5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Davis, J. C. Bancroft (John Chandler Bancroft), 1822-1907--Correspondence.

  1. Hamilton Fish papers, 1732-1914

    61,000 items. 328 containers plus 6 oversize. 85 linear feet. 24 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Congressman, senator, governor, and secretary of state. Correspondence, journals, diaries, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Fish's service as secretary of state under Ulysses S. Grant, as a member of Congress, and governor of New York.

  2. Morrison R. Waite papers, 1818-1933

    20,000 items. 51 containers. 20.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chief justice of the United States Supreme Court, jurist, and lawyer. Official papers relating to Waite’s Supreme Court service, including correspondence and letterbooks, docket books, court assignments, manuscripts and proofs of circuit court and Supreme Court opinions, and miscellaneous family and personal material.

  3. E.B. Washburne papers, 1829-1915

    37,000 items. 144 containers. 31.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States representative from Illinois, diplomat, lawyer, and historian. Principally correspondence covering most phases of Washburne's career from his election to Congress in 1852 until 1882. Includes letterbooks, 1869-1877, of official correspondence and communications during Washburne's term as minister to France.

  4. Horatio King papers, 1832-1906

    3,000 items. 13 containers. 3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States postmaster general, editor, and author. Chiefly letters received by King relating to politics, to his literary, historical, and social activities, and social life in Washington, D.C., in the latter half of the nineteenth century.

  5. Melville Weston Fuller papers, 1794-1949

    5,000 items. 16 containers plus 1 oversize. 6.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and jurist; chief justice of the United States Supreme Court. Chiefly correspondence, 1849-1910, between Fuller and members of his family, friends, and professional associates. Also includes printed matter, notes, scrapbooks, speeches and writings, and memorabilia. The papers relate to personal and family affairs; Fuller's student life at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine; his activities in Chicago, including his law practice, Democratic politics, and his real estate holdings; his term on the Supreme Court; and his work on behalf of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, negotiations for shipping rights of Muscat dhows, 1905, the Venezuelan boundary dispute, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Peabody Education Fund.