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Parker, Samuel W. (Samuel Wilson) 1805-1859

Works: 11 works in 14 publications in 1 language and 47 library holdings
Genres: Speeches in Congress  Records and correspondence 
Classifications: HT867,
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posthumous Publications by Samuel W Parker, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Samuel W Parker
Most widely held works by Samuel W Parker
The Compromise, the public lands, common schools, colonization speech of Hon. S.W. Parker, of Indiana, in the House of Representatives, April 28, 1852 by Samuel W Parker ( )
4 editions published in 1852 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plato and his philosophy : an address before the Platonean Society of Indiana Asbury University by Samuel W Parker ( Book )
1 edition published in 1848 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
by George Washington Julian ( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The bulk of the correspondence is that of Julian and his wife, Laura Giddings Julian, and with his children, Grace and Paul, while he was serving in Congress, working as an attorney in Washington, D.C., and on speaking tours. In his letters with Laura, he discusses questions before Congress. Additional correspondence includes letters to Laura from her father, Joshua R. Giddings, written while he was serving in Congress or as U.S. consul general to Canada in Montreal (1861-1864); correspondence between her and her sister in Washington, D.C., Montreal, and Ohio; Julian's correspondence with his brothers in Centerville (1838-1839) and Iowa (1840s); correspondence regarding Indiana and national politics, women's rights, his legal work, speeches and writings, including retained copies of his letters; copies of his correspondence with Edward L. Pierce regarding their biographies of Joshua R. Giddings and Charles Sumner (1885-1898); and letters written to Presidents Arthur and Cleveland recommending Julian for Commissioner of the General Land Office. There are also letters dealing with the difficulties between Andrew Johnson and Congress and the Hayes-Tilden election of 1876 and the actions of the Louisiana Returning Board in that election. Correspondents include W. H. Barnum, Benjamin Butler, Salmon P. Chase, Charles F. Coffin, Schuyler Colfax, Francis J. Garrison, Joshua R. Giddings, Stephen S. Harding, Abram S. Hewitt, Robert J. Ingersoll, Oliver P. Morton, Samuel W. Parker, Andrew L. Robinson, Samuel J. Tilden, William W. Wick, and William W. Woollen. Also included in the collection are Julian's manuscript for the second edition of Political Recollections; pamphlets and manuscripts of his speeches (1850-1892); an essay about Julian by Lydia Maria Child; memoranda books containing notes on expenses, notes for speeches and campaigns, and newspaper clippings; and his scrapbook of clippings on Zachary Taylor for the 1848 election. The volumes include his school notes on law and history (1839); journals (1869-1879); scrapbooks (1876-1897); an account book from an Irvington grocery store and meat market (1877-1878); and an album belonging to his first wife, Anne E. Julian, which contains mostly autographs (1848-1851). The clippings within the scrapbooks are not entirely in chronological order. The oversized items include certificates from the U.S. General Land Office granting land to soldiers (1859-1860). The certificates are signed by President James Buchanan. Also included are a Confederate States of America loan certificate and certificates naming Julian Surveyor General of New Mexico
Plato and his philosophy; an address before the Platonean Society of Indiana, Asbury University ... ninth commencement by Samuel W Parker ( Book )
1 edition published in 1848 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Papers by George Grundy Dunn ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Another group of letters reflect Indiana political activity, particularly in the early 1850's. Included in the collection are two prayers by Daniel Waldo, Chaplin of the House of Representatives, 1856; an address delivered by Dunn to the Philomathean society, 1833; patriotic speech on George Washington's birthday; several compositions by Dunn, 1831, 1832; and two letters on the death of Andrew Wylie, 1851
by Noah Noble ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection contains Noble's personal and political correspondence regarding state and national Whig politics, as well as his campaign for Governor of Indiana. Included are letters relating to the Internal Improvement Board, its projects, and correspondence pertaining to the state's debts arisen from such projects. Correspondents include John Badollet, Samuel Bigger, Michael G. Bright, David Burr, Henry Clay, John Wesley Davis, John Dowling, George H. Dunn, Paris C. Dunning, Elisha Embree, John Ewing, John H. Farnham, Graham Fitch, George Graham, William Graham, William Hendricks, Samuel Judah, James F.D. Lanier, Robert Lucas, Jonathon McCarthy, Joseph G. Marshall, Samuel Merrill, James Noble, David Dale Owen, Robert Dale Owen, Samuel W. Parker, Daniel D. Pratt, Daniel G. Read, Caleb B. Smith, Oliver H. Smith, Milton Stapp, Jeremiah Sullivan, John Test, John Tipton, and Omer Tousey
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Audience level: 0.85 (from 0.00 for Plato and ... to 1.00 for Speeches o ...)
English (14)