PAPERS

Title

PAPERS

Subject

Manuscript, autograph letters, handwritten notes

Description

Autographs given to Sen. James Dixon (1814-1873) and Elizabeth L.C. Dixon (1819-1871) handed down to daughters, Elizabeth and Clementine who passed them to their daughter, Miss Elizabeth Dixon Welling (1884-1976), to her nephews, William and Richard Welling. William Welling, Caroline Welling Van Deusen is responsible for this content.

Creator

Caroline Welling Van Deusen

Rights

Public Domain

Items in the PAPERS Collection

To The Editor Of The Nation: Sir: The "Diary of a Public Man," as recently published by the North American Review, contains, amid much apocryphal gossip relating to the outbreak of our civil war, certain specific statements based on the assumption…

Lincoln Revised Aug 22, 1862 Letter to Horace Greeley
Dr. James Clarke Welling's eulogy included President Lincoln's secretary, John Nicolay recalling that: On August 22, 1862 President Lincoln wrote an open letter to Horace Greeley, editor of New York Tribune. This letter, which has become famous in…

Autograph of  Japanese Ambassadors
1860 autograph of the Japanese Ambassadors - Murgaki Norimasa, Shimmi Masaoki, and Oguri Tadamasu given to the Dixon family during the 1860 visit to the US