John Murray land papers, 1734-1828.
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According to the 1867 edition of this work, sisters Hannah and Mary Murray of New York designed "The Toilet" by cutting out pictures from papers and pasting them into blank books, writing the inscriptions themselves. They sold these booklets to raise money for charities. Eventually, the idea was adapted to a printed version, copies of which are in the Rare Books area of the Winterthur Library. From the description of The American toilet, ca. 1827. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat recor...
Railroad executive and public official; resident of Chicago and New York. From the description of William B. Ogden estate papers, 1900-1910. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58779195 William B. Ogden was Chicago's first mayor. From the description of William B. Ogden papers, 1829-1881. (Chicago History Museum). WorldCat record id: 715390747 Member of United Automobile Workers Union (UAW) Local 5, a Studebaker local in South Ben...
Land speculator. Wadsworth was involved in a large land speculation scheme in western New York State, the land eventually became part of the Holland Purchase. From the description of Letter, 1809 September 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122487885 Landowner, reformer, and philanthropist whose family settled Geneseo, N.Y. From the description of James Wadsworth family papers, 1730-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980237 Born in Durham, Conn. Taugh...
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William Thomas Beckford, English writer and art collector. In 1782 he published his best known literary work, Vathek, first in French. His budding political career was derailed in 1784 by scandal surrounding his relationship with William Courtenay (1768-1835). He is perhaps best remembered for his biggest failure -- his lavish but hastily built home, Fonthill Abbey -- which collapsed twice, earning it the nickname "Beckford's Folly." From the description of William Beckford manuscrip...
Resident of New York, N.Y.; brother of Robert Murray (1721-1786). From the description of John Murray letter to Jeremiah G. Brainard, 1787 May 14. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 276937383 Merchant, New York City. From the description of John Murray land papers, 1734-1828. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58780258 ...