Papers, 1258-1947 (bulk 1780-1849).

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Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849. Papers, 1258-1947 (bulk 1780-1849).

Papers, 1258-1947 (bulk 1780-1849).

Personal and official correspondence, wills, deeds, pamphlets, notes, speeches, drafts, land papers, commissions, marriage certificates, wax bas-relief portraits, historical snuff boxes, medals, watercolor portraits, engravings, and other papers of Gallatin and his family (1258-1947). Reflected in the collection are his early years as a Swiss immigrant, his life on the Pennsylvania frontier, his service as a Senator and Congressman from that state from 1784 to 1801, his work as Secretary of the Treasury during 1801-1814, and his later career as a diplomat. There is also genealogical material on the Gallatin family, including source documents.

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