English, Published edition: James Fowler Simmons papers, Simmons, James Fowler, 1795-1864.

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Physical Description
  • 21,000 items.
  • 58 containers.
  • 1 microfilm reel.
  • 19 linear feet.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • James Fowler Simmons papers, 1771-1939
Creator
  • Simmons, James Fowler, 1795-1864.
Physical Description
  • 21,000 items.
  • 58 containers.
  • 1 microfilm reel.
  • 19 linear feet.
Subjects
Summary
  • Correspondence, memoranda, business and legal records, account books, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating to Simmons's cotton and yarn manufacturing enterprises, Rhode Island and national politics, and economic and social conditions in Rhode Island. Subjects include bounty laws, the Bank of the United States, Thomas Wilson Dorr and the Dorr Rebellion of 1842, William Henry Harrison, Abraham Lincoln, James K. Polk, the Whig Party, slavery, tariff, and the annexation of Texas. Includes correspondence with Simmons's son, Walter C. Simmons and other family members. Other correspondents include Lawrence F. Abbott; Abbott &​ Bliss; Henry B. Anthony; Hervey Armington; Zenas R. Bliss; Leslie Combs; H.G. Cranston; Robert Bennie Cranston; Asbury Dickins; Edward J. Eno; Fearing &​ Hall; Elbridge Gerry; William C. Gibbs; William Hunter; Charles Jackson; George W. Jackson; Thomas A. Jenckes; Nehemiah Rice Knight; Liverman &​ Cushing; Samuel Finley Breese Morse; Charles Potter; Richard K. Randolph; Nathan S. Ruggles; Nathan Sargent; Nathaniel Pitcher Tallmadge; Tiffany, Ward &​ Co.; Joseph L. Tillinghast; Amasa Walker; and William A. Watson.
Biography
  • Manufacturer, political leader, and U.S. senator from Rhode Island.
Notes
  • Microfilm edition of selected correspondence available ; no. 6,358.
  • Photocopies produced from correspondence available on Microfilm 6,358 in the Manuscript Division. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1969.
  • Purchase 1940-1942.
  • Gift Whitman Bailey 1948.
  • Collection material in English.
Access Conditions
  • Open to research.
Language
  • English
Standard Number
  • MSS40055
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