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Letter to Nathan and Mary Hill, August 14, 1842

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Item Description

Title

Letter to Nathan and Mary Hill, August 14, 1842

Creator

Crafts, Samuel Chandler, 1768-1853

Published: August 22, 2006,  University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections

Description

Letter to daughter and son-in-law. Topics include veto of Tariff Bill by President Tyler; Southern and Western Whig opinions to leave Washington without a Tariff Bill leaving the Federal Government without revenue; strategy meetings of Whigs from the Senate and House; idea to give up on public lands piece of Tariff Bill; treaty between Great Britain and the United States is before the Senate, with possible Locofoco (Democrat) opposition to it; the treaty settles boundary questions from St. Croix to the Rocky Mountains.

Source Document

Crafts Family Papers, Box 6, Folder 4

Date of Source Document

1842-08-14

Digital Format: image/tiff : Text/Color: 24 bits; 300 ppi, Microtek ScanMaker 9800XL.

Subjects/People

Subjects/Topics

Time period: 1842-08-14

Format: text, letter

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Permanent Link:

http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/craftsB06f004i003

Preferred citation

Letter to Nathan and Mary Hill, August 14, 1842, Crafts Family Papers, Box 6, Folder 4, Special Collections, University of Vermont Library, http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/craftsB06f004i003 (accessed August 22, 2014)

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