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Box 66

 Container

Contains 18 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander M. Pennock pass

 Collection — Box: 66
Identifier: MS-SC1160
Scope and Contents Pass for Major W.B. Mendenhall and two paymasters to travel on any U.S. Naval Transport on the western waters, free of charge. Signed by A.M. Pennock.
Dates: Created: January 15, 1864

Peoria, Illinois, Harbor Fund account book

 Collection — Box: 66
Identifier: MS-SC1162
Scope and Contents Accounts kept by city treasurers Andrew Gray, Zenis Hotchkiss and John King of income and expenditures for the harbor.
Dates: Created: 1842 - 1861

Whig Party of Peoria, Illinois letter

 Collection — Box: 66
Identifier: MS-SC1163
Scope and Contents Letter signed by members of the Whig Party in Peoria, Ill. to Abraham Lincoln asking him to reply to a speech to be given by Judge Douglas on the Kansas-Nebraska Bill.
Dates: Created: September 28, 1856

George Phelps letter

 Collection — Box: 66
Identifier: MS-SC1168
Scope and Contents Letter to Abraham Lincoln stating that he is planning to move to the Nevada Territory and would like an appointment as U.S. Marshall or U.S. Attorney for the Territory. States that Browning would attest to his fitness.
Dates: Created: March 15, 1861

John Phelps reminiscences

 Collection — Box: 66
Identifier: MS-SC1169
Scope and Contents Typed transcript of reminiscences tell of his numerous journeys, businesses and successes and losses. Tells of his long journey from Virginia to New Orleans to meet with his regiment in time to fight in the Battle of New Orleans. Discusses his numerous business ventures including building a raft to take whiskey to St. Louis to sell using a crew of novice sailors. His business with the lead mines in Galena, Ill. Mentions interactions with Thomas Carlin, a relative of his wife; Governor Reynolds...
Dates: Created: 1874

Flavius J. Philbrook reminiscences of prison camp

 Collection — Box: 66
Identifier: MS-SC1170
Scope and Contents Typed transcript of reminiscences tell of his numerous journeys, businesses and successes and losses. Tells of his long journey from Virginia to New Orleans to meet with his regiment in time to fight in the Battle of New Orleans. Discusses his numerous business ventures including building a raft to take whiskey to St. Louis to sell using a crew of novice sailors. His business with the lead mines in Galena, Ill. Mentions interactions with Thomas Carlin, a relative of his wife; Governor Reynolds...
Dates: Created: Undated

Wendell Phillips letters

 Collection — Box: 66
Identifier: MS-SC1172
Scope and Contents Letter, May 25, 1864, to Senator Gilbert of New York stating he will not bind himself to any candidate, believing this the best way to defeat Lincoln. Feels Fremont is the best man. Letter, Sept. 23, to J.W. Parker re: date of a lecture.
Dates: Created: May 25 and September 23, 1864

Thomas J. Pickett papers

 Collection — Box: 66
Identifier: MS-SC1173
Scope and Contents Article, 1860, written about the candidates focusing on Lincoln and Douglas, and supporting Lincoln. Three letters to his wife. Two written while in Springfield for the senate during February 1861, discuss plans to visit Mrs. Lincoln, to attend a reception "Mrs. L" is giving and his hopes that Mrs. Grimsley will accompany "Mrs. L" to Washington and remain there with her so he can have "a friend in the White House. One letter, Oct. 1, 1864, from Chicago tells her of his regiment's latest orders,...
Dates: Created: 1860 - 1864

Franklin Pierce papers

 Collection — Box: 66
Identifier: MS-SC1174
Scope and Contents One letter, Feb. 20, 1849 to C.G. Atherton re: his letter to the president requesting the appointment of Dr. Justin E. Stevens as Army Surgeon, signed by Pierce. One document, Oct. 2, 1854, assigning the bounty land of Mary Hall, widow of John B. Hall a veteran of the War of 1812, to Henry Owsley. Signed by Pierce.
Dates: Created: 1849 - 1854

Edwards Pierrepont letter

 Collection — Box: 66
Identifier: MS-SC1175
Scope and Contents Letter to New York Governor Horatio Seymour re: the determination of Lincoln, his cabinet to make no compromise that would "sever the nation" and the Democratic Party's need to support "the integrity of the Union."
Dates: Created: January 29, 1863