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Box 1, Folder 1

Abigail Adams, Auteuil, France, letter to Hannah Quincy Lincoln Storer 1785 January 20

Biographical / Historical

Abigail Adams (1744-1818) was the spouse of the second president of the United States, John Adams, and was mother of the sixth president of the United States, John Quincy Adams.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Written while the Adamses were in France for John Adams' diplomatic post. Letter discusses French weather, customs, theater, and contemporary fashion. (4 pages)

Publication Note

Box 1, Folder 2

Charles Francis Adams Sr. speech "The Republican Party a Necessity" delivered to the House of Representatives, May 31, 1860. 1860s?

Biographical / Historical

Charles Francis Adams Sr. was son of John Quincy Adams and grandson of John Adams. He served as a Republican in the House of Representatives from 1859 to 1861.

Scope and Contents

Printed copy, removed from larger publication. (7 pages)
Box 1, Folder 3

John Adams, Philadelphia, letter to John Quincy Adams, Braintree 1777 April 8

Biographical / Historical

John Adams (1735-1826) was the second president of the United States from 1797 to 1801.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Moral advice to his son, aged 10. (1 page and addressed cover)
Box 1, Folder 4

John Adams, Paris, letter to Alexandre Marie Cerisier, Amsterdam 1783 May 13

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding the Treaty of Paris. (2 pages and addressed cover)
Box 21, Folder 2

John Adams letter to Uriah Forrest 1797 June 28

Physical Description: Item was previously framed and is still mounted along with the engraving.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Adams is responding to Forrest's letter of the 23rd, which had reported on a letter of Thomas Jefferson. Includes engraved portrait of Adams. (1 page)

Publication Note

Published in The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United States, Volume 8 (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1853).
Box 1, Folder 5

John Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts, letter to Governor Arthur St. Clair 1799 May 18

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Thanking him for the pamphlet; thoughts on government. (2 pages)
Box 1, Folder 6

John Adams letter to the Secretary of the Treasury Oliver Wolcott Jr. 1799 July 23

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding Gay Head lighthouse, Martha's Vineyard. (1 page)
Box 1, Folder 7

John Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts, letter to Thomas Boylston Adams 1800 September 6

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding Thomas Boylston Adams' conduct at meetings; John Adams' letter of early 1790s to "that confidential Friend and assistant of Secretary Hamilton." (2 pages)
Box 1, Folder 8

John Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts, letter to Benjamin Rush 1810 August 6

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding medicines, Napoleon and Europe. (2 pages and addressed cover)
Box 1, Folder 9

John Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts, letter to Benjamin Rush 1812 May 13

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding Jefferson, Madison; Tenche Cox, Peter Muhlenburg, and political scandals. (3 pages)
Box 1, Folder 10

John Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts, letter to Benjamin Rush 1812 December 29

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding what he would have done about Great Britain and Canada were he still president. (3 pages and addressed cover)
Box 1, Folder 11

John Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts, letter to Doctor Benjamin? Waterhouse 1813 April 9

Language of Material: Partially in French.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding the word 'Brimborion.' (1 page)
Box 1, Folder 12

John Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts, letter to James Madison 1814 November 28

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding son John Quincy Adams, War of 1812. (2 pages)
Box 1, Folder 13

John Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts, letter to Reverend Stephen Peabody, Atkinson, New Hampshire 1815 November 1

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding religion, present state of the world (1 page and addressed cover); includes attached note about Stephen Peabody by G.A. Peabody, 1863 June 15, with additional notes about Adams on reverse (2 pages).
Box 1, Folder 14

John Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts, letter to Daniel Coney, Augusta, Maine 1819 February 1

Physical Description: Signature on cover cut away.

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Regarding Maine statehood. (2 pages and addressed cover)
Box 1, Folder 15

John Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts, letter to William Tudor, Boston 1820 July 26

Physical Description: Bottom of letter damaged, signature missing.

Scope and Contents

Letter. Regarding the origins of Boston's Liberty Tree. Has franking signature. (1 page and addressed cover)
Box 1, Folder 16

John Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts, letter to G.A. Otis, Philadelphia 1820 August 3

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Regarding books, histories. (2 pages)
Box 1, Folder 17

John Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts, letter to Reverend Aaron Bancroft, Worcester, Massachusetts 1823 January 24

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Thanking Bancroft for the book; mentions his involvement in religious, legal, political controversies. (3 pages)
Box 1, Folder 18

John Quincy Adams, the Hague, letter to P.J. Munro, Paris 1784 February 9

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Written as a 16-year-old about books he is reading, poetry. (2 pages and addressed cover)
Box 1, Folder 19

John Quincy Adams, the Hague, letter to John Gardner 1794 December 16

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding political events in Europe, pistols. (3 pages)
Box 1, Folder 20

John Quincy Adams, Helvetshuys, letter to N. Frazier & J. Gardner 1795 November 2

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Sending regrets for missing them in the Netherlands, hopes to hear from them during their European travels. (2 pages and addressed cover)
Box 1, Folder 21

John Quincy Adams, London, letter to Thomas Boylston Adams 1796 January 14

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Is returning to the Hague. (1 page)
Box 1, Folder 22

John Quincy Adams, Berlin, letter to Sylvanus Bourne 1798 July 13

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding the fallout of the XYZ affair, the deteriorating relationship with France, resolutions, attack on Bourne in Porcupine's Gazette. (1 page and addressed cover)
Box 1, Folder 24

John Quincy Adams, Berlin, letter to Thomas Boylston Adams 1798 October 30

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter. News from Berlin; Action of 18 August 1798 (capture of ship Leander). (1 page)
Box 1, Folder 25

John Quincy Adams, Washington, D.C, letter to W. Plumer 1808 January 25

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Appears to be a letter book copy. Regarding events in Congress, European politics, the 1808 presidential election. (3 pages)
Box 1, Folder 26

John Quincy Adams, Washington, D.C., letter to Governor James Sullivan, Boston 1808 April 15

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Adams defends his support of 1807 Embargo Act against Britain and France. (3 pages)
Box 2, Folder 1

John Quincy Adams, St. Petersburg, letter to James Madison 1811 January 7

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Partly in diplomatic cipher. Regarding Abigail Adams' request to Madison for John Quincy Adams' recall from Minister to Russia post. (4 pages)
Box 2, Folder 2

John Quincy Adams, St. Petersburg, letter to Jonathan Russell, Paris 1811 April 18

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Postscript in hand of Adams. Regarding American vessels, navigation. (2 pages)
Box 2, Folder 3

John Quincy Adams, St. Petersburg, letter to Joel Barlow, Paris 1812 March 16

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding U.S. relationship with France; desire for French influence on Great Britain. (1 page)
Box 2, Folder 4

John Quincy Adams, Paris, letter to Levett Harris, St. Petersburg, Russia 1815 March 2

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Addressed to "L. Harris." Regarding the Treaty of Ghent. (2 pages and addressed cover)
Box 2, Folder 5

John Quincy Adams, London, letter to Thomas Aspinwall, London 1816 February 23

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Letter regarding monies for destitute American seamen. (1 page and addressed cover)
Box 2, Folder 6

John Quincy Adams, Washington, D.C., letter to James Miller, Boston 1818 June 1

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Authorization to receive possession of Moose, Frederick and Dudley Islands in Bay of Passamaquoddy from British. (3 pages)
Box 2, Folder 7

John Quincy Adams, Washington, D.C., letter to Albert Gallatin, Paris 1819 November 24

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Request for publications. (1 page)
Box 2, Folder 8

John Quincy Adams, Washington, D.C., letter to John Van Ness 1820 August 15

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding a house deed, Washington, D.C. (3 pages)
Box 22

John Quincy Adams "Report upon Weights and Measures" 1821

Scope and Contents

Published report, signed. Signed "To my father". (245 pages, bound volume)
Box 2, Folder 9

John Quincy Adams, Washington, D.C., letter to Henry Alexander Scammell Dearborn 1822 January 8

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding an election; Adams notes that an attempt is underway for a Congressional caucus nomination for an election in three years. (1 page)
Box 2, Folder 10

William? E. Richmond, Providence, letter to John Bailey, Washington, D.C. 1822 October 21

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding presidential election, Adams' support in New Hampshire, Isaac Hill. (2 pages and addressed cover)
Box 2, Folder 11

John Quincy Adams, Washington, D.C., letter to President and Director of Bank of the Metropolis 1824 March 24

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding a bank note drawn by a married woman. (1 page)
Box 2, Folder 12

John Quincy Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts, and Daniel Webster certification of George Washington Adams 1824 September 21, September 25

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Adams's certification that George Washington Adams was law student under his direction; Webster certifies George Washington Adams as current student. (1 page)
Box 2, Folder 13

John Quincy Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts, letter to Richard Rush 1826 September 5

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding budget and complaints against Captain Matthews, commander of cutter at Charleston, South Carolina. (1 page)
Box 2, Folder 14

John Quincy Adams, Washington, D.C., letter to Richard Riker, New York 1827 March 9

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding successful completion of the Erie Canal. Also acknowledging copy of memoir about the canal intended for his deceased father, John Adams. (1 page)
Box 2, Folder 15

John Quincy Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts, letter to Henry Clay, Washington, D.C. 1827 September 24

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding Albert Gallatin and Maine border dispute with Great Britain. (2 pages)
Box 2, Folder 16

John Quincy Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts, letter to Richard Rush, Washington, D.C. 1827 October 2

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Letter to Secretary of the Treasury regarding orders to diplomatic corps to search for plants to introduce to U.S., and British blocking of U.S. commerce with its West Indies colonies. (2 pages)
Box 2, Folder 17

John Quincy Adams, Washington, D.C., letter to Henry A. S. Dearborn, Boston 1827 December 12

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding growing trees, especially chestnuts. (1 page)
Box 2, Folder 18

John Quincy Adams, Washington, D.C., letter to William R. Prince, Long Island 1828 July 15

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Thanking the proprietor of the Linnaean Botanic Gardens for treatise on horticulture. (1 page)
Box 2, Folder 19

John Quincy Adams, Boston, letter to Richard Rush, Washington, D.C. 1828 August 27

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Letter to the Secretary of Treasury regarding remission of penalty on ship Oxford. (1 page)
Box 2, Folder 20

John Quincy Adams, Washington, D.C., letter to James Madison, Montpelier 1829 February 21

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Enclosing pamphlet about U.S. history; expressing sympathies for death of Madison's parent. (1 page)
Box 2, Folder 21

John Quincy Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts, letter to J.L. Hedge, Plymouth 1830 October 15

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Accepting the nomination to represent District of Plymouth, Massachusetts in Congress. (1 page)
Box 2, Folder 22

John Quincy Adams letter to Thomas Boylston Adams 1831 February 11

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding the winter weather in Washington, D.C., impending eclipse. (1 page)
Box 2, Folder 23

John Quincy Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts, letter to Peter S. Du Ponceau, Philadelphia 1831 October 3

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding readings on language, various authors. (3 pages)
Box 2, Folder 24

John Quincy Adams, Washington, D.C., letter to Robert Walsh, Philadelphia 1832 May 28

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding bank reports. (1 page)
Box 2, Folder 25

John Quincy Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts, letter to Russell Freeman, Boston 1835 October 12

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding his political philosophy, allegiance to his country, not party. (4 pages)
Box 2, Folder 26

John Quincy Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts, letter to R.T. Paine, Boston 1839 November 14

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Seeking information on European astronomical observatories; expenses, staff, duties, compensations, instruments. (1 page)
Box 3, Folder 1

John Quincy Adams note to a member of the Select Committee on the Smithsonian 1840 January 14

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter. Requesting meeting of the members of the Select Committee on the Smithsonian. With added note of Simon Brown attesting to handwriting of John Quincy Adams, 1855. (1 page)
Box 3, Folder 2

John Quincy Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts, letter to J.H. Tefft, Savannah, Georgia 1840 August 22

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding his honorary membership in Georgia Historical Society; sending several pamphlets. (1 page)
Box 3, Folder 3

John Quincy Adams, Washington, D.C., letter to John Quincy Adams, Quincy 1841 July 7

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Letter to his nephew in Navy regarding his passing exams; also communicated his desire to join Mediterranean squadron to Secretary of the Navy. (1 page)
Box 3, Folder 4

John P. Hale, Washington, D.C., letter to Lambert Hale 1848 February 22

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding John Quincy Adams' failing health; also Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. (1 page)
Box 3, Folder 5

Addresses in the Congress of the United States and Funeral Solemnities on the Death of John Quincy Adams 1848

Scope and Contents

Published copy. (40 pages)
Box 3, Folder 6

Louisa Catherine Adams, Washington, D.C., letter to Commander Stewart 1842 December 21

Biographical / Historical

Louisa Catherine Adams (1775-1852) was the spouse of President John Quincy Adams.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Recommending her nephew John Quincy Adams, under his command on the Independence. (1 page and addressed cover)
Box 3, Folder 7

Louisa Catherine Adams, Boston, letter to Caroline De Windt 1847 January 7

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding Caroline De Windt's uncle. (2 pages)
Box 3, Folder 8

Louisa Catherine Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts, letter to Mary Catherine Hellen Adams? 1848 September 16

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Letter expressing concern about the perversion of the late John Quincy Adams' opinions by members of Congress; states that John Quincy Adams detested the idea of a military president, Mexican-American War. (4 pages) Likely recipient of letter identified by Judith Graham, Series Editor of the Louisa Catherine Adams Papers, 2009.
Box 3, Folder 9

Joseph K. Pokorny, Towson, Maryland, letter to Spiro T. Agnew, Washington, D.C. 1973 July 18

Biographical / Historical

Spiro Agnew (1918-1996) was Vice President of the United States under President Nixon from 1969 to 1973. He resigned his office in October 1973 following a corruption investigation involving his previous public service in Maryland.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding dispensation of office wall memorabilia, law firm. (1 page)
Box 3, Folder 10

Susan B. Anthony, Washington, D.C., letter to Sarah Soule? Wilbour 1891 February 6

Biographical / Historical

Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906) was an activist for women's rights and suffrage.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Sending certificate of life membership, National American Woman Suffrage Association. (3 pages, certificate not included) Included with this letter are four letters, circulars, and postcards probably related to Sarah Soule Wilbour (two envelopes are addressed to her) regarding the National American Woman Suffrage Association/ Little Compton (Rhode Island) Suffrage League, 1887-1891. (7 pages total)
Box 3, Folder 11

Mr. Armstrong to local secretary of the Society of Chemical Industry, Newcastle-on-Tyne Section 1899 April 22

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Members welcome to inspect the grounds at Craigside. (1 page)
Box 3, Folder 12

Chester A. Arthur, Washington, D.C., letter to G. Roberts Brown 1881 November 16

Biographical / Historical

Chester A. Arthur (1829-1886) was the 21st president of the United States from 1881 to 1885.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Will grant Brown's request. (1 page, includes addressed and stamped portion of envelope)
Box 19, Folder 1

Bernard M. Baruch, Washington, D.C., letter to John Hays Hammond, Washington, D.C. 1918 February 19 

Biographical / Historical

Bernard M. Baruch (1870-1965) was an American financier and statesman. He served on the Advisory Commission of the Council for National Defense and the War Industries Board (WIB) during World War I and as a presidential advisor and spokesman during World War II. Baruch was also an economic policy advisor and funded numerous election campaigns of Democratic politicians.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Is happy to send Hammond a photograph of himself, hoping Hammond will send one in return. (1 page)
Box 19, Folder 2

Winston Churchill, London, letter to Bernard M. Baruch 1921 June 23 

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Is sorry that Baruch and his wife cannot dine with him on the 12th, hoping to reschedule. On Colonial Office letterhead. (3 pages)
Box 19, Folder 3

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to Bernard M. Baruch, Washington, D.C. 1921 December 31

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Is sorry he did not attend the dinner of the War Industries Board. On White House letterhead. (1 page)
Box 19, Folder 4

Bernard M. Baruch, New York, letter to Edgar French Strother, Washington, D.C. 1929 May 14

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Congratulating Strother on his appointment in the Hoover White House. Includes typescript copy of Strother's response to Baruch, 1929 May 20. (2 pages total)
Box 19, Folder 5

Bernard M. Baruch, New York, letter to John Hays Hammond, Washington, D.C. 1930 May 8

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Is wondering what Hammond used as bait in the Yacqui (Yaqui) Delta proposition, it was a surprise to get the money back. (1 page)
Box 19, Folder 6

Bernard M. Baruch, New York, letter to Edgar French Strother, New York 1931 March 9

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Is enclosing a statement on a subject "you have often heard me discuss." Includes typescript copy of Strother's response to Baruch, 1931 March 10. (2 pages total)
Box 19, Folder 7

A. Bigio, New York, letter to Bernard M. Baruch, New York 1943 January 14

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Is sending a copy of a letter he wrote to Dr. Stephen Wise regarding his war advice for Roosevelt and Churchill, would like a meeting with Roosevelt. Typescript copy of letter from Bigio to Wise enclosed, 1942 December 15. (6 pages total)
Box 19, Folder 8

Leslie Benson, Washington, D.C., letter to Bernard M. Baruch 1943 January 18

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Is sending a list of purchases made on Baruch's behalf for General Harvey. Items were delivered to the embassy. Includes typescript list of items. (3 pages total)
Box 19, Folder 9

Edward J. Bing letter to Bernard M. Baruch 1943 January

Scope and Contents

Clippings with autograph notes. Sending copies of two of his essays published in the American Mercury, "Divided Loyalties in the Near East" and "Modern Science Discovers God;" also encloses newspaper clipping about himself. (17 pages total)
Box 19, Folder 10

Leslie Benson, Washington, D.C., letter Bernard M. Baruch 1943 February 10

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed, with autograph additions. Invitation to dinner; reports on the death of pilot Brigadier Dykes. (1 page)
Box 19, Folder 11

Benjamin Axleroad, Camp Forrest, Tennessee, letter to Bernard M. Baruch, New York 1943 February 12

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Is sending an extract from Roosevelt: A Study of Fortune and Power by Emil Ludwig that discusses Baruch. Requests an autographed copy of a book reissued by Baruch. (2 pages)
Box 19, Folder 12

Charles E. Bertrand, Great Neck, New York, letter to Bernard M. Baruch, New York 1943 June 24

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Is enclosing opinions on dealing with Mussolini for Baruch to pass along if he finds them useful. (2 pages)
Box 19, Folder 13

John J. Bradley, New York, letter to Bernard M. Baruch, New York 1943 June 30

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Inviting Baruch to be a guest on his radio show to discuss the war. (1 page)
Box 19, Folder 14

Leslie Benson, London, letter to Bernard M. Baruch 1943 September 30

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Reports on his children, visitors, and house in London. (2 pages)
Box 19, Folder 15

Herman R. Allen, Washington, D.C., letter to Bernard M. Baruch, Washington, D.C. 1943 October 5

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Requests a statement by Baruch for the Associated Press to be used in the event of Germany's surrender. Includes typescript copy of Baruch's response to Allen, 1943 October 18. (2 pages total)
Box 19, Folder 16

William Harman Black, New York, letter to Bernard M. Baruch, Washington, D.C. 1943 October 15

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Is sending a copy of a constitutional amendment proposal. Includes typescript copy of response from John M. Hancock on behalf of Bernard Baruch, 1943 October 20; typescript signed of Black's amendment proposal with notes, 1943 October 15; and typescript letter signed of Black's response to Hancock, 1943 October 31. (9 pages total)
Box 19, Folder 17

Sigrid Arne, New York, letter to Bernard M. Baruch, Washington, D.C. 1944 January 10

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. From the Associated Press, sending copies of a "personality story" about Baruch. Includes typescript copy of Baruch's response to Arne, 1944 January 17, and clippings of articles. (2 pages and clippings)
Box 19, Folder 18

Tony Biddle, Washington, D.C., letter to Bernard M. Baruch, Washington, D.C. 1944 February 2

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Was happy to see him recently and is happy about their renewed friendship. (1 page)
Box 19, Folder 19

Lawson Adams, Ardmore, Pennsylvania, letter to Bernard M. Baruch 1944 April 23

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Offering for sale a watercolor of Woodrow Wilson at the 1918 Paris Peace Conference. (3 pages) Includes copy of watercolor and two clippings about Baruch.
Box 19, Folder 20

Bernard M. Baruch? letter to the British Embassy, Washington, D.C. 1944 August 11

Scope and Contents

Typescript copy. Hoping to include enclosed letter to Churchill in official mail pouch. (1 page)
Box 20, Folder 1

Roger Callender, Chicago, letter to Bernard M. Baruch, Georgetown, South Carolina

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Is soliciting employment on Baruch's South Carolina estate (Hobcaw Plantation). Includes Baruch's signed typescript response to Callender, 1944 December 27. (2 pages total and envelope)
Box 20, Folder 2

Bernard Brookes, Washington, D.C., letter to Bernard M. Baruch, Washington, D.C. 1944 November 16

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Wondering if Baruch is interested in purchasing a collection of Thomas Edison and Civil War material for the Library of Congress. (1 page)
Box 20, Folder 3

Bernard Brookes letter to Bernard M. Baruch 1944 December 11

Scope and Contents

Autograph note signed. Is forwarding typescript letter signed from Lieutenant Colonel A.M.L. de Luxembourg to Bancroft Foley, 1944 November 21 regarding the proposed sale of his 1673 bust of Benedict de Spinoza. (1 page) Also includes photographs of the bust with notes, a photograph of another bust in de Luxembourg's possession of James Monroe and a typescript copy of the appraisal of the Monroe bust by Charles Moore, Commission of Fine Arts, 1935 May 7.
Box 20, Folder 4

Robert Lee Bullard, New York, letter to Bernard M. Baruch 1944 December?

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding December 11 issue of Life magazine. (1 page)
Box 20, Folder 5

Clement A. Attlee account of Wendell Willkie (to Bernard M. Baruch?) 1944

Scope and Contents

Typescript. Account of Wendell Willkie's visit to London during the Blitz. (1 page)
Box 20, Folder 6

Mrs. B.P. Asch, St. Paul, Minnesota, note to Bernard M. Baruch approximately 1944

Scope and Contents

Autograph note. Sending newspaper clipping of a cartoon "When All Other Remedies Fail" from the St. Paul Dispatch that depicts Baruch. (1 page and clipping, return address portion of envelope)
Box 20, Folder 7

Brehon Somervell, Washington, D.C., letter to Bernard M. Baruch, New York 1945 March 30

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Appreciates his note of congratulations on his promotion to general. (1 page)
Box 20, Folder 8

Brehon Somervell, Washington, D.C., letter to Bernard M. Baruch, New York 1945 December 12

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Appreciates his note regarding his award from the City of New York. (1 page)
Box 20, Folder 9

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., New York, letter to Bernard M. Baruch 1945 April 17

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Inviting Baruch to join sponsoring committee for the American Veterans Committee event "Our World Forum" on May 2. (1 page)
Box 20, Folder 10

Bernard M. Baruch, New York, letter to Gustaf Stromberg, Pasadena, California 1946 September 25

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Responding to the proposals of his letter regarding armed forces, relations with the Soviet Union. (2 pages)
Box 20, Folder 11

Bernard M. Baruch, New York, letter to Natalie H. Hammond, New York 1950 July 21

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Was pleased to receive her letter, is forwarding it. (1 page)
Box 20, Folder 12

Bernard M. Baruch, New York, letter to "Elevator Girls" 1950 July 30

Scope and Contents

Autograph note signed. Thanking them for the flowers. (2 pages)
Box 20, Folder 13

Bernard M. Baruch letter to Natalie H. Hammond 1952 January 21

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking her for her brother's article, is passing it on to Churchill's staff. (1 page)
Box 20, Folder 14

Bernard M. Baruch, New York, letter to General Leslie R. Groves, New York 1953 May 4

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Had intended to attend the dinner, regrets missing it. Mentions current military policies. (1 page)
Box 20, Folder 15

Bernard M. Baruch, New York, letter to Rose Bigman, New York 1956 February 1

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Was not disturbed by Truman's remarks; wants the best for the U.S. (1 page)
Box 20, Folder 16

Bernard M. Baruch, New York, letter to Hy Gardner, New York 1960 October 6  

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Is having his publisher send him a copy of the newly published second volume of his memoir, Baruch, The Public Years. (1 page)
Box 20, Folder 17

John F. Kennedy, Washington, D.C., letter to Bernard M. Baruch, Kingstree, South Carolina 1962 May 21

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed, with added autograph note. Thanking him for writing to him about the McDermotts. (1 page)
Box 20, Folder 18

Bernard M. Baruch, Kingstree, South Carolina, letter to G.M. Loeb, New York 1965 February 28

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Acknowledging receipt of his letter; discusses "getting the facts" and mentions his lecture "A Philosophy of Our Time." (1 page)
Box 20, Folder 19

Minor Shaw, "Belle's Legacy" 1999 March 4

Scope and Contents

Typescript speech. Thursday Club presentation by the Chairman of the Independent Colleges and Universities of South Carolina Foundation regarding the Belle W. Baruch Foundation at Hobcaw Barony; Belle W. Baruch leaving the Hobcaw property to the state of South Carolina for research and educational purpose. (25 pages)
Box 20, Folder 20

Bernard M. Baruch signed photograph portrait undated

Scope and Contents

Photograph portrait of Baruch signed to George Albert Ingham, mentions Boy Scouts of America.
Box 3, Folder 13

James Buchanan, Washington, D.C., letter to Maria J. Yates 1831 January 3

Biographical / Historical

James Buchanan (1791-1868) was the 15th president of the United States from 1857 to 1861.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Letter to his sister; expresses desire to leave House of Representatives, Washington, D.C. ("is duller than I have ever known it"); his health, family matters. (2 pages)
Box 3, Folder 14

James Buchanan, Washington, D.C., letter to W.J.G.L. Brown 1857 June 13

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Letter of recommendation. (1 page)
Box 3, Folder 15

James Buchanan, Washington, D.C., letter to W.C.N. Swift, New Bedford 1858 October 30

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Returning donation to the Democratic party. (1 page with franked envelope)
Box 3, Folder 16

George Bush, Washington, D.C., letter to L. Dennis Shapiro 1992 October 2

Biographical / Historical

George Bush (1924-2018) was the 41st president of the United States from 1989 to 1993.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding Justice Department's antitrust litigation against Massachusetts Institute of Technology, student financial aid. (1 page and envelope)
Box 3, Folder 17

Richard E. Byrd, Boston, letter to Marie Smith 1926 September 13

Biographical / Historical

Richard E. Byrd (1888-1957) was an American naval officer, aviator, and polar explorer.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding lecture bookings. (1 page)
Box 3, Folder 18

Louis Nizer, New York, letter to Truman Capote 1973 May 14

Biographical / Historical

Truman Capote (1924-1984) was an American author.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding Jacqueline Susann's potential libel suit against Capote. (2 pages)
Box 3, Folder 19

Jimmy Carter, aboard Air Force One, letter to Phil Leonard 1980 October 31

Biographical / Historical

Jimmy Carter (1924-) was the 39th president of the United States from 1977 to 1981.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding that day's visit to Jackson. (1 page)
Box 3, Folder 20

Charles Bates, Albuquerque, letter to Jimmy Carter 1991 June 12

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Answer to question regarding offer to ransom American POWs in Vietnam. With Jimmy Carter autograph signed note/reply. (1 page)
Box 3, Folder 21

Winston Churchill, London, letter to Ivan Colvin 1945 January 22

Biographical / Historical

Winston Churchill (1874-1965) was prime minister of Great Britain from 1940 to 1945, and from 1951 to 1955.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking for the work of Royal Naval War Libraries. (1 page)
Box 3, Folder 22

Henry Clay letter to John Quincy Adams 1819 October 29

Biographical / Historical

Henry Clay (1777-1852) was a U.S. congressman and senator from Kentucky. He also served as secretary of state from 1825 to 1829 under President John Quincy Adams.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding referring case of French neighbors to Albert Gallatin. (1 page)
Box 3, Folder 23

Grover Cleveland, Albany, letter to Joseph L. Fairchild, Buffalo 1884 July 19

Biographical / Historical

Grover Cleveland (1837-1908) was the 22nd president from 1885 to 1889 and the 24th president from 1893 to 1897 of the United States.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding their friendship, Fairchild's "kind words," presumably on Cleveland's recent nomination for President at Democratic National Convention. (2 pages and envelope)
Box 3, Folder 24

Grover Cleveland letter to unidentified addressee 1888 June 12

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Enclosing an order relating to teaching in Native American schools. (2 pages)
Box 3, Folder 25

Grover Cleveland, Washington, D.C., letter to John Parkinson 1895 January 7

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding accusation of trespassing on land. (2 pages and envelope)
Box 4, Folder 1

Bill Clinton remarks at Ron Brown memorial, Washington, D.C. 1996 April 4

Biographical / Historical

Bill Clinton (1946-) was the 42nd president of the United States from 1993 to 2001.

Scope and Contents

Document signed. (1 page)
Box 4, Folder 2

Bill Clinton, Washington, D.C., letter to Daniel P. Moynihan 1996 July 20

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding Kuwaiti apostasy law; case of Robert Hussein accused of apostasy for converting to Christianity. (1 page)
Box 4, Folder 3

Gustave Paul Cluseret, Washington, D.C., letter to Clement Duvernois? 1862 February 21

Language of Material: In French.

Biographical / Historical

Gustave Paul Cluseret (1823-1900) was a French soldier who served as a brigadier general in the American Civil War under Generals Fremont and McClellan.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Letter from Union general to a friend regarding Civil War. (4 pages)
Box 4, Folder 4

Calvin Coolidge, Washington, D.C., letter to W.A.C. Bazeley, Uxbridge, Massachusetts 1923 August 18

Biographical / Historical

Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933) was the 30th president of the United States from 1923 to 1929.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking for letter, suggestions. (1 page)
Box 4, Folder 5

Calvin Coolidge, Washington, D.C., letter to French Crow, Marion, Ohio 1923 September 10

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for the Harding memorial stamps. See also French Crow correspondence under Warren G. Harding. (1 page and envelope)
Box 4, Folder 6

Calvin Coolidge, Washington, D.C., letter to Cornelius Greenway 1924 November 18

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Letter to Tufts College student with advice. (1 page)
Box 4, Folder 7

Calvin Coolidge, Washington, D.C., letter to Thomas W. White, Boston 1926 January 27

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Favor has been received. (1 page and envelope)
Box 4, Folder 8

Calvin Coolidge, Paul Smith's, New York, letter to E.J. Blanchard, Plymouth, Vermont 1926 September 3

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding taxes on Coolidge's father's estate. (1 page)
Box 4, Folder 9

Jefferson Davis, Montgomery, letter to Braxton Bragg 1861 May 23

Biographical / Historical

Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) was the president of the Confederate States from 1861 to 1865 during the U.S. Civil War.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding Fort Pickens, Pensacola. (4 pages)
Box 4, Folder 10

Benjamin Disraeli letter to Lord Devereux 1871 December 26

Biographical / Historical

Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) was a British politician and was Prime Minister of Great Britain in 1868 and from 1874 to 1880.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Personal note. (4 pages)
Box 4, Folder 11

Edward, Duke of Windsor letter to Robert T. Snyder, New York 1954 April 24

Biographical / Historical

Edward VIII (1894-1972) was King of England in 1936 before abdicating to marry a divorcee, Wallis Simpson.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking for the flowers; space available in Chemical Bank vault, New York. (1 page)
Box 4, Folder 12, Box 21, Folder 6

Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, the Marquess of Lansdowne, letter to Richard Webster, 1st Viscount Alverstone 1903 April 2

Physical Location: Commission and envelope are located in oversize, Box 21.

Biographical / Historical

Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, the Marquess of Lansdowne (1845-1927) was a British statesman. In 1903 he was Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.

Scope and Contents

Letter (1 page) and enclosed commission, 1903 March 24, King Edward VII appointing Richard Webster, 1st Viscount Alverstone to tribunal relative to boundary between Canada and Alaska. Signed by Edward VII. (3 pages and envelope)
Box 4, Folder 13

Dwight D. Eisenhower, Washington, D.C., letter to Ethel Merman, New York 1953 January 28

Biographical / Historical

Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969) was the 34th president of the United States from 1953 to 1961.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking for performing during inaugural festivities. (1 page)
Box 4, Folder 14

Dwight D. Eisenhower, Washington, D.C., letter to Irving Geist 1956 April 6

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding not acting as Eisenhower's personal representative at Grace Kelly wedding. (1 page)
Box 4, Folder 15

Flight report of the aircraft Columbine, Daytona Beach, for Dwight D. Eisenhower and Mamie Eisenhower 1956

Scope and Contents

Document signed. Regarding flight from Daytona Beach, Florida. Signed by Dwight D. Eisenhower and Mamie E. Eisenhower.
Box 4, Folder 16

Dwight D. Eisenhower, Washington, D.C., letter to David H. Marx 1958 August 5

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Personal note; postscript regarding a "bubble blowing monkey." (1 page and envelope)
Box 4, Folder 17

Edward Everett, Department of State, letter to J.P. Kennedy 1853 January 7

Biographical / Historical

Edward Everett (1794-1865) was the governor of Massachusetts, a U.S. congressman and senator, and secretary of state from 1852 to 1853.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Secretary of State returning Commadore Magruder's report. (1 page)
Box 4, Folder 18

Millard Fillmore letter to Mrs. W.T. Carroll, Washington, D.C. 1851 June 17

Biographical / Historical

Millard Fillmore (1800-1874) was the 13th president of the United States from 1850 to 1853.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding sending his carriage for use. (2 pages with envelope)
Box 4, Folder 19

Millard Fillmore, Washington, D.C., letter to Secretary of State Daniel Webster 1851 December 19

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Enclosing paper on paying the Mexican indemnity. Letter addressed only to "Secretary of State." (2 pages)
Box 4, Folder 20

Gerald R. Ford, Washington, D.C., letter to Edwin D. Eshleman 1976 May 11

Biographical / Historical

Gerald R. Ford (1913-2006) was the 38th president of the United States from 1974 to 1977.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding Pennsylvania primary; appreciation and thanks. (1 page)
Box 4, Folder 21

Gerald R. Ford signed Independence Day Monticello program 1976 July 5

Scope and Contents

Ephemera signed. (4 pages)
Box 4, Folder 22

Gerald R. Ford letter to Jakie L. Pruett, Yorktown, Texas 1979 August 31

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding his relationship with Speaker John W. McCormack, House of Representatives. (2 pages)
Box 4, Folder 23

Benjamin Franklin, Passy (Paris), France, letter to Valmont de Bomare 1778 November 26

Biographical / Historical

Benjamin Franklin (1705/1706-1790) was an American statesman, diplomat, politician, scientist, and writer.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Missed his company at dinner; invitation to dine. (1 page)
Box 5, Folder 1

Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 material 1850-1854

Scope and Contents

Material relating to the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, particularly to the cases of Thomas Sims and Shadrach Minkins, both enslaved persons who self-emancipated and were later captured in Boston. The material documents efforts by U.S. Marshal for the District of Massachusetts Charles Devens Jr. to recover expenses incurred during the extradition of Sims and during prosecutions against those who were charged with helping Minkins escape from jail.
Items include: Millard Fillmore letter to Elisha Whittlesey, 1853 March 3 (letter signed, 2 pages and docket); Elisha Whittlesey letter to Charles Devens Jr., 1853 March 8 (contemporary copy, 2 pages and docket); two bills for expenses to Charles Devens Jr., received by clerk of District Court of the U.S., Massachusetts District, 1853 January 1 (1 page and docket) and approximately 1853 January (1 page and docket); abstract of compensation to Charles Devens Jr., approximately 1853 January (printed form, filled in, 1 page and docket); Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 printed copy (3 pages, with manuscript notations); Elisha Whittlesey letter to Franklin Pierce, 1854 March 15 (autograph letter signed, two pages and docket, signed by Pierce); abstracts of compensation, payments to guards in October 1850, 1851 April, includes lists of names of guards with payment amounts and signatures (2 items, 1 page each and docket).
Box 5, Folder 2

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, letter to Jonathan Burrall, New York 1801 September 26

Biographical / Historical

Albert Gallatin (1761-1849) was a Swiss-born diplomat and politician who emigrated to the U.S. in 1780. He was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1795 to 1801 and served as the fourth secretary of the treasury from 1801 to 1814. He was U.S. minister to France from 1816 to 1823 and minister to Great Britain from 1826 to 1827. Gallatin was a founder of New York University and served as president of The New-York Historical Society and the American Ethnological Society.

Scope and Contents

Letter signed with autograph note. Letter to cashier at Offices of Discount and Deposit, enclosing letter for bankers of the U.S. at Amsterdam. (1 page)
Box 5, Folder 3

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department Washington, D.C., letter to Rufus King, London 1802 November 16

Scope and Contents

Letter signed (letter book copy). Regarding payments to King, remittances to bankers in Holland. (5 pages)
Box 5, Folder 4

Petition to David Gelston, Collector of Port of New York, for beacon at East Bank 1802 October 28, supported by Albert Gallatin 1802 December 7

Scope and Contents

Document signed. Signed note by Gallatin regarding approval of beacon. Petition appears to be a contemporary copy. (3 pages)
Box 5, Folder 5

Albert Gallatin report to the Chairman of the Committee Appointed to Investigate the State of the Treasury 1802

Scope and Contents

Published report. (32 pages)
Box 5, Folder 6

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, letter to Samuel Reynolds 1803 June 6

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding federal government's efforts to recoup money from estate of John Lamb, former collector of Port of New York. Back page contains penciled drawings, possibly part of survey. (2 pages and addressed cover)
Box 5, Folder 7

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, letter to Joseph Wilson, Marblehead, Massachusetts 1803 June 21

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Letter to town collector regarding account. (2 pages and addressed cover)
Box 5, Folder 8

Albert Gallatin, New York, letter to Anthony Lamb, Burlington, New Jersey 1803 September 12

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding his father John Lamb's estate. (1 page)
Box 5, Folder 9

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, letter to Superintendents of the Light House Establishments 1804 November 17

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Circular letter regarding casks for transporting oil to lighthouses. (1 page)
Box 5, Folder 10

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, letter to David Hoge, Steubenville 1805 March 13

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Letter to Registrar of Land Office regarding surveys, land sales in Indiana Territory. (3 pages)
Box 5, Folder 11

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, letter to John Connell, Virginia 1805 December 10

Scope and Contents

Contemporary copy. Regarding find certificate, Register of Land Office. (1 page)
Box 5, Folder 12

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, letter to Joshua Wingate, Bath 1806 July 11

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Approving appointments. (1 page and addressed cover)
Box 5, Folder 13

Albert Gallatin, New York, letter to Jacob Crowninshield, Salem, Massachusetts 1807 August 13

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding where to send American expedition to warn of impending rift with Great Britain. (3 pages and addressed cover)
Box 5, Folder 14

Albert Gallatin, Washington, D.C., letter to Daniel Call, Richmond 1808 June 1

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding survey of property. (2 pages)
Box 5, Folder 15

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, letter to B. Lincoln, Boston 1808 June 30

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Application for additional buildings at Marine Hospital cannot be approved. (1 page)
Box 5, Folder 16

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, letter to Jedidiah Huntington, New London, Connecticut 1808 July 15

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Authorization to contract for rescue voyage for stranded seamen. (2 pages and addressed cover)
Box 5, Folder 17

Letter from Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, to John Kittridge, Gloucester, Massachusetts 1808 December 20

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Regarding enforcement of embargo. (1 page and addressed cover)
Box 5, Folder 18

Albert Gallatin letter to Caesar Rodney, Wilmington, Delaware 1809 April 11

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding marshal of Delaware. (1 page and addressed cover)
Box 5, Folder 19

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, letter to William Ellery, Newport 1809 July 14

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Regarding the importation of enslaved laborers by expelled Cubans. (2 pages and addressed cover)
Box 5, Folder 20

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, letter to Thomas Nelson, Richmond 1809 August 12

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Authorization request to pay $5,000 for invalid pensions, Virginia. (1 page and addressed cover)
Box 5, Folder 21

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, letter to David Gelston, New York 1810 February 20

Physical Description: Signature partially missing.

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. To Gelston as Superintendent of Light Houses regarding lighthouse oil. (1 page and addressed cover)
Box 5, Folder 22

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, letter to David Gelston, New York 1810 April 20

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Regarding Mediterranean passport for ship Thomas of New York. (1 page and addressed cover)
Box 6, Folder 1

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, letter to David Gelston, New York 1810 April 28

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. To Gelston as Collector of New York regarding Brig Lucy. (1 page and addressed cover)
Box 6, Folder 2

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, letter to David Gelston, New York 1810 July 6

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. To Gelston as Superintendent of Light Houses regarding horse for use of Sandy Hook Lighthouse. (1 page and addressed cover)
Box 6, Folder 3

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, letter to David Gelston, New York 1810 December 10

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. To Gelston as Superintendent of Light Houses regarding lighthouse account. (1 page and addressed cover)
Box 6, Folder 4

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, letter to John Steele 1810 December 26

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding case of the Frances, smuggling. (2 pages)
Box 6, Folder 5

Albert Gallatin, Washington, D.C., letter to Governor John Langdon, Portsmouth, New Hampshire 1811 March 12

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding smuggling goods from Canada into New England. (2 pages)
Box 6, Folder 6

Albert Gallatin, Washington, D.C., letter to Governor John Langdon, Portsmouth, New Hampshire 1811 April 12

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding commission of Mahuria as collector of new district of White Mountains; smuggling. (2 pages)
Box 6, Folder 7

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, letter to Isaac Vanhorne, Zanesville, Ohio 1811 May 22

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. To collector regarding returning a deposit for land. (2 pages and addressed cover)
Box 6, Folder 8

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, letter to William S. Shaw, Boston 1811 July 26

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Enclosing decision in case of Eliakim Morse, owner of ship New Galen. (1 page and addressed cover)
Box 6, Folder 9

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, letter to Joshua Wingate, Bath, Massachusetts (Maine) 1811 October 14

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Regarding seamen's assistance. (1 page)
Box 6, Folder 10

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, letter to Joshua Wingate, Bath, Massachusetts (Maine) 1811 October 23

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Regarding advertisement for oil bids. (1 page and addressed cover)
Box 6, Folder 11

Albert Gallatin letter to Senator William Bibb 1812 January 13

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding monies owed to the government by various. (1 page and cover)
Box 6, Folder 12

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, letter to Blair McClenachen, Philadelphia 1812 March 6

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Letter to Commissioner of Loans of Pennsylvania regarding the state's account with Bank of the United States. (1 page and addressed cover)
Box 6, Folder 13

Albert Gallatin, Washington D.C., letter to Caesar Rodney, Wilmington 1812 June 26

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding payment due Rodney's late father as former land commissioner. (2 pages and addressed cover)
Box 6, Folder 14

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, letter to Joshua Wingate, Bath 1812 August 26

Scope and Contents

Circular letter signed. Regarding non-importation act, merchandise seized from British. (1 page and addressed cover)
Box 6, Folder 15

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, letter to Governor Henry Dearborn, Albany 1813 February 4

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding new collector of Vermont. (1 page)
Box 6, Folder 16

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, letter to Walter Bradley, Fairfield 1813 February 8

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Regarding personnel nominations. (1 page and addressed cover)
Box 6, Folder 17

Albert Gallatin, Philadelphia, letter to Lloyd Jones, Philadelphia 1815 October 6

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Returning his account with errors to correct, amend. Interior pages contain penciled notes and calculations. (1 page and addressed cover)
Box 6, Folder 18

Albert Gallatin, Treasury Department, letter to William R. Lee, Salem, Massachusetts 1816 April 3

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Letter to Collector regarding ship Export. (1 page and addressed cover)
Box 6, Folder 19

Enoch Jackson certificate for land purchase, Cincinnati 1817 June 23

Scope and Contents

Document signed (printed form, filled in). Originally filed with Gallatin material. (1 page)
Box 6, Folder 20

Albert Gallatin, Paris, letter to Sir Charles Stuart 1819 March 29

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding birth certificate for a relative. (1 page)
Box 6, Folder 21

Albert Gallatin, New York, letter to Edward Everett, Boston 1828 August 9

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Letter regarding impressment and treaty of Ghent; "free ships, free goods" principle. (3 pages and addressed cover)
Box 6, Folder 22

Albert Gallatin, Washington, D.C., letter to Doctor James Mease, Philadelphia 1828 November 14

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding maps for talks with British Minister. (1 page and signed cover)
Box 6, Folder 23

Marquis de Lafayette, La Grange, letter to Albert Gallatin, New York 1830 July 17

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding French politics. (2 pages and addressed cover)
Box 6, Folder 24

Albert Gallatin, New York, letter to Doctor C.S.? Rafinesque, Philadelphia 1837 May 6

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding transactions of the American Antiquarian Society. (1 page and addressed cover)
Box 6, Folder 25

Albert Gallatin, New York, letter to Mr. Goodhue, New York 1841 April 28

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter. Invitation to dinner. (1 page)
Box 7, Folder 1

Albert Gallatin, New York, letter to W. St. Clair Clarke, Washington, D.C. 1843 April 24

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Sending copies of his inaugural address to The New-York Historical Society. (1 page)
Box 7, Folder 2

Albert Gallatin letter to Mr. Embury, Brooklyn 1844 January 5

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Invitation to Ethnological Society of New York meeting. (1 page and addressed cover)
Box 7, Folder 3

Albert Gallatin, New York, letter to Alexander Yearley & Sons, Baltimore 1845 December 20

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding real estate payments. Note reads: Deed in fee From Albert Gallatin, to Francis DeVille, Mabelle? DeVille. (1 page and addressed cover)
Box 7, Folder 4

Albert Gallatin, New York, letter to Maria Montgomery, New York 1846 January 28

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Invitation to his 85th birthday gathering. (1 page and addressed cover)
Box 7, Folder 5

Albert Gallatin report on Peace with Mexico 1847

Scope and Contents

Printed report. (17 pages)
Box 7, Folder 6

Albert Gallatin report on Expenses of the War 1848

Scope and Contents

Printed report. Regarding Mexican-American War. (16 pages)
Box 7, Folder 7

Historic Friendship Hill: Home of Albert Gallatin by Minnie Kendall Lowther 1928

Scope and Contents

Souvenir booklet. (70 pages)
Box 7, Folder 8

James Garfield, Washington, D.C., letter to Richard Brown 1867 February 15

Biographical / Historical

James Garfield (1831-1881) was the 20th president of the United States in 1881.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding Tariff and Internal Revenue bills in the House of Representatives. (4 pages)
Box 7, Folder 9

James Garfield, Washington, D.C., docketed request to Hamilton Fish 1870 May 2

Scope and Contents

Autograph note signed. On copy of 1834 document by Jason Robbins, Ohio, regarding sloop Elanora, expenses due to capture in Caribbean. (2 pages)
Box 7, Folder 10

James Garfield, Washington, D.C., letter to W. H. Crowell 1879 July 18

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding reference for Crowell's brother. (2 pages)
Box 7, Folder 11

James Garfield, Washington, D.C., telegram to Alexander Ramsay 1880 February 5

Scope and Contents

Autograph telegram signed. To Secretary of War regarding appointment of E.G. Barnard as clerk in Surgeon General's Office. (1 page)
 

James Garfield broadside 1881 September 20

Physical Description: Oversize item, currently framed.

Scope and Contents

Broadside regarding death of James Garfield.
Box 7, Folder 12

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Washington, D.C., letter to Daniel Patrick Moynihan 1984 December 12

Biographical / Historical

Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933-2020) was a lawyer, judge, and was a Supreme Court justice from 1993 to 2020.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding his note to her daughter Jane in Paris. (1 page)
Box 7, Folder 13

Ruth Bader Ginsburg dissenting opinion in Bush v. Gore after 2000 December 12

Scope and Contents

Typescript document signed. (10 pages)
Box 7, Folder 14

William Gladstone, London, letter to Sir Edward J. Reed 1892 October 4

Biographical / Historical

William Gladstone (1809-1898) was a British politician and statesman, and served as Prime Minister from 1892 to 1894.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding honors. (1 page and signed envelope). Also includes two letters: Edward J. Reed to William Gladstone (3 pages) and E.W. Hamilton to Edward J. Reed (1 page), both 1884 October 22, both with envelopes signed by Gladstone.
Box 7, Folder 15

Ulysses S. Grant, Washington, D.C., letter to Secretary of Treasury George S. Boutwell 1872 February 26

Biographical / Historical

Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) was the Commanding General for the U.S. Army during the Civil War and later served as the 18th president of the United States from 1869 to 1877.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Introduction of Rev. J. Lanaham, Methodist church. (2 pages)
Box 7, Folder 16

Ulysses S. Grant, Long Branch, letter to Secretary of the Interior Columbus Delano 1875 July 15

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding Patent Office. (2 pages)
Box 7, Folder 17

A.W. Greely, Washington, D.C., letter to Langdon Gibson, Schenectady 1900 April 23

Biographical / Historical

A.W. (Adolphus Washington) Greely (1844-1935) was a U.S. army officer and polar explorer.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding Gibson's Greenland journey; Greely's Arctic collection of publications. (1 page)
Box 7, Folder 18

Alexander Hamilton, Treasury Department, letter to Samuel R. Gerry, Marblehead, Massachusetts 1791 December 10

Biographical / Historical

Alexander Hamilton (1757?-1804) was a lawyer, delegate to the Constitutional Convention in 1787 and co-author of the Federalist Papers, and the first secretary of the treasury of the U.S. from 1789 to 1795.

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Regarding payment for procuring weights. (1 page)
Box 7, Folder 19

Certification by John Hancock, Philadelphia 1776 October 1

Biographical / Historical

John Hancock (1736/1737-1793) was the 4th and 13th president of the Continental Congress from 1775 to 1777 and from 1785 to 1786. He was also the 1st and 3rd governor of Massachusetts from 1780 to 1785 and from 1787 to 1793.

Scope and Contents

Autograph document signed. Appointment of Benjamin Franklin and Robert Morris to Committee of Secret Correspondence. (1 page)
Box 8, Folder 1

Florence Kling Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to ? Reddy approximately 1920

Biographical / Historical

Florence Kling Harding (1860-1924) was the spouse of the 29th president of the United States, Warren G. Harding.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed, on two postcards. Regarding Washington activities and Harding's presidential run. (4 pages)
Box 8, Folder 2

Florence Kling Harding envelope to French Crow, Marion ? July 10

Scope and Contents

Envelope only; signed by Florence Kling Harding.
Box 8, Folder 2

Florence Kling Harding letter to French Crow, Marion 1923 September 2

Scope and Contents

Printed letter. Printed reply to sympathy card for death of Warren G. Harding. (1 page and envelope)
Box 8, Folder 3

Florence Kling Harding letter to Major O.M. Baldinger 1923 September 24

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding White House items. (3 pages and envelope) Also includes penciled notes for drafts of letters. (4 pages)
Box 8, Folder 4

Warren G. Harding, Marion, letter to French Crow, Marion 1910 August 9

Biographical / Historical

Warren G. Harding (1865-1923) was the 29th president of the United States from 1921 to 1923.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding his suggestion for the Executive Committee. (1 page)
Box 8, Folder 5

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to James C. Woods, Marion 1918 July 17

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding Star newspaper rates, suspension of comics supplement. (3 pages)
Box 8, Folder 6

Warren G. Harding, Marion, Ohio campaign subscription 1919 December 17

Scope and Contents

Document. (4 pages)
Box 8, Folder 7

Fred L. Gray, Minneapolis, letter to Warren G. Harding 1920 June 15

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). (1 page) Includes copy of Fred L. Gray letter to E.W. Decker, 1920 June 15. (1 page)
Box 8, Folder 8

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to Fred L. Gray, Minneapolis 1920 June 21

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding Gray's support. (1 page) Includes copies of Gray's letter to E.W. Decker; Gray's letter to Harding.
Box 8, Folder 9

Warren G. Harding, Marion, letter to Governor Calvin Coolidge, Boston 1920 November 2

Scope and Contents

Autograph note signed. Congratulations on Republican victory. In pencil. (1 page)
Box 8, Folder 10

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to Howes Norris, Jr., Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts 1921 April 4

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Letter to autograph seeker. (1 page)
Box 8, Folder 11

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to A.J. Williams, Australia 1921 May 13

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Greeting to Boy Scouts of Australia. (1 page)
Box 8, Folder 12

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to John Wanamaker, Philadelphia 1921 July 15

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding Special Committee for Near East Relief's efforts for Armenians. (1 page)
Box 8, Folder 13

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to Maurice Maschke, Cleveland 1922 January 12

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding nomination of Miss Cline. (1 page)
Box 8, Folder 14

French Crow, Marion, letter to Warren G. Harding 1922 January 25

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Regarding postmaster nomination. (1 page)
Box 8, Folder 15

Warren G. Harding, Washington. D.C., letter to French Crow, Marion 1922 January 28

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding appointment of Crow as Postmaster, Marion Post Office. (1 page and envelope) With copy of French letter.
Box 8, Folder 16

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to Henry Wilson Temple 1922 February 3

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding Congressional Reorganization Commission; marked "URGENT". (1 page)
Box 8, Folder 17

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to French Crow 1922 March 2

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding photograph request, Postmaster position. (1 page and envelope)
Box 8, Folder 18

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to Mary E. Lee, Westerville, Ohio 1922 March 7

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regrets will not make dinner engagements on Ohio trip, cannot attend Committee Conference. (1 page and envelope)
Box 8, Folder 19

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to Frank B. Niles, Toledo, Ohio 1922 April 17

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding St. Lawrence Waterway project. (1 page)
Box 8, Folder 20

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to Nelle Numbers James, Evanston, Illinois 1922 July 27

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Will not be coming to Chicago. (1 page)
Box 8, Folder 21

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to French Crow, Marion 1922 September 5

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding purchase of Erickson property. (1 page and envelope)
Box 8, Folder 22

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to Edward A. Roberts, Cleveland 1922 September 28

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding presidential conduct toward invitations. (1 page)
Box 8, Folder 23

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to Ora M. Baldinger 1922 October 3

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Appointment as supervisor, White House Police Force. (1 page)
Box 8, Folder 24

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to French Crow, Marion 1922 October 6

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding contract with Mahala Appleman to purchase Finney farm. (1 page)
Box 8, Folder 25

Laura Harlan, Washington, D.C., letter to Mrs. French Crow 1922 October 10

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Letter from secretary regarding delivery of letter to Florence Harding. (1 page and envelope)
Box 8, Folder 26

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to French Crow, Marion 1922 October 12

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding Appleman receipt, contracts for tenancy. (1 page and envelope)
Box 9, Folder 1

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to French Crow, Marion 1922 November 11

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding seeing the Ericksons; Ohio politics. (1 page and envelope)
Box 9, Folder 2

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to French Crow, Marion 1922 November 16

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding meeting with the Ericksons, planting corn, farming. (1 page and envelope)
Box 9, Folder 3

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to French Crow, Marion 1923 February 20

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed with autograph postscript initialed. Regarding fees for farm deals. (1 page and envelope)
Box 9, Folder 4

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to French Crow, Marion 1923 March 1

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Enclosing checks, discusses farm contracts, insurance policies. (1 page)
Box 9, Folder 5

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to Cornelius Greenway, Franklin, Massachusetts 1923 April 12

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Regarding American Legion, Americanization effort. (1 page)
Box 9, Folder 6

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to French Crow, Marion 1923 May 9

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding farm, expenses, animals, deed for properties for estate. (2 pages and envelope)
Box 9, Folder 7

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to French Crow, Marion 1923 May 21

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding reinstatement of mail carrier. (1 page and envelope)
Box 9, Folder 8

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to French Crow, Marion 1923 May 26

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding Tribune matter. (1 page and envelope)
Box 9, Folder 9

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to French Crow, Marion 1923 June 2

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding appointment of a postmaster at Ottawa, Kansas. (1 page and envelope)
Box 9, Folder 10

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to Warren F. Martin, Washington 1923 June 4

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Regarding objections to appointment of John B. Meserve as District Judge in Oklahoma. (1 page and envelope) Includes unsigned typescript copy of reply 1923 June 7. (2 pages)
Box 9, Folder 11

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to French Crow, Marion 1923 June 6

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding sale of Baptist Church at Blooming Grove. (1 page)
Box 9, Folder 12

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to French Crow, Marion 1923 June 18

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding Postal Conference Convention in Marion. (1 page and envelope)
Box 9, Folder 13

Warren G. Harding, Washington, D.C., letter to French Crow, Marion 1923 June 20

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding transfer of property to brother. (1 page and envelope)
Box 9, Folder 14

Warren G. Harding photograph onboard USS Henderson 1923 July

Scope and Contents

Photo taken while on Western tour to Alaska, Canada; also includes Florence Kling Harding and Major O.M. Baldinger.
Box 9, Folder 15

Charles E. Sawyer souvenir photo album of Warren G. Harding Alaska tour 1923 July

Scope and Contents

Souvenir photo album for Brigadier General Charles E. Sawyer titled Alaska Tour, Presidential Party, U.S.S. Transport Henderson, July 1923, and presented by the Seattle Chamber of Commerce. Includes 12 photographs, bulk scenes of Alaska; also a group portrait of the excursion party that appears to have been added later. Also includes signatures of excursion party, including Harding and Herbert Hoover. (15 pages)
Box 9, Folder 16

Warren G. Harding ephemera 1920, 1922, undated

Scope and Contents

Includes four tickets to Republican National Convention 1920, a postcard for the Marion Centennial, 1922, and undated souvenir photo of Harding from Marion Chamber of Commerce. (6 pages)
Box 9, Folder 16

Warren G. Harding clippings 1922 February, undated

Scope and Contents

Five clippings from Marion Star, Lawrence Union and unidentified newspapers regarding French Crow. (5 pages)
Box 9, Folder 17

Warren G. Harding estate documents 1925 May 16

Scope and Contents

Typescript documents. Probate record, First Account, Probate Court of Marion County, Ohio. Date is from postmark on envelope. (13 pages and envelope)
Box 9, Folder 18

W.W. Mooney, Washington, D.C., letter to French Crow, Marion 1930 November 26

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Letter from Postmaster regarding Warren Harding stamp. (1 page and envelope)
Box 9, Folder 19

Warren G. Harding estate affidavit of settlement 1932 November 3

Scope and Contents

Typescript document. Regarding Warren G. Harding and the Harding Publishing Company agreement with Marion Star newspaper. (1 page)
Box 9, Folder 20

John W. Bricker, Governor, letter to French Crow, Marion 1944 November 15

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. With autograph postscript. Letter from governor of Ohio regarding 1944 presidential election, Republican Party. Originally filed with Warren G. Harding material. (1 page)
Box 10, Folder 1

Benjamin Harrison, Washington, D.C., letter to General John M. Schofield 1889 September 2

Biographical / Historical

Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) was the 23rd president of the United States from 1889 to 1893.

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Authorization to perform as Secretary of War if needed. (1 page)
Box 10, Folder 2

Benjamin Harrison, Washington, D.C., letter to May Terhune 1892 March 10

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Thanking for copy of her book. (2 pages)
Box 10, Folder 3

Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis, letter to Allen F. Wood, New Bedford, Massachusetts 1899 January 2

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Thanking for the school souvenir. (1 page) Includes envelope and print of Fifth Street Grammar School, New Bedford, Massachusetts.
Box 10, Folder 4

William Henry Harrison, North Bend, Ohio, letter to John Woods 1840 April 10

Biographical / Historical

William Henry Harrison (1773-1841) was the ninth president of the United States in 1841.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Is suffering from a severe head cold. (1 page)
Box 22

Ferdinand Rudolph Hassler report Comparison of Weights & Measures 1832

Biographical / Historical

Ferdinand Rudolph Hassler (1770-1843) was a Swiss-born surveyor who headed the United States Coast Survey and the Bureau of Weights and Measures.

Scope and Contents

Printed report. Comparison of Weights and Measures of Length and Capacity, Reported to the Senate of the United States by the Treasury Department in 1832 and made by Ferd. Rod. Hassler (Washington, D.C.), printed by Duff Green, 1832). (122 pages, bound volume)
Box 10, Folder 5

Rutherford B. Hayes, Washington, D.C., letter to General R.P.K.? 1877 October 25

Biographical / Historical

Rutherford B. Hayes (1822-1893) was the 19th president of the United States from 1877 to 1881.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Sends suggestions about a situation, instructions to "keep cool." (1 page)
Box 10, Folder 6

Rutherford B. Hayes, Washington, D.C., letter to John Bright, Member of Parliament 1879 July 14

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Inviting Bright to visit the U.S. (3 pages)
Box 10, Folder 7

Rutherford B. Hayes, Washington, D.C., letter to Secretary of State William Evarts 1879 August 25

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Sending application for Counsel. (1 page)
Box 10, Folder 8

Herbert Hoover, Washington, D.C., letter to Hernand Behn, New York 1930 April 15

Biographical / Historical

Herbert Hoover (1874-1964) was the 31st president of the United States from 1929 to 1933.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation reports from South America. (1 page and envelopes)
Box 10, Folder 9

Herbert Hoover, Washington, D.C., letter to Bishop William F. McDowell, Washington 1932 November 22

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Would like to defer delivery of radio address on world peace until February. (1 page)
Box 10, Folder 10

J. Edgar Hoover, Washington, D.C., letter to J. Bernard Wells, Baltimore 1937 February 2

Biographical / Historical

J. Edgar Hoover (1895-1972) was the first director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the United States from 1924 to 1972.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding address by FBI Inspector L.C. Schilder to Catholic Big Brother Association in Baltimore. (1 page)
Box 10, Folder 11

Andrew Jackson letter to Secretary of Treasury Samuel D. Ingham 1829 April 18

Biographical / Historical

Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was the seventh president of the United States from 1829 to 1837.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding appointments. (2 pages)
Box 10, Folder 12

Andrew Jackson, Hermitage, letter to William L. May 1837 June 1

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding accusations of May's political integrity; Jackson never doubted his attachment to Democratic Party. (1 page)
Box 10, Folder 13

Thomas Jefferson, Washington, D.C., letter to John Bartow Prevost 1804 July 20

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was the third president of the United States from 1801 to 1809.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Appointment as judge of Superior Court, Orleans Territory. (1 page)
Box 10, Folder 14

Thomas Jefferson, Washington, D.C., letter to Marquis de Lafayette 1805 March 10

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding lands in Orleans Territory. (1 page)
Box 10, Folder 15

Andrew Johnson, Washington, D.C., letter to Ulysses S. Grant, Washington 1868 March 21

Biographical / Historical

Andrew Johnson (1808-1875) was the 17th president of the United States from 1865 to 1869.

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Requesting copies of his telegraph correspondence with Major General Hancock. (1 page)
Box 10, Folder 16

Lyndon B. Johnson, Washington, D.C., letter to John and Ashton Gonella 1967 December 28

Biographical / Historical

Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973) was the 36th president of the United States from 1963 to 1969.

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Typescript letter signed. Holiday wishes. (1 page)
Box 10, Folder 17

Lyndon B. Johnson, Washington, D.C., letter to Dean Acheson 1968 April 11

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Reflections on Acheson's life and career for his 75th birthday. (4 pages)
Box 10, Folder 18

Inauguration souvenir booklet signed by John F. Kennedy to Frank Lausche 1961 February

Biographical / Historical

John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) was the 35th president of the United States from 1961 to 1963.

Scope and Contents

Ephemera signed. Life magazine "Inaugural Spectacle."
Box 10, Folder 19

John F. Kennedy notes approximately 1961 November 11

Scope and Contents

Autograph notes. Regarding remarks at Veterans Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. (1 page)
Box 10, Folder 20

John F. Kennedy note 1962 December 14

Scope and Contents

Autograph note signed on clipping of Time magazine article about Kennedy administration, published December 14, 1962. Clipping incomplete, fisrt two pages of article only. (2 pages)
Box 10, Folder 21

John W. Kluge Prize signed program 2003 November 5

Biographical / Historical

The John W. Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity is awarded by The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress.

Scope and Contents

Ephemera signed. Signed by James Billington, Leszek Kolakowski, John W. Kluge. (9 pages)
Box 10, Folder 22

John W. Kluge Prize (2nd) signed program 2004 December 8

Scope and Contents

Ephemera signed. Signed by Jaroslav Pelikan. (13 pages)
Box 11, Folder 1

Abraham Lincoln, Washington, D.C., letter to Secretary of War Edwin Stanton 1862 March 24

Biographical / Historical

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) was the 16th president of the United States from 1861 to 1865.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Submitting the appointment of Ward B. Burnett as a brigadier general of volunteers. (1 page)
Box 11, Folder 2

Abraham Lincoln: five dollar bill signed by Helen Leale Harper, Jr. 2001 May 24

Scope and Contents

Signature of granddaughter of Dr. Charles Leale, the first doctor to attend to Lincoln after he was shot at Ford's Theater.
Box 11, Folder 3

Alice Roosevelt Longworth, Washington, D.C., letter to Kisner 1974 July 20

Biographical / Historical

Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1884-1980) was the daughter of the 26th president of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt. She married Congressman Nicholas Longworth in 1906.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding "Aunt Lizzie." (1 page) Includes undated note from Aunt Lizzie to Kermit Roosevelt. (2 pages with envelope)
Box 11, Folder 4

Nicholas Longworth, Washington, D.C., letter to Oscar Davis 1929 January 14

Biographical / Historical

Nicholas Longworth (1869-1931) was a U.S. Congressman and Speaker of the House of Representatives from 1925 to 1931. He married Alice Roosevelt in 1906.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Sending autograph. (1 page)
Box 21, Folder 3

Louisiana Purchase in American Mercury newspaper 1803 November 3

Scope and Contents

Front page of the American Mercury newspaper with transcription of "Treaty between the United States of America and the French Republic" regarding the purchase of the Louisiana Territory by the U.S.
Box 11, Folder 5

Donald B. MacMillan, Provincetown, letter to Paul W. Kieser, Boston 1939 December 18

Biographical / Historical

Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970) was a U.S. lecturer and Arctic explorer.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Pitching his new lecture "Beyond the Arctic Circle." (1 page and envelope)
Box 11, Folder 6

Dolley Madison poem to John Quincy Adams 1842 March 26

Biographical / Historical

Dolley Todd Madison (1768-1849) was the spouse of the fourth president of the United States, James Madison.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. (1 page)
Box 11, Folder 7

Dolley Madison note to unidentified addressee 1849 January 12

Scope and Contents

Autograph note signed. Personal note. (1 page)
Box 11, Folder 8

James Madison approval of William Henry Harrison claim for compensation 1809 August 30

Biographical / Historical

James Madison (1751-1836) was the fourth president of the United States from 1809 to 1817.

Scope and Contents

Document signed. Claim of William Henry Harrison for annual compensation as superintendent of the saline. Signed note with approval by Albert Gallatin; approval with signature by James Madison. (1 page)
Box 11, Folder 9

James Madison, Montpelier, letter to Richard Rush 1816 July 10

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Sending a letter from Judge Tucker; welcoming friends to Montpelier. (2 pages)

Publication Note

Published in Founders Online, National Archives.
Box 11, Folder 10

James Madison, Montpelier, letter to Bushrod Washington 1822 December 1

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Sending his letters from George Washington. (1 page)
Box 11, Folder 11

Hiram S. Maxim, Nice, letter to Richard Fleischer 1903 April 9

Biographical / Historical

Hiram Maxim (1840-1916) was a U.S. inventor who created the first automatic machine gun.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding Chinese politics, characteristics. (5 pages)
Box 11, Folder 12

William McKinley, Washington, D.C., letter to William M. Laffan 1898 October 7

Biographical / Historical

William McKinley (1843-1901) was the 25th president of the United States from 1897 to 1901.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Thanking him for the information about Santiago?; General Leonard Wood in command. (1 page)
Box 21, Folder 4

James Monroe decree, Washington, D.C. 1820 May 12

Physical Description: Item was previously framed, is still mounted.

Biographical / Historical

James Monroe (1758-1831) was the fifth president of the United States from 1817 to 1825.

Scope and Contents

Document signed. Decree by James Monroe as president excusing taxes against Patrick Durkin, regarding merchandise imported on ship Ceres. Also signed by John Quincy Adams as Secretary of State. (1 page)
Box 11, Folder 13

James Monroe, Washington, D.C., letter to unidentified addressee 1823 June 20

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Returning a letter on a confidential matter. (1 page)
Box 11, Folder 14

James Monroe, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Jared Ingersoll 1823 July 4

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding Russian claims along Pacific coast. (3 pages)
Box 11, Folder 15

James Monroe, Washington, D.C., letter to Susan Wheeler Decatur 1823 October 11

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding her late husband, Commodore Stephen Decatur. (2 pages)
Box 11, Folder 16

James Monroe, Washington, D.C., letter to Joseph Anderson 1824 November 25

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding a letter signed by Lafayette. (1 page)
Box 11, Folder 17

National Library Russia exhibition pamphlet 2007

Scope and Contents

Exhibition pamphlet for "Manuscripts of Presidents and Statesmen, Representatives of Science, and Cultural Leaders of the United States of America in the National Library of Russia… On the 200th Anniversary of Official Diplomatic Relations between Russia and the United States of America" at the National Library of Russia and the Consulate General of the United States of America in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Box 11, Folder 18

New Hampshire Colonization Society, report of the Board of Managers after 1835 June 4

Scope and Contents

Published report, presented June 4, 1835. Cover signed by T.H. Miller. With annotations, underlines. (24 pages)
Box 21, Folder 1, Box 24

William Edward Newton patent with seal of Queen Victoria 1856 July 28

Physical Description: Patent with attached seal is housed separately (box 24).

Biographical / Historical

William Edward Newton (1818-1879) was a British inventor and patent agent. Queen Victoria (1819-1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 1837 to 1901.

Scope and Contents

Patent for improved instrument for taking altitudes, with attached seal (2 pages, 52 x 76 cm, 46 x 61 cm). Includes several other documents: indenture, 1698 (23 x 64 cm); "Professor Bache Washington City or the High School Philadelphia" booklet of mechanical diagrams, undated (10 pages, 33 x 21 cm); William Edward Newton patent, 1856 July 28 (33 x 21 cm); William Edward Newton specifications (copy), 1857 January 26 (2 pages, 42 x 34 cm); John Stinson patent, 1855 September 18 (3 pages and two attached drawings, 51 x 38 cm).
Box 11, Folder 19

Photograph of Chester W. Nimitz approximately 1960

Biographical / Historical

Chester W. Nimitz (1885-1966) was a fleet admiral of the U.S. Navy.

Scope and Contents

Photograph portrait signed to Mike Regnier?.
Box 11, Folder 20

Richard Nixon, Washington, D.C., letter to Joseph Kaplan, Los Angeles 1969 December 2

Biographical / Historical

Richard Nixon (1913-1994) was the 37th president of the United States from 1969 to 1974.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding Kaplan's recent honors. (1 page)
Box 11, Folder 21

Richard Nixon, Washington, D.C., letter to Kika de la Garza 1972 November 21

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding Nixon's election victory. (1 page)
Box 11, Folder 22

Queen Noor, Washington, D.C., letter to L. Dennis Shapiro 2002 October

Biographical / Historical

Queen Noor Al-Hussein, born Lisa Najeeb Halaby (1951-), was the Queen consort of Jordan from 1978 to 1999 and is the widow of King Hussein.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking for the copy of letter and photograph for her father, Najeeb Halaby. (1 page and envelope) Includes letter from Megan J. Cary to L. Dennis Shapiro 2002 October 29 (1 page).
Box 11, Folder 23

Barack Obama, Washington, D.C., letter to L. Dennis Shapiro 2015 April 2

Biographical / Historical

Barack Obama (1961-) was the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for the letter. (1 page and envelope)
Box 11, Folder 24

Sandra Day O'Connor, Washington, D.C., letter to Daniel Patrick Moynihan 1985 February 14

Biographical / Historical

Sandra Day O'Connor (1930-) was an attorney and associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1981 to 2006.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for letter about Leslie Cornfeld. (1 page)
Box 11, Folder 25

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, New York, letter to Doctor Janet Travell 1968 November 21

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking Doctor Travell for her book. (1 page)
Box 11, Folder 26

Robert Peary, Greenland, letter to S.S. McLure 1899 August 28

Biographical / Historical

Robert Peary Sr. (1856-1920) was a U.S. Navy officer and Arctic explorer.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Will send article on Arctic Highlanders, delayed. (1 page)
Box 12, Folder 1

Franklin Pierce, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles G. Atherton, Nashua, New Hampshire 1853 July 6

Biographical / Historical

Franklin Pierce (1804-1869) was the 14th president of the United States from 1853 to 1857.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding nepotism at 1853 Expo. (3 pages)
Box 12, Folder 2

Franklin Pierce, Washington, D.C., letter to Ann Swasey Partridge, Bristol, Pennsylvania 1855 January 10

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding her late husband, Captain Alden Partridge; power of appointments to Naval Academy. (2 pages)
Box 12, Folder 3

Franklin Pierce letter to Professor A.D. Bache 1855 June 2

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Scheduling a meeting. A.D. Bache, Superintendent of U.S. Coast Survey. (1 page)
Box 12, Folder 4

Franklin Pierce letter to Governor William Marcy 1856?

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Introducing B.C. Lee who desires conversation with him. (1 page)
Box 12, Folder 5

James K. Polk letter to Secretary of War William Marcy 1846 April 8

Biographical / Historical

James K. Polk (1795-1849) was the 11th president of the United States from 1845 to 1849.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding military nominations. Letter addressed only to "Secretary of War." (1 page)
Box 12, Folder 6

Ronald Reagan, Washington, D.C., letter to Phil Regan, Pasadena 1987 June 25

Biographical / Historical

Ronald Reagan (1911-2004) was the 40th president of the United States from 1981 to 1989.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding G7 summit, relationship with six allies. (1 page)
Box 12, Folder 7

Eleanor Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Harry 1939 February 8

Biographical / Historical

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) was married to the 32nd president of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding school funds. (1 page)
Box 12, Folder 8

Franklin D. Roosevelt appointment to Jesse C. Horton 1918 March 1

Biographical / Historical

Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945) was the 32nd president of the United States from 1933 to 1945.

Scope and Contents

Typescript document signed. Temporary appointment of Horton as Assistant Surgeon, U.S. Navy; signed by F.D.R. as Acting Secretary of the Navy. (1 page). Also includes typescript circular letter to Horton from W.C. Braisted, 1918 June 19 (1 page) and Horton's discharge from U.S. Naval Reserve, 1918 June 11 (stamped date), typescript document signed (1 page).
Box 12, Folder 9

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Warm Springs, letter to Dwight L. Hoopingarner 1928 February 9

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. With autograph postscript. Regarding the Manufacturer's Trust Company; board members meeting, F.D.R. as Vice President of Fidelity and Deposit Company of Maryland.
Box 12, Folder 10

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Albany, letter to Harold W. Fisher, Dallas 1929 February 12

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Raising money for Harvard. (1 page)
Box 12, Folder 11

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Albany, letter to Basil O'Connor, New York 1929 March 20

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Should sell "bum securities." (1 page)
Box 12, Folder 12

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Warm Springs, letter to Basil O'Connor 1929 May 1

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding talk with "Mr. B." (1 page)
Box 12, Folder 13

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Albany, letter to Arthur Carpenter, Warm Springs, Georgia 1931 September 14

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed with autograph corrections. Regarding possible departure from New York. (1 page)
Box 12, Folder 14

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Albany, letter to Basil O'Connor, New York 1932 March 15

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding taxes, his gift to Georgia Warm Springs Foundation. (1 page)
Box 12, Folder 15

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Frank B. McNinch 1934 July 9

Biographical / Historical

Frank R. McNinch (1873-1950) was the chairman of the Federal Power Commission from 1933 to 1937 and chairman of the Federal Communications Commission from 1937 to 1939 in the Roosevelt administration.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Wants to establish a National Power Policy Committee within Public Works Administration. (1 page)
Box 12, Folder 16

Thomas N. McCarter memorial to Franklin D. Roosevelt 1934 December 17

Scope and Contents

Typescript signed. From the president of Edison Electric Institute. (9 pages)
Box 12, Folder 17

Franklin D. Roosevelt note and Frances Perkins memo and note 1935 January 22

Biographical / Historical

Frances Perkins (1880-1965) served as Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945 in the Roosevelt administration.

Scope and Contents

Autograph note of Roosevelt with autograph memo signed added by Perkins; also Perkins autograph note signed (was attached). Regarding discussion about social security. (1 page, 2 pages)
Box 12, Folder 18

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Frank B. McNinch 1936 September 8

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Need to reach decision on the facilities to be provided for the distribution of power from Bonneville Dam; Senate Bill No. 4695. (2 pages)
Box 12, Folder 19

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Frances Perkins 1936 September 12

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Requesting report on wages, hours, working conditions in Navy. (1 page)
Box 12, Folder 20

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Frank B. McNinch 1936 September 17

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding possibility of a power pool or grid system in the Southeast U.S. through cooperation of Tennessee Valley Authority and private utility interests. (1 page) Includes items stapled to letter: memo cover sheet initialed by McNinch and copy of letter from McNinch to Roosevelt 1936 September 16.
Box 12, Folder 21

Franklin D. Roosevelt statement on rural electrification, Bonneville Dam 1936 September

Scope and Contents

Typescript (2 pages). Includes other items stapled to letter: typescript memorandum unsigned from White House (1 page), copy of letter from McNinch to Roosevelt, 1936 September 18 (1 page), copy of letter from Roosevelt to McNinch, 1936 September 8 (2 pages).
Box 12, Folder 22

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Frank B. McNinch 1937 January 16

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Bonneville Dam power distribution, need immediate legislation. (1 page)
Box 12, Folder 23

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Frank B. McNinch 1937 January 25

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Preliminary fact-finding completed for possibilities of joint use of power transmission in Tennessee Valley, report available. Injunction issued against the Tennessee Valley Authority precludes agreement, discontinue conferences (1 page). Includes several items stapled to letter: copy of McNinch to Roosevelt, 1937 February 1 (1 page), note from "JEJ" (1 page), copy of McNinch to Roosevelt, 1937 February 1 (1 page).
Box 12, Folder 24

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Hyde Park, letter to Elvira O'Connor 1937 October 29

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking for the letter, squash, Thanksgiving. (1 page and envelope)
Box 12, Folder 25

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to George T. Bye 1938 October 10

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding War Department records of the Civil War; availability of records to historians. (2 pages)
Box 13, Folder 1

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Archibald MacLeish 1939 June 6

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding his position as Librarian of Congress. (1 page)
Box 13, Folder 2

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Clyde L. Seavey, Washington 1939 December 22

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding planting sequoia trees at Hyde Park. (1 page)
Box 13, Folder 3

Basil O'Connor? letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt 1942 February 5

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Letter regarding salary of president subject to increase in income taxes. Includes docketed autograph note of Roosevelt. (3 pages)
Box 21, Folder 5

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Arthur J. Morris, New York 1942 May 4

Physical Description: Item was previously framed and letter is still mounted.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding estate tax. (1 page and envelope)
Box 13, Folder 5

Photograph of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Basil O'Connor 1942

Scope and Contents

Photograph signed by FDR with inscription "at it again!".
Box 13, Folder 6

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Elvira O'Connor, Westhampton 1943 August 28

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding 25th wedding anniversary with Basil O'Connor. (1 page and envelope)
Box 13, Folder 7

Basil O'Connor, New York, letter to Anne Brennan, Jersey City 1945 April 20

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking her for letter of sympathy. (1 page)
Box 13, Folder 8

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1934 January 31

Biographical / Historical

Charles Engelhard Sr. founded a metals processing business in 1902, which handled platinum, gold, and silver. In the 1930s he was president of the Hanovia Chemical & Manufacturing Company in Newark, New Jersey.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Thanking him for the meeting at the White House regarding the use of ultraviolet lamps at Warm Springs. (1 page)
Box 13, Folder 9

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1934 February 5

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Is delighted Engelhard will be going to Warm Springs. (1 page)
Box 13, Folder 10

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1934 March 19

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Reporting on his visit to Warm Springs and provides details on ultraviolet lamps. (2 pages)
Box 13, Folder 11

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1934 March 21

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Hoping to see him sometime soon and to seeing the new apparatus at Warm Springs. (1 page)
Box 13, Folder 12

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, Newark 1934 May 23

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for the gift of lamps to Warm Springs. (1 page)
Box 13, Folder 13

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1934 May 28

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Regarding the proposed silver bill before Congress (most likely the Silver Purchase Act of 1934). (2 pages)
Box 13, Folder 14

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1935 May 20

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Regarding a new international gold standard and gold and silver as part of the international economy. (3 pages)
Box 13, Folder 15

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1935 May 23

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his letter of May 20. (1 page)
Box 13, Folder 16

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1935 July 20

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Regarding the administration's monetary policies, including on gold and silver, and tax laws. (4 pages)
Box 13, Folder 17

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1935 July 26

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Is showing his letter to Secretary Morgenthau. (1 page)
Box 13, Folder 18

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Hyde Park 1935 September 11

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Reporting on his trip to Europe, discusses U.S. gold and silver policies. (3 pages)
Box 13, Folder 19

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Hyde Park, letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1935 September 19

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his letter of September 11. (1 page)
Box 13, Folder 20

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Hyde Park 1935 September 20

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Submitting a donation of $10,000 to combat polio. (1 page)
Box 13, Folder 21

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1935 October 2

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for the donation. (1 page)
Box 13, Folder 22

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1935 October 16

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Is forwarding his response to a questionnaire regarding silver and gold issue from Senator Thomas. (1 page, no enclosure)
Box 13, Folder 23

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Hyde Park, letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1935 October 31

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for the copy of his letter to Senator Thomas, is bringing it to the attention of the Secretary of the Treasury. (1 page)
Box 13, Folder 24

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Hyde Park 1935 November 4

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Regarding silver and gold monetary policies, economic situation in Europe and China. (5 pages)
Box 13, Folder 25

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Warm Springs, Georgia, letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1935 November 22

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. The questions raised in his letter of November 4 are receiving close attention from the administration. (1 page)
Box 13, Folder 26

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1935 December 3

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Letter in praise of Roosevelt's policies and accomplishments; situation in China and Japan. (3 pages)
Box 14, Folder 1

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1935 December 11

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Read his letter of December 3 with great deal of interest. (1 page)
Box 14, Folder 2

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1935 December 11

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Hoping for a new international gold standard and flexible silver purchasing system. (1 page)
Box 14, Folder 3

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1935 December 19

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for letter of December 11. (1 page)
Box 14, Folder 4

Charles Engelhard telegram to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1936 January 30

Scope and Contents

Sending birthday wishes. (1 page)
Box 14, Folder 5

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1936 February 5

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for birthday greetings. (1 page)
Box 14, Folder 6

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1936 February 25

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Praises Roosevelt's monetary policies, discusses silver and gold, international matters. (3 pages)
Box 14, Folder 7

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1936 March 11

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his letter, will consider his suggestions. (1 page)
Box 14, Folder 8

Charles Engelhard telegram to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1936 June 30

Scope and Contents

Congratulating him on his address at Franklin Field, Philadelphia. (1 page)
Box 14, Folder 9

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1936 June 2

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Regarding silver and gold policies, government debt. (3 pages)
Box 14, Folder 10

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1936 June 17

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his comments in letter of June 2. (1 page)
Box 14, Folder 11

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1936 July 2

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his generous message. (1 page)
Box 14, Folder 12

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1936 September 12

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Regarding economic situation in Europe. (3 pages)
Box 14, Folder 13

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1936 September 16

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Delighted to receive his letter. (1 page)
Box 14, Folder 14

Charles Engelhard telegram to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1936 September 30

Scope and Contents

Praising his Syracuse speech. (1 page)
Box 14, Folder 15

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Hyde Park, letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1936 October 3

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his message. (1 page)
Box 14, Folder 16

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1936 December 2

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Sending sympathy for the death of Roosevelt's bodyguard and friend, Gus Gennerich. (1 page)
Box 14, Folder 17

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1936 December 16

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his note of sympathy. (1 page)
Box 14, Folder 18

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1937 June 5

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Regarding the price of gold and silver. (2 pages) Includes copy of letter Roosevelt to Engelhard, 1937 June 16 expressing appreciation for Engelhard's letters. (1 page)
Box 14, Folder 19

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1937 June 16

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Expressing appreciation for Engelhard's letters. (1 page)
Box 14, Folder 20

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1937 September 14

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Regarding economic situation in Europe. (3 pages)
Box 14, Folder 21

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1937 September 18

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his letter of September 14. (1 page)
Box 14, Folder 22

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1937 November 8

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Regarding election, international politics, situation in Europe and conflict between China and Japan. (2 pages)
Box 14, Folder 23

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1937 November 12

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for the letter of November 8. (1 page)
Box 14, Folder 24

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1937 December 7

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Regarding prices of gold and silver. (2 pages)
Box 14, Folder 25

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1937 December 24

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Wishing his family a happy Christmas and New Year; enclosing a donation to the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation. (1 page)
Box 15, Folder 1

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1937 December 29

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his letter of December 7. (1 page)
Box 15, Folder 2

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1938 January 4

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his donation to the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation, asking if he would become a board member of the organization. (1 page)
Box 15, Folder 3

Charles Engelhard invitation to White House reception 1938 January 18

Scope and Contents

Ephemera. Includes ticket for Northwest Gate.
Box 15, Folder 4

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1938 January 25

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Expressing his approval of Roosevelt's tax policies and his views on the need to support private enterprise; discusses gold and silver policies, situation in China. (4 pages)
Box 15, Folder 5

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1938 February 5

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Responding to his letter of January 23; notes that his recommendations for tax revisions were not as sweeping as Engelhard expressed. (1 page)
Box 15, Folder 6

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1938 February 24

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Regarding Hitler and Germany, war between China and Japan, silver policies. (3 pages)
Box 15, Folder 7

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1938 March 9

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his letter of February 24. (1 page)
Box 15, Folder 8

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1938 March 22

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Regarding the situation in Europe, gold and silver policies. (3 pages)
Box 15, Folder 9

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1938 April 5

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his letter of March 22. (1 page)
Box 15, Folder 10

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1938 June 14

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Expressing admiration for the president and his administration. Situation in Europe, world economy, gold standard and silver prices. (3 pages)
Box 15, Folder 11

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1938 June 16

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his letter of June 14. (1 page)
Box 15, Folder 12

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1938 July 12

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Regarding the situation in Europe. (2 pages)
Box 15, Folder 13

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1938 August 4

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his letter of July 12. (1 page)
Box 15, Folder 14

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1938 September 6

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Regarding the situation in Europe, especially Germany; gold and silver policies. (4 pages)
Box 15, Folder 15

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1938 September 22

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his letter of September 6. (1 page)
Box 15, Folder 16

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1938 October 28

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Regarding situation in Europe, China and Japan; war debts, gold and silver policies. (3 pages)
Box 15, Folder 17

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1938 November 16

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Regarding situation in Europe, Germany; war debt, gold standard. (2 pages)
Box 15, Folder 18

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Warm Springs, Georgia, letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1938 November 23

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his letter of October 28. (1 page)
Box 15, Folder 19

Treasury Department press release 1939 March 23

Scope and Contents

Typescript report. Secretary of Treasury Henry Morgenthau, Jr.'s responses to questions from Senator Robert L. Wagner regarding U.S. monetary policies, gold. (28 pages)

Separated Materials

Originally enclosed in Franklin D. Roosevelt letter to Charles Engelhard, 1939 May 8 (folder 20).
Box 15, Folder 20

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1939 May 8

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his letter of April 20; is sending press release of correspondence between Senator Wagner and Secretary Morgenthau, 1939 March 23. (1 page)

Separated Materials

Enclosure of Treasury Department press release, 1939 March 23 is in folder 19.
Box 15, Folder 21

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1939 September 1

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Reporting on his recent trip to Europe, especially Germany and Hitler. (4 pages)
Box 15, Folder 22

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1939 September 26

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his letter of September 1 and his report of conditions in Europe. (1 page)
Box 15, Folder 23

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1939 October 30

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Regarding China and Japan, Germany and Hitler, gold standard, silver pricing. (3 pages)
Box 15, Folder 24

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Hyde Park, letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1939 November 18

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for this letter of October 30. (1 page)
Box 15, Folder 25

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1939 December 19

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Regarding U.S. foreign policies, monetary situation. (2 pages)
Box 16, Folder 1

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1939 December 26

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his letter of December 19 and for the donation to the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation. (1 page)
Box 16, Folder 2

Charles Engelhard telegram to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1940 January 30

Scope and Contents

Telegram. Sending birthday and new year's wishes. (1 page)
Box 16, Folder 3

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1940 February 1

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for the birthday telegram. (1 page)
Box 16, Folder 4

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1940 March 15

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Regarding gold and silver policies, situation in Europe. (4 pages)
Box 16, Folder 5

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1940 March 25

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Regarding gold and silver policies. (2 pages)
Box 16, Folder 6

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1940 April 11

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his letters of March 15 and 25, has referred them to the secretary of treasury. (1 page)
Box 16, Folder 7

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1940 April 22

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Regarding gold and silver policies, nitrate, the war. (3 pages)
Box 16, Folder 8

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1940 May 11

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Regarding the war and Hitler, gold and silver. (2 pages)
Box 16, Folder 9

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1940 May 15

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his letter of April 22 and telegram of May 1, has referred them to the Treasury Department. (1 page)
Box 16, Folder 10

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1940 May 27

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Acknowledging his letter of May 11. (1 page)
Box 16, Folder 11

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1940 May 27

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Regarding the war, gold and silver policies. (2 pages)
Box 16, Folder 12

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1940 June 7

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his letter of June 7, has referred his comments to the Treasury Department. (1 page)
Box 16, Folder 13

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1940 July 8

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Regarding situation in Asia, Europe, gold and silver policies. (2 pages)
Box 16, Folder 14

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1940 July 22

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Congratulating Roosevelt on his nomination for a third term as president. Regarding Hitler, National Committee for the Recovery of War Debts. (2 pages)
Box 16, Folder 15

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1940 July 25

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his letter of July 8. (1 page)
Box 16, Folder 16

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1940 July 26

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his message of congratulations. (1 page)
Box 16, Folder 17

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1940 September 4

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Regarding U.S. monetary policies, gold and silver. (3 pages)
Box 16, Folder 18

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1940 September 21

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his letter of September 4; critics of the government's policies have nothing to offer. (1 page)
Box 16, Folder 19

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1940 November 14

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Congratulating him on his electoral victory, discusses the state of the war. (3 pages)
Box 16, Folder 20

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1940 December 16

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his letter of November 14. (1 page)
Box 16, Folder 21

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1940 December 27

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his Christmas wishes and donation to the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation. (1 page)
Box 16, Folder 22

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1941 February 4

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his birthday greetings. (1 page)
Box 16, Folder 23

Charles Engelhard letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. 1942 December 24

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter (copy). Wishing him and Mrs. Roosevelt a happy Christmas and New Year, sending a donation to the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation. (1 page)
Box 16, Folder 24

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles Engelhard, New York 1942 December 29

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Thanking him for his donation to the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation. (1 page)
Box 17, Folder 1

Theodore Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Paul Dana, New York 1902 February 5

Biographical / Historical

Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) was the 26th president of the United States from 1901 to 1909.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed with added autograph note. Letter to editor of New York Sun regarding the Winfield Scott Schley case. (1 page)
Box 17, Folder 2

Theodore Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Eugene A. Philbin, New York 1903 December 2

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding his appointment on investigative commission; attacks on Commissioner Williams. (2 pages)
Box 17, Folder 3

Theodore Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Benjamin Ide Wheeler, Berkeley 1904 October 31

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding Washington Post article. Includes added autograph note. (1 page)
Box 17, Folder 4

Theodore Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Sereno E. Pratt, New York 1906 March 3

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. To the editor of Wall Street Journal regarding appreciation of article 1906 March 2, Roosevelt's popularity. Includes autograph edits. (3 pages) Also includes copy/draft of response of March 6 presumably from Pratt, unsigned typescript with autograph edits. (2 pages)
Box 17, Folder 5

Theodore Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Lyman Abbott, New York 1906 April 12

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. To the editor of the Outlook regarding Roosevelt's "Man with Muck-rake" speech. (1 page)
Box 17, Folder 6

Theodore Roosevelt, Sagamore Hill, letter to General C.C. Sniffen 1907 September 14

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Thanking for letter of Andrew Jackson. (2 pages)
Box 17, Folder 7

Theodore Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., letter to Brigadier General Alexander Mackenzie, Washington 1907 November 13

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. On conference for conservation of natural resources; Inland Waterways Commission. (1 page)
Box 17, Folder 8

Theodore Roosevelt, Oyster Bay, letter to Fred L. Gray, Minneapolis 1908 August 10

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed, with printed copy of Fred L. Gray letter of August 8. Regarding attacks in publications. (1 page)
Box 17, Folder 9

Theodore Roosevelt, Sagamore Hill, letter to Miss Coville 1911 April 2

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Best wishes for marriage. (1 page)
Box 17, Folder 10

Richard Rush, Washington, D.C., letter to Daniel Webster, Boston 1829 April 1

Biographical / Historical

Richard Rush (1780-1859) was the eighth Attorney General and the 8th Secretary of the Treasury of the United States.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding opportunities in England. (6 pages)
Box 17, Folder 11

Richard Rush, Paris, letter to Commodore George C. Read 1848 August 28

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Letter from the Secretary of Treasury to the Commander of U.S. Naval Forces in the Mediterranean. Rush states he has acted upon Reed's communication and has recommended an increase in U.S. forces in the Mediterranean to the Secretary of State. (3 pages)
Box 17, Folder 12

Ernest Shackleton Nimrod expedition map signed after 1909 October 21

Language of Material: Program in French.

Biographical / Historical

Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) was a British Antarctic explorer.

Scope and Contents

Societe Royale de Geographie D'Anvers reception map of Nimrod expedition signed by Shackleton. (3 pages)
Box 17, Folder 13

Ernest Shackleton, London, letter to Grand Duchess ? of Russia 1910 December 19

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Introducing his friend Harry Brittain who is traveling in St. Petersburg. (3 pages) Was enclosure to autograph letter signed from Brittain to Grand Duchess, approximately 1910 December, also included. (2 pages)
Box 17, Folder 14

Ernest Shackleton, South Georgia, letter to Miss Brookes 1914 November 28

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Thanking her for interest and assistance for expedition. In hand of and postscript by Thomas Orde-Lees; on Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition letterhead. (1 page)
Box 17, Folder 15

Leland Stanford, Palo Alto, letter to C.S. Haley, Newark, California 1891 May 19

Biographical / Historical

Leland Stanford (1824-1893) was a U.S. Senator from 1885 to 1893, Governor of California from 1862 to 1863, industrialist, and founder of Stanford University in Palo Alto, California.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Is forwarding citizens petitions to Congress. (1 page and envelope)
Box 17, Folder 16

Clipping from Leslie's Weekly Advertiser "A Presidential Hurry Call" by Robert D. Heinl regarding son of William H. Taft 1910?

Biographical / Historical

William H. Taft (1857-1930) was the 27th president of the United States from 1909 to 1913 and the 10th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1921 to 1930.

Scope and Contents

Clipping regarding Taft's son Robert's involvement in a car accident, Dr. Samuel Mixter. (1 page)
Box 17, Folder 17

Letter from Charles Norton, Beverly, Massachusetts, to Doctor Samuel J. Mixter, Swampscott 1910 August 8

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Letter from President Taft's secretary regarding bill for accident victim in Robert Taft incident. (1 page)
Box 17, Folder 18

William Howard Taft, Beverly, Massachusetts, letter to Doctor Samuel J. Mixter, Swampscott 1910 August 13

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding Mixter's reluctance to submit a bill for services to accident victim. (3 pages and envelope)
Box 17, Folder 19

Letter from Charles Norton, Washington, to Doctor Samuel J. Mixter 1910 October 28

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Letter from President Taft's secretary, sending check for services for Mrs. Norton. (3 pages)
Box 17, Folder 20

William Howard Taft lease for property in Beverly, Massachusetts 1910 November 7

Scope and Contents

Typescript document signed by Taft. Regarding his estate in Beverly, Massachusetts. (3 pages)
Box 17, Folder 21

William Howard Taft, Beverly, Massachusetts, letter to Mrs. Rufus H. Thayer, London 1912 October 17

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Regarding her illness; Taft's second election, assassination attempt of Theodore Roosevelt. (2 pages)
Box 17, Folder 22

William Howard Taft, New Haven, letter to Robert L. O'Brien 1914 December 8

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Sending lecture remarks on improvement of military defenses to Boston Herald. (1 page)
Box 17, Folder 23

William Howard Taft, Washington, D.C., letter to Russell Chittenden 1919 May 25

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding house rental. (2 pages)
Box 17, Folder 24

William Howard Taft, Montreal, letter to General Felix Agnus 1921 March 21

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Will talk to President about Judge Leser. (1 page)
Box 17, Folder 25

Zachary Taylor, Baton Rouge, letter to Henry C. Wiley 1848 August 5

Biographical / Historical

Zachary Taylor (1784-1850) was the 12th president of the United States from 1849 to 1850. He served as Major General in the U.S. Army during the Mexican-American War from 1846 to 1848.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding autograph request. (1 page)
Box 17, Folder 26

Zachary Taylor, Washington, D.C., letter to Joseph Grinnell, New Bedford 1849 October 12

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Regrets for speaking invitation. (2 pages)
Box 18, Folder 1

William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, Glasgow, letter to William E. Gladstone 1898 March 17

Biographical / Historical

William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin (1824-1907) was a British physicist and engineer.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Requesting votes at Athenaeum. (1 page)
Box 18, Folder 2

Engraving of Harry S. Truman undated

Biographical / Historical

Harry S. Truman (1884-1972) was the 33rd president of the United States from 1945 to 1953.

Scope and Contents

Portrait signed by Truman.
Box 18, Folder 3

Harry S. Truman, Washington, D.C., letter to Basil O'Connor 1946 May 6

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding estate of Franklin D. Roosevelt, requesting papers on foreign policies, State Department access. (1 page and envelope)
Box 18, Folder 4

Harry S. Truman, Key West, letter to Howard McGrath, Washington 1950 March 20

Physical Description: Includes autograph note added.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Letter to Attorney General about confidential files argument. (1 page and envelope)
Box 18, Folder 5

Harry S. Truman, Washington, D.C., letter to George Allen 1951 September 2

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding travel plans, library site. (1 page)
Box 18, Folder 6

Harry S. Truman, Kansas City, letter to Leonard Lyons, New York 1955 September 14

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Doesn't want any further controversies with Nixon, leave political reference out of column, New York Post. (1 page)
Box 18, Folder 7

Harry S. Truman, Kansas City, letter to Charles L. Ruby, Fullerton, California 1956 August 2

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding forged signature on dollar bill; returning bills. (1 page and envelope, also $1 bill)
Box 18, Folder 8

Harry S. Truman, Independence, letter to Teddy W. Diener, Kansas City 1965 September 7

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding invitation to walk with daughter. (1 page)
Box 18, Folder 9

Harry S. Truman, Independence, letter to Basil O'Connor, Warm Springs 1967 November 24

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Congratulations on 40th anniversary of Georgia Warm Springs Foundation. (1 page)
Box 18, Folder 10

John Tyler, Washington, D.C., letter to I.G. Miller 1842 August 13

Biographical / Historical

John Tyler (1790-1850) was the 10th president of the United States from 1841 to 1845.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding politics. (3 pages)
Box 18, Folder 11

John Tyler, Washington, D.C., letter to Doctor Robert M. Patterson 1842 November 1

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding the Mint. (1 page)
Box 18, Folder 12

John Tyler letter to Secretary of the Navy John Mason 1844 April 11

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding shoes for the marines. Letter addressed only to "Secretary of the Navy." (1 page and addressed cover)
Box 18, Folder 13

John Tyler, Sherwood Forest, Virginia, letter to Doctor Conway 1845 June 3

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding clerkship for Conway. (2 pages)
Box 18, Folder 14

Martin Van Buren, Washington, D.C., letter to Anne Atherton 1838 May 7

Biographical / Historical

Martin Van Buren (1782-1862) was the eighth president of the United States from 1837 to 1841.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Thanking for the present. (3 pages and envelope)
Box 18, Folder 15

Martin Van Buren letter to Edwin? Croswell 1838 November 19

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding "keeping our friend at Albany." Date added later. (1 page)
Box 18, Folder 16

Order for penalty for importing an enslaved person into the United States 1839 February 21

Scope and Contents

Autograph document signed (form, filled in). Signed by Martin Van Buren. Authorization to Secretary of State of penalty to Monroe Edwards for bringing an enslaved person into the U.S., Port of New Orleans, from a foreign country. (1 page)
Box 18, Folder 17

Martin Van Buren letter to John Letcher 1840 July 9

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding copy of speech. (3 pages)
Box 18, Folder 18

Martin Van Buren, Washington, D.C., letter to John Fairfield, Augusta, Maine 1840 October 8

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. To the governor of Maine regarding the loss of his position, final months of office. (2 pages)
Box 18, Folder 19

George Washington, Mount Vernon, letter to John Langdon 1788 April 2

Biographical / Historical

George Washington (1732-1799) was the first president of the United States from 1789 to 1797 and was Commander in Chief of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War from 1775 to 1783.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Regarding constitutional convention, proposed constitution, New Hampshire. (1 page)
Box 18, Folder 20

George Washington, Mount Vernon, letter to Alexander Hamilton 1790 October 3

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed, possibly letter book copy. (1 page)
Box 18, Folder 21

George Washington, Wilmington, letter to James Maury 1795 October 20

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Requesting seeds. (2 pages)
Box 22

Jedidiah Morse eulogy of George Washington 1800

Scope and Contents

Proceedings of the Town of Charlestown, in the County of Middlesex, and Commonwealth of Massachusetts, in Respectful Testimony of the Distinguished Talents and Preeminent Virtues of the Late George Washington (1800). Includes A Prayer and Sermon, Delivered at Charlestown, December 31, 1799; on the Death of George Washington... by Jedidiah Morse. (106 pages, bound volume)
Box 18, Folder 22

Woodrow Wilson, Washington, D.C., letter to George T. Jenkins, Baltimore 1914 January 13

Biographical / Historical

Woodrow Wilson (1856-1923) was the 28th president of the United States from 1913 to 1921.

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Regarding Bishop Wilson. (1 page)
Box 18, Folder 23

Woodrow Wilson, Washington, D.C., letter to Mary Hoyt 1914 August 25

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Letter to his cousin regarding Wilson's recently deceased wife Ellen. (2 pages and envelope)
Box 18, Folder 24

Woodrow Wilson, Washington, D.C., letter to Charles P. Howry 1915 March 9

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter signed. Accepting his resignation. (1 page and envelope)
Box 18, Folder 25

Woodrow Wilson, Washington, D.C., letter to Herbert Bayard Swope 1916 July 19

Scope and Contents

Letter signed. Response to his request for advice on jobs. (1 page) Includes two draft copies (typescript and manuscript) of Swope to Wilson. (4 pages)
Box 18, Folder 26

Walter Winchell draft accounts probably 1967 June 23

Biographical / Historical

Walter Winchell (1897-1972) was a newspaper gossip columnist and radio commentator.

Scope and Contents

Two draft typescripts of account of President Lyndon B. Johnson's visit to Los Angeles and speech at the Century Plaza Hotel on June 23, 1967. Drafts are different versions of the same account, one with handwritten corrections and additions by Winchell. (6 pages)
Box 23

Presidential portraits

Scope and Contents

Primarily etchings or copies of etchings, also one photograph print (Roosevelt). Forty-one items total, arranged alphabetically. Presidents represented include: John Adams (1), John Quincy Adams (8), Chester A. Arthur (1), James Buchanan (1), Grover Cleveland (1), Millard Fillmore (1), James Garfield (3), Ulysses S. Grant (2), William Henry Harrison (1), Rutherford B. Hayes (1), Andrew Jackson (1), Thomas Jefferson (2), Andrew Johnson (1), Abraham Lincoln (2), James Madison (2), William McKinley (1), James Monroe (1), Franklin Pierce (2), James K. Polk (1), Theodore Roosevelt (2), Zachary Taylor (2), John Tyler (1), George Washington (2). Also includes an etching of Martha Washington (1).
Also included in this box are etching copies and portrait photocopies, primarily of U.S. presidents, which Shapiro used as section markers in his collection binders or framed with some individual letters.