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This is a set of notes made by Sir Robert Southwell discussing the life and times of James Butler, Duke of Ormond to be used on an untitled biogrpahy.
Herman writes to the president on the prejudices that Jews have faced in military service.
Dixon writes of war strategies and international relations.
McClernand writes to President Lincoln with updates from the army, including attacks on Arkanasas.
Included in this letter is a translated copy of Resolutions passed by the Congregational Welsh Association of Pennsylvania.
In this letter to President Lincoln, McFarlane discusses his ideas of keeping France and Spain from claiming Mexico.
Appeal to the president for government employment for laborers and mechanics of Baltimore.
In this letter, a Belgian citizen soldier writes against conscription, recommending that Lincoln announce the abolishment of slavery.
Lincoln asks Seward to assemble the cabinet that day, where General Grant will meet them.
Lincoln discloses his suggestion on the topic of gradual emancipation with compensation.
Trowbridge follows up on his letter from three days earlier with another letter containing an article from a New York paper. He says this article,…
Morse provides a lot of figures and ultimately doubts that the North can have a successful outcome.
Howes writes to Seward in favor of organizing Black Regiments.
Trowbridge writes to Seward about his thoughts regarding the war and motivations of the South.
Lincoln asks Seward to prepare a response from the State Department for the Minutes of the 25th Annual Session of the Synod of Pennsylvania, 1862.
President Lincoln is invited to the funeral of Archbishop Hughes.
Grinnell passes along news from the Times and reports of insults to the president by C.M. Clay.
Webster writes to Frederick William Seward about recruiting efforts that he's witnessed.
Everett discusses his health and wonders about the need for an authentic semi-official bulletin telegraphed to New York daily.
Adams writes that his son, Charles, owes his appointment to Seward's kindness.
Bigelow encloses a letter from Lieutenant Hills and asks that a furlough may be obtained for him.
Tryon writes to Seward with suggested strategies for the war.
In this letter, Norton expresses his fears about possible outcomes of the war and urges Seward to impress upon Lincoln to immediately, as a military…
Wetmore sends a corrected copy of a resolution and news of pamphlets.
Tellkampf writes to Seward on his thoughts on the war and how the South's strategy is similar to Napoleon's.
Sanford writes with details of conversations and news from abroad.
Harvey writes of meeting American ship captains and their opinions on the war. He also discusses news from Europe.
Burroughs writes to Seward with his thoughts on the war and President Lincoln's strategies.
Ball writes to Seward that the president ought to emancipate every slave in the U.S.
A note from Lincoln about election returns from Illinois.
Hoffman requests an interview with President Johnson for the following day.
Lincoln writes that he would like to see Thomas D. Jones, of Cincinnati, and John J. Piatt, of Washington, to have small consular appointments when…
Grant informs Seward that he has sent him a letter of which he retains no copy.
Grant updates that the proposed terms have been accepted and will proceed to Fort Monroe.
Lincoln tells Seward that he will soon join him in Fort Monroe.
Stephens seeks safe passage in order to arrive in Washington and discuss terms for ending the war.
Lincoln instructs Seward to proceed to Fortress-Monroe, Virginia, to meet with Stephens, Hunter, and Campbell, on the basis of his letter to F. P.…
Lincoln refers to a letter from Mr. Davis and his own willingness to receive any agent who may be instrumental in securing peace.
Lincoln inquires after a conulship appointment for Foegelmeisy.
A note that says the opposition to the upcoming election will be to abstain from voting.
A brief note from the president to Seward.
Lincoln writes to Seward about Mr. Snow.
Lincoln requests that Seward invite all cabinet members to the meeting.
Wright communicates about a mutual acquaintance, Dr. William Patton of New Haven, Connecticut.
Lincoln reports the news that Elwood Evans, Secretary of Washington Territory, has gone over to the enemy.
Madame de Give is trying to reach her husband, Mr. Lamont de Give, Belgian Consul, who left for Atlanta 13 months earlier.
Seward passes along news on developments in the war.
Lincoln reports that all is quiet.
Lincoln writes that he's heard from Mrs. Galez, who requests that Mr. Frederick Wippermann, now Consul at Galatz in Moldavia, be moved. He asks Seward…
Seward and Lincoln correspond about the appointment of Dr. Gray of Utica.
Lincoln seeks "copies of the Instructions of the Sec. of the Navy, on the subject we have in hand."