Edgar T. Welles papers, 1858-1900.


Welles, Edgar Thaddeus, 1843-1914. Edgar T. Welles papers, 1858-1900.

Edgar T. Welles papers, 1858-1900.

Primarily business correspondence with politicians and Naval personnel. Correspondents include Robert Todd Lincoln, Yung Wing, William B. Frankin, Joseph R. Hawley, Gustavus V. Fox, Samuel S. Cox, Matthew Wilson, and Charles R. Hale. One letter to Mrs. Welles was written by Isabella Hooker.

0.5 linear feet (1 box).

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Hooker, Isabella Beecher, 1822-1907

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Isabella Beecher Hooker, née Isabella Beecher, (born Feb. 22, 1822, Litchfield, Conn., U.S.—died Jan. 25, 1907, Hartford, Conn.), American suffragist prominent in the fight for women’s rights in the mid- to late 19th century. Isabella Beecher was a daughter of the Reverend Lyman Beecher and a half sister of Henry Ward Beecher, Catharine Beecher, and Harriet Beecher Stowe. She was educated mainly in schools founded by Catharine. In 1841 she married John Hooker, a law student and descendant of Tho...

Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926

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American lawyer and statesman. From the description of Letter signed : War Department, Washington City, to the Attorney General, 1883 Feb. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270593081 From the description of Letter signed : War Department, Washington City, to the Attorney General, 1882 May 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270593085 From the description of Letter signed : War Department, Washington City, to the Attorney General [Benjamin H. Brewster], 1881 Dec. 10. (...

Welles, Edgar Thaddeus, 1843-1914

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A Hartford-born businessman, Yale graduate, and chief clerk for the Department of the Navy. From the description of Edgar T. Welles papers, 1858-1900. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 64283541 ...

Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell), 1826-1905

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Former Union general; U.S. senator from Connecticut (1881-1905). From the description of Autograph memorandum, [between 1881-1905]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973305 American Amry officer; United States senator from Connecticut. From the description of Autograph telegram signed : Wilmington, N.C., to Major Prince, 1865 May 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270479165 The April 29, 1868 issue of the Hartford (Conn.) Post, page 2, column 2, quotes fr...

Fox, Gustavus Vasa, 1821-1883

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Gustavus Vasa Fox served as Assistant Secretary of the Navy during the Civil War. From the description of G. V. Fox letter to H. R. Anthony, 1865 November 10. (University of California, Santa Barbara). WorldCat record id: 746765569 Assistant secretary, U.S. Navy, 1861-1866. From the description of Letter : Ports[mout]h, N.H., [18]65 Aug. 10. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 30798411 Assistant Secretary of the Navy. ...

Hale, Charles R. (Charles Reuben), 1837-1900

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Charles Reuben Hale (1837-1900) was born in Lewistown, Pa., and died in Cairo, Ill., where he was the consecrated Episcopal Bishop. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1858, and was ordained in 1860. From 1863 to 1870, Hale was a chaplain in the U.S. Navy. He had a number of church positions in New York, Maryland, and Iowa, before he was elected bishop. His publications include: Innocent in Moscow... (Davenport, Iowa, 1888); Italian Church Reform... (n.p., 1873); Missionary Relat...

Wilson, Matthew Henry (British painter, 1814-1892)

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Cox, Samuel Sullivan, 1824-1889

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Editor of Muskingum Messenger, Ohio state senator, U.S. congressman from Ohio and from New York. Cox was born in Zanesville, Ohio, graduated from Brown University in Providence, R.I., then studied law. He married Julia Buckingham and began practicing law in Zanesville in 1849. From the description of Correspondence, 1848. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 41091956 U.S. representative from Ohio and New York, diplomat, and author. From the description ...

Franklin, William Buel, 1823-1903

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Educated West Point, graduated 1843. Served in Mexican-American War, as Professor at West Point for three years and as an engineer until the outbreak of the Civil War. As a Union Army General, he saw action at Antietam and Fredericksburg. After the war he became manager of Colt Firearms. From the description of W. B. Franklin letter to Col. George E. Waring, Jr. [manuscript], 1870 Jul 1. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 225134864 Army officer. From t...