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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 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

William Pitt Fessenden papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-22
Scope and Contents This collection consists of microfilm containing correspondence, telegrams, newspaper clippings and printed material relating to national and Maine state politics. Topics include abolition, the operations of the Treasury Department (1864-1865), financing the Civil War, Reconstruction, and Andrew Johnson's impeachment. Correspondents include Gamaliel Bradford, Nathaniel Dale, Hamilton Fish, Alexander T. Galt, Robert A. Maxwell, Joseph A. Ware and others.The Library of Congress...
Dates: 1832 - 1878

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Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Allen, Elisha Hunt, 1804-1883 1
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Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876 1
Bradford, Gamaliel, 1831-1911 1