EDWARDS PIERREPONT PAPERS

MsC 114

Collection Dates: 1856 -- 1889
.25
ft. (Shares a box with MsC 113, 115 and 116) 5, and 116

Collection Guide

This document describes a Manuscript Collection held by the

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Guide Contents

Administrative Information

Biographical and Historical Information

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Related Materials

Acquisition and Processing Information

Box Contents List


Administrative Information

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Biographical Note

A statesman and jurist, Pierrepont practiced law in Ohio and New York before being appointed as Ulysses Grant's attorney general in 1875 -- 1876. He served as minister to England 1866 --1867and back in New York, worked against "Boss" Tweed in 1870. Pierrepont died in 1892.


Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of 118 letters to Edwards Pierrepont.


Related Materials

3 feet at Yale University Library

2 feet at Library of Congress Manuscript Division


Acquisition and Processing Information

These papers were given to the University of Iowa Libraries by

Guide posted to Internet: August 2005


Box Contents List

Waite, M[orrison] R[emick], 19 March 1856, Toledo

Sutton, J.H., 1 July 1862

Taylor et al, 8 June 1863, New York

Potter, Bp. H[enry] C[odman], 9 October 1863, New York

Roosevelt, Theodore (Printed matter), 19 October 1863, New York

Gunther, C. Godfry [?], 10 March 1864, New York

Gratz, Simon, 20 September 1864, Philadelphia

Nicolay, John G[eorge], 31 August 1865, Paris, France

Battle, Kemp P[lummer], 28 October 1867, Raleigh, North Carolina

Cu??ch, 7 December 1867, Treasury Department [Washington, D.C.]

Ryerson, Martin, 23 October 1868, Newton, N.J.

Bolles, John A., 2 November 1868, Washington

30 January 1869

Stebbins, Henry G., 21 February 1869, New York

Starling, E.A., 12 March 1869, Louisville

Nott, Charles C., 1 April 1869, Washington

Morgan, F.O., 1 April 1869, Washington

Porter, John K., 5 April 1869, New York

Hoar, E[benezer] R[ockwood] (Attorney General), 9 April 1869, Washington

Dwight, Timothy C., 24 April 1869, Washington

Hoar, Ebenezer Rockwood (Attorney General), 18 June 1869, Washington

Gardner, Asa Bird, 12 August 1869, Philopolis, Balto' Co., Maryland

Baufield, Ele, 3 November 1869, Treasury Department [Washington, D.C.]

Pleasonton, General A[lfred], 2 December 1869, New York

Delano, [Clive?], 23 May 1870, Treasury Department [Washington, D.C.]

Taft, Alphonso, 17 November 1870, Cincinnati

Ewarts, William, 23 September 1871, London

Williams, George H[enry], 13 March 1872, Washington, D.C.

Dwight, Timothy [C.], 13 December 1872, Washington, D.C.

Rice, Clinton, 12 July 1873, Washington, D.C.

Dwight, Timothy, 14 July 1873, [New York (from postmark on envelope)]

Dix, Morgan, 8 November 1873

Fish, Hamilton, 24 July 1874, Washington, D.C.

Sullivan, B. D., 28 April 1875

Belknap, William W., 29 April 1875, Washington

Taft, Alphonso, 29 April 1875, Cincinnati

Read, John Meredith, 8 May 1875, Athens

Goforth, John, 20 May 1875, Washington

Chase, Geo. K., 24 May 1875, New York

DeKay, Sidney, 25 May 1875, New York

Logan, John A[lexander], 25 May 1875, Denver, Colorado

Ingalls [or M. Galls], 3 June 1875, Washington, D.C.

Robeson, George M., 19 June 1875, Washington, D.C.

Sherman, John, 25 June 1875, Mansfield, Ohio

Hills, C., 6 July 1875, Warwick Castle

Bullitt, John C., 8 July 1875, Washington City, D.C.

MacCracken, George W., 19 July 1875, Toledo, Ohio

Watson, A[ndrew?], 15 August 1875, Washington

Erskine, John, 27 August 1875, Atlanta, Georgia

Choate, Joseph H[odges], 14 September 1875, New York

Fancher, E. L., 23 September 1875, New York

Butler, Benj. F., 23 December 1875, Washington

Bunvill, A., 24 December 1875, Washington, D.C.

Pease, H.R., 16 December 1875, Vicksburg, Mississippi

Hewitt, Abram S[tevens], 23 May 1876, Washington, D.C.

Conant, C.B., 24 May 1876, Madison, N.J.

Webster, Athenaeum Club, 11 July 1876, Pall Mall, S.W.

Rose, Martin, 18 July 1876, London

Frelinghuysen, F[rederick] T[heodore], 21 September 1876, London

Davis, J[ohn] [Chandler] Bancroft, 5 November 1876, Berlin

Armstrong, Walter, 2 December 1876, London

Morgan. G, 1877, London

Tenterder, Lou, 20 January 1877

Seymour, Sir Francis, 21 January 1877, [London]

Stockton, T., 5 February 1877

von Bülow, Miss, 9 February 1877, Dessan, Germany

Roberts, Marshall, 22 April 1877, New York

Frelinghuysen, F[rederick] T[heodore], 13 April 1877, Washington, D.C.

Dawson, Geo. B, 11 May 1877, Queenstown, Cork.

Frelinghuysen, F[rederick] T[heodore], 31 May 1877, Newark, New Jersey

Frelinghuysen, F[rederick] T[heodore], 14 June 1877, Newark, New Jersey

Probyn, Lind, 21 June 1877, Pall Mall, S.W.

Butler, Benj., 26 (?) 1877, Boston, Massachusetts

Chase, G.K., 1 July 1877, Washington

Seymour, H[oratio], 9 July 1877, Nottingham

Lennox, Henry, 23 July 1877

Lennox, Henry, 30 July 1877

Hammilton, A., 1877

Northcote, C. F., 1877, Whitehall

Cullom, S[helby] M[oore], 5 August 1877, Springfield, Illinois

Northcote, C.F., 7 August 1877, Whitehall

Northcote, C.F., 9 August 1877, Whitehall

Seymour, Horatio, 30 August 1877

Seward, F[rederick] W[illiam], 30 August 1877, Washington, D.C.

Dwight, Timothy C., 12 September 1877, Washington, D.C.

Seward, F[rederick] W[illiam], 20 September 1877, Washington, D.C.

Shormley, George, 28 October 1877, Fort Garland, Colorado

Seymour, Horatio, 29 October 1877, Nottingham

Waite, M.R., 10 November 1877

Seward, Frederick William, 10 April 1878, Washington, D.C.

Grant, M., 26 May 1879, New York

Stebbing, Thomas R.R., 18 July 1879, Truebridge, Wells

Davis, Charles, 23 January 1880, Washington, D.C.

Paget, Francis, 9 February 1840, Oxford

Blaine, James G[illespie], 23 April 1881, Washington, D.C.

Frelinghuysen, F[rederick] T[heodore], 20 December 1881, Newark, New Jersey

Choate, Joseph H., 31 January 1882, New York

W??? , E.A., 16 August 1883, London, England

Jay, John, 3 December 1883

Campbell, Thomas C., 23 February 1887, New York, New York

Blaine, James G., 14 February 1889, Washington, D.C.

Potter, H[enry] C[odman], 9 May 1889, New York, N.Y.

Letters with no years

Cameron, R.W., 14 June, New York, N.Y.

Schofield, J[ohn] M[cAllister], 21 June

Morton, L[evi] P[arsons], 21 September, Newport, R. I.

Morton, L[evi] P[arsons], 14 October

Mc Allister, Ward, 2 December

Choate, J. H.

Morgan, G.

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