Found 71 collections related to Statesmen

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
Penn, Richard, approximately 1736-1811
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22996
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Collection of three letters signed collectively or individually by Richard Penn (approximately 1736-1811) and Arthur Lee (1740-1792) while representing American interests in England. In July 1775, Richard Penn was entrusted by the Second... more
Damas, Léon-Gontran, 1912-1978
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division | Sc CR2011.001
49 sound discs (in 46 cases); 1 sound disc; 49 Archival original cases in various reel to reel formats and sizes; 1 Hard Drive of partial collection (21 discs) :
The Léon Gontran Damas Recorded Sound Collection consists primarily of noncommercial recordings of radio broadcasts made during his travels to Africa, France, and the United States etc.; as well as one commercial LP audio recording, "Poesie de la... 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
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
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
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
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
Glenn, Edwin F. (Edwin Forbes), 1857-1926
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4786
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists of correspondence between Major-General E. F. Glenn with statesman and pianist Ignaz Paderewski and others, relating to resources, conditions, and political aspirations of the peoples of Central and Eastern Europe and the... 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
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
Franklin, William, 1731-1813
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4388
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Various documents created or endorsed by William Franklin, son of Benjamin Franklin, in his capacity as Royal Governor of New Jersey, including a warrant for a provincial treasurer's salary; a marriage license, a law license, a request to pardon... 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
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
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
Hancock, John, 1737-1793
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4434
.2 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of correspondence, speeches, and documents signed by Hancock in his capacity as president of the Continental Congress and governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Letters are largely outgoing and most pertain to his... more