Politicians -- United States -- Correspondence
Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:
John Hay letters
Two letters written at Washington D.C. one handwritten and signed, the other typescript and signed. The handwritten item was written on Nov. 23, 1903. It is written to "Dear Uncle Grover" and gives particulars about Hay's biography of Abraham Lincoln. The typescript letter was written on Nov. 10, 1903. It is written to Charles Neumeyer, Esq. explaining that he does not know if Hay's "works" have been translated into German.
Handwritten and signed letter, addressed to Bayard Wyman, composed on "United States Senate, Washington, D. C." stationary, and dated 5 May 1892. Allison writes that he was born in Perry Form (?), Ohio, and did not have "the good fortune to be born in the paradise of onions."
Handwritten and signed letter, dated 7 Feb. 1888 and addressed to Col. Stilson Hutchins. Blackburn writes that he is too ill to accept an invitation.
Handwritten and signed letter addressed to J.L. Storm. Bland states that he was an elected official in Carson County, Utah, (later Nevada) in 1860. This was the only elected political post he ever held until elected to the 43rd congress from Missouri. The item is undated.
Handwritten and signed letter, dated 4 Feb. 1836 and addressed to Mahlon Dickerson. Buchanan writes that Col. Freeman be given an appointment in the Marine Corps.
Letter and a portrait, 1862
Handwritten and signed letter, dated 16 July 1862, composed in New York, and addressed to "Dear Sir." Brooks states, "Regretting your personal loss . . . [and] the greater loss of your deserving & prosperous city. I subscribe myself." Also included is a portrait of Brooks clipped from a magazine.
Aaron Burr letter and legal document
Two handwritten and signed documents. One item was written on Sept. 18, 1788 and is a legal rejoinder regarding Richard Oliver, Stephen Nottingham, and Frederick Skoonmaker. The second item was written in New York City on April 24, 1797 and is a letter to Mr. Sam Rodman of Nantucket and discusses an unnamed legal matter.
Miscellaneous correspondence relating to Finis Ewing, 1824-1840
Photocopies. David Barton to George Tomkins and to John Hardeman. William H. Davis to M.M. Marmeduke.
Elisha Whittlesey letter
Letter-press copy of a handwritten letter. The item is dated 21 March 1857 and addressed to Lewis Cass (1782-1866), Secretary of State for the United States in the Buchanan administration. Whittelsey's letter relates to a request of William H. Hooper, Secretary of the Utah Territory, regarding requisitions for 1857.