Autographs and autograph letters, 1799-1902.

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Calkin, Homer L. Autographs and autograph letters, 1799-1902.

Autographs and autograph letters, 1799-1902.

Collection includes signatures of: George Armstrong Custer, P. T. Barnum, William E. Chandler, George W. Childs, Charles Dickens Jr., Fitzhugh Lee, Daniel S. Lemert, Thomas Nast (with drawing "Sketch for Bull Run"), Horatio Nelson, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Benjamin Franklin Stevens, Levi Parson Morton, Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen, Robert Lincoln.

17 leaves (in case) ; 31 cm.

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Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton was born in Johnstown, New York in 1815. She organized the first Women's Rights Convention at Senecca Falls, New York, in 1848 and for more than fifty years thereafter was a crusader for women's rights, especially women's suffrage. She died in New York City in 1902....

Barnum, P.T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891

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Epithet: showman British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000814.0x0001b6 Phineas Taylor ("P.T.") Barnum (1810-1891) was a celebrated showman. From the description of Papers, n.d.; 1854-1879. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191285307 American showman and entrepreneur. From the description of P. T. Barnum letters, 1854-1888. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat recor...

Frelinghuysen, Frederick T. (Frederick Theodore), 1817-1885

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Lawyer, U.S. secretary of state, and U.S. senator from New Jersey. From the description of Frederick T. Frelinghuysen papers, 1882-1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79194297 New Jersey statesman and U. S. Senator. From the description of Letter : Newark, New Jersey, to Marston Niles, 1874 Aug 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122290163 From the description of Letter : Newark, New Jersey, to Marston Niles, 1874 Aug 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 7...

Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876

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The Black Hills Expedition, the 7th United States Cavalry commanded by Gen. Custer, under the authority of Gen. Terry, was to reconnoiter a route to the Black Hills and explore their interior. It left from Fort Hall July 2, 1874 and returned in August. From the description of Black Hills Expedition order and dispatch book, 1874. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702127547 In 1867, Custer, Lt. Col. of the 7th Cavalry, was operating in Kansas and Nebraska, engaging the Indians un...

Morton, Levi P. (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920

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Lawyer and politician; Governor of New York State, 1895-1897. From the description of Papers, 1880-1889. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 174559655 Levi P. Morton (1824-1920) was a Congressman from New York (1879-1881), United States minister to France (1881-1885), Republican governor of New York State (1895-1896), and Vice President of the United States (1889-1893) under President Benjamin Harrison. From the guide to the Levi P. Morton Correspondenc...

Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902

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Cartoonist, artist, lecturer, and later diplomat; of Morristown, N.J.; died in Ecuador while he was serving as American consul-general. From the description of Papers, 1850s-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70939185 German-born American cartoonist; contributed to Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, New York Illustrated News, and Harper's Weekly; traveled to Europe in 1860; lived in New York City and Morristown, N.J.; appointed consul at Guayaquil, Ecuador in 1902 where...

Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926

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American lawyer and statesman. From the description of Letter signed : War Department, Washington City, to the Attorney General, 1883 Feb. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270593081 From the description of Letter signed : War Department, Washington City, to the Attorney General, 1882 May 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270593085 From the description of Letter signed : War Department, Washington City, to the Attorney General [Benjamin H. Brewster], 1881 Dec. 10. (...

Dickens, Charles, 1837-1896

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Son of the author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Messrs. Pearson & Co., 1891 Nov. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270529459 English editor; son of the novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Alfred H. Miles, 1882 Apr. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270523866 Son of noted English author; editor and writer. From the description of Charles Dickens, Jr., letters to S. S. McClure [ma...

Childs, George William, 1829-1894

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George W. Childs (1829-1894) was the founder and editor of the Philadelphia Public Ledger, a noted philanthropist, and a longtime friend of Anthony J. Drexel. Born in Baltimore, he moved to Philadelphia to work for a bookseller at age fourteen and soon went into business for himself at the age of eighteen. In 1849, he became a partner in the publishing firm of R. E. Petersen & Company, and in 1860 he formed a partnership with the influential publisher J. P. Lippincott. In 1864, he purchased ...

Nelson, Horatio, active 1836-1849

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Chandler, William E. (William Eaton), 1835-1917

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U.S. secretary of the navy, senator from New Hampshire, and lawyer. From the description of William E. Chandler papers, 1863-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982265 U.S. Secretary of the Navy, senator from New Hampshire, and lawyer. From the description of Papers [microform], 1876-1882. (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 62739785 William E. Chandler, a Republican, was U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1889-1901, Assistant ...

Lee, Fitzhugh, 1835-1905

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Fitzhugh Lee, grandson of Henry "Light-Horse Harry" and nephew of Robert E. Lee was Major General of the Confederate Army. After the war, he wrote about and taught the history of the South during the Civil War and wrote a biography of Robert E. Lee. In 1885-1889, he served as governor of Virginia. From the description of Papers of Fitzhugh Lee, 1863-1889 (bulk 1885-1889). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122446276 Fitzhugh Le...

Lemert, Daniel S.

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Calkin, Homer L.

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Historian, archivist, author, and collector. From the description of Homer L. Calkin collection of printed ephemera, 1880-1896. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233130009 Historian, archivist, and author. From the description of Papers of Homer L. Calkin, 1897-1996. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233130039 ...

Stevens, Benjamin Franklin, 1833-1902

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American-born bookseller and bibliographer in England. From the description of Facsimile of an autograph letter signed, with an appended autograph note signed : London, to J.W. Dean of Boston, librarian and genealogist, 1886 Jan. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874706 Machinist and Union soldier serving in the band of the 1st Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteers; from Tilton (Belknap Co.), N.H. From the description of Papers, 1861-1879. (Duke University Librar...