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A. C. (Almon Clematus) Bacone Letters, 1883-1895

 Item
Identifier: MC-1964-11
Scope and Contents A fragment of a letter written to a John H. Dick is under the letterhead of the Indian Educational Commission, Indian Territory. There is also a commencement piece.
Dates: 1883 - 1895

Abraham Lincoln Papers, 1862-1864

 Collection
Identifier: MC-1954-128
Scope and Contents A two-page document, on vellum, signed November 12, 1862, authorizes the Smithsonian Institution's agents in London to recover the residue of Smithson's bequest so that it may be used for the benefit of the Institution. This is one of the few documents on which Lincoln signed his full name--he usually used only the initial of his first name. The paper is countersigned by William H. Seward, Secretary of State, and Charles Dodd.Two of the papers deal with grants of land, one a deed to...
Dates: 1862 - 1864

Albert Pike Papers, 1861-1863

 Collection
Identifier: MC-1964-174
Scope and Contents Albert Pike (1809-1891) was an attorney for the Choctaw Nation when the Choctaws were attempting to secure from the U. S. Government the "Net Proceeds" of the sale of their lands in the East. According to a treaty with the Confederate States and the Pen-e-tegh-ca Band of the Comanche’s, a document called "Letters of Safeguard" was provided for To-sa-we, second Chief of this band of Indians. It is a manuscript document dated August 15, 1861, and signed by Albert Pike. Also included is Pike's...
Dates: 1861 - 1863

Alexander Longe Manuscript, approximately 1698

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Identifier: MC-1954-131
Scope and Contents Entitled "The Nation of Indians called Charrikees," and written about 1698, this bound manuscript of forty-four pages is enclosed in a portfolio covered with buckram. Written by a man who was apparently an official at Williamsburg in Virginia, this document is interesting as well as informative because of its descriptions of Indian life before 1700.
Dates: approximately 1698

Alexander Monypenny Papers, 1760-1761

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Identifier: MC-1954-147
Scope and Contents Maj. Alexander Monypenny (n. d.) kept a diary during an expedition which he led against the Cherokees. The first entry was dated at Charlestown, March 20, 1761; the last entry was dated May 31, 1761, at Camp Moultrie. The diary contains the record of army movements and dealings with the Indians.The order book for New York and Charlestown is a record book-first entry "Orders on board the Brotherly Love Transport" at Sandy Hook, December 24, 1760. The last entry was made in camp at...
Dates: 1760 - 1761

Alexander Posey Papers, 1889-1907

 Collection
Identifier: MC-1949-178
Scope and Contents The papers consist of poems in his own hand, manuscripts, legal documents, a scrap book, a journal kept while he was Superintendent of the Creek Orphan Home at Okmulgee, personal letters, and transcripts of biographical material.
Dates: 1889 - 1907

Alfred J. Miller Papers, 1837

 Collection
Identifier: MC-1954-144
Scope and Contents A manuscript entitled "Rough Drafts to Notes on Indian Sketches" comprises his notes on 166 sketches. Photostatic copies of these notes are included. The second item is a note­ book containing a description of Fort William on the Laramie.
Dates: 1837

Algonquin manuscript, 1645

 Collection
Identifier: MC-1954-03

Andrés Bernáldez Manuscript, approximately 1500

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Identifier: MC-1930-18
Scope and Contents Relating the history of Spain, particularly during the reign of Ferdinand and Isabella, this volume was written by a Spanish curate by the name of Andrés Bernáldes. It includes the first transcriptions of Columbus' own accounts of his voyages of discovery in the New World. Interesting item: In one passage about Columbus, Bernaldes, writes: "he was my guest and left me some of his writings in the presence of Don Juan da Fonseca, from which I copied and abridged them with others...
Dates: approximately 1500

Andrew Jackson Papers, 1813-1847

 Collection
Identifier: MC-1954-109
Scope and Contents Ten of these items are letters, two of them addressed to his wife, Rachel. Other letters are mostly concerned with military matters, one addressed to James Calhoun who was at the time Secretary of War. Jackson writes to Gov. William Schley of Georgia informing him that "Jessup has not delivered the Creek prisoners to the State of Georgia." Also included are a number of badly faded photostats.Interesting item: In a letter written to Governor Lumpkin, May 28, 1835, Jackson states...
Dates: 1813 - 1847

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Jesup, Thomas Sidney, 1788-1860 5
Cole, Katherine 4
Cole, Philip Gillette, 1883-1941 4
Deane, Silas, 1738-1789 3
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Goldin, Theodore W., 1858-1935 2
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 2
Johnson, William, Sir, 1715-1774 2
Madison, James, 1751-1836 2
McGillivray, Alexander, 1750-1793 2
Meigs, Return Jonathan, 1740-1823 2
Owen, Robert L. (Robert Latham), 1856-1947 2
Pike, Albert, 1809-1891 2
Pitchlynn, Peter Perkins, 1806-1881 2
Russell, Charles M. (Charles Marion), 1864-1926 2
Schulenburg, Friedrich Wilhelm von der, 1742–1815 2
Seltzer, O. C. (Olaf C.), 1877-1957 2
Whipple, Amiel Weeks, 1818-1863 2
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Allen, Terry de la Mesa, Major General, 1888-1969 1
American Baptist Home Mission Society. 1
Amon Carter Museum of Western Art 1
Armstrong, John M. 1
Ashley, Charles F., -1921 1
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Barclay, Henry, 1715-1764 1
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Benge, George Washington, 1853-1919 1
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Black Beaver, 1806-1880 1
Bowles, William Augustus, 1763 or 1764-1805 1
Brininstool, E. A. (Earl Alonzo), 1870-1957 1
Britzman, Helen, 1909-1943 1
Britzman, Homer E. (Homer Elwood), 1901-1953 1
Brown, John F., 1843-1919 1
Brown, John Lowery 1
Bugbee, H. D. (Harold Dow), 1900-1963 1
Burnet, William, 1688-1729 1
Bushyhead, Dennis Wolfe, 1826-1898 1
Byington, Cyrus, 1793-1868 1
Carlota, Empress, consort of Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico, 1840-1927 1
Cartwright, George, 1739-1819 1
Cary, William de la Montagne, 1840-1922 1
Casey, John Charles, 1807-1856 1
Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866 1
Catlin, George, 1796-1872 1
Cherokee Strip Cowpuncher’s Association 1
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Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. Taylor Museum 1
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Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900 1
Daily, Sydney Lycurgus, 1847-1935 1
Darlington, Brinton, 1804-1872 1
Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829 1
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Eatonton Gold Mining Company 1
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Foxe, Luke, 1586-1635 1
Frederick, II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786 1
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Gliddon, George R. (George Robins), 1809-1857 1
Gordon, Patrick, approximately 1644-1736 1
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Haldimand, Frederick, Sir, 1718-1791 1
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Harvey, John, Sir, -1646 1
Hawkins, Benjamin, 1754-1816 1
Hedenberg, C. J., 1819-1873 1
Henley, David, 1749-1823 1
Hicks, Charles Renatus, 1767-1827 1
Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1798-1870 (U.S. Army) 1
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