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Title:[Letter] 1844 May 29, Washington [D.C.] [to] James M. Welker, Knoxville, Tenn[essee] / George L. Welker : a machine-readable transcription of an image
Author:Welker, George L.

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Date: May 29, 1844
Extent: 3p
Summary:This document is a letter written on May 29, 1844, by George L. Welker to his brother James M. Welker in Knoxville, Tennessee. George L. Welker writes that James K. Polk had just been nominated by the Democrats to run for President. He also explains that he received the news immediately because of a new electromagnetic telegraph that transferred the information from Baltimore to Washington in less than a second.
Collection:James M. Welker
Folder: MS-271

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