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Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress)

Works: 2,146 works in 2,352 publications in 1 language and 43,570 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Biography  Trials, litigation, etc  Periodicals  Bibliography  Biographies  Records and correspondence  Portraits  Biography‡vDictionaries 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: F122, 974.7
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Publications about Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress)
Publications by Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress)
Most widely held works by Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress)
The revolutionary diplomatic correspondence of the United States by United States( Book )
2 editions published in 1889 in English and held by 504 libraries worldwide
The Documentary history of the state of New-York; arranged under direction of the Hon. Christopher Morgan, secretary of State by E. B O'Callaghan( Book )
in English and held by 453 libraries worldwide
Kept in locked case
The chap-book ( serial )
in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Biographia juridica : a biographical dictionary of the judges of England from the conquest to the present time, 1066-1870 by Edward Foss( Book )
1 edition published in 1870 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
An account of expeditions to the sources of the Mississippi : and through the western parts of Louisiana, to the sources of the Arkansas, Kans, La Platte, and Pierre Jaun Rivers : performed by order of the government of the United States during the years 1805, 1806, and 1807 : and a tour through the interior parts of New Spain, when conducted through these provinces, by order of the captain-general in the year 1807 by Zebulon Montgomery Pike( Book )
1 edition published in 1810 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Even before Lewis and Clark had returned in 1806, Lieutenant Zebulon Pike was sent to explore the southern reaches of the Louisiana Territory. Pike traveled to Colorado and down the Front Range looking for the Red River. His party failed to find it and instead wandered into New Mexico where the Spanish caught him and escorted him home. His expedition returned with valuable information about the northern provinces of colonial Mexico
Revolutionary services and civil life of General William Hull by Maria Campbell( Book )
1 edition published in 1848 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
The daughter and grandson of General Hull have prepared a biographical, and at times autobiographical, portrait of his military and personal life. Given the controversial nature of his surrender of Detroit, the family has attempted to clear his good name
Report of the decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, and the opinions of the judges thereof, in the case of Dred Scott versus John F.A. Sandford, December term, 1856. [From the 19th volume of Howard's Reports] by United States( Book )
4 editions published between 1857 and 2008 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
This case was brought up by writ of error, from the Circuit Court of the United States for the district of Missouri. It was an action of trespass vi et armis instituted in the circuit Court by Scott against Sandford
The library of American biography by Jared Sparks( Book )
in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
The national portrait gallery of distinguished Americans ( Book )
in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
Defence of Brigadier General W. Hull by William Hull( Book )
2 editions published in 1814 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
In 1812, Hull reluctantly accepted a commission as brigadier-general and the command of the army to defend the Michigan Territory and attack Upper Canada from Detroit. Hull made a suggestion to the Madison administration that a superior American force at Detroit might force the British to abandon their ships, thus allowing the Americans to take possession of these ships and saving the government the cost of building a fleet. In July of 1812, he arrived in Detroit and a short time later crossed into Amherstberg with his superior force, but he delayed the invasion assuming that the Canadian militia would desert. From that point, it all went wrong: His communications were cut off by the British and the Indians, the British captured Fort Mackinac, British forces reached Amherstberg, Hull returned to Detroit where he eventually surrendered his army. The court martial tried him for treason, cowardice and neglect of duty; he was found guilty on the last two charges and sentenced to be shot. Pres. Madison, who went along with Hull's suggestion, fully supported the decision but remanded the execution due to Hull's service in the Revolution
The miscellaneous essays and occasional writings of Francis Hopkinson, esq by Francis Hopkinson( Book )
2 editions published in 1792 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Washington's political legacies : to which is annexed an appendix, containing an account of his illness, death, and the national tributes of respect paid to his memory, with a biographical outline of his life and character by George Washington( file )
1 edition published in 1800 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
This collection of some of George Washington's most important letters and speeches documents key moments of his military and political career as a general in the American army during the War of Independence and as the first President of the United States. Published in 1800 following Washington's death in 1799, this collection is dedicated to Washington's widow Martha and contains details of Washington's state funeral and memorial, and letters of condolence. The book includes a short biography covering the triumphs and tribulations of the war and presidency and describing the dedication to his country that caused Washington to be referred to as the 'Father of Our Country'. The public letters and speeches that Washington gave to Congress, the army and the public, such as The Address on the Cessation of Hostilities, mark a turning point in American history and the establishment of the modern democracy
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Library of Congress. Joseph Meredith Toner Collection
Toner Collection (Library of Congress)
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