Edwards, Pierpont, 1750-1826
- Existence: April 8, 1750 - April 5, 1826
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 303
Abstract: Correspondence and other papers relating to members of the Burr family of Fairfield, Conn. Principal figures represented in the papers include Aaron Burr (1756-1836), soldier, politician and third vice-president of the United States; and his father, the Reverend Aaron Burr (1716-1757), scholar, clergyman, and second president of the College of New Jersey (later Princeton). These papers were formerly part of the Annie Burr Jennings Memorial Collection (MS 687). See also the Bidwell Family...
Call Number: MS 135
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, account books, financial records, diaries, journals, and other papers relating to the personal lives and professional careers of the Chauncey family of Connecticut. Material relating to the American Revolution and the colonial period includes the correspondence, legal papers, and financial records of Charles Chauncey (1747-1823). The legal papers of Charles Chauncey (1777-1849) document his work in Philadelphia. The European travel diaries for Nathaniel...
Call Number: MS 1357
Abstract: These papers contain legal and financial documents relating to Edwards's business activities and his legal career, most of which was carried on in New Haven. Also included are drafts of his political writings and speeches on the Federalist Party, Connecticut's charter government, and other topics. Most of Edwards's correspondence concerns his land speculation in Vermont, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and especially Connecticut's Western Reserve in Ohio. Major correspondents are William...
Call Number: MS 562
Abstract: The papers document three generations of the Woolsey family. The most prominent figures in the collection are William Walton Woolsey (1766-1839), land owner and merchant in New York City; his son, Theodore Dwight Woolsey (1801-1889), Greek scholar, political theorist and president of Yale College; and Theodore Salisbury Woolsey (1852-1929), professor of international law at Yale Law School, son of Theodore Dwight Woolsey. The papers of William Walton Woolsey contain extensive business...
Dates: 1750-1969, bulk 1811-1921
- Subject: United States -- Politics and government X
- Business 3
- Clergy 3
- Families 3
- Law 3
- Lawyers 3
- New Haven (Conn.) 3
- United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 3
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 3
- United States -- Politics and government 3
- Deeds 2
- Europe -- Description and travel 2
- Politicians 2
- Account books 1
- American loyalists -- Connecticut 1
- Annie Burr Jennings Memorial Collection 1
- Armed Forces 1
- Art 1
- Burr Conspiracy, 1805-1807 1
- Burr-Hamilton Duel, Weehawken, N.J., 1804 1
- Classical education 1 ∧ less