Kinsley S. Bingham Papers [microform]: 1820-1944 (bulk 1820-1870)
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Title: Kinsley S. Bingham Papers [microform]
Creator: Bingham, Kinsley S. (Kinsley Scott), 1808-1861
Inclusive dates: 1820-1944
Bulk dates: 1820-1870
Extent: 1.25 linear feet
Extent: 1 microfilms
Extent: 1 oversize folder
Abstract:
Michigan Democratic congressman, 1847-1851, Republican governor, 1855-1858, and U.S. Senator, 1859-1861; correspondence and genealogical papers of the Bingham and Warden families of Livingston County, including letters from Kinsley, his wife Mary Warden, his son James (First Lieutenant, Sixteenth Michigan Infantry, who died in 1862), and Robert Warden, Jr.; correspondence concerning family affairs, political and legislative matters, Bingham's inauguration in Lansing, Michigan, in 1857, and the Civil War; letters to Warden from friends in Scotland and Camillus, New York including one from Henry S. Sinn about slavery and the Civil War; and diary, 1862-1863, kept by Mrs. Bingham.
Call number: 851283 Aa 2.mf 314, mf 315, mf 316, mf 317
Language: The materials are in English.
Repository: Bentley Historical Library
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Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113
Phone: 734-764-3482
Fax: 734-936-1333
e-mail: bentley.ref@umich.edu
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Finding aid prepared by: Sheon Montgomery