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MS10-47 Henry Clay Letter

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Henry Clay Letter

Collection Title: Henry Clay Letter

Series Number: MS10-47

Processed and Cataloged by: Reprocessed by Dieter C. Ullrich on June 21, 2010. No records exist on original processer or processing date.

Date Listed: Relisted on June 21, 2010.

Date Span: 1834

Size of Collection: 0.10 linear feet.

Number of Boxes: 1 file folder.

Type of Material: Correspondence.

Condition of Material: Fair with minor tears, foxing and fading.

Arrangement: Chronological arrangement.

Biographical / Historical Information: Ammi Harrison was a successful attorney that practiced at New Haven, Connecticut during the early part of the 19th Century.

Scope and Content: Collection consists of a single page letter to Ammi Harrison of New Haven, Connecticut from Henry Clay of Washington, D. C. dated February 24, 1834. The letter thanks Harrison for a patriotic song he wrote and sent to Clay. He also writes “the times are out of joint, and all sorts of aid and cooperation are necessary to secure the greatest interest of the Union.”

Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Clay, Henry, 1777-1852

Harrison, Ammi, 1790-1837

United States – Politics and government – 1815-1861 – Sources.