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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

Thomas Jefferson Henderson Papers

Identifier: MS-BC278
Abstract Thomas Jefferson Henderson was a Colonel of the 112th Illinois Infantry, brevetted Brigadier General in 1865 by Abraham Lincoln, and served as a Republican in the Illinois legislature and the U.S. Congress. The collection includes correspondence, diary, history, reports, genealogical report, newspaper clippings, orders, circulars, muster rolls, inventories, and ordnance records.
Dates: Created: 1859-1911; Other: Majority of material found in 1862-1865; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1968

William Emerson Strong family papers

 Collection — Box: 87
Identifier: MS-SC1500
Scope and Contents Correspondence, speeches, pamphlets and news clippings. Correspondence between Sarah Strong Fuller and W.E. Strong II with Gen. James Hyde, regarding William's desire to be admitted into the Military Order of the Loyal Legion, to which his father had belonged. Copy of a speech given by Gen. Strong at an 1880 Cincinnati banquet of the Society of Ex-Army and Navy Officers of which his friend Gen. Hickenlooper was President, and a copy of a speech given celebrating his friend, General Sheridan....
Dates: Created: 1880 - 1895