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Daniel Webster letter, 1839 July 31

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Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey


Daniel Webster letter


1839 July 31


University of Kentucky Special Collections


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.


0.1 Cubic feet

1 box


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.


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

User Restrictions

The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Collection Inventory