James Wilkinson letters, 1815-1822.
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Thomas Streeter was a collector of Americana; Dr. Mumey was a noted physician, Western historian, aviator, author, inventor and woodcarver. From the description of Letters 1959-1960. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 43482440 Thomas Winthrop Streeter (1883-1965) of Morristown, N.J., was an attorney financier, and businessman before becoming a bibliographer, rare-book dealer, and owner of one of the largest collections of Americana in the country. His collection in...
Manuscript curator, historian, bibliographer. From the description of Bibliographical papers, 1903-1944. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155477427 Archivist and librarian. From the description of Paltsits Ulster County collection, 1643-1829. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58779526 From the description of Victor H. Paltsits manuscript collection, ca. 1903 - ca. 1928. (New York University, Group Batch...
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 ...
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...