Jonathan Russell family papers, 1792-1863; bulk: 1804-1829.


Russell, Jonathan, 1771-1832. Jonathan Russell family papers, 1792-1863; bulk: 1804-1829.

Jonathan Russell family papers, 1792-1863; bulk: 1804-1829.

Papers of writer, orator, and politician Jonathan Russell of Mendon, Mass., 1799-1863 kept while U.S. charge d'affaires at Paris and London, 1810-1811, U.S. Minister to Sweden and Norway, 1814-1818, member of the Mass. House in 1820, U.S. representative from Mass. in the Seventeenth Congress, 1821-23, and chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs (Seventeenth Congress). Papers consist of diplomatic correspondence and transcripts; family letters and letterbooks, including letters by Russell's wife Lydia Smith Russell and his daughter Amelia E. Russell; diaries of Jonathan Russell, Lydia Smith Russell, and Amelia Russell, that include each of their own perspectives of a trip through Europe in 1818-1819; an account book, 1817; Russell's wedding tour itinerary, 1817; newspaper clippings; and letters to and from Lydia Smith Russell, Amelia E. Russell, Otis Ammidon, Joel Barlow, William H. Crawford, Thomas Jefferson, John L. Lawrence, James Madison, James Monroe, George A. Otis, and Barney Smith. Subjects include the Massachusetts Democratic Republican Party, President John Quincy Adams, the presidential campaigns of 1816 and 1824, and the definition of neutral rights. Also includes a letterbook by Lydia Smith Russell's mother Anne Smith, the diary of Jonathan Russell's father-in-law from his first marriage Otis Ammidon, and a biographical sketch of Jonathan Russell by Worthington C. Ford.

3 boxes and 7 v.

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