Schuyler Colfax papers ca. 1860-1880


Schuyler Colfax papers, ca. 1860-1880

Schuyler Colfax papers ca. 1860-1880

Schuyler Colfax, Jr. (1823-1885) was a United States Representative from Indiana, Speaker of the House, and the 17th Vice President of the United States under Ulysses S. Grant. The Schuyler Colfax papers consist of one folder of incoming and outgoing letters, invitations to the funeral of Abraham Lincoln, and a few financial documents. Also included is a roll call from the house of representatives voting on the passage of the 13th amendment in 1865

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