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    • Allegory of Lincoln's Death

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Assassination; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Death and burial; Pictorial works; Meunier, Constantin, 1831-1905
    • Allegory of Lincoln's Death painted by Belgian artist Constantin Meunier in 1865.
    • 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.
    • David S. Gooding from William H. Seward

    • Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875; United States--Politics and government--19th century; Pardon
    • Cover letter to U.S. Marshal from the Dept. of State accompanying the warrant for President Andrew Johnson's pardon of James Evans. Warrant is not included.
    • 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.
    • J.G Ramsdall from A.B. Markham

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Inauguration Day; United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
    • Letter describing Abraham Lincoln's second Inaugural Address, the celebrations, and his impressions of Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Pittsburgh, and Harrisburgh. The letter is accompanied by an envelope addressed to Mr. Claude Hamilton from the...
    • 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 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 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, 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 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 John Crafts (J.C.) Wright, January 16, 1841

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Wright, John C. (John Crafts), 1783-1861; Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841; Clay, Henry, 1777-1852; Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United...
    • Letter discussing the formation of President-elect William Henry Harrison's cabinet. Wright also shows early support for civil service reform.
    • Nathan Sargent from John M. Clayton, January 3, 1842

    • 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; Congress of the United States, 1789-1989
    • Letter discussing the possible passage of a bill that would liquidate certain claims.

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