Peele Family Papers, 1753-1871.
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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....
Levi Hedge was born in Warwick, Massachusetts on April 19, 1766. He attended Harvard College, receiving an A.B. in 1792 and an A.M. in 1795. He also received an Honorary A.M. from Brown University in 1808 and an LL.D. from Yale in 1823. He was married to Mary Kneeland. Hedge taught at Harvard College for thirty-seven years, as tutor from 1795 to 1810, as College Professor of Logic and Metaphysics from 1810 to 1827, and as Alford Professor of Natural Religion, Moral Philosophy and Ci...
Alexander Bliss (1792-1827) graduated from Yale in 1812, studied law in Hartford, Conn. with Dr. Strong, and became a law partner of Daniel Webster. He married Elizabeth Davis of Plymouth in 1825, and died in Plymouth in 1827. His widow later married George Bancroft. From the description of Journal, 1825. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207116711 ...
The Ohio Company, founded in 1747, represented the trading and land prospecting interests of a handful of Virginia planters. Thomas Lee was appointed president, Nathaniel Chapman served as treasurer, and John Mercer was both secretary and general council. In that year, John Mercer's son, George Mercer, was appointed the company's representative in England. In 1748 the British Crown approved a land grant to the company to be administered by the Colony of Virginia. The grant covered the Ohio terri...
Built on the Hugli by Foreman 1789, 573 tons. Free trader of London in 1820, later lost between Canada and England. Voyages: (1) From Bengal 1801. Capt Mungo Gilmore. Kedgeree 5 Apr 1801 - 22 Jul St Augustine's Bay - 19 Sep St Helena - 24 Dec Deptford. (2) From China 1817. Capt Thomas Heaviside. Whampoa 21 Feb 1817 - 25 Mar Second Bar - 6 Jul St Helena - 2 Sep Blackwall. British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : CorporateBody : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000081.0x0...