Documents relating to John C. Fremont, [1828-1985. | University of Illinois Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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Consists chiefly of A.L.S. of John C. Frmont, miscellaneous documents, photographs, and documents relating to the provenance of the collection.
No. 1: A.L.S of Joseph N. Nicollet, Washinton, D.C, to John C. Frmont, St. Louis, Mo., 11 July 1841.
No. 2: A.L.S. of John C. Frmont, Washington, D.C., to William G. Stahlnecker, 19 February 1887.;
No. 3: City subpoena of Charleston, S.C., 10 July 1828, signed by John C. Frmont.
No. 4: Document relating to John C. Frmont's absence from the Senate, Washington, D.C., 7 July 1853, with endorsement by Jessie Benton Frmont, Washington, D.C., 5 January 1854.
No. 5: A.L.S. of John C. Frmont, New York, to L. O. Bierer, 19 January 1857; clipping with biographical information on John C. Frmont.
No. 6: Bond of indebtedness of John C. Frmont for $2,000 payable to Charles Gould, 1 January 1857.
No. 7: Original ink portrait of John C. Frmont by Bray.;
No. 8: Autograph, signed telegram from John C. Frmont, recipient and date unknown.
No. 9: A.L.S. of John C. Frmont , New York, to General Simon Cameron, 14 July 1861.
No. 10: A.L.S. of John C. Frmont, New York, to Marshall O. Roberts, New York, 6 December 1861.
No. 11: A.L.S. of John C. Frmont, London, to Major A. A. Selover, Paris, 1 May 1861.
No. 12: A.L.S. of John C. Frmont, Washington, D.C., to Clarence Bell, Boston, 15 May 1886.
No. 13: A.L.S. of John C. Frmont, Washington, D.C., to Lewis J. Cist, Cincinnati, 3 March 1848.;
No. 14: Campaign envelope, 1856, with portrait of John C. Frmont.
No. 15: Two photographs of John C. Frmont's birthplace, Savannah, Ga.
No. 16: Photograph of John C. Frmont, "Copyrighted, July '90. by Doremus, Paterson, N.J.," with Frmont's signature.
No. 17: Documents relating to the development of the collection including receipts, correspondence, and photocopies of material relating to John Greenleaf Whittier's poem "To John C. Frmont."
Provenance: This collection was compiled over several years by Allan Nevins, Donald Jackson, and Mary Lee Spence, during the course of their work on an edition of the papers of John C. Frmont.Â It was presented to the University of Illinois Library in 1985.