Governors -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S0593
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter sent to North Carolina Governor Richard Caswell by Cornelius Harnett and William Sharpe while they served in the Continental Congress during the U.S. Revolutionary War. Dated November 4, 1779, Harnett and Sharpe relate information about a memorial (petition) presented to the Congress by the Indiana Company regarding land claims. There had been a dispute between share holders of the Indiana Company and Virginia as to who had the legal right to sell land located...
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 — 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.