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Patronage, Political

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Dewey Hilles papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 281
Overview: Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, press releases, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia documenting Hilles' activities as secretary to President Taft (1911-1913), as chairman and committeeman to the Republican National Committee (1912-1937) and as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (1909-1911). His correspondence as Taft's secretary is of special importance as being originally part of the President's office files. His work as administrator of the Ohio Industrial School...
Dates: 1823-1955

Percy family papers

 Collection
Call Number: OSB MSS 88
Overview: Correspondence, covers, and other documents chiefly from members of the Percy family to members of the Davidson family, disbound from album assembled by Thomas Davidson, Jr. Includes routine business and social letters from the first three Dukes of Northumberland to Thomas Davidson and Thomas Davidson, Jr.; letters from Elizabeth Percy to Martha Davidson; one letter by Thomas Percy; and various autographs and seals.
Dates: 1760-1822

Sir William Beauchamp-Proctor papers

 Collection
Call Number: OSB MSS 65
Overview: The collection contains letters, addresses, bill and receipts, printed material, and depositions relating to the 1768 Parliamentary elections in Middlesex and the mob violence at Brentford. The letters include routine patronage correspondence as well as items more specifically concerned with the Middlesex election riots, including descriptions of the hiring of gangs by both sides; informants' reports on "Wilkite" plots; and a proposal by Beauchamp-Proctor to John Glynn that they issue...
Dates: 1760-1771