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Charles Lanman Collection

Inventory


Series 1. Correspondence
Box 1, Folder 1-20
This series consists of letters, manuscripts, and photographs containing autobiographical and biographical information on United States Congressmen from Rhode Island. The materials are cataloged individually and are arranged in alphabetical order according to the Congressman to which they refer. Also included at the end of the series is a letter to Charles Lanman written in 1867 which corrects some mistakes in the most recent Dictionary.

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 1 Allen, Philip, 1785-1865: letter to Charles Lanman
1858
Box 1, Folder 2 Arnold, Samuel Greene, 1821-1880: letter to Charles Lanman
1863
Box 1, Folder 3 Browne, George Huntington, 1811-1880: autobiography
1861?
Box 1, Folder 4 Cranston, Henry Young, 1789-1864: 2 letters from Henry Young Cranston and 1 letter from William H. Cranston To Charles Lanman
1858
Box 1, Folder 5 Cranston, Robert Bennie, 1791-1873: letter to the Hon. George E. Badger
1841
Box 1, Folder 6 Dean, Sidney, 1818-1901: photograph
1859
Box 1, Folder 7 Dixon, Nathan Fellow, 1812-1881: letter to Charles Lanman and photograph
1858
Box 1, Folder 8 Hammond, William G.: letter to Charles Lanman
1866
Box 1, Folder 9 Hunter, William, 1774-1849: letter and completed circular from William Hunter, Jr.
1858
Box 1, Folder 10 Hunter, William, 1805-1886: letter to Charles Lanman and list of Assistant Secretaries of the State
1867
Box 1, Folder 11 Knight, Jabez C.: letter to Charles Lanman
1808
Box 1, Folder 12 Potter, Elisha Reynolds, 1764-1835: letter to Charles Lanman and autobiography
1866
Box 1, Folder 13 Potter, Elisha Reynolds, Jr., 1811-1882: letters to Charles Lanman and biography from Elisha Reynolds Potter
1866
Box 1, Folder 14 Simmons, James Fowler, 1795-1864: reply to circular
1858
Box 1, Folder 15 Sprague, William, 1830-1915: engraved portrait
1862
Box 1, Folder 16 Staples, William Read, 1798-1868: 2 letters to Charles Lanman
1866
Box 1, Folder 17 Thurston, Benjamin Babcock, 1804-1886: letter to Charles Lanman
1858
Box 1, Folder 18 Tillinghast, Joseph Leonard, 1791-1844: letter to the Hon. David Henshaw and letter from N.P. Tillinghast to Charles Lanman
1848, 1858
Box 1, Folder 19 Gardiner, Walter E.: letter to Charles Lanman
1867
Box 1, Folder 20 Gardiner, Walter E.: biographical information
1975