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Letter to Nathan and Mary Hill, July 31, 1842

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Item Description

Title

Letter to Nathan and Mary Hill, July 31, 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 attendance at a church meeting in the Representatives Hall in the Capitol with a eulogy for Rev. Cookman, a former chaplain of Congress who was lost on the steamship President; Senate debate on the Tariff Bill and the unlikelihood that it will be altered much from the version passed in the House; expected veto of the Tariff Bill by President Tyler; Locofoco (Democrat) opposition to the Tariff Bill; treaty between United States and Great Britain.

Source Document

Crafts Family Papers, Box 6, Folder 3

Date of Source Document

1842-07-31

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

Subjects/People

Subjects/Topics

Time period: 1842-07-31

Format: text, letter

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Permanent Link:

http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/craftsB06f003i007

Preferred citation

Letter to Nathan and Mary Hill, July 31, 1842, Crafts Family Papers, Box 6, Folder 3, Special Collections, University of Vermont Library, http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/craftsB06f003i007 (accessed April 17, 2014)

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