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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 Bell papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-38
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of microfilm containing correspondence, speeches, and congressional reports. Subjects include national and Tennessee politics, and Bell's candidacy for president in 1860 on the Constitutional Union Party ticket.

The Bell papers were processed and microfilmed by the Library of Congress in 1971. The finding aid was created in 2016 and can be found at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms016005

Dates: 1815 - 1861

Justin S. Morrill papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-1
Scope and Contents The 10,600 items in the papers of Justin Smith Morrill (1810-1898) cover a period of almost a century, 1825-1923. The bulk (1854-1898) of the collection was generated during Morrill’s long legislative career as U.S. representative and senator during which tenures he served on many important congressional committees.This collection on microfilm includes the 50 bound volumes of correspondence and 28 containers of miscellaneous papers such as correspondence, Senate and House...
Dates: 1825 - 1923; Majority of material found within 1854 - 1898

Schuyler Colfax papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-20
Scope and Content The Schuyler Colfax papers consist of microfilm containing correspondence and drafts of speeches, especially relating to Indiana and national politics; the operation of Colfax's newspaper, the St. Joseph Valley Register; his lecture tours; and Whig and Republican party politics. The bulk of correspondence is with Alfred Wheeler, business manager and editor of Colfax's newspaper. Other correspondents include Henry Bowen Anthony and Jay Cooke.The...
Dates: 1837 - 1882

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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Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 2
United States. Congress. Senate 2
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Aldrich, A. P. 1
Alvord, Bert 1
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Anthony, Henry B. (Henry Bowen), 1815-1884 1
Bell, John, 1796-1869 1
Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893 1
Boyce, Ker 1
Brisbane, A. H. (Abbott Hall), 1804-1861 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
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 1
Chittenden, L. E. (Lucius Eugene), 1824-1900 1
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 1
Constitutional Union Party (U.S.) 1
Cooke, Jay, 1821-1905 1
Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897 1
Dawes, Henry L. (Henry Laurens), 1816-1903 1
Dewey, Charles, 1798-1880 1
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 1
Felder, John Myers, 1782-1851 1
Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893 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
Harris, Jedediah H. 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
Marsh, Charles, 1765-1849 1
McDuffie, George, 1790-1851 1
McLean, Andrew, (Merchant) 1
Morrill, Justin S. (Justin Smith), 1810-1898 1
Nichols, George Ward, 1831-1885 1
Page, Carroll Smalley, 1843-1925 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
Randall, Henry S. (Henry Stephens), 1811-1876 1
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
Rhett, Robert Barnwell, 1800-1876 1
Sherman, John, 1823-1900 1
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 1
Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870 1
Swain, A. N. 1
Thomas, Stephen, 1809-1903 1
Trescot, William Henry, 1822-1898 1
Tucker, Ben 1
Underwood, Adin B. (Adin Ballou) 1
United States. Army 1
United States. Army -- Military life -- History -- 19th century 1
United States. Congress. House 1
United States. War Department 1
Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862 1
Walker, James M. (James Murdock), 1813-1854 1
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 1
Wheeler, Alfred, 1825-1903 1
Whig Party (U.S.) 1
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