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Presidents -- United States -- Correspondence

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

John Quincy Adams letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233294039]
Identifier: Vault MSS 680
Scope and Contents

Handwritten, unsigned letter of thanks to Thomas Newton, Jr., Chairman of the Committee of Commerce of the House of Representatives, regarding retaliation against the French for tonnage duties.

Dates: 1822

Chester Alan Arthur pardon

 File — Oversize-folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232568466]
Identifier: MSS SC 2036
Scope and Contents

Handwritten pardon issued by the office of the president of the United States, Chester A. Arthur (1829-1886) and signed by him. The item pardons John J. Kelly of Utah for crimes of "bigamy or polygamy and unlawful cohabitation."

Dates: 1884

James Buchanan letter to Samuel L. Southard

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233289245]
Identifier: Vault MSS 367
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 19 Feb. 1826, and addressed to Samuel L. Southard. Buchanan, a United States Congressman at the time, recommends Charles Henderson of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, for an appointment as a midshipman.

Dates: 1826 February 19

Abraham Lincoln certificate of appointment for John H. Henry

 Collection — Oversize-folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233290136]
Identifier: Vault MSS 451
Scope and Contents

Printed form with handwritten entries. The item is dated 11 March 1863 and was signed by Lincoln and William Henry Seward, secretary of state of the United States. Lincoln appoints John J. Henry of Delaware to be the commissioner and consul general of the United States in Liberia.

Dates: 1863 March 11

J. Reuben Clark, Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 303

The great bulk of the J. Reuben Clark Jr. papers were inventoried in 1967. This register is only of the Clark papers that have come to the library since that time. This addendum contains a variety of papers that cover the full life span of Mr. Clark. However, the great bulk of the material here are his personal diaries and his financial records.

Dates: 1871-1961

Frank Harper letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230322908]
Identifier: MSS SC 2373
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed letter dated 19 Nov. 1910 and addressed to Joseph E. Wilson, of the Ladies' Tailoring College in Salt Lake City, Utah. Harper sends President Roosevelt's thanks for the letter received from Wilson. Harper writes that the president was unable to answer Wilson personally due to the large amount of letters received by him.

Dates: 1910 November 19

William Henry Harrison letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244276]
Identifier: MSS SC 646
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter dated August 11, 1795. Harrison writes to order 40 gills (5 quarts) of whiskey to give to the Chippewa and Ottawa Indians.

Dates: 1795

William Henry Harrison letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320852]
Identifier: MSS SC 2257
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter dated 19 Aug. 1795 which was addressed to H. J. Greeneville. Harrison requests fiften pounds of flour and one pint of salt for the "Shawano" (Shawnee) Indians.

Dates: 1795 August 19

J. Reuben Clark, Jr. biographical material, 1862-1963

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 303 Series 1
Scope and Contents note

Includes biographies and newspaper articles that describe Clark's life.

Dates: 1862-1963

J. Reuben Clark, Jr. correspondence, 1886-1961

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 303 Series 4
Scope and Contents

Includes various personal, business, and government correspondences. Several items contain signatures of well-known people, such as American and Mexican presidents.

Dates: 1886-1961