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In this August 30, 1844, letter to William Brownlow, publisher of The Whig newspaper, John Bell, then Secretary of War, discusses his support of Henry Clay in 1839.
This broadside, entitled Mrs. Barney's Letter to Andrew Jackson, President of the United States, was printed by Henry Bowen's Chemical Print in Boston. It features correspondence between Andrew Jackson Donelson and Mary Barney, whose husband, Major W. B. Barney, was dismissed by Jackson because of his support for John Quincy Adams instead of Jackson in the 1828 presidential election.
This collection houses correspondence, ledgers, and bank records documenting the lives of several members of the Park family in Knoxville, Tennessee and Galleighan, Ireland. Among the topics discussed are family news, national politics, and land holdings that the Parks are renting out.
In the first two letters in this collection, Robert Walsh thanks Baron Hyde de Neuville for lending him a set of pamphlets, which he is returning with his letters. The final letter introduces de Neuville to Robert Walsh's brother Charles, who has recently become Secretary of the American Legation in Madrid.
This collection houses four letters written to Major William C. Mynatt in Knoxville, Tennessee. The majority discuss federal taxes and pensions, but one announces an engagement.
In these four handwritten letters, William Wirt asks advice in legal matters and discusses military affairs and his finances.