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    • Nathan Sargent papers

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    • Nathan Sargent was active in politics at the time of the Know Nothings (1854-1857). He served as sergeant at arms of the House of Representatives during Lincoln's term in Congress. Correspondence of a Whig political appointee, 1832-1874. Among the...
    • Frank J. Schulte papers

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    • Frank J. Schulte is known as the Father of Civil Service in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Schulte worked in civil service throughout Michigan and on the proposed personnel system for the royal government in Afghanistan in the early 1960s. The collection...
    • Portrait of Caleb B. Smith

    • United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees; Smith, Caleb B. (Caleb Blood), 1808-1864
    • Caleb B. Smith was appointed by Abraham Lincoln as the United States Secretary of the Interior in 1861. He resigned after not being appointed to United States Supreme Court the following year.
    • Nathan Sargent from Willie Mangum, November 25, 1850

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Mangum, Willie Person, 1792-1861; Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees; United States. Congress. Senate; United...
    • Copies of two letters written to and regarding Nathan Sargent. The first, written by Sen. Willie Mangum to Nathan Sargent, describes his attempt to see the Vice President after Sargent is rejected by the Senate. The second, written by Sen. Thomas...
    • Nathan Sargent from Daniel Webster, June 15, 1852

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees; St. Paul (Ship: 1835-1851)
    • Cover letter for registration of the American ship St. Paul from A.H.P. Edwards Esq., U.S. Counsel at Manila, by Daniel Webster to Nathan Sargent, Register of the Treasury.
    • Nathan Sargent from Henry Clay, April 16, 1849

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clay, Henry, 1777-1852; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees
    • Handwritten copy, by Sargent, of a letter from Henry Clay expressing his desire to see Sargent appointed to public office.
    • Nathan Sargent from John M. Clayton, April 18, 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
    • Letter containing a cryptic prediction, possibly of the Civil War, that, “something extraordinary is in the wind.” Clayton also asks Sargent to arrange room and board for him in the summer.
    • 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 Millard Fillmore, March 29, 1855

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874; Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees
    • Letter detailing Fillmore's assessment of a letter sent from Daniel Webster to Captain Jewett.
    • Nathan Sargent from Millard Fillmore, March 21, 1855

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874; Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852; Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees;...
    • Letter detailing Fillmore's denouncement a letter sent without his approval by Daniel Webster, and his attempt to discover how the error occurred.
    • Nathan Sargent from John M. Clayton, March 25, 1844

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856; Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874; Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836; Clinton, George, 1739-1812; Tompkins, Daniel D., 1774-1825; Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862; Sergeant, John, 1779-1852;...
    • Letter discussing a debate Clayton had with a friend over the representation of New England states in the offices of President and Vice President. He also discusses possible candidates and retells a racy story.
    • 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 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.
    • Nathan Sargent from Edward Everett, February 20, 1835

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clay, Henry, 1777-1852; Ritner, Joseph, 1780-1869; Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852; Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850; Whig Party (U.S.); Antimasonic Party; United States--Politics and government--19th century;...
    • Letter discussing elections in Vermont, Rhode Island, and Pennsylvania, and Antimason Party activity.
    • 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 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.
    • Nathan Sargent from Edward Everett, January 3, 1836

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Everett, Edward, 1794-1865; Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841; Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852; Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862; Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879; White, Hugh Lawson, 1773-1840; Whig Party (U.S.); Antimasonic Party;...
    • Letter discussing potential Whig nominees for President in the 1836 election, and the growing approval of a Daniel Webster candidacy.

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