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Washington (D.C.) -- History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Foster and Cheatham Family Papers

Identifier: MS-3214

This collection consists primarily of letters written by members of the Foster and Cheatham families. The majority of these letters are addressed to Ellen (Foster) Cheatham. Many were written by her father, Senator Ephraim H. Foster, and discuss such family matters as weddings and deaths of interest. Other letters were written from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Nashville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1838 January 10-1850 October 28 (bulk 1838-1839)

Washington National Monument Society Membership Certificates

Identifier: MS-0067

This collection consists of two Washington National Monument Society Membership Certificates that contain facsimile signatures of President Zachary Taylor, John Quincy Adams, and James K. Polk and several other Washington dignitaries.

Dates: undated