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Charles Henry Van Wyck letter

 Collection — Box: 93
Identifier: MS-SC1590
Scope and Contents Letter to Hon. Salmon P. Chase, sent from Keene, New Hampshire, with a strong recommendation for the appointment of F.J. Seybolt as 6th auditor in the Post Office Department.
Dates: Created: March 9, 1861

Charles Sumner letters

 Collection — Box: 88
Identifier: MS-SC1508
Scope and Contents Letter, Sept. 1858, to Lyman Trumbull, regrets his ill health keeps him from the slavery fight and hopes to see Lincoln in the Senate. Letter, Aug. 1862, to Benjamin Wade, states he has urged the necessity of the Emancipation Proclamation. Letter, Jan. 1863, states he has forwarded the box, along with a blessing to Abraham Lincoln. Letter, 1864, re: political appointment. Letter, Aug. 1864, to Mrs. Child, re: value of the fugitive slave laws, his dissatisfaction at the early nomination of...
Dates: Created: 1858 - 1869

Samuel C. Pomeroy letter

 Collection — Box: 67
Identifier: MS-SC1193
Scope and Contents Signed letter to unknown recipient, to whom Pomeroy sent 10 copies of a circular and declares that they shall have a "speedy organization of the Chase elements at Phila."
Dates: Created: March 2, 1864

W. S. Waldie letter

 Collection — Box: 94
Identifier: MS-SC1598
Scope and Contents Letter to "Friend Lincoln" discussing the offer from Nevada miners to send gold if a conveyance is provided. Urges Lincoln to accept the offer since "accepting paper and promising coin cannot hold out long." Refers to a "blunder by Chase...of reducing the currency." Gives reasons why this is needed and feasible and how to go about it. Author is likely Walter Scott Waldie (1822-1889), an accountant from Philadelphia.
Dates: Created: August 21, 1864

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