Ninian Edwards papers, 1798-1833.

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Edwards, Ninian, 1775-1833. Ninian Edwards papers, 1798-1833.

Ninian Edwards papers, 1798-1833.

Chiefly letters to Ninian Edwards, who was a U.S. Senator and a governor of Illinois, plus other papers relating to Illinois, Kentucky, and national politics, reflecting factional and individual political conflicts and local and national elections and administrations. Includes material on the presidential elections of 1824-1832, especially regarding John Calhoun and William Crawford; the Illinois gubernatorial elections of 1826-1830, with emphasis on William Kinney and John Reynolds; American Indian affairs, particularly the Potawatomis and the Wabash Saline; the Galena Advertiser; the Burr conspiracy; the War of 1812 in and around Illinois Territory; and the Black Hawk War. Contains references to John Quincy Adams, Daniel P. Cook, Andrew Jackson, Elias Kent Kane, and James Monroe. Correspondents include David Jewett Baker, Shadrach Bond, Sidney Breese, John Caldwell Calhoun, William Clark, Henry Clay, Daniel P. Cook, William Eustis, Alexander Pope Field, George Forquer, Albert Gallatin, Duff Green, Samuel D. Ingham, Rufus King, John McLean, James Monroe, John Pope, John Reynolds, Joseph Montfort Street, Hooper Warren, and William Wirt.

1 oversize folder.2 microfilm reels : neg. ; 35 mm. (Camera negative).

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