Collection, 1824-1881.

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Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873. Collection, 1824-1881.

Collection, 1824-1881.

Papers, correspondence, letter books, diaries, and miscellaneous documents on political trends, economic situations, and social history in the United States, before, during, and after the Civil War. There are letters from noted men, relating to national politics, the Civil War, financial policies, etc., 1833-1871; letters written by Salmon P. Chase, 1824-1863; diaries, journals, and memoranda, 1855-1872; letterpress books, 1862-1867; copies of "Special Letters," 1861-1865; speeches, notes and lectures, 1845-1865; legal opinions and decrees; miscellaneous documents pertain to the Treasury, financing of the Civil War, religious questions and slavery, 1831-1881; biographical notes by J. W. Schulker, editor and writer on the life of Chase; and other miscellaneous papers.

12 linear ft.

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Lawyer. From the description of Letter, 1845 March 4, Cincinnati, [Ohio], to Robert F. Paine, Columbus, O[hio]. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 13541605 Salmon P. Chase served as the Secretary of the Treasury from 1861 to 1864. He oversaw the creation of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (1862) and implemented the introduction of the income tax and the national currency. From the description of Letter press book of the Secretary of the Treasury. 1863, Ju...

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William Cullen Bryant (b. November 3, 1794, Cummington, Massachusetts-d. June 12, 1878, New York, New York), American romantic poet, journalist, and long-time editor of the New York Evening Post....

Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879

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Dix was secretary of state for New York from 1833-1839, and Governor of New York from 1873-1874. From the description of John A. Dix letter : to Thomas Farrington, 1841 November 20. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 778859074 John Adams Dix and Erasmus Darwin Keyes were both Union Major Generals during the Civil War. Dix was also a former U.S. senator and Secretary of the Treasury, and went on to become the 24th governor of New York. After Major General Benja...

Walker, Robert J. (Robert John), 1801-1869

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Secretary of the Treasury. From the description of Robert J. Walker letters, 1846-1848. (Mystic Seaport Museum, G W Blunt White Library). WorldCat record id: 47279343 From the description of Letters, 1846-1848. (Mystic Seaport Museum, G W Blunt White Library). WorldCat record id: 70958262 U.S. Senator, 1836-1845, and secretary of the treasury, 1845-1849. From the description of Papers, 1842-1866. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39522065 ...

Medill, Joseph, 1823-1899

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American journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chicago, to J.M. dalzell, 1881 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270636685 Journalist & major stockholder/director of the Chicago Tribune. Active participant in the formation of a "compact" Republican party and personal friend of Abraham Lincoln's. From the description of Joseph Medill letter to S. S. McClure [manuscript], 1893 Sep 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 317...

Orton, Williams, 1826-1878.

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Gillmore, Quincy Adams, 1825-1888

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Army officer and engineer. From the description of Signature of Quincy Adams Gillmore, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450480 American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to William W. Belknap, 1874 July 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269577129 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hilton Head, S.C., to Gen. J.H. Wilson, 1865 May 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269570477 From the ...

Bloodgood, S. DeWitt (Simeon DeWitt), 1799-1866

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Tappan, Lewis, 1788-1873

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Merchant and antislavery leader. From the description of The papers of Lewis Tappan [microform], 1809-1903. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29852969 Abolitionist from New York State; assisted the Amistad slaves; among the founders of the American Missionary Association in 1846, which began more than 100 anti-slavery Congregational churches throughout the Midwest, and after the American Civil War, founded numerous schools and colleges to aid in the educatio...

Parish, F. D.

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Wade, Edward, 1802-1866

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Epithet: of Add MS 29599 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000701.0x00015c ...

Cisco, John J.

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U.S. secretary of the treasury and banker. From the description of John J. Cisco papers, 1861-1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453520 ...

Haight, Edward, 1817-1885

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Mellen, William P.

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William S. Mellen of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was general manager of the Wisconsin Central Railway Company. He was traveling with his daughter, Gertrude, from Chicago to Washington when their train was trapped in the Johnstown (Pennsylvania) Flood on May 31, 1889. From the description of Papers of William S. Mellen, 1889. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122564720 ...

Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912

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U.S. politician, historian and newspaper editor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cedarville, to Schuyler Colfax, 1863 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 649441349 American newspaperman, editor, diplomat, and historian. From the description of Papers of Whitelaw Reid [manuscript], 1878-1893. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647879858 From the description of Papers of Whitelaw Reid, 1878-1893. (University of Virginia). ...

Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875

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Vice-President under U.S. Grant. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Senate Chamber, to Kennedy Furlong, 1856 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588300 Vice-President of the United States. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to William Pitt Fessenden, 1855 Oct. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586817 Henry Wilson served as U.S. Senator from Massachusetts (1855-1872), and as vice president (1872-1875) under...

Birney, William, 1819-1907

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Field, Davide Dudley

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Ketchum, Morris

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Eells, W. W. (William Woodward), 1811-1886

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Buford, Napoleon B., 1807-1883

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Graduated West Point, 1827; Union Army general; and commander of the East Arkansas District during the Civil War. From the description of Letter, 24 August 1841. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46763926 President, Bank of Federal Union, Rock Island, Illinois, 1858-1861; brigadier-general, 27th Illinois Infantry, Civil War; superintendent, Federal Union Mining Company, 1866; special commissioner, Indian Affairs, 1867; special commissioner, Union Pacific ...

Denison, Joseph A.

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McLean, John Andrew

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Employee at the General Post Office Department. From the description of Letter, October 18, 1827. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 52576680 ...

Heaton, Thomas

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Riddle, Albert G. 1816-1902.

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Smith, William Prescott

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Spalding, Rufus

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Piatt, Donn, 1819-1891

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Mitchel, O. M. (Ormsby MacKnight), 1809-1862

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Astronomer, teacher, and Union soldier, of Cincinnati, Ohio. From the description of Papers, 1823-1862. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84185831 Astronomer and army officer. From the description of Letter of O. M. Mitchel, 1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454567 ...

Hunt, Washington, 1811-1867

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Governor of New York; Congressman. From the description of Letter, 1862 October 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122578616 Governor, New York, Representative, U.S., New York, and Jurist. From the description of Letters of Washington Hunt, 1850-1858. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451086 Hunt was New York state comptroller, 1849-50. From the description of Letter : Albany, N.Y., to James R. Lawrence, 1849 Sept. 26. (University of Chicago L...

Barney, Hiram

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American engineer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keokuk, to W.W. Belknap, 1869 Nov. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270622429 Hiram Barney (1811-1895) acquired the land in the Half-Breed Tract that would become the White Elk Vineyard in the 1840s. The vineyard was established in 1869 when Barney sent his son, Lewis Tappan Barney, a Civil War veteran, to develop and manage the vineyard. Within years, the White Elk vineyard was producing from 15,000 to 30...

Pike, James Shepherd, 1811-1882

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Journalist, U.S. minister to the Netherlands, businessman, and abolitionist, of Robbinston and Calais, Me.; founder of Calais Free Library. From the description of Pike collection, 1850-1878 and undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 302286956 Journalist, diplomat, and author. From the description of Papers of James Shepherd Pike, 1849-1869. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454963 James Sheperd Pike was born in Calais in 1811. He was a journalist for th...

Kendrick, John C.

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Kendrick was born in Brown County, Illinois ca. 1843 and was living in Attica, Iowa (Marion County) when he enlisted in Company A of the 33rd Iowa Infantry on August 9, 1862. He mustered out in July 1865 at New Orleans. He went on to become a Methodist minister, serving churches in several Iowa towns including Agency, Muscatine, and Columbus Junction. From the description of John C. Kendrick papers, 1865-1926. (State Historical Society of Iowa, Library). WorldCat record id: 459796484...

Sparhawk, Thomas S. (Thomas Stearns), 1770-1807

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Yeatman, Thomas H.

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Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1795-1858

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American lawyer and politician; Attorney General. From the description of Letter signed : New York, to A.J. Bleecker, 1840 July 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132632 American lawyer and politician; Atty. General. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to C.H. Waddell, 1840 July 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131665 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to William L. Marcy, Secretary of War, 1845 Ma...

Giddings, Joshua R. (Joshua Reed), 1795-1864

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Giddings was an abolitionist congressman from the Western Reserve of Ohio. He studied law in the office of Elisha Whittlesey at Canfield, Ohio, in 1821 was admitted to the bar. It is claimed that Giddings later had significant influence on Lincoln's thinking toward the abolition of slavery. From the description of Account book of his law practice in the Court of Common Pleas, Ashtabula County, Ohio, 1827-1835. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 77657856 Ohio s...