Papers, 1797-1914, bulk: 1830-1835.


Bliss, George, 1793-1873. Papers, 1797-1914, bulk: 1830-1835.

Papers, 1797-1914, bulk: 1830-1835.

Lawyer amd Massachusetts state legislator. Correspondence and other papers relating to the Whig Party in Massachusetts (1835) and other matters, especially during the 1830s. Correspondents include Bliss's son, George Bliss, Jr.; and George Ashmun, George Bancroft, Samuel Bowles, Anson Burlingame, William B. Calhoun, Schuyler Colfax, Roscoe Conkling, Edward Everett, John Z. Goodrich, Levi Lincoln, Oliver B. Morris, Elihu Root, and Daniel Wells.

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Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 (person)

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 ...

Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888 (person)

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...

Root, Elihu, 1845-1937 (person)

Elihu Root, born in Clinton, NY, attended Hamilton College (A.B., 1864, A.M. in course, 1867) and University Law School of New York. He served as member Alaskan Boundary Tribunal; United States District Attorney, Southern New York, 1883 - 85; Secretary of War, 1899 - 1904; Secretary of State, 1905 - 09; U.S. Senator from New York, 1909 - 15; Senior Counsel for the U.S., North Atlantic Fisheries Arbitration, The Hague, 1910; Ambassador at Head of Special Diplomatic Mission to Russia, 1...

Ashmun, George, 1804-1870 (person)

Lincoln, Levi, 1782-1868 (person)

Lawyer and U.S. representative and governor of Massachusetts. From the description of Papers of Levi Lincoln, 1807-1863. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015073 ...

Bliss, George, 1793-1873 (person)

Bliss, George, 1830-1897 (person)

George Bliss (1830-1897), lawyer, New York City. From the description of Papers, 1846-1897. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 58659946 ...

Goodrich, John Z. (person)

Morris, Oliver B. (person)

Bowles, Samuel, 1797-1851 (person)

Wells, Daniel. (person)

Burlingame, Anson, 1820-1870 (person)

Attorney, Boston, Massachusetts; Massachusetts state senator, 1852; congressman, 1855-1860; U.S. minister to Peking, China, 1860-1867. From the description of Letter : Washington, [D.C], to W[illia]m L. Lincoln, 1860 June 10. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27988840 Anson Burlingame was American envoy to China. The city of Burlingame, Calif., was named in his honor by William C. Ralston. From the description of Anson Burlingame papers,...

Calhoun, William B. (William Barron), 1795-1865 (person)

U.S. representative from Massachusetts. From the description of Letter of William B. Calhoun, 1848. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452500 Born on December 29, 1795, in Boston, Massachusetts, William Barron Calhoun graduated from Yale College in 1814. He studied law after graduation and eventually opened his own office in Springfield, Massachusetts. He quickly realized that he was not meant to argue the law, but to create it, and was elected to the state legislature on nume...

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