3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Politics and government--1853-1857.

  1. John Charles Frémont and Jessie Benton Frémont papers, 1828-1980

    1,000 items ; 9 containers plus 1 oversize and 1 artifact ; 9 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Explorer of the western United States, army officer, and politician (John Charles Frémont). Author (Jessie Benton Frémont). Correspondence, presidential campaign material from 1856, Civil War items, writings, prints, photographs, and printed matter relating to the careers of both John Charles Frémont and Jessie Benton Frémont.

  2. Franklin Pierce papers, 1820-1869

    2,350 items ; 27 containers ; 6.8 linear feet ; 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    President of the United States, U.S. representative and senator from New Hampshire, and lawyer. Correspondence, diary kept by Pierce while serving in the Mexican war, writings including drafts of Pierce's messages to Congress, and an engraved portrait.

  3. Pierce-Aiken family papers, 1797-1903

    575 items ; 4 containers ; 1.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Four generations of the family of Jane M. Pierce (born Jane Means Appleton), wife of United States president Franklin Pierce. Genealogical material, photographs, and correspondence among members of the Pierce, Aiken, Appleton, Mason, and Means faimilies, including letters from Franklin Pierce and Jane M. Pierce relating to politics, antebellum New England, War of 1812, and social life in...