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Adams-Snyder Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-BC5
Abstract Family from Springfield, Illinois, consisting of lawyers and farmers. James Adams (1783-1843) was Springfield's first attorney. His son, Lucian B. (1816-1882) was also an attorney and a justice of the peace. Lucian married Margery A. Reed (1824-1890) and had four children: Harriet L., Enola A., Eldora J., and James L. (1848-1931). James L. was a fruit farmer and truck gardener. He had two children from his first wife, Florence Roe; and two children from his second wife, Laura Snyder...
Dates: Created: 1813-1989; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1982

Charles Jerome papers

Identifier: MS-SC4021
Scope and Contents Charles Jerome (1815-1873) was a clergyman from the state of New York. Born in Pompey, New York, he attended Hamilton College in Clinton, New York in the mid-1830s. After being ordained as a Presbyterian minister, he moved frequently around upstate New York, serving churches, particularly in the central and western parts of the state. In 1846, he married Elizabeth Reed (1825-1858) with whom he had six children. After Elizabeth’s death, he married Harriet Sweetland in 1859, and their marriage...
Dates: 1835 - 1857

Charles O'Conor letter

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: MS-SC1116
Scope and Contents Letter to Henry S. Randall, New York delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1860, re: their mutual beliefs in maintaining the Union and in the loss of the Union if Lincoln is elected. Expresses very strong sentiment against Lincoln being elected.
Dates: Created: December 31, 1860

Chester A. Arthur letter

 Collection — Box: 2
Identifier: MS-SC43
Scope and Contents Consists of one letter written by Chester A. Arthur (1829-1886) to John J. Rider, Albany, N.Y., Nov. 26, 1862 regarding transportation of the 10th New York National Guard.
Dates: Created: November 26, 1862

David Thomas letter

 Collection — Box: 89
Identifier: MS-SC1530
Scope and Contents Letter sent from Greatfield (Thomas's farm near Aurora, New York) to Dr. Isaac Smith in Farmington, "New Salem P. Office" giving him advice and suggestions on organizing an agricultural society in Ontario County, New York.
Dates: Created: July 10, 1818

Enos Thompson Throop letter

 Collection — Box: 90
Identifier: MS-SC1539
Scope and Contents Letter to Governor Horatio Seymour of New York regarding an appointment for W. Bradford and M.H. Throop. Also comments on the "last election".
Dates: Created: December 11, 1862

Josiah T. Miller letter

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1046
Scope and Contents Letter to Horatio Seymour congratulating him on his election to governor, disparaging the administration in Washington and revealing his desire to see Seymour elected to the presidency in the next election.
Dates: Created: December 13, 1862

M. Miller letter

 Collection — Box: 60
Identifier: MS-SC1048
Scope and Contents Letter to Governor Horatio Seymour of New York, expressing his delight at Seymour's election and attacking the Lincoln administration, referring to "old granny Lincoln."
Dates: Created: December 8, 1862

Marsh Family papers

 Collection — Box: 57
Identifier: MS-SC1000
Scope and Contents Letters of Rev. George Marsh, 1820-1859, include mainly letters from New York giving news of the family and church activities. Several letters of reference from ministers. Letters from his brother in St. Joseph, Missouri in 1850 discuss his time in California and the general immorality there. He returned to California. Letters from George, Jr. to his brother during his war service, discuss family, his experiences and news of others in the regiment. Letters from Washington, D.C. discuss his life...
Dates: Created: 1820 - 1915

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