Politicians -- United States -- 19th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S2183
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostats of original letters written between 1821 and 1832, along with their typed transcripts, from members of the Griffith Family in Indiana to each other and to relatives in Pennsylvania, concerning family matters, daily life and settling in Indiana, unrest between Native Americans and white pioneers, trade, national politics including discussion of John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, and Andrew Jackson. All of the correspondents were probably Quakers, based on their...
Collection — Folder S1249
Scope and Contents This collection comprises one photocopied letter from Benjamin Harrison in Washington, D.C. to Benjamin Franklin Stevens in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 20, 1886, regarding Harrison's political campaign and a request for Stevens' assistance with the campaign and with preventing voter fraud.
Scope and Contents This collection comprises personal and business papers from the Ewing family, particulraly the brothers William Griffith (W.G.) and George Washington (G.W.) Ewing and their companies in Fort Wayne, Indiana and numerous other locations in the Midwest, ranging from 1818-1887, regarding land speculation; the fur trade; trade and relations with Native Americans and Hoosier pioneers; the settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest; the development of Fort Wayne; state and national politics; and...
Collection — Folder S1854
Scope and Contents The documents in this collection are copies of correspondence and other materials of George Washington and people in Indianapolis, Indiana as well as others, from historical research conducted by Hubert H. Hawkins. The documents, which span the period between 1776 and 1908, concern Indiana and U.S. history, regarding topics such as the Revolutionary War, Irish immigration, Oregon Territory and Texas, the Civil War, and an account of Kentucky politician Cassius M. Clay killing Cyrus Turner in...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters to and fron Isaac Jenkinson with politicians and acquaintances in Washington, D.C., Indiana, and other parts of the United States ranging from 1869 to 1920 regarding national politics, education, various personal and professional matters, and his writings on Aaron Burr. There are two certificates regarding the appointment of Jenkinson as U.S. consul to Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain and its acknowledgement by the British government in 1869.
Collection — Folder S0804
Scope and Contents This collection contains a two-page photostat of a handwritten narrative of Joseph Lane's life and political activities in Indiana that appeared in a magazine from 1858. The original papers are held by the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains signatures of United States Presidents, Indiana governors and other important political figures, including Calvin Coolidge, Jonathan Jennings, John Gibson, and Benjamin Butler. There are also letters from political figures and their staff regarding the acquisition of autographs from the 1930s.
Collection — Folder S541
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters written by Walter Q. Gresham to various lawyers and to his friend, Tom Slaughter, as well as copies of letters written to Gresham during his service as a general in the U.S. Army, ranging from 1869 to 1898. A handwritten note from Grover Cleveland praising Gresham is also included.
Collection — Folder S0392
Scope and Contents This collection includes an original handwritten letter from Williamson Dunn, on January 21, 1820, in Corydon, Indiana, written during the 1819-1820 session of the Indiana House of Representatives, confirming the salary of $192.00 for William W. Wick, principal clerk.