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Lewis Cass papers

Title
Lewis Cass papers, 1812-1859.
Author
Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866.

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Mixed materialRequest in advance MssCol 4167Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Description
.1 linear foot (1 folder)
Subjects
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Provenance (note)
  • Some items were originally part of the George Bancroft and Ford collections.
Call Number
MssCol 4167
OCLC
834102677
Author
Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866.
Title
Lewis Cass papers, 1812-1859.
Restricted Access
Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Summary
Lewis Cass (1782-1866) was an American soldier, diplomat, and politician. The papers consist of regimental orders delivered by Cass during the War of 1812; letters relating to his military duties during and after the war; and letters sent by Cass over the course of his long political and diplomatic career. Also included is an indenture relating to land in Detroit, and a small quantity of bills and accounts.
Provenance
Some items were originally part of the George Bancroft and Ford collections.
Occupation
Governors.
Soldiers.
Statesmen.
Research Call Number
MssCol 4167
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