Henry Clay Letter, 18 Sept. 1850

Descriptive Summary

Title
Henry Clay Letter, 18 Sept. 1850
Creator
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852
Extent
1 item
Subjects
Harris, J. Morrison (James Morrison), 1817-1898.
California-- Politics and government-- 1846-1850.
United States-- Politics and government-- 1849-1853.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
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 J. Morrison Harris of Baltimore. Clay informs him that he learned from the California senators that the U.S. District Attorney for that state would, indeed, be a California citizen. Card file in repository