Papers, 1834-1907.

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Spaulding, E. G. (Elbridge Gerry), 1809-1897. Papers, 1834-1907.

Papers, 1834-1907.

Correspondence, 1852-1870, including letters from Thurlow Weed, William H. Seward, Hamilton Fish, James A. Garfield, Winfield Scott and Roscoe Conkling. Also included is Spaulding's license to practice law, 1839; certificates of election for Spaulding's 1848 Congressional race and 1853 bid for New York State Treasurer. Also included are papers relating to the Sidway family, which include letters by Harold S. Sidway, and a transcript of Revolutionary War manuscritps from New Hampshire.

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