Whig Party (U.S.)
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection consists of microfilm containing diaries, correspondence, diplomatic documents, congressional material, legal and financial papers, newspapers and newspaper clippings. The correspondence of James and Richard Bayard forms the bulk of the collection. Topics include Federalist politics, the repeal of the Judiciary Act of 1800, the recharter of the first Bank of the United States, the War of 1812, and foreign affairs. James Bayard's letters, written while he was a part of the...
Dates: 1797 - 1868
Scope and Contents The Henry Waldron papers include correspondence, financial statements and speeches covering the years 1832-1881.There is much material of general historical interest scattered throughout the collection. Most of it relates to Hillsdale County, Michigan. There are several items of particular historical interest. There are two letters dated May 1838 from Henry W. Johnson and Stephen Brophy, Patriot invaders, then in Toronto Prison. There is a letter dated October 24, 1871 from the...
Dates: 1832 - 1881
Collection — Reel: microfilm
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 14 reels of microfilm of the John J. Crittenden papers held at the Library of Congress. Correspondence, legal papers and some speeches and state papers comprise the collection. Correspondence mainly covers Crittenden's career as senator, U.S. attorney general (1841, 1850-1853) and governor of Kentucky (1848-1850).Subjects include national politics, particularly tariff and banking matters, Texas, Mexico, slavery, the southern Whigs, Crittenden's...
Dates: 1782 - 1888
Scope and Content The Schuyler Colfax papers consist of microfilm containing correspondence and drafts of speeches, especially relating to Indiana and national politics; the operation of Colfax's newspaper, the St. Joseph Valley Register; his lecture tours; and Whig and Republican party politics. The bulk of correspondence is with Alfred Wheeler, business manager and editor of Colfax's newspaper. Other correspondents include Henry Bowen Anthony and Jay Cooke.The...
Dates: 1837 - 1882