Papers, 1834-1856.


Papers, 1834-1856.

Clark served as a local official before serving as the Governor of New York State. This collection contains correspondence from Clark's terms as sherrif, state senator and Governor. Also included is family correspondence, business letters and Clark's framed motto dealing with temperance.

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SNAC Resource ID: 6795340

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