Manuscript Resources on Politics

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Tilton, John. Land grant, 1797 Nov. 20. 1 item. Location: Misc.:T, vault:25, vault MRDF 14. Land grant signed by John Adams and Timothy Pickering. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2814.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Toland, Henry, b. 1785. Letter, 1833 Nov. 19. 1 letter. Location: Misc. Henry Toland was a Philadelphia merchant who did business with Andrew Jackson. Toland in Philadelphia writes to Andrew Jackson regarding a shipment of furniture having arrived in New Orleans. Mss. 4056.

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Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885, Letter, 1848. 1 item. Location: Misc.:T. Confederate secretary of state and general. Letter from Toombs commenting on nomination of General Zachary Taylor, as giving universal satisfaction to the Whig Party. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1537.

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Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885, Letter, 1857 Jan. 3. 1 item. Location: Misc.:T. Confederate secretary of state and general. Letter written from Washington, D.C., mentions speculation about the cabinet of incoming President Buchanan and discusses Southern commercial conventions and personal business interests. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2925.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Tower, Luther Field. Diary, 1845-1846. 2 vols. Location: H:20. Clerk for a New Orleans. La., cotton exchange. Diary provides a daily account of local weather conditions in New Orleans, the arrival and departure of cargo ships, cotton and sugar prices, the cotton trade, local military and political celebrations, Tower's attendance at Protestant church services, concerts and opera performances, and prominent visitors to New Orleans. Entries for November and December of 1845 describe the trial of Dr. W.A. Scott, minister of the First Presbyterian Church in New Orleans. Entries also note the progress of the Mexican War and the funeral of U.S. President Andrew Jackson. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 765.

Trevelyan, Charles Edward, 1807-1886, Letters. 2 items. Location: Misc.:T. English statesman, governor of Madras, and finance minister of India. Letters concern the distribution of Parliamentary papers and an article about England and Russia written by Trevelyan. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1350.

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Tucker, Josiah, 1711-1799, Letter, 1782. 1 item. Location: Misc.:T. English clergyman, Dean of Gloucester, and pamphleteer on political economy. Letter mentions the coming publication of a third edition of his pamphlet "Cui Bono?", and comments unfavorably on schemes to prevent the separation of the American colonies from England. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1350.

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Turner, Edward and family. Papers, 1767-1878 (bulk 1811-1878). 173 items, 1 volume. Location: S:120, OS:T, VAULT:1. Judge and planter of Natchez, Mississippi. Collection includes family correspondence, legal and business papers, plantation documents, poems, photographs, a specimen of currency (1778), and an issue of the newspaper Southern Watch Tower (1843). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1403.

Uhler, John Earle. Papers, 1921-1960 (bulk 1931-1959). 13.4 linear ft. Location: 79:22-32, OS:U, 99:U. John Earle Uhler was an English professor at Louisiana State University from 1928-1961. His teaching and research interests included Shakespeare, 18th century English drama, English Renaissance literature, and linguistics. A public controversy over Uhler's novel Cane Juice, published in 1931, led to his removal from the faculty, and reinstatement six months later.  Papers include personal and professional correspondence; published and unpublished literary and academic manuscripts; and printed material, including newspaper clippings, newspapers, and periodicals related to Uhler's writing and interest in political events. There are also teaching materials from Uhler's tenure at LSU, and a small number of photographs and pencil drawings. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1902.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Performing arts, LSU, Long Family

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Private Land Claims. John Ellis Report, 1830. 1 pamphlet. Location: E:Imprints. Concerning the petitioners’ request for clear title to land in Wilkinson County, Miss., granted by the Spanish government of West Florida to John Ellis. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1773.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

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