Duff Green Letter
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of one letter written by journalist, politician, and then-supporter of President John Tyler, Duff Green. The letter is marked confidential and the recipient is unnamed. It concerns the rumor in Washington, D.C. that the president would veto a forthcoming bank bill, as he had a prior bill, and that his cabinet had agreed to resign if the bill was vetoed. Green also mentions an alternative bank plan developed at the president's request.
- Creation: 1841 August 20
- Green, Duff, 1791-1875 (Person)
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0.01 Linear Feet
Mss. Acc. 2014.235 was received by Special Collections in 2014. Its addition to Special Collections was made possible by the Clarice Garrison Quasi Fund.
26 cm x 20.25 cm
Accessioned and minimally described by Tim Eklund, Special Collections Staff, in February 2009.
- Guide to the Duff Green Letter
- Finding Aid Authors: Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist.
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