Papers, 1811-1863.

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Papers, 1811-1863.

Financial papers, notes, speeches, docket books, newspaper clippings, certificates of appointment, and letters to Whittlesey. The speeches include topics such as African colonization, agriculture, the Ohio Militia, and the War of 1812. The letters include material on Brady's Leap, the Ohio Canal Fund Commissioners, the estate of Samuel Griswold, and the history of Canfield, Ohio, the Firelands and the Western Reserve. Also included are ca. 140 letters from early Ohio governors, members of the Ohio Constitutional Convention, state legislators, and soldiers during the War of 1812, mostly addressed to Elijah Wadsworth, concerning political and military matters in Ohio, particularly the Western Reserve, 1801-57.

2.4 linear ft.

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Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891

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Lyman Copeland Draper (1815-1891), American historian known for his studies of the history of trans-Allegheny West. From 1854 to 1886, he served as director of The State Historical Society of Wisconsin from 1854 to 1886. From the description of Letters from Lyman C. Draper to Benson J. Lossing, 1855-1864. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 302021153 Lyman Copeland Draper was born in Lockport, New York on September 4, 1...

Kirker, Thomas, 1760-1837.

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Worthington, Thomas, 1773-1827

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Ohio state representative, state senator and governor of Ohio. From the description of Papers of Thomas Worthington [microform], 1796-1827. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 38901293 U.S. senator and governor of Ohio. From the description of Papers of Thomas Worthington, 1795-1827. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84170288 From the description of Diaries and letterbooks of Thomas Worthington, 1801-1827. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067873 ...

Tallmadge, Benjamin, 1754-1835

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Tallmadge was an officer in the Revolutionary War and a congressman from Connecticut. From the description of Benjamin Tallmadge collection, 1756-1846. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 609870436 Continental Army officer and U.S. representative from Connecticut. From the description of Benjamin Tallmadge correspondence, 1781-1782. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980354 United States representative from Connecticut and army officer. ...

Van Tassel, Isaac.

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Wadsworth, Elijah, 1747-1816 or 1817

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Elijah Wadsworth was a Western Reserve pioneer who came from Litchfield, Conn. to Canfield, Ohio in 1802. He was sheriff of Trumbull County and Major-General of the 4th Division, Ohio Militia during the War of 1812. His son, Frederick, was sheriff of Portage County, Ohio. Wedworth Wadsworth, a cousin, lived in Durham, Connecticut. From the description of Elijah Wadsworth family papers, 1792-1868 [microform]. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 45857229 From t...

Whittlesey, Elisha, 1783-1863

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Ohio lawyer, Whig Congressman, and Comptroller of the U.S. Treasury. From the description of Letter, 1858 August 9, Canfield, Ohio, to Charles Lanman, Norwich, Conn. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 13827736 Lawyer, U.S. Representative from Ohio for eight terms from 1823-1838, and comptroller of the Treasury under Taylor, Fillmore, Pierce, and Lincoln. A resident of Canfield, Ohio, Whittlesey was prosecuting attorney for the entire Western Reserve from 1807-1823, ...

Sloane, John, 1799-1856.

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Brady, Samuel, 1756-1785?

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Tiffin, Edward, 1766-1829

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U.S. senator and first governor of Ohio. He was an early settler of Chillicothe, Ohio and also served as U.S. Commissioner of Public Lands (1812-1814) and Surveyor General of the Northwest Territory (1814-1829). He was also a lay preacher and a doctor. From the description of Papers, 1785-1853. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 17725189 Surveyor General of the United States, from Ohio where he had served as a congressman and governor for that state. ...

Pease, Calvin, 1776-1839

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Lawyer, legislator and judge, of Ohio. He served as judge of the Third Circuit, Court of Common Pleas (1803-10), and justice of the Ohio Supreme Court (1816-30). From the description of Papers, 1798-1841. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 22419748 Calvin Pease was a lawyer, legislator and judge, of Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio, in the Connecticut Western Reserve. Pease came to the Western Reserve from Connecticut in 1800. He was admitted to the bar and was...

Ohio. Commissioners of the Canal Fund.

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Griswold, Stanley, 1763-1815

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Griswold was a Congregational clergyman in New Milford, Conn. (1789-1803). His Republican political sympathies made life uncomfortable in Federalist Connecticut. He left the ministry in 1803 and served as secretary of Michigan territory and as a circuit judge in the Illinois territory. From the description of Sermons, 1789-1803. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612373284 Born in Torrington, Conn., Nov. 14, 1753; served in the Revolution; graduated from Yale in 1786;...

McArthur, Duncan, 1772-1839

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Duncan McArthur was born in Dutchess County, New York, and grew up in western Pennsylvania before becoming one of the first settlers of Chillicothe, Ohio. McArthur served in the Ohio militia during the War of 1812 and was later appointed brigadier general in United States Army, was elected twice to the U.S. House of Representatives, and was the eleventh Governor of Ohio (1830-1832). Thomas Worthington was born in Charles Town, Virginia, in 1773 before settling in Ohio and serving two terms as U....

Beall, Reasin, 1769-1843

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Badger, Joseph, 1757-1846

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First missionary to settle in the Western Reserve (Ohio). From the description of Papers, 1823-1841 / Joseph Badger. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 19743916 Joseph Badger, one of the earliest Christian missionaries to Ohio. From the description of Autobiography & journal of Rev. Joseph Badger, 1840. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702162443 From the description of Autobiography & journal of Rev. Joseph Badger, 1840. (Unknown)....

Tappan, Benjamin, 1773-1857

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Jurist, lawyer, and U.S. senator of Ohio. From the description of Papers of Benjamin Tappan, 1799-1852. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068238 American Senator, lawyer and anti-slavery leader. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to William Cullen Bryant, 1839 Dec. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270579143 Jurist and U.S. senator from Ohio. From the description of Benjamin Tappan papers, 1795-1900 (bulk 1795...

Wadsworth, Frederick, 1786-1869

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Son of General Elijah Wadsworth of Canfield, Trumbull (later Mahoning) County, Ohio. From the description of History of Canfield, Ohio / by the Hon. Frederick Wadsworth and Elisha Whittlesey. [ca. 1860] (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 22291944 ...

Meigs, Return Jonathan, 1764-1825

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Known as Return Jonathan Meigs, Jr.; son of Return Jonathan Meigs, Jr. [sic]. Territorial and state official in Ohio; U.S. postmaster general 1814-1823. From the description of ALS : to Isaac Craig, 1796 July 8. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122541808 Ohio pioneer, politician, governor of Ohio, and U.S. senator. From the description of Letters, 1818-1820. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49253041 U.S. senator ...