William Henry Seward Papers Addition

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William Henry Seward papers addition
Creator: Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872
Call Number: D.179
Dates: 1819-1882
Physical Description: 7 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accruals
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Content List
Correspondence, 1819-1882
Political papers, 1840-1868
Personal papers, 1818-1874
Seward at Washington book notes, 1851-1871
Newspaper articles, 1839-1870
Box 3:
Box 4:
Box 5:
Box 6:
Box 7:
Correspondence in Box 4
Collection Overview
Title: William Henry Seward papers addition
Creator: Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872
Call Number: D.179
Dates: 1819-1882
Physical Description: 7 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Scope and Content
This collection consists of additions to the William Henry Seward papers after the main collection was microfilmed in 1981.

Public and political correspondence of William Henry Seward has been indexed. Letters exchanged by members of the Seward family are filed separately in chronological order. The collection also includes the records of the Auburn and Owasco Canal Company (1872), of which W.H. Seward was secretary, and journals kept by Frederick and Anna Seward while accompanying Seward on his trip to the West Indies in 1866 to develop the possible purchase of the Danish Virgin Islands.

Folders 24-28 in box 1 contain retained drafts of telegrams sent by members of the William Henry Seward Family, 1861-1865, mainly to other members of the family. All four of his children are represented as senders. The health of Secretary of State Seward, Frederick William Seward and Mrs. William Henry Seward is succinctly summarized by the telegrams of April through June 1865.

Box 3 contains notes and transcriptions prepared by Frederick W. Seward and secretaries for the biography of W.H. Seward. (See also Box 118 of the William Henry Seward papers for preliminary notes.) The notes for part of 1862 have been severely damaged by water and should NOT be handled without supervision; consult a staff member.

In box 4 are letters, telegrams, notes, and memoranda from Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward. Here also are letters to Seward from Mary Todd Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant and others. Box 5 contains documents signed by Lincoln and Seward.

Box 6 are copies of 55 newspapers that include William Henry Seward speeches, letters and proclamations printed between 1839 and 1864.

Subject(s):
Patronage, Political
Diplomatic relations
Politics and government
Correspondence
Diaries
Speeches
Legal instruments
Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872
Seward, Frances Adeline
Seward, Augustus Henry, 1826-1876
Seward, Frederick William, 1830-1915
Seward, Wm. Henry (William Henry), 1839-1920
Seward, Frances Adeline, 1844-1866
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
Auburn and Owasco Canal Company
Seward family
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Materials in Boxes 4 and 5 were donated by the Emerson Foundation of Auburn, New York in February 1987. Additional materials in Boxes 1-3 were purchased using the Foundation Historical Association Fund and the Claire Seward Fund.Accruals
New acquisitions are added to boxes 1-3 each year through donations and purchases using the Foundation Historical Association Fund and the Claire Seward Fund. In December 2010, two letters from William Henry Seward to Zachary Taylor were added to Box 1. The letters, dated December 12, 1848 and November 10, 1849, are soliciting an appointment for James Watson Webb.Access
The William Henry Seward papers addition is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], William Henry Seward papers addition, D.179, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
William Henry Seward Papers : Please note: This collection has been microfilmed for preservation purposes, and users will be referred to the microform edition.

William Henry Seward papers microform edition : Guide to the microfilm copy of the William Henry Seward papers.

Lincoln and his Circle : Contains digital images and transcriptions for selected correspondence in the William Henry Seward Papers relating to Abraham Lincoln and politics during the Civil War. Seward Family Digital Archive : Contains digital images, transcriptions, and annotations for selected family correspondence in the William Henry Seward papers.


Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
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Content List
Correspondence, 1819-1882
Box 1, Folder 11819-1839
Box 4, Folder 1Lafayette to William Henry Seward, September 1, 1833
Box 1, Folder 21840-1841
Box 1, Folder 31842-1843
Box 1, Folder 41844-1850
Box 2, Folder 13William Henry Seward to Zachary Taylor, December 12, 1848
Box 4, Folder 2Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, June 4, 1849
Box 2, Folder 13aWilliam Henry Seward to Zachary Taylor, November 10, 1849
Box 1, Folder 51851-1855
Box 1, Folder 12Family, 1853-1864
Box 1, Folder 61856-1860
Box 1, Folder 21Lazette Maria (Miller) Worden to Sarah Dare Hance, 1856-1863
Box 1, Folder 18Frances (Fanny) Adeline Seward to Sarah Dare Hance, 1858-1860
Box 1, Folder 17Frances Adeline (Miller) Seward to Sarah Dare Hance, 1858-1864
Box 4, Folder 3John Wood to William Henry Seward, July 21, 1860
Abraham Lincoln's endorsement to William Henry Seward on verso.

Box 4, Folder 4Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, October 12, 1860
Box 4, Folder 5Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, December 8, 1860
Box 4, Folder 6Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, December 8, 1860
Box 4, Folder 7William Henry Seward to Abraham Lincoln, December 13, 1860
Box 4, Folder 8Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, December 29, 1860
Box 4, Folder 9Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, January 3, 1861
Box 4, Folder 10Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, January 12, 1861
Box 4, Folder 11Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, January 19, 1861
Box 4, Folder 12Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, February 1, 1861
Box 4, Folder 13William Henry Seward to Abraham Lincoln, February 24, 1861
Box 4, Folder 14Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, March 1, 1861
Box 4, Folder 15William Henry Seward to Abraham Lincoln, March 2, 1861
Box 4, Folder 16Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, March 4, 1861
Box 4, Folder 17Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, March 5, 1861
Box 4, Folder 18Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, March 6, 1861
Box 4, Folder 19Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, March 7, 1861
Box 4, Folder 20Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, March 9, 1861
Box 4, Folder 21Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, March 11, 1861
Box 4, Folder 22Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, March 13, 1861
Box 4, Folder 23Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, March 14, 1861
Box 4, Folder 24Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, March 15, 1861
Box 4, Folder 25Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, March 18, 1861
Box 4, Folder 26Winfield Scott to Abraham Lincoln, March 21, 1861
Note from Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward on verso of 2nd leaf.

Box 4, Folder 27Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, March 1861?
Box 4, Folder 28Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, April 17, 1861
Box 4, Folder 29Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, April 29, 1861
Box 4, Folder 30Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, May 2, 1861
Box 4, Folder 31Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, May 4, 1861
Box 4, Folder 32Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, May 6, 1861
Box 4, Folder 33Mary Todd Lincoln to William Henry Seward, May 12, 1861
Box 4, Folder 34Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, June 8, 1861
Box 4, Folder 35Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, June 8, 1861
Box 4, Folder 36Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, July 3, 1861
Box 4, Folder 37Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, August 6, 1861
Box 4, Folder 38Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, August 7, 1861
Box 4, Folder 39Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, August 20, 1861
Box 4, Folder 40Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, August 31, 1861
Box 4, Folder 41Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, September 13, 1861
Box 4, Folder 42Edward W. Bates to Abraham Lincoln, September 23, 1861
Abraham Lincoln's endorsement to [William Henry Seward] on verso, dated September 27, 1861.

Box 4, Folder 43A.H. Clark to Abraham Lincoln, September 25, 1861
Abraham Lincoln's endorsement to [William Henry Seward] on verso.

Box 4, Folder 44Abraham Lincoln to [William Henry Seward], October 3, 1861
Box 4, Folder 45William Henry Seward to Abraham Lincoln, October 7, 1861
Abraham Lincoln's endorsement on verso of 2nd leaf.

Box 4, Folder 46Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, October 26, 1861
Box 4, Folder 47William M. Dunn to Abraham Lincoln, October 29, 1861
Abraham Lincoln's endorsement to [William Henry Seward] on verso.

Box 4, Folder 48Randolph B. Marcy to William Henry Seward, December 7, 1861
Box 4, Folder 49Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, December 9, 1861
Box 4, Folder 50John Hay to William Henry Seward, 1861
Box 1, Folder 19Frances (Fanny) Adeline Seward to Sarah Dare Hance, 1861-1862
Box 1, Folder 71861-1862
Box 1, Folder 15Family telegrams, 1861-1865
Box 4, Folder 51William Henry Seward to Abraham Lincoln, January 22, 1862
Abraham Lincoln's endorsement on verso.

Box 4, Folder 52Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, March 7, 1862
Box 4, Folder 53John Nicolay to William Henry Seward, July 23, 1862
Box 4, Folder 54Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, August 19, 1862
Box 4, Folder 82Abraham Lincoln to [William Henry Seward?], November 1862
Box 4, Folder 55Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward and Salmon P. Chase, December 20, 1862
Box 4, Folder 56John Nicolay to William Henry Seward, February 26, 1863
Box 4, Folder 57William R. Nevins to Abraham Lincoln, March 28, 1863
Abraham Lincoln's endorsement on verso, dated April 4, 1863.

Box 4, Folder 58Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, July 21, 1863
Box 4, Folder 59William Henry Seward to Abraham Lincoln, September 2, 1863
Abraham Lincoln's endorsement on verso.

Box 4, Folder 60Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, October 9, 1863
Box 4, Folder 61Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, November 3, 1863
Box 4, Folder 62Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, November 23, 1863
Box 4, Folder 63Madame Lamont De Give to Abraham Lincoln, [December] 1863
2 Items

Box 1, Folder 81863-1864
Box 1, Folder 20Frances (Fanny) Adeline Seward to Sarah Dare Hance, 1863-1865
Box 4, Folder 64Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, February 16, 1864
Box 4, Folder 65Joseph A. Wright to Abraham Lincoln, March 16, 1864
Abraham Lincoln's endorsement on verso, dated March 18, 1864.

Box 4, Folder 66Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, May 3, 1864
Box 4, Folder 67Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, May 9, 1864
Box 4, Folder 68Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, July 6, 1864
Box 4, Folder 69P.J.J. to William Henry Seward, October 15, 1864
Note to William Henry Seward from Abraham Lincoln dated October 16, 1864 on bottom.

Box 4, Folder 70William Henry Seward to George H. Yeaman, December 23, 1864
Note to William Henry Seward from Abraham Lincoln enclosed, dated December 24, 1864.

Box 4, Folder 71Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, January 3, 1865
Box 4, Folder 72Abraham Lincoln to Francis P. Blair, Sr., January 18, 1865
Note to [William Henry Seward] from Abraham Lincoln on 2nd leaf.

Box 4, Folder 73Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, January 31, 1865
Box 4, Folder 74Alexander Stevens, J.A. Campbell, and and R.M.T. Hunter to Abraham Lincoln, January 31, 1865
Box 4, Folder 75Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, February 2, 1865
Box 4, Folder 76Ulysses Simpson Grant to William Henry Seward, February 2, 1865
Box 4, Folder 77Ulysses Simpson Grant to William Henry Seward, February 2, 1865
Box 4, Folder 78Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, March 6, 1865
Box 4, Folder 79Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, April 14, 1865
Folder contains a Lincoln/Johnson pendant

Box 1, Folder 16Family telegrams, 1865, undated
Box 1, Folder 9Samuel Sweezey Seward to Edward Ord, April 17, 1865
Box 1, Folder 91865
Box 1, Folder 13Family, 1865-1869, undated
Box 1, Folder 101866-1869
Box 4, Folder 80John T. Hoffman to William Henry Seward, March 22, 1867
Andrew Johnson endorsement written on recto of first leaf.

Box 7Joseph S. Wilson to William Henry Seward, July 15, 1868
Letter regarding United States and Chinese relations. Includes also Seward's reply of July 20, 1868. Calligraphic copy with a decorative cover sheet. Another copy of Wilson's letter is filed with the indexed correspondence.

Box 1, Folder 111870-1882, undated
Box 4, Folder 81J.W. Howard to William Henry Seward, undated
Box 4, Folder 84Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, undated
Box 1, Folder 14Family fragments, undated
Political papers, 1840-1868
Box 2, Folder 17Appointments, 1840-1841
Flatfile Alcove 8"Col. Fremont's Last Grand Exploring Expedition in 1856" Currier & Ives print, 1856
Political cartoon printed by Currier & Ives about John C. Fremont, the first Republican candidate for president, and his abolitiionist supporters during the Kansas-Nebraska conflicts. It features William Henry Seward, Horace Greeley, John C. Fremont, Henry Ward Beecher, and the figure of a frontiersman.

Flatfile Alcove 8"The Political Gymnasium" Currier & Ives print, 1860
Political cartoon printed by Currier & Ives depicting candidates for the 1860 presidential election and their supporters. It features John Bell, Edward Everett, John C. Breckinridge, Stephen A. Douglas, Horace Greeley, James Watson Webb, Abraham Lincoln, and William Henry Seward.

Flatfile Alcove 8Roll of the National Republican Convention, Chicago, May 16th, 1860
Box 4, Folder 84Resolution drawn up for Republication members of Senate Committee of thirteen, December 20, 1860
Box 4, Folder 85Note written by Abraham Lincoln, April 1861
Box 2, Folder 19Department of State circular for 1861 blockade, June 5, 1861
Printed circular signed by William Henry Seward as Secretary of State. Written to the Consul of the United States at Merida and Sisal in Mexico.

Box 5, Folder 1Appointment to Commissioner at the Exhibition of the Industry of Nations, September 12, 1861
Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward giving him power to represent American citizens who will be exhibitors at the Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations in London. Embossed with the seal of the United States. Document signed by Lincoln and Seward.

Box 5, Folder 2Certificate conferring power to Seward to negotiate treaty for the suppression of the African slave trade, April 4, 1862
Abraham Lincoln confers to William Henry Seward power to negotiate for treaty with Great Britain for the suppression of the African slave trade. Embossed with the seal of the United States. Document signed by Lincoln and Seward.

Box 5, Folder 3Draft of a proclamation concerning taxes in Confederate States, July 1, 1862
Additional text added by Abraham Lincoln; also signed and dated by Lincoln.

Box 4, Folder 88Pamphlet: Minutes of the Twenty-Fifth Annual Session of the Synod of Pennsylvania with an Appendix (West Chester, PA), 1862
Box 5, Folder 4Certificate conferring power to Seward to negotiate treaty for the suppression of the African slave trade, February 17, 1863
Abraham Lincoln confers to William Henry Seward power to negotiate for additions to a treaty with Great Britain for the suppression of the African slave trade. Embossed with the seal of the United States. Document signed by Lincoln and Seward.

Box 5, Folder 5Certificate conferring power to Seward to negotiate treaty for settlement of claims with agricultural companies, June 23, 1863
Abraham Lincoln confers to William Henry Seward power to negotiate with representatives of Great Britain a treaty for the settlement of the final claims of the Hudson Bay and Puget's Sound agricultural companies. Embossed with the seal of the United States. Document signed by Lincoln and Seward.

Box 5, Folder 6Preliminary draft of a Presidential proclamation commanding all unlawful persons in the State of New York to disperse and return to their homes or face military force, August 1863
Embossed with the seal of the United States. Signed by Abraham Lincoln and William Henry Seward.

Flatfile Alcove 8Emancipation Proclamation lithograph, 1863
Early Chicago imprint by Rufus Blanchard.

Box 5, Folder 7Certificate conferring authority to Seward to negotiate claims by the Joint Commission between the United States and New Granada, February 10, 1864
Abraham Lincoln invests William Henry Seward with the power to confer with representatives of Columbia to examine and adjust claims left unsettled under the Convention between the United States and New Granada and to sign an agreement. Embossed with the seal of the United States. Signed by Lincoln and Seward.

Flatfile Alcove 8Calligraphic portrait of Lincoln formed from text of the Emancipation Proclamation, ca. 1865
Flatfile Alcove 8Grand Reception of the Notabilities of the Nation, at the White House, 1865
Box 2, Folder 20General orders for observance of Lincoln's death, April 18, 1865
Printed circular demanding a public expression of mourning and respect for the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and attack on William Henry Seward. Ordered by Brigadier General J.W. Davidson from Natchez, Mississippi.

Box 2, Folder 16Lincoln's and Johnson's amnesty proclamations with appendix by Seward, May 29, 1865
Flatfile Alcove 8"President Lincoln and His Cabinet. Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation", 1866
A lithograph by Edward Herline of Abraham Lincoln and his cabinet.

Box 2, Folder 18Passport belonging to Mary Jane Lewis, February 21, 1867
Signed by William Henry Seward as Secretary of State.

Box 2, Folder 22United States of America Department of State pardon for C. W. Murdaugh, signed By William H. Seward, July 16, 1867
Box 4, Folder 86Draft of proclamation concerning restoration of rebellious states written in the hand of Abraham Lincoln, undated
Box 4, Folder 87Envelope with notes written by William Henry Seward, undated
Personal papers, 1818-1874
Box 2, Folder 3Commonplace book, 1818
Book kept by William Henry Seward in 1818 when he was a student at Union College. Some pages have newspaper pictures pasted over the text.

Box 2, Folder 4William Henry Seward: Auburn and Owasco Canal Company, July-September 1827
Inscribed volume containing articles of association and minutes.

Box 2, Folder 15Legal document, April 17, 1829
Box 2, Folder 14Bill to Oliphant Skinner, Auburn, NY for libel suit, 1839
Box 2, Folder 21Photographic material, 1840-1872
Includes a stereo card of Seward's Party in Yosemite Valley, 1869

Box 2, Folder 5William Henry Seward: Summary of case between Oliphant and Goodwin, December 27, 1843
Signed by William Henry Seward.

Box 2, Folder 6William Henry Seward: Draft of a speech made in Auburn, NY, 1860?
Box 2, Folder 7William Henry Seward: Cancelled check, March 3, 1865
Box 2, Folder 12Cancelled checks, April 5-August 19, 1865
Fifty-five of William Henry Seward's cancelled checks5. Many of the checks were signed by William Henry Seward, Jr. on behalf of his father who was recuperating from his injuries suffered in a carriage accident and the attempt on his life.

Box 2, Folder 9Sermon written on the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and William Henry Seward, April 15, 1865
Written by an unidentified minister.

Box 2, Folder 1Frederick William Seward: Journal of trip to Caribbean, January 1866
Box 2, Folder 2Anna (Wharton) Seward: Journal of trip to Caribbean, January 1866
Box 2, Folder 10Gideon Welles: Draft of Lincoln and Seward, 1874
Remarks upon the memorial address of Charles Francis Adams on the late William H. Seward.

Box 2, Folder 8William Henry Seward: Notes for speech(es), in Seward's hand, undated
Box 2, Folder 11Seward coat-of-arms, undated
Seward at Washington book notes, 1851-1871
Series contains notes and transcriptions for the book Seward at Washington (NY: Derby and Miller, 1891) written by Frederick William Seward.

Box 3, Folder 11851-1859
Box 3, Folder 21860-1862
Box 3, Folder 3Chapters 6-11?, 1862
Box 3, Folder 4Chapters 8-12?, 1862
Box 3, Folder 51863
Box 3, Folder 61864
Box 3, Folder 71865
Box 3, Folder 81865
Box 3, Folder 91866
Box 3, Folder 101867
Box 3, Folder 111868
Box 3, Folder 121869
Box 3, Folder 13Undated 1860s
Box 3, Folder 141870-1871
Box 3, Folder 15Undated and fragments
Newspaper articles, 1839-1870
William Henry Seward speeches, letters, and proclamations printed in newspapers.
Newspapers are arranged chronologically based on the date on which the speech was delivered. If the date of the speech is unknown, the publication date of the newspaper is listed instead.
The first date in the title refers to the date of the speech and the second is the newspaper's publication date.

Box 6July 4, 1839, New York Times Commercial Intelligencer, July 9, 1839
Front page, sketch of Governor Seward's Speech at a July 4th Sunday School fete on Staten Island.

Box 6July 11, 1839, New York Times and Commercial Intelligencer, July 16, 1839
Page 2, Proclamation by Governor William H. Seward offering a reward of $200 for the apprehension of persons concerned in firing dwelling houses, etc., in the county of Clinton.

Box 6October 25, 1839, New York Times and Commercial Intelligencer, October 25, 1839
Front page proclamation by Governor William H. Seward of New York for a day of Public Worship, Thanksgiving, and Prayer.

Box 6January 10, 1840, New York Times and Commercial Intelligencer, January 10, 1840
Full front page with carryover to page 2. The State of the State message to the New York Legislature by Governor William H. Seward.

Box 6January 22, 1842, Weekly Argus Rough-Hewer, January 29, 1842
Page 3, speech of William Henry Seward in the Executive Chamber, Albany, New York on the Bank Receiver Law.

Box 6October 21, 1842, New York Weekly Tribune, October 22, 1842
Page 7, Governor William H. Seward's remarks at the cold collation given at the City Hall.

Box 6December 19, 1842, New York Daily Tribune, January 16, 1843
Front page, Gov. Seward and the Colored Citizens of New York. Meeting of the Colored Citizens of New York for the purpose of expressing the high consideration for Gov. Seward. Preamble and resolutions adopted. Letter to Gov. Seward with his reply in full.

Box 6December 26, 1842, New York Daily Tribune, January 13, 1843
Page 2, letter from Gov. Seward to people of color in of Buffalo in reply to their letter on his retirement from office.

Box 6June 7, 1843, New York Daily Tribune, June 8, 1843
Meeting of the friends of a Repeal of the Existing Union between England and Ireland and the establishment of a National Irish parliament held at the Washington Hotel - Address of Governor William H. Seward.

Box 6September 29, 1843, New York Daily Tribune, September 29, 1843
Front page, political speech of former Governor Seward, his speech at the Convention of Whigs of Cayuga County at Auburn, New York.

Box 6January 13, 1844, New York Weekly Tribune, January 13, 1844
Page 3, an address by the Irishmen of Auburn, New York, to Governor Seward with his reply.

Box 6May 26, 1845, New York Daily Tribune, June 28, 1845
Front-page letter from William H. Seward, Auburn, to the Anti-Slavery Convention at Cincinnati.
2 copies

Box 6October 26, 1848, New York Daily Tribune, November 1, 1848
Page 1, speech of William H. Seward in Cleveland, Ohio. This is the same speech published in the New York Weekly Tribune on November 4, 1848.

Box 6October 26, 1848, New York Weekly Tribune, November 4, 1848
Page 5, speech of William H. Seward in Cleveland, Ohio. This is the same speech published in the New York Daily Tribune on November 1, 1848.

Box 6November 1, 1848, New York Daily Tribune, November 1,1848
Front-page, speech of Honorable William H. Seward in Cleveland, Ohio.

Box 6December 22, 1848, New York Daily Tribune, December 27, 1848
Front page: The True Greatness of our Country, A Discourse Delivered before the Young Catholic Friends Society at Baltimore, by William H. Seward.

Box 6August 2, 1849, The New York Herald, August 2, 1849
Page 2, The Slavery Question - Governor Seward Defines the Policy of the Administration.

Box 6September 21, 1850, New York Weekly Tribune, September 21, 1850
Page 2 and 3, Governor Seward's speech in the U.S. Senate: Freedom in the District of Columbia.

Box 6September 30, 1851, New York Dailv Tribune, September 30, 1851
Pages 6 and 7, The Michigan Railroad conspiracy, Governor Seward's Argument.

Box 6March 12, 1852, New York Weeklv Tribune, March 27, 1852
Page 8, letter from Senator Seward of Washington, D.C. Seward replies to an invitation of the Seward Association of Brooklyn to attend an anniversary celebration.

Box 6April 27, 1852, New York Times, April 30, 1852
Page 4, The Collins Steamers- Mr. Seward's Speech in the Senate.

Box 6April 30, 1852, New York Weeklv Tribune, May 1, 1852
Front page, 1st Session of Congress, speech of William Henry Seward.

Box 6June 30, 1852, New York Daily Times, July 2, 1852
Front page, Henry Clay - Living and Dead - Mr. Seward's Remarks in the Senate. 1.5 cols.

Box 6June 30, 1852, New York Weeklv Tribune, July 10, 1852
Front page: Remarks of Honorable William H. Seward in the U.S. Senate, on the death of Henry Clay.

Box 6June 4, 1853, New York Weekly Tribune, June 11, 1853
Front page: Speech of Senator Seward, at the Railroad Excursion dinner at Niagara Falls.

Box 6October 21, 1855, New York Daily Tribune, October 13, 1855
Page 5: Republican Meeting at Albany. Speech of the Honorable William H. Seward.

Box 6December 21, 1855, New York Daily Tribune, December 22, 1855
Page 6: The Puritan Principle. An Oration at Plymouth, by William H. Seward.

Box 6July 2, 1856, New York Daily Tribune, July 14, 1856
Pages 6 to 7: No More Compromise on Slavery - Speech of Hon. William H. Seward, Against Mr. Douglas's Second Enabling bill, and in favor of The Immediate Admission of Kansas into Union. Delivered in the U.S. Senate.

Box 6October 2, 1856, New York Daily Tribune, October 3, 1856
Most of page 5: The Overthrow of the Constitution - Dangers from the Slave Power - Speech of Mr. Seward at Detroit.

Box 6October 21, 1856, New York Daily Tribune, October 24, 1856
Page 6: The Political Parties of the Day - Speech by William Henry Seward at Auburn.

Box 6October 25, 1858, National Intelligencer, Washington, D.C., November 13, 1858
Page 2, speech by William Henry Seward at a political meeting held in Rochester.

Box 6October 29, 1858, New York Times, October 30, 1858
Page 5, speech of the Hon. William H. Seward at Rome, New York.

Box 6January 24, 1859, New York Daily Tribune, January 26, 1859
Page 6, the Cuba Debate - speech of William Henry Seward in the Senate.

Box 6May 9, 1859, New York Daily Tribune, May 9, 1859
Page 5, Departure of Senator Seward for Europe - speech by William Henry Seward on embarkation on the steamship Ariel.

Box 6September 17-26, 1859, New York Daily Tribune, December 24,1859
Page 5, Governor Seward's Journey from Egypt to Palestine. Extracts from letters received from Governor Seward, dated, On Board the Mah Brook, Mediterranean Sea, September 17, 1859 - Saturday the 18th, Still on Board the Mah Brook- On Board the Mah Brook, Sunday the 19th - Jerusalem, September 26 and another dated Jerusalem, September 26.

Box 6December 29, 1859, New York Daily Tribune, December 30, 1859
Page 6: Reception of Senator Seward by the Republican General Committee in New York City. Address to Senator Seward with his reply.

Box 6January 4, 1860, New York Daily Tribune, January 4, 1860
Page 5, Governor Seward's speech at Auburn, New York.

Box 6March 9, 1860, Tri-Weekly Missouri Republican, St. Louis, March 9, 1860
Front page, debate in Senate - Seward's bid for the Presidency - his long-expected speech - Douglas's response to Seward - Senator Davis's speech, in which he pays a high compliment to Douglas, and replies to Seward - barking of Senator Trumbull.

Box 6August 15, 1860, New York Times, August 15, 1860
Pages 2 and 4 discuss Seward in Syria and page 5 mentions Seward and Central Park.

Box 6August 21, 1860, New York Times, August 21, 1860
Page 5, short speech by Governor Seward in Lewiston, Maine.

Box 6August 24, 1860, New York Times, August 24, 1860
Front page, Senator Seward in New England - reception at Bangor, Maine Boston - both cities address Seward and he replies.

Box 6September 4, 1860, New York Daily Tribune, September 5, 1860
Pages 5 to 6: Political Issues of the Day - Republicanism Justified -Speech of William H. Seward, Delivered at Detroit.

Box 6September 5, 1860, New York Times, September 5, 1860
Front page: The Presidential Canvas - Slavery and Party Spirit - Important Speech of Senator Seward in Detroit.

Box 6September 10, 1860, New York Daily Tribune, September 10, 1860
Page 4, speech of Mr. Seward at Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Box 6September 13, 1860, New York Daily Tribune, September 17, 1860
Page 5, Governor Seward's Speech at Madison, Wisconsin.

Box 6September 15, 1860, New York Times, September 15, 1860
Front page, speech of Senator Seward in Lansing, Michigan: The "Irrepressible Conflict" Reaffirmed.

Box 6September 22, 1860, New York Daily Tribune, October 1, 1860
Page 5, address of the Republicans of St. Joseph, Mo. to Governor Seward with his reply.

Box 6September 27, 1860, New York Daily Tribune, October 3, 1860
Page 5, speech of William H Seward To the People of Kansas. Delivered, at Lawrence on Thursday.

Box 6September 27, 1860, New York Times, September 27, 1860
Front page, with carryover to page 8, Speech of William Henry Seward in Dubuque, Iowa.

Box 6October 2, 1860, New York Daily Tribune, October 6, 1860
Page 8: Republicanism and Slavery. Speech of William H. Seward, at Chicago.

Box 6November 2, 1860, New York Daily Tribune, November 3, 1860
Page 8: Grand Mass Meeting. Ovation to Senator Seward - Procession of Wide-Awakes - 10,000 People at Palace Garden Speech, of the Honorable William H. Seward - Outside Mass Meeting - Enthusiasm Immense.

Box 6November 3, 1860, New York Times, November 3, 1860
Front page, Governor Seward in the Metropolis - Immense Gathering of the People - His speech at the Palace Garden - The Political Issues of the Day Discussed.

Box 6December 6, 1860, New York Daily Tribune, December 6, 1860
Page 5: Mr. Seward's Position - Dialogue between a Sensation Reporter and Non-Sensation Senator.

Box 6April 22, 1861, The Saturday Evening Post, May 4, 1861
Page 3, letter from William H. Seward to Governor Hicks, Department of State. Seward writes to Governor Hicks of Maryland about U.S. troops passing through Maryland.

Box 6May 4, 1861, New York Daily Tribune, May 6, 1861
Page 5, France and Disunion - Faulkner's Interview with Thouvenel - Mr. Seward's letter to Mr. Dayton - The Union to be preserved. Letter from Mr. Faulkner to Seward, Legation of the U.S. Paris, April 15, 1861 with Seward's reply, Department of State, Washington, D.C.

Box 6February 3, 1863, New York Daily Tribune, February 3, 1863
Page 2, Mr. Seward's Treatment of New Granada - Letter from William H. Seward to Mr. Adams. Correspondence with Mr.Dayton [three letters from Seward].

Box 6February 12, 1863, New York Daily Tribune, February 12, 1863
Page 4, The Visit of the French Minister to Richmond - The Inquiry of the Senate as to the part the Secretary of State took in the matter - Response of Secretary Seward. Letter from Wm- H.Seward to the President.

Box 6April 30, 1864, New York Times, April 30, 1864
Page 2, speech by Secretary Seward in Baltimore at the Maryland state fair.

Box 6October 29, 1865, New York Daily Tribune, October 30, 1865
Front page, text of the communication from William Henry Seward to James J. Johnson, Provisional Governor of Georgia of Milledgeville.

Box 6December 5, 1865, New York Semi-Weekly Tribune, December 19, 1865
Page 5, Provisional Governor Parsons of Alabama removed. Secretary Seward officially announces the amendment to the Constitution ratified - Letter from William Henry Seward Dept. of State, Washington, D.C. to the Governor of Alabama.

Box 6December 11, 1865, New York Daily Tribune, December 28, 1865
Page 5, Mr. Seward and the Affairs in Chili - Letter to Seward from some merchants of NYC and Seward's reply from Dept. of State.

Box 6August 31, 1870, New York Weekly Reformer (Watertown), September 22, 1870
Front page, full text of the address of Hon. William Henry Seward delivered at the residence of Judge Hastings, San Francisco, on the evening of his departure for China.

Box 3:
Frederick William Seward: Notes and transcriptions for Seward at Washington (NY: Derby and Miller, 1891)
Folder:
Box 4:
Correspondence and other items related to William Henry Seward and Abraham Lincoln donated by the Emerson Foundation
Folders 1-82:
Indexed Correspondence (see list below)
Folder:
Box 5:
Oversize items related to William Henry Seward and Abraham Lincoln donated by the Emerson Foundation
Item:
Box 6:
William Henry Seward speeches, letters, and proclamations printed in newspapers
Delivered in the U.S. Senate.
Box 7:
Correspondence in Box 4
1833
1849
1860
1861
1862
1863
1864
1865
1867
Undated
1. Correspondence, 1819-1839
2. Correspondence, 1840-1841
3. Correspondence, 1842-1843
4. Correspondence, 1844-1850
5. Correspondence, 1851-1855
6. Correspondence, 1856-1860
7. Correspondence, 1861-1862
8. Correspondence, 1863-1864
9. Correspondence, 1865
10. Correspondence, 1866-1869
11. Correspondence, 1870-1882, undated
12. Family correspondence, 1853-1864
13. Family correspondence, 1865-1869, undated
14. Family correspondence, fragments
15. Family correspondence, telegrams: 1861-1865
16. Family correspondence, telegrams, 1865, undated
17. Frances Adeline (Miller) Seward to Sarah Dare Hance, 1858-1864
18. Frances (Fanny) Adeline Seward to Sarah Dare Hance, 1858-1860
19. Frances (Fanny) Adeline Seward to Sarah Dare Hance, 1861-1862
20. Frances (Fanny) Adeline Seward to Sarah Dare Hance, 1863-1865
21. Lazette Maria (Miller) Worden to Sarah Dare Hance, 1856-1863


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