Found 94 collections related to Ford collection

R. Weir & Co
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3266
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Letter book containing correspondence from 1797-1800, chiefly on commercial matters. Contemporary copies
Graham, Alexander
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1189
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Bound copy of treatise by Alexander Graham titled Reasons "Theoretical and Practical for Pronouncing Against a Free Trade in Corn," dedicated to Charles, Duke of Richmond, Lennox and Aubrigny, President of the Sussex Society for the Protection of... more
Pliny, the Elder
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2438
1.15 linear feet (5 volumes)
Historia natural de Plinio, translated by Dr. Francisco Hernandez. Libros 1-3, 9-25. [Transcripts, partially from the original draft, and partly from a copy made in the time of Hernandez]. Madrid, 1785
United States. Continental Army. Massachusetts Regiment, 16th
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1897
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book of the 16th Massachusetts Regiment (formerly Colonel Jackson's Additional Continental Regiment) kept at Highlands, Peekskill, Orangetown, Ten Eyck, and elsewhere in New York and New Jersey. The orderly book records general orders,... more
Huntington, Jedediah, 1743-1818
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1468
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Jedediah Huntington was an American general in the Continental Army during the American revolution. The collection consists largely of letters written to Huntington during his tenure as collector of customs at New London, Connecticut from Gabriel... more
Winsor, Justin, 1831-1897
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4048
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Justin Winsor (1831-1897) was an American librarian and historian. He was superintendent of the Boston Public Library from 1868 to 1877, and librarian of Harvard University from 1877 until his death. The collection contains letters to Justin... more
Colden, Alice Wadsworth
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3194
1 v
Manuscript transcript of a history of the Colden, Murray and other New York families.
Wallace, Johnson, & Muir
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3207
.33 linear feet (1 volume)
A letterbook kept in Nantes, France, by the firm Wallace, Johnson, & Muir, containing copies of letters to various commercial houses, mostly in America. Wallace, Johnson, & Muir was a mercantile partnership formed in 1781 that concentrated on the... more
Gordon, Charles
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4004
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from Charles Gordon, United States Navy, to Naval Agent John Bullus in New York, 1811-1813. Letters relate to both military and social matters
Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4228
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Papers generated by Samuel Huntington in his capacities as Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, president of the Connecticut Convention, and congressional delegate. Material includes resolutions; commissions for justices of the peace and militia... more
Everett, Edward, 1794-1865
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4369
.2 linear feet (1 folder)
Edward Everett (1794-1865) was an American politician, pastor, educator, and diplomat from Massachusetts. He served as United States Representative and Senator, Governor of Massachusetts, Minister to Great Britain, and United States Secretary of... more
Hoffman, David, 1784-1854
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4373
.2 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence and legal documents belonging to American lawyer and legal scholar David Hoffman of Baltimore, Maryland. Letters concern both personal and professional matters, including the publication of Hoffman's Course of Legal Study, and sales... more
Gore, Christopher, 1758-1827
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4419
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Several letters from American politician Christopher Gore to various parties relating to business and financial matters
Granger, Gideon, 1767-1822
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4421
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from American politician and lawyer Gideon Granger to various parties relating to business and legal affairs, such as money owed on land purchases. Also present is an 1805 circular letter from Granger addressing charges made against him... more
Green, Duff, 1791-1875
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4423
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from American military officer, politician, journalist, and railroad industrialist Duff Green to various parties. Early letters are political in nature, with most written in confidence, including an 1827 letter to publishers Gale and... more
Greenleaf, James, 1765-1843
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4425
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Correspondence and land papers of American land speculator James Greenleaf. Correspondence dates from 1788 to 1834, with no letters present for the period of 1800 to 1804. Letters are incoming, and almost exclusively concern Greenleaf's real... more
Grimké, John Fauchereaud, 1752-1819
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4427
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The miscellany consists of incoming letters to South Carolina jurist John Faucheraud Grimké discussing both legal and social matters; a 1789 subpoena signed by Grimké in his capacity as Justice of South Carolina's Court of Common Pleas and General... more
Halleck, Fitz-Greene, 1790-1867
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4433
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists mainly of letters, generally social in nature, from American poet and satirist Fitz-Greene Halleck to various parties including his sister, Maria, and newspaper editor and politician Theophilus Carey Callicot. Also present... more
Hancock, John, 1737-1793
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4434
.2 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of correspondence, speeches, and documents signed by Hancock in his capacity as president of the Continental Congress and governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Letters are largely outgoing and most pertain to his... more
Harper, Robert Goodloe, 1765-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4438
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters written by American politician Robert Goodloe Harper between 1798 and 1824, with the bulk written between 1806 and 1823. Letters are generally professional in scope, and include discussions of the capture of the ship "Clyde" in September,... more
Harte, Bret, 1836-1902
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4440
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small quantity of letters and manuscript material by American author Bret Harte, as well as a document generated in his capacity as United States Consul in Glasgow, Scotland. Material includes holograph copies of his poems "Truthful James to the... more
Heath, William, 1737-1814
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4444
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters and orders from Major General William Heath of the Continental Army written between 1777 and 1782 and pertaining to his official duties. Includes the dishonorable discharge of a soldier in 1777, letters outlining the terms of parole given... more
Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4445
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small quantity of letters and papers of American attorney, planter and politician Patrick Henry, including deeds and a law license signed by Henry as Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, a 1786 letter to Thomas Madison, and several receipts
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4446
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters written by American Unitarian minister, author, and abolitionist Thomas Wentworth Higginson to various parties on such topics as his writings and their publication; libraries; book purchases; lecture and travel engagements; and social... more
Hill, J. W. (John William), 1812-1879
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4447
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists mainly of correspondence between British-born American painter John William (J.W.) Hill and various friends and family members, including Gordon Lester Ford and his wife, Emily Ellsworth (Fowler) Ford. Letters discuss social... more
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4452
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809-1894) was an American physician and poet. The miscellany includes brief notes regarding speaking engagements, requests for autographs, acknowledgments of gifts received, and other social matters; and several... more
Houston, Sam, 1793-1863
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4455
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Five letters from American statesman, politician, and soldier Samuel Houston written between 1825 and 1852 pertaining to both social and political matters. Several autographs are also present
Howard, John Eager, 1752-1827
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4457
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters written between 1790 and 1827 by American statesman John Eager Howard from his Baltimore estate, Belvedere, to fellow Maryland statesman Virgil Maxcy. The letters cover political, financial, social, and familial matters, including the... more
Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4458
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from American author, literary critic, and editor of the Atlantic Monthly, William Dean Howells. The letters relate chiefly to editorial matters and literary criticism. Eighteen letters are addressed to New York journalist Frank C. Drake... more
Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4461
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Three letters of British poet and essayist Leigh Hunt to literary enthusiast Robert Balmanno (1821), and to publisher and bookseller Charles Ollier (1840, 1854). The letters reference social matters, books purchased, and to a lesser degree, Hunt's... more