Fernando Wood letters and documents 1839-1871


Fernando Wood letters and documents 1839-1871

Fernando Wood was an American Democratic politician who served as mayor of New York City; United States Representative; and Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means in both the 45th and 46th Congress. This collection consists predominantly of correspondence addressing personal, financial, and political matters. Letters concerning political matters relate both to Wood's tenure as mayor of New York City, and to his term in Congress, and include an 1859 letter from the Clerk of Common Council certifying his mayoral election; a letter from A. Oakey Hall which discusses the two men 'burying the hatchet,' and letters from R. M. Blatchford concerning the operation of Central Park. Other prominent correspondents include judges Charles P. Daly and George Shea; Augustus Schell, A. W. Randall, John T. Hoffman, Hamilton Fish, Royal Phelps, Robert B. Minturn, Jr., and the Archbishop of New York. Also included are miscellaneous autographs and franks, and documents signed by Wood.

.1 linear feet; 1 folder

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Schell, Augustus, 1812-1884

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Shea, George, 1826-1895

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New York City attorney. From the description of George Shea papers, 1889-1890 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 502013704 ...

Hoffman, John T. (John Thompson), 1828-1888

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John Thompson Hoffman (1828-1888), lawyer and politician, was mayor of New York City from 1866 to 1868, and governor of New York State from 1869 to 1872. From the description of John T. Hoffman correspondence, 1868-1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122532271 From the guide to the John T. Hoffman correspondence, 1868-1883, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Tammany politician, mayor of New York City, 1866-1868, and governor of New Yo...

Daly, Charles P. (Charles Patrick), 1816-1899

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Minturn, Robert Bowne, 1836-1889

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Blatchford, Richard Milford, 1798-1875

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Phelps, Royal, 1809-1884

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Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893

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American statesman; Secretary of State. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, to Thomas J. Durant, 1870 Oct. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538114 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to F.B. Schell, 1890 Jan. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526181 American statesman and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to William B. Snell, Esq., (18)76 Dec. 19. (Unknown). World...

Wood, Fernando, 1812-1881

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American politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to an unidentified recipient, 1867 Nov. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270583855 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to G.L. Ford, 1864 Jun. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270583848 Mayor of New York, N.Y., and U.S. representative of New York. From the description of Fernando Wood correspondence, 1859 December 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...

Randall, Alexander Williams, 1819-1872

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Alexander Williams Randall (1819-1872) was educated as a lawyer. He served as Republican governor of Wisconsin, 1857-1861, and was U.S. Postmaster-general, 1866-1869. He appears to have been executor of the will of Elizabeth Gamble Wirt, wife of William Wirt (1772-1834). Elizabeth Gamble Wirt, daughter of William and Elizabeth Wirt, married Admiral Louis Malesherbes Goldsborough who was a prominent figure in the U.S. Navy during the Civil War. From the description of Letters, 1842-18...

Hall, A. Oakey (Abraham Oakey), 1826-1898

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American lawyer, politician and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : New York, to Joseph Wesley Harper, Jr., 1856 Oct. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270506321 American politician and journalist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : New York, New York, to Gordon Lester Ford, 1876 Sept. 5-1877 Feb. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270506742 Mayor of New York and author. From the descri...