Sylvanus Cadwallader papers, 1818-1904 (bulk 1862-1866 and 1880-1898).

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Cadwallader, Sylvanus, b. 1825 or 6. Sylvanus Cadwallader papers, 1818-1904 (bulk 1862-1866 and 1880-1898).

Sylvanus Cadwallader papers, 1818-1904 (bulk 1862-1866 and 1880-1898).

Correspondence; writings; newspaper articles by and about Cadwallader and his wife, Mary Isabella Paul Cadwallader; Civil War passes; list of staff serving under Gen. Ulysses S. Grant; drawing of Capt. John A. Brady; appointments to office in Wisconsin; Masonic degrees; and other papers relating primarily to Cadwallader's activities as Civil War correspondent reporting on Grant's operations, to the career of Gen. John A. Rawlins, and to Cadwallader (Cadwalader) family matters. Includes Paul family correspondence; and several letters collected by Cadwallader: one letter (1833) from Nathaniel Macon to Samuel Price Carson and two letters from Spencer Roane, one to Henry Clay (1820) and the other to Thomas Richie (undated). Correspondents include Orville Elias Babcock, Adam Badeau, James Gordon Bennett, Elias Boudinot, Theodore S. Bower, Benjamin F. Butler, William E. Chandler, George William Curtis, Charles A. Dana, Frederick T. Dent, William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Dent Grant, Ulysses S. Grant, Frederic Hudson, Joseph B. McCullagh, George Gordon Meade, George H. Pendleton, Horace Potter, Horace Rublee, William T. Sherman, Edwin McMasters Stanton, George Alfred Townsend, and James Harrison Wilson.

250 items.1 container.0.4 linear feet.

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