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Seward, William Henry (1801-1872) to Henry Carey

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02490.13 Author/Creator: Seward, William Henry (1801-1872) Place Written: Washington, D. C. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 20 March 1852 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 21 x 17.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Writes to Carey in Burlington, New Jersey. Thanks him for his recent letter. Mentions that the country is demoralized on the subject of home industry and that the "loco foco corpus," meaning some democratic body or group, cannot be removed by appeals.

Background Information: Seward was a senator from New York and later Secretary of State in the cabinets of Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson 1861-1869. Carey was an American economist and one ...of the most prominent supporters of the new Republican Party in the 1850s.See More

People: Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872
Carey, Henry Charles, 1793-1879

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Government and CivicsPoliticsIndustryEconomicsAmerican Statesmen

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