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19879
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This article is the first installment of a reprint of letters from North Carolinians to Thomas Jefferson written between June, 1786 and February 1805. The brief introduction details the source of the letters, the Thomas Jefferson Manuscripts in the Library of Congress, and how the collection was established. The letters presented in this installment are from Benjamin Hawkins, Nathaniel Macon, Barry Grove, John Steele, Samuel Johnston, Alexander Martin, William Falkener, David Turner, James Hall, William Richardson Davie, John Minor, Timothy Bloodworth, James Turner, Bentinck Hastings, Jesse Franklin and David Stone.
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19922
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This article is the second and final installment of a reprint of letters from North Carolinians to Thomas Jefferson written between July, 1806 and February, 1826. The letters presented in this installment are from Joseph Burch, the Republicans of Wilmington and New Hanover County, George Buchanan, Nathaniel Alexander, William Tatham, Jeremiah Martin, James Lyne, Benjamin Smith, Nathaniel Macon, Henry Potter, James Hamilton, George Washington Jeffreys, and Daniel Drew.
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19927
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This article is a reprint of letters from North Carolinians to James Madison and James Monroe written between May, 1782 and May 1833. The author's introduction addresses the source of the letters in the Library of Congress. The letters presented here to Madison are from William Sharpe, Benjamin Hawkins, Hugh Williamson, William Richardson Davie, Thomas Blount, Marmaduke Williams, David Stone, James Taylor, Samuel Tredwell, Lemuel Sawyer, William Blackledge, Robert Martin, Thomas Henderson, John Steele, William Kirk, Willis Aston, Montfort Stokes, Nathaniel Moore, and Monroe T. Allen. The lone letter to Monroe is from Nathaniel Macon and dated 1803.
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19939
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This article is a reprint of letters from North Carolinians to Andrew Jackson written between October 31, 1795 and February 1, 1843. The author's introduction addresses the source of the letters in the Library of Congress. The letters presented here are from William Cupples, William Polk, John Branch, Joseph H. Bryan, Thomas D. Davis, Calvin Jones, Robert Love, Joseph B. Hinton, John H. Benton, John C. Eringhaus, Isaac P. Freeman, William H. Haywood, Jr., John H. Wheeler, Robert Strange. One letter includes the draft of a bill on the subject of the annexation of Texas.
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19951
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This article is the second installment of a reprint of letters from North Carolinians to James K. Polk written between January 12, 1834 and December 19, 1837. The letters presented here are from Walter F. Leak, William J. Alexander, R. H. Mosby, Thomas Watson, David T. Caldwell, James A. Craig, Samuel King, David T. Caldwell, Hugh Waddell, Elizabeth Nunn, Benton Utley, Leonidas Polk, William Polk, Thomas G. Polk, Franklin L. Smith, William M. Green, William H. Haywood, Jr., and Henry W. Connor.
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19979
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This article is the third installment of a reprint of letters from North Carolinians to James K. Polk written between March 10, 1838 and December 14, 1844. The letters presented here are from William H. Haywood, P.C. Caldwell, James A. Craig, David W. Stone, Larkin Stowe, William M. Green, Eunice O. Polk, William F. Davidson, Lucius J. Polk, William H. Haywood Jr., William J. Alexander, John H. Wheeler, Jesse P. Smith, Romulus M. Saunders, Walter F. Leak, William A. Coleman, Joseph Commander, Alexander I. McKnight, William J. Cooper, Tippeo Brownlaw, James W. Jeffreys, James B. Shepard, and James K. Hill.
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20008
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This article is the fourth installment of a reprint of letters from North Carolinians to James K. Polk written between January 13, 1845 and September 22, 1845. The letters presented here are from Junius L. Clemmons, R. Murchison, William H. Haywood, Jr., Walter F. Leak, Joseph Towaler, David W. Stone, John L. Lamson, Edward W. Smith, William J. Alexander, Doyle O. Hanlon, John H. Wheeler, Romulus M. Saunders, John Hill, and Louis D. Henry.
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20039
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This is a reprint of letters from the Edward McPherson manuscript collection held at the Library of Congress. As detailed in the introduction, the letters are part of the papers of congressman and fierce opponent of slavery and discrimination, Thaddeus Stevens. The letters reprinted here were written by residents of North Carolina deal with social, political, and military issues of the Reconstruction period. This first installment includes correspondence written between December 13, 1865 and February 15, 1868 by William E. Bond, J.H. Rea, C.F. Granger, J.W. Ragland, John Robinson, P.M. Goldsboro, Joseph B. Mcmurry, Charles Goddard, S.W. Laidler, Martin Roberts, John Robinson, P.M. and A.H. Jones, Jacob T. Brown, W.D. Harrison, and John C. Smith.
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20048
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The concluding installment of a reprint of letters from North Carolinians to John Sherman, an Ohio congressman and senator who later served as Secretary of the Treasury under Rutherford B. Hays and Secretary of State under William McKinley, and was the author of the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890. The letters included in this installment were written between March 20, 1867 and November 4, 1877 and were from Lafayette Greene, Richard P. Dick, David Heaton, Charles Jerome Malord, John Tyler, Jr., William W. Green, J. W. Payne, Thomas B. Keogh, William Woods Holden, James Madison Leach, and Burr Higgins. Some biographical information on the letters' authors is included in the footnotes.
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20045
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This is a reprint of letters from North Carolinians to John Sherman, a Congressman and Senator from Ohio who later served as Secretary of the Treasury under Rutherford B. Hays and Secretary of State under William McKinley, and was the author of the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890. The letters included in this installment were written between January 19, 1865 and March 14, 1867 and were from David Heaton, Ben Higgins, William B. Reid, J. Lewis, David F. Caldwell, William Woods Holden, L.E. Jones, and William E. Hill. Some biographical information on the letters' authors is included in the footnotes.
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20050
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This is a reprint of letters from North Carolinians to Radical Republican Elihu Benjamin Washburne, Secretary of State under Ulysses S. Grant, between October 30, 1867 and April 14, 1871. The letters included here are from John T. Deweese, Charles Snyder and Melford Vernooy. Some biographical information on the authors of the letters is included in the footnotes.
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20049
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This is a reprint of letters from North Carolinians to General William Tecumseh Sherman between January 16, 1865 and September 27, 1874. The letters included here are from Cyrus Ballou Comstock, S.L. Femoret, Absalom Baird, J. Wall Wilson, and Rene Edward DeRussy. Some biographical information on the letters' authors is included in the footnotes.
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20064
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This is the third installment of a reprint of letters from North Carolinians to Massachusetts Congressman and Governor Benjamin Franklin Butler between July 19, 1866 and May 15, 1868. The letters included here are from Peter S. Michie, Elias Grout, John F. Alexander, Elijah A. Smith, Hardie H. Helper, William Woods Holden, Clinton A. Alley, Charles Fred Browne, Jonathan Havens, A.H. Galloway, and W.L. Van Derwater. Some biographical information on the authors of the letters is included in the footnotes and responses from Butler are included where available.
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20068
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This is the fourth installment of a reprint of letters from North Carolinians to Massachusetts Congressman and Governor Benjamin Franklin Butler between July 11, 1868 and June 19, 1869. The letters included here are from John F. Alexander, James Roberts, William M. Coleman, Edward W. Hinks, Edmund Rice, A.H. Galloway, Willis Bagley, Elijah J. Smith, C.L. Cobb, and W.H. Clemence. Some biographical information on the authors of the letters is included in the footnotes and responses from Butler are included where available.
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20079
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This is the fifth installment of a reprint of letters from North Carolinians to Massachusetts Congressman and Governor Benjamin Franklin Butler between June 30 1869 and November 21, 1870. The letters included here are from D.F. Caldwell, William R. Burwell, John F. Alexander, B.B. Babington, C.L. Cobb, and S.E. Lane. Some biographical information on the authors of the letters is included in the footnotes and responses from Butler are included where available.
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