Letter from Henry Clay to Ben J. Adams, Louisville, Ky. Ashland, Ky., 19 May 1851

Title

Letter from Henry Clay to Ben J. Adams, Louisville, Ky. Ashland, Ky., 19 May 1851

Description

Letter covering enclosure of letters of recommendation and introduction for a Mr. Fellows, friend of Adams, stating that he regrets not adding same to "our Ministers at London and Paris" but believes he has imposed on them enough in the past. The world's fair "has terribly interferred with my peace & repose." With an envelope addressed and franked by Clay.

Creator

Clay, Henry, 1777-1852

Source

Filson Historical Society Manuscript Collection

Date

19 May 1851

Rights

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Format

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

Mss. C C

Files

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Citation

Clay, Henry, 1777-1852, “Letter from Henry Clay to Ben J. Adams, Louisville, Ky. Ashland, Ky., 19 May 1851,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed September 22, 2021, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3052.