Wise family papers, 1836-1928 (bulk 1850s).

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Wise family papers, 1836-1928 (bulk 1850s).

Wise family papers, 1836-1928 (bulk 1850s).

Chiefly correspondence of Henry Alexander Wise relating largely to the John Brown raid. Includes letters (1905) of Albert Bushnell Hart. Correspondents include John C. Calhoun, Leslie Combs, John W. Forney, Amos C. Lawrence, John C. Rives, William B. Taliaferro, Nathaniel Beverley Tucker, Jr., and Wise's cousin, Henry Augustus Wise.

350 items.1 container.1 microfilm reel.

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Wise family.

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Rives, John C. (John Cook), 1795-1864

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American journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to R. Smith, 1834 Dec. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655239 Newspaper publisher, of Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers, 1834-1877. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20121606 ...

Confederate states of America. Army

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The Savannah Ordnance Depot, Savannah, Georgia, was organized as a field depot during the Civil War. In April 1864, it became the Savannah Arsenal under the supervision of the Chief of Ordnance. From the description of Savannah Ordnance Depot employment roll, 1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477938 The Confederate States of America Army may have created the position of Purchasing Commissary of Subsistence to oversee the distribution of food and other supplies to the Co...

Tucker, Nathaniel Beverley, 1820-1890

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American consul at Liverpool. From the description of Correspondence of Nathaniel Beverley Tucker, 1837-1888. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 30793573 Confederate agent, editor, and diplomat. Often known as Beverley Tucker. From the description of Nathaniel Beverley Tucker correspondence, 1859-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980655 ...

Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876

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American lawyer and politician; governor of Virginia. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Richmond, to President Buchanan, 1857 Mar. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588282 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Thomas Teackle in Baltimore, 1841 Jan. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588600 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Richmond, to Col. T.H. Ellis, 1859 Aug. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588...

Hart, Albert Bushnell, 1854-1943

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Hart graduated from Harvard in 1880 and taught history and government at Harvard from 1889-1926. From the description of Papers of Albert Bushnell Hart, 1874-1943 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973059 American historian who studied at Harvard, as well as in Paris, Berlin, and Freiburg, where he earned his Ph.D. He taught at Harvard from 1883-1897, and served as president of the American Historical Association in 1909 and of the American Political Sc...

Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886

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Amos Adams Lawrence was a Boston merchant, textile manufacturer, and philanthropist. From the description of Amos Adams Lawrence Papers, 1857-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122387678 Businessman and philanthropist. From the description of Letter of Amos Adams Lawrence, 1858. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014885 ...

Taliaferro, William Booth, 1822-1898.

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William Booth Taliaferro of Dunham Massie, Gloucester, Va., served in the Confederate Army; represented Gloucester County in the Virginia House of Delegates, 1850-1853 and 1874-1879; and served as a judge of the Gloucester County Court, 1891-1897. He married Sally Nivison Lyons (1828-1899), who was the daughter of the Hon. James Lyons (1801-1882) of Richmond, Va., and his first wife, Henningham (Watkins) Lyons (1799-1851). From the description of Papers, 1805-1899, of William Booth T...

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

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South Carolina statesman. From the description of Letters, 1783-1843. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31977848 From the description of Papers, 1765-1902. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 17363885 Vice-President of United States. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Washington, D.C.], to B.S. Thomas, 1841 July 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134323 From the description of Autograph letter signed : ...

Wise, Henry A. (Henry Augustus), 1819-1869

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Naval officer and author. From the description of Henry A. Wise papers, 1850-1869. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979808 ...

Brown, John, 1800-1859

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Abolitionist, tanner, surveyor. Involved in Ohio underground railroad and Kansas slavery and antislavery conflicts, led raid on Harper's Ferry. From the description of John Brown Papers [microform], 1849-1919. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 38974680 John Brown, Jr. (1821-1895) was the oldest of twenty children of the noted abolitionist John Brown of Kansas. He was a farner, soldier, and Free Soil advocate. From the guide to the John Brown, Jr. Col...

Combs, Leslie, 1793-1881

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American soldier and politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to C.E. Lester, 1845 Dec. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527027 Public official of Kentucky. From the description of Leslie Combs papers, 1831-1848. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453976 Lawyer, politician, and soldier. From the description of Letters, 1831-1874. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49200558 ...

Forney, John W. (John Wien), 1817-1881

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Editor, publisher, clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, and secretary of the U.S. Senate. From the description of John W. Forney papers, 1841-1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 164810989 Philadelphia journalist. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, to William Pitt Fessenden, 1863 Nov. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270482790 From the description of Letter signed, with nine lines in autograph : Washington, D.C., to William Pitt...