Wright, Silas, 1795-1847
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Letters to Benjamin F. Butler of New York, dated mostly from Washington. Relating to politics; Jersey City Revenue District Speaker of the House, 1839; President Jackson and Currency Bill; Jesse Hoyt and revenue discrepancies; Butler's relationship with Hoyt, and Congressional investigation efforts to nominate Van Buren,1844; Wright declines nomination for Vice President; Gov. Wright declines to nominate General officers of New York. In all, 54 letters, including one letter to A.C. Flagg, two letters to President Tyler, and one letter to Wright.
Controlled Access Terms
- Hoyt, Jesse.
- Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845.
- Tyler, John, 1790-1862.
- Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862.
- Bills, Legislative -- United States -- 19th century.
- Nominations for office -- United States -- 19th century.
- United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
- Jersey City (N.J.) -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
- New York (State) -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
Additional Creator Names
- Flagg, Azariah C. (Azariah Cutting), 1790-1873, recipient.
- Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1795-1858, recipient.
- Tyler, John, 1790-1862, recipient.