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Tweed, William Marcy, 1823-1878
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4657
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consist of confidential letters from U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish and acting Secretary John L. Cadwalader to District Attorney B.K. Phelps in New York concerning Tweed's apprehension and return from Spain, 1876, and two letters... more
United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee to inquire into the Mississippi election of 1875
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3088
125 items (1 box)
The United States Senate (44th Congress, 1st Session, 1875-1876) appointed a select committee on 31 Mar. 1876 to investigate fraud, civil rights abuses and violence surrounding the Mississippi election of 2 Nov. 1875. The scope of the inquiry was... more
Provoost family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18064
1 v, 39 cm; 1 v, 39 cm
The Provoost (Provost) family, of French Huguenot descent, were early settlers of New Amsterdam. David Provoost (1670-1724) was a merchant and Mayor of the City of New York from 1699 to 1700. His nephew John Provoost (d. 1767) was the son of... more
Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3729
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Attorney, Governor of New York, and U.S. Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln. Original letters to various correspondents, 1838-1866 and undated; typed transcripts of letters to James Bowen, 1838-1846; journal of a trip from Washington, D.C.... more
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 564
1.2 linear feet (3 boxes)
Henry Clay (1777-1852), an American statesman, served as Congressman from Kentucky and Speaker of the House of Representatives from 1811 to 1821 and 1823 to 1825. He was Secretary of State (1825-1829) and Whig Party senator (1831-1842, 1849-1852).... more
Kinsella, Thomas, 1832-1884
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1650
.08 linear feet (1 v.)
Thomas Kinsella (1832-1884) was born in Ireland and settled in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was the editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle (known also as the Brooklyn Eagle) from 1861 until his death. He held various political offices including election to... more
Wright, Silas, 1795-1847
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3399
.1 linear feet (1 folder; 1 microfilm reel)
Silas Wright was an American lawyer and statesman, and a member of the "Albany Regency" that dominated the New York State politics in the early decades of the 19th Century. He was a member of the New York State senate from 1824 to 1827, and was... more
Lansing, John, 1754-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19033
.21 linear feet (1 box)
John Ten Eyck Lansing, Jr. (1754-1829) was an American lawyer, jurist, and politician. He disappeared under mysterious circumstances in 1829. The John Lansing, Jr. papers consist mainly of letters received from prominent business and legal figures... more
Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4525
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists of letters of Massachusetts senator Henry Cabot Lodge, as well as autographs, calling cards, clippings and related personal miscellany. Letters are brief and pertain to professional and political matters, including the... more
Everett, Edward, 1794-1865
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4369
.2 linear feet (1 folder)
Edward Everett (1794-1865) was an American politician, pastor, educator, and diplomat from Massachusetts. He served as United States Representative and Senator, Governor of Massachusetts, Minister to Great Britain, and United States Secretary of... more
Kendall, Amos, 1789-1869
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4479
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters and documents of Amos Kendall, American lawyer, journalist, politician, and Postmaster General during the Jackson and Van Buren administrations. Early letters relate to business ventures and debts; letters dating from the 1830s concern... more
Green, Duff, 1791-1875
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4423
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from American military officer, politician, journalist, and railroad industrialist Duff Green to various parties. Early letters are political in nature, with most written in confidence, including an 1827 letter to publishers Gale and... more
Wood, Fernando, 1812-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4686
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Fernando Wood was an American Democratic politician who served as mayor of New York City; United States Representative; and Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means in both the 45th and 46th Congress. This collection consists predominantly of... more
Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3992
1 folder
Journalist, U.S. Congressman and Senator from Maine, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and U.S. Secretary of State under James A. Garfield. Miscellaneous letters to and from James G. Blaine, notably his letter 11 Feb. 1869 to Horace Greeley... more
Hoffman, John T. (John Thompson), 1828-1888
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1412
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John Thompson Hoffman (1828-1888), lawyer and politician, was mayor of New York City from 1866 to 1868, and governor of New York State from 1869 to 1872. His papers consist of letters he received regarding New York State and national politics,... more
Hamilton, James A. (James Alexander), 1788-1878
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1299
1 linear foot (4 boxes)
James Alexander Hamilton (1788-1878), the son of Alexander Hamilton, was an American lawyer and politician. He served as United States District Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Collection consists of Hamilton's correspondence, ca.... more
New York Times Company.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17811
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
George Jones was the first publisher of the New York Times and Henry J. Raymond was a New York politician and the first editor of the New York Times. Together with Edward B. Wesley they founded the New-York Daily Times in 1851. The collection... more
Cole, Ashley T., 1876-1965
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 594
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Ashley Trimble Cole (1876-1965) was a lawyer in New York City who was active in both city and state politics. He served on the New York State Racing Commission and was a member of the New York State World's Fair Commission from 1936 to 1941.... more
Bloom, Sol, 1870-1949
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 323
61.5 linear feet (62 boxes)
Sol Bloom (1870-1949) was a U.S. Congressman from New York City, 1923-1949, and served as chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, 1939-1949. Collection consists of Bloom's public papers as a member of Congress including case files, special... more
Hill, David B. (David Bennett), 1843-1910
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1396
.9 linear feet (3 boxes)
David Bennett Hill (1843-1910), an American lawyer and politician, served as governor of New York from 1885 to 1891 and U.S. senator from 1891 to 1897. He was also president of the New York State Bar Association. Collection consists of... more
Butler, James B., d. 1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 443
2 linear feet (5 boxes)
James B. Butler (d. 1927) was an American lawyer and government official. He served as chief of the Appointment Division of the Treasury Department from 1881 to 1884, working under Treasury Secretary Charles J. Folger. Butler was campaign manager... more
Cathcart family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 494
.8 linear feet (3 boxes)
James Leander Cathcart (1767-1843) was a seaman, American consul to the Barbary States, and civil servant. He served as a sailor during the American Revolution, was captured first by the British, then by Algerian pirates in 1785 and was sold into... more
Raymond, Henry J. (Henry Jarvis), 1820-1869
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2532
.73 linear feet (2 boxes)
Henry J. Raymond was a New York politician and the first editor of the New York Times. He founded the New-York Daily Times in 1851 with George Jones and Edward B. Wesley. The collection consists of correspondence, legal documents, articles, and... more
Morton, Levi P. (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2070
19 linear feet (16 boxes, 22 volumes)
Levi Parsons Morton (1824-1920) was an American businessman, banker, diplomat, and statesman. He founded the banking firm of L.P. Morton & Co. in New York City. After an unsuccessful bid for Congress in 1876, he was elected to the U.S. House of... more
Gouverneur, Samuel L. (Samuel Lawrence), 1799-1867
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1187
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Samuel Lawrence Gouverneur (1799-1867), American politician and capitalist, was postmaster of New York City from 1828 to 1836. His wife, Maria Hester Monroe, was the daughter of U.S. President James Monroe. After 1850, Gouverneur moved to... more
Isaacs, Stanley M. (Stanley Myer), 1882-1962
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1526
52 linear feet (52 boxes)
Stanley Myer Isaacs (1882-1962) was a New York City politician and civic leader. After practicing law and being active in real estate, building and investments, Isaacs was elected president of the Borough of Manhattan in 1937. In 1941 he became a... more
Ivins family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1535
13.1 linear feet (22 boxes)
Collection consists of correspondence, writings, notes, and legal and financial records of William Ivins, Sr.; correspondence, writings, notes, and diaries of William Ivins, Jr.; correspondence of other family members; family personal miscellany;... more
Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3275
1.75 linear feet (7 boxes); 4 microfilm reels
Gideon Welles (1802-1878) was an American politician and editor. He served as Secretary of the Navy from 1861 to 1869 under Presidents Lincoln and Johnson after having political positions in Connecticut as a member of the Democratic Party. He left... more
Griffin, Anthony J. (Anthony Jerome), 1866-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1246
14 linear feet (25 boxes)
Anthony Jerome Griffin (1866-1935) was a lawyer and U.S. Representative from the Bronx, New York City. He served in the Spanish-American War, 1898-1899; practiced law in the Bronx; was founder and editor of the Bronx Independent; and served four... more
Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2993
42.78 linear feet (99 boxes, 13 volumes)
Samuel J. Tilden (1814-1886) served as Governor of New York, 1875-1876, and was the Democratic nominee for the Presidency in 1876. Tilden began his career as a corporate lawyer; he served as Corporate Counsel for the City of New York, as a member... more
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