Charles Stewart Todd : papers, 1808-1871.

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Todd, Charles Stewart, 1791-1871. Charles Stewart Todd : papers, 1808-1871.

Charles Stewart Todd : papers, 1808-1871.

Collection consisting of correspondence; papers concerning investment in Minn. lands; Todd's sketch of the life of Isaac Shelby; a muster roll, 1813, of Kentucky Mounted Volunteers for service under William Henry Harrison; dates of commissions of general and field officers of Ky. troops in the War of 1812; Todd's map of the Battle of the Thames; and scrapbook of newspaper clippings containing biographical data on Todd. Correspondence consists of twenty-six letters, 1808-1816, to Todd from his father Judge Thomas Todd about his education, service in the War of 1812, and family affairs; letters between him and his wife, Letitia Shelby Todd; political letters from members of the Whig Party during the presidential campaign of Zachary Taylor; letters, 1861-1871, to Doctor Charles H. Todd from Todd, Letitia Todd, and Letitia Todd Carter. Also includes letters to Judge Thomas Todd from Isaac Shelby and others; and a 1790 letter from Harry Innes to George Muter. Other correspondents include Henry Clay, John J. Crittenden, J. Madison Cutts, John Maxwell, James Monroe, Charles B. Penrose, and Albert Pike.

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Frankfort, Kentucky lawyer, veteran of the War of 1812, Secretary of State of Kentucky and Minister to Russia, appointed by President Tyler. Rev. D.P. Henderson was from Kentucky, but had lived and served as a judge, in Illinois and knew Lincoln. From the description of Letters, 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55941346 Charles Stewart Todd was born near Danville, Ky. He was a graduate of the College of William and Mary. He studied law under ...