Series I : Personal, legal, and political papers, 1843-1897.

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Porter, Albert G. (Albert Gallatin), 1824-1897. Series I : Personal, legal, and political papers, 1843-1897.

Series I : Personal, legal, and political papers, 1843-1897.

Series I contains Porter's personal, legal, and political papers, and spans the period from his student days to his death. There are letters from Whitelaw Reid (1864-1891) concerning lawsuits, and letters from Schuyler Colfax in the 1860s. There are also papers from Porter's service in the House of Representatives, including letters from Henry Winter Davis concerning free Negroes as threats in slave states. Porter's legal papers deal with lawsuits, including the case of J.B. Castleman, a Confederate prisoner whom Porter represented. Also included are papers from his service in the Treasury Department, as Governor of Indiana, and as Minister to Italy.

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