Found 7 collections related to New York (State) -- Politics and government -- 19th century

Wright, Silas, 1795-1847
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3398
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Letters to Benjamin F. Butler of New York, dated mostly from Washington. Relating to politics; Jersey City Revenue District Speaker of the House, 1839; President Jackson and Currency Bill; Jesse Hoyt and revenue discrepancies; Butler's... more
Dickinson, Daniel S. (Daniel Stevens), 1800-1866
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4342
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Daniel Stevens Dickinson (1800-1866) was a New York politician, most notable as a United States Senator from 1844 to 1851. The letters in the collection were written by Dickinson to various parties, including President Andrew Johnson, Kansas... more
Gallup, Albert, 1796-1851
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4397
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of correspondence between New York lawyer, sheriff, and congressman Albert Gallup and various parties relating to state and local politics, including relations with Stockbridge Indians, Daniel Webster's financial relations with... more
O'Conor, Charles, 1804-1884
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6409
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Charles O'Conor was an American lawyer and compatriot of Samuel J. Tilden. He played a prominent role in the prosecution of William M. "Boss" Tweed and members of the Tweed Ring. His papers consist chiefly of correspondence, including letters to... more
Cheetham, James, 1772-1810
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4184
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Article by American newspaper publisher and author James Cheetham relating to the political state of New York just prior to President Madison's election
Disosway, Gabriel P. (Gabriel Poillon), 1799-1868
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3778
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Gabriel P. Disosway was a merchant and politician in New York City. These letters from Disosway to John Anthon at New York discuss his efforts as a member of the New York State Assembly to secure the removal of quarantine and emigration facilities... more
Williamson, John M., 1787-1878
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4682
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John M. Williamson (1787-1878) of Stony Brook, Long Island, was a prominent lawyer, politician and militia officer. He served notably as a New York State Assemblyman for Suffolk County, Supervisor of the Town of Brookhaven, and judge of the... more