C.A.Clinton letter, 1833 Jan 3
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Brief Description: Letter from C. A. (Charles Alexander) Clinton (1798-1861) to Martin Van Buren (1782-1862), then Vice President of the United States.  The letter introduces Mr. Edward Byrne of New York City to the Vice President and requests that he provide Byrne with a letter of introduction to the acting American Ambassador in London, Aaron Vail (1796-1878).  C.A. Clinton was the son of New York governor, Dewitt Clinton. He served as his father’s secretary until his death in 1828 and then relocated to New York City, where he practiced law.
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Record Series Number: 00/2009-123-0
Volume: 1.0 Items
Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Genres/Forms of Material
Letters (correspondence)
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
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PreferredCitation: C.A. Clinton letter (2009-123-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, 7 South Street, P.O. Box 385, Litchfield, Connecticut 06759.