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John Jordan Crittenden Letter to John Bell

Identifier: SC 00102

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Scope and Contents

Letter written by John Jordan Crittenden to John Bell, dated Dec. 21, 1841. Acknowledges receiving Bell's recent letter, states that Bell should not withdraw from politics because his services" and also talks about U. S. President John Tyler.


  • Creation: 1841 December 21


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Biographical / Historical

John Jordan Crittenden attended the College of William & Mary (1805, 1807). He served as the Governor of Kentucky, a U. S. Senator, and Attorney General of the United States.


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This item was removed from the Faculty-Alumni File Collection in June 2016.

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