F. E. Webster letter to Captain Z. C. Norton, 1852 August  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Webster, F. E.
Title
F. E. Webster letter to Captain Z. C. Norton
Dates
1852 August (inclusive)
Quantity
.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection Number
Mss 832
Summary
Manuscript letter by F. E. Webster to Captain Z. C. Norton, of Portland, Oregon, 1 p, August 15, 1852. Henry Clay, Sr. (April 12, 1777-June 29, 1852), was a nineteenth-century American statesman and orator who represented Kentucky in both the Senate and the House of Representatives, where he served as Speaker.
Repository
Oregon Historical Society Research Library
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR
97205
Telephone: 503-306-5240
Fax: 503-219-2040
libreference@ohs.org
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Conversion of this record was made possible by a grant from the National Historic Publications and Records Commission, an agency of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Henry Clay, Sr. (April 12, 1777-June 29, 1852), was a nineteenth-century American statesman and orator who represented Kentucky in both the Senate and the House of Representatives, where he served as Speaker.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Manuscript letter by F. E. Webster to Captain Z. C. Norton, of Portland, Oregon, 1 p, August 15, 1852, laminated and bound with California News (per Steamer Panama), 1 p, August 14, 1852, featuring details of the funeral of Henry Clay and the death of Edward Gilbert in a duel.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The Oregon Historical Society is the owner of the materials in the Research Library and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the Research Library prior to any use of reproductions. The Society does not necessarily hold copyright to all the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use of reproductions may required seeking additional authorization from the copyright holders.

Preferred Citation

F. E. Webster Letter to Captain Z. C. Norton, Mss 832, Oregon Historical Society.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Family Names

  • Clay, Henry, -- 1777-1852.
  • Gilbert, Edward, -- ca. 1819-1852.
  • Norton, Z. C. -- Capt -- Correspondence.
  • Webster, F. E. -- Correspondence.

Form or Genre Terms

  • Letters (correspondence) -- aat
  • Obituaries. -- aat