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Isaac Tichenor Goodnow papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-11
Scope and Contents This collection consists a reel of microfilm containing the correspondence of Isaac Tichenor Goodnow. The letters relate to the New England Emigrant Aid Company's project to send free-soil colonists to Kansas; the founding of Manhattan, Kansas; the Leavenworth Constitution; the founding of the Kansas State Agricultural College; and Kansas and national politics.(Michigan State University., Honhart, F. L., Jude, S. P., Howard, S. R., & Zito, A. (1976). A guide to the Michigan...
Dates: 1850 - 1863

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 in...
Dates: 1774 - 1875

James L. Lucas manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: c-00086
Scope and Contents The collection contains the manuscript "The Burial of John Wilkes and Tale of the Lincoln Conspirators as Told by James L. Lucas to Paul S. Lucas." In the manuscript, James Lucas describes the American political scene in the 1850s and the coming of the Civil War. He gives an eyewitness account of Washington, D. C. in the war years, including a detailed description of President Abraham Lincoln. Lucas spent three years with the 12th Veteran Reserve Corps, who served as guards for the...
Dates: undated

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 elections...
Dates: 1843 - 1894

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 with...
Dates: 1738 - 1889

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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Slavery -- United States 4
Confederate States of America 3
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State universities and colleges -- United States 3
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Abolitionists -- United States 2
Antislavery movements -- United States 2
Kansas -- History 2
Kansas -- Politics and government 2
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Public lands -- United States 2
South Carolina -- Politics and government 2
Texas 2
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African Americans -- Civil rights 1
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Agriculture -- Georgia 1
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Atlanta (Ga.) 1
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Plantations 1
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Russia -- Foreign relations -- United States 1
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Sherman’s March to the Sea 1
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, British 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Registers 1
Washington (D.C.) 1
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Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 3
United States. Army -- Military life -- History -- 19th century 3
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 2
Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868 2
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 2
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Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
New England Emigrant Aid Company 2
Pickens, F. W. (Francis Wilkinson), 1805-1869 2
Porter, Wm. D. (William Dennison), 1810-1883 2
Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872 2
Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869 2
Stephens, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1812-1883 2
United States. Land Grant Act of 1862 2
Yates, Richard, 1815-1873 2
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Aldrich, A. P. 1
Allen, Elisha Hunt, 1804-1883 1
Alvord, Bert 1
Barclay, R. C., active 1861 1
Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893 1
Birney, John 1
Bissell, William H. (William Henry), 1811-1860 1
Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876 1
Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883 1
Bonham, Milledge L. (Milledge Luke), 1813-1890 1
Boyce, Ker 1
Bradford, Gamaliel, 1831-1911 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
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
Caton, John Dean, 1812-1895 1
Chandler, Zachariah, 1813-1879 1
Cisco, John J. 1
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 1
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 1
Cox, Jacob D. (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900 1
Cullom, Shelby M. (Shelby Moore), 1829-1914 1
Dale, Nathaniel 1
Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897 1
Davis, David, 1815-1886 1
Davis, Henry Winter, 1817-1865 1
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 1
Davis, Timothy, 1821-1888 1
Davis, Varina, 1826-1906 1
Delahay, Mark W. (Mark William), 1818?-1879 1
Dennison, William, 1815-1882 1
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 1
Dubois, Jesse Kilgore, 1811-1876 1
Dunks, Fred S. 1
Echols, William H., -1909 1
Felder, John Myers, 1782-1851 1
Fell, Jesse W., 1808-1887 1
Fessenden, William Pitt, 1806-1869 1
Field, David Dudley, 1805-1894 1
Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893 1
Forney, John W. (John Wien), 1817-1881 1
Forsyth, John, 1780-1841 1
Free Soil Party (U.S.) 1
Gadsden, James, 1788-1858 1
Galt, A. T. (Alexander Tilloch), 1817-1893 1
Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881 1
Garlington, A. C. (Albert Creswell), 1822-1885 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Geiger, Joseph H. 1
Goodlow, William A. 1
Gourdin, Robert N., 1812-1894 1
Griffin, R. M. 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, J. W., (South Carolina attorney general) 1
Hayne, Robert Young, 1791-1839 1
Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891 1
Hurlbut, Stephen Augustus, 1815-1882 1
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 1
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
Judd, Norman B. (Norman Buel), 1815-1878 1
Keitt, Lawrence M. (Lawrence Massillon), 1824-1864 1
Ketchum, Morris, active 1864 1
Körner, Gustav Philipp, 1809-1896 1
Lamar, L. Q. C. (Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus), 1825-1893 1
Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866 1
Liberal Republican Party 1
Livermore, Arthur, 1766-1853 1
Lucas, P. S. (Paul Stanley), 1890- 1
Madison, James, 1751-1836 1
Mallory, Stephen R. (Stephen Russell), 1813-1873 1
Maxwell, Robert A. 1
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