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BOX 13 Retained Correspondence and Drafts, 1810[?]-1863
Retained copies of nonfamily letters written by Lewis H. and Arthur W. Machen.
Chronologically arranged.
BOX 13 Machen, Lewis H., 1810[?]-1860, undated
(3 folders)
Machen, Arthur W., 1845-1867
BOX 13-18 General Correspondence, 1806-1938
Letters received from persons other than immediate family members.
Chronologically arranged.
See Appendix for partial index of general correspondence
BOX 13 1806-1832
(7 folders)
BOX 14 1833-1842
(9 folders)
BOX 15 1843-1847
(10 folders)
BOX 16 1848-1853
(10 folders)
BOX 17 1854-1859
(9 folders)
BOX 18 1860-1938, undated (written in shorthand, 1872-1873)
(10 folders)
BOX 19-20 Speeches and Writings File, 1807-1843
Principally drafts and copies of speeches, debates, articles for the press, and fiction by Lewis H. and Arthur W. Machen.
Arranged alphabetically by title.
BOX 19 "Advantages of a Community of Language in the U.S. and Great Britain," 1842
Junius Brutus, 1807
"Burial of the Living," undated
"Child of Feeling," criticism, 1809
Clinton and the presidency, 1811-1812
Demagoguery, undated
District of Columbia, undated
Duelling, 1819
Executive power, undated
"On Female Education," 1807
"The Franciscan - A Tale of Spain," undated
Greatness in Nations and Individuals, undated
Speech for Gov. Joseph Kent (by L. H. Machen), undated
Frederick W. Lander, undated
"On the Progress of the Liberal Arts," undated
Liberty of Conscience, 1810
BOX 20 Mary L. Machen, poem to the memory of, undated
Miscellaneous, 1841-1843, undated
National Pride, 1809
"National Thanksgiving," 1819
Natural law, undated
"The Pleasures of Folly," 1841
Printing, 1810, 1819
Religious subjects and prayers, 1839-1857
Retrocession of Alexandria, Va., undated
Right of constituents to instruct their representatives, 1819
Slavery and abolitionists, 1832[?]
"Solitude," 1842
[Taxation], undated
Valedictory, 1842
[War of 1812], undated
Washington Benevolent Society, undated
Young Men of Washington, undated
BOX 21-22 Senate File, 1810-1890
Abstracts and copies of correspondence and Congressional documents, indexes to documents, rules and precedents, notes, and miscellaneous Senate papers.
Alphabetically arranged by assigned titles.
BOX 21 Absence from the Senate, 1826-1841
Florida, undated
Miscellaneous, undated
Official letters re foreign relations, undated
Adams, John Quincy, undated
American State Papers, foreign relations, correspondence, 1832
Canadian Free Trade Bill, 1851
Congressional documents and abstracts, undated
Excerpts and notes, 1831, undated
BOX 22 Foreign relations, index, undated
France, undated
Index of Congressional documents, undated
Joint rules, United States House and Senate, undated
Miscellany, 1809-1890, undated
Nominations, 1813-1814
Office of the Secretary of the Senate, 1810-1836
(2 folders)
Resolutions on British aggression, undated
Rules of the United States Senate, 1849
Slave trade, index, undated
BOX 23-24 Subject File, 1813-1916
Correspondence, copied correspondence, memoranda, notes, and other papers.
Alphabetically arranged by subject.
BOX 23 Board of Aldermen and Board of Common Council of City of Washington, 1829-1830, undated
(3 folders)
Church matters, 1842, 1854, undated
Civil War, passes, 1861-1863
Compromise of 1850, 1849-1850
Copied correspondence of George Washington and others, undated
(2 folders)
Daily regimen of Lewis H. Machen, undated
Epitaphs and cemetery matters, 1819, 1860, undated
Fairfax Agricultural Club, Virginia, 1852
BOX 24 Farming Memoranda, "Walney," Va., 1839-1849
Fisher, Alvon, paintings, 1838-1839
French, Benjamin Brown, 1846
Genealogy, 1864, undated
Jackson, Andrew, character, 1831
Lanier, Sidney, 1881-1916, undated
Library catalog, undated
Lists of correspondents, undated
Machen, Rebecca, 1820-1849, undated
Miscellaneous, 1871-1899, undated
Photographs and portrait, undated
Slaves, 1819-1859
Tennessee militia, 1813
Westminster Churchyard, Baltimore, Md., 1908-1909
BOX 25 Legal File, 1807-1854
Agreements, estate papers, correspondence, claims, and wills.
Alphabetically arranged by case or title.
BOX 25 Agreement, L. H. Machen and H. D. Clark, 1819
Miscellaneous, 1853
Neil vs. Minifie, 1810
Pension claim of Mrs. Ann Powell, 1841
Settlement of estate of Thomas Machen, 1807-1815
(2 folders)
Settlement of Pease estate, 1819-1822
Wills of Sarah F. Orne, 1854
BOX 25 Financial File, 1820-1848
Financial memoranda, farm reports, bills and receipts, and business letterbook.
Arranged by type of material.
BOX 25 Baxter family letterbook, business correspondence, 1839-1848
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