The James W. Grimes collection. 1816-1872.


Grimes, James W. (James Wilson), 1816-1872. The James W. Grimes collection.

The James W. Grimes collection. 1816-1872.

The collection of James W. Grimes papers consists of a series of letters from James W. Grimes to his nephew John G. Walker. The letters, written from 1862-1872, cover a wide range of topics. Letters discuss the abolishment of slavery, the re-entry of Southern states into the Union, and Mr. Grimes' experiences with the Department of the Navy. Also included in the collection are a list of stocks and bonds belonging to the estate of James W. Grimes.

.5 linear feet.

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United States. Navy (corporateBody)

Built and launched at New York Navy Yard; commissioned Nov. 12, 1944; scraped in 1993. Served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. From the description of USS Bon Homme Richard (CV/CVA-31) photograph collection 1944-1971. (The Mariners' Museum Library). WorldCat record id: 41657866 The federal government decided in 1941 to send Supply Corps personnel to Harvard Business School for training in the business of equipping the Navy. This was effected by a transfer...

Grimes, James W. (James Wilson), 1816-1872 (person)

American lawyer, legislator, governor of Iowa. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Burlington, Iowa, to William W. Belknap, 1871 Dec. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270498820 Grimes was member of the Iowa Territorial Legislature (1838-1839, 1843-1844); governor of Iowa (1854-1858) and U.S. senator from Iowa (1859-1869). He was born and educated in New Hampshire. After school, he began his law practice in Burlington, Iowa, part of the Black Hawk Purchase ter...

Walker, John (Guitarist) (person)

John G. Walker, of Atlanta, Georgia, received a B.E. from the University of Georgia in 1884. From the description of Autograph book of John G. Walker, 1884. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 341597724 ...