9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Politics and government--1849-1877.

  1. Salmon P. Chase papers, 1755-1898

    12,500 items. 39 containers plus 1 oversize. 15 linear feet. 38 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Abolitionist, lawyer, United States senator, governor of Ohio, United States secretary of the treasury, and chief justice of the United States Supreme Court. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, writings, financial and legal papers, biographical material, and other papers pertaining to Chase's career and personal life. Topics include Chase's activities as an abolitionist, his law practice in Cincinnati, membership in the Liberty Party, involvement in national and state politics as United States senator and governor of Ohio, the Kansas-Nebraska Act (1854), events and military operations of the Civil War, formulation of wartime policy as a member of Abraham Lincoln's cabinet, work as United States secretary of the treasury on problems of national finance and the development of a national banking system, his service as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court, trial and impeachment of Andrew Johnson, Reconstruction, and creation of a national currency.

  2. James R. Doolittle papers, 1859-1927

    130 items. 1 container. .4 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States senator and jurist. Correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material relating mostly to Doolittle's Senate career and touching on the issues of the Civil War and Reconstruction.

  3. A. Sankey Latty papers, 1851-1890

    60 items. 1 container. 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Judge and publisher. Correspondence, printed material, and photographs relating primarily to Latty's career as a judge and newspaper publisher in Paulding County, Ohio.

  4. B.F. Wade papers, 1832-1886

    3,500 items. 18 containers. 4 linear feet. 11 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, United States senator from Ohio, and Republican Party leader. Chiefly political correspondence relating to Wade’s career in the Senate as well as personal letters concerning his law practice and business. Includes printed speeches, maps, family letters, business records, and other material.

  5. Humphrey Marshall papers, 1771-2002

    500 items. 2 containers plus 1 oversize. 8 microfiche. 0.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate States of America representative from Virginia. Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, notes, speeches, writings, printed matter and other material relating chiefly to Humphrey Marshall's activities as a lawyer, soldier, and politician.

  6. Herman K. Crofoot collection of Francis Elias Spinner papers, 1792-1908

    750 items. 4 containers. 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant, banker, United States representative from New York, and United States treasurer. Correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, autographs, printed matter, and clippings relating to Spinner's political, financial, and personal activities. Includes a diary of John Peter Spinner.

  7. Edmund Ruffin diaries, 1856-1865

    14 volumes. 14 containers. 3.2 linear feet. 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Plantation owner and publisher. Diaries detailing Ruffin's activities and opinions as an experimentalist in agriculture, anti-Unionist and slavery advocate, and describing plantation life in his Virginia estates.

  8. Joseph R. Hawley papers, 1638-1906

    13,200 items. 45 containers. 13.6 linear feet. 29 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer, editor and United States representative and senator from Connecticut. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, drafts of speeches, business papers, and memorabilia relating to Hawley's personal and family life and to his business and political work.

  9. Thomas A. Jenckes papers, 1836-1878

    42,000 items. 73 containers plus 1 oversize. 29.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jurist, state legislator and adjutant general, and U.S. representative from Rhode Island. Correspondence, journals, ledgers, diaries, account books, patent papers, legal briefs and related papers, law library catalog, and photographs pertaining to Jenckes's political and legal career in Rhode Island and the U.S. House of Representatives.

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