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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

Nathaniel Pope papers

 Collection — Box: 67
Identifier: MS-SC1194
Scope and Contents Signed license, 1819, to Elias Kent Kane to practice law in the district court of Illinois. Letter to Pope, 1824, from C. LaFlaud in Columbus, Ohio regarding an act of legislature appointing Abraham McDowell guardian of Harriet Backus, an infant and citizen of Illinois, and land sales for William Morrison. Letter, 1835, from Pope to David J. Baker discusses the "Poindexter affair" with a lengthy reference to Clay, and references to Webster, Van Buren and Benton. Also discusses the Illinois...
Dates: Created: 1819 - 1835

Pope Family letters

 Collection — Box: 67
Identifier: MS-SC1194A
Scope and Contents Two letters, 1836, 1843, from Nathaniel to his wife discuss family sickness and states he delivered the "decision in the Smith case (Mormon prophet)". One, 1835, to his daughter Penelope, discussing his trip to Richmond, western girls compared to those in Richmond, and her brother William, in the navy in New York. One letter, 1833, from Sister Mary Agnes discussing the progress in studies of "your daughter". Land indenture, 1841, between Ninian Edwards and Penelope and Beverly Allen to John...
Dates: Created: 1833 - 1853