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    William Bebb papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Autograph letters and clipped signatures from an album started for Bebb by his father, Edward Bebb, and Samuel Roberts, Welsh political reformer and founder of a settlement in Tennessee. Includes autographs of British politicians, military leaders, authors, and missionaries, among them John Bright, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Sir Francis Palgrave, Sir Robert Peel, and Henry Richard. Letters collected by William Bebb himself include of John ...

    • Contributor: Bebb, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Louis McLane correspondence, 1795-1894

    Lawyer, U.S. representative and senator from Delaware, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to social life in Washington, D.C., his diplomatic duties, and national and congressional politics.

    • Contributor: McLane, Louis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1795
  • Daniel Webster papers, 1800-1900

    Lawyer, statesman, and diplomat; United States representative from New Hampshire and United States senator from Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, notes and drafts for speeches, legal papers, invitations, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers, chiefly dating from 1824 to 1852. Topics include Webster's law practices and cases heard before the United States Supreme Court, the Bank of the United States, diplomacy, national and state politics, ...

    • Contributor: Webster, Daniel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1800
  • J.L.M. Curry papers, 1637-1939

    Statesman, author, clergyman, diplomat, and educator. Diaries, correspondence, printed matter, clippings, memorabilia, notes and memoranda, legal papers, accounts, lectures and sermons, essays, scrapbook, manuscript of autobiography, speeches, and articles, and catalog of Curry's library. Includes autographs of presidents, Confederate leaders, Spanish noblemen, royalty, and writers, jurists, diplomats, educators, historians, scientists, reformers, artists, statesmen, literary figures, clergymen, and military men of the United States and ...

    • Contributor: Curry, J. L. M. (Jabez Lamar Monroe) - Curry, J. L. M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1637
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    Amasa J. Parker papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly letters written by Parker while serving in the U.S. Congress to his wife, Harriet Langdon Roberts Parker, in Delhi, N.Y., describing his trip to Washington, the city, the Capitol building, and his impressions of John Quincy Adams, John C. Calhoun, and Daniel Webster. Other topics include dueling, Indian affairs, politics, and Washington social life and theater. Also includes letters written while Parker was ...

    • Contributor: Parker, Amasa J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Louis McLane correspondence, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to McLane's diplomatic duties, national and congressional politics, and social life in Washington, D.C. Subjects include the administrations of James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, and James K. Polk; the election of 1824; McLane's service as U.S. minister to Great Britain, especially relating to the Oregon boundary question; his relations with Henry Clay ...

    • Contributor: McLane, Louis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Sarah Stone autograph collection, 1720-1962

    Resident of Salem, Massachusetts. Letters, clipped signatures, and other autograph items of prominent American and a few British figures, chiefly of the nineteenth century.

    • Contributor: Stone, Sarah, Active 1840 - Stone, Sarah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1720
  • William Thornton papers, 1741-1865

    Architect, inventor, and superintendent of patents. Diaries, architectural drawings, and other papers pertaining to the development of the steamboat, African-American colonization and emigration, the revolt of Spanish colonies in South America, Greek independence, and Thornton's disputes with Benjamin Latrobe over designs for the United States Capitol

    • Contributor: Thornton, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1741
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    William Vans Murray papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, and official documents pertaining to Murray's diplomatic activities as minister to the Netherlands (1797-1801) and as minister plenipoteniary to France (1799-1800) along with Oliver Ellsworth and William Richardson Davie. Topics include the American Revolution, the treaty of 1787 with England, and the XYZ Affair. Includes correspondence with John Adams; John Quincy Adams; Baron de Cappelle; Charles Guillaume Frédéric Dumas; Elbridge Gerry; James ...

    • Contributor: Murray, William Vans
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    J.L.M. Curry papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lectures, sermons, autobiography, essays, articles, notes, documents and legal records, accounts, catalog of Curry's library, clippings, scrapbook, printed matter, and memorabilia. Diaries and much of the correspondence (1880-1903) relate to Curry's career as a Baptist minister and educator in the South and as ambassador to Spain. Also includes material pertaining to his studies on Civil War history and the civil ...

    • Contributor: Curry, J. L. M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Daniel Webster papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, notes and drafts for speeches, legal papers, invitations, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers pertaining to Webster's New Hampshire and Massachusetts law practices and cases heard before the U.S. Supreme Court, the Bank of the United States, diplomacy, the Northeast boundary dispute, opposition to the Mexican War, Latin American relations, national and state politics, slavery, the Compromise of 1850 (including notes ...

    • Contributor: Webster, Daniel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Sarah Stone autograph collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, clipped signatures, and other autograph items of prominent American and British figures, chiefly of the 19th century. Individuals include John Adams, John Quincy Adams, James Buchanan, Benjamin Franklin Butler, John C. Calhoun, Henry Clay, Albert Einstein, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Edward Everett, Angelina Emily Grimké, Alexander Hamilton, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Washington Irving, Thomas Jefferson, James Russell Lowell, James Madison, Charles Eliot Norton, Augustine Prévost, ...

    • Contributor: Stone, Sarah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    William Wirt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, reminiscences, clippings, and other papers pertaining primarily to the Wirt (Werth) family, a Southern slaveholding family. Topics include social life in Baltimore, Md., Richmond, Va., and Washington, D.C., Christian piety, and sickness and death in the Wirt family. Also includes material concerning the trial of Aaron Burr, legal work conducted by Wirt as U.S. district attorney, Richmond, Va., 1816, and as U.S. ...

    • Contributor: Wirt, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Sylvanus Bourne papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, business and commercial papers, a scrapbook, and account books. Consists primarily of correspondence between Bourne and other American consular officers in European ports relating to commerce between the United States and European countries, primarily France and Great Britain. Also includes correspondence relating to United States foreign relations and politics, records concerning Bourne's business in Massachusetts, and family correspondence. Correspondents include John Quincy Adams, ...

    • Contributor: Bourne, Sylvanus
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Samuel Smith family papers, 1772-1911

    Army officer and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, military and political papers, and miscellaneous material relating to Samuel Smith's forty years in Congress, his military career, and the history and politics of Maryland. Includes papers relating to John Spear Smith, Robert Smith, and other Smith family members.

    • Contributor: Smith, Samuel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1772
  • Letter, James Monroe to Thomas Jefferson seeking foreign policy advice, 17 October 1823.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1823-10-17
  • Henry Clay's appointment as secretary of state, 7 March 1825.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1825-03-07
  • James Gillespie Blaine family papers, 1777-1945

    United States secretary of state, United States representative and senator from Maine, and journalist. Family and general correspondence, speeches, writings, diaries, memoirs, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Blaine's public career.

    • Contributor: Blaine, James Gillespie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1777
  • W.A. Croffut papers, 1774-1933

    Author, editor, and poet. Correspondence, writings, minutes, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous items pertaining chiefly to Croffut's publications, activities with the Anti-Imperialist League, and the presidential campaign of 1900. Includes material relating to Ethan Allen Hitchcock, copies of correspondence with Sophia Amelia Peabody Hawthorne, wife of Nathaniel Hawthorne, journals of Henry Alfred Robbins, letters of John Quincy Adams and Jefferson Davis, and autograph material.

    • Contributor: Croffut, W. A. (William Augustus) - Croffut, W. A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1774
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    William Thornton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, writings, notebooks, and other papers pertaining to Thornton's interest in the development of the steamboat, his dispute with Benjamin Henry Latrobe over designs for the U.S. Capitol, Thornton's efforts to free African American slaves through colonization and emigration, and his appointments as a commissioner of Washington, D.C., and as superintendent of patents for the U.S. State Dept. Subjects include the revolt of ...

    • Contributor: Thornton, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Thomas H. Hubbard papers, 1817-1823

    United States representative and lawyer from New York. Letters written by Hubbard to his wife containing descriptions of his journeys to Washington, D.C., the physical layout and social life of the capital, and his impressions of national political figures.

    • Contributor: Hubbard, Thomas H. (Thomas Hill) - Hubbard, Thomas H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1817
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    Samuel Smith family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, military and political papers, notebooks, diaries, financial and legal papers, writings, printed matter, and other papers. Papers (1772-1850) of Samuel Smith relate to such topics as affairs of the U.S. Senate, public finance and the Bank of the United States, trade and tariffs, relations with Great Britain and France, Fort McHenry and the defense of Baltimore during the War of 1812, and ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Samuel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    James Gillespie Blaine family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Family and general correspondence, speeches and writings, diaries, memoirs, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Blaine's public career. Includes a draft of his book, "Twenty Years of Congress" (1884-1886). Documents national and Republican Party politics during Reconstruction and afterward, the presidential campaign of 1884, and foreign policy in regard to Europe and Latin America. Portions of the general correspondence and the financial papers relate ...

    • Contributor: Blaine, James Gillespie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Thomas H. Hubbard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Letters written by Hubbard during his years as U.S. representative to his wife, Phebe, who remained first in New York and then in Connecticut. The letters include descriptions of his journeys to Washington, D.C., the physical layout of the city, churches, life in boardinghouses, and social life of the capital. He also recorded his impressions of national political figures including John Quincy Adams, John ...

    • Contributor: Hubbard, Thomas H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Peter Force papers and collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly Force's personal papers and papers he collected for his nine-volume American Archives pertaining to political, military, scientific, and social aspects of eighteenth and nineteenth century America. Peter Force's personal papers document his career as a partner in the printing firm, Davis & Force, Washington, D.C.; editor of the John Quincy Adams administration newspaper, the National Journal; compiler; and collector. Also documents his service ...

    • Contributor: Force, Peter - Force, William Q. (William Quereau)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection