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  • Subject is exactly "Pennsylvania"
Go to Pennsylvania. Sailboats on the Delaware River item page

Sailboats on the Delaware River in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Go to Pennsylvania. Independence Hall item page

Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Go to Nathan Sargent from Daniel Dewey Barnard, October 31, 1855 item page

Letter in support of Sargent's plan to reach a settlement on slavery. Barnard sees the best chance of maintaining the Union to be a national Whig party.
Go to Nathan Sargent from John Macpherson Berrien, October 18, 1848 item page

Letter discussing strategy for the 1856 election between Zachary Taylor and Lewis Cass. Attention is also given to the expected congressional gains for the Whig party.
Go to Nathan Sargent petition and letter of recommendation for Commissioner of Customs, October 9, 1844 item page

Letter of support dated October 9, 1844 from government officials recommending Nathan Sargent retain his position as Commissioner of Customs.
Go to Nathan Sargent recommendation. George S. Boutwell from George E. Spencer item page

Letter of recommendation for Nathan Sargent, expressing the opinion that Sargent not be removed from the office of Commissioner of Customs.
Go to Nathan Sargent from Benjamin F. Butler, November 11, 1874 item page

Letter regarding Butler's treatment by the press.
Go to Nathan Sargent from Salmon P. Chase, October 24, 1870 item page

Letter regarding Chase's opinion of Congress's power to coin currency other than gold and silver.
Go to Nathan Sargent from Henry Clay, February 10, 1847 item page

Letter discussing another letter sent to Clay which he desires to be published. It is from a Gen. Bradley, who Clay identifies as a political enemy.
Go to Nathan Sargent from John M. Clayton, January 3, 1842 item page

Letter discussing the possible passage of a bill that would liquidate certain claims.
Go to Nathan Sargent from John M. Clayton, August 9, 1855 item page

Letter expressing Clayton's concern over growing sectionalism, and his belief that the Compromise of 1850 only worsened matters. Clayton also references the events known as _Bleeding Kansas_, and notes an opinion that several states may secede.
Go to Nathan Sargent from John M. Clayton, November 9, 1855 item page

Letter expressing Clayton's dissatisfaction with a price being charged him by a boarder. He also expresses his opinion that the Know-Nothing Party must stop secret nominations if they are to survive. Written exactly one year to the day of his…
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