A Guide to the Joseph Clay Neal Collection Neal, Joseph Clay. 7923-a

A Guide to the Joseph Clay Neal Collection

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 7923-a


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Funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. Alderman Library University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Collection Number
Joseph Clay Neal Collection 1837-1843
3 items

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

See the University of Virginia Library’s use policy.

Preferred Citation

Joseph Clay Neal Collection, Accession 7923-a, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

Deposit, [1963 December 17] 1965 October 28

Funding Note

Funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Item Listing

  • Joseph Clay Nealto Joseph B. Boyd
    1837 November 3
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Thanks him for a flattering letter; hopes that Boyd may find amusement in the "Charcoal Sketches" to be published the following February.]

  • Joseph Clay Nealto "My dear Sir"
    1839 January
    ALS, 3 p.

    [Discusses at length some kind of rebellion against the PennsylvaniaLegislature; suggests that the governor make a communication to the Legislature "on the subject of the late disgraceful occurences;" states that Cromwell acted with authority and firmness under similar circumstances, and recommends The Federalistno. 43, by James Madison. Also mentions: U. S. Constitution, President Martin Van Buren, Secretary of War, Poinsett, Secretary of State, Forsyth, U. S. Congress, English Parliament, Mr. Fry, National Gazette, (Philadelphia) and Hazard's Register of Pennsylvania(Philadelphia).]

  • Joseph Clay Nealto John L. O'Sullivan
    1843 October 11
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Writes re the possible publication of an article (on "card players" ? ) by him in the Democratic Review, his terms, his fee, and the right to use the article again in a volume to be published later.]

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • James Madison
  • John L. O'Sullivan
  • Joseph B. Boyd
  • Joseph Clay Neal
  • Martin Van Buren