Andrew Jackson Faulk letters and speeches, 1862-1870.
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The Newberry was founded on July 1, 1887 and opened for business on September 6 of that year. The Newberry’s establishment came about because of a contingent provision in the will of Chicago businessman Walter L. Newberry (1804-68), which left what later amounted to approximately $2.2 million for the foundation of a “free, public” library on the north side of the Chicago River, if his two children died without issue. After the deaths of Mr. Newberry’s daughters and then, in 1885, of his widow, t...
Sherman was born in 1820 in Lancaster, Ohio, near the banks of the Hocking River. His father, Charles Robert Sherman, a successful lawyer who sat on the Ohio Supreme Court, died unexpectedly in 1829. He left his widow, Mary Hoyt Sherman, with eleven children and no inheritance. After his father's death, the nine-year-old Sherman was raised by a Lancaster neighbor and family friend, attorney Thomas Ewing, Sr., a prominent member of the Whig Party who served as senator from Ohio and as the first S...
Andrew Jackson Faulk, of Armstrong County, Pa., learned the printing trade, studied law, and was active in local politics. In 1861 he became post trader to the Yankton Indian Agency, Dakota Territory, but returned home in 1864 and engaged in the oil business until 1866, when he was appointed governor of Dakota. He served as governor until 1869 and settled in Yankton, staying active in local politics and the development of the Black Hills. He was clerk of the 2nd United States District Court, 187...
General during the Civil War; congressman from California (1881-1885); U.S. Register of the Treasury (1885-1893). From the description of Papers, 1864-1895. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 24039377 William Starke Rosecrans was an inventor, coal-oil company executive, diplomat, politician, and United States Army officer during the Civil War. He was the victor at prominent Western Theater battles such as Second Corinth, Stones River, and the Tullahoma Campaign,...
Springfield, Illinois physician; first governor of Dakota Territory (1861-1863); state senator, Sangamon County (1860-1861); four-term mayor of Springfield (1859, 1876, 1877, 1882); pension agent, Illinois (1869-1873). From the description of Legal account, September 2, 1857. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 124509820 Springfield, Illinois physician; first Governor of the Dakota Territory (1861-1863); State Senator, Sangamon County (1860-1861); May...
The Indian Peace Commission (1867-1868) was appointed under an act of Congress approved on July 20, 1867, entitled "An Act to Establish Peace with Certain Hostile Indian Tribes." From the description of Report to the president by the Indian Peace Commission, and letter of transmittal, 1868 Jan 7-28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82728321 From the description of Report to the president by the Indian Peace Commission, and letter of transmittal, 1868 Jan 7-28. (Unknown). World...
Colonel in the 2nd Connecticut Regiment during the Civil War. From the description of Letter, 1861 June 14. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 57616133 Army officer. From the description of Alfred Howe Terry correspondence and journal, 1875-1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979900 General, U.S. Army, Department of Dakota. From the description of Notebook, May 1876-August 1876. (State Historical Society of North Dakota State A...