Oliver Lyman Spaulding papers 1861-1921

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Oliver Lyman Spaulding papers, 1861-1921

Oliver Lyman Spaulding papers 1861-1921

Soldier from St. Johns, Michigan who served in Co. A, Twenty-third Michigan Infantry during the Civil War, later Regent of University of Michigan, teacher, lawyer, Republican member of Congress from Michigan, and U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Treasury. Correspondence, letterpress books; scrapbooks; genealogy, speeches, memoirs, and miscellaneous items; also scattered papers of his wife's family (Mary Cecilia Swegles Spaulding).

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Allison, William B. (William Boyd), 1829-1908

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Iowa legislator; United States House of Representatives, 1863-1871; United States Senate, 1873-1908. From the description of Letter : Dubuque, Iowa, to W[illiam] W[orth] Belknap, Washington, D.C., 1873 Oct. 22. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496685 U.S. Senator and Representative from Iowa. From the description of Papers of William B. Allison, 1862-1916. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 148787411 William ...

Rich, John T. (John Treadway), 1841-1926

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Born in Conneautville, Pennsylvania, April 23, 1841.Came to Michigan in 1848 and was a farmer. From 1872-1880 a representative in the State Legislature; 1880, in Senate; 1881, U.S. House of Representatives; commissioner of Railroads, 1887-1891; Governor of Michigan., 1892-1896; collector of customs, Detroit, 1898-1906; State treasurer, 1908-1913; collector of customs, Port Huron, Michigan 1908-1913; died in St. Petersburg, Florida, 1925. (from Cong. Dir.) (blue index cards) From the ...

Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918

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Lawyer, U.S. Senator, and U.S. vice president; of Indiana. From the description of Charles Warren Fairbanks typed letter signed, 1906 Jan. 8. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 289017626 Fairbanks was a lawyer and politician. He served in the U.S. Senate and as Vice President under Theodore Roosevelt. Fairbanks practiced law in Indianapolis, Ind. for many years, returning there after his term as Vice President. From the description of Letter,...