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Letter, Henry Clay to Bushrod Washington, 1828 December 12

 Item — Box: 53, Folder: 1828.12.12
Identifier: RM-789; MS-5194

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 1 page. Secretary of State Clay (under J.Q. Adams) regrets to inform Washington that he does not have a position in the Department of State for the son of Washington's friend. "If any existed your own recommendation ... would be entirely sufficient." Autograph letter signed, integral cover, docketed.


  • 1828 December 12


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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Box: English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

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Mount Vernon VA 22121