United States--History--19th century
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of a letter written by Francis T. Brooke in St. Julien, Virginia concerning the political climate of Virginia in relation to the presidential elections of 1820 and 1824. Brooke describes fractures and shifts in party support, and interprets the reasons for Virginia's support of William Crawford in the election of 1824. The letter is addressed to a Mr. Loring.
Drawing copybook, ca. 1850, entitled "Accessary to Chapman's American Drawingbook . . . No. 1, 1850," of an unidentified child. The volume bears the signature of E. T. Pilsen on the front cover, and contains simple line drawings.
Scrapbook, 1839-1860, of newspaper clippings and pamphlets concerning the Democratic Party. The volume includes speeches by Benjamin Franklin Hallett and proceedings of the Massachusetts State Democratic Conventions, 1839 and 1840.
Approximately 30 issues of late 19th and 20th century newspapers, primarily the Cleveland Plain Dealer, with significant headlines, chiefly relating to United States Presidents and military conflicts/wars. Two framed newspapers relating to Garfield's assassination.
Scrapbook, ca. 1860-1863, of an unidentified person pasted into the journal (account book), 1825-1829, of an unidentified merchant of Battletown [later Berryville, Clarke County, Va.] There are also loose papers, 1838-1893.