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Auguste Davezac Letter to James K. Polk

 Collection
Identifier: MS-4012
Abstract

This collections contains a letter written April 20, 1845, and sent to Washington by Auguste Davezac to President James K. Polk. Davezac recommends that President Polk appoint P. J. Sullivan to the State Department.

Dates: 1845 April 20

C. A. Harris Letter to James K. Polk

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1861
Abstract

In this letter, Harris asks Polk to send him the names of anyone he would like invited to an upcoming Medical Board so that the appropriate invitations can be mailed.

Dates: circa 1836 February 12

James K. Polk Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3571
Abstract

This collection contains a letter written by James K. Polk to an unidentified recipient on November 2, 1832. The letter is written from Columbia, Tennessee and discusses the education of Polk's younger brother, William Hawkins Polk.

Dates: 1832 November 2

James K. Polk Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0756
Abstract

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

John W. Ford Letter to James K. Polk

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1869
Abstract

In this letter, John W. Ford recommends Colonel James D. Priest to James K. Polk for the position of Quartermaster in a military regiment that Polk is forming.

Dates: 1847 September 20

Sarah Childress Polk Letter to General James Grant Wilson

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3930
Overview

Collection contains a two page letter written by Sarah Childress Polk on February 27, 1888. The letter, a response to General James Grant Wilson discusses a photograph of Sarah's husband, the late James K. Polk, about which the general had previously inquired. Polk explains in her letter that the photograph in question was taken a few months before her husband's death.

Dates: 1888 February 27

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