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Guide to the Sam B. Curtis Letter MSS.3057

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Author:

Finding aid prepared by Lydia Wommack

Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

October 2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-27T09:48-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Sam B. Curtis Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.3057

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet

Dates:

1841 October 5

Abstract:

A letter from Sam B. Curtis to his brother about his disenchantment with the actions of President Tyler and the Whig party.

Preferred Citation:

Sam B. Curtis Letter, W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Lydia Wommack, 2010.

Biographical/Historical note

John Tyler was a member of the Whig party and the tenth President of the United States following the death of President William Henry Harrison. He served from 1841 to 1845.

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains a letter from Sam B. Curtis to his brother about their property. He also expresses his opinion of the Whig party, specifically President John Tyler. Curtis, also a member of the Whig party, has become disheartened by the actions of President Tyler.

Letter Box SC0049 Folder 3057.1