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    James William Denver papers, 1868-1884

    Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from California, United States commissioner of Indian affairs, and governor of Kansas. Letterpress books containing correspondence relating to Denver's law practice in Washington, D.C., which was concerned with Choctaw Indian claims and land disputes in California and elsewhere in the West, and to his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, 1884.

    • Contributor: Denver, James William
    • Date: 1868
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    Short-Harrison-Symmes families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, bills and receipts, account books, ledgers, genealogical materials, and printed matter collected largely by John Cleves Short (1792-1864) and relating primarily to the families' financial interests, especially land and land speculation in Ohio. Family members represented include John Cleves Symmes Harrison, John Scott Harrison, William Henry Harrison, William Henry Harrison, Jr., Charles Wilkins Short, Peyton Short, William Short, John Cleves Symmes, Anna ...

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    Letter from Uriah W. Oblinger to Mattie V. Thomas and Ella Oblinger, December 1, 1872

    • Contributor: Oblinger, Mattie V. (martha Virginia Thomas) - Roesch, Ella (ella Ermina Oblinger) - Oblinger, Uriah W. (uriah Wesley)
    • Date: 1872-12-01
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    Shelby family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial records, military records, genealogical data, and other papers relating primarily to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. The papers of Isaac Shelby document his activities during the Indian wars, Revolutionary ...

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    San José de Queréndaro Hacienda records, 1543-1922

    Bound volumes of files kept by the Jesuits, original owners of the hacienda. Subjects include the acquisition and sale of land, ownership disputes, water rights, rental of property, agricultural production, livestock and livestock brands, and relations with the Indians of Mexico. Also includes correspondence and fiscal accounts with the local railroad company

    • Date: 1543
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    Harry Innes papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, financial, business, and legal papers, biographical and genealogical material, printed matter, and other papers of Harry Innes, his wife Ann Shields Innes, and various members of the allied Thomas Todd family. Includes material relating to Innes's commissary work in Virginia during the Revolution and his duties as a U.S. district judge in frontier Kentucky, particularly his role in cases relating to land claims ...

    • Contributor: Innes, Harry
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    Burton Norvell Harrison family papers, 1812-1926

    Lawyer and private secretary to Jefferson Davis. Correspondence, diaries, reports, memoranda, manuscripts of articles, speeches, and books, and other papers of Harrison; of J. B. Harrison, lawyer and newspaper editor; Samuel Jordan Harrison, merchant; Mrs. Burton Harrison (formerly Constance Cary), author; Fairfax Harrison, lawyer and president of the Southern Railway; and of Francis Burton Harrison, lawyer, United States representative from New York, and governor ...

    • Contributor: Harrison, Burton Norvell
    • Date: 1812
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    Thomas James Walsh and John Edward Erickson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, legislative files, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the senatorial career of Walsh and his successor, John Edward Erickson. Consists primarily of legislative files pertaining to national issues such as farm legislation, the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway route, National Council of Defense in World War I, pensions, political appointments, railway legislation, Russian famine relief, and ...

    • Contributor: Walsh, Thomas James
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    Short-Harrison-Symmes families papers, 1760-1878

    Correspondence, diaries, financial records, genealogical material, and printed matter collected largely by John Cleves Short (1792-1864) and relating primarily to the financial interests of the Short, Harrison, and Symmes families, especially land and land speculation in Ohio.

    • Date: 1760
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    Letter from Uriah W. Oblinger to Thomas Family, W. P. Thomas, 1873

    • Contributor: Thomas Family - Thomas, W. P. (william Porter) - Oblinger, Uriah W. (uriah Wesley)
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    Letter from Samuel Oblinger to Uriah W. Oblinger, September 30, 1867

    • Contributor: Oblinger, Uriah W. (uriah Wesley) - Oblinger, Samuel
    • Date: 1867-09-30
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    Harkness collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Documents and papers (1525-1609: 2,939 folios) relating to the history of the Spanish in Mexico, though chiefly pertaining to the conquistador, Hernan Cortés, and members of his family. Topics include the Cortés-Avila Conspiracy (1566); a 1531 lawsuit involving testimony from the Nahuas of Huejotzingo, Mexico; other legal matters; family lands in Oaxaca, Mexico; and proceedings of the Holy Office of the Inquisition. Also includes ...

    • Contributor: Harkness, Edward Stephen
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    Clinton family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence (mainly transcripts and drafts) of the elder George Clinton and James Clinton relating to military engagements during the Revolution, drafting of the Articles of Confederation by the Continental Congress, and land transactions in New York; orderly book (1779) of James Clinton containing orders given during the expedition against the Iroquois; and various commissions, land grants, and resolves. Correspondents include Horatio Gates, the ...

    • Contributor: Clinton, George - Clinton, James
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    Clinton family papers, 1776-1806

    Army officer, governor of New York, and public officials. Chiefly correspondence (mainly transcripts and drafts) of George Clinton and James Clinton relating to military engagements during the Revolution, drafting of the Articles of Confederation by the Continental Congress, and land transactions in New York; orderly book of James Clinton containing orders given during the expedition against the Iroquois; and various commissions, land grants, and ...

    • Date: 1776
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    Vicente Sebastián Pintado papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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 of Spanish West Florida from 1799 to 1817. Much of the collection relates to land deeds, purchases, and surveys in parts of present-day Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Includes a bound volume dated 1806 containing maps ...

    • Contributor: Pintado, Vicente Sebastián - Vicente Sebastián Pintado Collection (library of Congress)
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    Shelby family papers, 1738-1916

    Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial papers, military records, genealogical data, and memorabilia relating mainly to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky.

    • Date: 1738
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    Letter from Uriah W. Oblinger to Mattie V. Oblinger and Ella Oblinger, April 27, 1873

    • Contributor: Roesch, Ella (ella Ermina Oblinger) - Oblinger, Mattie V. (martha Virginia Thomas) - Oblinger, Uriah W. (uriah Wesley)
    • Date: 1873-04-27
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    Charles Ewing family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, biographical material, genealogical notebooks, legal and business records, scrapbooks, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating to the family of Charles Ewing during and after the Civil War. Includes volumes of family history and genealogy, illustrated with correspondence, family trees, clippings, and portraits. Materials pertain to the Ewing, Larwill, Miller, and Stibbs families. Papers of Thomas Ewing (1789-1871) consist primarily of records from ...

    • Contributor: Ewing, Charles
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    Barony of Saint Desiré records, 1380-1793

    Census records, land books and evaluations, listings of laws and decrees, title books, and other material relating to the Barony of Saint Desiré.

    • Date: 1380
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    Letter from Uriah W. Oblinger to Mattie V. Oblinger, Ella Oblinger, February 9, 1873

    • Contributor: Oblinger, Mattie V. (martha Virginia Thomas) - Roesch, Ella (ella Ermina Oblinger) - Oblinger, Uriah W. (uriah Wesley)
    • Date: 1873-02-09
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    Harry Innes papers, 1754-1900

    Lawyer and jurist. Correspondence, financial, business and legal papers, biographical and genealogical material, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Innes's work as a lawyer and judge handling land claims and surveys.

    • Contributor: Innes, Harry
    • Date: 1754
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    Ernest Cushing Richardson collection of French and Italian manuscripts, 1179-1825

    Librarian and collector. Correspondence, legal notes, dictionaries of ecclesiastical and civil law, land records, genealogical material, financial records, pamphlets, printed material, and other manuscripts relating to mainly to France and Italy collected by Richardson. Subjects include law, medicine, and religion.

    • Contributor: Richardson, Ernest Cushing
    • Date: 1179
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    Letter from Laura I. Oblinger to Uriah W. Oblinger, May 8, 1887

    • Contributor: Oblinger, Uriah W. (uriah Wesley) - Lumbar, Laura I. (laura Iona Bacon Oblinger)
    • Date: 1887-05-08
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    San José de Queréndaro Hacienda records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Two bound volumes containing files kept by the Jesuits, the original owners of the hacienda, relating principally to the areas surrounding the Laguna de Cuitzeo, Michoacán de Ocampo, Mexico. Records include correspondence, royal decrees and rulings, land grants, acts of land possession, lawsuits, estate inventories, wills and testaments, bills of sale, rental agreements, mortgage and loan material, and fiscal accounts. Subjects include the acquisition ...

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    Letter from Uriah W. Oblinger to Mattie V. Oblinger and Ella Oblinger, November 3-5, 1872

    • Contributor: Roesch, Ella (ella Ermina Oblinger) - Oblinger, Mattie V. (martha Virginia Thomas) - Oblinger, Uriah W. (uriah Wesley)