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    James L. Cathcart papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Journals, letterbooks, and letter relating to the capture of the schooner Maria of Boston off the coast of Cape Saint Vincent, Portugal, by Algerians in 1785; Cathcart's subsequent eleven-year imprisonment in Algiers during which he became chief Christian secretary to the Dey of Algiers (1792); and his service as U.S. consul in Tripoli, Libya, Tunis, Tunisia, and Cádiz, Spain. Cathcart describes slaves, ships, and ...

    • Contributor: Cathcart, James L.
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    John M. Clayton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, legal records, memoir of Clayton written by Robert Montgomery Bird, and newspaper clippings pertaining chiefly to Clayton's service as U.S. secretary of state, 1849-1850. Subjects include negotiations for the Clayton-Bulwer treaty of 1850 between the U.S. and Great Britain, Whig Party politics, and the Pea Patch Island controversy, 1819-1847, between Delaware and New Jersey. Correspondents include James A. Bayard; Thomas Hart Benton; Robert ...

    • Contributor: Clayton, John M. (john Middleton) - Bird, Robert Montgomery
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    Howard S. Liebengood papers, 1950-1982

    Lawyer and United States Senate sergeant at arms. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, speeches, reports, legislative proposals, research files, notebooks, travel materials, campaign materials, financial and legal papers, Senate floor statements, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Liebengood's service on the minority staff of the United States Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities, as minority staff director of the United States Senate ...

    • Contributor: Liebengood, Howard S. (howard Scholey) - Liebengood, Howard S.
    • Date: 1950
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    John Sharp Williams papers, 1902-1924

    United States representative and senator, lawyer, and planter from Mississippi. Correspondence, biographical and genealogical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers documenting Williams's Congressional service. Pertains primarily to politics in Mississippi and the nation during the presidential administrations of Woodrow Wilson and Warren G. Harding.

    • Contributor: Williams, John Sharp
    • Date: 1902
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    William Sydney Thayer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, dispatches, journals, essays, addresses, poems, family papers, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Thayer's service as consul general in Egypt. Subjects include Henry Lawrence Kinney and his 1855 Nicaraguan expedition, in which Thayer participated; Nathaniel Prentiss Banks; and Thayer family genealogy. Correspondents include John Bigelow, Francis Dainese, Charles Hale, Henry Lawrence Kinney, and family members including Abijah Wyman Thayer, ...

    • Contributor: Thayer, William Sydney
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    Charles Nicoll Bancker correspondence, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence addressed to Bancker primarily from his father-in-law, John Teackle, and brother-in-law, Littleton Dennis Teackle, as well as other members of the Teackle family of Maryland. Pertains to family and business matters and documents national economic and political issues related to family's interests in banking, commerce, and shipbuilding. Correspondents discuss conversations with various prominent U.S. government officials and several British ministers; views of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Bancker, Charles Nicoll
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    David D. Porter family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, logbooks, orders, reports, memoranda, family papers, drafts of articles, memoirs, poems, short stories, and other literary writings, sketches, photographs, and printed matter documenting David D. Porter's naval career. Includes material on his years as a midshipman, his service in the Mexican War, his trips to the Mediterranean to secure camels for the use of the U.S. Army, his Civil War service, his ...

    • Contributor: Porter, David D. (david Dixon) - Porter, David
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    Bancroft-Bliss families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diary, speeches, writings, legal and financial records, printed matter, and other papers of members of the Bliss and Bancroft families. Persons represented include George Bancroft (1800-1891), historian, U.S. secretary of the navy, and U.S. minister to England and Germany, whose career is reflected in personal, official, and other papers, and includes an annotated galleys of his article on James K. Polk for Appleton's ...

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    Charles Edward Russell papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, lectures, poetry and other writings, notebooks, subject files, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating principally to Russell's work as a reformer, journalist, and poet. Documents his activities on behalf of various progressive reform causes, commitment to socialism and humanitarianism, writing career, and interest in music and literature, especially poetry. Includes material pertaining to Russell's assignment with Everybody's Magazine for a ...

    • Contributor: Russell, Charles Edward
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    Charles Fahy papers, 1857-1985

    Jurist, lawyer, United States solicitor general, and United States delegate to the United Nations. Diaries, correspondence, legal case files, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers. Primarily related to Fahy's service on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Other papers relate to Fahy's role as an advisor and representative of the presidential administrations of Franklin D. Roosevelt, ...

    • Contributor: Fahy, Charles
    • Date: 1857
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    J.M. Mason papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly diplomatic communications sent while Mason was Confederate commissioner. Includes correspondence; dispatches; lists of supplies for the Confederate States from London; statements and depositions regarding piracy, claims, the blockade, and other naval and marine matters; cotton bonds and warrants; circulars; and printed matter. Includes instructions to Mason from Confederate officials J.P. Benjamin, William M. Browne, and R.M.T. Hunter as well as from the British ...

    • Contributor: Mason, J. M.
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    Benjamin Franklin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, records, articles, and other material relating to Franklin's life and career. Includes manuscript (1728) of his Articles of Belief and Acts of Religion; negotations in London (1775); letterbooks (1779-1782) of the U.S. legation in Paris, France; records (1780-1783) of the U.S. peace commissioners, including journals kept by Franklin and Richard Oswald; facsimile copy of his ledger as U.S. postmaster general (1775-1778); and ...

    • Contributor: Franklin, Benjamin - Franklin, William Temple - Oswald, Richard - United States. Legation (france)
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    Sir George Cockburn papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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. Documents Horatio Nelson's Mediterranean exploits; the attempt to rescue King Ferdinand VII, King of Spain; destruction of the Danish navy (Søværnet) in 1801; the ...

    • Contributor: Cockburn, George