Papers, 1803-1862.

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Ingersoll, Charles Jared, 1782-1862. Papers, 1803-1862.

Papers, 1803-1862.

There are letters to Ingersoll by many public men of the period, 1812-1847, on a wide range of national and foreign policy topics. Of these, some 300 are by Richard Rush, a close friend of Ingersoll. Almost one-half of the Rush letters were written while he was Comptroller of the U. S. Treasury, 1812-1814, and have to do especially with the War of 1812. The remainder were written while Rush was minister to Great Britain, 1817-1825, Secretary of the Treasury, 1825-1829, private citizen, 1829-1847, minister to France, 1848, and discuss domestic and international affairs, especially Anglo-American relations. Ingersoll correspondence also contains: letters, 1814-1837 by John Forsyth, a member of Congress, Minister to Spain, Governor of Georgia, and Secretary of State; letters, 1846-1848, from English author Sarah Mytton Maury concerning personal and political matters in the United States and England; and letters, 1814-1830, by James Monroe, principally pertaining to loans of money to Monroe. Several public figures are represented by five to ten letters each: John Quincy Adams, 1821, 1831-1832; John Binns, publisher of the Democratic Press, 1813, on the War of 1812 and the publication of political matters in newspapers; James Buchanan, 1838, 1839, 1843; James Burn, army officer, 1813, on military and naval action against the British forces; John C. Calhoun, 1816-1845; Thomas Abthorpe Cooper, actor, 1828-1833, on financial matters; William H. Crawford, while Secretary of the Treasury and private citizen, 1816-1831, on politics, American Indians, revenue, tariff, manufacturing, and banks; Peter Stephen Du Ponceau, authority on international law and practice, 1813-1814, on legal questions; Bolling Hall, Representative from Georgia, 1815-1830, on political matters; Edward Livingston, principally while he was Secretary of State, 1831-1833; James Kirke Paulding, naval officer and Secretary of the Navy, 1832-1841, on personal and naval matters; Joel R. Poinsett, Representative from South Carolina, Minister to Mexico, and Secretary of War, 1818-1840; and J. M. P. Serurier, French Minister to the United States, 1815-1834 on a wide range of personal and political topics. Other public figures, including five presidents, are represented by one to four letters. There are: letters, 1803-1846, by Ingersoll on politics, diplomacy, and economic and legal matters; Ingersoll's diary, February 1823; and manuscript notes by Ingersoll for projected work on "Slavery," "The Origins of the War with Mexico, 1846-1848," and a "History of the Territories of the United States." Also included are letters, 1814-1842, 1855, from Ingersoll's brother, Joseph Reed Ingersoll, Philadelphia lawyer and Congressman, mostly to Henry Dillworth Gilpin, U.S. Attorney General, on legal and political matters.

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