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  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Extract of a letter

    • Contributor: Campbell, Arthur
    • Date: 1787-05-03
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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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    Carnegie Institution of Washington reproductions collection, 1686-1941

    Chiefly transcriptions and copies of documents in foreign archives and personal collections relating to the history of the United States, especially the early Spanish period and British ministers to the United States from 1791 to 1812, collected for publication projects of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.

    • Contributor: Carnegie Institution of Washington
    • Date: 1686
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    Hans Peter Kraus collection of Spanish American documents, 1433-1966

    Bookman, collector, and bibliophile. Letters, decrees, order books, reports, instructions, dispatches, printed material, and miscellaneous legal documents concerning the history of colonial Spanish America, including the activities of the Mexican Inquisition.

    • Contributor: Kraus, Hans Peter
    • Date: 1433
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    James Monroe papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence relating primarily to negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase, the Monroe-Pinkney treaty with Great Britain (1807), the War of 1812, the purchase of Florida, South American independence, and Virginia politics; diary (1825 Feb.); account book containing memoranda and official and personal accounts (1794-1802); and other papers. Correspondents include John Adams, John Quincy Adams, John Armstrong, Joel Barlow, William Benton, James Bowdoin, John C. Calhoun, ...

    • Contributor: Monroe, James
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    Carnegie Institution of Washington reproductions collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly transcriptions and copies of documents in foreign archives and personal collections relating primarily to the history of the United States, especially the early Spanish period, and to British ministers to the U.S. from 1791 to 1812. Subjects include European treaties; Yucatan, Mexico; John C. Calhoun; and John White. Includes notes of Carnegie Institution members Francis S. Philbrick and Reuben Gold Thwaites. Collected for ...

    • Contributor: Carnegie Institution of Washington
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    Sir George Cockburn papers, 1788-1847

    British naval officer. Correspondence, logbooks, journals, fleet orders, reports, and other papers relating to Cockburn's career in the British Royal Navy. Subjects include the War of 1812 and British naval activities against France and Spain, especially in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, and Indian Ocean.

    • Contributor: Cockburn, George, Sir - Cockburn, George
    • Date: 1788
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    William Short papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Diplomatic, financial, and personal correspondence, financial and business papers, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Short's activities as secretary to Thomas Jefferson, his diplomatic missions to France, Holland, and Spain, his aborted mission to Russia, and his extensive business interests, especially land speculation in Ohio, Kentucky, New York, and Virginia, and his investments in railroads and canals. Correspondence with American and European diplomatic and ...

    • Contributor: Short, William
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    Lester Hood Woolsey papers, 1831-1958

    Lawyer, diplomat, and geologist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, treaty papers, minutes and resolutions of conferences, articles, and annotated printed material chiefly from Woolsey's service in the Department of State, including during World War I and while practicing international law with Robert Lansing.

    • Contributor: Woolsey, Lester Hood
    • Date: 1831
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    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.
    • Date: 1637
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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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    Eugenio María de Hostos and Eugenio Carlos de Hostos papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Papers of Eugenio María de Hostos include correspondence, a diary, writings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to his work as a Puerto Rican nationalist dedicated to an independent Puerto Rico, first from Spain and later from the U.S., and to the formation of a union of Antillean states to include Puerto Rico, Cuba, and Dominican Republic. Papers of his son, Eugenio ...

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    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
    • Date: 1774
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    East Florida records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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 records relating to such matters as defense, trade and shipping, surveys, hospitals, native Americans, slaves, and Louisiana. Also includes records pertaining to the earlier Spanish colonial government of East ...

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    Bladen Dulany papers, 1817-1855

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, orders to duty, bills, receipts, inventories, and printed matter relating primarily to Dulany’s tour of duty in 1852-1855 as commander of the South Pacific Squadron.

    • Contributor: Dulany, Bladen
    • Date: 1817
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    Willard family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, notebooks, diaries, subject files, business and financial records, and other papers. Papers of Joseph Edward Willard reflect his activities as a member of the Virginia House of Delegates (1894-1902), member of the staff of Maj. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee in Cuba during the Spanish-American War, lieutenant governor of Virginia (1902-1906), and U.S. ambassador to Spain (1913-1921). Papers (1865-1955) of his wife, Belle Layton ...

    • Contributor: Willard, Antonia Ford - Willard, Belle Layton Wyatt - Willard, Joseph Clapp - Willard, Joseph Edward - Wyatt, Joseph W.
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    James L. Cathcart papers, 1785-1817

    Diplomat. Journals and letterbooks relating chiefly to Cathcart’s capture (1785) by Algerians off Cape St. Vincent while he served on the schooner Maria of Boston, his eleven-year captivity, and the successive offices he held while a prisoner, becoming chief Christian secretary to the Dey of Algiers (1792). The letterbooks relate to his later service as United States consul (1797-1817).

    • Contributor: Cathcart, James L. (james Leander) - Cathcart, James L.
    • Date: 1785
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    Aileen Moore Topping collection concerning a Spanish diplomatic mission to the United States, 1777-1785

    English translation by Topping of Spanish reports on the U.S. Continental Congress during the American Revolution from originals in the Archivo General de Indias and the Archivo Histórico Nacional, Spain.

    • Contributor: Topping, Aileen Moore
    • Date: 1777
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    William Short papers, 1778-1853

    Secretary to President Thomas Jefferson, diplomat, and landowner. Diplomatic, financial, and personal correspondence, financial and business papers, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Short's activities as secretary to Jefferson, his diplomatic missions, and business interests.

    • Contributor: Short, William
    • Date: 1778
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    Hamilton Fish papers, 1732-1914

    Congressman, senator, governor, and secretary of state. Correspondence, journals, diaries, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Fish's service as secretary of state under Ulysses S. Grant, as a member of Congress, and governor of New York.

    • Contributor: Fish, Hamilton
    • Date: 1732
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    Lester Hood Woolsey papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, minutes and resolutions of conferences, treaty papers, articles, annotated printed matter, and other papers pertaining to Woolsey's service in the U.S. Department of State and to his international law practice with Robert Lansing. Subjects include foreign relations during World War I and related international issues such as postwar sabotage claims. Includes Lansing family correspondence and articles, speeches, and an unpublished book ...

    • Contributor: Woolsey, Lester Hood
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    William R. Day papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, legal briefs, financial records, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to personal matters but also pertaining to his activities as U.S. secretary of state, U.S. Supreme Court justice, U.S. Court of Appeals (6th Circuit) judge, and president of the McKinley National Memorial Association. Subjects include foreign affairs, in particular relations with Spain; legal issues; political patronage requests; Day's ...

    • Contributor: Day, William R. (william Rufus)
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    William Plumer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence; letterbooks; diaries; nine volumes of writings including his autobiography, notes on the proceedings of Congress, and transcriptions of essays, poetry, and extracts from various sources; and other papers relating to Plumer's political career, writings as an essayist, and personal affairs. Subjects include New Hampshire history, politics, courts, and state militia; New England politics; relations with the Barbary States, France, Great Britain, and Spain; ...

    • Contributor: Plumer, William
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    Hans Peter Kraus collection of Spanish American documents, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Letters, decrees, order books, reports, instructions, dispatches, printed material, and miscellaneous legal documents concerning the history and culture of colonial Spanish America including Florida and other territories now part of the United States. Subjects include exploration of the New World; the government of New Spain, especially Mexico; the Catholic Church in Mexico and the administration of the Mexican Inquisition; taxation and economic conditions in ...

    • Contributor: Kraus, Hans Peter
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    Daniel Edgar Sickles papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, documents, legal and financial records, clippings, printed matter, and other papers. Includes drafts of reports to the U.S. secretary of state while Sickles was serving as U.S. minister to Spain (1869-1873) relating, in part, to the Cuban Insurrection (1868-1878) and the Virginius affair. Other topics include Sickles's service as U.S. representative in the 53rd Congress and as chairman (1886-1912) of the New ...

    • Contributor: Sickles, Daniel Edgar