Manuscript/Mixed Material[Published letter to General Banks from Lincoln.]
- Contributor: Lincoln, Abraham
- Date: 1864-12-02
CollectionRobert Garrett family papers, 1778-1925 Garrett family of Baltimore, Md. Family members represented include Robert Garrett, railroad official, financier, and merchant, and his son John W. Garrett, railroad official and financier. Correspondence, business documents, and other papers relating to mercantile affairs in Baltimore, Maryland, and to Robert Garrett & Sons and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company.
- Contributor: Garrett, Robert - Garrett, Henry S. (Henry Stouffer) - Garrett, John W. (John Work)
- Date: 1778
CollectionWoodbury Lowery collection relating to Spanish settlements in the United States, 1517-1803
Woodbury Lowery papers Lawyer, editor and historian. Chiefly handwritten transcripts of documents compiled by Lowery relating to Spanish settlements in California, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas.
- Contributor: Lowery, Woodbury
- Date: 1517
CollectionReverdy Johnson papers, 1830-1876 Lawyer, United States senator from Maryland, and diplomat. Mainly correspondence relating to Johnson's early law practice and political and diplomatic career.
- Contributor: Johnson, Reverdy
- Date: 1830
CollectionG.T. Beauregard papers, 1844-1883 United States and Confederate Army officer, engineer, railroad executive, and public official. Correspondence, scrapbooks, and military papers, including letterbooks, headquarters records, telegrams and dispatches, orders, endorsements, and rosters. The bulk of the papers, 1861-1865, relate primarily to Beauregard's career as a general in the Confederate Army, especially at Fort Sumter and Charleston, South Carolina; Manassas and Petersburg, Virginia; Shiloh, Tennessee; Corinth, Mississippi; and Atlanta,...
- Contributor: Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant)
- Date: 1844
CollectionWilliam Franklin Patterson papers, 1812-1937 Civil engineer and army officer. Correspondence, military records, writings, newspapers, notes, and fragments relating principally to Patterson’s Civil War service in the Union Army.
- Contributor: Patterson, William Franklin - Schaeffer, F. C. (Frederick Christian)
- Date: 1812
CollectionEast Florida records, 1737-1858 Diplomatic, military, economic, judicial, legal, and administrative records of the Spanish colonial government of East Florida for the period of its second occupation, 1783-1821. Includes royal orders and decrees, census and other vital records, and papers relating to such matters as trade and shipping, surveys, hospitals, Indians, slaves, and Louisiana.
- Date: 1737
CollectionJohn Shaw papers, 1798-1895 Naval officer. Correspondence, journal, notebooks, reports, biographical data, and other papers relating primarily to Shaw's command of the New Orleans Naval Station and the Boston Navy Yard.
- Contributor: Shaw, John
- Date: 1798
Manuscript/Mixed MaterialLetter to Rev. J. B. Crist from W. McLain, June 21, 1848.
- Contributor: McLane, W.
- Date: 1848-06-21
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CollectionEdward Everett Hayden family papers, 1817-1963 Naval officer and scientist. Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, financial material, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Hayden's naval and scientific careers and to his family.
- Contributor: Hayden, Edward Everett - Hayden, Alfred - Hayden, Herbert (Herbert Bainbridge) - Hayden, Mary Bainbridge - Hayden, Reynolds - Hayden, William - Reynolds, Joseph Jones
- Date: 1817
CollectionJames Brown papers, 1765-1867 United States senator, diplomat, and lawyer. Correspondence and legal and commercial records pertaining to Brown's Louisiana law practice and his service as a United States senator. Papers primarily concern legal practices and social conditions in Louisiana.
- Contributor: Brown, James
- Date: 1765
CollectionJohn Crittenden Watson papers, 1844-1960 Naval officer. General and family correspondence, notes, reports, official orders, newspaper clippings, photographs, and scrapbooks relating to Watson's service in the Civil War and naval career. Includes papers of his sons, Edward H. Watson, naval officer, and James T. Watson, army officer.
- Contributor: Watson, John Crittenden - Watson, Edward H. (Edward Howe) - Watson, James T.
- Date: 1844
CollectionJames O. Harrison papers, 1803-1913 Lawyer, educator, and railroad official. Correspondence, legal and financial records, biographical material, photographs, writings, notes, notebooks, scrapbooks, and printed matter documenting Harrison's personal and professional life, including his law practices in various Southern states and work with Lexington, Kentucky, public schools.
- Contributor: Harrison, James O.
- Date: 1803
CollectionBarnett Allen Howard papers, 1885-1949 Farmer, preacher, and trader. Memoirs documenting Howard's life as well as genealogical material, legal documents, and printed matter.
- Contributor: Howard, Barnett Allen
- Date: 1885
CollectionP. Phillips family papers, 1832-1914 Lawyer, state legislator, and United States representative from Alabama. Correspondence, letter books, legal record books, journals, dockets, notebooks, and an unpublished autobiography of P. Phillips, relating chiefly to the law practice of P. Phillips and his son, W. Hallet Phillips, both of whom practiced before the Supreme Court. Contains the writings of P. Phillips's wife, Eugenia, including her journal written while interned during the...
- Contributor: Phillips, P. (Philip) - Levy, Fanny Yates - Levy, Jacob Clavius - Phillips, Eugenia Levy - Phillips, W. Hallett (William Hallet)
- Date: 1832
CollectionDavid Banister Morgan papers, 1804-1819 Army officer. Correspondence and other military records mainly while Morgan served as commander of the Louisiana and Mississippi militia, under General Andrew Jackson, and at the Battle of New Orleans.
- Contributor: Morgan, David Banister
- Date: 1804
CollectionLee Lawrie papers, 1908-1990 Sculptor. General and family correspondence, sculpture commission files, biographical file, and other papers documenting Lawrie's career as a sculptor whose works were an integral part of public buildings, monuments, and churches throughout the United States.
- Contributor: Lawrie, Lee
- Date: 1908
CollectionMontgomery family papers, 1771-1974 Correspondence, speeches and writings, financial papers, newspaper clippings and miscellany of various members of the Montgomery family, especially Giles Foster Montgomery (1835-1888) and Emily Redington Montgomery (1839-1898). Includes papers of allied Peck and Perkins families relating to the experiences of members in the Civil War.
- Contributor: Montgomery, Emily Redington - Montgomery, George Redington - Montgomery, Giles Foster - Montgomery, Marshall Hugh
- Date: 1771
Manuscript/Mixed MaterialLetter to Reynolds from Sterling Price, November 5, 1863]
- Contributor: Price, Sterling
- Date: 1863-11-05
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CollectionVicente Sebastián Pintado papers, 1781-1842 Surveyor general of Spanish West Florida. Correspondence, bills of sale, court transcripts, testimonies, surveys, notebooks, plats, land grants, maps, petitions, and other papers relating principally to Pintado's duties as alcalde, commandant, and surveyor general.
- Contributor: Pintado, Vicente Sebastián - Vicente Sebastián Pintado Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1781
CollectionFrench and American Claims Commission records, 1861-1884 Commission established in 1880 by a treaty between the governments of France and the United States to resolve outstanding claims by French citizens residing in the United States for property confiscated or destroyed during the Civil War. Correspondence, petitions, inventories, depositions, lists, certificates, and receipts. Includes material relating to the Union Army's western offensive and occupation of New Orleans and to protests by French...
- Contributor: French and American Claims Commission
- Date: 1861
CollectionCharles Julius Allen and Grace Elizabeth Allen papers, 1865-1976
Charles Julius Allen papers | Grace Elizabeth Allen papers | Allen family papers Correspondence, diaries, family history, personal reminiscences, notes, clippings, and printed material chiefly of Charles Julius Allen and his daughter, Grace Elizabeth Allen, relating largely to his life as a cadet at the United States Military Academy and during the Civil War, and to her life as recorded in her diaries.
- Contributor: Allen, Charles Julius - Allen, Grace Elizabeth
- Date: 1865
CollectionC. William Witbeck legal collection, 1823-1933
C. William Witbeck papers Letters, certificates, legal documents, and land surveys collected by Witbeck relating chiefly to Shreveport, Louisiana, and to Caddo Parish.
- Contributor: Witbeck, C. William
- Date: 1823
CollectionFrancis Winslow papers, 1833-1863 Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, logs, and other papers documenting Winslow's naval career.
- Contributor: Winslow, Francis
- Date: 1833