American and English literary and historical papers collected by Atcheson L. Hench [manuscript] 1782-1966.

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Aspinwall, Thomas, 1786-1876,. American and English literary and historical papers collected by Atcheson L. Hench [manuscript] 1782-1966.

American and English literary and historical papers collected by Atcheson L. Hench [manuscript] 1782-1966.

Material collected by Hench, some as an autograph collection and others for use in his classes at the University of Virginia with examples of various periods. Modern autographs collected by Hench include letters by associates of Edgar Allan Poe; Civil War letters; papers relating to Virginia history; correspondence of writers and politicians, particularly from the Victorian era; and other miscellaneous correspondence with literary or histocial interest. John Randolph of Roanoke to Mr. Skinner on binding a paper, 1819, with a cut signature of Thomas Mann Randolph and to Stephen Van Rensselaer asking him to dinner with Harmanus Bleecker, n.y. Thomas Mann Randolph, Sr., to Cohen isaacs & Co. and others orders cotton and wool cards and other goods, sends a letter of introduction and discusses the settling of his debt. Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr., to Robert Brent and Henry Remsen seeks military compensation and conveys good news about the opening of the University of Virginia and appraisers for his estate. Anna Cora Ogden Mowatt Ritchie writes to Mr. and Mrs. James Thomas Fields and others introducing Avonia Jones, sending an autograph, changing arrangements, and signing an autograph. Amélie Rives discusses the slang word "gee" with W. T. Moore and voices concerns over errors in books to Mr. Walsh. Letters of William Cabell Rives (1793-1868) to a variety of correspondence including Thomas Aspinwall, Churchill C. Cambreleng, Corcoran & Riggs, Anna Payne Cutts, Philip Ricard Fendall, Henry S. Foote, Joseph Grinnell, Henry O. Houghton, Thomas Maury, Anna Payne, John Rutherfoord, Theodore Sedgwick, John C. Spencer, Henry St. George Tucker and Abel P. Upshur are chiefly routine notes of introduction, thanks, patronage and business. Topics of interest include his biography of James Madison, diplomacy and politics including his opinions on John Qunicy Adams, Andrew Jackson, Henry Clay and the necessity for single presidential terms. Letters of Wiliam Cabell Rives (1825-1889) to Emma Savage Rogers discuss a University of Virginia commencement day address on her husband. Wiliam Barton Rogers writes to Luthern Stearns Cushing, augusts A. Gould, Washington C. Kerr, [Clarence King?],Henry D. Rogers, Henry E. Roscoe andThomas G. Wales on routine matters, a geological map of North Carolina, directorship of the U. S. Geological Survey, University of Virginia classes, and the composition of kaolin. Thomas L. Rosser writes to John Chester Buttre on an engraving plate, and to William Crane on inducing farmers to move to Virginia. Single items of interest include a brief note from Sir James Paget; a letter from Coventry Patmore declining an invitation; a long letter from Andrew Henry Patterson to William Lloyd Garrison discussing in great detail his views on the Negro race" in the South; George C. Peery to M. E. Gilfond enclosing a letter to Sol Bloom (not present); Bishop Thomas Percy to the Rev. John Blakeway expressing hope that Napoleon will not invade his part of Ireland; Wendell Phillips returns the Macaulay item to Edwin P. Whipple; John Pickering sends James Savage a proplsed preface to Eliot's Grammar; James Madison Porter thanks George Pearson for an honorary literary society membership. Also J. W. Porter, Charlottesville, to W. P. St. John, 1890, on economic hard times caused by cheap competition from India, foreign trade deficit and cheap silver; Bryan Waller Proctor to mary Russell Mitford promising poetry and his impression of Daniel Webster; Charles Reade to [Wilkie?] Collins declining to make an appointment; Maurice Regan, 2nd Regiment Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery, to Dr. Pennock praising Thomas Leiper Kane and describing "desolation and destruction" in norther Virginia; Alfred Rives writes to Socrates Maupin to obtain a oxy-hydrogen blowpipe from the University of Virginia; A. Willis Robertson to Hench on the security along the Appalachian Trail; John Robinson to Col. W. G. Brent on clearing track in North Carolina, initialed by P.G.T. Beauregard; Alfred Roman to Roy Mason Hooe on special instructions issued by General Ruggles on conditions in New Orleans; Thomas H. Rosser telegraphs Daniel Ruggles reporting on Union troop movements and the location of John B. Villepigue at Ft. Pillow; and William M Rossetti on a subscription. The collection also contains four land grants, 1803, 1805, signed by Virginia governor John Page; a land grant to William May, Nelson County, signed by Beverly Randolph; a land grant to George Kailor, Rockingham County, signed by Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr.; receipts, Pittsburgh, for bateaus to Fort Washington (Cincinnati?) for military use, 1798; an appointment of Henry Massie to Deputy Postmaster, Charlottesville, signed by Alexander Williams Randall; a Mutual Assurance Society insurance policy signed by Edmund Randolph; an 1861 ordnance invoice signed by Daniel Ruggles; and a quarterly return of deceased solders of the 13th Maine volunteers, 1863, signed by Colonel Henry Rust, Jr.

circa 75 items.

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Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889

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Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829-1837) as well as a lawyer, general, and legislator. Born in the Carolinas, he served as a courier during the Revolutionary War. He read for the law during his teen years and became a lawyer in Tennessee by 1787. The first U. S. Representative for Tennessee (1796), Jackson was elected to the Senate in 1797, resigned in 1798, and served as a judge on the Tennessee Supreme Court, 1798-1804. He was later ree...

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Edmund Randolph (1753-1813) was serving as Secretary of State at the time this letter was written. Alexander Addison (1759-1807) was a lawyer from Pittsburgh, Pa. From the description of Letter : Dept. of State, to Alexander Addison, Washington, Pennsylvania, 1795 March 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122538927 American politician. From the description of Circular letter signed : Department of State, to the governor of the state of Connecticut, 1795 Feb. 7. (U...

Rosser, Thomas Lafayette, 1836-1910

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Confederate States of America general. From the description of Portrait of Thomas Lafayette Rosser [manuscript], ca. 1858. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806656 From the description of Photograph of Thomas Lafayette Rosser, ca. 1898. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 64431642 Confederate general during Civil War; resident of Charlottesville, Va. From the description of Papers, 1861-1867. (Duke University Library). WorldCat r...

Rutherfoord, John, 1792-1866

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Lawyer, merchant, and governor of Virginia. From the description of Papers, 1754-1866; (bulk 1781-1855). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20159065 ...

Porter, James Madison, 1793-1862

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1824. Set in motion legal measures to establish Lafyette College 1826. Elected president of the Board of Trustees. From the description of [Correspondence/James M. Porter, Harriet Porter, et al.]. 1813-1867. (Lafayette College). WorldCat record id: 7390823 ...

Cutts, Anna Payne, 1779-1832,

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Remsen, Henry, 1762-1843

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Henry Remsen, Jr. (1762-1843) was a financier and bank executive in New York City. He also served as private secretary to Thomas Jefferson during Jefferson's presidency. From the description of Henry Remsen, Jr. papers [microform], 1730-1846, (bulk 1827-1841). (Jefferson Library, Thomas Jefferson Foundation). WorldCat record id: 166242369 From the guide to the Henry Remsen, Jr. papers, 1730-1846, 1827-1841, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Kerr, Washington Caruthers, 1827-1885

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Businessman. Washington Kerr, a native of Baltimore, emigrated to Mexico after experiencing business difficulties. From the description of Washington Kerr papers, 1829-1878. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 173203712 ...

Ritchie, Anna Cora Ogden Mowatt, 1819-1870

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Epithet: Mrs; writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000841.0x0002d9 Anna Cora Ogden Mowatt Ritchie was an author and actress. For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Papers, 1834-1939 (inclusive), 1834-1868 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007275 Author and actress. From the description of Letter of...

Reade, Charles, 1814-1884

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Charles Reade was born in Oxfordshire, and educated at Magdalen College, Oxford; he became a fellow of the college, studied law, and earned a Doctor of Civil Laws degree, although he never practiced law. He wrote numerous plays, often in collaboration with other dramatists, including translations of continentral drama (sometimes without permission). His most successful play was Masks and Faces which, on the advice of actress Laura Seymour, he turned into a novel. He was eventually more successfu...

Van Rensselaer, Stephen, 1764-1839

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Eighth Patroon of the Manor of Rensselaerwyck. From the description of Lease to Peter Hunt, 1793 October 23. [photostat]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122314819 8th Patroon of the Manor of Rensselaerwyck. From the description of Deed, 1801 August 22. [photostat]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122601336 ...

Gould, Augustus A. (Augustus Addison), 1805-1866

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Physician and naturalist of Massachusetts. From the description of Papers, 1825-1851 and undated [bulk, 1825-1827]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35089778 Epithet: Naturalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000766.0x0003e1 Gould, a naturalist and physician, was one of the great influences on the development of the study of conchology. He was a constant contributor to scientific jou...

Porter, J. W., fl. 1890,

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Crane, William Carey, 1816-1885

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William Carey Crane, known as a brilliant educator, an active Baptist minister, was one of the longest-tenured presidents of Baylor University. Born in Richmond, Virginia, on 1816 March 17, William Carey, was the son of William and Lydia Dorset Crane. William Carey Crane proved to be a scholar from the early stages of his adolescence. He attended renowned schools as Mount Pleasant Classical Institute in Amherst, Massachusetts, Virginia Baptist Seminary, Hamilton Literary and Theolog...

Cushing, Luther Stearns, 1803-1856

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Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881

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James Thomas Fields, American publisher and author, was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire in 1817. At the age of 17, he went to Boston to clerk in a booksellers shop. While clerking, he often wrote for newspapers and in 1839 he became junior partner in the publishing and bookselling firm known after 1846 as Ticknor and Fields, and after 1868 as Fields, Osgood & Company. He was the publisher of several prominent contemporary American and British writers. Besides just publishing the authors, h...

Ruggles, Daniel, 1810-1897

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Daniel Ruggles, a native of Massachusetts and former U. S. Army officer, was a general in the Confederate Army. Ruggles led the Second Division in the Battle of Baton Rouge, 1862. From the description of Daniel Ruggles letter, 1861 Dec. 2. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 122505551 From the description of Daniel Ruggles letter, 1836 Nov. 1. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 317132959 From the description of Daniel Ruggles Confederate...

Mutual Assurance Society Against Fire on Buildings of the State of Virginia

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The Mutual Assurance Society Against Fire on Buildings of the State of Virginia was founded on December 22, 1794 by an act of incorporation by the Virginia General Assembly. On May 17, 1982 the members of the Society changed the name of the company to "Mutual Assurance Society of Virginia". From the description of Brock Collection: Papers of Mutual Assurance Society of Virginia, 1795-1866. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 86129757 ...

Randolph, Thomas Mann, 1741-1793

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Thomas Mann Randolph was born 1 October 1768 at Tuckahoe in Henrico County, Virginia, to Thomas Mann Randolph (1740-1793) and Anne Cary Randolph (1745-1789). Educated by private tutors until age 16, Randolph studied at the University of Edinburg from 1785 to 1788. He returned to Virginia and settled in Albemarle County, Virginia, eventually establishing his home at Edgehill. Randolph served in the Virginia Senate from 1793 to 1794. He was elected to the United States Congress and served from 180...

Rosser, Thomas H., fl. 1862,

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Whipple, Edwin Percy, 1819-1886

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American essayist and critic. From the description of Autograph letters signed (4) : Boston, to Harper and Brothers, 1858 Mar. 5 and 18-1878 Apr. 1 and 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588778 Edwin Percy Whipple was an influential 19th century American literary critic and lecturer. A prolific reader, he worked at several disparate jobs while publishing critical essays in diverse periodicals. He gained the reputation as one of the most important young critics of his gener...

Grinnell, Joseph, 1788-1885

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Gilfond, M. E.,

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Randall, Alexander Williams, 1819-1872

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Alexander Williams Randall (1819-1872) was educated as a lawyer. He served as Republican governor of Wisconsin, 1857-1861, and was U.S. Postmaster-general, 1866-1869. He appears to have been executor of the will of Elizabeth Gamble Wirt, wife of William Wirt (1772-1834). Elizabeth Gamble Wirt, daughter of William and Elizabeth Wirt, married Admiral Louis Malesherbes Goldsborough who was a prominent figure in the U.S. Navy during the Civil War. From the description of Letters, 1842-18...

Pearson, George, active 1835

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Brooke, Avonia Stanhope Jones, 1839-1867.

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St. John, William P. (William Pope), 1849-1897

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Randolph, John, 1773-1833

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Randolph served in the U.S. House of Representatives (1799-1813, 1815-1817, 1819-1825, 1827-1829), the U.S. Senate (1825-1827), the Virginia Constitutional Convention (1829-1830), and as Minister to Russia (1830-1831). From the description of Letter of introduction, 10 July 1813. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235133950 U. S. Congressman from Virginia. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : Liverpool, England, to Jacob Harvey, Cork Irela...

Pennock, Dr., fl. 1863,

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Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848

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John Quincy Adams (b. July 11, 1767, Braintree, Massachusetts-d. February 23, 1848, Washington, D.C.) was an American statesman who served as a diplomat, United States Senator, member of the House of Representatives, and the sixth President of the United States. He was a member of the Federalist, Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and later the Anti-Masonic and Whig parties. He was the son of President John Adams and Abigail Adams. As a diplomat, Adams played an important role in neg...

Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852

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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....

Randolph, Beverley, 1754-1797

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Governor of Va. From the description of Papers, 1789-1791. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36321599 Governor of Virginia. From the description of Letter of appointment, 1791. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367392280 Wingfield lived at "Bellair" in Albemarle County, Va. Married Mary Lewis. Appointed magistrate in 1794 and served as sheriff in 1819. Family tradition (unproven) that he was Episcopal minister. He died in 1819. From...

Sedgwick, Theodore, 1811-1859

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Charles Babbage was a mathematician and inventor. From the guide to the Charles Babbage selected correspondence, 1827-1871, 1827-1871, (American Philosophical Society) Theodore Sedgwick of Albany, NY, entered the American Literary, Scientific and Military Academy (forerunner of Norwich University) in 1823 and graduated in 1826. Following his graduation, he practiced law and held several offices within the federal government. Sedgwick was appointed U.S. attorney for the south...

Rogers, William Barton, 1804-1882

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Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Virginia from 1835-1853. In the years following his departure, he founded and was president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Boston. From the description of Papers of William Barton Rogers [manuscript], 1843 December 19. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647837261 Shields was a student from Cumberland County, Va.; afterwards a captain and surgeon, C.S.A., then physician and farmer in Union Count...

Eliot, John, 1604-1690

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John Eliot, styled "the Indian Apostle," was born in England, emigrated to the U.S. (Boston) in 1631 and died at Roxbury, Mass. He was the translator of the first Bible into the Indian (N.A.) language; known as Eliot's Indian Bible. From the description of Autograph signature to covenant, 1624 Jan. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615429 Clergyman and missionary. From the description of John Eliot letter, 1673. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71010036 ...

Cambreleng, Churchill Caldom, 1786-1862

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U.S. Congressman and chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. From the description of Letters, 1832-1835. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36854533 American Congressman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Professor Hassler, 1837 Feb. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134336 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Doctor Richard Pennell in New York, 1837 Dec. 7. (Unknown). World...

Foote, Henry S. (Henry Stuart), 1804-1880

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United States Senator and Governor of Mississippi. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, D.C., to the President, 1878 Jun. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538122 American political leader. From the description of Autograph letter signed from Horace H. Harrison : [n.p.], to President, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270519281 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2705256...

United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 13th (1861-1865)

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Page, John, 1744-1808

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John Page (1744 – October 11, 1808) was a figure in early United States history. He served in the U.S. Congress and as Governor of Virginia. From the guide to the Memorandum, 1775, (John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation) John Page was born and lived at Rosewell Plantation in Gloucester County, Virginia. He graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1763, where he was a friend and the closest college classmate of Thomas Jefferson. He became...

Paget, James, Sir, 1814-1899

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British surgeon and physiologist. From the description of Papers, 1880-1898. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31716044 English surgeon. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 21 September 1872, to an unidentified recipient, 1872 Sept. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674194 From the description of Autograph letter signed : 1 Harewood Place, Hanover Square [London], to Arthur Sullivan, 1884 June 7. (Unknown). WorldCat r...

Clay, Henry, 1777-1852

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Congressman, U.S. senator, and secretary of state. From the description of Papers 1812-1849. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 704551603 Henry Clay was born in Hanover Co., Va. in 1777 and died in 1852. He served as United States Secretary of State under John Quincy Adams (1825-1829) and was elected to the Senate in 1831. John Randolph (1773-1831) was an American statesman known as John Randolph of Roanoke. He was born in Prince George Co., Va. Randolph's fiery denun...

Kane, Thomas L. (Thomas Leiper), 1822-1883

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Thomas Leiper Kane was a law clerk and Army officer. From the description of Thomas Leiper Kane papers, 1846-1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122387534 In 1852, Thomas Kane traveled to the West Indies to improve his health and to study the effects of the emacipation of slaves there. This pocket diary contains his observatioins in both writing and sketches. In July 1859, Kane asked Brigham Young to give information to the US Attorney General J. Black, an account of his ac...