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Parker, Ely Samuel 1828-1895

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Works: 96 works in 135 publications in 2 languages and 2,499 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Records and correspondence  Sources  Bibliography  Maps  Genealogy  Treaties 
Roles: Author
Classifications: F129.B8, B
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Most widely held works by Ely Samuel Parker
Testimony of the Society of Friends on Indian civilization, submitted to the commission appointed to consider the transfer of the Indian Bureau to the War Department by General Committee Appointed by the Several Yearly Meetings of Friends on the American Continent( Book )

2 editions published in 1878 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Additional reasons for purchasing the Indian mound and other territory adjacent to the state experimental station by Wendell W Wright( Book )

1 edition published in 1888 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of General Ely S. Parker, last grand sachem of the Iroquois and General Grant's military secretary by Arthur Caswell Parker( Book )

2 editions published in 1919 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of this remarkable soldier and Seneca Chief
Report on the Dismal Swamp Canal, it cost, condition, and resources by Ely Samuel Parker( Book )

2 editions published in 1867 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writings of General Parker. : Extracts from his letters, and an autobiographical memoir of historical interest by Ely Samuel Parker( )

1 edition published in 1905 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents relating to the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Two leaves from a manifold copy book and an envelope that once contained them. The first leaf is a letter from Ulysses S. Grant to Robert E. Lee, proposing terms of surrender. The second contains a letter from Lee to Grant, accepting the terms; followed by special orders issued at Grant's command by Lt. Col. Ely S. Parker, appointing officers to carry out the stipulations of the surrender
to Maj. Gen. Burnside by Ely Samuel Parker( )

1 edition published in 1864 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning Grant's having left Washington
by Henry S Randall( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An eclectic group of letters, related to Randall's varied interest in agriculture, education, history, and government. Mostly incoming, these letters were written by leading individuals of the above mentioned fields and the content is generally detailed and quite eloquent. The letters from noted agriculturalists, Willis Gaylord, William Jarvis, and Luther Tucker concern sheep husbandry. As an educator, Randall received many fine letters from Henry Barnard, Francis Wayland, Lyman C. Draper, and others related to matters of school administration and instruction. His efforts to establish a separate state education department are documented as well. Lastly, there are a number of letters with editors, publishers, and scholars regarding Randall's biography of Thomas Jefferson
Letter ... to Commissioner of Indian Affairs, Parker : Camp McDermit, Nevada by Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins( )

2 editions published in 1870 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Copy for H.H. Bancroft. The original letter was addressed to Major H. Douglass. Forwarded by him, with his report as Indian Superintendent, Nevada, to Parker. With another copy
A translation of the speech made by Jimmy Johnson at the Grand Council of the Confederacy of Iroquois held at the Indian village of Tonawanda ... : this speech is an abridgement of his annual speech or a repetition in brief of their religious precepts pretended to have been communicated from heaven by Jimmy Johnson( )

1 edition published in 1845 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

October, 1845, speech by Jimmy Johnson, translated and abridged by Ely S. Parker (later U.S. commissioner of Indian affairs) which reiterates the religious and moral teachings of the Seneca prophet, Handsome Lake
The character of Grant by Ely Samuel Parker( )

1 edition published in 1891 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Appendix to last grand sachem of the Iroquois : by Arthur Caswell Parker( )

1 edition published in 1919 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Material apparently gathered (but not used) by Parker for his The Life of General Ely S. Parker, published as v. 23 of Buffalo Historical Society Publications, 1919. Includes one of Ely Parker's school essays, "National faith", written 25 Nov. 1847 at Cayuga Academy; diary entries from a trip to Washington, 1-14 Jan. 1847; military dispatches, 4 Aug. 1864-2 Feb. 1865; letters to his brother Nicholson Parker, 5 Sept. 1863-25 Mar. 1868; a view of Indian affairs, from his 1869 annual report as Commissioner of Indian Affairs; and Capt. Samuel H. Beckwith's address at the marking of Parker's grave on 30 May 1905
[Souvenir of the dinner, given at the Waldorf, on April 27th, 1893, commemorating the birth of General Grant by Septima M Collis( Book )

1 edition published in 1893 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letter : Albany, to E.S. Parker, Pembroke, Genesee County by William C Bouck( )

1 edition published in 1844 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

States his understanding of the issues between the Odgen Land Company and the Tonawanda Indians, and how a settlement can be achieved. Following the letter is an unsigned note, also addressed to Parker, explaining that Bouck's letter was read to the Tonawanda chiefs, and that the Indian agent had also read them a message from the War Dept
by Ely Samuel Parker( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers include a petition addressed to Governor Silas Wright of New York, concerning the problem of non-Indian settlement on the Tonawanda Reservation. The petition was signed by several other chiefs and warriors of the reservation. Also included here is a story written by Ely Parker, regarding the separation of the Seneca and Wyandott Indian nations
Washington, D.C., to Col. E.S. Parker, [Washington, D.C.] by Henry Wilson( )

1 edition published in 1867 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

January 28, 1867, letter from Senator Wilson to Ely Samuel Parker, Seneca sachem, engineer, Union brigadier general, and U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs (1869-1871), noting that he had read Parker's "able report" on Indian affairs and requesting that Parker compose a bill embodying his ideas so that Wilson could submit it to the Congress
 
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Alternative Names
Ely Parker

Ely Parker militare e politico nativo americano

Ely S. Parker Amerikaans politicus (1828-1895)

Ely Samuel Parker Häuptling des Wolf-Clans der Seneca und Offizier unter US-General Ulysses S. Grant

Parker, E. S. 1828-1895

Parker, E. S. (Ely Samuel), 1828-1895

Parker, Eli S. 1828-1895

Parker, Eli S. (Eli Samuel), 1828-1895

Parker, Ely S. 1828-1895

Parker, Ely S. (Ely Samuel), 1828-1895

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