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Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, duke of , 1769-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3280
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists chiefly of letters, most in the hand of soldier and statesman Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, briefly acknowledging correspondence or confirming engagements. A clipped signature and autograph address leaf are... more
Choate, Rufus, 1799-1859
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4191
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Rufus Choate (1799-1859), was a lawyer, orator, and statesman from Massachusetts. Letters date from 1843 to 1858 from Choate to George P. Putnam, Hiram Ketchum, Robert Toombs and others, and relate to professional matters
Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4167
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Lewis Cass (1782-1866) was an American soldier, diplomat, and politician. The papers consist of regimental orders delivered by Cass during the War of 1812; letters relating to his military duties during and after the war; and letters sent by Cass... more
Clay, Joseph, 1769-1811
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4206
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Joseph Clay (1769-1811) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. The papers consist predominantly of letters written to Clay between 1803-1808 from various colleagues and associates. Also included are letters... more
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4205
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Henry Clay, Sr. (1777-1852) was a lawyer and statesman who represented Kentucky in both the Senate and in the House of Representatives. Collection consists predominantly of letters from Clay, or written on Clay's behalf, to various associates and... more
Chase, Samuel, 1741-1811
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4181
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Samuel Chase (1741-1810) was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court and signatory to the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Maryland. The papers consist of a small quantity of letters from Chase to... more
Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4391
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The papers consist primarily of letters from American military officer, explorer, and politician John C. Frémont to various parties relating to both professional and social matters, including the procurement of portraits of Fremont by Matthew... more
Whig Party (N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4430
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Four letters addressed to Jacob Haight, president of the New York Whig Party, at the state convention in Utica. Letters are from party members, including Henry A. Livingston accepting their nominations as presidential electors for William Henry... more
Sanger, Wm. Cary (William Cary), 1853-1921
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19037
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Colonel William Cary Sanger (1853-1921), served as Assistant Secretary of War from 1901-1903, and in a variety of military, political, and civic appointments. The collection consists of letters relating to Sanger's work on the State Commission on... more
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4180
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Salmon Portland Chase (1808-1873) was an American politician, jurist, and abolitionist. The Salmon P. Chase papers consist mainly of correspondence, beginning with letters and circulars relating to the 1845 Southern and Western Liberty Convention.... 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
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
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4117
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John C. Calhoun (1782-1850) was an American statesman who served as Vice-President, Secretary of State, and Secretary of War, and who served in both the House and Senate representing South Carolina. The papers consist mainly of letters written by... more
Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4347
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John Adams Dix (1798-1879) was an American statesman who served as senator for New York, United States Postmaster General, Secretary of the Treasury, Minister to France, and Governor of New York. The papers consist of letters written by Dix in his... more
Disraeli, Benjamin, 1804-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4346
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Four letters written by British Prime Minister, parliamentarian, and author Benjamin Disraeli between 1829 and 1845. Recipients include sculptor Francis Leggatt Chantrey, Thomas Hodgskin, W. Kennedy, and G.P. Putnam
Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4381
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The papers consist primarily of notes and letters sent by American statesman Hamilton Fish to various parties. The letters are generally brief, and relate to both professional and social matters. Autographs and clippings are also present
Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4410
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Seven letters written by British Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone to various parties relating to legal and professional matters
Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6406
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Several letters written by Swiss-born American statesman and educator Albert Gallatin. Letters are both professional and social in nature, and include an 1808 letter to President Thomas Jefferson relating to the Embargo Act of 1807; a biographical... more
Howard, John Eager, 1752-1827
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4457
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters written between 1790 and 1827 by American statesman John Eager Howard from his Baltimore estate, Belvedere, to fellow Maryland statesman Virgil Maxcy. The letters cover political, financial, social, and familial matters, including the... more
Houston, Sam, 1793-1863
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4455
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Five letters from American statesman, politician, and soldier Samuel Houston written between 1825 and 1852 pertaining to both social and political matters. Several autographs are also present
Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22541
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters of Massachusetts merchant and statesman Abbott Lawrence written mainly to Washington, D. C., attorney David A. Hall between 1830 and 1854. The letters predominantly document Abbot's mercantile activities, his Congressional duties, his... more
Johnston, Alexander, Sir, 1775-1849
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1578
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Alexander Johnston (1775-1849), British statesman, was advocate-general of Ceylon. Collection consists of papers concerning the government, history and customs of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), especially the establishment of land revenue, 1800-1817.... more
Rodney, Caesar, 1728-1784
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2602
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Caesar Rodney (1720-1784), statesman, was a colonial legislator in Delaware and representative to the Stamp Act Congress and to the Continental Congress. He served as a major-general in the Delaware militia, signed the Declaration of Independence... more
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4343
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John Dickinson (1732-1808) was an American lawyer and politician. Dickinson authored a series of essays published as Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, the Articles of Confederation, and drafted the Olive Branch... more
Kent, Joseph, 1779-1837
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4481
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters written between 1822 and 1836 by Maryland statesman Joseph Kent to Virgil Maxcy, William A. Gordon, Isaac Rawlings, and others relating chiefly to professional and political matters.
Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3753
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Henry Dearborn (1751-1829) of New Hampshire was an an American army officer and statesman. He fought in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, attaining the rank of senior Major General in the U.S. Army. Dearborn was U.S. Congressman from... more
Townsend, Frederick, 1825-1897
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4651
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Frederick Townsend (1825-1897), the son of Isaiah and Hannah Townsend of Albany, New York, was a U.S. Army officer and Adjutant General of the State of New York. The collection consists of three letters to or about Townsend concerning military... more
Walker, Benjamin, 1753-1818
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4670
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Benjamin Walker (born 1753 in London) was an American soldier, land agent, and U.S. representative from New York, 1801-1803. He served as aide-de-camp to Friederich Wilhelm von Steuben and George Washington during the Revolutionary War, and was... more
Tillotson, Thomas
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4648
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Ten letters to Thomas Tillotson (d.1832), physician and politician, who twice served as New York State Secretary of State between 1801-1808. Nine are from kinsmen Robert R. Livingston, Edward Livingston, Brockholst Livingston, and John Armstrong,... more