1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Morgan, William, 1774-approximately 1826.

  1. Charles Butler papers, 1819-1929

    2,172 items. 5 containers. 3 linear feet. 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Entrepreneur, lawyer, and philanthropist. Correspondence, travel diaries, legal, financial, and business papers, and maps, newspaper clippings, and other papers documenting Butler's involvement in New York politics and his interest in such matters as anti-Masonry, public debts in Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan, loans to farmers by the New York Life Insurance and Trust Company, legal cases (particularly the William Morgan kidnapping), and improvements in transportation, especially in roads, canals, and railroads.