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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

Benjamin Franklin Wade papers

 Collection
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

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

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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Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 2
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 2
Aldrich, A. P. 1
Alvord, Bert 1
Bissell, William H. (William Henry), 1811-1860 1
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Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876 1
Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883 1
Boyce, Ker 1
Briggs, James A., -1889 1
Brisbane, A. H. (Abbott Hall), 1804-1861 1
Browning, Orville Hickman, 1806-1881 1
Butler, Pierce Mason, 1798-1847 1
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850 1
Caton, John Dean, 1812-1895 1
Chandler, Zachariah, 1813-1879 1
Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868 1
Cox, Jacob D. (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900 1
Cullom, Shelby M. (Shelby Moore), 1829-1914 1
Davis, David, 1815-1886 1
Davis, Henry Winter, 1817-1865 1
Delahay, Mark W. (Mark William), 1818?-1879 1
Dennison, William, 1815-1882 1
Dubois, Jesse Kilgore, 1811-1876 1
Felder, John Myers, 1782-1851 1
Fell, Jesse W., 1808-1887 1
Field, David Dudley, 1805-1894 1
Forney, John W. (John Wien), 1817-1881 1
Gadsden, James, 1788-1858 1
Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881 1
Geiger, Joseph H. 1
Goodlow, William A. 1
Grimes, James W. (James Wilson), 1816-1872 1
Gurowski, Adam, 1805-1866 1
Hamilton, James, Jr., 1786-1857 1
Hamlin, Hannibal, 1809-1891 1
Hammond, James Henry, 1807-1864 1
Harlan, James, 1820-1899 1
Hatch, O. M. (Ozias Mather), 1814-1893 1
Hayne, Isaac W. (Isaac William), 1809-1880 1
Hayne, Robert Young, 1791-1839 1
Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891 1
Hurlbut, Stephen Augustus, 1815-1882 1
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 1
Judd, Norman B. (Norman Buel), 1815-1878 1
Keitt, Lawrence M. (Lawrence Massillon), 1824-1864 1
Körner, Gustav Philipp, 1809-1896 1
Lamar, L. Q. C. (Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus), 1825-1893 1
Liberal Republican Party 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
McClernand, John A. (John Alexander), 1812-1900 1
McDuffie, George, 1790-1851 1
McLean, Andrew, (Merchant) 1
Medill, Joseph, 1823-1899 1
Oglesby, Richard J. (Richard James), 1824-1899 1
Paine, R. F. (Robert F.) 1
Palmer, John M. (John McAuley), 1817-1900 1
Patterson, Angus, 1790-1854 1
Pemberton, A. H. 1
Piatt, Donn, 1819-1891 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
Ray, Charles Henry 1
Rhett, Robert Barnwell, 1800-1876 1
Rosecrans, William S. (William Starke), 1819-1898 1
Scott, Dred, 1809-1858 1
Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872 1
Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870 1
Smith, Green Clay, 1826-1895 1
Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869 1
Stephens, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1812-1883 1
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 1
Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885 1
Trescot, William Henry, 1822-1898 1
Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896 1
Tucker, Ben 1
United States. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War 1
United States. Kansas-Nebraska Act 1
Wade family 1
Wade, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1800-1878 1
Walker, James M. (James Murdock), 1813-1854 1
White, Horace, 1834-1916 1
Yates, Richard, 1815-1873 1
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