Papers, 1854-1887.

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Miller, Samuel Freeman, 1816-1890. Papers, 1854-1887.

Papers, 1854-1887.

Letters from Miller to his brother-in-law, William Pitt Ballinger, an attorney of Galveston, Texas, concerning the status of cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, nomination of John Marshall Harlan to the Court, judicial appointments, Republican Party politics, Abraham Lincoln's election in 1860, Reconstruction and relations between North and South, and Miller's membership in the Electoral Commission appointed to decide the disputed 1876 presidential election between Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel J. Tilden. Also includes microfilm edition of Ballinger's diaries (1871-1876).

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Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886

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Samuel Jones Tilden (February 9, 1814 – August 4, 1886) was the 25th Governor of New York and the Democratic candidate for president in the disputed election of 1876. Tilden is the only individual to win an outright majority of the popular vote in a United States presidential election but lose the election. Tilden was born into a wealthy family in New Lebanon, New York. Attracted to politics at a young age, he became a protégé of Martin Van Buren, the eighth President of the United States. Af...

Ballinger, William Pitt, 1825-1888

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Attorney of Houston, Texas. One of two Texas commissioners sent to negotiate a cessation of hostilities between U.S. troops and the state of Texas in May 1865. From the guide to the William Pitt Ballinger diary MSS. 0104., 1864-1868, (W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, The University of Alabama) William Pitt Ballinger, attorney, born in Kentucky in 1825, moved to Galveston in 1843 and began the study of law with an uncle, James Love. He was admitted to the bar in 1847. ...

United States. Electoral Commission (1877)

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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

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Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00000a American lawyer in Illinois and sixteenth president of the United States. From the description of Humorous story by Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609161 From 1837 to 1841 Lincoln practiced law in partnership with John Todd Stuart, whose cousin Mary Todd he later married. From the...

Harlan, John Marshall, 1833-1911

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U.S. Supreme Court justice. From the description of John Marshall Harlan : miscellaneous papers, 1869-1906. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49278815 John M. Harlan was born on June 1, 1833, at Harlan Station, Kentucky. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1853. During the Civil War he raised and commanded a Union regiment. In 1862, he defeated John Hunt Morgan at Rolling Fork River Bridge. Shortly there after, he resigned from the army because ...

Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )

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The Republican Party is a national political party in the United States, and was founded in 1854. In the 1864 election, the party took the name National Union Party to allow the participation of Democrats. From the description of Republican Party tickets, 1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 496362231 From the guide to the Republican Party tickets, 1864, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893

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Rutherford B. Hayes was born in Delaware, Ohio, in 1822 and earned degrees from Kenyon College and Harvard Law School before starting a career as a lawyer in Cincinnati. Hayes served as a major general in the Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War and was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1864. Hayes then was elected Governor of Ohio and later served one term as President of the United States (1877-1881) before retiring to his home in Fremont, Ohio, where he died in 1893.President of the Uni...

Miller, Samuel Freeman, 1816-1890

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Miller was an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1862-1890). From the description of Letters and autographs, 1887-1890. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235128187 Lawyer and associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Samuel Freeman Miller correspondence and diaries, 1854-1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983256 From the description of Papers, 1854-1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 34149580 ...

United States. Supreme Court

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Historical note: This was a suit to enjoin the U. S. government from offering, listing or disposing of certain lands in southern Arizona as public lands of the United States, including 460,000 acres that includes the pueblo of Santa Rosa on the Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation. From the description of Motion to dismiss, The Pueblo of Santa Rosa vs. Franklin Lane, Secretary of the Interior and Clay Tallman, Commissioner of the General Land Office, 1931-1931. (Arizona Historical Socie...