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Wise, Henry A. (1806-1876) to Nathaniel Williams

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03545.12 Author/Creator: Wise, Henry A. (1806-1876) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 11 December 1835 Pagination: 1 p. ; 25 x 20.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Discusses an upcoming fraud court case and indicates that he does not know much about it. Refers Wise to Colonel James Polk of Somerset County, Maryland to get more information.

Background Information: Williams was a Baltimore lawyer, state senator, and United States District Attorney for Maryland, 1824-41. Wise was a Representative from Virginia and later a Confederate general in the Civil War.

People: Wise, Henry Alexander, 1806-1876
Williams, Nathaniel, 1782-1864
Polk, James, fl. 1835

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: American StatesmenLawGovernment and CivicsJudiciaryForgery and Fraud

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