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At a Glance
Cataloged and arranged.
Miscellaneous papers of the Morgan family. Correspondents include Cornelius N. Bliss, Charles Foster, Benjamin Harrison, Temple R. Hollcroft, Herbert Hoover, Levi P. Morton, William H. Seward, and members of the Morgan family. Also, early land deeds and newspaper clippings.
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This collection is located on-site.
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Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Morgan family papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Family of Aurora, N. Y., descendants of Christopher Morgan of Groton, Conn. Edwin Barber Morgan (1806-1881) and Christopher Morgan (1808-1877) were members of Congress before the Civil War. Edwin was elected to the Thirty-third (as a Whig), Thirty-fourth (as a Whig), and Thirty-fifth Congresses (as a Republican) (1853-1859); Christopher was elected to the Twenty-sixth and Twenty-senveth Congresses (as a Whig) (1839-1843).