Sellers, James M.

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Letter, 1859 (Box 3, folder 10)

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: mc2003.04.pdf


Collection Inventory: Appendix A - Civil War Units


Collection Inventory: Appendix B - Military Affairs


Collection Inventory: Appendix C- Political Affairs


Collection Inventory: Appendix D - Business Affairs


Collection Inventory: Appendix E - Miscellaneous Affairs

Letters from Alexander McClure to Eli Slifer, 1854-59

Alexander McClure writes seventeen letters to Eli Slifer in which he discusses the political campaigns of various Pennsylvania politicians, denies his opposition towards Whigs, expresses joy at the success of Pennsylvania Governor James Pollock and James M. Sellers in elections, and discusses...

Location: MC 2003.4, B7, F11

Subject: Personal and Family Life, Politics and Government

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1840-1859

Letters from James Sellers to Eli Slifer

James Sellers writes fifteen letters to Eli Slifer concerning help with managing his father's estate, the possibility of his election as Senator as a result of his affiliation with the Whig party, questions about the division of Union County, as well as other political news. Transcripts included...

Letter from Israel Gutelius to James Sellers
June 13, 1863

Israel Gutelius writes James Sellers regarding his political activism in the Pennsylvania Senate and discusses other political issues. Gutelius explains that he plans to "see to it that [Sellers is] elected a delegate to the state convention." Transcript included.

Location: MC 2003.4, B5, F11

Subject: Military Affairs and Conflict, Politics and Government

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1860-1879

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