William Upham correspondence, 1851 December 24.

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Upham, William, 1792-1853. William Upham correspondence, 1851 December 24.

William Upham correspondence, 1851 December 24.

ALS written by Upham to his wife describing the fire at the U.S. Capitol on that date and the destruction of the Library of Congress then housed there.

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Library of Congress

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The Library of Congress was established by an act of Congress in 1800 when President John Adams signed a bill providing for the transfer of the seat of government from Philadelphia to the new capital city of Washington. The legislation described a reference library for Congress only, containing "such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress - and for putting up a suitable apartment for containing them therein…" The original library was housed in the Washington, DC until August 1814, ...

Upham, William, Mrs., -1856

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United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)

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Upham, William, 1792-1853

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U.S. senator from Vermont and lawyer. From the description of William Upham correspondence, 1851 December 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981652 ...