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Title Solomon Foot Papers
Creator Park, Trenor W.
Other Creators Frederick Holbrook, Paul Dillingham, Etahn Allen Holbroook
Dates of Creation 1854-1866 (bulk 1861-1862)
Scope & Content Chiefly letters to Solomon Foot (1802-1866) who served as United States Senator from Vermont. Includes forty-eight letters between 1854 and 1866 (bulk 1861-1862) from or on behalf of Governor Erastus Fairbanks to Foot; (1854, 1861) seven Civil War letters from Governor Frederick Holbrook (1862-1863), eight letters from Paul Dillingham (1862-1866).
Administrative/Biographical History Born in Cornwall, Vermont in 1802, Foot attended Middlebury College. He was admitted to the bar 1831 and practiced in Rutland, Vermont. Elected state representative 1833, 1836-1838; delegate to the Vermont state constitutional convention 1836; prosecuting attorney 1836-1842; U.S. representative 1843-1847; U.S. Senator 1850, 1856, 1862. He died in 1866 in Washington, DC.
Related People Boynton, Edward C.
Dillingham, Paul
Fairbanks, Erastus
Foot, Solomon
Holbrook, Frederick
Ripley, Edward Hastings
Russell, William P.
Train, George F.
Hitchcock, Ethan Allen
Search Terms United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Credit line Bequest of Hall Park McCullough
Catalog Number 2009.163.144