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Elias G. Drake Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-012

Scope and Content

The Elias G. Drake Letter is dated June 28, 1844, from New York by Drake to William Segar Archer, senator from Virginia. Drake asks Archer about his views on Henry Clay, then Whig nominee for President and the Whig Party. Also includes a letter from an unidentified man who exhorts Archer to enforce the policy of abstaining from nominations for the coming election, which would benefit the Whig party.

Dates

  • 1844

Creator

Language of Materials

The materials in the collection are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

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Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

The Elias G. Drake Letter is dated June 28, 1844, from New York by Drake to William Segar Archer, senator from Virginia, which discusses Henry Clay, the Whig Party, and an upcoming election.

Source of Acquisition

The collection was acquired by Special Collections and University Archives prior to 2001.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Elias G. Drake Letter by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Processing Information

The collection is unprocessed. Minimal description was completed prior to 2001.

Title
Elias G. Drake Letter, 1844
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Special Collections and University Archives Staff
Date
2014 (CC0 1.0)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Contact:
Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US
540-231-6308