John Quincy Adams. ALS, St. Petersburg, 18 December 1810, 4 pp., to Hon. Samuel L. Mitchell with a detailed account of the English and French blockades to shipping, plus an ALS of his wife Louisa; and an ADS, St. Petersburg, 31 March 1812, 2 pp., containing an itemized account for his diplomatic services to the U.S., 1811 and first quarter of 1812. (Nos. 3342 and 3343)
Madame de Campan. Author of Memoires, reader to Marie Antoinette, and sister of "Citizen" Genet. Autograph manuscript, Paris, 27 October 1801, 16 pp., describing her brother's experiences at the court of Catherine II of Russia and early events of the French Revolution; plus an unsigned note in her hand. (No. 695)
Charles Carroll. Carroll, of Carrollton, signed the Constitution for Maryland. An ALS of 9 May 1829, 3 pp., discusses tobacco and flour shipments and a Russo-Turkish War. (No. 99)
Ulysses S. Grant. ALS of this U.S. president from Rome to "Dear Fred," 22 March 1878, 4 pp., concerning Greece, Turkey, Turkish and Russian affairs, and his family. (No. 42)
Andrew Johnson. Signed letter to General U. S. Grant, secretary of war ad interim, asking him to be present that day when questions about the newly acquired Russian territory will be considered, 12 August 1867, 1 p. (No. 44)
James Madison. Broadside: "National Intelligencer... Extra," 25 May 1813, Madison's message to Congress about the St. Petersburg Conference, Tsar Alexander in his role of mediator, and other affairs of state (No. 842; shelved with Rare Books); also, in papers from members of his cabinet ("The 6th Administration"), an item of Albert Gallatin on his acceptance of a mission to Russia, 1813. (No. 2987)
Maria Feodorovna. Signed letter of the tsarina of Russia, St. Petersburg, 27 October 1789, 1 p., to the playwright August von Kotzebue, in French; with a fine portrait. (No. 750)
Maria Paulovna. The tsarina's signed letter, dated Belvedere, 17/29 July 1831, in Russian, 1 p. (No. 749)
Russian (No. 2851). 23 pieces, 1719–1835, including documents, letters, portraits, clippings, a biographical sketch of Nicholas I in English, and an unsigned letter concerning autograph collecting. This extraordinary folder contains: a signed letter, 1 October 1719, and an ALS to Count Golovkin (?), 12 [?] October 1719, of Peter I; a DS by Catherine II, 20 February 1770, promoting one Grigorii Geikin, her LS to the governor of Pskov General-Colonel Pil', 19 April 17—, 2 pp., and a fragment of an ALS of Catherine in French; a DS of Paul I, 21 July 1797, promoting Aleksandr Ivanchikov, translator in the ministry of foreign affairs, with his LS to Prince Maintsskii, 21 October 1799; a DS by Alexander I, 17 August 1805, concerning Prince Avgust de Broglio-Revel; an ALS of Marie, wife of Alexander I, to her daughter Anette, 21 May 1810, with addressed envelope, 1 p.; a DS by Nicholas I, 17 June 1835, in Russian and Polish, conferring the order of St. Stanislav second class on Humbert, adviser to the Prussian embassy (also signed by Prince Aleksandr), 2 pp.; a DS by Alexander II conferring the order of the White Eagle on Lieutenant General Baron Edwin von Manteuffel; an ALS of Princess Eudosee Galitzin to the historical painter Henry Fuseli, 1 p., in French, with addressed envelope; and an account by Mr. Balmann (?) of how he came into possession of the Galitzin letter and others.
All of these documents are originals. However, the entire Smith Collection has been microfilmed and there is a published finding aid for the microfilm: Bruce W. Stewart and Hans Mayer, A Guide to the Manuscript Collection. Morristown National Historical Park (Morristown, New Jersey, n.d.).