Morton, Oliver P. (Oliver Perry), 1823-1877
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Albert Gallatin Porter and others in Indianapolis, Indiana and elsewhere; newspaper clippings; speeches; autographed notes and manuscripts; and printed Congressional bills ranging from 1804 to 1928, regarding Porter's political career; biographies; historical subjects; his manuscript and indices.
Dates: circa 1804-1928, undated
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters to Governor Oliver P. Morton regarding the recruitment of Black troops for Indiana regiments during the U.S. Civil War (1861-1864) and letters from Oliver P. Morton to Jacob Wright concerning the 1868 Republican National Convention from 1866 to 1868. Also included are several family letters to Jacob Wright and correspondence from a variety of national politicians to Louis T. Michener responding to his requests for them to speak in Indiana during the 1890...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains general and special orders to Benjamin Spooner and the 83rd regiment from O.P. Morton and Laz Noble. Also included are letters of the 83rd regiment and a petition of commissioned officers. The materials within this collection are Photostat copies and have been arranged in chronological order
Collection — Folder: S707
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters from David Hutchinson, official documents of affirmation from A. G. Smith and M. M. Daily , court documents, official documents from Oliver P. Morton, official document from United States Army offices, a will, a typed transcript of a letter by S. Aug. Arnold, and a diploma in Indiana, Ohio, Iowa, Tennessee and Washington, D.C., ranging from 1836 to 1896 regarding professional accreditations, military service, pension and family and business...
Collection — Folder: S1137
Scope and Contents This collection includes 3 items: a letter dated November 2, 1940, from Mrs. R.H. McCletald; a daguerreotype of George Saylor; and a handwritten letter dated May 24, 1862 addressed to Robert Blakely, Esq., from George Saylor of the 15th Indiana Regiment, regarding preparation for the Siege of Corinth, and Indiana Governor O.P. Morton’s speech before the 15th Indiana Regiment at Corinth on May 23, 1862.The letter reportedly was written by Indiana Civil War soldier George Saylor on...
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of Jefferson C. Davis’s official military papers. During Davis’s time as quartermaster, the papers include receipts, bills, requisitions, and other documents relating to his Indianapolis based post (1861). As an officer in the field, Davis’s papers include official correspondence regarding duties, copies of telegrams to Gen. John C. Fremont, and military inspection reports sent to him while with the 14th Army Corps (1861–1865). The collection also contains...
Collection — Folder: S0670
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters, official documents and telegrams from Gov. Joseph A. Wright, Gov. Oliver P. Morton, Alexander Ramsey, William Henry Harrison Terrell, Richard Thompson, Mayor John Caven, John Coburn, J. P. Dunn and Ebenezer Dumont in Indianapolis, Indiana, excerpts from the Western Sun, and officials of the United States War Department ranging from 1850 to 1880 and undated regarding Indiana and Civil War soldiers and payments and other related business.
Collection — Folder: S1334
Scope and Contents There are five items in this collection, including a Quarter Master General account book from April 29, 1861-October 9, 1861; an envelope containing three business cards, one for J. H. Vajen, Hardware Merchant, and two alike for Joseph Curzon, Architect; letter dated July 15, 1961, to "My dear Vajen" from Oliver P. Morton, written from Washington, in which he enclosed "contracts and specifications from the quarter master for horses, wagons, ambulances, too"; a letter dated March 17, 1862, to...
Collection — Folder: S1234
Scope and Contents This collection contains 2 copies of Letters from the Washington Peace Conference of 1861, edited by Kenneth M. Stampp. The letters were originally published in “The Journal of Southern History” Vol. IX, No. 3 August 1943. The letters are to Indiana Governor Oliver P. Morton from the Convention delegates.