3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Politics and government--1849-1853.

  1. Zachary Taylor papers, 1814-1931

    650 items ; 9 containers plus 1 oversize ; 1.6 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. president and army officer. Correspondence, autobiographical account, military papers, estate records, printed matter, map, and other papers relating chiefly to Taylor's presidency, his military service, and the management of his Louisiana plantation by his son.

  2. John M. Clayton papers, 1798-1868

    1,300 items ; 13 containers ; 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Farmer, lawyer, and statesman. Correspondence, legal papers, memoirs including a memoir of Clayton by Robert Montgomery Bird, and newspaper clippings pertaining chiefly to Clayton’s service as United States secretary of state (1849-1850).

  3. Thomas Corwin correspondence, 1850-1853

    3,000 items ; 21 containers ; 4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, Ohio governor, U.S. representative and senator, and U.S. secretary of the treasury. Correspondence received during Corwin's tenure as secretary of the treasury. Subjects include appointments to and removals from office, Whig politics, and financial and commercial policies of Millard Fillmore's administration.