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Daniel Webster letter, 1839 July 31

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Author

Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey

Title

Daniel Webster letter

Date

1839 July 31

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Arrangement

Collection is arranged by format.

Location note

Housed with multiple collections.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

2011MS144: [identification of item], Daniel Webster letter, 1839 July 31, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

0.1 Cubic feet

1 box

Biography/History

Daniel Webster (1782-1852) served as a congressman; senator; and Secretary of State for William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, and Millard Filmore. Additionally, he ran for president as a Whig in 1836. He is known as one of the most distinguished and talented orators to sit on Congress.

Webster, Daniel, (1782-1852). Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. United States Congress. n.d. Web. 2 December 2011.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a letter from Daniel Webster to a Mr. Crittenden discussing Webster's trip to London.

Subjects

  • Harris Auction Galleries.
  • London (England)
  • Correspondence.

Collection Inventory