Papers, 1815-1874; bulk, 1821-1844.

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Tracy, Albert Haller, 1793-1859. Papers, 1815-1874; bulk, 1821-1844.

Papers, 1815-1874; bulk, 1821-1844.

The collection consists chiefly of letters addressed to Albert H. Tracy from 1815 to 1857, concerning economic conditions and matters of politics and government in New York State and the United States. In particular, many of these letters relate to Tracy's own career in the United States House of Representatives and the New York State Senate. There are also a number of letters concerning Tracy's involvement in the national conventions of Anti-Mason and Whig Parties and the presidential election campaigns. Tracy's correspondents included a number of prominent political figures of the time period: Millard Fillmore, Martin Van Buren, Nicholas Biddle, William Henry Seward, Thurlow Weed, Silas Wright, DeWitt Clinton, William L. Marcy, Lewis Cass, Francis Granger, and John C. Spencer.

4 boxes (1.0 cubic ft.)

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Wright, Silas, 1795-1847

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Son of Silas and Eleanor Goodale Wright. Silas practiced law in Canton, N.Y.; married Clarissa Moody, 1833; was a politician, holding offices of County Surrogate, state senator, U.S. Congressman and Senator, 1833-1844, and Governor of New York 1844-1846. From the description of Papers, 1800-1983, 1800-1847 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155472289 Statesman, governor of New York State. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Albany, to the publish...

Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872

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Lawyer, politician, and statesman; principle residence and law practice was in Auburn, New York; Governor of New York State, 1838-1842; United State Senator, 1849-1861; U.S. Secretary of State, 1861-1869. From the description of Collection, 1828-1936; bulk 1828-1873. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50872192 New York lawyer and U.S. Senator who served as Secretary of State for Abraham Lincoln. From the description of Letters, 1852-1888. (Abraham Linc...

Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849

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James K. Polk was president of the United States from 1845 to 1849. Biographical Note 1795, Nov. 2 Born, Mecklenburg County, N.C. 1806 Family moved to what is now Maury County, Tenn. 1818 Graduated, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, ...

Spencer, John C. (John Canfield), 1788-1855

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John C. Spencer served as a Congressman from New York from 1817-1819, and was later Secretary of War and then Secretary of the Treasury in the administration of President Tyler. From the description of John C. Spencer letter : to John S. Larned, 1818 February 13. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 779599386 American lawyer and cabinet officer. From the description of Autograph letters (2) signed : House of Representatives, to George Boyd, Esq. Pens...

Biddle, Nicholas, 1786-1844

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Writer, politician and financier, of Pennsylvania. From the description of Nicholas Biddle letters, 1817-1840, and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34992389 José Francisco Correia da Serra was a Portuguese scholar, naturalist and diplomat. From the guide to the José Francisco Correia da Serra letters, 1810-1823, 1810-1823, (American Philosophical Society) William Clark requested that Nicholas Biddle, scholar, statesman, and financier, writ...

Weed, Thurlow, 1797-1882

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Thurlow Weed, politician and journalist, was born in Cairo, N.Y., on 15 November 1797. He married Catherine Ostrander in 1818. Weed was a leader of the anti-Masonic movement of the 1820's and 30's, a New York assemblyman from 1829-1831, and a key member of the Whig Party and then the Republican Party. From 1824-1826 Weed was the owner and editor of Rochester Telegraph. He published Anti-Masonic Enquirer, and from 1829-1863 he worked as a reporter and editor for the anti-Masons' paper, Albany Eve...

Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866

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Cass served as governor of the Michigan Territory (1813-1831), as U.S. Secretary of War (1831-1836), and as a United States Senator (1845-1857). At the time of this letter, Charles C. Convers was an Ohio state senator. From the description of Letter to Charles C. Convers, 3 September 1848. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234338309 Soldier, diplomat, and U.S. senator from Detroit, Mich. From the description of Newspaper synopses and chronology, 1...

Clinton, DeWitt, 1769-1828

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Mayor of New York City and governor of and U.S. senator from New York. From the description of DeWitt Clinton correspondence, 1788-1828. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453767 American lawyer and statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Albany, to General Fish, 1824 Sept. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270904134 From the description of Printed document filled out in another hand and signed : New York, 1809 Apr. 21. (Unknown). Wor...

Marcy, William L. (William Learned), 1786-1857

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New York attorney and statesman; served as United States Secretary of State under President Pierce. From the description of William Learned Marcy letter, 1857 Mar. 15. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 255631874 Senator, Governor of New York, 1833-39. From the description of Letter 1834 March 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122617820 Secretary of War under Polk. Secretary of State under Pierce. From the description of Autog...

Granger, Francis, 1792-1868

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Whig politician and anti-Jacksonian Congressman from New York; leader of the "Silver Grey Whigs; member of the 1861 Peace Convention. From the description of Francis Granger letter to Gideon Granger [manuscript], 1821 December 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 648018291 U.S. representative, lawyer, and legislator of New York. From the description of Papers of Francis and Gideon Granger, 1800-1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71066250 Fran...

Tracy, Albert Haller, 1793-1859

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U.S. representative from New York, public official, and lawyer. From the description of Albert Haller Tracy correspondence, 1815 April 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980641 Born in Norwich, Conn. in 1793; moved to New York State in 1811. Practiced law in Buffalo beginning in 1815; served in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1819-1825, and in the New York State Senate, 1830-1837; ran unsuccessfully as a Whig candidate for the U.S. Senate in 1839. Died in Buffalo 19 Sep...

Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862

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Martin Van Buren (b. Kinderhook, New York, December 5, 1782-d. July 24, 1862, Kinderhook, New York), studied law, was admitted to bar, New York, 1803; moved to Huson surrogate of Columbia Co.; member of State Senate, 1813-1820; attorney general of New York, 1815-1819; delegate to state constitutional convention, 1821; U.S. Senate Democrat, March 4, 1821-1828; Governor of New York, 1828-1829; U.s. Secretary of State, March 12, 1829 - August 1, 1831; Vice President, 1832; President, 1836-1840....

Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874

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Millard Fillmore was born in Cayuga County, N.Y. and later became a resident of East Aurora and Buffalo. He was a lawyer, local office holder, State Assemblyman, U.S. Congressman, N.Y. State Comptroller, Vice-President under Zachary Taylor and 13th U.S. President, 1850-1853. He was also involved in establishing numerous Buffalo institutions. He was a founder and first Chancellor of the University of Buffalo, Commander of the Union Continentals (Home Guard) during Civil War, and first president o...