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Alexander H. Stephens papers

 Collection
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

Amos Adams Lawrence papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-15
Scope and Contents This collection contains five reels of microfilm consisting of Amos Lawrence's personal and business correspondence, legal papers, accounts, political tickets, newspaper clippings and other papers related to Lawrence's business, political, educational, and charitable interests. Subjects include New England Emigrant Aid Company; slavery; politics and education in Kansas, Wisconsin, and Massachusetts; New England manufacturing, the tariff; and national politics. Correspondents include George...
Dates: 1857 - 1859

Charles William Cathcart papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00006
Scope and Contents This collection documents the political interests of various members of the Cathcart family during the years 1821-1889, and is divided as such into the affairs of two generations: that of James Leander Cathcart and that of his sons, James, Charles, John and Henry, with the greatest amount of material pertaining to Charles Cathcart.Letters of the senior Cathcart comprise the first part of the collection. There are several letters, which expound upon his grudge against the...
Dates: 1821 - 1889

Henry Wilson Papers

 Collection
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 Henry Hammond papers

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Identifier: LG-30
Scope and Contents The James Henry Hammond papers consists of microfilm containing correspondence, diaries, plantation account books and manuals, scrapbooks and manuscript and printed copies of Hammond's speeches reflecting South Carolina and national politics in the decades before the Civil War. Topics include state's rights, slavery, state banks, the Southern Convention at Nashville, Tennessee (1850), secession, nullification, and the tariff. The plantation books give detailed lists of holdings...
Dates: 1774 - 1875

James Rood Doolittle papers

 Collection
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 Jordan Crittenden papers

 Collection — Reel: microfilm
Identifier: LG-28
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

New York tribune letter

 Collection
Identifier: c-00463
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of parts of a letter addressed to the New York Weekly Tribune regarding the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Dred Scott case.

Dates: undated

Orlando Barnes papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00010
Scope and Contents The material in the Barnes collection encompasses the period 1846 to 1899. Barnes graduated from the University of Michigan in 1850 and settled in Lansing to practice law. After establishing his reputation, he became attorney for the Jackson, Lansing, and Saginaw Railroad. He also assumed a promotional position with the Railroad, and eventually became its secretary and general manager.Barnes was philosophically minded and frequently wrote on various social matters. The bulk of...
Dates: 1846 - 1899

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Names
Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876 3
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 2
Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886 2
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 2
Scott, Dred, 1809-1858 2
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Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872 2
Stephens, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1812-1883 2
Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885 2
Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875 2
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Aldrich, A. P. 1
Alvord, Bert 1
Badger, George E., 1795-1866 1
Barnes, O. M. (Orlando Mack), 1825-1899 1
Boutwell, George S. (George Sewall), 1818-1905 1
Boyce, Ker 1
Brisbane, A. H. (Abbott Hall), 1804-1861 1
Brown, John, 1800-1859 1
Brown, Orlando, 1801-1867 1
Burnley, Albert T. (Albert Triplett), 1800-1861 1
Butler, Pierce Mason, 1798-1847 1
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850 1
Cathcart, C. W. (Charles William), 1809-1888 1
Cathcart, James L. (James Leander), 1767-1843 1
Chandler, Zachariah, 1813-1879 1
Clay, Cassius Marcellus, 1810-1903 1
Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856 1
Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868 1
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 1
Crittenden, John J. (John Jordan), 1787-1863 1
Davis, Charles Augustus, 1795-1867 1
Democratic Party (Mich.). State Central Committee 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Doolittle, James R. (James Rood), 1815-1897 1
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 1
Felder, John Myers, 1782-1851 1
Gadsden, James, 1788-1858 1
Gardner, Henry J. (Henry Joseph), 1819-1892 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 1
Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909 1
Hamilton, James, Jr., 1786-1857 1
Hammond, James Henry, 1807-1864 1
Hayne, Isaac W. (Isaac William), 1809-1880 1
Hayne, Robert Young, 1791-1839 1
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 1
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
Johnson, Reverdy, 1796-1876 1
Johnson, Richard M. (Richard Mentor), 1780-1850 1
Keitt, Lawrence M. (Lawrence Massillon), 1824-1864 1
Lamar, L. Q. C. (Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus), 1825-1893 1
Lee, Samuel Phillips, 1812-1897 1
Letcher, Robert Perkins, 1788-1861 1
Livermore, Arthur, 1766-1853 1
Madison, James, 1751-1836 1
Mason, Robert M. (Robert Means), 1810-1879 1
McDuffie, George, 1790-1851 1
McLean, Andrew, (Merchant) 1
Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872 1
Michigan State University 1
Michigan. Joint Prison and Affiliated Boards 1
Morehead, C. S. (Charles Slaughter), 1802-1868 1
New England Emigrant Aid Company 1
Nicholas, S. S. (Samuel Smith), 1796-1869 1
Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860 1
Patterson, Angus, 1790-1854 1
Payne, Henry B., 1810-1896 1
Pemberton, A. H. 1
Pendleton, John S. (John Strother), 1802-1868 1
Pickens, F. W. (Francis Wilkinson), 1805-1869 1
Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898 1
Pomeroy, S. C. (Samuel Clarke), 1816-1891 1
Porter, Wm. D. (William Dennison), 1810-1883 1
Preston, William C. (William Campbell), 1794-1860 1
Quattlebaum, Paul, 1812-1890 1
Reed, Amos, -approximately 1889 1
Rhett, Robert Barnwell, 1800-1876 1
Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894 1
Robinson, Sara T. L. (Sara Tappan Lawrence), 1827-1911 1
Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866 1
Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870 1
Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874 1
Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869 1
Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850 1
Trescot, William Henry, 1822-1898 1
Tucker, Ben 1
United States. Army 1
United States. Army -- Military life -- History -- 19th century 1
United States. Land Grant Act of 1862 1
United States. Supreme Court 1
University of Michigan 1
Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862 1
Walker, James M. (James Murdock), 1813-1854 1
Weed, Thurlow, 1797-1882 1
Whig Party (U.S.) 1
Winthrop, Robert C. (Robert Charles), 1809-1894 1
Yates, Richard, 1815-1873 1
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