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Edward C. Burn, Washington, to Thomas Ritchie, Cabin Point, Virginia, 1853 July 23

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 780
Identifier: id120314

Scope and Contents

Anticipated rift in Congress along sectional, party and/or/ individual lines; legislation on internal improvements, harbors, a pacific railroad; military vunerability of California and Oregon; Calhoun at the memphis Convention; Compromise of 1850. Includes a note by Ritchie. 4 pp. ALS.


  • Creation: 1853 July 23


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From the Collection: 6.50 Linear Feet

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