Humphrey Marshall papers, 1771-2002 (bulk 1846-1856).

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Marshall, Humphrey, 1812-1872. Humphrey Marshall papers, 1771-2002 (bulk 1846-1856).

Humphrey Marshall papers, 1771-2002 (bulk 1846-1856).

Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, notes, financial and legal records, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Marshall's career as a lawyer, soldier, and politician. Documents his work as a lawyer in Kentucky and Virginia and his service as U.S. representative from Kentucky, U.S. commissioner to China during the Taiping Rebellion, and U.S. army officer during the Mexican War. Subjects include the conduct of William Henry Harrison during the Battle of the Thames (1813), Kentucky state and national politics, protection of Western lives and property in China, protectionism for the hemp industry, slavery, states' rights, steam safety of river boats, trade with China, and the United States Naval Expedition to Japan (1852-1854). Subjects also include Marshall's flight from Richmond, Va., on April 2, 1865, the day the Confederate capital fell; his subsequent travels through the South; and Marshall family affairs. Collection includes an autobiography and other papers of Supreme Court Justice John McLean; a letter of Patrick Henry to George Rogers Clark; and a Virginia land grant issued by Henry while governor. Many of the items in the collection include notes and emendations by the donor, William E. McLaughry. Correspondents include John H. Aulick, John J. Crittenden, Jefferson Davis, Millard Fillmore, Walter Newman Haldeman, Isham G. Harris, George Law, John McLean, Matthew Calbraith Perry, William B. Reed, Alexander Hamilton Stephens, Bayard Taylor, and Daniel Webster.

500 items.2 containers plus 1 oversize.8 microfiche.0.8 linear feet.

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Reed, William B. (William Bradford), 1806-1876

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American writer, editor and publisher. From the description of Letter : to [James Thomas] Fields, 1870 Dec. 10. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122625073 Lawyer and diplomat. From the description of Papers [microform], 1857-1860. (Oberlin College Library). WorldCat record id: 35721445 From the description of Papers of William B. Reed, 1857-1860. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452370 ...

Haldeman, Walter Newman, 1821-1902

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Born in Maysville, KY, in 1821, Walter N. Haldeman was educated at Maysville Academy. When he was sixteen years old, he moved to Louisville and by the time he was twenty-two he had purchased a failing newspaper called the Daily Dime which he transformed into the Morning Courier. Under Haldeman's supervision, the newspaper became quite successful, and though his pro-Confederate views compelled him to leave the state during the Civil War, he returned afterwards and became one of the most important...

Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852

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Daniel Webster (b. Salisbury, New Hampshire, January 18, 1782-d. Marshfield, Massachusetts, October 24, 1852), lawyer, orator, congressman, served as U.S. Secretary of State under presidents William Henry Harrison and John Tyler. He also served as Senator from Massachusetts....

Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883

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Former vice-president of the Confederate States of America. From the description of Letter, 1866 Dec. 26, Crawfordville, Georgia, to Henry Bradley Plant. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 260819402 Alexander Hamilton Stephens (1812-1883), lawyer, politician, Vice President of the Confederate States of America. From the description of Alexander H. Stephens papers, 1844-1882. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476996 Lawyer, journalist, governor of Geo...

Law, George, 1806-1881

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Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858

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American naval officer, led U.S. Naval Expedition to Japan and negotiated treaty of peace and commerce, 1852-1854. From the description of ALS : Sharon Springs, N.Y., to Robert Ward Johnson 1836 Aug. 7. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122586021 Naval officer and commander-in-chief of negotiations with the Japanese for the treaty signed between the United States and Japan in l854. From the description of Matthew Calbraith Perry papers, 1839-1...

McLaughry, William E.

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Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841

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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 ...

Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874

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Millard Fillmore was born in Cayuga County, N.Y. and later became a resident of East Aurora and Buffalo. He was a lawyer, local office holder, State Assemblyman, U.S. Congressman, N.Y. State Comptroller, Vice-President under Zachary Taylor and 13th U.S. President, 1850-1853. He was also involved in establishing numerous Buffalo institutions. He was a founder and first Chancellor of the University of Buffalo, Commander of the Union Continentals (Home Guard) during Civil War, and first president o...

Crittenden, John J. (John Jordan), 1787-1863

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Kentucky lawyer and statesman, from Frankfort (Franklin Co.). From the description of Papers, 1786-1932. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19490792 From the description of Letters, 1835-1860. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 32410179 John Jordan Crittenden (1787-1863) was born September 10, 1787. He attended the College of William and Mary, graduating in 1807. In 1809 he became the Attorney-General for the Illinois Territory. During the Wa...

Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799

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Patrick Henry, born in Hanover County, Virginia, was a symbol of America's struggle for liberty and self-government. Henry was a lawyer, patriot, orator, and participant in almost every aspect of the founding of America. He studied law on his own, and in 1760, he appeared in Williamsburg to take his attorney's examination before Robert Carter Nicholas and others. Henry served in the Virginia House of Burgesses, was a member of the Virginia committee of Correspondence, a delegate to the Virginia ...

Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889

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Mary Ann Lamar Cobb (1818-1889), wife of Gen. Howell Cobb (1815-1868). From the description of Letter to Mary Ann Lamar Cobb, 1888 Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476494 Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) was born in Kentucky. He attended Transylvania University for a short time before enrolling at West Point in 1824, at the age of 16. He graduated in 1828 and immediately joined the First Infantry. His regiment was engaged in the Blackhawk War of 1831. In 1833, he became a...

Marshall family.

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Aulick, John H., -1873

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United States Naval Expedition to Japan (1852-1854)

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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...

McLean, John, 1785-1861

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U.S. Supreme Court justice. From the description of Signature, [not after 1861 April 4]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22601579 McLean practiced law in Lebanon, Ohio (from 1807), and served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1813-1816), U.S. Postmaster General (1823-1829), and an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1829-1861). From the description of Letters, 1826, 1828. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339336 ...

Taylor, Bayard, 1825-1878

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Author, translator, and traveler. From the description of Papers of Bayard Taylor, 1856-1878. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71064729 American journalist. From the description of Papers of Bayard Taylor [manuscript], 1847-1878. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647972079 From the description of Poem and letter, 1877 June 26, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647972081 From the description of Letter to a member of the...

Harris, Isham G. (Isham Green), 1818-1897

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Governor of Tennessee, United States senator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to President Hayes, 1877 Oct. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270506120 Isham Green Harris (1818-1897) was a state legislator and governor of Tennessee. During the Civil War, he was a voluntary member of the staffs of A. S. Johnston, Braxton Bragg, and J. E. Johnston. From the guide to the Isham G. Harris Letter, ., 22 August 1863, (University of North C...

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 ...