Cutts-Madison papers, 1759-1912.

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Alden, James, 1810-1877. Cutts-Madison papers, 1759-1912.

Cutts-Madison papers, 1759-1912.

Papers of Richard D. Cutts, Congressman from Massachusetts from 1801-13, and of Col. Richard D. Cutts. Congressman Cutts's papers consist of 36 letters (some photocopies only) from Pres. James Madison, his wife's brother-in-law, 1804-33, and extracts from published works written by Madison in 1759. These pertain mainly to foreign relations and personal matters. Col. Cutts's papers include 19 letters of Robert E. Lee to Gen. James Longstreet, Oct. 1862 - Apr. 1863 (and 1 from Jan. 1865), and correspondence, orders, and other documents relating to Cutts's duties as aide to Union Gen. Henry W. Halleck. Among the papers are communications of Jefferson Davis with the Senate of the Confederate States of America and other Confederate documents. (Con't) Cutts's correspondents include Col. John Cunningham Kelton and Gen. Andrew Atkinson Humphreys. Other papers relate to Cutts's service in the United States Coast Survey, including letters from James Alden of the surveying steamer Active, and notes on the geography, natural history, and inhabitants of the Pacific Coast. Also included are a few volumes of poetry kept by Mary Estelle Cutts.

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Cutts, Richard D., 1817-1883.

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Alden, James, 1810-1877

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Cutts, Mary Estelle.

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