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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
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
Cox, Samuel Sullivan, 1824-1889
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4258
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Samuel Sullivan Cox (1824-1889) was an American Congressman and diplomat. He represented both Ohio and New York in the United States House of Representatives, and also served as United States Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire. The correspondence... more
Cragin, Aaron H. (Aaron Harrison), 1821-1898
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4260
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Aaron Harrison Cragin (1821-1898) was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1852 to 1855, and was elected by the American Party to the Thirty-fourth Congress and as a Republican to the Thirty-fifth Congress. The... 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
Murphy, Henry Cruse, 1810-1882
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 13659
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Henry Cruse Murphy (1810-1882) was an American lawyer, politician and historian. His papers consist mainly of correspondence with various lawyers, jurists, and statesmen; and correspondence with members of the board of the Brooklyn, Flatbush and... 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
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
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 595
.2 linear feet (1 folder)
Schuyler Colfax, Jr. (1823-1885) was a United States Representative from Indiana, Speaker of the House, and the 17th Vice President of the United States under Ulysses S. Grant. The Schuyler Colfax papers consist of one folder of incoming and... 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
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
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
Root, Elihu, 1845-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2623
.5 linear feet (3 v.)
Elihu Root (1845-1937) was United States Secretary of War from 1899 to 1904. Collection consists of papers relating to Root's appointment as United States Secretary of War, including telegrams from President William McKinley; and letters and... 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
Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3257
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Daniel Webster (1782-1852) was an American lawyer and statesman. He served as U.S. Representative from New Hampshire and later Massachusetts, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, and U.S. Secretary of State. The collection contains letters written or... more
Jones, George, 1811-1891 -- recipient
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22990
.21 linear feet (1 box)
George Jones was the first publisher of the New York Times. He founded the New-York Daily Times in 1851 with Henry J. Raymond and Edward B. Wesley. After Raymond's death in 1869, Jones took over the editorship of the paper. The collection, dating... more
Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2701
19.79 linear feet (55 boxes, 17 volumes, 15 oversized folders)
Philip John Schuyler (1733-1804), a Revolutionary War general and statesman, was a prominent member of the landed aristocracy of New York State. The collection consists of correspondence, accounts, military records, land records, and other papers... more
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23877
.76 linear feet (4 volumes)
Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was a soldier, politician, and seventh President of the United States. William Berkeley Lewis (1784-1866) of Tennessee was Andrew Jackson's friend and political advisor. The Andrew Jackson and William B. Lewis... more
Smith, William, 1728-1793
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2796
4.18 linear feet (6 boxes, 10 volumes)
William Smith Jr. (1728-1793), an American Loyalist of New York and Quebec, was a prominent jurist, statesman, journalist and historian. The William Smith Jr. papers comprise the papers of William Smith Jr., 1683-1793; those of his son William... more
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