Charles Henry Brainard papers, 1795-1884 and undated.

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Brainard, Charles Henry, 1817-1885. Charles Henry Brainard papers, 1795-1884 and undated.

Charles Henry Brainard papers, 1795-1884 and undated.

An autograph album (1858-1884), a letter book (1855-1883), and a scrapbook of letters and autographs (1795-1857 and undated). The autograph album (MS Am 889.14) contains autograph quotations or sentiments, signed, from Matilda Goddard, Jaqueline Pendleton, Rufus Dawes, S. E. Sewall, Thaddeus Hyatt (dated 3 Apr. 1860 at the Washington jail), Anna E. Dickinson, W. H. H. Murray, and others; with a photograph of Hyatt, signed, addressed to Brainard. The letter book (MS Am 889.15) contains letters to Brainard written to Brainard from John Whittier, Charles Sumner, William Burleigh, Celia Burleigh, Rufus Dawes, George Ripley, and others; with a portrait print of Ripley. The scrapbook (MS Am 889.16) contains letters, few to Brainard, and cut-out signatures from Noah Webster, Washington Allston, Jared Sparks, John Pierpont, and others. The autographs of Eliza Leslie, John Whittier, Thomas Read, Horace Greeley, and others are accompanied by portrait prints. A typescript list of autographs was inserted at the front, now in separate folder.

4 volumes (.5 linear ft.)

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Ripley, George, 1802-1880

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American editor and critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Thomas Carlyle, 1835 June 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655148 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : "Office of the N.Y. Tribune," to the Reverend Dr. [William Buell] Sprague, 1858 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872170 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to the Rev. H.D. Mayo, 1862 Sept. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...

Leslie, Eliza, 1787-1858

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Eliza Leslie was born in Philadelphia, and spent part of her childhood in England. After returning to America, she became famous for her cookbooks, and her popular works on housekeeping and manners were well-regarded and widely used. She also wrote fiction and edited The Gift. Her writing was generally satiric, very clear, and remarkable for its detailed descriptions and support of American women. From the description of Eliza Leslie letter to Henry Peterson, 1850 July 5. (Pennsylvan...

Sewall, Samuel E. (Samuel Edmund), 1799-1888

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Burleigh, William Henry, 1812-1871

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Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874

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Massachusetts lawyer and U.S. Senator, 1851-1874. He was an ardent abolitionist who attacked the south in his "crime against Kansas" speech in 1856. Two days later he was assaulted in the Senate, receiving injuries that took him years to recover from. From the description of Letters, 1858-1869. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55768315 Born in Boston, Mass., the U.S. statesman Charles Sumner studied law at Harvard and practiced law in his native ci...

Allston, Washington, 1779-1843

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Allston was an American artist and author. From the description of Papers, 1815-1842. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122297604 From the guide to the Papers, 1815-1842., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) American artist and poet. From the description of An indenture tripartite..., 1827 May 9. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 550545503 American writer and artist. From the description of L...

Goddard, Matilda.

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Dickinson, Anna E. (Anna Elizabeth), 1842-1932

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Civil War orator and lyceum lecturer, Anna Elizabeth Dickinson was born in Philadelphia, the youngest child of John and Mary Edmondson Dickinson. For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1900 (1971). From the description of Letters, 1865-1882 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007077 Anna Elizabeth Dickinson was an American orator and author. Born in Philadelphia to Quaker parents, she overcame adverse conditions in her childhood ...

Webster, Noah, 1758-1843

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American lexicographer, textbook author, spelling reformer, word enthusiast, and editor; b. in Hartford, Conn.; attended Yale and taught school in the Hartford area; moved to New Haven, Conn., in 1798. From the description of Noah Webster papers, 1786-1980. (New Haven Colony Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 319706045 Noah Webster (1758-1843) was an American lexicographer, author and editor. He is best known for his spellers (early spelling textbooks) and his ...

Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872

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Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892

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Pendleton, Jaqueline.

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Pierpont, John, 1785-1866,

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Unitarian clergyman, poet, and reformer. From the description of Papers of John Pierpont [manuscript], 1825-1885. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647953935 American poet. From the description of Passing away -- a dream : autograph manuscript copy of the poem signed, [1837 or later]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 560671584 John Pierpont was born in Connecticut in 1785; he graduated from Yale in 1804 and tried several professions before beco...

Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872

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Murray, W. H. H. (William Henry Harrison), 1840-1904

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Clergyman, author. From the description of Papers of W.H.H. Murray, 1887-1889. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51846011 W.H.H. Murray was born in Connecticut and educated at Yale. He was a pastor, lecturer, businessman, and author. From the description of W.H.H. Murray letter to Barnes, 1873. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52075136 Dealer in fresh meats in Libby, Mont. From the description of Lett...

Burleigh, Celia, 1825-1875

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Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866

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Jared Sparks (1789-1866) was the President of Harvard University from February 1, 1849 to February 10, 1853. He was also a Unitarian minister, editor, and historian. Jared Sparks was born to Joseph Sparks and Elinor (Orcut) Sparks on May 10, 1789 in Willington, Connecticut. Sparks was one of nine children and came from a family of modest means. When he turned six years old, Sparks went to live with an aunt and uncle in Camden, New York, to help relieve the family of a mout...

Brainard, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1817-1885

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Brainard (1817-1885) was an historian, print dealer and publisher in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1885 he wrote: John Howard Payne, a biographical sketch of the author of "Home , sweet home", ... From the description of Charles Henry Brainard papers, 1795-1884 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612811660 Brainard (1817-1885) was an historian, print dealer, and publisher as C.H. Brainard Publishing Co., in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1885 he wrote: John Howard ...

Hyatt, Thaddeus

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American engineer, manufacturer, and philanthropist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington Jail, to John Pierpont, 1860 Mar. 28-1860 Apr. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269539543 Thaddeus Hyatt was born in Rahway, New Jersey on July 21, 1816. From the description of Thaddeus Hyatt papers [microform], 1843-1898. (Kansas State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 50208808 Thaddeus Hyatt: Manufacturer, inventor, s...

Dawes, Rufus, 1803-1859

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American author. From the description of Letters of Rufus Dawes [manuscript], 1827, 1856, 1857. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810933 ...