Political biographies, 1864-1880.


Hudson, Charles, 1795-1881. Political biographies, 1864-1880.

Political biographies, 1864-1880.

These political biographies, written between 1864 and 1880, include the following unpublished, bound manuscripts: "The Character of the Late Hon. John Davis of Worcester, Mass.," 1864; "Levi Lincoln: LIfe, Services and Character," 1870; "Character of George Nixon Briggs of Pittsfield, Mass.," 1873; "The Character of Governor Emory Washburn," 1878; "The Life and Character of Edward Everett and Marcus Morton ... Contrasted," 1880; "The American Trio: Or the Relative Character of Clay, Webster and Calhoun," 1880. At the beginning of each volume is a letter from Hudson to Samuel Foster Haven (1806-1881) briefly describing the manuscript and offering it as a gift to the AAS. This collection also includes a folder of miscellaneous correspondence, from 1844 to 1877, including two Hudson letters concerning the annexation of Texas.

6 v. ; octavo.1 folder (4 items)

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Lincoln, Levi, 1782-1868

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

Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850

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South Carolina statesman. From the description of Letters, 1783-1843. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31977848 From the description of Papers, 1765-1902. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 17363885 Vice-President of United States. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Washington, D.C.], to B.S. Thomas, 1841 July 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134323 From the description of Autograph letter signed : ...

Morton, Marcus, 1784-1864

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Morton served as a justice on the Massachusetts Superior Court (1825-1840) and governor (1840-1841, 1843-1844). From the description of Letters and autograph, 1840-1863. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235128487 ...

Everett, Edward, 1794-1865

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U.S. senator and representative, from Massachusetts; president of Harvard (1846-1849); Secretary of State (1852-1853). From the description of Autograph letter signed from Edward Everett to R.M.T. Hunter, 1853 Feb. 25. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 123410779 American educator and statesman. From the description of ALsS : to Gulian C. Verplanck, 1830-1857. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86156129 Everett was...

Hudson, Charles, 1795-1881

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Charles Hudson (1795-1881) was born in Marlborough, Mass., and died in Lexington, Mass. He was ordained in 1821, and served as pastor of the First Universalist Church in Westminster, Mass., from 1824 to 1842. He later broke this affiliation and helped found the Massachusetts Society of Universal Restorationists. While still and active minister, Hudson held many political offices: Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1828-1833; Massachusetts Senate, 1833-1839; Whig member of Congress, 1841-184...

Briggs, George N. (George Nixon), 1796-1861

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Governor of Massachusetts, 1844-51. From the description of Letter : Lanesboro, Mass., to an unidentified correspondent, 1835 Nov. 12. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 29461777 George Nixon Briggs (1796-1861) began to study law in 1813 and in 1818 was admitted to the bar. In 1824, he was elected town clerk of Lanesboro, Mass., and in 1826, was appointed chairman of the commissioners of highways of Berkshire County. In 1830, he was elected to Congress, where he served...

Haven, Samuel F. (Samuel Foster), 1806-1881

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Haven, an archaeologist, was librarian for the American Antiquarian society and chairman of its publishing committee. From the description of Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1870-1871. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 226048748 ...

Clay, Henry, 1777-1852

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Congressman, U.S. senator, and secretary of state. From the description of Papers 1812-1849. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 704551603 Henry Clay was born in Hanover Co., Va. in 1777 and died in 1852. He served as United States Secretary of State under John Quincy Adams (1825-1829) and was elected to the Senate in 1831. John Randolph (1773-1831) was an American statesman known as John Randolph of Roanoke. He was born in Prince George Co., Va. Randolph's fiery denun...

Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852

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Daniel Webster (b. Salisbury, New Hampshire, January 18, 1782-d. Marshfield, Massachusetts, October 24, 1852), lawyer, orator, congressman, served as U.S. Secretary of State under presidents William Henry Harrison and John Tyler. He also served as Senator from Massachusetts....

Davis, John, 1787-1854

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John Davis (1787-1854) of Massachusetts was serving in the U.S. Senate at the time this letter was written. He served from March 4, 1835 to January 5, 1841, and March 24, 1845 to March 3, 1853. From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C., to J. G. Marshall, Hancock County, West Virginia, [1835?-1853?] February 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609063 American statesman and Governor of Massachusetts. From the guide to the John Davis testimony and affidav...

Washburn, Emory, 1800-1877

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Governor of Massachusetts, writer and law teacher. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Worcester, Mass., to Junius S. Morgan, 1841 Nov. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270659722 Washburn was a judge on the Massachusetts Court of Common Pleas (1844-1847), Governor of Massachusetts (1854-1855), and professor at Harvard Law School (1856-1876). From the description of Letters, 1850, 1866. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234779790 ...