Leland Stanford Papers

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Leland Stanford Papers
Correspondence, telegrams; business, legal, financial, and official papers; speeches, journals, and newsclippings; and other materials relating to the construction of the Central Pacific Railroad, Stanford's political career, business and financial interests, and the founding and construction of Stanford University.
Abraham Lincoln (copies)

Abraham Lincoln (copies)

endorsement of Dr. William Rabi by Stanford and Ira P. Rankin 1861 April 5; Stanford's list of candidates for federal appointments 1861 [?] April; letter of introduction for Huntington 1861 Nov 29; would like to be consulted over appointment of Circuit Judge for California 1862 Feb 25; letter of...

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Benjamin Harrison

Benjamin Harrison

1888 Nov. 22: reply to congratulatory telegram from LS; 1891 April 26: acceptance of invitation; 1892 June 14: social note; 1893 Feb. 25: dropping by this evening at 8:30 to complete our talk; 1893 March 2: on his lecturing at Stanford University; 1891 pamphlet, itinerary of President...

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Bills and receipts

Bills and receipts

furniture bill, New York, 1883; various livery and veterinary bills in Washington, DC, 1893; jewelry bills, Paris, 1881 Metadata: Available Online: https://purl.stanford.edu/ph548sb6142 Title: Bills and receipts Contributor: Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893 Type: Text Type: bills of exchange Date:...

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Central Pacific Railroad Company clippings

Central Pacific Railroad Company clippings

Metadata: Available Online: https://purl.stanford.edu/jg092tn8426 Title: Central Pacific Railroad Company clippings Contributor: Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893 Contributor: Central Pacific Railroad Company Type: Text Type: clippings Date: 1873-1889 Language: eng English Format: clippings Format:...

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Central Pacific Railroad Company: deeds

Central Pacific Railroad Company: deeds

1865, Oct. 28: Winchester to Karchner; 1867, July 29: CPRR to Barker; 1870, Sept. 20: Certificate of Register of Land Office - Marquis C. Winchester; 1871, May 29: CPRR to Bader; 1871, July 19: CPRR to Wilcoxson; 1871, Nov. 13: Wilcoxson to Barker; 1871, Nov. 22: Barker to Karchner; 1873, March...

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Central Pacific Railroad Company: documents

Central Pacific Railroad Company: documents

1866: Report to Andrew Johnson signed by L. Stanford, Sam S. Montaune, Charles Crocker (photostat); 1868, March 20: Agreement on lands for RR terminus, S.P. , C.P., Stanford, Lloyd Tevis, H.N. Carpentier, W. B. Carr and George Hearst; 1868, May 31: list of securities, signed by L. Stanford; 1868,...

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Central Pacific Railroad Company: telegraph books

Central Pacific Railroad Company: telegraph books

Two books of telegrams; Typescript copies of other telegrams (source unknown) Metadata: Available Online: https://purl.stanford.edu/wk155zk0409 Title: Central Pacific Railroad Company: telegraph books Contributor: Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893 Contributor: Central Pacific Railroad Company Type:...

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Checks

Checks

Personal checks, most made out to Jane Stanford or to "Self," 1867, 1888- 1893; includes one to Chester Griswood, of the American Protective Tariff League1867-1893 Metadata: Available Online: https://purl.stanford.edu/zy839mx2693 Title: Checks Contributor: Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893 Type:...

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Collis P. Huntington

Collis P. Huntington

1868-1869 (2 tel) on travel arrangements; 1873 Oct. 24 (tel) CPRR finances [in code with translation]; 1873 Oct. 26 (tel) CPRR finances [in code with translation]; 1874 Jan. 22 (tel) to Mark Hopkins re value of land [in code with translation]; 1885 Jan. 12 (tel) are you running against Sargent;...

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Correspondence (incoming) - B

Correspondence (incoming) - B

Bank of CA: 1/2/1869 notes to Selby & others charged to Stanford; Barton: 5/7/1889 on problem facing wine grape growers; Bellows: 1/19/1865 introduction of Johannes Schlarbaum, engineer; 4/20/1872: introduction of Miss LeClercg; Benchley: 5/31/1893 reference for Albert Scheer; Berry: 5/9/1892...

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