James B. Clay, Lexington, letter to William Townes, Clarksville : autograph manuscript signed,

Descriptive Summary

Title
James B. Clay, Lexington, letter to William Townes, Clarksville : autograph manuscript signed,
Date
1 January 1846
Creator
Clay, James B., (James Brown), 1817-1864
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Katie L.B. Henningsen
Preferred Citation
2011MS023 : [identification of item], James B. Clay, Lexington, letter to William Townes, Clarksville : autograph manuscript signed, 1 January 1846, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
James Brown Clay (1817–1864) was born in Washington, D.C., while his father, Henry Clay, was serving in the United States Congress. He practiced law with his father in Lexington, Kentucky and was a member of the United States House of Representatives.
Scope and Content
James B. Clay writes that he is his father's "partner in the practice of law" and that in the absence of his father, Henry Clay, he may advise on all business matters.

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