Mason, John Y. (John Young), 1799-1859
- Existence: 17990418-18591003
- Existence: 1799 - 1859
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Alexander Galt Letters
Identifier: SC 01686
Scope and Contents (2) letters by Alexander Galt (1827-1863), a sculptor from Norfolk, Virginia, and John Young Mason (1799-1859), Secretary of the Navy and Attorney General to President James K. Polk. In the 1848 copy-letter, Mason writes that Galt will sail on the Erie ship, under the command of Lieutenant William M. Blair. Mason also tells Galt to secure employment as Blair’s clerk by networking with Blair’s friends in Norfolk. It is addressed from Washington, on July 28, 1848. The...