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Historical Documents collection, 1642-1977 | University of Miami Special Collections

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Collection Overview

Title: Historical Documents collection, 1642-1977Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates:1760s-1920s

ID: ASM0566

Extent: 15.0 Boxes

Arrangement:

The Historical Documents Collection is organized into seven series.

I. Art, Literature, Music, and Science

II. Business

III. Military

IV. Politics, Diplomacy, and Law

V. Religion

VI. Education

VII. Miscellaneous

Please see the Finding Aid/Inventory section of this guide for more detailed information.

Date Acquired: 08/13/2013

Formats/Genres: Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 - Correspondence, Autographs, Bills (legislative records), Certificates, Clippings, Documents, Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870 - Correspondence, Envelopes, Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881 - Correspondence, Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 - Correspondence, Great Britain - History - Sources, Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 - Correspondence, Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894 - Correspondence, Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 - Correspondence, Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885 - Correspondence, Letters, Madison, James, 1751-1836 - Correspondence, Manuscripts, Monroe, James, 1758-1831 - Correspondence, Moore, George, 1852-1933 - Correspondence, Notes, Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809 - Correspondence, Photographs, Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 - Correspondence, Printing blocks, Reports, Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 - Correspondence, Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 - Correspondence, Typescripts, United States - History - Sources, Washington, George, 1732-1799 - Correspondence, Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 - Correspondence

Languages: English, German, French, Latin, Spanish;Castilian

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Historical Documents Collection includes letters, deeds, bonds, receipts, orders, position appointments, writings, and other documents that are individual in nature and do not belong to any particular collection. The materials represent a number of prominent figures in the areas of art, literature, music, science, scholarship, business, law, military, politics, diplomacy, and religion. The items range in date from 1642-1977, but the bulk date from the 1760s through the 1920s. Most of the materials are American in origin, although some are from Mexico and Europe, particularly Great Britain.

Individuals represented in the collection include, but are not limited to:  Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain), Charles Dickens, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Washington Irving, Aldous Huxley, Rudyard Kipling, Ezra Pound, John Muir, Sigmund Freud, and Igor Stravinsky, Benjamin Butler, James Longstreet, Edmund Gaines Pendleton, Matthew Perry, William Tecumseh Sherman, Friedrich Wilhelm August Heinrich Ferdinand von Steuben, John Quincy Adams, Napoleon Bonaparte, Aaron Burr, Alexander Hamilton, Jefferson Davis, Ulysses Simpson Grant, Sam Houston, Andrew Jackson, James Madison, James Oglethorpe, William Howard Taft, Herbert Hoover, Thomas Paine, Woodrow Wilson, and King Louis XVIII.

Subject/Index Terms

Alba, Víctor
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850 - Correspondence
Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 - Correspondence
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882
Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882
Louis XVIII, King of France, 1755-1824
Manuscripts, American
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Historical Documents Collection Finding Aid © 2011 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to asc.library@miami.edu.

Acquisition Method: CAAD Items purchased with the support of the Florida Blue Cross Blue Shield Grant, Summer 2013

Related Materials: See also Thomas Jefferson Collection (ASM0569), the Caribbean Documents Collection (ASM0570), the Latin America Documents Collection (ASM460), the Jamaica Manuscripts Collection (ASM0320), and the Florida Documents Collection (ASM0567).

Preferred Citation: Historical Documents Collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Processing Information: Original container list by Marcia Evanson. Collection reprocessed by Laura Capell in 2011. Appropriate items were moved to the Caribbean Documents Collection and the Historical Documents Collection.  New updated container list created by Laura Capell in 2011.

Finding Aid Revision History: Original finding aid by Rudo Kemper. Finding aid substantially revised by Laura Capell in 2011. Container list by Marcia Evanson.

Other Note:

Descriptive abbreviations used in the collection:

ALS (Autograph Letter Signed): A letter in the hand of and signed by the author.

TLS (Typewritten Letter): A typewritten letter signed by the author

DS (Document Signed): A document written by another person, but signed by the author.

ADS (Autograph Document Signed): A document written and signed by the author.

MS (Manuscript): Nonlegal or unofficial papers such as speeches, biographical sketches, sermons, reminiscences, writings, and such other items of a generally narrative nature, in the hand of  the author but unsigned.

ANS (Autograph Note): A line or two, at most a half-page, or any fragment which could not be classified as an ALS or AMS, such as a signed memorandum.


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Art, Literature, Music, and Science, 1765-1977],
[Series 2: Business, 1720-1924],
[Series 3: Military, 1642-1890],
[Series 4: Politics, Diplomacy, and Law, 1644-1965],
[Series 5: Religion, 1744-1892],
[Series 6: Education, 1964],
[Series 7: Miscellaneous],
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Series 4: Politics, Diplomacy, and Law, 1644-1965Add to your cart.
This series contains letters, deeds, position appointments, and other documents affiliated with politicians, diplomats, lawyers, and judges. The materials represent United States presidents, congressmen, signers of the Declaration of Independence, and other influential national leaders; as well as noteworthy state and local leaders outside of Florida, and even several European leaders.  Included are materials from John Quincy Adams, Napoleon Bonaparte, Aaron Burr, Alexander Hamilton, Jefferson Davis, Ulysses Simpson Grant, Sam Houston, Andrew Jackson, James Madison, James Oglethorpe, William Howard Taft, Herbert Hoover, Thomas Paine, Woodrow Wilson, and King Louis XVIII.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Adams, John Quincy: Letter to S. Ewing, 1806Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Adams, John Quincy: Deed for William Johnston, 1827Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Arthur, Chester Alan: Autograph, 1884Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Austin, Robert: Court Fees for Commander Gordon, 1739Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Ballantine, John: Summons for John Hooper, 1720Add to your cart.
Folder 6Add to your cart.
Item 1: Bancroft, George: Letter, 1848Add to your cart.
Item 2: Bancroft, George: Letter, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Beck, Edgar: Legal Document, 1880Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Bedford, Gunning: Testimony, 1793Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Bedinger, Henry: Letter to Henry Wise, 1854Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Benson, Egbert: Letter to George Clinton, 1784Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Bernard, Sir Francis: Appropriation for Grants, 1766Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Berrien, John McPherson:  Letter to Baron McKinne, 1818Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Beunra, Francisco: Document, 1866Add to your cart.
Folder 14Add to your cart.
Item 1: Bingham, Henry Harrison: Letter to Ben Austin, 1890Add to your cart.
Item 2: Bingham, Henry Harrison: Photograph, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Bonaparte, Joseph: Letter, 1836Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Bonaparte, J. N. : Letter, 1869Add to your cart.
Folder 17Add to your cart.
Item 1: Bonaparte, Napoleon: Report from Duke of Feltre, 1810Add to your cart.
Item 2: Bonaparte, Napoleon: Portrait, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Jourdan, Jean-Baptiste: Receipt, 1811Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Brown, Albert Gallatin: Notice of Election, 1846Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Bryan, William Jennings: Autograph, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: Buchanan, James: Letter to Francis Wharton, 1849Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Buchanan, James: Letter to Robert Bonner, 1860Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Butler, Pierce: Letter to George Houstown, 1775Add to your cart.
Folder 24Add to your cart.
Item 1: Calhoun, John C. : Autograph Letters Signed, 1826Add to your cart.
Item 2: Calhoun, John C. : Autograph Letters Signed, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Calhoun, John C. : 2 Portraits, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: Cardinal Prince of Rohan: Letter to Viscount, 1791Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Carroll, Charles: 2 Documents Signed, Receipts, 1829 and 1830Add to your cart.
Folder 27Add to your cart.
Item 1: Carroll, William: Letter to Daniel Graham, 1826Add to your cart.
Item 2: Carroll, William: Letter to Gerard C. Brandon, 1831Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Choate, Joseph Hodges: Letter to Joseph Burnett, 1890Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Clark, Walter: Letter to Joseph Reed, 1781Add to your cart.
Folder 30Add to your cart.
Item 1: Clarkson, Matthew: Autograph, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Clarkson, Matthew: Legal Document- John Gibson and Townsend White, 1761Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Clay, Henry: Letter to General L. Combs, 1857Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Cleveland, Grover: 2 Autographs, 1885 and undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 33: Cleveland, Grover: Autograph Letter Signed to Mrs. Johnson, 1893Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Clingan, William: Bond Between David Musselman and Jacob Stopher, 1780Add to your cart.
Folder 35Add to your cart.
Item 1: Clinton, DeWitt: Letter to General Smith, 1799Add to your cart.
Item 2: Clinton, DeWitt: Letter to Secretary of the Navy, 1819Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Clymer, George and Archibald McCall: Power of Attorney, 1808Add to your cart.
Folder 37Add to your cart.
Item 1: Colfax, Schuyler: Letter to L. J. Cist, 1869Add to your cart.
Item 2: Colfax, Schuyler: Portrait of Colfax, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Colfax, Schuyler: Portrait of Mrs. Colfax, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Colfax, Schuyler: Clipping, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 38: Colquitt, Walter Terry: Letter to James K. Polk, 1845Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Coolidge, Calvin: Letter, with envelope and autograph, to R. W. Farrelly, 1925Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Coolidge, Calvin: 2 Autographs, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 41: Copy of Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence, 1775Add to your cart.
Folder 42: Cortelyou, George Bruce: Letter to Luther M. Werner, 1907Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Crockett, David: Letter to John C. Hill, 1834Add to your cart.
Folder 44Add to your cart.
Item 1: Crockett, David: Letter to William Pickering, 1834Add to your cart.
Item 2: Crockett, David: Portrait, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 45: Daggett, David: Letter, 1813Add to your cart.
Folder 46: Davis, Jefferson: Letter to James K. Polk, 1846Add to your cart.
Folder 47Add to your cart.
Item 1: Davis, Jefferson: Letter to John Jones Pettus, 1860Add to your cart.
Item 2: Davis, Jefferson: Portrait, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 48: Davis, Jefferson: Letter to Confederate Senate and House, 1862Add to your cart.
Folder 49: Davis, Jefferson: Autograph Document- Notes on General J. E. Johnston's Narrative, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 50: DeSaussure, Henry William: Letter to Jacob Read, 1798Add to your cart.
Folder 51Add to your cart.
Item 1: Ellsworth, Oliver: Pay Table, 1784Add to your cart.
Item 2: Ellsworth, Oliver: 2 Portraits, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 52: Ellsworth, Oliver: Document for Thacher Lothridge, 1789Add to your cart.
Folder 53: Few, William: Letter to Edward Telfair, 1805Add to your cart.
Folder 54: Fillmore, Millard: Letter to Thomas Corwin, 1852Add to your cart.
Folder 55: Fitzhugh, William: Letter to Theoderic Bland, 1750Add to your cart.
Folder 56Add to your cart.
Item 1: Frederick the Great: Document, 1748Add to your cart.
Item 2: Frederick the Great: Biographical Note, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 57: Gardner, H. : Liberty Bond Engraved by Nathaniel Hurd and Paul Revere, 1781Add to your cart.
Folder 58: Garfield, James Abram: Letter to V. Ford, 1870Add to your cart.
Folder 59: Garfield, James Abram: Letter to Bro. Everett, 1871Add to your cart.
Folder 60: Garfield, James Abram: Letter to Mr. Harram and Mr. Bierstadt, 1880Add to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Gilmer, George R. : Letter to John Forsyth, 1828Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Goodrich, Chauncey: Letter to John Treadwell, 1798Add to your cart.
Folder 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Gonzalez, Manuel: Letter to Ben W. Austin, 1891Add to your cart.
Item 2: Gonzalez, Manuel: Portrait, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Grant, Ulysses Simpson: Letter to Stewart Van Vliet, 1865Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Grant, Ulysses Simpson: Letter to A. T. Stewart, 1868Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Grant, Ulysses Simpson: Letter, 1869Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Grant, Ulysses Simpson: Letter from Gertrude Farrelly, 1873Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Grant, Ulysses Simpson: Letter to Mr. Cramus, 1877Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Grant, Ulysses Simpson: Letter to Ulysses Simpson Grant Jr., "Buck", 1878Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Great Britain Laws, Statutes, etc., 1651Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Great Britain Parliament: Order, 1644Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Greeley, Horace: Letter to E.S. Spencer, 1868Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Habersham, John: Registration Document, 1792Add to your cart.
Folder 14Add to your cart.
Item 1: Habersham, Joseph: Letter to John Habersham, 1799Add to your cart.
Item 2: Habersham, John: Portrait, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Hamilton, Alexander: Document- Note to Nicholas Lowe, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Hamilton, Alexander: Circular from Treasury Department, 1791Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Hancock, John: Letter, 1775 [?]Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Harding, Warren Gamaliel: Letter to G. H. van Fleet, 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Harding, Warren Gamaliel: Autograph Note, 1919Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Harding, Warren Gamaliel: Letter to Daniel P. Sullivan, 1921Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Harrison, Benjamin: Letter to Stanley Matthews, 1877Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Harrison, William Henry: Document, 1794Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Harrison, William Henry: Letter to John C. Bartlett, 1813Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Hawkins, Benjamin: Bond for Henry Rhodes, 1790Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Hawkins, Benjamin: Letter to Governor Mitchell, 1811Add to your cart.
Folder 26Add to your cart.
Item 1: Hayes, Rutherford Birchard: Letter to J. C. Green, 1887Add to your cart.
Item 2: Hayes, Rutherford Birchard: Autograph Card and Envelope, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 27Add to your cart.
Item 1: Hayes, Robert Young: Letter to E. Chauncey, 1820Add to your cart.
Item 2: Hayes, Robert Young: Portrait, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Henry, James: Letter to Barnard Gratz, 1765Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Henry, Patrick: Land Certificate for Leven Powell, 1784Add to your cart.
Folder 30Add to your cart.
Item 1: Henry, William: Receipt, 1780Add to your cart.
Item 2: Henry, William: Portrait and Clipping, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 31: Hobson, Richmond Pearson: Autograph Note, 1909Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Hoover, Herbert Clark: Letter to Alfred Granger, 1929Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Hoover, Herbert Clark: Letter to R. E. Crane, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Hopkins, Samuel Mills: Letter to Thomas Posey, 1810Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Hopkins, Stephen: Letter to the Rhode Island General Assembly, 1767Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Hopkinson, Francis: Note Payable to David Jackson, 1778Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Hopkinson, Francis: Writ of Attachment to Clement Biddle, 1780Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Hopkinson, Mary: Receipt from Francis Hopkinson, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 39Add to your cart.
Item 1: Houston, Sam: Letter to Henry Stephens Randall, 1854Add to your cart.
Item 2: Houston, Sam: Portrait, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 40: Hughes, Charles Evans: Letter to Hamilton Holt, 1921Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Ingersoll, Jared: Letter, 1804Add to your cart.
Folder 42: Jackson, Andrew: Letter to R. E. W. Earle, 1836Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Jay, John: Military Appointment for John Kennon, 1779Add to your cart.
Folder 44Add to your cart.
Item 1: Johnson, Andrew: Military Discharge of Theodore Dew, 1865Add to your cart.
Item 2: Johnson, Andrew: Letter from Isaac P. Cook to Johnson, 1865Add to your cart.
Folder 45: Johnson, Andrew: Pardon, 1868Add to your cart.
Folder 46: Johnson, Richard Mentor: Letter to Robert Smith and Cash, 1832Add to your cart.
Folder 47: Jones, Joseph: Letter to James Madison, 1801Add to your cart.
Folder 48Add to your cart.
Item 1: Laurens, Henry: Letter to Joseph Clay, 1788Add to your cart.
Item 2: Laurens, Henry: Portrait, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 49: Laurens, Henry: Blank Military Appointment, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 50: Laurens, J. T. : Receipt, 1772Add to your cart.
Folder 51: Law, Richard: Financial Document, 1806Add to your cart.
Folder 52: Lee, Henry: Letter to James Brown, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 53: Lindesay, John: Letter to George Clinton, 1746Add to your cart.
Folder 54: Lindesay, John: Letter to Major Glen, 1746Add to your cart.
Folder 55: A List of Farms Whose Owners are Out of the Lines, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 56: Lumpkin, Wilson: Letter to Annis Lumpkin, 1840Add to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Madison, James: Letter Signed written by Joseph Jones and also signed by Edmund Randolph, 1782Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Madison, James: Letter to William Pinkney, 1806Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Madison, James: Letter to William Eustis, 1811Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Madison, James: Autograph Letter of Dolly Madison, 1834Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Martin, Alexander: Letter to Colonel A. Thomas, 1792Add to your cart.
Folder 6: McKean, Mrs. Thomas: Letter, 1777Add to your cart.
Folder 7: McKean, Thomas: Letter Fragment with Autograph, 1780Add to your cart.
Folder 8: McKinley, William: Letter, circa 1890sAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: McLane, Louis: Letter, 1831Add to your cart.
Folder 10: McMullin, William: Deed to Thomas Laurence, John Dunlop, and James Budden- mentioning Joseph Reed, 1781Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Meredith, Samuel: Letter to George Simpson, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Monroe, James: 2 Autograph Notes and 1 envelope, 1802 and 1817Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Monroe, James: Letter, 1813Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Monroe, James: Letter, 1824Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Monroe, James: Letter, 1824Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Monroe, James: Letter, 1829Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Morris, Robert: Receipt and Protest of Note from John Nicholson, 1795Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Morris, Robert: Letter to Thomas Moore, 1797Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Morris, Robert: Letter to John Nicholson, 1798Add to your cart.
Folder 20Add to your cart.
Item 1: Morris, Robert: Newspaper Clippings, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Morris, Robert: Picture of Residence, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: Moultrie, William: Letter Signed to House of Representatives, 1786Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Moultrie, William: Letter Signed to David Ramsay, 1794Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Neilson, John: Letter, 1811Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Oglethorpe, James Edward: Receipt, 1727-1728Add to your cart.
Folder 25Add to your cart.
Item 1: Oglethorpe, James Edward: 4 Portraits, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Oglethorpe, James Edward: 2 Clippings, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: Ohio Letters, 1820-1848Add to your cart.
Folder 27Add to your cart.
Item 1: Page, John and Mann Page: Letter to John Norton, 1772Add to your cart.
Item 2: Page, John and Mann Page: Clipping, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Paine, Thomas: Receipt for John Hancock, 1795Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Pendleton, Edmund: Letter, 1772Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Peters, Richard: Commission Document, 1769Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Peters, Richard: Letter to G. Simpson, 1797Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Pickens, Andrew: Letter to Ezekiel Pickens, 1813Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Pickens, Andrew: Blank Commission form, circa 1816-1818Add to your cart.
Folder 34Add to your cart.
Item 1: Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth: Letter, 1796Add to your cart.
Item 2: Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth: Receipt, 1796Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth: Letter to John C. Calhoun, 1821Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth: Court Order for Thomas Cochrane, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 37: Pinckney, Thomas: Bond, 1783Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Pinckney, Thomas: Letter to George Matthews, 1787Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Pinckney, Thomas: Letter to Peter Bouquet and John Edwards, 1787Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Pierce, Franklin: Letter, 1848Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Pierce, Franklin: Autograph Note, circa 1855Add to your cart.
Folder 42Add to your cart.
Item 1: Pitt, William, Earl of Chatham: Letter, 1756Add to your cart.
Item 2: Pitt, William, Earl of Chatham: Portrait, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 43Add to your cart.
Item 1: Poinsett, Joel Roberts: Letter to James Brown, 1829Add to your cart.
Item 2: Poinsett, Joel Roberts: Portrait, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 44: Poinsett, Joel Roberts: Letter, 1841Add to your cart.
Folder 45: Porter, Horace: Letter to Mr. Simon, 1905Add to your cart.
Folder 46Add to your cart.
Item 1: Reed, John: Letter to Hermann A. Sheldon, 1840Add to your cart.
Item 2: Harter, Michael D. and Ben W. Austin: Letter, 1892Add to your cart.
Folder 47: Reed, Thomas Brackett: Letter to John J. Valentine, 1901Add to your cart.
Folder 48: Rittenhouse, David: Document- Order for Payment, 1780Add to your cart.
Folder 49: Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt: Letter to Mrs. Munroe, 1927Add to your cart.
Folder 50: Rodney, Caesar Augustus: Letter, 1817Add to your cart.
On Thomas McKean
Folder 51: Rodney, Caesar: Autograph, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 52Add to your cart.
Item 1: Roper, J. D. : 2 Autograph Letters Signed on Mary Todd Lincoln, 1881Add to your cart.
Item 2: Roper, J. D. : Clipping, 1881Add to your cart.
Folder 53: Roosevelt, Eleanor: Letter to Mrs. Lewin, 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 54: Roosevelt, Franklin Delano: Letter to Hans Rieg, 1928Add to your cart.
Folder 55: Roosevelt, Theodore: Letter to Silas Weir Mitchell, 1903Add to your cart.
Folder 56: Roosevelt: Theodore: Letter to Simon Gratz, 1906Add to your cart.
Folder 57: Ross, John: Order, 1813Add to your cart.
Folder 58: Rowland, William Bowen: Visitors Pass for Edwin Bolles, 1894Add to your cart.
Folder 59: Rutledge, Edward: Summons for Melcher Garner, 1788Add to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Satterly, John R. : Letter to Benjamin F. Thompson, 1838Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Satterly, John R. : Letter to Benjamin F. Thompson, 1840Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Satterly, John R. : Letter to Benjamin F. Thompson, 1843Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Scott, Gustavus: Letter to Richard Sprigg, 1781Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Seward, Frederick William: Letter Signed to L. J. Cist, 1862Add to your cart.
Folder 6Add to your cart.
Item 1: Skinner, Charles Rufus: Letter to Ben W. Austin, 1889Add to your cart.
Item 2: Skinner, Charles Rufus: Portrait and Clipping, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 7Add to your cart.
Item 1: Smith, Thomas: Autograph Note Signed to Jasper Yeates, 1802Add to your cart.
Item 2: Smith, Thomas: 2 Clippings, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Story, Joseph: Letter to Henry Clay, 1825Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Taft, William Howard: Letter to Silas Weir Mitchell, 1909Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Taft, William Howard: Letter to Mrs. Weir Mitchell, 1912Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Taft, William Howard: Letter to John Wanamaker, 1912Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Taft, William Howard: Letter to Henry S. Boutell, 1913Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Taft, William Howard: Letter to John Wanamaker, 1914Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Taft, William Howard: Autograph Card Signed- Autograph, 1924Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Telfair, Edward: Letter to Seaborn Jones, 1799Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Tichenor, Isaac: Letter to Jonathan [?] Lawrence, 1794Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Troup, Robert: Receipt, 1790Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Truman, Harry S. : Letter to Bettie Smith, 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Truman, Harry S. : Letter to Bertram D. Lewin, 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Truman, Harry S. : 2 Letters Signed to Archie L. McNeal, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Tryon, William: Warrant issued to John Tabor Kempe, 1772Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Tryon, William: Letter to Thomas White, 1777Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Tyler, John: Letter to Rich T. Brown, 1833Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Tyler, John: Letter to Philip N. Fendall, 1857Add to your cart.
Folder 25Add to your cart.
Item 1: Van Buren, Martin: Letter to B. F. Butler, 1834Add to your cart.
Item 2: Van Buren, Martin: Portrait, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: Various Signatures, 1863 and undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: Wallace, Henry Agard: Letter to Mrs. Bertram D. Lewin, 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Walton, George: Court Document Regarding Peter Paris, 1783Add to your cart.
Folder 29Add to your cart.
Item 1: Walton, George: Letter, 1790Add to your cart.
Item 2: Walton, George: Portrait, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 30: Warner, Daniel: Court Voucher, 1768Add to your cart.
Folder 31Add to your cart.
Item 1: Washington, George: Letter to John E. Howard, 1789Add to your cart.
Item 2: Washington, George: Portrait, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 32: Washinton, Mary: Will, 1778Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Watkins, E. P. and Joseph Brown : Commission for Henry Phillips, 1860Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Wellesley, Arthur, Duke of Wellington: Letter, 1831Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Willing, Thomas: Legal Document for Thomas Hartley, 1773Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Wilson, Woodrow: Letter to Cassie Moncure Lyne, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 37Add to your cart.
Item 1: Woodbridge, Frederick Enoch: Letter to Fisher, 1864Add to your cart.
Item 2: Woodbridge, Frederick Enoch: Clipping, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 38: Woodward, David: Partial Minutes, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 39: Wylly, Alexander: Autograph Letter Signed to John Houstoun, 1771Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Young, Moses:  Document about Lord Cornwallis and Henry Laurens, 1782Add to your cart.
Folder 52: Smith, Drew L. (National States Rights Party): How to Ship Negroes Back to Africa, 1964-1965Add to your cart.
Plan for deportation of American Blacks to the African continent, noting that '...African nations could receive the entire Negro populaton of the United States within twenty years, without disproportionate strain on any one nation...' Also includes a draft 'Back to Africa Law,' calling for stripping all negroes of American citizenship; cash bonuses for volunteering to emigrate; and forcible deportation of those unwilling to volunteer. The National States Rights Party was a neo-Nazi group founded in 1958 and active through the early seventies.
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Item 1: Porter, Fitz-John: Letter to Benjamin W. Austin, 1890Add to your cart.
Item 2: Porter, Fitz-John: Clipping, undatedAdd to your cart.
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Folder 1: Adams, John Quincy: Patent for Harvey Campbell, 1828Add to your cart.
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Item 1: Austin, Benjamin W.: Letter from Frederick Augustus Conklin, 1887Add to your cart.
Item 2: Austin, Benjamin W: Letter from William Warner, 1892Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Bonaparte, Napoleon: Signed document, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Brownson, Nathan: Bond for Peter Donworth and John McIntosh, 1786Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Bulloch, Archibald: Administration of Oath from George Deligal to Mary Ann McNight, 1776Add to your cart.
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Item 1: Burr, Aaron: Clippings, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Burr, Aaron: Portraits, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Fillmore, Millard: Commission Appointment to China for Joseph Blunt, 1851Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Fillmore, Millard: Land Grant to James R. Pickett, 1851Add to your cart.
Folder 9: German Passport, 1689Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Grant, Ulysses Simpson: Letter to Edmund Kirby Smith, 1884Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Habersham, John: Letter to Edward Telfair, 1786Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Hancock, John: Registry of Schooner John to Thomas Stephens, 1787Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Hay, John Milton: Department of State Certificate for Willard Taylor, 1905Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Henry, Patrick: Land Grant to William Creghaw, 1786Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Hughes, Charles Evans: Foreign Service Officer Appointment for Thomas W. Chilton, 1924Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Irwin, Jared: Letter to John Twiggs, 1793Add to your cart.
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Item 1: Jackson, Andrew: Land Certificate for Samuel Kennel, 1830Add to your cart.
Item 2: Jackson, Andrew: Portrait, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Jackson, Andrew: Patent for Alanson Watson, 1830Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Jackson, Andrew: Patent for Urban B.A. Lange, 1834Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Jackson, James: Letter, 1800Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Jefferson, Thomas: Clippings and pictures, undatedAdd to your cart.
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Item 1: Laurens, Henry: Letter, 1767Add to your cart.
Item 2: Laurens, Henry: Portrait, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Lincoln, Abraham: Military Appointment for Charles E. Norris, 1861Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Louis XVIII, King of France: Resolution in favor of Antoine Louis Francois de Beziade Comte d'Avaray, 1799Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Madison, James: Commissioner of Loans Appointment for Robert Habersham, 1810Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Madison, James: Document Regarding Ship Passage, 1811Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Madison, James: Portrait and Clippings, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Maria Theresa of Austria: Signed Document, 1741Add to your cart.
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Item 1: Marsh, Charles: Letter, 1822Add to your cart.
Item 2: Stone, F.: Letter, 1890Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Mathews, George: Land Grant for Richard Carnes, 1794Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Mathews, George: Military Appointment for John Jones, 1795Add to your cart.
Folder 13: McKinley, William: Land Grant for William F. Brown, 1901Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Monroe, James: Document Regarding Ship Passage, 1822Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Pierce, Franklin: Diplomatic Appointment for Donal G. Mitchell, 1853Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Pinckney, Charles: Pardon for Joseph Watson, 1798Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Polk, James Knox: Secretary of Legation Appointment for James MacHenry Boyd, 1846Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Polk, James Knox: Land Grant for Henry H. Etherton, 1848Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Randolph, John: 2 Autograph Letters Signed to Mr. Coale, 1820Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Taylor, Zachary: Paymaster Appointment for Albert J. Smith, 1850Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Telfair, Edward: Letter to Major general Twiggs, 1793Add to your cart.
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Item 1: Van Buren, Martin: Inspector of the Penitentiary Appointment for Thomson F. Mason, 1838Add to your cart.
Item 2: Van Buren, Martin: Autograph, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Van Buren, Martin: Petition from Congress for Military Appointment of Samuel Rhoades Franklin, 1840Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Walton, George: Land Warrant for John Gardner, 1789Add to your cart.
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Item 1: Walton, George: 2 Receipts, 1773/1774 and 1775Add to your cart.
Item 2: Walton, George: Biography and Illustration, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Anthony, Susan Brownell: Letter, 1872Add to your cart.
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Item 1: Bonaparte, Joseph: Letter, 1831Add to your cart.
Item 2: Bonaparte, Napoleon: Autograph, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Habersham, Richard Wylly: Letter to Robert Habersham, 1818Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Lincoln, Abraham: Facsimile of Letter by Lincoln and Related Correspondence, 1865Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Telfair, Edward: Letter to Zachariah Williams, 1807Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Watson, Thomas Edward: Note and Autograph, undatedAdd to your cart.
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Folder 1: Adams, John: Document Regarding Ship Passage, 1799Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Hayes, Rutherford Birchard: Military Appointment for John F. McBlain, 1880Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Johnson, Andrew: Military Appointment for John Cooper, 1866Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Madison, James: Document Regarding Ship Passage, 1812Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Pinckney, Roger: Deed to William Moore, 1767Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Roosevelt, Theodore: Military Appointment for Joseph F. Huston, 1904Add to your cart.

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