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[Letter : William Drummond to Augustus Hall]

From: Letters to Augustus Hall, 1847-1868 (bulk 1847-1857).

[Letter : William Drummond to Augustus Hall]

From: Letters to Augustus Hall, 1847-1868 (bulk 1847-1857).

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Creator: Drummond, William W
Other Creator: Hall, Augustus, 1814-1861
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Date: 1855 September 28
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Augustus Hall was Representative from Iowa in 1855-1857, and the second chief justice in Nebraska Territory from 1858-1861.
Abstract:
12 ALS to Hall from various prominent Iowa, Nebraska, and Utah men, writing about politics, forwarding letters of introduction, asking for political favor. The letters include a description of the contested election in Nebraska in 1855, a copy of Samuel Ryan Curtis' military record, a note from Joseph E. Johnson about his desire to be Secretary of the Territory of Utah. Other correspondents include Thomas B. Cuming, William W. Drummond, Edwin Vose Sumner, and George W. Jones. With one seemingly unrelated letter from Maxwell & Chapman, Attorneys, Plattsmouth, Nebraska, dated Dec 21 1868 with cachet map showing railroads projected and completed in 1868 centering in Plattsmouth, 2 x 3 inches at the end of an orange envelope.
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1 folder (1 letter) ; 25 cm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Object ID: 11703780
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