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Gilpin, Henry D. (Henry Dilworth), 1801-1860
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4409
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small quantity of letters written by American lawyer and statesman Henry Dilwood Gilpin to various individuals relating to legal matters
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
Godwin, William, 1756-1836
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4412
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Consists predominantly of letters and notes, dated 1803 to 1835, written by English journalist, political philosopher and novelist William Godwin, pertaining to social and professional matters, including a brief discussion of the writings of his... more
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4413
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Consists of several brief notes written by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, mostly relating to social engagements, and manuscript copies of verses "Reichthum und Blute," and "Der Gute Schenke Spricht," which notes that it is a translation from the... more
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
Tyler, John, 1790-1862
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17907
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John Tyler was the tenth president of the United States, succeeding to the office on the death of William Henry Harrison. Tyler served as a state legislator, governor, U.S. representative, and U.S. senator before being elected Vice President in... more
Gordon, Charles
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4004
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from Charles Gordon, United States Navy, to Naval Agent John Bullus in New York, 1811-1813. Letters relate to both military and social matters
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
Hoffman, David, 1784-1854
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4373
.2 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence and legal documents belonging to American lawyer and legal scholar David Hoffman of Baltimore, Maryland. Letters concern both personal and professional matters, including the publication of Hoffman's Course of Legal Study, and sales... more
Gore, Christopher, 1758-1827
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4419
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Several letters from American politician Christopher Gore to various parties relating to business and financial matters
Granger, Gideon, 1767-1822
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4421
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from American politician and lawyer Gideon Granger to various parties relating to business and legal affairs, such as money owed on land purchases. Also present is an 1805 circular letter from Granger addressing charges made against him... 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
Greenleaf, James, 1765-1843
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4425
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Correspondence and land papers of American land speculator James Greenleaf. Correspondence dates from 1788 to 1834, with no letters present for the period of 1800 to 1804. Letters are incoming, and almost exclusively concern Greenleaf's real... more
Halleck, Fitz-Greene, 1790-1867
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4433
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists mainly of letters, generally social in nature, from American poet and satirist Fitz-Greene Halleck to various parties including his sister, Maria, and newspaper editor and politician Theophilus Carey Callicot. Also present... more
Harper, Robert Goodloe, 1765-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4438
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters written by American politician Robert Goodloe Harper between 1798 and 1824, with the bulk written between 1806 and 1823. Letters are generally professional in scope, and include discussions of the capture of the ship "Clyde" in September,... 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
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
Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4461
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Three letters of British poet and essayist Leigh Hunt to literary enthusiast Robert Balmanno (1821), and to publisher and bookseller Charles Ollier (1840, 1854). The letters reference social matters, books purchased, and to a lesser degree, Hunt's... more
Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6407
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from American editor, poet, and critic Rufus Wilmot Griswold, mainly pertaining to professional matters, including the publication of his anthology Poets and Poetry of America, and of the poetry of Frances Sargent Osgood. The publishing... more
Jones, Joseph, 1727-1805
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4472
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The papers consist predominantly of outgoing letters from American statesman Joseph Jones of Virginia to various parties concerning political issues and legal matters. Letters written to Edmund Pendleton in 1782 document Jones' participation in... 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
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4490
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from the Marquis de Lafayette to various parties written between 1791 and 1834. Letters to Colonel Timothy Pickering and Maryland governor Thomas Sim Lee pertain to military matters; an 1834 letter to Joseph Hume expresses concern for... more
Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4491
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
One letter dated November 25, 1818, to antiquary John Britton, and one letter dated June 26, 1824, to publishers Messrs. Taylor & Hessey, from English essayist Charles Lamb
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
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4523
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of letters to and from General Robert E. Lee pertaining to social matters, and to the resignation of W. Eugene Webster (son of William G. Webster and cousin of Mary Custis Lee) from the United States Military Academy at West... more
Longfellow, Henry W. (Henry Wadsworth), 1895-1986
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4527
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters written by American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow to various friends, colleagues, and publishers, including Lewis Pennell, Evert Augustus Duyckinck, James Thomas Fields, and Carey & Hart. Letters discuss publication of his work; books... more
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1865-1940
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4531
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists chiefly of thirty-three letters from American soldier and politician George B. McClellan to New Jersey politician Theodore Frelinghuysen Randolph, 1869 to 1880, relating to mining interest and New Jersey politics; and several... 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
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24608
3.06 linear feet (7 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
The Mercantile Collection, 1726-1950, is a synthetic collection documenting mercantile and other business activities from the early-17th to the mid-20th centuries, especially in the northeastern United States. It consists of papers and records... more
Huntington, Jedediah, 1743-1818
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1468
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Jedediah Huntington was an American general in the Continental Army during the American revolution. The collection consists largely of letters written to Huntington during his tenure as collector of customs at New London, Connecticut from Gabriel... more