Skip to main content

Politicians -- United States -- Correspondence

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

John Hay letters

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233293395]
Identifier: Vault MSS 604
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1903

Letter, 1836

 Item — Box 8: [Barcode: 31197233283206], Folder: 49-50
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1836

Letter, 1892

 Item — Box 2: [Barcode: 31197233283149], Folder: 7-8
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents

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."

Dates: 1892

Letter, 1888

 Item — Box 6: [Barcode: 31197233283180], Folder: 27-28
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1888

Letter, 1870

 Item — Box 6: [Barcode: 31197233283180], Folder: 43-44
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1870

Letter and a portrait, 1862

 Item — Box 8: [Barcode: 31197233283206], Folder: 5-6
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1862

Aaron Burr letter and legal document

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233293445]
Identifier: Vault MSS 615
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1788-1797

Letters, 1894-1898

 Item — Box 8: [Barcode: 31197233283206], Folder: 41-42
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents Handwritten, typewritten, and signed letters. Also included is an autograph. Bryan writes three letters to John Brisben Walker. One of the item is not dated while the other two are dated 2 April 1898 and 22 May 1897. Bryan responds to Walker's suggestions that he write on certain topics. Bryan writes two undated letters to Mr. Seerley and asks for a couple of favors. Bryan also writes to Alston Ellis on 4 April 1896 and declines an invitation. Bryan also writes to Arthur S. Handy on 6...
Dates: 1894-1898

Miscellaneous correspondence relating to Finis Ewing, 1824-1840

Identifier: MSS 1396 Series 4
Scope and Contents note

Photocopies. David Barton to George Tomkins and to John Hardeman. William H. Davis to M.M. Marmeduke.

Dates: Other: 1824-1840

Elisha Whittlesey letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324243]
Identifier: MSS SC 2505
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1857 March 21