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William Henry Harrison correspondence, 1823, 1840

Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841

Summary

  • Contains 1 typescript copy of a letter from Harrison and 4 manuscript letters to Harrison.

Notes

  • Letter from W.H. Harrison, North Bend, Ohio, to General Thomas Flournoy, Columbus, Ohio : typescript copy. Asks him to copy that part of the index to Niles' Register which relates to his name and exploits, and to send it to his son, William at Cincinnati; says that this will aid his biographer Moses Dawson, editor of the Cincinnati Gazette.
  • Letter from William H. Price, Richmond, Virginia, to William Henry Harrison, Hamilton County, Ohio : autograph manuscript signed. Asks his stand on abolition and if he ever has been a Federalist, these questions being discussed by Richmond newspapers.
  • Letter from Jesse D. Ward, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, to W.H. Harrison, Cincinnati, Ohio : autograph manuscript signed. Asks his opinion on abolition, on whether or not Congress has power to abolish slavery in the District of Columbia, on the right of the state citizens to petition its abolition there, and on whether or not slavery should be discussed in the north.
  • Letter from William Key Bond, House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., to General Wm. H. Harrison, Cincinnati, Ohio : autograph manuscript signed. Has received Harrison's letter and has delivered the enclosure to Mr. Merrick; has written to the secretary of war, asking for copies of Harrison's correspondence which he will send to him; recalls Harrison's last letter, which said that certain of these letters were being used to repel attacks made by [John?] Armstrong.
  • Letter from James H. Lynch, Richmond, Virginia, to General Wm. H. Harrison, North Bend, Ohio : autograph manuscript signed. Asking for Harrison's side ". . . on and affair between you and Genl Winchester which happened at the River of Raisins."
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