Winfield Scott Letters,1857-1863

Descriptive Summary

Title
Winfield Scott Letters,1857-1863
Creator
Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866
Extent
2 items
Subjects
Anderson, Robert, 1805-1871.
Generals-- United States-- Correspondence.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Soldier, 1852 Whig presidential candidate. Included are his 9 July 1857 letter to G. W. Blunt discussing Mrs. Scott's health, noting that she was in Paris, and inviting Blunt to have dinner with him at Delmonico's; and a 29 Jan. 1863 letter to Charles A. Peabody of the New England Society, interceding on behalf of General and Mrs. Robert Anderson regarding money owed Mrs. Anderson for the sale of slaves to a Judge Cox and which he apparently refuses to pay because of General Anderson's zeal for the Union