Letter from Henry Clay to John H. James Ashland, Lexington, Kentucky, 6 August 1834

Title

Letter from Henry Clay to John H. James Ashland, Lexington, Kentucky, 6 August 1834

Description

Describes his wife's health in some detail, stating that she suffers from "dyspepsia, clearly developed, in an advanced stage." The best doctors in Philadelphia, Washington and Lexington have been consulted. Thanks James for the name of Dr. Eberle. The Kentucky election goes well and Letcher will be reelected by several hundred votes.

Creator

Clay, Henry, 1777-1852

Source

Filson Historical Society Manuscript Collection

Date

6 August 1834

Rights

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Format

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

Mss. C C

Files

Clay1834Augp1.jpg

Citation

Clay, Henry, 1777-1852, “Letter from Henry Clay to John H. James Ashland, Lexington, Kentucky, 6 August 1834,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed December 6, 2021, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/2971.