Benjamin Helm Bristow papers, 1839-1932 (bulk 1874-1896).

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Bristow, Benjamin Helm, 1832-1896. Benjamin Helm Bristow papers, 1839-1932 (bulk 1874-1896).

Benjamin Helm Bristow papers, 1839-1932 (bulk 1874-1896).

Correspondence, speeches, biographical material, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Bristow's service as U.S. solicitor general and U.S. secretary of the treasury in President Ulysses S. Grant's administrations and to his New York City law firm. Includes a letterpress book of incoming and outgoing correspondence of the U.S. Office of Commissioner of Internal Revenue, concerning the whiskey frauds of 1875. Correspondents include William W. Belknap, James Gillespie Blaine, Henry V. Boynton, George William Childs, David Davis, Anthony J. Drexel, George F. Edmunds, Hamilton Fish, William Cassius Goodloe, Ulysses S. Grant, John Marsgakk Harlan, W.A. Meriwether, Horace Porter, and Noah Haynes Swayne.

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United States. Solicitor General

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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 ...

United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Office of the Secretary.

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Belknap, William W. (William Worth), 1829-1890

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Lawyer, Union soldier, and Secretary of War (1869-1876). From the description of Letters, 1869-1887. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233121016 U.S. secretary of war and army officer. From the description of William W. Belknap papers, 1880-1888. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450603 American army officer and politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keokuk, Iowa, to H.T. Crosby, 1873 May 9. (Unknown). ...

Edmunds, George F. (George Franklin), 1828-1919

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U.S. Senator from Vermont. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, to F.T. Frelinghuysen, Secretary of State, 1883 Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270743114 Vermont lawyer; state representative, 1854-1859; state senator, 1861-1862; U.S. senator, 1866-1891. From the description of Letter : Washington, [D.C.], to Charles Devens, 1878 May 24. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 29888341 U.S. senator of Vermont and...

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...

Davis, David, 1815-1886

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Illinois state legislator and jurist, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and U.S. senator from Illinois. From the description of Papers of David Davis, 1861-1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070696 Bloomington, Illinois lawyer; member of Illinois House of Representatives (1844-1846); judge 8th judicial circuit (1848-1862); U.S. Supreme Court justice (1862-1877); U.S. Senator (1877-1883). From the description of Receipt for judgment costs, February ...

United States. Office of Commissioner of Internal Revenue

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Porter, Horace, 1837-1921

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American general and ambassador. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [New York], to M. Olmstead, Secretary of the Jeweler's Association, 1886 Nov. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618680 American army officer and railroad official. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to William W. Belknap, 1874 Aug. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618676 Son of Pennsylvania Governor and graduate of West Point, he was an ai...

Goodloe, William Cassius, 1841-1889

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In 1861, Goodloe served as private secretary to his uncle, Cassius M. Clay, who was U.S. Ambassador to Russia during much of the 1860's. He was later commissioned an officer in the Union Army. From the description of William Cassius Goodloe Civil War scrapbooks, 1860-1865. (University of Kentucky Libraries). WorldCat record id: 13766629 ...

Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893

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U.S. representative and senator from Maine; newspaper editor; unsuccessful candidate for U.S. president; Secretary of State; resident of Portland, Me.; b. in West Brownsville, Pa.; buried in Augusta, Me. From the description of James G. Blaine autograph letter signed to Hon. E. A. Rollins, 1864 Oct. 27. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 182560206 James Gillespie Blaine was born 1830 Jan. 31 in West Brownsville, Pa., and died 1893 Jan. 27 in Washington, ...

Drexel, Anthony J. (Anthony Joseph), 1826-1893

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American banker. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Drexel & Co., Phila., to J. Pierpont Morgan, 1871 June 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270518442 ...

Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893

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American statesman; Secretary of State. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, to Thomas J. Durant, 1870 Oct. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538114 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to F.B. Schell, 1890 Jan. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526181 American statesman and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to William B. Snell, Esq., (18)76 Dec. 19. (Unknown). World...

Bristow, Benjamin Helm, 1832-1896

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Lawyer, railroad entrepreneur, Secretary of the Treasury, and Republican politician. From the description of Benjamin Helm Bristow [microform] : papers, selections from Library of Congress. (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 62534698 From the description of Benjamin Helm Bristow : miscellaneous papers, 1832-1896. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46737472 Army officer, lawyer, and U.S. secretary of the treasury and soli...

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). ...

Meriwether, W. A.

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Harlan, John Marshall, 1833-1911

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U.S. Supreme Court justice. From the description of John Marshall Harlan : miscellaneous papers, 1869-1906. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49278815 John M. Harlan was born on June 1, 1833, at Harlan Station, Kentucky. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1853. During the Civil War he raised and commanded a Union regiment. In 1862, he defeated John Hunt Morgan at Rolling Fork River Bridge. Shortly there after, he resigned from the army because ...

Boynton, Henry V. (Henry Van), 1835-1905

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Soldier, author, and educator. From the description of George V. Boynton papers, 1897-1910. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 124036613 American soldier and journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Mr. Crosby, Chief Clerk of the War Dept., [no year] Nov. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131820 ...