Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874) to Mr. Gales and Mr. Seaton
Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00496.155
Author/Creator: Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874)
Place Written: Washington, D.C.
Type: Autograph letter signed
Date: 16 October 1837
Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 25.6 x 20.7 cm.
Summary of Content: Asks that the last 500 speeches of his that he ordered be sent to the folding room of the House of Representatives. Postscript requests the country newspaper be delivered to him in Buffalo, N.Y., during the recesss. Wants $1 worth of speeches sent to William B. Smith of Buskirk’s Bridge, NY.
People: Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874., Seaton, William Winston, 1785-1866., Gales, Joseph, 1786-1860.
Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860
Keywords/Subjects: President;, Vice President;, Printing;, Congress;, Journalism;, Politics;, Government and Civics;
Sub Era: Age of Jackson
Background: Seaton and Gales were the publishers of the National Intelligencer newspaper and the Register of Debates, which ceased publication on the same date as this letter. Fillmore was a State Representative from New York at this time.Order Image