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Jesse Burgess Thomas papers

 Collection — Box: 90
Identifier: MS-SC1531
Scope and Contents Papers include 49 letters written and signed by Jesse B. Thomas. Includes letters from many involved in politics of the time including Henry Clay, William H. Crawford, Ninian Edwards (quarrel between the two), William Henry Harrison, Thomas Jefferson, Elias Kent Kane, James Madison, James Monroe, Nathaniel Pope, Winfield Scott, and others. Discuss national and state politics and elections with many personal opinions given and references to the candidacy and, in some cases, election of Adams,...
Dates: Created: 1785 - 1866

John Quincy Adams letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-SC6
Scope and Contents Collection includes a letter of introduction for Morris Birkbeck addressed to Richard Rush, March 13, 1817; a letter to Caesar Augustus Rodney concerning a census of Alabama, November 1, 1822; and a letter to James Brown concerning diplomatic relations with Spain, South America, and France, May 28, 1825.
Dates: Created: 1817-1825

William Orr papers

 Collection — Box: 64
Identifier: MS-SC1124
Scope and Contents A 1797 memoriam to William Orr, an Irishman who died "on the altar of English tyranny". Three letters, 1821-1822, from Edward Copland in New York and Philadelphia discuss politics and news of the day. Lengthy discussion of the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia and its handling. One letter, 1822, from C.A. Beck in Albany, NY. gives lengthy discussions re: an article about Thomas Jefferson by "A Native of Virginia", a controversy between Mr. Rumpel and J.Q. Adams and New York politics between...
Dates: Created: 1797 - 1844