Papers, 1842-1901, (bulk 1855-1886).

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Clay, Cassius Marcellus, 1810-1903. Papers, 1842-1901, (bulk 1855-1886).

Papers, 1842-1901, (bulk 1855-1886).

This collection is comprised chiefly of the incoming correspondence to Cassius M. Clay, some are in Russian or French, written when he served as Minister to Russia.

1.56 cubic ft. (6 boxes)

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