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Letter from John C. Calhoun

June 24, 1847 Antebellum (1820-1861)

A letter from John C. Calhoun, United States Senator for South Carolina, to President James Carnahan and College of New Jersey's Board of Trustees. Calhoun thanks the trustees on behalf of "the whole Union, and, especially the South" for the college's "building up our free institutions."

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Letter from John C. Calhoun to James Carnahan, Samuel Miller, Matthew Newkirk, and James Green; 1847 June 24; James Carnahan Collection, Box 1 Folder 31; Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

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