Papers, 1634-1967, bulk: 1821-1876.

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Clifford, John Henry, 1809-1876. Papers, 1634-1967, bulk: 1821-1876.

Papers, 1634-1967, bulk: 1821-1876.

Lawyer, attorney general and Governor of Massachusetts, and president of the Boston and Providence Railroad, of New Bedford, Mass. Correspondence, diaries, account books, commissions, speeches, official records, documents, and legal papers, concerning Clifford's terms as attorney general and Governor, his experiences during the Civil War, his advisory role in the proceedings against Jefferson Davis (1865-66), and the Webster-Parkman murder trial (1849-51). (Con't) Includes family and personal correspondence of Clifford's son, Charles W. Clifford, pertaining to his law practice; papers of John Henry Clifford II, concerning his school days at Groton and Harvard and his military service (1917-19); together with Beard, Bourn, and Sturtevant family papers. Correspondents include J.L.R. Agassiz, Benjamin R. Curtis, Caleb Cushing, Richard Henry Dana, Richard Henry Dana, Jr., Ralph Waldo Emerson, Edward Everett, Hamilton Fish, John Murray Forbes, Henry J. Gardner, George Hillard, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Samuel Hooper, A.A. Lawrence, Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924), James Russell Lowell, Josiah Quincy, Theodore Roosevelt, Elihu Root, Edwin M. Stanton, Charles Sumner, Daniel Webster, and Robert C. Winthrop.

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Clifford, Charles W., 1861-1916.

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Dana, Richard Henry, 1787-1879

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Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891

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Poet and author, Cornell University non-resident professor. From the description of James Russell Lowell letter and portrait, 1871 July 12. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 123412650 Lowell was an author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat. He edited The Atlantic Monthly, and with Charles Eliot Norton, The North American Review ; was professor of French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard; and U.S. minister to Spain and to England. Aldrich was ...

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Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873

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Quincy, Josiah, 1802-1882

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Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886

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Amos Adams Lawrence was a Boston merchant, textile manufacturer, and philanthropist. From the description of Amos Adams Lawrence Papers, 1857-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122387678 Businessman and philanthropist. From the description of Letter of Amos Adams Lawrence, 1858. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014885 ...

Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879

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Hooper, Samuel, 1808-1875

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Epithet: American economist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000789.0x0000ba Massachusetts merchant and legislator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to William Pitt Fessenden, 1864 Nov. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269523248 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to William Pitt Fessenden, [18]64 Aug. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2695232...

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Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

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

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Robert Charles Winthrop (1809-1894), of Boston, Mass., was a U.S. Representative, 1840-1850, Speaker of the House, 1847-1849, and U.S. Senator, 1850-1851. He was a descendant of Gov. John Winthrop (1587-1649) and an attorney, lecturer, and president of the Massachusetts Historical Society. From the description of Letters, 1843-1885. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207181863 James Barron Hope was born 23 March 1829 in Norfolk, Virginia. He was the grandson of James Barron and ...

Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869

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American jurist and politician. From the description of Letter signed : "War Department," to William Pitt Fessenden, 1862 May 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580939 U.S. secretary of war 1862-1868. From the description of Telegram (draft) : ms. : Washington, D.C., to Ulysses S. Grant, Appomattox C.H., Va., 1865 Apr. 9. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122380613 Secretary of War; Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. ...

Beard family.

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Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924

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Henry Cabot Lodge, American statesman, Republican political leader, author and historian; he was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on May 12, 1850, a member of the influential New England Lodge and Cabot families. Lodge attended Harvard College, eventually graduating with a Ph.D. in Political Science, he then attended Harvard Law School from which he graduated in 1874. Lodge was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1880-1881, then served in the U.S. House of Representatives from ...

Forbes, John Murray, 1813-1898

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Philanthropist, abolitionist. Contributed to the building of the railroad system in the United States. From the description of John Murray Forbes letter to George William Curtis, [manuscript], 1891 January 24. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 263078000 Forbes was a Boston businessman who was engaged in the China trade early in his life and later involved in railroad development in the American West. From the description of Letters from various corres...

Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874

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Curtis was a graduate of Harvard College (1829), attended Harvard Law School (1829-1830, 1832), was associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1851-1857) and acted as counsel to Andrew Johnson during his impeachment trial (1868). From the description of Legal opinions, ca. 1858-1868. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234338978 Epithet: Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person :...

Clifford, John H. (John Henry), 1809-1876

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