Bodley family papers, 1773-1939.

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Bodley family. Bodley family papers, 1773-1939.

Bodley family papers, 1773-1939.

Papers pertaining to the Bodley and related families, primarily in Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, and Virginia, include personal and business correspondence, business, legal, land, and military papers, and genealogical material. Personal correspondence, 1776-1920, revolves around Thomas Bodley, his son William Stewart Bodley, and his grandson Temple Bodley. Topics include Kentucky history and politics; prominent Kentucky families like the Breckinridges, Clays, Crittendens, and Wickliffes; presidential elections and candidates; African American colonization efforts; agriculture in Kentucky and the South; banking; California history and the gold rush; cholera and other diseases; churches; land speculation; North American Indians; lawyers in Kentucky and Mississippi; Louisville history and politics; the Mexican War; Mississippi history and politics; the Aaron Burr Conspiracy; railroad development; the Civil War; states' rights; Reconstruction; slavery; religion and religious thought; St. Louis history; United States history, politics, foreign relations, and military; Virginia history; the Whig Party; and World War I. Documents include three diaries (1770-1811, 1814-1815, 1863-1865); land papers, 1783-1912; business papers, 1781-1936; military papers, 1788-1852; and genealogy. The collection also contains a group of Clark-Hite-Shiell Papers.

9.33 cubic feet.

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Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825

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James Wilkinson was born in Maryland and served as an officer in the American Revolution. In 1783 he settled in Kentucky, where he engaged in politics, land speculation, and trade. In 1805 he was appointed governor of Upper Louisiana. Wilkinson's activities in the West implicated him in the Spanish Conspiracy and the Burr Conspiracy; he was acquitted by a court of inquiry during the Burr investigation and by a court martial in 1811. He served as a military commander in the West during the War of...

Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864

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Confederate cavalry raider and brigadier general of Kentucky. From the description of John Hunt Morgan papers, 1840-1870; 1890 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 25166317 John Hunt Morgan was a veteran of the Mexican War and known for his guerrilla activities for the Confederates during the Civil War. From the description of Broadside, 1868 April 15. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49348053 Confederate caval...

Democratic Party (U.S.)

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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...

Pearce family

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Buckner, Richard Aylett, 1763-1847

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Durrett, Reuben T. (Reuben Thomas), 1824-1913

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Linn was an early settler of Louisville, Kentucky. From the description of Extracts from the manuscripts of Col. R.T. Durrett concerning Col. William Linn : typescript copies, [ca. 1775]-[ca. 1781]. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52249400 Louisville, Kentucky lawyer, editor, author, and primary founder and first president of the Filson Club. From the description of Reuben T. Durrett miscellaneous papers, 1853-1909. (Filson Historical Society...

Lynch, James, 1781-1853

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Attorney, jurist, and Marine Court judge, New York City. From the description of Letterbook, 1839 Jun.-1846 Jun. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 58760409 ...

Morrison, James, 1755-1823

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Biographical note: James Morrison, a native of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, served as an officer during the Revolutionary War and subsequently as a sheriff of Cumberland County prior to coming to Lexington, Kentucky in 1792. Having entered into business here as a merchant, he was appointed land commissioner by Isaac Shelby, and in 1797 represented Fayette County in the Kentucky legislature. Thereafter, he served as navy agent and as deputy quartermaster general during the War of...

Gwathmey, Samuel, 1778-1850.

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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...

Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890

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JCF served as Territorial Governor of Arizona 1878-1881. From the description of ALS, 1879 July 2 : [New York], to Mr. [Charles Edward] Lester. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15615926 Narciso Botello, secretary of the Ayuntamientos in 1836, secretary to Governor Flores in 1847. From the description of Articulos de capitulacion hecha el dia trece de Enero de mil ochocientos, cuarenta y siete por D. José Antonio Carrillo Comandante de Escu...

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...

Clark, George Rogers, 1752-1818

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Surveyor; noted Indian fighter in the American midwest in the latter half of the 18th century. From the description of Documents, 1778-1818. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28287330 American Revolutionary Colonel in the Old Northwest. Clark first came to Detroit from Cleveland in 1817, and was followed by his parents in a commercial fisherman and deputy collector of customs in China, Mich. (from M.P.C., I, 501-507: Clark's "Recollections".) (blue ...

Breckinridge, Robert J. (Robert Jefferson), 1800-1871

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Presbyterian minister, educator, Kentucky superintendent of public instruction. From the description of Robert Jefferson Breckinridge : miscellaneous papers, 1822-1864. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46729086 ...

Bank of the United States (1816-1836)

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In 1816, the Bank of the United States was rechartered, the first charter having expired in 1811, in an attempt to stabilize the national currency. Within the first three years, the bank was nearly ruined due to mismanagement. Langdon Cheves was elected president of its board of directors in 1819 and restored the bank's credit. In 1822, he resigned the post and was succeeded by Nicholas Biddle. The national charter for the bank expired in 1836, but Biddle kept the bank in operation until 1841, u...

Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836

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Aaron Burr (b. Feb. 6, 1756, Newark, NJ–d. Sept. 14, 1836, Port Richmond, NY) was an American politician. He was the third Vice President of the United States, serving during Thomas Jefferson's first term. Burr served as a Continental Army officer in the Revolutionary War, after which he became a successful lawyer and politician. He was elected twice to the New York State Assembly, was appointed New York State Attorney General, was chosen as a U.S. senator from the State of New York, and serv...

Clark, Edmund, 1762-1815.

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Revolutionary War veteran, mill owner, and merchant in Virginia, and a merchant in Kentucky. From the description of Edmund Clark Papers, 1781-1836. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46764392 ...

Fosdick family

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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...

Sanders, Lewis, 1781-1861

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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....

Desha, Joseph, 1768-1842

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Joseph Desha, soldier and politician, and his son, John R. Desha, physician. From the description of Joseph Desha and John R. Desha papers, 1773-1871 (bulk 1800-1855). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82042256 Governor of Kentucky, 1824-1828. From the description of Joseph Desha : miscellaneous papers, 1814-1824. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49217464 Biographical Note ...

Bowman, John, 1738-1784.

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Citizen's League (Louisville, Ky.)

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Barclay, Thomas, 1728-1793

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Thomas Barclay (b. 1728, Strabane, Ireland–d. January 19, 1793, Lisbon Portugal) was a Philadelphia merchant, America’s first consul in France (1781–1787,) and the American diplomat who negotiated America’s first treaty with the sultan of Morocco in 1786. He was the first American diplomat to die in a foreign country in the service of the United States. ...

Buckner, Simon Bolivar, 1823-1914

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Simon Bolivar Buckner, governor of Kentucky during 1887-91, was born near Munfordville, Kentucky, in 1823, to Aytell Hartswell and Elizabeth Ann Buckner. He entered West Point in 1840 and saw active duty in the Mexican War after graduation. He later became head of Kentucky's state militia, then joined the Confederate Army as brigadier general at the start of the Civil War. After the war, Buckner was a journalist and businessman in New Orleans until he was allowed to return to Kentucky in 1868. I...

Pomeroy, John Norton, 1828-1885

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Rodney, C. A. (Caesar Augustus), 1772-1824

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Signer Declaration of Independence. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Gen. Mason, 1805 Nov. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656239 Att'y General under Jefferson and Madison. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wilmington, to Samuel Carsewell, Esq., 1813 July 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656252 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wilmington, 1822 Sept. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656278...

Clark, Jonathan, 1750-1811

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Jonathan Clark, son of John and Ann (Rogers) Clark, was born in Albemarle County, Virginia, 12 August 1750, and died in Jefferson County, Kentucky, 25 November 1811. During the Revolutionary War, Clark commanded a company in the Eighth Virginia Regiment. In 1779, he was promoted to Lt. Colonel in the Continental Army. He married Sarah Hite on 13 February 1782. Following the war, Clark resided in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. He was commissioned major general of the Virginia Militia forces in 17...

Sharkey, William Lewis, 1798-1873.

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William Lewis Sharkey was a Mississippi State Representative (1828-1829), a justice of the Mississippi Supreme Court (1832-1851), and a Unionist during the Civil War. He was appointed a commissioner in 1865 along with William Yeager to confer on behalf of the state with President Andrew Johnson. Johnson appointed Sharkey to be provisional governor between June and October 1865. He was elected a U.S. Senator in 1865 but was denied his seat by the Congress. From the description of Will...

Crittenden, George Bibb, 1812-1880

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Bramlette, Thomas Elliott, 1817-1875

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Kentucky governor. From the description of Proclamation, 1863 Oct. 17. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 34122466 Thomas E. Bramlette was born in Cumberland County, KY, in 1817. He was a elected a member of the KY state legislature in 1841 and served as a KY state court judge in 1856. He was a colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War and a U.S. District Attorney for Kentucky in 1863. He served as Governor of Kentucky, 1863-67. He died in Louisville, KY, in...

Jouett, Matthew Harris, 1787-1827

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Major William A. Trimble (1786-1821) was the brother of Allen Trimble, who was governor of Ohio in 1822 and 1826-1830. William Trimble practiced law in Highland County, Ohio, after graduating from Transylvania College in Lexington, Kentucky. He served in the 4th Infantry in the War of 1812, where he was captured by the British in action against Detroit. He also served in the 8th Infantry with General Andrew Jackson after the war. Trimble served in Florida and afterward returned to H...

Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition (1905 : Portland, Or.)

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Officially titled the Lewis & Clark Centennial and American Pacific Exposition and Oriental Fair, the exposition was an international event celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Lewis and Clark expedition. It was held in Portland, Oregon, from June 1 to Oct. 15, 1905, and was designed to promote trade between the Pacific Northwest and Asia; to contribute to the wealth of Oregon through its forestry and agriculture; and to encourage the arts of the region. Planning began around 1901 and th...

Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850

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Zachary Taylor (1784-1850), the twelfth president of the United States. In 1841, he was appointed to the command of the Sourthern Division of the United States. In the spring of 1845, Taylor appointed to command the Army of Occupation stationed in Corpus Christi. In May 1846, Taylor led his army into north Mexico. Following the battle of Monterey, Taylor was ordered to join General Winfield Scott at the siege of Veracruz. Taylor's victory at at the Battle of Buena Vista made him a national hero....

Clark, Isaac, 1787-1868.

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Farmer of Jefferson County, Kentucky. From the description of Isaac Clark : papers, 1807-1871. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49193375 ...

Anderson, Robert, 1805-1871

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Major of U.S. First Artillery Regiment; commanding officer at Fort Sumter, Charleston, S.C. From the description of Civil War letter of Maj. Robert Anderson, 1861 Jan. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71058375 American army officer. From the description of Autograph orders signed : Athens, Tennessee, to Capt. G.S. Drane, 1838 Nov. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132419 Soldier, commander of Fort Sumter at the start of the U.S. Civil War. ...

Alekseĭ Aleksandrovich, Grand Duke of Russia, 1850-1908

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Wickliffe, Robert, 1775-1859

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Lawyer and state legislator from Lexington, Ky. From the description of Robert Wickliffe : miscellaneous papers, 1806-1837. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49378759 Lexington, Ky., lawyer and district attorney. From the description of Letterbook of Robert Wickliffe [manuscript], 1817-1835. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647845048 From the description of Letterbook of Robert Wickliffe, 1817-1835. (University of Virgini...

Bruce, Helm, 1860-1927.

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Lawyer, public defender. From the description of Helm Bruce : papers, 1861-1951. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46737644 ...

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 ...

Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891

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Historian, librarian, and collector. From the description of Draper manuscript collection, 1779-1794 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 665066657 From the description of Collection of Lyman Copeland Draper Manuscripts, 1735-1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78163206 Lyman Copeland Draper (1815-1891) was born in New York. In 1840 he became the corresponding secretary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Draper spent most of his life researching...

Marshall, John, 1755-1835

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John Marshall (1755-1835) was born near Germantown, Prince William (currently Fauquier) County, Virginia on 24 September 1755 to parents Thomas Marshall and Mary Randolph Keith. From 1775-1781, Marshall served in the Continental Army and fought in the Revolutionary War. During the spring and summer of 1780, Marshall attended classes at the College of William and Mary and received his license to practice law. After the war, he moved to Richmond, Virginia and began his practice. Marshall married M...

Crittenden, Thomas T., 1788-1832

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Hart, Nathaniel, 1770-1844

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Farmer from Woodford County, Ky. and member of the pioneer Hart family. From the description of Letter, 1791 Jan. 10. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49279725 ...

Silliman, Benjamin D. (Benjamin Douglas), 1805-1901

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Benjamin Douglas Silliman (1805-1901) was a prominent Brooklyn lawyer and politician. He represented Kings County in the New York State Assembly in 1838, was U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York from 1865 to 1866, was a delegate to the New York State Constitutional Convention in 1872, and was a Republican candidate for New York State Attorney General in 1873, among other accomplishments. From the guide to the Benjamin D. Silliman property dispute report, 1846, (Brooklyn...

Rowan, John, 1773-1843

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John Rowan was a jurist and congressman born in York, Pa. He moved to Louisville in 1783 and Bardstown in 1790. He held several state political post before being elected to the Senate in 1825. He is best remembered for building Federal Hill (My Old Kentucky Home). From the description of Rowan, John, 1773-1843 1828 April 14 Letter. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49235818 Rowan was born in York, Pennsylvania. His family moved to Kentucky in 1783, settli...

Crittenden, John J. (John Jordan), 1787-1863

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Kentucky lawyer and statesman, from Frankfort (Franklin Co.). From the description of Papers, 1786-1932. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19490792 From the description of Letters, 1835-1860. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 32410179 John Jordan Crittenden (1787-1863) was born September 10, 1787. He attended the College of William and Mary, graduating in 1807. In 1809 he became the Attorney-General for the Illinois Territory. During the Wa...

Crittenden family

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