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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folkife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3018. Letter, 14 November 1844, of Elijah Hise, Russellville, Kentucky. After giving details of a debt collected on behalf of the recipient, Hise requests that "General McCalla," a fellow Democrat, be informed of Hise's delight at the election of James K. Polk to the presidency. He lists eight of the issues at stake in the election that he believes have been resolved by Polk's victory.


American Politics | Political Science | United States History



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