Lewis Cass papers, 1774-1924.

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William L. Clements Library. Lewis Cass papers, 1774-1924.

Lewis Cass papers, 1774-1924.

The Lewis Cass papers contain the political and governmental letters and writings of Lewis Cass, American army officer in the War of 1812, governor and senator from Michigan, American diplomat to France, secretary of war in the Andrew Jackson administration, secretary of state under James Buchanan, and Democratic candidate for President. These papers span Cass' entire career and include letters, speeches, financial documents, memoranda, literary manuscripts, newspaper clippings, and a travel diary. In addition to documenting his political and governmental career, the collection contains material concerning relations between the United States and Native Americans, and Cass' role in presidential politics.

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Tyler, John, 1790-1862

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John Tyler (b. March 29, 1790, Charles City County, Virginia–d. January 18, 1862, Richmond, Virginia), was the tenth President of the United States (1841–1845) and the first to succeed to the office following the death of President William Henry Harrison....

McClelland, Robert, 1807-1880

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Robert McClelland was a Michigan congressmen and governor. He was born in Greencastle, Pennsylvania on August 1, 1807, and graduated from Dickinson College, Carlistle, Pennsylvania in 1829. He worked as a teacher before his admission to the Pennsylvania bar in 1831. McClelland moved to Monroe, Michigan two years later, becoming delegate in the state constitution convention in 1835. Robert McClelland served as Governor of Michigan, 1851-1853 and Secretary of the Interior, 1853-1857. He died in De...

Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873

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Lawyer. From the description of Letter, 1845 March 4, Cincinnati, [Ohio], to Robert F. Paine, Columbus, O[hio]. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 13541605 Salmon P. Chase served as the Secretary of the Treasury from 1861 to 1864. He oversaw the creation of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (1862) and implemented the introduction of the income tax and the national currency. From the description of Letter press book of the Secretary of the Treasury. 1863, Ju...

Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810

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Continental Army officer, collector of customs for the port of Boston; from Hingham (Plymouth Co.), Mass. From the description of Papers, 1778-1804. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19903396 Benjamin Lincoln was an American general during the Revolutionary War. He accepted the British surrender at Yorktown. From the description of Benjamin Lincoln collection, 1775-1782. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 712651132 Ma...

Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910

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Julia Ward Howe was the author of the Battle hymn of the republic and other works and a women's suffrage and club leader and lecturer. In Feb. 1862, the Atlantic Monthly published her poem "Battle Hymn of the Republic," which she wrote during a visit to an army camp near Washington, D.C. in 1861. From the description of Papers concerning the Battle hymn of the republic, 1897-1906. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80781526 Julia Ward Howe was the author of the Battle...

Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845

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Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829-1837) as well as a lawyer, general, and legislator. Born in the Carolinas, he served as a courier during the Revolutionary War. He read for the law during his teen years and became a lawyer in Tennessee by 1787. The first U. S. Representative for Tennessee (1796), Jackson was elected to the Senate in 1797, resigned in 1798, and served as a judge on the Tennessee Supreme Court, 1798-1804. He was later ree...

Margry, Pierre, 1818-1894

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Historian. From the description of Index of documents pertaining to French exploration of the New World, 1873. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982797 French historian. From the description of Annotated copies of Guizot's De la démocratie en France and Margry's response : Paris, 1849. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79266125 From the description of Annotated copies of Guizot's De la démocratie en France and Margry's response : Paris, 1849. (Unknown). Wo...

Vanderpoel, Aaron, 1799-1870

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Aaron Vanderpoel (1799-1870) was a lawyer, later a judge, in Kinderhook, Columbia County, New York, and in New York City. He was administrator of the estate of William Temple Franklin (1760-1823), the grandson of Benjamin Franklin. From the guide to the Aaron Vanderpoel papers, 1770-1866, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) BIOGHIST REQUIRED New York lawyer. Vanderpoel specialized in corporation and municipal law. From the guide to t...

Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864

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Roger Taney was Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1853. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191048726 American jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to J. Kennedy Furlong, 1855 May 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574484 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to M. St. Clair Clarke, 1842 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885

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Ulysses S. Grant (b. April 27,1822, Point Pleasant, Ohio-d. July 23, 1885, Wilton, New York) was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1843. Grant fought in the Mexican-American War (1846-1848) and later served as the Union general who brought the American Civil War (1861-1865) to an end. In 1868, Grant was elected the 18th President of the United States and served two terms. Robert William Hughes was born at Muddy Creek P...

George, Henry, 1839-1897

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Economist and reformer. From the description of Papers of Henry George, 1888-1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455433 Henry George (1839-1897), political economist and social reformer, was best known for his book Progress and Poverty, in which he advocated economic equality through a single tax on land value. He ran unsuccessfully for mayor of New York City on a labor ticket in 1884 and died during his second mayoral campaign in 1897. From the guide to the H...

Cass, Elizabeth, 1786-1853.

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Lester, C. Edwards (Charles Edwards), 1815-1890

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Author, consul, and former minister of New York City and elsewhere. From the description of Scrapbook, [1864?-1869?], 1939. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58663829 American author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Rev. Dr. Gilman, 1845 Oct. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591000 Sumner was a United States senator from Massachusetts (1851-1874), noted abolitionist, and graduate of Harvard Law...

Stevenson Andrew 1784-1857

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Virginia Congressman, Speaker of the House, University of Virginia Rector. From the description of Letter to "Dr. Sir" [manuscript] 1828 November 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810521 Minister to Great Britain, 1836-41. From the description of Letter, 1840 Dec. [10?], London [to] Henry St. George Tucker, Richmond, Va. / A. Stevenson. (Washington & Lee University). WorldCat record id: 23527579 Biograph...

Wright, Silas, 1795-1847

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Son of Silas and Eleanor Goodale Wright. Silas practiced law in Canton, N.Y.; married Clarissa Moody, 1833; was a politician, holding offices of County Surrogate, state senator, U.S. Congressman and Senator, 1833-1844, and Governor of New York 1844-1846. From the description of Papers, 1800-1983, 1800-1847 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155472289 Statesman, governor of New York State. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Albany, to the publish...

Dickinson, Daniel S. (Daniel Stevens), 1800-1866

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U.S. Senator from New York; b. in Goshen, Conn., moved with his parents to Guilford, N.Y., in 1806; studied law and began practice in Guilford, N.Y.; moved to Binghamton and became first president of the City of Binghamton in 1834; state legislator; in 1844 appointed and subsequently elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate; reelected in 1845 and served until 1851; resumed the practice of law; elected attorney general of New York in 1861; appointed by Abraham Lincoln as U.S. attorne...

Chace, Elizabeth Buffum, 1806-1899

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Feminist and abolitionist. Author of "Anti-Slavery Reminiscences." Activist for prison reform, the rights of orphans, peace, and temperance. Wife of Samuel Buffington Chace. From the description of Papers of Elizabeth Buffum Chace and her family, [ca. 1801-1900]. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122692042 Reformer. From the description of Elizabeth Buffum Chace note, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452928 ...

Forsyth, John, 1780-1841

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John Forsyth (1780-1841) was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia, on October 22. He graduated from Princeton in 1799 and was admitted to the bar in 1802. In 1808, Forsyth became the Attorney-General of Georgia. He was elected governor of Georgia in 1828. He married Clara Meigs, daughter of Josiah Meigs, who was the first president of Franklin College (later named the University of Georgia). Forsyth died on October 21, 1841. From the description of John Forsyth papers, 1811-1841. (Georgi...

Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851

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Charleston and Georgetown, S.C. attorney, plantation owner, and politician. Poinsett served as the U.S. Secretary of War under President Martin Van Buren from 1837 to 1841. From the description of Letters, 1837-1839. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 37522812 U.S. diplomat and secretary of war. An amateur of natural history, he imported and cultivated the Mexican flower named in his honor, and was one of the founders in 1840 of the National Institu...

Spencer, Joseph, 1714-1789

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Epithet: of Add MS 35789 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001392.0x000291 Epithet: American, Major -General British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001392.0x000290 Army officer and Continental Congressman from Connecticut. From the description of Papers of Joseph Spencer, 1775-1778. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71069599 ...

Butler, Richard, 1743-1791

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Officer in the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War who later died fighting American Indians in Ohio; co-signer; Continental Congress' envoy to the Western Indians. From the description of Journal of Gen. Richard Butler, 1785-1786. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 166427842 Born in Dublin, Ireland, April 1, 1743, the son of Thomas and Eleanor (Parker) Butler. Family emigrated to Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Served in Bouquet expedition and was in Indian trade at Chil...

Cass, Charles Lee.

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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 ...

Elliott, Jesse D. (Jesse Duncan), 1782-1845

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Jesse Duncan Elliott, United States naval officer, was born on July 14, 1782 in Hagerstown, Maryland. In the War of 1812 he was second in command to Oliver Hazard Perry during the Battle of Lake Erie while aboard the Niagara. He was criticized for keeping his ship out of action during the battle. He was later court-martialed in 1840 for his conduct aboard the Constitution. He died on December 10, 1845, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. From the description of Letter, February 28, 1835. ...

Rives, William C. (William Cabell), 1793-1868

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William Cabell Rives was the son of Robert and Margaret Jordan (Cabell) Rives. He was educated at Hampden-Sydney College and at the College of William and Mary where he graduated in 1809. He studied law and politics under Thomas Jefferson. Rives served in the War of 1812 and in the Virginia House of Delegates. After his marriage, he lived at "Castle Hill," Albemarle County, Va. Rives served in the U. S. House of Representatives, 1823-1829 and in the U. S. Senate. He also was minister to France a...

Floyd, John B. (John Buchanan), 1806-1863

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John Swank, a native of Augusta County, Va., settled near Singers Glen, Rockingham County, Va., where he lived until his death just before the outbreak of the Civil War. He was a member of the Lutheran Church and is buried at St. John's [Lutheran Church, Rockingham County.]. From the description of Land grant, 1849 March 31, to John Swank. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat record id: 15347747 Biographical note: Politician; John Buchanan Floyd was Governor of Virgi...

Woodbury, Levi, 1789-1851

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Lawyer, governor of New Hampshire, U.S. senator, U.S. secretary of the Navy, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and U.S. Supreme Court justice. From the description of Letters, 1813-1851. (New Hampshire Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70963939 U.S. senator from and governor of New Hampshire, U.S. secretary of the navy, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and Supreme Court justice, and lawyer. From the description of Levi Woodbury family papers, 1638-191...

Duffield, George, 1794-1868

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Detroit, Michigan, clergyman. From the description of George Duffield weather records and meteorological observations, 1839-1857. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419452 Presbyterian minister with pastorates in Carlisle, Penn., Philadelphia, New York and Detroit. Born at Strasburg, Penn. on July 4, 1794, George Duffield graduated from Pennsylvania University in 1810. He went on to study theology at the Presbyterian Seminary in New York...

Tomlinson, Gideon, 1780-1854

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Swayne, Noah Haynes, 1804-1884

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Associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, state legislator from Ohio, and lawyer. From the description of Noah Haynes Swayne signature, 1873 August 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980563 American jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Clinton Rice, 1878 Nov. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270579131 Swayne practiced law in Coshocton, Ohio and served as an associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court (1862-1881). ...

Webster, Noah, 1758-1843

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American lexicographer, textbook author, spelling reformer, word enthusiast, and editor; b. in Hartford, Conn.; attended Yale and taught school in the Hartford area; moved to New Haven, Conn., in 1798. From the description of Noah Webster papers, 1786-1980. (New Haven Colony Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 319706045 Noah Webster (1758-1843) was an American lexicographer, author and editor. He is best known for his spellers (early spelling textbooks) and his ...

Doty, James Duane, 1799-1865

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James Duane Doty (1799-1865) was a lawyer, judge, and government official. He represented Wisconsin in Congress between 1838 and 1841, and again between 1849 and 1853. He was governor of Wisconsin Territory between 1841 and 1844, and served as the governor of Utah Territory between 1863 and 1865. From the description of James Duane Doty letter, 1861 November 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367719059 From the guide to the James Duane Doty letter, 1861 November 22, (L. Tom ...

Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846

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Letter regarding Waterhouse's teaching at Harvard Medical School and his membership in the Massachusetts Medical Society. From the description of Letter to Caleb Strong, 1812. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 231052789 Benjamin Waterhouse (1754-1846) was the Hersey Professor ofthe Theory and Practice of Physic at Harvard Medical School from 1783 to 1812. He was given an honorary degree by Harvard in 1786. He earned an MD from Leyden in 1780. He also was a professor ...

Spencer, John C. (John Canfield), 1788-1855

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John C. Spencer served as a Congressman from New York from 1817-1819, and was later Secretary of War and then Secretary of the Treasury in the administration of President Tyler. From the description of John C. Spencer letter : to John S. Larned, 1818 February 13. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 779599386 American lawyer and cabinet officer. From the description of Autograph letters (2) signed : House of Representatives, to George Boyd, Esq. Pens...

Wool, John Ellis, 1784-1869

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Wool, a New York native, was a career U. S. army officer who began his service during the War of 1812, led victorious troops at the Battle of Buena Vista during the Mexican War, and commanded several departments in the eastern United States until he retired on August 1, 1863. From the description of Orders No. 302, May 28, 1847. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 301369825 John Ellis Wool (1784-1869) was an American military officer who fought in the...

Benjamin, Park, 1809-1864

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American journalist and poet; father of Park Benjamin, 1849-1922. From the guide to the Park Benjamin letters and miscellany, 1841, 1847, 1848, 1877, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Editor and poet. From the description of Park Benjamin poem, 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450619 American editor and poet. From the description of To an old friend : autograph poem signed : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknow...

Morton, W. T. G. (William Thomas Green), 1819-1868

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Physician, one of the first to discover the anesthetic properties of ether. From the description of Papers, 1853 and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35230311 ...

Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849

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Diplomat and U.S. secretary of the treasury. From the description of Albert Gallatin papers, 1783-1847. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82919649 Albert Gallatin was a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives (1790-1792), a U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania (1795-1801), Secretary of the Treasury (1801-1814), and Minister Plenipotentiary to France (1815-1823) and Great Britain (1826-1827). From the description of Albert Gallatin letter, 1803 Oct....

Lyons, Richard Bickerton Pemell Lyons, Earl, 1817-1887

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British diplomat. From the description of Letter of Richard Bickerton Pemell Lyons, Earl of Lyons, 1861. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451330 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to E. M. Archibald, 1863 June 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591619 ...

Woolsey, Sarah Chauncey, 1835-1905

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Author; pen name "Susan Coolidge." From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Haven, to Dr. Ward, 1872 July 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584064 ...

Legaré, Hugh Swinton 1797?-1843

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Legare was a lawyer and legislator whose career included terms in the South Carolina legislature and in Congress (elected 1836). In 1841, President Tyler appointed him attorney-general. From the description of Letter to B. Northrup, 22 September 1841. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234341782 Lawyer, editor, and politician, from Charleston, S.C. From the description of Papers, 1837-1843. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19865911 ...

Douglass, David Bates, 1790-1849

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David Bates Douglass was born in Pompton, New Jersey, on March 21, 1790, the youngest son of Deacon Nathaniel Douglass and Sarah Bates of Newark. Raised in an iron-mining district, he developed an interest in the natural sciences and technology from very early in life, encouraged, perhaps, by his mother who provided his early education. As a teenager, Douglass developed into an avid and capable student under the tutelage of Rev. Samuel Whelpley, and was advanced enough to enter Yale...

Pearce, Dutee Jerauld, 1789-1849

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Congressman from Rhode Island, 1825-1849; elected as a Democrat, later elected as an Anti-Masonic candidate; graduated from Brown in 1808, studied law, and served as a member of the Newport bar; served in the state legislature, and as attorney-general of Rhode Island, 1819-1825. From the description of Dutee Jerauld Pearce papers, 1828 Jan. 13-1832 Feb. 7. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 32828096 ...

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 ...

Lieber, Francis, 1800-1872

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Political scientist and author; born in Berlin, settled in U.S. 1827. From the description of ALsS : to George Mifflin Dallas, 1846. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122365122 Political scientist and educator. From the description of Letter, 1865 July 28, New York, to Dr. C[harles?] D[aniel?] Drake, St. Louis, Missouri [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806353 Francis Lieber: German American political phil...

Hunt, Henry Jackson, 1819-1889

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Henry Jackson Hunt was a United States (U.S.) Army captain in Battery M, 2nd United States Artillery Regiment during the U.S. Civil War. From the description of Henry Jackson Hunt papers, undated. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 50047707 U.S. Army officer and public official. From the description of Papers of Henry Jackson Hunt, 1841-1978 (bulk 1862-1889). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83609211 Henry J. Hunt was a friend of General Br...

Woodford, Stewart L. (Stewart Lyndon), 1835-1913

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Diplomat, army officer, lawyer, and U.S. representative from New York. From the description of Stewart L. Woodford correspondence, 1865-1908. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981417 American soldier and diplomat. From the description of Letter signed : New York, to President Arthur, [18]82 Feb. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270583927 Epithet: American lawyer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:...

Healy, G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander), 1813-1894

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George Peter Alexander Healy (1813-1894) was an American portrait painter. He studied in Paris and painted in the U.S. and Europe. His best known works were portraits of Daniel Webster, Longfellow, and a series of U.S. presidents. From the guide to the G.P.A. Healy papers, 1843-1953, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Portrait and historical painter. Healy painted in the U.S. and Europe. From the description of George Peter Alexande...

Abbot, Benjamin, 1762-1849

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Headmaster of Phillips Exeter Academy (Exeter, N.H.). From the description of Letter : Exeter, N.H. to Abiel Abbot, Petterborough, N.H., 1844 Nov. 8. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 32103867 ...

Cass, Polly.

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Barton, Marylou

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Tillinghast, Joseph L. (Joseph Leonard), 1791-1844

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Gales, Joseph, 1786-1860

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Publisher, of Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers, 1814-1869. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19646958 Journalist and publisher. From the description of Joseph Gales and William W. Seaton papers, 1806-1860. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82223915 American editor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Washington?], to C. Lanman, 1849 Aug. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269586093 From the des...

Washington, George, 1732-1799

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George Washington (b. Feb. 22, 1732, Westmoreland County, Va.-d. Dec. 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, VA) was the first president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. Washington came from a family of farmers and landowners. He had little education but showed an aptitude for mathematics. He used this talent to become a surveyor. At 15, Washington took a job as assistant surveyor on a team sent to map the Shenandoah Valley in western Virginia. In his early 20s, Washington joined the Virgin...

United States. Congress. Senate

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McLean, John, 1785-1861

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U.S. Supreme Court justice. From the description of Signature, [not after 1861 April 4]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22601579 McLean practiced law in Lebanon, Ohio (from 1807), and served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1813-1816), U.S. Postmaster General (1823-1829), and an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1829-1861). From the description of Letters, 1826, 1828. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339336 ...

Frelinghuysen, Theodore, 1787-1862

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Dallas, George Mifflin, 1792-1864

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Diplomat, vice-president of U.S. 1845-1849. From the description of ALS (retained copy), 1844 Nov. 21, Philadelphia, to George Ord, Philadelphia. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591475 From the description of Transcript of letter, 1856 Jan. 29, Harrisburg, Pa., to Franklin Pierce. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122524908 American diplomat; Vice President of U.S., 1844-1848. From the description of Papers, 1...

Walworth, Reuben Hyde, 1788-1867

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Chancellor of New York. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Saratoga Springs, to Messrs. Gould, Banks & Co., Law Booksellers, N.Y., 1841 Nov. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270659191 U.S. representative from New York, jurist, and army officer. From the description of Reuben Hyde Walworth correspondence, 1838-1857. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981603 ...

Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891

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Confederate general. From the description of Letter (copy), 1861 Sept. 11 : Manassas, Va., to G.T. Beauregard. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122489351 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Selma [Alabama], to Colonel Blanton Duncan, 1867 Jan. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270489683 From the description of Letter, October 9, 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 443082432 Benjamin Stoddert E...

Mason, John Y. (John Young), 1799-1859

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U.S. minister to France. From the description of Letterbooks : of John Y. Mason, 1853 November 4-1859 September 17. (Virginia Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 29553098 John Young Mason, from Greensville County, Va., graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1816. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Virginia, 1831-1837; served as secretary of the Navy, 1844-1845 and 1846-1849; was attorney general of the United States, M...

Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889

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Simon Cameron (1799-1889), journalist and printer from Pennsylvania, had a long and active political career with the Republican Party, which he joined in 1856. He served in the U.S. Senate (1845-1849, 1856-1860, 1872); as Secretary of War to Abraham Lincoln (1861-1862); as Minister to Russia (1862); as chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations (1872-1877). From the description of Simon Cameron Papers, 1738-1889 1860-1880. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 150499672 ...

Decatur, Susan Wheeler

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Jay, Peter A. (Peter Augustus), 1776-1843

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St. Clair, Arthur, 1734-1818

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Born in Thurso, Scotland, 1734, o.s. ; studied medicine in Edinburgh; served in the British Army in America, 1757-1762; surveyor of Cumberland, 1770; colonel of Pennsylvania militia, 1775; brigadier general, 1777 to the close of the Revolution; commander of the Army, 1791-1792; delegate to the Constitutional Congress, 1785-1787, and president, 1787; governor of Northwest Territory, 1789-1802; died in Greensburg, Pa., August 31, 1818. (Bio. Cong. Dir., 1928 ed. ; Dic. Am.Biog. --gives b. date, 17...

Randolph, Beverley, 1754-1797

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Governor of Va. From the description of Papers, 1789-1791. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36321599 Governor of Virginia. From the description of Letter of appointment, 1791. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367392280 Wingfield lived at "Bellair" in Albemarle County, Va. Married Mary Lewis. Appointed magistrate in 1794 and served as sheriff in 1819. Family tradition (unproven) that he was Episcopal minister. He died in 1819. From...

Evans, Joshua, Jr., 1777-1846.

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McLane Louis 1786-1857

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Member of Congress, 1817-1827, and U.S. Senator, 1827-1829, minister to England; secretary of the treasury, 1831; secretary of state, 1833; and president of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. From the description of Papers, 1830-1838. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19902833 Secretary of Treasury and State under President Jackson. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Hezekiah Niles, [no year] Mar. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat recor...

Napier, Francis, Baron Napier and Ettrick, 1819-1898

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British diplomatist and administrator in India. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Thirlestane [Castle, near Lauder], to Cyrus W. Field, [1872 or later] Aug. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 540757694 ...

Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872

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Lawyer, politician, and statesman; principle residence and law practice was in Auburn, New York; Governor of New York State, 1838-1842; United State Senator, 1849-1861; U.S. Secretary of State, 1861-1869. From the description of Collection, 1828-1936; bulk 1828-1873. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50872192 New York lawyer and U.S. Senator who served as Secretary of State for Abraham Lincoln. From the description of Letters, 1852-1888. (Abraham Linc...

Dickerson, E. N. 1824-1889.

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Macomb, Alexander, 1782-1841

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Army officer. From the description of Letter of Alexander Macomb, 1831. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454178 Alexander Macomb was the commanding general of the U.S. Army from 1828 to 1841. He was the son of merchant Alexander Macomb (1748-1831) of Detroit and New York City. From the description of Alexander Macomb letters, 1813. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 713567317 American soldier. From the description of A...

Livingston, Edward, 1764-1836

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Livingston's varied career as American lawyer and statesman is described in detail in the following descriptions of his papers. From the description of Edward Livingston papers, 1683-1877 (bulk 1764-1836). (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 81576848 Eminent jurist - Minister to France - Secretary of State under Andrew Jackson. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Judge Breckenridge, 1821 Sept. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 27...

Wayne, James Moore, 1790-1867

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James Moore Wayne (ca.1790-1867), Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, was born in Savannah. After graduating from Princeton in 1808, he studied law in Savannah and was admitted to the bar in 1810. During the War of 1812 he was an officer in the Georgia Hussars, a local cavalry organization. After the war, Wayne served in the Georgia House of Representatives, 1815-1816. He served in the Georgia General Assembly, 1821-1823 and as Mayor of Savannah, 1823-1825. From 1829 to 1835, Wayne serv...

Lawrence, William Beach, 1800-1881

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Saltonstall, Leverett, 1783-1845

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Lawyer; speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives; president of the Massachusetts Senate; first mayor of Salem, Mass., 1836-8; member of the U.S. Congress, 1838-43. From the description of Letter : Salem, to Sir, 1832, Mar. 30. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57352026 Representative from Massachusetts. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to S. Greenleaf, 1842 Aug. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634496 ...

Ledyard, Henry Brockholst, 1883-1921.

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Hackett, James Henry, 1800-1871

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Early American character actor. From the description of Letters : New York and Philadelphia to George Peabody, 1863 Feb, 3, 10, 23. (Boston Public Library). WorldCat record id: 39472713 Epithet: actor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001109.0x0003ac American actor, comedian. From the description of Letter: Adelphi Hotel, [England?], to [Sheridan?] Muspratt, 1851 Mar. 5. (Abraham ...

Southard, Samuel L. (Samuel Lewis), 1787-1842

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U.S. secretary of the navy and U.S. senator from and governor of New Jersey. From the description of Papers of Samuel L. Southard, 1809-1842. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77961420 Secretary of the navy. From the description of Letter : from several correspondents, 1825 Jan. 17. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28996223 Samuel L. Southard (1787-1842) was a prominent U.S. statesman of the early 19th century. He served as a New Jersey Senator from...

Eaton, John Henry, 1790-1856

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Biographical note: American lawyer and politician; served as U.S. Senator (1818-1829), U.S. Secretary of War (1829-1831), governor of Florida (1834-1836), and U.S. minister to Spain (1836-1840). Alexander Macomb (1782-1841) was commanding general of the U.S. Army from 1828 to 1841. From the description of Letter to General Macomb, 1829-1829. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 48433475 Tennessee state representative, 1815-1816; Tennes...

Badger, George Edmund, 1795-1866

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George E. Badger, superior court judge, secretary of the Navy, and U.S. senator, 1844-1855, of Raleigh, N.C. From the description of George Edmund Badger papers, 1827-1864. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 22979255 From the guide to the George Edmund Badger Papers, 1827-1864, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) American jurist; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1841; U.S. Senator from North Carolina 1846-185...

Sigourney, L. H. 1791-1865.

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Hamilton, James A. (James Alexander), 1788-1878

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Lawyer. From the description of Letters of James A. Hamilton, 1817-1829. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450738 Son of Alexander Hamilton. Although he always held to his father's beliefs in matters of fiscal policy, in his earlier years James Hamilton was an active member of the Democratic Party. In late 1827 he was sent as a delegate of the Tammany Society to the celebration of the anniversary of the Battle of New Orleans. He travelled to Andrew Jackson's home near Nashvil...

Adams, James H. (James Hopkins), 1812-1861

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Thayer, Sylvanus, 1785-1872

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Sylvanus Thayer was a United States (U.S.) Army officer who was appointed the superintendent of U.S. Military Academy from July 27,1817-July 1, 1833. After that he was assigned engineer duties in Boston, Massachusetts. From the description of The Sylvanus Thayer papers, 1808-1862. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 47646716 Sylvanus Thayer was commissioned 2nd lieutenant in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1808, served as superintendent of the U.S. Militar...

Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843

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Lawyer and author of THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER. From the description of Letter, 1812 Dec. 22. (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 25160695 Francis Scott Key was the composer of "The Star-Spangled Banner." From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1808-1814. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 190846542 Francis Scott Key was composer of the Star Spangled Banner. From the description of Francis ...

Worth, William Jenkins, 1794-1849

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Army officer. From the description of Papers of William Jenkins Worth, 1838-1842. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80699218 Born in Hudson, N.Y. During the War of 1812, served as an aide to Winfield Scott, and participated in the battles of Chippewa and Lundy's Lane. Given command of the 8th Infantry Regiment in 1838, with rank as colonel. From the description of W. J. Worth letter : Buffalo, to Gov. Marcy, 1838 Feb. 25. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id...

Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief, 1768-1813

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Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889

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Mary Ann Lamar Cobb (1818-1889), wife of Gen. Howell Cobb (1815-1868). From the description of Letter to Mary Ann Lamar Cobb, 1888 Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476494 Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) was born in Kentucky. He attended Transylvania University for a short time before enrolling at West Point in 1824, at the age of 16. He graduated in 1828 and immediately joined the First Infantry. His regiment was engaged in the Blackhawk War of 1831. In 1833, he became a...

Benjamin, J. P. 1811-1884.

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Irving, Washington, 1783-1859

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Washington Irving (b. April 3, 1783, New York City-d. November 28, 1859, Sunnyside, Tarrytown, New York), American author, wrote his first popular work, A History of New York, under the pseudonym Diedrich Knickerbocker. He continued to write stories and essays which made him the outstanding figure in American literature of his time and established his reputation abroad. In 1826 Irving went to Spain to work at the American embassy in Madrid, then at the American legation in London, before returni...

Todd, Charles Stewart, 1791-1871

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Frankfort, Kentucky lawyer, veteran of the War of 1812, Secretary of State of Kentucky and Minister to Russia, appointed by President Tyler. Rev. D.P. Henderson was from Kentucky, but had lived and served as a judge, in Illinois and knew Lincoln. From the description of Letters, 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55941346 Charles Stewart Todd was born near Danville, Ky. He was a graduate of the College of William and Mary. He studied law under ...

Winslow, Warren, 1810-1863

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Mason, Stevens Thomson, 1811-1843

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Stevens Thomson Mason was born in Virginia (October 27, 1811) and educated in Kentucky where his father had emigrated in 1812. In 1830, his father, John Mason, was appointed secretary of the Territory of Michigan by President Andrew Jackson. He resigned a year later and left for Texas and Mexico perhaps on a mission for the president. In his place, Jackson named the nineteen year old Stevens Mason to the vacant secretariat, taking his oath of office on July 25, 1831. As secretary Mason was also ...

Field, Cyrus W. (Cyrus West), 1819-1892

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Cyrus West Field (1819-1892) was a merchant and capitalist who promoted the laying of the first Atlantic cable linking the U.S. with Europe. He formed a company to build cable communications between Newfoundland and Ireland, helped establish elevated trains in New York City, and participated in the development of the Wabash Railroad. Other business ventures included ownership of a New York newspaper, the Mail and Express. From the description of Cyrus W. Field papers, 1831-1905, bulk...

Cass, Elizabeth, d. 1832.

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Democratic Party (U.S.)

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Ritchie, Thomas, 1778-1854

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Virginia journalist and politician. Publisher of the Richmond Enquirer. From the description of Letter to Andrew Russell letter [manuscript], 1839 June 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647893548 American editor and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Richmond, to Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 1840 June 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655229 ...

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...

Woods, Leonard, 1774-1854

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Leonard Woods (1774-1854) was a Congregational clergyman. From 1808 to 1846, he was professor of theology at the Andover Theological Seminary. From the description of Letter, 1836 February 10, Andover, Mass., to Lyman Matthews, Braintree, Mass. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 251870593 Leonard Woods (1774-1854) was an American Congregationalist clergyman and author. A graduate of Harvard University, he taught at Andover Theological Seminary and helped est...

Bancroft, George, 1800-1891

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American historian and author. From the description of Note, an autograph, and a portrait, 1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367575323 Epithet: USA Minister in London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000742.0x000160 Northampton, Massachusetts, historian and author; secretary of the Navy, 1845-1846; U.S. minister to Berlin, 1867-1874. From the description of Letter: Washington,...

Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872

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Painter, inventor; New York, N.Y. and London, England. From the description of Samuel Finley Breese Morse letter, 1845 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122599940 From the description of Samuel Finley Breese Morse letter, 1845 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 233007074 Author of account concerning deportation of 1100 workers and I.W.W. sympathizers from Bisbee to Columbus, N.M., July 12, 1917. From the description of The truth about Bisbee...

Tucker, William Jewett, 1839-1926

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William Jewett Tucker was the ninth president of Dartmouth College; he served in that capacity from 1893 to 1909. He was born in Griswold, Conn. in 1839. He was graduated from Dartmouth College in 1861 and from Andover Theological Seminary in 1866. In 1875 he received his DD. He was a trustee of Dartmouth College from 1878 to 1909. He died in Hanover, N.H. in 1926. From the description of Papers, 1893-1909. (New Hampshire Newsp Project). WorldCat record id: 122590411 Ministe...

Pierce, Benjamin, 1757-1839

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Governor of New Hampshire; father of U.S. president Franklin Pierce. From the description of Papers, 1802-1847. (New Hampshire Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70963855 Revolutionary War soldier; land agent; miliita brigadier-general; Governor of New Hampshire; father of President Franklin Pierce. From the description of Letter to "My dear professor" Henry, 1805 May 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 64590450 ...

Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856

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Farmer, lawyer, and statesman. From the description of John M. Clayton papers, 1798-1868 (bulk 1819-1850). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980031 Clayton served as U.S. Secretary of State, 1849-1850. From the description of ALS, 1850 June 15 : Department of State, Washington, to John Charles Fremont. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15531096 Politician Clayton, who was born in Delaware, served in the U.S. ...

Porter, David, 1780-1843

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David Porter, U.S. naval officer, was born in 1780 and entered the Navy in 1798. He fought in the Tripolitan War and the War of 1812 abd against West Indian pirates. After resigning from the U.S. Navy, he joined the Mexican Navy for three years. He was minister to Constantinople in 1839. From the description of Signed postal cover n.d. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 46403353 From the description of Letter, January 26, 1820. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: ...

Mason, J. M. 1798-1871

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Paulding, James Kirke, 1778-1860

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Author and naval officer. A close friend of Washington Irving, Paulding collaborated with him to produce the satirical periodical, Salmagundi. He also wrote poetry, fiction, and a popular biography of George Washington. President Martin Van Buren appointed Paulding Secretary of the Navy in 1839, in which post he served until 1841. From the description of [Letter] 1839 May 7, Navy Department [Washington, D.C., to] Gilbert Davis, New York. (University of South Florida). WorldCat record...

Adams, John, 1735-1826

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John Adams (1735-1826) was the second president of the United States, born in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts. He served as defense counsel for British soldiers accused of Boston Massacre in 1770; as delegate to Continental Congress from 1774 to 1778; as member of committee charged with drafting Declaration of Independence in 1776; as congressional commissioner to France from 1778 to 1779; as minister to United Provinces in 1780; and negotiated a loan from Dutch bankers in 1782. Adams join...

Jesup, Thomas Sidney, 1788-1860

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Quartermaster-general of the U.S. army, 1818-1860. Appointed commander of U.S., Georgia, and Alabama troops fighting the Creeks in Alabama, May 19, 1836, and of the army in Florida during the Second Seminole War, Dec. 6, 1836. From the description of Letter : Tampa Bay, [Fla.], to C.C. Clay, Governor of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Ala., 1836 Nov. 17. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 38110737 Thomas Sidney Jesup was a soldier in the U.S. Army. He rose to the rank of Major Gen...

Gorham, Benjamin, 1775-1855

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U.S. representative from Massachusetts, lawyer, and public official of Massachusetts. From the description of Letter of Benjamin Gorham, 1829. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450511 ...

Harrisse, Henry, 1829-1910

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Harrisse, native of France, bibliographer, historian, and author of books, pamphlets, and articles mostly relating to early American history and exploration, came to America in the 1840s, taught in South Carolina and at the University of North Carolina, practiced law in Chicago and New York until 1870, and then returned to France. From the description of Henry Harrisse papers, 1855-1910 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 24864145 Henry Harrisse (1829...

Allen, William, 1803-1879

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United States Congressman 1833-1835, U.S. Senator 1837-1849, and Governor of Ohio 1874-1876. From the description of Letters, 1838 and 1874 / W. Allen. (Ohio University). WorldCat record id: 12681434 Lawyer, farmer, and U.S. representative and senator from and governor of Ohio. From the description of William Allen papers, 1796-1879 (bulk 1840-1876). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979852 Biographical Note ...

Clarke, Rebecca.

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Zerrahn, Carl

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Cass, Jonathan, -1830

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Kane, Thomas L. (Thomas Leiper), 1822-1883

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Thomas Leiper Kane was a law clerk and Army officer. From the description of Thomas Leiper Kane papers, 1846-1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122387534 In 1852, Thomas Kane traveled to the West Indies to improve his health and to study the effects of the emacipation of slaves there. This pocket diary contains his observatioins in both writing and sketches. In July 1859, Kane asked Brigham Young to give information to the US Attorney General J. Black, an account of his ac...

Lewis, William Berkeley, 1784-1866

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Planter and public official. From the description of Letters of William Berkeley Lewis, 1827-1830. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014938 A friend of Andrew Jackson, William B. Lewis became a member of Jackson's "Kitchen Cabinet" during his presidency. Lewis was also second auditor of the treasury. From the description of ALS, 1834 October 11 : Washington [D.C.], to Mr. Brady. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 53018331 ...

Walker, Robert J. (Robert John), 1801-1869

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Secretary of the Treasury. From the description of Robert J. Walker letters, 1846-1848. (Mystic Seaport Museum, G W Blunt White Library). WorldCat record id: 47279343 From the description of Letters, 1846-1848. (Mystic Seaport Museum, G W Blunt White Library). WorldCat record id: 70958262 U.S. Senator, 1836-1845, and secretary of the treasury, 1845-1849. From the description of Papers, 1842-1866. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39522065 ...

McCosh, James, 1811-1894

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Scottish philosophical writer, born in Ayrshire; became president and professor of philosophy of the college of New Jersey, at Princeton in 1868; resigned the presidency in 1888 but continued as lecturer on philosophy until his death in 1894. From the description of Letter to Rev. W.F. Farr, 1875 December 3. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54752223 ...

Trescot, William Henry, 1822-1898

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Charleston and Pendleton, South Carolina attorney, plantation owner, historian, and politician. From the description of Letters to W.W. Humphries, 1868-1871. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32140211 ...

Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878

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William Cullen Bryant (b. November 3, 1794, Cummington, Massachusetts-d. June 12, 1878, New York, New York), American romantic poet, journalist, and long-time editor of the New York Evening Post....

Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864

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Epithet: Vice-president of the American Ethnological Society British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x0000a9 Author, Indian agent and ethnologist. From the description of Henry Rowe Schoolcraft papers, 1826-1841. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418398 Henry Schoolcraft was an ethnologist, geologist, Indian agent, and glass manufacturer. From th...

Littell, Eliakim, 1797-1870

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Eliakim Littell was an editor and publisher of literary and scientific magazines. From the description of E. Littell letter to Horatio King, 1863 September 23. (University of California, Santa Barbara). WorldCat record id: 747105367 American editor and publisher. From the description of Letter to S.W. Pennock [manuscript], 1861 March 21. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647826927 Editor and publisher. From the description of Pape...

Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866

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Cass served as governor of the Michigan Territory (1813-1831), as U.S. Secretary of War (1831-1836), and as a United States Senator (1845-1857). At the time of this letter, Charles C. Convers was an Ohio state senator. From the description of Letter to Charles C. Convers, 3 September 1848. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234338309 Soldier, diplomat, and U.S. senator from Detroit, Mich. From the description of Newspaper synopses and chronology, 1...

Wheaton, Henry, 1785-1848

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American legal scholar, first Ambassador to the Court of Berlin, and author of the first great American work on international law. Reynolds became Governor of Missouri during the Civil War. At the time of this letter he was a student at Heidelberg and had just finished his dissertation. From the description of Letter : Berlin, Germany, to Thomas Caute Reynolds, Paris, 1842 November 17. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122348881 Lawyer and diplomat. From 1816 to 1827 h...

Sargent, Winthrop, 1753-1820

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Governor of the Mississippi Territory and army officer. From the description of Winthrop Sargent papers, 1790-1815 (bulk 1798-1799). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980393 Winthrop Sargent was governor of the Mississippi Territory. From the description of Surveys, 1754-1807. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122579743 Soldier and territorial administrator. Born in Gloucester, Mass., and educated at Harvar...

Pendleton, Edmund Henry, 1788-1862

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Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862

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Martin Van Buren (b. Kinderhook, New York, December 5, 1782-d. July 24, 1862, Kinderhook, New York), studied law, was admitted to bar, New York, 1803; moved to Huson surrogate of Columbia Co.; member of State Senate, 1813-1820; attorney general of New York, 1815-1819; delegate to state constitutional convention, 1821; U.S. Senate Democrat, March 4, 1821-1828; Governor of New York, 1828-1829; U.s. Secretary of State, March 12, 1829 - August 1, 1831; Vice President, 1832; President, 1836-1840....

Selden, Dudley, -1855

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Leslie, Charles Robert, 1794-1859

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Epithet: RA; of Add MS 42576 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000270.0x00034a Anglo-American painter. From the description of ALsS : 1814-1852. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122617150 British painter. From the description of Correspondence, ca. 1829-1858. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81331228 Epithet: RA; of Egerton MS 2075 ...

Meigs, Montgomery C. (Montgomery Cunningham), 1816-1892

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United States engineer and architect, Meigs served in the Army Corps of Engineers as supervising architect of the United States Capitol from 1853 to 1861, during which time the building was expanded with wings and the central dome was designed and constructed. From the description of United States Capitol architectural drawings, circa 1853-1861. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 269260958 American army officer. From the descriptio...

United States. War Department

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Marcy served as Secretary of War under James K. Polk, 1845-1849. From the description of William L. Marcy letter : Washington [D.C.], to Col. J.D. Stevenson, New York City, ALS, 1846 June 26. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 43771263 Officer, Second U.S. Cavalry, 1868-1892. From the description of Report of Lieutenant Gustavus C. Doane, 1870 Dec.15. (Montana State University Bozeman Library). WorldCat record id: 43955079 U.S. gov...

McHenry, James, 1753-1816

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James McHenry, son of Daniel and Agnes McHenry, was born in Ballymena, Ireland, November 16, 1753, and was educated in Dublin. In 1771 he came to Philadelphia; studied medicine under Benjamin Rush, and did hospital service the revolution. In August, 1780, he was on Lafayette's staff. He was a state senator in Maryland from 1781 to 1786, and a member of Congress from 1783-1786. He sat in the Maryland Assembly until 1791, and then became a U.S. Senator. In 1796 he succeeded Thomas Pickering as Sec...

Goddard, Elizabeth Cass Ledyard, 1841-1918.

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Clark, Myron Holley, 1806-1892

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Clark was an American politician, sheriff of Canandaigua, N.Y., and subsequently governor of New York State. From the description of Myron Holley Clark letter : to Henry P. Sartwell, 1846 Sept. 23. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937084 Source: Dictionary of American Biography / Allen Johnson ed. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1943. Myron Holley Clark was born on a farm in the town of Naples, Ontario County, a son of Maj. Jose...

Biddle, Nicholas, 1786-1844

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Writer, politician and financier, of Pennsylvania. From the description of Nicholas Biddle letters, 1817-1840, and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34992389 José Francisco Correia da Serra was a Portuguese scholar, naturalist and diplomat. From the guide to the José Francisco Correia da Serra letters, 1810-1823, 1810-1823, (American Philosophical Society) William Clark requested that Nicholas Biddle, scholar, statesman, and financier, writ...

Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881

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Ohio Republican representative to Congress, 1863-1878; 20th president of the United States. From the description of Letter : House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., to William L. Perkins, Painesville, Ohio, 1877 Mar. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 57317608 James Garfield, twentieth President of the United States, was born in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, in 1831. After embarking on an academic career, he joined the Ohio volunteer infantry regiment, and in 1863 was appointed...

Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869

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Franklin Pierce (1804-1869) was the 14th President of the United States (1853-1857). Prior to his presidency he served in both the House of Representatives (1833-1837) and the Senate (1837-1842) as a legislator from New Hampshire. Although a Northerner, he sympathized with the Southern cause during the American Civil War and was good friends with Jefferson Davis....

Kemble, Gouverneur, 1786-1875

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Politician and businessman Gouverneur Kemble was born in New York City and educated at Columbia. He became a businessman, founding America's first quality cannon factory, and was appointed consul of Cadiz by President Monroe, spending much time in the Mediterranean. He served two terms in Congress as a Democrat, declining the nomination for a third term. He remained active in national party politics, and continued to have interest in businesses, including railroads. He was a friend of Washington...

Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879

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Cushing served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1835- 1843, and as special U.S. Envoy to China from 1843-1845. His career also included a term as U.S. Attorney General from 1852-1857. From the description of Letters to Thomas Mayo Brewer and Henry Vose, 1843, 1858. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234342903 U.S cabinet official and representative from Massachusetts, army officer, diplomat, and lawyer. From the description of Caleb Cushin...

Jones, George Wallace, 1804-1896

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George Wallace Jones (1804-1896), born in Vincennes, Indiana, was a prominent jurist and politician in the upper mid-west region of the United States. He graduated from Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky in 1825. After being admitted to the bar, Jones moved to Michigan Territory where he worked as a miner and storekeeper; served in the Black Hawk War; and was a judge of the county court. He served as congressman from Michigan (1835-1837) and as one of the state of Iowa's first U. S. ...

Hendricks, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrews), 1819-1885

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Hendricks was raised in Shelby County, Ind. He was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1843, served in the Indiana House (1848) and Senate (1849), followed by two terms in the U.S. House of Representatives (1851-1855), and was commissioner of the U.S. Land Office (1855-1859). He served in the U.S. Senate (1863-1869), was elected governor of Indiana in 1872, and was Vice President (1884) under Grover Cleveland. Hendricks died after nine months in that office. From the description of Papers...

Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867

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Scientist, educator, and superintendent of the United States Coast Survey. From the description of A.D. Bache papers, 1828-1863 (bulk 1836-1863). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979853 Superintendent of the United States Coast Survey. From the description of Letter, 1858 November 17. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50458533 Physicist; professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania, 1828-1836 ? Superintendent of U.S. Coas...

Mathews, W.S.B.

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Thompson, Smith, 1768-1843

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Smith Thompson (1768-1843) was an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court and United States Secretary of the Navy. From the guide to the Smith Thompson Letter, ., 1822, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Smith Thompson (1768-1843), associate justice of the United States Supreme Court and United States Secretary of the Navy. From the description of Smith Thompson letter, 1822 [manuscript]. (Oceansid...

Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849

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James K. Polk was president of the United States from 1845 to 1849. Biographical Note 1795, Nov. 2 Born, Mecklenburg County, N.C. 1806 Family moved to what is now Maury County, Tenn. 1818 Graduated, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, ...

Peabody, George, 1795-1869

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Businessman and philanthropist. From the description of Papers of George Peabody, 1841-1869. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450003 American financier. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to John Brodhead, 1847 May 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872091 Banker and philanthropist, of London, England; born and buried in Danvers, Mass.; in 1866 donated $12,000 to Georgetown, Mass., for the building of a library; benefactor of li...

Madison, James, 1751-1836

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James Madison (1751-1836) was the fourth president of the United States, born in Port Conway, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia legislature from 1776 to 1780 and from 1784 to 1786, and the Continental Congress from 1780 to 1783. His proposals at and management of the Constitutional Convention in 1787 earned him title "father of the U.S. Constitution." He cooperated with Alexander Hamilton and Jay in writing a series of papers (pub. 1787-88 under title of The Federalist) explaining the ne...

Benton, Thomas Hart, 1782-1858

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Thomas Hart Benton (1782-1858) was a Missouri Democrat who served as a senator from 1821 to 1851. He opposed both abolitionism and the extension of slavery into new territories, but was a staunch advocate of westward expansion of the United States. He died in 1858. From the guide to the Thomas Hart Benton letter, 1846 May 14, (J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah) Lawyer; Tennessee state senator, 1809-1811; aide-de-camp to Andrew Jackson; colonel of a regiment of ...

Grimké, Thomas Smith, 1786-1834

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Grimké served many benevolent causes and specifically peace. Brother of abolitionists Sarah and Angelina Grimké, Thomas Smith Grimké was a jurist and a writer. From the description of ALS, 1825 November, South Carolina to William McDowall Tart. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 44929911 Born in Charleston, South Carolina; practiced law and served as a state senator 1826-1830; championed temperance and world peace and supported a religious, utilitarian educa...

Ward, Thomas W. (Thomas Wren), 1786-1858

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Businessman. From the description of Thomas W. Ward correspondence, 1841 February 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981311 ...

Cass, George W.

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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman and third president of the United States. From the description of Thomas Jefferson letter, 1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367818629 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was the third president of the United States, born in Goochland (now Albemarle County), Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1775, and with R. H. Lee and Patrick Henry initiated the inter-colonial committee of correspond...

Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849

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Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American author, poet, and critic.writing. In 1834 Poe married his cousin Virginia, who was not quite fourteen at the time, and began seriously seeking a means of supporting "his family." In the spring of 1835, the family moved back to Richmond where Poe took a position with the Southern Literary Messenger . Poe used the opportunity to publish several of his poems and short tales in the paper, but he also began developing his reputation as a pugnacious critic ...

Bethune, George W. (George Washington), 1805-1862

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Hull, William, 1753-1825

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William Hull (1753-1825) was a lawyer and a soldier. He served in the Revolutionary War and afterwards in the U.S. Army where he attained the rank of Brigadier-General. In 1805 he was appointed Governor of the Michigan Territory. In 1812 he was court-martialed and cashiered from the Army because of the failure of his campaign into Canada against the British. Hull succeeded William Wetmore as a trustee of the New England Mississippi Land Company, one of the "Yazoo" companies. The Yazoo companies ...

Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866

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Jared Sparks (1789-1866) was the President of Harvard University from February 1, 1849 to February 10, 1853. He was also a Unitarian minister, editor, and historian. Jared Sparks was born to Joseph Sparks and Elinor (Orcut) Sparks on May 10, 1789 in Willington, Connecticut. Sparks was one of nine children and came from a family of modest means. When he turned six years old, Sparks went to live with an aunt and uncle in Camden, New York, to help relieve the family of a mout...

Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908

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Grover Cleveland, born in Caldwell, NJ, 18 March 1837; moved to Buffalo, NY in 1855; Erie County Sheriff, 1871-1874; Mayor of Buffalo, 1882; Governor of New York, 1883-1884; President of the United States, 1885-1889, 1893-1897; married Frances Folsom, 1886; died at Princeton, NJ, 24 June 1908....

Dix, John A. 1798-1879.

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Linn, Lewis Fields, 1795-1843

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Lewis Fields Linn was a U.S. senator from Missouri, who served in Congress from 1833-1843. Linn was a vocal proponent of "Manifest Destiny. He was the author of the Oregon Bill of 1843, which provided extensive land grant provisions. From the guide to the Letter by Lewis F. Linn, September 29, 1840, (Lewis & Clark College Special Collections and Archives) U.S. Senator from Missouri. From the description of Letter, [1834?]. (Duke University Library). WorldCat ...

Hamilton, James, 1786-1857

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Governor of S.C., 1830-1832, and politician landowner of Texas; legislator, lawyer and mayor of Charleston, S.C.; political offices held include: S.C. House, 1819-1822; S.C. Senate, 1834-1838; U.S. House for S.C., 1823-1829; U.S. Senator of Texas, 1857; co-founder of "Southern Quarterly Review;" son of James Hamilton (1750-1833); husband of Elizabeth Mathews Heyward Hamilton. From the description of James Hamilton papers, 1820-1859. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id:...

Mabie, Hamilton Wright, 1846-1916

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American editor and critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed and typed letters signed (8) : New York, N.Y., etc., to F. A. Duneka, 1900 Apr. 4-1912 Mar. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590305 American author. From the description of Letter, 1900 Apr. 1, Summit, N.J., to Mr. Lockwood [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647811909 Author, essayist, and editor Hamilton Wright Mabie was born and educated in New York...

Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...

Throop, Enos Thompson, 1784-1874

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From Albany, New York a lawyer, judge, congressman, and governor of New York. From the description of Letter, Dec. 11, 1862. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55941340 Lawyer, judge, U.S. Congressman, and Governor of New York; served in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1815-1816, and as Governor of New York, 1829-1833. From the description of Papers, 1829-1832 (inclusive) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155038391 Enos Thompson ...

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 ...

Johnson, Cave, 1793-1866

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Cave Johnson (1793-1866), born near Springfield, Robertson County, Tennessee, served as a congressman (1829-1837, 1839-1845) and was appointed postmaster general by President James K. Polk. From the description of Cave Johnson papers, 1833-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863273 U.S. postmaster general and U.S. representative from Tennessee. From the description of Papers of Cave Johnson, 1845-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423685 Lawyer, ...

Walsh, Robert, 1784-1859

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American journalist. From the description of Letters of Robert Walsh [manuscript], 1831-1844. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647813285 Journalist. From the description of Robert Walsh correspondence, 1818 February 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981303 From the description of ALS : Baltimore, to George Ticknor, 1815 May 25. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591736 Robert Walsh was a journalist, litterate...

Willard, Frances E. (Frances Elizabeth), 1839-1898

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Author; first dean of women and professor of aesthetics at Northwestern University; president (1879-1898) of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union; social reformer concerned with women's rights, suffrage, and other social issues. From the description of Papers 1874-1992. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70968117 American reformer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Madison, N.J., to Mr. H. Ward, editor of the Independent, 1872 Aug. 12. (Unknown). Wo...

Parkman, Francis, 1823-1893

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Noted American historian from Massachusetts who traveled the Oregon Trail and published extensively on early America. From the description of Letter, November 27, 1865. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 233593490 Francis Parkman, historian, was born in Boston and educated at Harvard, his father's alma mater. Samuel Parkman was a Unitarian pastor who founded The Parkman Professorship of Pulpit Eloquence and Pastoral Care in The Cambridge Theological ...

Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841

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Epithet: of Add MS 34580 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x00030c American Indian fighter and president of the United States. From the guide to the William Henry Harrison letter, 1795, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) U.S president, Mar.-Apr. 1841; territorial governor of Indiana, 1801-1813; Ohio congressman, 1816-1819, state senator, 1819-1821, senator 1825-1828. From ...

Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920

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Carolyn Wells published under the pseudonym Rowland Wright. From the description of Autograph postcard signed from W.D. Howells to Carolyn Wells, Rahway [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 694525270 Author, editor, critic. From the description of Letters chiefly to Alexander? Black [manuscript] 1888-1919. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647943111 William Dean Howells was an American novelist...

Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard, 1809-1870

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U.S. naval officer and inventor of ordnance. From the description of Reports to Commodore L. Warrington on ordnance, 1848-1849. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58671341 John A. Dahlgren, naval officer, attained the rank of rear admiral. An expert in ordnance, he invented an 11" gun and other devices useful to the Navy. From 1868-70, he was Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance. From the description of Letter, January 28, 1848. (Naval War Col...

United States. Department of State

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At the Dept. of State, Blake was Assistant Chief of Special Projects Division, in 1946; and Leland King was the Acting Chief of the Foreign Buildings Operations, in 1949. Theodor Eberstaller was the brother of Richard Eberstaller, the husband of Alma Mahler's half-sister Maria; Richard and Maria Eberstaller were both deceased at this point. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1946-1949. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864672 Of...

Baldwin, Henry, 1780-1844

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Baldwin was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1817-1822), and served as associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1830-1844). From the description of Letters to George Duffield and Charles McAllister, 1807, 1826. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234338603 ...

Rush, Richard, 1780-1859

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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) Richard Rush (1780-1859) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A graduate of Princeton University, he was a lawyer before beginning his political care...