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Wolcott, Oliver, 1760-1833



  • Existence: 1760 - 1833

Oliver Wolcott (1760-1833), 2nd United States Secretary of the Treasury, a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Circuit Court for the Second Circuit, and the 24th Governor of Connecticut.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:


David Daggett papers

Call Number: MS 162
Overview: Correspondence (primarily letters received) and other papers of David Daggett, Connecticut lawyer, jurist, politician, teacher, and author. The papers relate primarily to Daggett's legal and political activities and to Federalist Party politics. Important correspondents include Simeon Baldwin, Abraham Bishop, Isaac Bronson, John C. Calhoun, Henry Clay, Charles Denison, Elizur Goodrich, Gideon Granger, Roger Griswold, Rufus King, William Leffingwell, Josiah Meigs, Timothy Pickering, Benjamin...
Dates: 1781-1851

Southard Hay autograph collection

Call Number: MS 268
Overview: Correspondence, legal documents, financial papers and other items chiefly relating to the history of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Virginia. A large proportion of the papers concern the business affairs of Joseph Higbee of Trenton, Nathaniel Pendleton of New York, Thomas Woodruff and John Beatty, presidents of the Trenton Banking Company and Robert Morris of Philadelphia. Also in the papers are letters by several United States presidents, cabinet officers, Supreme Court justices and...
Dates: 1750-1885

Letter : Hartford, to Winthrop Saltonstall, 1788 Jul 8

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 2292, Folder: F-3
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: LS written in autograph manuscript in an unidentified hand and signed by Wolcott.

Forms part of the Daggert autograph collection.
Dates: 1788 Jul 8

Letter : Washington, to Jedidiah Morse, 1800 Nov 28

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 2292, Folder: F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS discussing politics.
Dates: 1800 Nov 28

Signature, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 2292, Folder: F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Signature, possibly clipped from a document.
Dates: n.d.

Eli Whitney papers

Call Number: MS 554
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence and business papers relating to Eli Whitney's interests in developing the cotton gin and the manufacture of firearms employing a system of interchangeable parts. The papers include land records relating to the acquisition of property for the mill site, patents on inventions, account books and other financial records, and contracts and drawings concerning firearms production. Also included in the papers are records of Eli Whitney's estate, papers of Eli...
Dates: 1716-1959, bulk 1785-1881

Woolsey family papers

Call Number: MS 562
Overview: The papers document three generations of the Woolsey family. The most prominent figures in the collection are William Walton Woolsey (1766-1839), land owner and merchant in New York City; his son, Theodore Dwight Woolsey (1801-1889), Greek scholar, political theorist and president of Yale College; and Theodore Salisbury Woolsey (1852-1929), professor of international law at Yale Law School, son of Theodore Dwight Woolsey. The papers of William Walton Woolsey contain extensive business...
Dates: 1750-1969, bulk 1811-1921