31 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872--Correspondence.

  1. Jefferson Patterson papers, 1824-1981

    27,800 items. 87 containers plus 2 oversize plus 1 classified;. 34.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat. Correspondence, family papers, diaries (1928-1930), speeches, notes and book drafts, other writings, memoranda, subject files, legal and financial papers, biographical material, academic notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Patterson's career as a diplomat and foreign service officer serving at American embassies in China, Colombia, Egypt, Germany, Norway, Peru, Poland, and Turkey, and as ambassador to Uruguay.

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  2. 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 mid-nineteenth century.

  3. John Ericsson papers, 1821-1890

    1,500 items. 11 containers. 4.4 linear feet. 6 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Engineer and inventor. Correspondence, writings, design specifications, articles, memoranda, technical notes, financial and legal papers, drawings, printed matter, and miscellany relating primarily to Ericsson's activities in marine engineering, especially his work on screw propellers and his design of the steamship Princeton and the ironclad Monitor. Includes correspondence of Ericsson's biographer, William C. Church.

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  4. Thomas Ewing family papers, 1757-1941

    94,000 items. 303 containers plus 11 oversize. 123.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, legal files, military records, speeches and writings, reports, notes, autographs, scrapbooks, biographical material, commonplace books, financial records, genealogies, photographs, printed matter, and maps pertaining to members of the Ewing family including Thomas Ewing (1789-1871), senator from Ohio and cabinet member; Thomas Ewing (1829-1896), Union general during the Civil War and congressman from Ohio; Ellen Ewing Sherman and her husband, William T. Sherman, Civil War general; and Thomas Ewing (1862-1942), lawyer, writer, and patent commissioner.

  5. 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.

  6. Montgomery C. Meigs papers, 1799-1971

    11,000 items. 52 containers plus 10 oversize. 27 linear feet. 51 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer, engineer, architect, and scientist. Correspondence, diaries and journals, notebooks, family papers, military papers, drawings and plans, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to Meigs's work in the United States Army Corps of Engineers, his service as quartermaster general during the Civil War, and family matters.

  7. Henry L. Abbot family papers, 1770-2001

    2,000 items. 9 containers plus 3 artifact containers and 1 oversize. 5.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, memoirs, diaries, writings, photographs, legal and financial records, genealogical material, military records, printed matter, and mementos primarily documenting the professional and family activities of Henry L. Abbot and his family during the Civil War.

  8. Porter family papers, 1811-1881

    100 items. 2 containers. .6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officers and authors. Papers of David Porter (1780-1843) and his son, David Dixon Porter (1813-1891) relating to their naval careers and families.

  9. James R. Doolittle papers, 1859-1927

    130 items. 1 container. .4 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States senator and jurist. Correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material relating mostly to Doolittle's Senate career and touching on the issues of the Civil War and Reconstruction.

  10. Charlotte Cushman papers, 1823-1941

    10,000 items. 21 containers plus 1 oversize. 5.5 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actress. Correspondence; biographical and genealogical material; annotated scripts and texts of plays, poetry, and readings; newspaper clippings; reviews; and souvenir programs relating chiefly to Cushman's career in the theater.