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Henry Alexander Wise Papers, 1856-1859

Henry Alexander Wise Papers, 1856-1859
Mss. 72S W75
3.0 Items
Scope and Contents
Three letters (1856-1859) concerning United States politics (especially the 1856 presidential election), and his family; containing his views on religion and liberty; and making an appeal to James Buchanan on behalf of a candidate for appointed office.
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Wise, Henry Alexander (1806-1876)
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
Elections--United States--History
United States--Politics and Government

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Acquisition Note
The materials in this collection were donated and purchased by Special Collections on three separate occasions between 1972-73 and 1982.
Related Materials
See also the Henry A. Wise Letter, Mss Acc. 2000S W63, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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Henry Alexander Wise Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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