1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Brooks, Peter Chardon, 1767-1849.

  1. Causten-Pickett papers, 1765-1916

    33,000 items. 113 containers. 45 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    James H. Causten, businessman of Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., who worked to settle French spoliation claims; John T. Pickett, United States and Confederate diplomat and army officer, and lawyer of Washington, D.C.; and Pickett's son, Theodore John Pickett, lawyer of Washington, D.C., who succeeded to Causten's interest in the claims cases. Correspondence, insurance policies, powers of attorney, promissory notes, bills of exchange, American and French court records, ship case files, other financial and legal papers, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to French spoliation claims.