Louis McLane letters and other material

Title
Louis McLane letters and other material, 1817-1852.
Author
McLane, Louis, 1786-1857.

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Mixed materialRequest in advanceAvailableMssCol 4534Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Description
.1 linear foot (1 folder)
Genre/Form
  • Autographs.
  • Engravings.
Access (note)
  • Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Provenance (note)
  • Some material was originally received as part of the Ford collection.
Call Number
MssCol 4534
OCLC
864031317
Author
McLane, Louis, 1786-1857.
Title
Louis McLane letters and other material, 1817-1852.
Restricted Access
Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Summary
Collection consists mainly of letters written by American lawyer and politician Louis McLane, with most items dating from his tenure as United States Secretary of the Treasury. Content relates mostly to professional matters, such as distribution of federal funds and pensions for veterans of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, with many letters to Joseph Gales of the publishing firm Gales and Seaton discussing political events of the day. Other recipients include John C. Calhoun, Isaac McKim, and Mississippi governor Charles Lynch. Also present are several financial documents, autographs, and an engraving of McLane.
Provenance
Some material was originally received as part of the Ford collection.
Occupation
Statesmen United States 19th century.
Added Author
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850, recipient.
Lynch, Charles, 1783-1853, recipient.
Gales, Joseph, Jr., 1786-1860, recipient.
McKim, Isaac, 1775-1838, recipient.
Gales & Seaton, recipient.
Research Call Number
MssCol 4534
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