Guide to the Stephen Johnson Field Letters Addressed to Him, 1862-1896.

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Guide to the Stephen Johnson Field Letters Addressed to Him, 1862-1896

Collection number: BANC MSS 71/34 c

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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Stephen Johnson Field Letters Addressed to Him,
Date (inclusive): 1862-1896
Collection Number: BANC MSS 71/34 c
Creator: Field, Stephen Johnson, 1816-1899
Extent: Number of containers: 1 box
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: Many of the letters, written when Field was serving on the U.S. Supreme Court, comment on Court decisions and Field's opinions. A few letters, dated earlier, are not addressed to Field.
Languages Represented: English

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Stephen Johnson Field letters addressed to him, BANC MSS 71/34 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Administrative Information

Acquisition

This collection of letters was transferred from the Rare Books and Special Collections Department to the Manuscripts Division of The Bancroft Library in 1970.

List of Correspondents

 

Almy, John Jay, 1815-1895

 

Letter, June 2, 1893. Requests copy of the Judge's opinion in regard to the Geary Act and the expulsion of the Chinese.

 

Bancroft, George, 1800-1891

 

3 letters, 1879-1886

 

Bartlett, Sidney, 1799-1889

 

Letter, Mar. 28, 1869

 

Bayard, Thomas Francis, 1828-1898

 

5 letters, 1878-1890. One written in official capacity as Secretary of State.

 

Bierstadt, Edward

 

Letter, Oct. 5, 1893

 

Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893

 

5 letters, 187_-1891. Two written in official capacity as Secretary of State.

 

Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878

 

Letter, May 7, 1869

 

Butler, Benjamin Franklin, 1818-1893

 

2 letters, 1886-1888.

 

Calhoun, John Caldwell, 1782-1850

 

Letter, Nov. 4, 1840. Addressed to Robert Beale (?).

 

Chase, Salmon Portland, 1808-1873

 

4 letters, 1869 & n.d.

 

Choate, Joseph Hodges, 1832-1917

 

2 letters, 1890-1893

 

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910

 

Letter, Jan. 9, 1868. Photocopy.

 

Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908

 

Letter, Apr. 11, 1886

 

Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888

 

3 letters, 1880-1882

 

Cooley, Thomas McIntyre, 1824-1898

 

Letter, Jan. 8, 1878

 

Craigie, Pearl Mary Teresa (Richards), 1967-1906

 

Letter, Feb. 7, 1898

 

Curtis, George Ticknor, 1812-1894

 

4 letters, 1878-1888 & n.d.

 

Dana, Richard Henry, 1815-1882

 

Letter, June 7, 1872

 

Dana, Richard Henry, 1851

 

Letter, May 14, 1879

 

Davis, John Chandler Bancroft, 1822-1907

 

Letter, May 20, 1892

 

Evarts, William Maxwell, 1818-1901

 

2 letters, 1874 & n.d.

 

Field, David Dudley, 1805-1894

 

Letter, Mar. 11, 1864

 

Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893

 

Letter, Jan. 20, 1877

 

Fremont, Jessie (Benton) 1824-1902

 

Letter, July 18, 1879. Concerning her claim to Black Point, land adjacent to San Francisco Bay.

 

Fremont, John Charles, 1813-1890

 

Letter, Mar. 23, 1864. Addressed to D. Dudley Field.

 

Fuller, Melville Weston, 1833-1910

 

3 letters, 1890

 

Garfield, James Abram, 1831-1881

 

Letter, Mar. 25, 1876

 

Gates, J. E.

 

2 letters, 1891.Writing as agent for Collis P. Huntington, in the matter of Bybe v. Oregon and California Railroad Co. With these copy of Field's letter, Apr. 4, 1891, written in reply to Gates' letter of Apr. 3.

 

Gilman, Daniel Coit, 1831-1908

 

Letter, Oct. 15, 1893

 

Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885

 

Printed dinner invitation, filled out. Jan. 3, 1877

 

Gray, Horace, 1828-1902

 

Letter, Apr. 16, 1881

 

Gresham, Walter Quinton, 1832-1895

 

Letter, Sept. 20, 1893

 

Grimes, James Wilson, 1816-1872

 

Letter, Feb. 26, 1866

 

Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901

 

Letter, Sept. 23, 1893

 

Hay, John, 1838-1905

 

Letter, Dec. 19, 1888

 

Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878

 

4 letters, 1854-1874. Some written on behalf of the Smithsonian Institution. Letter, Apr. 3, 1860, recommends J. D. Whitney for the geological survey of California.

 

Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904

 

Letter, Jan. 9, 1893

 

Hopkins, Mark, 1802-1887

 

2 letters, 1882-1887

 

Huntington, Collis Potter, 1821-1900

 

Letter, Sept. 26, 1893. See also J. E. Gates.

 

Ingersoll, Robert Green, 1833-1899

 

Letter, June 8, 1892

 

Jay, John, 1817-1894

 

Letter, May 19, 1891. Enclosure signature of Sarah Louisa Jay.

 

Johnson, Reverdy, 1796-1876

 

2 letters, 1862-1864

 

Knott, James Proctor, 1830-1911

 

Letter, Oct. 19, 1889

 

Loring, Charles Greeley, 1794-1868

 

Letter, Mar, 5, 1864

 

Loyson, Charles Jean Marie, 1827-1912

 

Letter, Feb. 20, 1885. Signed Hyacinthe Loyson.

 

Miles, Nelson Appleton, 1839-1925

 

Letter, Aug. 27, 1889

 

Morris, Benjamin Wistar, 1819

 

Letter, Aug. 22, 1889

 

Pauncefote, Sir Julian, 1828-1902

 

Letter, Dec. 23, 1889

 

Porter, David Dixon, 1813-1891

 

Letter, Jan. 24, 1885

 

Potter, Henry Codman, 1835-1908

 

Letter, Dec. 20, 1892

 

Schliemann, Henry, 1822-1896

 

2 letters, 1881-1882

 

Sherman, John, 1823-1900

 

Letter, Mar. 17, 1891

 

Sherman, William Tecumseh, 1820-1891

 

2 letters, 1879

 

Stanford, Jane Lathrop, 1825-1905

 

Fragment of a letter, Nov. 3, 1896

 

Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869

 

Letter, Jan. 2, 1866

 

Stebbins, Horatio, 1821-1902

 

Letter, May 20, 1892

 

Story, Charles R. 1830-

 

Letter, July 6, 1887. Re proposed electoral reforms. Enclosures documents illustrating advance election returns.

 

Strong, William, 1808-1895

 

Letter, Feb. 21, 1884

 

Swayne, Noah Haynes, 1804-1884

 

Letter, Feb. 7, 1879

 

Talmage, Thomas DeWitt, 1832-1902

 

Letter, Mar. 15, 1881

 

Taney, Roger Brook, 1777-1864

 

Letter, Mar. 10, 1840. Addressed to John Catron.

 

Thurman, Allen Granberry, 1813-1895

 

Letter, Dec. 10, 1885

 

Waite, Morrison Remick, 1816-1888

 

Letter, Apr. 28, 1882

 

Washburn, Emory, 1800-1877

 

2 letters, 1871-1872

 

Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852

 

Letter, Dec. 20, 1845. Addressed to Mr. Winthrop.

 

Winthrop, Robert Charles, 1809-1894

 

Letter, July 6, 1887

 

Worden, John Lorimer, 1818-1887

 

Letter, Mar. 11, 1882