HALL, Augustus, 1814-1861

Guide to Research Collections

Yale University
Western Americana Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
New Haven, CT
Papers: 1855, 2 pages.
A letter from Hall to J. C. Dobbin written on September 5, 1855. The letter concerns the appointment of S. S. Caruthers to the U.S. Naval Academy.

Papers: 1847-1868, 14 items.
Twelve letters to Hall from prominent Iowa, Nebraska, and Utha men, writing about politics, forwarding letters of introduction, and asking for political favor. The letters include a description of the contested election in Nebraska in 1855, a copy of Samuel Ryan Curtis’s military record, and a note from Joseph E. Johnson about his desire to be Secretary of the Territory of Utah.