Washington (D.C.)--History--19th century
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SC 00206
Scope and Contents 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.
Identifier: Mss. 65 B96
Scope and Contents Papers, chiefly 1917-1941, of anthropologist David Ives Bushnell, Jr., including correspondence concerning his research on Indians in North America; diaries, address lists, specimen lists, photographs, magazines, pamphlets, and maps pertaining to his work. Also includes correspondence of his mother, Belle Johnston Bushnell.The collection also contains a typescript of the journal of Rudolph Friederich Kurz; letters written by William Cullen Bryant (concerning Thanatopsis), William...
Identifier: SC 00763
Scope and Contents Collection of papers and a commonplace book belonging to Thomas Kelso Davis who lived in Washington, D.C. prior to and after the Civil War. The papers include: receipts; 1856 note to William Macgill; July 6, 1857 and June 1858 thoughts on “Boyhood Friendship” and a March 22, 1864, written from Washington, D.C. A hand copy of a letter to President Grant by Thomas K. Davis where Davis writes that Grant’s response to a letter Davis had sent him was confusing and incomprehensible, possibly due...
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2014.024
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, ephemera, and financial documents related to Edward C. Dyer's business as an auctioneer and importer of cigars (segars) from Havana, Cuba. The majority of the documents are dated between 1853-1865 with the full scope of the collection ranging from 1808-1897. The bulk of the letters were written by John Benjamin Belt, a cigar exporter in Havana, detailing the Cuban import-export cigar trade including suppliers, brands, quality of various tobacco leaves,...
Identifier: SC 00214
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 K58
Scope and Contents 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.
Identifier: SC 01587
Scope and Contents 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.