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David Wilmot letters

 Collection — Box: 98
Identifier: MS-SC1669
Scope and Contents Letter of March 21, 1861 to H. W. Tracy, (probably Henry Wells Tracy, Pennsylvania state representative and later U.S. Congressman), describing a visit to President Abraham Lincoln regarding unsuccessful attempts to secure a position for Tracy and others as Consul to Glasgow, Scotland. Letter of December 6, 1862 to Ulysses Mercur (Pennsylvania lawyer, judge, and later U.S. Congressman), discussing business concerns and waiting for military movements by armies in the eastern theater...
Dates: Created: March 21, 1861 and December 6, 1862

John J. Mudd papers

 Collection — Box: 62
Identifier: MS-SC1084
Scope and Contents Letter January 1864 to Colonel Wilson, complaining of inadequate provisions, his efforts to get supplies and his inability to get an interview with General Banks. Refers to President Lincoln's comments regarding supplies and the "facts being to the contrary." A pass, Dec. 4, 1861, for Mr. William Butler and Lady to Fort Holt and Cairo, signed by Major Mudd.
Dates: Created: 1861 - 1864

Nathaniel Prentiss Banks Papers

Identifier: MS-BC37
Scope and Contents 1840-1848: (Box 1) 29 items. Letters deal with local politics in Waltham, Massachusetts, where Banks was four times an unsuccessful candidate for the state legislature, 1844-1849. Letters refer to speaking engagements, temperance, Democratic Party politics, and affairs of the Boston Custom House, where Banks gained an appointment in 1843. There is a dated letter from lawyer and reformer Robert Rantoul. 1854-1857: (Box 1), 98 items. Many of the letters refer to the controversy over the...
Dates: Created: 1840-1896; Other: Date acquired: 06/00/1939

Sidney Z. Robinson letters

 Collection — Box: 72
Identifier: MS-SC1284
Scope and Contents Letters to family, parents and four brothers, while serving in Missouri, Tennessee, Mississippi and Louisiana and fighting in the Meridian campaign, the Red River Expedition, and the Tupelo and Oxford campaigns. Discusses camp life, those ill or wounded with sprinkled references to small pox and mentions of measles and typhoid, interactions with rebels, farm business at home and family news. Speaks negatively of General Banks during the Red River Campaign and occasionally refers to hunting...
Dates: Created: 1862 - 1913