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

  1. George Alfred Trenholm papers, 1853-1897

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

    Summary:

    Confederate secretary of the treasury, cotton merchant, and South Carolina legislator. Personal and official correspondence, Confederate Treasury records and archives, notes, bills, bonds, and a seal of the Confederate Treasury.

  2. French and American Claims Commission records, 1861-1884

    7,000 items ; 21 containers ; 8.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Commission established in 1880 by a treaty between the governments of France and the United States to resolve outstanding claims by French citizens residing in the United States for property confiscated or destroyed during the Civil War. Correspondence, petitions, inventories, depositions, lists, certificates, and receipts. Includes material relating to the Union Army's western offensive and...

  3. Willie Person Mangum papers, 1771-1906

    5,000 items ; 34 containers ; 13.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jurist and U.S. senator and representative from North Carolina. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, legal papers, genealogical material, financial papers, and printed matter concerning local, southern, and national politics, the Whig Party in the South, economic and social conditions in North Carolina, the Mangum plantation, and education of the Mangum children.

  4. Hamilton Fish papers, 1732-1914

    61,000 items ; 328 containers plus 6 oversize ; 85 linear feet ; 24 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Congressman, senator, governor, and secretary of state. Correspondence, journals, diaries, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Fish's service as secretary of state under Ulysses S. Grant, as a member of Congress, and governor of New York.

  5. Robert Wilson Shufeldt papers, 1836-1910

    15,000 items ; 37 containers ; 15 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer, explorer, and diplomat. Correspondence, journals, diaries, notebooks, logbooks, subject files, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating to Shufeldt’s career in the navy and as an explorer and diplomat.

  6. Causten-Pickett papers, 1765-1916

    33,000 items ; 113 containers ; 45 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    James H. Causten, businessman of Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., who worked to settle French spoliation claims; John T. Pickett, United States and Confederate diplomat and army officer, and lawyer of Washington, D.C.; and Pickett's son, Theodore John Pickett, lawyer of Washington, D.C., who succeeded to Causten's interest in the claims cases. Correspondence, insurance policies, powers...

  7. Riggs family papers, 1763-1945

    100,000 items ; 359 containers ; 145.6 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant and banking family of New York, New York, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. Family and business correspondence, diaries, account books, writings, financial records, biographical and genealogical papers, printed materials, and other papers of Riggs family members.

  8. Almon Ferdinand Rockwell papers, 1852-1900

    2,000 items ; 9 containers ; 3.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer and superintendent of public buildings, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, diaries and journals concerning Rockwell's investments in commercial enterprises with James A. Garfield, Garfield's assassination and his appointment controversy with Roscoe Conkling, and Rockwell's Civil War experiences, including the Battle of Shiloh.

  9. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain papers, 1775-1913

    1,000 items ; 11 containers ; 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Union Army officer, educator, and governor of Maine. Correspondence, biographical notes, record books, military reports, speeches, accounts of engagements of the Army of the Potomac, and other material mostly concerning the Civil War.

  10. James Fowler Simmons papers, 1771-1939

    21,000 items ; 58 containers ; 19 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Manufacturer, political leader, and United States senator from Rhode Island. Correspondence, family letters, memoranda, legal documents, account books, photographs, and printed matter relating to Simmons's cotton and yarn manufacturing enterprises and to public matters, including the tariff, Thomas Dorr and the Dorr Rebellion of 1842, the nomination and election of Abraham Lincoln as president,...