Autograph collection of famous men and women, 1845-1901.

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Shetterly, Charles Kiely. Autograph collection of famous men and women, 1845-1901.

Autograph collection of famous men and women, 1845-1901.

Consists of letters addressed to Seth K. Shetterly between 1849-1857; and letters and autographed poetic and literary quotations sent to C.K. Shetterly in response to requests.

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Dewey, George, 1837-1917

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George Dewey (December 26, 1837 – January 16, 1917) was Admiral of the Navy, the only person in United States history to have attained the rank. He is best known for his victory at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish–American War, with the loss of only a single crewman on the American side. Dewey was born in Montpelier, Vermont. At age 15, Dewey's father enrolled him at Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont. Two years later Norwich expelled him for drunkenness and herding sheep into...

Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910

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Julia Ward Howe, née Julia Ward, (born May 27, 1819, New York, New York, U.S.—died October 17, 1910, Newport, Rhode Island), American author and lecturer best known for her “Battle Hymn of the Republic.” Julia Ward came of a well-to-do family and was educated privately. In 1843 she married educator Samuel Gridley Howe and took up residence in Boston. Always of a literary bent, she published her first volume of poetry, Passion Flowers, in 1854; this and subsequent works—including a poetry collec...

Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866

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Lewis Cass (October 9, 1782 – June 17, 1866) was an American military officer, politician, and statesman. He represented Michigan in the United States Senate and served in the Cabinets of two U.S. Presidents, Andrew Jackson and James Buchanan. He was also the 1848 Democratic presidential nominee and a leading spokesman for the Doctrine of Popular Sovereignty, which held that the people in each territory should decide whether to permit slavery. Born in Exeter, New Hampshire, he attended Philli...

Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911

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Higginson was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on December 22, 1823. He was a descendant of Francis Higginson, a Puritan minister and immigrant to the colony of Massachusetts Bay. His father, Stephen Higginson (born in Salem, Massachusetts, November 20, 1770; died in Cambridge, Massachusetts, February 20, 1834), was a merchant and philanthropist in Boston and steward of Harvard University from 1818 until 1834. His grandfather, also named Stephen Higginson, was a member of the Continental Congre...

Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908

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Grover Cleveland, born in Caldwell, NJ, 18 March 1837; moved to Buffalo, NY in 1855; Erie County Sheriff, 1871-1874; Mayor of Buffalo, 1882; Governor of New York, 1883-1884; President of the United States, 1885-1889, 1893-1897; married Frances Folsom, 1886; died at Princeton, NJ, 24 June 1908....

Shetterly, Charles Kiely.

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Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr., 1841-1935

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Holmes was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to the prominent writer and physician Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. and abolitionist Amelia Lee Jackson. Dr. Holmes was a leading figure in Boston intellectual and literary circles. Mrs. Holmes was connected to the leading families; Henry James Sr., Ralph Waldo Emerson and other transcendentalists were family friends. Known as "Wendell" in his youth, Holmes, Henry James Jr. and William James became lifelong friends. Holmes accordingly grew up in an atmospher...

Shetterly, Seth K.

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Bennett, Sanford Fillmore, 1836-1898

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Editor, songwriter, physician. From the description of Letter to Robert B. Prescott, 1883 March 20. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 48926453 S. Fillmore Bennett was a physician and lyricist, best known for his popular hymn, "The Sweet By and By," for which J. P. Webster wrote the music. The chorus of this piece is as follows In the Sweet By-and-ByWe shall meet on that Beautiful Shore-In the Sweet By-and-By,We shall meet on that Beautiful Shore. ...

Dorr, Julia C. R. (Julia Caroline Ripley), 1825-1913

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Julia Caroline Ripley Dorr was an American writer of poetry, fiction, and criticism, contributing to Century and Atlantic monthly among others. A graduate of Middlebury College, she lived most of her life in Vermont. From the description of Julia C.R. Dorr poem, 1878 Nov. 4. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 49419327 American novelist and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rutland, Vt., to Charles Edwin Hurd, lite...

Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908

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American poet, critic, and journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to F.B. Sanborn, 1881 Jul. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575155 Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833-1908) was poet, critic, editor, and stockbroker in New York City. He published his first volume in 1860, entitled Poems Lyrical and Idyllic, followed by a succession of works and anthologies. Stedman was also a member and officer of many national and local literary associations....

Shafter, William Rufus, 1835-1906

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Army officer. Born in 1835 in Kalamazoo County, Michigan. Served in the Michigan Infantry during the Civil War. Commissioned lieutenant colonel in the regular army 1866, brevetted brigadier general in 1897. Awarded medal of honor for gallantry at Fair Oaks. Received surrender of Santiago de Cuba during the Spanish-American War. Served in Texas 1863-1897. Died in 1906. From the description of Papers, 1863-1897, 1876-1877. (Texas Tech University). WorldCat record id: 24097707 ...

Miller, Joaquin, 1837-1913

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Joaquin Miller, born Cincinnatus Heine Miller and known as the "poet of the Sierras," was a Calif. poet and playwright. Beginning in 1886, he built and lived in a home on his estate, "The Hights"[sic], in the hills above Oakland. From the description of Joaquin Miller letter : Dimond, Calif., to Mr. Stone: ALS 1905 May 11. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122558852 Born Cincinnatus Heine (or Hiner) Miller on September 8, 1837, near Liberty, Indiana. In 18...

Tyler, John, 1790-1862

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John Tyler (b. March 29, 1790, Charles City County, Virginia–d. January 18, 1862, Richmond, Virginia), was the tenth President of the United States (1841–1845) and the first to succeed to the office following the death of President William Henry Harrison....

Thorpe, Rose Hartwick, 1850-1939

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Poet and novelist, born Mishawaka, Ind. From the description of Poem, 1923, 1930. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55132456 Epithet: of Add MS 37188 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001188.0x0002dd Rose Hartwick Thorpe, poet and novelist, born Mishawaka, Ind. Edward Solon Goodhue, doctor and author. From the description of Letters to editor o...

English, Thomas Dunn, 1819-1902

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American physician, lawyer, and author. From the description of Hurrah for you, Old Glory : typed poem signed : place not specified, [ca. 1895]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614458 From the description of Ben Bolt : autograph manuscript signed of the poem : place not specified, [1843 or later]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79736806 From the description of Ruins : autograph manuscript signed of the poem : place not specified, [1894 or earlier]. (Unknown). Worl...

Tappan, Henry Philip, 1805-1881

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First president of the University of Michigan. From the description of Henry P. Tappan letters, 1870-1881. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63534515 First president of University of Michigan. Clergyman. From the description of Letter, 1860, November 18, Ann Arbor, to the Librarian of Brown University. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122593979 First president of University of Michigan. From the description of Henry Philip Tappa...

Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896

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Harriet Beecher Stowe (b. June 14, 1811, Litchfield, Connecticut – d. July 1, 1896, Hartford, Connecticut) was an American abolitionist and author. She is the daughter of Rev. Lyman Beecher who preached against slavery. She is best known for writing Uncle Tom's Cabin. It became an instant and controversial best-seller, both in the United States and abroad. The novel had a major impact on Northerners' attitudes toward slavery and by the beginning of the Civil War had sold more than a million copi...

Deland, Margaret, 1857-1945

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Author Margaret Wade Campbell Deland was born in Allegheny, Penn. She became interested in the plight of unmarried mothers, taking them into her home until they could find proper jobs. For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Letters, 1884-1937 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007073 Margaret Deland was born in Western Pennsylvania, was educated in New York, and lived much of her adult life i...

Wilcox, Ella Wheeler, 1850-1919

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American journalist and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Home" [Johnstown Center, Wisconsin], to "Dear Hattie", 1872? Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587512 From the description of Papers of Ella Wheeler Wilcox, 1884-1919. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 31083828 Popular poet and Theosophist. Wilcox was born in Wisconsin and began writing poetry at an early age. Among her best-known works are "Poems of passion," "Poem...

Smith, Samuel Francis, 1808-1895

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America (My country 'tis of thee) was premiered on 4 July 1831, at a children's celebration in the Park Street Church of Boston. It was written approximately 6 months earlier. From the description of My country 'tis of thee : manuscript, [1831] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612783134 Writer of the words to song America also called My Country Tis of Thee. From the description of One stanza of America. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat re...

Austin, Alfred, 1835-1913

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Alfred Austin, English poet and critic, was heavily influenced by Byron. He made several trips to Italy following the cold public reception to his epic-type narrative poem The Human Tragedy in 1862. Austin was appointed poet laureate in 1896. From the description of Alfred Austin manuscript material, 1863 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 73516332 From the guide to the Alfred Austin manuscript material : 5 items, ca. 1863-1869, (The New York Public Library. Carl...

Crawford, J. W., Lt., U.S.N.

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