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    • Forum, volume 029, number 12

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 029, number 12, published on 10/18/2004. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Nathan Sargent from Edward Everett, November 23, 1835

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Everett, Edward, 1794-1865; Clay, Henry, 1777-1852; Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841; Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862; Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century;...
    • Letter discussing rumors of Henry Clay's plans to run for President, and Antimasonic opposition to William Henry Harrison.
    • 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.
    • Nathan Sargent from Edward Everett, May 10, 1838

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Everett, Edward, 1794-1865; Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841; Ritner, Joseph, 1780-1869; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees
    • Letter discussing scientific lectures, the re-election of Pennsylvania Gov. Joseph Ritner, and Massachusetts's reluctance to support William Henry Harrison.
    • 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.
    • Hon. E. B. Payne from Wells C. Morrill

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 37th (1861-1866); Suffrage; African Americans;
    • Letter from Civil War soldier Wells C. Morrill to friend E. B. Payne with an account of promotions in Co. H of the Illinois 37th Infantry, and his negative reaction to negro suffrage.
    • Forum, volume 027, number 22

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 027, number 22, published on 1/6/2003. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Nathan Sargent from Alexander Hugh Holmes Stuart, October 27, 1855

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Stuart, Alexander H. H. (Alexander Hugh Holmes), 1807-1891; Whig Party (U.S.); Constitutional Union Party (U.S.); American Party (N.Y.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and...
    • Letter expressing Holmes's desire that a Constitutional Union Party be formed for the 1856 election.
    • Special mortgage on twenty two slaves by Francis Duplessis, 1839

    • African Americans; Slavery--United States; Slave records; Slave bills of sale; Slaves; Slaveholders; Banks and banking; Mortgages; Bevin, Pierre; Duplessis, Francis; Dutton, John; Mazureau, Adolphe; Petit, Louis; West, John K.;
    • Special mortgage taken by Francis (Francois) Duplessis (b. 1786 in New Orleans) on twenty two slaves. This mortgage, held by the Union Bank of Louisiana, replaces a previous mortgage on thirty one slaves.
    • Forum, volume 029, number 09

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 029, number 09, published on 9/27/2004. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Nathan Sargent from Henry Clay, August 19, 1843

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clay, Henry, 1777-1852; Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874; Badger, Benjamin, 1779-1855; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees
    • Letter discussing recent midterm election results and possible Whig strategies for the 1845 election.
    • Nathan Sargent from Henry Clay, April 26, 1839

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clay, Henry, 1777-1852; Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841; Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862; Whig Party (U.S.); Whig Party (U.S.). National Convention; Antimasonic Party; United States--Politics and government--19th...
    • Letter discussing Clay's complaints about the Antimasonic Party, who caused problems for Whig politicians campaigning in the 1840 elections.
    • John Bennitt Civil War Diary, volume 2

    • Bennitt, John; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865); Surgeons; Diaries; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States. Army. Corps, 20th; Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891;...
    • This diary is the second of three kept by physician John Bennitt of Centreville, Michigan describing his experience as a Civil War surgeon for the 19th Michigan Infantry Regiment. The second volume (Feb. 9, 1864-Jan. 13, 1865) continues the account...
    • Nathan Sargent from John Sergeant, January 1, 1840

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Sergeant, John, 1779-1852; Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841; Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees; United States....
    • Letter informing Sargent that it may be possible to recommend him to a committee. Sergeant also expresses his opinion that William Henry Harrison will be the best opponent for Martin Van Buren in the Presidential election.

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