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Nicholas Philip Trist papers, 1795-1873

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Special Files, 1810-1873 (continued)
BOX 9-13 REEL 7-13 Mexican War, 1832-1873
Correspondence, memoranda, notes, legal material, official reports and other government documents, financial material, printed matter, newspapers, and clippings relating to John Slidell's mission to Mexico and Trist's role as a special agent to Mexico, as well as Trist's writings justifying his actions and requesting compensation for his services.
Arranged chronologically and by type of material.
BOX 9 REEL 7-8 1845, Oct.-Dec., Slidell's mission to Mexico
1846-1847, July
(4 folders)
BOX 10 REEL 8-9 1847, Aug.-1848, Jan. 10
(9 folders)
BOX 11 REEL 9-10 1848, Jan. 11-1852
(9 folders)
1864-1870
(2 folders)
BOX 12 REEL 10-11 Memorial to Congress
Settlement of account, 1848
(5 folders)
Summary of memorial, circa 1870
Writings related to Trist's memorial, circa 1870
Letterbook
1862-1867
1870-1873
(2 folders)
BOX 13 REEL 11-12 Miscellaneous letters of support relating to the memorial to Congress, circa 1870s
Miscellaneous papers relating to the Mexican War, undated
Printed matter
General, 1832-1870
(2 folders)
Executive session of the Senate, ratification of Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, 1848
Newspapers, 1846-1854 (available only on microfilm)
BOX 13-14 REEL 13 Writings File, 1823-circa 1880
Printed and handwritten copies of essays along with commonplace books and miscellaneous notes.
Arranged in rough chronological order with the commonplace books filed at the end.
BOX 13 REEL 11-12 Miscellaneous essays and notes, 1823-1833
"Distress for Rent in Virginia," 1830
Miscellaneous notes, 1839
Miscellaneous essays and notes
1860s, undated
(1 folder)
BOX 14
REEL 13
(2 folders)
Miscellaneous notes, undated
Commonplace books
1840s-1850s
(2 vols.)
BOX 14-16 REEL 13-16 Legal File, 1829-1871
Opinions, briefs, indentures, memoranda, wills, notes, correspondence, and printed matter. Individual files were established for cases with larger amounts of material.
Arranged chronologically
BOX 14 REEL 13 Figuiera v. Jaime, 1829-1837
Case of Purser Zantzinger, 1836
Cuba Mining Co., incorporation and other legal contracts, 1836-1838
BOX 15 REEL 14 Settlement of the Robert Oliver estate, 1836-1840
Ezra Thurber with Thomas Hubbard v. United States, 1836-1837
Cabezas v. Cabezas, 1852-1856
(8 folders)
BOX 16 REEL 15 Trist v. Cabezas, 1857-1867
(2 folders)
Legal papers relating to James Freaner, 1855
Mason and Slidell case, "Trent Affair," 1861
Lease of the Del RR to the P. W. & B. RR Co., 1869
Legal papers relating to Trist and his family, 1832-1871
Miscellaneous cases, 1834-1871
BOX 16 REEL 15-16 Financial Papers, 1812-1871
Bank books, bills, receipts, and statements of account.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 16 REEL 15 Bank books, bills, receipts, and statements of account, 1812-1871
BOX 16-17 REEL 15-17 Miscellany, 1826-1873
Newspapers and clippings, blank forms, and miscellaneous material.
Arranged by type of material.
BOX 16 REEL 15 Material relating to Thomas Jefferson, 1825-1826, undated
Material relating to Andrew Jackson, 1818, undated
Letter from an unidentified Mexican citizen visiting the U.S., circa Dec. 1847
Notes, miscellaneous, undated
Printed matter, 1826-1873
Survey of mine on Palmilla River, Mexico, 1854
BOX 16 REEL 16 Newspapers, 1830-1873 (available only on microfilm)
Newspaper clippings, 1826-1869, undated
BOX 16 REEL 17 Miscellaneous covers, undated (available only on microfilm)

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