19th Century Letters Vertical File Manuscript, 1846-1897 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
Consists of nine letters removed from MSS 105.
1864, Oct. 10. Governor John A. Andrew of Massachusetts to Edwin W. Coggeshall, Manhattan Union Club, New York City, declining invitation to speak during election campaign.
1861, May 22. Unknown correspondent to Howell Cobb, Georgia politcian, seeking clarification of Cobb's reported comment that fighting would take place chiefly in the border states.
1855, March 3. George H. Steuart, Baltimore, to Nathaniel Hickman, concerning J. L. Maguire and the First Light Division of Maryland Volunteers.
Undated, draft partial manuscript page of story narrated by "Orson."
1881, December 2. Philip St. George Cooke, former Civil War general, Detroit, to E. H. Bissell, Philadelphia, concerning a likeness of Cooke in Harper's Weekly.
1897, June 16. George S. Greene (1801-1899), former Civil War general, Morristown, N. J., to Mr. or Mrs. Coggeshall, concerning genealogy. Includes a check from Greene to John D. Collins, dated April, 1897.
1846, July 28. John G. Mosby, Jr., Richmond, to Wilson, concerning Mosby's unsuccessful romance with Helen A. Bernard.
No year, July 16. George B. McClellan, former Civil War general, St. Moritz, to Colonel C. B. [Nester], Paris, concerning business in the U.S.
1881, October 23. Surgeon General Joseph K. Barnes to General Samuel D. Sturgis, Soldiers' Home governor, concerning manure for the Children's Hospital. Endorsed by Sturgis on November 8.