Abbott, George (fl. 1851-1859) to Harriette Story Paige
Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01946.62.01
Author/Creator: Abbott, George (fl. 1851-1859)
Place Written: Washington, D.C
Type: Letter signed
Date: circa 14 March 1858
Pagination: 2 p. ; 17.7 x 11.3 cm.
Summary of Content: George Abbot, a State Department employee, writes to Daniel Webster’s sister-in-law Harriette Paige. Abbot, who served as Webster’s clerk and assisted with the publication of his orations, informs Paige that he found a proof of the dedication of the fifth volume of Webster’s works with a correction by Webster. Includes a printed dedication from the fifth volume of Webster’s works, intended for Paige’s husband James (see GLC1946.62.02).
People: Abbot, George, fl. 1851-1859., Paige, Harriette Story, 1806-1863., Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852., Webster, Daniel Fletcher, 1813-1862.
Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860
Full Transcript: My Dear Mrs. Paige,, I find among my papers a proof of the Dedication of the 5th volume of Mr. Webster’s works with a correction by him, so as to prevent the repetition of the word ”friendship.”, I have thought it might prove  interesting to you., I have received no other discourses as yet., Yesterday I had one of Fletcher’s capital letters - in has best verie., With my best regards to Mr. Paige - , I am always, Very truly yours, G. J. Abbot
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