United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Henry Waldron papers include correspondence, financial statements and speeches covering the years 1832-1881.There is much material of general historical interest scattered throughout the collection. Most of it relates to Hillsdale County, Michigan. There are several items of particular historical interest. There are two letters dated May 1838 from Henry W. Johnson and Stephen Brophy, Patriot invaders, then in Toronto Prison. There is a letter dated October 24, 1871 from the...
Dates: 1832 - 1881
Scope and Contents The Henry Wilson papers consist of microfilm containing correspondence and other papers relating to Massachusetts and national politics, education, abolition, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the Grant administration. Correspondents include William W. Belknap, James A. Briggs, Schuyler Colfax, Joseph Cooper, William Lloyd Garrison, U.S. Grant, Adam Gurowski, Arthur Livermore, George G. Meade, Theodore Parker, Parker Pillsbury, William H. Seward, Gerrit Smith, Edwin M. Stanton, Alexander...
Dates: 1851 - 1875
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
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