Correspondence and subject file, 1788-1939.

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McCormick, Cyrus Hall, 1809-1884. Correspondence and subject file, 1788-1939.

Correspondence and subject file, 1788-1939.

Papers of McCormick, inventor of the reaper and a Chicago industrialist, comprising correspondence, memoranda, and letterbooks concerning the growth of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company in both the domestic and foreign fields, and dealing with McCormick's many other interests, particularly the Presbyterian Church and several charities; his activities as a member of the state and national Democratic party; and his investments, chiefly in Chicago real estate, railroads, and mines. Also included are deeds, contracts, investment proposals, and other documents. Some of the letters are to or from McCormick's wife Nettie Fowler, their son Cyrus, Jr., and others associated with the McCormick Harvesting Machine Co. The earliest dated items were written or received by Cyrus' father, Robert McCormick, and by other family members.

84.6 c.f. (192 archives boxes, 50 card boxes, and 8 volumes)

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American jurist and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Annapolis, Maryland, to Jonathan Meredith, 1841 Feb. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270486276 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Annapolis, Maryland, to Jonathan Meredith, 1830 Dec. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270486259 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to "My dear Otho", 1845 Dec. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270491319 ...

Fuller, Melville Weston, 1833-1910

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Lawyer, Chicago, Illinois; member, Illinois House of Representatives, 1863-1864; chief justice, U.S. Supreme Court, 1888-1910. From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C., to [Lawrence Y. Sherman], Springfield, Ill., 1909 April 6. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 30798421 Fuller graduated from Bowdoin College, in 1853, studied law at Harvard University and was admitted to the Maine bar in 1855. In 1856, he moved his practice to Chicago, where...

Freudenreich, George A.

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Dowdall, W. T.

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Baldwin, Henry, Jr.

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McCosh, James, 1811-1894

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Scottish philosophical writer, born in Ayrshire; became president and professor of philosophy of the college of New Jersey, at Princeton in 1868; resigned the presidency in 1888 but continued as lecturer on philosophy until his death in 1894. From the description of Letter to Rev. W.F. Farr, 1875 December 3. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54752223 ...

C.H. & L.J. McCormick.

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Palmer, John M. (John McAuley), 1817-1900

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Civil War general and Illinois governor, 1869-1873. From the description of Papers, 1869, 1870, 1871. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 53398561 Illinois lawyer, colonel of the 14th Illinois Infantry and later general during the Civil War, governor of Illinois (1869-1873), and U.S. Senator (1891-1897). From the description of Legal documents, 1849-1867. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 748839839 Civil ...

Johnson, Herrick, 1832-1913

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McCormick, Harold Fowler, 1872-1941.

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Fowler, Eldridge M. (Eldridge Merrick), 1833-1904.

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Hastings College

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Plumer, William S. (William Swan), 1802-1880

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Presbyterian clergyman, founder of the "Watchman of the South," and professor of theology at the Theological Seminary in Columbia, S.C. From the description of Letters, 1859-1865. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39390412 ...

Southern Aid Society

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Learned, Edward

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Gorham, Marquis L.

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Gray, William C.

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Copeland, C.C.

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Copeland was a missionary among Native Americans. From the description of ALS, 1854 April 19 : Choctaw Nation to Sylvanus Ladd. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 27141774 ...

C.H. McCormick & Bros.

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McClernand, John A. (John Alexander), 1812-1900

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Illinois politician and soldier. From the description of Report, 1861 Nov. 12. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49252333 Prior to his appointment as Brigadier General of the volunteers by Abraham Lincoln, McClernand had served in the Black Hawk War, studied law and passed the bar, been elected to the Illinois legislature and to the U.S. House of Representatives. He served under Grant at Belmont, Fort Henry, Fort Donelson, Shiloh and Arkansas Post, until ...

Buell, James, 1820-1881

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Esterly, George, 1809-1893.

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Virginia Military Institute

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On March 29, 1839 the General Aslsembly passed the final version of the act establishing a military school at the Lexington arsenal, where the students would protect the arms while pursuing educational courses. The School was named the Virginia Military Institute and is the nation's oldest state supported military college. The governor appointed nine members to the Board of Visitors to oversee the new school and they elected Claudius Crozet as president of the board and named Franci...

Seymour, Horatio, 1810-1886

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Governor of New York State. From the description of Letter, 1854 May 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122641001 Born in Pompey, New York, Horatio Seymour was Governor of New York from 1853-1855 and again from 1863-1865. From the description of Horatio Seymour collection, 1838-1883. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155419234 Governor of New York during the Civil War. From the description of Letters, 1863, 1880. (Abr...

Smith, B. M. (Benjamin Mosby), 1811-1893

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Democratic Party (Ill.). State Central Committee.

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Dorman, Orloff M.

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Lake Forest University

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Moore, Samuel McDowell, 1796-1875

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Watson, Peter H.

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Stilwell, Silas M. (Silas Moore), 1800-1881

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Remington, Richard D.

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Richard Delleraine Remington was born Aug. 2, 1931, in Nampa, Idaho. He married Betty Brooks Morrison on Dec. 28, 1952. He received bachelors and masters degrees, both in mathematics, from the University of Montana in Missoula and an M.P.H. (1957) and a Ph.D. in Public Health Statistics (1958) from the University of Michigan. He came to the University of Iowa in 1982 as vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculties. He held that post until August 1988 and also served as interim p...

Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879

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Dix was secretary of state for New York from 1833-1839, and Governor of New York from 1873-1874. From the description of John A. Dix letter : to Thomas Farrington, 1841 November 20. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 778859074 John Adams Dix and Erasmus Darwin Keyes were both Union Major Generals during the Civil War. Dix was also a former U.S. senator and Secretary of the Treasury, and went on to become the 24th governor of New York. After Major General Benja...

Hanna, William John, 1931-....

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Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888

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Roscoe Conkling was a New York politician and lawyer, serving in Congress as both Senator and Representative. He resigned abruptly to protest Federal appointments in New York, and returned to his law practice. He later declined an appointment to the United States Supreme Court. From the description of Roscoe Conkling letter to D.B. Sickels, 1876 Apr. 20. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52734482 Roscoe Conkling was a Senator (1867-81) and Congre...

Moody, Dwight Lyman, 1837-1899

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American evangelist and publisher. From the description of Dwight L. Moody letter to Will Owen Jones [manuscript], 1898 June 15. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648018911 Dwight Lyman Moody was an American evangelist. Born in Massachusetts, he achieved some success in business in Chicago, where he became involved in Sunday school and later was a popular public speaker. Although not an ordained minister, he recruited Ira Sankey, and the two toured America and En...

Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886

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Catherine Peirson (1796-1888) was a descendant of Henry Peirson (1618-1680), who departed Yorkshire, England in 1639. The Peirson family settled in Massachusetts, in Suffolk County, New York, and in Morristown, New Jersey. The daughter of Captain Nathan Peirson, Catherine owned several properties in Richmond, Massachusetts, a small town adjacent to Columbia County, New York, where Samuel J. Tilden was born and raised. According to Tilden friend and biographer John Bigelow, Peirson, who never mar...

Withington, Charles F. (Charles Francis), 1920-

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Goodwin, S. A.

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McCormick, Cyrus Hall, 1809-1884

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American inventor. From the description of Autograph signature clipped from the register of Brown's Hotel : Washington, D. C., [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270608834 Cyrus H. McCormick, inventor of the reaper, was, at the time of this letter, engaged in his fruitless efforts to renew the patent for his invention. From the description of My faithful servant, Joseph, 1854 December 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122700825 Inventor, from Chicago...

Lord, Daniel, 1795-1868

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New York, N.Y. lawyer. From the description of Daniel Lord letter to Michael Krebs [manuscript], 1864 December 15. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 776907882 Lawyer. From the description of Letter of Daniel Lord, 1827. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014967 ...

Mississippi Valley Society of London.

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Edmonds, H. O.

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