|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Clay, Henry, 1777-1852.|
|Title:||Henry Clay letter|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
Henry Clay (1777-1852), Congressman, Senator, and Secretary of State, was born in Virginia. He began a law practice in Kentucky in 1797 and there served in a number of political roles in the State House of Representatives, the Senate, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and later as Secretary of State for President John Quincy Adams.
This collection consists of one letter from John Clay to his brother, Henry Clay, 1822, regarding a judgment against him in the U.S. District Court that he is preparing to appeal.
[Item identification], Henry Clay letter, MS 151, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Mrs. Austin, 1887.
Collection is open for research.
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