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C.A.Clinton letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-123-0

Scope and Contents

Letter from C. A. (Charles Alexander) Clinton (1798-1861) to Martin Van Buren (1782-1862), then Vice President of the United States. The letter introduces Mr. Edward Byrne of New York City to the Vice President and requests that he provide Byrne with a letter of introduction to the acting American Ambassador in London, Aaron Vail (1796-1878). C.A. Clinton was the son of New York governor, Dewitt Clinton. He served as his father’s secretary until his death in 1828 and then relocated to New York City, where he practiced law.

Dates

  • Created: 1833 Jan 3

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Extent

1.00 items

0.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Source of Acquisition

Donor unknown.

Existence and Location of Originals

http://www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org

Related Materials

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Other Descriptive Information

This collection was processed with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).
Title
Archon Finding Aid Title
Author
Lee S. Cook
Date
11/01/2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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