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Murphy, Henry Cruse, 1810-1882

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Personal name headingMurphy, Henry Cruse, 1810-1882
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Variant(s)Murphy, H. C. (Henry Cruse), 1810-1882
H. C. M., 1810-1882
M. H. C., 1810-1882
Birth date1810-07-05
Death date1882-12-01
Place of birthBrooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Place of deathBrooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
AffiliationUnited States. Congress. House
New York (State). Legislature. Senate
Profession or occupationLegislators Journalists Historians Book collectors
Found inThe voyage of Verrazzano, 1970: t.p. (Henry C. Murphy)
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Naval Affairs. Dry dock -- New York Harbor, February 28, 1844, read and referred to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, Mr. Murphy from the Committee on Naval Affairs made the following report, 1844: t.p. (Mr. Murphy)
Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-1989, 1989 : p. 1551 (hdg.: Murphy, Henry Cruse; b. Brooklyn, N.Y., July 5, 1810, d. Brooklyn, N.Y., Dec. 1, 1882; admitted to the bar 1833, prosecuting att. for King's County, N.Y., owner and editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1842-43, elected to serve in the U.S. House of Rep. 1843-1845 and 1847-1849, minister in resident to the Netherlands 1857-1861, state senator 1861-1873.)
New York (Colony). The laws of His Majesties colony of New-York, 1719 (name not given; NN copy initialed "HCM" on front pastedown and numbered in manuscript "1838")
Bartlett, John Russell. Catalogue of the magnificent library of the late Hon. Henry C. Murphy, of Brooklyn, Long Island, sold by G.A. Leavitt & Co., 1884, via HathiTrust, May 2, 2017: pages 258-259, lot 1838 ("New-York. The laws of His Majesties colony of New-York ..., 1719") page 5 (born Brooklyn, Long Island, July 5, 1810, died there December 1, 1882; held offices in the City of Brooklyn; was a member of Congress, 1843-1845, and reelected in 1846; U.S. minister to Holland under president Buchanan; New York State senator for 6 terms beginning in 1861; president of the East River Bridge Company and the Brooklyn, Flatbush and Coney Island Railroad; his "highest claim to recognition is not as a statesman, but as a littérateur and bibliophile. He was a journalist and author of repute"; wrote for several publications and was the founder and proprietor of the Brooklyn daily eagle and Kings County democrat (1841); founded a literary society and was one of the organizers of the Brooklyn City Library; among founders of the Long Island Historical Society; published editions and translations of historical works; published The anthology of the New Netherlands and a monograph, The voyage of Verrazano)
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