Samuel Bowles papers, 1852-1893 (inclusive).

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Bowles, Samuel, 1826-1878. Samuel Bowles papers, 1852-1893 (inclusive).

Samuel Bowles papers, 1852-1893 (inclusive).

1852-1893

The papers include correspondence, legal documents, petitions, pamphlets, and printed material of Samuel Bowles, journalist and political activist. As editor of the influential Springfield (Mass.) Republican, Bowles was a prominent national voice on many public issues during the mid-nineteenth century and included in the papers is correspondence from a number of national political and business figures.

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Barker, Fordyce, 1819-1891

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U. S. obstetrician and gynecologist. From the description of Fordyce Barker papers, 1856-1891, New York City. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34837862 ...

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...

Billings, Frederick, 1823-1890

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Billings was a San Francisco lawyer; partners with Archibald Peachy and H.W. Halleck, of the firm Halleck, Peachy and Billings, which specialized in cases involving land titles. From the description of Frederick Billings legal journal and miscellaneous papers, 1850-1869. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 86128672 Frederick Billings went to California in 1849 and began a law practice in San Francisco. He became a director of the Northern Pacific Railroad in...

Chapin, Chester W. (Chester William), 1798-1883

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Dawes, Henry L. (Henry Laurens), 1816-1903

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U.S. representative and senator from Massachusetts. From the description of Henry L. Dawes papers, 1833-1933 (bulk 1833-1903). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980064 U.S. Senator (1875-93), b. Cummington, Mass. He was U.S. district attorney for West Massachusetts (1853-57) and a Republican member of the House of Representatives (1857-75). He was chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs and gave his name to the Dawes Act and the Dawes Commission. From t...

Forbes, John Murray, 1813-1898

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Philanthropist, abolitionist. Contributed to the building of the railroad system in the United States. From the description of John Murray Forbes letter to George William Curtis, [manuscript], 1891 January 24. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 263078000 Forbes was a Boston businessman who was engaged in the China trade early in his life and later involved in railroad development in the American West. From the description of Letters from various corres...

National Republican Party (U.S.)

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Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874

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Massachusetts lawyer and U.S. Senator, 1851-1874. He was an ardent abolitionist who attacked the south in his "crime against Kansas" speech in 1856. Two days later he was assaulted in the Senate, receiving injuries that took him years to recover from. From the description of Letters, 1858-1869. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55768315 Born in Boston, Mass., the U.S. statesman Charles Sumner studied law at Harvard and practiced law in his native ci...

Scott, Harvey W. (Harvey Whitefield), 1838-1910

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Adams, Charles Francis, 1807-1886

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American minister to England. From the description of Autograph letter in third person : [London], to Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1866 June 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129739 Author and legislator of Boston, Mass.; minister to Great Britain. From the description of Letter of Charles Francis Adams [manuscript], 1850 November 9. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874258 American diplomat, lawyer, and biographer; son of John Quincy Adams, 1...

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...

McCabe, W. Gordon (William Gordon), 1841-1920

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Classical scholar. From the description of Postal cards to Robert B. Tunstall [manuscript], 1918 February 24 and March 26. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647979308 From the description of Letter to Edmund Clarence Stedman [manuscript], 1892 January 17. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647813016 W. Gordon McCabe, former Captain of A.P. Hill's Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, was a member of the official Virginia State Committee in charge ...

Walker, Francis Amasa, 1840-1897

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American economist and educator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to the editors of The Critic [Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 645501803 Lawyer, educator, and economist. From the description of Francis Amasa Walker papers, 1878-1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981602 American publicist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Haven, Conn., to Mr. We...

Holland, J.G. (Josiah Gilbert), 1819-1881

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Josiah Gilbert Holland was a doctor, an educator, and a popular author, but is best remembered as the first editor of Scribner's. After brief careers in medicine and education, he became editor of the Springfield Republican in his native Massachusetts. In 1870, he became the founding editor and co-owner of Scribner's. His many published works include poetry, regional short stories, history, and popular philosophical essays. He sometimes used the pseudonym "Timothy Titcomb." From the ...

Stebbins, Horatio, 1821-1902

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Unitarian minister; Regent, University of California. From the description of Horatio Stebbins papers, 1868-1902. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 84653414 ...

Eliot, William Greenleaf, 1811-1887

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Born August 5, 1811 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, William Greenleaf Eliot (1811-1887) traveled to St. Louis as a missionary in 1834 and became the first Unitarian minister west of the Mississippi. He went on to become one of St. Louis's most influential and respected citizens, working in favor of the Union, emancipation, temperance, and women's rights. Eliot was also the co-founder of Washington University, served as the president of the board of directors from 1854 to 1887, and served as Chanc...

Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912

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U.S. politician, historian and newspaper editor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cedarville, to Schuyler Colfax, 1863 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 649441349 American newspaperman, editor, diplomat, and historian. From the description of Papers of Whitelaw Reid [manuscript], 1878-1893. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647879858 From the description of Papers of Whitelaw Reid, 1878-1893. (University of Virginia). ...

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. ...

Stewart, Alexander Turney, 1803-1876

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Owner of one of largest mercantile firms in U.S. From the description of Papers, 1860-1863. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 34035847 Wealthy New York City dry goods merchant and philanthropist; nominated by President Ulysses S. Grant in 1869 for Secretary of the Treasury, but not confirmed. From the description of Letter, January 1, 1868. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 60858867 Alexander Turney Stewart (1803-18...

Perry, Arthur Latham, 1830-1905

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Perry was a professor of history and political economy (beginning in 1853) at Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts. From the description of Housebook : manuscript, 1867-1872. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612759695 ...

Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881

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James Garfield, twentieth President of the United States, was born in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, in 1831. After embarking on an academic career, he joined the Ohio volunteer infantry regiment, and in 1863 was appointed Major General in the same regiment. He served as a member of the U. S. House of Representatives from 1863 to 1880, when he was elected President. His inauguration took place on March 4, 1881, but his term of office was unfortunately brought to an abrupt end with his assassination by C...