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M-023: Clay, Henry

DATE: March 5, 1830. January 15, 1814. June 20, 1833.

CREATOR: Henry Clay (1782-1850) was an American Statesman, Speaker of the House of Representatives and a U. S. Senator from Kentucky.

SCOPE: Letters to Major Richard Graham pertaining to peace with Great Britain and cholera.

EXTENT: 1 Deed. March 5, 1830. D. S. 2 letters, January 15, 1814, A. L. S.; June 20, 1833, A. L. S.

ACCESS: Due to rarity and condition, access to this collection is limited. Please contact the staff in advance of your visit to coordinate access to these materials for research purposes.

However, a transcription of these materials available for research purposes:

Transcription and comment on letters of Henry Clay.rtf
Clay Indenture Letter.pdf

A digital copy is also available online: View in the UMSL Digital Library.

The collection is available for on-site use only in the Rare Book and Manuscripts Reading Room.  Some of the material in Special Collection M-023 may be photocopied, digitally scanned or photographed, subject to condition. For collections marked limited access, researchers are advised to contact the library at least three business days in advance of their visit to submit a request to view the physical material.

Researchers are advised to call ahead concerning changes in hours due to University intersessions and holidays. The St. Louis Mercantile Library is located on levels one and two of the Thomas Jefferson Library building.

In observance of security procedures, certain services may not be available shortly before the daily closing time.

Preferred Citation: When citing the material from this collection, the preferred citation is: From the Special Collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri – St. Louis.


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