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James A. Garfield papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00010
Scope and Contents

This collections consists of two letters (1876, 1880) written by James A. Garfield to Justin Hayes of Chicago, the first stating that he will be glad to receive Hayes's son at Washington and noting the enclosure of a copy of his speech at the Amnesty Bill; and the second one thanking the Hayes family for their congratulations. Also included is a collections of newspaper articles relating to Garfield's assassination in 1881.

Dates: 1876, 1881

James L. Lucas manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: c-00086
Scope and Contents The collection contains the manuscript "The Burial of John Wilkes and Tale of the Lincoln Conspirators as Told by James L. Lucas to Paul S. Lucas." In the manuscript, James Lucas describes the American political scene in the 1850s and the coming of the Civil War. He gives an eyewitness account of Washington, D. C. in the war years, including a detailed description of President Abraham Lincoln. Lucas spent three years with the 12th Veteran Reserve Corps, who served as guards for the...
Dates: undated

Joseph R. Williams papers

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Identifier: UA-2.1.1
Scope and Contents The first seventeen folders of this collection contain letters of correspondence with Joseph R. Williams prior to his acceptance of the presidency of the Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). Many of these letters are from his father and other family members. Additionally, there are letters to Williams, operating as a land speculator in Ohio and Michigan, from friends and business associates in Massachusetts and New York. The letters reflect a precarious economic...
Dates: 1827 - 1867

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Waldron, Henry, 1819- 1
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Williams, Joseph R., 1808-1861 1
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