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MS Am 1621

Sloane, John, 1779-1856. John Sloane correspondence with Henry Clay, 1822-1850: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1621
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Sloane, John, 1779-1856.
Title: John Sloane correspondence with Henry Clay,
Date(s): 1822-1850.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Political correspondence between congressmen Henry Clay and John Sloane.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

60M-104. Manuscripts from the estate of Senator George Frisbie Hoar presented by Mrs. Frances Foster courtesy of Dr. Clifford K. Shipton; received: 1961.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

John Sloane Correspondence with Henry Clay, 1822-1850 (MS Am 1621). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Sloane was a congressman from Ohio and Treasurer of the U.S. Clay was congressman from Kentucky.


Arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Contents

Letters address politics and government, senatorial and presidential elections, and extensive analysis of the Whig party. Collection also includes circulars and newspaper articles about the letters in the collection.

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