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    John Thompson Ford papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, play scripts and other writings, subject files, playbooks, playbills, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Ford's life and work as a theater manager in the last half of the nineteenth century. Documents his interaction with major theatrical figures of the period; the productions featured at his theaters in Baltimore, Md., Philadelphia, Pa.; Charleston, S.C., Alexandria, Va., Richmond, Va., and Washington, D.C.; the assassination ...

    • Contributor: Ford, John Thompson
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    Charles Kline papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence including originals and transcripts of letters, envelopes, newspaper clippings, pension documents, a copy of a photograph, and a drawing relating mainly to Kline's Civil War service with the 115th New York Infantry Regiment, Company D. Subjects include Kline's capture at Harpers Ferry, W. Va., and time in a prison camp in Chicago, Ill.; daily camp life; his service near Alexandria, Va., and Hilton ...

    • Contributor: Kline, Charles
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    Jacob Gerhard Koch papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, diary, account books, ledgers, inventories, indexes, receipts, and estate and other papers documenting Koch's activities as a merchant and marine insurance broker in Amsterdam (1787-1790), Alexandria, Va. (1790-1792), and Philadelphia, Pa. (1792-1817), and reflecting his business dealings in Europe, Latin America, and North America. His diary (1817-1818) describes a trip to Paris, France. Also includes a 1941 published version of the memoirs ...

    • Contributor: Koch, Jacob Gerhard
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    Jacob Gerhard Koch papers, 1783-1941

    Merchant and marine insurance broker. Correspondence, letterbooks, diary, account books, ledgers, inventories, indexes, receipts, and miscellaneous documents relating to Koch’s investment business in Philadelphia, Amsterdam, and Alexandria, Va.

    • Contributor: Koch, Jacob Gerhard
    • Date: 1783
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    John Thompson Ford papers, 1809-1960

    Theater executive and dramatist. Correspondence, playbooks, playbills, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Ford's life and work as a theater manager in Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., in the last half of the nineteenth century, including the assassination by John Wilkes Booth of President Abraham Lincoln at his theater in Washington.

    • Contributor: Ford, John Thompson
    • Date: 1809
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    Theophilus Harris papers, Catalog Record Only

    Correspondence, account books, commonplace books, and library catalogs. Account books contain business entries for Harris's mercantile establishment in Alexandria, Va.; an itinerary of the voyage of Harris and his wife from Wales to Virginia; and a list of the things they brought with them. Includes catalogs of books at Gwynfryn, Wales, and at Alexandria, Va.; Harris's Thoughts on Emigration; a volume of poems; and ...

    • Contributor: Harris, Theophilus
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    Daniel Roberdeau papers, Catalog Record Only

    Letterbook (560 pages) of outgoing correspondence pertaining chiefly to Roberdeau's commercial activities including his distillery in Alexandria, Va., and to the West Indies trade. Letters include comments on contemporary political and military events. Recipients include John Adams, William Ellery, John Hancock, David Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, Henry Laurens, Richard Henry Lee, James Lovell, Alexander McDougall, James Milligan, Charles Pearce, and Bushrod Washington.

    • Contributor: Roberdeau, Daniel
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    Winthrop Henry Phelps papers, Catalog Record Only

    Diary (1864 May 15-1865 December 31) entitled A Chaplain's Life in the Civil War, describing Phelps' tours of duty with the 19th Connecticut Infantry (later 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery) at forts in Alexandria, Va., and Washington, D.C., and nine Civil War engagements, including battles at Spottsylvania (1864 May) and Petersburg, Va. (1865 March-April). The diary, compiled and edited (1945) by Ethel L. Phelps, is ...

    • Contributor: Phelps, Winthrop Henry
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    Philip Ricard Fendall papers, Catalog Record Only

    Professional and family correspondence, receipts, lists, and other papers relating chiefly to Fendall's career as an editor and lawyer and to his political activities. Documents his work as an editor, under the auspices of the Library of Congress, of the Letters and Other Writings of James Madison (4 volumes; 1865); his law practice in Alexandria, Va.; and his service as U.S. district attorney for ...

    • Contributor: Fendall, Philip Ricard
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    Martin Thomas McMahon military pass, Catalog Record Only

    Military pass (January 6) issued to Mrs. Spalding, Mrs. Parker, and Mr. Davis for travel to Alexandria, Va., signed by Captain McMahon, aide to Gen. George B. McClellan, Army of the Potomac.

    • Contributor: McMahon, Martin Thomas
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    Sarah Rosetta Wakeman correspondence, Catalog Record Only

    Photocopies of Wakeman's letters to her family while serving with the 153rd New York Infamtry Regiment as Private Lyons Wakeman. Letters written primarily from Washington, D.C., and Alexandria, Va., with several later letters from Louisiana.

    • Contributor: Wakeman, Sarah Rosetta