1. Creator/Author:
  2. Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 (6)

Letter from John Quincy Adams to Willie P. Mangum and Richard W. Thompson

Creator:
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
Collection:
Presidential Letters and Signatures; Richard W. Thompson Collection
Location:
Washington, D.C.
Date of Original:
1842
Description:
Handwritten letter, 26 cm, to 'Honorable Willie P. Mangum and Richard W. Thompson' and dated 'Washington 8 April 1842.' Adams thanks Mangum and Thompson for the invitation to join in a dinner being given by both houses of congress to honor 'Mr. Clay' but regrets that due to 'advanced age and infirm health' he will be unable to attend. Envelope is free franked with Adams' signature.
Subject:
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848--Correspondence; Mangum, Willie Person, 1792-1861--Correspondence; Thompson, Richard W. (Richard Wigginton), 1809-1900--Correspondence
Category:
Manuscripts & Documents
Format of Original:
Manuscript
Item ID:
71200908300678
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Digital File ID:
71200908300678
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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