Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1664-1956.

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Aaron, Samuel, 1800-1865. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1664-1956.

Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1664-1956.

Correspondence and other documents of the following persons, many prominent in New Jersey history: Samuel Aaron, A.J. Auten, Frank Bergen, Elias Boudinot, Joseph P. Bradley, Benjamin Brewster, Viscount James Bryce, James Buchanan, William Burnet, John Calvert, Frederick A. Canfield, Philip Carteret, Joseph R. Chandler, Abraham Clark (1726-1794), Grover Cleveland, William Colgate, Silas Condict (1766-1848), Franklin Conklin, Henry Cothreal, Philemon Dickerson, Amzi Dodd (1793-1838), Zephaniah Drake, Alfred E. Driscoll, William Duer, Thomas Alva Edison, Lucius Q.C. Elmer, Edward Everett, Cyrus W. Field, Frederick Frelinghuysen, Philip Freneau, Jay Gould, Charles J. Guiteau, Edward Everett Hale, Alexander Hamilton, Francis Hopkinson, Josiah Hornblower, Richard Howell, Edward Hyde (Lord Cornbury), J.N. Joralemon, Philip Livingston, William Livingston, John D. Long, Seth Low, George B. McClellan (1826-1885), Alexander Macwhorter, James Monroe, Robert Morris (ca. 1745-1815), and William A. Newell, Charles S. Olden, Cortlandt Parker, James Parker (1725-1797), William Paterson, (1745-1806), William Pennington, Mahlon Pitney, Rodman M. Price, William Rankin, Henry Remsen, and John D. Rockefeller. Other persons represented include Caesar Rodney, John Rutherford (1760-1840), Winfield Scott, Jared Sparks, James Speed, Richard Stockton (1764-1828), Edward C. Stokes, Charles C. Stratton, J.S. Sutter, Daniel D. Tompkins, Joseph Trumbull, Samuel Tucker, George Vail, Elias Van Arsdale, Ralph Voorhees, Peter Dumont Vroom, Theodore Dwight Weld, William A. Whitehead, William Carlos Williams, John Wood, George Wurts, George Wythe, and Isaac Young.

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Newell, William A. (William Augustus), 1817-1901

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Low, Seth, 1850-1916

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Mayor of Brooklyn, Mayor of New York, and President of Columbia College (later Columbia University), 1890-1901. From the description of Papers, 1870-1930. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122482691 President of Columbia University. From the description of Typed letter : New York, to Ida B. Forbes, 1898 Jan. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270593321 Mayor of N.Y.C. and President of Columbia University. From...

Colgate, William, 1783-1857

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Soap manufacturer who founded the Colgate Company, New York City. From the description of Housebooks, 1841-1853. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58662007 ...

Frelinghuysen, Frederick, 1753-1804

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Gould, Jay, 1836-1892

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Gould purchased Lyndhurst in 1880, using it as a summer home and country retreat. From the description of Family papers, 1863-1905. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155540352 Businessman and financier. From the description of Papers of Jay Gould, 1873-1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453645 Financier, New York City. From the description of Address book, [18--]. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58665136 ...

Auten, A. J.

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Long, John Davis, 1838-1915

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U.S. secretary of the navy and U.S. representative and governor of Massachusetts. From the description of Letters and signature of John Davis Long, 1885-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014961 ...

Vail, George, 1809-1875

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Joralemon, J. N.

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Dickerson, Philemon, 1788-1862

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Stockton, Richard, 1764-1828

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Lawyer, politician, and landowner, of Princeton, N.J. From the description of Degree, 1783 Oct. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70965716 ...

Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963

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This collection covers the years of William Carlos Williams's medical studies at the University of Pennsylvania, a year of service at a New York City hospital, a semester of medical study in Leipzig, and the period when he was setting up his medical practice and courting his future wife, Florence Herman, in his home town of Rutherford, N.J. During this time, his younger brother Edgar went from engineering and architectural studies at M.I.T. to further study of architecture at the American Academ...

Parker, James, 1725-1797

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James Parker (1725-1797), the son of Janet Johnstone (d.1741) and John Parker (1693-1732), served on the northern frontier during the French and Indian War as a young man. Sometime after 1746, he left the army and partnered with Beverly Robinson and Andrew Johnston in a mercantile business. The company traded with the West Indies and in 1750-1751, Parker traveled to Jamaica for business reasons. Soon after this trip he settled in Perth Amboy, New Jersey to manage the family estate, which include...