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    • William Howard Taft, New Haven, June 13, 1913, to Walter Clark, Chief Justice of the Supreme...

    • 1913-06-13
    • Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930--Correspondence; Clark, Walter, 1846-1924; Presidents--United States; North Carolina. Supreme Court; Yale University; Law--North Carolina; Women--Legal status, laws, etc.--North Carolina;
    • William Howard Taft to Walter Clark, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Raleigh.After serving as president, Taft became a professor of constitutional law at Yale University and in this letter thanks Justice Clark for sending him two of Clark’s...
    • William Howard Taft, Appointment.

    • 1909-05-25
    • Presidents--United States; North Carolina. Supreme Court; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930--Autographs; Judges--North Carolina;
    • Presidential Signature: William Howard Taft (1909-1913. Appointment of Henry G. Conner to United District Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina, signed by President William Taft.
    • William Henry Harrison, aide-de-camp, Headquarters, Greenville, Ohio, July 11, 1795

    • 1795-07-11
    • Greenville (Ohio); Indiana Territory; Fallen Timbers, Battle of, Ohio, 1794; Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841--Correspondence; Presidents--United States;
    • Presidential Signature: William Henry Harrison (1841) This document is signed by William Henry Harrison, the ninth President of the United States and the first President to die in office. He took oath of office on March 4, 1841 and died on March...
    • Warren G. Harding, The White House, Washington, September 16 1922, to Edward W. Pou

    • 1922-09-16
    • Kidney disease; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923--Correspondence; Presidents--United States; Harding, Florence Kling, 1860-1924; First ladies;
    • Presidential Signature: Warren Gamalief Harding (1921-1923) Harding thanks Pou for recommending that Mrs. Harding drink a certain medicinal water to improve her health and expresses appreciation for Pou's interest. Florence Kling Harding suffered...
    • Ulysses S. Grant, Secretary of War, November 25, 1867, to Jonathan Worth, Governor of North...

    • 1867-11-25
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Communications; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Sources; Presidents--United States; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885--Correspondence; Governors--North...
    • Presidential Signature: Ulysses Simpson Grant (1869-1877) Prior to becoming president, Ulysses S. Grant served as Secretary of War in the administration of Andrew Johnson. In this letter Grant replies to a request from Governor Jonathan Worth to...
    • Thomas Jefferson, Washington, December 10, 1802, to John Steel, Salisbury

    • 1802-12-10
    • United States. Comptroller of the Treasury; Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence; United States--Politics and government; Presidents--United States;
    • Presidential Signature: Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809) Jefferson sends regrets that Steele has found it necessary to resign his appointment as Comptroller of the Treasury. He praises Steele's service and reiterates his wish that Steele could remain...
    • Thomas Jefferson, Monticello, January 22, 1816, to Nathaniel Macon

    • 1816-01-22
    • Statues; Presidents--United States; Raleigh (N.C.); Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence;
    • Presidential Signature: Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809) Jefferson, writing in response to a request by Macon, United States Senator from North Carolina, for suggestions about a proposed statue of George Washington, says that only Antonio Canova, the...
    • The 13th Amendment

    • 1865-02-01; 1865-02-02
    • African Americans; Governors--North Carolina--Correspondence; North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; North Carolina--Politics and government--1861-1865--Sources; Slavery; Slavery--North Carolina; Slavery--United States--History--19th...
    • North Carolina’s copy of the 13th Amendment, this document formally ended legal slavery in the United States. This document is stored in a climate-controlled vault, the original location of the document was: Governor’s Papers, Provisional Governor...
    • Signed transmittal letter, March 16, 1861, from Abraham Lincoln to Governor John W. Ellis

    • 1861-03-16
    • United States. Constitution. 13th Amendment; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Sources; United States. Department of State; Presidents--United...
    • Signed transmittal letter, March 16, 1861, from Abraham Lincoln to Governor John W. Ellis, with the original Thirteenth Amendment, and Secretary Wm. H. Seward transmittal document. The cover letter signed by Lincoln accompanied a copy of the...
    • Ronald Reagan, The White House, March 18, 1982, to Governor James B. Hunt, Jr.

    • 1982-03-18
    • North Carolina--Seal; Reagan, Ronald--Correspondence; Presidents--United States; Governors--North Carolina--Correspondence; Hunt, James B., 1937-;
    • Presidential Signature: Ronald W. Reagan (1981-1989) President Reagan thanks Governor Hunt for the gift of a plate depicting the Great Seal of the State of North Carolina presented to Reagan during a visit to the White House by North Carolina's...
    • Richard M. Nixon, The White House, February 2, 1971, to Governor Robert W. Scott

    • 1971-02-02
    • United States--Politics and government; Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994--Correspondence; Presidents--United States; Scott, Robert Walter, 1929-2009; Governors--North Carolina--Correspondence;
    • Presidential Signature: Richard Milhouse Nixon (1959-1974) President Nixon encloses with his letter a copy of his State of the Union address of January 22, 1971 and emphasizes to Governor Scott his commitment to “strengthening of government at the...
    • Richard M. Nixon, The White House, December 8, 1973, to Governor James E. Holshouser

    • 1973-12-08
    • United States--Politics and government; Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994--Correspondence; Presidents--United States; Washington (D.C.); Watergate Affair, 1972-1974;
    • Presidential Signature: Richard Milhouse Nixon (1959-1974) Nixon notes the release of information on personal finances and indicates his hope that "this disclosure can be of even greater service if it helps to restore trust in this office and this...
    • Resolution by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America

    • 1790; 1791
    • United States. Congress; Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790; Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826; France;
    • Congress of the United States: at the third session, held in the city of Philadelphia, on Monday December 6, 1790. A Resolution by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, that the President of the United States be...
    • Plan of Raleigh

    • 1792
    • Raleigh (N.C.)--History; City Planning--North Carolina; North Carolina State Capitol (Raleigh, N.C.);
    • During the colonial period North Carolina's legislature was reluctant to designate a fixed seat of government. The few times a capital was named, circumstances changed and the center of population began to shift. New Bern had been the colony's seat...
    • Photograph of William Howard Taft

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    • Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930--Autographs; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930--Portraits; Presidents--United States;
    • Presidential Signature: William Howard Taft (1909-1913)Photograph of William Howard Taft.

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