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Title:[Letter] 1844 Feb. 18, Lawrenceburg [Tennessee, to Mr.] Hogan [and Mr.] Heiss / James K. Polk: a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Polk, James K.
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Date: February 18, 1844
Extent: 2p
Summary:This is a letter from James K. Polk to Mr Heiss and Mr Hogan, dated February 18, 1844. Polk is writing on behalf of A.V. Brown, who is upset that the Union newspaper (of which Heiss is editor) has not published his recent speeches to Congress.
Collection:Heiss Papers
Folder:11
Document:sl459
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Lawrenceburg Feby [February] 18th 1844__
[added: Private]Messrs Hogan & Heiss Gentlemen:

Some of the friends of Hon. [Honorable] A. V. Brown , are disposed to complain that his two speeches on the Jackson fine, and the abolition questions, have not been republished in the Union__ I myself thought they had been published, though I may be mistaken. If they have not been I hope you will give them an insertion in your paper as early as practicable Brown is a prominent member of our party__ and may feel wounded (and I have on intimation that he probably does so) at the failure to republish what he says in Congress. in the Tennessee Democratic papers and especially in the Union.__ If you have omitted it, in this instance, I have no doubt it has been accidental.

I am here attending Court, but expect to visit Nashville in about a week from this time.__

Respectfully
Your friend
James K Polk



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P.S. [Post Script] There being a Whig Post master here & my hand-writing being Known as well as my face, I will send this, under cover to Genl [General] Armstrong .__ yrs &c [yours etcetera]__

J. K. P. [James K. Polk]



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