RT Unpublished Material DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 49377569 LA English T1 Letters reprinted in newspapers, YR 1794 AB Include typescripts of letters, 1798-1868, reprinted in newspapers, including the New York times, the New York herald, and the Chicago tribune, from 1840 to 1877, including letter, 24 February 1794, from George Washington, Philadelphia, Pa., to Frances Bassett Washington (Lear), consoling her on the death of George Augustine Washington and inviting her to stay at Mount Vernon. Also include letter, 10 June 1802, from Thomas Jefferson, Washington, D.C., to Robert R. Livingston, regarding the marriage of Jerome Bonaparte in Baltimore, Md.; and letters, September 1805, between John Taylor, Caroline County, Va., and Timothy Dwight, New Haven, Conn., regarding Yale College and Southern students there. Also include letter, 20 March 1840, from John Tyler, Williamsburg, Va., to Whig members of the New York state legislature, regarding Whig politics; letter, 29 September 1841, from Andrew Jackson, Nashville, Tenn., to A.J. Cotton, Dearborn County, Ind., regarding his old age and infirmity; and three letters, 1844-1848, from Henry Clay, Ashland, Ky., regarding secession and the qualities of leadership, and speculating on his loss of the Whig nomination in 1848. Also include two letters, 1851, from Henry Clay to Daniel Ullman, regarding secession; two letters, 1851, from Henry Clay to Benjamin Coates, regarding the independence of and the United States' diplomatic relations with Liberia; letter, 31 August 1857, from John Tyler, regarding the slave-trade; and letter, 22 April 1866, from Jefferson Davis, thanking Mrs. J.K. Kyle of Fayetteville, N.C. for a check sent to Davis. Also include letter, 25 January 1867, from Robert E. Lee, Lexington, Va., expressing his thanks for a gift of a pair of gamecocks; and letter, 22 April 1868, from Franklin Pierce, Concord, N.H., regarding Andrew Johnson and U.S. politics during Reconstruction.