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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

James Henry Hammond papers

 Collection
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

John Gibson Parkhurst papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00025
Scope and Contents The largest part of the collection consists of the pocket diaries Parkhurst kept from 1847 to 1906. The early diaries (1847-1860) relate details of his court cases and only rarely mention his personal life. Records of various financial transactions are incorporated in these early diaries. The diaries of the war years (1861-1865) include battle accounts and descriptions of Parkhurst's experiences as a prisoner-of-war in 1862. In the diaries of the post-war years, Parkhurst discusses primarily...
Dates: 1831 - 1906

Simon Cameron papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-27
Scope and Contents This collection consists of microfilm containing correspondence, reports, speeches, maps, financial records, newspapers and newsclippings, the bulk of which fall in the period 1860-1880. Topics include Cameron's financial affairs, his term as Secretary of War, the Civil War, his ministership to Russia, his Senate career, and retirement after 1877. Correspondents include Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, Charles A. Dana, and his son, James D. Cameron, and many others who were associated...
Dates: 1738 - 1889

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Names
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Aldrich, A. P. 1
Alvord, Bert 1
Boyce, Ker 1
Brisbane, A. H. (Abbott Hall), 1804-1861 1
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Butler, Pierce Mason, 1798-1847 1
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850 1
Cameron, J. D. (James Donald), 1833-1918 1
Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889 1
Cathcart, C. W. (Charles William), 1809-1888 1
Cathcart, James L. (James Leander), 1767-1843 1
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 1
Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897 1
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 1
Felder, John Myers, 1782-1851 1
Gadsden, James, 1788-1858 1
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 1
Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 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
Keitt, Lawrence M. (Lawrence Massillon), 1824-1864 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Madison, James, 1751-1836 1
McDuffie, George, 1790-1851 1
McLean, Andrew, (Merchant) 1
Parkhurst, John G. (John Gibson), 1824-1906 1
Patterson, Angus, 1790-1854 1
Pemberton, A. H. 1
Pickens, F. W. (Francis Wilkinson), 1805-1869 1
Porter, Wm. D. (William Dennison), 1810-1883 1
Preston, William C. (William Campbell), 1794-1860 1
Quattlebaum, Paul, 1812-1890 1
Rhett, Robert Barnwell, 1800-1876 1
Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870 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. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 9th (1861-1865) 1
United States. Congress. Senate 1
United States. War Department 1
Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862 1
Walker, James M. (James Murdock), 1813-1854 1
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