Finding aid for the William Pitt Fessenden Papers


Title:
William Pitt Fessenden Papers
Repository:
Western Reserve Historical Society
Phone: 216-721-5722
http://www.wrhs.org
Creator:
Fessenden, William Pitt
Dates:
1837-1880
Quantity:
0.80 linear feet (2 containers)
Abstract:
William Pitt Fessenden (1806-1869) was a Republican legislator from Maine who became a United States Representative, Senator, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and Secretary of the Treasury. He was a strong opponent of slavery. The collection consists of letters from supporters and constituents spanning Fessenden's career in the Main House of Representatives; the United States Senate; and as Secretary of the Treasury.
Identification:
MS 2145
Location:
closed stacks
Language:
The records are in English