Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885; Presidents--United States--Correspondence; United States--Politics and government--1873
Handwritten letter from President Grant to Schuylar Colfax, who had served as his Vice President during Grant's first term of office. Colfax served as Vice Presidentuntil March 3, 1873. The letter was written on Grant's inauguration of his second...
A letter to Milroy, presenting a long list of attempts that Colfax had tried to get Milroy an assignment. Once an assignment was finally awarded to Milroy, he immediately begins requesting a better assignment. Colfax is hurt by the ingratitude.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Typhoid fever; Speeches, addresses, etc.
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing of her recent trip to Delphi. A nephew in Delphi has typhoid fever, as does Dr. Grimes. Colfax came to speak in Rensselaer, but did not feel well. He did not speak as long as first thought he might.
Milroy family--Correspondence; United States. Army--Military life
A letter from Milroy to his wife, Mary. He writes to his children, Ella, Val and Walter in the first part of the letter. He writes to Mary about the conditions of the area. He also writes of a skirmish between some men he sent to scout and the...