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Mangum, Willie P. (1792-1861) [to unknown]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02505.31 Author/Creator: Mangum, Willie P. (1792-1861) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: circa 1845 Pagination: 1 p. ; 24.9 x 18.6 cm.

Apologizes to Mrs. Dickens, the ladies, and the recipient of this letter for his late attendance the previous evening. Also apologizes for Senators John Jordan Crittenden and Alexander Barrow. Claims that he and the other Senators were held for longer than expected at a dinner at Bradley's. Refers to his actions as ungallant.

Crittenden served in Congress between 1817 and 1862, Mangum between 1823 and 1852, and Barrow between 1841 and 1846.

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