Brown-Ewell family papers, 1781-1984.

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Brown-Ewell family papers, 1781-1984.

Brown-Ewell family papers, 1781-1984.

The collection is comprised of papers of George Washington Campbell, the Polk family, Plunkett family, Brown family, and Richard S. Ewell. Correspondence relates in part the activities and experiences of these allied families in the 19th and 20th centuries. Of particular interest is the antebellum political and Civil War military papers of the families; including letters written to General William Polk from prominent individuals discussing politics and other matters, and letters written by Confederate General Richard S. Ewell while a prisoner of war in 1865. Correspondents include Pierre G.T. Beauregard, John Bell, Montgomery Blair, George Washington Campbell, William Eastin, William H. Eaton, Benjamin S. Ewell, Thomas I. Green, Felix Grundy, Andrew Jackson, Andrew Johnson, Joseph E. Johnston, Abraham Lincoln, James Otey, James K. Polk, Leonidas Polk, John Randolph, Horatio Seymour, William T. Sherman, Martin Van Buren, Felix K. Zollicoffer, and others. Family members represented include Lizinka Campbell Brown Ewell, her son, George Campbell Brown, her daughter, Harriot Brown Turner, Percy Brown, Joseph Plunkett, James Dace Plunkett, Thomas Plunkett, and other family members.

7 cubic ft.

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Polk, George Washington, 1847-

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Southard, Samuel L. (Samuel Lewis), 1787-1842

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Gibson, Randall Lee, 1832-1892

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Hubbard, David, 1792-1874

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Confederate states of America. Army

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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

Brown, Lucius P., 1867-1935.

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Bell, John, 1797-1869

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Bell, John; b. Nashville, Tenn. 2-15-1797; served in Congress; fmr. Secretary of War; ran for President in 1860 on the Constitutional Union ticket; d. 9-10-1869 From the guide to the John Bell letters and miscellany, 1821, 1841, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Plunket, Joseph Munro.

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Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885

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Ulysses S. Grant (b. April 27,1822, Point Pleasant, Ohio-d. July 23, 1885, Wilton, New York) was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1843. Grant fought in the Mexican-American War (1846-1848) and later served as the Union general who brought the American Civil War (1861-1865) to an end. In 1868, Grant was elected the 18th President of the United States and served two terms. Robert William Hughes was born at Muddy Creek P...

Plunket, James, b. 1805.

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Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848

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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...

Polk, Leonidas, 1806-1864

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Bishop in the Protestant Episcopal Church and Confederate general. From the description of Letter to Mrs. Banger, n.y. October 11. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 68116515 Polk, an Episcopal bishop, served as a major general in the Confederate army until he was killed by a cannon shot at Pine Mountain, Georgia, June 14, 1864. From the description of Letter, November 28, 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 650825874 ...

Polk, William, 1758-1834

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Plunket, Anna Smith.

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Clark, George Rogers, 1752-1818

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Surveyor; noted Indian fighter in the American midwest in the latter half of the 18th century. From the description of Documents, 1778-1818. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28287330 American Revolutionary Colonel in the Old Northwest. Clark first came to Detroit from Cleveland in 1817, and was followed by his parents in a commercial fisherman and deputy collector of customs in China, Mich. (from M.P.C., I, 501-507: Clark's "Recollections".) (blue ...

Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 - November 7, 1962), wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, was an especially active and visible First Lady who, it was claimed, did more to popularize the Roosevelt administration than any other person or factor. Her innumerable trips across the country and visits to workers and their families did much to promote her as one of the people, a democrat with a small "d." She was the first president's wife to hold White House press conferences, and millions of p...

Pasteur, Louis, 1822-1895

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French chemist and microbiologist. Amongst other things Pasteur proved that microrganisms caused fermentation and disease, he originated and was the first to use vaccines for rabbits, anthrax and chicken cholera and he performed important pioneer work in stereochemistry and he originated pasteurization. From the description of Letter. 1890 Apr. 26. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225747724 French physician and chemist. From the description of Papers, 1...

Thompson, Smith, 1768-1843

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Smith Thompson (1768-1843) was an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court and United States Secretary of the Navy. From the guide to the Smith Thompson Letter, ., 1822, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Smith Thompson (1768-1843), associate justice of the United States Supreme Court and United States Secretary of the Navy. From the description of Smith Thompson letter, 1822 [manuscript]. (Oceansid...

Crosby, Kathryn, 1933-

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Ewell, Lizinka Campbell Brown, 1820-1872.

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Ewell family.

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Floyd, John B. (John Buchanan), 1806-1863

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John Swank, a native of Augusta County, Va., settled near Singers Glen, Rockingham County, Va., where he lived until his death just before the outbreak of the Civil War. He was a member of the Lutheran Church and is buried at St. John's [Lutheran Church, Rockingham County.]. From the description of Land grant, 1849 March 31, to John Swank. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat record id: 15347747 Biographical note: Politician; John Buchanan Floyd was Governor of Virgi...

Polk, Lucius Junius, 1802-1870.

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Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866

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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...

Huger, Benjamin, 1805-1877

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Charleston, S.C. plantation owner, U.S. Army officer, and Confederate general. From the description of Letter : Fort Monroe, to "My dear Major," 1846 May 29. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36866120 Confederate general. From the description of Autograph notes, 1848 Nov. 17 [on opposite page]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269546738 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Fortress Monroe, [18]48 Nov. 28. (Unknown). ...

Clay, Belle.

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Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850

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South Carolina statesman. From the description of Letters, 1783-1843. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31977848 From the description of Papers, 1765-1902. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 17363885 Vice-President of United States. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Washington, D.C.], to B.S. Thomas, 1841 July 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134323 From the description of Autograph letter signed : ...

Sevier, John, 1745-1815

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Continental Army officer and governor of Tennessee. From the description of Papers, 1778-1812. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20314043 Army officer, U.S. representative from North Carolina and Tennessee, and governor of Tennessee. From the description of John Sevier correspondence, 1797-1812. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980429 ...

Chapman, Reuben, 1799-1882

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long, Isabella Plunket.

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Crawford, William Harris, 1772-1834

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Diplomat and U.S. secretary of the treasury. From the description of William Harris Crawford papers, 1810-1914 (bulk 1812-1834). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77668825 William Harris Crawford was born on February 24, 1772, in Amherst County (later Nelson County), Virginia, to Fanny Harris and Joel Crawford. The family moved to the Edgefield District of South Carolina in 179 and then to Richmond County (later Columbia County), Georgia in 1783. After several years of teaching...

Polk, Elizabeth

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Elizabeth Polk, née Sofer, (1902-2001) is considered one of the pioneers of dance therapy. She was born in Vienna, Austria in 1902. From the 1910s through the 1930s, she studied ballet, modern dance, gymnastics, piano, and music education. Polk eventually became a concert dancer in Vienna and also toured in Czechoslovakia and throughout Austria. She obtained her teaching license in 1933 and began teaching dance classes in Vienna. In 1938, on the verge of World War II, Polk and her h...

Eastin, John Henry, 1890-1856.

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Polk, Lucius Eugene, 1833-1892

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Zollicoffer, Felix Kirk, 1812-1862

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Tennessee printer, editor, state legislator, U.S. congressman, and Confederate general killed at the Battle of Mill Springs, Ky. From the description of Letters, 1832-1855. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49479566 Confederate general. From the description of Signature, cut from the register of Brown's Hotel : Washington, D.C., [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584722 ...

Smith Family

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Residents of Charleston and, prior to capture of Port Royal, S.C., by Federal troops in 1861, of Smithfield plantation on the Combahee River in Beaufort District, S.C.; William Mason Smith (1818-1851) married Eliza C.M. Huger in 1842; they were parents of six children, including third son, D.E. Huger Smith, who transcribed and annotated these letters ca. 1920s with his daughter, artist Alice Ravenel Huger Smith. From the description of Smith family papers, 1860 Dec. 4-1926 Dec. 26 ; ...

Adams, Louisa Catherine, 1775-1852

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Epithet: wife of President J Q Adams British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000560.0x000021 Wife of President John Quincy Adams. From the guide to the Louisa Catherine Adams autograph, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Brown, Lizinka Campbell, 1874-1899.

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Marshall, Humphrey, 1812-1872

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Humphrey Marshall, the grandson of politician and historian Humphrey Marshall (1760-1841), was a politician, attorney, and Confederate general. Born in 1812 in Frankfort, Marshall graduated from West Point in 1832 and briefly served in the military before resigning his commission to pursue a career in law and politics. Marshall's military career resumed during the Mexican War, when he served as colonel of the 1st Kentucky Cavalry, which fought at the Battle of Buena Vista. After the war, as a Wh...

White, E.B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985

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American author and humorist E.B. White was born in Mount Vernon, N.Y., and graduated from Cornell. After graduation he worked on odd jobs and travelled; while working as a copywriter, he submitted some essays to the newly founded New Yorker, which led to his long-term relationship with the magazine. White is generally credited with supplying New Yorker's signature style, a clever, whimsical, and highly allusive tone; over the years he contributed everything from essays and stories to photo capt...

Letcher, John, 1813-1884

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Governor of Virginia. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Richmond, Va., to President Buchanan, 1860 June 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591184 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lexington, Va., to Hamilton Fish, Secretary of State, 1813-1884. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590807 Native of Virginia; graduate of Washington College; lawyer, newspaper editor, presidential elector in 1848, and member of Virginia's constitutional c...

Mangum, Willie Person, 1792-1861

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United States senator from North Carolina and congressional leader of the Whig Party. From the description of Willie Person Mangum letters, 1842, 1844. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 182520597 Jurist and U.S. senator and representative from North Carolina. From the description of Papers of Willie Person Mangum, 1771-1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83609203 Judge, member of U.S. Congress, 1823-1826, and U.S. Senator from North Caro...

Byrd, Harry F. (Harry Flood), 1887-1966

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Theodore Roosevelt Dalton was born 3 July 1901 in Carroll County, Virginia, the son of Currell and Lodoska Maritn Dalton. he received his B.A. from the College of William and Mary as well as his law degree. Dalton was Commonwealth's Attorney for Radford, Virginia and state senator from 1944-1960. He was the Republican Party candidate for governor in 1953 and 1957. Dalton was appointed federal judge for the Western District of Virginia. His adopted son was John N. Dalton who served as governor of...

Plunket, Thomas L.

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Morton, Thruston B. (Thruston Ballard), 1907-1982

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Thruston Ballard Morton was a prominent political and business leader in Kentucky during the mid-twentieth century. As a student, Morton attended public schools, the Woodberry Forest School in Virginia, and graduated from Yale University in 1929. He married Belle Clay Lyons in 1931 and had two sons. From 1947 to 1953, Morton served three terms as a representative for Kentucky's Third Congressional District. After his tenure in the House, Morton was appointed Assistant Secretary of State of Congr...

North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati

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Brown, Percy, 1874-1934.

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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

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Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00000a American lawyer in Illinois and sixteenth president of the United States. From the description of Humorous story by Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609161 From 1837 to 1841 Lincoln practiced law in partnership with John Todd Stuart, whose cousin Mary Todd he later married. From the...

Stoddert, Rebecca, 1798-1872.

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Long, Willis.

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Pillow, Gideon Johnson, 1806-1878

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Gideon Johnson Pillow (1806-1878) was born in Williamson County, Tennessee. He practiced law with James Knox Polk (1795-1849), the 11th presdient of the United States. Pillow was appointed Brigadier General of the U.S. Volunteers in 1846 and later promoted to Major General because of his friendship with President Polk. He served during the Mexican War (1846-1848) and fought during the battles of Vera Cruz, Cerro Gordo, Contreras, and Chapultepec. He was appointed Senior Major General of the Prov...

Lowrie, Walter, 1784-1868

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State legislator and U.S. senator, of Pennsylvania; secretary of the Senate; and corresponding secretary of Board of Foreign Missions, Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. From the description of Papers, 1839-1871. (Presbyterian Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122516035 U.S. senator of Pennsylvania and businessman. From the description of Papers of Walter Lowrie, 1827-1839. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015087 ...

Clay, Mary Catherine Rogers, b. ca. 1866.

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Hardee, William Joseph, 1815-1873

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Confederate brigadier general, from Selma (Dallas Co.), Ala. From the description of Papers, 1863-1871. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19657442 Confederate general. From the description of Official report of the battle of Perryville, 1862 Dec. 1. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49253061 Confederate lieutenant general; served in Mexican War; commanded cadets, West Point, 1856-1861; author of book of military tactics. ...

Plunket, James Dace, 1839-1923.

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Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...

Polk, Andrew Jackson, 1824-1867.

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Brown, Susan Rebecca Polk, 1847-1922.

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Chalmers, James R. (James Ronald), 1831-1898

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Epithet: Secretary to the Glasgow Liberal Council British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001196.0x000244 James Ronald Chalmers was a Confederate General and a United States congressman. From the description of James Ronald Chalmers letter, 1861 [i.e. 1862] Jan. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122403869 Entered the Confederate Army as a captain in 1861; elected colonel of the Ninth Mississippi Re...

Bank of the United States (1791-1811)

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Polk, Antoinette, 1847-1919.

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Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893

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P.G.T. Beauregard was a Confederate States Army general from New Orleans, Louisiana. The Aztec Club was organized in 1847 as a fraternal society for officers serving under General Winfield Scott's command in Mexico City. Several officers later became major Civil War leaders. From the description of Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard letter, 1892 Dec. 29. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 70294149 Former Confederate general and resident of New Orleans. At the t...

Johnson, Edward, 1816-1873

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Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891

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Union Army general. From the description of Civil War letters and field order of William T. Sherman, 1863-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71057263 U.S. Army general. From the description of Papers, 1861-1888. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20314215 From the description of Letter, 1875. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 40421933 American army commander. From the description of Autograph letter signed ...

Cooper, John Sherman, 1901-1991

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Lawyer, politician, U.S. senator, and ambassador. From the description of Letters, 1951-1977. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49211527 Judge, U.S. Senator, Ambassador Cooper was born in Somerset, Ky. and educated in the city's public schools. He was a gifted athlete and president of his senior class. In 1918 he entered Centre College and transferred to Yale University after one year. In 1923 he entered Harvard Law School, but qu...

Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845

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Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829-1837) as well as a lawyer, general, and legislator. Born in the Carolinas, he served as a courier during the Revolutionary War. He read for the law during his teen years and became a lawyer in Tennessee by 1787. The first U. S. Representative for Tennessee (1796), Jackson was elected to the Senate in 1797, resigned in 1798, and served as a judge on the Tennessee Supreme Court, 1798-1804. He was later ree...

Brown, Gertrude Polk, 1913-1983.

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Cumberlan Iron Works.

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Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891

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Confederate general. From the description of Letter (copy), 1861 Sept. 11 : Manassas, Va., to G.T. Beauregard. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122489351 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Selma [Alabama], to Colonel Blanton Duncan, 1867 Jan. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270489683 From the description of Letter, October 9, 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 443082432 Benjamin Stoddert E...

Armstrong, Frank C., 1835-1909.

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Armstrong, Marin, d. 1808.

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Ruffin, Thomas, 1787-1870

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Thomas Ruffin, chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, planter, and politician, served in the North Carolina House of Commons, 1813-1816; as judge of the Superior Court, 1816-1818; as reporter of the Supreme Court of North Carolina, 1820-1822; and as judge of the Superior Court in 1825-1828. Ruffin became president of the State Bank of North Carolina in 1828. He was elected judge of the Supreme Court of North Carolina in 1829 and became chief justice in 1833. He served as chief justic...

Turner, Harriet Stoddert Brown, 1844-1932.

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Brown, Gertrude Plunket, 1883-1936.

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Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )

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The Republican Party is a national political party in the United States, and was founded in 1854. In the 1864 election, the party took the name National Union Party to allow the participation of Democrats. From the description of Republican Party tickets, 1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 496362231 From the guide to the Republican Party tickets, 1864, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Robinson, Alexander, 1867-1952

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Governor of Ky., Society of Colonial Wars, and instrumental in the reconstruction of the stockade at Harrodsburg, Ky. From the description of Alex Galt Robinson : papers, 1923-1938. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49308271 ...