Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856; Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866; Downs, Solomon W. (Solomon Weathersbee), 1801-1854; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials...
Letter ridiculing Sen. Lewis Cass of Michigan for a lack of geographic knowledge. He also discusses disagreements with other senators over Central America.
Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879; Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862; Clay, Henry, 1777-1852; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees; Dueling
Letter regarding Cushing's health, the likelihood of a treasury bill passing, the need for the Whigs to have grit, Martin Van Buren's decreasing popularity, and a recent duel.