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

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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.

Source

Filson Historical Society Manuscript Collection

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Mss. C C

Citation

Clay, Henry, 1777-1852, “Letter from Henry Clay to John H. James Ashland, Lexington, Kentucky, 6 August 1834,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed March 5, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/2971.