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Ebenezer Nicholas Orrick Clough papers

Creator: Clough, E.N.O

Date: 1844-1898

Level of Description: Coll./Record Group

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Manuscripts Collection 313

Unit ID: 40313

Biographical sketch: Teacher, lawyer, railroad & claims agent. Of Platte County, Mo.; Leavenworth, Kan.

Abstract: Legal instruments; letters involving Ebenezer N. O. Clough and/or other individuals, notably Franklin Brown, Jacob Seltzer, Clough's family members, and others; oaths and other records related to attaining various positions and offices; public notices regarding Platte County, Mo., citizens opposing secession and nullification of the United States Constitution; military correspondence and orders, as well as a muster-in and a muster-out roll; receipts; a typed family history written by Clough and obituaries for family members; membership and other certificates; and miscellaneous other materials. Many of the correspondents, including Clough, lived in Missouri, particularly Platte County, Boone County, and Saint Louis.

Space Required/Quantity: .25 cubic feet (1 box)

Title (Main title): Ebenezer Nicholas Orrick Clough papers


Biog. Sketch (Full): Ebenezer Nicholas Orrick Clough worked as a teacher, commissioner of claims, railroad agent, and as a lawyer, among other occupations. He married Rebecca Mary Seltzer in 1848, and they had four daughters and two sons. He served in the Civil War as a colonel, stationed in Leavenworth, Kansas. After the war Clough returned to Leavenworth to remain.

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    United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
    Clough, E.N.O
    American letters
    Legal instruments -- Missouri
    Loyalty oaths -- Missouri

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