Papers of Jonathan D. Meredith, 1795-1859 (bulk 1810-1859).

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Papers of Jonathan D. Meredith, 1795-1859 (bulk 1810-1859).

Family and general correspondence, legal files, financial papers, and other papers relating to Meredith's associations with the Savings Bank of Baltimore and the Bank of the U.S.; the War of 1812; impeachment proceedings against James Hawkins Peck; shipping and trade with Europe and South America; and settlement of the estates of Charles Carroll and Robert Oliver. Includes letters of Meredith's son Gilmor from Canton, China, while employed by Baring Brothers and a general subject file on South America. Correspondents include William H. Aspinwall, Angel Calderón de la Barca, Joseph G. Cogswell, William John Duane, Robert Gilmor, John Graham, Alexander C. Hanson, Robert G. Harper, Philip Hone, Benjamin C. Howard, Gardiner G. Howland, Reverdy Johnson, John McDonogh, William Morris Meredith, David B. Ogden, Granville S. Pattison, Alexander Randall, and William B. Wood.

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Carroll, Charles, 1737-1832

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Charles Carroll (September 19, 1737 – November 14, 1832), known as Charles Carroll of Carrollton or Charles Carroll III, was an Irish-American politician, planter, slaveholder, and signatory of the Declaration of Independence. He was the last surviving person to sign the Declaration of Independence, dying 56 years after signing the document, in addition to being the only Catholic signatory. Considered one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, Carroll was known contemporaneously as the...

Baring Brothers & Co. (London, England)

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Meredith, William M. (William Morris), 1799-1873

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William Morris Meredith (1799-1873) was an American lawyer in Philadelphia, Pa. and politician, serving as U.S. Secretary of the Treasury under Pres. Zachary Taylor, 1849-1850, and Pa. state attorney general, 1861-1867. From the description of Indenture between William Meredith and Joseph Adams for a town lot in Millheim, Haines Township, Centre County, Pa., 1836. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 441419436 ...

Calderón de la Barca, Ángel, 1790-1861

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Hone, Philip, 1780-1851

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Mayor, New York City. From the description of Diaries, 1826-1851. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58757744 ...

Howard, Benjamin C. (Benjamin Chew), 1791-1872

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Army officer, public official, and U.S. representative from Maryland. From the description of Letter of Benjamin C. Howard, 1838. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451027 ...

Meredith, Jonathan D., 1783-1872

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Lawyer, army officer, and businessman of Baltimore, Md. From the description of Papers of Jonathan D. Meredith, 1795-1859 (bulk 1810-1859). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070025 Biographical Note 1784, Oct. 4 Born, Philadelphia, Pa. 1805 Moved to Baltimore, Md., to practice law ...

Wood, William B. (William Burke), 1779-1861

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Actor and manager of the Walnut Street Theatre. From the description of Letters : Philadelphia, to Edward S. Burd, Philadelphia, 1846 June 15 and June 17. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28895082 Actor and theater manager. From the description of William B. Wood correspondence, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981416 Canadian-born actor and theater manager in Philadelphia at the Chestnut Street Theatre, Arch Street Theatre, and Walnut S...

Savings Bank of Baltimore

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Johnson, Reverdy, 1796-1876

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American jurist and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Annapolis, Maryland, to Jonathan Meredith, 1841 Feb. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270486276 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Annapolis, Maryland, to Jonathan Meredith, 1830 Dec. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270486259 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to "My dear Otho", 1845 Dec. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270491319 ...

Cogswell, Joseph Green, 1786-1871

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Joseph Green Cogswell was a native of New England and graduate of Harvard. Throughout his long and active life, he was a scholar, educator, editor, bibliographer, and author, as well as superintendent of the Astor Library. Through his reputation, connections, and extensive travelling, he was known by many of the most notable figures of the nineteenth century, including Goethe, Irving, Byron, Scott, and Humboldt. From the description of Joseph Green Cogswell letter, 1852 April 5. (Pen...

Gilmor, Robert, 1748-1822

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Pattison, Granville Sharp, 1791-1851

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Scottish physician and professor of surgery, practiced and taught in Philadelphia and Baltimore. From the description of Letter, 1835, Apr. 21 : Philadelphia, to Robert Gilmor, Baltimore. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35231342 ...

Aspinwall, William Henry, 1807-1875

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Aspinwall was a railroad tycoon who had a near monopoly of trade between New York City and San Francisco before the completion of the transcontinental line. Pierrepont was a friend of President Lincoln and later Grant's Attorney General. From the description of Letter, 1864 April 30 : New York, N.Y., to [Judge Edwards Pierrepont]. (Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies Library). WorldCat record id: 19852718 ...

Bank of the United States (1816-1836)

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In 1816, the Bank of the United States was rechartered, the first charter having expired in 1811, in an attempt to stabilize the national currency. Within the first three years, the bank was nearly ruined due to mismanagement. Langdon Cheves was elected president of its board of directors in 1819 and restored the bank's credit. In 1822, he resigned the post and was succeeded by Nicholas Biddle. The national charter for the bank expired in 1836, but Biddle kept the bank in operation until 1841, u...

Oliver, Robert, 1757?-1834

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Ogden, David Bayard, 1775-1849

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David B. Ogden was born on October 31, 1775 in Morrisania, New York. He was admitted to the bar as an attorney in 1796 and as a counselor in 1799. He settled in New York City where he set up a law practice. David B. Ogden married Margaretta Ogden and they had eight children together. He died on Staten Island, New York on July 16, 1849. From the description of David Bayard Ogden legal notebook, [ca. 1796-1849]. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 53920654 ...

Peck, James Hawkins, approximately 1790-1836

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Randall, Alexander, 1803-1881

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U.S. Representative from Maryland. From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C., to Nathaniel F. Williams, Baltimore, Md., 1835 Aug. 11. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 29458829 ...

Harper, Robert Goodloe, 1765-1825

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American general and senator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to Jas. V. Henry, Esq., 1818 Jan. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270498398 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, to "Gentlemen", 1788 June 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270498983 American politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Charleston, to Harry Clymer, in Philadelphia, 1789 March 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record...

Graham, John, 1774-1820

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McDonogh, John, 1779-1850

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Merchant and philanthropist, from New Orleans, La. From the description of Papers, 1802-1950; (bulk 1802-1851). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19902810 Business and philanthropist. From the description of Letter of John McDonogh, 1819. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454505 John McDonogh was a businessman, planter and educational philanthropist. A successful land speculator, McDonogh purchased large tracts of land in Louisiana and Florid...

Hanson, Alexander Contee, 1786-1819

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Meredith, Gilmor, 1824-1899

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Duane, William J. (William John), 1780-1865

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Duane, son of William Duane (1760-1835), worked at the Aurora general advertiser in Philadelphia, practiced law (from 1815) and later served as U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1833). He was removed from office for refusing to withdraw government deposits from United States Bank before a meeting of Congress. From the description of Letter to Thomas Elder esq., 7 September 1831. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234342893 ...

Howland, Gardiner Green, 1767-1851.

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