A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 6991-g
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Processed by: Special Collections Department Staff
Date Completed: 1997
Encoded by: Courtney Boissonault
© 1997 By the Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia. All rights reserved.
Collection is open to research.
Purchase 1989 March 2
Funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities
Sophia Seymour, Washington, D.C., to Clarissa Seymour, Utica, New York JanALS, 9 p.
[Mentioning a visit to the President [ Andrew Jackson] and hearing a speech by [Henry] Clay, describing balls and parties in a light-hearted manner, and giving her personal `first impressions' of Nathaniel Parker Willisand his wife. She describes Willis as "the most unintellectual, unpoetical looking person imaginable."]
- Andrew Jackson
- Clarissa Seymour
- Nathaniel Parker Willis
- Sophia Seymour
- [Henry] Clay