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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1621

John Sloane correspondence with Henry Clay

Political correspondence between congressmen Henry Clay and John Sloane.


  • 1822-1850

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.5 linear feet (1 box)

Letters address politics and government, senatorial and presidential elections, and extensive analysis of the Whig party. Collection also includes circulars and newspaper articles about the letters in the collection.

Biographical / Historical

Sloane was a congressman from Ohio and Treasurer of the U.S. Clay was congressman from Kentucky.


Arranged alphabetically.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

60M-104. Manuscripts from the estate of Senator George Frisbie Hoar presented by Mrs. Frances Foster courtesy of Dr. Clifford K. Shipton; received: 1961.
Sloane, John, 1779-1856. John Sloane correspondence with Henry Clay, 1822-1850: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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