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WILLIAM ROBINSON, JR. PAPERS
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Box: 1 Fold: 1 John Tyler to William Robinson, Jr.
6/5/1842

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated 6/5/1842 from U.S. President John Tyler to William Robinson, Jr., indicating that U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Walter Forward approves of Robinson being appointed as agent to negotiate a loan. Tyler expresses his approval, too. Sent from Washington, D.C.

Box: 1 Fold: 2 John Tyler to Walter Forward
5/13/1842

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated Washington, D.C. 5/13/1842 from U.S. President John Tyler to Acting U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Fletcher Webster, regarding a loan for 12 million dollars, authorizing him to borrow money.

Box: 1 Fold: 3 To all whom these presents shall come
5/1842

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter from U.S. Treasury Secretary Walter Forward dated 5/1842: "To all whom these presents shall come," regarding an act authorizing a loan not exceeding the sum of twelve million dollars and an act for the extension of the loan of eighteen hundred and forty one and for the addition of five million thereto, with reference to William Robinson, Jr.'s role as an agent borrowing money.

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Walter Forward to William Robinson, Jr.
6/27/1842

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated 6/27/1842 from U.S. Treasury Secretary Walter Forward to William Robinson, Jr., acknowledging that Robinson was chosen as an agent to negotiate in Europe loans of the United States and providing detailed instructions to guide Robinson.

Box: 1 Fold: 5 John Tyler to Envoys in Europe
1842

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated 1842 from U.S. President John Tyler to the Envoys in Europe, informing them that William Robinson, Jr. has been appointed to negotiate a loan in Europe. Discussion of tariffs and economics. Addressed to Edward Everett, Lewis Cass, Henry Wheaton, and Christopher Hughes.

Box: 1 Fold: 6 John Sharpe to Ruthbone Brothers Co.
1842

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated 1842 from John Sharpe to Ruthbone Brothers Co., introducing William Robinson, Jr. Sent from Philadelphia to Liverpool, England.

Box: 1 Fold: 7 John Sharpe to Overend[?] Quincy[?] Co.
3/14/1842?

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated 3/14/1842? from John Sharpe to Overend[?] Quincy[?] Co., introducing William Robinson, Jr. Sent from Philadelphia to London.

Box: 1 Fold: 8 George Newbold to W.M. Rothschild
7/15/1842

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated 7/15/1842 from George Newbold to W.M. Rothschild, introducing William Robinson, Jr. Sent from Bank of America, New York to London.

Box: 1 Fold: 9 Lovittian[?] Co. & Goodhue Co. to Barring Brothers Co.
7/14/1842

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated 7/14/1842 from Lovittian[?] Co. & Goodhue Co. to Barring Brothers Co., introducing William Robinson, Jr. Sent from New York to London.

Box: 1 Fold: 10 George Newbold to Barring Brothers & Co.
7/15/1842

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated 7/15/1842 from George Newbold to Barring Brothers & Co., introducing William Robinson, Jr. Sent from Bank of America, New York to London.

Box: 1 Fold: 11 E. Riggs to George Peabody
7/14/1842

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated 7/14/1842 from E. Riggs to George Peabody, introducing William Robinson, Jr. Sent from New York to London.

Box: 1 Fold: 12 Maitland Cuisine[?] Co. to Reid Irving & Co.
7/14/1842

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated 7/14/1842 from Maitland Cuisine[?] Co. to Reid Irving & Co., introducing William Robinson, Jr. Sent from New York to London.

Box: 1 Fold: 13 Goodhue Co. to Fred Hath[?] & Co.
7/14/1842

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated 7/14/1842 from Goodhue Co. to Fred Hath[?] & Co., introducing William Robinson, Jr. Sent from New York to London.

Box: 1 Fold: 14 Boorman Johnston & Co. to Bell & Grant
7/12/1842

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated 7/12/1842 from Boorman Johnston & Co. to Bell & Grant, introducing William Robinson, Jr. Sent from New York to London.

Box: 1 Fold: 15 Howland & Aspinwall to Cavan Buthus[?] Co.
7/15/1842

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated 7/15/1842 from Howland & Aspinwall to Cavan Buthus[?] Co., introducing William Robinson, Jr. Sent from New York to London.

Box: 1 Fold: 16 George Newbold to Rothschilds
7/15/1842

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated 7/15/1842 from George Newbold to Rothschilds, introducing William Robinson, Jr. Sent from Bank of America, New York to Paris.

Box: 1 Fold: 17 Hope & Co.
7/15/1842

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated 7/15/1842 to Hope & Co., introducing William Robinson, Jr. Sent from New York to Amsterdam.

Box: 1 Fold: 18 William Robinson, Jr. to Walter Forward
7/29/1842

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated 7/29/1842 from William Robinson, Jr. to U.S. Treasury Secretary Walter Forward, reporting his safe arrival in Liverpool and his plans to go to London soon. Sent from Liverpool.

Box: 1 Fold: 19 William Robinson, Jr. to Walter Forward
8/3/1842

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated 8/3/1842 from William Robinson, Jr. to U.S. Treasury Secretary Walter Forward, announcing that he arrived in London. Mentions British views on American credit. Robinson writes that he hopes to meet with Edward Everett to get his advice. Robinson also states that he will keep the United States' best interests in mind when negotiating the loan. Sent from London.

Box: 1 Fold: 20 William Robinson, Jr. to Walter Forward
9/6/1842

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated 9/6/1842 from William Robinson, Jr. to U.S. Treasury Secretary Walter Forward, providing an update on his mission. Sent from Paris.

Box: 1 Fold: 21 William Robinson, Jr. to Walter Forward
9/19/1842

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated 9/19/1842 from William Robinson, Jr. to U.S. Treasury Secretary Walter Forward, informing him that he returned to London from Paris and regarding his efforts to negotiate a loan with Europe. Robinson has been met with obstacles, but he will not give up on his mission. Reference to the arrival of Lord Ashburton. Mentions that Robinson will end his service and depart England on October 4. Sent from London.

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