Henry Clay Letter, 4 October 1850

Descriptive Summary

Title
Henry Clay Letter, 4 October 1850
Creator
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852
Extent
1 item
Subjects
Harris, J. Morrison (James Morrison), 1817-1898.
Stuart, Alexander H.H. (Alexander Hugh Holmes), 1807-1891.
California-- Politics and government-- 1846-1850.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
1 item. Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. senator from Kentucky, secretary of state, four time candidate for the presidency, and statesman. Clay's letter to the Secretary of the Interior, Alexander H.H. Stuart, recommending J. Morrison Harris for a public job in California. Clay notes that Harris was member of the Baltimore Bar and that he was a "personal and politica friend." Card file in repository