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Title: Papers, 1870-1891 Description: 2.5 linear ft.

Notes: U.S. Senator from Mississippi (1874-1880). Consists of research notes, a bibliography, and other documents used by Sadie Daniel St. Clair to write a dissertation about Bruce. Includes correspondence with Bruce's family, constituents and political allies of the State of Mississippi, and letters in support of candidates for appointments and pensions. Among the well known names are James Hill, John R. Lynch, P. B. S. Pinchback, and J. J. Spelman. Also contains information about the Plummer Family (1787-1852).

Subjects: Hill, James, Secretary of State of Mississippi Howard University; Trustees; Bruce, Blanche Kelso Lynch, John Roy, 1847-1939 Mississippi; Civil War; Reconstruction (Post-Civil War period) Mississippi; Politics Mississippi; Senators; Bruce, Blanche Kelso Pinchback, P. B. S. (Pinckney Benton Stewart), 1837-1921 Plummer family Reconstruction (Post-Civil War period) Reconstruction;(Post-Civil War period); Mississippi Republican Party; National conventions; 1880 Southern states; Civil War; Reconstruction Senators; Bruce, Blanche Kelso (Mississippi) Spelman, J. J. St. Clair, Sadie Daniel Washington, Booker Taliaferro; Bruce, Blanche Kelso

Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (Washington, DC) NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.9 NUCMC Number: MS 62-4248