Maxwell, Henry Dusenbury

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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 Henry Maxwell to Eli Slifer
1861-1863

Hnery D. Maxwell writes sixteen letters to Eli Slifer, Secretary of the Commonwealth during the Civil War, regarding the following topics: Maxwell's application for the directorship of the mint, recruitment and funding for the army, potential candidates for vacant positions in the military,...

Location: MC 2003.4, B7, F7

Subject: Military Affairs and Conflict, Politics and Government

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1860-1879

Letter from Henry Maxwell to James Veech
September 25, 1861

Henry D. Maxwell writes Major James Veech regarding how to close the Pay Department "as soon as practicable." "It is considered that with the payment of the Reserve Corps the object of its creation has been accomplished & the necessity for its continuance has ceased," as Maxwell explains....

Location: MC 2003.4, B7, F7

Subject: Economics and Finance, Military Affairs and Conflict

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1860-1879

Letters from Henry Maxwell to Andrew Curtin
1861-1862

Henry D. Maxwell writes a series of letters to Governor Andrew G. Curtin regarding military administrative duties, including "the disposition of the property at Camp Washington" as well as making payments to soldiers. Maxwell also writes on behalf of Rev. John Koehl, who would like his son to be...

Location: MC 2003.4, B7, F7

Subject: Military Affairs and Conflict

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1860-1879

Letter from Henry Maxwell to Alexander McClure
September 2, 1862

Henry D. Maxwell writes a letter to Colonel Alexander K. McClure informing him of a possible spelling error in the name of a military officer, whom he praises. "I see the name of A. L. Seem MD of Martin’s Creek printed in todays paper as A. K Green," as Maxwell notes. Transcript included. 

Location: MC 2003.4, B7, F7

Subject: Military Affairs and Conflict

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1860-1879

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