Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection consists of diaries, letters, newspaper clippings, certificate, and discharge paper.The diary in Folder 1 mentions battles at Gettysburg and Williamsport, with detailed listings of troop movements.The letters in Folder 2 were sent to his parents and sisters Sarah and Eliza, among others. These are very detailed, and usually mention the location from which he writes, and how close it is to another city. It also contains a card with pictures of the...
Scope and Contents This collection consist primarily of correspondence and papers from Morton’s Senatorial career with an emphasis on the 1876 presidential election and Louisiana politics in 1873 and 1874. There is also family correspondence, financial papers, speeches and notes on Republican politics, the Civil War, secession, and Reconstruction.Correspondents include Schuyler Colfax, Henry W. Halleck, Andrew Johnson, Henry S. Lane, Abraham Lincoln, George B. McClellan, Joaquin Miller, William H....
Collection — Folder: S1760
Scope and Contents This collection includes two letters written by William H. Seward while he served as United States Secretary of State. The first letter is dated November 22, 1865 and was sent to George P. March, U.S. Ambassador to Italy, as a letter of introduction for Governor Oliver P. Morton. The second letter is dated February 11, 1867 and was sent to Lieutenant Governor Conrad Baker, acting Governor of Indiana in the absence of Governor Morton, regarding Indiana's ratification of the 14th Amendment to the...