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Pre-Civil War, Letter

Title: Pre-Civil War, Letter

Creator: Jay(?), William

Dates: 1851, Dec. 8

Quantity: 1 item

Collection Number: MS 0390

Language: English

Restrictions: None

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Preferred Citation: Pre-Civil War, Letter (MS 0390). Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.

Formats: None

Scope and Contents

The single letter is written from New York by William Jay(?) to "my dear sir." The letter includes thanks for sympathy on the death of the author's daughter. It also references slavery, war, politics, and references the names Daniel Webster, "Mr. Clay" and "Kossuth," most likely referring to Henry Clay and Louis Kossuth.



History -- 19th century

Container List: Folder 1. Letter, 1851, Dec. 8

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