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    Henry Mason Morfit papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly correspondence and business and financial records relating to Morfit's practice as a claims lawyer in Washington, D.C., and as a political figure in the Andrew Jackson presidential administrations. Correspondence primarily concerns business matters, especially the collection of claims. Subjects include claims originating in the colonial period and the American Revolution, French spoliation claims, maritime claims, the development of the West, land speculation in ...
    • Contributor: Morfit, Henry Mason
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    Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, 1809-1979 Aviation pioneers and inventors. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, business accounts, legal papers, minutes, reports, printed matter, photographs, blueprints, and scrapbooks relating primarily to the invention of the airplane and the development of aviation.
    • Date: 1809
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    Thomas A. Jenckes papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, journals, patent papers, legal briefs, ledgers, account books, law library catalog, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Jenckes's political and legal career in Rhode Island and the U.S. House of Representatives. Includes material pertaining to his patent law practice; service as Rhode Island state legislator, adjutant general, and secretary to the 1842 Constitutional Convention and to the governor's council; and student ...
    • Contributor: Jenckes, Thomas A. (Thomas Allen)
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    Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, writings, business and legal papers, genealogical material, patents, blueprints, photographs, printed material, and other papers documenting the lives and work of the Wright brothers who designed, built, and piloted the first machine to achieve powered, sustained flight in 1903 and the first practical airplane in 1905. The papers include scientific data, formulas, and computations related to aerodynamic and design factors and ...
    • Contributor: McFarland, Marvin Wilks - Wright, Milton - Wright, Orville - Wright, Wilbur - United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics - Wright and Wright - Wright Cycle Company
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    Thomas A. Jenckes papers, 1836-1878 Jurist, state legislator and adjutant general, and U.S. representative from Rhode Island. Correspondence, journals, ledgers, diaries, account books, patent papers, legal briefs and related papers, law library catalog, and photographs pertaining to Jenckes's political and legal career in Rhode Island and the U.S. House of Representatives.
    • Contributor: Jenckes, Thomas A. (Thomas Allen) - Jenckes, Thomas A.
    • Date: 1838