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Title: [Letter] 1845 Mar. 22, Washington City D.C. [to] Adam Fergusson, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee / G. C. Matlock : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Matlock, G. C.

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Date: March 22, 1845
Extent: 2p
Summary:This document is a letter dated March 22, 1845, to Adam Fergusson from G. C. Matlock in Washington D.C. Matlock writes briefly about President Polk's recent inauguration and promises to write to Fergusson again once he has more time and a clearer conception of the new administration.
Collection:Fergusson Papers
Box: IV-G-1 b4

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Washington City D.C. March 22d 1848A [Adam] Ferguson [Fergusson] Esqr [Adam]

I recd [received] your letter a few days ago & the contents was read with a great deal of pleasure I would have answered your letter sooner but I have been waiting for the Senate to adjourn & the Crowd disperce [disperse] and I could have a chance to see Mr Polk s Cabinet & there write you an old fashioned letter &c [et cetera]_ but I have been unable to do this as yet but will be able in a few days I could give you now a description of the Inauguration &c but this I know you have seen in your (globe papers)

Mr Polks Administration will be a very mild one & I think a very popular one at Least it will be so with the whig party. So fare [far] as office [unclear: holders ] are concerned

write to me & give me the news

your srt [servant]
GC Matlock

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Adam Ferguson [Fergusson] Esqr Carthage Smith County Tennessee via Nashville

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