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Caldwell, Samuel S. Scrapbooks, 1918-1950 (bulk 1932-1937). 5 volumes (on 2 microfilm reels), 3 photographs. Location: E:66, MSS.MF:C. Caddo Parish, Louisiana, police juror, mayor of Shreveport, Louisiana, and Mid-Continent Oil & Gas Association executive. Scrapbooks consist mainly of newspaper clippings documenting his political career. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3547.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Business

Cammack, H. C. (Horace Claiborne). Letter, July 6, 1837. 1 letter, 1 transcript. Location: MISC:C. Merchant and treasurer at Branch Mint in New Orleans. Cammack, New Orleans, writes to F. P. (Francis P.) Corbin (in either London or Liverpool) regarding financial matters at Corbin's plantation (unidentified) and the Panic of 1837. Cammack reports on the selling of slaves and an attempt at selling land, the state of the banks, and the political situation in the country. Mss. 5384.

Cannon, Fenelon. Commission, 1859. 1 item. Location: OS:C. Resident of Marksville, Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana. Commission by Louisiana Governor Robert C. Wickliffe appointing Fenelon Cannon a member of the Board of Supervisors of the State Seminary of Learning. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1654.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Capitol Correspondents Association Gridiron Show Programs, 1960-2003. 38 items. Location: X:15. Programs from gridiron shows put on by both the Capitol Correspondents Association of Baton Rouge, La., and the Central Louisiana Press Club of Alexandria, La., two not-for-profit organizations that support journalists who report on state and local government and politics. The programs contain lyrics to song parodies written by the press members to roast politicians at the national, state, and local levels throughout Louisiana, as well as other newsworthy individuals and issues from the preceding year, including the LSU football team. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4996.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, LSU

Carl Austin Weiss, Jr. Photograph, [1926-1927]. 7 items. Location: 32:82. Alleged Huey Long assassin. 1 photographic print and 6 negatives of the same basic image. Photograph of Weiss taken as senior at Tulane University College of Medicine and reproduced from the JAMBALAYA. Listed in unprocessed collections list under: Weiss, Carl Austin, Jr. Photo. Mss. 4015.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Long Family

Carleton, Mark T. Papers, 1935-1995. 2 linear ft. Location: 50:21, OS:C. Baton Rouge native, LSU faculty member, Department of History. Papers consist of printed items, correspondence, family photographs, and typescripts which document the professional career of Carleton at LSU, and his involvement in the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana. Campus correspondence reflects his efforts to gain tenure and his participation in campus committees. Other professional correspondence pertains to his publications. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4644.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, LSU

Carpenter, George H., 1849-1892. Family Papers, 1806, 1835-1964 (bulk 1844-1899). 2.6 linear ft., 21 mss. vols., 84 printed vols. Location: A:28-31, OS:C. Dentist who resided with his family in Slaughter and Clinton, East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana. Family papers also contain items of Carpenter's father-in-law, John Y. East, and his family. Among these papers are family letters, including the John A. Collins family; legal and business papers of John East; poetry; sermons; and biographical writings. Printed material consists of newspapers clippings; maps; Colt historical prints; political handbills; Huey P. Long political broadsides (1930); and various books. Volumes include items of Mary East. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2317.

Referenced in Guides: Religion, Politics, Women, Medicine, Literature

Carter, A. E. Notarial record books, 1893-1903. 2 vol. Locations: F:15. Notary public of East Feliciana Parish, La. Copies of original notarial and private acts recorded by A. E. Carter. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 796.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Cartwright, Samuel A. (Samuel Adolphus) and family. Papers, 1826-1864. 67 items, 2 manuscript volumes. Location: U:109, Vault. Physician of Natchez, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Cartwright was a Confederate army physician, and at one time a professor of diseases of the African American in the Medical Department of the University of Louisiana. Papers include correspondence, photoprints, and a European travel diary. Correspondence relates to politics, slavery, and education in the South, including letters from Jefferson Davis and other prominent individuals. Included is a treatise on 'camp dysentery' written by Cartwright. For further information, see online catalog. Filed under Cartwright, Samuel Adolphus. Papers in Archives USA. Mss. 2471, 2499.

Casa Calvo, Marquis De (Sebastian de la Puerta Y O'Farril). Coat of arms, circa 1800-1899. 1 item. Location: Misc:C. Spanish governor of Louisiana 1799-1801. Pencil drawing of the coat of arms of Sebastián Calvo de la Puerta y O'Farrill, marqués de Casa Calvo, by a Mr. Folck. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 61.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Casa Calvo, Marquis De (Sebastian de la Puerta Y O'Farril). Ordinance, 1804 March 16. 1 item. Location: Misc.C. Spanish governor of Louisiana. Copy of ordinance issued by Casa Calvo and signed by Francisco Collell and John Joseph Cruzat, captains of the Regiment of Infantry of Louisiana. In Spanish. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1257.

Referenced in Guides: Spanish, Politics

Cazedessus, Eugene, R. Papers, 1893-1938, undated. 15 items. Location: Misc.: C, OS: C. Prominent Baton Rouge, La., banker. Papers contain photographic copies of two letters, printed items and photographs. Letters relate to the candidacy of Ruffin Golson Pleasant (May 8, 1907) and Baton Rouge election results, La. (Jan. 1914). Printed items include relate to local businesses and St. Joseph’s Church, Baton Rouge. Also, found is Cazedessus's obituary (Feb. 24, 1938) and images Cazedessus's house, the old State Capitol and unidentified persons (1893, 1895, undated). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3585.

Referenced in Guides: Religion, Politics, Business

Certification of Louisiana presidential election returns, 1872 Dec. 4. 1 manuscript. Location: Misc. Governor Henry C. Warmoth and State Registrar of Voters B.P. Blanchard certify the election of presidential electors for Louisiana. Those eight electors certify that they cast eight abstaining votes for president of the United States and eight votes for Benjamin Gratz Brown of Missouri for vice president. Mss. 3921.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Chandler, Zachariah. Papers, 1861-1864. Microfilm. Location: Mss. Mf.:C. U.S. Radical Republican senator from Michigan. Papers consist of letters from Chandler during the Civil War and correspondence of politicians and generals. The microfilm represents part of the Chandler papers in the Library of Congress. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 746.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Civil War

Chaplin, Breazeale, and Chaplin. Papers, 1806-1925 (bulk 1860-1905). 7 linear ft., 61 volumes. Location: B:55-63, K:34-35, OS:C, 98:. Law firm of Natchitoches, Louisiana. Phanor Breazeale was an attorney, president of the Natchitoches Parish school board, a newspaper editor, and a U.S. congressman. Collection includes correspondence and related papers of Chaplin, Breazeale, and Chaplin. Also includes business and some official papers of Phanor Breazeale reflecting economic, political, and similar matters in the Natchitoches area. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 952, 967, 1028.

Chase, G. K. Letter, 1876 November 20. 1 item. Location: Misc. Letter from New Orleans to Judge Edwards Pierrepont discusses the disputed election of 1876; fear for the victory of Democratic presidential candidate Samuel J. Tilden; and Democrats in New Orleans encouraging anti-Northern feelings. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2588.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, New Orleans 1866-

Chase, George W., Correspondence. 4 items. Resident of Baton Rouge (1846) and later of Danville, Maine. Letter to Chase by Andrew White describes his journey from New Orleans to General Zachary Taylor's headquarters at Matamoros, Mexico (1846). Baton Rouge letters from other Chase associates deal with local people and events. Topics in these letters include the new Jesuit College and visits to Baton Rouge by presidents Zachary Taylor and James K. Polk. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1310, 1398.

Chase, John Churchill. Cartoons, 1927-1962. 10.6 linear feet. Location: 6:1-3. John C. Chase (1906-1986) was a New Orleans native and political cartoonist. The collection includes of 153 original 15 x 20" drawings of cartoons published in newspapers from 1949 to 1962. The cartoons reflect the political career of Huey P. Long, in addition to Louisiana and national politics. In addition to original drawings, the collection also contains five scrapbooks containing newsprint copies of the cartoons clipped from the original newspapers. Mss. 1414, 1549, 1568, 1806.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, African Americans, Long Family

Chennault, Claire Lee, 1893-1958. Family Papers, 1943-1956. 102 items. Location: W:30, Vault. Lieutenant general and commander of the volunteer group the Flying Tigers. Chennault established the Civil Air Transport, Inc. Letters of Chennault written chiefly to his son, David, with references to Civil Air Transport, Inc., and world and Louisiana politics. Papers includes observations about life aboard a ship during World War II and conditions in Nationalist China. Letters to Louisiana Governor James A. Noe and to Judge Robert F. Kennon concern alleged kickbacks to the Earl Long-Spaht campaign by the Louisiana State Police (1952). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3042.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Long Family

Chilton, Horace, 1853-1932, Extract, circa 1901-1932. 1 item [typewritten copy]. U.S. senator from Texas. Extract from the memoirs of Chilton giving a character sketch of Senator Donelson Caffery, his contemporary. The sketch contains comments on Caffery's habits, political views, and decisions on controversial issues as a U.S. senator. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1298.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Chilton, St. John P. Papers, 1951-1977. 3 linear ft. Location: 7:8-10; OS:C. Professor and Chairman of Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, LSU. Personal and professional papers pertain to sugar technology, local politics, genealogy, and other matters. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2454.

Referenced in Guides: Sugar, Politics, LSU

Christian, George, Oral History Interview. 1 transcription. Press Secretary. Taped telephone interview of former President Lyndon Baines Johnson. The discussion centered on LBJ's attitude towards television and television's impact on public opinion, particularly with respect to evaluation of the Tet Offensive in the Vietnam War. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3385.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, 20th Century Wars

Claiborne, William C. C. (William Charles Cole). Letter, 1812 Sept. 29. 1 item. Governor of the Territory of Orleans, first governor of the State of Louisiana. Letter to Governor David Holmes of the Territory of Mississippi concerns depredations of Choctaw Indians in southeastern Louisiana and the arrest by a Mississippi Indian agent of a special messenger sent by Claiborne to the Indians. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2649.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Claiborne, William C. C. (William Charles Cole). Letter, 1815 Oct. 30. 1 item. Location: MISC:C, VAULT:1. Governor of the Territory of Orleans, first governor of the State of Louisiana. Letter to Major Charles Tessier of the Louisiana Militia, concerning directives issued by Claiborne regarding the fortification of New Orleans. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2419.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, New Orleans to 1861

Claiborne, William C. C. (William Charles Cole). Letter book, 1804-1811 (bulk 1804-1805). 3 items, 1 vol. Location: OS:C, VAULT:4, MSS.MF:C. Governor of the Territory of Orleans, first governor of the State of Louisiana. Correspondence concerns Claiborne's administration, relations with Native Americans, problems with the importation of slaves, Louisiana bank, Spanish land grants and land surveys in the Natchez District, and Catholic disputes in the district of Saint Bernard. Legislative act provides reimbursement for damaged houses and slaves killed or executed during the slave insurrection (April 25, 1811). One item in French. Letter book available on microfilm. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 71, 603, 965.

Claiborne, William C. C. (William Charles Cole). Letters and depositions, 1799-1846. 20 items. Location: Vault: 61, MISC:C. William C.C. Claiborne was governor of the Louisiana Territory from 1803 to 1812, and the state of Louisiana from 1812-1816. Letters and depositions discuss various aspects of territorial business including native and slave affairs, resident opinion, and political intrigue within the region. Other correspondence relate to Claiborne's family and his political and military connections. For further information see online catalog. Mss. 5018.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, African Americans

Claiborne, William C. C. (William Charles Cole). Order, 1814 Feb. 18. 1 item [photocopy]. Location: MISC:C. Governor of the Territory of Orleans, first governor of the State of Louisiana. Order to Charles Tessier, commander of the militia regiment of Baton Rouge, directs him to bring his men to New Orleans to join U.S. military forces there. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2674.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, New Orleans to 1861, Baton Rouge

Clark, Charles and family. Papers, 1829-1973 (bulk 1851-1936). 1.1 linear ft. Location: UU:254, 65:2, OS:C. Judge of the Superior Court of Santa Clara County, California; married to Emma Fowler of New Orleans, Louisiana. Papers of the related Fowler, Nutt, Macbeth, and Clark families. They consist of personal and family correspondence, legal papers of Nathaniel W. Fowler and John Slidell, writings, photographs, printed items, ephemera, and the travel journal of Charles Clark. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3982.

Clark, Samuel M. D. Ledgers and papers, 1826-1869. 46 items, 3 vols. Location: M:25, C:76. Jeweler in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, in the 1820s, and Justice of the Peace for West Baton Rouge Parish in the 1840s and 1850s. Collection includes three ledgers containing jewelry business and Justice of the Peace records. Miscellaneous materials include receipts, court records, and oaths. Partly in French. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3169.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Business, Baton Rouge, French

Clarkson, Thomas. Letter, 1842 July 16. 1 item. Location: MISC:C. English abolitionist. Clarkson mentions that his book addressed to the clergy of the United States was published only for America and is recognized as one of his best works. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2425.

Referenced in Guides: Religion, Politics, African Americans

Clay, Henry, 1777-1852, Letter, 1843 Mar. 25. 1 item. Location:Misc.:C, vault:1. U.S. senator from Kentucky and Whig presidential candidate. Letter to John L. Lawrence, New York City, discusses President John Tyler's chances of re-election, Clay's trip to the southwest, and election prospects of the Whig party in Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2606.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Clay, Henry, 1777-1852. Letter, 1829 October 8. 1 item. Location: Misc.:C, Vault:1. Letter, written from Ashland, Ky., to J. Whitaker [et al.], Clayville, Ky., compliments the workmanship of the combs produced by the factory in Clayville and gives special mention of one comb intended for use by Mrs. Lucretia Hart Clay. Included are Clay's comments on the American economic system, on the enterprise and ingenuity of American citizens, and on his advocacy of domestic economic protectionism. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3452.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Business

Clay, Henry. Letter, 1829 Oct. 8. 1 item (2 leaves). Misc:C, Vault:1. U.S. senator from Kentucky and Whig presidential candidate. Letter complimenting the workmanship of the combs produced by the Clayville factory. Included are comments on the American economic system, on the enterprise and ingenuity of American citizens, and on Clay's advocacy of domestic economic protectionism. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3452.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Business

Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908, Letter, 1885 Feb. 11. 1 item. Location: Misc.:C, vault:1. U.S. president. Letter to George E. Waring (1833-1898), agriculturist and sanitary engineer, expressing his reluctance to interfere in legislation regarding the National Board of Health because of his lack of information about the organization. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2473.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868, Letter, 1850. 1 item. Speaker of the House of Representatives. Letter Governor Joseph Walker of Louisiana notifying him of the vacancy caused by the resignation of Charles M. Conrad. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 76.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Coleman, Viola, Collection, 1945-2008 (bulk: 1945-1947). 44 items. Location: Misc:C. Midland, Texas physician and Louisiana civil rights pioneer. Contains photocopies of correspondence, news clippings, and video transcript detailing Coleman's lawsuit for admission into LSU's medical school in 1946. For more information see online catalog. Mss. 4997.

Colledge letter, 1885 Nov. 8. 1 item. Location: Mics.:C. Resident of Washington, D.C. Letter to a friend discussing the results of recent elections in several states and a scheme by the assistant secretary of the treasury to raise funds to pay the way of voters to go to Maryland to ensure the election of Democratic candidates. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2972.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Colomb, Bessie B., Collection, 1880, 1934, 1964-1969 32 items, 3 v. Location: Misc. C, OS:C. Collection of printed material pertains to Louisiana and New Orleans (1964-1969), and to Huey P. Long (1934). The collection also includes three photographs of LSU cadets (1880).

Referenced in Guides: Politics, New Orleans 1866-, LSU, Long Family

Colony News, 1935 Nov. 17. 1 newsletter. Location: E:Imprint. Newsletter reporting on the crisis at the Llano Cooperative Colony in New Llano, La., including the incursion of Communists and oil speculators, the usurpation of George T. Pickett, and the assistance offered by United Cooperative Industries of Los Angeles, Calif. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3017.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Common Cause Louisiana Records, 1972-1991 (bulk: 1980-1990). 24.0 linear ft. Location: IMCCL. Consists of administrative and subject files for local and regional branches of a national citizen advocacy organization. Includes correspondence, newsletters, reports, printed materials, ephemera, and other records documenting group structure and activities. Records address political issues such as campaign finance reform, civil rights, nuclear disarmament, fair elections, wasteful government spending, and official corruption. For additional information, see online catalog. Mss. 4469.

Confederate newspaper clippings, 1862 January-April. 8 items. Location: E:Imprints.Clippings of dispatches from Confederate newspapers announcing political and military news prior to the surrender of New Orleans. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1919.

Conrad, Charles Magill, 1804-1878. Letter, 1854 October 2. 1 item. Location: Misc. Louisiana attorney, congressman, U.S. senator, secretary of war, and delegate to the Confederate Congresses. Letter to William G. Webster, regarding the abolitionist views of a 'Mr. Bacon' and the questionable suitability of one of his sons as tutor to Conrad's sons. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3377.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Education, African Americans

Conrad, Charles Magill, 1804-1878. Letter, 1868 March 24. 1 item. Location: Misc. Louisiana attorney, congressman, U.S. senator, secretary of war, and delegate to the Confederate Congresses. Letter from New Orleans replies to a request for the address of former Louisiana governor Thomas O. Moore. For further see nformation, online catalog. Mss. 2938.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, New Orleans 1866-

Conrad, Charles Magill, 1804-1878, Letter, 1868 March 24 . 1 item. Louisiana attorney, congressman, U.S. senator, secretary of war, and delegate to the Confederate Congresses. Letter from New Orleans replies to a request for the address of former Louisiana governor Thomas O. Moore. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2938.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, New Orleans 1866-

Consolidated Association of the Planters of Louisiana. Bond, 1836. 6 items. Location: Misc:C. Bond no. 606 issued to the State of Louisiana for one thousand dollars by the Consolidated Association of the Planters of Louisiana of New Orleans. The bond is signed by Governor E. D. White. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3659.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Plantations, New Orleans to 1861

Constitutional Convention broadside, 1868. 1 item [photographic reproduction]. Location: OS:C. Broadside has extracts from the reconstructed Louisiana constitution on civil rights and public education, and includes vignette portraits of African-American legislators and members of the Convention. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3023.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Education, African Americans

Constitutional Democracy Crusaders. Broadsides, circa 1944. 4 broadsides. Location: MISC:C. Political organization established in New Orleans, Louisiana in response to southern Democrats dissatisfaction with the Democratic Party. Information in broadsides is directed toward Democrats of the Southern States concerning the upcoming 1944 United States presidential election. Discusses the threat that presidential candidates Hillman-Browder pose to the interests of the Democratic Party, as perceived by John U. Barr. Mss. 3069.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, New Orleans 1866-

Coody, Archibald Stinson, b. 1883, Papers. 495 items, 10 printed vols. Secretary of the Mississippi State Tax Commission, state agent for insurance companies, and politician. Correspondence, speeches, and political writings relate to Coody's professional life and his participation in local, state, and national politics. Correspondence includes letters from Mississippi Governor and U.S. Senator Theodore G. Bilbo. Coody's political writings comment on current political, economic, and social events and include miscellaneous speeches. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2461.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Cooper, William A. (William Abb), 1890-1970. Scrapbooks, 1930-1950. 2 vols. Location: 40:. Louisiana Division of Motor Vehicles chief, Supervisor of Public Accounts, East Baton Rouge assessor, and State Collector of Revenue. Scrapbooks consist of news clippings detailing Cooper's career as state employee. Volume 2 includes loose clippings relating to Louisiana scandals (1939) and to Cooper's role as auditor. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4093.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Baton Rouge

Corbin, James P. Papers, 1865-1904 (bulk 1875-1890). 19 vols. Location: F:15. Virginia Military Institute cadet, Confederate soldier, and justice of the peace of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Business and personal papers include plantation diaries recording the operation of Moss Neck and Race Field plantations, Virginia. Papers include minutes from Fredericksburg city council meetings. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 85.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Plantations

Cotton, William Davis and Family. Papers, 1852-1989. 1 linear ft., 4 vol. Location: S:136, OS:C, H:14. Collection contains correspondence and papers belonging to the Cotton Family. This includes the Civil War correspondence of Dr. Drury P. Gibson and his sister Mary Gibson Cotton, correspondence between George Spencer Cotton and his fiancée Lizzie Davis (1888-1890), and correspondence, photographs, and printed items belonging to William Davis Cotton, attorney of Rayville, La, and former president of LSU Alumni Federation (1969-1989). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4780.

Cousin, Max. Commission, 1886 July 10. 1 item. Location: OS:C. Commission appointing Max Cousin as Notary Public for St. Tammany Parish, La., and signed by Governor Samuel D. McEnery and Secretary of State Oscar Arroyo. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3707.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Cousinard, Edward. Papers, 1829-1909 (bulk 1863-1875). 848 items, 7 ms. vols. Location: B:140-142, OS:C, O:59. Public official of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. Cousinard served as Baton Rouge mayor, parish sheriff, and superintendent of the Louisiana Institute for the Blind. Papers include memorandum books (1862-1869) and a receipt book (1865-1866); a list of members of the Vigilante Committee (1862-1865); and receipts and business letters pertaining to Cousinard's duties as sheriff. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 87.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Civil War, Baton Rouge

Craig, Beatrice McW., Scrapbooks, 1888-1948, 1960. 2 ms. vols. J:17. Pictorial clippings depicting the life and career of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2446.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Crawford, Ingoldsby Work, 1786-1867. Letter, 1829 Jan. 27. 1 letter. Location: Misc. Ingoldsby Work Crawford of Union, Conn., was Collector of Customs of the Port of New London under the Andrew Jackson administration. Crawford writes Asa Child of Norwich, Conn., supplying a draft of his letter to President-Elect Andrew Jackson recommending Child for Attorney for the District of Connecticut and William Ellis for Collector of Customs of the Port of New Haven. Mss. 4056.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Crump, Brodie S., Reminiscences of Brodie S. Crump: oral history. tapes: 3 cassettes, transcript: 59 leaves. Leroy Percy received his law degree from the University of Virginia and practiced law in his home town of Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi. He served as a U.S. senator and with the Federal Reserve Board branch in St. Louis, Missouri. Interview discussing the career and character of Senator Leroy Percy of Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3569.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Cummings, T. J. Letter, 1876 Nov. 24. 1 letter. Location: Misc. T.J. Cummings of New Orleans writes William Graham Sumner in New Haven, Conn., blasting him for his views on the political situation in Louisiana and insisting Sumner was fooled by lies told him by Democrats. Mss. 3719.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Curtis, A. J. Letter, 1867 Apr. 17. 1 letter. Location: Misc. A.J. Curtis writes to his friend, Phillip Bacon, lamenting the poor returns from his plantation five miles below Algiers, his business in New Orleans, and plantations owned by acquaintances. He describes a levee break 60 miles above New Orleans and expresses satisfaction at the defeated, embittered attitude of southerners being "very gratifying to us Union men." Mss. 3751.

Cutler, R. King (Rufus King). Memorandum, 1884 April 14. 1 item. Mss. 3032. Louisiana politician, an organizer of the state's Republican party, elected to the U.S. Congress, which refused to seat him over differences on Reconstruction. Memorandum, written in New Orleans, expresses Cutler's support for national uniformity in matters of religion, law, and currency. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3032.

Referenced in Guides: Religion, Politics, New Orleans 1866-

Daily Picayune. Papers, 1870, 1871. 2 items. Location: Misc. Statements to the Louisiana House of Representatives for subscriptions to Daily Picayune, New Orleans. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 92.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, New Orleans 1866-

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