Manuscript, autograph letters, handwritten notes
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.
Caroline Welling Van Deusen
James Clarke Welling response to article, Diary of a Public Man, published 1879 in The Nation
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…
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