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Letter to Nathan and Mary Hill, July 24, 1842

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Item Description

Title

Letter to Nathan and Mary Hill, July 24, 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 Senate debate on the new Tariff Bill with a bare majority in favor; Crafts in favor of Tariff Bill as passed by the House; frauds practiced by manufacturers and importers; expected veto of Tariff Bill by President Tyler because of the continuation of the distribution of the proceeds of the public lands among the states; current state of the Treasury; Daniel Webster and Lord Ashburton's negotiation over the boundary between the United States and Canada, in particular the northeastern boundary.

Source Document

Crafts Family Papers, Box 6, Folder 3

Date of Source Document

1842-07-24

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

Subjects/People

Subjects/Topics

Time period: 1842-07-24

Format: text, letter

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

Permanent Link:

http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/craftsB06f003i006

Preferred citation

Letter to Nathan and Mary Hill, July 24, 1842, Crafts Family Papers, Box 6, Folder 3, Special Collections, University of Vermont Library, http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/craftsB06f003i006 (accessed September 19, 2014)

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