2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851--Correspondence.

  1. William C. Rives papers, 1674-1939

    50,400 items. 172 containers. 68 linear feet. 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    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journals, diaries, draft of Rives's incomplete "Life and Time of James Madison," and drafts of speeches, novels, and an unpublished autobiography by Rives.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.

  2. Samuel Finley Breese Morse papers, 1793-1944

    10,060 items. 73 containers plus 3 oversize. 18.4 linear feet. 36 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Artist and inventor. Family and general correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers. Includes letters from Samuel Finley Breese Morse to his family describing his studies in England during the War of 1812 and his subsequent struggle to support himself as a portrait painter in the United States; correspondence and other papers relating to Morse's invention of the telegraph, law suits over patents, and his dispute with Joseph Henry who also claimed to have invented the telegraph.