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William Sprague letters, 1861-1871

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1186
Bib ID 4079357 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Sprague, William, 1830-1915
Title William Sprague letters, 1861-1871
Physical Description 1 box (1 box (66 items))
Language(s) English .

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Letters to Sprague from his military and political associates, dealing chiefly with the political questions of the day.

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This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); William Sprague letters; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.

Subject Headings

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"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Governors -- Rhode Island Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Legislators Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Politicians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Politics and government -- 1849-1877 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Governor of Rhode Island, 1859-1862, U.S. Senator, 1863-1875. Sprague served under General Burnside in the Civil War.