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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.
    • C.C. Ruthranoff from Edwin Booth

    • Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865; United States--Politics and government--19th century; Correspondence; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Assassination; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
    • Letter from Edwin Booth, brother of John Wilkes Booth, declining an interview.
    • 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.
    • Edwin M. Stanton from Simon Cameron

    • Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889; Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869; Boker, George H. (George Henry), 1823-1890; Holt, Joseph, 1807-1894; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--Politics and government--19th century;...
    • Letter from former Secretary of War Simon Cameron requesting Stanton's assistance in helping to prove his innocence against charges of fraud via mutilation of treasury bills, in relation to the purchasing of arms.
    • 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.
    • J. Elfreth Watkins from Robert Todd Lincoln

    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; United States--Politics and government--19th century; Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
    • Letter from Robert Todd Lincoln, son of Abraham Lincoln, politely refusing to express an opinion in print.
    • 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...
    • John W. Markle to his wife

    • Dix, John Ross, 1800?-1865; Nashville, Battle of, Nashville, Tenn., 1864; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Broadsides; Magnus, Charles
    • Letter from John W. Markle written on Charles Magnus broadside ballad of "Nobody Hurt" (Old Abe) by John Ross Dix with images of Columbia holding a pen, the Constitution and a shield; the face of Abraham Lincoln framed by a star and array of U.S....
    • Joseph Robinson from Caleb B. Smith

    • Smith, Caleb B. (Caleb Blood), 1808-1864; United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States. Department of the Interior; Courthouses
    • Letter from the Secretary of the Interior discussing rental of rooms in the Baltimore court house.
    • Letter from James Tanner to A.S. Clark

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Assassination
    • Letter from James Tanner to A.S. Clark requesting copies of newspapers from the Civil War era. Tanner served as Secretary Stanton's stenographer and was at Lincoln's deathbed. His notes were the first official evidence and the most comprehensive...
    • 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 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 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.”

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