Papers [microform], 1820-1869.


Fessenden, William Pitt, 1806-1869. Papers [microform], 1820-1869.

Papers [microform], 1820-1869.

Papers of Senator Fessenden of Maine, including chiefly correspondence with members of his family; correspondence, 1837-1855, 1861-1869, with friends and political associates; letters, 1856-1869, giving opinions of Charles Sumner; and obituaries.

4 reels of microfilm (35mm)

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Fessenden, William Pitt, 1806-1869 (person)

Republican legislator from Maine who became a U.S. Representative, Senator, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and Secretary of the Treasury. He was a strong opponent of slavery. From the description of Papers, 1837-1869. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 17462689 William Pitt Fesssenden was a U.S. senator from Maine (1854-1864, 1865-1869) and Secretary of the Treasury during the Civil War (1864-1865). His sons, General Francis and Brigadier General ...

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American lawyer, legislator, governor of Iowa. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Burlington, Iowa, to William W. Belknap, 1871 Dec. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270498820 Grimes was member of the Iowa Territorial Legislature (1838-1839, 1843-1844); governor of Iowa (1854-1858) and U.S. senator from Iowa (1859-1869). He was born and educated in New Hampshire. After school, he began his law practice in Burlington, Iowa, part of the Black Hawk Purchase ter...

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Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 (person)

Massachusetts lawyer and U.S. Senator, 1851-1874. He was an ardent abolitionist who attacked the south in his "crime against Kansas" speech in 1856. Two days later he was assaulted in the Senate, receiving injuries that took him years to recover from. From the description of Letters, 1858-1869. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55768315 Born in Boston, Mass., the U.S. statesman Charles Sumner studied law at Harvard and practiced law in his native ci...

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Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893 (person)

U.S. representative and senator from Maine; newspaper editor; unsuccessful candidate for U.S. president; Secretary of State; resident of Portland, Me.; b. in West Brownsville, Pa.; buried in Augusta, Me. From the description of James G. Blaine autograph letter signed to Hon. E. A. Rollins, 1864 Oct. 27. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 182560206 James Gillespie Blaine was born 1830 Jan. 31 in West Brownsville, Pa., and died 1893 Jan. 27 in Washington, ...