Joseph R. Chandler letter
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Joseph R. Chandler letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Chandler, Joseph R., (Joseph Ripley), 1792-1880.
Title: Joseph R. Chandler letter
Dates: 1850
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0129

Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph Ripley Chandler (1792-1880) served in the United States House of Representatives from 1849-1855. He was elected as a Whig from Pennsylvania.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter dated February 9, 1850, from Joseph R. Chandler to John Hill Martin. Chandler offers to place Martin's letter before the Library Committee of Congress and promises to send Martin a copy of Mr. Henry Clay's speech and similar papers.

Index Terms

Chandler, Joseph R., (Joseph Ripley), 1792-1880.
Letters (correspondence)
Martin, John Hill, 1823-1906.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Joseph R. Chandler letter, MS 129, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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