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Horatio Seymour (May 31, 1810 – February 12, 1886) was an American politician. He served as Governor of New York from 1853 to 1854 and from 1863 to 1864. He was the Democratic Party nominee for president in the 1868 presidential election. Born in Pompey, New York, Seymour was admitted to the New York bar in 1832 but primarily focused on managing his family's business interests. After serving as a military secretary to Governor William L. Marcy, Seymour won election to the New York State Assem...
John B. Sheldon was a blacksmith in Ashland, Oregon. From the guide to the John B. Sheldon blacksmith account book, 1859-1861, (Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries) ...
Laurent Solomon Juneau, fur trader and founder of the city of Milwaukee, was born in 1793 in Montreal. In 1821 he settled in Milwaukee where he engaged in the fur trade. Juneau also became first postmaster and mayor of Milwaukee. He later died in poverty and debt while attending meeting to settle Indian payments in 1856. From the description of Letter : Theresa, Dodge Co., Wis., to Mr. Louis B. Porlier, 1856 July 30. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 38...
Soldier and frontiersman (major-general in the Missouri militia, colonel of the first regiment of the United States dragoons); governor of the Territory of Wisconsin; United States senator after Wisconsin was admitted to statehood From the description of Henry Dodge papers, 1832-1858. (State Historical Society of Iowa, Library). WorldCat record id: 233595464 ...
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 ...
Physician and physiologist. From the description of William Beaumont collection, 1834-[ca. 1879]. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52247530 A native of Lebanon, Connecticut, Beaumont was certified to practice medicine by the Third Medical Society of Vermont in 1812. He served in the army during the War of 1812 and from 1819 to 1839 was an army medical officer. During that time he served at posts in the midwest including Fort Mackinac, Michigan; Fort Niaga...
American soldier and diplomat; gov. of Wisconsin. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Madison, to W.W. Belknap, 1870 Feb. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270524371 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Madison, to the President, 1884 Feb. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270524356 Lucius Fairchild, soldier and politician, was born in Ohio in 1831. At the age of 18 he set out for California to mine for gold. He spent six years in Califor...
Born at Greenock, Scotland, Jan. 2, 1787, and emigrated to Montreal at the age of 16. Entered the employ of a fur trader, Robert Dickson, at Mackinac, but soon, in 1806, moved on to St. Louis and formal partnership with Robert McClellan for trade on the upper Missouri. In 1810 the partnership was dissolved, Crooks returned to Canada, and there joined the recruits for the proposed overland journey to Astoria. He became a partner in Astor's Pacific Fur Company, but after a disheartening journey re...