Manuscript Resources on Politics

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St. Bernard Parish memorial, 1805. 1 item [copy]. Location: Misc.:S. Memorial from inhabitants of St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, to Governor W. C. C. Claiborne. In Spanish. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1257.

Referenced in Guides: Spanish, Politics

St. Charles Parish document, circa 1854. 1 item. Location: Misc.:S. Specifications drawn up by a committee of St. Charles Parish Police Jury, with Samuel McCutchon as chairman, for the construction of a new courthouse. The courthouse was completed in December 1854. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1062.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

St. Landry Parish ordinances, 1879. 1 pamphlet (31 pages). Location: E:Imprints. Pamphlet titled "Ordinances of the Police Jury of the Parish of St. Landry, relative to public roads and bridges, and the height of inclosures and fences, and roving animals and the sale of unbranded stock, and estray animals." For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1178.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

St. Mary Parish document, 1820. 1 item. Location: Misc.:S. Petition submitted to the Louisiana legislature, signed by residents of the Parish of St. Mary, concerns the proposed bill for improving the navigation of Bayou Plaquemine. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 381.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Transportation

Stanton, Edwin L. Papers, 1866-1875. 23 items. Location: A:122. Son of Edwin McMasters Stanton, Secretary of War under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson. Correspondence of Stanton to Edward Pierrepont. Lettrs refer to court cases, including one involving William Weed and Stanton's father. They discuss the election campaign of 1868 and rumors regarding possible Ulysses S. Grant cabinet appointments. Included are two letters by Ellen H. Stanton, wife of Edwin McMasters Stanton. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3835.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Women

Stanton, Edwin McMasters. Engraving, circa 1862-1868. Location: E:65. Secretary of War (1862-1868) under Presidents Lincoln and Johnson. Engraving of Edwin McMasters Stanton. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2309.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Civil War

Stanton, Edwin McMasters. Letter, 1842 Feb. 26. 1 letter. Location: MISC:S. Attorney General under President James Buchanan and Secretary of War under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson. Letter from Stanton to someone in Stuebenville, Ohio in which he relates his pleasure at the passage of the addressee's bank bill in the House of Representatives and the positive response to the resumption bill. Mss. 3880.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Stanton, Edwin McMasters. Letter, 1858 Jan. 24. 1 letter. Location: MISC:S. Attorney General under President James Buchanan and Secretary of War under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson. Letter to attorney John B. Knox of Philadelphia, Penn., discusses the case of Erie and North-East Railroad v. Casey that was before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3775.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Transportation

Stanton, Edwin McMasters. Manuscript, 1840, 1854-1869. 1 volume (68 leaves), 1 microfilm reel. Location: U:104, MSS.MF:S. "Edward M. Stanton: A Personal Portrait" as revealed in letters to his wife, Ellen Hutchinson, and friends, edited with a commentary by his grandson, Gideon Townsend Stanton. Description of a sea voyage from New York to California includes portage across the Isthmus of Panama. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1648.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Transportation, Civil War

Stanton, Edwin McMasters. Papers, 1832-1957 (bulk 1858-1957). 154 items, 53 v. Location: 34:1-5, OS:S. Letters, telegrams, resolutions, statements of account, scrapbooks, pamphlets, and other records concerning Stanton’s government service as attorney for the United States in the California land fraud cases (1858) and as Secretary of War (1862-1868), as well as his appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court and memorials issued at his death. Mss. 1659, 1782, 1820, 1871, 1886.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Civil War

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