DATE: 26 January, 1867
CREATOR: Botts, John (1802-1869); American congressman, lawyer, and author. Leader in the Whig party, called to Washington by Henry Clay to aid in the Consitutional Compromise of 1850.
EXTENT: 1 Letter autograph letter signed
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However, a digital copy of this collection is available for download: M-12: Botts, John.(pdf)
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