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Cassius M. Clay letter to William H. Crook, Esq., 1887 March 17.
Wyles SC 393
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Title:

Cassius M. Clay letter to William H. Crook, Esq., 1887 March 17

Creator/Contributor:

Clay, Cassius Marcellus, 1810-1903, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Crook, William H., 1925-, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Holograph letter written and signed by C. M. Clay to W. H. Crook, Esq. in Washington, D. C. about receiving Crook's letter of March 16 and being glad to do anything to please his [Clay's] friend C. E. Kincaid, Esq. with whom he holds a hereditary family friendship. At the top right corner of the letter is a mounted portrait of Clay.

Date:

1887 (issued)

Subject:

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Clay, Cassius Marcellus -- 1810-1903 -- Correspondence
Esq -- Kincaid, C. E
Politicians -- United States -- Correspondence
Abolitionists -- United States -- Correspondence
Lawyers -- United States -- Correspondence

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Cassius Marcellus Clay was an emancipationist from Madison County, Kentucky, who served as the American minister to Russia. When the Civil War began in April 1861, Lincoln nominated Clay as ambassador to Spain, which he declined. Instead, he accepted the post of Minister to the Russian court at St. Petersburg.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Cassius M. Clay letter to William H. Crook, Esq.. Wyles SC 393. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Letters (correspondence)

Physical Description:

1 item (1 leaf) ; 13 x 13 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.