Charles Lanman papers, 1839-1869.

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Lanman, Charles, 1819-1895. Charles Lanman papers, 1839-1869.

Charles Lanman papers, 1839-1869.

Autobiographical and biographical sketches of Michigan Representatives and Senators solicited by Lanman for his Dictionary of the United States Congress.

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Upson, Charles, 1821-1885

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Upson was born March 19, 1821 in Connecticut and died in Coldwater (Mich.) on Sept. 5, 1885. He graduated from Yale, moved to Mich. in 1845, and was admitted to the bar in 1847. In 1873 he was 1 of 18 commissioners to revise the state constitution of Michigan. He held various local political and judicial positions. He served as Senator from the 17th District, 1855-1856, from the 10th District 1881-1882, U.S. Attorney General, 1861-1863, and as a member of Congress 1863-1865 and 1869-1871. (For m...

Sibley, Solomon, 1769-1846

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Solomon Sibley was born in Sutton Massachusetts on October 7, 1769. He studied law and began his practice in Marietta, Ohio in 1795. He moved to Cincinnati a year later, and came to Detroit in 1797. Sibley was elected to the first legislature of the Northwest Territory in 1797. He became a delegate to Congress from the Territory of Michigan, 1920-1823 and served as a judge of the Supreme Court of Michigan until 1836. Solomon Sibley died in Detroit on April 4, 1846. From the descripti...

Welch, Adonijah

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Conger, Omar D. (Omar Dwight), 1818-1898

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Leach, D. C. (DeWitt Clinton), 1822-1909

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Howard, Jacob Merritt, 1805-1871

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Rep. and Senator from Michigan. From the description of Autograph letter signed : U.S. Senate Chamber, Washington, to President Lincoln, 1865 Feb. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269539368 U.S. Representative and Senator, of Detroit, Mich. From the description of Reconstruction report of the committee, 1866. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19643081 From the description of Reconstruction report of the committee, 1866. (Duke University Lib...

Thompson, E. A.

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Lanman, Charles, 1819-1895

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Charles Lanman, writer, journalist and amateur painter, was born in Monroe, Michigan, June 15, 1819. He spent much of his career working as a journalist in Monroe and Cincinnati, Ohio. He moved to Washington DC in 1848 and worked as a librarian in various branches of government, including the War Department, the Copyrights Division of the Department of State, the executive library of President Fillmore, and the Interior Department. He wrote several books in his career on topics of travel and wil...

Phelps, W. W. (William Wallace), 1826-1873

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Felch, Alpheus, 1804-1896

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Resident of Houlton, Maine, later Monroe and Ann Arbor, Michigan; Michigan state supreme court justice, 1842-1845, Democratic governor, 1846-1847, and United States senator, 1847-1853. From the description of Alpheus Felch papers, 1817-1896. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419272 Lawyer, Governor of Michigan, and U. S. Senator from Michigan. Born in Limerick, Me., Sept. 28, 1804; graduated from Bowdoin,1827; studied law, was admitted ...

Stuart, C. E. (Charles Edward), 1810-1887

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Epithet: brother of John Sobieski Stuart British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000571.0x0001a1 Epithet: self-styled Count of Albany British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000571.0x0001a0 Kalamazoo, Michigan, lawyer and U.S. Senator. From the description of Charles Edward Stuart correspondence, 1880. (University of Michigan). Wo...

Baldwin, Augustus Carpenter.

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Cooper, George B.

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Biographical note: Saddle- and harness-maker from Burrillville, Rhode Island. From the description of George Cooper account book, 1876-1880. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122453011 ...

Longyear, J. W. (John Wesley), 1820-1875

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Republican congressman and U.S. district judge from Lansing, Michigan. From the description of John Wesley Longyear papers, 1846-1875. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 154302138 From the description of John Wesley Longyear papers, 1846-1875. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422516 John Wesley Longyear, lawyer, U.S. congressman, and judge, was born in 1820 in Shandaken, New York. After being educated at seminaries in Amenia an...

Beaman, Fernando C.

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Trowbridge, Rowland E.

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Penniman, Ebenezer Jenckes

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Waldron, Henry, 1819-

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Waldron served as a Michigan Congressman, 1855-1861 and 1871-1877. (Information from Michigan Manual p. 106.) Mitchell (born June 25, 1819) served as a representative of Saint Joseph County (Mich.) 1859-1860. He moved to the county in 1843 and worked as a manufacturer of agricultural tools and had a foundry. He was a Republican. He retired to Constantine in 1887. For further information on Mitchell see p. 106 of Michigan biographies. There is no available information on Williams. Fro...

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...

Ferry, Thomas W. (Thomas White), 1827-1896

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United States Senator and Representative from Michigan. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to President Grant, 1873 Mar. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531104 Member of Congress (1865-1867 and 1869-1871) and the United Stated Senate (1871-1883) from western Michigan. From the description of Thomas White Ferry papers, 1866, 1881, and 1891. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 300035211 Born in the old mission hous...

Bingham, Kinsley S. (Kinsley Scott), 1808-1861

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Michigan Democratic Congressman, 1847-1851, Republican Governor, 1855-1858, and U.S. Senator, 1859-1861. From the description of Kinsley S. Bingham papers, 1820-1915. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419699 From the description of Kinsley S. Bingham papers, 1820-1944 [microform] (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 81408982 From the description of Kinsley S. Bingham papers, 1820-1944. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 78696456 ...

Doty, James Duane, 1799-1865

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James Duane Doty (1799-1865) was a lawyer, judge, and government official. He represented Wisconsin in Congress between 1838 and 1841, and again between 1849 and 1853. He was governor of Wisconsin Territory between 1841 and 1844, and served as the governor of Utah Territory between 1863 and 1865. From the description of James Duane Doty letter, 1861 November 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367719059 From the guide to the James Duane Doty letter, 1861 November 22, (L. Tom ...

Driggs, John Fletcher

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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...

Blair, Austin, 1818-1894

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Republican governor of Michigan, 1861-1864. From the description of Austin Blair papers, 1861-1863 and 1882. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422843 Governor of Michigan, 1861-64, state legislator and U.S. congressman, 1866-1870. From the description of Austin Blair papers, 1838-1921. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 55628517 Blair was a Governor of Michigan, 1861-1864, a Michigan representative in Congress, 1867-1872, and a r...

Buel, Alexander Woodruff, 1813-1868

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Porter, Augustus Seymour, 1798-1872

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Augustus Porter was born in Salisbury, Connecticut, in January 1769, and moved to Canandaigua, New York, in 1800. He visited the Niagara Falls area in 1795 and soon returned with his brother, Peter B. Porter. The Porter brothers were two of the area's first settlers, and they later owned several boats that traveled on the Great Lakes, as well as a saw mill that they built in 1803. Augustus Porter served on the New York state legislature, and in 1807 founded the firm Porter, Barton & Co., bec...

Stoughton, William Lewis, 1827-1888

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Kellogg, Francis William, 1810-1879

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