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Identifier: SC 00091
Scope and Contents
Four page letter dated February 17, 1847 from Henry Augustine Washington to his mother, Sarah Tayloe Washington. She was the wife of Lawrence Augustine Washington. Letter is written from Richmond, Virginia to Mattox Bridge in Westmoreland County, Virginia. In the letter Washington writes about the sale of corn and grains in the United States as related specifically to the famine in Ireland and England. He also writes about politics and the issues with Calhoun, the Mexican War, and the...
- Subject: Political parties--United States
- Subject: United States--History--19th century
- Subject: United States--History--Mexican War, 1845-1848