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Papers, 1856-1859

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Identifier: id4541

Scope and Contents

21 June 1856.  Henry A. Wise, Richmond, Va., to George Booker, n.p. Concerning the Presidential election of 1856.  1 p.21 April 1857.  Henry A. Wise, Washington, [D.C.], to W[illia]m H. D. C. Wright, n.p.  Has appealed to President James Buchanan on behalf of [Henry] May, who seems to be leaning toward [Hugh] Buchanan [for a political appointment],- suggests that May stand firm, and if not selected, "acquiesce with grace"; himself nor his family not well; is "disgusted with Washington," and would like to see more "positive men here."  3 pp. 13 Nov[embe]r 1859.  Henry A. Wise, Richmond, Va., to Henry Martyn, Waltham, Mass.  Proclaiming sentiment about religion and liberty. 1 p.

Dates

  • 1856-1859

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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Extent

From the Collection: 0.01 Linear Foot

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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