7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Forney, John W. (John Wien), 1817-1881--Correspondence.

  1. Edmund Burke papers, 1821-1881

    400 items ; 5 containers ; 1.0 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, newspaper editor, and U.S. representative. Correspondence, drafts of newspaper editorials, speeches, committee reports, resolutions, commissions, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings pertaining to Burke's career as a newspaper editor in New Hampshire and as a congressman.

  2. George Nicholas Sanders family papers, 1833-1973

    200 items ; 2 containers ; 1 linear foot ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Financier, lobbyist, and Confederate agent in Europe. Mainly journals of Anna J. Sanders, wife of George Nicholas Sanders, and correspondence to and from George Nicholas Sanders and other members of the Sanders family relating to mid-nineteenth century politics, social life, and the Civil War. Subjects include the activities of George Nicholas Sanders and the wartime imprisonment and death of...

  3. John Russell Young papers, circa 1840-1959

    28,000 items ; 46 containers plus 1 oversize ; 12.4 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist, editor, diplomat, and Librarian of Congress. Correspondence, diaries, writings, biography with annotations, Dow family papers, scrapbook, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Young’s career as a journalist and association with Ulysses S. Grant.

  4. W.W. Corcoran papers, 1791-1896

    54,000 items ; 105 containers ; 33 linear feet ; 5 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Financier and philanthropist. Correspondence, letterpress books, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts.

  5. 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.

  6. Nathan Appleton papers, 1850-1904

    400 items ; 4 containers ; 1.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer and merchant. Correspondence, notes, autobiography, speeches and writings, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating primarily to Appleton's connection with Ferdinand de Lesseps and to his work as American agent for Compagnie universelle du canal interocéanique de Panama, a French company attempting to build a canal across Panama.

  7. B.F. Wade papers, 1832-1886

    3,500 items ; 18 containers ; 4 linear feet ; 11 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, United States senator from Ohio, and Republican Party leader. Chiefly political correspondence relating to Wade’s career in the Senate as well as personal letters concerning his law practice and business. Includes printed speeches, maps, family letters, business records, and other material.