Letterbook of letters to members of the Maury family from many noted people [manuscript] 1745-1869.

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Letterbook of letters to members of the Maury family from many noted people [manuscript] 1745-1869.

Letterbook of letters to members of the Maury family from many noted people [manuscript] 1745-1869.

Including John Quincy Adams, Chester A. Arthur, John C. Calhoun, Henry Clay, Jefferson Davis, George III, Rutherford B. Hayes, Thomas Jefferson, Rufus King, Marquis de Lafayette, S.P. Lee, S.S. Lee, John Letcher, Lawrence Lewis, Dolly P. Madison, Matthew Fontaine Maury, Duke of Norfolk, Lord Overstone, Matthew C. Perry, Robert Peel, Thomas Pinckney, William Pinckney, Thomas J. Randolph, Samuel Rogers, Lord Rosse, William H. Seward, Winfield Scott, Earl of Shrewsbury, Lord Stanley, Raphael Semmes, John Taliaferro, Bushrod C. Washington, George Washington, Gideon Welles, and N. Wiseman, 1745-1869.

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