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    • 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.
    • Conrad Thornquist papers

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    • Conrad Thornquist was a Michigan native who attended the University of Michigan as an undergraduate and attended Harvard Law School in the Class of 1931. His papers include handwritten and bound class notes from his Harvard Law School coursework...
    • Limited Editions Club records

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    • Collection includes correspondence between George Macy and book designers, illustrators, printers, editors and authors. The collection also includes first-day cover for a stamp in commemoration of the Festival of Britain 1851-1951, designed and...
    • Nathan Sargent from John M. Clayton, August 2, 1843

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856; Clay, Henry, 1777-1852; Tyler, John, 1790-1862; Sergeant, John, 1779-1852; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials...
    • Letter expressing Clayton's doubts that some Whigs will not vote in the upcoming election. He also discusses his choice for Vice President, and party disenchantment over Virginia and Massachusetts's plurality of national offices.
    • William Henry Shepard from G. C. Noble

    • Harvard Law School; Unitarian Universalists; Abolitionists; Women's rights; United States--Politics and government--19th century; Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882; Douglass,...
    • Letter to a friend from Harvard law student regarding his attendance at Boston political festivals where he heard Abolitionists William Lloyd Garrison and Frederick Douglass, and at a women's rights convention. He also discusses politics in the...
    • Ella Koeze Weed papers

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    • Ella Koeze Weed was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan and was involved in Republican Party politics and participated in the Michigan Constitutional Convention of 1961-1962. The collection includes her political files, convention materials, news...
    • Faust family correspondence

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States. Army; United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 95th (1861-1865)
    • Correspondence between Pvt. Daniel Faust, his mother, and his sister of Schuylkill County Pennsylvania. Faust was an infantryman in Pennsylvania's 95th and 96th Infantry regiments during the Civil War. Correspondence covers the routine details of...
    • Jim Harrison papers

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    • The Jim Harrison collection documents the life and work of Michigan-born writer Jim Harrison. Harrison has published books in several genres throughout his career, including poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and children’s literature; he also worked...
    • Grand Rapids scrapbooks

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    • The collection is a series of five scrapbooks compiled by Harvey Lemmen. The collection contains newspaper clippings and articles from local Grand Rapids, Michigan’s newspapers focusing on the history of the city, its people, places, and events. ...
    • 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 Henry Hitchcock, May 8, 1839

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Hitchcock, Henry, 1829-1902; Biddle, Alexander, 1819-1899; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees
    • Letter discussing Hitchcock's recent negotiations with the Bank of the United States.
    • Theodore Victor Peticolas Diary

    • Diaries; Peticolas, Theodore V.; Peticolas, Edward; Agriculture; Farms, Small; Fruit growers; Personal narratives; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 6th (1861-1864)
    • Theodore Victor Peticolas, born 29 February 1800 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, was a fruit farmer in Union Township, Clermont County, Ohio at the time he maintained this diary. In it Peticolas details his farm work, crops, family, neighbors, and...
    • 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.

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