Chauncey family papers, 1675-1928 (inclusive).

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Chauncey family. Chauncey family papers, 1675-1928 (inclusive).

Chauncey family papers, 1675-1928 (inclusive).

The papers consist of correspondence, account books, financial records, diaries, journals, and other papers relating to the personal lives and professional careers of the Chauncey family of Connecticut. Material relating to the American Revolution and the colonial period includes the correspondence, legal papers, and financial records of Charles Chauncey (1747-1823). The legal papers of Charles Chauncey (1777-1849) document his work in Philadelphia. The European travel diaries for Nathaniel Chauncey (1824-1826) and Durham, Connecticut town records relating to Worthington Gallup Chauncey's municipal duties are also included in the papers.

8 linear ft. (19 boxes, 1 folio)

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Chauncey, Charles, 1777-1849

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William Clark requested that Nicholas Biddle, scholar, statesman, and financier, write a narrative of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, which was published in 1814 as "History of the Expedition of Captains Lewis and Clark." From the guide to the Nicholas Biddle correspondence, 1815-1893, 1815-1893, (American Philosophical Society) Attorney, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Chauncey was born in New Haven, Conn., Aug. 17, 1777. He graduated from Yale in 1792 ...

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Hoadley, George, 1781-1857.

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Woodbridge, William C. (William Channing), 1794-1845

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William Channing Woodbridge was born in Medford, Massachusetts on December 18, 1794. After graduating from Yale College in 1811, he began his teaching career as a principal in Burlington, New Jersey and then as a teacher in the asylum for the deaf and dumb in Hartford, Connecticut. He devised a system for teaching geography and published a textbook on the subject. In 1831, he purchased an education journal which he published as the American Annals of Education and Instruction . He helped make th...

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Camp family.

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Hall, Benjamin, 1731-1817.

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Wolcott, Oliver, 1760-1833

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Daggett, Henry, 1741-1830.

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Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864

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Chauncey, Elnathan, 1724-1796.

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Chauncey family.

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Charles Chauncey was born in Durham, Connecticut on June 11, 1747. He graduated from Yale College (A.M., 1779) and Middlebury College (LL.D., 1811). He practiced law in New Haven, Connecticut, became state's attorney in 1776, served as judge of the superior court from 1789-1793, and founded the first agricultural society in Connecticut. He died in New Haven on April 28, 1823. Charles Chauncey was born on August 17, 1777 in New Haven, Connecticut. He graduated from Yale C...

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Baldwin, Simeon, 1761-1851

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American lawyer, jurist, politician. From the guide to the Simeon Baldwin letters and legal documents, 1792, 1793, 1795, 1796, 1799, 1800, 1802, 1805, 1812, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

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Daggett, David, 1764-1851

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Hillhouse, James, 1754-1832

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Webster, Noah, 1758-1843

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American lexicographer, textbook author, spelling reformer, word enthusiast, and editor; b. in Hartford, Conn.; attended Yale and taught school in the Hartford area; moved to New Haven, Conn., in 1798. From the description of Noah Webster papers, 1786-1980. (New Haven Colony Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 319706045 Noah Webster (1758-1843) was an American lexicographer, author and editor. He is best known for his spellers (early spelling textbooks) and his ...

Leffingwell, William, 1765-1834

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Pomeroy, Medad, 1638-1716.

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Griswold, Matthew, 1714-1799

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Meigs, Josiah, 1757-1822

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Josiah Meigs, the first president of what became the University of Georgia, was appointed by James Madison in 1814 to be commissioner of the General Land Office. From the description of Letter, dated 24 February 1820, to Thos. Freeman and John Coffee. (University of Tennessee). WorldCat record id: 54993383 ...

Stanley, Gad, 1735-1815.

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Robbins, Chandler, 1738-1799

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Whiting, Eli, 1765-1825.

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Fitch, Asa, 1786-1866.

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Harrison, Benjamin, 1787-1842.

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Tryon, William, 1729-1788

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Colonial governor of North Carolina, 1764-1771, and New York, 1771-1780. From the description of William Tryon papers, 1772-1784. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58779879 British army officer and colonial lt. governor and governor of North Carolina. From the description of Correspondence of William Tryon, 1773-1774. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82551846 Colonial gov. of New York. From the description of Letter si...

Chauncey, Charles, 1747-1823

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Bliss, Daniel, 1715-1764

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Minister of the First Parish in Concord, Mass., from 1739 to 1764. Graduated from Yale in 1732. A New Light Congregationalist, Bliss twice welcomed English evangelist George Whitefield to Concord. There was dissension in the First Parish during the ministry of Bliss, a group of parishioners breaking off to worship separately at the Black Horse Tavern. From the description of Daniel Bliss sermons : holograph, 1748-1754. (Concord Public Library). WorldCat record id: 33193311 ...

Wooster, David, 1711-1777

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American soldier. From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : Rye Neck, to Col. William Duer, 1777 Mar. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584086 Army officer in colonial Connecticut Militia and in the American Revolution and colonial legislature in Connecticut. From the description of Orderly book of David Wooster, 1759. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070567 ...

Higginson, Stephen, 1743-1828

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Merchant, navigator, and ship owner, of Boston; member of Massachusetts General Court and Continental Congress. From the description of Business letter from Stephen Higginson to Messers LeRoy & Bayard, 1791 Apr. 16. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 223437480 Resident of Northampton, Mass. From the description of Stephen Higginson receipt, 1735 Nov. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979134 Massachusetts delegate to U.S. C...

Austin, David, 1759-1831

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American Congregational clergyman and writer on the millenium. From the description of Letter to Jedidiah Morse, 1792 March 10. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53794736 ...

Ellsworth, Henry Leavitt, 1791-1858

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Henry Leavitt Ellsworth graduated from Yale in 1810. He studied law at Litchfield Law School, and in 1832 he was appointed Commissioner of Indian tribes in Arkansas and Oklahoma. In 1835, Ellsworth was elected mayor of Hartford, Connecticut, but only served one month. In 1835, he was appointed U.S. Commissioner of Patents, remaining until 1845. Following this, Ellsworth settled in Lafayette, Indiana, acting as an agent for purchase and settlement of public land. From the description ...

Sherman, John, 1750-1802.

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Chauncey, Elihu, 1779-1847

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White, Dyer, 1762-1841

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Lawyer, judge, banker, and justice of the peace, of New Haven, Conn. From the description of Dyer White papers, 1743-1842. (New Haven Colony Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 352878621 ...

Smith, Charles Jeffry, 1740-1770.

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Griswold, Samuel, 1865-1732.

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Adams, Andrew, 1736-1797

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Andrew Adams (December 11, 1736-November 27, 1797) was a prominent attorney and politician in Litchfield, Connecticut. He graduated from Yale in 1760 and married Eunice Samuel in 1761. He was elected to the Connecticut General Assembly in 1776, was selected as a delegate to the Continental Congress from 1777 to 1780, and was a signer of the Articles of Confederation. During the Revolutionary War he served as colonel in the Connecticut militia. After the war, he was appointed to the Connecticut S...

Chauncey, Nathaniel, 1789-1865

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Ball, Stephen, 1762-1842.

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Smith, Simeon Parsons, 1809-1848.

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Law, Richard, 1733-1806

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Delegate to the Continental Congress from Connecticut. From the description of Letters of Richard Law, 1759-1784. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81049955 Revolutionary patriot. From the description of Clipped signature : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873033 Continental congressman and jurist, of New London, Conn.; graduate of Yale; judge of Connecticut Supreme Court and from 1789-1806 U.S. District Court judge, Connecticut District. ...

Whittlesay family.

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Rawle, William, 1759-1836

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William Rawle was born to a Quaker family in Philadelphia on April 28, 1759. His stepfather was Samuel Shoemaker, who served as a mayor of Philadelphia during the American Revolution. A Loyalist, Rawle fled to New York on the sloop Harlem in June 1778, when the British evacuated Philadelphia. After studying law in New York, Rawle traveled to Cork, Ireland, and London, England, in 1781. In London, Rawle studied law at the Middle Temple until his departure for France in late June or early July 178...

Rivington, James, 1724-1802

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English-American printer and bookseller. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Peter Van Scheeck of Kundahook, 1791 July 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655298 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Samuel Galloway, 1768 May 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655295 James Rivington was a bookseller, printer, and journalist in London and New York. Publisher of a prominent Loyalist newspaper, he was later disco...

Brown, James, 1766-1835

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James Brown was U.S. District Attorney in Kentucky, 1791; Secretary of State of Kentucky, 1792-1796; Secretary of Orleans Territory, 1804; U.S. District Attorney in Orleans Territory, 1805-1808; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1813-1817, 1819-1823; and U.S. Minister to France, 1823-1829. From the description of James Brown letter, 1829 Mar. 31. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 76285477 From the description of James Brown letter, 1824 Dec. 25. (Louisiana State U...

Yale University.

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Gale, Benjamin, 1715-1790

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Banks, T. C. (Thomas Christopher), 1765-1854

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Epithet: of Add MS 24855 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000742.0x0002cf Epithet: of Add MS 33981 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000742.0x0002d0 Epithet: Genealogist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000742.0x0002ce ...

Smith, David, 1767-1862

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Fitch, Thomas, 1700?-1774

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The Wyoming Controversy was a conflict between the governments of Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Britain, the Continental Congress, and the Indians over land in the Wyoming Valley in Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Documents relating to the Wyoming Controversy, 1751-1814, 1823, 1751-1823, (American Philosophical Society) Governor, Connecticut (Colony) From the description of Thomas Fitch letter, 1755. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451592 ...

Talcott, Joseph, 1669-1741

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Pierpont, James, 1699-1776.

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Alston, Joseph, 1778-1816

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Root, Jesse, 1737-1822

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Judge and member of the Continental Congress. From the description of Jesse Root letter, 1777 May 5. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 74986075 ...

Willoughby, Francis

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Title: 2nd Baron Middleton British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000300.0x0001a3 Epithet: of Wollaton British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000300.0x0001d7 Epithet: Colonel British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000300.0x00019e Epithet: Colonel; of Wollaton ...

Chauncey, Nathaniel William, 1761-1840.

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Chauncey, Charles, 1809-1831.

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Pierson, Abraham, 1756-1823.

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Woolsey family.

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Tilghman, Edward, 1750-1815

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Philadelphia lawyer. From the description of ALS : to Mr. Nicklin, 1798 Mar. 7. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86165790 American lawyer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Herman LeRoy, 1802 Nov. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572603 ...

Munson, Joseph, 1727-1793.

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Ross, David, 1755-1800

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Darling, Joseph, 1759-1850.

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Smith, Cotton-Mather, 1731-1806

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Fowler, William Chauncey, 1793-1881

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Rev. William Chauncey Fowler was a graduate of Yale and came to Middlebury College as Professor of Chemistry and Natural History (1827-1838) which included responsibility for obtaining laboratory supplies, and as Treasurer of the college (1830-1837) was involved in the first fund raising undertaken outside Vermont. From the description of William C. Fowler papers, 1828-1841. (Sheldon Museum Research Center). WorldCat record id: 609599933 ...

Denison, Charles, 1778-1825.

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Bradley, Abraham, 1650-1718.

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Chauncey, Elihu, 1840-1916.

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Medad, Samuel, 1687-1744.

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Tracy, Uriah, 1735-1807.

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Hopkins, Joseph, 1730-1801.

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Bradley, Abraham, 1772-1842.

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Dwight, Theodore, 1796-1866

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Cox, Timothy, 1781-1849.

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Pierpont, Joseph, 1730-1824.

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Darling, Thomas, 1720-1789

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Epithet: Rector of St Michael Royal London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000207.0x00011c ...

Dwight family.

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Randolph, Beverly, 1755-1797.

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Ingersoll, Jonathan, 1747-1823

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Ogden, David L. (David Longworth), 1792-1863

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David Longworth Ogden was born on October 6, 1792, the son of Jacob Ogden (1749-1825) and Jerusha Rockwell. He had seven surviving siblings: Catharine (1773-1852), Anna (1775-1825), Jerusha (1777-1854), Clarissa (1779-1794), Jacob (1782-1812), Elizabeth M. (1784-1841), and Abigail (1786-1862). After graduating from Yale College in 1814, he studied theology at Andover Theological Seminary and in New Haven until 1817. On October 31, 1821, he was ordained at the Congregational Church in Southington...

Bayard, James A. (James Asheton), 1767-1815

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Biographical Note James A. Bayard 1767, July 28 Born, Philadelphia, Pa. 1784 Graduated, Princeton College, Princeton, N.J. 1788 Admitted to the bar at New Castle, Del., and Philadelphia, Pa. ...

Chauncey, Charles, 1705-1787.

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Parsons, Theophilus, 1797-1882

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Parsons practiced law in Boston from 1827, and was a professor of law at Harvard Law School (1845-1870). From the description of Correspondence of Theophilus Parsons, 1849-1869. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339807 Parsons, a lawyer, was a professor at the Harvard Law School (1848-1869) and the author of numerous legal texts and religious essays. From the description of Papers, ca. 1848-1913 (inclusive), 1870-1881 (bulk). (Harvard Universit...

Chauncey, Nathaniel, 1720-1798.

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Binney, Horace, 1780-1875

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Lawyer and U.S. representative from Pennyslvania. From the description of Horace Binney correspondence, 1812-1852. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450670 American lawyer and legal writer. From the description of Horace Binney letters, 1828-1844. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936624 Horace Binney was a prominent Philadelphia lawyer, elected to Congress in 1833. From the description of Letters to Rev. William Henry Furnes...

Chandler, Joshua, 1727-1787.

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Isaac, Ralph, 1741-1799.

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Savage, William Lyttleson, 1812-1867.

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Johnson, William Samuel, 1727-1819

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Johnson was the son of Samuel Johnson, Anglican clergyman and first president of King's College (Columbia University). He served in the Continental Congress from Connecticut and signed the U.S. Constitution, served in the U.S. Senate (1789-1791) and eventually as president of Columbia University. He spent time in England from 1767-1771. From the description of [Letters] / Wm. Sam. Johnson. [between 1768 and 1773] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 244252285 Statesman, juri...

Bishop, Samuel, 1698-1779.

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Whiting, John, 1716-1784

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Chauncey, Nathaniel, 1681-1756

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Chauncey, Elihu, 1710-1791.

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Townsend, William Kneeland, 1795 or 1796-1849

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Dwight, Timothy, 1778-1844

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Cooke, Samuel, 1687-1747

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Preble, Edward, 1761-1807

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American naval officer who served in the American Revolution and merchant marine. From the description of Diary, [1860]. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58774129 U.S. naval officer; served during the American Revolution. From the description of Edward Preble memorandum book and U.S. Navy regulations, 1800-1805. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 279266829 Edward Preble was a United States naval officer. ...

Newton, Roger, 1768-1848.

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Webster, William G. (William Greenleaf), 1805-1869

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William Greenleaf Webster (1805-1869), an American editor and publisher, was the son of lexicographer Noah Webster. He participated in the editing, publication and sale of his father's dictionaries and other books. From the description of William Greenleaf Webster papers, 1820-1865. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122466647 ...

McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817

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At this time, Thomas McKean was the chief justice of Pennsylvania. Matthew Irwin was the Philadelphia Master of Rolls and Recorder of Deeds. From the description of Letter to Matthew Irwin, 1785 June 29. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866469 Governor and delegate of the Continental Congress of Pennsylvania. From the description of Thomas McKean correspondence, 1779. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980914 Pennsylvania govern...

Sturges, Jonathan, 1740-1819.

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Mills, Isaac, 1767-1843

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Agent for the Sufferers' Land Company (also known as the Connecticut Firelands Company) who concluded a treaty with the Indians of the Northeast for the purchase of half a million acres of land at Fort Industry in 1805. From the description of Papers, 1795-1937, 1795-1842. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 17223191 ...

Jones, Timothy, 1737-1800.

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Fitch, Jabez, 1737-1812

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Jabez Fitch (1737-1812) of Norwich, Connecticut and Hyde Park, Vermont, served as a soldier in the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War. From the description of Jabez Fitch diary, 1776-1777. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 441991880 From the guide to the Jabez Fitch diary, 1776-1777, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Army officer. From the description of Jabez Fitch journals, 1775. (Unknown). Worl...

Mansfield, Jared, 1759-1830

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Teacher, mathematics and physics researcher, and surveyor general of the United States, 1803-1812, appointed to survey Ohio and the Northwest Territory. From the description of Letter : Cincinnati, [Ohio], to Joseph Larwell [i.e. Larwill], Zanesville, [Ohio], 1812 Jan. 29. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 38482934 ...

Lawrence, John, 1719-1802

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