Schuyler Colfax, 1823-1885 [RG0892.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG0892.AM:  Schuyler Colfax, 1823-1885

Letter and envelope:  March 23, 1870
Indiana:  17th Vice President of the United States
Size:  2 items

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Schuyler Colfax was a businessman and politician from Indiana.  He served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1855-1869 and was Vice President under Ulysses S. Grant.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of a letter, dated March 23, 1870, from Schuyler Colfax, U.S. Vice President under U.S. Grant. The letter is written to W.B. Lamphere and Jessie M. Sutherland, committee members of the Schuyler, Nebraska, Library and Literary Association. In the letter, Colfax accepts an offer of honorary membership in the society. He also indicates what an honor it was to have a county and a city named for him by the Nebraska Legislature. Also included is the envelope in which the letter was sent.

DESCRIPTION

Letter and envelope, March 23, 1870

 

Subject headings:

Colfax County (Neb.)
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885
Lamphere, W.B.
Schuyler (Neb.)
Schuyler Library and Literary Association (Schuyler, Neb.)
Sutherland, Jessie M.

 

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