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Title
Louis McLane correspondence Louis McLane correspondence, 1795-1894 (bulk 1817-1855).
Type
Mixed Material
Subject
Aberdeen, George Hamilton Gordon, Earl of, 1784-1860--Correspondence.
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848.
Bancroft, George, 1800-1891--Correspondence.
Barney, William Chase, 1814-1892--Correspondence.
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868--Correspondence.
Canby, Edward Richard Sprigg, 1817-1873--Correspondence.
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852.
Hamilton, Philip, 1802-1884--Correspondence.
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845.
Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891--Correspondence.
Mason, John Y. (John Young), 1799-1859--Correspondence.
McLane, Allan, 1823-1891--Correspondence.
McLane, Allen, 1746-1829--Correspondence.
McLane, Catherine Mary Milligan, 1791-1849--Correspondence.
McLane, Georgine Urquhart, 1813-1899--Correspondence.
McLane, Robert M. (Robert Milligan), 1815-1898--Correspondence.
Milligan, George Baldwin--Correspondence.
Monroe, James, 1758-1831.
Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849.
Ridgely, Henry M. (Henry Moore), 1779-1847--Correspondence.
Sigoigne, Adele, -1857--Correspondence.
Tyler, John, 1790-1862.
Tyler, John, 1790-1862--Correspondence.
Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker), 1790-1844--Correspondence.
Urquhart, David, 1805-1877--Correspondence.
Wallis, S. Teackle (Severn Teackle), 1816-1894--Correspondence.
Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852.
Milligan family.
Simms family.
Tiffany family.
Wells family.
United States. Congress--History--19th century.
Diplomatic and consular service, American--China.
Diplomatic and consular service, American--Great Britain.
Indians of North America--Florida--Wars.
Mexican War, 1846-1848.
Mexican War, 1846-1848--Naval operations.
Presidents--United States--Election--1824.
Seminole War, 2nd, 1835-1842.
China--Foreign relations--United States.
Delaware--Social life and customs.
Great Britain--Foreign relations--United States.
Oregon--Boundaries.
Southwestern States--History, Military.
United States--Foreign relations--China.
United States--Foreign relations--Great Britain.
United States--Politics and government--1815-1861.
Veracruz Llave (Mexico)--History.
Washington (D.C.)--Social life and customs.
Boyd, McHenry--Correspondence.
McLane family.
Sims family.
Cabinet officers.
Diplomats.
Lawyers.
Representatives, U.S. Congress--Delaware.
Senators, U.S. Congress--Delaware.
Language
English
Collection material in English
Identified By
Lccn: mm77057083
Summary
Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to McLane's diplomatic duties, national and congressional politics, and social life in Washington, D.C. Subjects include the administrations of James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, and James K. Polk; the election of 1824; McLane's service as U.S. minister to Great Britain, especially relating to the Oregon boundary question; his relations with Henry Clay and Daniel Webster; and the conduct of the Second Seminole War in Florida. Includes correspondence of McLane's father, Allen McLane; sons, Robert M. McLane, relating chiefly to his service in the Second Seminole War and his diplomatic mission to China, 1853-1854, and Allan McLane, relating to naval activities at Veracruz Llave, Mexico, during the Mexican War; and son-in-law, Joseph E. Johnston, pertaining to the Mexican War and military service in the Southwest.
Family correspondents include McLane's wife, Catherine Mary Milligan McLane; son-in-law, Philip Hamilton; Robert McLane's wife, Georgine Urquhart McLane, and her father, David Urquhart; and other members of the McLane family; and George Baldwin Milligan and other members of the allied Sims (Simms), Tiffany, Milligan, and Wells families. Other correspondents include George Hamilton Gordon, Earl of Aberdeen; George Bancroft; William Chase Barney; McHenry Boyd; James Buchanan; Edward Richard Sprigg Canby; John Y. Mason; Henry M. Ridgely; John Tyler; Adele Sigoigne; A.P. Upshur; and S. Teackle Wallis.
Authorized Access Point
McLane, Louis, 1786-1857. Louis McLane correspondence, 1795-1894 (bulk 1817-1855)