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E. H. Owen letter

 Collection — Box: 64
Identifier: MS-SC1128
Scope and Contents Letter to Gideon Welles re: General Fremont's emancipation proclamation and the possibility of his resignation due to Lincoln's dissatisfaction with the proclamation and him. Feels public response would be very unfavorable to his resignation and that enlistment numbers would drop.
Dates: Created: September 20, 1861

James Shields papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-SC1385B
Scope and Contents Includes several documents related to his commission including orders to report. March 26, 1862 "brief account of recent operations" to Hon. Milton S. Latham, includes battle of Winchester and Strasburg. June 7, 1862 letter from Col. Samuel Carroll re: prisoners and report that Jackson's train is waiting for the river to go down. Two copies of an 11 page report, 1862, to Colonel Schriver re: the escape of Jackson and the Union forces' futile pursuit of him under Fremont. A letter, Oct. 26, 1862...
Dates: 1862 - 1878

Nathaniel Prentiss Banks Papers

 Collection
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

Wendell Phillips letters

 Collection — Box: 66
Identifier: MS-SC1172
Scope and Contents Letter, May 25, 1864, to Senator Gilbert of New York stating he will not bind himself to any candidate, believing this the best way to defeat Lincoln. Feels Fremont is the best man. Letter, Sept. 23, to J.W. Parker re: date of a lecture.
Dates: Created: May 25 and September 23, 1864