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Alexander H. Stephens papers

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Identifier: LG-41
Scope and Contents The Alexander H. Stephens papers consist of microfilm containing primarily correspondence. The letters concern Stephens' Georgia plantation and include some letters from his slaves. The correspondence is especially concerned with politics, in Georgia, on the national level, and in the Confederacy during the Civil War. Topics include secession, the formation of the Confederacy, the progress of the war, the eventual defeat of the Confederate armies, and Reconstruction.The Stephens...
Dates: 1784 - 1886

Benjamin Franklin Wade papers

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Identifier: LG-21
Scope and Content The papers of Benjamin Franklin Wade span the years 1832-1886, but the bulk falls within the period of his service as a U.S. Senator, 1852-1869. The collection consists of microfilm almost entirely of correspondence, letters received, and Wade’s letters to his wife, Caroline. One box of miscellany includes routine requests for government documents, printed speeches, letters of James F. Wade (son of Benjamin F.) to his parents, maps, business papers, and printed matter....
Dates: 1832 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1852 - 1869

Daniel E. Sickles correspondence

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Identifier: LG-40
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of microfilm containing correspondence of Daniel E. Sickles, in part from his Civil War service, but primarily from his years as American ambassador to Spain.

Dates: 1859 - 1893

Henry Wilson Papers

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Identifier: LG-33
Scope and Contents The Henry Wilson papers consist of microfilm containing correspondence and other papers relating to Massachusetts and national politics, education, abolition, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the Grant administration. Correspondents include William W. Belknap, James A. Briggs, Schuyler Colfax, Joseph Cooper, William Lloyd Garrison, U.S. Grant, Adam Gurowski, Arthur Livermore, George G. Meade, Theodore Parker, Parker Pillsbury, William H. Seward, Gerrit Smith, Edwin M. Stanton, Alexander...
Dates: 1851 - 1875

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 Rood Doolittle papers

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Identifier: LG-18
Scope and Content The papers of James R. Doolittle consist of microfilm of letters received and a few letters sent, typed transcripts of letters sent and received, copies of speeches, and newspaper clippings. The transcripts, in part, are annotated by Duane Mowry, the donor.The collection relates primarily to Doolittle’s interests while he served in the U.S. Senate, and, later, as a lawyer in private practice. Only a few letters concern personal matters. There is no documentation for his career...
Dates: 1858 - 1927

John Covode papers

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Identifier: LG-26
Scope and Contents

This collection consists microfilm containing John Covode's correspondence and a draft report he prepared on conditions in the Mississippi Valley after the Civil War. Correspondents include Thomas E. Cochrane, Andrew Gregg Curtin, Edwin McMasters Stanton, Gideon Wells, and Henry White.

Dates: 1854 - 1870

Joshua Reed Giddings papers

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Identifier: LG-29
Scope and Contents This collection consists of microfilm containing the correspondence of Joshua Reed Giddings and his son-in-law and biographer, George Washington Julian. Correspondence is primarily family related but includes some political matters. Correspondents include Edward S. Bragg, F. F. Browne, J. D. Cox, John G. Fee, William Lloyd Garrison, Henry George, E. S. Grimes, A. S. Hewitt, Preston King, A. A. Livermore, S. H. Morse, Wendell Phillips, Parker Pillsbury, Sara T.D. Robinson, James F. Rhodes,...
Dates: 1839 - 1899

Justin S. Morrill papers

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Identifier: LG-1
Scope and Contents The 10,600 items in the papers of Justin Smith Morrill (1810-1898) cover a period of almost a century, 1825-1923. The bulk (1854-1898) of the collection was generated during Morrill’s long legislative career as U.S. representative and senator during which tenures he served on many important congressional committees.This collection on microfilm includes the 50 bound volumes of correspondence and 28 containers of miscellaneous papers such as correspondence, Senate and House...
Dates: 1825 - 1923; Majority of material found within 1854 - 1898

Lyman Trumbull papers

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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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Names
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 5
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 3
Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872 3
Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869 3
Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876 2
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Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 2
Cox, Jacob D. (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900 2
Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893 2
Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881 2
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 2
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 2
Livermore, Arthur, 1766-1853 2
Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898 2
Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874 2
Stephens, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1812-1883 2
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 2
Yates, Richard, 1815-1873 2
Allen, Elisha Hunt, 1804-1883 1
Birney, John 1
Bissell, William H. (William Henry), 1811-1860 1
Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893 1
Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883 1
Bradford, Gamaliel, 1831-1911 1
Bragg, Edward S. (Edward Stuyvesant), 1827-1912 1
Briggs, James A., -1889 1
Browne, Francis F. (Francis Fisher), 1843-1913 1
Browning, Orville Hickman, 1806-1881 1
Caton, John Dean, 1812-1895 1
Chandler, Zachariah, 1813-1879 1
Chittenden, L. E. (Lucius Eugene), 1824-1900 1
Cisco, John J. 1
Clay, Cassius Marcellus, 1810-1903 1
Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868 1
Cochrane, Thomas E. 1
Covode, John, 1808-1871 1
Cullom, Shelby M. (Shelby Moore), 1829-1914 1
Curtin, Andrew Gregg, 1815-1894 1
Dale, Nathaniel 1
Davis, David, 1815-1886 1
Davis, Henry Winter, 1817-1865 1
Davis, Timothy, 1821-1888 1
Delahay, Mark W. (Mark William), 1818?-1879 1
Dennison, William, 1815-1882 1
Dewey, Charles, 1798-1880 1
Doolittle, James R. (James Rood), 1815-1897 1
Dubois, Jesse Kilgore, 1811-1876 1
Fee, John Gregg, 1816-1901 1
Fell, Jesse W., 1808-1887 1
Fessenden, William Pitt, 1806-1869 1
Field, David Dudley, 1805-1894 1
Forney, John W. (John Wien), 1817-1881 1
Free Soil Party (U.S.) 1
Galt, A. T. (Alexander Tilloch), 1817-1893 1
Geiger, Joseph H. 1
George, Henry, 1839-1897 1
Giddings, Joshua R. (Joshua Reed), 1795-1864 1
Goodlow, William A. 1
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 1
Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 1
Griffin, R. M. 1
Grimes, James W. (James Wilson), 1816-1872 1
Gurowski, Adam, 1805-1866 1
Hamlin, Hannibal, 1809-1891 1
Harlan, James, 1820-1899 1
Harris, Jedediah H. 1
Hatch, O. M. (Ozias Mather), 1814-1893 1
Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891 1
Hewitt, Abram S. (Abram Stevens), 1822-1903 1
Hurlbut, Stephen Augustus, 1815-1882 1
Judd, Norman B. (Norman Buel), 1815-1878 1
Julian, George Washington, 1817-1899 1
Ketchum, Morris, active 1864 1
King, Preston, 1806-1865 1
Körner, Gustav Philipp, 1809-1896 1
Lamar, L. Q. C. (Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus), 1825-1893 1
Lee, Samuel Phillips, 1812-1897 1
Liberal Republican Party 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Marsh, Charles, 1765-1849 1
Maxwell, Robert A. 1
McClernand, John A. (John Alexander), 1812-1900 1
McCulloch, Hugh, 1808-1895 1
Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872 1
Medill, Joseph, 1823-1899 1
Morrill, Justin S. (Justin Smith), 1810-1898 1
Morse, Freeman H. (Freeman Harlow), 1807-1891 1
Morse, Sidney H. 1
Nichols, George Ward, 1831-1885 1
Oglesby, Richard J. (Richard James), 1824-1899 1
Page, Carroll Smalley, 1843-1925 1
Paine, R. F. (Robert F.) 1
Palmer, John M. (John McAuley), 1817-1900 1
Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860 1
Payne, Henry B., 1810-1896 1
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 1
Piatt, Donn, 1819-1891 1
Porter, Wm. D. (William Dennison), 1810-1883 1
Randall, Henry S. (Henry Stephens), 1811-1876 1
Ray, Charles Henry 1
Reed, Amos, -approximately 1889 1
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