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Clay, Henry, 1777-1852

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1777 - 1852

Henry Clay Sr. (April 12, 1777 – June 29, 1852) was an American attorney and statesman who represented Kentucky in both the Senate and House. He was the seventh House speaker and the ninth secretary of state. He received electoral votes for president in the 1824, 1832, and 1844 presidential elections. He also helped found both the National Republican Party and the Whig Party.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel Webster letter

Webster Mss 829524
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Identifier: Mss 829524
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Henry Clay letter

Mss 829558
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Identifier: Mss 829558
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Henry Clay letter

Mss 829613.1
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Identifier: Mss 829613.1
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Henry Clay letter

Mss 816209.2
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Identifier: Mss 816209.2
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Henry Clay letter

Mss 816363
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Identifier: Mss 816363
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