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Appleton, William 1786-1862

Works: 42 works in 71 publications in 1 language and 546 library holdings
Genres: Diaries  Biography  History  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HE2771.M4, 382.092
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Massachusetts railroads : 1842 to 1855( Book )

3 editions published in 1856 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from the diaries of William Appleton, 1786-1862 by William Appleton( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The newe cronycles of Englande and of Fraunce : by Robert Fabyan( )

2 editions published in 1510 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second volume of the chronicles, possibly used by Richard Pynson as the printer's copy for his edition of 1516
Journal and letterbook by Osgood Carney( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Journal and letterbook of Osgood Carney, Boston merchant and commission agent on voyages to Cuba, Brazil, and Russia for various firms and individuals. The journal is written only from Jan. 1-16, 1831, and details Carney's daily activities and discusses foreign affairs, particularly the revolutions in Europe at the time. The volume also contains copies of letters from 1831 to 1834, to merchants such as William Appleton, Robert G. Shaw, Frederic Tudor, John D. Bates, and James Read & Co. It also includes copies of cargo lists and receipts, and a "List of Vessels at Havre" for Jan. 22, 1834. Ships mentioned in letters include the brig Statesman, the Henry Clay, and the Nera
William Appleton and Company Records by William Appleton and Company( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Typescript compilation of information regarding 22 vessels owned by the Boston, Mass., merchant firm William Appleton and Company, comprised of William Appleton and Samuel Hooper. Notes annotated by F. Gordon Dexter. Information includes builder, launching, tonnage, dimensions, and, in some cases, details of voyages and cargoes, for the ships Admittance, Barnstable, Charlotte, Coromando, Courser, Cygnet, Delphi, Eben Preble, Edith Rose, Egeria, Hamlet, Horsburgh, Joshua Bates, Living Age, Loo Choo, Magenta, Mary Ellen, Milton, Nabob, Orion, and Oxnard, and the bark Tasso
Edward Stanly letter : San Francisco, Calif., to William Appleton, Boston, Mass by Edward Stanly( )

1 edition published in 1853 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Handwritten letter from Edward Stanly to a former colleague still serving in the U.S. House of Representatives, William Appleton. Contains details of Stanly's interactions with the the owners of Macondray and Company, reflections on his time in Congress, and observations about California. He recalls sharing a drink in Washington with a Mr. Badger [i.e. Senator George Edmund Badger], comments that he is glad to not be in Congress, and calls California a "fast country, inhabited by fast people: altogether too fast," naming men working on Sundays, hearing the sound of billiard balls on his way to church, and the numerous gambling houses in San Francisco as evidence for this view. He ends by hoping for Appleton's appointment to the Ways and Means committee because he can work well "even with the inexorable Geo. W. Jones." Also includes a partial typescript transcription of the letter
Appleton family papers by Appleton family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The papers of artist and poet Thomas G. Appleton contain descriptions of his early days at Round Hill School, his travels in Europe, and Boston social life. The papers of Nathan Appleton Jr. concern his service in the 5th Battery of the Mass. Light Artillery during the Civil War, his business dealings and his promotion of American imperialism and the plans of Ferdinand de Lesseps for a Panama Canal. Also included is the diary of Isaac F. Coffin written in Chile in 1820-25 describing the political upheaval and revolution
by William Appleton( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers of Appleton as president of the Bank of the United States at Boston, Massachusetts, consisting of a circular, October 25, 1832, signed by Levi Woodbury, requesting banks for lists of pensioners with amounts; a letter, August 13, 1833, by Nicholas Biddle, concerning a new resolution; and a letter, November 28, 1834, by Amos Kendall conerning the pension of William Perry
Dwight-Warren family papers( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Vol. containing tipped-in Dwight and Warren family letters, in particular between Thomas Dwight and his wife Mary Collins (Warren) Dwight. Also included are: a letter announcing the birth of their son James in Paris (1852); letters between Mary and her father, John Collins Warren, and other members of the Warren family; and condolence letters on Thomas Dwight's death in 1876. Correspondents include William Appleton and John B. Fitzpatrick, bishop of Boston
by William Appleton( )

1 edition published in 1859 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Invitation to the Public Meeting at Faneuil Hall, Boston, to express National Sentiments between the Northern and Southern parts of the Union. There is one more signature that is difficult to make out
Letters received by Harvey Jewell( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters received by Harvey Jewell, lawyer and politician, from Louis Agassiz, William Appleton, Rufus Choate, Edward Everett, George Frisbie Hoar, William Sprague, Charles Sumner and Robert Charles Winthrop discuss local legal issues and Whig politics
Thomas J. Coolidge autograph collection( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Small collection of autograph letters written to Thomas J. Coolidge (1831-1920), William Amory, and William Appleton, presumably collected by Thomas J. Coolidge (1893-1959). Correspondents include James F. Clarke, Edward Everett, Oliver W. Holmes, Henry W. Longfellow, and Edward E. Hale
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Alternative Names
Appleton, William, 1787-1862

William Appleton American politician

William Appleton Amerikaans politicus (1786-1862)

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