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James K. Polk Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0756

This collection includes a letter written by James K. Polk to an unmarked recipient. It is dated December 26, 1829 from "Washington City."

Dates

  • 1829 December 26

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection includes a letter written by James K. Polk to an unmarked recipient. It is dated December 26, 1829 from "Washington City."

Biographical/Historical Note

James Knox Polk was the 11th president of the United States, serving 1845-1849. He also was the 9th Governor of Tennessee (1839-1841) and the 13th speaker of the United States House of Representatives (1835-1839). Polk was born November 2, 1795 in Pineville, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina and died June 15, 1849 in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee.

Arrangement

This collection is in a single folder.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480