3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Kent, James, 1763-1847.

  1. James Kent papers, 1779-1854

    1,500 items. 17 containers plus 4 oversize. 7 linear feet. 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jurist and legal commentator. Correspondence, including family letters, journals of official and personal travels, diplomas, and commissions pertaining primarily to Kent's service as judge of the New York supreme court and as chancellor of the New York court of chancery.

  2. Galloway-Maxcy-Markoe families papers, 1654-1888

    15,000 items. 92 containers. 25 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, business records, financial records, legal documents, speeches, reports, essays, memoranda, and other papers of members of the Galloway, Maxcy (Maxey), and Markoe families relating to economic conditions in Maryland and foreign affairs and political events in the 1840s and 1850s.

  3. Daniel Webster papers, 1800-1900

    2,500 items. 16 containers. 4 linear feet. 8 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, statesman, and diplomat; United States representative from New Hampshire and United States senator from Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, notes and drafts for speeches, legal papers, invitations, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers, chiefly dating from 1824 to 1852. Topics include Webster's law practices and cases heard before the United States Supreme Court, the Bank of the United States, diplomacy, national and state politics, slavery, and the Compromise of 1850.