Waller Family 1848 July 11 Letters.


Waller family. Waller Family 1848 July 11 Letters.

Waller Family 1848 July 11 Letters.

A series of 3 letters written by James M. Waller and his brothers, William and Henry, to James' wife, Fanny. James is embarking on a steamboat journey from Baton Rouge, LA, to his home in Westchester Co., NY. The letters describe their support and the general poplularity of Zachary Taylor and comment on his recent nomination for U.S. President.

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