University of San Diego - Copley Library2 p. ;Clemens writes to Mr. Blythe telling him of a young man who called upon him " & to lack delicacy" informed him that his "Christian Science article had cost the Cosmopolitan 10,000 subscribers."Contact InformationCatalog Record
Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849.University of San Diego - Copley Library4 p. ;Gallatin writes, "Had I my choice, I would prefer a pure metallic currency, and private Banking Houses, as in London ... who might with perfect freedom receive money on deposit ... and deal in exchange, but not issue notes or in any respect interfere with the currency ... But I am equally adverse to any issue ofpaper money by Government, and still more so to its converting the Treasury into a Banking, trading Company.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Read, George Campbell, 1787-1862.University of San Diego - Copley Library2 p. ;Read, Commander of the U.S. Naval forces off the coast of Africa replies to a communication from Reynolds which appraises him of the danger to U.S. commerce "if the Mexican agent in England and Spain should succeed in persuading the subjects of those nations to fit out Privateers." He replies that he has received the same intelligence and " ... I am directed to send the sloop of War "Marion" (Commander Simonds) to Gibraltar for the purpose mentioned ..."Contact InformationCatalog Record
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910.University of San Diego - Copley Library2 p. (adjoining)This choice letter to his publisher demands significant publication revisions to be made to a popular humorous book at the last moment.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Deane, Silas, 1737-1789.University of San Diego - Copley Library4 p. ;Mumford was a merchant and agent for the Secret Committee of Congress in 1776. This letter describes the work of the first Continental Congress from August 1773 until the date of this letter.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Cornwallis, Charles, 1738-1805.University of San Diego - Copley Library1 1/4 p. ;Five days after his military triumph over the Americans at Camden, Corwallis writes about his victory over Horatio Gates.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Lane, Jabez.University of San Diego - Copley Library1 p. ;Continental Army Captain Lane petitions for an honorable discharge after four years of service, relating his inability to support his wife and family in Massachusetts, in part "occasioned by the Depreciation of the Currency, and the Daily in-hanced prices of all the Necessaries of Life."Contact InformationCatalog Record
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