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Frederick William Seward letters

 Collection — Box: 79
Identifier: MS-SC1366
Scope and Contents Note, Aug. 3, 1861, accepting a dinner invitation from the President and Mrs. Lincoln. Note, April 12, 1865, to Samuel B. Ruggles in New York responding to his inquiry after Seward's father. Tells him his father restless from the "pain in his face."
Dates: Created: 1861, 1865

George F. Smith letters

 Collection — Box: 81
Identifier: MS-SC1418
Scope and Contents Letter to his sister, Lottie, from Indianapolis writes of his trip to Niagara Falls and Lacrosse, Wisconsin and describes the falls and the Wisconsin country side. He has heard several "Republican speeches" from Wm. Seward, B.F. Wade and Owen Lovejoy. In Springfield, Ill. met his "brother-in-law Senator Trumbull" and met with "Mr. Lincoln twice" and gives his impression of him. Was given an autographed picture and letter by Lincoln. News clipping, 1882, re: George F. Smith. Letter from Agnes L....
Dates: Created: November 11, 1860 and 1882

James Matlack Scovel recollections of Lincoln and Seward

 Collection — Box: 78
Identifier: MS-SC1356
Scope and Contents Typescript of an article on his personal memories and thoughts on Abraham Lincoln, which is included in Intimate memories edited by R.R. Wilson. Typescript of an essay on Lincoln and Seward that appeared in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine Aug. 1889 and Feb. 1893.
Dates: Created: Undated; circa 1880s

Samuel B. Ruggles letter

 Collection — Box: 75
Identifier: MS-SC1307
Scope and Contents Letter to Edwin D. Morgan, Governor of New York, discussing the reaction of Lincoln and Seward to proposed enlargements of the New York and the Illinois-Michigan canals.
Dates: Created: November 28, 1862

W. W. Rea letter

 Collection — Box: 69
Identifier: MS-SC1243
Scope and Contents Letter from Mason, Michigan to "Friend Andrew" in Iowa, discussing trip on the train to Detroit and the Wide Awake meeting held there at which "W.H. Seward" spoke. Describes the crowd and an anti Douglas poster that the writer found "comical."
Dates: Created: September 9, 1860

William Henry Seward letters

 Collection — Box: 79
Identifier: MS-SC1367
Scope and Contents Letter, Dec. 1852, to Col. William Graeff, Jr. stating it gives him pleasure to send him the document he has requested. Letter, Feb. 1858 to B.G. Ferris in New York thanking him for his complimentary comments on the Mormon debate and states "I am sure that no partisan authority can conjecture in advance and prescribe rules for our government in all emergencies." Letter, July 1860, to His Excellency, John Wood in Springfield, Ill. regretting that a previous engagement will keep him from speaking...
Dates: Created: 1852 - 1888

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