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Box 1

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Contains 11 Results:

Letter book of Henry C. Merriam, U.S.A., 1865 - 1877

 Item — Box: 1, Box: 1
Identifier: 1500.001.23.1.1
Scope and Contents Topics addressed include: the capture of Fort Blakely, Alabama and the colored troops therein; an Indian skirmish near the Arkansas River; military plan of mobile detachments to fight Indians in preference to establishment of a permanent sub-post; requests for aid of Mexican military in the capture of marauding cattle thieves; matters pertaining to his personal military career; and domestic matters. Press cuttings are also tipped in or pasted in.
Dates: 1865 - 1877

Condensed record of Colonel H. C. Merriam, 7th U.S. Infantry., Undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: 1500.001.23.1.3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Handwritten letters by Colonel Henry C. Merriam, both personal and official correspondence, in a lined manuscript notebook, dating from Apr 1865 to Jun 1877. Topics addressed include: the capture of Fort Blakely, Alabama and the colored troops therein; an Indian skirmish near the Arkansas River; military plan of mobile detachments to fight Indians in preference to establishment of a permanent sub-post; requests for aid of Mexican military in the capture of marauding cattle thieves; matters...
Dates: Undated

General court martial. Orders no. 4, 1877 January 16

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: 1500.001.23.1.4
Scope and Contents A small printed pamphlet describing the court martial of Sg. Daniel Long.
Dates: 1877 January 16

Miles desired supreme power, 29 March

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: 1500.001.23.1.4
Scope and Contents "President transmits correspondence concerning the General's Philippine scheme, showing why he endorsed secretary Root's disapproval of it."
Dates: 29 March

Reiterates his words, 1907 24 April

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: 1500.001.23.1.4
Scope and Contents "...President Roosevelt replied to the criticism of his recent letter, in which he referred to Moyer and Haywood, officials of the Western Federation of Miners, charged with implication in the murder of former Gov. Steunenberg of Idaho, as 'undesirable citizens.'"
Dates: 1907 24 April

The President's rejoinder, 1907 25 April

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: 1500.001.23.1.4

Howls for a revolution, 1907 4 May

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: 1500.001.23.1.4

Ghastly story of the Coeur d'Alene; events leading up to the Steunenberg murder, 1907 5 May

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: 1500.001.23.1.4
Scope and Contents "When William D. Haywood, secretary of the Western Federation of Miners, comes up for trial at Boise, Idaho, May 9, for the murder of ex-Gov. Steunenberg, his trial will involve a living sociological question, It is either the end or the climax of a long war in the Rocky mountain regions between the Mine Owners' Association and the Western Federation of Miners."
Dates: 1907 5 May

Sympathy for miners; unique parade in New York -- Roosevelt's name hissed.

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: 1500.001.23.1.4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Handwritten letters by Colonel Henry C. Merriam, both personal and official correspondence, in a lined manuscript notebook, dating from Apr 1865 to Jun 1877. Topics addressed include: the capture of Fort Blakely, Alabama and the colored troops therein; an Indian skirmish near the Arkansas River; military plan of mobile detachments to fight Indians in preference to establishment of a permanent sub-post; requests for aid of Mexican military in the capture of marauding cattle thieves; matters...
Dates: 1865 - 1907; Majority of material found within 1865 - 1877