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Israel Washburn papers

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Identifier: LG-32
Scope and Contents This collection consists of microfilm of Israel Washburn's correspondence concerning politics in Maine during the early years of the Civil War, and such national events as the Kansas-Nebraska Act, the presidential elections of 1856 and 1860, the formation of the Republican Party, and the Civil War.(Michigan State University., Honhart, F. L., Jude, S. P., Howard, S. R., & Zito, A. (1976). A guide to the Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections. East...
Dates: 1838 - 1909

Lyman Trumbull papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-19
Scope and Content The papers of Lyman Trumbull consist of microfilm containing letters received, with a few drafts or copies of replies. Organized chronologically, the collection is dated 1843-1894, but only two documents fall outside the period of his service in the U.S. Senate. The years 1868-1871 are scantily represented.A few documents are related to Trumbull’s law practice and business ventures, but the papers are essentially political in nature. There is much material concerning the...
Dates: 1843 - 1894

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