John Tyler note
Scope and Contents
The note, written in 1843 by Chief Justice Roger B. Taney and signed by President John Tyler, records the president's involvement in the discharge of Joseph Taney from Old Capitol Prison during the Civil War. The note was likely forwarded to War Secretary James Madison Porter. Includes a single sheet of paper measuring to 3" x 5" and ink prose.
- Creation: 1843
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0.1 Linear Feet (One legal sized folder)
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- Guide to John Tyler note
- Kendall McKinley
- November 2022
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