4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Massachusetts--Politics and government--1775-1865.

  1. Hale family papers, 1698-1916

    7,500 items ; 34 containers ; 13.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, biographical material, business records, writings, legal documents, memorabilia, and genealogies of the Hale, Everett, Hill, and Sears families. The collection consists primarily of the papers of Nathan Hale (1784-1863), pioneer railroad builder and journalist; Alexander Hill Everett (1790-1847), diplomat and editor; and Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909), author and Unitarian...

  2. Samuel Holten papers, 1630-1843

    2,000 items ; 4 containers ; 1.6 linear feet ; 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Delegate to the United States Continental Congress from and United States representative of Massachusetts, jurist, and physician. Correspondence, account books, and bills and receipts relating primarily to Holten's public service career in Massachusetts, the federal government, and his medical practice.

  3. Elbridge Gerry papers, 1772-1901

    500 items ; 4 containers ; 1.4 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States vice president, delegate to the Continental Congress, and United States representative from and governor of Massachusetts. Chiefly correspondence relating to various aspects of Gerry's public career, including his memberships in the Massachusetts General Court and Provincial Congress (where he was active on committees of correspondence, safety, and supply during the Revolution),...

  4. Caleb Cushing papers, circa 1785-1906

    120,000 items ; 420 containers plus 4 oversize ; 190 linear feet ; 9 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States cabinet official and representative from Massachusetts, army officer, diplomat, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, speeches, notes, notebooks, legal file, business papers, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, maps, photographs, and other papers reflecting Cushing's role in national and international affairs of the...