Papers of Robert S. Pace [manuscript], 1669-1993 (bulk 1830-1965).

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Papers of Robert S. Pace [manuscript], 1669-1993 (bulk 1830-1965).

The collection contains correspondence, papers, clippings and other printed material pertaining to the Blair and Woodbury families together with pamphlets collected by Woodbury Blair; a Virginiana and Americana autograph collection; correspondence, 1946-1961, of Judith and Arthur Hart Burling; correspondence, 1908-1944, of the Marlow Coal Company, Washington, D.C.; correspondence and other papers of Robert S. Pace; and some World War II Japanese propaganda. Family papers also contain a copy of a book on John Woodbury by Charles L. Woodbury and a collection of signed pamphlets including "The law of blockade" by A. Maurice Low, "The West Point Military Academy" by J.P. Sanger, "The presidents and the national capital" and "Americanize Washington as a wise measure of war-preparedness" by Theodore W. Noyes, a speech in favor of woman suffrage by Thomas E. Noell, a speech on "Personal government or executive officers before Congress" by Perry Belmont, remarks on the retirement of Archibald Hopkins as chief clerk of the United States Court of Claims, and three sermons by the Rev. John Haynes Holmes. The autograph collection includes letters or other papers of Joseph H. Bradley, David Paul Brown, Ted W. Brown, William V. Cox, Richard Coxe, Jefferson Davis in the hand of Varina Davis, Thomas Day, Henry W. De Saussure, Hubert Humphrey, Blair Lee, Abraham Lincoln (with an engraving of Lincoln), James Madison, Louis Pasteur (photocopy), Gifford Pinchot, James Polk, James McPherson Proctor, Harry Truman, and George Washington. Of interest in the autograph collection are Polk's appointment of Levi Woodbury as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court by Polk, and Washington's response to John Hancock's congratulations on his election to the Presidency. There is also an indenture for land in Virginia, 1669, between Henry Chicheley, John Jefferies and Thomas Colclough. Transcripts of the indenture and of a letter from Lord Macaulay to Henry S. Randall are present. Correspondence of Judith and Arthur Hart Burling chiefly concerns their book "Chinese art" and an article "What you haven't been told about China." There are brief, routine, cordial letters from Louis Bromfield, Pearl Buck, William Bullitt, William J. Donovan, Joseph C. Grew, Walter H. Judd, Estes Kefauver, Edward Martin, James Michener, Walter S. Robertson, and Eleanor Roosevelt. Correspondence of the Marlow Coal Company of Washington D.C., 1908-1944, contains very brief business letters concerning coal delivery and payments from Thomas F. Bayard, Frank Clark, W.L. DeVries, Paul F. Douglass, E.M. Gallaudet, S.G. Grovitch, John Hays Hammond, Ringgold Hart, Joseph Himmel, John B. Larner, John R. McLean, Robert E. Mattingly, Frank B. Noyes, David Dixon Porter, John M. Robison, S.D. Rockenbach, William T. Schulte, David Foote Sellers, G. Howland Shaw, F.L. Siddons, Howard Sutherland, and John M. Wilson. Miscellaneous correspondence of Robert S. Pace contains brief business letters from William J. Barrow on document restoration. The collection also contains a "Life and works of Arthur Fickenscher American Composer" by William W. Jones in collaboration with Robert S. Pace and two land grants, 1787, for the Ohio Military District.

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St. Louis, Missouri, lawyer; U.S district attorney, Missouri, 1839-1841; mayor, St. Louis, 1842-1843; judge, Court of Common Pleas, 1843-1849; first solicitor, U.S. Court of Claims, 1855; counsel for Dred Scott, 1856; postmaster general, 1860-1864; Maryland congressman, 1878. From the description of Letter: Wash[ington, D.C.] to Rev[erend] W[illiam] B[uell] Sprague, Albany, N.Y., 1865 Nov. 20. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27327626 Montgomery Bl...

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Mary Ann Lamar Cobb (1818-1889), wife of Gen. Howell Cobb (1815-1868). From the description of Letter to Mary Ann Lamar Cobb, 1888 Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476494 Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) was born in Kentucky. He attended Transylvania University for a short time before enrolling at West Point in 1824, at the age of 16. He graduated in 1828 and immediately joined the First Infantry. His regiment was engaged in the Blackhawk War of 1831. In 1833, he became a...

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Coxe, Richard S. (Richard Smith), 1792-1865

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New Jersey lawyer who moved to Washington, D.C. in 1822 and developed a large legal practice. From the description of Letter : Georgetown, D.C., to Garret D. Wall, Trenton, N.J., 1822 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22341773 Lawyer, of Philadelphia, Pa., Burlington, N.J., and Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers, 1770-1844. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 28375336 Lawyer, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Burlington, Burlington County, New...

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Louis Bromfield was an American author and conservationist from central Ohio who gained international recognition winning the Pulitzer Prize and pioneering innovative scientific farming concepts. From the guide to the Louis Bromfield correspondence to Edna Wolfe, 1942-1949, (Ohio University) American author and conservationist. From 1939-1969 he lived and did sustainable farming at Malabar Farm, Lucas, Ohio. From the description of [Signature, 19--] / Louis Bromf...

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Walter Spencer Robertson (1893-1970) was an investment banker, a financial and cultural leader in Richmond, Va., and a specialist in international Far Eastern affairs. He was the son of William Henry Robertson (1855-1908) and Anne Maria (Robinson) Robertson (1856-1910). From the description of Papers, 1824-2002, of Walter Spencer Robertson. (Virginia Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 496286891 Walter Spencer Robertson (1893-1970) was an investment banker, a fi...

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Estes Kefauver : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419842 Estes Kefauver was a long-time senator from Tennessee and an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic Party nomination for president. From the description of Personal papers, 1934-1939 (University of Tennessee). WorldCat record id: 44918282 Carey Estes Kefauver (b. July 26, 1903, Monroe Count...

Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1868-1942

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Brown, David Paul, 1795-1872

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Cox, William Van Zandt, 1852-1923

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William Van Zandt Cox was an employee of the Smithsonian until 1906 and then President of the Second National Bank in Washington, D.C. From the description of William Van Zandt Cox papers, 1860(ca.)-1922. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155441678 ...

Noyes, Theodore W. (Theodore Williams), 1858-1946

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As editor of the Star, a leading Washington, D.C. newspaper, Noyes was deeply involved in leadership positions with the Board of Trade, D.C. Public Library, George Washington University, Oldest Inhabitants Association, and other social organizations. He also led efforts to promote and enlarge local responsibility for self-government, the right of District residents to vote, as well as efforts to establish the Zoo and Park system. From the description of Scrapbooks, 1861-1943. (Distri...

Bradley, Joseph G.

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Judd, Walter H., 1898-1994

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Physician, congressman, missionary. From the description of Reminiscences of Walter H. Judd : oral history, 1970. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376703 United States representative from Minnesota, 1943-1963; founder, Aid Refugee Chinese Intellectuals; co-founder, Committee of One Million. From the description of Walter Henry Judd papers, 1922-1988. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872154 ...

Low, A. Maurice (Alfred Maurice), 1860-1929

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Jefferies, John, fl. 1669.

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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

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Abraham Lincoln (born February 12, 1809, Sinking Spring Farm near Hodgenville, Kentucky-died April 15, 1865, Washington, D.C.) was the sixteenth President of the United States from 1861 until his death by assassination. He was the son of a Kentucky frontiersman, Thomas Lincoln, and Nancy Hanks. In 1816, Lincoln moved to Pigeon Creek, Indiana, where he worked on his family's farm. Following his mother's death two years later, he continued working on farms until moving with his father to New Sa...

Grovitch, S.G.,

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Chadwick, French Ensor, 1844-1919

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Rear Admiral Chadwick served on various naval vessels, taught at the Naval Academy, and served as naval attache of the American legation in London, and as Chief of the Naval Intelligence Service and of the Naval Bureau of Equipment. He was among the officers appointed to investigate the destruction of the Maine, which action precipitated the Spanish-American War in 1898. In 1900, he was named President of the Naval War College at Newport and in 1903 Commander in Chief of the South Atlantic Fleet...

Randall, Henry Stephens, 1811-1876

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Henry Stephens Randall (1811-1876), educator and historian, author of Life of Thomas Jefferson (1858). Hugh Blair Grigsby (1806-1881), newspaper editor, man of letters, and Virginia historian. From the description of Correspondence between Henry Stephens Randall and Hugh Blair Grigsby, 1856-1861. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 228736119 Agriculturalist, educator, politician, and writer. Author of numerous books and articles...

Setters, David Foote, 1874-1949,

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Hart, Ringgold, 1886-1965,

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