William Eustis papers, 1757-1908 (bulk 1801-1825).


Eustis, William, 1753-1825. William Eustis papers, 1757-1908 (bulk 1801-1825).

William Eustis papers, 1757-1908 (bulk 1801-1825).

Chiefly incoming correspondence from Eustis's years as U.S. secretary of war and minister to Holland. Subjects include the Burr-Clinton controversy, the Louisiana Purchase, Indian affairs, the war between England and France, and relations between the U.S. and the Netherlands. Also includes papers of Eustis's father Benjamin, his wife Caroline Langdon Eustis, and other family members, legal documents, and other papers. Correspondents include John Quincy Adams, Sylvanus Bourne, William C. C. Claiborne, Joshua Clibborn, Henry Dearborn, Alexander Hill Everett, Nathaniel Fellows, Albert Gallatin, Benjamin Homans, Levi Lincoln, Dolley Madison, James Madison, Samuel L. Mitchill, James Monroe, and Robert Smith.

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