Manuscript Resources on Politics

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Kilbourne, Richard, Circular, 1967. 1 broadside. Resident of East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana. "Socialism vs. the Constitution' by Judge Richard Kilbourne defends his position for leaving the Democratic Party and joining the Republican Party. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2190.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

King, Grace Elizabeth. Selected papers, 1864, 1883-1933. 1 linear ft., 2 microfilm reels. Location: UU:31, MSS.MF:K, Vault:1. New Orleans writer and historian. Business and personal correspondence pertaining to Grace King's literary career, European travels, and social and family life; includes some family correspondence, principally of her sister, Annie R. King. Papers also include a copy of an order issued by Richard Taylor concerning the Battle of Mansfield (1864), a program for the memorial service for Jefferson Davis held in New Orleans (1903), and manuscript notes concerning the United States Army occupation of New Orleans (undated). Correspondence from Baron Edouard de Pontabla, Charles Wagner, Henry Vignaud, and Flora O'Gorencees discuss World War I. Partly in French. For further information, see online catalog. Part of the Grace King Collection. Mss. 1282.

King, Horatio, 1811-1897. Letter, 1860 November 25. 1 item. Location: Misc.:K. United States Postmaster-General under Presidents Pierce and Buchanan. Letter comments on strength of secessionist feelings and urges support of the President and Unionist policies. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2855.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Civil War, Business

King, William R., 1786-1853, Letter,1832 December 12. 1 item. Location: Misc.:K. U.S. senator from Alabama, U.S. minister to France, and vice-president of the U.S. Letter to J. B. Clark discussing efforts in Congress to modify tariff regulations and attitudes towards President Jackson's order that South Carolina collect tariff duties. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2613.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

King, William W. and family. Papers, 1833-1954 (bulk 1837-1936). 9,400 items, 174 volumes. Location: N:6-8, OS:K, UU:32-57, Vault:27. New Orleans lawyer and father of writer Grace King. Papers of correspondence, bills and receipts relating to the law firm of Elmore and King; L'Embarrasse Plantation in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana; and the period during the Civil War and Reconstruction. Also included are papers concerning the education of the children; the social, cultural, religious, and economic life of New Orleans; the anti-lottery movement; and travel in the U.S. and Europe. For further information, see online catalog. Part of the Grace King Collection. Mss. 1282.