Clay, Henry, 1777-1852

Clay, Henry, 1777-1852

 

Biography

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 24 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Clay letters

Mss 847361
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 847361
Date(s): 1847
Abstract

In English.

Ralph Randolph Gurley letter

Mss 833171
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 833171
Date(s): 1833-02-21
Abstract

In English.

Thomas Speed letter

Mss 841568
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 841568
Date(s): 1841-10-18
Abstract

In English.

U.S. President Adams patent

Mss 827131
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 827131
Date(s): 1827-01-31
Abstract

In English.