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James Abercrombie Letter, 1849-10-08

 Item — Box: SC1800-1849.001, Folder: 2005.1

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: This collection consists of one letter of recommendation written on March 8, 1849 by James Abercrombie, then serving as Senator in the Alabama Senate, to the Honorable William B Preston, Secretary of the Navy under President Zachary Taylor, putting forward James Caswell as an applicant for the position of agent in Alabama to protect the public timber.


  • 1849-10-08

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From the Collection: 0.02 Linear Feet (1 letter, 1 page)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266