Cassius Marcellus Clay Miscellaneous Papers,1815-1899
- Cassius Marcellus Clay Miscellaneous Papers,1815-1899
- Clay, Cassius Marcellus, 1810-1903
- 69 items
- Clay, Green, 1757-1828.
- Diplomatic and consular service, American-- Russia-- History-- Sources.
- Kentucky-- Politics and government-- Sources.
- United States-- Politics and government-- 19th century-- Sources.
- The Filson Historical Society
- Scope and Content
- Soldier, abolitionist, diplomat, and author. Includes letters, pamphlets of speeches, addresses, newspaper clippings, and a biographical sketch of his father, Green Clay. Letters include discussions on human rights, abolition of slavery, preservation of the Union, national and state politics, Clay's service as minister to Russia, personal and routine matters, and some reminiscences