George Ironside papers, 1774-1848
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Born in Kent Co.,England,son of W.C.Larwill who came to Pa.in 1792 or 1793. 1802 removed to Columbiana Co.,O.,and in 1804 to Liverpool where he was postmaster,1804-1814. With John Bever and William Henry he surveyed and became a proprietor of Wooster, 0h. ,where each owned a quarter section. His brother John was active in many business affairs secured the charter for the Pittsburg, Ft . Wayne,and Chicago R.R. John and Joseph with T.L.Girling formed a dry goods partnership 1918- 1823. No data on ...
Cass served as governor of the Michigan Territory (1813-1831), as U.S. Secretary of War (1831-1836), and as a United States Senator (1845-1857). At the time of this letter, Charles C. Convers was an Ohio state senator. From the description of Letter to Charles C. Convers, 3 September 1848. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234338309 Soldier, diplomat, and U.S. senator from Detroit, Mich. From the description of Newspaper synopses and chronology, 1...
Son of George (1760-1830) and Isabella Ironside. In 1826 he was appointed a clerk in the British Indian Dept. at Amherstburg, where he served until his removal to Manitowaining in 1846. He married Ann Symington circa 1828, and they had seven or eight children. Ironside died ca. 1860, and was succeeded by his son, Alexander McGregor Ironside. (Data adapted from Ironside MSS. ---L. Rau) (blue index cards) From the description of George Ironside papers, 1774-1848 (Detroit Public Library...
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...
Epithet: of Add MS 34580 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x00030c American Indian fighter and president of the United States. From the guide to the William Henry Harrison letter, 1795, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) U.S president, Mar.-Apr. 1841; territorial governor of Indiana, 1801-1813; Ohio congressman, 1816-1819, state senator, 1819-1821, senator 1825-1828. From ...
A famous collector of Walt Whitman manuscripts, he also had a large library of rare books and historical manuscripts. Born in London and raised in Peterborough, Ontario, one of eight children, he worked in his father's store, leaving school after the 7th grade. He came to Detroit in 1922 and sold shoes and oil burners, later became president Argo Oil Company. He was one of the founders of the friends of the Detroit Public LIbrary and has taken part in many community organizations. He was married...