This collection contains the correspondence, receipts, newspaper articles, and general records of Chauncey Ives Filley and other prominent Missouri Republicans from 1879 to 1892. More specifically, the collection is primarily composed of the correspondence between Chauncey I. Filley and Republican party members who tried to whip up support for a third presidential term for Ulysses S. Grant. The correspondence also contains records of general Republican Party business. Predominantly, correspondence between Filley, James T. Beach, Jonathan Plumb, and F.C. Smith figures prominently in the collection. The collection is chronologically organized and its divided into two boxes of documents.
Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library
Chauncey I. Filley papers, Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library, Mississippi State University