Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Breckinridge" to "Burt."
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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....
William Jennings Bryan (March 19, 1860 – July 26, 1925) was an American orator and politician from Nebraska. Beginning in 1896, he emerged as a dominant force in the Democratic Party, running three times as the party's nominee for President of the United States in the 1896, 1900, and 1908 elections. He also served in the United States House of Representatives and as the United States Secretary of State under Woodrow Wilson. Just before his death, he gained national attention for attacking the te...
Burnside was born in Liberty, Indiana and was the fourth of nine children of Edghill and Pamela (or Pamilia) Brown Burnside, a family of Scottish origin. His great-great-grandfather Robert Burnside (1725–1775) was born in Scotland and settled in the Province of South Carolina. His father was a native of South Carolina; he was a slave owner who freed his slaves when he relocated to Indiana. Ambrose attended Liberty Seminary as a young boy, but his education was interrupted when his mother died in...
Thomas Benton Brooks was a Union army officer and aide-de-camp to Major-General Quincy Adams Gillmore. Brooks joined the army on August 9, 1861 as a First Lieutenant in the First New York Engineers. He was promoted to captain on January 21, 1862 and to major and aide-de-camp on August 17, 1863. He received the brevet rank of lieutenant-colonel for meritorious service at the siege of Fort Pulaski, and the brevet rank of full colonel for service during the siege of Charleston, South Carolina. In 1...
Brooks was an American author and journalist. From the description of Letter, an envelope, and a newspaper clipping, 1894. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83593410 Noah Brooks was born 1830 Oct. 30 in Castine, Me., and died 1903 Aug. 16 in Pasadena, Calif. He worked in the newspaper business in various capacities and was a writer of children's books, along with historical and biographical works, including Tales of the Maine Coast. From the description of Letter : ...
Bromley was an American author. From the description of Letter, 1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78800683 ...
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...
Army officer. From the description of Orderly book, 1775 December 14-1776 January 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 76960557 ...
Born at Glenwood, Nelson County, Va., Alexander Brown was deafened while serving in the Confederate Army in the explosion of a powder-boat near Fort Fisher, N.C. He married Caroline Augusta Cabell and after her death, Sarah Randolph Cabell. He was the author of The Genesis of the United States, The First Republic in America, The Cabells and Their Kin and other works. From the description of Papers, 1748-1900. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 21062305 Alex...
United States Congressman and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : St. Louis, Mo., to Charles Devens, 1880 June 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133684 U.S. Congressman and diplomat. From the description of Letter signed : Hannibal, [Mo.], to J.S. Black, 1858 June 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134735 ...
Dr. Daniel Garrison Brinton (13 May 1837-31 July 1899) was born in Thornbury Township, Chester County, Pa., on "Homestead Farm" to Lewis and Ann (Garrison) Brinton. Brinton entered the army as a surgeon and served as Medical Director of the II Army Corps, holding the rank of Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel. After the war, Brinton became well known for his work in ethnology, anthropology, and linguistics of North and South America. From the description of Dr. Daniel Garrison Brinton papers,...
Epithet: American politician British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000795.0x000302 Lloyd Stephens Bryce (1851-1917) was an American politician, diplomat, author, and editor. After obtaining a degree in law, Bryce began his political career as the paymaster general for New York state (1886-1887). He was elected to the 50th U.S. Congress (1887-1889) and was appointed the U.S. Minister to the Netherlands and Luxembourg ...
Brown class of 1858. Secretary to Abraham Lincoln; Ambassador to Court of St. James; Secretary of State; author. From the description of Papers, 1829-1916. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122598680 American diplomat and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cleveland, to the editors of The Critic [Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644640373 Statesman, poet, Secretary of State. ...
Biographical Note Anson Burlingame 1820, Nov. 14 Born, New Berlin, N.Y. 1847 Married Jane Cornelia Livermore 1852 Elected to Massachusetts senate 1855 ...
U.S. Supreme Court justice from 1889-1910. From the description of David J. Brewer letters, 1890-1903. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936781 Jurist. From the description of David J. Brewer papers, 1865-1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79456403 Brewer served on the Kansas Supreme Court (1870-1884), the United States Circuit Court of Appeal, 8th Circuit, (1884-1889) and as associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1890-1910), an...
Lawyer, Kaskaskia, Illinois; U.S. district attorney, 1827-1829; lieutenant colonel, Black Hawk War; U.S. senator, 1843-1845; Illinois House of Representatives, 1851-1852; Illinois Supreme Court justice, 1841-1843, 1857-1878. From the description of Letters, 1845, 1851, 1875. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27418211 From the description of Papers re: election of 1858, 1849-1858. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27418204 ...
James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce, was a British writer, historian and statesman. Born in Belfast, he was educated at Glasgow University and later Oxford, he practiced law briefly, but returned to Oxford as a professor of civil law. He served in Parliament for many years, and held several government positions, including Ambassador to the United States. A renowned historian, he was also a productive writer of travel books, law tracts, and political theory. Universally admired and liked, an obituary...
American poet and short story writer. From the description of To a Hyacinth Plucked for Decoration Day : autograph quatrain signed, 1885 Jun. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270539188 American author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Puck Office, New York, to Thomas S. Collier, 1878 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527260 Bunner was an American novelist and poet. From the description of [Letter] 1892 Mar. 31, Nut...
Henry S. Burrage was born in Fitchburg, Mass., in 1837. He attended Brown University and entered the Union Army a year after his graduation in 1861, eventually obtaining the rank of major. After the war, he attended Newton Theological Seminary, from which he graduated in 1867. In 1883 he also received a Doctor of Divinity from Brown. During his life, Rev. Burrage served as a trustee of Brown and Colby College, as state historian of Maine, as well as in many other capacities. He wrote and publish...
From Quincy, Illinois served as state senator, 1836-1841 and state representative, 1842-1843, delegate to the anti-Nebraska convention in Bloomington, Ill. in 1856 and to the Republican National Convention in 1860, appointed to the U.S. Senate to fill Stephen A. Douglas' seat when he died, and appointed Secretary of the Interior by President Johnson. Formed a law firm in Washington, D.C. in 1863 and practice there until 1866. Returned to Quincy, Ill. in 1869 to practice there. From t...