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Swift, Henry A. 1823-1869

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Works: 18 works in 23 publications in 1 language and 36 library holdings
Genres: History  Registers  Registers of dead  Autographs  Maps  Claims  Designs and plans 
Classifications: AC1, 977.604
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Publications about Henry A Swift
Publications by Henry A Swift
Publications by Henry A Swift, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Henry A Swift
 
Most widely held works by Henry A Swift
Annual message of Governor Swift to the Legislature of Minnesota delivered January 11, 1864 by Minnesota( Book )
6 editions published between 1864 and 1984 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Memoir of ex-Gov. Henry A. Swift by J. Fletcher Williams( Article )
1 edition published in 1880 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Henry A. Swift papers by Henry A Swift( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Correspondence of this state senator and governor of Minnesota, including letters from Willis A. Gorman regarding the removal of the capital to St. Peter, from Arthur G. Chatfield on court procedure in Minnesota, from Elias F. Drake and others on Minnesota railroads, from Benjamin F. Ward on Senator Henry M. Rice's attitude toward the Civil War, and from John G. Riheldaffer on University of Minnesota affairs; a discussion of General William T. Sherman's plan for frontier defense in Minnesota in the middle 1860s; applications for positions in the Second Minnesota Cavalry; petitions for and against the incorporation of the town of St. Peter; and a letter by Swift on the establishment of a land office at St. Peter
U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 refugee claims and related records by Minnesota( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Correspondence, receipts, claims vouchers, and related records documenting claims to the state from both refugees and the private persons and organizations who provided relief to the refugees immediately following the war. Funds for the claims were taken from $25,000 approved by a Special Session of the State Legislature on September 25, 1862 for the relief of refugees driven from their homes during the U.S.-Dakota War. St. Paul banker Peter Berkey was named State Commissioner for the Distribution of the Refugee Fund, with assistance from H.A. Swift (later replaced by M.B. Stone), Jared Benson, and Daniel Basset. The legislated funds were also supplemented from collections taken in Ohio, New York, and other eastern areas
Rudolph H. Fitz and family papers by Rudolph H Fitz( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Family letters and memorabilia of Fitz, a St. Paul (Minn.) carpenter and builder, his wife Elmina, and their son Edgar Howard Fitz, discussing daily life, religious matters, and temperance activities; diaries of Rudolph (1854-1855) and Ephraim (1874); family expense books (1861-1863); Edgar's school papers (1873-1879); and 3 architectural plans by Rudolph or Edgar (undated)
Ferdinand Willius and family papers by Ferdinand Willius( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Correspondence, scrapbooks, genealogies, pamphlets, and other materials (primarily 1854-1915) relating to Ferdinand Willius, his brother Gustav, and the Willius and related families. From 1814 through the 1870s most of the letters are in German; some translations are included
Louis E. Larson and family papers by Louis E Larson( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Correspondence and printed materials collected by Louis E. Larson and family of Winona, Minnesota. The correspondence primarily relates to Minnesota and national politics, particularly election campaigns, political appointments, and the Republican Party. Other topics discussed are the Civil War, the Spanish American War, the movement for African American suffrage (1869), and an epidemic in Chicago (1866). Correspondents include such Minnesota and national political figures as: Tams Bixby, Alexander Bull, Joseph Gurney Cannon, Cushman Kellogg Davis, William Watts Folwell, John Hay, Andrew Ryan McGill, William Rainey Marshall, William Rush Merriam, Stephen Miller, Knute Nelson, John Sargent Pillsbury, Alexander Ramsey, Theodore Roosevelt, James Albertus Tawney, Samuel Rinnah Van Sant, Gideon Welles, and William Windom. The printed items include theater programs, invitations, price lists, and similar materials. Included are programs of the Winona Opera House, a program of the Winona Fair and State Exposition (1890), a Ringling Brothers circus program (1916), and a circus poster
St. Paul, to President Lincoln by Henry A Swift( Book )
1 edition published in 1863 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Recommending Henry L. Moss as United States District Attorney
Francis M. Crosby and family papers by Francis M Crosby( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The collection offers information on his legal and judicial career; crops, livestock, machinery, and management of his farms in several Minnesota counties, especially Castle Rock Stock Farm near Farmington, Dakota County; his correspondence with the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station; the Marcus Gold Mining Company in Yavapai County, Arizona (1886-1888); state and local politics in Minnesota; social life in Wilmington (1850s) and Hastings; and his interest in Vermont Revolutionary War History
Luther L. Baxter and family papers by Luther Loren Baxter( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A.R. McGill and family papers by A. R McGill( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Stephen R. Riggs and family papers by Stephen Return Riggs( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Included is extensive correspondence with Riggs and Longley family members; letters from other missionaries in Minnesota and Dakota Territory; letters from Minnesota and national political leaders; letters from religious organizations, especially the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, the American Bible Society, and the American Tract Society; and many letters from Indians, most in the Dakota language. There is also information on the Civil War, settlement of Indian claims for land and money, and the publication of Riggs' writings, and a set of biographical sketches of American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions missionaries
Letters received from Alexander Ramsey and Henry A. Swift by Abner Lewis( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Letters received by Winona, Minnesota attorney Abner Lewis from Alexander Ramsey and Henry A. Swift in response to Lewis' inquiry regarding appointments of commissioners to oversee absentee votes of soldiers. Lewis had formerly been a judge in New York
Military service records, Civil and U.S.-Dakota wars by Minnesota( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Service data on Minnesota soldiers who served during the Civil and U.S.-Dakota wars. Included are regimental rosters and lists; correspondence and official communications; recruiting reports; monthly, quarterly, and annual returns of individual units; hospital reports and letters mainly documenting state soldiers in non-Minnesota hospitals; lists of recruits credited to each town and county; quartermaster general daybooks; allotment rolls; Minnesota soldiers' interment records; U.S. Army Corps records; and lists of draftees and substitutes
 
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