Hale family papers, 1698-1916 (bulk 1810-1909).

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Everett, Alexander Hill, 1790-1847. Hale family papers, 1698-1916 (bulk 1810-1909).

Hale family papers, 1698-1916 (bulk 1810-1909).

Correspondence, biographical material, business records, writings, legal documents, memorabilia, and genealogies of the Hale, Everett, Hill, and Sears families. Correspondence of Nathan Hale II concerns his business interests as publisher of the Boston Daily Advertiser, as president of the Boston & Worcester Railroad, and as investor in the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. Papers of Alexander Hill Everett consist primarily of letters to his brother, Edward Everett, and concern family matters and local and national politics. Papers of Edward Everett Hale consist chiefly of personal correspondence and include circa 3,000 letters exchanged with Harriet E. Freeman. Includes letters of Nathan Hale (1755-1776) to his wife written during his Revolutionary War service. Correspondents include Horatio Allen, George Bliss, Peleg W. Chandler, John Davis, Edmund Dwight, John Murray Forbes, Joseph Grinnell, John H. B. Latrobe, Theophilus Parsons, Ulysses G.B. Pierce, Josiah Quincy, William B. Reed, Daniel Tyler, Elisha Whittlesey, and Robert C. Winthrop.

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Winthrop, Robert C. (Robert Charles), 1809-1894

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Robert Charles Winthrop (May 12, 1809 – November 16, 1894) was an American lawyer and philanthropist and one time Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. He was a descendant of John Winthrop. Robert Charles Winthrop was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Thomas Lindall Winthrop (1760–1841), the Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, and Elizabeth Bowdoin Temple (1769–1825), who were married on July 25, 1786. He was the youngest of 13 children born to his parents. Winthrop attende...

Hale, Edward Everett, Sr., 1822-1909

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Author and clergyman. From the description of Papers, 1750-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122578272 American author and clergyman. From the description of Letter to Sydney Howard Gay [manuscript], 1877 June 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647847758 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1860 May 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270879281 Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909) ...

Hale family.

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Latrobe, John H. B. (John Hazlehurst Boneval), 1803-1891

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John H. B. Latrobe was an author, lawyer, artist and inventor. He was born in Philadelphia on May 4, 1803, and was educated in Washington and Baltimore. He attended West Point, moved to New Jersey and was involved with the expansion of the railroads, specifically the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. He became a central figure in the movement to colonize Liberia with freed slaves from the United States. He became a well-known writer and cultural figure, and founder of the Maryland Historical Societ...

Tyler, Daniel, 1799-1882

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Reed, William B. (William Bradford), 1806-1876

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American writer, editor and publisher. From the description of Letter : to [James Thomas] Fields, 1870 Dec. 10. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122625073 Lawyer and diplomat. From the description of Papers [microform], 1857-1860. (Oberlin College Library). WorldCat record id: 35721445 From the description of Papers of William B. Reed, 1857-1860. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452370 ...

Chandler, Peleg W. (Peleg Whitman), 1816-1889

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Boston lawyer and politican. From the description of Letters received, 1866-1874. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 39273758 Lawyer, Journalist, and legislator, of Massachusetts; Boston city solicitor (1846-1853); served in Massachusetts House of Representatives (1844-1846, 1862-1863); and on Governor's Council (1850); b. in New Gloucester, Me. From the description of Correspondence, 1845-1880. (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 5...

Everett family.

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Hill, Alexander, 1785-1867

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Pierce, Ulysses G. B. (Ulysses Grant Baker), 1865-1943

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Ulysses Grant Baker Pierce (1865-1943) a Unitarian minister, served churches in both Pomona, California, and Ithaca, New York . He received degrees from Hillsdale College and George Washington University, including an honorary DD. From 1901 to 1942, Pierce was the pastor of All Souls Unitarian Church in Washington, D.C. He held the position of chaplain of the United States Senate from 1909 to 1913, under President William H. Taft . Pierce also published The Creed of Epictetus (1916) and The Soul...

Everett, Oliver, 1752-1802

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Boston and Worcester Railroad Corporation

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Hill family.

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Hale, Charles, 1831-1882

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Charles Hale (1831-1882) was a Boston journalist and politician who graduated from Harvard in 1850. He was junior editor of his father's newspaper, the _Boston Daily Advertiser_, and in 1852 he founded the Boston literary journal, _Today_. From 1864 to 1870, Hale was U.S. Consul-General to Egypt, and was active in the development of Egypt's Assembly system. After 1870, he held various Massachusetts political offices. His publications include: _All Men Are Born Equal ..._ (Boston, 1856); _Our Hou...

Hale, Nathan, 1784-1863

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Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889

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Civil engineer, inventor. A.B. Columbia, 1823. Resident engineer, Delaware and Hudson Company. Consultant for Erie Railroad; president 1843. Consultant for construction of the Brooklyn Bridge. See sketch in Dictionary of American Biography. From the description of Diary, 1828. (Harvard Business School). WorldCat record id: 269581245 ...

Dwight, Edmund, 1780-1849

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Sears family.

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Parsons, Theophilus, 1797-1882

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Parsons practiced law in Boston from 1827, and was a professor of law at Harvard Law School (1845-1870). From the description of Correspondence of Theophilus Parsons, 1849-1869. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339807 Parsons, a lawyer, was a professor at the Harvard Law School (1848-1869) and the author of numerous legal texts and religious essays. From the description of Papers, ca. 1848-1913 (inclusive), 1870-1881 (bulk). (Harvard Universit...

Grinnell, Joseph, 1788-1885

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Everett, Edward, 1794-1865

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U.S. senator and representative, from Massachusetts; president of Harvard (1846-1849); Secretary of State (1852-1853). From the description of Autograph letter signed from Edward Everett to R.M.T. Hunter, 1853 Feb. 25. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 123410779 American educator and statesman. From the description of ALsS : to Gulian C. Verplanck, 1830-1857. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86156129 Everett was...

Freeman, Harriet E.

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Harriet E. Freeman (1847-1930) was an active member of the South Congregational Church in Boston, and was a long-time advocate of social causes such as the preservation of forest lands and the protection of native American rights. She was a personal secretary to the prominent author Edward Everett Hale, and co-wrote a number of books with him. From the description of Papers of Harriet E. Freeman ca. 1860-1922 (Harvard University, Divinity School Library). WorldCat record id: 55202087...

Bliss, George, 1830-1897

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George Bliss (1830-1897), lawyer, New York City. From the description of Papers, 1846-1897. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 58659946 ...

Everett, Alexander Hill, 1790-1847

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Editor and diplomat. From the description of Letter : Boston, to General H.A.S. Dearborn, Roxbury, Mass., 1831 May 17. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28885732 Diplomat, state legislator from Massachusetts, college president, and editor. From the description of Letter of Alexander Everett, 1825. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71010077 American diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter : Roxbury, Mass., to Mrs. S.J. Hale, [18...

Hale, E. (Enoch), 1790-1848

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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...

Davis, John, 1787-1854

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John Davis (1787-1854) of Massachusetts was serving in the U.S. Senate at the time this letter was written. He served from March 4, 1835 to January 5, 1841, and March 24, 1845 to March 3, 1853. From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C., to J. G. Marshall, Hancock County, West Virginia, [1835?-1853?] February 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609063 American statesman and Governor of Massachusetts. From the guide to the John Davis testimony and affidav...

Whittlesey, Elisha, 1783-1863

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Ohio lawyer, Whig Congressman, and Comptroller of the U.S. Treasury. From the description of Letter, 1858 August 9, Canfield, Ohio, to Charles Lanman, Norwich, Conn. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 13827736 Lawyer, U.S. Representative from Ohio for eight terms from 1823-1838, and comptroller of the Treasury under Taylor, Fillmore, Pierce, and Lincoln. A resident of Canfield, Ohio, Whittlesey was prosecuting attorney for the entire Western Reserve from 1807-1823, ...

Hale, Nathan, 1755-1776

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Nathan Hale (b. June 6, 1755, Coventry, CT-d. September 22, 1776, New York City, NY) was born and raised in Coventry, Connecticut, and served in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. In 1776 he landed at the town of Huntington in Long Island, New York on an intelligence-gathering mission that ultimately resulted in his capture and execution by the British Army....

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 ...