F. E. Webster letter to Captain Z. C. Norton [manuscripts], 1852 August.

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Webster, F. E. F. E. Webster letter to Captain Z. C. Norton [manuscripts], 1852 August.

F. E. Webster letter to Captain Z. C. Norton [manuscripts], 1852 August.

Manuscript letter by F. E. Webster to Captain Z. C. Norton, of Portland, Oregon, 1 p, August 15, 1852, laminated and bound with California News (per Steamer Panama), 1 p, August 14, 1852, featuring details of the funeral of Henry Clay and the death of Edward Gilbert in a duel.

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Webster, F.E.

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Henry Clay, Sr. (April 12, 1777-June 29, 1852), was a nineteenth-century American statesman and orator who represented Kentucky in both the Senate and the House of Representatives, where he served as Speaker. He also served as Secretary of State from 1825 to 1829; Edward Gilbert (circa 1819-August 2, 1852) was a Democratic California Politician. He was elected in November 1849 at-large as one of California's first two Representatives in the 31st Congress he was seated on...

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