Correspondence, 1843-1886.


Hilliard, Henry W. (Henry Washington), 1808-1892. Correspondence, 1843-1886.

Correspondence, 1843-1886.

Miscellaneous correspondence of Hilliard, including a letter, 1860, to Harper and Brothers expressing optimism about Alabama's chances of remaining in the Union; a letter, 1868, to Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase referring to hearings on the proposed trial of Jefferson Davis and mentioning the visit of Kate Chase Sprague and William Sprague, former governor of Rhode Island to Augusta, Ga.; and responses to autograph collectors.

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Hilliard, Henry W. (Henry Washington), 1808-1892 (person)

Henry Washington Hilliard graduated from South Carolina College (now the University of South Carolina) at Columbia in 1826 and was admitted to the bar in Georgia in 1829. He was a professor in the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa (1831-1834), a member of the Alabama House of Representatives (1836-1838), ChargeĢ d'Affaires to Belgium (1842-1844), U.S. Representative for Alabama (1845-1851), Confederate commissioner to Tennessee, and Minister to Brazil (1877-1881). From the descript...

Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 (person)

Lawyer. From the description of Letter, 1845 March 4, Cincinnati, [Ohio], to Robert F. Paine, Columbus, O[hio]. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 13541605 Salmon P. Chase served as the Secretary of the Treasury from 1861 to 1864. He oversaw the creation of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (1862) and implemented the introduction of the income tax and the national currency. From the description of Letter press book of the Secretary of the Treasury. 1863, Ju...

Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 (person)

Mary Ann Lamar Cobb (1818-1889), wife of Gen. Howell Cobb (1815-1868). From the description of Letter to Mary Ann Lamar Cobb, 1888 Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476494 Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) was born in Kentucky. He attended Transylvania University for a short time before enrolling at West Point in 1824, at the age of 16. He graduated in 1828 and immediately joined the First Infantry. His regiment was engaged in the Blackhawk War of 1831. In 1833, he became a...

Sprague, William, 1830-1915 (person)

American army officer, and United States senator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Providence, to an unidentified recipient, 1862 Feb. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575332 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Providence?, to Judge G.W. Paschal, 1875 Jun. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575325 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Providence, to Judge G.W. Paschal, 1873 Jan. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270...

Sprague, Kate Chase, 1840-1899 (person)

Daughter of S.P. Chase. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cononchet, Narragansett, to Clinton Rice in Washington, 1870 Oct. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574621 ...

Harper & Brothers. (corporateBody)

Correspondence (129 letters) and typescript (unsigned) revisions and notes, 1954, (23 p.) concerning the publication of The Scope of Total Architecture by Walter Gropius. Includes 22 letters from Gropius. From the description of Correspondence with Walter Gropius, 1952-1956. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612369957 Publishing firm in New York City. From the description of Harper & Brothers Records 1817-1929. (Columbia University In the City of New ...