12 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893--Correspondence.

  1. French and American Claims Commission records, 1861-1884

    7,000 items ; 21 containers ; 8.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Commission established in 1880 by a treaty between the governments of France and the United States to resolve outstanding claims by French citizens residing in the United States for property confiscated or destroyed during the Civil War. Correspondence, petitions, inventories, depositions, lists, certificates, and receipts. Includes material relating to the Union Army's western offensive and...

  2. Whiting Griswold correspondence, 1843-1874

    210 items ; 1 container ; .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and politician. Letters to Griswold from various prominent figures relating to such topics as the Whig, Free Soil, and American parties, the Democratic Party, his legal practice, Massachusetts politics, patronage, the Hoosac Tunnel, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, the Civil War, and the 1853 Massachusetts Constitutional Convention.

  3. Robert Green Ingersoll papers, 1826-1940

    15,000 items ; 61 containers plus 1 oversize ; 24 linear feet ; 36 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and lecturer. Diaries, correspondence, letterbooks, writings, lectures, scrapbooks, family papers, and miscellaneous financial, legal, and personal material relating to Ingersoll's involvement in politics and law and as a lecturer and writer on agnosticism and religion.

  4. Edwin McMasters Stanton papers, 1818-1921

    7,650 items ; 46 containers plus 1 oversize ; 8.4 linear feet ; 14 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, United States attorney general, and United States secretary of war. Correspondence, letterbooks, reports, maps, printed material, and memorabilia relating chiefly to Stanton's role as secretary of war under Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson and to his role in the politics of Reconstruction. Other topics include the Civil War, the radical wing of the Republican Party, and Lincoln's...

  5. Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, 1829-1911

    50,000 items ; 110 containers plus 3 oversize ; 44.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States representative, governor of Massachusetts, and army officer. Family and general correspondence, diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks’s political career and as an army officer during the Civil War.

  6. James O. Harrison papers, 1803-1913

    5,000 items ; 19 containers ; 7.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, educator, and railroad official. Correspondence, legal and financial records, biographical material, photographs, writings, notes, notebooks, scrapbooks, and printed matter documenting Harrison's personal and professional life, including his law practices in various Southern states and work with Lexington, Kentucky, public schools.

  7. Ulysses S. Grant papers, 1819-1974

    50,000 items ; 193 containers plus 6 oversize ; 100 linear feet ; 52 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president and army officer. General and family correspondence, speeches, reports, messages, manuscript of Grant’s memoirs (1885), military records, financial and legal records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and miscellaneous papers relating to Grant’s career in the military, politics, and government.

  8. Anna E. Dickinson papers, 1859-1951

    10,000 items ; 29 containers plus 2 oversize ; 12.4 linear feet ; 25 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lecturer, reformer, actress, and author. Correspondence, speeches, writings, plays, legal files, financial papers, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and printed material relating to Dickinson's activities on behalf of abolition and women's rights and suffrage and to her career in the theater.

  9. Clara Barton papers, 1805-1958

    62,000 items ; 177 containers plus 6 oversize and 3 vault ; 62.6 linear feet ; 123 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Philanthropist, nurse, educator, and lecturer. Correspondence, diaries, reports, legal and financial papers, organizational records, lectures, writings, scrapbooks, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Barton's work to provide relief services during the Civil War and the Franco-Prussian War, the work of the American National Red Cross which she founded, and the National...

  10. James Gillespie Blaine family papers, 1777-1945

    7,000 items ; 48 containers ; 20 linear feet ; 21 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States secretary of state, United States representative and senator from Maine, and journalist. Family and general correspondence, speeches, writings, diaries, memoirs, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Blaine's public career.