19 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Politics and government--1783-1865.

  1. Samuel Smith family papers, 1772-1911

    3,100 items. 9 containers. 3.6 linear feet. 6 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, military and political papers, and miscellaneous material relating to Samuel Smith's forty years in Congress, his military career, and the history and politics of Maryland. Includes papers relating to John Spear Smith, Robert Smith, and other Smith family members.

  2. Joseph Desha and John R. Desha papers, 1773-1871

    1,900 items. 5 containers. 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Soldier and politician (Joseph Desha) and physician (John R. Desha). Correspondence, contracts, land records, wills, receipted bills, and newspapers dealing with the War of 1812, Kentucky politics, and national affairs.

  3. Albert Jeremiah Beveridge collection of John Marshall papers, 1776-1844

    300 items. 7 containers. 2.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and chief justice of the Supreme Court. Correspondence, a journal, account books, and other papers primarily gathered by Albert Jeremiah Beveridge for his research on John Marshall.

  4. Adams family papers, 1776-1948

    230 items. 2 containers. .8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chiefly correspondence of John Quincy Adams dated 1801-1846. Also includes correspondence and miscellany relating to other family members.

  5. Sylvanus Bourne papers, 1775-1859

    4100 items. 39 containers. 6.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Massachusetts businessman and United States consul in Santo Domingo (1790-1791) and in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (1794-1817). Drafts and photocopies of Bourne’s personal and diplomatic correspondence, business and commercial papers, a scrapbook, and account books. Consists primarily of correspondence relating to commerce between the United States and European countries, primarily France and Great Britain, and United States foreign relations and politics. Other material concerns Bourne’s business in Massachusetts and the Bourne family.

  6. William Henry Harrison papers, 1734-1939

    1,000 items. 12 containers. 2.5 linear feet. 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, senator, representative, and army officer from Ohio. Correspondence and military papers, with special emphasis on Indian campaigns and affairs, a letterbook reporting on the War of 1812 in the Northwest Territory, and correspondence regarding Harrison's unsuccessful campaign for the presidency in 1836.

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  7. James K. Polk papers, 1775-1891

    20,500 items. 155 containers plus 20 oversize. 39 linear feet. 67 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, Speaker of the House and representative from Tennessee, and governor of Tennessee. General correspondence, presidental letterbooks, diaries, account and memorandum books, drafts and copies of speeches and messages, family papers, financial and legal papers, and printed matter relating primarily to Polk's political career in Tennessee and on the national level.

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  8. Andrew Jackson papers, 1775-1874

    26,000 items . 198 containers plus 5 oversize. 47.4 linear feet. 78 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, senator, representative, and army officer from Tennessee. Correspondence, military papers, and other papers reflecting most phases of Jackson's career.

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  9. John James Beckley family papers, 1789-1918

    205 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Librarian of Congress and clerk of the United States House of Representatives. Correspondence, memorandum books, autobiography, scrapbook, newspaper clipping, and other papers relating to John James Beckley and his son Alfred Beckley.

  10. Hale family papers, 1698-1916

    7,500 items. 34 containers. 13.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, biographical material, business records, writings, legal documents, memorabilia, and genealogies of the Hale, Everett, Hill, and Sears families. The collection consists primarily of the papers of Nathan Hale (1784-1863), pioneer railroad builder and journalist; Alexander Hill Everett (1790-1847), diplomat and editor; and Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909), author and Unitarian minister.