Christopher Van Deventer papers, 1810-1837.

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Van Deventer, Christopher, d. 1838. Christopher Van Deventer papers, 1810-1837.

Christopher Van Deventer papers, 1810-1837.

Correspondence, list of noncommissioned U.S. army officers confined to Quebec during the War of 1812, and newspaper clipping. Correspondents include John Armstrong, John C. Calhoun, Samuel Cooper, Gideon Davis, William Hoinder, John Eatton Le Conte, Morgan Lewis, James Monroe, Winfield Scott, and Henry Wheaton.

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Lewis, Morgan, 1754-1844

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Lewis served in the American army during the Revolutionary War. He was a member of the New York Supreme Court from 1790-1804, and governor of New York from 1804-1807. Later, her served in the New York Senate and was a general in the War of 1812. From the description of Letter, 20 November 1832. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234341743 ...

Van Deventer, Christopher, 1788-1838

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Christopher Van Deventer was born July 30, 1788, in New York, the son of Peter Van Deventer and Mary Durham. He attended Williams College and West Point and served in the United States Army during the years 1809 to 1816. He was appointed lieutenant in Scott's Regiment of Artillery in 1809. In 1812, he was assistant military agent at Fort Columbus, New York Harbor, and the next year, he began service as deputy quartermaster general at the rank of major. Van Deventer was captured at ...

Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866

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Winfield Scott (June 13, 1786 – May 29, 1866) was an American military commander and political candidate. He served as a general in the United States Army from 1814 to 1861, taking part in the War of 1812, the Mexican–American War, the early stages of the American Civil War, and various conflicts with Native Americans. Scott was the Whig Party's presidential nominee in the 1852 presidential election, but was defeated by Democrat Franklin Pierce. He was known as Old Fuss and Feathers for his insi...

Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850

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John Caldwell Calhoun (March 18, 1782 – March 31, 1850) was an American statesman and political theorist from South Carolina who served as the seventh vice president of the United States from 1825 to 1832. He is remembered for strongly defending slavery and for advancing the concept of minority states' rights in politics. He did this in the context of protecting the interests of the white South when its residents were outnumbered by Northerners. He began his political career as a nationalist, mo...

Davis, Gideon, 1780-

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Hoinder, William

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Monroe, James, 1758-1831

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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 ...

Le Conte, John Eatton, 1784-1860

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Le Conte was an engineer and naturalist who lived in New York City in 1831 to 1853 and in Philadelphia from 1852 to 1860. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1851. From the description of Extracts from portfolio of original figures of entomological and other subjects. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122503613 John Eatton LeConte was an engineer and a naturalist. He was in the Corps of Topographical Engineers of the U.S. Army, 1818-1831. He studi...

Wheaton, Henry, 1785-1848

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Henry Wheaton's career included terms as a reporter for the U.S. Supreme Court (1816-1827) and U.S. chargé d'affaires to Denmark (1827-1834). He was a noted historian of international law. From the description of Letter to Mr. Plumer, ca. 1820. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235181043 ...

Cooper, Samuel, 1798-1876

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Army officer. From the description of Orders of Samuel Cooper, 1860. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449910 Native of New Jersey, adjutant general in the U.S. Army, and adjutant general and inspector general in the Confederate Army. From the description of Samuel Cooper papers, 1775-1893 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 24201832 Samuel Cooper was a native of New Jersey, adjutant general in the United States Army, and adjutant general and inspector gene...

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Armstrong, John, 1758-1843

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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) American soldier and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Michael O'Mealy, agent of the American merchant, ...