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    James Brown papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Volumes containing correspondence and legal and commercial documents pertaining to Brown's Louisiana law practice and his service as U.S. senator. Papers primarily concern legal practices and social conditions in Louisiana. Includes papers relating to the court-martial of U.S. Army officer, Thomas Butler (1804-1805). Correspondents include James's brother, U.S. Senator John Brown, and a second brother, Samuel.
    • Contributor: Brown, James
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    Andrew Jackson papers, 1775-1874 United States president, senator, representative, and army officer from Tennessee. Correspondence, military papers, and other papers reflecting most phases of Jackson's career.
    • Contributor: Jackson, Andrew - Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
    • Date: 1775
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    James 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
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    Nicholas Philip Trist papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, writings, notes, reports, legal and financial papers, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Trist's tenure as U.S. consul in Havana and his role in negotiating the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ending the Mexican War. Subjects include national politics, the presidential election of John Adams, political and military affairs in Mexico, John Slidell's mission to Mexico, Winfield Scott's command of...
    • Contributor: Trist, Nicholas Philip
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    Letter to Reynolds from Sterling Price, November 5, 1863]
    • Contributor: Price, Sterling
    • Date: 1863-11-05

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    John 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
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    Tilton family papers, 1836-1876 Letters, military orders, newspaper clippings, and genealogical material relating to the Tilton family of Moscow, N.Y. Most of the correspondence is from four Tilton brothers describing their experiences while serving in the Union Army during the Civil War.
    • Date: 1836
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    Francis Winslow papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journals, logs, and other papers documenting Winslow's naval career. Includes journal (1834-1837) kept during his first cruise aboard the USS Brandywine (Frigate) to South America, subsequent shore duty in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Montevideo, Uruguay, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and aboard the USS Erie (Sloop of war); journals and logs recording his experiences aboard the USS Marion (Sloop of war) and USS Dale (Sloop...
    • Contributor: Winslow, Francis
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    John Shaw papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journal, notebooks, reports, biographical data, and other papers relating primarily to Shaw's command of the U.S. Navy New Orleans Station (1810-1813) and the Boston Navy Yard (1819-1822). Subjects include the fortification of New Orleans, La., and the capture of Mobile, Ala., during the War of 1812. Correspondents include Samuel Angus, William Bainbridge, James Biddle, Amos Binney, Isaac Chauncey, Henry Denison, Jesse D. Elliott,...
    • Contributor: Shaw, John
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    Letter to Rev. J. B. Crist from W. McLain, June 21, 1848.
    • Contributor: McLane, W.
    • Date: 1848-06-21

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    John Marshall Harlan papers, 1810-1971 Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court and lawyer and politician of Kentucky. Correspondence, legal and financial records, and other material relating to Harlan's career in law, politics, and the judiciary.
    • Contributor: Harlan, John Marshall - Harlan, James
    • Date: 1810
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    Nicholas Philip Trist papers, 1795-1873 Diplomat and lawyer. Family and general correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, notes, reports, legal and financial papers, writings, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Trist's tenure as U.S. consul in Havana and his role in negotiating the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ending the Mexican War. Other topics include Trist's business interests, particularly his sugar plantations in Cuba and Louisiana; the establishment of the University...
    • Contributor: Trist, Nicholas Philip
    • Date: 1795
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    John H. Towers papers, 1830-1989 United States Navy officer and early naval aviator. Diaries, naval and personal correspondence, memoranda, orders for duty, aviation logs, speeches and writings, biographical notebooks and sketches, photographs, reports, scrapbooks, blueprints, charts, and newspaper clippings documenting Towers's naval career and his participation in naval aviation from its inception in 1911 to World War II and after.
    • Contributor: Towers, John H. (John Henry) - Norton, Reuben S. - Towers, Pierrette Anne - Towers, William M.
    • Date: 1830
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    Benjamin F. Butler papers, 1778-1929 Army officer, state legislator and U.S. representative from Massachusetts, governor of Massachusetts, and military governor of New Orleans. Correspondence, letterbooks, order books, reports, notebooks, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Butler's Civil War commands, his service in the United States Congress as a representative from Massachusetts, his election as governor of Massachusetts, and his candidacy for president.
    • Contributor: Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin)
    • Date: 1778
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    Robert Garrett family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, business records, and other papers relating chiefly to the involvement of Robert Garrett and his sons, John W. Garrett and Henry S. Garrett, in mercantile affairs in Baltimore, Md. Focuses on the business of Robert Garrett & Sons in connection with its mercantile trade and banking house, ventures in transportation and communication, and wholesale grocery, produce, forwarding, and commission business; and on the...
    • Contributor: Garrett, Robert - Garrett, Henry S. (Henry Stouffer) - Garrett, John W. (John Work)
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    Archivo Nacional de Cuba collection pertaining to Spanish colonial rule in Louisiana and the Floridas, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Transcripts of material found in the Cuban national archives pertaining to Spanish colonial rule in Louisiana and the Floridas. Includes correspondence of the Spanish governor of Louisiana, Bernardo de Gálvez, with José de Gálvez, the secretary of the Indies; and Felipe Fonsdeviela, marques de la Torre, and Diego José Navarro García de Valladares, the capitanes-generales at Havana. Also includes an index of correspondence of...
    • Contributor: Archivo Nacional De Cuba
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    G.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
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    David 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
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    Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, 1829-1911 United States representative, governor of Massachusetts, and army officer. Family and general correspondence, diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks’s political career and as an army officer during the Civil War.
    • Contributor: Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
    • Date: 1829
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    P. Phillips family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, legal record books, journals, dockets, notebooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the legal careers of P. Phillips and his son, W. Hallet Phillips. Documents their practice of law in Washington, D.C., in particular their practice before the Supreme Court. Includes an unpublished autobiography of P. Phillips; journal of his wife, Eugenia Levy Phillips, written while interned as a Southern sympathizer...
    • Contributor: Phillips, P. (Philip) - Levy, Fanny Yates - Levy, Jacob Clavius - Phillips, Eugenia Levy - Phillips, W. Hallett (William Hallet)
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    French 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
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    Julia Ward Howe papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, notes, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to education, immigration, prison reform, race relations, religion, and women's rights. Correspondence relates chiefly to Howe's role as director of the woman's department at the World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition, New Orleans, La., in 1884-1885, and to family matters. Correspondents include W.H. Channing, Francis Lieber, and the Howe family.
    • Contributor: Howe, Julia Ward
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    George S. Denison papers, 1851-1884 Lawyer and civil servant. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, drafts and printed copies of articles, and broadsides. Correspondence with family members in Vermont details northern views on social conditions in the South prior to the Civil War.
    • Contributor: Denison, George S. (George Stanton)
    • Date: 1851
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    Archivo Nacional de Cuba collection pertaining to Spanish colonial rule in Louisiana and the Floridas, 1770-1911 Transcripts of material found in the Cuban national archives pertaining to Spanish colonial rule in Louisiana and the Floridas. Includes correspondence of the Spanish governor of Louisiana, Bernardo de Gálvez, correspondence of British traders operating under Spanish protection, in particular William Panton, material concerning commerce and political relations with the local Indian tribes, Spain’s part in the American revolution and relations with the newly...
    • Contributor: Archivo Nacional De Cuba
    • Date: 1770