Killinger, John Weinland

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Letter, 1859 (Box 3, folder 10)
1849-1871

This collection consists of folders in 13 manuscript boxes relating to correspondence and papers of Eli Slifer (1818-1888), an active figure in Pennsylvania politics and the Secretary of the Commonwealth under Governor Andrew Gregg Curtin, 1861-1867. Most of the letters were written during the...

Collection Inventory: PDF icon mc2003.04.pdf

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Collection Inventory: PDF icon Appendix A - Civil War Units

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Collection Inventory: PDF icon Appendix B - Military Affairs

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Collection Inventory: PDF icon Appendix C- Political Affairs

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Collection Inventory: PDF icon Appendix D - Business Affairs

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Collection Inventory: PDF icon Appendix E - Miscellaneous Affairs

Letters from John W. Killinger to Eli Slifer
1855-1860

John W. Killinger writes four letters to Eli Slifer discussing candidates for local elections as well as other political matters. "I have secured a place for [Snyder], after such a a struggle as exceeded all my past political experiences," as Killinger notes. Transcripts included.

Location: MC 2003.4, B6, F15

Subject: Politics and Government

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1840-1859, 1860-1879

Letters from John W. Killinger to Eli Slifer
1861-1864

John W. Killinger writes eleven letters to Eli Slifer, Secretary of the Commonwealth during the Civil War, in which he recommends Doctor John H. Shank for the place of assistant surgeon, requests advice for a trip to Washington, discusses the military draft, and offers his opinion on various...

Location: MC 2003.4, B6, F15

Subject: Military Affairs and Conflict, Politics and Government

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1860-1879

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