Papers of John Sherman Bagg, 1835-1876.

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Bagg, John Sherman, 1807-1876. Papers of John Sherman Bagg, 1835-1876.

Papers of John Sherman Bagg, 1835-1876.

Correspondence primarily relating to Michigan politics and the Democratic party, including material on boundary disputes, statehood, land speculation, tariffs, westward movement, etc.; state and national elections, with particular emphasis on Democratic conventions; Indian affairs, U.S. postal service in Michigan, and the National Census of 1860. Also included are a few documents, and an engraved portrait of John Sherman Bragg.

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