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Ulysses S. Grant letters and documents

Title
Ulysses S. Grant letters and documents, 1867-1915.
Author
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885.

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Mixed materialPermit needed MssCol 6402Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

Details

Additional Authors
Bigelow, John, 1817-1911.
Description
.2 linear ft. (1 box)
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Advance written permission of the Curator of Manuscripts required.
Biography (note)
  • Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th president of the United States.
Call Number
MssCol 6402
Author
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885.
Title
Ulysses S. Grant letters and documents, 1867-1915.
Access
Advance written permission of the Curator of Manuscripts required.
Summary
The collection consists of three letters, three documents, and one fragmentary note signed by Grant, 1869-1877; several letters to Grant, 1867-1876; letters mentioning Grant, 1868-1915; engraved portraits, a sketch map of the Battle of Island Number Ten (1862), and a few pieces of printed ephemera. Also, facsimiles, transcripts, and reproductions of Grant letters and documents, and newspaper clippings. Items signed by Grant include a letter of thanks to D. Van Nostrand for military books, dinner invitations to Horace Greeley, and a letter to John Bigelow declining to appoint Bigelow’s son a cadet at West Point. Signed documents consist of two commissions and a pardon. Letters to Grant include those from John Bigelow, Mark Baker Bird, John M. Dickey, William Greenleaf Eliot, Robert Harlan, William Frederick Havemeyer, and Edwin D. Morgan.
Biography
Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th president of the United States.
Occupation
Presidents United States.
Added Author
Bigelow, John, 1817-1911.
Research Call Number
MssCol 6402
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