Woodbridge family papers, 1824-1883.


Woodbridge family. Woodbridge family papers, 1824-1883.

Woodbridge family papers, 1824-1883.

Letters of William Woodbridge, Michigan governor and senator, his wife Juliana, their son William Leverett, and other family members; include letters concerning family activities and illnesses, description of fire in Detroit in 1842, education, and daily life; other correspondents include Zachariah Chandler, James V. Campbell, and T.W. Palmer.

ca. 30 items and 1 oversize folder.

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Woodbridge family.

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Detroit, Michigan, family. From the description of Woodbridge family papers, 1824-1883. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422352 ...

Campbell, James V. (James Valentine), 1823-1890

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Professor of law, University of Michigan and Judge of the Supreme Court of Michigan; author of Outlines of the Political History of Michigan, 1876. From the description of James Valentine Campbell papers, 1803-1886 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 662615525 Campbell was born on Feb. 25, 1823 in Buffalo (N.Y.). His father, Henry, brought his family to Detroit (Mich.). in 1826, and served as a county judge in Mich. and N.Y. (State). James was educated at Flushing ...

Palmer, T. W. (Thomas Witherell), 1830-1913.

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Woodbridge, William Leverett, d. 1894.

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Woodbridge, William, 1780-1861

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Woodbridge was born in Conn. on Aug. 20, 1780. He served in several high Ohio political positions before moving to Michigan. Woodbridge served as Secretary and Acting Governor of the Territory of Michigan, 1812-1828; Collector of Customs at Detroit, 1814- ; Michigan Territory's first delegate in Congress, 1819-1820; Justice of the Territorial Supreme Court, 1828-1832; Delegate from the 1st District (Detroit) to the Constitutional Convention of 1835; Senator from the 1st District, 1838-1839; Gove...

Chandler, Zachariah, 1813-1879

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George Armstrong Custer was a famous cavalry officer during the Civil War and the Indian wars of the 1860s and 1870s. Elizabeth Bacon Custer, his wife, was the author of several works about Army life on the plains. After the death of her husband, she dedicated her life to defending his honor. From the guide to the George A. and Elizabeth B. Custer papers, 1857-1929, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) American politician. From the description of Autograph letter s...

Woodbridge, Juliana.

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