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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

Lyman Trumbull papers

 Collection
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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Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869 1
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 1
Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896 1
United States. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War 1
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