20 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Claims.

  1. United States finance collection, 1761-1908

    2,500 items. 10 containers plus 4 oversize. 5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, bond payments, claims against the federal government and the Bank of the United States, French and Spanish indemnity payments, indentures, miscellaneous state and federal legal items, statements of accounts, consulate reports, United States lottery drawings, and other state and federal financial documents.

  2. José Ignacio Rodríguez papers, 1860-1907

    25,000 items. 65 containers. 26 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Cuban-American lawyer and writer. Correspondence, legal papers, notes, drafts, and other literary papers, newspaper clippings, and miscellany relating to his work before various Latin American claims commissions and other legal work involving Latin American governments, and materials pertaining to his writings on Latin American history.

  3. Henry Mason Morfit papers, 1819-1858

    4,000 items. 13 containers. 5.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer. Correspondence and financial and business papers relating to Morfit's Washington, D.C., practice as a claims lawyer and as a political figure in the administrations of Andrew Jackson.

  4. Tom Connally papers, 1896-1952

    215,000 items. 624 containers plus 2 oversize. 236 linear feet. 61 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States senator and representative from Texas. Correspondence, speeches, writings, voting records, press releases, clippings, photographs, printed matter, photographs and other papers relating primarily to his career in the Senate, his chairmanship of the Senate Foreign Relations committee, and his involvement in the United Nations, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and issues concerning the oil industry, Texas, and Mexico.

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  5. P. Phillips family papers, 1832-1914

    7,000 items. 22 containers. 8.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, state legislator, and United States representative from Alabama. Correspondence, letter books, legal record books, journals, dockets, notebooks, and an unpublished autobiography of P. Phillips, relating chiefly to the law practice of P. Phillips and his son, W. Hallet Phillips, both of whom practiced before the Supreme Court. Contains the writings of P. Phillips's wife, Eugenia, including her journal written while interned during the Civil War, and of her parents, Jacob Clavius Levy and Fanny Yates Levy.

  6. Thomas Watt Gregory papers, 1896-1933

    8,000 items. 27 containers. 11.3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States attorney general, regent of the University of Texas, and lawyer. Chiefly legal material and correspondence from the period of Gregory's law practice in Washington, D.C. Correspondence also reflects Gregory's interest in the University of Texas, the Woodrow Wilson administration, and the presidential campaign of 1932.

  7. Nicholas Low papers, 1773-1897

    36,000 items. 100 containers plus 4 oversize. 40 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    New York merchant, financier, land speculator, and state legislator. Family and business correspondence, business and ship's papers, legal papers, accounts of voyages to Asia, Europe, and South America, and printed matter. Includes correspondence with foreign merchants and relates to trade conditions, Loyalist matters, and to events in Congress during the first session following the adoption of the Constitution.

  8. Lovering-Taylor family papers, 1727-1926

    2,000 items. 11 containers plus 2 oversize. 4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Lovering-Taylor families of Boston, Mass.; New York, N.Y.; and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, business records, legal papers, biographical and genealogical material, clippings, printed material, and other papers chiefly of Joseph Taylor (1745(?)-1816), merchant and Loyalist, relating to business and trade during the Revolution, the Loyalist cause, mercantile insurance, and French spoliation claims. Other family members represented include William Taylor (1714-1789), Abigail Taylor Amory (born 1739), Charles Taylor (died 1837), Hannah Jones Welles Taylor (1776-1845), Mary Taylor Lovering (born 1813), Charles T. Lovering (born 1846), and members of the allied Amory (Emery) and Welles (Wells) families.

  9. United States. Department of the Treasury records, 1775-1890

    975 items. 9 containers plus 29 oversize. 12 linear feet. 9 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chiefly accounting records but also correspondence, letterbooks, circulars, daybooks, digest of laws, reports, indexes, newspapers, printed matter, and other records produced by various offices of the U.S. Department of the Treasury reflecting a portion of the activities of the department. Subjects include military pay and pensions from the American Revolution and War of 1812, the Civil War, customs collection, property assessment in Washington, D.C., 1835, claims for losses to Indian property, claims resulting from hostilities with Spain in Florida, financial accounts of diplomatic agents to the Barbary States, a loan made by Congress in 1790, a direct tax levied on the states in 1798, the U.S. Commissioner of Insolvency, and the hire of the brigantine Ranger by the Continental Navy.

  10. 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.