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John Buchanan Floyd Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 F59
Scope and Contents Papers, 1831-1863, of John B. Floyd, governor of Virginia, United States Secretary of War and Confederate general. The papers, chiefly 1850-1862, concern the three positions he held. Correspondents include James Buchanan, Jefferson Davis, Samuel Houston, Benjamin Huger, Alexander von Humboldt, R. M. T. Hunter, Charles James Faulkner, Jenny Lind, James Murray Mason, William Ballard Preston, Winfield Scott, John Tyler, Daniel Webster and the Duke of Wellington.

Robert E. Lee to Winfield Scott Letter (Photostat)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01242
Scope and Contents Photostat made in 1965 of a letter from Robert E. Lee, West Point, to Winfield Scott,  congratulating Scott on his appointment as lieutenant-general and describing a dinner that Lee gave to celebrate the appointment.  February 14, 1855.

Mexican-American War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00798
Scope and Contents General Order No.87, Vera Cruz, April 1, 1847: ordering preventative measures to insure martial law stops atrocities committed such as killing cattle and seizing private property. Written in English.   Sello Seto. De Ofico. Legal form for criminal cases. 1846-47. Projecto...Project about organization, operations and interesting points for the expeditionary army in Texas. Sent to the Governor General. Suggestions for how the Mexican forces in...

Moncure Robinson Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 R56, 77-14
Scope and Contents Personal and professional papers of Moncure Robinson dealing mostly with management of Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad in which he held controlling interest. Prominent correspondents include James Buchanan, Washington Irving, Dennis Hart Mahan, Winfield Scott and Abel Parker Upshur. Also included is the correspondence of his father, John Robinson (including letters from William C. C. Claiborne), his brothers, Cary, Edwin, Conway and Eustace Robinson and his brother-in-law John C....

Winfield Scott Papers

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Identifier: SC 01317
Scope and Contents Appointment, 10 May 1836, of Winfield Scott to the rank of lieutenant-general (signed by Andrew Jackson and Lewis Cass) and letter, 26 May 1865, of Winfield Scott to Quartermaster Capt. [?] Morgan concerning fuel and quarters and his departure for West Point.

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Winfield Scott Letter to W.C. Preston

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Identifier: SC 00004
Scope and Contents Letter, 1842 November 7, written by General Winfield Scott to W. C. Preston, a politician. In the letter, Scott recounts recommending Preston to the president for a position in Paris, and goes on to discuss the presidential nomination of the Whig party, for which he was a possible candidate. Scott expressed a desire to be nominated only if the Whigs stood a small chance of winning. The letter was written in Washington, D.C.. A transcript of the letter is included with some annotations.