Papers, 1800-1833.


Stark family. Papers, 1800-1833.

Papers, 1800-1833.

Collection includes letters of Caleb Stark, many addressed to his sons, Caleb, Henry, and John Williams; letters describe political figures of the day, including Andrew Jackson, John Calhoun. John Quincy Adams, and James Madison, current political events, and his involvement in Jackson's campaign for president. Collection includes letters to Cal Stark from Henry Stevens, the bibliographer, and others about historical questions. Also includes some legal papers of family members, including John Stark, a biographical sketch of Charles Glidden Haines, campaign speeches, presumably delivered by Caleb Stark when he was campaigning for Jackson, poetry by Caleb Stark (?), and some essays, including one on Gen. John Sullivan. Includes some material about John Stark.

1 box (0.2 ft.)

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Stark, Caleb, 1804-1864 (person)

Democratic Party (U.S.) (corporateBody)

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

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 : ...

Stark, John William, 1788-1836 (person)

Supercargo on vessels leaving Massachusetts for East India, of Boston, Mass. From the description of Papers, 1810-1826. (Peabody Museum). WorldCat record id: 28416357 ...

Stark, Henry, 1795-1862. (person)

Stark, John, 1728-1822 (person)

John Stark, American revolutionary war general. He was promoted to Brigadier General in October 1777. In September 1780, he was ordered to relieve General Saint Claire at West Point. While at West Point, Stark was a member of the board that convicted John AndreĢ of treason. From the description of Orderly book of John Stark, 1780, Sept. 17 - Nov. 19. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122288813 U.S. Continental Army general; of...

Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 (person)

Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829-1837) as well as a lawyer, general, and legislator. Born in the Carolinas, he served as a courier during the Revolutionary War. He read for the law during his teen years and became a lawyer in Tennessee by 1787. The first U. S. Representative for Tennessee (1796), Jackson was elected to the Senate in 1797, resigned in 1798, and served as a judge on the Tennessee Supreme Court, 1798-1804. He was later ree...

Madison, James, 1751-1836 (person)

James Madison (1751-1836) was the fourth president of the United States, born in Port Conway, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia legislature from 1776 to 1780 and from 1784 to 1786, and the Continental Congress from 1780 to 1783. His proposals at and management of the Constitutional Convention in 1787 earned him title "father of the U.S. Constitution." He cooperated with Alexander Hamilton and Jay in writing a series of papers (pub. 1787-88 under title of The Federalist) explaining the ne...

Republican Party (U.S. : 1792-1828) (corporateBody)

Republican Party, also known as the Jeffersonian Republicans, organized in the early 1790s, became the direct antecedent of the present Democratic Party. From the description of Campaign speech of the Republican Party, circa 1800. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984650 ...

Haines, Charles G. (Charles Glidden), 1792-1825 (person)

Stark, Caleb, 1759-1838 (person)

Caleb Stark was the son of General John Stark. Caleb fought at the Battle of Bunker Hill and eventually became the aide-de-camp to his father. After the Revolutionary War, Caleb became a merchant and worked in Haverhill and Boston, Massachusetts. He returned to the Pembroke/Dunbarton, New Hampshire area around 1811 when he purchased the Pembroke Cotton and Woolen factory. He sold the facotry in 1830 and retired to Oxford, Ohio, where he claimed land granted to his father due to his military serv...

Stark family. (person)

Stevens, Henry, 1819-1886 (person)

Henry Stevens was born on August, 24, 1819, in Barnet, Vermont. He attended Middlebury College for a year, but graduated from Yale College in 1843 with the degree of B.A. Upon graduating, he attended Harvard Law School for a year. In 1840, he worked as a clerk in Washington, D.C. for the the treasury department of the United States Senate. He also worked for the Smithsonian Institution and the Library of Congress and was an early advocate for the use of photography as a means of supplementing bi...

Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 (person)

John Quincy Adams (b. July 11, 1767, Braintree, Massachusetts-d. February 23, 1848, Washington, D.C.) was an American statesman who served as a diplomat, United States Senator, member of the House of Representatives, and the sixth President of the United States. He was a member of the Federalist, Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and later the Anti-Masonic and Whig parties. He was the son of President John Adams and Abigail Adams. As a diplomat, Adams played an important role in neg...