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Clay, Henry

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1777 - 1852

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel S. Dickinson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dickinson
Abstract Daniel S. Dickinson was a prominent Civil War politician from New York, a conservative Democrat who worked toward compromise before the war began. During the war, he sought to quash Union internal political disagreement and after the war he remained in politics. He was commended by the public and politicians on both sides of the conflict for his oratorical skills and genial manner. This collection is mainly composed of correspondence to that effect, as well as some letters on the subjects of...
Dates: 1799-1892; Majority of material found within 1830 - 1860

Henry Clay Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Clay
Abstract Letters of Henry Clay, prominent statesman and orator, during his career as US Senator, concerning political topics which include the election of Jackson, secession, the temperance movement, and slavery.
Dates: 1825-1851