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Title
Edward McPherson papers Edward McPherson papers, 1738-1936 (bulk 1860-1891).
Type
Mixed Material
Subject
Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893--Correspondence.
Brooks, Noah, 1830-1903--Correspondence.
Chandler, William E. (William Eaton), 1835-1917--Correspondence.
Childs, George William, 1829-1894--Correspondence.
Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881--Correspondence.
McPherson, Janet, 1689-1767.
McPherson, John Bayard, 1789-1858.
McPherson, Robert, 1689-1749.
M'Pherson, Robert, 1730-1789.
McPherson, William, 1757-1832.
Stevens, Thaddeus, 1792-1868.
Stevens, Thaddeus, 1792-1868--Estate.
Washburne, E. B. (Elihu Benjamin), 1816-1887--Correspondence.
McPherson family.
United States. Congress. House.
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Education--Pennsylvania.
Frontier and pioneer life--Pennsylvania.
Genealogy.
Political campaigns--Pennsylvania.
Political campaigns--United States.
Practice of law--Pennsylvania--Gettysburg.
Presbyterian Church--Pennsylvania--Marsh Creek.
Real estate investment.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Tariff--United States.
Toll roads--Pennsylvania.
Adams County (Pa.)--History.
Gettysburg County (Pa.)--History.
Pennsylvania--History.
Pennsylvania--Politics and government.
Pennsylvania--Social life and customs.
United States--Politics and government--1865-1900.
Gettysburg and Black's Tavern Turnpike Road (Pa.)
Editors.
Representatives, U.S. Congress--Pennsylvania.
Statisticians.
Language
English
Collection material in English
Identified By
Lccn: mm79032425
Summary
Correspondence, speeches, writings, notes, financial papers, family papers, family history, genealogical material, and other papers relating to McPherson's career in the House of Representatives as legislator and clerk of the House, and to Republican Party politics and campaigns nationally and in Pennsylvania during Reconstruction. Includes papers relating to the McPherson family in central Pennsylvania; records (1856-1888) of the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives; estate papers of Thaddeus Stevens and material collected for his biography; records of the Presbyterian Church, Marsh Creek, Pa.; and correspondence, law office files, and legal documents of Robert G. McCreary, of Gettysburg, Pa. Subjects include history of Pennsylvania, especially Gettysburg and Adams Co., Pa.; education in frontier Pennsylvania; property investments in Pennsylvania; administration of the Gettysburg and Black's Tavern Turnpike Road; military services; and the tariff.
Family members represented include Janet McPherson, John Bayard McPherson, Robert McPherson, William McPherson, and Robert M'Pherson.
Correspondents include James Gillespie Blaine, Noah Brooks, William E. Chandler, George William Childs, James A. Garfield, and E.B. Washburne.
Authorized Access Point
McPherson, Edward, 1830-1895. Edward McPherson papers, 1738-1936 (bulk 1860-1891)