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Daniel Webster letter

Webster Mss 837128
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 837128

Description

Eight-page confidential letter from Daniel Webster in Washnington, D.C. to Hiram Ketchum in which he discusses politics, mentions Harrison and Van Buren and telling him that he intends to resign from the Senate. He would accept the nomination for the presidency if his friends wished.

Dates

  • 1837-01-28

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright on this material has not been evaluated. You are free to use this material in any way that is permitted by copyright that applies to your use.

Extent

.01 linear ft. (1 envelope) : Cover and wax seal

Overview

In English.

General

US President William Henry Harrison (1773-1841), Henry Willis Kinsman (1803-1859), Tariff, US, Texas, Whig Party of New York City, US President Martin van Buren (1782-1862), Whigs, Robert Charles Whinthrop, Henry L. Evans, Albert Fearing

Creator

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
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