Papers, 1832-1884.


Washburn, Algernon S., 1814-1879. Papers, 1832-1884.

Papers, 1832-1884.

Letters to Washburn from his brother, Cadwallader Washburn (1818-1882), U.S. Representative, governor of Wisconsin, and industrialist, about real estate investment, financial conditions, the panic of 1857, his political life, and his military career during the Civil War; from Elihu Benjamin Washburn, commonly "Washburne" (1816-1887), U.S. Representative from Illinois, minister to France, and author, about family affairs, his diplomatic career, and financial conditions; from Israel Washburn (1813-1883), U.S. Representative and governor of Maine, about family affairs in Maine and various aspects of his career; from another brother, Charles, about financial and business conditions in various places in California and Venezuela; and from William Drew Washburn.

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