Papers, 1776-1918, 1865-1918 (bulk)


Thompson, Henry Hunn, 1824-1918. Papers, 1776-1918, 1865-1918 (bulk)

Papers, 1776-1918, 1865-1918 (bulk)

Correspondence includes a letter from Amos Hitchcock in New York City to his wife concerning a Revolutionary War battle, 1776; letters to Thompson offering congratulations on his life from Dillon Wallace, H.J.W. Alcot, William T. Hornaday, Amelia E. Barr, and Bird W. Spencer, 1913-1918; and a letter to Spencer from Theodore Roosevelt, 1917, and one from Spencer to Ray H. Barbour with an obituary of Thompson, 1918. Thompson's diary for 1865-1870 with his account of Pres. Lincoln's assassination and other comments on social life and an attempted robbery at the bank where he was working. Clippings concerning Lincoln's assassination, family news, and obituaries, 1865-1918. Military commissions of Amos Hitchcock, 1776, and Hunn Hitchcock, 1801-1808; and memorial pamphlets on Thompson, 1918, and his wife Jennie Crary Thompson, 1911.

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Wallace, Dillon, 1863-1939 (person)

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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 (person)

Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00000a American lawyer in Illinois and sixteenth president of the United States. From the description of Humorous story by Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609161 From 1837 to 1841 Lincoln practiced law in partnership with John Todd Stuart, whose cousin Mary Todd he later married. From the...

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 (person)

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Alcot, H. J. W. (person)

Spencer, Bird W. (person)

Thompson, Henry Hunn, 1824-1918. (person)

Thompson was educated at Hamilton College, witnessed the assassination of President Lincoln, and worked as cashier of the Erie Railroad. From the description of Papers, 1776-1918, 1865-1918 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155496770 ...

Hitchcock, Hunn. (person)

Thompson, Jennie Crary, d. 1911. (person)

Barbour, Roy Holbrook, d. 1959. (person)

Hornaday, William T. (William Temple), 1854-1937 (person)

Wild animal collector, conservationist, and taxidermist; curator of living animals for the Smithsonian Institution's National Zoological Park (1882-1890), and director of the New York Zoological Park (1896-1926). From the description of Notes and correspondence of William Temple Hornaday, 1878-1934. (Smithsonian Institution Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51557581 First Director of the New York Zoological Park. From the description of Photographic collection, [ca...

Barr, Amelia E., 1831-1919 (person)

American novelist. From the description of Letter to "Dear Miss Watson" [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647804716 Journalist and author of historical fiction, Amelia Barr was the author of dozens of novels, including Remember the Alamo (1888) and The Paper Cap (1918). From the description of Letter, 1895. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232009180 Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr was born in England and emigrated to ...