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Cadwallader Colden Washburn letter, 1858 December 18.
Wyles SC 288
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Title:

Cadwallader Colden Washburn letter, 1858 December 18

Creator/Contributor:

Washburn, C. C. (Cadwallader Colden), 1818-1882, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Holograph letter written and signed by C. C. Washburn from Washington, D. C. to Will to acknowledge Will's favor of the 4th and to promise support for him over two other members of the 34th Congress, namely, Jim Thorington and John Allison. The letter states that if he doesn't support Will, it will not be because he doesn't like him.

Date:

1858 (issued)

Subject:

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Washburn, C. C. (Cadwallader Colden) -- 1818-1882 -- Correspondence
Thorington, James Strong
Allison, John -- 1812-1878
United States. -- Congress -- House. -- (34th : 1855-1857).
United States. -- Congress -- History -- 19th century
Legislators -- United States -- Correspondence
Politicians -- United States -- Correspondence
Wisconsin -- History -- 19th century

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Cadwallader Colden Washburn was an American businessman, solider, and politician who ran for Congress as a Republican in 1854 and served three terms as part of the 34th, 35th, and 36th United States Congresses, representing Wisconsin's 2nd Congressional District from March 4, 1855 to March 3, 1861. During the American Civil War, he served in the Union Army as Colonel of the 2nd Wisconsin Volunteer Cavalry on February 6, 1862, Brigadier General of Volunteers on July 16, 1862, and Major General on November 29, 1862.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Cadwallader Colden Washburn letter. Wyles SC 288. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Letters (correspondence)

Physical Description:

1 item (1 leaf) ; 21 x 26 cm. folded to 21 x 13 cm.

Language:

English

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Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.