Journal, 1870-1871.

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Holmes, Edward Jackson, 1846-1884. Journal, 1870-1871.

Journal, 1870-1871.

Journal kept by Edward J. Holmes of conversations at the home of Charles Sumner, Dec. 1870-June 1871. Holmes served as Sumner's personal secretary and as clerk for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee which Sumner chaired. Among the visits and discussions recorded were a visit from Isabella B. Hooker, who tried to persuade Sumner to advocate women's suffrage; conversations with or about Oliver Morton, Carl Schurz, and Secretary of State Hamilton Fish concerning the possible annexation of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) and President Ulysses S. Grant's leadership of this movement; and conversations about Robert C. Schenck's and Caleb Cushing's negotiations with Great Britain regarding the Alabama Claims.

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Morton, Oliver P. (Oliver Perry), 1823-1877

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Indiana lawyer, judge, and Republican politician. Morton served as the state's lieutenant governor in 1861, and as governor from 1861 to 1867. In 1867 he was elected to the U.S. Senate, and served there until his death. From the description of Oliver P. Morton papers, 1861-1876. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 27970020 14th Governor of Indiana, 1861-1867; United States Senator from Indiana, 1867-1877. From the description of Autographs o...

Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906

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Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885

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Schenck, Robert Cumming, 1809-1890

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American soldier, politician, and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to W.W. Belknap, 1870 Aug. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634505 Lawyer, U.S. Army officer, legislator, diplomat, and promoter of railroads and mining ventures, of Dayton, Ohio, and Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers, 1809-1882 (bulk 1850-1865). (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 70952260 From the descri...

Hooker, Isabella Beecher, 1822-1907

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Beecher was a suffragist and an advocate of women's rights. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007347 ...

Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893

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American statesman; Secretary of State. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, to Thomas J. Durant, 1870 Oct. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538114 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to F.B. Schell, 1890 Jan. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526181 American statesman and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to William B. Snell, Esq., (18)76 Dec. 19. (Unknown). World...

Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874

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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...

Holmes, Edward Jackson, 1846-1884.

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Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879

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Cushing served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1835- 1843, and as special U.S. Envoy to China from 1843-1845. His career also included a term as U.S. Attorney General from 1852-1857. From the description of Letters to Thomas Mayo Brewer and Henry Vose, 1843, 1858. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234342903 U.S cabinet official and representative from Massachusetts, army officer, diplomat, and lawyer. From the description of Caleb Cushin...