4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Ohio--Politics and government--1787-1865.

  1. Benjamin Tappan papers, 1795-1900

    3,650 items. 25 containers. 6 linear feet. 11 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jurist and United States senator. Correspondence, speeches, legal and business records, and genealogical material relating to Ohio and national politics, antislavery movement, family matters, and Tappan's interests in mineralogy and conchology.

  2. William Medill papers, 1834-1864

    2,300 items. 6 containers. 2.4 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, United States representative and governor of Ohio, and United States government official. Correspondence, account books, and miscellaneous material primarily relating to Medill’s service as assistant postmaster general (1845), commissioner of Indian affairs (1845-1850), and first comptroller of the United States treasury (1857-1861).

  3. Salmon P. Chase papers, 1755-1898

    12,500 items. 39 containers plus 1 oversize. 15 linear feet. 38 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Abolitionist, lawyer, United States senator, governor of Ohio, United States secretary of the treasury, and chief justice of the United States Supreme Court. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, writings, financial and legal papers, biographical material, and other papers pertaining to Chase's career and personal life. Topics include Chase's activities as an abolitionist, his law practice in Cincinnati, membership in the Liberty Party, involvement in national and state politics as United States senator and governor of Ohio, the Kansas-Nebraska Act (1854), events and military operations of the Civil War, formulation of wartime policy as a member of Abraham Lincoln's cabinet, work as United States secretary of the treasury on problems of national finance and the development of a national banking system, his service as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court, trial and impeachment of Andrew Johnson, Reconstruction, and creation of a national currency.

  4. William Allen papers, 1796-1879

    3,000 items. 23 containers. 5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, farmer, and U.S. representative and senator from and governor of Ohio. Correspondence, speeches, memoranda, financial records, printed material, maps, and other papers largely relating to Allen's service as United States senator (1837-1848) and governor (1873-1875) of Ohio.