8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856.

  1. George P. Fisher papers, 1772-1905

    200 items. 2 containers plus 1 oversize. 1 linear foot. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Public official and judge of the supreme court of the District of Columbia. Correspondence, legal papers, commissions, biographical sketches, essays, speeches, and other material relating to Fisher's legal career and other topics.

  2. John M. Clayton papers, 1798-1868

    1,300 items. 13 containers. 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Farmer, lawyer, and statesman. Correspondence, legal papers, memoirs including a memoir of Clayton by Robert Montgomery Bird, and newspaper clippings pertaining chiefly to Clayton’s service as United States secretary of state (1849-1850).

  3. John J. Crittenden papers, 1782-1913

    2,600 items. 30 containers. 5.2 linear feet. 14 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States attorney general, United States senator, and governor of Kentucky. Chiefly correspondence and some legal papers, speeches, and state papers relating to Crittenden's career in politics and government.

  4. John McLean papers, 1817-1861

    3,500 items. 25 containers. 10 linear feet. 18 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    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.

  5. Samuel Chester Reid family papers, 1807-1963

    2,580 items. 11 containers. 4.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, biographical and genealogical material, financial and legal papers, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, maps, lithographs, and other papers relating mainly to Samuel Chester Reid (1783-1861), naval officer, and his son, Samuel Chester Reid, lawyer (1818-1897).

  6. Zachary Taylor papers, 1814-1931

    650 items. 9 containers plus 1 oversize. 1.6 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. president and army officer. Correspondence, autobiographical account, military papers, estate records, printed matter, map, and other papers relating chiefly to Taylor's presidency, his military service, and the management of his Louisiana plantation by his son.

  7. James A. Bayard and Richard H. Bayard papers, 1797-1885

    1,000 items. 4 containers. 1.6 linear feet. 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    :Lawyers, senators, and diplomats, of the Bayard (Baird) family of Delaware. Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, printed matter and miscellaneous material relating to the careers of James A. Bayard and his son Richard H. Bayard.

  8. Lewis H. Machen family papers, 1802-1938

    5,000 items. 33 containers. 12 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Clerk of the United States Senate and farmer of Fairfax County, Virginia. Chiefly family correspondence of Lewis H. Machen relating to personal matters and national politics prior to the Civil War, especially slavery and the Compromise of 1850, and mentioning John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson, and Daniel Webster. Also includes other correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, and miscellaneous papers.