|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.|
Boynton, Edward C.
Ripley, Edward Hastings
Russell, William P.
Train, George F.
Hitchcock, Ethan Allen
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
|Credit line||Bequest of Hall Park McCullough|