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Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress)

Works: 2,244 works in 2,532 publications in 1 language and 47,348 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Biography  Trials, litigation, etc  Periodicals  Bibliography  Maps  Travel writing  Bibliographies  Genealogical tables 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: F122, 910.4
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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 501 WorldCat member 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 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kept in locked case
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( )

2 editions published in 1800 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member 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
Annals of the Classis of Bergen, of the Reformed Dutch Church and of the churches under its care : including the civil history of the ancient township of Bergen, in New Jersey by Benjamin C Taylor( )

2 editions published in 1857 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chap-book( )

in English and held by 234 WorldCat member 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 )

2 editions published in 1870 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrative of the Texan Santa Fé expedition : comprising a description of a tour through Texas and across the great southwestern prairies the Camanche and Caygüa hunting-grounds : with an account of the sufferings from want of food, losses from hostile Indians, and final capture of the Texans, and their march, as prisoners, to the city of Mexico by Geo. Wilkins Kendall( Book )

1 edition published in 1844 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Texan Santa Fe expedition was conceived by Mirabeau B. Lamar in an attempt to open a trade route which would lure away some of the traffic hitherto utilizing the Santa Fe trade, and also to extend his greetings to residents of New Mexico, whom he wished to participate in Texas government as residents of territory claimed by Texas in an act of 1836. Due to poor navigation, faulty planning and harassment by Indians, the expedition lost most of its momentum. Upon their arrival in New Mexico, the entire force was taken captive under orders of Gov. Manuel Armijo. The prisoners were forcibly marched to Mexico City, and the affair brought relations between Texas, the United States and Mexico to a boiling point. Those who survived the march and imprisonment were released in April 1842, six and a half months after their capture. Kendall, editor of the New Orleans Picayune, accompanied the expedition as an observer
The echo : with other poems by Richard Alsop( )

2 editions published in 1807 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The national portrait gallery of distinguished Americans by James Herring( Book )

in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The miscellaneous essays and occasional writings of Francis Hopkinson, esq by Francis Hopkinson( Book )

3 editions published in 1792 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member 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 210 WorldCat member 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
Defence of Brigadier General W. Hull by William Hull( Book )

2 editions published in 1814 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member 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 library of American biography by Jared Sparks( Book )

in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revolutionary services and civil life of General William Hull by Maria Campbell( Book )

1 edition published in 1848 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member 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 )

3 editions published between 1857 and 2008 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member 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
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Library of Congress. Joseph Meredith Toner Collection

Toner Coll (Library of Congress)

Toner Collection (Library of Congress)

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