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    • 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 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.
    • 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 John M. Clayton, February 2, 1845

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856; United States--Officials and employees; United States. Congress. Senate
    • Letter warning Sargent against starting a personal quarrel with a Mr. Webb. He also discusses the bartering of a tariff bill for “a slice of Oregon.”
    • Nathan Sargent from John M. Clayton, August 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; Compromise of 1850; United States. Congress
    • Letter expressing Clayton's concern over growing sectionalism, and his belief that the Compromise of 1850 only worsened matters. Clayton also references the events known as “Bleeding Kansas”, and notes an opinion that several states may secede.
    • Nathan Sargent from Henry Clay, October 13, 1850

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clay, Henry, 1777-1852; United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees; United States. Congress. Senate
    • Letter expressing Clay's regret that he was not present to influence the voting on Sargent's confirmation.
    • 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 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.
    • 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.
    • Certificate for draft substitution

    • United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States. Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.
    • Certificate from the New York Board of Enrollment exempting Marshall Cynes from military duty and replacing him with substitute Frederick Artz, according to the Enrollment Act of 1863.

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