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United States -- History, Political

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Richard E. Byrd, Jr, Letters

Identifier: MS 00288
Scope and Contents

Correspondence to Richard Byrd, Jr. from various federal and state officials. Most of the letters relate to official business, Byrd's father, Admiral Richard Byrd who did extensive research in Antarctica.

John T. Hall Letter regarding the Richmond Municipal War of 1870

Identifier: SC 01439
Content Description Four page letter describing the events of the conflict between Richmond, Virginia Mayor-Elect, Henry K. Ellyson and departing Mayor, George Chahoon in April of 1870. Hall wrote that they have "two Mayors, two Chief's of Police, and two Councils." In an effort to oust the outgoing Mayor, Hall, in support of Ellyson reported that they kept Chahoon and his followers blocked in the market building without food or water for a straight 36 hours before aid arrived in Chahoon's defense. Violence...

Vietnam Papers Memorandum, 1968

Identifier: SC 01677
Scope and Contents Copy of a memo from the Assistant Secretary of Defense to Harry Rowen "regarding the distribution and use of the Vietnam Papers." It was Exhibit B-1 in the trial of U.S. v. Ellsberg-Russo, in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, No. 9373-WMB-CD. The memo outlines who has full access to the Vietnam Papers, composed of the Warnke Private Papers, the McNaughton Private Papers, and the OSD Task Force Papers. It is signed by Paul C. Warnke, Horton H....