Out - letters addressed by the Secretary of State and his Chief Clerk to foreign ministers, resident in the United States.
Henry Clay (1777 - 1852), American statesman, was born in Hanover County, Virginia. Representing his adopted state, Kentucky,
he was a member of Congress off and on for almost fifty years, three times an unsuccessful candidate for the Presidency, and
from 1825 - 29 Secretary of State.
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