Contents and Arrangement

1825: McKenney - Mitchell, 1825

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: McKenney, Thomas L., Colonel, Office of Indian Affairs, Department of War; McLaughlin, Edward, Chaplain, U.S. Navy; McLean, John (1785-1861), Postmaster General 1823-1829, Congressman from Ohio 1812-1816, Judge of Supreme Court of Ohio 1816-1822, and Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court 1830-1861; McLean, Mrs. [probably Mrs. John McLean]; Mercer, Charles Fenton (1778-1858), College of New Jersey Class of 1797; Miller, Samuel (1769-1850), College of New Jersey Class of 1837, Presbyterian clergyman, Educator, and Author; Miller, Thomas, Major; Miller, William W., Newark; Mills, E.H. (printed); and Mitchell, Robert.


This series is arranged chronologically with an alphabetical arrangement within each year.

Collection History


No accruals are expected.


The bound books from Southard's library were moved to the Rare Books Division for cataloging. Several maps were moved to the Historic Maps Collection. All other material has been retained.


These papers were processed with an operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Casey Babcock in the fall of 2005. It was originally processed by Esther Felt Bentley in 1964. She was largely responsible for organizing the index. Finding aid written by Casey Babcock in fall of 2005 and early part of 2006.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

1825: McKenney - Mitchell; Samuel L. Southard Papers, C0250, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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