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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1558

Daniel Webster additional papers


Papers of American statesman and lawyer Daniel Webster.


  • 1801-1852

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.


.5 linear feet (1 box)
Mostly personal correspondence between Webster and family members, especially Harriette Story White Paige and James William Paige. Also drafts of the dedications to three volumes of his collected works, notes for a speech by Webster, and material about him, particularly about his death.

Biographical / Historical

Webster was an American statesman and lawyer.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

58M-186. Gift of Mrs. R. D. Fay; received: 1959.
Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. Daniel Webster additional papers, 1801-1852: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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