Papers of Richard Cutts, 1753-1886 (bulk 1802-1830).

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Papers of Richard Cutts, 1753-1886 (bulk 1802-1830).

The collection consists chiefly of letters to Richard Cutts from noted individuals in the first quarter of the 19th century. Major topics include political apppointments and patronage; Republican Party politics; the Embargo; the War of 1812; foreign affairs in Europe; and family news and finances. People mentioned include John Q. Adams, John Armstrong, Aaron Burr, DeWitt Clinton, Benjamin W. Crowninshield, William H. Crawford, Henry Dearborn, Albert Gallatin, Elbridge Gerry, Nicholas Gilman, Andrew Jackson, James Monroe, Harrison Gray Otis, and Timothy Pickering. Specific topics include the Battle of Chrysler's Farm, the British attack on and burning of Washington, Battle of New Orleans, the U.S.S. Chesapeake, the U.S.S. Hornet's victory over the Peacock, Winchester's defeat in the River Raisin campaign, and the victory at Ft. Meigs. Also the Monroe-Pinckney treaty, right of deposit at New Orleans, Boston Harbor expenses, the Federalist Party, the Bank of the United States, the whaling industry, the salt business, smuggling, death of James Madison, travel in England and Scotland and the young Queen Victoria, typhoid fever among slaves, medical care in the U.S. army, and the tarring and feathering of an informer. The collection also contains invitations from Dolley Madison and envelopes franked by her; an invitation from Lydia Howard Sigourney; promissary notes signed by James Madison; a poem to John Quincy Adams and a commission signed by him; and a commission signed by Caleb Strong. Also brief genealogical materials on the Cutts family; two letters to Lucia Beverley Cutts (1886); newsclippings; Richard Cutts's Superintendant General of Military Supplies oath; obituaries; receipts for pew rent and a minister's salary (1752-1753); a printed appeal for biographical information on Harvard graduates from John Landgon Sibley; and a silhouette of Martha Jefferson Hackley Cutts.

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Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818

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Crawford, William Harris, 1772-1834

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Dana, Judah, 1772-1845

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Madison, James, 1751-1836

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Barker, Jacob, 1799-1871,

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Boyd, John Parker, 1764-1830

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Coolidge, Ellen Wayles Randolph, 1796-1876

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Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848

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Anderson, James, 1739-1808

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Scottish economist and writer on agriculture. From the guide to the James Anderson letters, 1799, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Scotland resident and author. From the description of Statement, 1782. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31311593 Scottish economist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to Thomas Cadell, 1782 Mar. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131532 ...

Chandler, John, 1762-1841

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Coles, Isaac A., 1780-1841

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Cutts, Richard, 1771-1845

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U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. From the description of Richard Cutts certificate, 1804 Nov. 5. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70977469 U.S. representative from Massachusetts. From the description of Letter, 1805 Jan. 21. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70941695 U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1810-1813; Superintendant General of military supplies, 1813-1817; Second Comptroller of the U...

Cook, Orchard, 1763-1819

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Dana, Samuel, 1767-1835

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Bidwell, Barnabas, 1763-1833

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Cutts, Martha Jefferson Hackley

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Dalton, Tristram, 1738-1817

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Tristram Dalton, US Senator and businessman; b. Newbury, MA 28 May 1738; Grad. Harvard 1755; m. 24 October 1758 Ruth Hooper, dau of Robert Ruth (Swett) Hooper; member Massachusetts House of Representatives; US Senator from Mass., 1789-91; surveyor Port of Boston, 1814-17; d. 30 May 1817 Boston, Mass. From the description of Correspondence of Tristram Dalton, 1783-1791. (New England Historic Genealogical Society). WorldCat record id: 220929385 U.S. Senator (Mass.). ...

Cheves, Langdon, 1776-1857

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Biddle, Nicholas, 1786-1844

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Cutts, Thomas,

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Baker, John M. (John Martin)

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Davis, Matthew L. (Matthew Livingston), 1773-1850

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Cutts, Lucia B. (Lucia Beverly), 1851-1934

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Cutts family.

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Dearborn, H.A.S. (Henry Alexander Scammell), 1783-1851

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Massachusetts politician, resident of Boston. From the description of Papers, 1802-1848. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19405827 U.S. representative from Massachusetts, lawyer in Portland, Me., and army officer. From the description of H.A.S. Dearborn autograph letter signed, 1806. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 71129499 Henry Dearborn (1751-1829), an officer in the Continental Army, was U.S. Secretary of War and ...

Cutts, Charles, 1769-1846

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