Letters of Richard Smith and Wiliam W. Boardman [manuscript] 1795-1823.
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White House, formerly Executive Mansion (1810–1902), the official office and residence of the president of the United States at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W. in Washington, D.C. The White House and its landscaped grounds occupy 18 acres (7.2 hectares). Since the administration of George Washington (1789–97), who occupied presidential residences in New York and Philadelphia, every American president has resided at the White House. Originally called the “President’s Palace” on early maps, the buil...
Romance glints from the little that is known about Elizabeth Kortright’s early life. She was born in New York City in 1768, daughter of an old New York family. Her father, Lawrence, had served the Crown by privateering during the French and Indian War and made a fortune. He took no active part in the War of Independence; and James Monroe wrote to his friend Thomas Jefferson in Paris in 1786 that he had married the daughter of a gentleman, “injured in his fortunes” by the Revolution. Strange c...
American Lawyer and Rep. from Connecticut. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to William G. Webster, in New Haven, 1840 Dec. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530801 United States congressman. From the description of Papers of William Whiting Boardman [manuscript], 1946-1985. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814325 Elijah Boardman (1760-1823) was the third son of deacon Sherman Boardman an...
James Monroe, fifth president of the United States of America (b. April 28, 1758, Monroe Hall, Virginia-d. July 4, 1831, New York, New York) fought with distinction in the Continental Army, and he practiced law in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As a young politician, he joined the anti-Federalists in the Virginia Convention which ratified the Constitution, and in 1790, an advocate of Jeffersonian policies, he was elected United States Senator. As Minister to France in 1794-1796, Monroe showed strong ...