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Letter to Nathan and Mary Hill, June 25, 1842

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Item Description

Title

Letter to Nathan and Mary Hill, June 25, 1842

Creator

Crafts, Samuel Chandler, 1768-1853

Published: August 21, 2006,  University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections

Description

Letter to daughter and son-in-law. Topics include different rules and protocols in the House of Representatives and the Senate such as the one hour rule; President Tyler and the Whigs in Congress; Apportionment Bill; Locofoco (Democrat) opposition to districting of States; Tariff being considered in the House of Representatives; duty on wool; Distribution Act; rumor of a Cabinet break-up by President Tyler.

Source Document

Crafts Family Papers, Box 6, Folder 2

Date of Source Document

1842-06-25

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

Subjects/People

Subjects/Topics

Time period: 1842-06-25

Format: text, letter

Rights: http://cdi.uvm.edu/about/rights

Permanent Link:

http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/craftsB06f002i003

Preferred citation

Letter to Nathan and Mary Hill, June 25, 1842, Crafts Family Papers, Box 6, Folder 2, Special Collections, University of Vermont Library, http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/craftsB06f002i003 (accessed December 26, 2014)

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