COVODE, John, 1808-1871


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Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1854-1870, 100 items.
The papers of John Covode contain incoming correspondence and a draft of a report on conditions in Mississippi Valley after the Civil War.


Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: 1870, 2 letter books.
Volume 1, Sept. through Oct. 1870, contains incoming correspondence concerning John Covode’s request for the lists of the names of persons nominated for Congress, State Senate and legislature; as well as the names of County Republican Committee Chairman and members. Volume 2, Aug. through Dec. 1870, contains correspondence with county Republican Committee regarding monies raised and other business.


Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh, PA
Papers: ca. 1838-1892, 0.75 linear foot.
The papers of John Covode include correspondence and printed material documenting Covode’s career in the U.S. House of Representatives and his various concerns in Pennsylvania. Correspondence includes patronage requests, discussions of the Civil War and contemporary politics. An inventory is available in the repository.


University of Pittsburgh
University Library
Pittsburgh, PA
Papers: 1859-1869, 21 items.
Correspondence with John Covode.