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Howard, Benjamin C. (Benjamin Chew), 1791-1872


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Chew Howard manuscript collection

Identifier: MS 3159

This collection consists of correspondence from Benjamin Chew Howard to his wife, Jane Gilmor Howard.

Dates: 1824 - 1861

Howard-Gilmor papers

Identifier: MS 2619

This collection consists of the papers of the Benjamin Chew Howard family, relations of Robert Gilmor (1748-1822). Included are genealogies, newspaper clippings, property inventories, auction catalogs, and correspondence.

Dates: 1696-1935

John Eager Howard papers

Identifier: MS 0469
Abstract The John Eager Howard Papers is an artificial collection and is comprised of thirteen smaller collections of various original manuscripts and papers. The collection spans over three centuries, beginning during the mid to late 17th century with items from the Howard family and letters from John Eager Howard, a soldier and politician. Eager was named governor of Maryland in 1788, and was elected to the Continental Congress, U.S. Congress, and U.S. Senate. The collection concludes with...
Dates: 1662-1952

Riach-Wade papers

Identifier: MS 3271
Abstract This collection contains papers belonging to Mrs. John Douglass Wade (Louisa Gilmor Riach) of Montgomery County, Maryland. The collection includes the correspondence of her parents, Alexander Fridge Riach and Louisa Gilmor Hoffman, as well as correspondence from her husband, John Douglas Wade, prior to his death in World War I. Also included is a travel journal written by Benjamin Chew Howard, describing his walking tour of Scotland in 1817. The journal contains narrative descriptions of the...
Dates: 1817 - 1952