Legislators -- United States -- Correspondence
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Handwritten and signed letter, dated Dec. 26, 1827, and addressed to Benjamin Urner. Clay writes about a conversation with a "Mr. Test" in the fall of 1824 in which he expressed his preference for "Mr. Adams" over Andrew Jackson.
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, addressed to Oscar T. Keeler of New York, and dated 13 Jan. 1842. Barnard writes, "Your public meeting in favor of the Bankrupt law will do good."
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 19 Jan. 1888, and composed on "House of Representatives U.S." stationary. Breckinridge writes about a message being forwarded to Lexington, Kentucky.
Handwritten and signed letter, dated 1 Sept. 1845, and addressed to the honorable R. J. Walker of "Washington City." The item was composed in Jackson, Mississippi. Brown lists the candidates of the Democrats and Whigs who were running for county offices and comments that he thinks he will be able to come to Washington in the fall.
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.