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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...
    • Forum, volume 004, number 38

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 004, number 38, published on 1980-07-28. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Russell, Francis and Lucille (Interview transcript and audio)

    • Michigan--History; Local histories; Memoirs; Oral histories (document genre); Grand Rapids (Mich.); Personal narratives; Heritage Hill (Grand Rapids, Mich.); Grand Valley State University; Women
    • Lucille Hopson was born 25 May 1894 in Grand Rapids. She was a graduate of Vassar College. Mrs. Russell died on 20 October 1973. Francis Russell was born 21 June 1892. Mr. Russell’s grandfather was C.C. Comstock, founder of Grand Rapids in 1853....
    • 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 recommendation. George S. Boutwell from George E. Spencer

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Boutwell, George S. (George Sewall), 1818-1905; Spencer, George Eliphaz, 1836-1893; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees; Customs administration
    • Letter of recommendation for Nathan Sargent, expressing the opinion that Sargent not be removed from the office of Commissioner of Customs.
    • Nathan Sargent from Salmon P. Chase, October 24, 1870

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees; Money
    • Letter regarding Chase's opinion of Congress's power to coin currency other than gold and silver.
    • 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, August 19, 1843

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clay, Henry, 1777-1852; Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874; Badger, Benjamin, 1779-1855; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees
    • Letter discussing recent midterm election results and possible Whig strategies for the 1845 election.
    • 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 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, 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, August 2, 1843

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856; Clay, Henry, 1777-1852; Tyler, John, 1790-1862; Sergeant, John, 1779-1852; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials...
    • Letter expressing Clayton's doubts that some Whigs will not vote in the upcoming election. He also discusses his choice for Vice President, and party disenchantment over Virginia and Massachusetts's plurality of national offices.

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