Crosby Noyes Boyd autograph collection, 1791-1908.

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Boyd, Crosby Noyes, 1903-. Crosby Noyes Boyd autograph collection, 1791-1908.

Crosby Noyes Boyd autograph collection, 1791-1908.

Correspondence, appointments, genealogical material, receipts, sketches, and signatures originally collected by Boyd's grandfather, Crosby Stuart Noyes (1825-1908), editor-in-chief of The Washington Evening Star, and relating, in part, to him or the newspaper. Includes letters of James Gillespie Blaine, Belle Boyd, Lewis Cass, Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens), Jefferson Davis, Frederick Douglass, Thomas Jefferson, Amos Kendall, Abraham Lincoln, Herman Melville, Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth, William Howard Taft, and Victoria C. Woodhull.

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Southworth, Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte, 1819-1899

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Nineteenth century writer and teacher. From the description of Letters, 1866. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55492330 Novelist, of Georgetown (Washington, D.C.). From the description of Papers, 1849-1901. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20188549 American novelist. From the description of Papers of Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth, 1852-1894. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 3213658...

Woodhull, Victoria C. (Victoria Claflin), 1838-1927

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Victoria C. Woodhull was a woman's rights pioneer who achieved notoriety on many fronts in Gilded Age America. She founded (with her sister Tennessee Claflin) a Wall Street brokerage, with the support and advice of Cornelius Vanderbilt. Woodhull used profits to publish Woodhull & Claflin Weekly, advocating female suffrage, free love, and other progressive causes. Later she addressed House committee on suffrage, and exposed the Beecher-Tilton scandal, implicating celebrated minister Henry War...

Melville, Herman, 1819-1891

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Herman Melville (b. Aug. 1, 1819, NY, NY–d. Sept. 28, 1891, NY, NY) was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period. His best known works include Typee (1846) and his whaling novel Moby-Dick (1851). His writing draws on his experience at sea as a common sailor, exploration of literature and philosophy, and engagement in the contradictions of American society in a period of rapid change. He developed a complex, baroque style; the vocabulary is rich and or...

Boyd, Crosby Noyes, 1903-

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Autograph collector. From the description of Crosby Noyes Boyd autograph collection, 1791-1908. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82844657 ...

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, ...

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...

Noyes, Crosby Stuart, 1825-1908

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Editor and journalist. From the description of Letters of Crosby Stuart Noyes, 1867-1870. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454756 ...

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...

Twain, Mark, 1835-1910

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Mark Twain (b. Samuel Langhorne Clemens, November 30, 1835, Florida, MO – d. April 21, 1910, Redding, CT) was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. Among his novels are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885). Twain served an apprenticeship with a printer and then worked as a typesetter, contributing articles to the newspaper of his older brother Orion Clemens. He later became a riverboat pilot on the Mississipp...

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...

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

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Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00000a American lawyer in Illinois and sixteenth president of the United States. From the description of Humorous story by Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609161 From 1837 to 1841 Lincoln practiced law in partnership with John Todd Stuart, whose cousin Mary Todd he later married. From the...

Kendall, Amos, 1789-1869

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Editor of the Extra Globe, Washington, D.C. From the description of Letters, 1840-1844. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36437687 American politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to John Mills, United States Attorney in Boston, 1840 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270491445 American politican. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Frankfort, to W. W. Worsley, bookseller in Lex...

Boyd, Belle, 1844-1900

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Confederate spy. Born Martinsburg, Va. Imprisoned for spying July-Aug. 1862 and Aug.-Dec. 1863. She went to England in 1864 and there married Sam Wilde Hardinge, one of the Union officers who had guarded her. After his death several years later she returned to the U.S. In 1865 she published a sensational memoir, "Belle Boyd in camp and prison". It appears that she did make several appearances in dramatic productions and gave some public lectures, but the woman who acted and lectured for many yea...

Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895

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Frederick Douglass, a former slave, was a noted lecturer, writer, abolitionist, and diplomat. From the description of Frederick Douglass letter to George W. Curtis, 1872 September 20. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50068315 Abolitionist, orator, journalist. From the description of Note, 1866 April 9. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 29647750 From the description of Letter: Washington, D.C., to [P...

Taft, William Howard, 1857-1930

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William Howard Taft (1857-1930) was an American politician who served as U.S. President (1908-1912) and Chief Justitce of the Supreme Court (1921-1930). 1857 Born in Cincinnati, Ohio on September 15th 1878 Graduated from Yale University 1880 Graduated from Cincinnati Law School ...