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United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Jefferson Davis Papers

Identifier: MSS-0404
Abstract This is a collection of mostly personal correspondence of Jefferson Davis and his family members, in both the United States and Europe. This collection also includes three folders of photographs and other visual materials.
Dates: 1823-1917

Hestor L. Stevens Letters

Identifier: MSS-4237
Overview The collection consists of twelve letters written by Hestor L. Stevens (1803-1864), a representative from Michigan, detailing his law business in Washington, DC, during the election of 1860 and the beginning of the Civil War.
Dates: 1860 - 1861

William H. Seward Letter, 1842 September 22

 File — Box OS0015: [1006198056], oversize-folder: 4258.02
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a single letter from William H. Seward to Nious Smith of Columbus, Ohio, written from Albany and dated September 22, 1842. In the letter, Seward discusses the national political situation and the Whigs' prospects in the upcoming congressional election. The collection also includes a handwritten transcript of the original record.
Dates: 1842 September 22