Letter from Daniel Webster, Washington, D.C. to Norton Quincy Tirrell, Fortress Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Virginia, stating that since he has not made any selection, he will comply with Tirrell's wishes and forward Tirrell's letter to Dr. Sewall.
Norton Quincy Tirrell is the great-great-great-grandfather of donor, Mrs. Page Clagget.
Document, 31 January 1851, signed by Millard Fillmore to authorize the Secretary of State (Daniel Webster) to affix the seal of the United States to a pardon granted to Isaac Perine; and letter, 13 November 1852, written by Millard Fillmore to Daniel Phillips expressing Fillmore's regret at being unable to attend the funeral of Daniel Webster "his decease has left a void in the political and social circle that will not soon be filled."
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.