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Justin S. Morrill papers

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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

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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