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Series I: Correspondence

Box  1

Correspondence, 1870-1871.

Physical Description: 63 folders.
 

Meigs, Arthur Vincent. Letter to Montgomery Meigs, 1847-1931. 1870, May 6.  HM 78105. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Harrisburg, Pa. 1870, May 10.  HM 78106. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. 1870, May 10.  HM 78107. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Minnehaha Falls, Minn. 1870, May 15.  HM 78108. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. St. Paul, Minn. 1870, May 20.  HM 78109. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. St. Paul, Minn. 1870, May 29.  HM 78110. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. St. Paul, Minn. 1870, May.  HM 78111. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. St. Paul, Minn. 1870, June 4.  HM 78112. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Old Crow Wing, Minn. 1870, June 10.  HM 78113. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Crow Wing River, Minn. 1870, June 15-21.  HM 78114. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs Forbes. Ottertail, Minn. 1870, June 24.  HM 78115. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. Otter Tail River, Minn. 1870, June 25-30.  HM 78116. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Camp on Ottertail River, Minn. 1870, July 3.  HM 78117. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. S.E. of Detroit Lake, Minn. 1870, July 5.  HM 78118. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. Camp N.W. of Rush Lake Settlement, Minn. 1870, [August 5-7].  HM 78119. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Camp near Pat Lake, Minn. 1870, August 14.  HM 78120. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. 1870, August 17.  HM 78121. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. Detroit Lake, Minn. 1870, August 31.  HM 78122. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. North of Detroit Lake, Minn. 1870, September 14.  HM 78123. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Near Oak Lake, Minn. 1870, September 24.  HM 78124. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. [Near Oak Lake], Minn. 1870, September 28.  HM 78125. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Camp at Third Crossing, Minn. [1870, October 3].  HM 78126. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs Forbes. Camp at Third Crossing, Minn. 1870, October 9.  HM 78127. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. Camp at Third Crossing, Minn. 1870, October 16-20.  HM 78128. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Camp above Detroit Lake, Minn. 1870, October 24 and November 3.  HM 78129. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Camp at Third Crossing, Minn. 1870, October 31.  HM 78130. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. 1870, November 6.  HM 78131. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs Forbes. St. Paul, Minn. 1870, November 19.  HM 78132. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. St. Paul, Minn. 1870, November 21.  HM 78133. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs Forbes. St. Paul, Minn. 1870, November 27.  HM 78134. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs Forbes. St. Paul, Minn. 1870, November 27.  HM 78135. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. St. Paul, Minn. 1870, December 14.  HM 78136. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. St. Paul, Minn. 1870, December 18.  HM 78137. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. St. Paul, Minn. 1870, December 18.  HM 78138. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. St. Paul, Minn. [1871], January 6.  HM 78139. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. St. Paul, Minn. [1871], January 12.  HM 78140. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. [1871], January 21.  HM 78141. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs Forbes. Brainerd, Minn. 1871, January 29.  HM 78142. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. Brainerd, Minn. 1871, February 5.  HM 78143. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. Brainerd, Minn. 1871, February 14.  HM 78144. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs Forbes. Brainerd, Minn. 1871, February 20.  HM 78145. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. Brainerd, Minn. 1871, February 26.  HM 78146. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. 1871, March 7.  HM 78147. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Brainerd, Minn. 1871, March 12.  HM 78148. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. Brainerd, Minn. 1871, March 27.  HM 78149. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Georgetown, Minn. 1871, April 9-11.  HM 78150. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs Forbes. Georgetown, Minn. 1871, April 12.  HM 78151. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Georgetown, Minn. 1871, April 13.  HM 78152. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Georgetown, Minn. 1871, April 16.  HM 78153. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. "Chene River," Dakota Terr. 1871, April 23.  HM 78154. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. Brainerd, Minn. 1871, May 12.  HM 78155. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. [Dakota Terr.]. 1871, May 21.  HM 78156. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Dakota Terr. 1871, June 3.  HM 78157. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Georgetown, Minn. 1871, [before June 24].  HM 78158. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Brainerd, Minn. 1871, June 24.  HM 78159. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Brainerd, Minn. 1871, June 29.  HM 78160. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. Brainerd, Minn. 1871, July 2.  HM 78161. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. 1871, July 15.  HM 78162. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. St. Paul, Minn. 1871, August 27.  HM 78163. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Heart River. 1871, September 13.  HM 78164. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Brainerd, Minn. 1871, October 29.  HM 78165. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. 1871, November 21.  HM 78166. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Camp on Lake Eckelson, Dakota Terr. 1871, December 17.  HM 78167. 

Box  2

Correspondence, 1872-1874.

Physical Description: 46 folders.
 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs 1872, January 14.  HM 78168. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. James River, Dakota Terr. 1872, March 10.  HM 78169. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. James River, Dakota Terr. 1872, March 17.  HM 78170. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. James River, Dakota Terr. 1872, March 24.  HM 78171. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. James River, Dakota Terr. 1872, March 31.  HM 78172. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. James River, Dakota Terr. 1872, [before April 30].  HM 78173. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs Forbes. Carlton, Dakota Terr. 1872, April 30.  HM 78174. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. "Missouri River Crossing," Burleigh County, Dakota Terr. 1872, May 19.  HM 78175. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. "Between the Missouri River and Coteau," Dakota Terr. 1872, May 30.  HM 78176. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. Coteau, Dakota Terr. 1872, June 5.  HM 78177. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Franklin Bache Meigs. Coteau, Dakota Terr. 1872, June 6.  HM 78178. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. 1872, June 14.  HM 78179. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. 1872, July 2.  HM 78180. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. Coteau Springs, Dakota Terr. 1872, July 11.  HM 78181. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. 1872, July 19.  HM 78182. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Missouri River, Dakota Terr. 1872, September 17.  HM 78183. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Fargo, Dakota Terr. 1872, October 1.  HM 78184. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. Edwinton, Dakota Terr. 1872, October 19.  HM 78185. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Telegraph to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. Brainerd, Minn. 1872, December 23.  HM 78186. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Fargo, Dakota Terr. 1872, December 27.  HM 78187. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. 1873, March 31.  HM 78188. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. 1873, March 31.  HM 78189. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. St. Paul, Minn. 1873, April 6.  HM 78190. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Edwinton, Dakota Terr. 1873, April 23.  HM 78191. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Edwinton, Dakota Terr. 1873, April 29.  HM 78192. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. "End of Track," Dakota Terr. 1873, May 17.  HM 78193. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Bismarck, Dakota Terr. 1873, May 26.  HM 78194. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. East of Bismarck, Dakota Terr. 1873, June 3.  HM 78195. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Edwinton, Dakota Terr. 1873, June 16.  HM 78196. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Dakota Terr. 1873, June 18.  HM 78197. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. "In Camp, Mud Creek," Dakota Terr. 1873, June 28.  HM 78198. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Camp on the Yellowstone River. 1873, July 22.  HM 78199. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Camp near Powder River, Montana Terr. 1873, July 25.  HM 78200. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. Camp Thorne, Yellowstone River, Montana Terr. 1873, September 6.  HM 78201. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. Camp Thorne, Yellowstone River, Montana Terr. 1873, September 9.  HM 78202. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Rock Island, [Ill.]. 1874, August 12.  HM 78203. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Rock Island, [Ill.]. 1874, August 24.  HM 78204. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. Rock Island, [Ill.]. 1874, August 26.  HM 78205. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. 1874, September 11.  HM 78206. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Below Newport, [Minn.]. 1874, September 15.  HM 78207. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. Prescott, [Wis.]. 1874, September 29.  HM 78208. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. Buffalo River, Wis. 1874, October 12.  HM 78209. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. Minneapolis, Minn. 1874, October 18.  HM 78210. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. Near Winona, Minn. 1874, November 14.  HM 78211. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. Homer, Minn. 1874, November 9.  HM 78212. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Letter to Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. Rock Island, [Ill.]. 1875, May 17.  HM 78213. 

 

Series II: Sketches, typescripts, and miscellaneous.

Box  3

Sketches, typescripts, and miscellaneous, 1869-1929.

Physical Description: 23 folders.
 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. "Rear Flagman": sketch. [1870?].  HM 78214. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. "A settler's house near Rush Lake, Minn.": sketch. 1870, June 26.  HM 78215. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. "Our camp on the prairie 1 1/2 miles from the Otter Tail River": sketch. 1870, June 27.  HM 78216. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. "Emigrant midday camp on the prairie": sketch. 1870, June 29.  HM 78217. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. "Missouri River from Bluffs opposite": sketch. 1871, May 21.  HM 78218. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. "A Hall for Dinner": sketch. 1871, June 5.  HM 78219. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. "N.P.R.R. Camp in Dakota": sketch. 1871, June.  HM 78220. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. "Bad Land Butte": sketch. 1871, September 26.  HM 78221. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. "Fort Berthold on Upper Missouri River": sketch. 1871.  HM 78222. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. "Valley of the Cheyenne River Looking East": sketch. [1871].  HM 78223. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. "Camp at James River": sketch. 1872, March.  HM 78224. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. "Meigs Butte, near Sully's battle field - west of the Little Missouri": sketch. [Before 1873].  HM 78225. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. "Bad Lands Below Camp Near Island in Yellowstone River": sketch. 1873, July.  HM 78226. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. "Run in the Little Missouri": sketch. 1873.  HM 78227. 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Northern Pacific Letters: Typescripts. 1870. 1929.  HM 78228 (1). 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Northern Pacific Letters: Typescripts. 1871. 1929.  HM 78228 (2). 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Northern Pacific Letters: Typescripts. 1872. 1929.  HM 78228 (3). 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. Northern Pacific Letters: Typescripts. 1873-1874. 1929.  HM 78228 (4). 

 

Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931. "Particular episodes dealt with at more length than in the letters": Typescript. 1929.  HM 78229. 

 

Certificate of the Royal Polytechnic School at Stuttgart, Germany, for Montgomery Meigs. 1869.  HM 78230. 

 

"Documents: General M.C. Meigs on the Conduct of the Civil War": Printed pamphlet. 1921, January.  HM 78231. 

 

Meigs family notes. [Undated].  HM 78232. 

 

Meigs family notes (from family Bible). [Undated].  HM 78233.