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Allen G. Thurman letters

 Collection — Box: 90
Identifier: MS-SC1540
Scope and Contents Letter, April 12, 1880, to Attorney General Charles Devens requesting, for examination by the Senate Judiciary Committee, "the recommendations and papers in the matter of the nomination of John W. Barr" who had been nominated for U.S. District Judge for Kentucky. Signed note, Dec. 1880, stating he had received the Official Register of the United States for 1879.
Dates: Created: 1880

David J. Baker letters

 Collection — Box: 4
Identifier: MS-SC66
Scope and Contents Consists of letters and one essay written by David J. Baker. The bulk of the letters were written to his wife Sarah Tennery Fairchild Baker (Kaskaskia, Illinois), as he traveled to Washington, D.C. to serve an unexpired term in the United States Senate (1830-1831). Persons discussed in these letters include Joseph Duncan, Andrew Jackson, Elias Kent Kane, Martin Van Buren and Daniel Webster. The impeachment trial of James H. Peck was also mentioned. Another letter to Reverend John F. Brooks,...
Dates: Created: 1830-1879