Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume 14, Miscellany, 1784-1860.


Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume 14, Miscellany, 1784-1860.

Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume 14, Miscellany, 1784-1860.

Portraits, prints, letters, documents, and printed material tipped into Volume 14 of the extra-illustrated quarto edition of Washington Irving's Life of George Washington (New York: G.P. Putnam & Co., 1855-1856) (Rare E 312 I72 ++ 1898) Portraits: Washington Irving, James McHenry, Rufus King, Andres Jackson (3), Thomas Jefferson, Lafayette (2), Charles Cotesworth Pickney (2), James Monroe, Elbridge Gerry, Charles Maurice Talleyrand Perigord (2), Oliver Ellsworth, William Richardson Davie, J. K. Paulding, Martha Washington, Benjamin West, George III, Antonius Canova, Guissepe Ceracchi, James Thatcher, John Trumbull, Thomas Crawford, Lawrence Washington, Benjamin Franklin, George Washington. Prints: Residence and Tomb of Washington, Mount Vernon, on the Potomac; Washington's House, Mount Vernon; The Chamber of Deputies; High Street from the Country Market Place, Philadelphia, with the Commemoration of the Death of General Washington; The Tomb of Washington, Mount Vernon. Letters: ALS, George Palmer Putnam to S. Montgomery Bond, October 23, 1856; ALS, Timothy Pickering to Joseph Anderson, et al., March 24, 1800;ALS, Edmund Randolph to Mr. Vanuxen [with extract of AL to Mr. LeNormand], [April 25, 1791], on verso of which ALS, Joseph Anderson to John Sevier; ALS, James McHenry to Governor of Tennessee [John Sevier], August 1, 1797; A[part. aman.]LS, Pierre Auguste Adet to Governor of Massachusetts [Samuel Adams], June 26, 1795; ALS, Thomas Pinckney to Grimke, August 17, 1787; ALS, Jacob Bache to Smith Thompson, June 16, 1827; ALS, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney to Thomas Pinckney, June 27, 1793; ALS, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney to Mr. Petit de Villers, June 10, 1814; ALS, Andrew Jackson to Isaac Shelby, December 31, 1818; A[aman.]LS, Thomas Jefferson to Governor of Connecticut [Samuel Huntington], April 26, 1793; ALS[copy], Charles Cotesworth Pinckney to LeRoy and Bayard, May 31, 1794; ALS, U.S. Congress. House of Representatives. Committee of Representatives to Governor of Georgia [with signatures fo Elbridge Gerry, W. Smith, and J. Parker], May 9, 1789; ALS, Elbridge Gerry to Colonel Peabody, March 5, 1784; ALS, James McHenry to Governor of Georgia [Jared Irwin], October 24, 1796; ALS, Timothy Pickering to Anthony Wayne, October 17, 1795; ALS, Henry Knox to James Lloyd, Jr., August 11, 1806; ALS, Henry Knox to Henry Jackson, August 31, 1796; ALS, Patrick Henry to Governor of Georgia [Edward Telfair], February 23, 1786. Letters (continued): ALS, Henry William Saussure to John Trumbull, January 23, 1800; ALS, Henry Theodore Tuckerman to Messers. Morris & Willis, September 27, 1860; ALS, Jean Antonin Houdon to John Trumbull [concerning a proposed statue of Washington], August 19, 1805; AL[draft], John Trumbull to Mr. King "respecting a monument to Gen. Washington," February 1800; ALS, John Trumbull to [?], February 28, 1800; AL, John Trumbull to Inhabitants of the City of New York [concerning a monument to General Washington], [n.d.]; ALS[init.], John Trumbull to Charles Bulfinch, June 12, 1800; ALS, James Hillhouse to John Trumbull, June 29, 1806; ALS, John Trumbull to Joseph Hall, July 26, 1799; ALS, [John Trumbull] to Mr. Clancy, [n.d.]; ALS, John Trumbull to Thomas Sergent, July 17, 1820; AL[draft]S, John Trumbull to [?], May 8, 1793; AL[draft]S, John Trumbull to Antonio C. Poggi, May 25, 1793; ALS, Dorothy Payne Todd Madison to James Laurie, August 11, 1836. Documents: ADS, Tennessee. Militia. Muster Roll [with signatures of Andrew Jackson and Robert Hays], December 19, 1812; A[aman.]DS, U.S. House of Representatives. Motion, signed by John Beckley, May 3, 1789. Printed: George Washington, the Most Illustrious Patriot of the Annals of Modern History Record.

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Telfair, Edward, approximately 1735-1807

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Edward Telfair was a merchant, member of the Continental Congress, and Governor of Georgia. He served three terms as Governor of Georgia and was the first governor to serve under the Georgia Constitution of 1789. From the guide to the Edward Telfair Papers, 1762-1831 (bulk 1771-1807), (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University) Edward Telfair (1737-1807) was born near Kirkudbright, Scotland, where he was educated in the public school system. He ...

De Saussure, Henry William, 1763-1839

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Revolutionary soldier, director of the U.S. Mint, South Carolina legislator, and judge of the Chancery Court in South Carolina, from Charleston. From the description of Papers, 1788-1916. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19491506 Jurist; Federalist; director, U.S. Mint, 1795; member, Pennsylvania bar; S.C. state representative and senator; of Charleston, S.C. From the description of Henry William DeSaussure papers, 1795-1837. (University of South Ca...

Houdon, Jean-Antoine, 1741-1828

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French sculptor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to "citoyen Bayard", 1795 Apr. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269532825 From the description of Letter, 1793 Dec. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83030569 Versailles 1741-1828 Paris. From the description of Bust of Benjamin Franklin [object]. ca. 1779. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906565 ...

Jackson, Henry J.

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