Chester Alan Arthur papers, 1843-1960 (bulk 1870-1888).

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Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886. Chester Alan Arthur papers, 1843-1960 (bulk 1870-1888).

Chester Alan Arthur papers, 1843-1960 (bulk 1870-1888).

Correspondence, financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers, chiefly 1870-1888. Subjects include Arthur's presidency, his service as collector of customs for the Port of New York, and the New York Republican State Committee. Correspondents include Campbell Allen, Chester Alan Arthur II, James Gillespie Blaine, George Bliss, Benjamin Harris Brewster, Benjamin Helm Bristow, Roscoe Conkling, Robert Graham Dun, Hamilton Fish, Frederick T. Frelinghuysen, Ulysses S. Grant, Charles Julius Guiteau, Wayne MacVeagh, Edwin D. Morgan, Frederick J. Phillips, James C. Reed, Julia I. Sand, Philip Henry Sheridan, John Sherman, William T. Sherman, and Kate Chase Sprague.

4,400 items.31 containers plus 1 oversize.10 microfilm reels.10.4 linear feet.

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Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888

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Sherman, John, 1823-1900

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Sherman was born in 1820 in Lancaster, Ohio, near the banks of the Hocking River. His father, Charles Robert Sherman, a successful lawyer who sat on the Ohio Supreme Court, died unexpectedly in 1829. He left his widow, Mary Hoyt Sherman, with eleven children and no inheritance. After his father's death, the nine-year-old Sherman was raised by a Lancaster neighbor and family friend, attorney Thomas Ewing, Sr., a prominent member of the Whig Party who served as senator from Ohio and as the first S...

Frelinghuysen, Frederick T. (Frederick Theodore), 1817-1885

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Brewster, Benjamin Harris, 1816-1888

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Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888

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Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886

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Chester Alan Arthur (October 5, 1829 – November 18, 1886) was an American attorney and politician who served as the 21st President of the United States from 1881 to 1885....

New York (N.Y.) Collector of the Port of New York.

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Guiteau, Charles J. (Charles Julius), 1841-1882

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Republican Party (N.Y.). State Committee

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Sprague, Kate Chase, 1840-1899

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Daughter of S.P. Chase. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cononchet, Narragansett, to Clinton Rice in Washington, 1870 Oct. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574621 ...

Allen, Campbell

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Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893

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Phillips, Frederick J.

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Reed, James Croft, 1942-....

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Bristow, Benjamin Helm, 1832-1896

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Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893

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Bliss, George, 1830-1897

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Dun, Robert Graham, 1826-1900

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Sand, Julia I.

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