Guide to Research CollectionsDuke University
Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library
Papers: 1869, 1 item.
A letter from Peter Myndert Dox to Thomas Banks Cabaniss written on October 31, 1869. In the letter, Peter Dox discusses Reconstruction issues, including Peter Doxs conduct and voting as a Democrat in Congress, and his opposition to the appointment of blacks to positions in the U.S. House of Representatives by the Doorkeeper. Other subjects covered include Peter Doxs cousin Cornelius Wendell (a lobbyist), the U.S. postal service, and the U.S. Circuit Court in Huntsville, Alabama.
Papers: In the Ulysses S. Grant Papers, 1868-1874, 12 items.
Includes a letter written in 1872 from Peter Dox to Ulysses S. Grant concerning a proposed Atlantic-Mississippi canal.