Woolsey family papers, 1750-1976 (inclusive), 1811-1921 (bulk).

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Woolsey family. Woolsey family papers, 1750-1976 (inclusive), 1811-1921 (bulk).

Woolsey family papers, 1750-1976 (inclusive), 1811-1921 (bulk).

The papers document three generations of the Woolsey family. The most prominent figures in the collection are William Walton Woolsey (1766-1839), land owner and merchant in New York City; his son, Theodore Dwight Woolsey (1801-1889), Greek scholar, political theorist and president of Yale College; and Theodore Salisbury Woolsey (1852-1929), professor of international law at Yale Law School, son of Theodore Dwight Woolsey. The papers of William Walton Woolsey contain extensive business correspondence, ledgers, legal papers, documents relating to land sales in New York and Ohio, as well as family and personal letters. Since he was engaged in the importation of sugar, cotton and hardware, some of his business correspondence is political with discussions of the Jay Treaty of 1794, the problems of piracy, American neutrality in the 1790s and the general politics of the period. Important correspondents are Chauncey Goodrich, Archibald Gracie, Eli Whitney, Noah Webster, Elihu and Nathaniel Chauncey, Oliver Wolcott, Benjamin Tallmadge, Jedidiah Morse, James Roosevelt, John A. Schuyler, Comfort Sands, John Broome, and Nicholas Bayard. The papers of Theodore Dwight Woolsey contain his writings on Greek language and literature, the Bible, international law and the texts of his sermons. In his extensive correspondence principal figures are Ezra Abbott, Leonard Bacon, Leonard Woolsey Bacon, Horace Binney, John Mason Brown, William H. Goodrich, Edgar Laing Heermance, Henry Clay Trumbull, Henry Hitchcock, Alvin Jewett Johnson, James Luce Kingsley, Samuel F. B. Morse, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Benjamin Silliman, William Buel Sprague, Joseph H. Thayer, and John Mumford Woolsey. For the presidential papers of Theodore Dwight Woolsey, see the Yale University Archives, YRG 2-A-10. The papers of Theodore Salisbury Woolsey consist of correspondence, writings, principally on international law, but also on his travels in Europe (1873), on American furniture, silver, and painters, and the texts of speeches and other materials on Yale University. Also included are genealogical records, and printed matter relating to the entire family.

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Quincy, Josiah, 1772-1864

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Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts; United States and Massaschusetts legislator; and, President of Harvard University. From the description of Josiah Quincy letter, portrait and autograph, 1839-1889. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 63118297 President of Harvard. From the description of Autograph note signed : [Cambridge, Mass.], addressed to the Rev. John Pierpont, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616000 From the description of Autograph note ...

Woolsey, Sarah Chauncey, 1835-1905

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Author; pen name "Susan Coolidge." From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Haven, to Dr. Ward, 1872 July 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584064 ...

Park, Edwards Amasa, 1808-1900

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American clergyman, theologian, and educator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Andover, Mass.?], to [Andrew Preston] Peabody, [1866 Apr. 4]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 743829255 Congregational clergyman, theologian, professor at Andover Theological Seminary, editor of Bibliotheca Sacra. From the description of Papers, 1835-1899. (Andover Newton Theological School). WorldCat record id: 11667718 American theologian. From t...

Trumbull, H. Clay (Henry Clay), 1830-1903

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Henry Clay Trumbull (1830-1903) was a noted author, editor, and Sunday-school missionary. From the description of Henry Clay Trumbull correspondence, 1844-1892 (bulk 1851-1865). (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 663905425 Henry Clay Trumbull (1830–1903) was a noted author, editor, and Sunday-school missionary. Henry Clay Trumbull was born in 1830 in Stonington, Connecticut to a prominent family. His br...

Adams, Henry, 1838-1918

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Henry Adams (1838-1918) was an American historian, novelist, and critic. From the guide to the Henry Adams papers, 1871-1938, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Historian, educator, and author. From the description of U.S. history collection of Henry Adams, 1787-1814. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131906 Adams was an American novelist, historian, and social critic. Rae was a friend of Adams' wife, Marian (Clover) Adams. ...

Taylor, Nathaniel W. (Nathaniel William), 1786-1858

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Gurney, Ephraim Whitman, 1829-1886.

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Porter, Noah, 1811-1892

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Noah Porter: Congregational clergyman, educator, president of Yale College; B.A., Yale, 1831; studied at the Yale Divinity School with Nathaniel W. Taylor; ordained in 1836; from 1843-1846 pastor of the Second Congregational Church in Springfield, Massachusetts; president of Yale from 1871-1886. From the description of Noah Porter papers, 1781-1889 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702169079 Congregational minister, metaphysician, author, and president of Yale. ...

Heermance, Edgar L. (Edgar Laing), 1833-1888

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Hoadly, George, 1826-1902

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Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841

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Epithet: of Add MS 34580 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x00030c American Indian fighter and president of the United States. From the guide to the William Henry Harrison letter, 1795, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) U.S president, Mar.-Apr. 1841; territorial governor of Indiana, 1801-1813; Ohio congressman, 1816-1819, state senator, 1819-1821, senator 1825-1828. From ...

Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906

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Army officer, statesman, journalist, legislator, and U.S. Secy. of the Interior, of Missouri. From the description of Papers, 1870-1901 (bulk 1870-1890). (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 70953302 German-American army officer, author and politician. From the description of Papers of Carl Schurz, 1862-1893. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136358 U.S. cabinet officer, diplomat, and senator from Missouri, Union Ar...

Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879

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Cushing served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1835- 1843, and as special U.S. Envoy to China from 1843-1845. His career also included a term as U.S. Attorney General from 1852-1857. From the description of Letters to Thomas Mayo Brewer and Henry Vose, 1843, 1858. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234342903 U.S cabinet official and representative from Massachusetts, army officer, diplomat, and lawyer. From the description of Caleb Cushin...

Dwight, Timothy, 1828-1916

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Congregational minister, president of Yale. From the description of Letters of Timothy Dwight [manuscript], 1894-1897. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812954 ...

Lloyd, Henry Demarest, 1847-1903

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Howard, O. O. (Oliver Otis), 1830-1909

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U.S. Army officer, 1854-1894; commissioner, Freedman's Bureau, 1865-1872; first president, Howard University, 1869-1874. From the description of Letter : Gov[ernor]'s I[slan]d, [N.Y.?], to Book Syndicate Press, [New York], N.Y., [18]90 Nov. 8. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 34089758 Union Army career officer; defeated at Chancellorsville and Gettysburg; b. in Leeds, Me.; retired in 1894 and afterwards became president of Howard University, Washin...

Atwood, Charles B. (Charles Bowler), 1849-1895

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Silliman, Benjamin, 1816-1885

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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) Chemist; professor at Yale, from 1853. Son of Benjamin Silliman, also a chemist, geologist, and Yale professor, 1802-1852. From the description of Correspondence, 1875-1884. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 31440798 This is Benjamin Silliman, Jr., a chemist and professor at Yal...

Shelton, F. W. (Frederick William), 1814-1881

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Tarbox, Increase N. (Increase Niles), 1815-1888

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Increase Niles Tarbox: born in South Windsor, Ct., February 11, 1815; B.A., Yale, 1839; studied at the Yale Divinity School; ordained in 1844; pastor of the Hollis Evangelical Church of Framingham, Mass., 1844-1851; co-edited The Congregationalist, 1849-1851; withdrew from ministry and editing to became secretary of American Education Society; retired in 1884; author of many articles, stories, and poems. Tarbox died on May 3, 1888. From the description of Increase Niles Tarbox papers...

Strong, Selah Brewster, 1792-1872

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Treasurer of Suffolk County, N.Y. From the description of Suffolk County Tax Records, 1746-1802. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155555038 ...

Dexter, Franklin Bowditch, 1842-1920

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Epithet: Assistant Librarian Yale College British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000207.0x0000a2 Franklin B. Dexter: librarian and administrator of Yale University; began work in Yale Library in 1867, remaining until 1912 when he became librarian emeritus; from 1867-1907 responsible for cataloguing the Yale Library; also a historian and genealogist; edited histories of Yale and Connecticut, and Obituary Register of Ya...

Jessup, Henry Harris, 1832-1910

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Henry Harris Jessup was a missionary in Syria from 1856 to 1910, serving under the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions and Presbyterian Mission Board. He was one of the founders of the Syrian Protestant College, later known as the American University of Beirut. From the description of Henry Harris Jessup papers, 1851-1912 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702152609 1832 Apr 19 ...

Stearns, William A. (William Augustus), 1805-1876

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Stearns, clergyman and educator, was born in 1805 in Bedford, Mass. He was the son of a minister, Samuel Stearns, and one of eleven children. He was educated at Phillips Academy Andover, Harvard College, and Andover Theological Seminary. His first post as minister was at Cambridgeport, Mass. at the age of twenty-six; he was so successful that he stayed there from 1831 until 1854. In 1854, Stearns was called to be the fourth president of Amherst College, where he served until his death in 1876. H...

Robinson, Edward, 1858-1931

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Bristed, Charles Astor, 1820-1874

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Charles A. Bristed, Jr. was the son of author and scholar Charles Astor Bristed and Grace Sedgwick Bristed. From the guide to the Charles Astor Bristed, Jr. papers, 1888-1906, (Manuscripts and Archives) Charles Astor Bristed, author, was the son of Reverend John Bristed and Magdalen Astor, daughter of John Jacob Astor II. He was born in New York City and educated at home by tutors before attending Yale University (1835-1839) and the University of Cambridge (1840...

Whitaker, Epher, 1820-1916

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Pastor of Presbyterian Church, Southold from 1851 to 1892. From the description of Papers, 1846-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155554264 Minister, Southold Presbyterian Church; Vice President, Suffolk County Historical Society. From the description of Papers, 1850-1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155558617 Epher Whitaker (1820-1916) was a Presbyterian minister born in Fairfield, Cumberland County, NJ in 1820. He graduated from Delaware College ...

Bidwell, W. H. (Walter Hilliard), 1798-1881

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Stuart, Moses, 1780-1852

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Congregational minister, professor at Andover Theological Seminary. From the description of Papers, 1802-1848. (Andover Newton Theological School). WorldCat record id: 11853721 ...

Whitney, Eli, 1765-1825

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American inventor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Haven, Ct., to J.C. Calhoun, Secretary of War., 1824 May 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872501 Eli Whitney (1765-1825), American inventor and gun manufacturer, received his patent for the first cotton gin in 1794. From the description of Whitney, Eli, 1765-1825 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10580711 Whitney, American inventor, especially known for ...

Dike, Samuel W. (Samuel Warren), 1839-1913

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Congregational minister and social reformer. From the description of Samuel W. Dike papers, 1870-1913 (bulk 1890-1913). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79448833 Biographical Note 1839, Feb. 13 Born, Thompson, Conn. 1859 1863 Attended Williams ...

Ward, Henry Dana, 1797-1884

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Clergyman and author; rector of St. Jude's Church. From the description of List of communicants and congregation at St. Jude's Church, New York City, 1852. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58672188 Clergyman and author from Shrewsbury, Massachusetts; grandson of Artemas Ward. From the description of Notes of a tour from New York to Philadelphia, Washington, Cincinnati [etc.], 1828 Apr. 30-Jun. 13. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat rec...

Carrington, Henry Beebee, 1824-1912

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Career military officer and scholar. From the description of Papers, 1864-1889. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 27664270 Gen. Henry Beebee Carrington (1824-1912), commanded the 18th United States Infantry's 1866 expedition to build a wagon road from Fort Kearney, Nebraska, to Big Horn mountains of Montana and establish Fort Philip Kearney, Dakota Territory. He was in command of the Rocky Mountain District. From the description of History...

Clifford, John H. (John Henry), 1809-1876

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Johnson, William Samuel, 1795-1839.

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Johnson, William Woolsey, 1841-1927

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William Woolsey Johnson: taught at U.S. Naval Academy at Newport, R.I., 1864-1865; at Annapolis, 1865-1870; at Kenyon College, 1870-1872; at St. John's College, Annapolis, 1872-1881; at U.S. Naval Academy, 1881-1921; in 1913 was given a commissioned rank in the Navy and retired with the rank of Commodore; author of numerous books on mathematics. From the description of William Woolsey Johnson papers, 1783-1903 (inclusive), 1850-1903 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702168531 ...

Sophocles, E. A. (Evangelinus Apostolides), 1807-1883

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Sophocles received a honorary degree from Harvard in 1847 and taught Greek at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Evangeline Apostolides Sophocles, 1837-1870 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972888 ...

Twining, Alexander C. (Alexander Catlin), 1801-1884

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Scientist, inventor, educator, civil engineer, and astronomer; of New Haven, Conn.; professor of astronomy, mathematics, and natural philosophy at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt.; worked as railroad surveyor; after spending 10 years at Middlebury, returned to New Haven as a civil engineer and was engaged in the construction of several railways and canals for a number of years; involved during his later life in the pursuit of scientific research and also with the invention of a machine which ...

Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866

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Jared Sparks (1789-1866) was the President of Harvard University from February 1, 1849 to February 10, 1853. He was also a Unitarian minister, editor, and historian. Jared Sparks was born to Joseph Sparks and Elinor (Orcut) Sparks on May 10, 1789 in Willington, Connecticut. Sparks was one of nine children and came from a family of modest means. When he turned six years old, Sparks went to live with an aunt and uncle in Camden, New York, to help relieve the family of a mout...

Morse, Jedidiah, 1761-1826

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Congregational clergyman and geographer of Connecticut and Massachusetts. From the description of Papers, 1783-1826. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58770513 From the description of Account book, 1816-1820. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58770209 Jedidiah Morse (1761-1826), a Congregational clergyman, was known as "the father of geography". His lectures on geography included Geography Made Easy (1784), the fir...

Lee, Alfred, 1807-1887

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Episcopal Bishop of Delaware. From the description of Alfred Lee papers, 1836-1880. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 659549626 ...

Crosby, Howard, 1826-1891

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Howard Crosby was pastor of the Fourth Avenue Presbyterian Church from 1863, and Chancellor of New York University from 1870, while still maintaining his pastorship. From the description of Sermons, 1886. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 60863302 Presbyterian minister, author, and college professor, of New York and New Jersey. From the description of Letters received, 1838-1879 (bulk 1848-1849). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122414500 ...

Keep, Robert P. (Robert Porter), 1844-1904

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Robert Porter Keep was born on April 26, 1844 in Farmington, Connecticut. He was a scholar of classical Greek, teacher, and school administrator. Keep died in Farmington, Connecticut on June 3, 1904. After graduating from Yale College in 1865, Keep taught at the school for children of staff at the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York. He received a Ph.D. from Yale and then served as United States counsul at the Piraeus until 1871 when he undertook further research in Germany and ...

Field, David Dudley, 1805-1894

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New York lawyer and law reformer. From the description of Letter : New York, [N.Y.], to Gideon Welles, 1873 May 20. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 30463384 Field was an attorney involved in many cases touching on significant constitutional issues. He was instrumental in obtaining adoption of the Code of Civil Procedure, as well as the drafting of New York codes (1865). From the description of Letters and brief of David Dudley Field, 1...

Holt, Henry, 1840-1926

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American author and publisher. From the description of Papers of Henry Holt [manuscript], 1905 April 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816422 ...

Wharton, Francis, 1820-1889

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Jurist and clergyman. From the description of Francis Wharton notes, 1886-1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981343 American jurist and clergyman. From the description of Letter & print, n.d. [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812249 ...

Hopkins, Samuel, 1807-1887

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Samuel Hopkins lived in Northampton, Mass. From the description of The Puritans : or the church, court, and Parliament of England, during the reigns of Edward the Sixth and Queen Elizabeth : manuscript, [ca. 1859] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612754145 ...

Packard, Lewis R. (Lewis Richard), 1836-1884

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Lewis Richard Packard graduated from Yale College in 1856. He taught Greek language and literature at Yale, 1859-1884. From the description of Lewis Richard Packard writings on ancient Greek language and on Immanuel Kant, [18--]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79171152 From the description of Lewis Richard Packard writings on ancient Greek language and on Immanuel Kant, [18--]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702153238 ...

Washington, George, 1732-1799

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George Washington (b. Feb. 22, 1732, Westmoreland County, Va.-d. Dec. 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, VA) was the first president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. Washington came from a family of farmers and landowners. He had little education but showed an aptitude for mathematics. He used this talent to become a surveyor. At 15, Washington took a job as assistant surveyor on a team sent to map the Shenandoah Valley in western Virginia. In his early 20s, Washington joined the Virgin...

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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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...

Dodge, William E. (William Earl), 1805-1883

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Fisher, George Park, 1827-1909

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Lord, Daniel, 1795-1868

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New York, N.Y. lawyer. From the description of Daniel Lord letter to Michael Krebs [manuscript], 1864 December 15. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 776907882 Lawyer. From the description of Letter of Daniel Lord, 1827. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014967 ...

Schaff, Philip, 1819-1893

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Historian and clergyman. From the description of Philip Schaff signature, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980411 Church historian. From the description of Autograph letters signed (9) : New York, to Harper & Brothers and to Dr. James Strong, 1878 Jan. 11-Apr. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634739 ...

Field, Henry M. (Henry Martyn), 1822-1907

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American clergyman and editor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (8) : West Springfield, Mass. and New York, to Messrs. Harper and Mr. Phayre, 1851 Jan. 26-1892 Jun. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270533636 Epithet: Reverend; American author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001088.0x0001b4 American clergyman and travel writer. From the description of Autograph ...

Sands, Comfort, 1748-1834

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The Sands family was one of the original three families that settled in and owned what is now Sands Point, N.Y. Born in Reading, Berkshire, England, James Sands (d. 1695) immigrated to Plymouth, MA with his wife Sarah and their children, circa 1658. Along with several other men, James Sands obtained what is now Block Island, R.I. from the original inhabitants of the island, the Narragansetts, in 1660. In 1661, Sands sailed from Taunton, MA and moved his family to Block Island. James...

Cooper, Jacob, 1830-1904

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Lieber, Francis, 1800-1872

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Political scientist and author; born in Berlin, settled in U.S. 1827. From the description of ALsS : to George Mifflin Dallas, 1846. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122365122 Political scientist and educator. From the description of Letter, 1865 July 28, New York, to Dr. C[harles?] D[aniel?] Drake, St. Louis, Missouri [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806353 Francis Lieber: German American political phil...

Haven, Henry P. (Henry Philemon), 1815-1876

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Adams, John, 1735-1826

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John Adams (1735-1826) was the second president of the United States, born in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts. He served as defense counsel for British soldiers accused of Boston Massacre in 1770; as delegate to Continental Congress from 1774 to 1778; as member of committee charged with drafting Declaration of Independence in 1776; as congressional commissioner to France from 1778 to 1779; as minister to United Provinces in 1780; and negotiated a loan from Dutch bankers in 1782. Adams join...

Dwight, Benjamin W. (Benjamin Woodbridge), 1816-1889

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Woolsey, Elizabeth Martha Salisbury, 1812-1852.

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Yale University.

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Sears, Barnas, 1802-1880

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Barnas Sears was an American scholar and educator. He graduated from Brown and then Newton seminary, and served as pastor before becoming a professor at Hamilton College. He studied in Germany, and held several important positions in education in the states before becoming a popular and successful president of Brown University. He published many scholarly papers on religion, history, and education. From the description of Barnas Sears letter to professors and others connected with Ge...

Woolsey, Theodore Salisbury, 1852-1929

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Professor of international law at Yale. From the description of Theodore S. Woolsey letter, 1888 June 12. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 78611150 ...

Boardman, Henry A. (Henry Augustus), 1808-1880

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Henry A. Boardman (1808-1880); Presbyterian pastor at Tenth Presbyterian Church of Philadelphia; General Assembly Moderator (Old School) in 1854; retired 1876, but continued to serve the church as Pastor Emeritus until his death in 1880. From the description of Papers, 1833-1880. (Presbyterian Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 48269003 ...

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...

Wolcott, Oliver, 1760-1833

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Governor of Connecticut, 1817-1827; Secretary of Treasury, 1795-1800. From the description of Letter, 1827 August 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122582959 Wolcott was a signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation. He served as governor of Connecticut (1796-1797). From the description of [Letters] 1799-1811 / Oliv: Wolcott. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 491419916 American lawyer and politician. F...

Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917

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Author and journalist. From the description of F.B. Sanborn correspondence and essays, 1852-1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84163242 Massachusetts journalist. From the description of Song / words by Mr. F.B. Sanborn, music a part of Brignal Banks. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 62350218 American journalist and reformer. From the description of Letter, 1889 March 21, Concord, Mass., to E.D. Walker, New York. (Boston Athenaeum). W...

Peabody, Andrew P. (Andrew Preston), 1811-1893

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American author, clergyman and editor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) : Portsmouth, N.H., to Madame [Blaze] de Bury, 1856 Oct. 1-1860 Jan. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270851342 Peabody graduated from Harvard in 1826, taught Christian morals and served as preacher and Overseer at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Andrew Preston Peabody, 1839-1890 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972834 Clergyman...

Winthrop, William, 1831-1899

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Barnard, F. A. P. (Frederick Augustus Porter), 1809-1889

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President of Columbia College, New York City. From the description of F.A.P. Barnard correspondence, 1865 Oct. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 761962841 American mathematician who served as president of the University of Mississippi from 1856 to 1858 and as president of Columbia University from 1864 to 1889. From the description of Letter, 1871. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367389595 President of the University of Mississippi, 1856-1858; Chancellor of t...

Rosenthal, Albert, 1863-1939

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Painter, portrait painter, lithographer, art collector; New Hope, Pa. From the description of Letters to Albert Rosenthal, 1885-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557612 Artist. From the description of Letter with attachment of Albert Rosenthal, 1897. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015407 Portrait painter, printmaker, writer, and collector; Philadelphia, Pa. Rosenthal was a student of his father, engraver Max Rosenthal, an...

Wayland, Francis, 1796-1865

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Clergyman and educator. From the description of Letter of Francis Wayland, 1835 December 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015490 Fourth president of Brown University (1827-1855), educator, Baptist clergyman. Wayland was a tutor at Union college from 1817 to 1821. He was pastor of the First Baptist Church in Boston, Mass., from 1821 to 1826. As president of Brown University, he made broad changes in the curriculm and introduced the analytic method...

Ruggles, Samuel B. (Samuel Bulkley), 1800-1881

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Samuel Bulkley Ruggles (1800-1881) was a lawyer, public servant and real estate developer in New York City. He actively promoted public works such as the Croton Aqueduct system to bring water to New York City. As Canal Commissioner, 1839-1858, he worked to improve the Erie Canal system. He also served as a trustee of Columbia College and the Astor Library From the guide to the Samuel B. Ruggles papers, 1801-1881, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Palfrey, John Gorham, 1796-1881

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Clergyman and historian. From the description of Papers of John G. Palfrey [manuscript], 1858-1868. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814531 Epithet: Reverend; American Author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001092.0x000273 American clergyman, author, and politician. From the description of Letter signed : Boston, to Albert L. Fernald, 1866 Mar. 13. (Unknown). Wor...

Woolsey, John Edward, 1803-1873.

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Farrand, Max, 1869-1945

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Max Farrand was born in Newark, N.J., into the family of Samuel Ashbel Farrand and Louise Wilson Farrand. He graduated from Princeton University, where he also received his Ph.D.; later he continued further graduate work in Leipzig and Heidelberg, and at Wesleyan and Yale Universities. He became professor of history at Wesleyan, Stanford, Cornell, Harvard, and Yale Universities (1896-1925), Incorporator and Director of the Commonwealth Fund (1918-1927) and Director of the Huntington Library (192...

Evarts, William Maxwell, 1818-1901-....

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American lawyer and statesman. From the description of Autograph endorsement signed : [n.p.], 1868 Nov. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615412 From the description of Letter signed : "Department of State," Washington, to Charles Devens, 1877 Dec. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615410 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to R.H. Bowne, 1860 Oct. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615406 From the description of Autograph l...

Baldwin, Simeon E. (Simeon Eben), 1840-1927

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Simeon Eben Baldwin (1840-1927) graduated from Yale University in 1861, became a member of the bar in 1863, and was founder of the American Bar Association in 1878 and its president in 1890. He served as the Association's Director of the Bureau of Comparative Law (1907-1919), as an Associate Justice and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Connecticut, as the state's governor (1910-1914), and produced numerous articles and books. From the description of Diaries, 1851-1924 [microform...

Johnson, Charles F. (Charles Frederick)

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Pomeroy, John Norton, 1828-1885

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Hitchcock, Henry, 1829-1902

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Woolsey family.

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Seymour, Edward, -1877

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Seymour was a member of the publishing firm Scribner, Armstrong & Co. From the description of Autograph letters signed from Edward Seymour, New York City, to Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1873-[1875]. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 233973761 ...

Weir, John F. (John Ferguson), 1841-1926

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Ward, William Hayes, 1835-1916

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William Hayes Ward, 1835-1916, born Abington, Mass. Editor, Assyriologist, author. Educated 1856 Amherst, 1859 graduated Andover Seminary, 1885 LLD Amherst. Ordained Congregationalist minister. Associate editor, later editor-in-chief of "The Independent" (New York weekly) between 1868-1913. Director of Wolfe Expedition to Babylonia 1884-85. President of American Oriental Society. Wrote Biography of Sydney Lanier, What I Believe and Why, etc. Samuel Sydney McClure,1857-19...

Winthrop, Elizabeth Woolsey, 1794-1863.

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Edwards, Pierpont, 1750-1826

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Pierpont Edwards was the youngest son of Jonathan Edwards, the elder. He was born in Northampton, Mass., graduated from Princeton University in 1768, practiced law in New Haven, Conn., served many terms in the Connecticut Legislature and in the U.S. Contentinal Congress (1787-1789). From the description of [Letter] 1775 Mar. 15, New Haven, [Ct., to] Peter Vandervoort / Pierpont Edwards. [1] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 191958982 Member of the Continental Congress. ...

Barnard, Henry, 1811-1900

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American educator. From the description of Papers, 1832-1900. (Trinity College Library). WorldCat record id: 50031643 American educator; first US Commissioner of Education 1867-1870. Includes material from Gordon Ford. From the guide to the Henry Barnard letters, 1853, 1856, 1881, 1884, 1888, 1889, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) American educationalist; born Hartford, Conn., January 24, 1811; died Hartford, Con...

Thayer, Joseph Henry, 1828-1901

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Professor of New Testament criticism and interpretation at Harvard Divinity School, 1884-1901. From the description of Letter, 1892 September 19. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54859893 Thayer (Harvard, A.B., 1850) taught New Testament criticism and interpretation at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Joseph Henry Thayer, 1883-1901 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972898 Joseph Henry Thayer (182...

De Forest, J. H. (John Hyde), 1844-1911

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Dexter, Henry Martyn, 1821-1890

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Dexter and James were close friends from before Dexter's student days at Andover Theological Seminary. The friendship continued as both became prominent in the Congregationalist Church. They were also active abolitionists and interested in the development of the emigrant movement to Kansas Territory. For biographical data on Henry Martyn Dexter see Dictionary of American Biography. v al. v. Horace James (1818-1875) was an active abolitionist, later Superintendent of Negr...

Chauncey, Elihu, 1840-1916.

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