Letter, 1835 July 1, Boston, to Gov. Duncan.


Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. Letter, 1835 July 1, Boston, to Gov. Duncan.

Letter, 1835 July 1, Boston, to Gov. Duncan.

Introduces Fisher Ames Harding, who has studied law in his office, to Gov. Duncan of Illinois.

[2] p. on fold. leaf. 25 cm.

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Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852

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Daniel Webster (January 18, 1782 – October 24, 1852) was an American lawyer and statesman who represented New Hampshire and Massachusetts in the U.S. Congress and served as the U.S. Secretary of State under Presidents William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, and Millard Fillmore. As one of the most prominent American lawyers of the 19th century, he argued over 200 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court between 1814 and his death in 1852. During his life, he was a member of the Federalist Party, the Nati...

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Duncan, Joseph, 1794-1844

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From Jacksonville, Illinois, sixth governor of the state, had previously served in the War of 1812, the Black Hawk War, the state legislature, and U.S. Congress. Born in Paris, Kentucky, came to Illinois, where his brother Matthew was the publisher of the Kaskaskia "Herald", after the War of 1812. He married Elizabeth Caldwell Smith in 1828 and the couple moved to Jacksonville, Ill. Duncan had been quite wealthy, but due to financial problems within the state and a corrupt relative, he died leav...