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Congressional Papers

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Collection Overview

The University of Vermont (UVM) is a major repository for Vermont Congressional papers, holding the records of over 30 Members of Congress from 1791 to the present. The Congressional Papers collection will provide access to digitized content from these papers. The intent is to document selected aspects of the legislative history of Vermont's members of Congress. In particular, we look at issues that were important for a particular member as well as issues that have been important over time such as support for dairy farmers, water quality, and slavery.

Time Period Covered: 1818-2004 

Sub-collections

Letters Home From Congress
Dairy and the US Congress
Congressional Portraits
Congressional Speeches

Related Archival Collection(s)

Collamer Family Papers
George D. Aiken Papers
Warren R. Austin Collection
Crafts Family Collection

Published:  October 07, 2006,  University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections

Rights:  Requests to reproduce this item should be sent to the UVM Libraries' Center for Digital Initiatives at cdi@uvm.edu. For more information, see http://cdi.uvm.edu/about/rights. More information.


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Title:   Letter to Benjamin Clark, February 21, 1818

Creator:  Crafts, Samuel Chandler, 1768-1853

Date:  1818-02-21

Resource type:   text

Resource type:   letter

Topics include activities of a Congressman; constituent business; imports and export imbalance and its effect on currency and the national debt.

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    Title:   Letter to Eunice Todd Crafts, January 1, 1819

    Creator:  Crafts, Samuel Chandler, 1768-1853

    Date:  1819-01-01

    Resource type:   text

    Resource type:   letter

    Letter to wife. Topics include activities of a Congressman; constituent business; death of Representative George Mumford (NC); society events hosted by the President, and the British and French ministers.

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      Title:   Letter to Mary Hill, July 10, 1842

      Creator:  Crafts, Samuel Chandler, 1768-1853

      Date:  1842-07-10

      Resource type:   text

      Resource type:   letter

      Letter to daughter. Topics include attendance at Church meeting; heavy work load in the Senate, including committee work and constituent business.

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