3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Politics and government--1817-1825.

  1. Richard Rush papers, 1805-1852

    60 items. 1 containers plus 1 oversize. .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Lawyer and statesman. Correspondence, diary, notes, writings, and engraved portraits relating primarily to Rush’s duties as attorney general, secretary of state, minister to Great Britain, and secretary of the treasury, and legal documents concerning a loan from the Netherlands he arranged to finance the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Company in and near the District of Columbia.

  2. James Monroe papers, 1758-1839

    5,200 items. 50 containers plus 1 oversize. 16 linear feet. 13 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    United States president, secretary of state, secretary of war, and diplomat; delegate to the Continental Congress from and governor of Virginia. Correspondence relating primarily to negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase, the Monroe-Pinkney treaty with Great Britain, the War of 1812, the purchase of Florida, South American independence, and Virginia politics and a diary, an account book of memoranda and official and personal accounts, and other papers.

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  3. Duncan McArthur papers, 1783-1848

    4,600 items. 54 containers. 21.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Ohio governor and legislator, military officer, and U.S. representative. Correspondence, land survey notes, plats, tax returns, and other documents on land holdings in and near the Scioto River Valley in Ohio; also account books, orderly book of the U.S. 19th Infantry Regiment during the War of 1812, and printed matter. With the correspondence are army returns, reports, and general orders for the years 1814-1815 while McArthur was in command of the U.S. Army Department of the Northwest; other papers relate to the period of his congressional service.