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Dickinson, Daniel S. (Daniel Stevens), 1800-1866 : Daniel S. Dickinson Correspondence, 1799-1892

Daniel S. Dickinson, lawyer, politician, and orator, served in the New York Senate (1837-1840), as Lieutenant Governor of New York (1842), and in the U. S. Senate (1844-1851). This collection contains 164 letters and documents related mostly to Dickinson's political activities. Correspondents include Daniel Webster, Henry Clay, Dorothea Dix, James Buchanan, James K. Polk, Martin Van Buren, Horace Greeley, and Fernando Wood. Collection also features some letters written to Lydia Knapp Dickinson, Dickinson's wife, after his death. A few documents relating to John Tracy and James Clapp (1785-1854), father of Julia Clapp Newberry, are also included.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet - (1 box)
Subjects: Civil War, Politics
Call Number: Midwest MS Dickinson
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