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Title:[Letter] 1838 Sep. 2, Batchelors [Bachelors] Hall Tenn[essee] [to] Mr. James L. Alexander / N. B. Hamilton : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Hamilton, N. B.

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Date: September 2, 1838
Extent: 3p
Summary:This document is a letter written by N. B. Hamilton to his cousin, James L. Alexander, on September 2, 1838. In the letter, Hamilton tells Alexander about a dinner he went to in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, where James K. Polk was giving a speech. He says that there were many Whigs at the dinner. His overall impression of Polk was lessened when he heard the speech and saw his actions with the Whigs at the dinner. Hamilton states that there are country lawyers that give better speeches than Polk.
Collection:Alexander Papers Correspondence

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