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W. D. Allen letter

Label
W. D. Allen letter, 1877 Feb. 21
Title
W. D. Allen letter
Inclusive dates
1877 Feb. 21
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 21 February 1877, from W. D. Allen in Washington D.C. to James Paris (b. ca. 1828) of Staunton, Virginia, concerning the 1876 presidential election and the Compromise of 1877, the failure of the Democratic Party, Allen's disregard for the United States' form of government and George Washington (1732-1799), and the end of his plan for settling Canadians in the Shenandoah Valley
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
W. D. Allen was a Canadian who had visited the Shenandoah Valley possibly with an eye toward relocating Canadians there.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
W. D. Allen letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
4
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Raynors' Historical Collectible Auctions
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001651101
Type of unit
p.

Library Locations

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