Found 8 collections related to Connecticut -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865

Edwards, Henry W., 1779-1847
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4360
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Henry W. Edwards (1779-1847) was a United States Representative and Senator from Connecticut, and later Governor of Connecticut. The papers consist largely of letters from Edwards to Jedidiah Huntington and Thomas U. Cushing during their service... more
Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4228
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Papers generated by Samuel Huntington in his capacities as Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, president of the Connecticut Convention, and congressional delegate. Material includes resolutions; commissions for justices of the peace and militia... more
Niles, John M. (John Milton), 1787-1856
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4563
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence of American editor, senator, and Postmaster General John Milton Niles, 1829 to 1856, relating to Connecticut politics, legal matters, and the sale of print paper to Francis Preston Blair, Sr., as well as other matters.
Smith, John Cotton, 1765-1845
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4231
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Various letters and documents signed by Connecticut lawyer and statesman John Cotton Smith, chiefly judicial and military appointments, and letters of introduction or recommendation.
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3368
.9 linear feet (1 box, 4 volumes)
Oliver Wolcott, Sr. (1726-1797) and Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (1760-1833) were American statesmen from Litchfield, Connecticut. George Gibbs (1815-1873), grandson of Oliver Wolcott, Jr., was a lawyer, historian, and ethnologist. The collection consists... more
Webster, Noah, 1758-1843
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3258
6.2 linear feet (8 boxes, 15 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
The Noah Webster papers consist of correspondence, writings by Webster on various topics, diaries, and miscellaneous papers. Correspondence, 1776-1843, and diaries, 1784-1820, relate to his career as lawyer, educator, editor of newspapers,... more
Wolcott, Oliver, 1760-1833
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4684
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Oliver Wolcott Jr. (1760-1833) was United States Secretary of the Treasury, 1795-1800; United States Circuit Court judge for the Second Circuit, 1801-1802; and governor of Connecticut, 1817-1827. Oliver Wolcott Jr. letters and documents,... more
Wolcott, Oliver, 1726-1797
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4229
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Oliver Wolcott Sr. (1726-1797) was lieutenant governor of Connecticut, 1786-1796, and governor, 1796-1797. He was major general of the Connecticut militia during the Revolutionary War and served in the Continental Congress. Oliver Wolcott Sr.... more
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