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Papers, 1809-1882 (bulk 1850-1865).

Author: Robert Cumming Schenck
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Summary:
Chiefly personal and business correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, charts, photographs, and other papers, reflecting Schenck's career and family life, including his activities as lawyer and member of Ohio House of Representatives, U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. minister to Brazil (1851-1853), Union Army officer during the Civil War, member of the court of commissioners for Alabama claims, signer for
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Genre/Form: Speeches, addresses, etc., American
Charts
Correspondence
Named Person: Schenk family.; I C Bates; A H Chaffee; William H Chesebrough; Thomas Corwin; Ferdinand Coxe; Millard Fillmore; James A Garfield; George Lucas Hartsuff; Charles Lanman; Robert Huston Milroy; Donn Piatt; William M Redfield; William S Rosecrans; Robert Davidson, Colonel; Julia Schenck; Lilly Schenck; Sally Schenck; E H Schermerhorn; E F Treadwell; Max Woodhull; Schenck family.
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Cumming Schenck
OCLC Number: 70952260
Notes: In part, copies.
A composite collection consisting of single items or small groups of papers listed and described separately by the repository.
Description: 1 file folder. 22 microfilm reels : positive.

Abstract:

Chiefly personal and business correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, charts, photographs, and other papers, reflecting Schenck's career and family life, including his activities as lawyer and member of Ohio House of Representatives, U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. minister to Brazil (1851-1853), Union Army officer during the Civil War, member of the court of commissioners for Alabama claims, signer for the U.S., of the Treaty of Washington (1871), and minister to Great Britain (1871-1876).

Includes charts (1863 Mar. 29 and Apr. 10) showing the strength and condition of Union troops in the District of Kanawha (West Virginia); information concerning Schenck's advocacy of the contraction of currency at the end of the war; and materials relating to the Fort Wayne & Western Railroad Co. Correspondents include I.C. Bates, A.H. Chaffee, William H. Chesebrough, John R. Cook, Thomas Corwin, Ferdinand Coxe, Robert Davidson, Millard Fillmore, J.A. Garfield, George S. Hartsuff, Charles Lanman, Donn Piatt, William M. Redfield, W.S. Rosecrans, Julia, Lilly, and Sally Schenck, E.H. Schermerhorn, E.F. Treadwell, and Max Woodhull.

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