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Smith, William Stephens 1755-1816

Works: 42 works in 88 publications in 1 language and 1,056 library holdings
Genres: History  Trials, litigation, etc  Records and correspondence  Photographs  Archives  Diaries  Personal narratives 
Classifications: KF223.S48, 343.1
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Remarks on the late infraction of treaty at New-Orleans by William Stephens Smith ( Book )
12 editions published in 1803 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The trials of William S. Smith and Samuel G. Ogden for misdemeanours had in the Circuit Court of the United States for the New-York district in July, 1806 : with a preliminary account of the proceedings of the same court against Messrs. Smith & Ogden in the preceding April term by William Stephens Smith ( Book )
9 editions published in 1807 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Smith and Ogden were charged with "beginning and with setting on foot a military expedition in the city of New-York, to be carried on from thence, against the territories of the king of Spain, in South America, at a time when the United States and Spain were at peace". cf. p. 247
[William Stephens Smith correspondence] by William Stephens Smith ( )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Colonel William Smith and Lady. The romance of Washington's aide and young Abigail Adams, etc. [With plates, including portraits and facsimiles.] by Katharine Metcalf Roof ( Book )
1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
William Steuben Smith diary and letterbook by William Steuben Smith ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Diary of William Steuben Smith, kept on a trip to St. Petersburg, Russia, as private secretary to John Quincy Adams, U.S. minister to Russia, 16 July-29 Oct. 1809, and a letterbook containing drafts of Smith's outgoing correspondence, 19 July 1811-14 Apr. 1820. The diary describes the activities of Smith and Adams; preparations for the trip to Russia; Smith's impressions of various people, including John Adams and other members of the Adams family; details of the trans-Atlantic voyage, including encounters with other ships; and landings at Kristiansand (Norway), Helsingor (Denmark), and Kronstadt (Russia). The letterbook portion of the volume consists of copies of Smith's personal correspondence from St. Petersburg and Washington, primarily to his father William Stephens Smith, his mother Abigail Adams Smith, his brother John Adams Smith, and his sister Caroline Amelia Smith (later de Windt). Subjects include family news, the diplomatic activities of John Quincy Adams, the political situation in Europe, the French invasion of Russia in 1812 and other news of the Napoleonic Wars, Smith's impressions of Napoleon, causes and campaigns of the War of 1812, the British practice of impressment, negotiations for peace, and the death of Abigail Adams in 1818. Includes a memorandum about a business matter, Apr. 1811, and a loose letter to Smith from his brother John Adams Smith, 28 Dec. 1821, inserted into the volume
Paris, to William Stephens Smith, London by Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier Lafayette ( )
1 edition published in 1786 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Lafayette asks John Adams's son-in-law to accompany him on his trip to America
"Head Quarters near York", to [General Greene] by George Washington ( Book )
1 edition published in 1781 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
With an account of the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown
Papers by George Washington ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Collection includes letters, letters received, and miscellaneous papers
Morristown, N.J., to Ephraim Blaine by George Washington ( )
1 edition published in 1780 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Concerns the army's need for fresh supplies of meat and bread. Written in the hand of William Stephens Smith
Letter to Colonel [William Stephens] Smith by James McHenry ( )
1 edition published in 1779 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Henry continues with a discussion of the northern theater including General Clinton's evacuation of Rhode Island, the English loss of naval superiority and the ministry's future plans
Adams-Johnson-Lynch family papers ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Family correspondence of the interrelated Adams, Johnson, and Lynch families, the bulk of which are approximately twenty letters from Abigail Louisa Smith (Adams) Johnson of Utica, N.Y. to her sister, Susanna Boylston (Adams) Clark (later Treadway) of Quincy, Mass., 1812-1836; and a long run of letters from Elizabeth Coombs Adams of Quincy to her cousin, Sarah Adams (Johnson) Lynch, the daughter of Abigail Johnson, of Utica, 1876-1900. The collection also includes three letters from Abigail Adams to her son, Thomas Boylston Adams, and daughter-in-law, Louisa Catherine (Johnson) Adams; one letter from John Quincy Adams to his son Thomas Boylston Adams and a poem by J.Q. Adams entitled, "Phyllis to Demophoon," written around 1832. There are also two letters from Alexander B. Johnson and one from William S. Smith
General Historical Manuscripts and Ephemera collection ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This artificially created collection consists of notes, letters, documents, and photographs created by and for important American historical figures. Arranged chronologically, the collection includes letters written by Thomas Jefferson and William S. Smith; a document certifying the results of the 1850 Los Angeles Justice of the Peace election; autographed notes and letters penned by members of Abraham Lincoln's Cabinet; a stock certificate signed by Grover Cleveland; letters sent to Ruth LePrade from Eugene Debs en route to and from prsion; a letter signed by Franklin Roosevelt; and locks of George and Martha Washington's hair. Of particular interest, for their content, are the Thomas Jefferson, William Smith, and Eugene Debs letters, and the election results document
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Alternative Names
Coriolanus, 1755-1816
Smith, W. S. (William Stephens), 1755-1816
Smith, William S. (William Stephens), 1755-1816
Smith, Wm. S. (William Stephens), 1755-1816
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