Papers, 1836-1937.

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Papers, 1836-1937.

1836-1937

Correspondence, diaries (1843-1891), speeches, journal of law cases (1842-1869), legal papers, genealogical material, and other papers. Other correspondents include Melville W. Fuller, Archer Gifford, Horace Grey, John Marshall Harlan, Benjamin Harrison, Joseph Henry, George F. Hoar, Joseph C. Hornblower, William Hornblower, John P. Jackson, James G. King, Thomas T. Kinney, L.Q.C. Lamar, Martha J. Lamb, S.P. Langley, Robert Todd Lincoln, Arthur MacArthur, A.W. Markley, Weir Mitchell, Lot M. Morrill, Franklin Murphy, William Nelson, Cortlandt Parker, William Pennington, Benjamin Perley Poore, Rodman M. Price, Theodore F. Randolph, Charles H. Reed, George M. Robeson, Elihu Root, Martin Ryerson, Carl Schurz, Thomas Scott, John Sherman, Benjamin Silliman, Jr., Ellen L. Stanton, R.H. Stevens, John P. Stockton, Robert Field Stockton, William Howard Taft, Peter D. Vroom, Morrison Remick Waite, John Wanamaker, Marcus L. Ward, Stephen Wickes, Joseph G. Wilson, and Beatrice Winser. Correspondence is indexed in the manuscripts catalog.

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Governor of and U.S. representative from New Jersey and philanthropist. From the description of Papers, 1683-1912. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 78710033 Marcus L. Ward was elected governor in 1865 and served from January 16, 1866 to January 18, 1869. He became a director of the National State Bank in 1846 and continued throughout his life to be active in the business life of his native Newark. He joined the Republican Party in 1856 and four ye...

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Journalist and author. From the description of Ben Perley Poore commonplace book, 1837-1940. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70949739 Author and editor. From the description of Letters of Benjamin Perley Poore, 1852-1853. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449406 Benjamin Perley Poore (1820-1887) was a newspaper correspondent, editor, and author who lived and worked mainly in Washington, D.C. He was born and raised on "Indian Hi...

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Soldier, manufacturer, Republican Party leader, and governor of New Jersey. From the description of Supply returns, 1863-1865 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122616584 Civil War soldier, manufacturer, and governor of New Jersey. From the description of Papers, 1863-1887; (bulk 1863-1866). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 28419570 Military officer, businessman, and governor of New Jersey; of Newark. From the description of Papers, 18...

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U.S. Supreme Court justice. From the description of Papers, 1836-1937. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 84019822 Bradley served as Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1870-1892. From the description of Letters and autograph of Joseph P. Bradley, 1870-1891. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339480 Joseph P. Bradley, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, was born of English descent in Berne...

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Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947

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Epithet: President of Columbia University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x000180 Butler was a philosopher, diplomat, and educator; president of Columbia University from 1901-1942. From the description of Nicholas Murray Butler letter, 1942 Mar. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 777002021 President of Columbia University. From the description of Letters to F.W. Wile and...

Vroom, Peter Dumont, 1791-1873

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New Jersey lawyer, politician, and diplomat. In 1838 he was elected to Congress, but because of irregularities in the returns, he and several other winning candidates were not confirmed. The dispute, which became known as the Broad Seal War, was finally settled in their favor by the courts. From the description of ALsS : Trenton, N.J., to Aaron Ogden Dayton, 1839-1845. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 145506970 Attorney in Trenton, N.J., Governor of New ...

Borah, William Edgar, 1865-1940

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Lawyer and U.S. senator from Idaho. From the description of William Edgar Borah papers, 1905-1940 (bulk 1912-1940). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979901 U.S. senator from Idaho. From the description of Letter, 1929 Oct. 12, Washington D.C., to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904148 Attorney in Boise, Idaho; United States senator from Idaho, 1907-1940. From the description of Correspondence, 1902-1932. (Idah...

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Lawyer and diplomat. From the description of Letter of Cortlandt Parker, 1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454842 ...

Cattell, Alexander G. (Alexander Gilmore), 1816-1894

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Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886

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Chester Alan Arthur (October 5, 1829 – November 18, 1886) was an American attorney and politician who served as the 21st President of the United States from 1881 to 1885....

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Curtis was a graduate of Harvard Law School (1834) and brother of Benjamin Robbins Curtis. From the description of Letter regarding Dred Scott case, 19 December 1856. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 236049551 George Ticknor Curtis was an American lawyer and historian. Born in Watertown, Massachusetts, he was educated at Harvard College and Harvard Law School, and was admitted to the bar in 1836. He practiced law and served a term in the Massachusetts House,...

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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...

Bradley, Charles

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Jackson, John Peter, 1805-1861

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Lawyer and state legislator, of Newark, Essex County, New Jersey; graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), 1823; admitted to the bar as an attorney, 1827; served in the New Jersey Assembly, 1831-1832, as clerk of Essex County, 1839-ca. 1849, and as vice-president and manager of the New Jersey Railroad. From the description of Letters received, 1828-1860 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122570692 John P. Jackson, the son of Hester Van de...

Fuller, Melville Weston, 1833-1910

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Lawyer, Chicago, Illinois; member, Illinois House of Representatives, 1863-1864; chief justice, U.S. Supreme Court, 1888-1910. From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C., to [Lawrence Y. Sherman], Springfield, Ill., 1909 April 6. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 30798421 Fuller graduated from Bowdoin College, in 1853, studied law at Harvard University and was admitted to the Maine bar in 1855. In 1856, he moved his practice to Chicago, where...

Bell Telephone Company

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Wanamaker, John, 1838-1922

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John Wanamaker was founder of a Philadelphia department store. From the description of Collection, 1779-1892. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122632980 John Wanamaker, 1838-1822. Born Philadelphia, created first department store, pioneered use of price tags, money back guarantees, newspaper ads, and white sales. Instituted employee health care, pensions, and fringe benefits. Samuel Sydney McClure, 1857-1949. Founder, editor,...

Robeson, George M. (George Maxwell), 1829-1897

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George Maxwell Robeson, lawyer, attorney-general of New Jersey, Congressman from New Jersey, and secretary of the navy was born in Warren County, NJ. He graduated with high honors from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1847. Robeson studied law, and was appointed by Governor Newell as prosecutor of Camden County. In 1867 he was appointed attorney-general of New Jersey by Governor Marcus Ward; and in 1869 Robeson was appointed secretary of the navy by President Ulysses Grant...

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 ...

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 ...

Scott, Thomas Alexander, 1823-1881

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Bradley, Mary H. (Mary Hornblower)

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Ryerson, Martin, 1815-1875

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King, James G. (James Gore), 1791-1853

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Epithet: of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000695.0x00006f Epithet: Secretary, United Government-Workers' Federation British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000695.0x000070 ...

Morrill, Lot M. (Lot Myrick), 1812-1883

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American statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to W.P. Fessenden, 1862 Nov. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612916 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to William Pitt Fessenden, 1867 Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612918 U.S. secretary of the treasury, U.S. senator from and governor of Maine. From the description of Letters of Lot M. Morrill, 1867-1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: ...

Guiteau, Charles J. (Charles Julius), 1841-1882

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Born in Freeport, Illinois, Charles J. Guiteau was connected with the Oneida Community but later sued them. He was admitted to the Bar of Illinois but mostly worked as a bill collector. He was interested in law, theology and politics. He assassinated President James Garfield for which crime he was hanged in 1882. From the description of Papers, 1877-1881. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 22761008 Guiteau, a lawyer and supporter of the "Stalwart" faction o...

Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888

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Roscoe Conkling was a New York politician and lawyer, serving in Congress as both Senator and Representative. He resigned abruptly to protest Federal appointments in New York, and returned to his law practice. He later declined an appointment to the United States Supreme Court. From the description of Roscoe Conkling letter to D.B. Sickels, 1876 Apr. 20. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52734482 Roscoe Conkling was a Senator (1867-81) and Congre...

Dennis, Alfred Lewis, 1817-1890

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