in Greenville, Tennessee in 1828. At the time of this letter he was the Democratic senator from Tennessee. Emerson Etheridge was born in Carrituck County, North Carolina. As a representative of Tennes...

Adams, Edwin, 1834-1877

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American actor. From the description of Papers of Edwin Adams, 1817-1878 (inclusive), 1858-1878 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612377034 ...

Faunce, Perry Edson, 1898-1920.

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Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841

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Epithet: of Add MS 34580 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x00030c American Indian fighter and president of the United States. From the guide to the William Henry Harrison letter, 1795, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) U.S president, Mar.-Apr. 1841; territorial governor of Indiana, 1801-1813; Ohio congressman, 1816-1819, state senator, 1819-1821, senator 1825-1828. From ...

Crittenden, John J. (John Jordan), 1787-1863

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Kentucky lawyer and statesman, from Frankfort (Franklin Co.). From the description of Papers, 1786-1932. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19490792 From the description of Letters, 1835-1860. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 32410179 John Jordan Crittenden (1787-1863) was born September 10, 1787. He attended the College of William and Mary, graduating in 1807. In 1809 he became the Attorney-General for the Illinois Territory. During the Wa...

Mazzoleni, Francesco

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Forrest, Edwin.

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Biscaccianti, S.

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Maretzek, Max, 1821-1897

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Composer, opera producer. Max Maretzek was the discoverer of Adelina Patti, the 19th century opera star. From the description of Maretzek, Max, 1821-1897 papers, 1869-1897. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155570632 ...

Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879

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George Stillman Hillard was a Boston lawyer, politician, and author. As a lawyer he practiced practiced in partnership with Charles Sumner, and served both in the Massachusetts legislature as well as U.S. district attorney for Massachusetts. He also wrote extensively and edited a number of periodicals. From the description of George Stillman Hillard letters, 1840-1866. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 711612596 American lawyer and biographer. ...

Adams, Nehemiah, 1806-1878

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American Congregational Minister. Author of "A South-side View of Slavery" which argued on behalf of a solution by the South of the problem of slavery. From the guide to the Nehemiah Adams letters, 1858-1862, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869

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Franklin Pierce (1804-1869) was the 14th President of the United States (1853-1857). Prior to his presidency he served in both the House of Representatives (1833-1837) and the Senate (1837-1842) as a legislator from New Hampshire. Although a Northerner, he sympathized with the Southern cause during the American Civil War and was good friends with Jefferson Davis....

Osgood, Lucius?, fl. 1855.

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Richings, Caroline Mary, 1827-1884

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Brownell, Francis E. (Francis Edwin), 1840-1894

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Civil War private, 11th New York, Company A; lieutenant, 11th U.S. Infantry; first soldier to receive congressional medal of honor. From the description of Letter: St. Louis, M[iss]o[uri]., to John C. Powers [i.e., Power], Springfield, Illinois, 1878 May 24. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27819087 From the description of Letter and picture: to Col[onel] F[rank] C. Loveland, New York City, 1888 July 18. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). Worl...

Barbour, Ralph Henry, 1870-1944

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American novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Alvin Baumgarten, 1901 Sept. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270622121 ...

Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866

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James Henry Lane (1814-1866) was a noted military and political leader of Kansas. He was active in his home state of Indiana, serving as a military commander in the Mexican War (1841) and later as Indiana's Lieutenant Governor from 1849-1853. Lane then entered national politics as a Democratic Congressman from Indiana, and served one term (1853-1855). The Free State Movement lured Lane to the Kansas Territory in April of 1855. He became an active leader in the Topeka Movement. In June of 1858, L...

Buchanan, James, 1791-1868

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Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x000128 James Buchanan, Jr. (1791-1868) was the 15th President of the United States, serving from 1857–1861. Prior to his presidency, Buchanan represented Pennsylvania in the House of Representatives and later the Senate, and served as Secretary of State under President James K. Polk (1845-1849). Source : About the White Hous...

Richings, Peter, 1798-1871

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Coleridge, John Taylor, Sir, 1790-1876

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Sir John Taylor Coleridge, English judge. He was a prolific writer and the nephew of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. From the description of Sir John Taylor Coleridge manuscript material : 4 items, 1827-1830 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122379156 From the guide to the Sir John Taylor Coleridge manuscript material : 4 items, 1827-1830, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Nephew of S.T. Coleridge...

Bateman, Kate Josephine, 1843-1917

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Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885

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Ulysses S. Grant (b. April 27,1822, Point Pleasant, Ohio-d. July 23, 1885, Wilton, New York) was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1843. Grant fought in the Mexican-American War (1846-1848) and later served as the Union general who brought the American Civil War (1861-1865) to an end. In 1868, Grant was elected the 18th President of the United States and served two terms. Robert William Hughes was born at Muddy Creek P...

Vassar, Matthew, 1792-1868

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Vassar, who emigrated to Dutchess County in 1796, was a prominent businessman in Poughkeepsie. He used his fortune from his brewery and other business interests to set up a college for women. He married Catherine Valentine in 1813. From the description of Papers, 1769-1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155520292 From the description of Matthew Vassar papers, 1797-1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576922 ...

Ravel, Gabriel, 1810-1882

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Wheatley, William, 1816-1876

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Comer, Thomas, 1790-1862.

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Reynolds, Gideon?, 1813-1896.

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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....

Murray, George, Sir, 1772-1846

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English general and statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed and document signed : Paris and [n.p.], to Gordon, 1816 May 10 and 1817 Feb. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270860027 ...

Booth, Edwin F., 1833-1862.

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Blomfield, Charles James, 1786-1857

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Bishop of London. From the description of Papers, 1835-1861. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19276279 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London] to, 1834 June 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270858607 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to George Gutch, 1852 Apr. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270523156 ...

Ashburton, Alexander Baring, Baron, 1774-1848

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British financier and statesman. From the description of Transfer of stock, 1802, Oct. 7. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 18664351 Banker. From the description of Alexander Baring, Baron Ashburton, papers, 1810-1843. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454435 ...

Urso, Camilla, 1842-1902

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French violinist, Born Nantes, France 1842, died New York, 1902. She was a child prodigy. Admitted to the Paris Conservatory at age seven where she took first prizes in all her subjects. Came to the U.S. in 1852 and made her debut in New York at age 10. She performed all over the world and was noted for her performances of Beethoven and Mendelssohn concertos. She was an outspoken advocate for equality for women. From the description of Letter to Mr. Phillips, n.y. September 16. (Univ...

Burdett, Francis, Sir, 1770-1844

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Epithet: of the parish of St Bride London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001026.0x0002ec Epithet: Lieutenant-Colonel 17th Lancers, dedicatee of the composer 'Dolores' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000977.0x00021c English politician. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : Willington and [London], ...

Lander, F. W. (Frederick West), 1821-1862

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Explorer, engineer, and army officer. From the description of Papers of F. W. Lander, 1836-1894 (bulk 1849-1862). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71062217 ...

Page, Thomas Nelson, 1853-1922

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Author, diplomat. From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript], 1878-1923. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823870 From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript] 1891. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647949629 Virginia author; U.S. ambassador to Italy. From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript], 1889-1899. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647813209 ...

Fisher, Alvan, 1792-1863

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Spinner, Francis Elias, 1802-1890

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Spinner was born in German Flats, New York. He worked in banking, then entered politics as a deputy sheriff. In 1834 he became a major-general in the New York state militia; from 1845 to 1849 he was auditor of the Port of New York. From 1855 to 1861 Spinner served three terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, and was appointed as Treasurer of the United States in 1861, a post he resigned in 1875. From the description of Papers, 1890. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat...

Howley, William, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1766-1848.

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Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909

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British poet. From the description of The descent into hell [manuscript poem], 1873 Jan. 9. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41416044 From the description of Autograph quotation, [ca. 1890?]. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 315968127 Swinburne (1837-1909) was an English lyric poet, dramatist, and critic of the Victorian era. He was famous for the innovative versification of his poetry and infamous for his violent attacks on Victorian morality. ...

Placide, Thomas, 1808-1877

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Owens, John E. (John Edmond), 1823-1886

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John E. Owens was one of the most popular American actors of the nineteenth century. He was born in Liverpool and at the age of five was brought to Philadelphia where he made his stage debut in 1841 under the aegis of William Burton. Although his rise was comparatively slow, he acquired celebrity as a comedian within ten years. Owens established himself in the public affection with his characterizations of Yankee characters, especially the character of Solon Shingle in "The People's Lawyer," whi...

Bodoni, Giuseppino.

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Ward, Artemus, 1834-1867

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American humorist. From the description of Papers, ca. 1853-ca. 1865. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 14582259 Pen name of Charles Farrar Browne, Maine born writer and humorist who wrote for the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Vanity Fair and edited Punch in London, England. From the description of Letter, June 23, 1866. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 56089374 ...

Mitchell, Margaret Julia, 1832-

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Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940

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Hamlin Garland was the author of Son of the middle border, Daughter of the middle border, and other works. From the description of Papers of Hamlin Garland, 1757-1973 (bulk 1910-1941). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122369311 Novelist and writer. From the description of Hamlin Garland autograph letter signed, 1892. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 214329366 American novelist and d...

Hanlon, William, 1842-

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Davenport, Edward Loomis, 1815-1877

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American actor. From the description of Clipped signature, dated [n.p., London?, 1853[?], [1853?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565385 ...

Ervan, Achille.

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Higginson, Francis Lee, 1834-1919.

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Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887

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Abolitionist; orator; pastor of Plymouth Church, 1847-1887. From the description of Papers, [ca.1847]-1937, 1847-1887 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155459715 American Congregational clergyman, lecturer, reformer, and author. From the guide to the Henry Ward Beecher papers, 1851-1896, n.d, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Congregationalist minister. From the description of Sermon notes, [n.d.], 1893, 18...

Otis, Harrison Gray, 1765-1848

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American statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Joseph Gales, Esq., 1830 Sept. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609817 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, 1797 May 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610680 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, possibly to Judge John Lowell, 1791 Mar. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609819 Otis's career included terms as a judge of ...

Gilbert, John, 1810-1889

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Collector of theatrical portraits. From the description of Album, 18--. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122551212 ...

Shuttleworth, Philip Nicholas

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Bianchi, Annibale.

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Bell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922

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Inventor and educator. From the description of Check, 1918 Feb. 11. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70954428 Alexander Graham Bell, inventor and educator, and members of the related Bell, Fairchild, Grosvenor, and Hubbard families. From the description of Alexander Graham Bell family papers, 1834-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979893 Inventor Alexander Graham Bell became a member of the American Philsophical Society in...

Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898

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Civil War photohistorian. From the description of The William Gladstone collection, 1862-1890. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 24153145 English statesman. From the description of Autograph card signed : to C.E. Pascoe, 1876 Nov. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269561267 From the description of Autograph note in third person : to Prof. Knight, 1895 Sept. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269590785 From the description of Aut...

Powell, Richard Stillman.

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

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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 Major General in the same regiment. He served as a member of the U. S. House of Representatives from 1863 to 1880, when he was elected President. His inauguration took place on March 4, 1881, but his term of office was unfortunately brought to an abrupt end with his assassination by C...

Barrow, Julia Bennett, 1824-

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Inglis, Robert Harry, Sir, 1786-1855

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English politician. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : Manchester and [London], to various correspondents, 1833 Aug. 27-1854 Mar. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270859724 Politician and author. From the description of Letters, 1848-1850. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 24560927 English art critic and social critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to "My dear Sir" [John Ruskin?], ...

Cushman, Charlotte Sanders, 1816-1862.

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Cary, S. F.

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Barry, Thomas, d. 1857.

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D'Angri, Elena de Abella.

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Warren, William, 1812-1888

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Actor. From the description of William Warren correspondence, 1874 January 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981315 ...

Sears, Edmund H. (Edmund Hamilton), 1810-1876

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American clergyman, author, and hymn writer. From the description of Christmas song : autograph manuscript copy of the poem signed, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634916 Unitarian minister. A.B. Union College, 1834. Graduated from Harvard Divinity School, 1837. Minister in Wayland, Mass. (1839-1840, 1848-1863);Lancaster, Mass. (1840-1847); Weston, Mass. (1865-1876). Co-editor with Rufus Ellis of the Monthly Religious Magazine (1859-1871). From the des...

Glenelg, Charles Grant, Baron, 1778-1866

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Governor-general of India. From the description of Autograph letters signed (13) : various places [in England], to Lady Shore [Teignmouth], 1793 Feb. 2-1794 June 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870883 Charles Grant was born in Kidderpore, Bengal in 1778. Educated at Magdalane College Cambridge he served as MP for the borough of Inverness and Fortrose between 1811-1818. In 1827 he was president of the Board of Trade and in 1835 Colonial Secretary. He died in Cannes in 1...

King, Preston, 1806-1865

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U.S. senator and representative from New York. From the description of Letters of Preston King, 1836-1860. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009945 Preston King, politician, was born October 11, 1806 in Ogdensburg, New York. He was educated in Ogdensburg and graduated from Union College in 1827. He passed the bar after a study of law in Silas Wright's office. In 1830 he established the St. Lawrence Republican. From 1831-1834 he served as postmaster in Ogdensburg at which tine...

Wilkie, Wendell L.

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Edison, Thomas Alva, 1847-1931

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xmlns="urn:isbn:1-931666-33-4">Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) was the most prolific American inventor to date. This collection contains typescript reproductions of his laboratory notebooks recording research for a domestic source of natural rubber sponsored by his Edison Botanic Research Corp. of Fort Myers. The company was founded in Florida by Edison, Harvey Firestone and Henry Ford. In collaboration with John Kunkel Small (1869-1938) of the New York Botanical Garden, over 17,000 plants were ...

Raleigh, Walter Alexander, Sir, 1861-1922

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Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh was an English critic and essayist. In 1885, Raleigh went out to India having been appointed the first Professor of English literature at Aligarh Muslim University. In 1889, he was appointed Professor of modern literature at University College, Liverpool, and he began to write THE ENGLISH NOVEL (his first novel), ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON: AN ESSAY and STYLE. He was Clark lecturer in English literature at Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1899, and incorporated his lecture...

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....

Sulzer, Henrietta.

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Woolf, Rev. Dr.

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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 ...

Adams, John, 1735-1826

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John Adams (1735-1826) was the second president of the United States, born in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts. He served as defense counsel for British soldiers accused of Boston Massacre in 1770; as delegate to Continental Congress from 1774 to 1778; as member of committee charged with drafting Declaration of Independence in 1776; as congressional commissioner to France from 1778 to 1779; as minister to United Provinces in 1780; and negotiated a loan from Dutch bankers in 1782. Adams join...

Carreño, Teresa, 1853-1917

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Venezuelan pianist, composer, conductor, and singer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Kolberg, 25 July 1899, to an unidentified friend, 1899 July 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564134 Pianist and composer. From the description of Maria Teresa Carreño invitation to Miss A. M. Hale, [18--]. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64757231 Epithet: pianist conductor and singer British Library Archives an...

Prescott, William Hickling, 1769-1850.

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Brignoli, Pasqualino.

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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman and third president of the United States. From the description of Thomas Jefferson letter, 1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367818629 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was the third president of the United States, born in Goochland (now Albemarle County), Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1775, and with R. H. Lee and Patrick Henry initiated the inter-colonial committee of correspond...

Stigelli, Giorgio.

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Roberts, James B., 1818-

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Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855

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Biographical note: Boston merchant; Abbott Lawrence was in partnership with his brother Amos, founded and developed the textile-manufacturing city of Lawrence, Massachusetts, represented his district in Congress (1834-1836, 1838-1840), and was U.S. minister to Great Britain (1849-1852). Richard Henry Wilde (1878-1847) was an American lawyer, scholar and poet. He was Attorney General of Georgia (1811) and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1815-1817, 1825, 1827-1835). From...

Krasinski, Valerian, Count, ca. 1780-1855.

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