Papers 1850-1877.


Campbell, Lewis D. (Lewis Davis), 1811-1882. Papers 1850-1877.

Papers 1850-1877.

Lawyer and U.S. Representative from Ohio. Letters relating mostly to national and Ohio politics while Campbell was in Congress, 1849-58. Contact repository for more information.

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