Letters, 1844-1896.

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Jones, George Wallace, 1804-1896. Letters, 1844-1896.

Letters, 1844-1896.

Concerning his opinions on national politics; recommendations for naval appointments; requests for paper delivery; comments on residence.

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Blackman, C. V. Mrs.,

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Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889

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Dickerson, Mahlon, 1770-1853

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Jones, George Wallace, 1804-1896

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Brand, Hamitt W. Mrs.,

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Buchanan, James, 1791-1868

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Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876

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Davis, John M. (John Moulton), 1938-

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Lewis, Samuel L., 1896-1971

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Wall, James W. (James Walter), 1820-1872

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Toucey, Isaac, 1796-1869

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Ritchie, Thomas, 1778-1854

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Campbell, James, 1812-1893

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