Walter H. Cummings Collection
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Autograph Book 1872: March 26-1873.   
Scope: Autograph book containing autographs and correspondence of prominent figures in the social and political life of the United States during 1872-1873. Inscribed on the flyleaf `Walter H. Cummings Book, 1872. Collection of Autographs.'


 
Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915, Civic leader, historian (4)
 
Agassiz, Jean Louis Rodolphe, 1807-1873, Zoologist (48)
 
Anthony, Susan Brownell, 1820-1906, Reformer (22)
 
Astor, John Jacob, 1822-1890, Financier (19)
 
Babcock, Orville E., 1835-1884, Engineer, soldier (15)
 
Babet, Hiram H. (?) (laid in end of book)
 
Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894, Governor of Mass. (2)
 
Barnum, Phineas Taylor, 1810-1891, Creator of `The greatest show on earth' (19)
 
Bartles, Benjamin F. (?) (2)
 
Beecher, Mrs. H. [Eunice White (Bullard)], 1813-1897, Author (24)
 
Belknap, William Worth, 1829-1890, Secretary of War (10)
 
Belmont, August, 1816-1890, Banker, diplomat (33)
 
Bergh, Henry, 1811-1888, Humanitarian (29)
 
Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893, Statesman (15)
 
Bowen, Henry Chandler, 1813-1896, Publisher, editor (16)
 
Brown, Benjamin Gratz, 1826- 1885, Governor of Missouri (13)
 
Brown, Olympia, 1835-1926, Feminist (14)
 
Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878, Poet, editor (14)
 
Callyer, Robert (24)
 
Casserly, William (14)
 
Chapin, Edwin Hubbell, 1814-1880 (24)
 
Chase, Salmon Portland, 1808-1873, cabinet officer. (5)
 
Church, S.E. (10)
 
Claflin, Emmie C. (20)
 
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne: Mark Twain, 1835-1910. (11)
 
Colfax, Grhaym (?) (5)
 
Conkling, Roscoe, 1823-1888, Senator (7)
 
Cooke, Jay, 1821-1905, Financier (9)
 
Cooper, Peter, 1791-1883, Manufacturer (15)
 
Corcoran, Willaim Wilson, 1798-1888, Banker (44)
 
Cornell, Ezra 1807-1874, Financier (back cover)
 
Cox, Jacob Dolson 1828-1900, Gov. of Ohio, Sec. of the Interior (44)
 
Creswell, John Angel James, 1828-1891, Postmaster general (11)
 
Curtis, George William, 1824-1892, Author, orator (12)
 
Cushman, Charlotte [Saunders] 1816-1876, Actress (21)
 
Dana, Charles Anderson, 1819-1897, Newspaper editor (17)
 
Davis, David, 1815-1886, Jurist (38)
 
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889, President of the Confederacy (17)
 
Davis, Mary Evelyn Moore, 1852-1909, Author (23)
 
Dawes, Henry Laurens, 1816-1903, Senator (18)
 
Delano, Columbus, 1809-1896, Sec. of the Interior, Congressman from Ohio (?) (3)
 
Dickinson, Anna B. (?) (20, 42, 43)
 
Dix, John Adams, 1798-1879, Governor of New York (6)
 
Douglass, Frederick, 1817? - 1895, Abolitionist, journalist (10)
 
d'Pres, James (?) (50)
 
Duncan, Blanton (49)
 
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882, Essayist, poet (12)
 
Farman Elbert Eli, 1831-1911, Jurist diplomat (25)
 
Field, Kate [Mary Katherine Kemmle] 1838-1896, Journalist, author (20)
 
Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874, Thirteenth president (5)
 
Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893, Statesman (3)
 
Fiske, Severance (?) (14)
 
Fletcher, Matilda, Author (20)
 
Fletcher, S.J. Pastor Church of the Messiah (27)
 
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Reformer (8)
 
Geary, John White, 1819-1873, Gov. of Penn., Terr. Gov. of Kansas (18)
 
Gould, Jay, 1836-1892, Financier (18)
 
Grant, Frederick Dent, 1850-1912 (1)
 
Grant, I.R. (?) (19)
 
Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872, Editor (7, 31)
 
Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909, Author, Unitarian minister (35)
 
Hall, Abraham Oakey, 1826-1898, Journalist (17)
 
Hamlin, Hannibal, 1809-1891, Vice President, U.S. Senator (15)
 
Hartranft, John Frederick, 1820-1889, Politician, soldier (18)
 
Havemeyer, William Frederick, 1804-1874, Mayor of N.Y. (4)
 
Hawley, Hoseph Rosewell, 1826-1905, Editor, senator, soldier (6)
 
Hayes, William Shakespeare, 1837-1907, Ballad writer, composer (40)
 
Henderstone, A (?) (25)
 
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911, Reformer, soldier, author (19)
 
Hilton, Theodore (?) (46)
 
Hoffman, John Thompson, 1828-1888, Mayor and Governor of N.Y. (16)
 
Holland, Josiah Gilbert, 1819-1881, Author (35)
 
Hooker, Isabella Beecher, 1822-1907, Reformer, women's rights advocate (20)
 
Kellogg, Clara Louise, 1842-1916, Dramatic soprano (23)
 
Kernan, Francis, 1816-1892, Lawyer, Dem. politician (48)
 
Kilpatrick, Hugh Judson, 1836-1881, Soldier, diplomat (?) (17)
 
Locke, David Ross [Petroleum V. Nasby] 1833-1888, political satirist (19)
 
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882, poet (11)
 
Longstreet, James, 1821-1882, Soldier (48)
 
McCormick, Cyrus Hall, 1809-1884, Inventor, manufacturer (14)
 
McDowell, Irvin, 1818-1885, Soldier (4)
 
Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872, Soldier, victor at Gettysburg (15)
 
Meiggs, Henry, 1811-1877, Builder of South American Railroads (47)
 
Morgan, Edwin Denison, 1811-1883, Governor of New York (37)
 
Morgan, Midy (21)
 
Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916, Confederate ranger (28)
 
Mott, Lucretia Coffin, 1793-1880, Reformer, Preacher, Society of Friends (21)
 
Muller, D.H. (26)
 
Nelson, Samuel, 1792-1873, Jurist (15)
 
Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902, Cartoonist (11)
 
O'Conor, Charles, 1804-1884, Lawyer (17)
 
Parton, James, 1822-1891, Biographer (39)
 
Phelps, Elizabeth Stuart [Ward, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps] 1844-1911 (21)
 
Pierrepont, Edwards, 1817-1892, Lawyer, Attorney general (33)
 
Pomeroy, Marcus Mills, 1833-1896, Newspaper ed. and publisher (17)
 
Porter, David Dixon, 1813-1891, Naval officer (41)
 
Pringle, Benjamin, 1807-1887, Rep. of New York (18)
 
Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912, Journalist diplomat (30)
 
Richardson, Willaim Adams, 1821-1896, Secretary of the treasury (29)
 
Robertson, George, 1790-1874, Congressman from Kentucky (?) (10)
 
Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887, Poet (?) (46)
 
Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906, Minister to Spain (13)
 
Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872, Statesman (7, 12)
 
Seymour, Horatio, 1810-1886, Governor of N.Y. (36)
 
Sherman, William Tecumseh, 1820-1891, Union general (1)
 
Simpson, Matthew, 1811-1884, Bishop (?) (25)
 
Sinclair, Samuel, Financier(?) (46)
 
Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874, Reformer (9)
 
Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883, Confederate Vice President (13, 17)
 
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874, U.S. Senator (29, 36)
 
Talmage, Thomas DeWitt, 1832-1902, Clergyman, editor (36)
 
Taylor, Miles, Rep. of Louisiana (36)
 
Tren, T. (?) (32)
 
Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896, Jurist, U.S. Senator (13)
 
Vanderbilt, Cornelius (?) (45)
 
Van Horn, Burt (45)
 
Walker, Mary Edwards M.D. Women's rights advocate (24)
 
Watts, H (?) (5)
 
Weed, Thurlow, 1797-1882, Politician and journalist (7)
 
Wells, Gideaon, 1802-1878, Secretary of the Navy (26)
 
Williams, George Henry, 1820-1910, Attorney Gen. Senator from Oregon (3)
 
Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875, Vice president, U.S. Senator Mass. (7)
 
Winthrop, Robert C. 1809-1894, Senator from Mass. (38)
 
Wise, Henry Alexander, 1806-1876, Gov. of Virginia (34)
 
Woodhull, Victoria Caflin, 1838-1927, Reformer (23)
 
Twenty-three other signatures could not be identified.