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    • J W. Upton from Thomas Ewing, November 25, 1850

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Ewing, Thomas, 1789-1871; 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 States....
    • Letter, written by Sen. Thomas Ewing to J. W. Upton, describing his disappointment that Sargent was misrepresented and pledges his support.
    • 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.
    • Nathan Sargent from Caleb Cushing, December 22, 1840

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees
    • Letter discussing removals from office, and Cushing's opinion that postmasters are the tools of Amos Kendall, former editor of the Washington Globe and US Postmaster General under Andrew Jackson.
    • 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 Charles Francis Adams, November 28, 1868

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Adams, Charles Francis, 1807-1886; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees
    • Note from the son of John Quincy Adams thanking Nathan Sargent for correcting an error in the Washington Chronicle claiming that his father retained opponents while in office.
    • Nathan Sargent from Daniel Dewey Barnard, October 31, 1855

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Barnard, Daniel D. (Daniel Dewey), 1797-1861 ; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees; Slavery; United States. Constitution
    • Letter in support of Sargent's plan to reach a settlement on slavery. Barnard sees the best chance of maintaining the Union to be a national Whig party.
    • 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 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 Edward Everett, January 2, 1835

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Everett, Edward, 1794-1865; Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852; Clay, Henry, 1777-1852; Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees
    • Letter discussing potential Whig nominees for President in the 1836 election.
    • 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.
    • 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 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 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 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.

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