WorldCat Identities

Bliss, Alexander 1827-1896

Works: 14 works in 23 publications in 1 language and 255 library holdings
Genres: Manuscripts  Autographs  Catalogs  History  Sources 
Roles: Author, Honoree
Classifications: Z42, 091.5
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Most widely held works by Alexander Bliss
Autograph leaves of our country's authors by John Pendleton Kennedy( Book )

5 editions published in 1864 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unique and final holograph manuscript of Lincoln's Gettysburg address, together with an album of other manuscripts and autographs : public auction sale, April 27 at (or about) 9 P.M. by Parke-Bernet Galleries( Book )

5 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sale catalog of manuscripts assembled to produce Autograph leaves of our country's authors (Baltimore: Cushings & Bailey, 1864), a volume of facsimiles marketed for the benefit of the Baltimore Sanitary Fair, April 1864. All but the Gettysburg Address manuscript are listed together for sale as a single lot of 95 pieces, as preserved in a volume with spine title "Autograph leaves, 1864". The Lincoln manuscript, known as the "Bliss copy", was removed from the album by Parke-Bernet to be sold separately, and replaced by photographic copies. It was purchased at the sale by Oscar Cintas, by whose will it was left in 1957 to the people of the United States for placement in the collections of the White House, and is now displayed in the Lincoln Bedroom
Republican or Democrat? A retrospect with its lesson for the citizen of 1880 by Alexander Bliss( Book )

1 edition published in 1880 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happy bibliophile; Cuban collector buys manuscript of Lincoln's Gettysburg address( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gordon Lester Ford papers by Gordon Lester Ford( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence, legal and business papers and account books
Boston Fire Club records by Boston Fire Club( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Records of the Boston Fire Club which formed, "for the purpose of mutual protection against fire." Includes articles of the constitution; member signatures; and copies of minutes kept by secretary Alexander Bliss, 1824-27
Legal papers by Daniel Webster( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers by Benjamin Joy( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers of Benjamin Joy relating to the voyage of the ship Eliza and the brig Rising Sun and the subsequent detainment of the Eliza in Montevideo, Uruguay, from 1801-1804. Dispatches to Benjamin Joy from his partner Joseph Russell, his brothers George and John Joy, and Joseph Morton discuss his efforts to win release of the Eliza. Correspondence includes a complaint addressed to Charles Pinckney, U.S. Minister to Spain; reports on Russell's dealings with the Viceroy and Governor at Montevideo; and updates on the spoilage of cargo. Josiah Gould, captain of the Rising Sun, writes to Russell reporting on his return from Mozambique with 86 slaves for the Brazil slave market. Papers from 1821-1823 concern the attempts to recover their losses under the provisions of the Adams-Onis Treaty of 1819. Correspondents include Alexander Bliss, John Gardiner, Benjamin Gotham, James Madison, and Daniel Webster
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Alternative Names
Alexander Bliss United States Army officer

Bliss, Alexander d. 1896

English (23)