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Clay, Henry, 1777-1852


Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Clay correspondence with William Pettes

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233293288]
Identifier: Vault MSS 598
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters between Clay and William Petters. On Aug. 24, 1845 Pettes wrote to Clay apologizing for the rude conduct of a driver in Pettes' employment. Clay responded in a letter dated Aug. 27, 1845 stating that the matter was of little importance and requesting that the driver not be discharged over the incident.

Dates: 1845 August

Henry Clay letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233293759]
Identifier: Vault MSS 674
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter of introduction dated September 4, 1834. He introduces Thomas Miller as being invited to fill a professor's chair at a college in Missouri and gives him a favorable recommendation.

Dates: 1834 September 4

Henry Clay letter to Benjamin Urner

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233288320]
Identifier: Vault MSS 249
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated Dec. 26, 1827, and addressed to Benjamin Urner. Clay writes about a conversation with a "Mr. Test" in the fall of 1824 in which he expressed his preference for "Mr. Adams" over Andrew Jackson.

Dates: 1827 December 26

Henry Clay letter to Thomas Ewing

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292223]
Identifier: Vault MSS 550
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter written on July 19, 1849 and sent to Thomas Ewing. The item is a recommendation for David Todd for a position in government. Clay speaks highly of David and of the Todd family.

Dates: 1849 July 19

Ewing family certificates and legal papers, 1821-1861

Identifier: MSS 1396 Series 3
Scope and Contents note

Photocopies. Originals in fd. 15. Includes certifications as notary public and county surveyor, Land Office papers and deeds, resignation as a trustee.

Dates: Other: 1821-1861

Finis Ewing collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232550563]
Identifier: MSS 1396

Correspondence, certificates, and legal papers dealing with Ewing's personal and business life in Missouri. Some of the correspondence is from Thomas Hart Benton, Henry Clay, and Lilburn W. Boggs. The items relate to contemporary political issues both in Missouri and in the United States.

Dates: 1824-1841

Finis Ewing incoming correspondence, 1824-1841

Identifier: MSS 1396 Series 2
Scope and Contents note

Photocopies. Originals in fd. 12-14. Concerning local and national issues (i.e., Missouri politics, political parties and their candidates, the National Bank, the Preemption Bill and the U.S. Postal Service).

Dates: Other: 1824-1841

Finis Ewing outgoing correspondence, 1840-1841

Identifier: MSS 1396 Series 1
Scope and Contents note

Photocopies. Concerning political parties and their candidates, control of the Missouri Bank, Missouri state taxes, creation of new counties and senatorial districts.

Dates: Other: 1840-1841

Finis Ewing published materials, 1827-1853

Identifier: MSS 1396 Series 5
Scope and Contents note

Photocopies. Finis' A Series of Lectures on the Most Important Subjects in Divinity. F.R. Cossitt's The Life and Times of Rev. Finis Ewing.

Dates: Other: 1827-1853

Miscellaneous correspondence relating to Finis Ewing, 1824-1840

Identifier: MSS 1396 Series 4
Scope and Contents note

Photocopies. David Barton to George Tomkins and to John Hardeman. William H. Davis to M.M. Marmeduke.

Dates: Other: 1824-1840

Additional filters:

Archival Object 5
Collection 5
Politicians -- United States -- Correspondence 9
Certificates 6
Missouri -- History 2
Politicians -- United States -- Biography 2
Politics, Government, and Law 2