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  • George Watterston papers, 1809-1866

    Lawyer, editor, and Librarian of Congress. Correspondence, memorandum books, miscellaneous writings, and legal documents pertaining mainly to Watterston's duties as Librarian of Congress and his life and activities in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Watterston, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1809
  • 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
  • Amasa J. Parker papers, 1836-1875

    United States representative, lawyer, and jurist. Chiefly letters written by Parker while serving in the United States Congress in Washington, D.C. from 1837 to 1839.

    • Contributor: Parker, Amasa J. (Amasa Junius) - Parker, Amasa J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1836
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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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    W.A. Croffut papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, minutes of meetings, writings, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers pertaining primarily to Croffut's publications and to his activities with the Anti-Imperialist League (Washington, D.C.) and other league branches. Subjects include William Jennings Bryan's candidacy in the presidential campaign of 1900; opposition to American annexation of the Philippines following the Spanish-American War in 1898 and to British actions against the Boers (Afrikaners) ...

    • Contributor: Croffut, W. A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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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    Lewis Tappan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, autobiographical notes, scrapbook, and other papers reflecting Tappan's interests in abolition, African American education, religion, and his business ventures. Subjects include the annexation of Texas; the slave ship Amistad (Schooner); Tappan's credit-rating firm, the Mercantile Agency (New York, N.Y.); and the Tappan family. Includes a diary kept by Tappan while attending the General Anti-slavery Convention, London, Eng., in 1843; and correspondence concerning ...

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

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1823-10-17
  • Henry Clay family papers, 1732-1927

    Personal, official, and family correspondence, speeches, writings, business records, legal files, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers chiefly documenting the public career and private life of statesman Henry Clay (1777-1852), United States secretary of state and representative and senator from Kentucky; his son, James B. Clay (1817-1864), diplomat, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate sympathizer; and other members of Henry Clay's family.

    • Contributor: Clay, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1732
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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
  • Marquis de Lafayette papers, 1757-1990

    Soldier and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, writings, speeches, reports, minutes, notes, military records, financial and legal documents, family papers, broadsides, and other papers relating chiefly to the Marquis de Lafayette's military, political, and private life, as well as to French and American history of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Subjects include Lafayette's involvement in the American Revolution and in the French revolutions of ...

    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis De - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1457
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    Marquis de Lafayette papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, writings, speeches, reports, minutes, notes, military records, financial and legal documents, family papers, broadsides, and other papers relating chiefly to the marquis's military, political, and private life, as well as to French and American history of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Subjects include Lafayette's involvement in the American Revolution and in the French revolutions of 1789 and 1830, his imprisonment ...

    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Lewis Tappan papers, 1809-1903

    Abolitionist, merchant, and publisher. Correspondence, journals, and other papers reflecting Tappan's interests in abolition, African-American education, religion, and his business ventures.

    • Contributor: Tappan, Lewis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1809
  • James Monroe papers, 1758-1839

    United States president, secretary of state, secretary of war, and diplomat; delegate to the Continental Congress from and governor of Virginia. Correspondence relating primarily to negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase, the Monroe-Pinkney treaty with Great Britain, the War of 1812, the purchase of Florida, South American independence, and Virginia politics and a diary, an account book of memoranda and official and personal accounts, and ...

    • Contributor: Monroe, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1758
  • William Eustis papers, 1757-1908

    Physician, diplomat, United States secretary of war, and United States representative and senator from Massachusetts. Correspondence, family papers, legal documents, and other material relating to the Burr-Clinton controversy, the Louisiana Purchase, Indian affairs, war between England and France, and relations between the United States and the Netherlands.

    • Contributor: Eustis, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1757
  • 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
  • Catalog Record

    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
  • William Wirt papers, 1802-1858

    Lawyer, politician, U. S. attorney general, and biographer. Correspondence, writings, and printed matter pertaining to Wirt's family and career as a lawyer, politician, and author.

    • Contributor: Wirt, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1802
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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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    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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    James A. Bayard and Richard H. Bayard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, financial material, diplomatic documents, congressional material, genealogical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers concerning the careers of James A. Bayard and his son, Richard H. Bayard. Subjects include Federalist politics, repeal of the Judiciary Act of 1800, Bank of the United States, War of 1812, Delaware politics, Delaware militia, and foreign affairs, especially the Treaty of Ghent (1814) and diplomatic ...

    • 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
  • William Plumer papers, 1774-1845

    Governor of New Hampshire and legislator, United States senator from New Hampshire, essayist, and historian. Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, autobiography, writings, notes, transcripts of poetry, essays, extracts, and other papers relating to Plumer's personal life and career in New Hampshire and national politics and as an essayist.

    • Contributor: Plumer, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1774
  • James A. Bayard and Richard H. Bayard papers, 1797-1885

    :Lawyers, senators, and diplomats, of the Bayard (Baird) family of Delaware. Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, printed matter and miscellaneous material relating to the careers of James A. Bayard and his son Richard H. Bayard.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1797