Drake, Elias G., Letter

Elias G. Drake Letter, 1844 Ms.1990.012


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1990.012
Title
Elias G. Drake Letter1844
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Creator
Drake, Elias G.
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
The Elias G. Drake Letter is dated June 28, 1844, from New York by Drake to William Segar Archer, senator from Virginia, which discusses Henry Clay, the Whig Party, and an upcoming election.

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Source of Acquisition

The collection was acquired by Special Collections and University Archives prior to 2001.

Processing Information

The collection is unprocessed. Minimal description was completed prior to 2001.


Scope and Content

The Elias G. Drake Letter is dated June 28, 1844, from New York by Drake to William Segar Archer, senator from Virginia. Drake asks Archer about his views on Henry Clay, then Whig nominee for President and the Whig Party. Also includes a letter from an unidentified man who exhorts Archer to enforce the policy of abstaining from nominations for the coming election, which would benefit the Whig party.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Virginia -- History

Rights Statement for Archival Description

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Container List

folder 1
Letter
1844