Henry C. Dubois collection, 1776-1927.
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Indian head pennies or cents were minted from 1859 to 1909. They were designed by James Barton Longacre. Buffalo nickels were minted from 1913 through 1938, they were designed by James Earle Fraser. The nickels were different from previous coins that pictured an Indian in that the Indian portrayed was more than a European looking individual adorned with a headdress and instead had more accurate facial characteristics. From the description of Indian head penny and buffalo nickel, 1905...
John Kintzing Kane was a Philadelphia lawyer and Pennsylvania politician. He was appointed Attorney General of Pennsylvania in 1845, a position he resigned in 1846 to serve until his death as a U. S. District Court Judge for eastern Pennsylvania. From the description of Legal papers, 1824-1919. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122589123 From the description of Papers, 1826-1860. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat recor...
Governor of Connecticut, 1817-1827; Secretary of Treasury, 1795-1800. From the description of Letter, 1827 August 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122582959 Wolcott was a signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation. He served as governor of Connecticut (1796-1797). From the description of [Letters] 1799-1811 / Oliv: Wolcott. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 491419916 American lawyer and politician. F...
In response to the expansion of the Continental Army the number of staff was increased and reorganized in 1776. Changes included the creation of a new unit to supplement George Washington's personal staff. This special unit, the Commander in Chief's Guard, was formed on March 12, 1776 with Captain Caleb Gibbs (formerly adjutant of the 14th Continental Regiment and appointed Aid to Major General Greene) as commander. The unit protected Washington, the army's cash, and official papers. ...
T. P. Bennett, transcriber of these notes, received his A.B. from U. Pennsylvania in 1811 and A.M. in 1816. Robert Patterson was prof. of math. and nat. philosophy at U. Pennsylvania, 1779-1813. From the description of Compends of Spheric Geometry and Trigonometry, 1811(?). (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122527908 Robert Maskell Patterson (1787-1854, APS 1809) was a professor of chemistry and natural philosophy at the University of Pen...
Henry C. DuBois (b. 1880), was the second son born to William L. DuBois and Mary (Cowell) DuBois. On his father's side, Henry was descended from Louis DuBois, a French Huguenot who immigrated to America in approximately 1660, and Robert Patterson (1743-1824), the Irish-born Revolutionary War hero and distinguished professor of mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania. Henry became the steward of a small cache of family history and papers, some of which date to the Revolutionary War. ...
James Madison (1751-1836) was the fourth president of the United States, born in Port Conway, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia legislature from 1776 to 1780 and from 1784 to 1786, and the Continental Congress from 1780 to 1783. His proposals at and management of the Constitutional Convention in 1787 earned him title "father of the U.S. Constitution." He cooperated with Alexander Hamilton and Jay in writing a series of papers (pub. 1787-88 under title of The Federalist) explaining the ne...
Robert Maskell Patterson was a professor of natural philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania and director of the U.S. Mint. His father, Robert Patterson, was a revolutionary soldier and mathematician. He taught mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania, 1779-1814, and was the director of the U.S. Mint, 1805-1824. From the description of Papers, 1775-1853. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122616093 Robert Maskell Patterson was a professor ...
Elias Boudinot was an American lawyer and public official who represented New Jersey in the Continental Congress. Born in Philadelphia in 1740, Boudinot became a lawyer in 1760. At the onset of the American Revolution, he became a member of the Revolutionary Party although he was a conservative Whig. He served as deputy in the New Jersey provincial assembly and then as a New Jersey representative in the Continental Congress. He later served as a member of the House of Representatives ...