Papers, 1879-1926.


Cole, Ashley T., 1876-1964,. Papers, 1879-1926.

Papers, 1879-1926.

Collection consists of correspondence, primarily from Brooklynites, includes letters addressed to Governor Levi P. Morton which concern such matters as the consolidation of Brooklyn and New York City, charities, railroads which includes Brooklyn's 1895 trolley strike, and politics, and letters addressed to two political associates of the Coles, William Sheehan and Cord Meyer.

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Morton, Levi P. (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920 (person)

Levi Parsons Morton (May 16, 1824 – May 16, 1920) was the 22nd vice president of the United States from 1889 to 1893. He also served as United States ambassador to France, as a US representative from New York, and as the 31st governor of New York. The son of a Congregational minister, Morton was born in Vermont and educated in Vermont and Massachusetts. He trained for a business career by clerking in stores and working in mercantile establishments in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. After rel...

Meyer, Cord. (person)

Sheehan, William Francis, 1926- (person)

Cole, Ashley T., 1876-1964, (person)

Ashley T. Cole, donor of the collection, was son of Ashley W. Cole (1841-1920). The senior Cole was a journalist who served as a private secretary to Governor Levi P. Morton from 1895-1897 and then as a member of the New York State Railroad Commission until 1903. The son, Ashley T., was a lawyer active in New York politics. Together they collected the material in this collection. From the description of Papers, 1879-1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155460836 ...

Cole, Ashley W., 1841-1920 (person)