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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: 1

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

Keywords/Subjects: Literature and Language Arts, Printing, Politics, Children and Family

Sub Era: Age of Jackson