Records and correspondence
|提及的人：||Orville Hickman Browning; John Charles Frémont; Edward Bates; Andrew Johnson; Edward Bates; Orville Hickman Browning; John Charles Frémont; Andrew Johnson|
Orville Hickman Browning
|注意：||Diaries published in the "Lincoln Series" of the "Collections of the Illinois State Historical Library."|
|描述：||1.05 linear feet (2 1/2 boxes)|
Diaries, 1850-1881, daily accounts that include details of national and Illinois politics. Correspondence 1843-1888, includes letters from many prominent politicians and military people of the time including Andrew Johnson, Ulysses Grant, John A. McClernand, Edwin Stanton, Richard Yates, William Sidell, Samuel Pomeroy, Elihu Washburne, David Davis, Benjamin Curtis and many others. Topics include the 1856 and 1860 Republican Conventions, John C. Fremont 1861 proclamation, reconstruction policy, needed reforms in U.S. Indian policy. Letters from Admiral Charles Wilkes whom Browning defended in court martial, from Benjamin Ficklin accused of complicity in Lincoln's assassination and Browning's letter asking for Ficklin's release. Browning's 24 page defense of Johnson's reconstruction policies. Numerous papers related to his job as Secretary of the Interior.
- Browning, Orville Hickman, -- 1806-1881.
- Frémont, John Charles, -- 1813-1890.
- Bates, Edward, -- 1793-1869.
- Johnson, Andrew, -- 1808-1875.
- United States. -- Department of the Interior. -- Office of the Secretary -- Records and correspondence.
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
- Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
- United States -- Politics and government.
- Illinois -- Politics and government.
- United States. -- Department of the Interior. -- Office of the Secretary.
- Political science.
- United States.