Correspondence regarding horticulture, and especially, gardening at Monticello [manuscript] 1796-1824.
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David Hosack was a New York physician and horticulturist; he was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1810. From the guide to the David Hosack letters and papers, 1795-1835, 1795-1835, (American Philosophical Society) ...
Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (February 25, 1746 – August 16, 1825) was an early American statesman of South Carolina, Revolutionary War veteran, and delegate to the Constitutional Convention. He was twice nominated by the Federalist Party as its presidential candidate in 1804 and 1808, losing both elections. Pinckney was born into a powerful family of aristocratic planters. He practiced law for several years and was elected to the colonial legislature. A supporter of independence from Great Br...
Merchant and planter of Anderson, S.C.; married to Helena T. Vandiver Brown; father of Joseph Newton Brown (1832-1921). From the description of Accounts, 1860 Jan. 29-1864 Feb. 24. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 34362587 Samuel Brown was a weaver in Essex County, Ma. From the description of Account book, 1707-1756. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122333812 Samuel Brown ( - ) owned a tavern in Paxton, Mass. From ...
William Garrott Brown was a historian, biographer, and essayist, of Marion, Alabama, and Cambridge, Massachusetts who graduated from Harvard College in 1891. From the guide to the William Garrott Brown papers, 1898-1917, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University) Brown (1868-1913) taught history at Harvard and served as Deputy Keeper of University Records at Harvard. From the description of Papers of William Garrott Brown, 1898. (Ha...
James Wilkinson was born in Maryland and served as an officer in the American Revolution. In 1783 he settled in Kentucky, where he engaged in politics, land speculation, and trade. In 1805 he was appointed governor of Upper Louisiana. Wilkinson's activities in the West implicated him in the Spanish Conspiracy and the Burr Conspiracy; he was acquitted by a court of inquiry during the Burr investigation and by a court martial in 1811. He served as a military commander in the West during the War of...
John Adlum was a viticulturalist and surveyor. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1832. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 190885990 Soldier in American Revolutionary Army and in provisional forces; famed viticulturist. From the description of Letter : Philadelphia, to Aaron Ogden, 1799 June 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22191383 John Adlum (April 29, 1759-March 14, 1836) was born in York, Pennsylvania, to Jose...
Poet, author, statesman, army chaplain, merchant, publisher, and lawyer. From the description of Joel Barlow collection, 1787-1887. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70953035 Barlow was an American poet and statesman. He served as American consul in Algiers and as Minister to France (1811-1812). From the description of Papers, 1775-1935. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122419312 From the description of Papers, 1775-193...
Congressman; governor of Virginia; son-in-law of Thomas Jefferson. From the description of Letters : Washington, D.C., to Dr. William Bache, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1804 February 11 and November 12. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 30793170 U.S. Congressman, 1803-1807; governor of Virginia, 1819-1822; and son-in-law of Thomas Jefferson; from Albemarle Co., Va. From the description of Letters, 1813-1825. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record ...
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman and third president of the United States. From the description of Thomas Jefferson letter, 1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367818629 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was the third president of the United States, born in Goochland (now Albemarle County), Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1775, and with R. H. Lee and Patrick Henry initiated the inter-colonial committee of correspond...
Political writer, agriculturist, and U.S. senator. From the description of Papers, 1789-1929. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38929435 U.S. senator from Virginia, military officer, public official, and author. From the description of John Taylor papers, 1778. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980570 John Taylor (1753-1824) of Caroline County, Va., was the son-in-law of John Penn (1741-1788), signer of the Declaration of Independence for Nor...
James Mease (Aug. 11, 1771-May 14, 1846), physician, scientific thinker and author, was one of Philadelphia's most prominent citizens and an ardent booster of both the United States and Pennsylvania. His interests were wide-ranging, as were his contacts with notable figures in science, agriculture and natural history in the United States and abroad. Mease was born in Philadelphia into a wealthy and patriotic shipping merchant family; during the Revolutionary War his father, John Mease, served in...
Epithet: Quaker, of Skulkhill, Philadelphia, USA British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000983.0x0003cc ...
Merchant from Virginia, grandfather of James Barbour, 1775-1842 From the guide to the James Barbour letter, 1781, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) James Barbour (1775-1842) was a Virginia planter and political figure. From the description of James Barbour correspondence, 1792-1848. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122408278 From the guide to the James Barbour correspondence, 1792-1848, (The New York Public Library. Manuscri...
William Few was a Georgia planter and Georgia delegate to the U.S. Constitutional Congress, 1787 and U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1789-1793. In 1799 he moved to Manhattan. He then served in the New York Assembly and was a federal commissioner of loans for a year. From the description of [Letter and document] / Wm Few. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 191100959 William Few (1748-1828) was a member of the General Assembly of Georgia and the Executive Council during the Revol...
French botanist. From the description of Autograph note signed, attesting to the accuracy of copies of two letters : Paris, 1800 Sept. 12 and 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572457 André Thouin was a French botanist and gardener. Born in Paris, he studied under the naturalist Bernard de Jussieu and was horticulture chair at Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle. He studied grafting and agronomy, and was a pioneer conservationist. Thouin became a friend of and correspo...
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...
John Milledge, II (1757-1818) was born in Savannah, Georgia, the only son of John Milledge (1721-1781) and Ann (Smith) Milledge. A prominent lawyer, Milledge sided with the patriots and fought in the Revolutionary War, served as Attorney-General of Georgia in 1780, as a member of the Georgia House of Representatives (1782-1790), as a member of the United States Congress (1792-1801), as Governor of Georgia (1802- 1806), and as a United States Senator (1806-1809). In 1801, Milledge purchased a 633...