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    • Nathan Sargent from J. F. Simmons

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856; Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees
    • Letter expressing support of Sargent's appointment as Sergeant-at-Arms of the House of Representatives, and discussing the upcoming presidential election in 1850.
    • Nathan Sargent from John M. Clayton, March 14, 1844

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856; Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852; Clay, Henry, 1777-1852; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees
    • Letter requesting Sargent's advice on the possible nomination of John M. Clayton for a cabinet position.
    • Nathan Sargent from Caleb Cushing, February 28, 1838

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879; Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862; Clay, Henry, 1777-1852; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees; Dueling
    • Letter regarding Cushing's health, the likelihood of a treasury bill passing, the need for the Whigs to have grit, Martin Van Buren's decreasing popularity, and a recent duel.
    • C.H. West from E.C. Fowler

    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883; Republican Party (U.S. 1854- ); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865;
    • Letter from Fowler to his uncle discussing political appointments in Baltimore. Letter mentions Fowler's meeting with Abraham Lincoln shortly after his inauguration with a delegation from Baltimore.
    • Nathan Sargent from John M. Clayton, April 27, 1855

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees; Library of Congress
    • Letter discussing his planned arrival in Washington and an anticipated trip to the Library of Congress.
    • Nathan Sargent from John M. Clayton, January 17, 1853

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856; Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866; Downs, Solomon W. (Solomon Weathersbee), 1801-1854; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials...
    • Letter ridiculing Sen. Lewis Cass of Michigan for a lack of geographic knowledge. He also discusses disagreements with other senators over Central America.
    • Nathan Sargent from Frank Granger, August 20, 1856

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Granger, Francis, 1792-1868; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees; National Intelligencer Office (Washington, D.C.); Compromise of 1850; Whig...
    • Letter describing the recent debate over the reorganization of Kansas, the Fugitive Slave Law, and a vote on the unconstitutionality of the Compromise of 1850.
    • Nathan Sargent from John Crafts (J.C.) Wright, January 16, 1841

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Wright, John C. (John Crafts), 1783-1861; Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841; Clay, Henry, 1777-1852; Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United...
    • Letter discussing the formation of President-elect William Henry Harrison's cabinet. Wright also shows early support for civil service reform.
    • Nathan Sargent from John M. Clayton, November 9, 1855

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees; American Party
    • Letter expressing Clayton's dissatisfaction with a price being charged him by a boarder. He also expresses his opinion that the Know-Nothing Party must stop secret nominations if they are to survive. Written exactly one year to the day of his...
    • Nathan Sargent from Henry Clay, February 10, 1847

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clay, Henry, 1777-1852; Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees; Democratic National Convention; United...
    • Letter discussing another letter sent to Clay which he desires to be published. It is from a Gen. Bradley, who Clay identifies as a “political enemy.”
    • Nathan Sargent from John P. Kennedy, July 9, 1855

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Kennedy, John Pendleton, 1795-1870; Whig Party (U.S.); Democratic Party (U.S.); American Party; United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees
    • Letter discussing the regional differences for the Presidential nomination, the formation of a national convention, and negotiations with the American party over the nomination.
    • University press releases, October 2009

    • Universities and colleges; Michigan; Files (Records); Grand Valley State University
    • Press releases from October 2009 submitted University Communications to press agencies concerning people, places, and events related to Grand Valley State University.

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