James McHenry papers, 1775-1862
United States secretary of war, member of the Continental Congress from Maryland, Continental Army officer, and physician. Correspondence, financial records, diary, and other papers relating to McHenry's service as United States secretary of war in the administrations of George Washington and John Adams; and as a Continental Army officer, particularly as secretary to George Washington and on the staff of the Marquis de Lafayette.
William C. Rives papers, 1674-1939
U.S. senator and representative from Virginia. Correspondence, journals, diaries, draft of Rives's incomplete "Life and Time of James Madison," and drafts of speeches, novels, and an unpublished autobiography by Rives. Includes papers of Thomas Walker (1715-1794), U.S. Army officer, guardian of Thomas Jefferson, physician, and explorer; and of Walker's son, Francis (1764-1806), U.S. representative and lawyer from Virginia.
Rives, William C. (William Cabell) - Walker, Francis - Walker, Thomas
Robert R. Hitt papers, 1830-1906
U.S. representative from Illinois. Personal, political, diplomatic, and business correspondence and other papers, including shorthand notes and material relating to Abraham Lincoln, the Lincoln Douglas Debates, and Civil War courts-martial. Other topics include his congressional service and the annexation of Hawaii.
Hitt, Robert R. (Robert Roberts)
Martin Van Buren papers, 1787-1910
United States president, vice president, secretary of state, and senator from New York. Correspondence, drafts of writings, speeches, and messages to Congress, autobiographical material, notes, legal record book, estate record book, and other papers pertaining to slavery and the antislavery movement, banking and the Second Bank of the United States, party politics in New York State and at the national level relating to the...
Van Buren, Martin - Van Buren, John - Library of Congress. Manuscript Division - West, Elizabeth Howard
John McLean papers, 1817-1861
United States representative from Ohio, postmaster general, and Supreme Court justice. Correspondence, legal briefs, financial data, docket book, printed matter, a file of reports, opinions and briefs arranged by case name, and other papers relating to McLean’s service as postmaster general and Supreme Court justice.
Andrew Ellicott papers, 1777-1829
Surveyor and mathematician. Correspondence, maps, charts, and reports of astronomical observations chiefly concerning Ellicott's work in surveying the boundary between the United States and Florida under the San Lorenzo Treaty (1795) and also his surveys of the city of Washington, the boundary between Georgia and South Carolina, the town of Presque Isle (later Erie), Pennsylvania, and the boundary between the United States and Canada...
Ellicott, Andrew - Gillespie, David
Charles Linza McNary papers, 1921-1944
Justice of the Oregon supreme court and U.S. senator from Oregon. Correspondence, speeches, memoranda, legislative files, notebooks, pamphlets, clippings, and other material relating to McNary's career as a judge and legislator.
McNary, Charles Linza
James R. Doolittle papers, 1859-1927
James Rood Doolittle papers
United States senator and jurist. Correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material relating mostly to Doolittle's Senate career and touching on the issues of the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Doolittle, James R. (James Rood)
John Tyler Morgan papers, 1840-1907
United States senator from Alabama and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches, reports, position papers, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to domestic and foreign policy issues and to Morgan's involvement as an expansionist and advocate of states' rights.
Morgan, John Tyler
Hugh Lenox Scott papers, 1582-1981
Army officer and public official. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, memoirs, drafts of writings, speeches, reports, notes, biographical and genealogical material, account books, financial papers, lists, printed material, maps, photographs, drawings, prints, and others papers relating to Scott's career in the United States Army from 1876 to his retirement following World War I, his service as a member of the State Highway Commission for New Jersey...
Scott, Hugh Lenox - Scott, William McKendree