Washington (D.C.)--History--19th century
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Invoices for purchases by Charles H. Brown in St. Louis, Missouri, Washington, DC and Connecticut, 1860-1870. Invoices are for rental of various properties, household goods, St. Louis Mercantile Library Association and income tax for Chas. H. Brown, of Stamford, Connecticut.
One letter from Hatty, a minister's wife and resident of West Newton, MA, to her mother during the mid-nineteenth century. The letter includes details about the health of Hatty and her husband and their trip to Washington to meet President John Tyler. The letter includes four standard pages of neat prose.
Letters, 1879 December 2-5, received by Horatio King and his wife Isabella G. Osborne King giving acceptances and regrets to an invitation from them to a reception in Washington D. C. for Arthur B. Morrison and his wife Jeannie Morrison, the niece of Horatio King. Includes letters, 6 and 22 December 1879, of Jeannie Morrison thanking her aunt and uncle for the reception.
Commission of Nicholas Fitzhugh as assistant Circuit Court judge for the District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.). It is signed by U. S. President Thomas Jefferson and Secretary of State James Madison. The collection also includes a contemporary copy of the document.