Brackenridge family papers 1796-1963.
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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...
John Blair Smith, Princeton Class of 1773. From the description of Father Bombo's pilgrimage to Mecca : wherein is given a true & faithful account of the occasion of his journey and the innumerable ills & disasters which befell him in the course of his travels 'till he returned once more to his native country : manuscript,  / by Hugh Henry Brackenridge and Philip Freneau. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 49367792 Hugh Henry Brackenridge, born in...
The Brackenridge family played an important role in the develop, emt of western Pennsylvania as well as the nation. The family developed the areas of Tarentum, Brackenridge and Natrona in Allegheny County. Included are papers from Hugh Henry, Henry Marie, Benjamin Morgan and Henry Morgan Brackenridge. From the description of Brackenridge family papers 1796-1963. (Historical Society of W Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 42934831 ...
Henry Marie Brackenridge was an American author, politician, traveler, and judge. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, son of jurist and author Hugh Henry Brackenridge, he worked as a lawyer and journalist in Pennsylvania, Missouri, Louisiana, where he became a district judge, and Florida. Returning to Pennsylvania in 1832, he founded the town of Tarentum, and served in the State House of Representatives. He served on several commissions, and published numerous books, mostly history, polemics, and ...