Papers of William Titus Rigby, 1839-1988.
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Thomas Brackett Reed (October 18, 1839 – December 7, 1902), was an American politician from the state of Maine, and was a member of the Republican Party. He was elected to the United States House of Representatives 12 times, first in 1876, and served as Speaker of the House, from 1889–1891 and again from 1895–1899. Occasionally ridiculed as "Czar Reed", he had great influence over the agenda and operations of the House, more so than any previous speaker. He increased the Speaker's power by in...
Born in Old Deer, Scotland on March 14, 1840, David Bremner Henderson emigrated to the United States with his parents, who settled in Winnebago County, Illinois, in 1846. They moved to Fayette County, Iowa. The family lived in what became known as Henderson Prairie a few miles west of Postville. In 1849 he attended the common schools and then Upper Iowa University at Fayette. Henderson was a leader in organizing a company of students at the beginning of the Civil War. They enlisted in the Uni...
U.S. secretary of the treasury, lawyer, banker, governor of Iowa, and lecturer. From the description of Leslie M. Shaw correspondence, 1906 March 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980442 ...
John Brown Gordon (1832-1904), Confederate General, Georgia Governor (1886-1890), and U.S. Senator (1873-1880, 1891-1897), born in Upson County, Georgia. From the description of Letters to Henry F. Emery, 1901-1903. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38478315 One of Georgia's most renowned political and military figures of the nineteenth century, John Brown Gordon was born on a plantation situated along the banks of the Flint River in Upson County on February 6, 1832. As a child...
Civil War veteran and Vicksburg National Military Park Commissioner. From the description of Papers of William Titus Rigby, 1839-1988. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233105880 ...
Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924) was born into a prominent Boston family in 1850. Through his mother’s family, the Cabots, Lodge traced his lineage back to the 17th century, with one great-grandfather a leading Federalist during the Revolutionary period. Growing up in both an intellectual and privileged household, "Cabot" took naturally to academic subjects, particularly history and literature. Beyond his early devotion to scholarly pursuits, Lodge also enjoyed numerous sports and the great outdoor...
Banker and railroad executive. From the description of Papers, 1889-1910. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122443188 ...
American army officer; son of U.S. Grant. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chicago, Ill., "Dear Gen." [William W. Belknap], 1874 Oct. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269567237 Son of Pres. Ulysses S. Grant. From the description of Letter, 1907 Sept. 12. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70953071 Soldier, U.S. Army; son of Ulysses S. Grant. Served in 4th U.S. Cavalry, 1871-1881 and Span...
Lawyer, army officer, and counsel to government of Puerto Rico. From the description of Papers of William Cattron Rigby, 1935-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83272384 ...
Planter, U.S. and Confederate army officer. From the description of ALS : Columbus, Miss., to Charles Colcock Jones, 1883 Dec. 23. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122442865 From the description of ALS : Columbus, Miss., to Charles Colcock Jones, 1883 Nov. 15. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86156169 Lieutenant General, C.S.A.; President, Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College; and Mississippi state legislator; nat...