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|Named Person:||James Kirke Paulding; David Myerle|
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Computer File, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
James Kirke Paulding; David Myerle
|Notes:||Letter from James K. Paulding to David Myerle concerning Paulding's role, while Secretary of the Navy, 1838-1841, in the procurement of an American supply of water-retted hemp from Myerle. Myerle ultimately failed to meet the contract, lost his factory and fortune, and filed a claim against the U.S. government for losses incurred in the project. Cf. Myerle, David. Statement of the case of David Myerle, before Congress, 1847, and a biographical sketch of Myerle in The Kentucky encyclopedia, 1992.
Signed: J.K. Paulding. [To] David Myerle, Esq. Washington.
Followed by a second letter from Paulding to Myerle, dated March 22, 1849, and a footnote, signed: D. Myerle.
Printed area measures 26.1 x 15.5 cm.
|Description:||1 online resource (1 sheet ( pages))|
|Series Title:||Archive of Americana.; American broadsides and ephemera., Series 1 ;, no. 7398.|
|Other Titles:||Hyde Park, Dutchess Co., Feb., 28, 1849. Dear Sir ...|