Found 70 collections related to Statesmen

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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4445
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small quantity of letters and papers of American attorney, planter and politician Patrick Henry, including deeds and a law license signed by Henry as Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, a 1786 letter to Thomas Madison, and several receipts
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
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
Hawley, Joseph, 1723-1788
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1360
.6 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Joseph Hawley (1723-1788) of Northampton, Massachusetts, a lawyer, legislator and militia officer, was one of the foremost political leaders of the American revolutionary movement in Massachusetts. The Joseph Hawley papers, dating 1653 to 1804,... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1144
.84 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 volumes, 1 other item)
The Gerry-Townsend family of Massachusetts included statesman Elbridge Gerry (1744-1814). The collection consists of correspondence of Elbridge Gerry, 1773-1814, and his son-in-law David S. Townsend, 1812-1846); legal papers and accounts of Eliza... more
United States. Board of Treasury
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3105
.2 linear feet (1 volume)
The Board of Treasury, established by the Continental Congress in 1776, was a standing committee of five members responsible for superintending the Treasury and finances of the United States. In 1781, its duties were assumed by Robert Morris as... more
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1557
1.86 linear feet (1 box, 1 oversized folder)
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was a Founding Father, statesman, lawyer, and planter. He is considered the principal author of the Declaration of Independence. Jefferson held numerous political offices throughout his career including representative... 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
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1661
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Henry Knox (1750-1806), United States Army general, was chief artillery officer of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, and first United States Secretary of War from 1789 to 1794. The Henry Knox papers consist of letters sent by Knox... more
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3230
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Holograph manuscript (32 pp.), dated United States, 1796 September 19, of President George Washington’s Farewell Address to the nation, with his emendations. In this document, Washington informs his “Friends & Fellow Citizens” that he will not... 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
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
United States.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2291
.3 linear feet (2 volumes)
Manuscript petition (7 p.) signed by forty-six members of the Second Continental Congress on July 8, 1775, asking King George III to use his authority and influence to address grievances and restore harmony in the government's relations with the... more
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23168
.2 linear feet (1 volume)
Account book kept by Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States, showing receipts and disbursements mainly at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Monticello, Virginia; and Washington, D.C., 1791-1803. Daily entries in daybook form concern... more
Madison, James, 1751-1836
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23110
.84 linear feet (4 volumes)
Letterpress copy (rebound in 4 volumes) of a transcript of James Madison’s Notes on Debates in the Federal Convention of 1787, made in 1791 with Madison’s approval by John Wayles Eppes of Virginia (1773-1823). Eppes was sent to Philadelphia in... more
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23121
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Alexander Hamilton's autograph draft of a constitution for the United States government, 1787. Alexander Hamilton was an American statesman and the first United States Secretary of the Treasury. He was a New York delegate to the Constitutional... 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
Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23900
.21 linear feet (1 box)
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 various autograph letters and documents of Philip Schuyler, including... more
Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1695
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Henry Laurens (1724-1792) was a South Carolina merchant, plantation owner, and Revolutionary-era statesman. The Henry Laurens diary, 1780 August 13-1781 December 6 (1 volume) is a manuscript notebook recording his voyage to Europe as U.S. envoy to... more
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3368
.9 linear feet (1 box, 4 volumes)
Oliver Wolcott, Sr. (1726-1797) and Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (1760-1833) were American statesmen from Litchfield, Connecticut. George Gibbs (1815-1873), grandson of Oliver Wolcott, Jr., was a lawyer, historian, and ethnologist. The collection consists... more
Deane, Silas, 1737-1789
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4310
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Silas Deane (1737-1789) was an American lawyer and merchant, member of the Continental Congress from Connecticut, 1774-1776, and Congressional agent and diplomat in France, 1776-1778. Recalled in 1778 under controversial circumstances, Deane... more
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